Best Choices: Ice Vegas Invitational, Criss Angel, Celine Dion and more for your Las Vegas weekend

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Criss Angel By Brock Radke ( contact)

Friday, Jan. 4, 2019|2 a.m.

. As evidenced by the freezing temperature levels of the last couple of days, real winter season has arrived in Las Vegas– so it’s time for some genuine hockey. It’s a puck-tastic takeover at T-Mobile Arena this weekend when four college teams complete Friday and Saturday prior to the Vegas Golden Knights host the New Jersey Devils on Sunday at 1 p.m. If that’s excessive ice time for you, there’s some sizzling-hot performances and shows worth taking a look at in the coming days.

THE ENGLISH BEAT Early 1980s hits “Mirror in the Bathroom” and “Save It For Later” anchor the ska-pop sound of the English Beat, a group whose members went on to perform with Public, Fine Young Cannibals and The Specials. Reformed in 2003, the Beat is back and ready to take the phase at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas Friday night. January 4, info at CELINE DION Speak about passing the torch: Celine Dion’s jubilant participation at Woman Gaga’s second “Enigma” program at Park MGM went viral over New Year’s Eve weekend, consisting of an iconic prom-style postured picture of the two vocalists. Gaga might be the local of right now but Celine is the foundation and she’s back at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace this weekend and through January 20. January 4-5, information at ICE VEGAS INVITATIONAL The 2nd annual college hockey tournament at T-Mobile Arena includes two days of action on the ice with teams from the University of Connecticut, Air Force, Western Michigan and St. Lawrence. January 4-5, information at t-mobilearena. com. THE DAN BAND The House of Blues at Mandalay Bay wraps up its annual Holiday Hangover musical shows with a Saturday night performance from the comedy band you’ve seen in “Old School,” “The Hangover” and other wacky films. Expect funny covers and more from the Dan Band. January 5, information at CRISS ANGEL: MINDFREAK The star magician’s brand-new program at World Hollywood is gathering a fair bit of buzz thanks to some state-of-the-art additions, consisting of HYPERVSN’s 3D holographic results used in Angel’s impressions and as part of an enormous setup in the theater lobby. You have two more weeks to check out the opening sneak peek “Mindfreak” shows prior to he kicks into high gear. January 4-6, information at

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