Summerlin Area Things To Do, Aug. 7-13, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

A Teen Thursdays event is planned for 4 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Teens are invited to watch movies, play games or do homework in a teen-only space. Call 702-507-3710.

A free tennis coaches’ workshop is planned from 7 to 9 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Darling Tennis Center, 7901 W. Washington Ave. It is designed to help coaches prepare for the upcoming high school season. Call Rob Merriman at 702-792-8384.

The Friday Nite Concert Series is planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at The Trails Park, 9550 Trails Center Drive. Elemental is set to perform. The concerts are free for all Summerlin residents. Open lawn seating begins at 6 p.m., and low-back chairs, blankets and picnics are welcome. No alcohol or glass containers are permitted. September’s concert is set for 7 p.m. Sept. 12. Call 702-341-5500.

Dive ‘n’ Movies are scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 22 at Wet‘n’Wild Las Vegas, 7055 S. Fort Apache Road. “One Direction — This is Us” is scheduled for Aug. 8. For the complete schedule, visit tinyurl.com/nce72bd. Dates and times are subject to change. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com or call 702-979-1600.

Magician Aaron Radatz plans to bring his full illusion show to the Grand Ballroom of the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 8. The family-friendly show will feature his original creations to the world of magic flanked by some classics that many people have never seen live and in-person. Tickets are $15 at the casino box office. Visit aaronradatz.com.

A Night to Remember is planned in the Grand Ballroom at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 and 4 p.m. Aug. 10. Tickets are $15 at the casino cage.

Shades of Sinatra is slated for 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City residents and $17 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Melissa Manchester plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $18.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, a free guitar lesson for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 and 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Call 702-507-3631.

Ceres at JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to feature jazz saxophonist Vince Priester and guitarist/accompanist Calvin Brooks from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 17 during its Sunday Jazz Brunch. Sunday Brunch with Mark O’Toole is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 10 and 24. The cost is $24.99 per person. Call 702-869-7381.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Kier is scheduled for Aug. 7, Frank Del Pizzo and Dean Napolitano for Aug. 14, John Hilder for Aug. 21 and John Bizarre for Aug. 28. 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 8:30 p.m. The Kenny Dee Band is scheduled for Aug. 8 and 9, DreamStone Band with Tresure for Aug. 15 and 16, The Goodfellas for Aug. 22 and 23 and Fast Company for Aug. 29 and 30. The Dummkopfs are scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesdays and Mark O’Toole for 6 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 Rockin Mockers are scheduled for Aug. 8 and 9, Holes and Hearts for Aug. 15 and 16, Go Big! for Aug. 22 and 23 and Refill for Aug. 29 and 30. 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 scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and The DnD Project for 11 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9, Kim Styles Duo for 6:30 p.m. and HighRise for 11 p.m. Aug. 15 and 16, More & Gendel at 6:30 p.m. and The DnD Project for 11 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23, and Cool Change at 6:30 p.m. and More & Gendel at 11 p.m. Aug. 29 and 30. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

The Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area is displaying its first Artist-in-Residence program exhibition through Aug. 30 at the Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. All are welcome to view the artwork and meet the artists. Regular park entry fees apply. The show will feature new works and pieces for sale by Southern Nevada artists Linda Campbell, Maria Arango Diener and Myranda Bair, who each completed a two-week residency. Visit blm.gov.

Polymer Clay Expressions by the Polymer Clay Guild is set to run through Sept. 2 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The exhibit features handcrafted polymer clay sculptures by guild members. Call 702-507-3860.

“Entropy,” a photo exhibit by Robin Hill, is set through Sept. 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Hill, a photographer and local science teacher, captures natural processes through scenic vistas and detailed close-up views. Call 702-507-3631.

L Makeup Institute, 5525 S. Decatur Blvd., Suite 102, plans to host free makeup workshops led by professional makeup artists from 1 to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of every month. Space is limited. Call 702-685-9298.

WORTH A DRIVE

A women’s sacred drum circle is scheduled for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd. Drumming, chanting, dancing and meditation are planned. The event is free to members and $10 for nonmembers. Call 702-889-2881 or visit music4life.us.

