Summerlin Area Things To Do, April 17-23


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host a full-moon hike from 7 to 8 p.m. April 17. 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.

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 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. Show tickets may be purchased at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Ticket prices include Live Entertainment Tax. All ticket sales are check or exact cash. Call 702-240-1301.

The exhibit “Welcome the Enemy” by Matt Ortego is set to run April 22 through June 24 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The narrative exhibit is about human struggle in various social conditions. Ortega’s work as a mixed media artist fuses street art and classical portraiture. Visit lvccld.org.

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. daily except Tuesdays and Sundays. A matinee show is set for 2 p.m. April 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.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. This month’s schedule is: Laura Hayden and guest Matt Baca, April 17; and Phil Johnson and guest Matt Gubser, April 24. Angelo Cianfrocco and guest Adam Murray are slated for May 1. Paul Scally and guest Derrick Stroman are slated for May 8 (inside Addison’s Lounge). Arnie Ellis and guest Nat Bamiel are slated for May 15. Ricky Reyes and guest Phil “Scratch” Cummings are slated for May 22. Jodi White and guest Dustin Nickerson are slated for May 29. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or call 702-507-5980.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts free weekly live entertainment at 8 p.m. Wonder Boogie is set for April 18 and 19 and Fast Company for April 25 and 26. Mark O’Toole is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Go BIG! is set for April 18 and 19 and The Celtic Rockers for April 25 and 26. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Cool Change is set 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

Performances of “Song-Poems Wanted! The Musical” are scheduled at 8 p.m. April 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.

“Compleat Female Stage Beauty” by Jeffrey Hatcher is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. April 18, 19, 25 and 26 and at 2 p.m. April 20 and 27 at the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Admission is $12. Call 702-651-5483.

The Jay Cutler Desert Classic bodybuilding event is set for 10:30 a.m. April 19 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $30. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

Smokin’ Notes, a free public event with barbecue and jazz music, is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 19 at Knickerbocker Park, 10695 Dorrell Lane, in the Providence master-planned community. Attendees are invited to bring blankets, picnic baskets and well-behaved, leashed dogs. The Southern Nevada Traffic Safety Coalition is also slated to offer a Safety Fair. Visit providencelv.com or call 702-216-2020.

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 free event is to include an egg hunt, games, crafts, food and a bounce house. Visit gnslasvegas.org or call 702-645-4224.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a cooking workshop from 10 a.m. to noon April 19. Participants are set to learn how to make layered salads and dessert trifles. The cost is $30 for Springs Preserve members and $40 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

New Vista plans wine walks where patrons can sample up to 20 different wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. April 19, May 31, Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.

Performances of “Porgy And Bess” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. through April 20 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $129. Visit thesmithcenter.com.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans an Easter egg hunt from 11 a.m. to noon April 20. The event is scheduled to have three age categories: 4 or younger, 5 to 8 and 9 to 12. Call 702-875-4141.

“Art for Art’s Sake,” an exhibit featuring works by Mark Chariker, Iva Gueorguieva, Ali Smith, David Ryan, Tim Bavington, Brian Porray, Thomas Burke and Yek and Jason Adkins, is scheduled to be on display through April 26 in the Marjorie Barrick Museum Main Gallery at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit unlv.edu or call 702-895-3381.

The Clark County Children’s Festival is planned for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26 at the Winchester Cultural Center and Park, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Children’s recreational, cultural and creative activities are planned for all ages, along with animals from Roos ‘n’ More, percussion workshops, a fun train, storytelling, face painting, balloon artists, a magic show, carnival games and rides, and concessions. Live entertainment also is planned. Admission and most activities are free. Visit tinyurl.com/bmtmmar.

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. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.

Bank of America customers are scheduled to receive free entry to the Discovery Children’s Museum, Las Vegas Natural History Museum or Springs Preserve on May 3 and 4. The event is held through the bank’s Museums on Us program, which allows Bank of America customers free access to select museums on the first weekend of every month. Participants must show their U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card to receive free admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

“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.

