Simple Plan. Photo by Chapman Baehler

NBA Greats Go Head-to-head, Simple Plan Hits Brooklyn Bowl No Pads, No Helmets

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

THURSDAY 24

Ginger Bruner works with neon and gold leaf to create abstract visions in Unnatural Landscapes. 9:30 a.m.–7 p.m., Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Dr., clarkcountynv.gov

Stars of Mystery Science Theater 3000 bring you Rifftrax Live commentary for the 1983 Doctor Who film The Five Doctors. Times and ticket prices vary, at Century Orleans 18 inside The Orleans Hotel & Casino and Colonnade 14 (8880 S. Eastern Ave.), fathomevents.com

Work from artist Ginger Bruner’s Unnatural Landscapes

Given that bombs could be launched at any moment, is there any better time to see an Orange County punk band named after artillery and a Queens group named after our last performer-
turned–chief executive? Catch U.S. Bombs and Reagan Youth with support from Dirk Vermin & the Hostile Talent. 8 p.m., $12, The Dive Bar, 4110 S. Maryland Pkwy., divebarlasvegas.com

Dig some swingin’ jazz by the Sharps at The Golden Tiki. 8 p.m., 3939 Spring Mountain Rd., thegoldentiki.com

Longtime guitar hero Greg Howe has played with everyone from Michael Jackson to Rihanna. Tonight he’s on his own. 9 p.m., $15–$20, Count’s Vamp’d Rock Bar & Grill, 6750 W. Sahara Ave., vampdvegas.com

FRIDAY 25

It’s been a whole three months since Punk Rock Bowling and, admit it, you miss the mosh pit. Luckily, Rancid and Dropkick Murphys make a stop at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center with the From Boston to Berkeley tour. With the Selecter and Kevin Seconds. 7 p.m., tickets start at $32, 200 E. 3rd St., dlvec.com

And if that isn’t enough, old-school British street punks GBH return to Las Vegas tonight with support from Infested and False Cause. 8 p.m., $20–$25, Backstage Bar & Billiards, 601 Fremont St., backstagebarlv.com

Comedy! Burlesque! Stunts! Prizes! Cardboard! The Miss Behave Gameshow encourages the Vegas inclination to scream, drink, throw things and ogle the guy in hot pants. 8 p.m., Wed.–Sun., tickets start at $54, inside Bally’s Las Vegas, caesars.com

SATURDAY 26

The Big3 League aims to bring hardwood thrills with a new take on the game—retired NBA stars playing fast-paced, super-physical three-on-three matches, with the first team to score 60 declared the victor. 1:30 p.m., tickets start at $28, MGM Grand Garden Arena, big3.com

Have a fantastic night out for a good cause at the annual One Drunk Puppy wine-tasting event. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit The Animal Foundation. Attendees will enjoy complimentary appetizers, entertainment and a wide selection of international wines from Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits of Nevada. A silent auction offering unique packages to support the nonprofit organization will be available. 6–9 p.m., $40, Silverton Casino, 3333 Blue Diamond Rd., silvertoncasino.com

Head to the Clark County Library for food and fashion from a far-away continent at the Fudamike African Fashion Show. 6 p.m., $40–$45, Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., lvccld.org

Neil Diamond was once Las Vegas’ highest-paid entertainer. He doesn’t play here anymore, but you can check out Rob Garret’s Hot August Night tribute to Neil to get your “Sweet Caroline” fix. 8 p.m., $20, Cannery Casino & Hotel, cannerycasino.com

SUNDAY 27

Casino manager and entrepreneur Bill Friedman lived and worked through the Rat Pack era in Las Vegas when the majority of the casinos were mobbed up. He’ll separate fact from fiction and set the record straight in another installment of the Summer Mob Series. 2 p.m., Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., lvccld.org

Australian Pink Floyd has been performing for nearly three decades now and are still going strong with the Best Side of the Moon 2017 tour. 7 p.m., tickets start at $30, at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, hardrockhotel.com

MONDAY 28

Is Superman Jewish? Maybe so—the creators of the comic book hero were. The Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada hosts a discussion on themes of gender, power and heritage with “comic book rabbi” Simcha Weinstein. 7 p.m., $18, Inspire, 107 Las Vegas Blvd. South, facebook.com/JCCSN

Documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse reveals that the drama behind Francis Ford Coppola’s Apocalypse Now film may have been even greater than what was captured on screen. 8 p.m., The Sci-Fi Center, 5077 Arville St., thescificenter.com

As cheesy as the film is, Steve Martin elicits genuine laughter in Father of the Bride. Take in a screening of the flick at this week’s Dive In Movie installment at Boulevard Pool. 7:30 p.m., $5, at The Cosmopolitan, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

TUESDAY 29

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John might be the oldest high school seniors in history in Grease, but that shouldn’t keep you from seeing the 1978 musical at Clark County Library. 1 p.m., 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., lvccld.org

Michael Jackson: ONE celebrates the King of Pop’s birthday with a behind-the-curtain look at the Cirque du Soleil show, MJ trivia for prizes and a birthday cake reception where you can meet and greet the members of the Michael Jackson Estate as well as cast members from the show. 3–6 p.m., starting at $69, inside Mandalay Bay, mandalaybay.com

Don’t wanna waste your time and become another casualty of society? See Simple Plan on its No Pads, No Helmets … Just Balls 15th anniversary tour tonight at Brooklyn Bowl, with special guests Set It Off and Patent Pending. 6 p.m., $32–$41, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

WEDNESDAY 30

What’s myrcene? Is it true limonene improves creativity? Is pinene made from trees? Find answers to these questions and more at Terpenes 102: The Aromatherapy of Cannabis. 6:30 p.m., Oasis Medical Cannabis, 1800 S. Industrial Blvd., oasismedicalcannabis.com

Treat yo’self without breaking the bank at Cleo’s social hour, with $2 raw oysters on ice, lamb shawarma sliders for $9 and other modern, reasonably priced Mediterranean delights (not to mention drink specials). 5–7 p.m. daily, inside SLS Las Vegas, slslasvegas.com

Looking for more stuff to do? Go to vegasseven.com/calendar.

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