Kosmic Kolors

 SAT 4/3

When Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung spoke of the collective unconscious, he hadn't experienced the trance-inducing multimedia displays at Lumonics Light Museum (3017 NW 60th St., Fort Lauderdale). If he had, Jung would have a new entry in his lexicon of psychobabble: Konscious Kollective, Lumonics' electronic dance music event that happens this Saturday. Konscious Kollective features a celestial smorgasbord of DJs, like Indovisual (funky breaks) and Burner (two-step), plus MCs Shadoelyte and Motive. Wrapping up the night with an "intergalactic" show of light are Lumonics artists Dorothy Tanner and Marc Billard. The cost is $12 before 11 p.m. and $15 after. Call 954-979-3161. -- Jason Budjinski

Bas Relief

Uh, which way is forward?
Uh, which way is forward?
Duh nuh. Duh nuh. Duh nuh, duh nuh, duh nuh... Oh, hey man! How's it going?
Duh nuh. Duh nuh. Duh nuh, duh nuh, duh nuh... Oh, hey man! How's it going?

Artist gives you the chills

THU 4/1

"We May Even See the Wind Together," an installation by Miami-based artist Hernan Bas, is a haunting multimedia assembly. Photographs and video clips of Abercrombie boys sporting fake Jaws fins. Copper piping, seashells, books, and a treasure chest on the floor near a desk that seems hastily abandoned. A single painting of a schooner being attacked by a giant octopus. You hear wind from a video of a flying ship-shaped kite and an übercreepy music-box rendition of "Sunrise, Sunset." Together, they make you feel like you've washed up out of the hot Boca sun into a cool and lonely underwater cave. But in a good way. The free exhibit runs through April 10 at the Schmidt Center Gallery on Florida Atlantic University's main campus (777 Glades Rd., Boca Raton). Call 561-297-2966. -- David Amber

Dance the Noche Away

I guana hold your hand

WED 4/7

About a year ago, salsa and merengue devotees at Pembroke Pines' Cafe Iguana packed the 25,000-square-foot club's Babalu Bar, while hip-hop resounded from the larger main dance floor area. To accommodate this following, the club started holding Miercoles Noche Latina ("Latin Wednesday Night"), offering free paella and a live radio show. Alas, the paella and radio are no more, but staff members cite a midweek crowd of some 600 that's bueno. Owner Stephen Caputi is adding a Latin menu and bands, such as Grupo Niche. "We're interviewing [our Latin clientele]... so the menu will end up shaped... to what the Latin crowd wants," Caputi says. Cafe Iguana (8358 Pines Blvd., Pembroke Pines) is open from 7 p.m. to 4 a.m. Wednesdays. Admission costs $5. Call 954-433-8787. -- Michelle Sheldone

 
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