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Rock 'n' Roll High School

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School

ON AIR

The Aug. 13 edition of the Downtown Podcast talk show features Sailor Jerry brand ambassador Paul Monahan and a live performance by local neo-psychedelic band fishBOL. Join the audience at 9 p.m. at Fremont East Studios—because if we know anything, it’s that booze and music is an ideal pairing. DowntownPodcast.tv.

NOT DESSERT

Thanks to rare photography website LimitedRuns.com, you can see one of America’s iconic beauties in all her bodacious glory Aug. 13-15 at Caesars Palace. Marilyn Monroe: Red Velvet Collection features 21 large-format color separations of the American icon. It’s the closest we’ll get to seeing her in the flesh. LimitedRuns.com.

THE ROCK PACK

What if Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin created their hits today? That question is answered in An Evening with Reckless in Vegas, 8 p.m. on Aug. 14 at The Smith Center. The power trio performs rockin’ versions of hits by 1960s Vegas acts including the Rat Pack and Elvis.  TheSmithCenter.com.

GABBA GABBA, HEY!

Rock ’n’ Roll High School screens at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 14 at Huntridge Circle Park. Head Downtown and enjoy the 1979 film about a group of high school rockers in their quest to combat a tyrannical administration. The film features punk rock legends the Ramones, so beware of “pinheads” in the audience. Facebook.com/CinemaIntheCircle.

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