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Shin Lim, Derek Hough, Real Estate and more to do this week in Las Vegas

Skrillex hits KAOS on May 30.
  • Skrillex at Kaos

    He spent last year collaborating in the studio with rising star Kelsey Lu, and he just released a remix of the cellist-turned-vocalist’s song “Due West” on Friday. Start your weekend right when Sonny Moore spins at the Palms nightclub—and keep your ears peeled for his new track. May 30, $20-$30, 10:30 p.m. –Leslie Ventura

  • Derek Hough at Reynolds Hall

    The Dancing With the Stars dynamo’s first solo tour stops at the Smith Center, and it’s a huge show with a live band and lots of singing and dancing. “There’s comedy, there are heartfelt moments, every different genre you can think of and really incredible dancing,” Hough says. “I’ve done a lot of tours, but the feeling and reaction and energy of the audience just feels different this time. It’s really amazing.” May 31, 7:30 p.m., $40-$100. –Brock Radke

  • Shoelaces in Paris at Warhol Loft at Arts Factory

    Poor Richard’s Playhouse presents a fast-paced night of interactive theater—31 original short plays performed in one hour, with the audience choosing the order of performances by calling out numbers from a menu. May 31-June 1, 8 p.m., $20. –C. Moon Reed

  • Shin Lim at Terry Fator Theatre

    When two-time America’s Got Talent champ and sleight-of-hand wizard Shin Lim takes the stage at the Mirage this week, he’s hoping it will be the beginning of a long and beautiful relationship with Las Vegas. “I want to make the most of it,” he says. “It’s kind of like I’ve been given this lucky draw, and I don’t want it to go to waste. I just want to take the opportunity to see myself grow as a magician. Who knows, I might change it up and make things even bigger. We’ll see.”

    If Lim does follow in the footsteps of his room’s predecessors Siegfried & Roy—though a better comparison might be Lance Burton, another close-up specialist—to become the next great Vegas magic act, it will be on his own terms. “Sleight-of-hand is what I’m known for and it’s what I’ll continue to do, but I want to be able to immerse the whole theater and make everything be a part of it. I think along the lines of shows like , something artistic that really makes an impact. That’s what I want to go for.” May 31- June 2, 7:30 p.m., $66-$88. –Brock Radke

  • Jo Koy at Encore Theater

    Hail the conquering hero. Comedian Jo Koy may have the world in his pocket—he hosts a popular podcast and has two Netflix specials in the offing—but here in Vegas, he’s practically family. Seems like only yesterday he was burnishing his stand-up at the Huntridge Theatre. It’s good to have him home. May 31-June 2, 8 p.m., $50-$120. –Geoff Carter

  • Real Estate at Bunkhouse Saloon

    Hard to believe it’s been 10 years since the then-Jersey (now-Brooklyn) band released its debut album. Time flies when you’ve got feathery indie-pop ditties stuck in your brain. June 3, 8 p.m., $25-$30. –Spencer Patterson

  • Latinos Who Lunch live taping at Barrick Museum

    Join co-hosts—and UNLV alums—Emmanuel “Babelito” Ortega and Justin “FavyFav” Favela as they record their podcast live, delving into the cultural intersection of everything queer and Latinx. June 5, 5:30 p.m., free. –Leslie Ventura

  • Then & Now at Nevada Humanities

    If you’ve ever wondered what old neon signs looked like in their heyday, this exhibit is for you. Then and Now: The Neon Boneyard Lighting Up Las Vegas juxtaposes the historic and the current. June 6-24, Reception June 6, 6 p.m., free, 1017 S. 1st St. #190. –C. Moon Reed

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