As any dancer in a large-scale production can tell you, track sheets (essentially backstage road maps for entrances, exits, costume changes and the like) can get complicated.

Here at the Insider, things aren’t too different. There’s a lot going on this month, so here’s a breakdown of some of the crazy stuff that is happening (or has recently happened) throughout the month of November. If you know of an event that you would like to be included, shoot me an e-mail or leave a comment below.

Tuesday, Nov. 9 — ongoing: Cirque’s “Viva ELVIS” soundtrack hit digital shelves today. Follow the link here and find it on iTunes. “Blue Suede Shoes” is free til Nov. 16.

Thursday, Nov. 11 — 10 p.m. at Daddy Mac’s: “Burly-Que Revue,” the monthly burlesque show. See it the second Thursday of the month. 

Friday, Nov. 12 — 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. at Tunay Ink: locking workshop with Scoo B Doo. Work through wrist rolls, scoo bot, Scoo B Doo, and learn about where locking came from in the first place.

Sunday, Nov. 14 — 1 p.m. at the Rock Center for Dance: master class with choreographer Bonnie Story (see her work in “High School Musical” and “Viva ELVIS”).

Tuesday, Nov. 16 — 9 .m. at Blush Nightclub at Wynn resort: Third annual Go-Go Cup, $30, locals and industry free. Winners will be chosen by crowd participation. Register at

Thursday, Nov. 18 – Saturday, Nov. 20 — 8 p.m. – 10:15 p.m. at UNLV‘s Dance Studio One in the Ham Fine Arts building: “Kinetic Connections.” Tickets are $18 for the general public and $10 for students, seniors, military and UNLV faculty and staff. Tickets are available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center Box Office. Call (702) 895-ARTS (2787) for details.

Friday, Nov. 19 at Tunay Ink: Hip-hop jam with Fuku Burger and Tunay Ink. Details TBA.

Saturday, Nov. 27 — 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. at the Rock Center for Dance: Step Up and Dance, a fundraiser organized by Melina Rounis (“The Beatles LOVE”) in partnership with Three Square food distribution center. Donate $10 and up and dance as much or as little as you’d like. The more the merrier, so please invite your friends, stop by and donate and show some LOVE. You do not have to be a dancer to attend this event. All proceeds go to the Clark County Food Bank.

Wednesday, Dec. 1 — 8 p.m. at the Onyx Theatre: “Karnival”: Las Vegas’ only monthly themed variety show. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 7:30.

Friday, Dec. 10 – Thursday, Dec. 23 — 10:30 p.m. at the Insurgo Bastard Theater: “Insurgo: The Nutcracker,” adapted and directed by John Beane.

Friday, Dec. 17 – Saturday, Dec. 26 at the Paris Theatre in Paris Las Vegas: Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “Nutcracker.” For ticket prices and information and show times, follow the link here.