Trust Us: Lady Gaga at MGM, the Jewish Film Festival and more
Wed, Jan 23, 2013 (6:12 p.m.)
Lady Gaga Mother Monster brings her Born This Way Ball to town, serving up two nights of pop hits and eyebrow-raising outfits. “Just Dance,” little monsters. With Madeon and Lady Starlight, January 25 & 26, 8 p.m., $61-$213, MGM Grand.
HoloDomor (Red Earth. Hunger) UNLV’s composer in residence, Virko Baley, premieres his opera set during the great famine in Ukraine, a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the audience. January 26, 7:30 p.m., free, UNLV’s Doc Rando Recital Hall.
Soul2Soul Tim McGraw and Faith Hill’s country power couple residency is boot-stomping fun. Expect big vocals, bigger personalities and a bedroom joke or two. Ongoing, dates and times vary, $103-$302, Venetian Theatre.
P.J. Clarke’s Steak Special Good luck finding a better steak deal on the Strip: Three courses for two people including a bottle of wine, clam chowder or Caesar salad, aged prime beef and dessert, all in a laid-back, classic dining room. $99, available through March 15, Forum Shops, 434-7900.
Jewish Film Festival The festival wraps up this weekend with four screenings, including the French music biopic Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life, moderated by Weekly film critic Josh Bell. January 26 & 27, various times, $10 per screening, Adelson Educational Campus, lvjff.org.
Da Vinci—The Genius Leonardo was a pretty smart dude. Check out 75 of his large-scale inventions and more during the final weekend of this interactive exhibit. Through January 27, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., $22-$27, Venetian.
Paula Poundstone The low-key comedian has been performing for more than 30 years and is a regular panelist on NPR’s Wait Wait ... Don’t Tell Me! Her dry wit is equally at home on public radio and on the Vegas stage. January 25 & 26, 8 p.m., $22-$44, Orleans Showroom.