Volunteers spin hard work into plays
If you have a flair for drama and a few spare hours - from two to 200 - community theater will make sure you will never again wonder what to do on a Friday night.
OCTAFEST good window into community theater
Area's acting troupes

You could call her Greek fest's cookie monster
Sophia Guethlein looks tired but relieved - relieved that her day of baking Greek cookies is over, and probably more than a little relieved that I've arrived too late to help her.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
'Matador' first film in series focusing on Latin culture
Cincinnati's appetite for richer culture has spawned a welter of grass-roots efforts in recent years, from pub crawls to gallery walks.
Dave Matthews' violin player ready to take a solo bow
Boyd Tinsley has to be one of the busiest men in music.
McGURK: Film notes
Cincinnati's homegrown film and video makers are buzzing about a new competition in August that involves a run-and-gun mission to write, shoot and edit a short film in two days.
Malfitano to perform an opera marathon
"I'm calling this a career high for me. It's right up there with some of the greatest experiences in my career," says soprano Catherine Malfitano. "After 31 years of singing, why not? This is a new peak."
Singers bring vitality to spare 'Turandot'
A spectacular cast, an impressive production and an intriguing new ending to Puccini's Turandot launched Cincinnati Opera's summer season on Thursday.
Bolcom uses unusual styles for 'Medusa'
The Enquirer spoke with composer William Bolcom about his 40-minute monodrama, Medusa, created for Catherine Malfitano.
DEMALINE: The arts
The graphic for Metamorphoses in Playhouse in the Park's eye-catching 2003-04 season brochure begs the question: How'd they do that?
Listen to the music
Do you have a favorite jukebox? Ever pick a local watering hole or restaurant just to hear your favorite songs? Tell us where your favorite jukebox is and why it's worth your quarters. Oh, and what's the best jukebox song?
Family delivers in clutch for Bats Incredible!
Jan Collins is staring at 37 Louisville Sluggers rolling around the cold concrete of her basement floor and asking herself, "What have I gotten myself into?"
Drive for autographs aids charity
Who: David Britton, 38, of Silverton, a CPA with a passion for motorsports.
KENDRICK: Alive & well
Dreams are fascinating material by any measure, but how blind people in particular experience what is commonly considered a visual realm is an often-asked question.
DAUGHERTY: Every day
Something I learned at Homearama this year is, if you want to live in a million-dollar house, you have to be really tall. The kitchen cabinets start at about 5 feet above the floor and go almost to the ceiling, which means if you're not 6-foot-6, you better have a good vertical leap.
Lick that weather: Get soft-serve anyway
Campbell's Scoop: Where to eat soft-serve ice cream
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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.

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.