Sunday, June 11, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        Ansel Adams: Last chance to see A Legacy: Masterworks from the Friends of Photography Collection, noon-6 p.m. today at Cincinnati Art Museum, Eden Park. $6-8. 721-2787.

        Cincinnati Men's Chorus: “Hearing Voices” concert, 11-song cycle looking at past century of American gay history through songs set in musical styles of their respective decades, 2:07 p.m. today, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts. Special guests: Columbus Gay Men's Chorus. $12-$20. 241-7469.

        Concours d'Elegance: Cincinnati's premiere automotive show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. today at Ault Park, Mount Lookout. Benefits Arthritis Foundation. $15, $5 children. 271-4545.

        Music Hall Family Fun Fest: Events include live performances by local musicians, arts & crafts, displays, tours of Music Hall, 2-6 p.m. today, 1243 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. 721-5544.

        Antiques: Second Sunday Antiques Marketplace at MainStrasse Village, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Sixth Street, Covington. 341-3390.

        TV picks: Homer Simpson ruins Penn & Teller's magic act and bombs on the Springfield Squares TV game show in The Simpsons repeat featuring the voices of Penn & Teller and Ron Howard (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Kevin Spacey's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, directed by Clint Eastwood, premieres on TNT (8 p.m.).

        Web site of the day: Yahoo's page on severe weather covers hurricanes along with whatever other disasters Mother Nature happens to be dishing out on a given day, be they heat waves, tornadoes or fires, reports The Philadelphia Inquirer. Click on

        Hate hats? Banana Boat Sun Care has a new Hair & Scalp Protector SPF 15, a leave-in spray that helps prevent hair from becoming brittle and sun-damaged and protects against a sunburned scalp. $6.79-$7.99 for an 8-ounce bottle where health and beauty aids are sold.

        24 hours out: Marionette Variety Show program with Frisch Marionettes, 7 p.m. Monday, Hyde Park Branch Library, 2747 Erie Ave. All ages. 369-4456.

        48 hours out: Snow White, Seven Dwarfs and the Witch, all new choreographic work featuring Cincinnati Ballet dancers Heidi Rood and Darren Anderson with students from the Otto M. Budig Academy begins two-day run 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts. $18. 621-5282.

        72 hours 'til Wednesday: Melinda Haynes, author of the Oprah's Book Club pick Mother of Pearl signs and discusses the book 7 p.m. Wednesday at Books & Co., 350 E. Stroop Road, Dayton. (800) 777-4881.

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