Tuesday, June 06, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        Reds: Second game in Chicago White Sox series, 7:35 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Used book sale: Second day of the Friends of the Public Library Used Book and Record Sale, 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today on Fountain Square.Books priced 50-$3. 369-6035.

        Stereolab: The forward-thinking techno act makes a rare area appearance, 9 p.m. today at Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $13. 431-2201.

        Mah-Jongg: Learn the ancient Chinese strategy game, 6:30 p.m. today at Barnes & Noble Tri-County, 895 E. Kemper Road, Springdale. 671-3822.

        Oldies: Ooh La La and the Greasers play an outdoor concert 7 p.m. today at Brookside Swim and Tennis Club, 4400 Sycamore Road, Rossmoyne. $5 (free under age 12). 745-9919.

        TV picks: NBC tries a sitcom with attitude: Katharine Towne (The Bachelor) stars as a sarcastic teen-age runaway who moves in with her aunt (Lauren Graham from Conrad Bloom) on M.Y.O.B. (9:30 p.m., Channels 5, 22).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says PBS's Savage Planet returns for June with four new shows, starting with “Deadly Skies” about lightning and thunderstorms (8 p.m., Channels 48, 54, 16).

        Video picks: If you've been wondering if Angelina Jolie is really that good an actress, Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk suggests you check out her performance in Girl Interrupted.

        SunSafe: When kids wear SunSafe swimsuits and shirts, it's like they have on SPF 50-plus sunscreen. The colorful togs in boys and girls sizes 2-10, $15-$36, are made of fast-drying nylon/lycra fabric. When purchased through a Kindervelt No. 8 member, $3 of every suit goes to Children's Hospital. Brochures, information: 948-0141. SunSafe also available through Sensational Beginnings catalog, (800) 444-2147, or directly from SunSafe, (877) 786-7233.

        24 hours out: Cincinnati jazz great Nelson Burton signs his memoir, My Life in Jazz, chronicling Newport's one-time steamy jazz scene, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        48 hours out: Newport Italian Festival kicks off 6-10 p.m. Thursday at Newport Shopping Center with opera night, Italian food and live entertainment. 292-3666.

        72 hours 'til Friday: Fred Eaglesmith and the Flying Squirrels play 9 p.m. at the Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. Opening is Chris Knight. $10-$12. 779-9462.

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