Summerlin Area Things To Do, May 15-21, 2014


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The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to host A Touch of Class, an Italian-themed dinner and fashion show, at 5:30 p.m. May 22 at TPC Summerlin, 1701 Village Center Circle. Raffles and musical entertainment are planned. Proceeds benefit theDare to Dream grant program. Tickets are $45. The deadline to purchase tickets is May 15. For tickets, call Barb Nelson at 702-580-3653 if using a credit card, or to use PayPal, visit womensclubofsummerlin.org. For more information, contact Peggy Hausler at peggyhausler@aol or 702-489-8044.

Super Summer Theatre plans to open its 2014 season with “Tribute to the Tony Awards,” set for 7:05 p.m. May 16 and 17 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159. The story unfolds during a casual Tony Award’s viewing party, paying tribute to some of the Tony Award-winning shows from the 1940s to the present. The parking lot opens at 5 p.m. and the meadow at 6 p.m. Season-opener tickets are $8 in advance at showtix4u.com and $10 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

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.

The Flamingos are slated to perform at 8 p.m. May 16 in the Chrome Showroom at Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Tickets are $22, $32 and $39, plus tax and fees. Call 702-658-4900.

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.

In honor of its third anniversary, Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans Tivoli Days for May 16-22. Special events include a screening of “Cars” in the park, set for 7:30 p.m. May 16, along with a classic car show and live music. Salsa Under the Stars is set for 8 p.m. to midnight May 17, with free lessons from 8 to 9 p.m. A Roos-N-More Petting Zoo is slated from noon to 4 p.m. May 18 ($5 to walk through and hold an animal, or pay $10 to walk through, hold an animal and choose a 45-minute informative class: Rainforest at 1 p.m., Baby Animals at 2 p.m. or Painting Party at 3 p.m.). Free Sunset Yoga in the Park is scheduled for 6 to 7 p.m. May 20, hosted by DavidBartonGym and supported by Yoga Gangsters. SPYON Vegas plans to host an event from 6 to 9 p.m. May 21 at View Wine Bar & Kitchen in the Market LV. Enjoy three free drinks and live music. RSVP at spyonvegas.com. A Mutt Mixer is set for 5 to 8 p.m. May 22. All leashed dogs are welcome for live music, pet trainers and sitters, a pet caricaturist and psychic, a doggie kissing booth, doggie yoga demonstrations and doggie goody bags. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

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.

Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., is hosting its Sandbar Summer Concert Series at the Sandbar poolside venue through Aug. 1. Doors for all shows are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be with an adult. The schedule includes:

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.

“Galaxy of Stars 2014” is slated for 2 p.m. May 18 in Santa Fe Station’s Chrome Showroom, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 1 p.m. The cost is $15 cash at the door. Proceeds will go to the Institute for Veterans and Military Families.

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

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.

Baha’i Devotions is planned for 3 to 4 p.m. May 18 at Las Vegas Baha’i Center, 7035 W. Oakey Blvd. The free Sunday program will be followed by light refreshments. Call 702-838-9191.

The Sun City Aliante Steppers are set to perform at 2 p.m. May 18 in the Chrome Showroom of Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Cover is $15 at the door. Call 702-658-4900.

A free concert featuring soprano Lillian Roberts and Tessitura and Voccalis, a singing repertoire company, is planned for 3 p.m. May 18 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. A goodwill offering is to be taken. Call 702-341-7800.

The Myron Heaton Chorale plans to perform a benefit concert, “Prelude to New England,” at 7 p.m. May 18 at The Lakes Lutheran Church, 8200 W. Sahara Ave., to benefit Lutheran Social Services of Nevada. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the church office during office hours or at the door. Call 702-363-2515 or visit myronheatonchorale.org.

Jazz saxophonist Vince Priester and guitarist Calvin Brooks are set to perform for the Sunday Jazz Brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 in Ceres at JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. The cost is $24.99 plus tax and gratuity. Call 702-869-7381.

