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Christie Brinkley in ‘Chicago,’ a Japanese festival, ‘Game of Thrones’ art and other stuff to do this week in Las Vegas

Kaskade spins at KAOS Dayclub on April 7.
  • Dionne Warwick at Bally's

    Her name might not come up in conversation as often as it once did, but that hasn’t stopped Dionne Warwick’s hits—“Walk on By,” “Déjà Vu,” “Do You Know the Way to San Jose”—from playing on oldies radio every few seconds. Share an evening, or 12, with a legend. April 4-27, Days & times vary, $67-$139. –Geoff Carter

  • The Pillowman at Nicholas J. Horn Theatre

    Long before he wrote and directed Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, Martin McDonagh wrote this black comedy. Brace yourself as CSN’s Fine Arts Theatre Program visits McDonagh’s brutally funny police state. April 5-14, Days & times vary, $10-$12. –Geoff Carter

  • Winter is Coming at Random Alchemy Gallery

    The White Walkers are advancing, but there’s still time to view Game of Thrones-inspired art by Jeffrey Locke Lemert and Random Alchemy gallerist Lisa Dittrich. Bonus: Dittrich’s New Orleans Square neighbor the Sci Fi Center will screen new Thrones episodes Sundays starting April 14. April 5-26, Free; reception April 5, 4-9 p.m. –Geoff Carter

  • Kizuna Japanese Spring Festival at Lorenzi Park

    Celebrate the Far East in the Southwest at this annual spring festival, featuring arts and crafts, a traditional tea ceremony, martial arts demonstrations, taiko drums and, of course, food. April 6, 11 a.m.- 5 p.m., free. –Genevie Durano

  • Kaskade at Kaos Dayclub

    The Palms’ new megaclub wraps its grand-opening weekend with a sunny set from one of its resident DJs, longtime Vegas pool-party fave Kaskade, coming off a surprise drum and bass set at Beyond Wonderland SoCal. Vice provides additional support. April 7, 11 a.m., $35-$45. –Brock Radke

  • AFAN AIDS Walk at Town Square

    Since 1984, Aid for AIDS of Nevada has provided support, services and education to thousands of people living with HIV and AIDS. This year, AFAN’s biggest fundraiser features a pre-walk festival with appearances by Penn and Teller, Human Nature, Piff the Magic Dragon and more. April 7, 8 a.m., register at –Leslie Ventura

  • Mixtape: Lyrics with Hanif Abdurraqib at The Writer's Block

    Writer, cultural critic and Black Mountain Institute Shearing Fellow Abdurraqib presents an evening of poetry featuring a band of local musicians. He’ll discuss Nina Simone, My Chemical Romance and more. Free, 7 p.m. –C. Moon Reed

  • Chicago at Venetian Theatre

    Supermodel and actress Christie Brinkley is a style icon. She has graced the cover of more than 500 magazines, including Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Issue three times. She designed her own line of sunglasses, along with a line of “Real Model” dolls based on real models such as herself. She was the “Uptown Girl” in then-future ex-husband Billy Joel’s music video of the same name.

    You’d think that dazzling resume would be enough. But Brinkley told The New York Times that her fantasy career is “performing on Broadway.” Dreams do come true if you’re an internationally renowned beauty. “I got to live it,” Brinkley says. “I appeared several times in Chicago and will perform in the national road tour.”

    The long-running musical, which stops at the Venetian for seven performances, tells the story of murderous, fame-chasing chorus girl Roxie Hart (Brinkley) in Jazz Age Chicago. In addition to the star power, there’s choreography styled after Bob Fosse’s original moves and unforgettable songs like “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango” and “Razzle Dazzle.” April 10-14, Wednesday-Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 2 & 7:30 p.m.; $75-$183. –C. Moon Reed

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