By PAMELA DAVIS
© St. Petersburg Times, published June 4, 2001
Jammin' with the Mouse
The Walt Disney World Summer Jam Concert airs Sunday at 7 p.m. on ABC (WFTS-Ch. 28). The Baha Men, Dream, Shaggy, Sugar Ray and BBMak will perform as well as share their Top 10 lists of what's hot to do this summer.
Rays batboy in SI for Kids
Sixteen-year-old Jesse Litsch of Pinellas Park is profiled in the June issue of Sports Illustrated for Kids. He's part of a feature called "How'd You Get That Job?" Jesse has a job as one of the batboys for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays baseball team. Last summer he was an intern with the team, doing office work and running errands.
'MTV Movie Awards' airs Thursday
The 2001 MTV Movie Awards premieres Thursday at 9 p.m. The show is hosted by Kirsten Dunst (Bring It On) and Jimmy Fallon (Saturday Night Live). Presenters include the Rock, Aaliyah and Tara Reid
St. Petersburg girl wins cook-off
Christina Banks, who was profiled in Xpress last month after she became a finalist in the Tyson chicken "Now You're Cooking Smart" contest, has been chosen as the national winner! Christina, a 12-year-old seventh-grader at Keswick Christian School in St. Petersburg, recently participated in Tyson's chicken cook-off in New York City and received a $10,000 scholarship.
Snackin' with 'N Sync
'N Sync is featured on boxes of Brach's Hot Hits fruit snacks. Some of the snacks are shaped like the 'N Sync logo, and some are juice-filled hearts decorated with each guy's name. Inside each $2.49 box is a replica backstage pass. 'N Sync's next album, Celebrity, is slated for a July 24 release. The group is in concert July 31 at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium.
Here's the rest of today's Xpress