Trust Us: A burlesque festival, an indoor soccer match and your last chance to see ‘Wicked’

Cha Cha Velour is set to perform at the 2014 Las Vegas Burlesque Festival.


Las Vegas Burlesque Festival There’s nothing like hometown pride. When it comes to burlesque, Vegas has a lot to rally around. Get your fill this weekend with performances by some of the best Las Vegas-based bump-and-grinders, along with others from out of town. November 6-9, times & prices vary, Gold Coast, lvburlesquefestival.com.

Wicked You have one last chance to see the massively “Popular” Broadway hit this weekend, before that house from Kansas lands on the Wicked Witch of the East someplace far from the Smith Center. November 6-9, 7:30 p.m.; November 8-9, 2 p.m.; $45–$161.


From Where I Stand Artist Erik Beehn returns to his hometown with an exhibit of works on paper investigating predigested environments as vehicles to memories past, and unfamiliar ones as gateways for new experiences. Through December 5, MCQ Fine Art.


Las Vegas Legends vs. Monterrey Flash Need a post-World Cup soccer fix? Head to the Orleans Arena and check out the Professional Arena Soccer League’s local squad, which has won division titles in both of its seasons. Gooooooal! November 9, 3 p.m., $9-$20.

Beats Antique plays Brooklyn Bowl on November 7.


Beats Antique This Bay Area trio creates a worldly blend of Afrobeat, hip-hop, downtempo electronic music and more, to which member Zoe Jakes performs an equally multi-cultural mix of dance styles. With Shpongle’s Simon Posford (DJ set), Lafa Taylor, Emancipator. November 7, 9 p.m., $45, Brooklyn Bowl.


World Food Championships Ticketed events for this massive culinary competition include judging classes, a chili throwdown, a barbecue and bourbon tasting, a cocktail battle at Pizza Rock and a charity mixer with WFC champs and celeb chefs at the Ruvo Center. November 12-18, Downtown Las Vegas, worldfoodchampionships.com.

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