Saturday, June 01, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        Bibleman Live!: Willie Aames goes biblical for the stage version of the popular children's ministry series The Bibleman Adventure. 6:30 p.m. today, TimberWolf Amphitheater, Paramount's Kings Island, $15.99-$32.99. 562-4949.

        Charley Harper: The renowned nature artist with a gift for geometry is fired up and ready to introduce his new Bioposter exhibit. 2-4 p.m. today, continues through July 31, Sharon Woods' Sharon Centre. 521-7275.

        World music: The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music Spring Festival of World Music gets global with artists performing native music from Bolivia, Peru, Zimbabwe and Latin America. 8 p.m. today, Robert J. Werner Recital Hall, UC, free. 556-4183.

        Skatepark series: The Mobile Skatepark Series rolls on at Sawyer Point with the ASA Pro Tour and some of the world's top in-line skaters going for cash prizes. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. today-Sunday, free. 345-3054.

Staying in

        TV picks: What's up, Doc? Great family entertainment when that wascally wabbit, Bugs Bunny, returns for another June Bugs marathon (8 a.m. today through 10 p.m. Sunday, Cartoon Network). More than 160 Bugs Bunny cartoons will air in alphabetical order, from “The Abominable Snow Rabbit” to “Yankee Doodle Bugs.”

        • TV critic John Kiesewetter also says Great Performances airs The Queen's Jubilee Gala: Live from Buckingham Palace (8 p.m., Channel 48).

Hot tickets: What's on sale today

        • Tickets for Chicago's Feeling Stronger Everyday 35th Anniversary tour Aug. 6 at Riverbend go on sale at 10 a.m. today.

        • Tickets for B.B. King and his Blues Fest Aug. 18 at Riverbend go on sale at 10 a.m. today. With him will be George Thorogood & the Destroyers and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.

        Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, by phone at 562-4949 or online at

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: Jazz vocalist Kathy Wade belts out a few at Jazz in the Park Lounge, with Mike Wade and the Standard Time Quintet adding some tunes. 6-9:30 p.m. Sunday, 1180 W. Kemper Road, Forest Park, $5. 648-9698.

        48 hours out: The Miami University Hiestand Galleries opens a multimedia exhibit of works by CraftSummer 2002 faculty including Arnelle A. Dowand Thom Shaw. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday, Maple Street, Oxford. (513) 529-1883.

        A week away: The latest in outside and inside home design is front and center at Homearama 2002 beginning next Saturday at Vista Pointe at River's Bend off Vista Ridge Drive in South Lebanon, $8. 851-6300.

— Jim Knippenberg

        Contact Jim Knippenberg by phone: 768-8513; fax: 768-8330; e-mail:


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