Saturday, August 05, 2000

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Indian Cinema: The Cincinnati Film Society fall season opens tonight with the classic Pather Panchali (1955) by the late Indian director Satyajit Ray. 7:30 p.m., Scripps Howard Newsreel Theatre at the Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave. $5; $4 seniors and students; $3 CFS members. 251-6060;

        What a card: Reds second baseman Pokey Reese is scheduled to be at Tri-County Mall's center court 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today to sign autographs and playing cards and plug the new trading card game MLB Showdown 2000.

        More Pokey: See Pokey Reese again when the Reds play Florida, 7:05 today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Teen alert: Nickelodeon's “All That Music and More” festival-style tour returns to Riverbend 7 p.m. today with a batch of teen-oriented acts, including LFO, B*Witched, Blaque and No Authority, plus a plaza full of games and attractions. $31 pavilion, $21 lawn, at Ticketmaster outlets and the Riverbend box office. Staying In

        TV picks: It's a cable night again, to avoid an hour of CBS' Big Brother or reruns of 10th Kingdom and Walker, Texas Ranger. Your best bets: The Ricardos move in with Fred and Ethel on the Lucy and Desi Comedy Hour (10 p.m., Nick at Nite); a young Katherine Heigl (Roswell) switches places with her sister on Wish Upon a Star (7:30 p.m., Disney); Cher and Nicolas Cage star in the Oscar-winning Moonstruck (8 p.m., TNT), or the classic Ghostbusters (7 p.m., HBO). Who you gonna call?

        Hot tix

        Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. today for the return of Phish to Riverbend 7 p.m. Sept. 20. $28.50 at Ticketmaster outlets, phone 562-4949 or on the Web.

        The Goods (What's in stores today)

        Memory book: Here's a way to make your trip to Disneyland or Disney World even more memorable. Pull out that shoe box full of snapshots and look through The Big Idea Book of Disney Memories (Creating Keepsakes Books; $14.95) for some great suggestions on how to organize your family keepsakes. At Michaels and other scrapbook specialty stores; (888) 247-5282;

        Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Sunday, a fine three-act mainstream rock show at Riverbend, with Counting Crows, Live and the funky, organ-driven band Galactic, 7 p.m. $47.50 and $34.50 pavilion, $26.50 lawn, at Ticketmaster outlets and Riverbend's box office.

        48 hours out: Chase the Monday blues with the Latin grooves of Tropicoso, 10 p.m. at the Mad Frog, 1 E. McMillan St., Mount Auburn. $3. 929-4444,

        72 hours 'til Tuesday: The loudest — and the longest — rock event of the summer, “Ozzfest 2000” opens Riverbend's gates at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The lineup features organizer Ozzy Osbourne with a host of modern metal bands, including Pantera, Godsmack, Tommy Lee's Methods of Mayhem, Crazy Town, Static-X, Queens of the Stone Age, Soulfly, P.O.D., Pitchshifter, Slaves on Dope and many more. $55.25 pavilion, $29.75 lawn, at Ticketmaster outlets and the Riverbend box office).

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