IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Motown sound of the Ronnie Rose Band is slated from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. Top 40 and country music by the Seth Turner Band is planned for Saturday. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Nashville Unplugged featuring Natalie and Tom Hemby is slated for 8 p.m. Friday at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is $5. Visit stationcasinos.com.
Gary Lewis and The Playboys plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Families can bring a picnic to a screening of "The Smurfs" at noon Wednesday as part of the Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee movie series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 507-3863.
Mykola Suk and friends are set to play classical piano favorites in a free family concert at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. Call 341-7800.
WORTH A DRIVE
The Bite of Las Vegas food and music festival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Headliners include: Matchbox Twenty, Alanis Morissette, Rebecca Ferguson and Phillip Phillips. Tickets are $13. Children 8 or younger get in free. Visit mix941fm.cbslocal.com.
A Pride & Prejudice and Zombies English Dance is set for 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Come early for dance lessons from 2:30 to 5:30 p.m. Admission is $5 for Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancer members and $10 for others. Visit lasvegascountrydance.org.
A free Crime Story 101 writers conference is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org.
The Asian Harvest Moon Festival is scheduled from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Expect dance, crafts and a children's lantern parade. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 12 and free for children 4 or younger. Call 822-8453 or visit springspreserve.org.
The touring "Tree House: Look Who's Living in the Trees" exhibit is scheduled for display through Jan. 14 on the second floor of the Lied Discovery Children's Museum, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The exhibit includes a tree house kids can explore, 3-D images of animals living in trees, an animal dance floor where kids can try to identify animal sounds and a computer forest game in which patrons can harvest trees without harming wildlife. Visit ldcm.org.
Margo Torea of the Sociedad Cultural Hispana plans to examine the shared spirit underlying Latin America's dance cultures and costumes in a free program featuring flamenco, tango, rumba and more at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Call 507-3459.
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Taras Krysa, is set to open its season with "Beethoven and Dvorak" at 7:30 p.m. today at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for UNLV faculty and staff, military and seniors and free for UNLV and Clark County School District students with a valid ID. Call 895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu.
Harriet Smith fell in love with Africa on her first photographic safari in 1995. A photo exhibit capturing the Summerlin photographer's journey through South and Eastern Africa's national parks is scheduled to be on display today through Dec. 4 in the gallery at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
For information on shows scheduled at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., call 749-2000 or visit thesmithcenter.com. The musical "Wicked" is scheduled to run through Oct. 7. Steve Solomon's one-man show "My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm In Therapy" is scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
Cocktails & Canvas, a live collaborative art event, is planned at 5:45 p.m. Saturday at Loftworks, 6405 S. Tenaya Way. All proceeds are to benefit the charity New Vista. Sixteen artists are set to collaborate on 13 original works on everything from canvas to a hybrid sports car donated by Gaudin Fisker of Las Vegas. Guests will also enjoy menu samplings from Garfield's, The Melting Pot and others. Tickets start at $75. Visit newvistanv.org.
Warren Light's "Sideman," directed by Rob Kastil, is set to run at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday on the Mainstage at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. The play follows the upheaval in a family when a jazz trumpeter father chooses music over responsibility. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.
Wes Winters plans to perform his one-man lounge show from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Oct. 2 in Addison's Lounge in the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. There is no cover charge, but attendees must be 21 or older. Call 507-5900.
The LEGO Club is scheduled to meet from 4 to 5 p.m. Oct. 2 in the story room of the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Build LEGO creations inspired by the story of the month. The club is for children in kindergarten through fifth grade. Call 507-3860.
Get up close to the action as the "Maloof Money Cup World Skateboarding Championship Event" hits movie theaters at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 2, including Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are available at the box office or at fathomevents.com.
TCM plans to present the "E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial" 30th anniversary event at 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at movie theaters throughout the country, including Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. See the award-winning movie in its digitally remastered form. Visit fathomevents.com.
"Lawrence of Arabia 50th Anniversary Event: Digitally Restored" is planned to be shown at 7 p.m. Oct. 4 at theaters throughout the country, including the Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. The movie was the winner of seven Academy Awards and is ranked No. 7 on the American Film Institute's list of the 100 Greatest Movies of All Time. Visit fathomevents.com.
