Things to do in Paradise/Downtown


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

— Learn to paint Ukrainian Easter eggs at 11 a.m. Wednesday during Acrylic & Aperitif at the City of the World Gallery, 1229 Casino Center Blvd. The cost is $35 in advance or $45 at the door. Call Toni Brody at 702-546-8071.

— The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host kid-friendly activities for children 5 or younger from 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays. General admission to the Springs Preserve is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for Nevada residents. The event is free for Springs Preserve members. Visit springspreserve.org.

— The Cockroach Theatre company is set to continue its run of “You May Go Now” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday inside the Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St. Tickets are $18. Visit cockroachtheatre.com.

— The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to host Eggstravaganza, an Easter egg hunt, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Arts and crafts, egg relays, food, music and Easter Bunny photos are planned. Admission is free for adults, $8 for kids access activity pass members and $10 for nonmembers. Visit springspreserve.org.

PLAN AHEAD

— “BBR (Blonde, Brunette, Redhead) Showcase” is scheduled for 11 p.m. April 2 at the Boulevard Theater, 3765 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The free show features singers from several Las Vegas productions, including “Bite” and “Vegas! The Show.” Call 702-473-9300.

— The Sharon Gainsburg Studio, 1039 S. Main St., Suite 130, plans to host a four-class intuitive painting workshop from 10 a.m. to noon April 3, 10, 17 and 24. The fee is $230 and includes materials. Call 702-249-32 or email sharon@ gainsburgstudio.com to register.

— 303 North Studio, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 107, plans to exhibit “Inside My Nightmares” by Julio Roberto Morales. A Preview Thursday showing is planned from 6 to 9 p.m. April 4, and a First Friday event is scheduled from 6 to 11 p.m. April 5. The exhibit is open until April 28. Call 702-742-6241.

— Poor Richard’s Players plan to present “Dick Johnson: Private Eye” at 8 p.m. April 5-6 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16. Visit poorrichardsplayers.com.

— Jana’s Red Room, 107 E. Charleston Blvd., Suite 160, plans to preview “Feline Pleasures,” an exhibit featuring cats by artist Loretta De Grandis, from 6 to 9 p.m. April 4 and from 6 to 10 p.m. April 5. Call 702-454-3709.

— The Fremont Street Experience plans to host free concerts during the Academy of Country Music Awards Weekend. Sunny Sweeney, Joe Nichols, Kip Moore and Gary Allan are scheduled to perform April 5, and Chris Janson, Randy Houser, Jana Kramer and Jake Owen are slated for April 6. Concerts start at 9 p.m. Visit acmcountry.com.

— Opportunity Village’s Celebrity Poker Tournament is set for 1 p.m. April 6 in the poker room at Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event invites guests to play against Omarosa from “The Apprentice,” actresses Tia and Tamera Mowry and members of “Chippendales Male Revue.” It also features raffle prizes, with all proceeds from the event benefiting Opportunity Village’s clients. Tickets for brunch-only attendance can be purchased for $50. Visit ovpoker.com.

— The Las Vegas Philharmonic plans to present Masterworks Series IV “A Touch of Brass” at 8 p.m. April 6 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $46 to $94. Visit lvphil.org.

— The fifth annual Klip It For Kidz is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6 in the northwest parking lot at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South, near Guitar Center. The event aims to raise money for the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. The free event plans to feature food, entertainment and family fun. Visit nvccf.org or call 702-735-8434.

— Poor Richard’s Players plan to present “Dealer’s Choice” at 8 p.m. April 12, 13, 19 and 20 and at 2 p.m. April 14 and 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16. Visit poorrichardsplayers.com.

— Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’Ole is set to perform Hawaiian music at 7 p.m. April 13 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 702-229-3515 or 702-229-6469.

— Skinny Lister is set to perform April 13 at Backstage Bar & Billiards, 601 E. Fremont St. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the day of the show. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit ticketfly.com.

— The Las Vegas Master Singers plan to perform at 2:30 p.m. April 14 in the Doc Rando Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit lvmastersingers.com.

