Elf: The Musical Hits The Smith Center Stage

This week’s must-see A&E events

The Good Dinosaur opens

The Good Dinosaur opens in theaters Thanksgiving Day.

Thursday, November 26

The Good Dinosaur 

It’s Thanksgiving. Go see Disney/Pixar’s new animated adventure/comedy/drama in theaters to get all warm and fuzzy. Citywide.

Friday, November 27

West Coast Feast

Indulge yourself in a full platter of California’s finest rap acts, including Tha Dogg Pound and DJ Quik. $45, The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel, 8 p.m., 702-693-5000; HardRockHotel.com

Jefferson Starship

Expect “Miracles” from the band that helped define 1970s soft rock. $19, Gordie Brown Showroom in Golden Nugget, 8 p.m., 702-385-7111; GoldenNugget.com/LasVegas.

All 4 One

“I Swear” this’ll be a great show. (Sorry, had to.) $17, Suncoast Showroom, 8 p.m., 702-869-1880; SuncoastCasino.com.

Saturday, November 28

Gogol Bordello

The mustachioed maestro celebrates 10 years of Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike at Vegas’ other New York wannabe. $30, Brooklyn Bowl, 7 p.m., 702-862-2695, BrooklynBowl.com/Las-Vegas

Whitney Cummings | Photo by Michael Muller

Whitney Cummings | Photo by Michael Muller

The Midnight Dirty

Local comedian Gabe Lopez comes clean with his filthy humor. Free, Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel, midnight, 702-693-5000, HardRockHotel.com.

Dead & Company

Former Grateful Dead members team up with John Mayer to, like, rock out, man. $45, MGM Grand Garden Arena, 7:30 p.m., 702-531-3826, MGMGrand.com.

Whitney Cummings

She’s best known for creating the sitcom 2 Broke Girls, but tonight, it’s all about her stand-up. $40, Sands Showroom in the Venetian, 9:30 p.m., 702-414-9000; Venetian.com.

Mr. Scary

A costume-inclusive tribute to Dokken and Lynch Mob. And you thought Halloween was over. $10, The Dive Bar, 8 p.m., 702-586-3483; Facebook.com/DiveBarLV.

Sunday, November 29

Fortunate Youth

High-wave reggae by way of the South Bay. $12, Brooklyn Bowl, 7 p.m., 702-862-2695, BrooklynBowl.com/Las-Vegas.

Elf: The Musical | Photo by Chris Bennion

Elf: The Musical | Photo by Chris Bennion

Elf: The Musical 

A stage production based on the 2003 film, sans Will Ferrell but with showtunes. $29, The Smith Center, 7:30 p.m., 702-749-2000; TheSmithCenter.com.

Monday, November 30

Santa Fe & the Fat City Horns

Six horn players, six rhythm players and five singers attempt to change your mind about Mondays. $10, South Point Showroom, 10:30 p.m., 702-796-7111; SouthPointCasino.com.

Tuesday, December 1

Roam, Handguns and Broadside

Melodic pop-punk marches through a Henderson VFW hall. $13, Eagles Aerie Hall, 310 W. Pacific Ave., 5:30 p.m., 702-568-8927.

Wednesday, December 2

My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish & I’m Home for the Holidays! 

Steve Solomon’s multi-ethnic comedy epic gets festive. $35, The Smith Center, 7 p.m., 702-749-2000; TheSmithCenter.com.