Hosted by award winning poet and comedian Queen Sheba. She'll team up with five local poets in competition with local hip hop artists to see who has the best lyrics and stage show. Members of the audience select the winners by cheering, throwing money, etc.
The company will present a dance and multimedia journey through 1930s Hollywood to the present; filling out the program with their signature work, “The Tennis Dances.” 3P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
For more than 45 years, this company has continually formed diverse collaborations that break down barriers between disciplines and challenge the way we think about dance. 7:30P, $24–$95. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Former casino executive and world-class magician Geno Munari tells it like it was back in the day when the Mob was a powerful presence in Las Vegas. 7P, free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, lvccld.org
A night of music featuring guests Mark Wills, U.S Army Ranger "Padre" Paul Handelman, Adam Martin, and Blackbird Anthem. Proceeds benefit special operations soldiers overseas. 6:30P, $50–$1,500. The Light Nightclub Mandalay Bay, specopscharity.com
This year’s juried art exhibit includes artists who were chosen based on the texture present in each of their works and the visual similarity in the subjects each artist presents. Free. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
Broadway performers Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley perform clever genre-hopping musical arrangements that showcase the artists’ voices and harmonies — all with a minimalist dress code. 7P, $39–$45. Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
The Springs Preserve is offering a groundbreaking, 6-week series about designing gardens from the bottom up. Classes will cover everything needed to assess a site and design a garden using nature as your guide. Classes will meet Jan. 27, Feb. 3, 10, 24, and March 3 and 10 at the Springs Preserve. You don't need to take all of them.
Resolve to laugh this year by enjoying the musical comedy as the Las Vegas Improvisational Players make up the show on the spot based on the audience’s suggestions. 7P, $10; $5 kids, seniors, and military. Show Creators Studio, 4455 W. Sunset Road, lvimprov.com
The ballet company invites you to a night of nostalgia as they honor their namesake by highlighting the hardworking and humble Huasteca region of Mexico. 6P, $11. Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, clarkcountynv.gov
Youthful energy, risk-taking movement, and clever choreography set to a mix of surprising musical selections. 7:30P, $20 adults, $10 under 18. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org