Saturday, June 26, 2004

Get to it!



Going Out

24-Hour Open Mike

Taylore Mahogany Scott hosts this marathon of performances. 9 p.m. today to 9 p.m. Sunday, The Greenwich, 2440 Gilbert Ave., Walnut Hills. $3. 751-2823.

Opera double bill

Cincinnati Opera presents The Emperor of Atlantis and The Maids, 8 p.m. today, Music Hall, 1241 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. $25-$130. 241-2742.

AVOC Benefit

Around 30 bands pay tribute to '80s music at '80s Pop ... Rocks, a benefit for Aids Volunteers of Cincinnati. 8:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. today, Southgate House, 24 E. Third St., Newport. $5. (859) 431-2201.

Bob Edwards

The National Public Radio correspondent and author signs Edward R. Murrow and the Birth of Broadcast Journalism, 1 p.m. today, Joseph-Beth Booksellers, 2692 Madison Road, Norwood. Free. 396-8960.

Hot Tickets

WWE Smackdown

Tickets for this event at U.S. Bank Arena on July 27 go on sale 10 a.m. today at Ticketmaster outlets, phone: 562-4949; online: www.ticketmaster.com. $21.50-$41.50.

Looking Ahead

24 hours

Cathedral Concert Series featuring international concert organist Jelil Romano, 3 p.m. Sunday, Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, 1140 Madison Ave., Covington. Free. (859) 431-2060.

Rob Bucher




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