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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 and Wednesday: “Megamind”

n June 14-15: “Yogi Bear”

n June 21-22: “Diary of a W impy Kid”

For more information, call 362-7283 or visit ravemotionpictures.com.

‘The Lion King’ offers Locals discount
on children’s tickets throughout June

Disney’s “The Lion King” at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino is introducing its first locals’ ticket offer just for children. For weekend matinee performances during June, each adult purchasing a full-price ticket can purchase two child tickets for only $15. Tickets can be purchased at the Mandalay Bay box office or the MGM Resorts Call Center at 877-632-7000. Mention “roar” for purchase. The ticket offer is available for the 4 p.m. performance of “The Lion King” on Saturdays and Sundays in June with a valid Nevada ID. Children must be younger than 17; there is a maximum of two child tickets per one adult ticket.

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. 

Golden Rainbow now selling tickets
for annual fundraiser

Tickets for Golden Rainbow’s 25th annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraising production, set for 1 p.m. June 26 at the Paris Theatre at Paris Las Vegas, are now for sale at parislasvegas.com or ticketmaster.com. Tickets also are available at the Paris Las Vegas box office or by calling 888-746-7784.

“Ribbon of Life” has become one of the largest HIV/AIDS fundraisers in Nevada and is Golden Rainbow’s main source of revenue. The fundraising spectacular is an original production featuring some of the best performers from premier shows on the Strip.

Tickets are priced at $35, $50 and $100. VIP-level tickets are available for $200. All tickets include entry to the afterparty.

Get half-price tickets to ‘BODIES’ and ‘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 July 7, 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 ages 4 to 12. Tickets to “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” are $28 for adults, $26 for seniors and $21 for 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.

‘RENT’ performances continue
at Green Valley Ranch Resort

The production “Rent” has returned to Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway.

At 8 p.m. every Tuesday during June, people can enjoy the RagTag Entertainment’s production of the hit Broadway musical.

Tickets are $15, and all proceeds benefit Golden Rainbow, an organization that helps those with HIV/AIDS.

For more information, visit

Red Bull manny mania skateboarding contest hits Henderson in June

The Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St., plans to host a qualifier for the international skateboard competition Red Bull Manny Mania, which highlights manual balance tricks and the technical side of skateboarding. The competition, which features 45 to 50 competitors ages 14 to 25, starts at 6 p.m. June 18.

Entry fee for competitors is free, and athletes can sign up at the event. Practice begins at 4 p.m.

The winner from the Las Vegas stop will earn a trip to Los Angeles to compete in the U.S. National Final on July 9. The winner from the L.A. competition will represent the United States at the Red Bull Manny Mania World Final, where amateurs from 32 countries meet to determine the global champion.

For more information, visit redbullusa.com.

Red Rock Resort concert series
to feature O.A.R.

Red Rock Resort’s Revolution: Party for the People concert series plans to present O.A.R., short for Of A Revolution, at 9 p.m. Friday at the Sandbar outdoor poolside venue, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

The alternative rock band’s hits include “That Was a Crazy Game of Poker,” “Love and Memories,” “Heard the World” and “Shattered.”

DJ AL3 is scheduled to spin tunes from 7 p.m. until the headliner takes the stage.

Concertgoers must be 16 or older.

Tickets are $30, plus tax and applicable fees, and can be purchased at any Station Casinos reward center and the Fiestas, by calling 547-5300 or logging onto stationcasinos.com.

Enrique Iglesias to play
at Red Rock Resort

Enrique Iglesias plans to appear at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 the Red Rock Resort’s Amphitheatre, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., as part of his 25-stop tour. The show is scheduled to feature special guest Pitbull.

Tickets are $49, $69, $89 and $159, plus tax and applicable fees. This is an all-ages show, and those younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are available at all Station Casinos rewards centers, online at stationcasinos.com/concerts and ticketmaster.com or by calling 547-5300.


Rock legend Mark Farner is set to perform with his band at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.

As lead singer and songwriter for Grand Funk Railroad, Farner is heard on “I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home),” “We’re an American Band,” “The Loco-Motion” and “Some Kind of Wonderful.”

As a soloist, Farner has had his own hits and toured with Ringo Starr’s All-Starr Band.

Tickets are available starting from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling 636-7075 or visiting suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.

rainbow company youth theatre presents ‘How i became a pirate’

The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is scheduled to present “How I Became a Pirate” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $3 for children 12 or younger, $5 for those ages 13 to 17 and seniors 62 or older and $7 for adults.

The company also is offering a variety of classes and a theater conservatory at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. A drama class is available Saturdays for those ages 4 to 12. On Wednesdays, a teen class is scheduled. On Thursdays, a musical theater dance class for ages 10 to adult is planned.

