Where to eat, what to listen to and how to play with fire this week
Wed, Jul 27, 2011 (7:08 p.m.)
FlameologyAttention pyrophiles: Drop by the Arts Factory’s Bar + Bistro for an evening of fire performance (fire fans, fire staffs, fire hula hoops and fire poi). Consider the paella a bonus. July 29, 7:30 p.m., $12.
Rhyme N Rhythm Seeing local hip-hop crew RNR always makes for a great night out. When the show benefits the American Heart Association, not going is practically a crime. With Marion White & Radio Ramone, Campfire, Jazz Lazer, Dizzy Wright, Trade Voorhees. July 31, 7 p.m., $12, House of Blues.
World Championship Kickboxing Think UFC fighters are the world’s toughest athletes? Check out this eight-match card—no ground game, just lots of vicious head and body shots. July 30, 6:30 p.m., $21-$121, the Joint.
The Voice on Tour Cee-Lo, Adam, Christina and Blake aren’t scheduled to appear, but Javier, Dia, Beverly and Frenchie are. If you don’t know who they are, you must not be among the 11 million Americans who watched NBC every Tuesday in May and June. July 30, 8 p.m., $29.50-$39.50, MGM Grand.
Dance in the Desert Local and national choreographers and companies celebrate contemporary dance at CSN’s 13th annual festival. July 30, 2 & 7 p.m., $8-$10, Cheyenne Campus.
Street Food Throwdown 4 Fukuburger, Sloppi Jo’s and Lulu’s on the Move compete for the best vintage Vegas dish to wow judges. It’s old meets new—on wheels! July 29, 8-11 p.m., East Fremont St. between 6th St. & Las Vegas Blvd.
Scott Swan The horror filmmaker comes to town with the Masters of Horror episode “Cigarette Burns,” which Swan co-wrote and John Carpenter directed, as well as his own feature film Big Junior, described as “beyond a normal concept of extreme.” Attend at your own peril. July 30, 8 p.m., $7, 18+, Sci Fi Center.
Millionaire Auditions Who Wants to be a Millionaire? holds open auditions at the Gold Coast on July 29. They’ve doled out $65 million. Who says the next mil can’t be yours? 7-11 a.m. & 4:30-5:30 p.m. (line starts at 6 a.m.), 18+.