It’s human nature to look back and idealize what once was. And -- nostalgia be damned -- it's too easy to boil down decades to cultural touchstones. The ‘50s had poodle skirts, greasers and innocence. The ‘60s brought hippies. The '70s gave us god-awful disco. While those all seem worlds away from the present day, it might blow your mind when you realize that the ‘80s began 30-plus years ago.
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Bring out those crimpers, all-too-revealing spandex, and buckets of blue eyeshadow for ‘80s Night at The Underground. If you were born in the ‘90s, come for the Mötley Crüe tribute band, karaoke, and a neon-infused costume contest. If you're a pre-‘90s babe, come to tell the kids about pet rocks and the Cold War. Oh, and to dance. Come to dance.
Sat., March 31, 6 p.m., 2012