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June 20, 11a. From the most popular legend of the 1001 Arabian Nights, watch as Aladdin thwarts the evil sorcerer, discovers the magical lamp,...
June 21, 6p. A fun night featuring live local bands Wild Card and the Joey Vitale Trio followed by DJ Ultra. Magicians, fortune tellers and...
June 21, 7:30p. Featuring the best local poetry talent and an open-mic forum for both new and established poets. West Las Vegas Arts Center...
On the plate: dining events
Brews and Blues Festival
June 4, 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Fill — and refill — your commemorative tasting mug at this brewfest featuring local and regional craft beers, plus live bands on two stages. Chug, rinse, repeat. $25-$30. Must be 21+, Springs Preserve, 822-7700
Edible Vegas: The Language of Food
June 7, 7 p.m. Local dining critics and food bloggers, including Desert Companion writers Brock Radke, Al Mancini and John Curtas, discuss Vegas culinary culture and the impact of the Internet on the art of culinary criticism. This lively bunch is sure to give new meaning to the phrase “food fight.” Free. Clark County Library
Great Vegas Festival of Beer
June 18, 5 p.m.-9 p.m. A festival featuring the best suds from more than 30 breweries, taking place at the new dining and retail hotspot Tivoli Village. $27-$37. www.greatvegasbeer.com
Project Dinner Table
June 25, 6:30 p.m. The latest dinner in this series that brings together local chefs, philanthropy and great conversation over one long table takes place at the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension Orchard. $140. www.projectdinnertable.com
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