Things to do in Henderson/Anthem Feb. 18-24, 2014


In Your Neighborhood

  • A reception to honor a new batch of artists displaying work in the Henderson City Hall Gallery, 240 S. Water St., is scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 18. City Hall houses more than 60 works from 30 to 40 artists on three of its four levels. New artwork is brought in every January and August. Visit hendersonlive.com or call 702-267-2171.
  • Meet the Budweiser Clydesdales during a free event scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 20 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is slated to include live music, food vendors and photo opportunities.
  • Calvin Brooks and the TCB Jazz Trio with Ken Seiffert on base and Eric Schauer on drums are scheduled to perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at E-String Bar and Grill, 2031 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $10, and registration is required. Call 702-453-8451.
  • Nashville Unplugged is set to feature guest songwriter Brent Anderson at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $5 and limited to guests 21 or older. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.
  • The Vegas Voice plans to present its variety show “An Afternoon Affair” at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 19 and March 5 and 19 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station,1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is free.

Worth a Drive

  • Music ensembles from the College of Southern Nevada and around the valley are set to celebrate the music of jazz singer Joe Williams at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 to raise funds for the CSN Joe Williams Music Scholarship. The event is planned in the Nicholas J. Horn Theatre on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. General admission is $15. Visit csn.edu/pac.
  • Performances of “In the Heights” are scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 20-22, 27 and 28 and March 1 and 6-8 and at 2 p.m. March 1 in Las Vegas Academy’s Lowden Theatre for the Performing Arts at Ninth Street and Clark Avenue. Tickets are $18. Visit lvacademytheatre.org.
  • “Mark Twain Tonight!” is scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $25 to $75. Visit pac.unlv.edu.
  • Trinkle Brass Works is set to perform “Portable Masterpieces,” featuring the music of vaudeville theater and radio orchestras, at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at the University United Methodist Church, 4412 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit universityumc.org or call 702-733-7155.
  • The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, is scheduled to host “Entre El Norte y El Sur,” a performance by Ballet Folklorico Izel, at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22. The performance is to include live music from Mariachi Juvenil Aires de Mexico. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Call 702-455-7340.
  • As part of its series of free family drop-in programs, Pop-Up Architecture: Paul Revere Williams in Las Vegas is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Children are invited to create pop-up books featuring Las Vegas buildings designed by Williams, designer of the La Concha Motel lobby, which serves as the Neon Museum’s visitor center. The event is recommended for children in third through sixth grade. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.
  • “Women in Gaming” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, 300 E. Stewart Ave. The event is set to feature Patricia Becker, president of Patricia Becker & Associates; Jan Jones Blackhurst, former executive director of UNLV’s International Gaming Institute; and Elaine Wynn, director of Wynn Resorts and president of the Nevada State Board of Education. Visit themobmuseum.org or call
  • 702-229-2734.
  • An Afternoon of Jazz with Freddie Jackson is scheduled at 2 p.m. Feb. 22 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Jackson, a radio host at 91.5 KUNV, is set to show classic video concerts featuring performers, including Earl Hines, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong and Lionel Hampton. A post-concert commentary session with tea and music is planned. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-4800.
  • The Hip-hop and Hope Benefit Haitian Relief Concert is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call 702-569-0543.
  • Desert Productions plans to present “Las Vegas Has Talent!” a free variety show, at 2 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 18 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. For 12 weeks, top local talents selected from an online applicant pool will take the stage. Sign up at desertproductionslv.com through April 8. The final showdown is set for May 6. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
  • COLABO plans to present the musical “Grease” at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28 and March 1 at The Lakes Theater, 8200 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Call 702-742-6109.
  • Art Vargas’ “Vintage Vegas” is set to be performed at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
  • Kevin Nealon of “Saturday Night Live” and “Weeds” fame is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
  • The Celebrity Centre, 2761 Emerson Ave., is scheduled to host the Young Concert Series from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 21. The all-ages event is set to include performances by Lela Brown, LPB and C-Boyz Starz. Admission is $10. Visit ticketriver.com.
  • “Anton Chekhov’s Cherry Orchard of the Living Dead” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 27, 28 and March 1 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 9 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Plan Ahead

  • The TCB Jazz Trio is scheduled to perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 at E-String Bar and Grill, 2031 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $10, and registration is required. Call 702-453-8451.
  • The city of Henderson is planning to celebrate Mardi Gras at 5 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Heritage Park Senior Facility, 300 S. Racetrack Road. The event includes Cajun-inspired dishes, king cake and New Orleans-style jazz music. Admission is $10 and is limited to guests 50 or older. Call 702-267-2950.
  • The 11th Annual Black History Celebration & Gospel Fest United through Song is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. The event is expected to include a variety of performers and food vendors. Admission is free. Call 702-267-2171.
  • The Cancun Comedy Jam is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 in the Cancun Room inside Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway. Admission is free with a two-drink minimum and limited to guests 21 0r older. Visit fiestahenderson.sclv.com.
  • Comedian Henry Cho is scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 14 and 15 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $15. Visit southpointcasino.com.
  • The Lion Habitat Ranch, 382 Bruner Ave., is scheduled to host its inaugural “Lions & Wine Oh My!” a benefit for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada, at 5:30 p.m. March 13. Admission is free and for people 21 or older. To RSVP, email gsuarez@bgclv.org. Visit thecathouse.us.
  • Students from the Henderson-based dance studio The Dance Zone is slated to perform “Willy Wonka Jr.,” an adaptation of “Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,” at 3 and 6 p.m. March 15 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $5. Visit thedancezone.com.
  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra plans to present its Young Adults Concert at 2 p.m. March 2 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is free. Visit hsorch.org.
  • The city of Henderson’s 11th annual Bark in the Park is scheduled at 10 a.m. March 8 at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway. Admission is free. Call 702-267-4000.
 

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