years after its debut, Contempt remains an ambiguous, beautifully crafted, startlingly fresh investigation of artistic integrity and romantic longing in a world gone haywire. And I canâ€™t wait to finally see it in all its big-screen, CinemaScope glory: Cincinnati World Cinema presents a new print of Godardâ€™s classic 7 p.m. Oct 7-8 at the Cincinnati Art Museum. $9; $7 for CAM members. 859-781-8151. â€” JASON GARGANOSATURDAY04 EVENTS: RED BULL SOAPBOX DERBY Gentleman (and ladies), start your engines! More than 40 teams from across the country, including many from Cincinnati like â€śThe Mad Hattersâ€ť and â€śThe Cincinnati 3-Wayâ€ť will be competing in The Red Bull Soapbox Race.
Teams will be showing off their creativity and crafty driving skills all through Mount Adams. Claim your spot right in the action at the â€śPit Row,â€ť which will be in the Monastery parking lot on St. Paul Place. The earlier you arrive, the better your chances of having the best vantage point. The starting line will be on St. Gregory Street. Food and beverages will be provided; patrons cannot bring their own. The pit opens at 11 a.m. and the first race begins at 1 p.m. Awards will be given at 3:30 p.m. There is no entry fee and the event is free and open to the public. To learn more about each team, visit www.redbullsoapboxusa.com/Cincinnati-2008.
â€” SAMANTHA BOHNERT