George Takei en Star Trek actor to lead Oktoberfest chicken dance <p>We now know who'll be leading the chicken dance at next month's Oktoberfest Zinzinnati. &nbsp;<br><br>The Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce announced Monday actor George Takei will be the event's grand marshal and will lead the Saturday dance.<br><br>“Who famously played Mr. Sulu on the original Star Trek TV series and six movies that followed,” said Chamber Vice President Patrick Sheeran.&nbsp; “George continues to be extremely active and popular decades after the show went to syndication.”<br><br>Takei is also taking part in performances that weekend with the Cincinnati Pops. &nbsp;<br> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 16:35:14 +0000 Jay Hanselman 16330 at Star Trek actor to lead Oktoberfest chicken dance 2013-14 Cincinnati Pops Season <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Next year’s </span><a href="" style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong>Cincinnati Pops</strong></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> season will run the gamut from favorite standards to space, Broadway and more. And as Conductor </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">John Morris Russell</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> tells our Brian O’Donnell, some of the guest stars include the iconic </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">George Takei</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and star of “Smash,” </span><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Megan Hilty.</strong></p><p></p><p> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 05:32:15 +0000 Brian O'Donnell 10982 at 2013-14 Cincinnati Pops Season