Where to go and what to play this week
Chelsea, Daniel and a whole lotta tequila
Tue, May 24, 2011 (5:02 p.m.)
Illustration: Wes Gatbonton
Daniel Tosh How can someone so clean-cut be so ... nasty? But damn, we can’t get enough. Leave all moral judgments at the door and enjoy one of America’s true funnymen. May 29, 9 p.m., $35-$66, Mandalay Bay.
Chelsea Handler If you can’t make it to the sharp-tongued comedienne’s Lies Chelsea Handler Told Me tour, be sure to pick up the E! star’s book of the same name—it debuted this month at No. 1 on the New York Times Best Seller list. May 28, 8 p.m., $50-$100, Caesars Colosseum.
Tacos & Tequila Fest Family fun doesn’t usually involve tequila, but this alliance of top restaurateurs and spirit producers isn’t just about sampling. Enjoy live mariachi, local Mexican art and a kid-friendly plaza with clowns (shiver) and rides. May 29, noon-6 p.m., free, Village at Lake Las Vegas.
Guitar Wolf Missed the Japanese garage punks’ rousing 3:30 a.m. set at Matador fest? (And really, who didn’t?) Here’s your do-over, with a side of actual post-show sleep. With Cheap Time, The RockTigers & The Vermin. May 31, 9 p.m., $14-$18, Hard Rock Cafe Strip.
Tiny Wings It’s dangerously addictive, like crack, though much cheaper and with fewer dangerous side effects. 99-cent iTunes download.
KD’s World Take a plunge into the surreal with Sereno: Paintings and Sculpture by KD Matheson, an exhibit that promises to take viewers into a “mythic, primordial world of the fantastic.” Through July 2, Barrick Museum.
Men of a Certain Age This drama about three friends facing the mundane challenges of middle age is funny, warm and well-observed. Wednesdays, 10 p.m., TNT.
Epicurean Affair Feel like “Food, Glorious Food!” should be your personal theme song? Gorge yourself silly on fare from dozens of local restaurants at this annual benefit. May 26, 7-10 p.m., $100-$150, Palazzo Pool, 878-2313.
Yappy Hour Enjoy the onset of summer with your pooch at Rumor Las Vegas, where you’ll find various “yapatizers” and drink specials (for you) and dog treats (for Fido). June 2, 5–8 p.m.