Summerlin Area Things To Do, May 22-28, 2014


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

As part of the Tivoli Days anniversary celebration at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., 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.

Las Vegas Emblem Club No. 114 plans to kick off its Spring Into Action Fashion Show & Luncheon with socializing at 11:30 a.m. and a lunch at noon May 31 at the Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is a $25 donation. RSVP to Marie Seals at 702-431-5813 or seals5@cox.net by May 24.

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.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. 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.

A free teen anime film fest is scheduled from 3 to 5:30 p.m. May 23 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3710.

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.

A free, patriotic observance event is scheduled from 1o to 11:30 a.m. May 26 in The Lakes at the intersection of Lake East and Shorline drives, south of CitiBank, 8701 W. Sahara Ave. Visit lakesassociation.com.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts free weekly live entertainment at 8 p.m. Robbie Howard is set 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. The Dayna Collins Band is set 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 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 Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Elizabeth Ann Seton, plan Spring Fling!, a fashion show, for May 31 at Saint Francis de Sales Church, 1111 Michael Way, in Msgr. La Voy Hall. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Fashions by Dillards. Tickets will be sold at the door, but RSVPs are required by May 25. Call 702- 646-1323.

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

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 its monthly garden tips seminar from 1 to 1:30 p.m. May 24. Admission is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers. Visit tinyurl.com/klyhf5j.

The Rock, a Christian church, plans a community barbecue from 3 to 7 p.m. May 25 at Nevada Trails Park, 7075 W. Mardon Ave. The event is set to include food, games, prizes, face painting and a craft table. Visit therocklv.com or call 702-340-9202.

The Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road, plans a wine tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. May 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.

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

“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.

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:

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.

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.

Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, free guitar lessons for beginning and intermediate players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. June 1, 8 and 15 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Plan to attend all three sessions. Call 702-507-3631.

The Golf 4 The Kids Tournament is scheduled for June 2 at Red Rock Country Club’s Private Mountain Course, 2250 Red Springs Drive. The event raises funds to assist children affected by cancer or inherited bleeding disorders. Contests are planned. Call 702-732-0952 or email dmpavuk@cure4thekids.org.

The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to kick off its summer reading program from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. June 4 for children 11 or younger. Sign up to read, log books and win prizes. Call 702-507-3630. The same event is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. June 3 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive (702-507-3710), and from 4 to 5 p.m. June 5 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive (702-507-3860).

Jay White plans to pay tribute to Neil Diamond at 7:30 p.m. June 7 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“Marina V: Live in Concert” is set for 3 to 4:30 p.m. June 8 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., featuring Russian-American singer Marina V in support of her new album, “Inner Superhero.” Admission is free. A CD signing is set to follow the performance. Call 702-507-3631.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to present a free Little Books and Little Cooks workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 9 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The seven-week parenting education workshop teaching healthy eating and nutrition to children 3 to 5 and their parents. Classes are limited to 10 families with two preschoolers in each family. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3630. The workshop is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 11 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3710.

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.

Lavell Crawford plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 14 and 15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“A Journey Through Latin America with Classical Guitarist Michael Nigro” is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 15 at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The concert is free. Call 702-507-3863.

“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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