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Thursday, 7/7 - Circus

Quebec-based Cirque Eloize brings its new production, “Cirkopolis,” to the Arsht Center in Miami tonight through Sunday, July 31. The disciplines of circus, dance and theater converge into an eye-popping, jaw-dropping, gravity-defying show that is sure to be the hottest ticket of the summer. Thursday and Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets at ArshtCenter.org.

 

Friday, 7/8 - Concert

Take a memorable musical journey back to the ‘80s with Boy George and Culture Club tonight at 8 p.m. at the Broward Center in Fort Lauderdale. In addition to the band’s timeless signature, “Karma Kameleon,” sing along to all the band’s biggest hits, including “I’ll Tumble 4 Ya” and “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me.” Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the sensation. Tickets at BrowardCenter.org.

 

Saturday, 7/9 - Spoken Word

The second installment of FLO’pacalypse, “The United Journey,” comes to the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center tonight for a high energy evening of poetry. Featuring nationally and internationally acclaimed professional poets, including HBO Def Poet Asia Samson, FLO’pacalypse is a nonstop spoken word rollercoaster that will leave audiences speechless. Tickets start at $20.31 at BrowardCenter.org.

 

Sunday, 7/10 - Concert

The Excelsa Quartet returns to South Florida with two performances, Friday, July 8 at the Josephine Leiser Center, 221 SW 3rd Ave. in Fort Lauderdale, and tonight at the Studios of Key West, 533 Eaton St. Both performances begin at 7:30 p.m.  The diverse program includes trios by Schubert, Haydn and Beethoven and the Kodaly Intermezzo for String Trio. Tickets are $37.73 at SouthFloridaSymphony.org.

 

Monday, 7/11 - Film

Early reviews are already in and “The Secret Lives of Pets” is going to be one of the biggest films of the busy summer season. The premise of the animated feature is pretty simple—what kind of trouble do our animals get into when their human owners go off to work. Well, they throw raucous parties, plot mayhem and engage in romantic liaisons and it’s hilarious. Check local listings for theaters and show times.

 

Tuesday, 7/12 - History

The Stonewall National Museum and Archives presents a new exhibition, “Marilyn: Kissing an Icon,” opening on Thursday, July 7 and running through August 7 at its Wilton Manors Gallery, 2157 Wilton Dr. The exhibit includes a diverse collection of artifacts, memorabilia and fan collectibles dedicated to the hyper-sexual gay icon who was ahead of her time on LGBT and social justice issues until her untimely death in 1962 at the age of 36. For more information, go to Stonewall-Museum.org.