'Producers' primed for Tony Awards
        The last time North Avondale's Rick Steiner was all tuxed up for the Tony Awards, it was for Smokey Joe's Cafe in 1995. This year the chances of Mr. Steiner's show losing are about the same as an asteroid hitting Fountain Square.
Designer ready for Tony loss
    • 'Producers'     • 'Full Monty'     • 'Seussical'     • 'Jane Eyre'

ABC spells trouble for Channel 9 news
        Channel 9's owners thought they had pulled a fast one on Channel 12 five years ago by dumping staid CBS for younger, hipper ABC programming. So who's laughing now?

Tempo Headlines for  Sunday, June 03, 2001

Tour aims to unify communities
        Acts ranging from Blessid Union of Souls to the Northern Kentucky Symphony will perform at this summer's 'Hood is Bigger Than You Think Tour.

        When he was at Milford High School in the late 1960s, you could make a black-powder rifle in shop class. You'd send away for the kit, then put it together for school credit. Lots of boys did it.

        I usually celebrate the Tony Awards by using this day's column to distribute the Jackie Awards for local outstanding achievement in theater.

Diner's Journal
        There are two kinds of diners. The first group, which includes me, are outdoor diners. They will eat outside at any temperature between 55 and 95 degrees, and aren't put off by a little rain or a few bugs. The other kind might go out to the deck or patio — if it's not too sunny, cloudy, hot, cold or buggy.

Festival founded on revival of the washboard
        LOGAN, Ohio — By mid-month, the streets of this southern Ohio town will be filled with visitors celebrating a relic that once was a staple of every American household.

Jerky makers find TV beefs up orders
        Joe and Colleen Lachenman now believe in the power of the Food Network.

KENDRICK: Alive and well
        No single human being can fully understand how another human being experiences any thing. That lesson is one I have learned again and again through the years, and one I have had reason to think about more fre quently in recent weeks.

Quilter/poet threads her artistry with African-American history
        Who: Charlotte Hunter of Forest Park, a self-described “quilter and poet” who records history with a needle and thread.

School-day wines still OK today
        Recently, I've been thinking about the wines that got me started — Almaden, Paul Masson and Gallo. Although I enjoyed these wines as a graduate student, what would I think of them as a wine writer?

Southern rockers roll on at Volunteer Jam
        The Ohio River was barely low enough for a concert when the crowd arrived for the rescheduled Volunteer Jam at Riverbend Thursday night. The rain held off until the end, though, for a cool evening of Southern rock.

The great banana split
        Maybe we should let this one alone.

The real deal at poker
        It's all in the cards, right? You get a couple of aces, you win the poker game. Handful of garbage and you lose. Right?

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