Sense8 Season 2

Sense8 Reconnects With Netflix, Cosmic Comics Celebrates Free Comic Book Day

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Thursday 4

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar hosts a private dinner featuring four courses of traditional cuisine, including pistachio tagliatelle with lamb ragu and smoked ricotta cheese, plus pairings from the family-owned Allegrini Winery, which has been producing wine in Veneto, Italy, since the 16th century. 6:30 p.m., $125, 4480 Paradise Rd., ferraroslasvegas.com

Months of hard work will pay off for kids from 35 Las Vegas elementary schools participating in a Green Our Planet farmers market. Bring cash to buy fresh fruits, veggies and herbs, with all proceeds going to continued support for school gardens. 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Zappos Headquarters, 400 Stewart Ave., zappos.com

Downtown Grand’s Citrus Pool Series begins.

Downtown Grand’s rooftop pool kicks off its Citrus Summer Series with tunes courtesy of KOAS Old School 105.7 FM and live entertainment from Next Movement. 7 p.m., 206 N. Third St., downtowngrand.com

May the fourth be with you! Today is a special day for Star Wars fans all over the world. For local nerds, The Bunkhouse Saloon hosts a party with free appetizers for anyone in costume, Star Wars trivia with prizes and, of course, screenings of the epic saga all evening. 5–9 p.m., 124 S. 11th St., bunkhousedowntown.com

Friday 5

Cocho Arbe has recorded with Carlos Santana and appeared on The David Letterman Show. Catch him in a quartet of musicians during a Latin Jazz Patio Concert on today’s Cinco de Mayo holiday. 7–9 p.m., $16, 3130 McLeod Dr., clarkcountynv.gov

Tim Kasher’s résumé includes lending vocals, guitar, keyboard, organ and accordion to indie-rock groups Cursive and The Good Life. See the multitalented musician tonight at The Bunkhouse Saloon with Allison Weiss and Blair and Chani. 11:30 p.m., $10–$12, 124 S. 11th St., bunkhousedowntown.com

Carnevino Italian Steakhouse, B&B Ristorante, B&B Burger & Beer and Otto Enoteca e Pizzeria serve up the Local Hero, a Kentucky Derby–inspired cocktail with Makers 46, Amaro Montenegro, simple syrup, muddled mint and club soda. Hours vary, $15, The Palazzo and The Venetian, bandbhg.com

If you haven’t yet watched the first season of the Netflix drama Sense8, you better catch up because Season 2 is here! Eight strangers from around the globe, played by a talented and diverse cast (including Doona Bae and Miguel Ángel Silvestre), discover their bizarre connections to each other, as well as an elusive danger. Netflix.com

Henry Cho, formerly of NBC’s Friday Night Videos, brings his no-less-funny-for-being-clean comedy to the South Point Showroom. 7:30 p.m., $20–$25, at South Point Hotel Casino, southpointcasino.com

Saturday 6

What’s better than getting pampered? Getting pampered for free! Brands such as MAC Cosmetics set up Beauty Bash at Miracle Mile Shops, with complimentary mini makeovers, styling demonstrations and product booths. Noon–5 p.m., at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, miraclemileshopslv.com. Read more about Beauty Bash at vegasseven.com/beautybash.

Steven Raichlen, host of PBS’s Project Smoke, greets and “meats” with guests over lunch at Pot Liquor Smokehouse BBQ. Get your autographed copy of his book, Barbecue Sauces, Rubs and Marinades, and ask the ’cue connoisseur about his latest recipes. 2–4 p.m., $45, at Town Square, limited seating, make reservations at 702-737-7500

The Wine Spectator Grand Tour hits Vegas, bringing winemakers, a delicious buffet and more than 240 wines under one roof at The Mirage. 7–10 p.m., $275, grandtour.winespectator.com. Find more information on page 30.

Hamlet has been done and redone many times, but you’ve never seen the English translation of Ambroise Thomas’ opera version of the play. Catch its world premiere tonight, performed by UNLV Opera Theater. 7:30–9 p.m., Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, unlv.edu

Cosmic Comics will give away more than 10,000 comic books from 38 sought-after titles on Free Comic Book Day. If you don’t get there early enough, you still can score Wonder Woman: Rebirth, Secret Empire and The Walking Dead issues just for showing up. 9 a.m.–8 p.m., raffle starts at noon, grand prizes announced at 6 p.m., 3830 E. Flamingo Rd., cosmiccomics.vegas

The Young Philanthropists Society hosts Talk Derby to Me at Commonwealth. Pick your favorite horse and enjoy light bites, mint juleps and live music from The Moonshiners in high Southern style. 2 p.m., GA $20, VIP with Woodford Reserve flight tasting $50, 525 Fremont St., commonwealthlv.com

Sunday 7

Leela James and Daley, two figures in the R&B and soul genres, perform at House of Blues tonight. 8:30 p.m., $22, inside Mandalay Bay, houseofblues.com/lasvegas

At the Royal Tea event inside Mandarin Oriental, kids and grown-ups can enjoy expertly crafted scones, sandwiches and pastries with live princesses and storybook characters. Hosted by Discovery Children’s Museum, the event’s proceeds go back to improving the museum’s exhibits. 1–3 p.m., $125–$150, discoverykidslv.org

Picnic by Design

Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS Las Vegas hosts its third annual Picnic by Design event at Symphony Park, with live entertainment and an array of local food trucks. Picnic baskets crafted by local design industry professionals will be available for silent auction to benefit The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada. 1–4 p.m., $75–$1,500, at Symphony Park, diffa.org/picnic-by-design

The Elks Helldorado Art Show has been around since 1965—31 years after the historic Helldorado Days parade and rodeo started. You’ll have a chance to chat over wine and cheese with a diverse group of artists while checking out their creations and bidding during a silent auction. 2–5 p.m., Ne10, 300 Las Vegas Blvd. North, elkshelldorado.com

Monday 8

“I want to be the President and kill everyone,” says Seepeoples’ lyrics in their song “New American Dream”—the music video is well worth a watch on YouTube, with animated renditions of world leaders. See them with Newsense at Beauty Bar tonight. 8 p.m., 517 Fremont St., beautybarlv.com

Tuesday 9

You might have heard Paula Poundstone on NPR’s Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me! Her second book, The Totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness, hits shelves today. $26, algonquin.com

Gordie Brown brings his outrageous celebrity impressions to The Cabaret at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in his new extended engagement. 7 p.m., $60–$80, planethollywoodresort.com

See Grace Kelly’s final film, High Society, an adaptation of The Philadelphia Story co-starring Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra, at Clark County Library’s main theater. 1–4 p.m., 1401 E. Flamingo Rd., lvccld.org

Wednesday 10

Visit the historic Pioneer Saloon for live music from Whiskey and Big Willies. Stay late to see if ghosts from the haunt’s storied past show up. 5 p.m., 310 W. Spring St., Goodsprings, pioneersaloon.info

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

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