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Things to do in Paradise/Downtown, Feb. 4-10


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

El Ten Eleven is set to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 5 at Backstage Bar & Billiards, 601 Fremont St. Tickets for this 21-or-older show are $10 in advance or $12 the day of the event. Visit backstagebarandbilliards.com or call 702-382-2227.

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.

Throwback Thursdays with Jazzin’ Jeanne Brei & the Speakeasy Swingers is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Italian American Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. Recommended admission is a $10 donation. There is also a $5 dance lesson scheduled at 6:15 p.m.. Visit iacvegas.com or call 702-457-3866.

A potluck and raku firing is scheduled from 4 to 9:30 Feb. 8 at Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S. Main St. Visit clayartsvegas.com or call 702-375-4147.

As part of Black History Month, a free lecture showcasing the history of architect Paul Revere Williams is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Williams was the architect for the La Concha, which now serves as the Neon Museum’s visitors center. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.

The Nevada Conservatory Theatre at UNLV is set to present the comedy “Seminar” at 8 p.m. Feb. 6-9 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $20 to $30. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

Jamie Bernstein, writer, narrator, broadcaster, filmmaker and daughter of conductor-composer Leonard Bernstein, is scheduled to speak at an event presented by 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.

For the Love of Music, a children’s concert by the Nevada Chamber Symphony, is scheduled from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3459.

The 1952 film “Affair in Trinidad” is set to be screened from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

Punk Rock Bingo is scheduled at 10 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road. Jenn O. Cide, Rex Dart and special guests are set to play punk rock recordings while patrons play bingo. Visit doubledownsaloon.com or call 702-791-5775.

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 17 songs from Broadway musicals. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Zeppelin USA is scheduled to perform the album “Led Zeppelin IV” at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $24-$65. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Clint Holmes is scheduled to perform “Stop This Train” at 8:30 p.m. Feb. 7 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The show is set to feature compositions inspired by the singer’s early life. Tickets are $35-$45. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Bela Fleck and the string quartet Brooklyn Rider are scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29-$89. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

A musical performance of “Les Miserables” with onstage orchestra and choir featuring local soloists is scheduled 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 1944 Alfred Hitchcock war film “Lifeboat” is set to be screened from 1 to 2:45 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3400.

A foil art workshop for ages 13-17 is scheduled at 2:15 p.m. Feb. 8 and 22 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The cost for the three-session class is $39, and supplies are included. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

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.

“Posts,” an art exhibit consisting of free-standing painted columns by Jeff Fulmer, is set to be on display during regular business hours from Mondays through Thursdays through Feb. 13 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

Precious Objects, a two-part exhibition of photos by Charles Mintz, is set to be on display through April 10 at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., and through April 23 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Receptions are scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 9 at Las Vegas City Hall and 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 10 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

“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.

PLAN AHEAD

The Mid-Day Inspirational Showcase and Luncheon: Daring to Dream and Inspiring Others for seniors 50 or older is scheduled at 11 a.m. Feb. 11 at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The annual showcase is free and is set to feature singing, dancing, poetry and guest speakers. Lunch is $7 and scheduled at 1 p.m. Registration and payment are required by Feb. 5. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-229-6125.

ONGOING EVENTS

The Bet on the Farm! farmers market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Weekly children’s events planned at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., include story time, scheduled from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays at the activities center; and toddler time for children 5 or younger, scheduled for 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the library. The cost is included with general admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Scottish country dancing is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Fridays at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is $5 and limited to participants 13 or older. Call 702-656-9513 or visit lasvegascountrydance.org.

The Ethnic Express International Folkdancing Club plans an event from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is and limited to participants 8 or older. Visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org or call 702-732-4871.

Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 401 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4. Call 702-795-8140.

The Vegas StrEATS food and culture festival is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on the second Saturday of the month in the Jackie Gaughan Plaza outside the El Cortez, 600 E. Fremont St. Food trucks, live music, artists and more are featured. Visit vegasstreats.com.

The Bootlegger Bistro, 7700 Las Vegas Blvd. South, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Visit bootleggerlasvegas.com.

Ferraro’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar, 4480 Paradise Road, plans to host Jazz Workshop, a quartet, starting at 10 p.m. Mondays. Visit ferraroslasvegas.com.

Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s sustainable farmers market is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.

