TEMPO STORIES FOR SUNDAY, JULY 27, 2003
Women get blue, too
Female guitarists, pianists, harmonica and horn players are taking more prominent roles in the blues, in the Tristate and nationally. The Queen City Blues Fest next weekend will offer fans a good look at some of today's top blueswomen.
Blues Fest schedule
Six local ladies who belt the blues
City is home to queens of blues
Players give fest doses of tradition, progression

Justin, Christina grow up
Justin Timberlake and Christina Aguilera have grown up to become full-fledged entertainers. They showed it here Saturday night.

Viewers turn off reality shows
Stunningly low ratings for this summer's reality shows have convinced network executives that viewers have had their fill of the copycat shows.

Get to it
A guide to help make your day.

PEOPLE
DAUGHERTY: TV weather wars rain radar hyperbole
You may have noticed a change in the weather. You may have seen that things are not the same. Things will never be the same. Ultimate Doppler is here.


Web site's goal: Friendship first
Pam Black has a familiar complaint: "I have a lot of friends, but they're all married and I'm not. It's almost impossible to meet other singles, male or female, even though I know they're out there."
UC student overcoming anorexia
Two years ago, Emily Kryman weighed 90 pounds when she checked into the Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program in Baltimore.
Honeymoon with mugs has lasted 33 years
Laurel Abrams of Symmes Township is a retired teacher and collector of Royal Doulton Toby mugs.
KENDRICK: Readers correct record about Hoy
In response to last week's column, many wrote to praise the career of deaf player William "Dummy" Hoy, but a few wrote to set the record straight on myth attaching itself to Hoy.

CONCERTS
Datsuns '70s act is knockout
The Datsuns, from New Zealand, put on a fierce performance at the Southgate House Saturday night that recalled any number of 1970s bands, songs and styles.


Clark stays focused on the music
Folks dropping quarters into the slot machines in Sparks, Nev., earlier this year were oblivious to Terri Clark as she strolled across the casino floor.

THEATER
DEMALINE: Activists hurry to turn mansion into arts center
For more than a year, Kennedy Heights community activists have been raising money for a down payment on the former mayor's mansion (and longtime Douglas Funeral Home) at 6546 Montgomery Road. Their goal: turn it into a community arts center.


CCM grads off to Broadway
Two University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music grads appear to be Broadway bound.

TASTE
MARTIN: White zin snubs the snobs
The way some people act, you might think "drinking pink" was criminal.


Chicago-style hot dogs in Ky.
Wondering where to get a Chicago-style hot dog? Don't go to Illinois, go to Kentucky.

TELEVISION
Fox moves riches-to-rural show to fall
The Simple Life, what looked to be the summer's best reality series, has created such a buzz at the TV critics' press tour that Fox has delayed it until fall.


Matchmaker's life fodder for NBC show
Divorce lawyer Samantha Daniels became so successful at playing Cupid that she started running a dating service. And now her experiences have inspired a TV show on NBC's fall lineup: Miss Match.

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SPECIAL
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
Map & information about the coaster parks

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.