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December 14. “Messhugginah” translates from Yiddish as “crazy,” while Klezmer translates from Wikipedia as “easily...   
Dec. 19, 6:30p. Timeless Entertainment presents Ms. Senior Nevada and the Lummis Elementary School fourth- and fifth-grade choir to set the pace...   
Dec. 4-20, Thu-Sat 8p; Sun 2p. (Special Dec. 20, 2p. No performance Dec. 5.) It’s the story of L. Ron Hubbard’s Dianetics, told in the...   
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Restaurant Week

Aug. 22-28

Eat well and do some good with this charitable effort benefiting the Three Square Food Bank. It’s easy: During Restaurant Week, many of the city’s top restaurants will create special prix-fixe menus, ranging from about $20-$50. An amount from each purchase goes to help Three Square battle hunger in Southern Nevada. Beginning Aug. 8, check out the list of participating restaurants at helpoutdineout.org. Get an early start on Restaurant Week with a kick-off event at Mesa Grill in Caesars Palace ($75, 702-731-7778). Since its 2007 inception, Restaurant Week has raised $852,000.

 

Bite at the Musuem

Sept. 20

Petite dishes from Pampas Churrascaria and other restaurants will be on the menu for Bite at the Museum, a fundraiser for Community Counseling Center of Southern Nevada. The museum in question is the Nevada State Museum in Springs Preserve. The fare will be complemented by live entertainment and recognition of community leaders who’ve assisted the center. Comedienne and KKLZ 96.3-FM personality Carla Rae will host. $75, biteatthemuseum.com

 

Wine-pairing dinner at Michael Mina

Aug. 20

At his namesake restaurant in Bellagio, chef Michael Mina and Huneeus Vintners will present a six-course menu paired with Huneeus wines chosen by Mina, Bellagio Director of Wine and Master Sommelier Jason Smith, and Master Sommelier and Huneeus Estate Director Larry Stone. Appetite-whetting sample pairing: Hudson Valley foie gras, seasoned with lavender and plum, and paired with Flowers Pinot Noir. $195, 702-693-7075.


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