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The Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to host its annual open house from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Nevada Ballet Theatre, 1651 Inner Circle Drive. The event will kick off the new season of classes, scheduled to begin Aug. 26. Attendees can view live performances, participate in free 10-minute “mini classes,” meet the academy’s new co-directors, Monique Meunier and Nilas Martins, register for classes and experience fun and interactive exhibits. Call 702-243-2623 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free line dance lessons are slated from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursdays at Rocks Lounge in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. The instructor is Marilyn Gray. Beginners and advanced dancers are welcome. Call 702-797-7777.
Join local Las Vegas nannies from Nannies & Housekeepers U.S.A. as they host a story reading and sing-a-long event at Charming Charlie inside Charlie Girl at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 11 a.m. Aug. 22. Young children and families are welcome. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Nashville Unplugged plans to present Victoria Shaw at 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is $5 at the door. Guests must be 21 or older.
Broadway Bound and Studio One’s Summerlin Dance Academy plan to present “Hello, Dolly!” at 7 p.m. through Aug. 24, with a 1 p.m. matinee set for Aug. 24 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $15 at broadwayboundlv.com.
Paul Reiser is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24-25 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The IV Tenors are slated to perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 24 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 group is also slated to perform at 3 p.m. Aug. 25 at Sun City Anthem’s Freedom Hall Theatre, 1815 Hovenweep St. Tickets are $18. Call 702-614-5800.
Summer Movie Camp is set for 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays at Red Rock Lanes inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. “Diary of a Wimpy Kid” is scheduled for Aug. 21. The cost is $15 and includes two hours of bowling, rental shoes and a lunch of a hot dog, chips and a soda. All the while, favorite movies will be shown on the screens throughout the lanes. Participation is limited to those 18 or younger. Call 702-797-7467.
The Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present free live entertainment in Addison’s Lounge at 8 p.m. in August, unless otherwise noted. The schedule is: In A Fect, Aug. 23-24; and Fast Company, Aug. 30-31. Mark O’Toole is slated from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 702-507-5900.
J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., features live music at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. The schedule is: Finnegan’s Wake, Aug. 23-24; and Roxy Gunn, Aug. 30-31. Call 702-869-7725.
The Round Bar in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present free live entertainment in August. The schedule is: More & Gendel, 6:30 p.m., and DnD Project, 11 p.m., Aug. 23-24; and Toto & Laura, 6:30 p.m., and DnD Project, 11 p.m., Aug. 30-31. Mark B is set for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.
The Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to offer free entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays unless otherwise. The schedule includes Next Movement, Aug. 23. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
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HealthCare Partners Nevada and Humana are sponsoring 6,000 free tickets for a Beach Boys concert and Fun After 55 Good Vibrations Expo set for Sept. 2 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit any of HealthCare Partners’ primary care or cardiology clinics in Southern Nevada or Humana’s two guidance centers (8975 W. Charleston Blvd. in Summerlin or 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson) to pick up free tickets.
The Jigglewatts Burlesque Revue is scheduled at 8:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
A blues performance by Buddy Guy, with special guest Quinn Sullivan, is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29 to $89. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
“Billy Stritch sings the Mel Torme Songbook,” a tribute to the legendary jazz singer and composer, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $39 to $45. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
The Love & Art Benefit fundraiser for Off-Strip Productions’ upcoming season is scheduled at 7 p.m. Aug. 23 at The Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. The benefit is set to include a cocktail hour and a silent auction at 7 p.m. and a cabaret featuring local performers at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
The play “The Glass Mendacity” by Maureen Morley and Tom Willworth is set to be performed at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, on select dates between Aug. 24 and Sept. 9. Tickets start at $13. Visit lvlt.org.
The Village at Lake Las Vegas plans to host Saturday Night Jazz on the Lake through the summer. Concerts are scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. The schedule includes Anthony James Baker, Aug. 24, and Rocky Gordon, Aug. 31. Call 702-289-7007.
