Sunday, June 13, 2004

Italianfest


Get to it!

Going Out

Italianfest

Fine arts and crafts, performing artists, food and music. Noon-9 p.m. today, Newport Riverfront, Riverboat Row, Newport. Free. (859) 292-3666.

Gay Pride rally

Events begin at noon today with guest speaker Peaches La Verne. Parade begins at 1 p.m. today and travels from Burnet Woods to Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Northside, featuring a 2:30 p.m. concert with Freekbass. Burnet Woods Park, 3251 Brookline Drive, Clifton. Free. 681-4627.

Last Chance

Jekyll and Hyde the Musical, a musical adaptation of the classic story presented by the Showbiz Players. 3 p.m. today, Xavier University, Gallagher Student Center Theater, Evanston. $15, $13 seniors and students. Reservations recommended. 981-7888.

Planning Ahead

24 hours out

Candace Bushnell (Sex in the City), 7-8 p.m. Monday, Books & Co., Town & Country Shopping Center, 350 E. Stroop Road, Kettering. Author discusses and signs Trading Up. Free. (937) 298-6540.

72 hours out

• Q102 Bud Party at Sawyer Point, 5:30-10 p.m. Wednesday, Sawyer Point, Pete Rose Way, downtown. Featured band Chrome. Free. 699-5102.

• Picnic in the Park, 5:30-9 p.m. Wednesday, Cincinnati Art Museum, 953 Eden Park Drive, Eden Park. Folk music, scavenger hunt, art activities and meet animals. Rain or shine. Free; dinner $8, $6 members or bring your own. 721-2787.

Jason Bennett




TEMPO
Opera hitting high notes
Fantasy & Tragedy
Cincinnati Opera's Festival season
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ENTERTAINMENT
Charles' music was 'America'
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Fall calendar raises profile
Theater vet nails Tonys
Numbers jump at music festival
Film contest dictates delivery in 48 hours

PEOPLE
Mixed Media: Channel 19's LaRosa heads home to Philly

PLANNING AHEAD
Going Out: Italianfest

FOOD
Cucumbers cool hot summer foods
Helpings: Fresh strawberries
Picnics for the lazy gourmet