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Events Calendar

Dates Event Location/Details
July 3 9th Annual LaRosa's Balloon Glow 5-10 pm. Coney Island comes alive at the 9th Annual LaRosa's Balloon Glow! Live music, family entertainment and Coney's Classic Rides make for a fun-filled evening. Later, the evening sky illuminates when as many as 20 hot air balloons of every color "glow" for all to see. The grand finale for the event is a spectacular Rozzi's Famous Fireworks display over the banks of Lake Como beginning at 10 pm.
July 3-4 North College Hill Firefighters' Festival Friday, 6 pm-midnight; Saturday, 4 pm-midnight. Rear of firehouse, 1646 W. Galbraith Road.
July 4 Ault Park Independence Day Celebration 9 am-noon and 6-10:30 pm. 3600 Observatory Ave.
July 4 Fourth at the Fort Festival 9 am-11 pm. Parade at 10 am runs from Garfield Junior High School, 250 N. Fair Ave., to Butler County Courthouse where festivities are held. Downtown Hamilton.
July 5 311 with Snoop Dogg & Fiction Plane 6:30 pm, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH.
July 11 Brad Paisley with Jewel, Chuck Wicks, Julianne Hough 7:30 pm, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH. Tickets on sale May 31, 2008, at 10 am.
July 11-12 Newport Arts and Music Festival Noon-9 pm, Saturday and Sunday. Music, children's activities, architectural tours. Southgate Alley, Third and York Streets.
July 25-26 Macy's Music Festival Cincinnati Paul Brown Stadium, Cincinnati, OH.
July 28 Avril Lavigne & Jonas Brothers 7 pm, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH.
July 30 The Vans Warped Tour 2008 12 pm, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH. Featuring Gym Class Heroes, Against Me!, Reel Big Fish, Angels and Airwaves, Pennywise, Story of the Year, Cobra Starship, Set Your Goals, Say Anything, & many more!
August 7-10 Scribble Jam Scribble Jam, touted as "America's Largest Hip Hop Festival," has come to be seen as just that. It is the largest public display of underground hip hop that is available in the United States.
August 22 Chinese Culture Fair 10 am-5 pm. Taft Museum, 316 Pike St., downtown.
August 24 Rascal Flatts with Taylor Swift 8 pm, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH. Tickets on sale June 28, 2008, 10 am.
August 28-30 Germania Society Oktoberfest Friday, 6 pm-midnight; Saturday, 2 pm-midnight; Sunday, noon-10 pm. Germania Park, 3529 W. Kemper Road, Dunlop.
August 28-30 Taste of Blue Ash Friday, 6-11 pm; Saturday, noon-11 pm; Sunday, noon-9 pm. Food samples, music. Town Square, Cooper and Hunt roads.
August 30 Counting Crows and Maroon 5 with Augustana 7 pm, Riverbend Music Center, Cincinnati, OH.
September 6 Riverfest Noon-10 pm. Serpentine Wall and Bicentennial Commons at Sawyer Point, downtown. Entertainment, food booths, fireworks.

Lifestyle

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Cool t-shirts designed by independent artists. Maybe you can get your art printed on a t-shirt!

http://www.soundgirl.com
Soundgirl is a lively, one-of-a-kind clothing line based in NYC. In addition to being an inspired clothing line, Soundgirl is also an amazing resource for music news and free downloads.

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Decorate your walls without making your parents mad. Blik surface graphics are oversized, self-adhesive, removable decals that allow anyone to quickly and easily create decorative patterns or custom wall murals for your home.

http://www.pylones-usa.com
Cute and super colorful decor and accessories designed by Parisian designers and artists.

http://new.music.yahoo.com
A source for Internet radio, music news, videos, sound clips and concert schedules.

http://www.scribblemagazine.com
America's largest hip hop festival takes place right in Cincinnati. Check out the website to get dates, admire the graffiti, read news about local and national underground hip hop artists, or get involved and help out with the festival.

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Makeup and skincare from San Francisco that echo the glam and gaud of the 1940s.

http://www.cosmeticdatabase.com
How safe are your cosmetics? Be sure that everything you are putting on your skin and hair are healthy for you!

http://www.pandora.com
It's a new kind of music - stations that play only music you like.

http://readymademag.com
A bi-monthly magazine for people who like to make stuff. Decorate and furnish your room completely with recycled materials.

http://www.photobooth.net
Photobooth.net is the most comprehensive photobooth resource on the internet for photobooth art, locations, sightings, and cultural significance discussions.