Things To Do in the Summerlin area, March 25-April 2


IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Vegas Voice Afternoon Affair is slated for March 26 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 12:30 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com or call 702-797-7777.

The Sahara West Library Marshmallow Madness Challenge for ages 6 to 11 is planned from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. March 26 at the library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Kids can put their creative abilities to use building the tallest tower from marshmallows. Call 702-507-3630.

The Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., is scheduled to host part two of the TechArt Studio workshop for teens from 5:30 to 7 p.m. March 27. The workshop teaches teens digital video production from editing to music to storyboarding. Teens will use equipment from the TechArt Studio creative lab to create their own movies. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Call 702-507-3644 or visit the Children’s Services Desk.

The Viva la Vita Bella — Italian Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 28-29 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Visit lvccld.org.

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.

Arts, Eats & Beats is set for 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 29 and 30 at Village Square, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. The event will benefit Three Square food bank. Cuisine from various locations will be served. Visit govillagesquare.com.

The Diamonds plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 29 and 30 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 concert featuring the I Capricci Trio with Tamara Kezerov on piano, Carlene San-Filipo on violin and Elena Kapustina playing cello is slated for 3 p.m. March 30 at Mountain View Presbyterian Church, 8601 Del Webb Blvd. Admission is free with a goodwill offering to be taken. Call 702-341-7800.

The Wisdom Of The Ages, a devotional, is planned for 3 p.m. March 30 at Las Vegas Baha’i Center, 7035 W. Oakey Blvd. It will be followed by fellowship and light refreshments. Call 702-838-9191.

Signature Productions plans to present “Les Miserables” March 31-April 26 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Shows are set for 7:30 p.m. nightly except Tuesdays and Sundays, along with two matinee shows at 2 p.m. April 12 and 26. Tickets are $30 for adults and $28 for seniors and students. Visit signatureproductions.net or by call 702-878-7529.

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. Contestants 18 or older must sign up in advance at desertproductionslv.com. Applications will be accepted through April 8. The final showdown is set for May 6, when 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.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Diaz Mackie and guest Cody Morley are slated for March 27. Helen Hong and guest Chad Shapiro are slated for April 3. Darren Moore and guest Jeffrey Peterson are slated for April 10. Laura Hayden and guest Matt Baca are slated for April 17. Phil Johnson and guest Matt Gubser are slated for April 24. 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. The Dummkopfs are set for 3 to 6 p.m. March 27. The NiteKings are scheduled for March 28 and 29. Wes Winters is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Mark O’Toole from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. 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. Refill is scheduled for March 28 and 29. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. More & Gendel is set for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. March 28 and 29. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

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.

An art exhibit, “Fusionaroma,” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari is set for April 3 through June 21 during regular hours at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. “Fusionaroma” indicates the fusion of different art styles. The exhibiting artists combine painting with poetry in this modern display of abstract, conceptual work with a distinct cultural flavor. Visit lvccld.org.

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. The exhibit explores surrealist landscapes, still life and sculptures in a variety of mediums. Call 702-507-3860.

The exhibit “In Perfect Harmony” by Maria Arango Diener is scheduled during regular library hours through May 4 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibit is a collaborative series of woodcut puzzle prints. Call 702-507-3630.

WORTH A DRIVE

As part of the Russell Frank Astronomy Lecture Series, “Exploding Stars!” presented by professor Lars Bildsten of the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 25 at the Robert L. Bigelow Physics Building at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

The Nicholas J. Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., is set to host an informal dance concert at 1 p.m. March 26. Admission is free. Call 702-651-5483.

Theater students at Bonanza High School, 6665 Del Rey Ave., are set to perform “Little Shop of Horrors” at 6 p.m. March 26-28. Tickets are $7. For more information or to purchase tickets, call Sessa at 702-799-6699, ext. 4097, or visit showtix4u.com.

The musical “Songs for a New World” is scheduled at 8 p.m. March 27-29 and April 3-5 and at 2 p.m. March 30 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $24. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Brookings Mountain West is set to present “Strategic Reassurance and Resolve: U.S.-China Relations in the Twenty-First Century,” a talk by Michael O’Hanlon, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. March 26 at Greenspun Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

“The All of Me Tour: Intimate, Acoustic and Stripped Down” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 27 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29-$110. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

An organ concert by Pamela Decker of the University of Arizona, Tucson, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 28 at Dr. Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

“The Spring Dance Concert: In Flow” is scheduled from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. March 28 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10-$18, and discounts are available for seniors, military personnel, UNLV faculty and staff members and students. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

The annual Spring Plant Sale and Day With the Experts is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 29 and 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

A contra dance presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers for participants 8 or older is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. March 29 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A group lesson is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for members, students and military personnel or $3 for attendees 15 or younger. Visit lasvegascountrydance.org or call 702-656-9513.

The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, is scheduled to present “La Abuelita de Batman” (Batman’s Grandma), at 7 p.m. March 29. The show by Alejandro Licona consists of five short plays that take place in Mexico City in the 1980s. Tickets cost $12 in advance or $15 the day of the show. Call 702-455-7340.

Doc Severinsen and his big band are scheduled to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25-$125. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

The Motherfuppets are scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. March 29 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live gypsy swing performed by the Hot Club of San Francisco, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. March 29 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The films “The Cameraman’s Revenge” and “The Mascot” are set to be screened. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.