— AFAN, Aid for AIDS of Nevada, is planning its annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas on April 14 at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Registration is set to begin at 8 a.m., and the opening ceremony is scheduled for 9 a.m. A picnic is set to follow the walk. Visit afanlv.donordrive.com.

— The Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists plans to present a performance by Dongho Lee at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Christ Church Episcopal, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sncago.org.

— Nannie & Housekeepers U.S.A. plans to host “Vegas’ Biggest Baby Shower and Beyond” starting at 9 a.m. April 20 at The Tuscany Hotel & Suites, 255 E. Flamingo Road. Guest speakers include Deborah Tillman of “America’s Supernanny” and more. Attendees are encouraged to donate newborn care items and new or gently worn clothing. Tickets are $40 by April 19 or $50 at the door. Space is limited. Visit national nannytrainingdaylasvegas.eventbrite.com.

— “Disney on Ice Presents Treasure Trove” is scheduled for April 25-28 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit unlvtickets.com.

— The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present “Rapunzel! Rapunzel!” at 7 p.m. April 26-27 and May 3-4, and at 2 p.m. April 28 and May 4-5 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Visit artslasvegas.org.

— Pirate Fest Las Vegas is scheduled for April 26-28 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Music, vendors, food, games and more are planned. Fairies and Steampunk costumes also welcome. Visit piratefestlv.com.

— The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society plans to perform at 3 p.m. April 27 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit snmas.com.

— Smash Magazine plans to present the Alkaline Trio, with special guest Bayside, at 5:30 p.m. April 27 at the Fremont Country Club, 601 E. Fremont St. Tickets are $22 in advance and $26 on the day of the show. The show is open to all ages, but guests younger than 16 must be accompanied by a guardian. Visit ticketfly.com.

— The Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival is scheduled for April 27-28 at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Food and craft vendors also planned. A variety of early bird, VIP and two-day packages are available. Visit yourjazz.com.

— The Las Vegas Master Singers plan to perform at 8 p.m. May 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Visit lvmastersingers.com.

— A Mother’s Day dinner and dance with the Tony Scodwell Little Big Band is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 11 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $20. Call 702-229-6383.

— The Las Vegas Academy Jazz Combo featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 11 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Romeo & Juliet” at 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 1 p.m. May 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit thesmithcenter.com.

— The Red Rock Ramblers are scheduled to perform as part of the Downtown Cultural Series at noon May 17 at the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Call 702-229-3515.

— The Las Vegas Academy Jazz Combo featuring the Jeff Hamilton Trio is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 18 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— The 15th annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival is set for May 24-27 in downtown Las Vegas. Bowling is scheduled for May 25 at Sam’s Town and the Gold Coast. Festival passes are $105 for all three days. Visit punkrockbowling.com.

— A bluegrass celebration and performance by Lonesome Otis is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. May 25 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-6383.

— The Fremont Country Club, 601 E. Fremont St., plans to host Escape the Fate with The Colour Morale, Glamour The Kill and As Thick As Thieves at 5 p.m. May 31. Tickets are $18 in advance or $21 at the door. All ages are welcome, but anyone younger than 16 must be accompanied by a guardian 18 or older. Visit ticketfly.com.

— The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert June 9 at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.

— The Las Vegas Academy Jazz Combo featuring Tom Scott is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 25 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— Earl Klugh is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. June 1 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— Pete Escovedo is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. June 8 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— Reggae in the Desert is scheduled for June 15-16 at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Luciano, Capleton, The Green, Inner Circle, Daniel Marley, Reggae Angels and Da Solution are scheduled for June 15, and Steel Pulse, Marcia Griffiths, Wailing Souls and Pure Roots are slated for June 16. Visit ticketfly.com.

— Golden Rainbow plans to presents its 27th annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraiser at 1 p.m. June 30 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Visit goldenrainbow.org.

— The sixth annual Las Vegas Film Festival is scheduled from July 18-21 at the LVH — Las Vegas Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road. Visit lvfilmfest.com.

— The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert Oct. 6 at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.

— The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert Dec. 8 at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.

 

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