Thursday, November 18
SPORTS: Vegas GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. DETROIT RED WINGS 7 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: THE BLACK CROWES & 11/19, 8 p.m., House of Blues, ticketmaster.com.
ARTS: SOIRÉE CINÉMA (FRENCH MOVIE NIGHT) 6:30, UNLV’s Beam Hall, unlv.edu.
PARTY: DJ RUCKUS & DEE JAY SILVER 10:30 p.m., Zouk Nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
PARTY: WORSHIP THURSDAYS WITH ERIC DLUX 10:30 p.m., Tao Nightclub, taolvnc.taogroup.com.
MUSIC: THEE MESS AROUNDS 10 p.m., Sand Dollar Lounge, thesanddollarlv.com.
COMEDY: DOV DAVIDOFF & 11/21, 8:30 & 10:30 p.m., Laugh Factory, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS 5 p.m., MGM Grand Garden Arena, axs.com.
ARTS: ILLUSION AND REALITY Originally from South Korea, TeaYoun Kim-Kassor studied art education at the Saitama University in Japan and now serves as a professor and department chair of the foundations program at LA’s Otis College of Arts and Design. This exhibit at the Fine Arts Gallery at CSN’s north campus explores tension, migration and identity through large-scale charcoal paintings. Hear her discuss the work during a 6 p.m. reception two days before the show closes. Through November 20, free, csn.edu/artgallery. –Amber Sampson
Friday, November 19
PARTY: LUDACRIS 10 p.m., Drai’s Nightclub, draisgroup.com.
COMEDY: WAYNE BRADY & 11/20, 10 p.m., Mirage Theatre, ticketmaster.com.
SPORTS: ROMAN MAIN EVENT MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT UNLV, Michigan, Arizona & Wichita State. 7 p.m., & 11/21, 6:30 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: LAGWAGON 7 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.
SPORTS: UNLV FOOTBALL VS. SAN DIEGO STATE 8:30 p.m., Allegiant Stadium, unlvtickets.com.
MISC: DOWNTOWN SUMMERLIN HOLIDAY PARADE 6 p.m., Fridays & Saturdays, summerlin.com.
PARTY: JEFFREY SUTORIUS 10 p.m., Marquee Nightclub, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com.
MUSIC: STICK TO YOUR GUNS With Harms Way and Initiate, 7 p.m., Eagle Aerie Hall, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: SHIP WREK 10:30 p.m., Hakkasan Nightclub, hakkasangroup.com.
COMEDY: BILL BURR Much can change in a year. For comedian and actor Bill Burr, whose on-and-off residency at the Chelsea at the Cosmopolitan was interrupted by COVID, the past year only made him bigger. He appeared in The Mandalorian and Reservation Dogs; he dropped a new season of his animated Netflix series F Is for Family; he debuted his new Roku anthology series Immoral Compass. If his Chelsea stand-up sets mix a little humblebrag with his edgy observational comedy, he’s earned it. November 19-20, 8 p.m., $49-$159. the Chelsea, ticketmaster.com. –Geoff Carter
MISC: SIN CITY ANIME Celebrate your love of anime, cosplay and Japanese culture. This friendly and fun-loving event will feature live performances, panels, games, workshops, meet-and-greets, an exhibitor hall and even video game tournaments. Feel free to wear your favorite costume while enjoying the Cosplay Masquerade and interacting with talented guests, including anime voice actors. November 19-21, $50-$70, Alexis Park Resort, sincityanime.com. –Amber Sampson
Saturday, November 20
MUSIC: THE ACES This Provo, Utah, alt-pop outfit arrived on the scene bright-eyed, bushy-tailed and really freaking in love. The band’s 2018 debut, When My Heart Felt Volcanic, begged lovers to stay, wished some would go and likely won a few back over funky basslines and soaring rock choruses. In 2020, The Aces returned with Under My Influence, a more mature take on the matter that you won’t want to miss as these ladies make their Virgin Resorts debut. 7 p.m., $20, 24 Oxford, virginhotelslv.com. –Amber Sampson
MUSIC: LAS Vegas PHILHARMONIC’S BEETHOVEN TRIPLE CONCERTO It wasn’t long ago that the Smith Center raised its curtains again after the pandemic pause, and its return has been spectacular. Return to Reynolds Halland piano soloists. 7:30 p.m., $29-$121, thesmithcenter.com. –Evelyn Mateosto catch the Phil presenting a rarely performed Beethoven work. As its name suggests, the Triple Concerto is three times the fun, with violin, cello
PARTY: LEE CANYON’S PRAY FOR SNOW PARTY 3-7 p.m., Skye Center, 10111 W. Skye Canyon Park Drive, leecanyonlv.com.
SPORTS: Vegas GOLDEN KNIGHTS VS. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS 7 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
COMEDY: #IMOMSOHARD 8 p.m., Green Valley Ranch Grand Events Center, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: GWAR With Napalm Death, Eyehategod, 6:30 p.m., House of Blues, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: KOE WETZEL With Muscadine Bloodline, 8 p.m., the Theater at Virgin, axs.com.