Blue Beat, an evening of local jazz acts, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Beat Coffeehouse, 520 Fremont St. Beer and wine sales begin after 7 p.m. Call 702-409-5563 or visit thebeatlv.com.

The Grand Ole Vegas Revue, a vaudeville-style tribute to early 20th-century theater, is slated to run at 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays in the showroom at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Tickets start at $9.95 for adults. A 15-minute singalong is set to precede each show. Call 702-946-8934.

The Double Down Saloon, 4640 Paradise Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment throughout the week. Call 702-791-5775 or visit the saloon’s Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/pages/Double-Down-Saloon-Las-Vegas/43793799630.

The Artisan Hotel Boutique, 1501 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host Cuban Nights on Wednesdays. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cuban dance music, hookah and bottle service are planned as DJ Shark spins the turntables. Call 702-862-0485 or visit artisanhotel.com.

Learn to swing dance Fridays at the Aruba Hotel, 1215 Las Vegas Blvd. South. No partner or experience is needed. Beginner and intermediate lessons are set from 7 to 8 p.m., followed by open dancing. Visit swingdancevegas.com.

Jerry Tiffe performs from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.

The Bet on the Farm! Farmers Market is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursdays at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free. Most farmers accept only cash. Visit springspreserve.org or betonthefarm.com or call 702-822-7700.

The Downtown 3rd Farmers Market is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays on Third Street between Stewart and Ogden avenues in the old downtown transportation hub building. Visit downtown3rd.com.

Happy Hour Improv is scheduled to host a “Jam Session” from 7 to 9 p.m. the first and third Wednesday of the month at Theatre7, 1406 S. Third St. For a $10, cash-only fee, audience members will have an opportunity to participate in the improv show. Visit happyhourimprov.com or call 702-372-3201.

First Friday is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. the first Friday of the month in downtown Las Vegas. Admission is free. Free parking with shuttle service is available at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. For information on shuttle services, artists, music and more, visit firstfridaylasvegas.com.

The fresh52 farmers market is scheduled from 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays in the Whole Foods Market parking lot at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com.

Nuff Said performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub in Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

The Knights of Columbus plan an all-ages Saturday Night Stomp swing dance party the third Saturday of each month at 911 E. Ogden Ave. Lessons are scheduled at 7 p.m., and social dancing is set to run from 8 p.m. to midnight. The dress code prohibits jeans. Admission is $5, cash only. Visit saturdaynightstomp.com.

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is seeking singers to be part of its upcoming season. The group meets at 6:30 p.m. Sundays in room 159 of the Beam Music Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Call 702-451-6672 or visit snmas.com.

MUSEUMS

The Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays. General admission is 2. Visit discoverykidslv.org.

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, military and students and $5 for children 3 to 11. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.

The Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, offers guided tours daily. Daytime tours are set for 9, 9:30 and 10 a.m. and at 7:30, 8, 8:30 and 9 p.m. through July 31. Reservations are recommended. Tickets are 8 or 2 for Nevada residents, seniors, active military and veterans and students. Children 6 or younger are admitted free. Visit neonmusuem.org.

The Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort, 500 E. Washington Ave., is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Admission is for anyone 12 or older. Visit parks.nv.gov.

The National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement (the Mob Museum), 300 Stewart Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Tickets are 9 for adults, 3.95 for children ages 5 to 17 and students, 5.95 for seniors, military, law enforcement and teachers and 0 for Nevada residents. Visit themobmuseum.org.

The Nevada State Museum, 309 S. Valley View Blvd., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fridays through Mondays. Admission is $9.95 for Nevada residents, 8.95 for adults and free for children 18 or younger and for members of the Nevada State Museum or the Springs Preserve. Visit museums.nevadaculture.org.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. General admission is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for Nevada residents. Special rates also are available for seniors, students and military personnel. Visit springspreseve.org.

The National Atomic Testing Museum, 755 E. Flamingo Road, is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is 1 for Nevada residents, seniors, military personnel, children ages 7 to 17 and students. Admission to the Area 51 exhibit is an extra $6. Visit nationalatomictestingmuseum.org.

The Pinball Hall of Fame, 1610 E. Tropicana Ave., is open from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday. Admission is free, but bring quarters to play the games. Visit pinballmuseum.org.

 

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