Friday, April 23, 2004

Get to it: A guide to help make your day

Going Out

The following events are part of the Facing Prejudice: Holocaust Awareness series:

• Geared for area youth, "Teaching Tolerance through Understanding the Nature of Prejudice" includes a talk by Drs. Paul and Anna Ornstein and tours of Mapping Our Tears exhibit. 3:30 p.m. today, Hebrew Union College, Jewish Institute of Religion, Mayerson Hall Auditorium, 3101 Clifton Ave., Clifton. Free. 221-1875, Ext. 355.

• David Culbert discusses "Manipulating History: Nazi Racist Propaganda Films," 7 p.m. today, Northern Kentucky University, Otto M. Budig Theater, Highland Heights. Free. (859) 572-5220.

A new song: Special guests at the 2004 Women of Faith Irrepressible Hope Conference include singers Kathy Troccoli at 7:55 p.m. today and CeCe Winans at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, and a talk by Trading Spaces designer Laurie Hickson-Smith at 11:40 a.m. Saturday. Speakers, theater performances and praise sessions round out the two-day event. 7-9:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday, U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway, downtown. $69. (888) 493-2484 or womenof

Back in the game: What better way for a single to spend an otherwise lonely Friday night than listening to Laurie Helgoe discuss and sign her book Boomer's Guide to Dating (Again)? 7-8 p.m. today, Books & Co., Town & Country Shopping Center, 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. Free. (937)


Nyuk, Nyuk: Stoogefest gives fans of Moe, Larry and Curly (maybe Shemp or Curly Joe) four hours of classic comedy. Doors open 5:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit Pleasant Ridge Community Learning Center and Improve Pleasant Ridge. 6-10 p.m. today, Pleasant Ridge Elementary School, 5945 Montgomery Road, Pleasant Ridge. Limited seating. $2. 885-1373.

Neighbor jam: The Home Grown Music Festival continues with local talents Fickle, Patient Zero, Represent Green, Spookfloaters, Great Modern and AssPonys. 9 p.m., BarrelHouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $5. 421-2337.

Planning Ahead

24 hours out: The last set of this year's Home Grown Music Festival showcases Gardenhose, And Andy, Brian Lovely's Flying Underground, Pure Grain, Worldwide and The Hum. 9 p.m. Saturday, BarrelHouse Brewing Co., 22 E. 12th St., Over-the-Rhine. $5.

24 hours out: Volunteer for a day of food, entertainment and service to the community. SparkStock 2004, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, meet at the corner of Central Avenue and Third Street, downtown. $5. 651-2062 or Web site.

Shauna Scott Rhone

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