Sunday, June 02, 2002
Get to it
A guide to help you make your day
Compiled by Jim Knippenberg email@example.com
Christopher Radko: The internationally known Christmas ornament designer hits town to sign customer purchases and introduce two new patriotic pieces. Noon-3 p.m. today, Story Book Kids Fine Gift Gallery, 10725 Reading Road, Evendale. 769-5437.
Pete Yorn: The heartthrob singer-songwriter du jour lets fly a few tunes with the fun and funky jangle pop act Superdrag. 8 p.m. today, Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville, $20. 562-4949.
Celtic fest: It's all green all the time when the Harbor Area at Miami Whitewater Forest welcomes Scottish and Irish dance acts, bands such as Murphy's Law and Silver Arm, storytellers, re-enactments and more. 1-8 p.m. today. 521-7275.
Antiques: More than 300 dealers trot out their wares at the monthly Tri-State Antique Market. 7 a.m.-3 p.m. today, Lawrenceburg Fairgrounds, U.S. 50 and Argosy Parkway, $2.50. 738-7256.
TV picks: Gregory Hines and Bernadette Peters host the 56th annual Tony Awards (9-11 p.m., Channels 12, 7),after PBS airs the opening hour on First 10 Awards: Tonys 2002 (8 p.m., Channel 48, 16).
TV Critic John Kiesewetter also suggests catching eight Cheers episodes featuring Diane (Shelley Long) or Rebecca (Kirstie Alley) on Nick at Nite (9 p.m.-1 a.m.).
What's in stores today
Phone dressing: And this for people looking to dress up their cell phones: Cincinnati Bell and WEBN have teamed up to create 'EBN Frog faceplates for Nokia cell phones. Black, with the 'EBN logo and the ever-so-notorious Frog scowling over the keypad, they're lightweight but sturdy plastic and fit Nokia 3360 and Nokia 5165 (the two top selling models). They're $19.99 and $29.99 at Cincinnati Bell Stores.
24 hours out: Bags of books are sold off for pocket change at the Friends of the Public Library Fountain Square Book Sale. 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. 369-6900.
48 hours out: The exclusive womenswear shop Diane Firsten in O'Bryonville hosts a Carolina Herrara trunk show to introduce the tfall/winter collection. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday, 2033 Madison Road. 871-3399.
72 hours 'til Wednesday: Tickets for Dave Matthews Band's Riverbend show are sold out, but you can still see the Dave Matthews Cover Band, a crowd-pleasing knock-off act touring the country. 8 p.m., Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $8. 562-4949.
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