Seven Days

This week in your city.

Thu 23

Robert Davi (1), known primarily for his roles in movies such as Die Hard, Licence to Kill and The Goonies, pays homage to Frank Sinatra with his three-night engagement at the Venetian Showroom today through Feb. 25. (9 p.m., in the Venetian, $39-$114, Mexico Vivo Dance Company holds a fun and energetic Muevete Bailando dance class for people with diabetes at the Boulevard Mall on the second and fourth Thursday of each month. (6 p.m., 3680 S. Maryland Parkway, free,

Fri 24

Meet some of the city’s hottest firefighters and help support Camp Beyond the Scars, a camp for children who have suffered burns, at the Mr. Las Vegas Benefit inside M Resort’s Spa Mio. (7:30-10 p.m., $50, Poets ages 13-19 are encouraged to share their positive messages during auditions at 5 p.m. at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Service Center (101 N. Pavilion Center Drive) or 1 p.m. tomorrow at the Doolittle Community Center (1950 N. J St.) for the Quiet Storm Foundation’s Poetry Slam, scheduled for March 2 at the West Las Vegas Library Theater. (

Sat 25

Brighten your day and support Three Square food bank at the Color Run (2), a 5K that is more about fun than speed. Participants wear white T-shirts and are blitzed with color when they complete each kilometer on the downtown course. (9 a.m., starts on Las Vegas Boulevard next to the Historic Fifth Street School, Win prizes and meet celebrities during the Bow Wow Celebrity Bingo charity event at the Silverton. Play alongside Angel Porrino (3), Robin Leach and other Vegas notables, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. (Red carpet at noon, bingo at 1 p.m., $30, The Rock & Worship Roadshow comes to the Henderson Pavilion, with Christian rockers such as MercyMe (4), Tenth Avenue North and others taking the stage. (4 p.m., 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, $10,

Sun 26

The College of Southern Nevada’s Performing Arts Center and the Ira Aldridge Theatre Company present the fourth Hands Across the Arts benefit concert with a performance of A Raisin in the Sun at the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre on the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus to celebrate Black History Month. (2 p.m., 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., $20, students and seniors $15, 651-5483.) The Epicurean Charitable Foundation of Las Vegas is accepting applications for scholarships for students hoping to break into the culinary or hospitality industry. The deadline for application is March 2 for students who have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 and demonstrate financial need. (

Mon 27

The inaugural spring Las Vegas Restaurant Week kicks off today. Choose from specially created three-course meals priced at $20.12, $30.12 and $50.12 at about 100 of the best restaurants in the Valley. A portion of the proceeds from each meal is donated to Three Square Food Bank. (

Tue 28

La Voz de Tres (5), a dynamic trio that blends the rhythms and songwriting traditions of Brazil, Chile and Cuba with the spontaneity and interplay of jazz, performs at the Winchester Cultural Center. UNLV graduate Michael Eckroth, who is the pianist for guitarist John Scofield, teams with singer Natalia Bernal and seven-string guitarist Jason Ennis. (7 p.m., 3130 S. McLeod Drive, $7 in advance, $10 day of show, 455-7340.) Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour presents Nevada Reading Week 2012, which benefits Clark County READS, the literacy initiative of the Public Education Foundation. Donate a minimum of three new or gently used books at the Springs Preserve through March 2 and receive two free tickets to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show at Harrah’s. (

Wed 29

Because the Earth doesn’t orbit around the sun in precisely 365 days this year, enjoy the once-every-four-years happening, Leap Day. The UNLV women’s basketball team wraps up its regular season with a game against Mountain West Conference rival Colorado State at the Cox Pavilion. (7-9 p.m., $8, The UNLV Chamber Orchestra performs a concert at the Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center. (7:30-8:30 p.m., free,



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