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Playboy comedy at the palms announces July headliners

Several comedians are set to perform at The Lounge inside the Palms , 4321 W. Flamingo Road, this month.

Amy Schumer of “Last Comic Standing” and Michael Yo of “Chelsea Lately” are scheduled from Thursday through Saturday. Chris Franjola of “Chelsea Lately” is set for July 28-30.

Thursday and Friday shows start at 10 p.m. Performances are scheduled at 8 and 10 p.m. on Saturdays. Tickets start at $39.99. To purchase tickets, call 944-3200 or visit palms.com.

INXS plans stop in Sin City

INXS plans to bring its “Original Sin” album to the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road, at 8 p.m. Saturday . 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. Sunday 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.

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’
to open at las vegas little theatre

“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” based on the 1988 film by the same name, is scheduled at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive.

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.

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. 

ON Red Rock Resort, The Orleans

The USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships are set to return to Las Vegas for their 10 -year anniversary. The USA Hip Hop Dance Championship is scheduled for Sunday and Monday , followed by World Hip Hop Dance Championship preliminaries and semi-finals July 27-29. Both are at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

The No. 1 hip-hop dance crews from across the USA and 40 countries are scheduled to compete.

Those events lead up to the World Hip Hop Dance Championship Finals July 31 at The Orleans Arena. Defending World Champions from Japan and New Zealand plan to return for a chance to retain the title, gold medals and $25,000 in cash and prizes.

Tickets range from $20 to $59.50 and are available at hiphopinternational.com or by calling 800-669-5867.

Avett Brothers to perform
at the silverton in July

The Avett Brothers are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Friday 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.

Southern Nevada Musical ARts Society invites singers to audition

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society invites singers in the valley to perform with the Musical Arts Chorus in its upcoming 49th season. There are openings in all voice parts. A highlight of the new season will include a performance by the Musical Arts Chorus with renowned tenor Andrea Bocelli on Dec. 10 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Membership is by audition. For more information, visit snmas.com or call music director Douglas R. Peterson at 451-6672.

CAROUSEL at The District to OFFER

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.


The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, is planning to host the Outdoor Picture Show, free movies at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Music on Main, free music from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The movies scheduled to be played are “Open Season 3” on Friday and “Kung Fu Panda” on Saturday.

The bands scheduled to perform are Seth Turner Band on Friday and Lit Up Productions on Saturday.

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 Release Allstars on Saturday and No Limit 9:23 on July 30.

For more information, visit montelagovillage.com.

TICKETS now on sale FOR END OF SUMMER BLOCK PARTY at Henderson Pavilion

Tickets are now on sale for the End of Summer Block Party set for 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway.

The music festival is slated to feature artists such as Australian pop star Cody Simpson and platinum artist Iyaz. Tickets are $19.85 or $35.85 for premium seating.

For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.


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: “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.

‘Piano! Las Vegas’ offers free admission for guests 18 or younger

“Piano! Las Vegas” at the V Theater inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is offering free admission this summer to anyone 18 or younger.

“Piano! Las Vegas,” starring Ryan Ahern, provides a combination of comedy-magic and live music, backed by six of Las Vegas’ finest musicians.

Showtimes are 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets start at $29.99 for general admission, $39.99 for VIP seating. Las Vegas locals receive a 50 percent discount. For tickets, call the V Theater box office at (866) 932-1818 or visit pianolasvegas.com.

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 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 262-4400 or

The las vegas follies TO TAKE THE STAGE at Starbright Theatre

The Las Vegas Follies announce the “Best Ticket In Town” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.

Get ready for the stylized choreography of Rich Rizzo and a cast of talented senior performers in a fusion of music, singing, comedy and dancing. The show includes internationally acclaimed impersonators Frankie Kein and Manuel Arte and their special friends Marilyn, Liza and Joel. Teresa Cushman also is featured.

Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $17 for nonresidents.

All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards are accepted. For more information, call 240-1301.

