Trust Us: Rollergirls, Loberace and nuclear testing!

Catch rollergirls Cherry Potter (left) and Stella Blue in action Saturday night at South Point.
Photo: Lawton Howell


Link TextSin City Rollergirls Las Vegas’ toughest women on skates collide with two teams from Salt Lake City. Expect it to be fast-paced, brutal and highly entertaining. February 23, 6 p.m., $15-$20, South Point.

Closer Patrick Marber’s uncomfortable play about relationships gets the Las Vegas Little Theatre treatment. Should be an intense night out. February 22-March 10; Thursday-Saturday, 8 p.m.; Sunday, 2 p.m.; $10-$15.

Circus Oz Don’t expect Dorothy, but there might be some monkey business from this “Australian contemporary circus explosion” featuring aerialists, jugglers and musicians. February 21-23, 7:30 p.m. (& 2:30 p.m. on February 23), $24-$79, Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.


Bonnie Raitt Decades after charting high with “Something to Talk About” and “I Can’t Make You Love Me,” the bluesy singer/guitarist is still making Rolling Stone year-end lists and winning Grammys (for 2012’s Slipstream). February 22, 8 p.m., $55-$110, the Pearl.

Nuclear Weapons Testing Don’t worry! It’s a panel discussion led by UNLV professor Andy Kirk about the ways the Nevada Test Site affected Downwinders and other nearby residents. February 23, 12:30 p.m., Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road.

Cee Lo Green Is Loberace Will he bring the cat? Wear the sparkly Super Bowl robe? Sing with Muppets? After months of speculation—and a six-month postponement—the residency is upon us. Starts February 27; Wednesday-Friday & Sunday, 11 p.m.; Saturday, midnight; $55-$155, Planet Hollywood.


Clue After applying the Rocky Horror-style live “shadow” cast approach to Night of the Living Dead, the same players will take on this board game-based ’80s cult classic. Audience participation encouraged. February 23, 8 & 10 p.m., $10, Sci Fi Center.

Eyez on Las Vegas Stencil graffiti artist Peat Wollaeger, whose “eyez” and murals have landed on buildings, cars and Mountain Dew Bottles, brings paintings and woodcuts to town. February 22-March 22; opening reception February 22, 7-11 p.m.; Get Up Gallery at Emergency Arts.


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