Thursday, June 08, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        County music: Volunteer Jam featuring Hank Williams Jr., Charlie Daniels Band and Edgar Winter beginning 7 p.m. today at Riverbend Music Center. $17.50-$27.50. 562-4949. Newport Italian Festival: The four-day event kicks off 6-10 p.m. today at Newport Shopping Center with Italian musicians, food booths and more, U.S. 27 and Carothers Road. 292-3666.

        "Brigadoon': Kincaid Regional Theater opens its summer festival season with the Lerner and Loewe classic 8 p.m. today at Falmouth School Center, 500 Chapel St., Falmouth. $7-$12. (800) 647-7469.

        Concert in the park: Wyoming Summer Concert Series begins with show by Clyde Brown Unltd., 7-9 p.m. today in the park next to Sturkey's restaurant, 400 Wyoming Ave. 821-4742.

        Taste of Duveneck: An evening of wine tasting and gourmet food, 6:30-9 p.m. today at Cincinnati Art Museum. $60. Benefits conservation of the sculpture “Eve” and the painting “Women and Children” by Elizabeth Boott Duveneck. 721-2787.

        TV picks: Sarah Jessica Parker hosts the MTV Movie Awards (8 p.m., MTV) taped Saturday with Sarah Michelle Gellar, Mike Myers, Keanu Reeves, Adam Sandler, George Clooney, Halle Berry, Janet Jackson, Mel Gibson, Samuel L. Jackson and 'N Sync.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Diagnosis Murder repeats two show-within-a-show episodes about a family western (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7) and a cooking show (9 p.m.) with Ken Kercheval (Dallas).

        24 hours out: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra opens its Riverbend season with a Genius of Water-themed concert including Handel's Water Music Suite No. 2 to celebrate restoration of the Tyler-Davidson Fountain, 8:30 p.m. today. John Morris Russellconducts. $16-$32. 381-3300.

        48 hours out: Free movie in the park at Sharon Woods beginning dusk Saturday (about 9 p.m.). Movie is You've Got Mail, shows in Cardinal Crest picnic area. 521-7275.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: Cincinnati's premiere vintage car show, Concours d"Elegance, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Ault Park, Mount Lookout. $5-$15. 271-4545.

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