Wednesday, May 03, 2000
Get to it
A guide to help make your day
Flower Show: Landscape and horticultural displays, gardening products, floral competitions, more at this world fair of gardening beginning 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today at Ault Park. Through Sunday. $11. 872-5194.
Party in the Park: First Q102/Bud party of the season, 5:30-10 p.m. today at Sawyer Point. Cash bar, pizza by the slice and free music by The Menus. 699-5029.
Peter Rowan: The veteran bluegrass performer makes a rare solo appearance 8 p.m. today at Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. Scott Miller, formerly of The V-Roys, opens the show. $18. 779-9462.
Local playwrights: Launch Productions opens a five-day run of Attitude Twists: An Evening of Three One-Act Plays by Three Local Writers, 8 p.m. today at Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival Theater, 719 Race St., downtown. $10. 961-7921.
TV picks: President Bartlett (Martin Sheen) infuriates Congress by appointing two campaign finance reformers to the Federal Election Commission (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter also notes Fox's Party of Five ends six seasons with a two-hour show (8-10 p.m., Channels 19, 45).
Michael Palin revisits Ernest Hemingway's favorites haunts on Michael Palin's Hemingway Adventure (9-11 p.m. today and next Wednesday, Channels 48, 54, 16).
The Goods (What's in stores today)
Disk picks: Billy Joel's 2000 Years: The Millennium Concert (Columbia; $29.98 CDs; $1998 cassettes) is the big classic-rock release of the week as the angry middle-aged man celebrates New Year's Eve on two CDs. It's the first of the big-ticket millennium bashes to come to CD, says Enquirer music critic Larry Nager.
Ska lives on the Mighty Mighty Bosstones' Pay Attention (Mercury; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette) a set of 16 new songs.
Hoku, the 18-year-old daughter of Don Tiny Bubbles Ho, follows her Another Dumb Blonde hit with Hoku (DGC; $18.98 CD, $11.98 cassette) ) her first full-length disc.
504 Boyz, the all-star rap trio of Master P, Silkk the Shocker and Mystikal, has the biggest hip-hop release of the week with Goodfellas (Priority; $18.98 CD, $11.98 cassette).
24 hours out: People across the country will gather Thursday on the courthouse steps and in schools and churches to celebrate the 49th annual National Day of Prayer. Tristate observances will include:
The Fairfield High School choir will perform at noon at the city's municipal building, 5350 Pleasant Ave.
At the West Chester Township building, 9113 Cincinnati-Dayton Road, residents will gather for prayer at the flag pole.
In Clermont County, a service will start at noon at the courthouse, 270 E. Main St.
72 hours 'til Saturday: Lisa Blair, national makeup artist for Bobbi Brown Essentials, will make a special appearance 11 a.m.-4:30 Saturday at Saks Fifth Avenue, downtown. Ms. Blair will do free makeovers using the new spring line of products called ColorOptions. Makeovers by appointment only: 421-6800 ext. 361.
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