His voice is often blurred around the edges by Auto-Tune, but Future’s message is very clear. A $2 million jet, a Rolex watch that costs as much as a Corvette, and $9,000 shoes. Atlanta rapper Chronicles said his latest chart-topping bounty is the first song on his album “I Never Liked You.” Find out how his life is better than yours on February 9 at 8pm at Thomas & Center. Tickets start at $55 for him. unlvtickets.com.
pro bowl games
This year, the NFL’s Pro Bowl has been reimagined as a series of competitions featuring star players from the NFC and AFC. This includes Gridiron His Gauntlet, a side-by-side relay race, and Kick His Tuck His Toe, where kickers, punters and longs from each team compete. Snapper battle in a giant tic-tac-toe competition. The game starts at noon on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium. Tickets start at $30. Ticketmaster.com.
There is new silk in town. Promising “a crazy yet fun fusion of circus, theater and cabaret,” and adult language and content, Paranormal Silk, on tour, is the orange-striped, large-scale 1717 S. Decatur Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet. It has a shop under the top tent. Boulevard. From Thursday, he will run through February 13, before moving to Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas from February 16-20. Tickets start at $20. paranormalcirque.com.
You may have seen Maxx Crosby’s hoop skills on social media. It is currently being exhibited in a more formal setting as part of the It’s Me Brands Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game. Team captains Floyd Mayweather and Trevon Diggs and coaches Dennis Rodman and Gary Payton will manage. See it Saturday at 5:15 pm at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion. Tickets start at $35. unlvtickets.com.
In comedy, you can’t be smart unless you’re smart. Yeah, Nick Swardson sounds like a relentless surfer dude, but his often childish, party-focused stand-up is sophisticated in its silliness. See him at the Mirage Theater on Saturday at 10pm. Tickets start at $29.99 for him. Ticketmaster.com.
half price pizza
To celebrate National Pizza Day on February 9th, Summerlin’s Trattoria Reggiano is offering 50% off all pizza. Menu favorites include sausage, bufala mozzarella, San Marzano tomato pie, prosciutto, Bos pear and gorgonzola pie. For more information: trattoria-reggiano.com.
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Kodo, a taiko performing arts troupe, will hold a “One Earth Tour” to celebrate its 40th anniversary, although it will be two years behind schedule since the plan was set aside due to the impact of the new coronavirus. The percussion group will perform “Dyu-Ha” in North America for the first time since 1989, which was donated to Kodo by the late Maki Ishii to commemorate her debut in 1981. : Wednesday at Reynolds Hall, Smith Center at 3:30pm. Tickets start at $29. thesmithcenter.com.
drinks and plates
Galpao Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse in the Fashion Show Mall offers $8 draft beers, $10-11 wines by the glass, $10 cocktails and spirits (including caipirinhas), happy hour with 20% off a la carte plates (4-6 :30). Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm. Suitable for seating at the bar only.
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“PAW Patrol Live!”
When Ryder and his team of pirate puppies rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cave, they find a map and begin searching for pirate treasure for Mayor Goodway’s Pirate Day celebrations. If you manage to follow along, grab your kids and take them to see Paw Patrol Live! A pirate’s big adventure. Starting at 6pm on February 9th, additional shows he’ll be at the Orleans Arena through February 11th. Tickets start at $30. Ticketmaster.com.
From February 9-11, PT’s Tavern is celebrating National Pizza Day with a $10 classic 16-inch pepperoni pie. Perfect for dining only. For pizza pairing, PT daily happy hours are 5-7pm and midnight-2am.
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