Crown Nightclub inside the Rio is scheduled to feature upscale hip-hop and rhythm and blues along with an open bar until midnight Thursday.
Mia Amore from KVEG-FM 97.5 is scheduled to be on the scene beginning at 10:30 p.m. Friday. Admission is $20. Women get free champagne until midnight.
Saturday night will bring the club's Sinful Saturday promotion with resident DJ Dre Dae.
Admission is $30.
The club is at 3700 W. Flamingo Road.
For more information, call 745-8893.
Comedian Dennis Miller TO play thE ORLEANS april 8-10
Comic Dennis Miller is scheduled to appear at 8 p.m. April 8-10 inside The Orleans Showroom. Tickets start at $49.95. For more information, call the box office at 365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.
PURE ALOHA FESTIVAL COMES TO LAS VEGAS
The 10th annual Pure Aloha Festival is scheduled to take place April 14-17 at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road.
Tickets are $7 and can be purchased at the event gate. The discounted $5 rate is available for seniors 55 or older, those with proof of military ID and children under 10. Concert tickets are $38 and $28. The concert series will feature J Boog, Fiji and Bonafide on April 15 and Kapena on April 16. For more information, call 263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com
'Madame Butterfly' to be presented by UNLV Opera Theatre
The UNLV Opera Theatre plans to present "Madame Butterfly" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Judy Bayley Theatre , 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.
Tickets are $25 for general admission , $15 for seniors, military personnel, faculty and staff and $5 for UNLV students with ID. Tickets can be purchased at the UNLV Performing Arts Center box office or by calling 895-2787.
Broadway hits to be featured at Saturday performance
Broadway comes closer to home as the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents Tony award-winning hits from Broadway's greatest musicals as part of the New York Stage & Beyond Series, set for 8 p.m. Saturday in the center on UNLV's campus, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway.
Three Broadway stars -- James Barbour, Julia Murney and Lauren Kennedy -- are slated to perform an evening of Broadway's greatest songs from hits such as "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "Grease" and "Wicked."
Tickets are $40, $55 and $85 and can be purchased at the Performing Arts Center box office at 895-2787 or by visiting pac.unlv.edu.
Student rush tickets are $13 each and available one hour before each event, based on availability and with valid student I D.
UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are available.
Edgar Winter coming to Red Rock Resort's Rocks Lounge
Edgar Winter is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Saturday in the Rocks Lounge at the Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., as part of the Party on the Rocks concert series.
A child prodigy who achieved international success early on, Winter has succeeded in every major entertainment medium with music that encompasses many different genres -- rock, jazz, blues and pop.
Tickets are $20, plus tax and fees. Guests must be 21 or older.
For tickets, call 547-5300 or visit stationcasions.com or any Station Casinos Rewards Center or the Fiestas.
'SATurday NIGHT LIVE' alumnus Kevin Nealon scheduled AT SUNCOAST
Comedic performer and "Saturday Night Live" alumnus Kevin Nealon is planning to perform his stand-up act at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive.
After nine years on "Saturday Night Live," Nealon now appears on the Showtime series "Weeds. " He was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award and twice for a Screen Actors Guild Award.
Tickets start at $29.95, plus tax and convenience fees.
For tickets, call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.
THE MUSIC OF BILL FAYNE IS COMING TO STARBRIGHT THEATRE
Bill Fayne is planning performances for 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.
Fayne has performed all over the world. Expect standards, opera, Broadway and original music done in a lighthearted and fun way.
Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. For more information, call the Pinnacle box office at 240-1301.
Sequester yourself at The Verdict's Inn
Downtown arts activist Brian Paco Alvarez plans to interview Clark County Museum administrator Mark Hall-Patton during an inaugural Sequester Yourself with Paco downtown mixer and conversation from 6 to 8 p.m. today at The Verdict's Inn, 801 Las Vegas Blvd. South.
The public is welcome at the free event. For more information, watch Alvarez's blog at enculturatelasvegas.com.
Dance events set for wednesdays at Charleston heights arts center
Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing is scheduled from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Wednesdays at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is $4 per person per week. Pay at the door. There is no need to bring a partner. For more information, call 229-6383.
Scottish Country Dancing is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. on Fridays at the center. Admission is $5 for the general public and $4 for members of the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers. Wear comfortable clothes and soft shoes.
The great craft festival returns to the Cashman Center
The Great Craft Festival is scheduled for April 8-10 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday.
For more information, call 386-7100 or visit stevepowers.com.
rock the block music festival set for april 23 on east fremont street
Rock the Block presents the Ganja Daze 420 Celebration with Kottonmouth Kings, Everlast, Big B and Ekoh at 5 p.m. April 23 on East Fremont Street. Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 the day of the show, plus any service charges. Tickets can be purchased online at ticketfly.com. For more information about the music festival, visit rocktheblockvegas.com.
Monday Latin series continues
Lunes Caliente, an event featuring Latin dance bands and disc jockeys, is set to continue at 9 p.m. Mondays through April 25 at Sam's Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. The shows are for guests 21 or older, and admission is $10, which includes the first draft beverage. For more information, call 456-7777 or visit samstown.com.
Beatles Tribute Continues
Beatles Tribute band The Fab continues to perform at 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Marilyn's Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. Admission is free to adults 21 or older. For more information, call 856-5300.
Kenny Dee Band set to perform
The Kenny Dee Band is set to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight today, Wednesday and Thursday and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday at Arizona Charlie's Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway. The band plays music from the '50s to '70s. For more information, call 888-236-9066 or visit arizonacharliesboulder.com.
Fast Lane set to play
Fast Lane is scheduled to perform Wednesday through Sunday at Marilyn's Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. The performances are set to begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday, 8 p.m. Friday and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. Admission is free to adults 21 or older. For more information, call 856-5300.
Native American flutist set to perform
R. Carlos Nakai is scheduled to perform from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. The Grammy-nominated musician has played the venue twice before to sold-out audiences, so organizers recommend purchasing tickets as soon as possible. Tickets cost $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information, call 455-7340.
Live Opera Series continues at Sam's Town century 18
The Metropolitan Opera Live in HD Series brings live opera to the big screen at Sam's Town Century 18 movie theater at Sam's Town, 5111 Boulder Highway.
Selected recorded performances will be presented as encores. The next offering scheduled is an encore of Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti at 6:30 p.m. April 6. The tragic opera is set in 17th-century Scotland and features an emotionally fragile woman caught in a feud between her family and another. Tickets are $22 for adults for encore performances and $24 for live performances.
For more information, call 457-1732 or go to samstown.com.
CSN's cheyenne campus plans three performing arts events this week
The College of Southern Nevada is set to host several events this week in the Recital Hall, Room 1430, on the Cheyenne Campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave.
Cuban pianist Jorge Luis Prats is set to conduct a master class at 5 p.m. Friday, followed by an informal recital. Admission is free.
Young pianists in three age divisions will compete in CSN's 11th annual Piano Concerto Competition at 9 a.m. Saturday. Admission is free.
A variety of small ensembles, duos and quartets plan to perform during the Chamber Music Concert in support of the CSN String Studies program. The concert is at 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $5.
For more information, visit sites.csn.edu/finearts/piano or call 651-5483.