Thursday, August 10, 2000
GET TO IT
A guide to help make your day
Blues dinner: Bring a covered Cajun dish and you won't pay the $10 cover tonight at Lucille's Blues Club, 3715 Winston Ave., Covington. There's a potluck at 7; Nashville-based Big Al & the Heavyweights play about 8 p.m. 431-8086).
Jazz: Last installment of the Swifton Mall jazz series features Craig Bailey, 6-8 p.m. today, Reading Road and Seymour Avenue, Roselawn. Free.
Tango: The Cincinnati Argentine Tango Society meets 8:30 p.m. today at Viva! Restaurante, 1345 Main St., Over-the-Rhine. For beginning to experienced dancers. 579-1900.
TV picks: Procter & Gamble and other major advertisers salute family-friendly TV programs at the second annual Family Television Awards (9 p.m., Channels 12, 7). Winners include Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, Everybody Loves Raymond, National Geographic Explorer, Biography, The Wonderful World of Disney, Michael J. Fox and Della Reese.
TV Critic John Kiesewetter will be watching a rerun of Becker (Ted Danson) complaining about his good luck (8:30 p.m., Channels 12, 7).
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; www.creatingkeepsakes.com/products.html.
24 hours out: Cincinnati Shakespeare Festival sneak previews its educational tour of Romeo & Juliet, 8 p.m. Friday (also Aug. 18 and 25). How contemporary is it? The Capulets are khaki, the Montagues are jeans. 719 Race St. 381-2273.
48 hours out: The second annual Potato Festival at the Dubliner, 6111 Montgomery Road, Pleasant Ridge, marks the second birthday of the restaurant/pub. There will be a tent in the parking lot with Guinness on tap, step dancers and two acts Liam's Fancy and Mike Murray performing from 5 p.m.-1 a.m. 531-6111.
Also 48 hours out: B-Films, The Sequel: The Making of Zombie Cult Massacre will be topic at the Union Institute's Home Grown Movies session 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at 440 E. McMillan St. The movie screens at 9 a.m. 861-64800.
72 hours 'til Sunday: The Bluegrass All-Stars return to the Comet, 4579 Hamilton Ave., Northside, for some lonesome singin' and fancy pickin'. Music starts about 7 p.m. and there's no cover. 541-8900.
Get To It appears daily. Send items to firstname.lastname@example.org
Storms flash through region
Rules confuse vendors, enforcers
Stadium adds $1.2M in costs
Bengals, usher reps set to talk
FWW connections to open ahead of schedule
Judge: Inmate can get abortion
Police union to blast quotas
Rescuers to be recognized
Beating victim recalls night of terror
Caller may be clue in death
PULFER: Buying time for Murray
Servant to city's poor recognized for his work
Wanted Powerball winner turns self in on DUI charge
Cases of rickets in infants reported
Chuck Berry headlines Taste of Blue Ash
Cincinnati district plays up start date
Mason to break ground for gym and high school
Norwood to try again for levy; Milford unsure
Walgreens eyes Norwood corner
KNIPPENBERG: Waterfront secret was 98` show
KIESEWETTER: PBS chief promises more live programming
GET TO IT
Millions hooked on Billy Bass
Ozzy shows why he's still the best
Pig Parade: Austin Sowers
Who should be cast away?
Argument ends in fatal shooting
Boys jab at Olympic future
Clark's reign in Villa Hills nearing end?
Edgewood asking for more money in Nov. operating levy
Gas fumes send 15 vacationers to hospital
Learning to part with their hair
Lebanon OKs agreement to repair railroad tracks
Man indicted in fatal stabbing of woman
Muskie back in Ky. River
N.Ky. athlete to be honored for work with kids
Patton to speak to Democrats
Radisson roof collapse injures five
School board races have few candidates
Springboro hires superintendent
Third teen in sex case goes to trial
Tire company's actions criticized
Two arrested in drug sales