Where and when to hear Latin funk and eat like you’re on the Titanic
Wed, Apr 11, 2012 (6:05 p.m.)
Illustration: Wes Gatbonton
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth The former Most Dangerous Man on the Planet takes us through his chaotic life. It could be enlightening, brutal, funny—or all of the above. April 13-18, 8 p.m., $117.50, MGM Grand.
Celtic Gathering Bag pipes, caber toss, whiskey. The annual Highland Games return with all the kilt-wearing, shortbread-cooking and competitive-drumming you (and your bonnie lass) can handle. April 14-15, Floyd Lamb Park; April 13-14, Fremont Street Experience.
John Lennon Educational Tour Bus The nonprofit mobile recording studio and HD production facility (an offshoot of the John Lennon Songwriting Contest) rolls into town serving up hands-on multimedia experiences to students of all ages. Through April 14, 3-8 p.m., free admission, Mirage, lennonbus.com.
American Reunion The original American Pie cast returns for the series’ fourth film, a surprisingly welcome return, a sweet, funny and even sort of touching rumination on getting older—along with the requisite gross-out gags. Now playing Valleywide.
I Wish Daniel Was My BoyfriendDaniel Oshima’s bedroom installation invites viewers into the artist’s mind during his infatuation with a love interest, also named Daniel. Through May 4, opening reception April 13, 7 p.m., 5th Wall Gallery inside Emergency Arts.
Brownout No, it’s not a new Beauty Bar party night. It’s a party-starting Latin funk band, members of which have backed Prince (yes, that one) onstage. Get your groove on. With Son D’ Palo, April 14, 10 p.m., $10, Beauty Bar.
AIDS Walk Las Vegas Last year’s raised more than $460,000, helping Aid for AIDS of Nevada better the lives of locals affected by HIV/AIDS. Strip performers and a food truck picnic complete the event. April 15, 8 a.m. (sign in), 9 a.m. (opening ceremony), free, $50 donation encouraged.
Titanic Dinner Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the great ship’s sinking with a meal straight off the menu from the first class dining room. After dinner, embark on a champagne cruise around Lake Las Vegas ... if you dare. April 14, 7 p.m., $100, Bernard’s Bistro, MonteLago Village.