Global Legends Series, Oscar nominee showcases and other stuff to do this week

Landon strip: Donovan leads the Global Legends Series into Sam Boyd on Saturday.


GLOBAL LEGENDS SERIES Retired soccer icons Landon Donovan (U.S.) and Luís Figo (Portugal) captain the teams, which will assemble 26 of the sport’s top names, including Jared Borgetti, Paul Scholes and Cafu. February 20, 4:30 p.m., $35-$95, Sam Boyd Stadium.

FORENSIC SCIENCES The Las Vegas Natural History Museum devotes Sunday to the subject with a family-friendly CSI Mini-Camp (11 a.m.-2 p.m.), followed by an expert-led panel showcase and Q&A (followed by a cocktail reception; 3:30 p.m.). February 21, free; ticket info at lvnhm.org.


ROCK AND RISE Female-fronted local acts (Carol-Lyn, Candy Warpop and Kerfoot & Dau, among others) comprise this rock-centric benefit for the global One Billion Rising campaign, aimed at shining a light on violence against women. Local artists and Toyboxx LV complement the event. February 19, 8 p.m., $5, Bunkhouse.

SHE WANTS REVENGE As part of the 10th anniversary of the electro-rock duo’s debut album, Justin Warfield and Adam Bravin head east to DJ the latest in a pop-up series by DJ 88 (who, along with Hektor Rawkerz and Dave Fogg, will also perform). February 21, 9 p.m., $5, Ghostbar.


OSCAR NOMINEE SHOWCASES Prepare yourself for the upcoming Oscars (and your office pool) by taking in all eight Best Picture nominees in two marathons, and then check out programs of all the nominated animated and live-action short films. Best Picture Showcase: February 20 & 27, 10 a.m., $25, AMC Town Square. Short Films: beginning February 19; times & prices vary.

SGT. PEEPER’S NAUGHTY PARTS CLUB BAND Experience this fleshy take on The Beatles with a little help from Strawberry Tallcake, Panda Bare and other burlesque talents. February 20, 10:30 p.m., $12-$15, Onyx Theatre.


CRAFT BEER DINNER This five-course meal—with cheddar bacon popcorn, short rib sliders and more—is solid by itself, but Slice of Vegas adds pairings from Brooklyn and Victory breweries. February 23, 6:30 p.m., $45, email [email protected] to RSVP.

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