Alicia Keys Few chart-topping singers are as versatile or reliably entertaining live as the woman behind “If I Ain’t Got You,” “No One” and “Empire State of Mind.” Get there early—Miguel, a budding R&B star worthy of his hype, opens. March 15, 8 p.m., $55-$145, Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Muse The British rock band brings a different kind of March madness to town, with a St. Paddy’s show at Mandalay Bay. Expect a killer light show to accompany the tunes. With Dead Sara, March 17, 7:30 p.m., $45-$75.
Shen Yun Dancers, drummers, acrobats and musicians bring 5,000 years of classical Chinese culture and performing arts to the Smith Center stage in this epic, colorful show featuring nearly 100 artists and 400 costumes. March 15, 7:30 p.m.; March 16, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; March 17, 2 p.m.; $50-$180, Reynolds Hall.
Chicago Cubs vs. Texas Rangers Two Major League Baseball games means two chances to scope out veteran sluggers (Alfonso Soriano and Adrian Beltre) and rising stars (Anthony Rizzo and Jurickson Profar)—and fill your belly with beer and hot dogs. March 16 & 17, 1:05 p.m., $40-$60, Cashman Field.
Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure Now that the weather’s getting warm again, it’s the perfect time to take in a movie in the park. Cinema in the Circle is presenting the cult classic in Downtown’s Huntridge Circle Park, complete with food from Coast 2 Coast Deli and Villa Pizza. March 16, 6 p.m., free.
Jay Mohr He’s a serious sports nut, he does the best Christopher Walken impression ever and, yes, he was in Jerry Maguire. But the main reason we like Mohr: He’s funny! March 15-17, 7:30 p.m., $35-$45, South Point.
Origin India Benefit The restaurant hosts a benefit for the Michael Boldon Memorial Fund to honor the cab driver killed in the recent Strip shooting. Tiffin lunch boxes to go will be available for a minimum donation of $5 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15. 4480 Paradise Road, 734-6342.