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February 15, 2001

Pick of the Week

Today--5 p.m.: Consumer advocate and onetime presidential candidate Ralph Nader will be taking questions during this chat. Want to know whether he thinks his candidacy swung the election to Bush? Want to praise or yell at him for running? Here's your chance. AOL subscribers can join in by going to keywords: "AOL live."

Brad and Julia

Sunday--4:30 p.m.: Julia Roberts and Brad Pitt are out on the promotional circuit to push their new movie, "The Mexican." They will be on hand for this chat. AOL subscribers can join in by going to keywords: "AOL live."

Out There

Wednesday--6 a.m. Live from the International Space Station, this three-hour Webcast will include an interview with the crew.


Classical--8 a.m.: The guitar is most associated with Spain in classical music, but a number of keyboard composers wrote there, including the great Domenico Scarlatti. Also on the program, music by Antonio de Cabezon, Correa de Arauxo and Antonio Soler.

Blues--Noon: The young trio known as the North Mississippi Allstars hails from the same area that produced such blues stalwarts as R.L. Burnside. This group's founders are Luther and Cody Dickinson, whose father is famed record producer Jim Dickinson. The concert was taped in a Harvard Square club.

College Finances--3 p.m.: This six-hour live chat offers advice to parents and college students on how to navigate through the labyrinth of scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Rock--3 p.m.: The Josh Joplin Group, which honed its sound on the coffeehouse scene, is reminiscent of REM with a touch of folk. The band's best-known song is "Camera One." Along with a chat, the group will play an acoustic set.


Rock--9 a.m.: The guitar duo Moe, made up of Al Schnier and Rob Derhak, talk about their new CD, "Dither."

Golf--Noon: Because this is a golf tournament, the big question, of course, will be: "How's Tiger doing?" The answer on this hourlong Webcast from the Bob Hope Chrysler Classic will come straight from the broadcast booth.


Rock--Noon: Peter Frampton is a true rock-and-roll survivor. Back in the 1970s, he was a superstar with the biggest-selling live concert album of all time. Kids might not know about his pop-styled rock now, but he is still making music and touring. His latest CD is "Live From Detroit." This concert was taped in Milwaukee.


Country--6 p.m.: Billy Gilman is the youngest solo artist ever to make it onto the Billboard Hot Country Singles chart. But the sweet-voiced Gilman is not exactly from a country capital--he grew up in Hope Valley, R.I. He had his first hit while still a preteen, and he already has toured with the likes of Jo Dee Messina. Gilman is up for the best male country vocal Grammy this year for his song "One Voice."


Country--Noon: Willie Nelson is up for Grammys this year for best traditional blues album and best long form music video. This concert was taped last year at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip.


Sewing--Noon: Sandra Betzina, host of the HGTV cable show "Sew Perfect," answers questions about your sewing projects.

Cooking--1 p.m.: Chefs Kate Heddings and Grace Parisi chat about how some foods can make you happy. No arguments there.

Basketball--5 p.m.: One of the hot rivalries in the NBA is between the New York Knicks (Pat Riley's old team) and the Miami Heat (his current one). Hear them go at it at

R&B--6 p.m.: Destiny's Child has greatly changed since its members rapped on the TV show "Star Search" eight years ago. It's now a trio, and these women much prefer to sing than rap.


Basketball--5 p.m.: The Lakers take on the San Antonio Spurs in this NBA matchup. The coverage is audio only, but the game's stats will be continuously updated on the site.



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