Where to go, who to hear and what to eat and drink this week

UFC fighters Silva and Sonnen II square off this Saturday.


Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II Sonnen’s been casting aspersions on Brazil. Brazilian Silva claims he’s going to break Sonnen’s teeth, arms and legs. Interested yet? July 7, 3 p.m., $125-$1,200, MGM Grand, 891-7777.

Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular When Dorothy’s ruby slippers click together in a wash of brilliant lights and ghostly dirges, you’ll understand what they mean by “Dark Side of the Rainbow.” July 6, 8:30 p.m., $10-$20, Henderson Pavilion.

Mrs. United States Charming Las Vegas since 1986 with a pageant full of confident, successful, intelligent married women—who also happen to be stunning. July 11 prelim, July 12 final, 8 p.m., $55-$60, LVH Theater.


The Closer The veteran crime procedural enters its final stretch of episodes. See if the gang uncovers the identity of the department’s “mole” (if there really is one), and watch Kyra Sedgwick’s Southern charm hoodwink a few more murder suspects into confessing. Mondays, 9 p.m., TNT.


Lucero The last time Ben Nichols’ rootsy country-punk outfit played Vegas, it had to hurry offstage before Chuck Ragan and Social Distortion played. This time, Lucero gets the headlining slot, and you get the full experience. July 10, 9 p.m., $25. Beauty Bar, 598-1965.

Seth Meyers Whether he’s interviewing Stefon on Saturday Night Live or bashing Donald Trump at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Meyers kills it every time. July 6, 10 p.m., $40-$60, Mirage, 792-7777.

WisdomOfChopra.com Save $20 on the next Deepak Chopra book by visiting this website, which strings together random words from Chopra’s Twitter feed. Example: “Perpetual love transcends unbridled reality.” Makes precisely as much sense as a real Chopra book!


New Belgium Dinner R Steak & Seafood at the Riv hosts a beer tasting dinner featuring the delightful work of New Belgium Brewing Company, five courses of yum including biscuit-wrapped bratwurst with Fat Tire Amber Ale. July 11, 6 p.m., $40-$50, Riviera.


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