Thursday, October 16, 2003

What you can do, see elsewhere around town

Cincinnati Art Museum: One of the country's oldest art museums offers exhibits from most periods of history and regions of the world. A new wing tells the history of art and furniture-making in Cincinnati. Special exhibits on display include Drawings of Choice from a New York Collection, featuring more than 80 contemporary drawings, and A Separate Sphere: Dressmakers in Cincinnati's Golden Age 1877-1922. Open 11 a.m.-5 p.m. in Eden Park. Free parking and admission. 721-2787.

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden: Considered one of the country's greatest zoos, it holds more than 700 species of animals and close to 3,000 kinds of domestic and exotic plants. Gates open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; zoo closes one hour after gates close. 3400 Vine St., Avondale. $11.50, $9 seniors, $6 ages 2-12. 281-4700.

Ragtime: School for Creative and Performing Arts offers a production of the lush river-city musical Ragtime, 7 p.m. today in the historic Taft Theatre, Fifth and Sycamore streets, downtown. $5-$15. 562-4949.

Great American Ball Park: Tours at the top of every hour between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Tickets: $5, seniors and children $4, advance ticket window at the ballpark's main entrance, Second and Main streets.

Jason Nebel

Photo gallery of Day 1
Water taxi is scenic route to Tall Stacks
Bell magicians do it again
Copter takes the high tour
Latin flavor spices up the night
Of white gloves and shady characters
Music doesn't end when festival closes
Underground Railroad alive at Sawyer Town
Admission a bargain, but extras do add up
Running low on cash stack at Tall Stacks? Check deals
McCoury Band bluegrass masters
Daily schedule
What you can do, see elsewhere around town
Tall Stacks gives push to ailing hotel business
Party Scene
Volunteer's journey to past

City Hall assailed over Chinese slur
2 plead guilty in 'flipping' case
Ads alert Ohioans to $500M decision

UC breast cancer researchers to explore nongenetic causes
Fire department reinstates chaplain
Construction begins on Evendale surgery center
High school football coach suing to get job back
Ex-Elder principal Kuhn charged in Montgomery Co.
Diverse group to guide UC future
Regional Report

Pulfer: Many pitching in - but it's not enough
Howard: Good Things Happening

Passenger guilty in crash that killed four teens
Township rejected in appeal on firing
Blackwell enters Warren Co. fray
School board, council candidates see critical growth, funding issues
Hamilton now owns hospital property
Modular classrooms ace test
Councilman quits over series of closed meetings
Culverts blamed in sudden floods
Trustees move on storage policy

F. Begnoche took pride in construction
Lloyd Ryan, 80, drove city buses for 44 years
Breathitt recalled as bold governor
Kentucky obituaries

Ballot language OK'd for tax increase repeal
Toledo Zoo sends one of two elephants packing
Senate: Let voters decide on video slot machines
Museum to chronicle history of funerals
Community joins to help reap late farmer's 90 acres
Ohio Moments

N.Ky. residents urged to sign up for flu shots
Fletcher distances himself from GOP attack commercial
Mentoring program plants seeds of success
Trial begins in death of woman
Kentucky News Briefs