ELVIS IS ON THE ISLAND
The time is now to embrace guilty pleasures. The Ninjapalooza LuWow on June 26 at House of Blues offers you the rare opportunity to dance to Elvis-ified versions of hip-hop and pop tunes while rocking a Hawaiian shirt. You’ve never heard Flo Rida’s “Low” sung with the King’s croon? You will now, thanks to cover band and party leaders Graceland Ninjaz. HouseOfBlues.com/LasVegas.
WHAT’S SO FUNNY?
There’s a giant papier-mâché Big Bird laughing on the floor of Trifecta Gallery. Nearby are Pepsi menu marquees listing delicacies such as “Gertrude Stein and Jane Fonda.” It’s all part of Comedians and Magicians, an examination of humor and humble materials, on display through June 27. TrifectaGallery.com.
STARRING A REVOLUTION
Every step tells a story when Ballet Folklorico Izel performs Cronica la Revolucion Mexicana at Winchester Cultural Center on June 28. Stemming from multiple states across Mexico, the traditional folk dances are based on the country’s revolution, led by pioneer Pancho Villa. Consider it summer school that’s entertaining to watch. ClarkCountyNV.gov.
GET (THEM) A ROOM
We at Vegas Seven have long proclaimed our love for classy quartet The Phat Pack. Still floating without a permanent show home, the former cast mates from Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular fill Onyx Theatre with Broadway’s hits on June 29. It’s your duty to fill a seat. OnyxTheatre.com.