Melanie Martinez plays The Joint on Friday.

Leather and Feathers at Erotic Heritage Museum, Brew Fest Returns to DTLV

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 20

Bring out your inner epicurean at Nathan Adelson’s Annual Wine & Food Tasting Extravaganza. Sample a variety of wines and foods from some of the finest restaurants in Las Vegas and bid on fantastic items in a silent auction, all to benefit Nathan Adelson Hospice.

Start the weekend early with Jack and Cake at Commonwealth, 9 p.m. Get down to performances by local DJs and complimentary shots of whiskey, with chances to win prizes throughout the night.

Get ready for the return of the Regulator at LAX’s Throwback Thursdays. The Luxor nightclub welcomes SoCal hip-hop icon Warren G, who will spin favorites from the ’80s and ’90s.

You recycle your beer cans; why not your Halloween costumes? Henderson’s Halloween Costume Swap Shop lets you drop off gently used costumes, newborn to adult sizes, and pick up a new one. Don’t be that guy who dresses in a sheet every year. Through tomorrow at Whitney Ranch Recreation Center.

Friday 21

Take your lunch break at Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse, just two blocks south of Fremont Street on Las Vegas Boulevard. From noon to 1 p.m., French-Canadian artist Naomi Emmerson will give a musical performance. Best known for her renditions of French cabaret singer Edith Piaf’s songs, this actor, singer, voice artist and director will sweep you off your feet.

Super Summer Theatre’s Off-Season series opens with Cemetery Club at 7 p.m. Three widows’ monthly visit to their husbands’ graves leads to a romantic encounter for one and meddling for the other two. This story of death, love and friendship is sure to bring laughter and joy.

Check out Poets’ Corner, an open mic for established poets and the best local talent. Celebrating its 19th year, the event provides a supportive environment for uncensored poetry and spoken word. Show up and register to perform your own pieces, or just listen to what other writers have to say.  Performances start at 7 p.m. at the West Las Vegas Arts Center Community Gallery.

With more than 2.2 million subscribers and widespread critical acclaim for her 2015 album, Melanie Martinez takes her Cry Baby tour to The Joint. Don’t miss her twisted pop melodies and inventive lyrics at 7 p.m.

Netflix releases Season 3 of Black Mirror today. The Twilight Zone-style show revolves around the dark side of technology and its increasing role in our lives, making bizarre, sci-fi-like scenarios seem too close to reality for comfort.

Saturday 22

Engage at Standing Together Opposing Misuse of Power, a festival for domestic violence awareness. Providing a space for sharing experiences and learning about prevention, STOMP takes place at the West Las Vegas Library, 11 a.m. Community professionals host workshops on signs of abuse and sex trafficking and safety in domestic violence situations.

Wear your sexy underwear for burlesque celebration Leather and Feathers. This variety show at Erotic Heritage Museum will feature body-positive performances and demos of ass tasseling, and belly and pole dancing starting at 4 p.m. Meet and greet special guest and national leather title holder Trixie LaFontaine and learn how to give the perfect spanking.

Las Vegas’ most outrageous party, Ghostbar Dayclub at Palms Casino Resort, kicks off its fall season with new sideshows, resident DJs and surprise guests. Themed and squad costumes highly encouraged.

Hop over to Downtown Brew Festival at 5 p.m., where general admission will get you unlimited samples of more than 200 craft beers from 60-plus breweries, live music and entertainment, not to mention the best local cuisine served up fresh. Beer lovers, this fest is not to be missed!

Vegas’ favorite Swiss sock monkey Hubert D’Givenski celebrates his birthday at ReBAR’s Socktoberfest! Enjoy beer specials, sausages and accordion music fit for Hubert’s south-central European sensibilities. Free entry.

Rasputina brings cello rock to DTLV Sunday night.

Rasputina brings cello rock to DTLV Sunday night.

Sunday 23

Rasputina, pioneers in using the cello as their only instrument, brings obscure female historical figures to life with costume and music. There’s never a dull moment when inspirational music is woven with theatrical performance.

One of the benefits of fall is that we once again get to enjoy the talents on offer at UNLV. Example: the Jazz Ensemble and Contemporary Jazz Ensemble, both of which will be performing this afternoon at 2 p.m. in UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theatre.

Monday 24

Not to mention that we get to be enriched by the cultural and political thought in the campus air. To wit, this evening’s University Lecture Forum Series on gender in the 2016 presidential campaign, 7:30 p.m. at the Barrick Museum. My, do they have a lot to talk about.

Tuesday 25

Wine and Canvas at Container Park takes on a Halloween theme. Practice your plein air skills while sipping on drinks and hanging out on the Container Park lawn, 6 p.m.

Regal Colonnade Stadium 14 screens Danny Boyle’s 2011 play, Frankenstein. Best known in the horror world for 28 Days Later, Boyle does not disappoint in his interpretation of the classical monster, played by Benedict Cumberbatch. Show starts at 7 p.m.

Who can save the French aristocrats from being marched off to the guillotine? That would be The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vain socialite who is actually a crusader in disguise. Catch Signature Productions’ staging of this Tony-nominated musical comedy at the Summerlin Library & Performing Arts Center, 7:30 p.m., with shows through November 19.

Wednesday 26

How about some post-hardcore scream to jolt you out of that midweek slump? Dance Gavin Dance can do just that at the Hard Rock Hotel, 6 p.m.

Loosen up at Oddfellows’ weekly ’90s Dance Party with jams, moves and happy hour from 8-10 p.m.