Super Summer Theatre plans to present “Shrek the Musical” at 8:05 p.m. Aug. 7-9, 13-16 and 20-23 in the outdoor venue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, 10 miles west of Las Vegas. Bring a blanket or chair or rent a chair at the show for general admission seating. Food is allowed. The park entrance and parking lot open at 5 p.m., and parking is free with a show ticket. The meadow opens at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $12.95 at tinyurl.com/o6xypqa. A limited number of tickets are available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

Hot Havana Nights is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 7 at the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, The Mob Museum, 300 E. Stewart Ave. The event is set to feature music and dancing inspired by the decadent Havana resorts of the first half of the 20th century, which attracted everyone from celebrities and scions of industry to middle-class vacationers. It is presented in collaboration with the Cuban Heritage Foundation and the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce. Admission is $40 with a 10 percent discount for museum members. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.

The city of Las Vegas Performing & Visual Arts Summer Camp for Kids 2014 final musical productions are scheduled at 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road; and 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is free to all performances, but a ticket is required to attend the Aug. 9 performance. For tickets and information, call 702-229-4800.

An All-City Synchronized Swimming Show is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 7 at Baker Pool, 1100 E. St. Louis Ave. Teams from Clark County, the city of Henderson and the city of Las Vegas plan to perform synchronized swimming routines. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov or call 702-229-6309.

The Winchester Skate Team’s annual art show is scheduled to remain on display through Aug. 8 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. This year’s show features work created for the Good Games, an annual skate competition and festival. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

A production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 8, 9, 14-16, 21-23 and 2 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Dennis Miller is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 8 and 9 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $54.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

The Las Vegas Art-N-Ink Festival is scheduled for 3 p.m. Aug. 8 and noon Aug. 9 and 10 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $18. The festival is slated to bring in tattoo artists from around the world for exhibition and competition. Visit southpointcasino.com/entertainment.

“Voices of Rudy: The Journey to the Movie” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 9 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The one-man show features Rudy Ruettiger sharing his story of accomplishing his dream of going to Notre Dame and convincing Hollywood to make a movie of his life. Tickets are $34 to $39. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

The fifth annual Mount Charleston Arts and Crafts Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 9 and 10 at The Resort on Mount Charleston, 2275 Kyle Canyon Road. Fine art, jewelry, clothing, fiber arts, toys, pet supplies, baby and children’s clothing, home decor and other crafts will be featured. All crafts are handmade by Las Vegas artisans. Food will also be available. Musical entertainment is planned Sunday. Admission is free. Visit mtcharlestonartsandcraftsfair.webs.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a water-smart landscape design series from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays this month. Upcoming sessions are: Introduction, Aug. 9; A Living Art, Aug. 16; Making it Happen and Selecting Plants, Aug. 23; and Constructing and Planting, Aug. 30. Members pay $90 and nonmembers pay $120. For individual classes, members pay $30 and nonmembers pay $40. Visit springspreserve.org.

The World Hip Hop Dance Championship is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 10 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $25. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Dive In Movies series is scheduled to continue with a double feature screening of “Spy Kids” at 7 p.m. and “The Bourne Identity” at 9:30 p.m. Aug. 11 on the marquee at the Boulevard Pool at The Cosmopolitan, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is $5. Double features are set to be screened every Monday through Aug 21. Visit cosmopolitanlasvegas.com or call 702-698-7000.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to host a free Life-Sized Candy Land for all ages from 4 to 5 p.m. Aug. 13. Call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.org.

Plant World Nursery, 5311 W. Charleston Blvd., is set to host a children’s flower potting session from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 16. The event is free and designed for ages 3 to 12. Visit plantworldnursery.com or call 702-878-9485.

“Why Masterworks,” an invitational group show with each piece focusing on different principles of art, is scheduled to be displayed through Aug. 23 by appointment at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Friday. The cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., plans international folk dancing for ages 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Wednesday in August. The events are set to include Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari, both published poets and painters known in Iran, is set to tour Las Vegas galleries through Jan. 4, 2015. Originally on display at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, it features various styles — abstract, expressionism, conceptual, figurative, realism and wet-on-wet (alla prima) paintings with oil and acrylic on canvas. It is set to be exhibited Aug. 12-Oct. 14 at the Whitney Library, 5175 E. Tropicana Ave., 702 -507-4010; and Oct. 28-Jan. 4 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., 702-507-3820.