Toby Keith is coming to Red Rock Amphitheatre Aug. 6

Toby Keith’s Locked and Loaded Tour 2011 plans to come to Summerlin for a show scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Red Rock Amphitheatre at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

Eric Church is set to be a special guest. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. This is an all-ages show.

Tickets are $43, $69 and $89, with Special Gold Circle seating for $125, plus tax and any additional service fees.

Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and t he Fiestas, by calling 547-5300 or visiting stationcasinos.com.

Lovin’ Spoonful to perform hits
of the 1960s at the suncoast

Noted ’60s band The Lovin’ Spoonful plans to perform its greatest hits at 7:30 p.m. July 30-31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive.

Its hits defined the mid-1960s — “Do You Believe in Magic,” “Daydream,” “You Didn’t Have to be So Nice,” “Nashville Cats” and “Summer in the City.” In 2000, the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tickets are available starting from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees.

For tickets, call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.

Movie based on ‘Tekken’ video game
to be presented in 3-D

Fathom Events announces “Tekken Blood Vengeance” in 3-D at 7:30 p.m. July 26 at Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave.

The presentation is based on the video game “Tekken.”

Ticket are $15 and are available at participating theater box offices and online at fathomevents.com.

Village Square theater to show
Shakespeare classics

Classic Shakespeare works are planned to be shown in movie theaters this summer.

Each performance will begin at
6:30 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.


“OK, OK, The Amos Glick Variety Show,” is scheduled from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Aug. 10-11, at Artifice, 1025A S. First St. The show is scheduled to start at midnight and be hosted by Amos Glick and Jimmy Slonina. Acts confirmed so far include Rudy Uresti, who plans to perform hand shadows, and Dina Emerson and Nathalie Gauvin who are scheduled to perform the “Avant Garde Comic Vocal Mayhem.”

The show is still seeking performers including clown, dance, magic, contortion, magic, circus and variety skill acts. Sorry, no aerial.

To submit an act, provide name, the act name, a description of the act, the length of the act and any technical needs, including sound and lights, to amosglick@gmail.com.

For more information, visit artificebar.com.

See snakes at Springs Preserve

“Venom!,” a new live animal show, is scheduled to run at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 14 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

The rotating lineup of reptiles to be featured includes rattlesnakes, the desert night snake, gopher snakes and a Gila monster. Animals will be separated from the audience by an enclosure for safety purposes.

For more information, visit springspreserve.org or call 822-8722.

WINNING PIECES to be shown

The “Celebrating Life! 2011” exhibit is scheduled to be displayed 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

Exploring Trees EXHIBIT on display

The “Exploring Trees Inside and Out” exhibit is scheduled to run through Sept. 5 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. For more information, visit springspreserve.org or call 822-8722.


The Sin City Shorts Fest is scheduled to run at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 each or $45 for the entire festival.

“The Rocky Horror Vegas Show” is scheduled to run at midnight July 27. Doors open at 11:30 p.m. A preshow party is scheduled for 11:15 p.m. Tickets are $10.

To purchase tickets or for showtimes, visit onyxtheatre.com or call 732-7225 for more information.


Grupo D7 is scheduled to perform 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cheyenne Sports Complex, 3500 E. Cheyenne Ave. The event is free, and there are pre-concert activities as part of the city of North Las Vegas’s Starlite Summer Music Series.

Against the Grain is scheduled to perform 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at Nature Discovery Park, 2627 Nature Park Drive.

Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com and click on “Parks and Recreation” for more information.

Pop and Doo Wop concert
planned for July 30 at Sam’s town

“An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop” is scheduled at 8 p.m. July 30 at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. The concert is set to feature Sonny Turner, former lead singer of the Platters, Terry Johnson’s Flamingos and Danny and the Juniors. Prices begin at $19.95. B Connected members can receive $5 off one ticket. The concert is for 21 or older and is smoke free. For more information, call 284-7777 or go to samstown.com.

Johnny Fortuna set to perform

Johnny Fortuna, who performed for six years with the legendary Don Ho, is set to perform this week at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. He is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The show is for those 21 or older and is free. For more information, call 856-5300.

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