The conservatory is scheduled from Monday to June 25. Participants 8 to 11 are scheduled for 8 a.m. to noon and those 12 to 16 are scheduled for 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more information about Rainbow Company or to register for classes, visit artslasvegas.org or call 229-6553 or


Theatre7, 1406 S. Third St., is scheduled to show the play “Oscar: A Good Man.” For tickets and show times, visit theatre7lv.com or call 568-9663.

Reggae in the Desert scheduled
for Saturday in Las Vegas

Reggae in the Desert celebrates a decade of bringing national acts to the local stage during the 10th annual festival Saturday at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Freddie McGregor, Mykal Rose, Don Carlos, Junior Reid, Michael Black, Detour Posse, Reggae Angels and Reggae in the Desert staple DJ Rhamma are scheduled to perform.

Doors open at 2 p.m., and the event concludes at 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Only cash is accepted at the door for tickets on the day of the show. Children 5 or younger are admitted free.

To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. For more information, visit reggaeinthedesert.com or call

hot glass show at charleston heights arts center kicks off June 17

“Hot Glass: Art and Architectural Glass from Stacey Neff and the New Mexico Experimental Glass Workshop” exhibition is scheduled from June 17 through Aug. 18 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

Show times will be 12:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday.

For more information, call 229-1012 or visit artslasvegas.org/visual_arts/galleries.html.

Plaza to host Vans Warped Tour 2011

The Vans Warped Tour 2011 is scheduled to come to Las Vegas starting at 11 a.m. June 30 at the Plaza Hotel parking lot, 1 S. Main St.

Artists scheduled to perform include 3OH!3, A Day To Remember, The Devil Wears Prada and Asking Alexandria.

This is an all-ages show. Tickets are on sale for $28, plus any additional service fees. Tickets can be purchased at ticketmaster.com or by calling 474-4000. For more information, visit warpedtour.com.

former review-journal editor’s exhibit open at left of center art gallery

A tribute to the photography of the late Las Vegas Review-Journal assistant city editor Warren Bates is on display at Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road.

The exhibit is called “road to zzyzx.” Its images document deserted areas in and around the desert settlement. It is scheduled to run through Saturday .

Bates died in April 2010, seven miles outside the California ghost town of Amboy, more than 130 miles from Las Vegas, when a train broadsided his car. He was 49.

For more information about the show, go to warrenbatesphoto.com. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment Saturday.

Jason Bonham’s ‘Led zeppelin Experience’ postponed until October

Jason Bonham’s “Led Zeppelin Experience” show planned for May 28 at Access Showroom inside Aliante Station was postponed until Oct. 15.

All tickets for the show will be honored on Oct. 15. Those interested in a refund should contact the original point of purchase. Guests who have purchased tickets online or over the phone will be contacted directly regarding these options.

Tickets for the Oct. 15 show are $29, $39 and $49, plus tax and applicable fees. This is an all-ages show, but those younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at any Station Casinos Rewards Center, by calling 547-5300 or online at stationcasinos.com.

T.G. Sheppard set to play
at Railhead at boulder Station

Country music star T.G. Sheppard is scheduled to perform at 7:15 p.m. Friday in the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. The show is for all ages, but an adult 21 or older must accompany attendees younger than 21. Tickets are $19 to $35, plus taxes and fees. For more information, call 432-7777 or go to boulderstation.com.

John Waite set to play

Musician John Waite, perhaps best known for his hit song “Missing You,” is scheduled to perform at 7:15 p.m. Saturday in the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. The show is for all ages, but an adult 21 or older must accompany attendees younger than 21. Tickets are $19 to $35, plus taxes and fees. For more information, call 432-7777 or go to boulderstation.com.

Michael McDonald set to perform

Five-time Grammy-winning musician Michael McDonald is set to perform at 9 p.m. June 17 at the Eastside Cannery Event Center at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. McDonald scored hits with Steely Dan, the Doobie Brothers and as a solo performer. Tickets are $49.95 to $69.95. For more information, call 856-5300 or go to eastsidecannery.com.

Cover band set to perform
at Marilyn’s Lounge

Basix, a cover band featuring four musicians who take turn at singing lead, is set to perform this week at Marilyn’s Lounge at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 N. Boulder Highway. They are scheduled to play at 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday and at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission is free but limited to adults 21 or older. For information call 856-5300 or go to eastsidecannery.com.

Music and more festival planned

The inaugural Zombie Riderz Festival is set from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Jesse James Rock House (formally Dylan’s Roadhouse), 4660 Boulder Highway.

The festival is set to include performances from a dozen bands and include more than 100 outdoor vendors showcasing clothing, arts and crafts, jewelry and special interests. Plans include bouncy castles and rides for kids and live daily wrestling matches from Adrenaline Unleashed.

A raffle is planned with prizes provided by Boulder Station Casino to benefit the Lili Claire foundation, which provides resources for special- needs children. The outdoor portion of the festival is for all ages and open to the public. The performances indoors are for adults 21 or older, and admission is $12 per day or $100 for a two-day VIP package. For more information, visit zombieriderzfest.com.

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