Stage pick of the week

AREA-51 Dance Theater will present The SpaceCracker, a sci-fi, futuristic re-working of the traditional Nutcracker ballet, 8 p.m. Jan. 5-6 and 2 p.m. Jan. 7. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. Performances will be held at the Flamingo Hilton Showroom, 255 N. Sierra St., and tickets will be sold at the Flamingo Box Office and at the Melting Pot World Emporium. Call 322-1343 for tickets and information.