Tuesday, September 05, 2000
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A guide to help make your day
Reds: Second game in series with Mets, 7:05 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.
At the Playhouse: Previews begin for Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park production of the classic courtroom drama Inherit the Wind, 7 p.m. today in the Robert S. Marx Theatre, Eden Park. $26. 421-3888.
Clarinet: Miami University Department of Music presents a concert Fun Music for the Clarinet, 8 p.m. today in the Souers Recital Hall on the Oxford campus. Featured performer is Michele Gringas. (513) 529-3014.
Wedding workshop: Wedding consultant Brigid Horne-Nestor presents a free workshop Planning a Champagne Wedding on a Beer Budget, 7 p.m. today at Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
Acoustic Lunch: Lunchtime concert series continues 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today in Piatt Park with Passion Theatre, Garfield Place, downtown. 352-4080.
TV picks: As a warm-up to the Summer Olympics, Time magazine writer Robert Hughes gives PBS viewers a tour of his homeland in a six-hour documentary, Australia: Beyond the Fatal Shore (9-11 p.m. today-Thursday, Channels 48, 54, 16).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says Willie Nelson, Vince Gill, Amy Grant, Waylon Jennings, Garrison Keillor, Charley Pride and Dolly Parton salute guitarist Chet Atkins on Chet Atkins: A Life in Music (8 p.m., TNN).
Web site of the day: At www.dilbert.com, the daily workplace sendup from cartoonist Scott Adams is available, along with such features as Catbert's Anti-Career Zone and the list of most annoying examples of micro-management by a boss. The latter included the boss who had color charts done on all employees and then required each to dress in the assigned colors.
WHAT'S IN STORES TODAY
Barbie art: Decorate your wall with artist Steve McElroy's collection of contemporary paintings, inspired by the popular fashion doll. The World of Barbie and Valentine Barbie sell for $24.95 for a poster to $3,999 for canvas. The art can be purchased at www.stevemcelroyart.com. Selected paintings from Mattel are available in a line of puzzles called the Artist's Collection, available at Toys "R Us and Target.
24 hours out: Special appearance by Mother Goose for show and storytime, 7 p.m. Wendesdayat Carrico Branch Library, 1000 Highland Ave., Fort Thomas. 572-5033.
48 hours out: Acoustic blues with Rory Block begins 8 p.m. Thursday at Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $12-$15. 779-9462.
72 hours 'til Friday: Mainstrasse Village Oktoberfest begins three days of German foods, traditional and contemporary performers, artisans, more. 357-6246.
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