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Web Week

March 15, 2001

Today

Space--10 a.m.: Ever eat thermostabilized canned food? Janis Davis Street, a nutritionist at NASA whose jobis to find out what foods and nutrients are important for astronauts, will be glad to tell you all about tuna and pudding cups. This Webcast is part of NASA's salute to women in science. http://quest.arc.nasa.gov/space/events/jsc/#mar

Chat--4 p.m.: Charlton Heston will be available to talk about parting the Red Sea or the remake of "The Planet of the Apes." This Oscar-winning actor/activist will answer your questions and more at this special AOL event. AOL subscribers can access by going to keywords "AOL live."

Friday

Rap--Noon: Whether you call Wu-Tang Clan a rap or hip-hop group, they're still one of the most popular groups on the contemporary music scene. Be sure to check out this Webcast recorded on Aug. 18 at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip. Pay-per-view for high-speed connections. Low-speed broadcast is free. http://www.hob.com/live/events

Saturday

Hockey--Noon: The Detroit Red Wings will try for a hat trick against the Colorado Avalanche as they play in this Eastern Conference game. Audio-only broadcast.

http://sports.yahoo.com

Storytelling--3 p.m.: Before you head out for your Saint Paddy's frolics, listen to some heroic tales and haunting accounts of ghosts. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium

Sunday

Gospel--Noon: Ready for a gospel brunch? Join Vision of Praise as they deliver their message in angelic harmonies. Be sure to check out their audio Webcast recorded on Sept. 24 at the House of Blues on the Sunset Strip. http://www.hob.com/live/events

Monday

Classical--3 p.m.: Cellist Carl Donakowski will perform selected classical works. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium

Blues--Noon:Originally recorded at the House of Blues Harvard Square, Duke & the Drivers is featured for "Blue Monday." This audio Webcast was originally recorded Dec. 16. http://www.hob.com/live/events

Jazz--10 p.m.: Sylvia Cuenca, a semifinalist in the 1992 Thelonious Monk International Drum Competition, is featured at the Women in Jazz Festival originally recorded May 13 at the Kennedy Center. http://www.gmn.com/webcasts/webcast.asp?id=485

Tuesday

Cooking--1 p.m: It's 6 p.m., you're cranky and you need to make dinner. Cancel the takeout orders and chat with Food & Wine magazine's test kitchen expert Marcia Kiesel for some speedy and delicious recipes. http://www.foodandwine.com/community

Rock--4 p.m.: If quirky, jangle rock spins your radio dial, then you don't want to miss Toronto's Barenaked Ladies. You can ask about their smirking social commentary in their hit "Marooned." They will be available online for audio chat. http://www.twec.com

Wednesday

Music--3 p.m.: If you still long for more Irish melodies, tune in to the Sharon Shannon Band as they play traditional Irish music with a contemporary flair. http://www.kennedy-center.org/programs/millennium

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--Compiled by KATHLEEN BRADY

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