Karaoke Nights at the Pioneer Saloon, Broadway Belt Offs at the Phoenix

What to do around the clock in Las Vegas.

Pioneer Saloon

THURSDAY 31

Partake in a discussion on gender and race at the Better Half Book Club, which will discuss Nella Larsen’s 1929 novel Passing at The Writer’s Block. Light snacks and refreshments provided. 6 p.m., 1020 Fremont St., thewritersblock.org

Teresa Maharaj’s Soul Warriors Collection goes on exhibit at the Art District’s Wonderland Gallery. Using oils, Maharaj portrays feudal Japan and samurai culture, namely themes of honor and nobility. 4 p.m., 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 110, wonderlandgallery.com

Good wine, sexy people and live jazz by Rick Vittallo converge at Cork & Thorn’s flower-filled lounge. 7 p.m.,
330 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180, tivolivillagelv.com/portfolio/cork-and-thorn

FRIDAY 1

Pioneer Saloon in Goodsprings, Nevada (a 45-minute drive from Las Vegas), hosts its weekly karaoke. Let loose and enjoy the (hopefully) fair weather at the bar’s outdoor seating area. 5 p.m., 310 W. Spring St., Goodsprings, pioneersaloon.info

Sister House Collective hosts the Create Good Things workshop, teaching how to make wellness and beauty products with mint harvested from VegeNation’s garden boxes. 10 a.m., 616 E. Carson Ave., facebook.com/vegenationlv

Viva Ras Vegas promises two days of reggae and ska at Brooklyn Bowl. The Expendables, the Aggrolites, Anuhea and Spawnbreezie take the stage today. 6:30 p.m., $23$45, at The Linq Promenade,
brooklynbowl.com/las-vegas

A deluge of good releases today on Netflix include City of God, Dead Poets Society, Gangs of New York, the entire Jaws saga, Pulp Fiction, The Rugrats Movie and Shaquille O’Neal comedy specials times five. That’s right: Shaquille O’Neal. Comedy specials. Five of them. netflix.com

Las Vegas Blues Society plays its monthly jam at The Sand Dollar Lounge. 9 p.m., 3355 Spring Mountain Rd., thesanddollarlv.com

SATURDAY 2

Sin City Opera opens Kurt Weill’s opera and ballet The Seven Deadly Sins as well as Schoenberg’s Erwartung7 p.m., through Sept. 10, tickets start at $20, Cockroach Theatre, 1025 S. First St.,
cockroachtheatre.com

Celebrate the St. Rose of Lima holiday with traditional Peruvian music and dance. 7 p.m., $11–$13, Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Dr., clarkcountynv.gov

SUNDAY 3

It’s free movie night at West Wind Drive-In and Public Market with Despicable Me 3. 6 p.m., 4150 W. Carey Ave., westwinddi.com

Tables Board Game Spot sets up a flea market and board game swap for people wanting to switch up their collections. Did we mention they have locally made snacks and craft sodas? Noon–5 p.m., $5 to play games, 8880 S. Maryland Pkwy., tablesbgs.com

The Phoenix hosts Broadway Belt-Off during the bar and lounge’s Broadway brunch. Contenders will belt their favorite musical numbers, and the winner (by audience reaction) receives a cash prize.
Noon–4 p.m., 4213 W. Sahara Ave., facebook.com/thephoenixlv

Looking for something for the kids to do? Learn how to make goldfish slime at the Bubblegum Gallery. 10 a.m., $10, limited seats, 1800 S. Industrial Rd., Suite 207D, facebook.com/thebubblegumgallery

Michael Bolton performs at Eastside Cannery tonight. But tell me this: When he leaves, how are we supposed to live without him? 8 p.m., tickets start at $50, Cannery Casino Hotel, cannerycasino.com/entertainment

Discovery Children's Museum

Discovery Children’s Museum Photo credit: Jon Reis

MONDAY 4

The Silver Nugget’s new steakhouse concept Wrangler Grill is now open and serving up Mexican-inspired classics for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Hours vary, 2140 N. Las Vegas Blvd., silvernuggetlv.com

Yay! No school today! Take the little ones to Discovery Children’s Museum, open this Labor Day for a kid-friendly outing. 10 a.m.–5 p.m., $15, 360 Promenade Pl., discoverykidslv.org

TUESDAY 5

Stephen Colbert’s Midnight Confessions, detailing the some of The Late Show’s most embarrassing secrets and other memorable moments of the host’s irreverent comedy, hits stands today. $20, Simon & Schuster, simonandschuster.com

Firearms and the Mob went hand in hand. Learn about just that at Perpetrators and Protectors: The Mob, the Law and Firearms, which will reveal a history of organized crime’s use of guns. Plus, did we mention attendees can see the firearms IRL? 7 p.m., $14–$20 (children 10 and under free), 300 Stewart Ave., themobmuseum.org

WEDNESDAY 6

Patrick Dodd, a.k.a. “Nash Vegas” brings some country to the Parlour Bar inside El Cortez. 6–10 p.m.,
elcortezhotelcasino.com

Wanna learn how to two-step and line dance like a real cowgirl? Check out Saddle N Spurs Saloon’s weekly free country dance lessons, and stick around for karaoke after 8 p.m. 6–8 p.m., 2333 N. Jones Blvd.,
facebook.com/saddlenspurssaloon

Dom DeMarco’s Pizzeria’s Winedown Wednesday offers happy hour pricing on two sauv and two pinot varieties—plus deals on food! RSVP on their Facebook event to get on the list. 6–11 p.m.,
9785 W. Charleston Blvd., facebook.com/domdemarcospizza

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

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