Trust Us: Andy Warhol, exploitation movies and more

Talk about an opportunity you should take advantage of—seeing Warhol’s works for free! Bellagio offers up a viewing of Warhold Out West gratis on October 5.
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Warhol Out West See Andy Warhol’s “Double Elvis” and nearly 60 other Western-themed works by the pop artist—for free!—at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, this Saturday, Smithsonian magazine’s annual museum day. October 5, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

PollyGrind Film Festival The annual showcase of underground horror and exploitation movies kicks off Wednesday with five world-premiere features, including 13/13/13, the latest from Sharknado studio the Asylum. October 9-13, various times, $7-$10 per screening, passes $77, Theatre 7, pollygrind.com.


The Avett Brothers Sweaty, stomping punk refrains to spare and tender folk lullabies, the brothers’ raw vocals to Bob Crawford’s owning of the upright bass, this band kicks ass and fills the emptiness. Get saved. October 6, 8 p.m., $40, Cosmopolitan’s Boulevard Pool.


War Horse You could feel the oxygen being sucked out of the room when Smith Center president/CEO Myron Martin surprised a VIP audience in February with an appearance by Joey, the three-man equestrian puppet at the center of War Horse. Gasps quickly turned to cheers, and now Smith Center theatergoers who have clamored for a non-musical play on the big stage finally get their wish. October 2 & 3, 7:30 p.m.; October 4-6, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; $26-$129; Reynolds Hall.

Blow Out Breast Cancer What if you could get your hair done for a party at the party? At this Breast Cancer Awareness Month event, afternoon hair treatments benefit Smiles for Survivors, as does the evening party and silent auction. It’s multi-tasking for good! October 5, blowouts 2-6 p.m., party 7-11 p.m., $40-$65, Square Colour Salon + Spa.


Food & Wine All-Star Weekend There are still tickets available for several events that make up this twice-yearly foodie spectacular, including the All-Star Burger Bash at MGM’s pool and chef Michael Mina’s wine dinner collabo with Far Niente. October 4-6, MGM Grand, Aria & Bellagio, mgmresorts.com/foodandwine.

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