Trust Us: A great fight, Primus and some awesome food festivals

All the sounds of mariachi will come alive at the Smith Center this weekend.
Photo: Leila Navidi


Mariachi Festival More than 300 local students of mariachi music and ballet folklórico dance will light up the stage alongside big-time bands from Mexico and LA. It’s the perfect mood-setter for Monday’s Cinco celebrations. May 2, 7:30 p.m., $25-$35, Smith Center.

Milk screening/Cleve Jones Q&A After a showing of the Oscar-winning film about gay politician/activist Harvey Milk, hear his colleague speak about issues pertaining to the LGBT and HIV communities, including his work with the Culinary Union to pave the way for domestic partner health benefits in Nevada. May 2, 6:30 p.m., $10 donation, Inspire Theatre.

AIDS Walk If gathering a little scratch so someone debilitated by HIV can get proper nutritional counseling somehow doesn’t compel you, how about showing your support during a nice, late-morning Sunday stroll with 12,000 other good-hearted Las Vegans? May 4, registration starts at 8 a.m., free, UNLV, afan.orgafan.org.


Undefeated WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. is surrounded by reporters in the lobby of MGM Grand on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. Mayweather will face WBA welterweight champion Marcos Maidana of Argentina at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday.

Mayweather vs. Maidana Marcos Maidana (35-3) wrested away Adrien Broner’s WBA welterweight title last year, but oddsmakers don’t love his chances, setting up Floyd Mayweather (45-0) as a -1,200 favorite (bet $1,200 to win $100). Still, Mayweather’s gotta lose sometime … right?! May 3, undercards at 2 p.m., $350-$1,500, MGM Grand.


Primus Primus sucks! Not really, of course, but that’s what fans of the proggy/alt weirdos yell to voice their support. And when Les, Larry and the recently returned Tim get together onstage, there’s usually a whole lot worth supporting. So say it with us, loudly: Primus sucks! May 1-3, 8 p.m., $40-$45. Brooklyn Bowl.


Indian Food Festival The 11th annual Vaisakhi Mela brings entertainment, activities for kids and lots of delicious food at $10 or less per plate from local restaurants including Gandhi, India Palace and Royal India Bistro. May 3, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Clark County Government Center., lasvegas-mela.com.

San Gennaro Feast Beat the weekend crowds and get your fill of carnival games, Neapolitan folklore, sausage and peppers and meatball pizza at one of Las Vegas’ longest running and most popular festivals. San Gennaro opens at 5 p.m. weekdays and noon weekends. May 7-11, $9, sangennarofeast.com.

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