Friday, July 2, 2004

Get to it!



Going out

World Piano Competition

Artists ages 4-10 perform, 3 p.m. today, Aronoff Center, Jarson-Kaplan Theater, 650 Walnut St., downtown. Competition continues through July 11. $12; $5 students, teachers and seniors. 621-2787.

Holiday events

Madeira

Parade to Sellman Park for music, food, drinks, 7 p.m. today, Miami Avenue, downtown Madeira. 10 p.m. fireworks. Free. 561-7228.

Cleves

Food, drinks, music and children's entertainment, 7-11:30 p.m. today, Cleves Community Park, U.S. 50 and Lower River Road. 10 p.m. fireworks. Free. 941-5127.

Independence

Food, music and family activities, 5-11 p.m. today and Saturday, Independence Memorial Park, Delaware Crossing. Fireworks at 10 p.m. Saturday. Free. (859) 356-6264. (More events in Local News)

Hot Tickets

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

Original Stars of Hip-Hop, featuring KRS-One, Slick Rick, Special Ed and Big Daddy Kane: July 30 at Cooper Stadium (Columbus). $40, $25; $35, $10 advance.

Mike Tyson vs. Danny Williams: July 30 at Freedom Hall (Louisville). $40-$1,500.

Planning Ahead

48 hours out

All-American Birthday, 3 p.m. Sunday, Sawyer Point, Pete Rose Way, downtown. Food, games, music. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Foghat perform. 10 p.m. fireworks. Free. 352-4080.

Shauna Scott Rhone




TEMPO
They've got game
Baby's first night's sleep
Simpson puts stage smarts on display
Faith and Tim light up Riverbend

FAMILY
We'll eat out more to cut grocery bill
Picture books offer snapshots of U.S. history

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Rivers team leaves E! for TV Guide
Stern's radio show adds nine markets

PEOPLE
It's not easy being Jessica Simpson.
Birthdays

PLANNING AHEAD
Get to it
TV Best bets
On the fridge