The Trifecta Gallery in The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., is set to show “FOREVERMORE” by local artist Su Limbert throughout August. Visit trifectagallery.com or call 702-845-7907.

Blackbird Studios, 1551 S. Commerce St., is set to show Meg Adamson’s “Cactus to Pine,” work inspired by the biodiversity of the Southern Nevada deserts she was born to and her new home in the Pacific Northwest. The gallery is also set to show a selection of art dolls throughout August. Visit blackbirdstudioslv.com or call 702-782-0319.

“Painted Pictures,” an exhibition of original photographs by entertainer Jerry Lewis, is scheduled to be on display through August in the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursday. Visit unlv.edu/barrickmuseum.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans a live, interactive animal show titled “Vegas Night Life” at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Sept. 1, highlighting the Mojave Desert’s nocturnal creatures. The event is free for members or with paid general admission. Call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to offer indoor miniature golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 1. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military personnel and $4.95 for children ages 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

“The Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm” exhibit is scheduled to visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, through Sept. 1. In the exhibit, based on the Scholastic Entertainment books and television series, visitors will get to enter Ms. Frizzle’s Classroom, climb aboard the bus and visit the Walkerville Weather Center. Visitors can explore the water cycle and its relation to weather and how influences from air, heat, water and land combine to create weather.

Winning entries in the “Celebrating Life!” art competition for seniors 50 or older are scheduled to be on display through Sept. 11 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships golf tournament is planned for 7 a.m. Sept. 30 at Cascata Golf Course, 1 Cascata Drive, in Boulder City. Participation costs $800 for two people or $1,600 for four. A portion of the proceeds is set to benefit Keep Memory Alive, a nonprofit that raises awareness and funds for the research and treatment of brain disorders. Participants must register by Sept. 20. Call 702-798-1819.

PLAN AHEAD

The Paula Nelson Band is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

A dive-in movie night for all ages is planned at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 at Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. The cost is $3 per person. Attendees may swim, lounge on a raft or lounge in a deck chair while watching a movie on the big screen. Light refreshments are planned for a small fee. All pool rules apply. Call 702-229-6309.

Brandon Bennett is set to perform “Elvis My Way” at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Don Rickles is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $79.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Rickey Smiley is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 22 and 23 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Dash and Splash is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Aug. 23 at the Pavilion Center Pool, 101 S. Pavilion Center Drive. Enjoy a 1.5-mile run and 300-meter swim. Cost is $15 for preregistered participants and $20 the day of the event. Call 702-229-1488.

An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop is slated for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23 and 24 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Country Legends is scheduled for 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City residents and $20 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

The Red Rock Canyon Interpretive Association plans a sky viewing event for 8 p.m. Aug. 28 at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area’s Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive.

The event is for those 10 or older. Registration is required as limited space is available. Call 702-515-5367.

Air Supply plans to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 29-31 at the Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Actress and comedienne Sommore plans to perform her stand-up routine 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and 31 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

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. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.

Gospel with a Jewish Soul is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Temple Sinai, 9001 Hillpointe Road. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door for Temple Sinai members and $20 in advance or $25 at the door for nonmembers. Tickets for children 12 or younger are $9. Visit templesinailv.org or call 702-254-5110.

Dog Daze of Summer is planned from 8 to 11 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Desert Breeze Aquatic Facility, 8275 W. Spring Mountain Road. Dogs are welcome to swim in the pool before it is cleaned at the end of the season. Proof of vaccinations is required. Small dogs less than 50 pounds can swim from 8 to 9:15 a.m. and large dogs more than 50 pounds from 9:45 to 11 a.m. Dogs must be leashed outside the facility. Only dogs will be allowed in the pool. Pet contests and raffles are planned. Registration is $5 in advance and $10 at the door. Space is limited to 100 dogs. Register online at clarkcountynv.gov/parksregistration. Call 702-455-7798.

Neil Sedaka is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 and 7 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $39.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

REO Speedwagon plans to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 19 and 20 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $59.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

Paula Poundstone is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26 and 27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $19.95 plus tax and fees. Visit orleanscasino.com or call 702-365-7111.

 

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