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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the AIDS Walk and other stuff to do this week

Defying gravity: Alvin Ailey will aim to amaze at Smith Center.
Andrew Eccles


ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER One of the most influential dance companies in the world will be on full pointe at Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall, and fans should consider attending both nights—only one number (“Revelations”) will be repeated. April 19-20, 7:30 p.m., $26-$125.

SKIN WARS Where better to watch a body-painting competition show than Sapphire gentlemen’s club? Skin City artist (and Skin Wars judge) Robin Slonina turns nude models into works of art before the season premiere at 10 p.m. April 20, 8-11 p.m., free.


BOZ BOORER The longtime Morrissey music director and guitarist heads up a celebration of his boss with live and DJ performances. Joining him: ever-morphing cover act The 11th Street Band, locals Close to Modern and DJs Hektor Rawkerz and Allen. April 15, 10 p.m., $10, Bunkhouse Saloon.

ROCK ’N’ ROLL RODEO Dwarves frontman Blag Dahlia (playing solo acoustic) and Ramones tribute band Rocket to Russia team for a pair of free, unofficial Viva Las Vegas weekend parties: Thursday at Diablo’s Cantina and Friday at the Double Down, the latter headlined by LA veterans The Hangmen. April 14, 6:30 p.m.; April 15, 8:30 p.m.


TOUR DE SUMMERLIN This 15-year event weds 40-, 60- and 80-mile bike rides with charity, this edition benefitting the Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation of Nevada. April 16, 7 a.m., $100, Downtown Summerlin.

AIDS WALK Last year’s power-walk raised more than $400,000 to benefit Aid for AIDS of Nevada, which provides services to Southern Nevadans living with HIV/AIDS. Here’s to surpassing that in 2016! April 17, registration begins at 8 a.m., donation (info at afanlv.org), Town Square.


UNLVINO This annual luxuriation would make Bacchus himself extra jolly, with sparkling wine (Bubble-Licious at Venetian), rice wine (Sake Fever at Red Rock Resort) and all things red and white and delicious (Grand Tasting at Paris) on deck. April 14-16, $100-$125, unlvino.com.

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