Tuesday, April 09, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help you make your day

Compiled by Jim Knippenberg jknippenberg@enquirer.com

Going out

        Levon Helm: The legendary drummer and founding member of the Band brings his new group, The Barn Burners, to town for a rootsy blues and rockabilly evening. 8 p.m. today, Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport, $12-$15. 779-9462.

        Trunk show: The top-of-line menswear company Samuelsohn and Schneiders of Salzburg unpacks its bags downtown to show spring and fall lines. 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. today-Wednesday, Hunt Club Clothiers, Fountain Square Plaza. 721-2004.

        Art opening: Cutting edge photographer Brad A. Smith dances on the edge with Blu Fish and Other Stories,a new show full of fish-themed hand colored silver prints and floral still-lifes. 7-9 p.m. today, Beluga, 3250 Edwards Road, Hyde Park. 533-4444.

        Emerson Quartet: The Cincinnati Chamber Music Society welcomes the venerable string quartet for a night of Haydn, Shostakovich and Beethoven. 8 p.m. today, Corbett Auditorium, University of Cincinnati, $7-$20. 556-4183.

Staying in

        TV picks: Nostalgia infects Scrubs (9:30 p.m., Channels 5, 22), when Markie Post, John Ritter and Lane Davies from Hearts Afire play the doctors' parents.

        • TV critic John Kiesewetter also says U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, a target of David Letterman's recent barbs, visits his Late Show (11:35 p.m., Channels 12, 7).

Video picks

        Critic's Picks: Among this week's new releases, Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk recommends David Lynch's Mulholland Drive for its enigmatic beauty. For acerbic drama, the Oscar-winning Bosnian war story No Man's Land can't be beat.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: The speed metal-punk act D.R.I. rattles the roof beams at Bogart's, 8 p.m. Wednesday, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, $12-$14. 562-4949.

        48 hours out: World-famous glassware is front and center when Eamonn McEneaney, director of the Waterford Treasures Museum, dives into “From Vikings to Fine Crystal.” 7 p.m. Thursday, Science Lecture Hall, Thomas More College, Crestview Hills, $7. (859) 344-3333.

        72 hours 'til Friday: The ultra avant-garde SITI Company begins two days and three performances of Anne Bogart's Virginia Woolf-inspired Room. 7:30 p.m., Gates-Abegglen Theatre, Miami University, Oxford, $8-$16. (513) 529-3200.

        Contact Jim Knippenberg by phone: 768-8513; fax: 768-8330; e-mail: jknippenberg@enquirer.com.

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