Tuesday, April 30, 2002
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By Jim Knippenberg, email@example.com
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Going out Gordon Brisker: Nick Clooney's former musical director is back in town leading his big band and vocalist Judy James through a musical night at BarrelHouse Brewing Co. at 8 p.m. today, 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine, $5. 421-2337.
Same Page: The Eastern Hills Friends Meeting House gets topical with a community discussion of Ernest J. Gaines' A Lesson Before Dying. 7:30 p.m. today, 1671 Nagel Road, Anderson Township. 588-8391.
Classical: The Amicus Chamber Players, consisting of several members of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, lets fly Schubert's String Quartet, Op. 163 and Fred Lerdahl's Waltzes. 8 p.m. today, Clifton United Methodist Church, 3416 Clifton Ave., free. 861-3012.
TV picks: Norm! Part of the old Cheers gang returns to NBC, as tart-tongued as ever, when the Frasier (9 p.m., Channels 5, 22) cast goes to Boston and meets Norm (George Wendt), Carla (Rhea Perlman) and Cliff (John Ratzenberger).
The Goods Video picks
Critic's picks: The don't-miss release of the day is Ali, featuring Will Smith's Oscar-nominated performance as the former heavyweight champ, says film critic Margaret A. McGurk.
24 hours out: Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati opens Cowgirls, the Off-Broadway hit about three women who breathe new life into a country-western saloon. 8 p.m. Wednesday, 1127 Vine St., Corryville. $25-$28. 421-3555.
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