Five Things to Do Under $5 This Weekend
5. The Train Wrecks at Dada
10 p.m. Friday, October 10, at Dada. 52 N. Swinton Ave., Delray Beach. No cover. Visit Facebook.
Savannah's the Train Wrecks leave out lyrics about pickup trucks in favor of a more gritty, traditional style of country music. With two albums, Whiskey and War and Saddle Up, under the group's belt, a third one is set to be released this fall. Maybe you'll hear a few new tunes at Dada tomorrow night for all of zero bucks.
4. Fourth Annual Artoberfest Block Party
2 p.m. Saturday, October 11, at Propaganda, 6 S. J St., Lake Worth. $8 after 8 p.m., free before. Visit Facebook.
Presented by Aces High Tattoo Shop, Propaganda's fourth Artoberfest Block Party will feature 16 local bands along with more than 50 art and crafts vendors. Some musicians performing at this all local event include the Violet West, Raggy Monster, Mylo Ranger, Smith Sundy, and the Goddamn' Hustle. After 8, check out the Pathetique's EP release for a mere eight bucks. Attendees of the release party also get a free CD to jam out to later. Now why can't every show have that perk?
3. The Refractions & Echoes Release Party
9 p.m., Saturday, October 11, at Two&,1517 E. Las Olas Blvd., Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Visit Facebook.
Two&, a new bike shop and bar on Las Olas, is hosting a party to celebrate Adam Matza's first solo release Refractions & Echoes. It will be a ménage à trios of entertainment with music by Matza himself, Steven Bristol, Kenny Millions, and Rizzletron, art by Kelcie McQuaid, and burlesque by Ariel Amoure & the Wicked Ways Side Show. Craft beer, wine, and food will be available as well.
2. RJ Art Junkies: Stache of Laughs
8 p.m. Thursday, October 9, at Bar Stache, 109 SW Second Ave., Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Visit Facebook.
For those of you hungry for some local laughs, Stache has launched Stache of Laughs, every second Thursday of the month. This comedy night brings not only plenty of the giggles but plenty of drink specials for all you thirsty bitches out there, including $5 well drinks. This week's event is hosted by Elgin David and features headliner Michael Cintron and Dr. Anna Lepeley, Andres Taboada, Julie Baez, Jon Levine, and Joe Dewayne. For those who hate to laugh, you can browse the arts and crafts pop-up shops populating the bar.
1. Beautiful, Bold & Brave: The Warrior Project
7 p.m. Friday, October 10, at Helium Creative, 500 NW First Ave., Fort Lauderdale. No cover. Visit Facebook.
'Tis the season for pumpkin-spiced lattes and semicool weather, but it's also the season for being charitable. And October is the month for remembering the boob and giving back to it.
Helium Creative, an advertising agency located near the artsy FAT Village, presents a benefit for the Florida Breast Cancer Foundation. There will be guest speakers, raffles, and refreshments along with women's health and cancer advocate Susan Buzzi's seventh photographic installment. These photos titled, "Beautiful, Bold and Brave: The Warrior Project," will show breast cancer survivors and tell their stories. The suggested donation is $15, but you can donate as much as you like. There will also be appetizers from Whole Foods Market and Grady's Bar & Grill, as well as wines and spirits from Tuscany Wine and Blue Martini.
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