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


In Your Neighborhood

  • 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.
  • Missoula Children’s Theatre plans performances of “Blackbeard the Pirate” at 3 and 7 p.m. March 8 at the Henderson Convention Center, 200 S. Water St. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. A second production of the show is slated to host auditions from 4 to 6 p.m. March 10 at the Henderson Multigenerational Center, 250 S. Green Valley Parkway. Rehearsals are set for 4 to 8 p.m. March 11-14 and performances are slated for 3 and 7 p.m. March 15. Call 702-267-2171.
  • “Reflections of the Ebony Guys, Dolls & Techs” is scheduled to be on display through March 31 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. The exhibit highlights historical photos of black chorus line performers and behind-the-scenes workers. Visit mypubliclibrary.org.
  • More than 100 baskets constructed by the Las Vegas Paiute, Moapa Paiute, Chemehuevi, Shoshone and Panamint communities are set to be on display through 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. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • Nashville Unplugged is slated to feature songwriter Jace Everett at 8 p.m. March 7 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is $5 and limited to guests 21 or older. Visit sunsetstation.sclv.com.

Worth a Drive

  • Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualapai Way, is set to perform “Bye Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. March 7-8 and at 2 p.m. March 9. Matinee performances are $15, and evening performances are $18. Visit bishopgorman.org.
  • The Asylum Theatre is set to present a staged reading of “Chatting with the Tea Party” at 2 p.m. March 9 at the Art Square Theater, 1025 S. First St. The documentary-style play is based on interviews conducted by Rich Orloff with two dozen leaders of the tea party from across the country. A discussion with the playwright is planned after the performance. Tickets are $10. Visit asylumtheatre.org or call 702-604-3417.
  • The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host Discovering Italy — A Cultural Perspective from 6 to 7 p.m. March 6 in the multipurpose room. A videotaped lecture, “The Jews of Pitigliano” by Steven Siporin, professor of English and history at Utah State University, is planned. Call 702-507-3631.
  • An Afternoon with the Las Vegas Brass Band is scheduled at 2 p.m. March 9 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lasvegasbrassband.org, lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.
  • The Junior League of Las Vegas is set to host its annual Paint the Town Red Gala at 6:30 p.m. March 8 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The Junior League plans to honor Nancy GashoFromm with its Lifetime Achievement Award and Jim Rogers with the Florence Lee Jones Humanitarian Award. Tickets are $250. Visit jllv.org or call 702-822-6536.
  • Ghostlight, a country band made up of Sunrise-area residents Steve and Sandra Huntsman and Summerlin-area residents Brandon and Kelly Albright, is scheduled to put on “Keepin’ It Country,” a free music revue, at 3:30 p.m. March 5 at The Boulevard Theater, 3765 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit facebook.com/keepinitcountryshow.
  • Anton Chekhov’s “Cherry Orchard of the Living Dead” is scheduled at 2 p.m. March 9 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
  • Performances of “In the Heights” are scheduled at 7 p.m. March 6-8 in Las Vegas Academy’s Lowden Theatre for the Performing Arts at Ninth Street and Clark Avenue. Tickets are $18. Visit lvacademytheatre.org.
  • ChamberSoul Cello & Songs by cellist, guitarist and singer/songwriter Shana Tucker is scheduled at 2 p.m. March 8 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the show. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
  • The Life Cube Project invites visitors to write down their wishes, dreams, goals and aspirations on postcards and deposit them into a house-size cube on Fremont Street between Ninth and 10th streets. Visitors can also help paint the cube, which is to be burned after dark March 21. Visit thelifecube.org.

Plan Ahead

  • The Vegas Voice plans to present its variety show “An Afternoon Affair” at 12:30 p.m. March 5 and 19 in Club Madrid at Sunset Station,1301 W. Sunset Road. Admission is free.
  • 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.
  • The 48th annual Sons & Daughters of Erin St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival is scheduled for March 13-16 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event is expected to include carnival rides, entertainment, an Irish whiskey tasting contest for those 21 or older, a parade and food and merchandise vendors. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.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.
  • 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.
 

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