1 REACH FOR THE STARS: Join rangers from Lake Mead National Recreation Area and members of a local astronomical society to learn about the night sky Saturday in the amphitheater at Boulder Beach in the national park. A discussion about the impacts of light pollution will start the evening at 6:30. A telescope will be set up from 7-9:30 p.m. Call 702-293-8990 for more information.
The 14th annual Dam Short Film Festival, which ended four days of film screenings and film-related activities Sunday, was the largest to date for ticket sales, attendees and film submissions, according to festival organizers.
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1 ROYAL LIFE: Get an inside glimpse into the life of a queen when Boulder City Library shows “Victoria and Abdul” at 5:30 p.m. Friday. The movie focuses on the unusual friendship between the queen and her Indian servant, who arrived for her Golden Jubilee. Viewing is free. Call 702-293-1281 for more information.
1 MULTIPLE MOVIES: Four days of short films and special events highlight the 14th annual Dam Short Film Festival. Films in categories such as drama, comedy, romance, sci-fi and animation will be featured. New this year is a program featuring music videos. Screenings begin at noon each day, today through Sunday, with program blocks lasting about one hour. There also will be an opportunity to meet filmmakers and other festivalgoers. Tickets are $10 per program, $35 per day or $100 for a four-day pass. Visit www.damshortfilm.org for details.
Along with bringing new faces to Boulder City, the Dam Short Film Festival is bringing back some familiar ones.
1 REALLY LOCAL: Classic rock and country combine when the Locals hit the stage Saturday at The Dillinger Food and Drinkery, 1224 Arizona St. The ensemble’s performance begins at 8:30 p.m. There is no cover charge. Call 702-293-4001 for more information.