Martin Sherma brings the one-woman play, Rose, to The Smith Center to showcase a brilliant play based on a Jewish woman who survives triumphs throughout her life. Don’t miss out on this humorous and spirited play starring Olympia Dukakis. 361 Symphony Park Ave., 702-749-2000; thesmithcenter.comLL Cool J and Ice Cube Unite at the Hard Rock Hotel
Two rap phenomenons unite at Hard Rock Hotel’s The Joint for an ultimate performance on "Kings of the Mic" tour. Along with Public Enemy and De La Soul, the night will be graced with authentic hip-hop in one of the most anticipated concerts of the summer. 4455 Paradise Rd., 800-745-3000; hardrockhotel.comSantana
House of Blues’ popular resident artist and legendary guitarist Carlos Santana gives it his all with An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live–Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. Santana is doing numerous dates throughout May, and plays sporadically through November. The showtime is 8 p.m. and several VIP packages are available. Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd, 800-745-3000; houseofblues.com/santanaBurlesque Hall of Fame Weekend
Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend combines theater, parties and burlesque performances, and competition, including the 23rd Annual Tournament of Tease that features the crowning of the new “Miss Exotic World.” Through June 2. The Orleans; bhofweekend.comRí Rá Las Vegas’ Inaugural Golf Classic
Get your golf on at the Rí Rá Las Vegas’ Inaugural Golf Classic, which benefits Shriners Hospitals for Children, to be held at Silverstone Golf Club. Afterward, indulge in an after-party at Rí Rá with a silentauction, buffet and live music. 8600 Cupp Dr.; riria.comScott Weiland
Get your tickets for rock icon Scott Weiland’s “Purple at the Core” tour. The Stone Temple Pilots frontman is set to perform at The Pearl at 8 p.m. Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Rd., 702-944-3200; palms.comThe Tenors Return to The Smith Center
The Tenors are returning to The Smith Center to showcase their talent with melodies of classic songs that range from Elton John to Bob Dylan to their own material. 361 Symphony Park Ave., 702-749-2000; thesmithcenter.comJunior Achievement of Southern Nevada
Join the Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada as they host the 3rd Annual Poker Tournament and Party at Aria’s Deuce Lounge. The Texas Hold ‘Em tournament will raise money for the Junior Achievement of Southern Nevada non-profit. Registration for the tournament can be done online and the grand prize is a seat in the 2013 WSOP Main Event. 3730 Las Vegas Blvd, 702-590-7111; jalasvegas.com13th Annual Tee Up For Kids Charity Golf Tournament
Hit the links at the Spanish Trail Country Club at 6:30 a.m. This Public Education Foundation tournament will benefit Southern Nevada public schools and this year’s honorary chairmen are Sig Rogich and Olga Lyles. 5050 Spanish Trail Lane, 702-799-1042; thepef.orgRingling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey
Thomas and Mack invites you to a world of wonder as Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey present Built To Amaze!, a spectacular circus extravaganza. The performers welcome you to interact with them before the show with the All-Access Pre-show. Through June 16. Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Pkwy., 702-739-3267; unlvtickets.comLaugh With Jeff Dunham at The Colosseum
Well-known comedian Jeff Dunham will be making the crowds of The Colosseum laugh out loud with his “Disorderly Conduct” tour and the colorful characters that go along with it. Caesars Palace, 3570 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 888-929-7849; thecolosseum.comCheap Trick, Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo
This rock trio co-headline and perform their classic jams at The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort at 8 p.m. 4321 W Flamingo Rd., 702-944-3200; palmspearl.comSeth Myers
Seth Myers is bringing his signature stand-up to the Mirage’s Terry Fator Theatre. Don’t miss the Saturday Night Live writer’s dry humor and political jokes. 3400 Las Vegas Blvd., 702-792-7777; mirage.comCody Simpson
“Pretty Brown Eyes” singer Cody Simpson is set to perform at The Joint in Hard Rock Hotel and Casino with special guests Ryan Beatty and Before You Exit. 4455 Paradise Rd., 800-745-3000; hardrockhotel.com'Priscilla Queen of the Desert'
Don’t miss the kick-off of the national Broadway tour of Priscilla Queen of the Desert at the Venetian at 8 p.m. The hit musical visits Las Vegas for an 11-week engagement. 3355 S. Las Vegas Blvd, 702-414-9000; venetian.com'Catch Me If You Can'
Get your musical on at The Smith Center for the first national touring production of Catch Me If You Can, a dazzling adventure that tells the true story of a world-renowned con man. Through June 23. 361 Symphony Park Ave., 702-749-2000; thesmithcenter.comElectric Daisy Carnival
After hosting more than 300,000 amazing fans during EDC Las Vegas 2012, the world’s top musical and artistic talents will return to Las Vegas for the 17th annual Electric Daisy. Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 N. Las Vegas Blvd., 1-800-644-4444;electricdaisycarnival.com/lasvegas “Rock of Vegas” Concert
Alternative bands Everclear, Live, Filter, and Sponge hit the stage on Fremont Street Experience as part of its “Rock of Vegas” concert series. The best part? It’s free for all ages. 425 Fremont St., 702-678-5777; vegasexperience.com2013 Las Vegas International Film Festival
The festival will offer a variety of film screenings from Oscar-winning films to world premieres, exclusive celebrity tributes and interviews, as well as red carpet parties and panel discussions. Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, 3000 Paradise Rd., 702- 732-5755;eventbrite.com Carnevale Hits the Venetian and Palazzo
Carnevale, which is a celebration of the Festivals of Italy, hits Venetian and Palazzo for three months for food special, romance and entertainment events. Visit the festivities this summer and don’t miss out on games, fashion, wine and music. Through September 8. 3355 S. Las Vegas Blvd., 702-414-1000; venetian.com/carnevale“Ribbon For Life”
Want a great show that benefits a worthy cause? Get your tickets for HIV/AIDS non-profit Golden Rainbow’s 27th Annual “Ribbon For Life” show, a collection of performances by various local entertainers, this time with a “tributes” theme. The Smith Center, 361 Symphony Park Ave., 702-749-2000; thesmithcenter.com
'American Idol Live!'
Recent American Idol favorites are set to serenade Vegas on July 12 as part of its 40-city tour. Expect to see season 12 finalists Amber Holcomb, Angie Miller, Burnell Taylor, Candice Glover, Curtis Finch Jr, Devin Velez, Janelle Arthur, Kree Harrison, Lazaro Arbos, Paul Jolley and Aubrey Cleland. One dollar from every ticket sold will be donated to the Melanoma Research Alliance. Mandalay Bay, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd., 800-745-3000; mandalaybay.com