Where to go, what to read and how to geek out this week
Wed, May 4, 2011 (6:46 p.m.)
Illustration: Wes Gatbonton
Pacquiao vs. Mosley Gotta love Mosley’s heart, but come on. The guy’s 39. Still, who’s going to turn down a chance to see the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet? May 7, 3 p.m., $300-$1,000, MGM Grand.
Frequency It seems the entire globe is suddenly embracing dubstep. Are you down with the South London-birthed electronic dance music subgenre? Dieselboy headlines. May 6, 10 p.m., $15-$40, 18+, Hard Rock Cafe (Strip).
LV Contemporary Dance Theater Zane Booker (Nederlands Dans Theater) and Miguel Perez (Cirque du Soleil’s Viva Elvis) join LVCDT for its Spring Concert Series. May 6-8, times vary, $15-$40, West Las Vegas Library Theater.
The Mad Caps Vegas’ favorite high-octane, Elvis-channeling garage duo celebrates the release of its new album. With Dangerboner & The Rebel Set. May 7, 10 p.m., $8 (includes CD), Bunkhouse.
B-Movie Night Rave’s B-movie night celebrates Japanese cult weirdness with Tokyo Gore Police. The concept is pretty well summed up by the title. May 7, midnight, free, Town Square. email@example.com.
Demetri Martin Some stand-up comedians can translate their humor to the written page (Michael Ian Black, Russell Brand), and some can’t (David Cross).Martin fits with the first group; This Is a Book is hilarious. $25.
pauladeenridingthings.com Gary Busey; the Statue of Liberty; the seagull that attacks Tippi Hedren in The Birds—celebrity chef Paula Deen rides them all. And there are ready-made templates so amateurs can put Mrs. Deen astride their favorite landmark, pet or breakfast food.
seacaptaindate.com In the “unforgiving ocean of love,” this lighthouse connects sea captains with women and men looking for dates, friends, pen pals, sailing partners and casual sex (within 25 nautical miles of your ZIP code).
Free Comic Book Day Love comics? Then you probably already know about this annual event. Not sure if you dig comics? No better way to find out than with a free one from one of the Valley’s seven participating stores.