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Things to do in East Valley


Things to do

APRIL 3

Food For Thought interactive event, 5:30 p.m., Cleveland Clinic - Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, 888 W. Bonneville Ave. Cleveland Clinic’s Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health will host a Food For Thought interactive event. Admission is $5. Registration is required. For more information, visit www.clarkcountymedical.org, call 702-331-7048 or email brainhealth@ccf.org.

‘The Story of Dianetics’ film showing, 9 a.m., Church of Scientology and Celebrity Center of Las Vegas, 2761 Emerson Ave. Church of Scientology & Celebrity Center of Las Vegas will host its “The Story of Dianetics” film showing. Registration is required. For more information, call 702-731-1500 or visit www.scientology-lasvegas.org.

‘Art for Art’s Sake’ art exhibit, 9 a.m., UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum Main Gallery is featuring the ‘Art for Art’s Sake’ art exhibit. The exhibit will feature works by Mark Chariker, Iva Gueorguieva, Ali Smith as well as a number of artists with Las Vegas ties, including David Ryan, Tim Bavington, Brian Porray, Thomas Burke, Yek and Jason Adkins, according to the museum. Admission is free and donations are accepted. For more information, call 702-895-3381, visit www.unlv.edu or email alisha.kerlin@unlv.edu.

Afternoon Ballroom Dancing, 1:30 p.m., Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Afternoon Ballroom Dancing, led by Loy Au, will take place at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. The cost to register is $7 per week. For more information, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

‘Thespians’ Choice’ play, 7 p.m., Las Vegas Academy of the Art, 315 S. Seventh St. The “Thespians’ Choice” play has been scheduled at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Black Box Theater. For more information, visit www.lasvegasacademy.net.

‘Songs For A New World’, 8 p.m., Onyx Theatre, 935-16B E. Sahara Ave. “Songs For A New World” will be performed by Onyx Theatre. Tickets are $24 and available at https://onyxtheatre.thundertix.com. For more information, call 702-732-7225 or visit www.onyxtheatre.com.

William Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ preview, 8 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents preview performances of William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” Tickets are $25. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

APRIL 4

Irish dance class for beginners, 6 p.m., Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy, 6070 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 8. Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy will offer its beginner-level Irish dance class for ages 9 and older, led by Gregory Filler. The enrollment fee is $25 per family and class fees are $17 for a one-hour class. For more information, call 702-897-5095, visit www.southwestdanceacademy.com or email info@southwestdanceacademy.com.

Pop-Up! Poetry, Vogue R., 7 p.m., Art Square, 1025 S. First St. Vogue R. will read from the book “Spoken Word” as part of Pop-Up! Poetry: A Las Vegas Poetry Feature Series during the First Friday arts festival. For more information, visit www.lasvegaspoets.org or email voguerobinson@gmail.com.

Richard Strauss’ ‘Ariadne Auf Naxos,’ 7:30 p.m., Judy Bayley Theatre. “Ariadne Auf Naxos” will be performed by UNLV Opera Theatre in the Judy Bayley Theatre. The show will run through April 6. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for seniors/military/faculty/staff and $5 for students with ID. For more information, visit www.pac.unlv.edu/venues_judy.php or email Jennifer Vaughan at jennifer.vaughan@unlv.edu.

Clint Holmes, “New York Old Friend,” 8:30 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents the show “New York Old Friend,” a performance by Clint Holmes, Kristen Hertzenberg and Fifth Avenue at Cabaret Jazz. Tickets are $35 to $45. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

APRIL 5

Breakdance,1A (ages 9 and older) : 1 p.m., Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy, 6070 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 8. Studio One’s Southwest Dance Academy will offer its Breakdance: 1A class for ages 9 and older, led by Alex Kaskie. The enrollment fee is $25 per family and there is a $17 single-class fee for the one-hour class. For more information, call 702-897-5095, visit www. southwestdanceacademy.com or email info@southwestdanceacademy.com.

Sketch Saturday, Noon, UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Sketch Saturday will take place at the Marjorie Barrick Museum. The cost is a suggested admission contribution of $5 for adults and $2 for adults 62 and older. Free paper and pencils will be available at the reception desk. For more information, visit www.unlv.edu, call 702-895-3381 or email barrick.museum@unlv.edu.

Las Vegas Philharmonic concert, 7:30 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The Smith Center for the Performing Arts presents the Las Vegas Philharmonic Pops Series IV concert Love Vintage Las Vegas Style. It will be held in Reynolds Hall. Tickets price are $25 to $94. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

William Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ Opening Night Celebration, 8 p.m., The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will host an opening night celebration for William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest.” The event features a performance of the play and an after-party reception with the cast and crew. Tickets are $150. For more information, visit www.thesmithcenter.com.

APRIL 6

Frank LaSpina as Bobby Darin, 7 p.m., Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. The Italian American Club will feature a performance by Frank LaSpina as Bobby Darin as part of the club’s Italian-American Singers Series. Tickets are a $20 donation and proceeds will benefit a musical arts program. For more information, visit www.iacvegas.com.

APRIL 8

Emerging Writers Series with Lynn Xu, 7 p.m., Black Mountain Institute at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Poet Lynn Xu, author of “Debts & Lessons,” will speak as part of the Emerging Writers Series at Greenspun Hall Auditorium. For more information, visit www.blackmountaininstitute.org.

University Forum, ‘Ideal or Real Deal, Art in Transition’, 7:30 p.m., UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Suzanne Joelson will speak on the topic “Ideal or Real Deal, Art in Transition” at the Marjorie Barrick Museum’s University Forum series. This will be held in the auditorium and is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.unlv.edu, call 702-895-3401 or email liberalarts@unlv.edu.

APRIL 9

Sip & Savor, 6 p.m., Spago Las Vegas, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Spago Las Vegas will host the Sip & Savor fundraising event to benefit scholarships for the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration students. Chef Wolfgang Puck will host. Tickets are $225 for general admision and $275 for VIP tickets. For more information, visit www.unlvino.com or call 702-739-3267.

Book Club, Discussion Group, 6 p.m., Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The Charleston Heights Arts Center will host a group discussion for the book “Bless Me, Ultima,” written by Rudolfo Anaya. Registration is required to attend the free discussion. For more information, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

Vocal jazz concert, 7 p.m., Las Vegas Academy of the Art, 315 S. Seventh St. A vocal jazz concert has been scheduled at the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit www.lasvegasacademy.net.

 

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