Sunday, April 18, 2004

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Going Out

Remembrance: The following events today are part of the Facing Prejudice: Holocaust Awareness series: Yom-HaShoah is a communitywide memorial service for the Holocaust Day of Remembrance, starting at 2 p.m., Yavneh Day School, 8401 Montgomery Road, Kenwood. 221-1875. Events include:

• Keynote speaker Leah Herz talks about the 2003 firebombing of the Holocaust Museum/Memorial in Terre Haute, Ind., where she is a student rabbi.

• Performance by the Yavneh Day School and Cincinnati Hebrew Day School choirs.

• The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music theater department presents an excerpt from the play Ghetto by Joshua Sobol.

• AmeriCorps volunteer Shawn Jeffers discusses the Mapping Our Tears exhibit at Hebrew Union College.

Antiques: The first Burlington Antique Show of the season hits the Boone County Fairgrounds today. It includes posters and books, antique jewelry, furniture and tools. General hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m., but early buying time is 5-8 a.m. 5819 Idlewild Road, Burlington. $5 early birds, $3 after 8 a.m. 922-6847.

Expand your horizons: Asian Culture Fest includes a Japanese Taiko drum performance, traditional Vietnamese folktales and storytelling, Indian dance performances and demonstrations and an Asian marketplace in the Rotunda. Hours are noon-5 p.m. today, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave., Queensgate. Free. 287-7000.

Down home: Bluegrass band Mountain Heart swings through town, 5 p.m. today, Bobby Mackey's Music World Inc., 44 Licking Pike, Wilder. $15. 431-5538.

The blues: Get to the Blues Masters: Volume II concert with Ricky Nye, Buster Hooten, Wilder Lane and special guests. 7 p.m. today, Mad Frog, 1 E. McMillan, Mount Auburn. Doors open at 6 p.m. $5. 786-9119.

Last Call

• Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes, the traveling exhibit of art and artifacts from the museums of the Catholic Church ends today at the Cincinnati Museum Center. Check out the busts, frescos, paintings and ceremonial objects. $18.50, $13.50 seniors, $9.50 children; $12.50 members, $6.50 child members. 287-7000.

• Becoming a Nation ends next Sunday at the Cincinnati Art Museum. This special collection includes Paul Revere's silver and a portrait of Mrs. John Montresor. $12, $10 seniors, $8 children 6 to 18, Museum members free. 721-2787.

Planning Ahead

24 hours out: Broadway Belters: The Ladies Singing Their Songs, 7:30 p.m. Monday, 20th Century, 3021 Madison Road, Oakley. Local and New York talent headline two-act Broadway music concert. Proceeds go to New Voice Theatre. $20, reservations recommended. 624-8584.

48 hours out: Tickets are still available for the concert by rock group A Perfect Circle, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Taft Theatre, 317 E. Fifth St., downtown. $35. 721-8883.

72 hours out: Be an early bloomer at the first day of the Cincinnati Flower Show, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. Thirty floral exhibits and an interactive children's village. Show continues through next Sunday. $16, $12 advance, $3 children. 232-8230.

Jason Bennett

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