IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The LEGO Club for children 5 to 11 plans to meet at 4 p.m. Jan. 7, 14 and 21 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Build creations based on the day’s theme. Call 702-507-3710. The LEGO Club at Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, is for children 6 to 11 and also plans to meet at 4:30 p.m. Jan. 7. Call 702-507-3860.
The Lunchtime Movie Matinee series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to screen “Cats & Dogs” at noon Jan. 8. Bring a picnic or snack. Call 702-507-3863.
Part 1 of the Teen TechArt Studio series is set for 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The three-part workshop teaches teens about digital video production, editing, music and storyboarding. The workshop is free, but registration is required. Call 702-507-3644 or visit the Children’s Services Desk. The remaining sessions are set for Jan. 16 and 25.
The 2014 Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival is planned to start at 7 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Adelson Educational Campus, 9700 Hillpointe Road. It runs through Jan. 26. Tickets are $10 to $50. Call 702-239-2277.
The Atlanta Rhythm Section is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11-12 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or by visiting suncoastcasino.com.
The Speeding Theatre — Over 55 group plans to perform “The Last Act Is A Solo” at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 at Hattie’s House, 9109 Lazy Hill Circle. Tickets are $15. For reservations, call Camille Duskin at 702-255-0695 or visit gatewayartsfoundation.org.
“A Love Story” is planned for 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Visit tinyurl.com/klaxelu or call 702-240-1301.
The Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild is set to pay tribute to Norma June Bramble with a special memorial from 2 to 4 p.m. Jan. 12 at The Summit in the Pinnacle Community Center, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $60. Call 702-767-9204.
Free guitar classes are back on the schedule for noon to 1 p.m. the first three Sundays in January at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The next sessions are slated for Jan. 12 and 19. Bring a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-507-3631.
The Zemskov Dance Academy Dance Concert is set for 2 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 702-624-8637.
The Nevada Watercolor Society plans to host its Fall Membership Show through Jan. 14 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The juried exhibition is set to feature original watercolors created in the past year and not shown before this exhibit. Call 702-507-3630.
“Canon 21,” a photography exhibit by Jose Bellver, is scheduled to run during regular library hours through Jan. 21 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The exhibition features new work on canvas from the artist’s Geometric Series. This will be the first exhibition in The Studio. Call 702-507-3630.
The exhibit “Historic Rhode Island” by Leonard G. Iannacone is set during regular library hours through Jan. 21 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibition will feature paintings focusing on historic Rhode Island. Call 702-507-3710.
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. Call 702-507-3860.
WORTH A DRIVE
Performances of “Mamma Mia!” are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 7-12 and 2:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $26 to $129. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
An Ethnic Express International Folkdancing Club event for aparticipants 8 or older is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Jan. 8 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is $4. The dances are scheduled every Wednesday. Visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org or call 702-732-4871.
The Zelzah Shrine Circus is set to perform Jan. 9-12 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $18. Visit orleanscasino.com/entertain.
Scottish country dancing for participants 13 or older is scheduled for 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is $5. The dances are scheduled every Thursday and are presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers. Visit lasvegascountrydance.org or call 702-656-9513.
The Las Vegas Little Theatre is set to show “Barefoot in the Park” Jan. 10-26 on the Mainstage, 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.
A classical music concert by the Las Vegas Wind Quintet is scheduled at 2 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-6383.
A ballroom dance is scheduled from 7 to 10:30 p.m. Jan. 11 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Admission is $10 or $5 for military personnel or students ages 13-25. The event is presented by USA Dance Las Vegas Chapter 4038. Visit usadancelasvegas.org or call 702-260-0772.
First Ladies First, a conversation with former Nevada first ladies Kathryn List, Bonnie Bryan, Sandy Miller, Dema Guinn and Dawn Gibbons, is scheduled from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 11 in the Augustus Ballroom of Caesars Palace, 3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Current first lady Kathleen Sandoval is set to introduce the former first ladies, and Channel 8’s Paula Francis is set to moderate. Tea and light refreshments are set to be served. For more information and free tickets, visit nevadawomensvirtualcenter.org or call Marlene Adrian at 702-655-2146.
“Nevada Reflections: The Silver State in Black & White,” a photo exhibition featuring landscape photography by Cody Brothers, is set to be on display from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily through Jan. 20 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The event is free with paid admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
The College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., plans to present its annual Juried Student Exhibition through Jan. 24. The exhibition is set to feature student artwork made in connection with the CSN Fine Arts Department, art and art history courses with media including drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, ceramics, jewelry and design. The exhibit is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Call 702-651-4146.
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.
“Reflections of the Ebony Guys, Dolls & Techs,” a selection of historical photos of black chorus line performers and behind-the-scenes workers, is set to be on display during regular business hours through Jan. 25 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-4800.
“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.
An artist reception for the exhibit “Puertas Y Ventanas” by artist Roberto Rico is scheduled for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 16 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. The exhibit is set to run during regular library hours Jan. 16 through March 11. Call 702-507-3630.
Faith Lutheran Theatre Company’s International Thespian Society plans to perform “The Drowsy Chaperone” Jan. 17-26 at the Performing Arts Center at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Performances are slated for 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, with 4 p.m. matinees on Sundays. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at faiththeatrecompany.com.
The Great Safari Show Live Kids Theatre Show is set for 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17 at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. For ticket information, call 702-732-7967.
Tom Cotter plans to perform stand-up comedy at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18-19 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees. Visit any Boyd Gaming box office or suncoastcasino.com, or call 702-636-7075.
An artist reception for the exhibit “Drawing with Paint” by artist Elizabeth Casper is planned for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibit explores Casper’s recent works in an Impressionist style, including children, landscapes and animals. The exhibit is set to run during regular library hours Jan. 23-April 1. Call 702-507-3710.
Vicki Lawrence plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25-26 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming box office, by calling 702-636-7075 or by visiting suncoastcasino.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.
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 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit 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, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.
Jeremy James is set to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Wednesdays at Onyx Bar inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Dave Ritz is slated to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays 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.
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 7 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.
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.