TEMPO STORIES FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2003
Triple treat in Dayton
Three blockbuster shows with three headliners in three mediums arrive at the Dayton Art Institute on Friday.

Lil' Romeo brings his act to Nick
When Lil' Romeo and his father, Master P, decided they'd make a TV show, they had little doubt about which network they wanted it on.

Review: Three 'Jewels,' one flawed ruby
Cincinnati Ballet celebrates the centennial of that greatest of choreographers George Balanchine by reviving his extravagant full-length evening Jewels.
Concert Review: Phish bassist gives noisy, eclectic show

Best of the Bats: Sculpture takes stance
Jon Hand spends most of his time making rocks. And trees, cliffs, mountains and, now and then, a waterfall..

Make plans for Tall Stacks 2003
The Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival, which pays tribute to steamboating's glory days, returns Oct. 15-19.
More Tall Stacks coverage

Holiday Craft Shows & Bazaars
Our guide to holiday craft shows and bazaars in Hamilton, Butler, Warren, Clermont, Brown, Adams, Kenton, Campbell, Boone and Dearborn counties, from schools, churches, neighborhoods and charitable organizations throughout the Tristate.
Craft shows in the spotlight

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Get real advice from a regular guy
Answers to your burning questions about relationships, getting ahead, life's little mysteries and the world in general - introducing "Dear Doug."

Are you stressed out? Take our survey
We want to know what stresses you out - and how you de-stress.

Comics fans: Take our survey
The Enquirer wants to change its comic strip lineup in the print edition, but first we want you to tell us what you like and don't like.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Help us bring arts volunteers to center stage
This Thanksgiving, the Enquirer will pay tribute to great arts volunteers.
Join city effort to improve arts and earn a pass to Tall Stacks
Cincinnati City Council's Arts and Culture Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the pavilion in Ted Berry International Friendship Park.
Playwright to debut a one-woman show
Amy Warner, who made her Cincinnati acting debut at Ensemble Theatre last year in The Guy, makes her Cincinnati writing debut there on Oct. 20.
'The Max,' Detroit Symphony's new performance facility, opens
DETROIT - The days of symphony musicians preparing for performances in a trailer, concertgoers sitting on their coats and patrons standing in the snow to collect tickets are no more.
St. Louis has new art house
ST. LOUIS - Even without taking a step inside, onlookers at the new Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis receive a glimpse of one artist's creative work.
Eastwood just thinking about his future
An action-movie icon for almost 40 years, Clint Eastwood is thinking about the great film directors whose careers never intersected with his, when he remembers one that almost did.
SEEN: BENEFITS AND BASHES
Seen
About 350 guests spiffed up in black tie and ball gowns for the $150-a-ticket eighth annual Great American Artists Exhibition and Sale gala last weekend at the Cincinnati Club. Sixty artists - 45 of them were there - showed 200 works for sale while guests enjoyed cocktails, buffet and an early bird chance to buy art.
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SUNDAY COLUMNISTS
Martin: Comfort found in the cooking, not in the food
It was one of the few times I didn't know what to cook.
Kendrick: Alive and well
Whether disability is brand-new in your personal universe or you have been a member of that largest minority for decades, new products, publications and special events abound to broaden your horizons, sharpen skills or deepen understanding. Here are a few examples to get you started.
Delamine: The arts
Filmmaker John Waters (aka "The Baron of Bad Taste"), who brought the world Pink Flamingoes and, not coincidentally, Hairspray, will headline An Evening with John Waters, Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman on Dec. 8.
SUNDAY TASTE
Wisconsin wants to be Bratwurst Nation
You may not have heard of Sheboygan, but you may have eaten its brats.
Crabs grab attention at Washington Platform
Where to eat crabs.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's Tempo stories)
Favorite river songs
With Tall Stacks just around the bend, we examine the American rivers' influence on popular music and let you pick your favorite river song.
Must-have river albumsDining on the river Tall Stacks guide

Find your thrill at Pyramid Hill
A stone's throw from Hamilton, some 25 miles from downtown Cincinnati, lies a public park with monumental sculpture and an underground house.

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SPECIAL
Jewel of art, architecture repolished
The Taft Museum of Art is at the height of a $19 million makeover which will double the size of the museum, clean up centuries of grime and fix a few decorating disasters.
How the house changed

Fall festival guide
It's time to celebrate apples, pumpkins, all things German and much, much more. Here's out list through November.

Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
Nowhere in the country is the roller coaster craze bigger than in the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
ONLINE EXTRA: Rate and review the 46 coasters, and see what others think
Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
Map & information about the coaster parks

Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

Fit City: Get up off the couch
Tristaters are overweight and out of shape, a survey shows. To change Fat City to Fit City, the Enquirer is beginning a year-long project to get you going on your own fitness program.

Technology news
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.

Music lovers toast Cammy winners
A sold-out crowd of more than 1,110 local music lovers packed Jillian's for the seventh annual Enquirer Pop Music Awards (the Cammys). See who won.

Women of the Year
The Enquirer honors 10 Tristaters for their service to their community. The newspaper has recognized women of distinction annually since 1968.

On the Same Page
Join this year's community reading project.