Wednesday, September 13, 2000
Get to it
A guide to help make your day
Reds: Final game in Cubs series, 7:05 p.m. today at Cinergy Field. $5-$21. 421-7337.
New play: Ensemble Theatre returns to the jazz life with Glimmer, Glimmer and Shine, the new play by Warren Leight, author of Side Man (1999 Tony Award for Best Play), 8 p.m. today, ETC Theater, 1127 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine. $20-$25. 421-3555.
James McBride: The best-selling author of The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother speaks 7 p.m. today in Greaves Concert Hall, Northern Kentucky University. Free. (859) 572-6368.
Book signing: Ronda Rich signs and discusses What Southern Women Know (That Every Woman Should), 1 p.m. Wednesday, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.
Kiss: The legendary rockers bring their rock theatrics to Dayton's Nutter Center with guests Ted Nugent and Skid Row beginning 7 p.m. today. $35-$45. (937) 228-2323.
TV picks: ABC's Hopkins 24/7 takes viewers into Johns Hopkins' therapy sessions for anorexic young women and into a clinic where a deaf child hears for the first time (10 p.m., Channels 9, 2).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter says The West Wing repeats the May assassination cliffhanger (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22), which will be resolved in a two-part season premiere starting Oct. 4, after the Olympics.
The Goods (What's in stores today)
Disk picks: The big rock release of the week is Barenaked Ladies' Maroon (Reprise; $17.98 CD, $12.98 cassette) with production by Don Was. Sept. 28, BNL plays Firstar Center.
Half-Hispanic teen queen Christina Aguilera (her father's Ecuadoran) releases her Spanish language disc Mi Reflejo (RCA Latin; $16.98 CD, $10.98 cassette).
Americana matriarch Emmylou Harris (performing Oct. 8 at WorldJam) releases Red Dirt Girl (Nonesuch; $17.98 CD; $11.98 cassette), her first studio album since her Grammy-winning Wrecking Ball.
Boyz II Men are back in harmony with the ballad-heavy Nathan Michael Shawn Wanya (Universal; $18.98 CD, $12.98 cassette).
Actor/rapper LL Cool J has The Greatest of All Time (G.O.A.T) (Def Jam/Def Soul; $18.98 CD, $12.98 cassette).
The week's top locally connected disc, says Enquirer music critic Larry Nager, is Greg Dulli's Twilight as Played by the Twilight Singers (Columbia; $17.98 CD only).
24 hours out: Big band and swing concert with Pam Noah and Her Orchestra 8 p.m. Thursday at Clermont College, Batavia. $3-$5. 724-2969.
48 hours out: Hometown favorite Over the Rhine plays 8 p.m Friday at Coney Island's Moonlite Gardens in a concert that will feature some songs from its new album Films for Radio. $10-$12. 562-4949.
72 hours 'til Saturday: Scottish rock band Travis plays 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $15.50-$17. 562-4949.
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