Sunday, September 28, 2003

Get to it!

A guide to help make your day

Going out

Three Tenors: There are still tickets for Jose Carreras, Placido Domingo and Luciano Pavarotti in their only North American concert appearance, 8 p.m. today, Schottenstein Center, Ohio State University, Columbus. $52-$502. (800) 462-8257.

Celtic festival: The Cincinnati Celtic Music and Cultural Festival offers performances by the likes of Old Blind Dogs, The Cottars and Niamh Parsons; Scottish Highland dancing competitions; traditional Irish, Scottish and Welsh foods; family areas and more, noon-7 p.m. today, Coney Island, I-275 and Kellogg Avenue, Anderson Township. $8, $2 age 5-12. 533-4822.

Yellowjackets: The contemporary jazz legends bring their sublime mix of funk, swing, Latin, blues and more to the 20th Century, 8:30 p.m. today, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. $20-$23. 562-4949.

Art opening: The Studio San Giuseppe Art Gallery at the College of Mount St. Joseph launches a new exhibit, Master CraftWorks, featuring multimedia work by 28 of the region's most revered craftspeople, 1:30-4:30 p.m. today, Delhi and Neeb roads, Delhi Township. 244-4314.

20/20 Arts Fest

The 20-day arts festival includes a free Zen-inspired morning of holistic exercise followed by tea and art, 10 a.m.-noon today at the Cincinnati Art Museum. The program titled "Bending Over Backwards for Art" begins with yoga and tai chi in the museum's newly renovated sculpture garden, followed by an herbal tea tasting/discussion and tour of museum art influenced by Eastern religions. Free parking available at the museum. 20/20 continues through Oct. 12. 621-4700.

Special exhibit

A guitar owned and played by Pablo Picasso is on display and available for purchase at the Malton Gallery through Oct. 25. Picasso was an avid musician and guitars are featured in much of the late artist's work. Bought by a collector in Paris after Picasso's death in 1973, the guitar has been in a private collection in Florida until now. Gallery is open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Edwards Road and Observatory Avenue, Hyde Park. 321-8614.

Planning ahead

24 hours out: Cultural critic Kevin Powell (former senior writer at Vibe) is at Miami University Monday to speak on "The State of Hip-Hop Culture," 7 p.m., Great Room, MacMillan Hall, Oxford. Free and open to public. (513) 529-7592.

48 hours out: Science fiction authors Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson are at Joseph-Beth Booksellers Tuesday to introduce Dune: The Machine Crusade, their second book in the Legend of Dune series (a prequel to Frank Herbert's classic Dune), 7 p.m., Rookwood Pavilion, Madison and Edwards roads, Norwood. 396-8960.

Jason Nebel

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