Originally created 01/26/99

Xtreme calendar



TUESDAY:

Looking for a good basketball game? Here are a few options: Butler at Laney, Burke County at Westside, Evans at Hephzibah or Augusta Christian at Westminster, all starting at 5 p.m.; Alleluia at Augusta Prep, 5:45 p.m.; or Midland Valley at Strom Thurmond, Aiken at South Aiken and North Augusta at Irmo, all starting at 6:30 p.m. Girls play first, then guys.

The soundtrack to the movie 200 Cigarettes, featuring Courtney Love and Ben Affleck, hits record stores. Also releasing CDs today are the Boo Radleys with Kingsize and the Long Beach Dub All Stars, featuring former members of Sublime, with Burn Unit.

Yeee-haw! The Augusta Futurity is going on through Saturday at the Augusta-Richmond County Civic Center. Tickets for all events are available at the center's box office, TicketMaster outlets or by phone at 828-7700 and (404) 249-6400.

WEDNESDAY:

Mark Trojanowski of Sister Hazel is 29.

The Etherredge Center at the University of South Carolina Aiken presents Picasso at the Lapin Agile for four performances, starting tonight at 8. Tickets are $10 for adults. USCA students get in for $5. Call (803) 641-3305.

THURSDAY:

She's not building a mystery about her age -- singer Sarah McLachlan is 31.

Singer Nick Carter of Backstreet Boys turns 19, and actor Elijah Wood, currently starring in The Faculty, is 18.

The Historic Haynes Auditorium in Batesburg-Leesville presents the one-man show Tonight: Mark Twain, starring Bill Oberst Jr., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Call the Ridge Arts Council, (803) 532-2388, for more information.

FRIDAY:

A few of the local basketball games to look forward to: Hephzibah at Lakeside, McCormick at Ridge Spring-Monetta and Aiken at North Augusta, all starting at 6:30 p.m., and Glenn Hills at Laney and Greenbrier at Evans, both at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY:

If you're in need of a football fix to get you through until the Dirty Birds hit the Super Bowl Sunday, check out the NFL All-Star Comedy Blitz on CBS at 8 p.m. (WRDW-TV, Channel 12). Kevin James, Bill Maher, Ray Romano and NFL players salute the 25th anniversary of pro football's partnership with United Way. The program also features a musical performance by Sheryl Crow.

In basketball action, Butler's at Richmond Academy, Westside's at Glenn Hills and South Aiken's at Lakeside, all at 5 p.m.

SUNDAY:

Super Sunday and the Atlanta Falcons are still playing! The 16-2 Falcons take on the 16-2 Denver Broncos at 6 p.m. on WFXG-TV (Channel 54).