Learn more about the American Civil War during a living history program featuring information on uniforms, weapons, food and more from 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Green Valley Library, 2797 N. Green Valley Parkway. To register, visit mypubliclibrary.org or call 702-207-4261.
The Lin Hong Li Chinese Ensemble is scheduled to perform Chinese folk music and contemporary pop songs on traditional Chinese instruments at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Admission is free. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Juggler Nino Frediani has organized a group of performers 60 or older to present an afternoon of magic and cabaret scheduled at 4 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $20. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
Weekend science classes are scheduled at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturdays and at 1 p.m. Sundays at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Unmeltable Ice Cubes is scheduled Aug. 24 and 25, and Soap Souffle is scheduled Aug. 31 and Sept. 1. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.
Jazzin’ Jeanne Brei & The Speakeasy Swingers are set to perform at 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road, as part of the library’s summer concert series. Visit jazzinwithjeanne.com or call the library at 702-507-3400.
John Windsor is set to perform pop and Irish folk music at 8:45 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Rí Rá Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit rira.com/lasvegas or call 702-632-7771.
The Centennial Hills Library plans to host Craig Butelo’s exhibit “Stratosphere Streaks” from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Sept. 8 in the library’s gallery exhibit, 6711 N. Buffalo Drive. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-6100.
“The D*Word –– A Musical” is offering a locals’ discount through Labor Day weekend. Locals can purchase two tickets for the price of one by presenting a Nevada ID at the LVH box office, 3000 Paradise Road, or using the code “Opening” at the dwordmusical.com.
The Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, 6725 Lee Canyon Road, has reopened and is scheduled to operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays through Sundays until Sept. 2. Free lawn games, hiking and mountain biking are available. Chairlift rides are $10, and disc golf is $17. For the remainder of the season, the resort plans to donate 20 percent of ticket sales from chairlift rides to the Mount Charleston Volunteer Fire Department. Camping also is available. Visit skilasvegas.com.
Tickets are available for the 2013 season of Super Summer Theatre, set at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, roughly 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway on Charleston Boulevard/state Route 159. Advance tickets are $12 plus a handling charge. Children 5 or younger are admitted free. Season-opener shows may have lower-priced tickets. The lineup includes “Legally Blonde the Musical,” through Aug. 24, and “The Producers,” Sept. 5-21. Call 702-594-7529 or visit supersummertheatre.org.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Las Vegas announced extended Friday and Saturday hours until 10 p.m. through Aug. 23, and a new Dive ‘n’ Movies program that will feature an outdoor family movie by the wave pool on select Fridays through Aug. 23. All movies are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m. “Rise of the Guardians” is scheduled for Aug. 23. Wet ‘n’ Wild offers a Twilight Ticket for $25, available to purchase at 5 p.m. or later on Friday or Saturday. Visit wetnwildlasvegas.com.
Ballroom dancing is planned Tuesdays from 3 to 5:30 p.m. and Fridays from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 401 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.
Weekly children’s events at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., will include story time, scheduled from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays at the activities center and toddler time for children 5 or younger, scheduled for 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the library. The cost is included with general admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s sustainable farmers market is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.
Three sea-based traveling exhibits are set to be on display through August at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. “Sea Monsters” explores scary characteristics of undersea dwellers; “Discovery Reef” looks at the interconnection of coral reefs; and “Sanctuary Reef” features a replica of a coral reef in the Florida Keys and discusses the human impact on it. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, seniors and military personnel, $5 for children 3 to 11 and free for children 2 or younger. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.
Retired art educator and Summerlin resident Richard D. Ramsdell visited the construction site of Clark County Firehouse No. 107 and was inspired by the heavy equipment parked onsite. His series of paintings based on the experience, titled “The Talking Machines,” is scheduled to be on display through Sept. 24 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit lvccld.org.
