This art is good and hot
The Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art just raised the bar. The inaugural show at the center, Somewhere Better Than This Place: Alternative Social Experience in the Spaces of Contemporary Art, is a winner.
Artist inspired by his life in U.S.

3 Cincinnati guys could share a Tony
If you want to increase your supply of a favorite plant - or obtain one you covet from a neighbor's garden - take cuttings.
Local Tony voters reveal top picks
See Tonys broadcast live at Paul Brown Stadium

Summer festival guide
It's almost summer - a time for sunburns, humidity - and a slew of festivals in the Tristate. Keep this guide as a roadmap to fun for your summer weekends and keep an eye out for new announcements in Tempo.

Do you resemble your father?
We want to share your similarities on our Web site in time for Father's Day. E-mail your father/son or father/daughter look-alike photos to fathersday@cincinnati.com. Please include the names, ages and neighborhood of everyone in the photo; a daytime phone number where you can be reached, and, if you wish, a story or description about your similarities. Deadline: June 12. Then check Cincinnati.Com on Father's Day for our gallery of parent-child pairs.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
Stampede a monster hit under clear skies
SPARTA, KY. - The folks who've brought the Country Stampede to Kentucky Speedway are onto something.
DEMALINE: The arts
Last weekend's preview of the new Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art was an art world Big Deal, but Saturday night's members preview was a Giant Wow for our city, which is just as important.
Chamber Orchestra teams with Ballet, Vocal Arts Ensemble
For 2003-04, the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra will expand its season, play four of its concerts in Corbett Auditorium at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and join forces with the Cincinnati Ballet and the Vocal Arts Ensemble.
Mischa Santora renews Chamber Orchestra contract
Mischa Santora has renewed his contract as music director of the Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra through the 2005-06 season.
Grant gives ballet tech a boost
Claudia Rudolf Barrett's ballet tech ohio has excitedly announced a $10,000 Greater Cincinnati Foundation Grant to create its first paid position - an executive director. The preprofessional group sees this as an opportunity to grow bigger and better.
CCM director hits a new high note
Sandra Bernhard twice turned down the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music before she accepted the position of director of opera, announced Tuesday.
Small tin holds memories of grandpa
Proze possession of Dottie Reinhold Mullins, 42, of Batavia, is an octagon-shaped, decorative metal tin that her paternal grandfather, the late Norman Reinhold, gave her.
DAUGHERTY: Every day
In a few weeks, 23-year-old Michelle Ehlers will be coming home. She will load her clothes, her jewelry and some cacti into the back of her Jeep Cherokee, making the 2,000-mile trip away from a life she assumed was possible and now understands was not.
KENDRICK: Alive & well
Asked for my most important criterion in selecting a place to live, I would probably answer "sidewalks." Without sidewalks, I am marooned, isolated, disconnected to all that is around me. With them, I can access any service, program or product that anyone else can.
Childless and single groups find some company
Two recent Enquirer stories on organizations got some great responses from Tristaters.
Serve it this week: Shrimp
Shrimp are America's favorite seafood. Most shrimp sold in the U.S. are harvested from the Atlantic and Pacific oceans and the Gulf of Mexico, although an increasing number, such as black tiger shrimp, are farm-raised in Asia and Central America..
Eat and drink well, feel good about it
Where to eat out for a good cause: fighting SIDS.
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT     (Index of Sunday stories)
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See what makes the Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art such an asset for Cincinnati and how you can make a visit extraordinary.
New art center opens to wows
Contemporary fashion

Reality over reruns this summer
If reality shows are dead, then why are they popping up like dandelions all over the TV landscape?
List of summer reality shows

Deals help CSO stay in synch
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra sold $2 million in tickets this season, staying even with its record "Bravo Paavo" campaign in 2001-02. But the orchestra had to be exceedingly creative to lure ticket buyers.
CSO Marketing Tactics
Symphony season made history
Symphony begins polling public

Influential chef leaving
Cincinnati is losing its most influential chef of the past decade. Since arriving in 1989, Jimmy Gibson has created the menus and directed kitchens for some of the city's best restaurants, including those owned by Jeff Ruby.
Wanted: Great lovers, lousy cooks

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2003 Camp Guide
Find the summer experience that's perfect for your child with our annual guide to hundreds of camps in the Tristate area.

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
Join this year's community reading project.

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 in October.