Seven Days

This week in your city.

Thu 2

Get to know the work of local artists at Preview Thursday. This evening is the opening of The Primrose Path exhibit by Luke Chueh & Juan Muniz at the Brett Wesley Gallery (5-8 p.m., 1112 S. Casino Center Blvd., free, and Defeat the Future curated by UNLV MFA graduate Yo Fukui. (6-9 p.m., 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 120, You’ve seen him hosting The Price Is Right and starring in his own his own television series; now check out Drew Carey’s (1) Improv-A-Ganza, when he takes over the MGM Grand’s Hollywood Theatre through Feb. 5. (9 p.m., $69-$89, The Jewish Community Center presents Where Art Thou, featuring art by five artists at Republic Kitchen & Bar. (7-9 p.m., 9470 S. Eastern Ave., $18, RSVP at 794-0090.)

Fri 3

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 2012 Shakespeare-in-the-Schools touring production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream hits the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at CSN. (3200 E. Cheyenne Ave, $10-$12, 651-5483.) Saturday Night Live veteran Dana Carvey (2) performs at the Orleans Showroom tonight and tomorrow. (8 p.m., $60.50 and up, Vince, Mick, Nikki and Tommy, otherwise known as the notorious rock band Mötley Crüe begin their extended run at The Joint, playing four shows a week through Feb. 19. (9 p.m., in the Hard Rock Hotel, $41-$81,

Sat 4

Town Square and Kendall Tenney host the 11th annual Run for a Wish 5K benefiting Make a Wish Foundation. (5K at 9 a.m., fun walk at 9:15, $15-$27, Country star George Strait (3) performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena with Martina McBride. (8 p.m., $60.50-$112, Future lifeguards can earn their certification through the American Red Cross Lifeguard Training course at a discount price of $50. Classes are 5-8 p.m. weekdays, Feb. 6-17, at the Las Vegas Municipal Pool (431 E. Bonanza Road and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Feb. 4-March 3, at the Pavilion Center Pool in Summerlin. 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive,

Sun 5

Enjoy the Super … ahem, “the Big Game,” at a restaurant near you: Due Fornie presents the Foodie Bowl I with epicurean blogger Dominic Scali, a.k.a. “The Vegas Foodie.” The day will feature games and giveaways, including football gear, bottles of wine and food gift certificates. (2:30 p.m., at Town Square, $175, 586-6500.) Eat, drink and be merry at 6500 Tavern’s Bowl Bash, featuring two-for-one drink specials, half-priced tapas and the full menu from the Tavern’s neighbor Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza & Grill. (2 p.m., 6500 W. Sahara Ave., 227-6000.)

Mon 6

In honor of National Frozen Yogurt Day, Yogurtland (4) is giving away free 8-ounce servings to the first 200 guests at each location. (Open at 11 a.m., visit for locations.) The Educational Surrogate Parent Program holds its orientation and training today for volunteers to serve as student advocates, helping foster children with disabilities to excel in school. (6-9 p.m., Room 117, UNLV’s Boyd School of Law, call 386-1070, Ext. 170, for details.)

Tue 7

Spend some time with Curious George (5) in the Cultural Gallery at Lied Discovery Children’s Museum. The interactive exhibition Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! continues through May 13. (10 a.m.-5 p.m., 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North,

Wed 8

Got your ex-boyfriend or girlfriend’s stuff lying around? Goodwill challenges everyone with the Dump Your X’s Stuff Donation Drive. Bring in “gently used” items to one of the secondhand store’s 35 locations throughout the Valley. Continues through Valentine’s Day. (



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