Trust Us: Comic Con, a beer and wine fest and the U.S. vs. Portugal

Whether you’re a nerd or a geek, there’s something for you at the Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con at South Point this weekend.


Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con The second year of this comic-book convention promises to be bigger and better, with guests including renowned artists Jim Lee and George Perez, plus costume contests, panel discussions, local talent and more. June 20-22, South Point, $25-$60. amazinglasvegascomiccon.com.

Shatner's World: We Just Live In It If you didn’t catch William Shatner’s one-man show at the Smith Center earlier this year, don’t miss its return to Vegas—it’s a great warts-and-all look at the man who gave us Captain Kirk and Denny Crane. June 19-21, $70-$200, MGM Grand.

The Apple Sisters: The Jazzy Side of the Tracks Buzz, buzz, buzz! It’s 1943 and these singing sisters are performing their last local show of the year at Inspire, complete with special guests, ration jokes and hilariously dated retro comedy. June 20, 10 p.m., $10.

Ribbon of Life The 28th annual Golden Rainbow fundraiser—which provides housing and financial aid to people living with HIV/AIDS—has a circus bent and showcases talent the likes of Jersey Boys, Zumanity and Sin City Opera. Get Under the Big Top, and bid in the silent auction to benefit your fellow man. June 22, 1 p.m., $45-$200, Rio.

Red, Wine and Brew X107.5 is throwing this beer and wine fest benefitting the Injured Police Officers and Joseph Wilcox funds, complete with live local bands and barbecue grub. We’ll be splitting our time between the Big Sky and Lost Coast booths. June 21, 6-11 p.m., $30 GA, $50 VIP, $15 military/police/fire.


Cults Singer Madeline Follin’s doo wop-tinged vocals sweeten up every fuzzy track on 2013 album Static. Check out the single “I Can Hardly Make You Mine,” before heading to the inaugural show in the Container Park’s Under the Lights series. With American Cream, June 20, 9:30 p.m., $26.


United States vs. Portugal Who could have predicted this? The Yanks go into Sunday’s World Cup game with a win under their belt, while powerhouse Portugal is stinging from a brutal loss. Will Dempsey dominate? Will Ronaldo’s hair carry him to victory? The world will be watching to find out. June 22, 3 p.m., ESPN.

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