From organized crime to the cops cleaning it up, Jewish people have had a major role in the mob. With his 7 p.m. talk “Kosher Nostra,” former Mayor Oscar Goodman will guide you through this fascinating chapter of our city’s history. TheMobMuseum.org.
January is our favorite time of the year, because it’s motorcycle-auction season. No place else on earth will you find a 1912 Henderson Four sharing space with a 1986 Suzuki 500 Gamma, and both are up for sale, along with thousands of other choice rides. Mecum’s Las Vegas 2016 Auction is Thu-Sat at the South Point. Mecum.com.
There’s a mass migration that happens every night, and unless you live in the ocean, you’ll never see it. When the seas turn dark, billions of creatures leave the depths to feed in shallower water. Dark Side of the Ocean, a film playing at Springs Preserve, 3 p.m. weekends through January, is the next best thing to being there.SpringsPreserve.org.
Speaking of good times on two wheels, hit the USA BMX Silver Dollar Nationals while you’re at the South Point. Bicycle motocross is fast, high- flying, athletic and a blast to watch. And these are some of the best racers in the country. Races daily Fiday through today. USABMX.com.
Three words: Disney on Ice. It happens about yearly around here, and this time it’s framed around the Academy Award-winning Frozen, a movie you’ve likely seen 10-12 times, minimum, if you have kids. The show is hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, who should sound familiar. Jan. 6 through today, 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLVTickets.com.
Combine bowling, beer, a nine-piece punk band, dancing, insane theatrics and you’ve got … we’re not quite sure what, but the critics seem to like it. Probably a damn good time. You’ll have to be at Alice: A Steampunk Concert Fantasy to find out for sure. 10 p.m. at Brooklyn Bowl. BrooklynBowl.com.