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The one and only Prince plays the Joint Friday and Saturday. Let’s go, crazy.

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Prince His live shows are legendary, and he’s on the greatest-living-guitarist short list, yet he still feels underrated to us. If you never experienced the Rio residency, here’s your chance to atone: four shows in two nights at the Joint. April 26 & 27, 8 & 11:30 p.m., $55-$95.

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Best in Show This fancy dog show isn’t about winning fame or money; it’s about winning hearts and homes. Don’t miss the Animal Foundation’s annual fundraiser on Sunday to watch (or adopt!) the furry contestants, with all proceeds going to support lost, abandoned or unwanted animals. April 28, doors at noon, $12 adults; $5 kids, Orleans Arena.

Polygamy Panel The Kody Brown family from TLC’s Sister Wives joins anti-polygamy advocate Kristyn Decker and two panelists who left the polygamist lifestyle, in a discussion moderated by UNLV anthropology professor William Jankowiak. April 25, 6-8 p.m., free, Barrick Museum Auditorium.

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Horror Movie Slumber Party Remember when the 12-year-old you stayed up all night watching horror movies with friends? Do it again at this all-night marathon, featuring all three Slumber Party Massacre movies, plus more horror classics, free popcorn and a pajama contest. April 27, 9 p.m.-April 28, 9 a.m., $10, Sci-Fi Center.

Vegas Indie Film Fest This year’s edition focuses on local feature films, with movies by Kelly Schwarze, David Schmoeller, Jeremy Cloe, Timothy L. Anderson and Ted V. Mikels. Also: short films, winners from the 48 Hour Film Project, a lifetime achievement award for actor Gary Busey and more. May 1-9, times and locations vary, $7-$10 per screening, passes $80, viff.net.

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Foodie Fest This mostly-food-truck event continues to grow, bringing in more delicious vendors from beyond Vegas every year. White Castle, White Rabbit (Filipino food truck), Fist of Fusion (Hawaiian) and Seoul Sausage (Korean barbecue) are all on the menu. April 26-28, times vary, $10, Silverton.

Thai/Lao Food & Culture Festival Celebrate Songkran, the Buddhist New Year, with a beauty contest, a parade, carnival rides and tons of great food. Feast on authentic dishes like sticky rice, larb, papaya salad, satay and more. April 27 & 28, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., $5, Cannery.

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