Atmosphere. Photo: Dan Monick

Atmosphere Fills House of Blues, Beer Zombies Invade Atomic Liquors

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 16

Step right up for the Vegas International Variety Acts Festival, which brings awe-inspiring circus acts to the Silverton. Through Feb. 19, times and prices vary, Silverton Casino Hotel, thevivafest.com

Inna Vision and The Steppas bring Pacific Islander vibes to Backstage Bar & Billiards. 8:30 p.m., $12–$15, 601 Fremont St., backstagebarandbilliards.com

The Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery features the work of local artist and retired Clark County teacher Sylvester Collier, whose art focuses on prominent figures and moments in African-American history. Attend the artist’s reception today. 4–6 p.m., 495 S. Main St., artslasvegas.org

Psychedelic jam band The Crazy World of Arthur Brown has been around since the late ’60s. Get your mind blown at its performance at Vinyl. 7 p.m., $25–$30, inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, hardrockhotel.com

Friday 17

Like dark humor? A Public Fit debuts Irish black comedy The Beauty Queen of  Leenane, a tale of the power struggle between a 40-year-old spinster and her domineering mother in rural Ireland. 8 p.m., $20–$25, The Usual Place, 100 S. Maryland Pkwy., apublicfit.org

After releasing its 11th LP Fishing Blues last year, Minneapolis hip-hop act Atmosphere brings the Freshwater Fly Fisherman tour to House of Blues with support from Brother Ali, Dem Atlas and more.
7 p.m., $27, in Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com/lasvegas

Don’t miss Nevada Conservatory Theatre’s debut performance of Metamorphoses, a contemporary interpretation of ancient Roman poet Ovid’s world of mythology. 7:30 p.m., $27.50, Alta Ham Fine Arts at UNLV, unlv.edu

The Animal Foundation celebrates National Adoption Weekend, where dogs six months and older will be available at PetSmart Charities Everyday Adoption Center at a discounted re-homing fee of $50. Find your forever friend and treat them to Las Vegas’ largest dog treat created by the Cookie Zoo. 11 a.m., PetSmart Henderson, 286 W. Lake Mead Pkwy., animalfoundation.com

Margaret Bourke-White was the first photojournalist for Fortune, as well as the first female photojournalist for Life magazine. Watch Doris Dwyer’s Chautauqua presentation on the trailblazer and mainstay of 20th-century American journalism at Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse. Noon–1 p.m., 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South, artslasvegas.org

Ramsey Lewis

Saturday 18

Mizuya Lounge hosts Kendell Marvel, the writer behind Gary Allan’s “Right Where I Need to Be,” at its Nashville Unplugged series, which brings hit songwriters from Music City to Sin City. 8 p.m., inside Mandalay Bay, mandalaybay.com

Celebrating Ramsey Lewis’ 50th anniversary of Hang on Ramsey! and The In Crowd, Ramsey Lewis Trio showcases the musician’s Grammy-winning jazz hits at The Smith Center. 7 p.m., $45–$79, Cabaret Jazz, thesmithcenter.com

Atomic City Brews’ Beer Zombies Festival features selections from dozens of breweries at Atomic Liquors. VIP doors 12 p.m., general attendance doors 1 p.m., $40–$75, 917 Fremont St., atomiccitybrews.com/beer-zombies

Rockabilly band Danger*Cakes headlines Beauty Bar’s Girls, Gods & Guitars night, with local punk band The People’s Whiskey and folk outfit The Unwieldies providing support. 8 p.m., 517 Fremont St., beautybarlv.com

Sunday 19

You know The Nutcracker and Sleeping Beauty. See one of Tchaikovsky’s lesser-known works, Eugene
Onegin
, performed by Sin City Opera. 2 p.m., $15, Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Dr., facebook.com/sincityopera

Get a perfectly poured pint of Guinness and tour the newly renovated Guinness Store Las Vegas. Learn the process and history behind producing one of the world’s most famous beers. 10 a.m.–11 p.m., $20 per person, inside the Shoppes at Mandalay Place, facebook.com/guinnessstorelasvegas

Monday 20

Put your boots on for The Infamous Stringdusters and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades at Brooklyn Bowl. These folk and bluegrass bands are sure to have you boot-scootin’. 7 p.m., $22.50–$35, at the Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

The Shaolin Warriors come to The Smith Center to amaze with kung fu stunts only possible with a lifetime of training. 7:30 p.m., $24–$85, Reynolds Hall, thesmithcenter.com

Johansen Krause

Shaolin Warriors

Tuesday 21

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar is now offering seasonally inspired menu items, from colossal shrimp with marechiaro sauce and ruby chard to risotto Lombardo with mascarpone, chestnut honey and Arabica coffee powder. 11:30–2 a.m. Mon.–Fri., 4 p.m.–2 a.m. Sat.-Sun., 4480 Paradise Rd.,
ferrarolasvegas.com

In No One Cares About Crazy People, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Ron Powers weaves highly personal stories of his sons’ struggles with schizophrenia with a researched social history of mental illness to shine a light on the contemporary stigma surrounding mental illness. $28, Hachette Book Group, amazon.com

Kate’s Korner specializes in milkshakes, malts, sodas and sundaes, but did you know they have smoothies that are perfect for starting your day? Choose from flavors such as Coconut Café Mocha or Peanut Butter Crunch and nutritious options such as Healthy Morning and Green Machine. 8 a.m.–midnight Sun–Thur and 8–1 a.m. Fri–Sat, $4.75 for a 24-ounce smoothie, inside South Point, southpointcasino.com

Based on the short story by Edgar Allen Poe, Masque of the Red Death (1964) screens at Clark County Library. 1 p.m., 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., lvccld.org

Wednesday 22

Get some liquid courage at the bar and belt out your favorites during karaoke at Ellis Island. 9 p.m.–3 a.m. Sun–Thurs, 8 p.m.–4 a.m. Fri and Sat., ellisislandcasino.com

Honey Salt serves up a Farm Table Dinner, featuring a Basil Blush welcome cocktail, traditional cassoulet and Valrhona chocolate mousse. Elevate the epicurean experience with wine pairings for each course. 6:30 p.m., $54, additional $25 for wine pairing, 1031 S. Rampart Blvd., honeysalt.com

Looking for more stuff to do in Las Vegas? Check out vegasseven.com/calendar

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