Saturday, September 02, 2000


A guide to help make your day

               Reds: Second game in Montreal series, 7:05 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.

        Northern Kentucky Symphony: Fantasia 2000 concert featuring familiar classics from the movie with several guest performers, 7:30 p.m. today at Devou Park, Covington. 431-6216.

        John Anderson: B-105 hosts the country artist in a free fan appreciation show beginning 7 p.m. today at Seasongood Pavilion, Eden Park. 721-1050.

        Renaissance Festival: The spirited celebration of 16th-century England runs 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday-Sunday through Oct. 15 on Ohio 73, Harveysburg. Also open Labor Day. $7-$13.95. (513) 897-7000.

        Audition: King Hippo, a short film to be shot in Cincinnati Sept. 25-28, holds auditions for adults 18 and older, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. today in McMicken Hall at the University of Cincinnati. Room number will be posted on entry doors. 729-0222.

               TV picks: For some real war stories, tune in Backstory (5:30 p.m., American Movie Classics), a documentary about the making of The Longest Day, the Oscar-winning epic starring John Wayne, Sean Connery and Henry Fonda follows (6 p.m.).

        • TV critic John Kiesewetter says Joyce Maddox, Mark Tudor and other members of the High Cincinnatians Tall Club appear in the World's Tallest People, (10 p.m., Learning Channel), in a segment filmed here a year ago.

               Information trap: Dynamic Learning Systems, Oxford, is marketing an updated AcademiKit study organizer in a three-ring binder, with built-in paper punch, undated calendar sheets, notebook, bookmarks, reading guides, flash cards, flash-card sleeves, forms for course information and study tips. Available, for $33.45, from P.O. Box 182, Oxford 45056. (513) 523-7897.

               24 hours out: Children's Home of Northern Kentucky presents a Fireworks Festival with family activities 6-10 p.m. Sunday at the home in Devou Park, Covington. $5-$15. Reservation required. 261-8768.

        48 hours out: Blue Ash Symphony Orchestra presents a “Three Tenors” concert featuring local artists John Wright, Ross Hauck and Dan Paget at 6 p.m. Monday on Blue Ash's Towne Square, Cooper and Kenwood roads. Free. 474-1584.

        A week away: Festival Hispano 2000 (Hispanic Festival) kicks off noon-10 p.m. next Saturday with two days of Latin American music, food, dance groups, more at St. Charles Borromeo Church, 115 W. Seymour Ave., Carthage. Continues Sept. 10.761-1588.

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