Thursday, July 27, 2000


A guide to help make your day

        Cole Porter revue: Northern Kentucky University Summer Dinner Theatre opens Cole, a music and dance revue celebrating the music of Cole Porter, 8 p.m. today in NKU's Black Box Theatre, Highland Heights. Optional dinner 90 minutes before show in lobby. $23 dinner and show, $12 show only. 572-5464.

        World beat: California-based B-Side Players play a mix of jazz, Latin, reggae and hip-hop styles, 9 p.m. today at Annie's, 4343 Kellogg Ave., Columbia Tusculum. $5. 321-0220.

        Baseball talk: Greg Rhodes, author of many books on Cincinnati baseball, speaks about Cincinnati's Crosley Field, 7 p.m. today at West Fork Branch Library, 3825 West Fork Road, Monfort Heights. 369-4472.

        For kids: “Craftin' on a Summer Afternoon” program at Joseph-Beth Kids, 2 p.m. today with “Creepy Crawlers” craft program from the Better Homes and Gardens More Incredibly Awesome Crafts for Kids book, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        In Wyoming: One of Cincinnati's most popular cover/party bands, the Modulators, plays Wyoming's “Groovin' on the Green” outdoor concert series, 7 p.m. today in the park next to Sturkey's Restaurant, 400 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming. 821-9200.

        TV picks: Gather the kids around the TV for 'NSync Live From Madison Square Garden (9 p.m., HBO), a live 90-minute concert directed by Cincinnati native Marty Callner, a multiple Emmy winner for his HBO concerts.

        • Enquirer TV Critic John Kiesewetter also says Dr. Ben Turner (Blair Underwood) is physically and verbally assaulted by a white police officer after being stopped for a traffic violation on CBS' City of Angels (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

        Chill out: Keep your cool this summer with Bath and Body Works' Aqua Stick Collection. Cooling eye shadows, bronzers, correctors and lip colors “impart an immediate cooling and tingling sensation” with blends of glycerin, chamomile extract, aloe, green tea and vitamin E. $10.50-$12.50.

        24 hours out: Grand opening Friday of the educational superstore Zany Brainy at Rookwood Commons includes many special events such as Winnie the Pooh character appearance, 11 a.m., party with face painting, live entertainment, more, 5-9 p.m., 2699 Edmondson Road, Norwood. 396-6711.

        48 hours out: Carl H. Lindner Family American Jumping Classic Horse Show will be 8 p.m. Saturday at John Galbreath Field, adjacent to College Football Hall of Fame near Kings Island. $10-$15. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: The Lebanese (Mahrajan) Festival will feature Middle Eastern foods, dancing, groceries and more, noon-9 p.m., St. Anthony of Padua Church, 2524 Victory Parkway, East Walnut Hills. 961-0120.

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