TEMPO STORIES FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2003
Opera's season of the ladies
It's all about the ladies in Cincinnati Opera's summer festival. We asked the four leading ladies in the four productions to tell us about themselves and the roles they will play.
From rocker to opera star

Pearl Jam's tour even surprised bassist Ament
Jeff Ament may not be Robert Plant, but he, too, has his hand in America's music culture, whether he acknowledges it or not.

Summer festival guide
It's almost summer - a time for sunburns, humidity - and a slew of festivals in the Tristate. Use this guide as a roadmap to fun for your summer weekends.

Get to it
A guide to help make your day.
CONCERT REVIEW
Symphony delivers Bach's 'hits'
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra's Bach and Beyond Series didn't go beyond Bach for its second installment Tuesday in Corbett Auditorium on the University of Cincinnati campus.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Three reasons to see 'Mark' at art museum
Three reasons to see Making Their Mark
Networking inspires retro jersey craze
PHILADELPHIA - Peter Capolino spins wool and memories together to bring the history of sports to a new generation.
Beat bookstore celebrates 50
SAN FRANCISCO - Browsing through sections marked "muckraking," "anarchism" and "stolen continents" may be unnerving to an unsuspecting book buyer, but it's exactly what draws patrons to City Lights Books.
Harry Potter countdown

Top 10s

The Early Word
SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT     (Index of Sunday stories)
Music to a father's ears
Today, as we honor fathers everywhere, let's hear it for the musician dads of musician kids. They've passed on to the next generation a big piece of their souls.
Other musician fathers and offspring

Bookstores open to the idea of Pottermania
The Tristate is braced for another British invasion, and this one might be bigger than the Beatles.
Bookstores prepare special events

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SPECIAL
Summer 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.