Wednesday, August 21, 2002
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Big band: The Maple Knoll Big Band dives into a concert full of swing and jazz classics as part of Cincinnati Park Board's Big Band Series. 7:30 p.m. today,Stanbery Park, Oxford Avenue north of Corbly, Mount Washington, free. 352-4080.
Acid Celt-rock: The hip Scottish import Shooglenifty sails into a tuneful mix of traditional Celtic sounds mixed with modern dance grooves. 8 p.m. today, 20th Century, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley, $15. 281-9195.
Creativity workshop: Barnes & Noble Kenwood stirs up the gray matter in its monthly Framework discussion on the creative process in arts and literature. 7 p.m. today,Sycamore Plaza, Kenwood and Montgomery roads. 794-9440.
Shadowbox: There are lots of seats for Wednesday shows at Shadowbox Cabaret little jobs where visitors find an ever-changing mix of comedy sketches, one-act plays and live rock 'n' roll. 7 p.m. today, Newport on the Levee, $10-$25. (859) 581-7625.
TV picks: ABC's Cynthia McFadden offers back-to-school safety tips to parents on the Court TV/Ladies' Home Journal Safety Challenge: Back to School (10 p.m., Court TV).
TV critic John Kiesewetter also says NBC repeats a Crossing Jordan today (8 p.m., Channels 5, 22) with Jerry O'Connell playing a Boston police detective who becomes a regular character in the fall.
Web site of the day
Sweet treats: Remember the old TV commercial tagline Say it with flowers? How about this one: Say it with undies? That from Sexyflorist.com, which suggests you send out a Honeymoon Bouquet: 12 silk roses made from six steamy undies for her and six for him. They cost $130, but they'll last longer than roses. Order from www.sexyflorist.com.
24 hours out: Inspirational music master John Tesh is at Riverbend playing a tune or 20 on his Deeper Faith tour. 8 p.m. Thursday, $40.25-$47.75. 562-4949.
48 hours out: It's a little more tame but more authentic than the downtown uber-fest. It's the Germania Society Oktoberfest, 6 p.m.-midnight Friday, 2 p.m.-midnight Saturday, noon-10 p.m. Sunday, Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Dunlop. 742-0060.
72 hours 'til Saturday: Showman and world-renowned illusionist the Amazing Krezkin opens seven illusory nights at Belterra Casino showroom, 8 p.m., off Ind. 56, Switzerland County, $5. (888) 235-8377.
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