Santa Claus Fights Aliens, Mondays Dark Celebrates One Year

Targeting this week's most-wanted events

Pia Zadora | Photo by Amanda Edwards (Getty Images)

Pia Zadora sings Christmas tunes at Piero’s Italian Cuisine | Photo by Amanda Edwards (Getty Images)

Red All Over

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians is a so-bad-it’s-good kinda movie released in 1964. And it only gets better as a live production. Foam tomatoes are provided to attendees at Onyx Theatre, where it’s staged select dates through Dec. 27. Discounted tickets for “sexy” elves and martians!

More of Zadora

Actress/singer Pia Zadora (pictured) played a pint-size extraterrestrial in the above-mentioned Santa film. Now 61, she’s home at Piero’s Italian Cuisine for the holidays. She’ll serenade you with Christmas tunes Dec. 12-13, 19-20 and New Year’s Eve. We hear her old friend St. Nick stops by, too.

Beyond City Limits

Artist David Ryan has exhibited in Paris, New York and Los Angeles. Some of his paintings are on display at The Smith Center. But the Las Vegan’s first solo show is happening now … at MCQ Fine Art Advisory. You can join him at the opening holiday soiree Dec. 11, or see his colorful works on display through Jan. 30.

Still Shining Bright

In November 2013, Rock of Ages actor Mark Shunock assembled the first Mondays Dark. Now the monthly charity fundraiser rings in one year with a swarm of celebrity appearances and performances. This edition is so big, in fact, it’s happening at The Joint, instead of its usual, cozier home in Vinyl.

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