Families are invited to enjoy pony rides and a petting zoo from 10 a.m. to noon May 20 at J.R. Pony Parties, 1744 Leonard Lane. Admission is $5. Visit jrponyparties.com or call 702-340-3814.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. 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. The scheduled for June is: Chris Cope and Zach Huddleston, June 12; John Hilder and Louie Bruce, June 19; John Crist and Sally Brooks, June 28; Landry and Rio Hillman, July 3; James Yon and Tommy O’Neill, July 10; Allan Stephan and Warran Durso, July 17; and Bobby Wayne Stauts and Dave DeLuca, July 26. 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. Carmine Mandia is scheduled for May 16 and 17, Robbie Howard for May 23 and 24 and DreamStone featuring Treasure for May 30 and 31. Wes Winters is set to perform at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Mark O’Toole at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and the Dummkopfs at 3 p.m. Thursdays. 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. Sharon & the Chevelles is set for May 16 and 17, The Dayna Collins Band for May 23 and 24 and The Celtic Rockers May 30 and 31. 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 More & Gendel for 11 p.m. May 16 and 17, Cool Change for 6:30 p.m. and The DnD Project for 11 p.m. May 23 and 24 and More & Gendel for 6:30 p.m. and High Rise Duo for 11 p.m. May 30 and 31. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

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.

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

WORTH A DRIVE

Helldorado Days events are set to continue with rodeo events and a carnival May 15-18 in the festival’s new location on Grand Central Parkway near The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The Whiskerino beard and mustache competition is slated for 6 p.m. May 16 in the Pullman Grill at Main Street Station, 200 N. Main St. A parade is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. May 17 going north on Fourth Street from Gass Avenue to Ogden Avenue. A Fiesta Del Charro first-time addition to rodeo events is slated to feature Mexican horsemanship at 4 p.m. May 18. A full schedule can be found at elkshelldorado.com.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host a full moon hike from 7 to 9 p.m. May 15. 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 Birding Under the Stars event is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. May 17 at the Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve, 350 E. Galleria Drive. The cost is $14. Visit cityofhenderson.com/parks.

UNLV professor Sean Clark is scheduled to deliver a lecture titled “50 Years of ‘Viva Las Vegas’: Elvis, Ann-Margret and Vegas in the Swinging ‘60s” at 2 p.m. May 17 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The lecture is set to be followed by a screening of the film. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3459.

The Goodie Two Shoes Foundation’s sixth annual Heart n’ Sole benefit is scheduled at 5 p.m. May 17 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The foundation provides shoes and socks for disadvantaged children. Tickets start at $150. The event is set to include food, drinks and entertainment from rock band The Limit. Visit goodietwoshoes.org.

An event titled “Music of Japan: Best of Both Worlds-Taiko and J-rock” is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. May 18 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko is set to perform traditional taiko drumming followed by Japanese American band Ichigo Crush performing J-pop and J-rock music from anime and video games. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas plans its 10th annual Runnin’ for the House 5K run and 1-mile walk at 7 a.m. May 17 at the Ronald McDonald House, 2323 Potosi St. The event is set to include a pancake breakfast, awards, T-shirts, tours and more. Registration is $25 for adults and seniors and $20 for children 11 or younger. Visit www.rmhlv.org.

The Jimmy Cobb Trio is scheduled to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. May 17 at Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway, as part of Clark County Parks and Recreation’s Jazz in the Park concert series. Food vendors are set to be at the free event. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

Xochipilli Macuilxochitl is set to perform Mexican folk dance from 7 to 9 p.m. May 17 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

A performance of Twisted Cherry Burlesque is scheduled at 11 p.m. May 17 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Heidi Swank, executive director of the Nevada Preservation Foundation, is scheduled to moderate a discussion titled “The Mid-Century Home and Designs for Living,” featuring architects Cory Buckner and Eric Strain, city planner Dave Cornoyer and historic preservation officer Courtney Mooney, scheduled for May 20 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. A meet-and-greet for museum members only is scheduled from 5 to 5:30 p.m. Doors open to the general public at 5:30 p.m., and the discussion is set to begin at 6 p.m. A cash bar is planned. Admission is free, but space is limited, and attendees are encouraged to reserve their spot by registering at tinyurl.com/neonsignrsvp. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.

