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September 21, 2000|PATRICIA MARROQUIN

* 10:30 a.m.: Ethan Zuckerman explains how his group, Geekcorps, is working to bridge the digital divide by helping people in communities around the world gain access to information technology and build businesses on the Web.

* 4 p.m.: "When Kids Overdose" is the topic of this chat with Deborah Pagent Barr, founder of Mothers Without Children. She'll talk about how to deal with loss and prevent tragedy.

* 6 p.m.: Acclaimed mountaineer Conrad Anker discusses his role in the 1999 Mallory and Irvine Research Expedition, which became the subject of a documentary and a book he co-wrote, "The Lost Explorer: Finding Mallory on Mount Everest."


* 2 p.m.: Lois Duncan Arquette, author of "Who Killed My Daughter?," and's Tom Arriola will tell you how the Internet is being used to track down killers.

* 6:30 p.m.: Join singer and model Tyrese and "Loveline's" Dr. Drew Pinsky live from L.A. for "Macy's Passport 2000," a theatrical fashion show that benefits the fight against AIDS and HIV.


* 11 a.m.:'s "Live Drive 2000" series heads north to the San Francisco Blues Festival. Performers at Ft. Mason's Green Meadow include the Dynatones, Rosie Flores and Joe Louis Walker and the New Allstars.


* 10:05 a.m.: Listen to a live audio broadcast of the Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees baseball game in New York.


* 11 a.m.: Boyzone fans can chat with Stephen Gately, who is releasing his second solo single, "I Believe."

* 2 p.m.: Help yourself by tuning in to a chat with motivational speaker Steve Chandler, who has written "17 Lies That Are Holding You Back and the Truth That Will Set You Free."


* 1 p.m.: Chat about oatmeal, lemon, chocolate chip--whatever cookie strikes your fancy--with Maida Heatter, author of such books as "Maida Heatter's Book of Great Desserts."

* 4 p.m.: Actress and author Jamie Lee Curtis discusses her new children's book, "Where Do Balloons Go?: An Uplifting Mystery."


* 11:30 a.m.: Breathe in, breathe out and then relax as corporate wellness manager Susan Seidman shares ways to incorporate wellness into the work environment.

* 4 p.m.: Get the ultimate scoop from the "Grande Dame of Dish" when gossip columnist Liz Smith talks about her candid autobiography, "Natural Blonde."


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