Things to do
‘The Rat Pack is Back’ to play at the Rio
July 4, 2011 - 11:17 pm
‘The Rat Pack is Back’ to play at the Rio
“The Rat Pack is Back” is set to perform at 8:30 p.m. daily at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $62.10 for general admission. The show is open to all ages. For more information, go to riolasvegas.com.
‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ to open
at las vegas little theatre
“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” based on the 1988 film by the same name, is scheduled to open July 15 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive.
The show’s premise focuses on two con men living on the French Riviera who unsuccessfully attempt to work together.
Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays through July 31.
Tickets are $25, with $5 off for LVLT season ticket holders.
To purchase tickets, visit lvlt.org.
Bob Dylan and band to stop at
Bob Dylan and his band are scheduled to play at 8 p.m. July 16 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. The American songwriter has appealed to several genres throughout his decades-long music career, including folk, rock pop and R&B. To purchase tickets, call 944-3200 or visit ticketmaster.com.
Avett Brothers to perform
at the silverton in July
The Avett Brothers are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. July 22 at the Silverton Casino, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. They will be joined by special guest The David Mayfield Parade.
Tickets are $35, plus service fees, and can be purchased by calling 263-7777 or by visiting silvertoncasino.com.
The ‘Original Sin’ stops in Sin City
INXS plans to bring its “Original Sin” album to the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, at 8 p.m. July 23.
The band collaborated with several musicians on the album, including Ben Harper, Pat Monahan, Rob Thomas, Tricky and Nikka Costa. Tickets are $35, $50 and $65. To purchase tickets, call 944-3200 or visit ticketmaster.com.
The Palms to welcome Tony Bennett
Tony Bennett is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 24 at the Pearl at the Palms.
Tickets are $66, $101 and $126, plus any additional service fees. All tickets include a $1 donation for Bennett’s charity, Exploring the Arts Inc.
To purchase tickets, visit the Pearl box office or call 944-3200. Guests also can visit any Ticketmaster location, call 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com.
CELEBRATES SECOND YEAR
Nashville Unplugged, which celebrated its second anniversary in June, is scheduled to continue at 8 p.m. Friday.
The show, which is inside Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway, features country artists Aaron Benward and Brian McComas, along with a special guest at each performance.
Guests must be 21 or older. Admission is $5. For more information, visit green
CAROUSEL at The District to OFFER
FREE RIDES DURING SUMMER
The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, announced that it is planning to give free rides on its carousel.
Normally, a ride costs $2 per guest.
The carousel features 32 animals and two chariot carts.
Summer hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 3 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.
LAKE LAS VEGAS REVEALS JULY LINEUP
FOR Jazz on the Lake CONCERTs
The Village Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa di Lago, has announced its line up for its July Jazz on the Lake concert series.
From 7 to 10 p.m., people can enjoy free jazz on the lakeside lawn.
The schedule includes Tommy Thompson on Saturday , Mr. Hajee on July 16, Release Allstars on July 23 and No Limit 9:23 on July 30.
For more information, visit montelagovillage.com.
Clark County MUSEUM EXHIBIT
COVERS EVOLUTION OF the OFFICE
Through Oct. 23, an exhibit called “From Carbon Paper to PDF” is slated to be at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway.
The exhibit showcases 100 years of office evolution and how technology has changed from a quill pen and ink to computers.
The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children 3 to 7 and seniors 50 or older.
For more information, call 455-7955.
Rave Motion Pictures to host
Family Film Festival this summer
Rave Motion Pictures is inviting families to enjoy free G- or PG-rated films at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday at its theater at Town Square, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Featured movies include:
n Today: “Ramona and Beezus”
n July 12-13: “The Lightning Thief”
n July 19-20: “The Chronicles of Narnia: Voyage of the Dawn Treader”
n July 26-27: “Gulliver’s Travels”
For more information, call 362-7283 or visit ravemotionpictures.com.
Get $75 tickets to ‘Le Rêve’
“Le Rêve,” the aquatic show at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering $75 tickets through Aug. 14.
Shows are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit wynnlasvegas.com or call 770-9966.
Get half-price tickets to ‘BODIES,’ ‘Titanic’ exhibits on select Thursdays
“BODIES The Exhibition” and “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at Luxor Hotel & Casino introduce “Thrifty Thursdays” for locals through September. Locals can receive half-off adult admission to the exhibitions on the second Thursday of each month after 7 p.m.
