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August 21, 2008|By Meredith Cohn

Film Festival

The lowdown : The Little Italy Open Air Film Festival presents Cinderella Man, the real-life-inspired story of Jim Braddock, a once-promising light heavyweight boxer who retired into a series of Depression-era dead-end jobs after losing bout after bout. But despite obstacles, he fought his way back and gave hope to the disenfranchised masses.

If you go: The film will be shown at 9 p.m. tomorrow at High and Stiles streets in Little Italy. Bring a lawn chair and food. The movie is free. Go to littleitalymd.com.

BECFest '08

The lowdown: BECFest '08 is Beth El Congregation's biggest party of the year. It will feature three live bands, including the Kelly Bell Band; a moonbounce-waterslide; games and prizes for kids; a barbecue lunch; free popcorn and sno-balls; and more.

If you go: The festival will run from noon-4 p.m. Sunday at Beth El, 8101 Park Heights Ave., Baltimore. Tickets at the gate are $15 for adults and $10 for kids. Call 410-484-0411 or go to bethelbalto.com.

Ted Nugent

The lowdown: Ted Nugent - musician, author, hunter, hell-raiser - has always generated as much buzz with his guitar as controversy with his actions. So, who knows what he'll bring to the stage at Rams Head Live besides arena-rock anthems and hard-rock guitar riffs. Some will certainly be looking to catch Cat Scratch Fever.

If you go: Nugent plays Tuesday at Rams Head Live, 20 Market Place. The doors open at 7 p.m.; he goes on at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35. Call 410-244-1131 or go to ramsheadlive.com.

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