Trust Us: Animal Collective, ‘The Wicked Rocky Horror Show’ and more
Thu, Sep 20, 2012 (10 a.m.)
The Wicked Rocky Horror Show Wicked’s touring company escapes Oz to stage the musical that inspired cult classic film The Rocky Horror Picture Show, with proceeds benefitting Broadway Bares/Equity Fights AIDS and Golden Rainbow. September 24, 7:30 p.m., $60-$125, Tropicana.
Boulder City Block Party Restaurant/bar/venue the Dillinger celebrates its one-year anniversary with a great lineup of local bands—A Crowd of Small Adventures, The Clydesdale and the reunited Junkyard Dogs among them—plus food, street performers, a petting zoo and lots more. September 22, noon-midnight, all-ages, 1244 Arizona St.
Barrett-Jackson auction ’66 Mustangs. ’65 Chevelles. ’69 Camaros. There’s nothing like seeing these babies up close. Go on, give your eyes a treat. September 20-22, 8 a.m., $13-$22 daily (weekend passes $27-$47), Mandalay Bay.
Vegas A strong cast (including Dennis Quaid and Michael Chiklis) leads this successful mix of gritty period drama and standard-issue crime procedural, set in the ’60s and based loosely on the real life of former Clark County Sheriff Ralph Lamb. Tuesdays, 10 p.m., CBS; premieres September 25.
From Dust to Dreams If you weren’t able to attend the Smith Center’s opening night in March, you can catch the entire event on PBS, hosted by Neil Patrick Harris and featuring performances from Jennifer Hudson, Willie Nelson and Emmylou Harris, among others. September 21, 9 p.m., PBS.
Open Air Printers The grand opening for Goldwell Open Air Museum’s new printmaking studio in the Arts District is a must. See printmaking demonstrations and an exhibit of works. September 22, 5:30-8:30 p.m., free, 1039 S. Main St. #150.
Animal Collective You know times have changed when an album as sonically strange as Centipede Hz debuts inside Billboard’s top 20 (No. 16). And we can say from experience, the live show is even weirder. With Micachu and the Shapes, September 25, 7:15 p.m., $30-$33, House of Blues.
Viva Bike Vegas Four options, from 17 miles to the 122-mile Gran Fondo, to see Vegas from a bike. Plus, ride with five-time Tour de France champion Miguel Indurain. September 22, 5 a.m. start, $150. Register September 20-21, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. at Town Square.
Las Vegas Greek Festival It’s got music, dancing and family fun, but we always go for the grub. Juicy lamb, stacked souvlaki sandwiches and rich baklava, here we come. September 21-23, $7, St. John the Baptist Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road.