The following is a list of 13 Things To Do This Week In Las Vegas.
1. There’s a couple of new murals in Mural Way at the Downtown Container Park. The artist Alive has created a millennium-inspired piece titled “Y2K.” The mural takes on new life through the AR app Artivive. Brett Rosepiler’s new work featured a woman enveloped by nature, wisdom and life.
2. The Venetian hotel-casino is ushering in Chinese New year with a Year of the Ox art installation. The centerpiece is a 13-foot-tall female ox named Alessandra Heng. Several food and drink specials are also being offered throughout the property.
3. First Friday is hosting Clothes for Comfort on Jan. 29. The event will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. at 814 S. 3rd Street, in front of Art Houz Theaters. Donations will be taken to SafeNest.
4. Dueling Axes recently opened inside AREA15. The upscale axe throwing facility features an ultra-modern atmosphere, multiple private lanes, great music, beer, wine and food. Reservations required.
5. Meet artists Bill Mack, Deb Mack and Gary Welton from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31 at Signature Galleries inside Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian hotel-casino. Bill Mack is known for his “alto-relief” sculptures and Welton is known for his paintings featuring dance and movement.
6. Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum in Boulder City is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Their mission is to preserve the art and history of special makeup effects. The museum features screen-used props, creature suits and custom pieces.
7. Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar is reopening for dinner on Feb. 3. Dinner hours will be 5 to 11 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Guests can look forward to indulging in favorites such as Ferraro’s Lasagna alla Gino, Gnocchi with house pomodoro sauce and a seasonal Branzino dish, where grilled Mediterranean Sea bass comes with parsnips, lacinato baby kale and fig-guanciale juice. Reservations required.
8. The Neon Museum is offering the virtual presentation “Beyond the Boneyard: Restored Roads Relics” from 6 to 7 p.m. Feb. 4. Museum staff will discuss the history of various signs and the museum’s restoration efforts. The event is free but space is limited.
9. The “How Did You Survive?” Holocaust Education Banner Exhibit is on display now through March 2 at the West Charleston Library Gallery. The exhibit is designed to give an overview of the Holocaust and highlight experiences of the local survivor community.
10. Pole Position Raceway (indoor go-kart racing) offers several racing options. The most popular is Arrive & Drive that allows customers to show up individually or in small groups and race in standard races. Adults and kids welcome (must be at least 48 inches tall).
11. New Zealand's Sam Willis, also known as “Tape Face,” performs at Harrah’s Las Vegas. Tape Face was featured on “America’s Got Talent” an “America’s Got Talent: The Champions.” Two shows daily Thursdays through Sundays.
12. Don’t Tell Mama, the “best piano bar in Las Vegas,” is open at Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas. Doors open at 8 p.m. every night. Guests are invited to sing while the bar’s talented pianists play. The bar’s staff also sings.
13. Several brew pubs have popped up in the last couple of years on Main Street in downtown Las Vegas. Check out Beer District Brewing, Hop Nuts Brewing, HUDL Brewing Co., Nevada Brew Works and Able Baker Brewing.
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