Silent Savasana. Photo by Krystal Ramirez

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What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 20

Commonwealth hosts Jack N Cake with DJs Byra Tanks, Bad Antikz, Zack The Ripper, Prenup, Paradice and Shaun Saville, plus special guest Gladez. Enjoy passed cupcakes with shots of whiskey and midnight dance performances. 9 p.m., 525 E. Fremont St.,

KUNV 91.5 FM presents RebFest, a free music event featuring Coachella-bound indie rockers Caveman alongside a lineup of local bands including Brumby, Chop 808, Coastwest Unrest and many more. Soak up the spring vibes before it gets too hot outside. 2–7 p.m., UNLV’s Student Recreation and Wellness Center field,

Sunset Silent Savasana yoga takes over the main pool at Red Rock Casino Resort & Spa. Bring a water bottle, a yoga mat and an open heart for one of the most unique yoga experiences out there. And show up early—the pool area is expected to start filling up by 6:15 p.m. 7 p.m.,

Los Angeles artist John Bauer conducts a free, all-ages screen printing workshop in the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art lobby. Stick around for Bauer’s lecture on his career and creative process. 4 p.m., $2–$5
suggested contribution, at UNLV,

Photography by Krystal Ramirez

Friday 21

Spoken word artists Keith Brantley and LaBlaque host a poetry open mic for National Poetry Month, featuring performances by a diverse group of local wordsmiths. 7:30 p.m., West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.,

Pirate Fest Las Vegas is back for a weekend of pirate-themed activities (including a cardboard boat regatta), food vendors and entertainment. Pirate garb encouraged; steampunk and fairy attire welcome, too. Through April 23; Friday, noon–10 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–10 p.m.; Sunday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; $10–$15 per day, $20–$30 weekend pass, Craig Ranch Regional Park, 628 W. Craig Rd.,

In The Realistic Joneses, neighbors share much more than identical homes and the same last name. See the opening of A Public Fit’s collaboration with the theater program and Performing Arts Center at the College of Southern Nevada. 7 p.m., $20–$25, Backstage Theatre at CSN, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave.,

The Curt Miller Quintet provides a midday treat Downtown with jazz favorites played by local musicians, all of whom also perform nightly in showrooms on the Strip. Noon–1 p.m., Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse Jury Assembly Room, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South,

The Black Mountain Institute at UNLV and The Believer magazine present American Dreams: A Festival, bringing renowned writers such as Carrie Brownstein, Luís Alberto Urrea and Dave Eggers to town today and Saturday. Hear talks and meet authors and attendees seeking to better understand America—both its legacy and its future. Locations vary, prior registration encouraged, 

Swedish singer Tove Lo lands at Brooklyn Bowl fresh off her set at Coachella, where she caused a bit of a stir by flashing her breasts during a performance with Wiz Khalifa. Talk about “Talking Body” … 7:30 p.m., $28–$55, at The Linq Promenade,

Saturday 22

Celebrate Earth Day with GREENFest at Downtown Summerlin. Nearly 150 exhibitors will display products and offer information on and creative ideas for green technologies. The celebration also features entertainment, arts and crafts booths, food and a beer and wine garden. 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Downtown Summerlin,

Put on your cocktail attire for the 10th Anniversary Gala for Southern Nevada Children First, featuring live jazz, artwork, a silent auction and cash bar. Commissioner Lawrence Weekly hosts the celebration of the nonprofit organization’s continued support of homeless, pregnant and parenting young adults. 6 p.m., $75, Dallas Ballroom inside Texas Station Gambling Hall & Casino,

North Carolina’s Mother Earth Brew Co. teams up with Tenaya Creek Brewery for Mother Earth Day, a hoppy happening complete with live music, gourmet food and special one-off beers. Stop by during daylight hours to witness the mural painting. 1–10 p.m., Tenaya Creek Brewery, 831 W. Bonanza Rd.,

Sunday 23

In Animal Foundation’s Best in Show, hosted by Strip entertainer Jeff Civillico, more than 50 playful pups from Lied Animal Shelter will vie for the top title—and the audience’s love and affection. All ticket sales and contributions go toward the Animal Foundation, and each contestant will be up for adoption afterward. Noon, $10, Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV,

Funds raised for Aid for AIDS of Nevada’s 27th-annual AIDS Walk will support those living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. The community event is hosted by Penn & Teller and includes performances by Absinthe’s Melody Sweets, Broadway in the Hood and more! 7 a.m., $10 minimum donation, Town Square, register at

Eight outfits duke it out at Battle of the Bands, with each group vying for a spot in the Life Is Beautiful Music & Art Festival lineup—and live voting by the audience decides who makes it. There will be merch, drink specials, food, games and, of course, an epic day of musical performances. 11 a.m.–8 p.m., Bunkhouse Saloon, 124 S. 11th St.,

Monday 24

Taj Express: The Bollywood Musical Revue takes audiences on a live cinematic journey with film, dance, costumes and music, all celebrating the Indian pop culture phenomenon. 7:30 p.m., $29–99, Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center,

Need some assistance with getting your bod beach ready? The Juice Standard’s juice fasts are designed to do just that. Each fast includes six 16-ounce bottles of signature juices, with three options (Standard, Green and Build-Your-Own) to customize your regimen to your taste. Hours vary, available at three Valley locations, $59 per fast,

Tuesday 25

Earlier this month, Urban Turban launched its Tuesday-night vegan buffet, with 10 percent of every plate benefitting One Family Animal Sanctuary. With dishes including tamarind chutney and Mumbai veggie burgers, helping animals never tasted so good. 5:30–8 p.m., $12, 3900 Paradise Rd.,

Growing up around the heavy metal scene, reality TV cameras and Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne would give anyone an interesting perspective. Check out Kelly Osbourne’s new book, There Is No F*cking Secret: Letters From a Badass Bitch, on shelves today. $27,

Wendy Chambers’ Exploratory Surgery exhibit, which opens today, investigates the material connection between painting and the human body. 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Tue.–Fri., 9 a.m.–6 p.m. Sat., Winchester Cultural Center Gallery, 3130 McLeod Dr.,

Wednesday 26

Dick Capri and Steve Solomon throw down for an unforgettable night of stand-up during Battle of the Broadway Comedians. 7 p.m., $35–$40, Troesh Studio Theater at The Smith Center,  

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