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Things to do in Henderson/Anthem Feb. 4-10, 2014


In Your Neighborhood

  • More than 100 baskets constructed by the Las Vegas Paiute, Moapa Paiute, Chemehuevi, Shoshone and Panamint communities are set to be on display Feb. 7-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. A preview opening is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 featuring gallery talks by museum curator of exhibits Dawna Jolliff. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • Jewish music from around the world is set to be featured by nationally recognized cantor Alberto Mizrahi, cantor Daniel Gale of Midbar Kodesh Temple and several other guest performers at Midbar Kodesh Temple’s Gala Concert scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the 1940 Paseo Verde Parkway temple. The program is set to feature classic and contemporary vocal works sung in Yiddish and Ladino, Turkish, Greek, Hebrew and English. Tickets are $18 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets for dinner and the concert are $136. Visit midbarkodesh.org or call 702-454-4848.

  • A Dive-in Movie Night is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Heritage Park Aquatic Complex, 310 S. Racetrack Road. The event is set to feature a G- or PG-rated film at the indoor pool. Admission is $1 to $2. Call 702-267-4000.

  • Green Valley High School is scheduled to present “Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical” at 7 p.m. Feb. 6-8 in the school’s theater at 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for children. Visit gvhstheatre.com.

  • The Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle series is slated to continue with a free screening of “The Abolitionists” at 10 a.m. Feb. 8 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. Visit mypubliclibrary.org.

Worth a Drive

  • For the Love of Music, a children’s concert by the Nevada Chamber Symphony featuring magician Jason Andrew, is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org.
  • A performance of “Les Miserables,” with onstage orchestra and choir featuring local soloists, is slated at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $25. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

  • The Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., is set to host “The Taming of the Shrew” performed by the Utah Shakespeare Festival Touring Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 7 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8. Admission is $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 702-651-4146.
  • Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, is scheduled to celebrate World Wetlands Day from noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 9 with activities and movies. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • The Nevada Conservatory Theatre is set to present the comedy “Seminar” at 8 p.m. Feb. 6-9 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 in the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $20 to $30. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
  • Heart & Music Cabaret is scheduled at 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The show is set to feature six performers singing songs from Broadway musicals. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
  • Year of the Horse, an annual invitational exhibition honoring Chinese New Year, is set to be on display through Feb. 22 by appointment at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The show is set to feature work by Ali Fathollahi, Kimberly Johnson, KD Matheson, Brian Swanson and others. An artist reception is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
  • A free lecture on architect Paul Revere Williams is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit neonmuseum.org.
  • Jamie Bernstein, writer, narrator, broadcaster, filmmaker and daughter of conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein, is scheduled to speak at an event for the Foundation To Assist Young Musicians from 3 to 4:40 p.m. Feb. 8 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-779-6858.
  • Soulful Delight, an event featuring line and step dancing to rhythm and blues, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. There will be a cash bar. Tickets are available at the Dula Gymnasium, 441 E. Bonanza Road, and the Doolittle Senior Center, 1930 J. St. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call the Dula Gymnasium at 702-229-6307 or the Doolittle Senior Center at 702-229-6125.
  • The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, is scheduled to host “El Loco de Moda” by Luis Enrique Osorio at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8. Local troupe Inarte is set to perform the Spanish-language comedy, which translates as, “The Fashion Nut.” Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Call 702-455-7340.
  • “Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” a hands-on exhibition of 40 machines built based on drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, is set to be on display through May 4 at the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibition is included with admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
  • A performance of “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The play, written by Steve Martin, features an imagined 1904 meeting between Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso before either achieved fame. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
  • The UNLV Barrick Lecture Series plans to present a lecture by inventor, entrepreneur Ray Kurzweil at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 10 at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Kurzweil, who serves as director of engineering at Google, invented the first print-to-speech machine for the blind among other technology. His talk is titled “The Acceleration of Technology in the 21st Century: the Impact on Business, the Economy and Society.” Admission is free, but tickets are required. Tickets are limited to two per person and may be available at the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office off Cottage Grove Avenue at South Maryland Parkway. Call 702-895-2787 or visit unlv.edu.

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.

  • Sawyer Brown is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at the M Resort, 12300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets start at $19.50. Visit themresort.com.

  • The city of Henderson plans 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 people 50 or older. Call 702-267-2950.

  • The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is scheduled 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.

 

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