Sunday, May 28, 2000
Get to it
A guide to help make your day
Reds: Final game with Florida this series, 1:15 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.
Taste of Cincinnati: The food fest continues noon-11 p.m. today on Central Parkway, downtown. Performers on the stages today will include Sonya Isaacs, Roger Klug and Blessed Union of Souls. 579-3191.
Tina Turner: The legendary stage performer shares the stage with Lionel Richie beginning 7:30 p.m. today at Firstar Center. $35.25-$55.25. 562-4949.
Book signing: Frank Mathias signs The GI Generation: A Memoir, a book about growing up during the Depression, 1-2:30 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
Mickey Hart Band: The former Grateful Dead drummer has joined with Dead keyboardist Vince Welnick for an evening of world-inspired music, 8 p.m. today at Electra, 1133 Sycamore St., Over-the-Rhine. $22. 562-4949.
TV picks: Lots of choices if you're staying in this holiday weekend: Erich Kunzel conducts the National Memorial Day Concert (8 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16); 24 Hours at Indy, filmed at the Indianapolis 500 last year (10 p.m., Learning Channel); and a remake of On the Beach with Armand Assante and Rachel Ward (8 p.m., Showtime).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says Joe Webb replays his favorite Hometown news features from the past year on An Hour in Your Hometown (5-6 p.m. today, Channel 9).
Web site of the day: Pencilnews for Kids is a daily news digest designed for youngsters. Check outwww.msnbc.com/local/pencilnews/default.asp
THE GOODS (What's in stores today)
Uncommon scent: Fashion designer Bob Mackie, best known for his super-glamorous gowns, has unveiled Masquerade, a new scent for spring. The fragrance is a blend of mimosa, yellow jasmine, purple violet and passion flower with a hint of sandalwood and velvet musk. The 20 ml. parfum en vaporisateur is $98. Available where fragrances are sold.
24 hours out: Wacky Wierd Al Yankovik plays 7 p.m. Monday at Paramount's Kings Island's TimberWolf Amphitheatre. Local pop rockers Gwendolyn Speaks open the show. $39.99, includes park admission ($14.99 for season pass holders). 562-4949.
48 hours out: Cincinnati Reds begin a three-game series with Montreal, 7:35 p.m. Tuesday at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.
72 hours 'til Wednesday: David Gray performs with Leona Naess 8 p.m. at Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $10-$12. 562-4949.
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