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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.
“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 Jewish Renaissance Fair is set from 4 to 7 p.m. Sept. 1 on the main stage of Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. The fair is a collaborative effort of all the Chabad centers in Las Vegas to celebrate the Jewish New Year. Each center plans to sponsor gifts and activities centered on the new year, with the theme “Sweet Beginnings, New Beginnings.” A sofer (scribe) will offer a demonstration on how a shofar is made. Live music will be provided by Ariel Louk from Los Angeles. A caricature artist and Charlie the Clown making balloon creations are also planned, along with an assortment of kosher foods. Visit tivolivillagelv.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 sessions are 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.
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.
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. Fast Company is scheduled for Aug. 30-31. Mark O’Toole is slated from 6 to 10 p.m. Aug. 28. 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. Roxy Gunn is scheduled for 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. Toto & Laura is set for 6:30 p.m. and DnD Project for 11 p.m. Aug. 30-31. Mark B is set for 7 p.m. Aug. 29. Call 702-507-5900.
The Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to offer free entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays unless otherwise noted. Visit suncoastcasino.com.
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The Winchester Star Catchers dance group plans to take its audience on a trip through the world of film, featuring choreography to music from favorite movies, during a recital scheduled for 6 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Winchester Cultural Center Theater, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $7. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.
Performances of “A Streetcar Named Desire” are scheduled at 8 p.m. Aug. 30-31 and Sept. 6-7 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 1 and 8 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
The monthly Balloon Master variety show is scheduled at 10 p.m. Aug. 30 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
Events showcasing Mata Ortiz pottery, and wood, textile and metal arts are scheduled Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Activities are set to include sales of pottery, daily screenings of “The Renaissance of Mata Ortiz” at 4 p.m. in the Big Springs Theater, a presentation on Oaxacan folk art traditions at noon Aug. 31 in the Big Springs Theater, a Jan Diers jewelry presentation at noon Sept. 1 in the Big Springs Theater and a children’s pot painting session at 2 p.m. Sept. 2. Events are free with paid admission, which for Nevada residents ranges from $4.95 for children to $9.95 for adults. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
Rocky Gordon is scheduled to perform at the Village at Lake Las Vegas’ Saturday Night Jazz on the Lake series from 7 to 10 p.m. Aug. 31. The concert schedule also includes Tommy Thompson, Sept. 7; Everette B. Walters, Sept. 14; Lee Anduze, Sept. 21; and Anthony James Baker, Sept. 28. Call 702-289-7007.
The Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada plans its World of Girls Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 31 at the Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The venue is set to be divided into worlds, such as Healthy Living World, Environmental World and Financial Literacy World. Vendor booths and speakers are also planned. Admission is free and open to all. Visit girlscoutsnv.org.
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 a 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.
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 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.
“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.
Local food critics and co-authors of “Eating Las Vegas,” Al Mancini, John Curtas and Max Jacobson, have agreed to let Las Vegas chefs they have critiqued or ignored over the years roast them for a cause at an event benefiting Three Square food bank from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 3 at Three Square, 4220 N. Pecos Road. Tickets are $25. Visit threesquare.org or call 702-644-3663.
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 through Sept. 9. Tickets start at $13. Visit lvlt.org.
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. “The Producers” is scheduled for Sept. 5-21. Call 702-594-7529 or visit supersummertheatre.org.
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, 451 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.
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.
A Brazilian Outdoor Festival is planned from 2 to 10 p.m. Sept. 8 at Via Brasil Steakhouse, 1225 S. Fort Apache Road. The event will take place in the parking lot and is set to feature a celebration of Brazilian Independence Day with live bands, Samba dancers, fire performers, Capoeira performers, children’s entertainment, shopping and Brazilian food, beverages and cocktails. Advance tickets are $5. Visit viabrasilsteakhouse.com/brazilianoutdoorfestival.html or call 702-804-1400.
Comedian Gabe Kaplan plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7-8 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.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.
Bruce Bruce plans to perform his comedy act at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27-28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
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 Mystere 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 Summerlin Art Festival is planned for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 12-13 at Summerlin Centre Community Park, 1800 S. Town Center Drive. Music, food and entertainment are planned, with more than 100 fine artists and crafts people set to be featured. Sidewalk chalk art will be created by participants of all ages and skill levels. Visit summerlin.com/art-festival/events.
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.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 14-22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave.
Tickets start at $42. Call 702-749-2000.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9-10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets go on sale Dec. 14.
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 for guests 21 or older in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Visit redrock.sclv.com.