A Cinema in the Circle screening of the Disney film “Frozen” is scheduled at sundown May 18 at Huntridge Circle Park, 251 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is sponsored by The Huntridge Foundation, the West Huntridge Neighborhood Association and Very Vintage Vegas. Free pizza and bananas will be available while supplies last and Robo Duck Truck, a food truck is set to sell Asian fusion food. Prizes are planned for anyone who comes dressed in costume in honor of the film.

Performances of “Other Desert Cities” are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday through May 18 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call 702-362-7996.

The Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans wine tastings from 6 to 8 p.m. May 21 and 28 at the Sway Pool & Lounge. The event includes two free wine samples, giveaways, live entertainment, food and more. Attendees must be 21 or older. Visit silvertoncasino.com/events.

A Courtroom Conversation series event titled “Courtroom Conversations: Beating the Odds, An Inside Look at Casino Cheating” is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. May 21 at The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, The Mob Museum, 300 E. Stewart Ave. Doors are set to open at 5:30 p.m. for a reception with refreshments, followed by a panel discussion featuring experts in the field moderated by newspaper columnist Jack Sheehan. Tickets are $25 for nonmembers and 10 percent less for museum members. Visit the mobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.

A meeting of the Republican Women of Las Vegas is scheduled at 11:30 a.m. May 21 at Maggiano’s Little Italy restaurant at the Fashion Show mall, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Adam Laxalt, candidate for Nevada Attorney General, is set to speak. The cost is $25 for members and $30 for nonmembers. For reservations, contact maryellen@embarqmail.com or call 702-898-8782.

The Blue Party, an inaugural fundraising event benefiting Goodwill of Southern Nevada, is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. May 22 outside the restaurant Mundo at the World Market Center, 495 S. Grand Central Parkway. The event is set to include appetizers, drinks, vendor booths, silent and live auctions, a fashion show and live music. Tickets start at $25. visit goodwillblueparty.org.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host a Southern Paiute Cultural Sharing event from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays in May. The event will include stories, arts and crafts, food, drumming and dancing. 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.

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 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.

Elvis Monroe is set to perform May 22 in Rocks Lounge in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.

The exhibit “Pregnant Neon: a Tale of Conspicuous Devotion” by Richard Hooker is planned May 23 through July 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. An opening-night reception is slated for 7 to 8:30 p.m. May 23. The Studio will showcase the glowing exhibit of neon text in 10 shrine-inspired installations. Hooker is an award-winning artist who served as the urban arts coordinator for the city of Las Vegas. Visit lvccld.org.

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.

Comic Bruce Bruce is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. May 24 and 25 in the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“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.

The Silver Statesmen Barbershop Chorus plans to perform its annual show, “Wonderful Day — A Musical Journey,” at 7 p.m. May 31 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, and 2 p.m. June 1 at the Clark County Library Theater, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For tickets, visit tinyurl.com/mgatwqr or call Wes White at 702-326-2764.

“We’ve Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered,” a tribute to popular ’70s music group The Carpenters, is set for 7:30 p.m. May 31 and June 1 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 Legendary Monroe Powell and the Platters Review is scheduled for the Grand Ballroom in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., at 8 p.m. June 13 and 14. Comedian/hypnotist Doug MacCraw is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 15. Tickets $15, plust tax at the Casino Cage.

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.

“Legends,” a show produced by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, is scheduled for June 19-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Show times are set for 7 p.m. June 19; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 20; 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. June 21; and 1 and 5 p.m. June 22. Tickets start at $15 and are limited to 150 people per show. Visit ringling.com.

Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band, The Abiders, plan to perform at 8 p.m. June 20 and 7 p.m. June 21 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $49 and $69, plus tax and fees. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets 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.

 

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