Southwest/Spring Valley Things to Do, Feb. 25-March 3


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave., plans to host the exhibit “Extraterrestrial Art” by Miesha Johnston during regular library hours Feb. 27 through April 15. The exhibit features copies of paintings and drawings created by various artists, depicting extraterrestrial experiences from all over the world. Call 702-507-3760.

Jukebox Heros are set to perform from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 27 through March 1 at the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualapai Way, is set to perform “Bye Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 and 7-8 and at 2 p.m. March 2 and 9. Matinee performances are $15, and evening performances are $18. Visit bishopgorman.org.

Red Eye Radio is set to perform at 10 p.m. Feb. 28 at The Lounge inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., is set to host the 10th annual Touch-A-Truck event at 9:30 a.m. March 1. The event is scheduled to include police cars, firetrucks, ambulances, a helicopter, a hot air balloon and military vehicles. Tickets start at $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Visit touchatruck.com.

Shine Alternative Fitness, 6415 S. Tenaya Way, plans to offer free classes on March 1 to celebrate its second anniversary. Classes include Beginner Aerial Silks, AntiGravity Yoga level 1, Ballet Barre Burn, Stretch & Tone, AntiGravity Yoga Restorative and Pole Skills levels 1 and 2. Call 702-420-2358.

Performances of “And Then There Were None” are scheduled through March 2 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

The Windmill Library, 7600 W. Windmill Lane, plans to show the exhibit “Random Acts of Paint” by artists Jerilyn Gregory and Oscar Sanchez during regular library hours through April 22. Call 702-507-6030.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to show the exhibit “CSN Oil Painting Class” by Elizabeth Freeman during regular library hours through May 6. Oil paintings are by advanced students in Freeman’s class at the College of Southern Nevada. Call 702-507-3820.

WORTH A DRIVE

“George Thorogood and the Destroyers: 40 Years Strong” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $75. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

UNLV Wind Orchestra Concert III: The Frozen Cathedral is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $8 to $10, with discounts available for seniors, military personnel and UNLV faculty and staff members. Students may receive one free ticket per valid student ID. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

Performances of “In the Heights” are scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 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.

The 25 Club, 4531 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is set to host a “Step Up” spoken word event for ages 21 or older from 8 to 10 p.m. Feb. 28. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Enjoy a night of spoken-word performances in honor of Black History Month, hosted by Tara Bliss Manor and featuring local artists. Admission is $10. Call 702-229-6125.

Henry’s Place plans to host its second annual Benefit Concert from 6 to 10 p.m. Feb. 28 at Fremont Street Experience, 425 Fremont St. Acts scheduled are Lovesick Radio, Offset Season and WolfCreek Band. Minimum donation is $25, which includes two drink tickets, two raffle tickets and appetizers. Additional raffle tickets can be purchased for $5 each. Visit henrysplace.org or call 702-334-1555.

“Georgia on my Mind: Celebrating Ray Charles” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The performance is set to feature Take 6, Clint Holmes, Nnenna Freelon, Kirk Whalum, and the UNLV Singers and Orchestra, conducted by David Loeb. Tickets are $29 to $125. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Anton Chekhov’s “Cherry Orchard of the Living Dead” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Feb. 27-28 and March 1 and 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.

The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society is set to perform Carol Barnett’s “The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass” in a return engagement at 7:30 p.m. March 1 and 3 p.m. March 2 at the College of Southern Nevada’s Nicholas J. Horn Theatre, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for seniors, students, members of the military and the disabled. Visit csn.edu/pac.

A Mardi Gras Masquerade Celebration with band Creole Stomp is scheduled at 7 p.m. March 1 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Creole food, including beignets, jambalaya, hot links and wine, beer and mixed drinks are set to be available for purchase. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.

Ward 5 Bluegrass in the Park, featuring local bluegrass and acoustic bands, is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. March 2 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/ward5 or call 702-229-5443.

Tony Sacca is scheduled at 2 p.m. March 2 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $33 to $39. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

“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.

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.

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, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.

PLAN AHEAD

The West Coast Conference basketball tournament is scheduled for March 6-11 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Ticket packages start at $33. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Front Page is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 6-8 at the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Marshall Tucker Band is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 7-8 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $30. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, is set to show “Thor: The Dark World” at 1 p.m. March 8. The movie is rated PG-13. Visit lvccld.org/events.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans to offer free guitar lessons from 4 to 5 p.m. March 9. Local instructor Don Musser will be teaching guitar chords, chord progressions and popular songs. Participants must bring their own guitars. Call 702-507-3821 or visit lvccld.org.

The Western Athletic Conference basketball tournament is scheduled for March 12-15 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Ticket packages start at $50. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

In-A-Fect is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 13-15 at the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Performances of “True West” are scheduled March 14-30 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

The Rhythm of Dance is set for 8 p.m. March 14, 2 and 8 p.m. March 15 and 2 p.m. March 16 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $20. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, plans to host a full moon hike from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 16. A night hike is planned from 6 to 7 p.m. March 17. For each hike, participants are asked to arrive 30 minutes early, meet at the tour gate, wear proper attire and bring water and a flashlight. Reservations are required. Call 702-875-4141.

Comedian Don Rickles is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 22-23 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $80. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Comedian Bill Maher is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 22-23 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The Wild West 5K Cross Country Challenge is planned for 7:30 to 10 a.m. March 29 at the Bonnie Springs Ranch, 16395 Bonnie Springs Road. The event is set to include live music, face painting and activities. Races are scheduled at 7:30 a.m. for children 2 to 6, at 7:45 a.m. for competitive 5K for all ages, at 8:15 a.m. for noncompetitive 5K for all ages and at 8:30 a.m. for 1 mile fun run/walk for all ages. An awards ceremony is set for 9 a.m. The children’s race costs $15 per participant, and the 5K races and 1-mile event cost $40. Families of three or more can receive a 20 percent discount. Each registered guest is set to receive complimentary entry to the Bonnie Springs Ranch after the event. All proceeds will benefit Nevada Diabetes Assocation’s Camp Vegas. Register at crosscountry5k.com.

Comedian Billy Gardell is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 28-29 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Performances of “Picnic” are scheduled March 28-April 13 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

The Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival is planned for March 29 at the Desert Breeze Skate Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Tickets start at $20. Visit extremething.com.

Rob Thomas is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 4 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $60. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

D.L. Hughley is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 4-5 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $40. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Bryan Ferry is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 12 at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $60. Visit palms.com/event-calendar.

The Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd., plans a spoken word event from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 12. No reservation is required. Call 702-507-3820.

The Temptations are set to perform at 8 p.m. April 26-27 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

Performances of “Other Desert Cities” are scheduled May 2-18 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

EnduroCross is set for 8 p.m. May 2 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $37. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.

ONGOING EVENTS

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local bands at 9 p.m. Saturdays and an open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.

Enjoy karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

Bar 702, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit bar702lasvegas.com.

John Windsor is scheduled to perform from 5:30 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of each month, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

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

Franky Perez is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

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

The Claudine Castro Band is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. Sundays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns are scheduled to perform at 10:30 p.m. Mondays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, has scheduled a variety of live entertainment six nights a week in the Gold Coast Showroom Lounge. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. every Monday through Wednesday at the King’s Room at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit riolasvegas.com or call 702-777-2782.

 

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