Tiger Army

Psychobilly Crashes House of Blues, Rollerblaze Skates Over to Gold Spike

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 13

Check out a lesser-known arts and crafts medium at the artists’ reception for Beads and Thread, which showcases decorative arts from all over the nation. 5–7 p.m., Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St., 702-229-6511

Exene Cervenka of punk band X hosts a screening of Mayor of the Sunset Strip, a documentary on ’70s Los Angeles radio DJ Rodney Bingenheimer. The acclaimed film features interviews with David Bowie, Gwen Stefani and more. 9 p.m., Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Rd., doubledownsaloon.com

Tellur Fenner presents Edible & Medical Plants of Mojave Desert: Sky Islands, an interactive lecture on how to harvest and prepare edible plants in our biodiverse environs. 6:30–8:30 p.m., REI Boca Park, 710 S. Rampart Blvd., rei.com

She helped find Nemo. Now she’s finding herself. Finding Dory screens at Downtown Container Park’s Family Movie Night. 7 p.m., downtowncontainerpark.com

Friday 14 

Celebrity Chef Mario Batali celebrates the 10th anniversaries of not one but two restaurants. Enjoy cocktails, charcuterie and other appetizers on the patio at Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria. Then follow the party to B&B Ristorante for a four-course meal that gives a nod to the establishment’s very first dishes. Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria reception 6 p.m., $50; B&B Ristorante dinner 7:30 p.m., $150; reception and dinner $175; inside The Venetian, venetian.com

University of Exeter’s famous all-male a cappella group Semi-Toned presents Sing Theory, a musical journey from the ’70s to the present day. 7:30 p.m., $12–$24, Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., artslasvegas.org

Get down to the music of Johnny Cash at Count’s Vamp’d during the Cold Hard Cash Show, a rockabilly and country tribute to the music legend. 8 p.m., 6750 W. Sahara Ave., vampdvegas.com

Gabriel Iglesias riles up the audience at The Mirage with impressions and anecdotes of living life in the fluffy lane. 10 p.m., $65–$77, mirage.com

The Philadelphia Story

Saturday 15 

Bring lawn chairs and blankets to Aloha Shores Park for the Bishr Hijazi Arab Ensemble’s concert. Let the percussion, the unfamiliar tones of the oud and traditional dance carry you to the Middle East via classical and contemporary Arabic selections. 2 p.m., 7550 W. Sauer Dr., artslasvegas.org

Sweat for a good cause: Life Time Athletic Summerlin hosts the annual Ride for a Reason, a four-hour indoor cycling relay to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and the Life Time Foundation. 8 a.m., 10721 W. Charleston Blvd., lifetimeride.stjude.org

After 8 years off the radar, psychobilly band Tiger Army released a new album last year. Hear the group’s new tracks and some of their older stuff at House of Blues, with support from T.S.O.L. and Gamblers Mark. 6 p.m., $29, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com/lasvegas

The authors of the Thug Kitchen series stop by VegeNation, bringing lunch and dinner menus
featuring recipes from their cookbooks. Through April 16, 11 a.m.–9 p.m., 616 E. Carson Ave., Suite 120, facebook.com/vegenationlv

Sunday 16 

La Cave Wine & Food Hideaway gets fancy for Easter brunch, with dishes such as baked potato-loaded tots and gravy, ham and egg flatbread, veal short rib hash and more, served butler-style along with bottomless mimosas, sangria or sparkling wine. Bottomless cocktails 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m., $28 kids, $59 adults, inside Wynn Las Vegas, lacavelv.com

Stayin’ Alive, the self-proclaimed No. 1 Bee Gees tribute band (besides you on karaoke night), hits South Point with throwbacks to the disco era. 6:30 p.m., $25–$35, South Point Hotel Casino & Spa, southpointcasino.com

Hexx Kitchen + Bar offers an Easter dinner menu by executive chef Matthew Piekarski featuring honey-glazed ham, warm parsley butter potatoes and roasted carrots. 4 p.m.–late, $22, inside Paris Las Vegas, hexxlasvegas.com

Monday 17 

Andre’s Bistro & Bar just launched its Express Power Lunch menu designed to get guests in and out in less than 45 minutes. Choose from two salads or soup for an appetizer, and entree selections including ricotta gnocchi and golden trout amandine—all for $20. Add a dessert for $4.50, if you feel like you can scarf it down in time before you’re due back at your daily grind. Mon.–Fri., 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., 6115 S. Fort Apache Rd., andresbistroandbar.com

After a brief hiatus, Monday Night Karaoke is back at The Bunkhouse Saloon. 10 p.m., 124 S. 11th St., bunkhousedowntown.com

Tuesday 18 

UNLV assistant professor Jonathan Rhodes Lee kicks off Las Vegas Baroque Festival with a clarifying lecture: What Is “Baroque” About Baroque Music? If you already know everything about the genre, come back later in the week or during the weekend for performances, additional free lectures and a Baroque dance party. 7:30 p.m., Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art at UNLV, lasvegasbaroquefestival.com

Clark County Library’s Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou series screens The Philadelphia Story, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant. 1 p.m., 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., lvccld.org

If history repeats itself, we can anticipate the future by studying the past. In Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics, Kim Phillips-Fein draws on never-before-used archives and interviews from 1970s New York City to examine the economic policies that led to and resulted in the city’s economic crisis at the time. The book hits stands today. Metropolitan Books, $32, us.macmillan.com

Wednesday 19 

Electronic rock duo Phantogram plays Brooklyn Bowl, with support from Lido. 7:30 p.m., $30–$50, at The Linq Promenade, brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

Cannabis travel and leisure agency The Travel Joint hosts Rollerblaze, where DJs play for roller skaters making their rounds in Gold Spike’s backyard. Better yet: no cover and free skates all night! 10 p.m., 217 Las Vegas Blvd., goldspike.com

Thee Swank Bastards bring their mix of surf rock, Americana, rockabilly and experimental music to Beauty Bar. Melanie and the Midnite Marauders, the Bitters and Yosemite Slam open. 8 p.m., 517 E. Fremont St., beautybarlv.com  

Looking for more stuff to do? Go to vegasseven.com/calendar.

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