Lollapalooza's encore
After six years of silence, the boys (and girls) of summer are back. The once-traditional Lollapalooza music festival will visit 30 U.S. cities from Boston to San Diego before its final stop in Portland, Ore., Aug. 24.
Lollapalooza: Mainstage acts
A history of Lollapalooza

'World's biggest air show' lands
Count next weekend as one for the record books as the 2003 Vectren Dayton Air Show presented by Kroger takes to the skies over Dayton International Airport Thursday through next Sunday.
Planes on display
Outside the main event, there's more to do
Precision flying teams will provide the 'wows'
Ace Hollywood celebs should be there, too

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

Kendrick: BrailleNote opens worlds
A headline on "Taking IT with You" in an online magazine caught my attention. The reference, of course, would be to laptops, notebooks, PDAs - all of those marvelous technogadgets that keep so many Americans organized, in touch or able to tote a virtual office and file cabinet on the road.

Kiesewetter: Press always meets with surprises
You never know what will happen when more than 100 TV critics converge on Hollywood for the TV press tour, the semi-annual gathering for TV networks to promote their new shows.

'Something's Afoot' is something of a stiff
Something's Afoot is supposed to be a musical spoof of Agatha Christie whodunits such as Ten Little Indians.

Crow show/DVD taping starts, stops and rewinds
When a rock show becomes a big-time video production, there's not much room for spontaneity. But it does make for a strange and memorable concert experience.

Irish dance alive and flinging at cultural club's June 29 festival
"Irish dance on the way out? I don't think so," JoAnn Buck says. With 1,300 competitors at the Cincinnati Irish Cultural Society's 20th anniversary feis June 29, there are no signs interest is waning. Dancers had to be turned away.

Women's Theater Initiative first in America to put on 'In Flame'
Women's Theater Initiative delivers a full-scale production once a year at most, but when they surface for a summer entry, you can count on it being intriguing.

'Traviata' has clumsy start, powerful finish
Small wonder that Verdi's opera La Traviata has been an audience favorite for 150 years. Verdi's irresistible tunes unfold, one after another. The tale of the beautiful "fallen woman," Violetta Valery - who finds love, loses it, and then dies of tuberculosis in her lover's arms - has a timeless, sentimental appeal.

Think you look like Harry?
So, you think you're a dead ringer for fictional boy wizard Harry Potter?
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Roller coaster craze never-ending cycle
The Fourth of July weekend is the busiest time of the year for roller coasters. And nowhere in the country is busier than the Tristate, with 72 coasters within a four-hour drive. Columnist Jim Knippenberg reports on his tour of 46 coasters at six amusement parks in six days.
ONLINE EXTRA: Rate and review the 46 coasters, and see what others think
Tour diary: 46 coasters, 3 states, 6 days
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Readers share memories of flight
In honor of the 100th anniversary of flight, we asked readers to share their own memories of flying. Hundreds of folks did. Here are some of our favorites.
ONLINE EXTRA: More responses not included in print edition

Summer festival guide
It's summer - 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.