Thursday, July 20, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

        Going out

        British comedy: Miami University Summer Theatre closes its season with Alan Ayckbourn'ssmart comedy Woman in Mind, about an unhappy housewife who finds domestic bliss via concussion, 8 p.m. today in the Gates-Abegglen Theatre, Miami University, Oxford. $9-$11. (513) 529-3200.

        Willie Nelson: The country legend plays 7:30 p.m. today at Grand Victoria Casino and Resort, Rising Sun. $40-$45. (800) 472-6311.

        Club 80s: '80s on tour with Missing Persons, Flock of Seagulls, Wang Chung and Gene Loves Jezebel playing Riverbend beginning 7 p.m. today. $16-$21. 562-4949.

        Catherine Coulter: The best-selling romance and suspense author signs and discusses her latest book, Riptide, 7 p.m today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Jazz: Paul Hawthorne plays outdoors at the Swifton Commons Mall Jazz Series 6-8 p.m. today, Reading Road and Seymour Avenue. Free.

        Staying In

        TV picks: Biography profiles Diahann Carroll, the first African-American actress to star in her own TV show, NBC's Julia (8 p.m., A&E).

        Enquirer TV Critic John Kiesewetter says the first resident of CBS' Big Brother gets tossed out of the house, based on viewers' phone calls, in a live telecast (8 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

        Web site of the day: Vintage radio from as early as the 1920s is packaged and put online at

        Brand Spanking New

        Real foolers: These plates, sporting a pattern from an antique textile in the Winterthur Museum collection are non-breakable melamine. Great for summer picnics and dining al fresco. Set of four 101/2-inch-diameter plates $35. From Winterthur catalog, (800) 767-0500.

        Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Singer Katie Reider plays 9 p.m. Friday at York Street Cafe, 738 York St., Newport. Cover. 261-9675.

        48 hours out: The Dayton Daily News United States Air and Trade Show begins 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Dayton International Airport. $10-$30. (937) 898-5901.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: Butterfly Sundae at Farbach-Werner Nature Preserve, 1-4 p.m., with butterfly crafts and scavenger hunts for kids plus butterfly-related activities with naturalists for adults, Colerain Avenue and Poole Road, Colerain Township. 521-7275.

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