Monday, August 14, 2000

GET TO IT


A guide to help make your day

GOING OUT
               Contemporary Arts Center: Only one week left. The Jim Shaw: Everything Must Go exhibit and the Stephen Balkenhol wood carving exhibit closes Aug. 27. Museum open 10 a.m.-5 p.m. today with free admission on Mondays, 115 E. Fifth St., downtown. 721-0390.

        Electric Bluegrass: One of the country's premiere bluegrass bands from Colorado, Leftover Salmon, begins a two-day gig at BarrelHouse Brewing Co., 10 p.m. today. $20. 421-2337.

        Chef talk: Robert Jennings Runyon Cincinnati chef and Culinary Institute of America alumnus, leads discussion on cooking principles discussed in book The Professional Chef's Techniques of Healthy Cooking, 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        For kids: Puppet show with the Storybook Puppeteers is 1:30 p.m. today at Groesbeck Branch Library, 2994 W. Galbraith Road. Ages 3 and up. 369-4454.

STAYING IN
               TV picks: Willie Nelson performs his favorites on Live By Request (9-11 p.m., A&E).

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says the best TV reruns today are the Andy Griffith Show episodes (9 p.m.-midnight, Nick at Nite).

        • It's Miller time: Dennis Miller does his second Monday Night Football game when the Suyper Bowl champions St. Louis Rams play the Tennessee Titans (7 p.m., Channels 9, 2).

WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
               Cool guide: Entertainment is the latest book in the Internet Cool Guide series. It's all there: arts and culture, comics and animation, film, music, TV and hobbies. It explains how to play games online, view movies and more. Internet Cool Guide: Entertainment, edited by Rula Razek (teNeues Publishing Co.; $9.95 paper). For more information: www.internetcoolguide.com.

PLANNING AHEAD
               24 hours out: Brothers First plays the Acoustic Lunch free concert series at Piatt Park, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Garfield Place, downtown. 352-4080.

        48 hours out: Perri O'Shaughnessy signs Move to Strike, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday at Books & Co., 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. (800) 777-4881.

        72 hours 'til Thursday: World's Longest Outdoor Sale, stretching from here to Alabama along U.S. 127, runs 7 a.m.-6 p.m. at Sixth Street promenade in MainStrasse Village, Covington. 491-0458.

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