Where go to and what to see this week
Wed, Jun 1, 2011 (7 p.m.)
Nitro Circus Live Hold on to your helmet. Travis Pastrana & Co.'s North American premiere will include world firsts, the 50-foot Gigant-a-Ramp and stunts that will make sane men cry for mommy. June 4, 8 p.m., $39-$99, MGM Grand Garden Arena.
B-Movie Night Roger Corman's 1994 Fantastic Four film was never released in any form, but you can see it on the big screen in all its low-budget, contract-fulfilling glory. June 4, midnight, free, Rave at Town Square. Tickets: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Country AND Western Load up on top-10 radio hits with Tim McGraw at the Joint, or go under the radio radar with Lyle Lovett and John Hiatt at Green Valley Ranch. See, we really do got both kinds. Lovett & Hiatt: June 4, 8 p.m., $22.50-$42.50. McGraw: June 7, 8 p.m., $63.50-$95.50.
Drag! The Musical Zumanity's Mistress of Sensuality ditches the Strip for this musical comedy revue at the Onyx Theatre featuring six drag queens (vogue!), performing original songs (sashay!) in full regalia (snap!). Through June 5; Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 5 p.m.; $20.
Fire and Rain Stop fantasizing about a man in uniform and buy one. The Southern Nevada Burn Foundation will auction off 18 eligible firefighter bachelors during this 12th annual fundraiser. Hot! June 4, 6 p.m., $35+, Rain Nightclub, theburnfoundation.org.
True Grit finale The Coen brothers' Oscar-nominated remake, with wonderful performances from Jeff Bridges and Hailee Steinfeld, is exciting, funny and heartbreaking, everything a classic Western should be. DVD out June 7.
Arts Factory Fun Jennifer Maupin and Ryan Reason take a voyeuristic journey into seduction through black-and-white photographs at Sin City Gallery, while Boulder City artist Montana Black illuminates animals—figuratively and literally—in her latest show, at Joseph Watson Collection.
Cucumber and Ginger Cooler Wynn Las Vegas' Parasol Down is home to all shades of refreshment, but this one really stuns. Cucumber slices marinated in Hendrick's Gin, ginger liqueur, lime and agave nectar are the cherry on top. $15.