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13 Things To Do In Las Vegas For The Week Of Nov. 18-24

13 Things To Do In Las Vegas for Nov. 18-24
Posted at 4:00 PM, Nov 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-17 23:32:58-05

Here is a list of 13 things to do in Las Vegas for the week of Nov. 18 through 24:

1. There's a new exhibit featuring Prohibition Era fashion and culture at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement or Mob Museum. "Ready to Roar" is a temporary exhibit that illustrates the indelible impact the Prohibition Era had on women's fashions and their social, political and economic freedoms.

2. If you are looking for a lounge with an old Las Vegas vibe, check out The Parlour Bar inside the El Cortez in downtown Las Vegas. Live entertainment every Friday and Sunday along with signature cocktails and good food. Joey Ugarte & The Jazz Vibrations perform Nov. 18 and The Howard Baker Trio featuring Ronnie Shandell performs Nov. 19.

3. Britain's living legends of comedy and founding members of Monty Python, John Cleese and Eric Idle, are together again at last for the very first time. They are bringing their North American Tour to the Venetian Theatre at The Venetian on Nov. 18 and 19. 

4. You don't have to go downtown or the Strip for entertainment on the weekends. If you live in Green Valley, head to Elixir for live music by local musicians on Friday and Saturday nights. This weekend's lineup features Nick Mattera on Nov. 18 and Southpaw Whiskey on Nov. 19.

5. The Las Vegas Soul Festival is back at the Hard Rock hotel on Nov. 19. This year's festival inside The Joint will be hosted by actor Mike Epps and feature performances by Keith Sweat, Dru Hill with Sisqo, Nokio, Jazz and Tao, and Ginuwine. 

6. It's always pool season in Las Vegas. The Marquee Dayclub Dome is now open every Saturday during the winter months. French DJ Cedric Gervais will be entertaining the crowd on Nov. 19. 

7. Ja Rul performs Nov. 19 at the LAX Nightclub inside the Luxor. The four-time GRAMMY Award-nominated rapper contributed to several chart-topping singles in the early 2000s including "I'm Real" and "Ain't It Funny" with Jennifer Lopez.

8. If you think you can handle it, check out "Vinnie Favorito Unfiltered" at Westgate hotel-casino. The show is not for the easily offended and not politically correct. Favorito is well-known on the celebrity roast circuit and has roasted Tom Arnold, Magic Johnson, Pat O'Brien and Larry King. He performs Wednesdays through Sundays. 

9. REO Speedwagon rolls into town Nov. 19 and 20. They will bring their smooth sound to the stage of the Orleans Showroom at The Orleans. Hit songs include "Keep On Lovin' You," "Far Out," "Right On!" and "Groovy."

10. The award-winning reggae group Tribal Seeds from San Diego is bringing their high-energy show to the Brooklyn Bowl on Nov. 19. The group was started by two brothers, Steven Rene Jacobo and Tony-Ray Jacobo. They will be joined by Fortunate Youth and Iya Terra.

11. Although they were initially grouped in with the legions of pop-metal bands that dominated the American heavy metal scene of the '80s, Queensryche was one of the most distinctive bands of the era. They broke into the mainstream with "Operation: Mindcrime" in 1988 and its follow-up "Empire." They perform Nov. 19 at Eastside Cannery.

12. The Posies from Seattle have been performing off and on for four decades. The group is led by musical polymaths Jon Auer and Ken Stringfellow. Their 8th album "Solid States" was released earlier this year. They perform Nov. 22 at The Bunkhouse.

13. Switchfoot and Relient K are bringing their Looking for America Tour to the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay on Nov. 23. Switchfoot from San Diego found early success in the Christian rock scene. They gained mainstream recognition after four of their songs were used in the 2002 movie "A Walk to Remember."

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