The Latin Grammys, Rise Against at DLVEC and other stuff you’ll want to know about

Shake your bon-bon at the 16th annual Latin Grammys.
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Latin Grammys A great way to see some of Latin music’s most notable stars all at once, like Ricky Martin, Maná, Prince Royce, Major Lazer with MØ, Natalia Lafourcade and Bomba Estéreo with Will Smith. November 19, $119-$667, MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Rise Against Need an excuse to finally check out Downtown Las Vegas Events Center? Following May’s well-received set at Rock in Rio, the righteous rockers of Rise Against head back to Las Vegas, this time with Killswitch Engage and Letlive in tow. November 21, 8 p.m., $39.50-$79.50.

Cabrera Celebrates Sibelius The Las Vegas Philharmonic presents the Finnish composer’s Symphony No. 1 in E minor in a program that also includes the world premiere of trombonist Nathan Tanouye’s “Desert Flight.” November 21, 7:30 p.m., $26-$96, Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.

Public Image LTD Your music-geek friends keep telling you John Lydon’s other band was better than the Sex Pistols, so head to Brooklyn Bowl Wednesday night and find out why. Your turkey should taste better with post-punk cacophony still ringing in your ears. November 25, 9 p.m., $30-$50.


Ice Out Cancer takes over Cosmo's pool rink.

Ice Out Cancer takes over Cosmo's pool rink.

Transpride Week Learn from workshops about hormones and transgender student advocacy, attend a film festival and party with members and allies of the trans community during this multi-day event. November 19-22, locations & admission policies vary, lasvegastranspride.org.

Ice Out Cancer Over Vegas The Cosmopolitan’s wintertime rink over the Boulevard Pool reopens for the season with this special event featuring Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton and other pro skaters—all sharing the man-made ice with you. November 20, 7 p.m., $30-$75.


Main Event Thanksgiving means football, but you can work in hoops this week, too. This two-day tournament features four D-I squads (Clemson, UMass, Creighton, Rutgers) in its “heavyweight” division, and four other schools battling for a “middleweight” title. November 23 & 25, 12:30 & 6:30 p.m., $23-$92 per session; MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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