LIFE, TRAVEL & LEISURE STORIES FOR SUNDAY,
Word has spread about the mysterious woman who lives in Pam and Doug Campbell's
house in Waynesville. Repairmen leave the house shaking their heads, saying they
feel as if someone is looking over their shoulder. Guests have been awakened
by scolding voices.
What does a real witch think?|
Tonight, parents will drop off dozens of costumed kids on Susan Hergert's street
in Covedale to trick-or-treat. Oh, if they only knew.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT STORIES FOR SUNDAY,
'Napoleon' gathers cult army
The making of a movie cult is a slow-burn business; often its existence is invisible
until it reaches critical mass. This year, however, a most unusual phenomenon
is unfolding around a low-budget comedy about a desperately unhip high school
kid with a knack for survival.
Cult flicks defy categorization
A voice for 'forbidden' music
Conductor James Conlon is one of America's biggest advocates for music silenced
by the Nazi regime. Conlon will bring examples to Cincinnati of music banned
and often destroyed by the Nazis in a program called Forbidden Music: Silenced Voices.
A different shape of home|
Home Style: Open floor plans let homeowners step outside the box. The American house, for the most part, has been built on the box concept, with rectangular rooms, four walls and defined doors.
|Fall Arts & Entertainment guide|
This fall, the area's stages, galleries and screens will be filled with faces both fresh and familiar, classic and contemporary. We take you behind the scenes to preview exciting events in art, classical music, dance, film, pop/rock and theater, with profiles of rising and returning stars, highlights of events, calendars, etiquette and a guide to the season's bargains.
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musician scores local film in 'Artworks'|
Patrick Kelly is familiar to local jazz fans as a highly regarded pianist, leader
of the PsychoAcoustic Orchestra and member of Latin X-posure, as well as an arranger
and record producer. This year, he ventured into a new realm as composer of the
score for Artworks, the feature by local writer/director Jim Amatulli
that was shot entirely in Cincinnati and opened Thursday at the Mariemont Theatre.
delves into making of art
Liner Notes: Processes in Creative Work at University of Cincinnati's
DAAP through Nov. 24, is something that those who enjoy, but don't make, art
rarely get to see: a fascinating show about the process of making art.
Random chicken dance, pumping politics and locals make good.
Diane Naegel has been knitting her "rockin" knit scarves and accessories at home
in her Clifton apartment. But maybe not for long. The word - or should we say
message - is out.
perfect place for picky pet owners
For those of you (like me) who have missed Impetuous in Oakley, there's great
news. It's back - in a great new pet-friendly location on Wasson Road, just in
time to celebrate the shop's fourth anniversary.
diners rave in Zagat guide
Greater Cincinnatians like Jean-Robert at Pigall's. Really, really like it.
can try to know a slave's life
It's five minutes into my life as a slave, and already I'm face down on the ground,
eating grass and shouting, "I'm a field hand."
puts 'Crucible' in another context
Fifty years after opening on Broadway, Arthur Miller's The Crucible still
manages to touch our hot buttons. Set during the Salem Witch Trials of 1692,
at the time of its opening The Crucible was a thinly veiled allegory for
the hysteria of the Communist witch hunt of the Cold War and the House Un-American
Activities Committee hearings convened by Sen. Joseph McCarthy.
Elements' flows with universe of ideas
In "Still Elements," Colleen McCarty has juggled earth, water, fire and air.
The choreographer and founding artistic director of the new Moving Art Dance
Company draws from the classic ballets of George Balanchine, while adding morphing
yoga poses as performance art.
Stipe: Create 'new minority' on Tuesday
On Wednesday's stop of his 60-city "Slacker Tour" of college campuses in battleground
states, filmmaker Michael Moore, joined by rockers R.E.M. (who played the Taft
Theatre that night), urged a crowd of about 2,000 at the University of Cincinnati
to get off the couch and vote, preferably for John Kerry.
is creative outlet for Nora Roberts
If you did a double take, rest assured, that was superstar author Nora Roberts
- more than 150 novels in 21 years - sitting in the Cincinnatian's Palace having
breakfast last week and talking about how she got started writing.
Payne covers kids' books
Question: If Wheaties gets all the star jocks for its boxes, what does Cheerios
Whyte hosts countdown
WUBE-FM (105.1) morning co-host Bill Whyte (he partners with Amanda Orlando)
fills in this morning for the vacationing Bob Kingsley on American Country Countdown, an
internationally syndicated, top 40 country music countdown with millions of listeners
on more than 1,000 stations.
could build on reality show stint
Remodeling expert Tim Carter thinks so little of reality TV that he's never even
seen a full episode of any show. Except, of course, for The Mansion (10 a.m.
Saturdays, TBS). He was one of the judges of the remodeling competition filmed
in a 1924 mansion in Green Township. Interior designers Cassandra Dunson and
Tom Stempfley were the other two judges.
According to Chinese proverb, there is "... an invisible red thread connecting
those who are destined to meet, regardless of time, place or circumstance." The
red thread served as theme for this year's "Passport to Forever" luncheon and
fashion show, a benefit for the International Adoption Center of Cincinnati Children's
Hospital Medical Center.
The Hyatt Hotel provided a lovely venue for the Pearl Ball, a 30th anniversary
celebration for the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra.
The Design Consortium in O'Bryonville hosted a weekend of receptions and get-togethers
featuring a chance to meet actress/artist Jane Seymour and to view an exhibition
of her paintings.
Lend us your taste buds|
Tell us five reasons why you should serve on the new 2004-2005 Taste Team, and include your age and neighborhood or town and phone number. Send postcards only to: Taste Team, the Enquirer, 312 Elm St., Cincinnati, 45202. Or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: Aug. 13.
Join one of our new reader panels|
Wanted: Folks who like to talk about themselves and aren't afraid to share details of their lives, from what's bugging them to what kinds of activities they enjoy.
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."
Local Music Theater Arts
S P E C I A L R E P O R T : T H E R O A D T O F R E E D O M|
Keeping the stories alive
The Underground Railroad lives in the telling. The story of slaves escaping to freedom resonates in now-empty slave cells in New Orleans, an attic hiding place in Philadelphia, and a one-room schoolhouse for escaped slaves in Canada.
Freedom Center special section
S P E C I A L R E P O R T: E X T R E M E C H O I C E S|
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.
Our weekly guide to computers, the Web and the latest gadgets.
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.