The 1940s underworld of Mickey & Worm—populated by a failed boxer, a famous singer and a shady nightclub owner—might sound like a classic black-and-white film noir, but you can see it in color and live onstage at The Sci Fi Center on select dates from Aug. 28-Sept. 6. TheSciFiCenter.com.
Head to the Writer’s Block for a local author showcase on 5 p.m. Aug. 29. Several fiction writers and poets, including Michael D. Mercurio and Joan Destino, will be on hand to answer questions and sign their works. TheWritersBlock.org.
“CAN’T BUY ME LOVE”
Original Jersey Boys cast members go from theatre to concert stage 8 p.m. Aug. 28, when The Midtown Men perform in Golden Nugget’s Gordie Brown Showroom. The quartet sings all your 1960s favorites, including classics by the Beatles and the Beach Boys. GoldenNugget.com.
STRIKE A POSE
Zoolander screens outdoors at Container Park, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30. Ben Stiller’s 2001 comedy about the trials and tribulations of a disgraced male model—which include brainwashing and a self-delivered wedgie—is pure Blue Steel. DowntownContainerPark.com.