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Lil Baby, chili cook-off leads this week’s best bets in Las Vegas

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Updated March 21, 2019 - 4:42 pm

MUSIC

Lil Baby

Lil in moniker if not buzz, this 24-year-old Atlanta rapper has racked up 6 billion streams in the past 18 months with his spare, hazily melodic, Auto-Tuned trap music, where he contemplates a rough-and-tumble past while eyeing a better future. “Drip Harder” at 7:30 Friday at the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. Tickets start at $42.50; call 702-632-7600.

Jason Bracelin

inline-regLil Baby attends Sir Lucian Grainge’s 2019 Artist Showcase Presented by Citi on Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019 in Los Angeles. (Jordan Strauss/Universal Music Group via AP)

ARTS & LEISURE

Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival

Nu-Blu, Twisted Pine, Out of the Desert, Hot Club of Cowtown, Bumper Jacksons and the Quebe Sisters are performing at the Las Vegas Bluegrass Festival on Saturday. Supported by the Nevada Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, the event also features a craft market, children’s activities and musical instrument petting zoo from 1 to 8 p.m. at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. Admission is free. For more information, visit artslasvegas.org.

Madelon Hynes

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MOVIES

‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

In the hands of Aaron Sorkin and Jeff Daniels, “To Kill a Mockingbird” is one of the hottest tickets on Broadway. But if a quick trip to Manhattan is out of the question, the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel isn’t too shabby, either. Gregory Peck won his only Oscar as Atticus Finch, the Alabama attorney who defends Tom Robinson, a black man accused of raping a white woman. See “To Kill a Mockingbird” on Sunday and Wednesday at Colonnade, Orleans, Red Rock, Sam’s Town, Santa Fe, South Point and Village Square.

Christopher Lawrence

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FOOD & DRINK

Chili cook-off

Crafthaus Brewery will host a chili cook-off Sunday at its Henderson tasting room, 5350 Eastgate Road, No. 110. The event will feature professional and amateur cooks battling it out for Crafthaus gift cards and bragging rights. It’s free to attend and taste, from 1 to 4 p.m. Guest judges will include former Kitchen at Atomic chef Justin Kingsley Hall, Border Grill’s Mike Minor and James Trees of Esther’s Kitchen. For more information, visit crafthausbrewery.com.

Al Mancini

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FOOD & DRINK

Save the Bees

The Henderson location of VegeNation, 10075 S. Eastern Ave., is offering a Save the Bees tasting menu, inspired by seasonal vegetables and sustainable food for bees, through the end of the month. The menu of spinach salad, gluten-free gnocchi with vegetables, and chocolate-dipped honeycomb, with wine pairing, is $38; it’s also available a la carte.

Heidi Knapp Rinella

inline-regServers deliver orders in VegeNation, Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, in Las Vegas. (Elizabeth Page Brumley/Las Vegas Review-Journal)

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