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Thursday, 10/6- Nightlife
The Village Pub, 2283 Wilton Drive, celebrates its anniversary with a long weekend of special entertainment: Tonight at 10 p.m., join Renica for “The Dirty Game Show.” On Friday at 10 p.m., Marti Gould Cummings takes the stage, followed by the musical duo Amy & Freddy on Saturday at 8 p.m. Sing “Happy Birthday” on Sunday with a cake cutting at 5:30 p.m. and then the gender-bending “Turnabout” on Monday at 8 p.m. Info at VillagePubWM.com.
Friday, 10/7 - Theater
It’s been 20 years since Jonathan Larsen’s “Rent” changed the landscape of American theater. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning rock musical about young artists struggling to survive in lower Manhattan during the darkest days of the AIDS crisis continues to inspire audiences. Don’t miss this special anniversary tour at the Broward Center, opening tonight and playing through Sunday. Tickets at BrowardCenter.org.
Saturday, 10/8 - Festival
Admit it—everything tastes better with bacon. This afternoon from 1 to 5 p.m., celebrate the pig at Riverwalk Fort Lauderdale’s Bacon Bash. This edible ode to all things bacon will be held at Esplanade Park in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Sample porky bites from some of the region’s favorite eateries, sip craft beers and don’t forget to vote for your favorites, including “Most Creative Use of Bacon.” For more information, go to GoRiverwalk.com.
Sunday, 10/9 - Film
The MiFo LGBT Film Festival opened Friday night and runs through Oct. 16 at locations across Fort Lauderdale. Tonight at 7:30 p.m., head downtown to Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th St., for “Do You Take This Man,” a comedic drama about the marriage of a seemingly mismatched couple, one in his 30s and the other in his 40s. Tickets are $13. For a complete festival schedule featuring more than 50 films from a dozen countries, go to MiFoFilm.com.
Monday, 10/10 - Television
The CW finally launches its fall television season tonight and comic book lovers can rejoice. Kryptonite - and disappointing ratings - couldn’t stop “Supergirl,” which makes the move from ABC and kicks off the DC superhero line-up tonight at 8 p.m., followed by “The Flash” on Tuesday, “Arrow” on Wednesday and “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” on Thursday. For more information, go to CWTV.com. Check local listings for channels and show times.
Tuesday, 10/11 - Theater
The Broadway in Miami season kicks off tonight at the Arsht Center in Miami with “The Illusionists,” a mind-blowing magic show featuring the amazing talents of seven spectacular performers. Direct from Broadway, “The Illusionists” dazzle audiences with a powerful mix of outrageous and astonishing. Performances Tuesday - Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 1 and 7 p.m. through Oct. 16 Tickets start at $27 at ArshtCenter.org.