Friday, August 27, 2004

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Going Out

Taste of Blue Ash

Food, rides and music. Today's headliner: Bad Company's Paul Rodgers. Saturday: The Jets and the Commodores. Sunday: Charlie Daniels Band and Darryl Worley. 6-11 p.m. today, Blue Ash Towne Square, Cooper and Hunt roads. Free. (513) 745-8550.

El Gran Combo

Puerto Rico group performs; dance lessons 8:30-9 p.m. 9 p.m. today, Madison Theater, 730 Madison Ave., Covington. $45. (859) 655-4807.

On stage

• Mike Birbiglia, 8:30 and 10:55 p.m. today, Go Bananas, 8410 Market Place, Montgomery. Through Sunday. $5-$12. 984-9288.

• Hot August Quickies, 8 p.m. today and Saturday, Columbia Performance Center, 3900 Eastern Ave., Columbia Tusculum. Four one-act plays: Flop Cop, Married Bliss, Naomi in the Living Room and Waiting for the Milkman. Meet the cast post-performance. Presented by Performance Gallery. $10. 205-0131.

• Bill Bellamy, 8 and 10:30 p.m. today, Funny Bone Comedy Club, Newport on the Levee. Through Sunday. $17-$20. (859) 957-2000.


According to the Northern Kentucky Convention Center, the Greater Cincinnati Culinary Art and Lifestyle Expo will not open there today as advertised.

Hot Ticket

Olympic gymnasts

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

Rock & Roll Gymnastics Championships Tour: Oct. 3 at U.S. Bank Arena, including Paul and Morgan Hamm and Blaine Wilson. $85, $65, $45, $25, $15.

Planning Ahead

24 hours out

"A Roar of Thunder" Aurora Regatta, 7:30 a.m. Saturday and 8:30 a.m. Sunday, Lesko Park, State Route 56, Aurora. Air show, jet ski stunts and more. Free. (812) 926-0004.

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