Things to do in Summerlin


n Newly discovered 8 mm footage of famed chimpanzee research pioneer Jane Goodall will take audiences on a journey of her life as she answers pre-submitted questions in a live in-theater event planned for 8 p.m. today in movie theaters across the country. This also marks the national debut of "Jane's Journey," a cinematic biography with appearances by Angelina Jolie and Pierce Brosnan. Regal Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., is among participating theaters. For a complete list, visit fathomevents.com.

n The Sun City Summerlin Arts and Crafts Fair is slated from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. Craftsmen and artists will have booths selling everything from quilts and jewelry to crocheted items to wood crafts. A Vermont farmhouse dollhouse, built by the Krafty Kritters Club, will be part of the silent auction. Visit suncity-summerlin.com and click on "News & Events."

n The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present "Moments to Remember," featuring Vic Moea, Rick Morris and Mary O., at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. A portion of sales will benefit the Gateway scholarship fund for young musicians. Visit gatewayartsfoundation.org or call 255-0695.

Worth a drive

n An opening reception is planned for "Seduction of the Innocent," an exhibit exploring censorship in comic books, from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Marjorie Barrick Museum at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is free, but an RSVP is required. Visit barrickmuseum.unlv.edu or call 895-3381. The exhibit is scheduled to remain on display through Oct. 29.

n All bikes are welcome at Motorcycles + Art + Music scheduled at 7 p.m. Friday at Bar + Bistro at the Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd. The event is set to include classic motorcycles, live music, body painting and a roasted pig. Visit barbistroaf.com or call 644-9412.

n The 49th annual Art in the Park benefiting the Boulder City Hospital is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday in venues throughout Boulder City. Admission is free. The event includes hundreds of fine artists and craftsmen, live music and food. Visit artinthepark.org or call 293-0214.

n Shakespeare in the Park is slated for 7 p.m. Saturday at Seven Hills Park, 1550 Seven Hills Drive, Henderson. This year's Shakespeare selection is "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The production can be seen again at 7 p.m. Oct. 8 at Discovery Park, 2011 Paseo Verde Parkway; 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa Di Lago; and 7 p.m. Oct. 22 at River Mountain Park, 1941 Appaloosa Drive. Admission is free. Visit hendersonlive.com.

n "The Scoop on Poop! The Science of What Animals Leave Behind," the newest visiting exhibit at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., invites science lovers to test their No. 2 IQ with interactive activities through Jan. 8. Visit springspreserve.org.

Discounts for Locals

n Las Vegas residents receive 30 percent off red and blue zone orchestra tickets for Blue Man Group shows at The Venetian. Use the code LOCALS30. Visit blueman.com/offers/vegaslocal.

n Cirque du Soleil's "Viva Elvis" at Aria has a locals' offer with two tickets starting at $75. Call 877-274-0438 and use the code word "locals."

n Disney's "The Lion King" at Mandalay Bay is offering two-for-one tickets for orchestra and front mezzanine seats. Call 632-7580 and use the code word "pride."

Plan ahead

n Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance are scheduled to perform an all-ages concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at the Red Rock Resort's Amphitheatre, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Joining the two bands for the anniversary celebration will be special guests Matt & Kim. Tickets are $20, $45, $65 and $75. Gold Circle seating is $100. Visit any Station Casinos Reward Center, stationcasinos.com or ticketmaster.com or call 547-5300.

n "Bill Fayne and Friends: A Sondheim Celebration" is planned for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8-9 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. The show will pay tribute to musical theater legend Stephen Sondheim with dozens of singers and a seven-piece orchestra. Expect tunes from Sondheim's canon of shows, including "West Side Story," "Gypsy," "A Little Night Music," "Follies," "Sweeney Todd," "Anyone Can Whistle" and "Passion." Tickets are available from $17.50. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 636-7075.

n The Nevada Rock Art Foundation plans to host Adventures on the Rocks from 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 15 at Summerlin Life Time Athletic, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd. Expect wines, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment. An auction will include trips such as fly fishing at Pyramid Lake, a barnstormer flight down the Colorado River, shop 'til you drop with your own limo and a wine tasting weekend. The fundraiser will benefit the group's programs and trips, all of which help preserve ancient rock art in Southern Nevada. The cost is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Visit nvrockart.org.

In a gallery near you

n "Abstract Works by Jesus Bravo" is scheduled to run through Nov. 13 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3860.

 

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