IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Grand Ballroom at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is set to host John Acosta’s Vegas Bee Gees at 4 p.m. April 12 and The BusBoys with special guest Otis Day at 8 p.m. April 12 and 4 p.m. April 13. Tickets are $15, plus tax, at the casino cage.
Brandon Bennett plans to perform his “Elvis My Way” show at 7:30 p.m. April 12 and 13 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Heaven Leigh Thomas of Zappos.com plans to present the lecture “Fashion Trends: The How, the When, the Why” from 3 to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Admission is free. Call 702-507-3631.
“Na Mea Hawaii — The Hula Show” is planned for 2 p.m. April 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers. Call 702-240-1301.
“Echoes of the ’60s” is slated for 7 p.m. April 12 in Santa Fe Station’s Chrome Showroom, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. The cost is $15 cash at the door. Sign up at the monitor’s desk. Call 702-658-4900.
A devotional, Following The Path Of Virtues, is planned for 3 to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Las Vegas Baha’i Center, 7035 W. Oakey Blvd. Light refreshment are slated afterward. Call 702-838-9191.
Signature Productions plans to present “Les Miserables” through April 26 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, at 7:30 p.m. nightly except Tuesdays and Sundays. Matinee shows are set for 2 p.m. April 12 and 26. Tickets are $30 for adults and $28 for seniors and students. Visit signatureproductions.net or by call 702-878-7529.
Desert Productions plans to present the free variety show “Las Vegas Has Talent!” at 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. The final showdown is set for May 6. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. More & Gendel is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. April 11 and 12, Cool Change for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. April 18 and 19, and More & Gendel for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. April 25 and 26. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
The exhibit “Hidden Images” by Audrey Fox is scheduled to be on display during regular library hours through April 20 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The exhibit explores surrealist landscapes, still life and sculptures in a variety of mediums. Call 702-507-3860.
The exhibit “In Perfect Harmony” by Maria Arango Diener is scheduled during regular library hours through May 4 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibit is a collaborative series of woodcut puzzle prints. Call 702-507-3630.
The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari is planned through June 21 during regular hours at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. “Fusionaroma” indicates the fusion of different art styles. The exhibiting artists combine painting with poetry in this modern display of abstract, conceptual work with a distinct cultural flavor. Visit lvccld.org.
WORTH A DRIVE
The Clark County Fair & Rodeo is planned for 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. April 10, 10 a.m. to midnight April 11 and 12 and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 13 at 1301 W. Whipple Ave. in Logandale. Tickets at the gate are $9 for patrons ages 13 to 59 and $7 for seniors 60 or older and children 5 to 12. Presale tickets are $7, and a four-day pass is $21. Visit ccfair.com.
The 2014 Arabian Breeders World Cup is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 10-13 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd South. Admission is free. Visit southpointarena.com.
The Las Vegas Celtic Society Vegas Games are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 12 and 13 at Floyd Lamb Park at Tule Springs, 9200 Tule Springs Road. Pipe bands, clans and societies, highland games, Celtic music, food and more are planned. Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors, military personnel and children 5 to 12. Two-day passes are available. People who bring a non-perishable food item for Safe Nest’s pantry will receive $1 off admission. Visit lasvegascelticsociety.org.
“Starlight and Strings: Tango,” a Friends of the Winchester benefit, is scheduled for April 11 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The event is slated to start at 6 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, wine and live music in the Friends Desert Demonstration Garden. At 7 p.m., the event is scheduled to move into the theater for a tango concert featuring dancers Jordi Caballero, Ekaterina Fedosova, Carlos Barrionuevo and Mayte Valdes. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band is scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. April 11 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $39 to $50. Visit thesmithcenter.com.
Performances of “Song-Poems Wanted! The Musical” are scheduled at 8 p.m. April 11 and 12, 17-19 and 24-26 and at 2 p.m. April 20 and 27 at the Onyx Theatre, 935-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
The Winchester Star Catchers Dance program plans a ballet showcase featuring dancers from its classes for children 3 to 17 at 2 p.m. April 12 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum Main Gallery, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, is set to feature the Art for Art’s Sake exhibit featuring works by Mark Chariker, Iva Gueorguieva, Ali Smith, David Ryan, Tim Bavington, Brian Porray, Thomas Burke and Yek and Jason Adkins. Admission is free, and donations are accepted. Visit unlv.edu or call 702-895-3381.
The 32nd annual Craft Festival is set to return from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 11 and 12 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 13 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is set to include jewelry, pottery, leather, woodwork, fiber, glass, sculpture, toys, fine art and weaving. Admission is $7 for general, $6 for seniors, $2 for those ages 12 to 17 and free for children 11 or younger. Visit tinyurl.com/ldmq8hh.
The Las Vegas Shakespeare Company is scheduled to present “Willy Wonka” at 7:30 p.m. April 11 and 12 and at 4 p.m. April 13 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets cost $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.
The city of Henderson is scheduled to host its second Stroll ‘n Roll from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 12 along Paseo Verde Parkway from Green Valley Parkway to Valle Verde Drive. The street is scheduled to be shut down, allowing residents to stroll, walk, bike and play in the streets. Admission is free. Visit bikehenderson.org.
