Starving for your art in a city thats quickly becoming renowned for its apathy toward all things cool is bringing your passion to a whole new level. Shows are being cancelled left and right, clubs cant stay open, and good luck getting your independent art noticed. But if you keep at it and youre awesome youll be invited to Auteur Explosion. Starting at 9 tonight, Cinema Paradiso is hosting the eleventh Auteur Explosion, a gaggle of South Floridas finest artists doing what they do best: entertaining the hell out of you. Bands like Shutter, Pocket of Lollipops, and Soma, belly dancing, Egyptian Pop, Bollywood performances, multimixedmedia performances, Underlab Studios remake of Tell Tale Heart, a play by Visual Aces, art galleries, and Nick Cats 48 hour film festival hit No James Dean Its enough to make your head explode. Come see what happens when artists are let loose at Cinema Paradiso (503 SE 6th St., Fort Lauderdale). Tickets run $7 and can be picked up at the door. Call 954-525-3456.
Sat., Nov. 21, 9 p.m., 2009