Thursday, October 2, 2003

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Concert for George: Tonight kicks off a limited showing of a documentary tribute to the late Beatle George Harrison at the Showcase Cinemas Springdale, 12064 Springfield Pike.

The film, by director David Leland (The Land Girls), was shot at a concert in London on Nov. 29, 2002, one year after Harrison's death Showtimes: 699-1500, www.movietickets .com.

Margaret A. McGurk


Art show: The Miller Gallery, 2715 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, will show decoupage objects by Alice Balterman Oct. 3-12. The show coincides with the Hyde Park Art Show on Sunday. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Friday. 871-4420.

Marilyn Bauer

Afro-Latin jazz: Internationally known composer and drummer Roland Vazquez joins the College-Conservatory of Music faculty and students for an evening of Afro-Latin jazz., 8 p.m. Friday, Patricia Corbett Theater, University of Cincinnati. The show includes the Ohio premiere of Vazquez's Music for Percussion Quartet and 3 Jazz Players. It's free. 556-4183.

Janelle Gelfand

Free workshop: Hip-Notic Concepts and poet Jessica Care Moore invite teen scribes to "Write Out," a free workshop on the written word, storytelling and hip-hop lyrics from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at Peaslee Neighborhood Center, 214 E. 14th St., Over-the-Rhine. Space is limited; register by calling 621-5514.

Margaret A. McGurk

Don't Miss: The Tokyo String Quartet performs at 8 p.m. Tuesday in UC's Corbett Auditorium. The quartet performs Schubert's C Major Quartet, Janacek's Quartet No. 2 and Beethoven's Quartet in B-flat Major, Op. 130. $15; $10 students; UC students free. 556-4183.

Janelle Gelfand


Arts funding: Fine Arts Fund has awarded $230,000 in operating support to 29 small and mid-sized arts organizations:

Arc Ensemble, $3,500; Art Links, $14,500; Art Opportunities, $14,000; Arts & Humanities Resource Center for Older Adults, $13,000; ballet tech ohio, $5,800; Blue Ash/Montgomery Symphony, $2,000;

Carnegie Visual & Performing Arts Center, $16,000; Cincinnati Boychoir, $6,000; Cincinnati Chamber Music Society, $2,000; Cincinnati Children's Choir, $3,000; Cincinnati Young People's Theatre, $5,000; Clermont Philharmonic, $5,000;

Contemporary Dance Theatre, $14,500; Dearborn Highlands Arts Council, $8,000;Enjoy the Arts/START, $16,000; Know Theatre Tribe, $4,000; Lebanon Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, $8,000; Linton Inc., $11,000; Lyrica Inc., $7,000;

MUSE, $6,000; My Nose Turns Red, $5,000; Ovation Theatre, $4,500; Pyramid Hill, $6,500; Queen City Performing Arts, $3,000; School House Symphony, $7,000; Sorg Opera, $14,000; Vocal Arts Ensemble, $9,700; World Piano Competition, $13,000; Wyoming Fine Arts Center, $3,000.

Jackie Demaline

Movies opening Friday

Buffalo Soldiers

The Legend of Suriyothai

Out of Time

School of Rock

Sweet Sixteen

Coming Friday in Weekend

Dramas, musicals: Our seventh annual high school theater issue lists productions you will see on area high school stages.

Junk man salvages a family

Dido wants to thank record buyers a second time
Oscars ban 'screening' tapes
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CSO guest conductor likes to tout amazing music
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