This Week’s Most-Wanted Events: Burlesque Hall of Fame, Vegas Fringe Festival

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender

The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender hits the Orleans June 5-8

Saturday Night Jive

For those in the mood for throwback jams: Henderson Symphony Orchestra provides live accompaniment to the Charlie Chaplin short Kid Auto Races at Venice and feature film The Circus at Henderson Pavilion on June 7. You can pick your own seats at

Not Just for Bangs

Vegas Fringe Festival is back! The fourth annual celebration of live theater kicks off June 6, featuring more than a dozen productions performed multiple times through June 15. All shows take place at Las Vegas Little Theatre (3920 Schiff Dr.), including Boise, Idaho and Oregon Trail: The Play.

Naked Girls Reading …

… is just one event to look forward to at the Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekender June 5-8 at the Orleans. The 57th annual showcase also offers courses, performances from pros across the globe, fashion shows, a poker tournament and no shortage of pasties.

The Other Singing Barber

Thanks to Broadway and Tim Burton, you may be familiar with Sweeney Todd, but do you know The Barber of Seville? Opera Las Vegas presents Giochino Rossini’s 19th-century comedy June 6-8 at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theatre. No humans are harmed in the telling of this classic.

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