Wednesday, June 14, 2000

Get to it


A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Ballet: 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 continues 7:30 p.m. today in Jarson-Kaplan Theater, Aronoff Center for the Arts. $18. 621-5282.

        German choir: From Munich, the Choir of Leiden Christi Church gives its first in a series of area concerts, 7:30 p.m. today at Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Madison Avenue and 12th Street, Covington. 431-2060 or 451-3083.

        Oprah's book club: Melinda Haynes signs and discusses Mother of Pearl (introducing softcover edition), 7 p.m. today, Books & Co., 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. (800) 777-4881.

        Underground favorites: Psychedelic techno rock with the Legendary Pink Dots at 8 p.m. today, Bogart's in Corryville. $10. 562-4949.

Staying In

        TV picks: Jennifer Love Hewitt gets a second chance when her Time of Your Life drama, pulled last winter, returns with new summer episodes starting with her online romance (9 p.m., Channels 19, 45).

The Goods (What's in stores today)

        Disc picks: The week's biggest names are on Riding With the King (Duck/Reprise; $18.98 CD; $12.98 cassette), as Eric Clapton and B.B. King team for their first duet album, a 31/2-star project, according to Enquirer music critic Larry Nager.

        • Shaft 2000 Original Soundtrack (Arista/LaFace; $17.98 CD; $11.98 cassette), helps bring back the world's baddest private eye with a new version of Isaac Hayes' Oscar-winning theme and new songs by TLC, R. Kelly and Outkast.

        • Jon Bon Jovi and his Bon Jovi band are back with a retooled version of its old pop-metal anthems on Crush (Island; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette)

        • Mercurial Sinead O'Connor returns this week with her first full-length album in six years, Faith and Courage (Atlantic; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette).

        • Alt-country fans are directed to the new Vigilantes of Love disc, Audible Sigh (Compass; $16.98 CD only), produced by Buddy Miller and featuring guest spots by his wife, Julie, and Emmylou Harris.

        • The week's big rap release is straight out of Memphis from the Three 6 Mafia When the Smoke Clears (Loud; $17.98 CD, $11.98 cassette).

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Reggae veterans The Wailers (who played with Bob Marley for years) bring their act to Annie's, 10 p.m. Thursday, 4343 Kellogg Ave., Columbia Tusculum. $15-$17. 321-2572.

        48 hours out: Taft Museum of Art opens their exhibit highlighting African-American achievement in the arts: The Great Migration: The Evolution of African American Art, 316 Pike St., downtown. 241-0343.

        72 hours 'til Saturday: BB Riverboats begins a late-night cruise series with live bands leaving from Covington Landing at 11 p.m., Party ends at 2:30 a.m. $12. (859) 261-8500.

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