Trust Us: Ne-Yo, Beyonce, Ribbon of Life and other stuff you need to know about

Show your love for hometown hero Ne-Yo this Friday at Cosmo.


Ne-Yo Four of the Las Vegas-bred singer/songwriter’s five albums have reached No. 1 on the R&B chart, but don’t feel too bad for 2010’s Libra Scale; it reached No. 4. June 28, 8 p.m., $55, Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool.

Beyoncé The Vegas installment of the pop superstar’s Mrs. Carter Show World Tour is sold out, but as they say, where there’s a will there’s a way. Plus, it looks like Beyoncé will be back on the same stage in December. June 29, 8 p.m., $53-$253, MGM Grand Garden Arena.


Las Vegas Art N Ink The South Point packs multiple weekends of fun into one, from burlesque to craft beer, tattoo contests to a live set by Tommy Tutone(?!). June 28-30, Friday, 3-11 p.m.; Saturday, 1-11 p.m.; Sunday, noon-6 p.m.; $45-$60 packages, $15-$40 tickets.

Juneteenth Festival Enjoy live music and celebrate diversity during our nation’s oldest African-American holiday observance. Also, your money helps at-risk kids. June 29, 6 p.m., $23, Symphony Park.

A burlesque show is one small part of an action-packed weekend event at South Point.

Kuma Snow Cream's Ice Block Party New Chinatown frozen dessert hot spot Kuma Snow Cream marks its grand opening with help from Fukuburger, pop-up shops (Feature, Civilian, Knyew, Learned Vices, Yosi Vapor) and a horde of DJs. June 29, 8 p.m.-midnight, 3735 Spring Mountain Road.

Ribbon of Life Cast members from Strip production shows perform in original acts at this annual charity extravaganza, where ticket sales benefit Golden Rainbow, an organization devoted to assisting those living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. June 30, 1 p.m., $35-$200, Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.


Dexter How do you end the story of a crime-fighting serial killer? We’ll be tuning in every week to find out. Here’s hoping for a John Lithgow-caliber season and not, say, a Colin Hanks. Sunday, 9 p.m., Showtime, resumes June 30.


Maison De Mode Pop-Up This traveling shop from editor Amanda Hearst and designer Hassan Pierre features chic fashion and accessories from ethical international brands, so you can feel good about spending—but only for a limited time. Then Maison de Mode is off to its next stop. Through July 5, Crystals.


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