Where to go and what to see this week
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 (4:35 p.m.)
Photo: Pat Wellenbach | AP
Record Store Day Give iTunes a break and embrace Zia on this third annual holiday, which will feature exclusive vinyl and CD releases from the likes of The Flaming Lips, Mastodon and Phish, along with live performances and signings. April 16, Zia Record Exchange, 4503 W. Sahara Ave. & 4225 S. Eastern Ave.
Everybody Loves Johnson Join Helping Horse, Polite Pig and fallen children’s entertainer Dave Johnson for a night of inappropriate humor and magic. Guest starring Balloon Master. April 20, 9:30 p.m., $15, 18+, Onyx Theatre.
AIDS Walk Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) has helped Valley residents infected or affected by AIDS for more than 20 years. Join in on the organization’s biggest fundraiser of the year. April 17, sign-in starts at 8 a.m., opening ceremony at 9:30, free to walk, World Market Center, afanlv.org.
Beyond Words & Text Nevada Ballet Theatre’s Studio Series continues this week with dance sketches inspired by literary characters. Through April 17, times vary, $25-$45, NBT Studios, 1651 Inner Circle Dr.
Link TextRepo! The Genetic Opera Rocky Horror isn’t the only movie whose fans like to dress up and act out scenes: A full cast will be performing alongside showings of this bizarre sci-fi rock opera, complete with costumes, props and audience participation. April 15, 9:30 & 11:30 p.m., $10. Sci Fi Center.
Friday Night Lights The final season of the heartbreaking small-town drama wrapped earlier this year on DirecTV and is now available on NBC. Don’t miss the swan song of one of the best shows on TV. Fridays, 8 p.m.
TV on the Radio We love Tunde Adebimpe’s voice. We loved Tunde Adebimpe in Rachel Getting Married. But mostly, we just love saying Tunde Adebimpe. Try it, it’s fun! Oh, and get new album Nine Types of Light.
Street Food Throwdown 3 Food-truck cuisine—from Lulu’s on the Move, Sloppi Jo’s, Tasty Bunz and Top Notch Barbeque—judged by local critics John Curtas, Max Jacobson and Al Mancini?! Believe it. April 14, 8-11 p.m., Metro Pizza, 1395 E. Tropicana Ave.