Dress for Success Southern Nevada plans a Shop for Success sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 12 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 13 at the Opportunity Village Thrift Store, 390 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit tinyurl.com/n6e8ouj.
Galaxy Green Valley Luxury + movie theater, 4500 E Sunset Road, plans to host a classics series. Films scheduled include “The Neverending Story,” April 13; “Babe,” June 22; “The Breakfast Club,” Aug. 24; “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” Oct. 19; and “Home Alone,” Dec. 7. Tickets are $7 or $15 for two and a large popcorn. Visit galaxytheaters.com.
Garry Oye, chief of wilderness stewardship for the National Park Service, is scheduled to present a free University Forum Lecture titled “America’s Wilderness – Celebrating 50 Years of Conservation” at 7:30 p.m. April 15 in the Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit unlv.edu/liberalarts.
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host a full-moon hike from 7 to 9 p.m. April 16 and 7 to 8 p.m. April 17. For each hike, participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes early, meet at the tour gate, wear proper attire and bring water and a flashlight. Reservations are required. Call 702-875-4141.
A Spring Egg Hunt story time is scheduled at 4 p.m. April 17 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. for children up to 11 years old. Children 11 or younger are invited to read funny bunny stories, sing some songs, and go on an egg hunt. Visit www.lvccld.org.
Megadeath and Motorhead are set to perform at 8 p.m. April 17 at The Pearl inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $45. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., plans to present William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” through April 27. Tickets start at $35. Visit thesmithcenter.com.
The College of Southern Nevada is scheduled to host “Art of the Young Child” by the CSN Early Childhood Education Laboratory School through May 1 at the CSN Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The exhibition, a collection of artwork by children, utilizes a variety of media and expresses the thoughts, emotions and creative explorations of its young artists. It will be open to the public from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.
“Extraterrestrial Art,” an exhibition of the copies of paintings and drawings created by a variety of artists depicting extraterrestrial experiences, is set to be on display during regular business hours through April 15 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. To register for tours, call 702-507-3760.
“Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” a hands-on exhibition of 40 machines built based on drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, is set to be on display through May 4 at the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibition is included with admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
More than 100 baskets constructed by the Las Vegas Paiute, Moapa Paiute, Chemehuevi, Shoshone and Panamint communities are set to be on display through May 31 for the Tribal Treasures: Regional Baskets and Their Collectors exhibit in the Heritage Gallery at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.
The sixth annual Walk With Me event is planned for 9 a.m. April 19 at W. Wayne Bunker Family Park, 7300 W. Alexander Road. The morning is to be hosted by entertainer Earl Turner. He and others are set to lead the 2-mile walk to raise awareness and funds for Nevada residents living with disabilities through Easter Seals Nevada. An Easter Carnival is set for 10 a.m. to noon with games, entertainment, concessions, costume contest, face painting, live performances, an Easter egg hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny. Unlimited games cost $10, or get five tickets for $5. Register at walkwithme.org/lasvegas.
The Gilcrease Nature Sanctuary, 8103 Racel St., is set to host Wings in Spring with Bunnies and Things from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19. The event is to include an egg hunt, games, crafts, food and a bounce house. Admission is free. Visit gnslasvegas.org or call 702-645-4224.
Children are invited to a free Easter egg hunt planned for 10 a.m. April 19 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Children should bring an empty basket or other container. Call 702-648-8437.
A Spring Festival is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 19 at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Expect an Easter Petting Zoo for kids, and for adults, live entertainment, a beer truck and a jerky eating contest. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
The Manhattans are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 19 and 20 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Mistinguett Productions plans to present Stevaughn Freschette in “Prince of Romance” at 7 p.m. April 19 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers. Call 702-240-1301.
The Sun City Summerlin Annual Garage Sale is set for 7 a.m. to noon April 26 in the Mountain Shadows Community Center parking lot, 9107 Del Webb Blvd. Call 702-363-3581.
The Sun City Silvertones plan to perform “We Feel a Song Comin’ On” at 7 p.m. April 26 and 2 p.m. April 27 at Sun City Summerlin’s Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call 702-256-6220, or 702-838-2908 or 702-254-3427.
Bobby Rydell is set to perform his rock n’ roll hits at 7:30 p.m. April 25-27 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.
Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., announces the return of its Sandbar Summer Concert Series at the Sandbar poolside venue. The outdoor concert series is slated to run May 3 through Aug. 1. Doors for all shows are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. The schedule includes:
Lifehouse, May 3, $39 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $79 plus tax and fees for reserved seating.
Kansas, May 17, $39 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $69 plus tax and fees for reserved seating.
The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s, Aug. 1, $69 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $129 plus tax and fees for reserved seating.
Tickets for all shows can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9 and 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Call 702-749-2000.
Mistinguett Productions plans to present “The Phat Pack The Best of Broadway” at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers. Call 702-240-1301.
The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present Alex Clements at 1:30 p.m. May 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers. Call 702-240-1301.
“Thank You for the Music — A Modern Tribute to ABBA” is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 31 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers. Call 702-240-1301.