Matchbox singer enjoys 'Smooth' life
Sometimes rock 'n' roll and real estate have a lot in common. Location, location, location. That's how “Smooth,” the Grammy-winning collaboration of former Cincinnatian Itaal Shur and matchbox twenty's Rob Thomas, got written.

Goodlett's 'Graceland' a first for Ballet
        He's known best in ballet circles for his gigantic leaps, but when Jay Goodlett presents “Graceland” at the Aronoff on Friday, he will be showing his creative side. He also will be making Cincinnati Ballet history.

Broadway musical coming to big screen
        National Amusements, owner of the Showcase Cinemas theater chain, will bring a Broadway musical to its big-screen, stadium-style facility in Springdale on Saturday.

Weekend events and entertainment
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Tempo Headlines for  Sunday, March 04, 2001

The man behind the Bock

        Mike Cromer has a problem most suppliers would love: “I can't make it fast enough. This batch will be gone before we know what hit us.” Beer, he means.

Buffalo ranchers round up business
        A New Richmond couple continues to pioneer the marketing of buffalo meat as a low-fat, high-protein food of the future.

DAUGHERTY: Death in the family brings early loss of innocence
        Jake the guinea pig died recently, which was no big deal. Except to Jillian, the 11-year-old who'd never seen anything she loved disappear. The concept of death eluded her.

DEMALINE: Student actors explore 'Laramie'
        The acclaimed The Laramie Project will get its Cincinnati premiere May 23-June 3 by Playhouse in the Park's Ohio University M.F.A. acting company.

'Quake' a little shaky, but engaging
        LOUISVILLE — For a lot of years, the annual Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville has had certain staples on its Chinese menu of premieres.

Humana's silver anniversary lineup
        Sundance and Cannes have their world-famous film festivals, but Louisville owns the bragging rights for an international theater event, the Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre.

Other companies join in - by phone
        Two years ago, Actors Theatre of Louisville conceived and introduced phone plays — short dialogues created by playwrights and recorded by actors for theatergoers to hear on telephones. No coins were required; they were free.

KENDRICK: ADD part of son's daily life
        About 10 years ago, I was covering a conference on learning disabilities when I happened to catch the presentation given by Dr. Edward Hallowell. Dr. Hallowell's presentation opened with the story of Max, a little boy who was loved and cherished by his parents and who grew to be brilliant, unable to concentrate, constantly fidgeting and struggling to control his own impulsivity.

A mother's poem about ADD
        Sharon O'Connell Disher, an Anderson Township teacher and mother of two sons with ADD, has captured that experience in a poem she wrote on her son's high school graduation last year:

Get to It
        A guide to help make your day.

Ten steps to fine wine fest
        The 11th Cincinnati International Wine Festival goes into full swing this week, and the centerpiece Grand Tastings are Friday and Saturday evenings at the Albert B. Sabin Cincinnati Convention Center.

BEER MAN: Start spring with sweet dopplebock
        One of the first hints of spring is the start of bock season. It's the first beer to be called “liquid bread,” an expression applied to the hearty doppelbock (“doublebock” in German) brewed by the monks in Munich.

Dining news from Polly Campbell
        Sean Kagy has left the Palace Restaurant at the Cincinnatian. Wednesday was his last day as executive chef of the downtown hotel. This week he begins a new job as executive chef at Tournament Players Club, a new golf and country club opening this spring near Kings Island. It's a private club that will host PGA events.

MARTIN: Artichokes a chore . . . for somebody else

Camp guide moves to Web
        The Enquirer's annual camp guide will be published online at Cincinnati.Com on March 5. Register camps online now.

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