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The Bat signal for fans!If you missed “The Dark Knight” in theatres, come watch it on the Boca campus Housing lawn on Thursday, October 16 at 8:30 p.m. Watch Christian Bale as Batman as he faces his most challenging opponent to date, the Joker, played by Heath Ledger. For more info, contact Larry Faerman at [email protected].

Haha or Jaja!Let out a chuckle, snicker, a giggle, or even a snort just as long as you let ‘er rip and surrender to the hysteria. It’s okay to turn red from laughter when you go to the Comedy Show on Tuesday October 21 in the Student Union Grand Palm Room from 9:00 p.m. to 11 p.m. Come and get a hearty dose of the best medicine, all you have to do is roll over…from laughter, that is! For more info, contact Michelle Perkins at [email protected].

All-State Honors Dance ConcertFeaturing the National Honor Society for the Dance Arts Chapters across Florida, the concert promises to be unforgettable. You may get a preview of what it’s like to sit in the front row of Dancing with the Stars on Friday, October 17 in the University Theatre of the Boca campus at 8 p.m. Tickets are an affordable $10. For more info, call (561) 297-0266.

Jupiter’s Got Talent!David Hasselhoff may be missing from the judges panel, but this talent show promises to be full of never ending entertainment. Come watch students showcase talents ranging from singing, to dancing, to the bizarre on Thursday, October 23 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the Jupiter Campus. For more info, contact Sean Pierce at [email protected] Off Campus…

It’s all in the Hips”Bailemos!” Learn to master sultry salsa dancing. Whether you have yet to discover the power in the sway of the hips or if you want to polish your skills, sign up for group classes on Mondays at 7:30 p.m. (beginners) or 8:30 p.m. (intermediate) in the Showtime Dance and Performing Arts Theatre in Boca. Remember, you don’t have to be Shakira to let the rhythm take hold of your body. Each class is $14.50. For more info, call (561) 394-2626.

Sneak a Peek at Heavenly BodiesMake Galileo proud as you pear into the Buehler Planetarium telescope and realize humanity’s fragility and become awed by the constellations of the vast universe. Located at Broward Community College in Davie, the Buehler Planetarium not only offers a view worthy of admiration but also the setting for a romantic date on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. For box office info, call 954-201-6680.

You’re Bluffing!Put on your best poker face or learn how to when you come to Ganey’s Bar and Restaurant in Deerfield for Poker Night on Tuesdays. Bet on your skills and attempt to beat poker players of all levels while remembering to relax, have fun, and most importantly know when to fold. For more info, call (954) 974-0251.

Who’s adorable?Face it – whether or not you believe humans are related to them, primates are irresistible and adorable to see. But now, thanks to Jungle Island in Miami, you and three other close friends or family members can touch, hold, and play with real-live Lemurs on Tuesdays. Bond with a new animal friend for 45 up to minutes. Guys take a lesson from the primate cuties and find out why women just can’t help but come back for more. For box office info, call (305) 400-7000.

Get a Gig…

OMG! I love getting paid for SHOPPING!How awesome would it be to get paid for shopping? Well now you can when you become a secret shopper! Get paid to go shopping at stores and fill out a report about your shopping experience. The best part: you get to keep what you shopped for! For more info, go to http://www.secretconsumer.com/2.php.

Sales/Merchandise Associate for MarshallsIf you have a flexible schedule, able to lift 50 lbs, have good verbal skills and are energetic, then Marshalls wants you to work as their sales/merchandise associate. Show some enthusiasm and strut yourself to Marshalls on Glades in Boca to apply in person.

Get Free Money…

No Major RestrictionsHow does getting $2,500 to fund whatever you’re majoring in sound? Courtesy of the very generous Lowell H. and Dorothy Loving Undergraduate Scholarship, one lucky applicant, who submits their application by December 1, will receive funding for the career of their choice. For more info, call (240) 632-9716 ext. 113 or e-mail [email protected] or visit www.acsm.net.

How my Food Allergy scored me $1,500Thanks to the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network, any U.S. citizen studying any major can write a 500 word essay titled “How Food Allergy has made a difference in my life” by February 15. For more info, visit www.faanteen.org or email [email protected].

Random Listing of the Week…

Country’s own Dolly Parton!Listen up country music fans: Dolly Parton’s coming to town on Friday, October 17 and will be singing up a storm in the Mizner Park Amphitheater in Boca starting at 8 p.m. Tickets range from $38-$98. Don’t miss one of country’s legends sing live. You won’t be able to take your eyes off for one second…thanks to her angelic voice that is! For box office info, call (561) 750-1668.

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