Saturday, May 29, 2004

Get to it!

Going Out

May Festival

The choral series concludes at 7 p.m. today with a pre-concert recital. The 8 p.m. concert features Mahler's Symphony of a Thousand. Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $11-$232. 381-3300.

Taste of Cincinnati

Sample the tastes of more than 40 Greater Cincinnati restaurants and the sounds on four major music stages (country, rock, folk, hip-hop) on four blocks of Central Parkway from noon-midnight today through Monday, downtown Cincinnati. Free. 579-3197.

Mobile Skatepark Series

More than 100 of the world's best skateboarders, inline skaters and BMX riders perform. 9 a.m.-8 p.m. today through Tuesday, Sawyer Point, Pete Rose Way, downtown. Free. 352-4080.

New Aquarium Exhibit

The new permanent interactive exhibit, Hidden Treasures of the Rainforest Islands, opens 9 a.m. today, Newport Aquarium, Newport on the Levee, Newport. $10-$16. (859) 261-7444.

Hot Tickets

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

Boney James: June 20 at PromoWest Pavilion (Columbus). $33-$133.

Rick Springfield: Aug. 6 at Paramount's King Island, Timberwolf Amphitheater. $19.50-$37.50 (admission after 5 p.m.).

Looking Ahead

24 hours out

Kottonmouth Kings perform 8 p.m. Sunday with Judge D and OPM. Bogart's, 2621 Vine St., Corryville. $15. 562-4949.

48 hours out

Newport's annual Memorial Day Parade begins at 9 a.m. Monday. It travels south on Monmouth Street from the Campbell County Courthouse to the Newport City Building. A ceremony honoring veterans follows. Campbell County Courthouse, 24 W. Fourth St., Newport. Free. (859) 292-3838.

— Rob Bucher

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