Saturday, May 22, 2004

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A guide to help make your day

Going Out

Fringe Festival

See Time Outside My Body 6 p.m. today, Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, 44 E. Sixth St., downtown. $10. 381-2273.

For a full listing of today's Fringe events, see page E6.

CD release party

Seventeen Year Itch: Mating Songs of Cincinnati USA CD release party at 1 p.m. today. Abiyah, Buckra, Jake Speed and the Freddies and the Walker Project perform. $10 CDs available. Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Wings of Wonder Theatre. 3400 Vine St., North Avondale. Free with zoo admission. Limited seating. 281-4700.

Cincinnati Writer's Day

Workshops, performances, readings and panel discussions 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today. Author David Eggers appears 1:30-4 p.m., Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. 369-6974.

Cincinnati May Festival

The choral series continues at 7 p.m. today with a pre-concert recital. The 8 p.m. concert features works by Wagner. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $11-$232. 381-3300.

County rock concert

Shania Twain performs 7:30 p.m. today at U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway, downtown. $45-$80. 562-4949.

Hot Tickets

Tickets for the following events go on sale at 10 a.m. today at Ticketmaster outlets, phone: 562-4949; online:

Jessica Simpson: June 26 at Germain Amphitheater (Columbus). $26.50-$49.

American Idol Live: July 31 at Value City Arena (Columbus) and Aug. 4 at U.S. Bank Arena. $38-$48.

Jet: July 7 at Newport Music Hall (Columbus). $20.

REO Speedwagon: July 16 at Dayton Air Show Grounds (Dayton). $15-$23.

Umphrey's McGee: July 8 at Bogart's. $10-$12.

Planning Ahead

24 hours out:

Smart Talk Lecture Series welcomes Goldie Hawn at 7 p.m. Sunday, Aronoff Center for the Arts, 650 Walnut St., downtown. $28-$57. 621-2787.

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