Tuesday, June 06, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

GOING OUT
        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.

STAYING IN
        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).

WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
        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.

PLANNING AHEAD
        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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