Los Lonely Boys are back
7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 / Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave. /$48.50/ (559)485-9050
Latin rock band Los Lonely Boys -- who came out of nowhere to score the 2004 hit "Heaven" -- return to Fresno tonight. They headline Tower Theatre, no doubt bringing their signature hit with them.
The band has released many albums since that hit, including 2011's "Rockpango." But "Heaven" is still their staple. It was, of course, a Grammy winner.
Party in Gotham
9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7 / Aldo's Nightclub, 617 W. Belmont Ave. / $20 / (559) 916-7399
Aldo's Nightclub hosts a "Batman" themed party on Tuesday night titled "Gotham City." DJ Marc West will spin music, and there's a contest for best Batman costumes.
After news of the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., organizers have decided to give a portion of the proceeds to the Aurora Victim Relief Fund.
Cars & art
6-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 / Park Place shopping center, Palm and Nees avenues / hotrodcoalition.com, (559) 709-1212. $5
In the latest installment of its "Rods on the Bluff" series, the Hot Rod Coalition presents a hot-rod-inspired art show put together by Fresno Underground Art. The group hopes to keep "the mystique of hot rodding alive in the Valley."
It's a 'Kung-Fu' night at the movies
7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3 / Eaton Plaza, 2400 Fresno St. / fresno.gov/moviesinthepark, (559) 621-2900 / Free
Looking for a fun, cheap family outing? Try the free screening of "Kung Fu Panda 2," part of the Movies in the Park series sponsored by Comcast. The movie begins at dusk, but arrive early to stake out your place with blankets and lawn chairs. Parking around Eaton Plaza and the historic Fresno water tower is free, and a free bounce house is provided for kids to enjoy before the movie begins.
Act fast to see Fresno-area students
8 p.m. Aug. 3 and 4, 2 p.m. Aug. 5 / Broken Leg Stage, 1470 N. Van Ness / jumprightin.co / $15
It's the closing weekend of "Sixteen in 10 Minutes or Less," an original play from Jump Right In Productions. The original play was written by Bradley Hayward and is directed by Abigail Paxton. The cast features high school students from the Fresno-Clovis area.
Through Aug. 19 / 660 Van Ness Ave. / gallery25.org, (559) 264-4092 / Free
Bigger is not necessarily better this month at Gallery 25. "Small Works," a group-show fundraiser, features two- and three-dimensional works within a 12-inch framed measurement. The show is curated by Barbara Van Arnam.
A hunka-hunka Elvis love
6 p.m. Monday / Roger Rocka's, 1226 N. Wishon Ave. / $55 / (559) 266-9494
Jeremy "Elvis" Pearce, our popular local Elvis impersonator, is once again honoring the legacy of The King.
He has a special concert lined up on Monday to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Presley's death. This time, Pearce is joined by a special guest: Sam Thompson, who was Elvis' friend and bodyguard. Thompson will share stories of his time with Presley.
Tickets cost $55 and include dinner.