Thursday, August 08, 2002

Get to it

A guide to help make your day

Going out

        IIIrd Tyme Out: The modern bluegrass supergroup with the numerical name fiddles out with a freebie. 7 p.m. today, Middletown's Smith Park, Tytus and Main Streets. (513) 425-7766.

        One-woman show: There are still plenty of seats to join Jasmin Walker for Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, a biographical musical portrait of jazz legend Billie Holiday. 8 p.m. today, Patricia Corbett Theater, University of Cincinnati, $15-$22. 556-4183.

        Book signing: Sassy author Jennifer Crusie (Fast Women, Tell Me Lies) breezes in to sign and discuss her new romantic comedy Faking It. 7 p.m. today,Joseph-Beth Booksellers, Rookwood Pavilion, Norwood. 396-8960.

        Jug band: The Juggernaut Jug Band brings its original Kentucky sound to the Behringer-Crawford Museum Coffee Cup Concert Series. 7-9 p.m. today,Devou Park, Covington, $5-$10. (859) 491-4003.

Staying in

        TV picks: It's an old one (1981), but it's a good one: Simon and Garfunkel dip into their considerable body of hits and let fly in the heart of New York. Simon & Garfunkel: The Concert in Central Park, 8 p.m., Channel 48.

        • Adultery, murder, maybe a little spy action, too, infect the highest levels of government in this 1987 thriller that just may be Kevin Costner's finest hour. No Way Out, 8 p.m., Cinemax.

Hot tickets: On sale soon

        The Boss: Might as well get in line now, because tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday for Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band's Nov. 12 show at U.S. Bank Arena. All seats are $75 at Ticketmaster outlets, by phone (562-4949), online ( and at the U.S. Bank Arena box office. There will be a ticket lottery at the box office, with numbers being distributed after 9 a.m.

Planning Ahead

        24 hours out: The Great Inland Seafood Festival sets sail with more than 20 restaurants selling on both sides of the river, all set to the tune of music from Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels, 5-11 p.m. Friday, Sawyer Point, downtown, Riverboat Row, Newport. 684-4722.

        48 hours out: The Taft Museum of Art's popular Families Create! program for young minds moves off-site to the William Howard Taft National Historic Site for lessons in history and art. 1-3 p.m. Saturday, 2038 Auburn Ave., Mount Auburn, $8 (reservation required by Friday).241-0343, Ext. 24.

        72 hours 'til Sunday: Contemporary Christian superstar Michael W. Smith plays after the 1:15 p.m. Reds game at Cinergy Field. Free with game ticket. 421-4510.

— Jim Knippenberg

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


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