DON’T MISS IT

MOUNTAIN WEST CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIP

Two men’s and women’s teams from a field of nine schools (Air Force, BYU, Colorado State, New Mexico, San Diego State, Texas Christian University, UNLV, Utah and Wyoming) square off Saturday to determine who moves on to the NCAA championships. Tip-off time is 1 p.m. for the ladies, 4 p.m. for the men at the Thomas & Mack Center, Tropicana Avenue and Swenson Street. Tickets are $35-$45; call 895-0697.

CHARLIE MURPHY

Eddie Murphy hardly casts a shadow in movies anymore. But Charlie Murphy, who got his big break as a player on “Chapelle’s Show,” is trying to make it in the business that still considers his big brother among its all-time greatest. Can he stand up to the comedy task? Find out at 9 p.m. Saturday at the House of Blues, 3950 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $35-$50; call 632-7600.

LAUGHLIN WINGS & WILDLIFE FESTIVAL

Laughlin has another kind of wild side: birds, reptiles and mammals living along the Colorado River. Seminars, guided walking tours and van, kayak and rafting tours are scheduled today through Sunday. Register at the Riverside Resort, 1650 S. Casino Drive, Laughlin, from 6 a.m.-10 p.m. through Sunday. For more information, call 298-0630.

YOUNG DUBLINERS

Who says St. Patrick’s Day only lasts 24 hours? The Young Dubs bring the Celtic rock of their new album, “Saints and Sinners,” to the Wasted Space, and most likely a wasted audience, at 9 p.m. Wednesday at the Hard Rock Hotel, 4455 Paradise Road. Tickets are $20; call 693-5066.

THE NEVILLE BROTHERS WITH DR. JOHN

The Las Vegas Hilton, 3000 Paradise Road, at 8 p.m. today and Saturday is the right place, right time to see these twin legends of New Orleans funk. Tickets are $47.91-$91.91; call 732-5755.

Don’t Miss It is compiled by Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Corey Levitan. Contact him at 383-0456 or clevitan@reviewjournal.com

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