Vernell Brown Jr. plans to host a casual, up-close-and-personal smooth jazz and wine reception and CD signing 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 5 on the patio at Whole Foods Market, 8855 W. Charleston Blvd. Call 254-8655.
"Many Faces of the Guitar," featuring classical guitar duo David Grimes and Gregory Newton, is planned from 8 to 10 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The event is free. Call 507-3864.
The Monday Moment in Time Movie Series is set to screen "Meet Me in St. Louis" at 1 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 507-3863.
Families are invited to bring a snack or picnic lunch and enjoy a free screening of "Clifford's Really Big Movie" at noon Oct. 10 as part of the Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee Series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. "Bugs Bunny Halloween" is scheduled for Oct. 24. Call 507-3863.
Free guitar classes are set to continue at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., with instructor Matt Hennager from noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 14, 21 and 28. Classes last one hour, and students are asked to bring a guitar. Call 507-3631.
Purbasha Banerjee of Nritya Academy of Indian Dances plans to present "Rhythm of India ---- An Afternoon of Dances" from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The free program will feature a lecture, followed by a live performance of "Bharata Natyam," one of the most popular and widely performed dance styles in India. Bollywood-style dancing also is planned. Call 507-3631.
The Las Vegas Polymer Clay Guild's Members Show is scheduled to be shown in the art gallery at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, during regular library hours Oct. 4-Dec. 18. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4. Call 507-3710.
The Nevada Watercolor Society's Annual Juried Exhibition is scheduled to be at the art gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, during regular library hours Oct. 19-Dec. 1. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9. Call 507-3860.
Artist Dave Thompson's "Re-Cycled Metal Art Sculptures" exhibit is scheduled to be at the art gallery at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., during regular library hours Oct. 11-Dec. 11. The exhibition features a whimsical garden of recycled steel. Call 507-3630.
Grant Griffin plans to present "Voices In Concert" at 7 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards will be accepted. Call 240-1301.
The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., invites children up to age 6 to the "Witches, Pumpkins and Grinning Ghosts" puppet shows planned for 10:30 a.m. Oct. 29-31. The show is free. Call 507-3630.
Jason Mraz's "Tour is a Four Letter Word" performance with special guest Christina Perri is scheduled for 7 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Red Rock Resort Amphitheatre, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets start at $39.50, plus tax and fees. Visit any Station Casinos Reward Center or the Fiestas, or log onto www.sclv.com/entertainment/concerts-and-events, livenation.com or call 547-5300.
The Ward 2 Trunk Or Treat Car Show and free Halloween festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center, 101 N. Pavilion Center Drive. The free event is set to feature a costume contest for kids, jump houses, face painting, music and Halloween craft projects and games, as well as trunk-or-treating at the car show. All makes, models and years of vehicles are welcome in the show. Early registration for the car show is $25 per car and includes a T-shirt, dash plaque, goody bag and raffle tickets. Event- day registration is $35, cash only. Vendors also are welcome. The fee is $25 and includes a table. For car show registration, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/trunkortreat. For vendor information or to volunteer, call 229-2420.
Comedian David Brenner plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 and 14 in the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Sarah Frances Johnson is scheduled to sing classic and contemporary jazz ballads from 6 to 10 p.m. Sundays inside T-Bones Chophouse and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, 7 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays at Onyx Bar for guests 21 or older at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit sarahfrancesjohnston.com.
The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m.
The exhibition "Near and Far" featuring acrylic and watercolor paintings of landscapes, flora and fauna by Clayton Rippey is scheduled to be on display at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Oct. 7. Call 507-3860.
An exhibition featuring ceramic work by instructors and members of Pottery West is scheduled to be on display through today at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 507-3630.
The band Ambiance, featuring Mike Candito, Cocho Arbe and Jeff Davis, is slated to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brio Tuscan Grille in Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180. Visit brioitalian.com or call 433-1233.
The "Impersonators & Tribute Artists-Variety Dinner Show" is planned from 8 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Early dinner seating begins at 7 p.m. Call 242-7669 for reservations.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
The Clark County Artists Guild's Members Show is scheduled to be on display through Oct. 2 in the Rainbow Library gallery, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 507-3710.