It’s not paints, pencils or pastels Phil Grucci uses. Yet the night sky becomes his canvas as explosions fill the air coloring it in bursts of red, white, blue and any other combination he desires.
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Henderson and Boulder City plan Independence Day festivities with fireworks, entertainment and more.
The first Celebrando Hispanic Festival is scheduled for Saturday at the Clark County Amphitheater. The event pays tribute to Hispanic culture and customs and will feature local musicians, mariachi bands, food vendors and salsa and Zumba dance lessons.
When you hear the phrase “Vegas night life,” you probably don’t think of kangaroo rats, scorpions and pocket gophers. Unless, of course, you’re exploring the “Vegas Night Life” animal show at the Springs Preserve.
There’s a full-circle coolness to Saturday’s Junefest show on Sunset Station’s lawn being headlined by Creedence Clearwater Revisited, who shared the stage with Carlos Santana and RatDog back in 1997.
Forrest Gump may not be there. But his philosophy — “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get” — definitely will be when the 2014 Vegas Fringe Festival kicks off a two-weekend run Friday at Las Vegas Little Theatre.
A bit of history and plenty of music can make for a full calendar if you’re scouting out things to do this weekend. If that’s not what you want, hit a Hawaiian festival or crack a book for summer reading.
The second annual Children’s Art Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 31 at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive.
Think of it as a sort of open-air blues club where fresh air replaces the cloud of cigarette smoke, your beverage choices are classy craft brews instead of mass-produced domestics, and your fellow concertgoers may include actual wildlife watching from off in the distance and not just wild-eyed guys burping on the next bar stool.
From taiko drummers to folklorico dancers, local performers will showcase the community’s diverse cultures in this year’s Children’s Arts Festival at Centennial Hills Park.
Working a glass tube through the flame, Robert Shield can mold a simple piece of Pyrex into a swan, a heart and many other designs.
Truckloads of pasta, carnival rides and fireworks? It’s either the 35th Annual San Gennaro Feast or a Friday at Artie Lange’s house. In this case, it’s the 35th Annual San Gennaro Feast.
Space is the place — at least downtown — thanks to an out-of-this-world First Friday. Or maybe a “Disney on Ice” production is more your speed. These events and much more this weekend.
The fourth annual Las Vegas Science and Technology Festival is scheduled from April 25 through May 3 at locations across the valley.
A large influx of pirates is headed to Las Vegas, and they’re not in search of buried treasure. The second annual Pirate Fest is scheduled for April 25-27 at Lorenzi Park, 3343 W. Washington Ave.
Henderson’s free Stroll ’n’ Roll on Saturday, and the Smith Center performance of “Women Fully Clothed: Older and Hotter,” on Friday are two of the many events in the valley this weekend.
Spring break is right around the corner for the Clark County School District. Instead of struggling to find a babysitter this weekend, we have six suggetions of how to kick-start the kids’ week off.
The Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender is scheduled for April 17-20 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The event is set to include live music, a car show, burlesque performances, vendors and more.
“It’s a way to remember and pay tribute to America’s greatest generation,” said Dan Roberts, the executive director of Spirit of ’45 Nevada. The event is scheduled April 16 at the Henderson Pavilion.
This month’s First Friday arts festival is slated to celebrate the fool, with more than 30 street performers from Strip productions roving throughout the festival.
It’s time to dust off the beaded and feathered costumes and brush up on some Samba dance skills, because Brazil is coming back to Las Vegas.
There’s more than one place to hear “Drunken Lullabies” this weekend.
Nothing against your San Gennaro feasts or your Columbus Day picnics or your Cinco de Mayo celebrations, but it’s a safe bet that no other cultural celebration rivals St. Patrick’s Day in cross-cultural appeal.
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