Where to eat, cheer and get scared this week
Wed, Sep 28, 2011 (6:25 p.m.)
Illustration: Wes Gatbonton
Fright Dome The Adventuredome transforms into five acres of haunting Halloween fun, with spooky surprises spread throughout the amusement park. Two of the five haunted houses inside are Halloween-themed, so be on the lookout for a chainsaw-wielding Michael Myers. Select dates in October, 7 p.m.-midnight, $37, Circus Circus.
Duran Duran Her name is Rio and she dances … at the Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel. Join Simon, John, Nick and Roger, and relive the inescapable hits of the ’80s. Fle-fle-fle-fle-flex. With Neon Trees, September 30, 8 p.m., $85-$146.
Vintage Bike Night Hogs and hog. This Bar+Bistro party celebrates both, with guests bringing classic motorcycles, café racers and custom bikes to the Arts Factory restaurant and chowing on the spoils of a pig roast. September 30, 7 p.m., free, 644-9412.
Albert’s Tarantella Goldwell Open Air Museum celebrates its annual Death Valley Luau, this year with a tropical theme: Hawaiian slack key guitarist Gary Haleamau, Killian’s Angels, hula dancers and an art auction. October 1, 6-11 p.m. $25-$30.
Polo America Arena Open South Point becomes the first Vegas venue to host the “sport of kings.” Check out the professional match on Saturday and swing by the free polo expo through the weekend. October 1, 6:30 p.m., $15-$25.
LA Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche It’s 100 degrees outside, so hockey season must be approaching. What better way to gear up than a preseason match featuring two NHL Western Conference clubs? October 1, 6 p.m., MGM Grand.
Furthur You don’t have to rent a VW bus or bathe in patchouli oil to catch Grateful Dead alums Bob Weir and Phil Lesh in concert. Selling veggie burritos to defray costs, well, that’s up to you. October 4, 8 p.m., $50-$55, the Joint.
Moneyball Baseball fans and non-fans alike can appreciate this entertaining movie about the way statistical analysis revolutionized the game in 2002. Now playing.
Asian Food Festival Korean, Thai, Japanese, Filipino … this one’s got it all. And with eats comes entertainment: performances, exhibits and carnival rides. October 1-2, 11 a.m., $3-$7, the Orleans.