Tuesday, June 27, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        Reds: Second game of series with St. Louis, 7:35 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Worldsong: Sister city children's choirs will perform7:30 p.m. today at three sites: Ninos Cantores del Tachira from San Cristobal, Venezuela, at Su Casa, 115 W. Seymour Ave., Carthage; Ta-Fong Children's Choir from Taipei-Hsien, Taiwan, at New Thought Unity Center, 1401 E. McMillan, East Walnut Hills, and Gifu Mukunoki Children's Choir from Gifu, Japan, at Covenant First Presbyterian Church, 717 Elm St., downtown. Free. 759-0644 or 772-9579.

        Kenny Wayne Shepherd: The popular blues rocker plays 8 p.m. todayat Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $22.50-$25. 562-4949.

        Dinner theater: Christian Art Players opens its summer comedy dinner theater production, The Old Faith, Hope and Charity, 7 p.m. today at Living Word Fellowship Church, 9781 Fields-Ertel Road, Symmes Township. Through Saturday. Catered dinner. Reservations required one day before show. $14-$16. 459-7730.

        Book signing: Kara Oh signs and discusses Men Made Easy, 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        TV pick: It's VCR time for two 8 p.m. shows: Hollywood at Your Feet: The Story of the Chinese Theatre Footprints (American Movie Classics) and Howard Hughes: His Women and His Movies (Turner Classic Movies).

        Attention AOL users: Fire up your computer at 7 p.m. and catch the Tristate's favorite son George Clooney in a live chat about his new movie The Perfect Storm. Keyword: George Clooney. The movie opens Friday.

        Video picks: Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk says The Talented Mr. Ripley rates as today's top new arrival, if only for the utterly cool costumes.

        Bath and body: Essence of Beauty, an exclusive brand of 75 fruit-scented and aromatherapy-based bath and body products, have debuted at CVS Pharmacy locations. The collection, based on such scents as raspberry, mango and kiwi, includes lotions ($6.49), hand sanitizers ($2,99), soap ($2.99), bath gel ($4.99) and foot scrubs ($5.99). All products in the line cost less than $10.

        24 hours out: Guitar and drum rockers with an alternative slant, Cracker, play 8 p.m. Wednesday at Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $13.50-$15. 562-4949.

        48 hours out: One night only, an audience participation event mixing improv comedy with pro wrestling entitled Trespassers Only, 9:30 p.m. Thursday at Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $5. 431-2201.

        72 hours 'til Friday: Opening of new works by local painter Michael Manning at DesignSmith gallery, 7-10 p.m, 1342 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. 421-1397.

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