The Las Vegas Valley Humane Society plans the 18th annual Wag-A-Tail Walk-A-Thon from 8 to 11:30 a.m. March 30 at Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive. The event is set to offer a 1-mile and a 2-mile walk, contests, food and prizes. Registration costs $30 for adults and $15 for students with student ID. Children 11 or younger are admitted free. Dogs must be at least 4 months old, vaccinated, spayed or neutered and on leashes at all times. Visit lvvhumane.org/events.php.

Performances of “Men in Suits” are scheduled through March 30 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15. Visit poorrichardsplayers.com.

Performances of “True West” are scheduled through March 30 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances times are 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

Bank of America customers are scheduled to receive free entry to the Discovery Children’s Museum, Las Vegas Natural History Museum or Springs Preserve on April 5 and 6. The event is held through the bank’s Museums on Us program, which allows Bank of America customers free access to select museums on the first weekend of every month. Participants must show their U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card to receive free admission. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.

In celebration of Women’s History Month in March, the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North, is revising its regular tours to include facts about the valley’s notable and influential women. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.

“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 through April 15 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave. To register for tours, call 702-507-3760.

“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

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 Las Vegas Shakespeare Company is scheduled to present “Willy Wonka” at 7:30 p.m. April 4, 5, 11 and 12 and at 4 p.m. April 6 and 13 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets cost $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.

The Sun City Summerlin Art Club plans its fine art juried show, Art From The Heart of Sun City Summerlin, for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 5 and 6 at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd. The show will highlight the talent of its members. Miniatures will be a new feature. An awards ceremony is set for 11 a.m. April 5. Some pieces will be available for purchase. A raffle for one of the art teachers’ paintings is planned. Visit suncity-summerlin.com.

The Las Vegas Astronomical Society plans to present a multimedia presentation of the topic of the day at 6 p.m. April 5 at the Red Rock Canyon Conservation Area Visitor Center, 1000 Scenic Loop Drive. Viewing of the night sky will immediately follow. The gate will close at 8 p.m. The event is open to all ages. No registration is required. Call 702-515-5367.

Gary Lewis and the Playboys are set to perform at 7:30 p.m. April 5 and 6 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

The Grand Ballroom at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., is set to host the resort’s premier entertainers: John Acosta’s Vegas Bee Gees are scheduled for 4 p.m. April 12, and The BusBoys with special guest Otis Day are set for 8 p.m. April 12 and 4 p.m. April 13. Tickets are $15 plus tax and are available at the casino cage.

Brandon Bennett plans to perform his “Elvis My Way” show at 7:30 p.m. April 12 and 13 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

The Gateway Arts Foundation and the Na Hula Hali’a Aloha Cultural Preservation & Friends have slated “Na Mea Hawaii — The Hula Show” for 2 p.m. April 13 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. Show tickets may be purchased at Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Ticket prices includes Live Entertainment Tax. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Credit cards are not accepted. For up-to-date information on Starbright Theatre shows, call 702-240-1301.

Mistinguett Productions plans to present Stevaughn Freschette in “Prince of Romance” at 7 p.m. April 19 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Show tickets may be purchased at Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Ticket prices includes Live Entertainment Tax. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Credit cards are not accepted. For up-to-date information on Starbright Theatre shows, call 702-240-1301.

The Silvertones plan to perform “We Feel a Song Coming’ On” at 7 p.m. April 26 and 2 p.m. April 27 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call 702-256-6220, or 702-838-2908 or 702-254-3427.

Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., announces the return of its Sandbar Summer Concert Series at the Sandbar poolside venue. The outdoor concert series is slated to run May 3 through Aug. 1. Doors for all shows are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. The schedule includes:

Lifehouse, May 3, $39 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $79 plus tax and fees for reserved seating.

Kansas, May 17, $39 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $69 plus tax and fees for reserved seating.

The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s, Aug. 1, $69 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $129 plus tax and fees for reserved seating.

Tickets for all shows can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

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.

Mistinguett Productions plans to present “The Phat Pack The Best of Broadway” at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Show tickets may be purchased at Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Ticket prices includes Live Entertainment Tax. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Credit cards are not accepted. For up-to-date information on Starbright Theatre shows, call 702-240-1301.

The Gateway Arts Foundation plans to present Alex Clements at 1:30 p.m. May 18 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. Show tickets may be purchased at Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Ticket prices includes Live Entertainment Tax. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Credit cards are not accepted. For up-to-date information on Starbright Theatre shows, call 702-240-1301.

“Thank You for the Music — A Modern Tribute to ABBA” is scheduled for 7 p.m. May 31 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Show tickets may be purchased at Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle Community Centers. Ticket prices includes Live Entertainment Tax. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). Credit cards are not accepted. For up-to-date information on Starbright Theatre shows, call 702-240-1301.

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 or call 702-636-7075.

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 or call 702-797-7777.

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 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. Nick Mattera is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays (dark March 22) and Rick Duarte from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays. Visit redrock.sclv.com or call 702-797-7777

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 or call 702-797-7777.

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. Visit redrock.sclv.com or call 702-797-7777.

The Dirty are scheduled to perform the second Thursday of each month in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 8 p.m. The show is for guests 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com or call 702-797-7777.

Ashley Red plans to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com or 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 or call 702-797-7777.

 

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