The “Thrifty Thursdays” offer is valid on Thursday and Aug. 11 and Sept. 8.
The discount may not be combined with any other offer. Guests must present a valid Nevada ID at the Luxor box office when purchasing a ticket. Regularly priced tickets to “BODIES The Exhibition” are $32 for adults, $30 for seniors and $24 for guests ages 4 to 12. Tickets to “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” are $28 for adults, $26 for seniors and $21 for guests ages 4 to 12. The exhibitions are open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with last admission at 9 p.m. For more information or to reserve tickets by phone, call 800-557-7428 or 262-4400.
Entertainer Eric Jordan Young
releases his first solo CD
Summerlin resident Eric Jordan Young, lead performer in “Vegas! The Show” at the Saxe Theater at Planet Hollywood, has released his debut solo album, “Once in a Lifetime.” It takes a new spin on the classic songs made famous by late Rat Pack member Sammy Davis Jr.
Jordan is an accomplished Broadway performer, playwright, singer and songwriter and a past winner of the Helen Hayes Award for his work in the Broadway musical “Side Show .” He has been in numerous Broadway musicals. He also recently extended his contract with the Saxe Theater.
For more information, visit ericjordanyoung.com.
Puddle of Mudd coming to Red Rock Resort
Rock band Puddle of Mudd is scheduled to perform this week as part of the Revolution Party for the People concert series at the Red Rock Resort’s Sandbar outdoor poolside venue, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Showtime is 9 p.m. Friday.
Standing room only tickets are $30, plus tax and fees. The show is for concertgoers 16 or older.
For tickets, call 547-5300 or visit stationcasinos.com. For cabana reservations, call 797-7518.
Catch John Ford Coley at the Suncoast
John Ford Coley is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.
Coley, as part of England Dan and John Ford Coley, reached multi-gold and platinum status with several hit albums and singles — “I’d Really Love To See You Tonight,” “Nights Are Forever Without You” and “We’ll Never Have To Say Goodbye.”
Tickets start at $15.95. For tickets, call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com, or save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.
Kid Fiddlers coming Sunday
to Starbright Theatre
Kid Fiddlers are slated to perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.
They’ve appeared across the United States and Europe. Kid Fiddlers perform old-time favorites such as “Ghost Riders in the Sky ” and “Cowboy Sweetheart ” and classics from Johnny Cash and Alabama .
Tickets are $10 for Sun City Summerlin r esidents and $12 for n onr esidents.
For more information, call the Pinnacle box office at 240-1301.
Village Square theater to show
Classic Shakespeare works are planned to be shown in movie theaters this summer.
Each performance will begin at 7 p.m. at Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave.
“Henry IV Part 1” is scheduled for Aug. 1, “Henry IV Part 2” for Aug. 18 and “Henry VIII” for Sept. 15.
Each includes a 20-minute historical perspective on the Globe Theatre and its reconstruction.
Tickets are $15 for each show and are available at participating theater box offices and online at fathomevents.com.
WINNING PIECES to be shown
AT CITY HALL BRIDGE GALLERY
The “Celebrating Life! 2011” exhibit is scheduled to be displayed Thursday through Aug. 25 at the City Hall Bridge Gallery, 400 Stewart Ave.
This is the 11th year for the fine art competition, which is open to Clark County artists 50 or older. Sixty-nine artworks were selected for the juried exhibit out of the 207 works entered this year.
For more information about the exhibit, call 229-1012. For more information about the center, call
‘Killer Joe’ is coming
to College of Southern Nevada
All of the stereotypical characters and traits of Texas “trailer trash” come to the forefront as “Killer Joe” is presented by the College of Southern Nevada’s Department of Fine Arts. Performances are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the BackStage Theatre on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave..
The play is set in a trailer park near Dallas. “Killer Joe,” who has been hired by the Smith family to murder the matriarch for insurance money, takes the daughter to bed as a retainer against his final payoff, which sets in motion a bloody aftermath as the hit man meets his match.
Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For reservations and more information, call 651-5483.
Dave Koz set to play Railhead
Jazz saxophonist and radio and TV personality Dave Koz is set to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets are $32 to $65. The show is all ages, but someone 21 or older must accompany patrons younger than 21. For more information, call 432-7777 or go to boulderstation.com.