With Auto-Tune, his voice is often muffled at the edges, but Future’s message is crystal clear: He has a way, something cooler than you. Among the items: a $2 million jet, a Rolex watch that costs the same as a Corvette, and a $9,000 pair of shoes. The Atlanta rapper Chronicle says as much on the first track of his latest chart-topping album, “I Never Liked You.” Find out more about how much better his life is than yours on February 9th at Thomas & Center at 8pm. Tickets start at $55; unlvtickets.com.
pro bowl game
This year, the NFL’s Pro Bowl was reimagined as a series of games between NFC and AFC stars, including the Gridiron Gauntlet (side-by-side relay) and the Kick Tac Toe (each team’s kicker, punter, and long thrower). ) battle the snappers in a giant game of tic tac toe. The game kicks off Sunday at Allegiant Stadium at noon. Tickets start at $30; ticketmaster.com.
There’s a new circus in town. The touring Paranormal Cirque, which promises a “wild and playful fusion between circus, theater and cabaret,” as well as adult language and content, sets up shop under the orange-striped marquee at the Fantastic Indoor Swap Meet, 1717 S. Decatur Avenue. See it there Thursday through February 13th, then move on to Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas from February 16th through 20th. Tickets start at $20; paranormalcirque.com.
You’ve probably seen Maxx Crosby’s hoop skills on social media. Now, they are scheduled to be showcased in a more formal setting as part of the It’s Me Brands Celebrity All-Star Basketball Game. Captains Floyd Mayweather and Trevon Diggs and coaches Dennis Rodman and Gary Payton will oversee the game. Watch Saturday at 5:15 pm at UNLV’s Cox Pavilion. Tickets start at $35; unlvtickets.com.
In comedy, you have to be really smart to be stupid successfully. Yes, Nick Swardson will always sound like an avid surfer, but his usually childish, party-centric stand-up acts are sophisticated in their silliness. See him Saturday night at the Mirage Theater at 10pm. Tickets start at $29.99; ticketmaster.com.
half price pizza
In celebration of National Pizza Day on February 9th, Trattoria Reggiano in Summerlin is offering 50% off all pizzas. Menu favorites are the chorizo, buffalo mozzarella and San Marzano tomato pie, as well as the prosciutto, bosco pear and gorgonzola pie. Details: trattoria-reggiano.com.
Taiko performing arts collective Kodo is celebrating its 40th anniversary, albeit two years late after COVID derailed plans with “One Earth Tour.” For the first time in North America since 1989, the percussion group performed “Dyu-Ha,” a piece gifted to Kodo by the late Maki Ishii to celebrate the group’s debut in 1981. Watch Kodo’s drum, dance and song ensemble Wednesdays at 7:30pm in Reynolds Hall at the Smith Center. Tickets start at $29; thesmithcenter.com.
food and drink
drinks and plates
Galpão Gaucho Brazilian Steakhouse in Fashion Show Mall offers $8 draft beer, $10-$11 wine by the glass, $10 cocktails and spirits (including caipirinhas), happy hour 4-6 20% off à la carte dishes for 30 points Monday to Friday afternoon and Sunday 3pm to 6pm. Valid for bar seating only.
“Paw Patrol Live!”
When Ryder and his team of pirate pups rescue Cap’n Turbot from a mysterious cave, they find a map and start hunting for pirate treasure for Mayor Goodway’s Pirate Day celebration. If you can make it, bring your kids and take them to “PAW Patrol Live! The Great Pirate.” Watch it at the Arena Orleans on Feb. 9 at 6 p.m., until Feb. 11 There are other shows. Tickets start at $30; ticketmaster.com.
From Feb. 9-11, PTs Taverns will be offering a classic 16-inch pepperoni patty for $10 in honor of National Pizza Day. Offer is valid for dining only.For Pizza Pairing, happy hour hours are 5pm-7pm and midnight-2am daily in PT