Mob Museum Marks Two Years With Free Admission


Thursday, Feb. 13

Get a job. Or get a better job at the Las Vegas Diversity Career Fair, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Palms. Employers attending include CreditOne Bank, Opportunity Village, The Venetian, Diamond Resorts, the College of Southern Nevada and dozens more.

Friday, Feb. 14

Has it really been two years since the Mob Museum opened its doors? Indeed it has, and if you’ve never been, or want to go again, today is the day. The museum is celebrating its anniversary with free admission for locals and two-for-one tickets for nonresidents.

Saturday, Feb. 15

Valentine’s Day was yesterday, but you can celebrate today in a most romantic fashion at the Las Vegas Philharmonic’s Love on the Big Screen series. The Phil will provide musical accompaniment to two showings of the classic love story Casablanca at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at The Smith Center.

Sunday, Feb. 16

But perhaps your sweetie finds burly dudes beating the snot out of each other more romantic. Got you covered there too with WWE Live: Road to Wrestlemania at 5 p.m. at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center. This one features tag-team championships, the Wyatt family and much more.

Monday, Feb. 17

Once a year Las Vegas is treated to a showing of some of the best youth soccer players from around the world at the Las Vegas Mayor’s Cup International Showcase. Play started Feb. 15 and wraps today, so get out there and see some futbol while you can.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

One day, in the not-too-distant future, our homes will be powered entirely by the sun. DesertSol, a solar home designed by UNLV students, is a glimpse into that future. And these kids know their stuff: They took second place in the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2013 Solar Decathlon competition. Check out DesertSol through March 1 at UNLV’s Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

A proxy war in Syria, a struggle between Japan and China over control of the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands, Russia strong-arming the Ukraine … the world is a troubled place at the moment. Where does American foreign policy fit into it all? That’s the topic of Brookings Mountain West fellow Tom Wright’s lecture, “The Return of Geopolitical Competition and the Future of American Grand Strategy,” 5:30 p.m. at UNLV’s Greenspun Hall.