TEMPO STORIES FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2003
How the stadium theaters stack up
The opening of the new 18-screen theater in West Chester on Friday brings the number of Tristate stadium-style movie houses to six. It's time for a look at how all the stadium theaters stack up.

Going down the aisle? Unveil your finances
Most financial experts are unified in their thinking that harmony in marriage goes hand in hand with financial compatibility.

Rosenthal's next: Something splashy
Polly Apfelbaum, who made a splash last fall as part of the Sprawl show at the former Contemporary Arts Center, returns Dec. 5 with her first large museum survey.

Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
CONCERT REVIEWS
Clarke's short set long on virtuosity
Jazz acts are expected to play two sets. So Stanley Clarke, being a funk-fusion crossover act, can get away with only doing one and splitting.
Symphony shines in all but Mozart
Tuesday's Bach and Beyond concert by Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra members was proof that sometimes what you expect is not what you get.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Phair pops out
The first time Liz Phair pooled her allowance to buy a record, years before she became an indie rock queen, she bought "Saturday Night" by the bubblegum band Bay City Rollers.
Common threads run through tonight's 3 operas
Cincinnati Opera artistic director Nicholas Muni is staging the company's new, triple-bill production - Francis Poulenc's La Voix Humaine, Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins and William Bolcom's Medusa - opening tonight in Music Hall.
James Brown awarded BET lifetime achievement
LOS ANGELES - Rapper 50 Cent captured best new artist and best male hip-hop artist honors at Tuesday's BET Awards show, while Michael Jackson presented the "godfather of soul," James Brown, with a lifetime achievement award.
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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.

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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.