Thursday, Aug. 3
Downtown and Tower District galleries and studios are opening their doors for another installment of the monthly art show. Don’t miss the “Cool in July” show, featuring images of Yosemite in winter by photographer Kerby Smith. For a full list of galleries visit fresnoartscouncil.org/arthop. M Street Arts Complex, 1419 M St., Fresno, www.facebook.com/events/1363486887060844.
Comedy: Raymond Orta
The comedian has been performing standup since he was 8 years old and is known for his timing and impressions. Tower Theatre, 815 E. Olive Ave., Fresno, 559-485-9050, www.towertheatrefresno.com, $29-$39.
Doug Dawson will speak on lithops, a member of the succulent plant family native to southern Africa, including what it takes to keep them alive in the central San Joaquin Valley. Deaf & Hard of Hearing Service Center, 5340 N. Fresno St., Fresno, 559-907-6861, www.fresnocss.com.
Music: Slick Rick
The British-born American rapper is best known for a series of hip hop recordings after joining Doug E. Fresh’s Get Fresh Crew during the 1980s. The Cellar Door, 101 W. Main St., Visalia, 559-636-9463, www.cellardoor101.com, $25.
Event: TPF 32
Find more things to do at calendar.fresnobee.com.