Hearing Damage: The Rat Opera is one of those little artistic things that pop up that are so uniquely weird and South Floridian. Yes, it's an actual opera about longtime local producer and noise god Frank Falestra, a.k.a. Rat Bastard. It debuted last year at Tobacco Road and Churchill's, but if you missed that, head up to Fort Lauderdale's Cinema Paradiso this weekend. There, on Saturday, it'll be produced under the roof of an actual theater, and will feature an impressive roster of local musical gourmands.
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