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Performance artists will dance and 'fight' at the Nerve festival in Fort Lauderdale

Performance artists will dance and 'fight' at the Nerve festival in Fort Lauderdale

When David Bowie, Prince, George Michael and Leonard Cohen died in 2016, artist duo Jan Weingarten and Dave Kudzma wondered if these musicians would perform at rock clubs in heaven.

To answer that question, the couple wrote a comedy sketch titled “CBGB’s in the Sky Featuring Bela Lugosi’s Dead Cat,” part of their performance-art project this weekend in Fort Lauderdale’s FAT Village. Weingarten and Kudzma, who go by “Jan & Dave” professionally, spent a recent Wednesday afternoon pasting movie posters of two Lugosi films, “Plan 9 From Outer Space” and “The Black Cat,” against the brick walls of the Projects — North warehouse. The wall of posters — other images depict Grandpa...

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