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South Beach Pub, "Open-Mike Night." Sean the Birdman hosts a night of local talent and homegrown fun. 717 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 532-7821.
Rockandy, "College Night." Come one, come all, and come early, because six bucks buys all you can drink until midnight; with live music and a DJ spinning alternative and dance tunes. 909 E. Cypress Creek Rd., Fort Lauderdale, 954-492-0099.
Marlin Bar, "Ulypian Thursday." DJ Snowhite quietly rocks the crowd as locals and tourists alike try to revive the art of stimulating conversation. 1200 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 673-8770.
Marsbar, "Retrospect." The hinterland alternative club hurls musical classics at the paint-it-black crowd, all dressed up and looking for angst. 8505 Mills Dr.(Town & Country Center), Kendall, 271-6909.
Liquid, "Choice." Ambassador of good will Ray Rodriguez kicks off the weekend with loungelike tunes by Tricky, Portishead, Bjork, and more. 1439 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 532-9154.
EDGE/Theatre. Start the weekend off early with an evening of interactive laughs with comedic theater group Punch 59's scripted comedy, character pieces, standup, and -- best of all -- audience participation. 405 Espanola Way, Miami Beach, 531-6083.
Cameo Theatre. Twisted pleasures, solidly in the tradition of the Cameo's dance-till-we-drop crowd. 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 532-0922.
Twist. The bar for boys, always brimming with excess and overindulgence, hosted by dancemaster DJ Charlie Mercado. 1057 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 538-9478.
Bash. DJ Marc Sacheli spins the latest and greatest dance music in the main room, while international DJ Roberto Costa pumps out world beats under the stars in the back-yard Magic Garden. 655 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 538-8858.
Baja Beach Club, "Dance Till You Drop." The party you love is live on the air with Power 96; hot and heavy fun for the masses. 3200 N. Federal Hwy., Fort Lauderdale, 954-561-2432.
821, "Jet Set." Fasten your seat belts before you blast off into another world of super cocktails and mean lounge music. 821 Lincoln Rd., Miami Beach, 534-0887.
Cameo Theatre, "Disco Inferno." Year after year the party rolls on and the regulars just can't get enough of Seventies trash music. 1445 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 532-0922.
KGB, "Hercules." DJ Rad pumps out solid grooves of acid jazz, funk, and soul, too cool for mortal comprehension. 637 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 534-5420.
Jazid. DJs Justin and Chilly throw it down for an appreciative hip-hop and acid-jazz loving crowd. 1302 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 673-9372.
Zeptepi, "Back-Door Bamby." DJ Gigi spins a sexy blend of deep-house mood music for an evening of erotic and not particularly subtle pleasures. 1532 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 534-5221, Miami Beach, 534-5221.
Tobacco Road, "Swamp Boogie." Always, always on Monday you can catch Iko-Iko's acoustic jam and down a Samuel Adams or two. 626 S. Miami Ave., 374-1198.
Stella Blue, "Lighten Up Your Blues." First lady of song Maryel Epps performs R&B and blues classics, two shows nightly. 1661 Meridian Ave., Miami Beach, 532-4788.
Jillian's, "College Night." Drink specials, cheap chicken wings, and pool -- the essentials of youth entertainment. 12070 N. Kendall Dr., Kendall, 595-0070.
Black Orchid Lounge, "Latin Night." The Caramellos Band helps you move your body to that hot Latin beat. 18401 Collins Ave., Aventura, 935-9006.
Society Hill, "For a Better World." Cheap drinks for a fun-loving crowd with hip-hop, reggae, and R&B dispensed by DJ Chief. 627 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, 534-9993.
Warsaw Ballroom, "Male Erotica Night." Strippers, both amateur and all-too-professional, compete for sleaze and glory. Normally Warsaw's best night. 1450 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 531-4555.
-- By Liz Martinez
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