Tuesday, July 09, 2002

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        Going out

        The Reducers: The Reduced Shakespeare Companybegins a three-week run of The Reducers: All the Great Books (abridged), a fast and furious romp through the great books of world literature, 8 p.m. today, Robert S. Marx Theatre, Eden Park. $30. 421-3888.

        Danzig: The theatrical alternametal act is at Bogart's with the thrashy groups Prong and Damaged, 8:30 p.m. today, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $17.50-$20. 562-4949.

        County fair: Head to the country for the Clinton County Fair featuring rides, games, prize animals and more, 8 a.m.-midnight today, Clinton County Fairgrounds, 958 W. Main St., Wilmington. Continuing through Saturday. $5. (877) 428-4748.

        Robert Post: The actor-comedian-juggler brings a closet full of character changes, clever stunts and hilarious stories to his one-man show The POSTman Delivers, 7 p.m. today at the Milford-Miami Branch Library, 1099 Ohio 131. Free. 248-0700.


Staying in

               TV picks: Reds outfielder Adam Dunn attends his first Major League Baseball All-Star Game (8 p.m., Channels 19, 45), played this year in Milwaukee's Miller Park.

        • TV Critic John Kiesewetter says The Chris Isaak Show wraps up a second season with concert footage of the Goo Goo Dolls, Everclear and Trisha Yearwood (10 p.m., Showtime).


The Goods: What's in stores today

               • Critic's Picks: The Royal Tenenbaums featuring Gene Hackman's funniest performance in years is this week's top new video release, says Enquirer film critic Margaret A. McGurk. Also, new to DVD this week: Peter O'Toole in the hilarious My Favorite Year and Klaus Kinski in the elegantly creepy Nosferatu the Vampyre.


Planning Ahead

               24 hours out: The Showboat Majestic begins a three-week run of the new Frank Sinatra revue My Way featuring more than 50 of his best-loved songs, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Public Landing, downtown. $13-$15. 241-6550.

        48 hours out: The three-day Spirit Song Contemporary Christian music festival gets started with performances by Superchick, Sonic Flood and Steven Curtis Chapman, 7 p.m. Thursday, TimberWolf Amphitheater, Paramount's Kings Island. $15.99-$38.99. 562-4949.

        72 hours 'til Friday: Cincinnati Art Galleries holds an opening reception for a new exhibit of paintings by the famous Cincinnati artist Dixie Selden, 5-8 p.m., 225 E. Sixth St., downtown. 381-2128.

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


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