Where to go, what to snack on and who to listen to this week
Wed, Jul 13, 2011 (5:45 p.m.)
Sin City Rollergirls Championship Part sport, part entertainment, roller derby has been captivating audiences for over a century. Catch the racing rivalry on the rink Saturday, when the Tommy Gun Terrors take on the Hoover Damned with the league trophy at stake. July 16, 7 p.m., $10-$15, Riviera.
Bob Dylan Opinions differ on the effectiveness of the 70-year-old’s voice and classic-song rearrangements. But let’s all agree on this: No touring act boasts a better catalog, and our chances to marvel at it—and him—are dwindling. July 16, 8 p.m., $100-$200, the Pearl.
Friday Night Lights finale One of the most underappreciated TV dramas of the last decade comes to an end this week. If you’ve never watched it, go back and start from the beginning; if you’re a longtime fan, get the tissues ready. July 15, 8 p.m., NBC.
Rat Pack is Back Yes, life was once as simple as wearing a nice suit. If you don’t believe us, check out this exhibit of movie stills featuring Frank, Sammy, Dean and the other former kings of Vegas. Through July 31, Retro Vegas, 1211 S. Main St.
Lincoln Maynard The Las Vegas painter returns to the spotlight with Urbis Octaptych: The City ... the Times, the Promise, a journey into the uncertain, at Marjorie Barrick. July 15-September 10; opening reception July 15, 6-8 p.m.
Adele Forget Amy Winehouse and Lily Allen. If you want a female vocalist who sings with soul and honesty, check out this Brit’s sophomore album, 21. Then cry over the super-fast sellout of her August Cosmo concert.
FEED The weekly Downtown farmer’s market from the founders of Project Dinner Table begins selling produce from Gilcrease Orchard, McLeod Ranch and beyond on July 14. It’s inside, so the veggies won’t wilt—and neither will you. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., free. Azul, 115 N. 7th St.
3 Musketeers Mint Mint chocolate is tricky. Like a lemon bar, it seems like it should be part-healthy. Of course, it’s not. But as long as you’re indulging—and we know you are—indulge on this bar. Or go for a bag of the minis.