Seven Days

This week in your city.

Thu 12

Join Buzz, Woody and the gang as Disney on Ice presents Pixar’s Toy Story 3 at the Thomas & Mack Center. (7 p.m. today and tomorrow, 11:30 a.m., 3:30 and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 14 and 15, $10 and up, RM Auctions America presents through Jan. 14 an auction of more than 400 classic motorcycles, including some from Criss Angel’s Mindfreak collection. (6-9 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Jan. 13 and 14, $50 for full-event pass, $20 for single-day pass,

Fri 13

Soul pioneer Smokey Robinson brings his smooth voice to the Eastside Cannery. (8 p.m., $50 and up, Vintage rockers Paul Revere and the Raiders get their “Kicks” today and tomorrow at the South Point. (7:30 p.m., $40 and up, Laugh with comedian Paula Poundstone at the Orleans Showroom (8 p.m., $22 and up, or kick it old-school with Mr. Cooper, otherwise known as Mark Curry, as he hosts Icons of Comedy at LVH through Jan. 15 and again later this month. (10 p.m., $25 and up,

Sat 14

CityScape Adventures, a scavenger-hunt-style race invading cities nationwide, hits Las Vegas. Starting at the Bikini Bar, two-person teams engage in a citywide chase to solve 12 puzzles and challenges. (11 a.m., 3355 Spring Mountain Road, $100 per team, Cheer on the Lady Rebels—the team favored to win the Mountain West Conference title—as they take on rival San Diego State at the Cox Pavilion. (3 p.m., $4 and up, Some of the city’s finest food trucks, DJs and artists team up for another round of StrEATs in the Jackie Gaughan Plaza near El Cortez. (6 p.m., 600 E. Fremont St., free, Known for his roles on The Steve Harvey Show, Barbershop and The Original Kings of Comedy, Cedric the Entertainer brings hilarity to The Joint. (8 p.m., $25.50 and up, in the Hard Rock Hotel,

Sun 15

The 11th annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival features a variety of movies at the Adelson Educational Campus and the Cinemark Century Theatres at the South Point. Today, the Adelson Campus screens Otto Frank at 1 p.m. and My Australia at 7 p.m. ( Celine Dion partners with AEG Live, Caesars Entertainment and Children’s Hospital Boston to support Play Without Pain: Children’s Sickle-Cell Benefit at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Hospital Boston, whose doctors are close to discovering life-enhancing therapies to treat sickle-cell anemia. (8:30 p.m., $155-$350,

Mon 16

Participate in the 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade downtown. Gene Collins, Patricia Cunningham and Steve Schorr will serve as the parade marshals. (10 a.m., Fourth Street, Continue the festivities at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Fest at Edmond Town Center with entertainment and activities for the entire family, including food, vendors, a car show and a chili cook-off. (2-6 p.m., 1061 W. Owens Ave, free.)

Tue 17

Your favorite WWE SmackDown heroes—including the Big Show, Christian, “The World’s Strongest Man” Mark Henry and the WWE Divas—will mix it up at the Thomas & Mack Center. (6:45 p.m., $20 and up, Joe’s Stone Crab in the Forum Shops at Caesars hosts an evening of cocktails and cuisine with St. Louis Rams running back Steven Jackson, a former Eldorado High School star, to benefit the Steven Jackson Foundation, which promotes strong educational values for today’s youth. (6:30-9 p.m., $125, RSVP to

Wed 18

Bring lunch to the Jewel Box Theater at the Clark County Library for Munch & Mingle. Exchange ideas with nonprofit organizations and leaders in an informal setting. (11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., 1401 E. Flamingo Road., Through Jan. 22, UNLV’s Barrick Museum presents Red, John Logan’s Tony Award-winning one-act play that explores the process of creation and the temptations of commercialism through the work of painter Mark Rothko. (8 p.m., free,

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