There’s pretty much nothing gayer than Rehoboth Beach at Halloween.
For the past 20 years, the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival has turned the coastal area into Aspen or Soho or Cannes (OK, not quite) for a showing of dozens of independent films across days of screenings.
“Studio 54,” opening Nov. 2 at the Ritz at the Bourse, documents the rise and fall of the storied nightclub as seen through the eyes of co-owner Ian Schrager, among others. In an almost-confessional tone, Schrager explains how he and the late, gay Steve Rubell met in college, created an exclusive club before going to prison and then undergoing a reinvention.
Bourbon Street is set to invade South Street in grand and boisterous fashion when out rapper, designer and TV personality Big Freedia teams up with funk/R&B group Tank and The Bangas for a tour that comes through Philly Oct. 20.