Trust Us: Snoop, Social D and a holiday classic
Wed, Dec 19, 2012 (5:23 p.m.)
The Ping Pong Show LA artist Shark Toof is back with his third Las Vegas exhibit, mixing vintage imagery, street art and pop sensibilities to create works that merge polite romance with animal magnetism. Throughout December, Joseph Watson Gallery, Arts Factory.
A Christmas Story We’re probably only a year or two away from an entire network dedicated to this holiday classic, but its ubiquity doesn’t make it any less funny, clever or heartwarming, and if you turn on TBS at any time from 8 p.m. on Christmas Eve to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day, you can experience it for yourself.
Snoop Dogg No, we won’t refer to him as Snoop Lion. Yes, we will drive down to the Strip to see him perform rap classics and preview his upcoming reggae record. With Pac Div, December 22, 9 p.m., $50-$55, Hard Rock Cafe (Strip).
Social Distortion Three House of Blues shows from the punk-rock vets, all with different support (Sean Wheeler & Zander Schloss Night 1, Cadillac Tramps Night 2, Old Man Markley Night 3)—and surprisingly, at press time, tickets were still available for all three. December 20-21, 7 p.m., all-ages; December 22, 9 p.m., 18+; $30-$34.
Jerry Seinfeld What’s the deal with people who go to see comedians during the holidays? Guess you’ll have to find out by checking out the king of observational comedy himself. December 26-27, 7:30 p.m., $75-$150, Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
Holiday Cabaret Local entertainers perform holiday songs in this one-night-only cabaret and toy drive benefitting HIV/AIDS charity Golden Rainbow. December 21, 7 p.m., $10, 1420 E. Harmon Ave. Guests are encouraged to bring one unwrapped toy.
LV Motor Speedway’s Glittering Lights Drive through the LED wonderland, amid attractions like the World’s Largest Light Tunnel and Avenue of Trees. Just remember, obeying the speed limit gets you on the nice list. Daily through January 6, hours vary, $15-$20 per car.