Seven Days

This week in your city.

Thu 17

Go online, pick your charity and pitch in for Nevada’s Big Give, the state’s single biggest day of charitable giving. The goal is to raise $1 million in a 24-hour period for Nevada nonprofits. All registered 501(c)(3) organizations in Nevada are listed at HireLive is hosting a sales, retail and management career fair at the Suncoast hotel-casino. (9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 9090 Alta Drive,

Fri 18

Get spooked at the exclusive screening of Warren Ellis: Captured Ghosts, a documentary about the adventures of comic-book writer Warren Ellis. (8 p.m., Alternate Reality Comics, 4110 S. Maryland Parkway, $7, 736-3673.) Don’t miss the chance to buy tickets to any of the 26 shows and concert performances that have been scheduled at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts (1). Tickets go on sale to the public at 8 a.m. ( French winemaker Georges Duboeuf brings Gamay Meets Graffiti to Las Vegas as part of the national celebration Nouveau Expression. Held at Butterfly in Chateau Nightclub & Gardens, the event is a night of food and wine tasting, including a celebratory midnight toast. (10 p.m., $30,

Sat 19

Southern Nevadans looking to save their homes, find jobs or locate better housing can do so at the Rebuild Southern Nevada Expo, a free event with services and workshops at the Grand Ballroom in Palace Station. (10 a.m., 229-4663.) Tivoli Village presents the CREATE Las Vegas Arts & Crafts Festival, with local artists showcasing their work during the two-day event. Live entertainment, workshops, complimentary children’s crafts, face painting and food will be a part of the fun. (3-8 p.m. today, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., Catch classic-rock mainstays the Eagles (2) as they perform their hits at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. (8 p.m., $69 and up,

Sun 20

Check out the grand opening of Fade Kingz (3), Las Vegas’ first branded line of classy urban-style barbershops. Enjoy Corzo tequila cocktails, a raffle for personalized engraved bottles of Corzo, a donation booth to help feed hungry children, music and cut and gift-bag packages. (3-7 p.m., 3153 N. Rainbow Blvd., 272-0319, Mexico Vivo Dance Company presents Mexican Revolution Day. Held at the Winchester Cultural Center, the performance is a mix of Mexican traditional dances and remembrances of the revolution. (2 p.m., 3130 S. McLeod Drive, $5,, 455-7340.)

Mon 21

The Injured Police Officer’s Fund is hosting the sixth annual John & Goldie Moran Golf Classic. The family-friendly event tees off at 8 a.m. at Bali Hai Golf Club. (5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South, The Venetian and Palazzo welcome the 49-day Winter In Venice celebration with a live performance by American Idol winner Jordin Sparks (4) in front of the Venetian. (6-8:30 p.m.,

Tue 22

It’s beginning to look a lot like winter at Lake Las Vegas, with The Village’s ice skating rink (5) now open. (Through Jan. 29, 3-9 p.m. Mon-Fri, noon-9 p.m. Sat-Sun, $15 adults, $12 kids,

Wed 23

Lake Mohave’s Cottonwood Cove Resort & Marina is hosting an art contest for students in grades K-12. First-place winners in each category will have their artwork displayed in the LEED building in the marina and receive passes for Forever Resorts’ Black Canyon River Adventures. The grand-prize winner receives a houseboat vacation. Submissions must be received by 4 p.m. Dec. 9. (

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Starting Five: The Rebels have received plenty of fan support at the Thomas & Mack Center for their first two games this season, with an attendance of 14,827 for UNLV’s 71-67 victory over Nevada-Reno on Nov. 14, and 13,763 for the Nov. 11 season-opening win against Grand Canyon. Here’s how those numbers compare to several high-profile and Pac 12 schools’ attendance figures from Nov. 14 and 15:



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