TEMPO STORIES FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 29, 2004
Signers bring drama to the deaf
SignCinnati Theatre Group provides sign interpretation for the deaf and hearing-impaired audiences of My Children! My Africa! and for all productions at Know Theatre Tribe.

Dancer steps into film
Cincinnati native Shane Sparks, a choreographer on the hip-hop drama You Got Served, didn't need a studio to learn how to move to the music.

Review: 'Lesson' is a rather dull sermon
A Lesson Before Dying is an important book with an important message. But at Ensemble Theatre, it is every bit as literary on the stage as it is on the page, and that makes for static theater.

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Your guide to the symphony
Here's what you need to know about the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra this week:
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Parker's sad to see the show's end is near
Sarah Jessica Parker is trying to avoid dealing with the end of Sex and the City by signing up for a string of new jobs, reports IMDB.com.
Berry OK after knock on noggin
If a Catwoman has nine lives, Halle Berry's using them up fast.
Isaac Hayes picks up a Trumpet
Singer and composer Isaac Hayes was among those honored at the 12th Annual Trumpet Awards, which recognize achievement by black people in politics, business, law and the arts.
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Include your camp in our guide
Fill out the online form to submit your camps for The Cincinnati Enquirer/Cincinnati.Com 2004 Summer Camp Guide.

Tell us about your DIY disasters
The new show, Broken House Chronicles on the Discovery Channel Thursdays, tracks two roommates through their sometimes-funny, always-frustrating home-repair disasters. What about you?

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."

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SPECIAL
Special section: Legacy of the Popes
Saturday, Saint Peter and the Vatican: The Legacy of the Popes opens at Cincinnati Museum Center with 350 works from the Holy See.

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Suffering children, desperate parents
Thousands of parents with severely ill children face decisions most of us cannot imagine, as cash-strapped states are slashing Medicaid and cutting off families who desperately need help. This series examines those extreme choices and the families who are making them.

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

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
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