Cornish Pasty Co. The Dark Arts Market
Like we even need to ask if you’re in the market for taxidermy, gothic art, coffin purses, Ouija boards, tarot readings and “wet specimens.” Clear space in your Dragula and bring a body-sized bag. April 13, 8 p.m., free. –Geoff Carter
Keep Memory Alive Center UNLVino
The annual wine tasting and mega-fundraiser (for UNLV hospitality scholarships) has been condensed to just one event on one night. But the chef and restaurant lineup serving tasty snacks to pair with the booze is bigger than ever: Scott Conant, Brian Howard, Hubert Keller, Raku, Bouchon, Lotus of Siam and more. April 14, 7 p.m., $150-$175. –Brock Radke
Art Square March for Science
It’s been a tough year for folks who dig science. EPA head Scott Pruitt is cagey on climate change. Teachers are striking due to dismal education funding. And the iPhone X has been a disappointment.
But science marches on. So says the slogan for the second annual March for Science, which is happening in cities all over the world. Last year’s marches drew more than 1 million people globally. This year’s goal is to raise advocacy for science, STEM education and “evidence-based policy making.” Per its Action Network webpage: “In the wake of repeals and rollbacks of dozens of environmental policies and the disparity of facts in government, standing up for science is more important than ever.”
Although it’s called a “march,” the Las Vegas event will be a rally with scientist speakers, music by Veserium and live art by Recycled Propaganda. Topics will include space exploration, health, education and the environment. The event is free, but the group is accepting monetary donations and gently used clothing and household items. April 14, 10 a.m. –C. Moon Reed
Ellis Island 50th Anniversary
First it was Village Pub. Twenty-seven years later, it became Ellis Island. Now, it’s an institution (and still expanding). The property’s 50th-anniversary celebration will include drink and dinner specials, giveaways and, of course, karaoke. April 14, Free. –Mike Prevatt
Smith Center Las Vegas Philharmonic
The Las Vegas Master Singers and UNLV’s Concert Singers, Chamber Chorale and Department of Dance join together with the Phil to realize Carl Orff’s masterful Carmina Burana. April 14, 7:30 p.m., $30-$109. –Leslie Ventura
Sci Fi Center Meathook Massacre
See the first three movies in this micro-budget horror series at a fundraiser for the fourth installment from local filmmaker John Ward. He’s appearing with original director Dustin Ferguson and local star Tommie Vegas. April 14, 7 p.m., $10. –Josh Bell
Beauty Bar Priests
Two days after making its Coachella festival debut, this Washington, D.C., four-piece brings its wide-ranging sound—surfy punk, jagged noise-rock, arty post-punk and lots more swirl together on 2017 LP Nothing Feels Natural—to Las Vegas for the first time. With Same Sex Mary. April 16, 8 p.m., $12. –Spencer Patterson
Marjorie Barrick Museum Catherine Borg: One Night Only
Light launches its new weekly industry party this week, and the Mandalay Bay nightclub couldn’t have chosen a more experienced DJ to lead the way. Ikon has been spinning in Vegas since 2004 and also contributes to the Valley’s style with his Chinatown sneaker boutique Feature. April 18, 10:30 p.m., $20-$30. –Brock Radke
“We know Las Vegas audiences will fall in love with the spectacular production that must be seen to be believed.”
Her piece, comprising thousands of hand-cut yellow turkey, goose and iridescent acrylic faux-feathers, is an interpretation of Diptyque’s “olfactory landscape” and a nod to Las ...
The uniquely Vegas production has come a long way since the days of scavenging for casino performance spaces.
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