Summerlin Area Things To Do, April 24-30, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

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, P.O. 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, call Mark Vranesh at 702-245-6077 or email markvranesh@gmail.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, 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.

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. Thursday through Saturday. 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.

Families are invited to enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to noon April 29 at J.R. Pony Parties, 1744 Leonard Lane. Admission is $5. Visit jrponyparties.com or call 702-340-3814.

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. Phil Johnson and guest Matt Gubser are scheduled for 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. Fast Company is scheduled 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. The Celtic Rockers are scheduled 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. More & Gendel is set 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 “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.

The exhibit “Welcome the Enemy” by Matt Ortego is set to run 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.

WORTH A DRIVE

Las Vegas Academy, 315 S. Seventh St., plans to present “Noises Off” in the Academy Theatre Black Box at 7 p.m. April 24-26 and May 1-3. The farce presents a manic cast of actors in a flop called “Nothing On.” Tickets are $15 at tinyurl.com/kjfuuzo or at the door. Visit lvacademytheatre.org.

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 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 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 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.

Performances of “Song-Poems Wanted! The Musical” are scheduled at 8 p.m. April 24-26 and at 2 p.m. April 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 25 and 26 and at 2 p.m. April 27 at the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Admission is $12. Call 702-651-5483.

“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 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 Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days Art Show is planned for April 28 through May 4 at the Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. The art show preview is set to for noon to 5 p.m. through May 3, and the auction and reception is set for 2 p.m. May 4. All profits are scheduled to be donated to local charities. Visit elkshelldorado.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.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada plans to host a Sneaker Ball at 6 p.m. May 2 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to include silent and live auctions, dinner and special guest Rick Reilly. Tickets start at $200. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Gabe Suarez at 702-253-2803, email gsuarez@bgcsnv.org or visit bgclv.org/events.

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.

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

PLAN AHEAD

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.

The Faith Lutheran Theatre Company plans to present “Shrek the Musical” at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 4 p.m. Sundays May 2-11 at Faith Lutheran High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Tickets start at $10. Visit faiththeatrecompany.com or showtix4u.com.

Desert Spring Theatre Arts plans to present “The 39 Steps” at 7 p.m. May 2 and 3 p.m. May 3 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive. The schedule is to be repeated May 9 and 10. Tickets are $7.50 or $5 each for groups of four or more. Purchase tickets at the door or call 702-528-4483.

Puppy Love is planned for 10 a.m. to noon May 3 at the dog park at All American Park, 1551 S. Buffalo Drive. A dog costume parade with prizes is planned along with pet adoptions and vendors, spay and neuter clinic information, food trucks and raffle prizes. Admission is free. Call 702-229-6405.

“Sun City Musicmakers Go to the Movies” is planned for 7 p.m. May 3 and 2 p.m. May 4 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Musical selections from films such as “The Lion King,” “Mary Poppins” and “The Sound of Music” are planned. Tickets are $8. Call Sun City Musicmakers president John Harris at 702-255-4738.

“Earl Turner — Encore” is set for 7:30 p.m. May 3 and 4 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 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.

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.

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.

“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 at 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 city of Las Vegas’ Office of Cultural Affairs’ Arts Connection plans to present the Red Rock Ramblers at 7 p.m. May 9 at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. The band plays a mix of bluegrass, classic country, swing and gospel music. Admission is free. Visit facebook.com/redrockramblers or call 702-229-3514.

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.

Super May Day is planned from 5 to 9 p.m. May 10 at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Be counted as part of a Guinness Book of World Records attempt for the largest gathering of superheroes. Plans include a kids fun zone, face painting, a scavenger hunt, a cake walk, a talent stage and a dance off. A silent auction, raffle and super hero costume contest also are planned. Leashed pets in costume are welcome. The official count is set to begin at 7 p.m. Visit supermayday.com.

Lesley Gore and “Little” Peggy March plan to perform their chart-topping songs in “Legendary Ladies of Rock & Roll” at 7:30 p.m. May 10 and 11 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or by call 702-636-7075.

A free Dances of India program is slated for 3 p.m. May 11 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Purbasha Banerjee, artistic director of the Nritya Academy of Indian Dances, plans to discuss the culture behind classical and modern dances of India. Live performances of Bharata Natyam are planned, followed by Bollywood dances. Call 702-507-3631.

The city of Las Vegas’ Office of Cultural Affairs’ Arts Connection plans to present John Earl’s Boogieman Band at 7 p.m. May 16 at Police Memorial Park, 3250 Metro Academy Way. Admission is free. Visit blueslasvegas.com or call 702-229-3514.

A Great Big World plans to perform at 8 p.m. May 16 inside Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests must be 18 or older. Tickets are $29 plus tax and fees for standing room only. Visit any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com or call 800-745-3000.

Ben Vereen plans to perform his one-man show at 7:30 p.m. May 17 and 18 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 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.

The Back in the Saddle Concert Series is set to return to Revolver Saloon at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m., with shows beginning at 8 p.m. The lineup includes: Will Hoge, May 22; Carissa Leigh, June 19; and Jason Michael Carroll, July 17. Admission is free for guests 21 or older. Entry is on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit sclv.com/concerts.

City of the World Inc. plans to present Artists Unleashed from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 24 at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. The event is set to include a 1-mile fun walk, a pet show, food vendors and a music and art show. The walkers’ fee is $20 for adults and $15 for seniors. Walkers 17 or younger will be admitted free. Visit cityoftheworld.org.

“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.

 

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