The annual Mardi Gras masquerade gala to benefit the B.E. a S.H.E.R.O. Foundation will be held on January 27 at the Space. There will be world class food from chef Lisa, Cirque performers, music from Sin City Opera and a string quartet, a live auction, and much more.
NASCAR fans and car enthusiasts will have the opportunity to drive their personal vehicles around the 1.5-mile superspeedway at speeds up to 75 miles per hour (behind a pace car) to raise money for local children’s charities. Drivers must be 18+, passengers 6+. 7P, $10–$45. Las Vegas Motor Speedway, speedwaycharities.org
Open to all music students in Southern Nevada, participants will compete in two age categories: 14 and under and 15–22. The winners will be invited to perform their pieces with the Las Vegas Young Artists Orchestra at a future concert. 11A, free. Auditorium at Windmill Library, lvccld.org
Master illusionist Jackson Rayne leads this memory workshop teaching secrets to improving your memory, remembering people's names, and never forgetting where you put your keys. 3P, free. PAC at Summerlin Library, lvccld.org
Author Doresa Banning discusses the infamous incidents and characters who made the headlines in local and national newspapers and Reno/Tahoe's criminal parallels to Las Vegas. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Las Vegas is one of the first cities outside New York to be granted access to this 2017 Pulitzer nominated play, a radiant portrait of an all-female soccer team battling their inner demons and the collective decisions that define us. It is a powerful portrait of life, full of action and energy. Written by Sarah DeLappe and directed by Kate St-Pierre.
Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
Hailing from the urban streets of Waipahu, Hawaii, the band has produced several #1 hits including “Nothing to Hide,” “The One", "Play Me Like a Fool,” and “Ms. Beautiful.” 7P, $22–$40. Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq, brooklynbowl.com
Larry C. Johns and Alan R. Johns, the attorneys who spent 25 years pursuing a lawsuit for the victims of this catastrophic underground nuclear test, will discuss all that led to the enactment of the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act in 1990. 7P, free. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
Violinists Nicolas Kendall and Charles Yang, with bassist Ranaan Meyer bring elements of many musical styles together for a unique sound. 7P, $39–$59. Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Del Sol Academy of the Performing Arts presents "Wait Until Dark" February 2, 3, 9, and 10 at 6 p.m. In Frederick Knott’s crime-drama, a woman must use her wits to survive when three con artists turn up at her door in search of a very special doll. Before the night is done she will even the playing field to protect herself and her family from the monsters that go bump in the night.
Saxophonist Sid the Kid and his band will be playing the music of Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Grover Washington Jr., Maceo Parker, and many more. 7:30P, free. PAC at Summerlin Library, lvccld.org