IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Word UP! plans to host poet and storyteller Helen O’Reilly at Vape City, 1025 S. Rainbow Blvd., at 8 p.m. Jan. 28. An open mic is planned from 7 to 8 p.m. O’Reilly is the author of “A Poem a Day,” among other books.
Story Time is scheduled for 11 a.m. Jan. 30 at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Join local Las Vegas nannies from Nannies & Housekeepers U.S.A. as they host a story reading and sing-a-long event. Young children and families are welcome. All children receive a snack and goodie bag. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Elvis Monroe is scheduled to perform Americana pop and rock hits Jan. 30 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Doors are set to open at 8 p.m. Admission is free. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
A reception for the art exhibit “A Western Dependence: Painting and Prints” by Suzanne Hackett-Morgan is planned from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 31 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. The exhibit is set to be on display in the gallery during regular library hours through March 1. Call 702-507-3630.
The George Gee Orchestra featuring vocalist John Dokes plans to perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. For that night only, the showroom will feature dance floor space from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $15.95, plus tax and fees, and the event is general admission. For tickets, call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Lambus Dean plans to perform the “Sammy Davis Jr. Story” at 8 p.m. Feb. 1 and 4 p.m. Feb. 16 at The Lakes Theater, 8200 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for seniors. Call 702-742-6109.
Free guitar classes are back on the schedule from noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays in February at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Sessions are slated for Feb. 2, 9 and 16. Bring a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-507-3631.
Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts weekly live entertainment. Radio is scheduled Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Wes Winters is slated from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, Mark OToole 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 lineup includes Echo Valle Road, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1. Call 702-869-7725.
The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has these acts scheduled: More & Gendel at 6:30 p.m. and The DnD Project at 11 p.m. at Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, and Mark B from 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
The exhibit Traveling Hearts of Las Vegas is set to be on the grounds of the JW Marriott and Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., through Jan. 31. The exhibit features realistic heart sculptures to be auctioned off for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Visit stjude.org.
The exhibit “Cross Sections” is planned during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Feb. 23. Artists Harold Bradford and Aldolfo Gonzalez’s exhibit explores their journeys in art and through working together as graphic artists and designers at YESCO, which designed neon signs for Las Vegas casinos. Call 702-507-3860.
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
Jersey Boys conductor Keith Thompson is set to host the “Composers Showcase of Las Vegas” at 10:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
The quintet, Axiom Brass is scheduled at 7:30 p.m Jan. 30 at Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $25. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
The Las Vegas Wranglers hockey team is set to have a LGBTQ night benefiting The Center, The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, at 7:05 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets purchased through the nonprofit’s website, thecenterlv.com, are $15, and $5 of each ticket is set to be donated to The Center.
The Moscow Festival Ballet is scheduled to perform “Cinderella” at 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $25 to $75. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.
The Brass Roots Quintet is scheduled to perform at 2 p.m. Feb. 1 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
Kristen Hertzenberg is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, is scheduled to host a guided nature walk at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 1. To register, visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada and the Caesars Foundation are set to present the 13th annual Walk for Wishes starting at 8:30 a.m. Feb. 1 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m., and the starting line is at Miller’s Ale House. The event is a fundraiser for Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada. The cost of registration begins at $40. Visit snv.wish.org, mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.
Ward 5 Bluegrass in the Park featuring local bluegrass and acoustic bands is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 2 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/ward5 or call 702-229-5443.
The Stratosphere, 2000 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to offer free passes to its indoor and outdoor observation decks every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in January to locals with a valid Nevada ID. Admission for children accompanied by an adult is also free. Passes are set to be issued at the Stratosphere ticketing booth near Roxy’s Diner. The tower is open from 10 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday to Thursday and 10 a.m. to 2 a.m. Friday and Saturday. Call 702-380-7777.
“Year of the Horse,” an annual invitational art exhibition honoring Chinese New Year, is set to be on display by appointment only through Feb. 22 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.
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.
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District plans a number of events to pay homage to African American History Month in February. One event using stories, songs and crafts is set for 4:30 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., for children ages 6 to 11. A similar program is slated for 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, for those ages 5 to 11, and at 11 a.m. Feb. 15 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, for ages 11 or younger. Visit lvccld.org.
Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the JW Marriott’s Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has a number of acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Kyle Marlett and guest Lou Magelowitz plan to perform Feb. 6. Grandma Lee and guest Lynn Yafchak are scheduled for Feb. 13. Bob Meddles and guest Talon Saucerman are slated for Feb. 20. Greg Vaccariello and guest Sonny Gonzales are scheduled for Feb. 27. Tickets are $15 per person and include a complimentary drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or by call 702-507-5980.
The premiere of “Desert Runners,” an award-winning documentary by Jennifer Steinman, is slated for 6 p.m. Feb. 8 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Tickets are $20 for general admission and $10 for students and can be purchased at brownpapertickets.com/event/523915. All proceeds will go to St. Jude Research Hospital.
The Sun City Community Theater plans to present “Audition Blues” at 7 p.m. Feb. 8 and 2 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call 702-838-3849, 702-256-6646 or 702-242-0887.
Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night, is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8-9 at at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Bev Smith plans to present a one-woman show depicting Grandma Moses at 10 a.m. Feb. 15 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. Tickets are $10 in advance. Call 702-341-7800. For more information, call 702-645-0179.
The Las Vegas Summerlin Lions Club plans its 13th annual Chinese New Year Charity Dinner Dance from 5 to 9 p.m. Feb. 16 at Queensridge, 891 S. Rampart Blvd. The fundraiser will help local community projects such as the Lions Burn Care Center at University Medical Center, the Blind Center of Nevada, Lions Sight First, Toys 4 Smiles, Canine Companions for Independence and Leader Dogs for the Blind, Camp Dat-So-La-Lee, a summer camp for underprivileged children, and the Lower Extremity Amputation Prevention (LEAP) Alliance. Tickets are $85 before Jan. 31 and $100 after. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 702-763-5156.
Mistinguett Productions plans to present Showgirl Follies’ “Sassy” at 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and 3 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $18 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $20 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Art Vargas’ “Vintage Vegas” is set to be performed at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 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.
Sandy Hackett plans to present “My Buddy,” a tribute to his father, 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 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.
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. To go along with it, Grape Street offers a reverse happy hour, with half off appetizers and buy-one-get-one free glasses of wine or beer. 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 (dark Jan. 23) 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.