Winners dig deep for inspiration
Amateur flower show competitors, such as those who will compete in the fourth Cincinnati Flower and Farm Fest next month at Coney Island, share a passion for perfection.
Fungus causes spots on lily buds

C O N C E R T   R E V I E W S
Everyone German at this gig
Whoops and whistles went up when Erich Kunzel entered Music Hall's stage in lederhosen, for his Oktoberfest show Friday night with the Cincinnati Pops. But the Popsmeister was upstaged by a sextet of alphorn- and cowbell-playing musicians.
David Lee Roth still knows how to please fans

Bright, bold designs of the '60s are back
Design and nostalgia are almost inextricably tied together. In terms of the revival of 1960s-inspired stuff going on these days, you might make that heavily tie-dyed.

Best of Bats Incredible!
"One Singular Sensation" by students at St. Ursula Academy is a kick line made of 72 bats with 12 pairs of legs painted in outrageous colors and wearing outrageous shoes.
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Get to it!
A guide to help make your day.
Stones headline Hong Kong festival
The Rolling Stones and Jose Carreras will headline a four-week government-sponsored music festival designed to attract tourists to SARS-battered Hong Kong.
Armani bridges fashion and film
Giorgio Armani is one of the influential fashion designers in the world today. His runway styles, mostly sophisticated garments with clean lines, often dictate trends that trickle down to the masses.
New radio home for Tim Carter
Tim Carter, The Enquirer's "Ask the Builder" columnist since 1993, has a new radio home: oldies WGRR-FM (103.5).
Toronto film fest puts on the ritz with promising movie lineup
TORONTO - A humdrum lineup at last spring's Cannes Film Festival had movie fans wondering if Hollywood had turned its back on such glitzy events.
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SUNDAY SPOTLIGHT   (Index of Sunday's Tempo stories)
Great Dames & Good Plays
Before the 2003-04 area theater season begins, we celebrate the leading ladies and others who will be taking center stage in the new season.
Taylore Mahogany Scott | • Burgess Byrd
Elizabeth Harris | • Corinne Mohlenhoff
Crista Moore | • Pam Myers
Marni Penning | • Darcie Roberts

The 2002-03 Jackie Awards
Enquirer theater critic Jackie Demaline honors the year's best shows, troupes, directors, technicians and actors.
Jackie's picks for fine fall theater-going
Cincinnati Entertainment
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Make plans for Tall Stacks 2003
The Tall Stacks Music, Arts & Heritage Festival, which pays tribute to steamboating's glory days, returns in October.

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.

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.