Things To Do in the Summerlin area, Feb. 25-March 3


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The exhibit “Hidden Images” by Audrey Fox is scheduled to be on display during regular library hours through April 20 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25. The exhibit explores surrealist landscapes, still life and sculptures in a variety of mediums. Call 702-507-3860.

The Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host LEGO Club for children 5 to 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. Feb. 25 and March 4 and 11. Build creations based on the day’s theme. Call 702-507-3710. The Sahara West Libray, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host a LEGO/DUPLO Club for children 6 to 11 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 27. Call 702-507-3630. The Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to host a LEGO Club for children 6 to 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. March 4. Call 702-507-3860.

COLABO plans to present the musical “Grease” at 8 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 at The Lakes Theater, 8200 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Call 702-742-6109.

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.

Comedian Bill Bellamy plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 1-2 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

A celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday is planned for 11 a.m. to noon March 1 in the story room of the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Stories, songs and crafts are planned for all ages. Call 702-507-3860.

Fans of the book series “Divergent” are invited to celebrate the movie’s release with a “Divergent” Party set from 3 to 5 p.m. March 1 in the story room of the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Teens in grades six through 12 are invited to take part in a faction quiz and trivia contest and design a button. Preregistration is required by calling 702-507-3860.

Lambus Dean plans to perform the “Sammy Davis Jr. Story” at 4 p.m. March 2 at The Lakes Theater, 8200 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for seniors. Call 702-742-6109.

Free guitar classes are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. March 2, 9 and 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring a playable guitar and a guitar pick. The classes are for beginners or intermediate players 10 or older. Call 702-507-3631.

Desert Productions plans to present the free variety show “Las Vegas Has Talent!” at 2 p.m. Tuesdays at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. For 12 weeks, top local talents selected from an online applicant pool will take the stage. Each show will be hosted by Las Vegas resident Doug Starks of the former “The Rat Pack is Back” at the Sahara. To compete, contestants must sign up in advance on the Las Vegas Has Talent page at desertproductionslv.com. All contestants must be 18 or older. Applications will be accepted through April 8. The final showdown is set for May 6, where one grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and a chance to make a guest appearance in the Suncoast’s long-running variety show, “Variety at The Suncoast,” which starts at 2 p.m. Thursdays in the Showroom. Visit suncoastcasino.com.

Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Center, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105, plans to offer Wii bowling from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in February. Line dancing is planned from 2:10 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays. Visit smalv.com or call 702-243-8500.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Tomer Benvenisti and guest Charlie Stone are slated for March 6. Dean Napolitano and guest Jeremy Wieand are slated for March 13. Marc Patrick and guest PJ McGuire are slated for March 20. Diaz Mackie and guest Cody Morley are slated for March 27. Tickets are $15 per person and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or by calling 702-507-5980.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts weekly live entertainment. Kenny D is scheduled for Feb. 28 and March 1. Mark OToole is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and The Dummkopfs from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays. All shows are complimentary and begin at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Call 702-507-5900.

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The Mixx is scheduled for Feb. 28 and March 1. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. The DnD Project is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

The exhibit “A Western Dependence: Painting and Prints” by Suzanne Hackett-Morgan is planned during regular library hours through March 1 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Hackett-Morgan’s paintings and prints focus on closed roadside attractions and other evidence of abandonment to the Southwest desert. Call 702-507-3630.

The exhibit “Puertas Y Ventanas” by artist Roberto Rico is scheduled to be on display during regular library hours through March 11 in the gallery at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Rico’s current series features windows and doors in a variety of mediums. Call 702-507-3630.

The exhibit “Drawing with Paint” by artist Elizabeth Casper is planned during regular library hours through April 1 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibit explores Casper’s recent works in an Impressionist style, including children, landscapes and animals. Call 702-507-3710.

WORTH A DRIVE

“Extraterrestrial Art,” an exhibition of the copies of paintings and drawings created by a variety of artists depicting extraterrestrial experiences, is set to be on display during regular business hours Feb. 27 through April 15 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. To register for tours, call 702-507-3760.

“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.

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.

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.

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 Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with storytimes for children of all ages. Events are scheduled for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. March 4-6 in the theater. Call 702-507-3630.

The Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to screen “Toy Story 3” from noon to 2 p.m. March 5. Bring a picnic lunch or snack. Call 702-507-3863.

The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., plans to host Discovering Italy — A Cultural Perspective from 6 to 7 p.m. March 6 in the multipurpose room. A videotaped lecture, “The Jews of Pitigliano” by Steven Siporin, professor of English and history at Utah State University, is planned. The monthly historical lecture is free. Call 702-507-3631.

The Junior League of Las Vegas plans to host its annual Paint the Town Red Gala fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 8 at the Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Nancy GashoFromm is set to receive the Lifetime Achievement Award and Jim Rogers the Florence Lee Jones Humanitarian Award. Tickets are $250. Visit jllv.org or call 702-822-6536.

Poet and piano experimentalist Carlos Mongrut is scheduled to perform a free concert of original compositions and poems in the multipurpose room at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., from 1 to 2 p.m. March 8. Call 702-507-3631.

“Give Me Gershwin” is slated for 7 p.m. March 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents.Tickets can be purchased at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers or by calling 702-240-1301.

Sandy Hackett plans to present “My Buddy,” a tribute to his father, comedian Buddy Hackett, at 7 p.m. March 15 and 3 p.m. March 16 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

The Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival is set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 29 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Admission is $20 with a $35 combo package available that includes general admission, an event T-shirt and an event poster. Tickets are available through all Ticketmaster outlets or at extremething.com.

Station Casinos and 95.5 The Bull plans to present the sixth annual All-Star Guitar Pull at 7 p.m. April 3 in the Red Rock Ballroom at Red Rock Resort , 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. All proceeds will go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The lineup includes Gary Allan, Sheryl Crow, Kacey Musgraves, Thomas Rhett, Kellie Pickler, Parmalee, Dustin Lynch and Lindsay Ell. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $29, $39, $49 and $59, plus tax and fees, and a special VIP Package, including table seating and a meet-and-greet with the artists, is $100, plus tax and fees. For tickets, visit any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, sclv.com/concerts or call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or visit ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit 955thebull.com.

The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9 and 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Call 702-749-2000.

ONGOING EVENTS

An Open Mic Night is set from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Grape Street Cafe, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Musicians, comedians and magicians are welcome to take the mic and show off their talents. Jason Hutchings, a local musician and songwriter, produces and hosts the events. Call 702-228-9463.

The Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to offer free entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays unless otherwise noted. Visit suncoastcasino.com.

Line dance lessons are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Live complimentary music is scheduled at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Pizza Lounge plans to host music from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at the Market LV plans music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge has a Cuban jazz band scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays, a saxophonist from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Thursdays, jazz and Motown from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and the Sinatra Band from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Bluesman Bobby Jonz is set to headline a Celebrity Guests Dinner Show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Call 702-242-7669 for reservations.

The Las Vegas Farmers Market is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, and Wednesdays at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Find produce from regional farmers, baked goods and artisan crafts. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com or call 702-562-2676.

The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.

Dave Ritz is slated to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays in T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777. Sophia Maria is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and Rick Duarte from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays.

Josh Royse is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at Onyx Bar inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Daniel Park is set to perform from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.

Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Ashley Red is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

 

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