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May 23, 7-10p. The Nevada Restaurant Association sponsors the fourth annual tasting event which includes several gourmet restaurants from the...
Man, what a wreck. Oh, that’s a compliment when you’re talking about the photos of Fred Mitchell. His digitally warped and twisted...
May 25. Benefits The Lili Claire Foundation. 7K course features more than 15 unconventional obstacles. Compete individually or as a team in two...
Story by Andrew Kiraly
Frankly, we’re still waiting to see if Justin Bieber is a highly advanced Canadian bioweapon whose head is going to robotically partition to fire an earth-exploding neutron laser. But The Tragically Hip? Pretty sure they’re an actual pretty damn good Canadian band. The Tragically Hip perform 9 p.m. Dec. 15 at the House of Blues in Mandalay Bay. Tickets $33-$43. Info: houseofblues.com
What’s the new Cirque du Soleil show “Zarkana” about? As far as we can tell, it’s about a Cirque show called “Zarkana” whose relentlessly high-energy acrobatics and sumptuous costumes crawl inside your mind and scour out the last shred of any memory of “Viva Elvis.” Zarkana” is 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday-Tuesday at the Aria resort in CityCenter. Tickets $69-$180. Info: arialasvegas.com
Immigration used to be about hope, but now it’s about survival. Artist Jevijoe Vitug captures this new reality in a series of bleakly humorous paintings. His show “How To’s” is on exhibit through Jan. 4 at the Winchester Cultural Center Gallery. Free. Info: 455-7340
How did Las Vegans dress in the ’60s and ’70s? Flared collars, beaded gowns, blingy showgirl outfits. And that was just the kids. Get a glimpse of fashion from days past at “Vegas Style,” a sartorial retrospective curated by UNLV public history students. “Vegas Style” is on exhibit at the Nevada State Museum through June. General museum admission: $9.95. Info: springspreserve.org
Vladimir Putin may wrestle bears while wearing underwear made of dynamite, but Russia does have a softer side. Case in point: their acclaimed ballet dancers. The Stars of the Russian Ballet perform 8 p.m. Feb. 2 at UNLV’s Artemus Ham Hall. Tickets $35-$75. Info: unlvtickets.com
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