Things to do in Southwest/Spring Valley, July 16-22


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Retired art educator Richard D. Ramsdell visited the construction site of Clark County Firehouse No.107 and was inspired by the heavy equipment parked onsite. His series of paintings based on the experience, titled “The Talking Machines,” is scheduled to be on display July 16-Sept. 24 at the Spring Valley LIbrary, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Children 6 to 11 are invited to craft clothing from newspapers and tape in a free workshop scheduled from 4 to 5 p.m. July 17 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Space is limited, and signups are slated to begin at 3:30 p.m. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6041.

The Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, plans to present “Xanadu The Musical” through July 28. Tickets are $25 or $20 for season ticket holders. Visit lvlt.org.

Tony Daniels is scheduled to perform a free Reading Is Magic show for families at 11 a.m. July 16 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive; at 2 p.m. July 18 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd.; at 5 p.m. July 18 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane; at 4 p.m. July 19 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.; and at 4 p.m. July 20 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Visit lvccld.org.

Joe Robinson, winner of “Australia’s Got Talent” season 2, is set to perform at 10:30 p.m. July 19 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

The Alabama Shakes are set to perform at 8 p.m. July 19 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $45. Visit palms.com.

Sarah Silverman is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 20 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43. Visit palms.com.

The Live Up Tour featuring J Boog and Katchafire is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 20 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $34 in advance and $40 day of show. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Decades is set to perform at 7 p.m. July 20 as part of the “Party Like It’s $19.99” poolside concert series at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $19.99 and include two drinks. Tickets without drinks are $15. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Monroy is set to perform at 10 p.m. July 20 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

Dion is set to perform at 8 p.m. July 20-21 in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas announced extended Friday and Saturday hours until 10 p.m. through Aug. 23, and a new Dive ‘n’ Movies program that will feature an outdoor family movie by the wave pool on select Fridays through Aug. 23. All movies are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. and include July 26, “Wreck-It Ralph”; Aug. 9, “Madagascar 3”; and Aug. 23, “Rise of the Guardians” Wet ‘n’ Wild offers a Twilight Ticket for $25, available to purchase at 5 p.m. or later on Friday or Saturday. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.

Tickets are available for the 2013 season of Super Summer Theatre, set at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, roughly 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway on Charleston Boulevard/state Route 159. Advance tickets are $12 plus a handling charge. Children 5 or younger are admitted free. Season-opener shows may have lower-priced tickets. The lineup includes Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows’ “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” through July 27; “Legally Blonde the Musical,” Aug. 7-24; and “The Producers,” Sept. 5-21. Call 702-594-7529 or visit supersummertheatre.org.

WORTH A DRIVE

The Sin City Beer Festival is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. July 19 at Bagatelle, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Attendees are invited to sample beers or enjoy pints. Admission is $85, with proceeds benefiting Three Square food bank. Visit sincitybeerfestival.com or call 818-421-3963.

Art Of The Party, an evening of art and fashion, is scheduled at 7 p.m. July 20 at Martin Lawrence Galleries at The Forum Shops at Caesars, 3500 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The event is set to feature works by artists including Andy Warhol and Rembrandt. Admission is $25, with all proceeds benefiting University Medical Center’s Trauma and Burn Care Center. Tickets are available at eventbrite.com. Call 702 991-5990.

A Las Vegas burlesque class student showcase is scheduled at 6 p.m. July 21 at The Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The show is set to feature a performance by students who have studied for three months with valley burlesque performer Cha Cha Velour. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702 732-7225.

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.

Three sea-based traveling exhibits are set to be on display through August at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. “Sea Monsters” explores scary characteristics of undersea dwellers; “Discovery Reef” looks at the interconnection of coral reefs; and “Sanctuary Reef” features a replica of a coral reef in the Florida Keys and discusses the human impact on it. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, seniors and military personnel, $5 for children 3 to 11 and free for children 2 or younger. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.

Weekly children’s events at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., will 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.

“The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams is scheduled at 8 p.m. July 19, 20, 26 and 27 and at 2 p.m. July 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

The best of the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival is set for 3 p.m. daily in July at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Each film is less than an hour and set to run for a week. “Amazon Alive: Hidden Secrets” is scheduled through July 21. The cost is included with general admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

Weekly children’s events at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., will 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.

PLAN AHEAD

The Hampstead Stage Company plans to put on free stage productions of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic book “The Secret Garden” at 3 p.m. July 23 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.; at 4 p.m. July 24 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd.; and at 2:30 p.m. July 25 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Visit lvccld.org.

Kids 6 to 11 are invited to craft a cardboard orchestra with boxes, buckets, rubberbands and more from 4 to 5 p.m. July 24 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Space is limited, signups are slated to begin at 3:30 p.m. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6041.

The Wayans Brothers are set to perform at 1 p.m. July 27 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $40. Visit palms.com.

Fatal ’80s is set to perform at 7 p.m. July 27 as part of the “Party Like It’s $19.99” poolside concert series at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $19.99 and include two drinks. Tickets without drinks are $15. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

Barry Black & the Senzuals are set to perform at 10 p.m. July 27 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

Magician Steve Weeks is scheduled to perform a free show for families at 3 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit lvccld.org.

The Gipsy Kings are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $49. Visit palms.com.

DJ Tony is scheduled to spin tunes for young dancers at 4:30 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.

Singer-songwriter Rick Springfield is set to perform his hits at 8 p.m. Aug. 3-4 at The Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $49.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

Toni Braxton is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 9 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $53. Visit palms.com.

Franky Perez is set to perform at 10:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

Coyote Countryfest featuring Brantley Gilbert and Kip Moore is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The Farm, Kristen Kelly and Rachel Farley also are set to perform. Tickets start at $15. Visit orleanscasino.com.

Steely Dan is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $80. Visit palms.com.

Comedian Russell Peters is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $49. Visit palms.com.

Journey is set to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 28-29 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $83. Visit palms.com.

Guitarist Joe Satriani is scheduled to perform with special guest Steve Morse at 8 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $50. Visit palms.com.

The annual San Gennaro Feast is scheduled from 4 to 11 p.m. Sept. 10-12, 4 p.m. to midnight Sept. 13, 11 a.m. to midnight Sept. 14, and 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 15 at 4245 S. Grand Canyon Drive. The festival features a variety of ethnic food vendors, live national acts, amusement rides and more. Entry tickets and ride ticket prices vary. Visit sangennarofeast.com.

Marc Anthony is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $140. Visit palms.com.

Carly Rae Jepsen and special guest Hot Chelle Rae are set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 14 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $33.50. Visit palms.com.

A cappella group Straight No Chaser is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 26-27 and 2 and 8 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $43.50. Visit palms.com.

Futhur featuring Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead are set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 1-2 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $39. Visit palms.com.

Spafford is set to perform at 11 p.m. Oct.1-2 at The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

Depeche Mode is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $160. Visit palms.com.

Alice in Chains is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 26 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $66. Visit palms.com.

Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band are scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 22-23 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $70. Visit palms.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local music at 9 p.m. Saturdays and a live 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 performs 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 performs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 am. Mondays at Rí Rá Las Vegas in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

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

Franky Perez performs 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 performs 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.

 

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