PLAN AHEAD

The Royal Tea Society plans to host a Kentucky Derby Tea from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4 at the Lakeside Center in Desert Shores, 2620 Regatta Drive, Suite 102. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. RSVP with payment by April 25 to Royal Tea Society, PO Box 370545, Las Vegas, NV 89128. Email royalteasociety@cox.net.

ArtWalk is planned at Boca Park Fashion Village, 8800 W. Charleston Blvd., from noon to 6 p.m. April 25, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 26 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27. More than 40 artist booths are planned. Admission is free. Visit vegasartwalk.com or call Mark Vranesh at 702-245-6077 or email markvranesh@gmail.com.

The second annual Pirate Fest is scheduled for noon to 7:30 p.m. April 25, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. April 26 and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. April 27 at Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave. Adults pay $12 for general admission and $20 for a three-day pass. Seniors, military service members and children ages 5 to 12 pay $8 for general admission or $15 for a three-day pass. Children 4 or younger are free. Visit piratefestlv.com.

The 21st City of Lights Jazz Rhythm & Blues Festival is scheduled for April 25-27 at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway.Gates are set to open at 6:30 p.m. daily. Tickets start at $95 per day. Visit yourjazz.com.

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.

A free concert is planned for 3 p.m. April 27 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. The concert will feature student musical groups from the College of Southern Nevada, including the CSN Chamber Chorale. Other voice majors and music majors are also set to perform. Admission is free with a goodwill offering to be taken. Call 702-341-7800.

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.

The Animal Foundation’s 11th annual Best in Show event is planned for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets cost $12 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. VIP sponsorship tables, which include brunch and a silent auction, start at $1,200. Visit tinyurl.com/kzc4lzv.

The 2014 Las Vegas Showgirl Art Competition & Costume Exhibition is set for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 2 at Las Vegas Academy’s Theatre Black Box, 315 S. Seventh St. The sign-up deadline is April 25. The event celebrates the history of the showgirl with the work of top artists displayed at showgirllegacy.com and select venues yet to be announced. Former professional dancer Linda Spinks is scheduled to be available for questions. Guest speakers planned include dancers Cindy Doumani, Lou Anne Harrison (Chessik) and Linda Spinks, current Jubilee dancer Cathy Cobert and showgirl artist Terry Ritter. Sign up by emailing klmabel@interact.ccsd.net and bring a photo ID May 2.

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 Fray, May 31, $49 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $99 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.

A free guitar class is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. May 4, 11 and 18 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring a playable guitar and a guitar pick. The class is for beginners or intermediate players 10 or older. Call 702-507-3631.

Patrick Joyce plans his show, “Make Believe,” an afternoon of Broadway favorites, at 2 p.m. May 4 at Hattie’s House, 9109 Lazy Hill Circle. He is set to be joined by guests artists from “Rock of Ages.” Call 702-255-0695.

“Byways: A Road or Path other than the Main One” by Bill Payne is scheduled to run during regular library hours May 6 through July 8 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. May 6. The photographic exhibit will showcase an adventurous road trip undertaken by Payne and his wife across the U.S. Visit lvccld.org.

The San Gennaro Italian Festival, also known as the San Gennaro Feast, is slated from 5 to 11 p.m. May 7 and 8, 5 p.m. to midnight May 9, noon to midnight May 10 and noon to 11 p.m. May 11 at the Grand Canyon Shopping Center, 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive and West Flamingo Road. The festival will feature ethnic food vendors, live national acts hourly on the main stage, amusement rides and games. Admission is $9. Visit sangennarofeast.com.

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.

Stephen Sorrentino plans to perform “A Single Man in Concert” at 7 p.m. June 14 in Santa Fe Station’s Chrome Showroom, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Cover charge is $15 cash at the door. Sign up at the monitor’s desk. Call 702-658-4900.

The Fray is set to be part of the Sandbar Summer Concert Series concert lineup at 8 p.m. May 31 at the Red Rock Resort. 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m. and guests under 21 years must be accompanied by an adult.

Tickets are $49 plus tax and applicable fees for standing room only and $99 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and The Fiestas, by logging onto sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 1-800-745-3000.

 

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