MISC: TENAYA CREEK ANNIVERSARY PARTY 5-10 p.m., Tenaya Creek Brewery 831 W. Bonanza Road, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: ALESSO 10:30 p.m., XS, wynnsocial.com.
MUSIC: PEPE AGUILAR 8 p.m., MGM Grand Garden Arena, axs.com.
SPORTS: BOXING: TERENCE CRAWFORD VS. SHAWN PORTER Card begins at 3 p.m., Michelob Ultra Arena, axs.com.
MUSIC: MYSTIC BRAVES With David Turel, The Laissez Fairs, Luxury Furniture Store, 8:30 p.m., Artifice, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: OVI 7 p.m., Azilo Ultra Pool, saharalasvegas.com.
PARTY: DETLEF With Eric Jerome, Robby Powell, David Serrano, midnight, Tempo Ultra Lounge, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: DUKE DUMONT 10 p.m., Zouk Nightclub, zoukgrouplv.com.
MUSIC: BONE THUGS-N-HARMONY 8 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.
Sunday, November 21
SPORTS: LAS Vegas RAIDERS VS. CINCINNATI BENGALS 1:05 p.m., Allegiant Stadium, ticketmaster.com.
MUSIC: SILVERSTEIN 6 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.
PARTY: MUSTARD 10 p.m., Marquee Nightclub, marqueelvnc.taogroup.com.
PARTY: RITUALS 10 p.m., Ayu Moonbeam, zoukgrouplv.com.
MUSIC: VARIALS With Distinguisher, Take, Glee Club, 7 p.m., American Legion Hall, eventbrite.com.
PARTY: DJ FIVE & ERIC DLUX 10:30 p.m., XS, wynnsocial.com.
PARTY: DJ SINCERE 9:30 p.m., Foundation Room, houseofblues.com/lasvegas/fr.
Monday, November 22
SPORTS: GOOD SAM EMPIRE CLASSIC MEN’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Gonzaga, UCLA, Central Michigan, Bellarmine, 5 p.m., & 11/23, 4 p.m., T-Mobile Arena, axs.com.
MISC: MIRACLE ON SPRING MOUNTAIN Thru 12/31, the Sand Dollar, thesanddollarlv.com.
COMEDY: JON LOVITZ Thru 11/24, 7 p.m., Laugh Factory, ticketmaster.com.
MISC: MONDAYS DARK 8 p.m., the Space, thespacelv.com.
PARTY: SHAUN REEVES Detroit-born DJ and producer Shaun Reeves, who just released his first full-length album, The Eye That Sees Us All, creates the kind of deep house music that the Vegas club scene, for all its dynamic flash, simply doesn’t offer enough. He’ll play the Industry Monday party at Oddwood at Area15. 10 p.m., free admission, oddwoodbar.com.
Tuesday, November 23
ARTS: UNLV SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: RACHMANINOV & ELGAR 7:30 p.m., Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall, unlv.edu.
PARTY: TSURUDA 10 p.m., Discopussy, discopussydtlv.com.
PARTY: DJ SHIFT 10:30 p.m., Omnia, hakkasangroup.com.
MISC: HOLIDAY CACTUS GARDEN Thru 1/2, 5-10 p.m., Ethel M Chocolates, ethelm.com.
ARTS: A CHRISTMAS CAROL The West Wing’s Bradley Whitford stars as mean old Ebenezer Scrooge in this five-time Tony Award-winning adaptation. This new take on the classic holiday story of love and redemption comes from Broadway and London’s West End. Audiences will enjoy an award-winning cast, Victorian-period choreography, an on-stage bell choir, 12 beloved Christmas carols and endless holiday magic. November 23-28, times vary, $30-$148, Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall, thesmithcenter.com. –C. Moon Reed
Wednesday, November 24
PARTY: WILL CLARKE We’re not sure what’s more recognizable: Will Clarke’s enormous beard or his signature house music style. Both of these will be on full display at Discopussy when this U.K.-bred producer and DJ hops behind the decks. Clarke has only been spinning since 2016, but he’s already garnered the attention of EDM stars such as Marquee resident DJ Fisher and acid house guru Carl Cox. 10 p.m., $25, Discopussy, discopussylv.com. –Amber Sampson
MISC: MYSTIC FALLS PARK WINTER WONDERLAND Thru 12/31, performances 2-10 p.m., Sam’s Town, samstownlv.com
MUSIC: BLACK LABEL SOCIETY With Obituary, Prong, 6:30 p.m., House of Blues, ticketmaster.com.
PARTY: RL GRIME 10:30 p.m., Encore Beach Club, wynnsocial.com.
MISC: KÀ REOPENING 7 & 9:30 p.m., Saturday-Wednesday, MGM Grand, mgmgrand.mgmresorts.com.
MUSIC: PURO PARTY Ft. Frankie J & Baby Bash, Amanda Perez, MC Magic, JayRoxxx, 6 p.m., Brooklyn Bowl, ticketweb.com.