TEMPO STORIES FOR MONDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2003
Tall Stacks weigh anchor
The biggest and coolest festival ever held in Cincinnati drew more than 700,000 music lovers and paddle-wheel fans to the riverfront.
Belle of Louisville wears the antlers

Cincinnati's crazy for Cornhole
Whether the game was invented here or not, a lot of people have picked up the bean bag and run with it.
Buy game from neighbor or online
By any name, game's appeal spreading quickly

City bottoms out on women's health
A national magazine ranks Cincinnati 198th out of 200 cities for women's health.

Best of the Bats: 'Jewel' glimmers with memories
Ellen Miller Scott created "Baseball's Crowning Jewel" with her late grandfather in mind.
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FITNESS
Don't limit exercising due to age
I am a 72-year -old female, and I would like to know if water aerobics are good exercise. If not, what kind of exercise for a women my age is good?


Skier inclined to find the slopes
Janel Fitzhugh can't wait for temps to settle into the 30s.
Fit Bits
Ways to stay active and healthy

REVIEWS
Voices meld beautifully with chamber orchestra
The most glorious moment in the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra concert on Sunday afternoon came at the coda of Mahler's Das Lied von der Erde, when mezzo Megan Dey-Toth sang the words "Ewig, ewig" - "Forever, forever" - against a glowing ensemble of rippling piano and intimate string sextet.

MOVIES
'Massacre' kills box-office competition
Bloodshed continues to rule at theaters.

TELEVISION
Revamping 'Angel'
Like many survivors of near-death experiences, the supernatural TV thriller Angel is starting a new life.


Who's visiting?
The demise of Buffy the Vampire Slayer left fans longing to see their favorite characters appear on Angel - but the reunion might have to wait a while.
What to watch tonight
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of last Sunday's Tempo stories)
11-year-old finds sudden stardom
Riding his motorized scooter, Josh Hutcherson looks like any other 11-year-old kid in Union, Ky. But he's not. About half of the year he's commuting with his mother to Hollywood, auditioning for TV and movie roles, or on location making movies like TNT's Wilder Days with Peter Falk, which premieres today.

New shows score with smarts, originality
Two of the most original works to score as Broadway hits in recent New York seasons debut in Cincinnati this week. Multiple Tony Award winners both, Metamorphoses and Urinetown promise the hottest nights of the local theater season.

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SPECIAL
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

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.

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