Top Notch Barbeque It’s gonna get cold this weekend, and chef Jimmy Cole has the antidote: mounds of scrumptious pulled pork, the best spareribs in town and a sweet potato casserole so addictive it ought to be illegal. You can also fight the chill with chili … cheese fries, that is. Whatever you order, it beats toting a winter parka. 9310 S. Eastern Ave. #124, Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday & Saturday 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
Miss America Pageant Cheer on Randi Sundquist as she reps the Silver State in the country’s best-known beauty pageant, er, scholarship program. January 12, 5:30 p.m., $143-$166, Planet Hollywood.
Rising Star Violinist Elena Urioste is the guest artist for the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s Masterworks III concert, featuring Ravel’s “Bolero,” Sibelius’ Violin Concerto and Mozart’s First Symphony. January 12, 8 p.m., $46-$94, Smith Center.
Golden Globe Awards The Oscars’ disreputable cousin will be hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, meaning there should at least be some funny stuff between the self-congratulatory speeches. January 13, 5 p.m., NBC.
Parade: The Collective Cirque du Soleil performers, technicians and support staff take their artistic talents into Trifecta Gallery for this eighth annual employee art exhibition. Through January 25.
Cut Chemist The turntablist/DJ, a former member of Jurassic 5 and Ozomatli, pops in to continue Body English’s hip-hoppy relaunch. January 13, doors at 10 p.m., $30 men, $20 women, locals free.
Steven Wright He looks like he’s sleepwalking and mutters in a monotone. But we can forgive him, since he’s also one of the funniest guys on the planet. January 11 & 12, 8 p.m., $38.50-$60.50, Orleans.