Trust Us: The Killers at Cosmo, UNLV basketball and more

Have a Killer time: Close out 2012 at the Chelsea. You just need to find a way in.


The Killers Tickets to see Vegas’ biggest band are sold out, but on the Brightside (get it?) VIP tables and room packages were available at press time. With Most Thieves, December 28 & 29, 8 p.m., $86-$900, Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea Ballroom.

Reverend Horton Heat The Rev is always entertaining, but this show’s extra special, with ex-Dead Kennedys frontman Jello Biafra guesting on vocals. With Tijuana Panthers, December 28, 9 p.m., $25, Vinyl.

Maroon 5 March’s Vegas tour stop is already sold out, so there’s no time like the present to move (like Jagger or otherwise) over to Mandalay Bay to catch the pop-rockers. December 29 & 30, 8 p.m., $60-$150.

Local Scene Showcase Most Thieves (fresh off their Killers dates)! Rusty Maples! Dusty Sunshine! The All-Togethers! Support! December 30, 8 p.m., $5, Royal House.


Django Unchained Quentin Tarantino’s over-the-top Western about a freed slave (Jamie Foxx) who teams up with a German bounty hunter (Christoph Waltz) is one of the most creative and striking (not to mention hilarious) movies of 2012. Now playing citywide.

UNLV at North Carolina Last year, an unranked Rebels squad toppled the No. 1 Tar Heels in Las Vegas. This time, UNLV is 20th in the nation and riding a nine-game winning streak. And UNC? On the outside of the Top 25 looking in. December 29, 11 a.m., ESPN2.

Frame Project 5th Wall Gallery celebrates its first anniversary with a group show featuring work in various mediums to fit the size of given frames. January 4, 7 p.m., Emergency Arts.


The Book of Mormon: The Testament of a Broadway Musical Can’t wait for The Book of Mormon to show up at the Smith Center in 2014? Content yourself with this newly published, 224-page, 700-photo experience. $45.


$2 classes at Shine Burn off those Christmas cookies with discounted classes at the Cirque du Soleil-inspired fitness studio on January 2. If Antigravity Yoga, pole fitness and Xtreme Boxing don’t make you want to work out, nothing will. 6415 S. Tenaya Way #100, 420-2358.


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