TEMPO STORIES FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 19, 2003
Local theater's latest power plays
Tony Award-winning Best Plays Copenhagen (2000) and Proof (2001) will be intriguing Cincinnati audiences for the next several weeks in their regional premieres.

Director Clooney 'stole' best scenes
George Clooney borrowed from the best for his first job as director.
Dayton native has fun working with Clooney

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
DEMALINE: The Arts
The big news of the week is "The Center City Strategy: Setting Priorities," the report unveiled by consultant John Alschuler of the New York economic development firm Hamilton, Rabinovitz and Alschuler. Its vision: A regional center ... sustained by a diverse mix of housing, culture and entertainment.


CSO adopts diversity, inclusion policy
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra is trying to make more people aware that classical music is for everybody.
Memorial to honor Richard Fields
Pianist Richard Fields was the first person to record an album completely devoted to the music of composer William Grant Still.
Sorg Opera has clear vision for the future
With a financial windfall, a new strategic plan, and a partnership with Cincinnati Opera, Sorg Opera plans to become a permanent force on the music scene.
Reality succeeds with drama
LOS ANGELES - OK, here's the reality about "reality TV": Unscripted or scripted, people want good storytelling and compelling characters.
Reality 2003: The lineup grows
LOS ANGELES - Here is what television calls reality in 2003.
Paltrow nominated for Olivier award for role in 'Proof'
LONDON - Gwyneth Paltrow and Elaine Stritch are among the nominees for the 27th annual Laurence Olivier Awards, London's equivalent of the Tonys.
Actor in original 'Sounder' directs remake for ABC
For many, the movie Sounder has been a revelation.

SUNDAY PEOPLE
Bookstore owner keeps the city's history alive
Here's Jim Fallon's problem: Books. He buys them (loves that part) and sells them (hates that part).


DAUGHERTY: Everyday
David Brill was 44 when his 18-year marriage died. To cope, he took a long hike - all the way to the top of Mount McKinley.
KENDRICK: Alive and well
In 1965, 1st Lt. Frederick Frese made a remarkable discovery: he was mentally ill.
Mirror collection reflects years of world travels
Who: Jeanne Theissen, 71, of Fort Wright, a grandmother of 10 (with No. 11 due at the end of the month ), bridge player and globetrotter.
After 800 miles, walker will put her feet up
Except for trips around her East Cleveland home, Joan Southgate is hanging up her walking shoes.

SUNDAY FOOD
Take these out to ballpark
Even though it doesn't open until March 31, everyone is talking about the new home for the Reds, the Great American Ball Park. During the bleak, gray days of winter, it seems, there's little else to cause a buzz.


Tousey House pairings all in good taste
Campbell's Scoop: Where to try some special flavor combinations.
Serve it this week: Lentils
SPECIAL
Winter Arts Guide
Our best bets and important dates.
Pop Music Events
Classical Music Events
Dance Events
Movies Releases
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25 forces that will shape culture in 2003
As we look ahead to 2003, here are 25 of the most significant forces we believe will shape our community's life for the next 12 months and beyond:
1. The big economic squeeze
2. Clear Channel's dominance
3. Suburbanites: Will they roam?
4. The plea for racial healing
5. The media's message
6. A whole new ball game
7. Edgy art center opening
8. Tall Stacks rolls back
9. Will tourists go home happy?
10. How Fine Arts Fund carries clout
11. You can't fight City Hall
12. Laura Long: Downtown force
13. The CSO's growing empire
14. Rosenthals' big impact
15. Northern Kentucky development
16. Museum Center's main man
17. Lobbyist Weiland
18. UC at crossroads
19. The Nederlanders make a comeback
20. MidPoint: Rebuild the city on rock 'n' roll
21. The Schuster Center alternative
22. Another public art project goes to bat
23. The brain drain
24. Local film community gains focus
25. Dancing around visa problems
The wild card of 2003: War
2003 dates to keep in mind

Time to cast your Cammys vote
It's time for the "best of 2002": your list of Tristate musicians who made the best sounds.

Early look at Tall Stacks 2003
Two newcomers will join the world's largest gathering of historic riverboats, when Cincinnati's Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival recreates the steamboat era next October.

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