An artist reception for “All About Clay” by the Nevada Clay Guild is planned for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibit is set to be on display Aug. 29-Oct. 20 during regular library hours. Call 702-507-3630.
Lee Canyon Mountain Fest is planned for Aug. 31 at the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, 6725 Lee Canyon Road. Live music, a beer garden, whiskey tasting, horseshoe competition and barbecue are planned. The cost is $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. Paid entry includes two beer garden tasting tickets for those 21 or older. Visit skilasvegas.com.
Free guitar classes are scheduled for noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays of each month through the end of the year at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The next session is set for Sept. 1, 8 and 15. Arrive at 11:45 a.m. with a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-533-3611.
“Cruisin’ Classics — A Night at the Diner” is planned for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 30 and Sept. 1 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
The Las Vegas Harvest Festival’s Art and Craft Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6-7 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Crafts are to include woodcarvings, jewelry, pottery, clothing, toys, paintings, food and more. General admission tickets are $9, but attendees who bring in a can of food, baby food, formula or paper products will receive $2. Senior tickets are $7, and children 13-17 are $4. Children younger than 12 are free. Tickets are good for the entire weekend. Donations go to Safe Nest. Visit harvestfestival.com.
American Trilogy is planned for 7 p.m. Sept. 7 and 3 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $17 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $25 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
A reception for the Nevada Camera Club Members Show is scheduled for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The juried show is scheduled to be on display Sept. 12-Nov. 12 during regular library hours. Call 702-507- 3710.
TOTO is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 at the Sandbar outdoor poolside venue at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $39 plus tax and applicable fees for standing room only and $59 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, by visiting sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com. For more information, visit totoofficial.com.
“Fire & Rain – The James Taylor Experience” is set for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 14 and 15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Broadway and Beyond is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sept.15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for residents and $15 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.
Patty Ascher plans to perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Visit mistinguettshowgirls.com.
The Silver Statesmen barbershop chorus and its quartets plan to present “Celebrate Harmony” in honor of the 75th anniversary of the group’s parent organization, the Barbershop Harmony Society, at 2 p.m. Oct. 5 at Desert Spring United Methodist Church, 120 N. Pavilion Center Drive, for $15. Visit silverstatesmenbarbershopchorus.com.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “A Choreographers’ Showcase” in collaboration with Cirque du Soleil at 1 p.m. Oct. 6 and 1 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Mystère Theatre at Treasure Island, 3300 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Call 702-894-7722.
Darius Rucker is set to perform at 8 p.m. Oct. 11 at Red Rock Resort’s Sandbar, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m., and guests under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $49 plus tax and applicable fees for standing room only and $89 plus tax and applicable fees for reserved seating. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or through Ticketmaster at ticketmaster.com or 800-745-3000.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to perform “Swan Lake Act II” and “Sleeping Beauty Act III (Aurora’s Wedding)” in “A Tribute to Tchaikovsky” at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 and 2 at Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Call 702-749-2000.
Karate Karaoke is planned from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursdays in July at the Suncoast Fan Sports Bar, 9090 Alta Drive. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Line dance lessons are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit sclv.com.
Next Movement is booked from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays in June and July at the Suncoast Showroom Lounge, 9090 Alta Drive. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
Live complimentary music is scheduled at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at The Market LV hosts live music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Pizza Lounge is from 7 to 10 p.m. Mondays, and BRIO Tuscan Grille is scheduled from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays on the patio. 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 2 to 6 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 lasvegasfarmers market.com or call 702-562-2676.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Rick Duarte is scheduled to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Tim Catching is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays, and Dave Ritz is slated from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Arrow Arts is scheduled from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, Rick Duarte is set to perform from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays, and Daniel Park is set to perform from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Nashville Unplugged, featuring top country music songwriters, is scheduled for 8 p.m. Fridays in the Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform 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.
The Peelers are scheduled to perform Saturdays except for Aug. 17 for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Ashley Red is scheduled for Aug. 17. Visit redrock.sclv.com.