Leftovers Will Never Be the Same, Drop Your Pants and Run

A curated guide to this week in your city


Thursday, Feb. 12

Direct from a trailer park in Alabama comes Dixie Longate, the world’s most famous Tupperware lady. We’re certain you’ll never think of leftovers the same way. 7 p.m. at The Smith Center, with shows through Sunday. TheSmithCenter.com.

Friday, Feb. 13

Once a year, the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre puts together a musical mined from Nevada history. This year the show is called Digging Through Nevada’s Past, and it features stories of such notable characters as Mark Twain and bandit Milt Sharp. Show times are 7 p.m. today, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Historic Fifth Street School. ArtsLasVegas.org.

Saturday, Feb. 14

It’s Valentine’s Day, meaning it’s time to strip to your skivvies and dash through Downtown’s streets in what is certain to become a local tradition known as Cupid’s Undie Run. The mile-long run starts and ends at Commonwealth, where you can grab a drink and stash your clothes. Doors open at noon, and proceeds benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. CupidsUndieRun.com.

rugby_WEBSunday, Feb. 15

With 16 competing nations, 44 games and three days of nonstop action, the USA Sevens rugby tournament qualifies as the biggest spectacle in town this weekend. Games started Friday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium, and the champion will be crowned today. (For more on the event, see Page 20). USASevens.com.

Monday, Feb. 16

This desert inspires some pretty wonderful and pretty crazy things. It also inspires creative people, 11 of whom have banded together for Creating in the Desert, a showcase of work from UNLV students at the Nevada Humanities Program Gallery, 1017 S. First St., through March 27. UNLV.edu.

Tuesday, Feb. 17

Got the afternoon to yourself? Check out Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou, the Clark County Library’s ode to classic films. This month they’re spotlighting Gregory Peck, and today’s 1 p.m. feature in the Main Theater is Gentleman’s Agreement, a controversial film about a magazine writer assigned to pen an article on anti-Semitism. LVCCLD.org.

rebel_business_mixer_WEBWednesday, Feb. 18

So you’re headed out to watch the Runnin’ Rebels crush Boise State at 8 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. Why not mix in a little pre-game schmoozing at the Rebel Business Network’s mixer and pregame party at 5:30 p.m. at UNLV’s Richard Tam Alumni Center? New football head coach Tony Sanchez will be there; maybe you could pass along some coaching advice. Connect2.UNLV.edu.