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September 12, 2013

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Arts Arts&Entertainment MOVIES + MUSIC + ART + FOOD THREE THINGS ON TWO WHEELS Bicycle events are amassing this fall Interbike International Bicycle Exposition (September 18-20) is the largest annual gathering of cycling industry gurus ever, and it happens right here. But you don't have to be a rich pedal-head to partake. This year's Interbike is set to happen at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, which means the free Mobile Social (September 19, 6:30 p.m.)—featuring tricked-out bikes taking over the Strip and a free early-bird afterparty—should be a long and amazing one. Watch out, cabbies. interbike.com > MONEY TALKS Will Mayweather still be unbeaten after Saturday night? TRUST US Stuff you'll want to know about with a concert featuring the UNLV Alumni Jazz Band and tenor saxophonist Don Menza. September 17, 7:30 p.m., $10-$12, Artemus Ham Hall. SEE GO SILENT FILMS The Sci Fi Center has showcased clas- FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. VS. CANELO ALVAREZ Much is being made of the $41.5 million Mayweather will get for this fight, but the bigger post-fight headline could be the champ's first defeat. September 14, 3 p.m. $350$2,000, MGM Grand Garden Arena. sic silent films before, but this week for the first time it will feature live musical accompaniment, by veteran local pianist Michael Shane. He'll perform the scores to 1925's The Phantom of the Opera on Tuesday and 1920's Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde on Wednesday. September 17-18, 8 p.m., $10. HEAR IRON MAIDEN Black Sabbath just dropped by, but the British metal outfit we're most excited about this month is the one fronted by Bruce Dickinson, not Ozzy. Maiden has its longtime lineup intact and a setlist filled with '80s classics. Run to the hills, er, Mandalay Bay Events Center. With Megadeth, September 12, 7:30 p.m., $50-$90. NEW CITADEL CLOSING PARTY This cocktail clos- ing party is your last chance to build and destroy with audio in the Las Vegas microcosm known as David Sanchez Burr's Cosmopolitan residency. September 13, 7 p.m., P3Studio. The sixth of its kind, this year's RTC Viva Bike Vegas (September 21) promises to be bigger than ever. With three routes—the Zeus 104mile, demigod 61-mile and 17-mile for the rest of us—Viva travels the Strip, Red Rock Canyon and Lake Mead. At $125 per rider, Viva isn't a steal, but the fee includes lunch, a lot of great swag, a beer garden afterparty and, most importantly, big donations to a few great area causes like the After-School AllStars. rtcsnv.com/vivabikevegas Miss raves but not the blue Mondays? Blinking Man (October 19) has the solution. Beginning at 7 p.m. from the Huntridge Tavern, this themed night ride follows a Downtown route and hits up unfrequented places like the 5th Avenue Pub, along with the usual suspects. A free gathering that has more to do with meeting people than working up a sweat, Blinking Man still offers better odds of being hangover-free than most crawls. facebook.com/blinkingman.com –Molly O'Donnell EAT SAN GENNARO FEAST The amuse- FLOYD MAYWEATHER JR. BY STEVE MARCUS MARIACHI EL BRONX You have every reason to be suspicious of an abrasive, Caucasian-populated punk band taking on a mariachi-flavored side project. But the Bronx's Mariachi version is mercifully irony-free and respectful to the Mexican folk tradition. September 13-16, 10:30 p.m., free, Book & Stage. UNLV JAZZ The school's acclaimed Jazz Ensemble celebrates its 40th anniversary ment rides and stuffed artichokes are back. San Gennaro marks its 34th year in Las Vegas with a beer and wine garden, tons of food and music and a new 100foot Vertigo ride in the southwest's Grand Canyon shopping center. Through September 15, hours vary, $5-$7, 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive. SEPTEMBER 12–18, 2013 LASVEGASWEEKLY.COM 41_A&E_Opener_20130912.indd 41 41 9/11/13 4:16 PM

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