Thursday, May 20, 2004

Get to it: A guide to help make your day



Going Out

Fringe Festival

See the play You Don't Exist to Me at the Fringe Festival, 7 p.m. today, Sycamore Place at St. Xavier Park, 634 Sycamore St., downtown. $10. 381-2273.

For a full listing of today's Fringe events, see page 2 or Cincinnati.Com keyword: Fringe.

Blink 182

Blink's in concert with Taking Back Sunday and The Used. 7 p.m. today, Riverbend Music Center, 6295 Kellogg Ave., Anderson Township. $35. 562-4949.

Baby Photo Contest

Parents can enter their child, age infant to five years, in the Most Photogenic Baby Contest, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. today through Saturday and 12-5 p.m. Sunday. Photos taken by American Performing Arts Network. Parents receive an 8x10 color photo and proceeds benefit the Ruth Lyons Fund. Eastgate Mall, Sears Concourse, 4601 Eastgate Blvd., Eastgate. $35.

752-2290.

Play opening

Rising Phoenix Theatre Company presents The Dining Room, 8 p.m. today through Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday. Temple Arts Center, 4 N. Main St., Middletown. $18 adults, $15 students and seniors. 705-4131.

Planning Ahead

24 hours out

Cincinnati May Festival opens at 7 p.m. Friday with a pre-concert recital by Vinson Cole and Michael Chertock. At 8 p.m., the concert begins with a performance of Messiah by Handel. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $11-$232. 381-3300.

48 hours out

Moscow State Circus, a new-age animal-free circus, stops in Cincinnati for two performances only. 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Xavier University Cintas Center, 1624 Herald Ave., Evanston. $20, $7.50 children 12 and under. 745-3411.

Rob Bucher

CORRECTION

The correct phone number for information about the Taft Museum of Art is 241-0343. An incorrect number appeared Sunday.

E-mail: tempo@enquirer.com; fax: 768-8016




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