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Local Serge Gainsbourg Film Screening/Discussion

{CommentsCant} · Thursday, October 20, 2011
When the French give the world an international pop star, which isn't all that often, they tend to be unforgettable — Edith Piaf, Maurice Chevalier, and, maybe most unusual of all, Serge Gainsbourg. A new and unconventional feature film about him, called Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life and starring Eric Elmosnino in the title role, opens at the Esquire Theatre in Clifton tomorrow. After the 1:10 p.m. Sunday screening, local arts writer and CityBeat contributing editor Steven Rosen will lead a discussion about the film and about Gainsbourg's impact and life in general. For more information, visit www.esquiretheatre.com. Check out the film's trailer below.  

Durst, Sonic Youth and Syl

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 19, 2011
He called his band “Limp Bizkit,” combines bad rapping with Heavy Metal and made a horrifying sextape (that was mysteriously leaked online). If nothing else, Fred Durst is incredibly accommodating when it comes to providing punchline set-ups. He was at it again recently when it was announced that he had signed a deal with CBS to develop a sitcom, in which he’ll reportedly star. The announced name of the show? Douchebag.   

Halloween Events

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Halloween events for adults at bars and clubs, and others for the whole family. Whether you want to Run Like Hell or go to Parky's Farm. There's a little somethin' in these listings for everyone.
  

Kenny G, Steve Jobs and Tupac

0 Comments · Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Pop sensations Foster the People during their recent appearance on Saturday Night Live, they played their second-song selection “Houdini,” and brought out human punchline/Snooze Jazz icon Kenny G to provide classy-porn-soundtrack sax noodling.  

Occupy Cincinnati Live Feed

CityBeat's hub for coverage and tweets from the 99 Percent protests

19 Comments · Monday, October 10, 2011
The Occupy Cincinnati movement has decided to use Piatt Park at the corner of Vine Street and Garfield Place as its base of operations. The following feed will aggregate all #occupycincinnati and #occupycincy hashtags, and we'll continue to update this page with links to CityBeat's ongoing coverage of the movement.
  

Beasties, City Limits and Radiohead

0 Comments · Wednesday, October 5, 2011
It’s hard to be an aging Hip Hop artist. You can retain your dignity and status only so long before some young whippersnapper MC conjures up the most destructive dis of all: “You’re old.” So kudos to Ad-Rock of The Beastie Boys for somehow managing to not completely embarrass himself or his bandmates during a recent appearance on Quilting Arts TV … er, rather Top Chef: Just Desserts.  

Bullets, R.E.M. and Unemployment

0 Comments · Tuesday, September 27, 2011
After a flight from Canada to Shanghai, the singer for Behind Sapphire was detained and placed in jail for six days for what he claims to have “accidentally” hidden in his luggage. A glock? Hand grenade? Snacks from Panda Express? Nope — the vocalist was reportedly jailed because his suitcase contained collectible antique bullets from World War I.
  

School of Rock, Tea Party and Interscope

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 21, 2011
A surprise was in store for the Canadian World-music-inspired band The Tea Party. Even though the group disbanded six years ago, according to Bloomberg BusinessWeek, their teaparty.com domain is a hot commodity and still visited often by members of the Tea Party political organization, whose ignorance apparently extends to Google ineptitude.  

Keith, Party Rock and Narcs

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Keith Richards has more cool in his elongated, coke-scooping pinky fingernail than 99 % of the actors in Hollywood, so news from Keef (reported by the U.K.’s Telegraph) that there has been talk of turning his bestselling autobiography Life into a feature film has casting directors all over Tinseltown sweating bullets.  

Cool Things To Do This Fall

0 Comments · Wednesday, September 14, 2011
This year marks the second anniversary of Cincinnati’s Crafty Supermarket Holiday Show, a gathering of more than 50 local crafters, artists and designers making it easy to find those special gifts for all your holiday shopping.