Thursday, December 17
Love, Sex and the IRS
Declare your love for this play about homosexual men, heterosexual women and tenants’ rights. $24, Las Vegas Little Theatre, 8 p.m., 702-362-7996; LVLT.org.
Experience Fritz Lang’s silent sci-fi epic with a live musical score. $10, The Sci Fi Center, 8 p.m., 855-501-4335; TheSciFiCenter.com.
Friday, December 18
End of the Affair
The Writer’s Block hosts a discussion on Graham Greene’s novel about love, faith and the struggles that arise from both. Free, the Writer’s Block, 6-8 p.m., 702-550-6399; TheWritersBlock.org.
Fat Chance Comedy Tour featuring Preston Lacy of Jackass
The self-harming, larger-than-life character tries his hand at stand-up. $15, The Dive Bar, 8 p.m., 702-586-3483; Facebook.com/DiveBarLV.
Downtown Cultural Series: Holiday Favorites
Laraine Kaizer-Viazovtsev, Joe Lano and Alex Stopa put a jazzy swing on the damn thing. Free, Jury Assembly Room in the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, 12 p.m., 702-388-6444; LasVegasNevada.gov.
The venerable rocker brings “Godzilla” to Fremont Street. $29, Gordie Brown Showroom in Golden Nugget, 8 p.m., 702-385-7111; GoldenNugget.com.
Saturday, December 19
Santa Baby Holiday Show with the Beverly Belles
Hear holiday classics such as “Silent Night” done in a “vintage” girl group sound. $15, Charleston Heights Arts Center, 7 p.m., 702-229-6383; ArtsLasVegas.org.
A Christmas Story
Pizza, snacks and “triple-dog dares.” $15, Springs Preserve, 5 p.m., 702-822-7700, SpringsPreserve.org.
11th Street Records Christmas Party
Hungry Cloud, Hassan, James and Tsvent of Same Sex Mary, Special-K and Snailmate get festive. Free, 11th Street Records, 7 p.m., 702-527-7990; 11thStreetRecords.com.
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues
Santa’s noble steeds turn on him in this dark comedy. $15, Onyx Theatre, 10 p.m., 702-732-7225; OnyxTheatre.com.
Sunday, December 20
Avenues, Mercy Music and War Called Home
Beer-soaked punk rock comes in threes. Free, Beauty Bar, 9 p.m., 702-598-3757; BeautyBarLV.com.
Monday, December 21
Public Employee Art Exhibit
That cop who gave you a speeding ticket can draw, too. Free, Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 7 a.m.-5:30 p.m., 702-229-1012; ArtsLasVegas.org.
Tuesday, December 22
Frankie Moreno: Under the Influence
One part Rat Pack, one part funk and one part soul makes for a great holiday cocktail. $25, The Smith Center, 8 p.m., 702-749-2012, TheSmithCenter.com.
Wednesday, December 23
Wednesday Industry Skate Night
Get off your ass and glide. $15, The Ice Rink at Boulevard Pool, 3-10 p.m. 702-698-7000, CosmopolitanLasVegas.com.