IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Hispanic Heritage Storytime Fiesta is planned for 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The event is geared toward children 5 to 11 and will include bilingual stories, songs and crafts. Visit lvccld.org.
KMXB Mix 94.1 is set to host the 17th annual Bite of Las Vegas from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. The event is set to offer food samples from restaurants throughout the valley and live music from Walk Off the Earth, Parachute, Plain White T’s, Matt Nathanson, Better than Ezra, One Republic and Goo Goo Dolls. The cast of “Purple Reign: The Prince Tribute Show,” is also scheduled to make a special appearance. General admission can be bought for $20 through Sept. 27 at biteoflasvegas.eventbrite.com. Tickets at the door are $25. Children 6 or younger will be admitted free. Each person is allowed to bring one blanket and one bottle of unopened water inside the event.
Elvis Monroe is set to perform at 10 p.m. Sept. 28 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit redrock.sclv.com.
Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature Bridgette Tatum at 8 p.m. Sept. 27 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston. Blvd. Admission is $5. Visit sclv.com.
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.
A World Wide Day of Play is scheduled for 9 to 11 a.m. Sept. 28 at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. The event is in celebration of the 10th annual Nickelodeon’s Worldwide Day of Play throughout the country in an effort to get kids active. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free Movie Nights in the Park at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays in September in the event area next to the new children’s play area. Free popcorn is planned. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or chair. Pets are allowed. “Parent Trap” is scheduled for Sept. 28. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.
The “All About Clay” exhibit by the Nevada Clay Guild is set to be on display through Oct. 20 during regular library hours at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Call 702-507-3630.
The Nevada Camera Club Members Show is scheduled during regular library hours at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, through Nov. 12. Call 702-507- 3710.
WORTH A DRIVE
A performance of “Icons: The Lesbian and Gay History of the World, Vol. 4” is scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Sept. 24 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The one-man show features Jade Esteban portraying Plato, Virginia Woolf, Freddie Mercury and others. The event is part of The Centerpiece, a queer arts and culture series. The event may include adult language and themes. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.
As part of the Symphony Park lecture series, a panel discussion focusing on downtown living, is scheduled from 6 to 7 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Flo Rogers, president and general manager of Nevada Public Radio, is set to moderate the panel of downtown residents. A wine reception is scheduled from 5 to 6 p.m. Visit symphonypark.com or contact email@example.com.
The SuperRun Classic Car Show is slated to kick off from noon to 8 p.m. Sept. 26 at the Fiesta Henderson, 777 W. Lake Mead Parkway, and continue from noon to 9 p.m. Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 29 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. Visit hendersonlive.com.
The fourth annual Asian Harvest Moon Festival is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Expect cultural demonstrations, food, crafts and live entertainment, including performances by the Lohan School of Shaolin, Las Vegas Kaminari Taiko and Korabo Taiko, and Nani Ola Hawaiian Dance Company. Admission to the festival is free with paid local general admission to the Springs Preserve, which is $9.95 for adults and $4.95 for children. Visit springspreserve.org.
Contra dancing is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 28 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 students, military personnel and members of the Southern Nevada Old-Time Contra Dancers and $3 for participants 16 or younger.Visit lasvegascountrydance.org or call 702-656-9513.
The Vegas Valley Poetry Celebration, a pre-Vegas Valley Book Festival event, is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Gretchen Henderson is set to headline. The event is free. Visit vegasvalleybookfestival.org, artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-3515.
Rediscover Downtown Day is scheduled Sept. 28 and is set to include a happy hour bus tour, a Kid Rock concert at the Fremont Street Experience and special offers, incentives, tastings and events at downtown galleries, boutiques, bars, restaurants and other venues. The event, put on by the Downtown Las Vegas Alliance, is aimed at encouraging locals to rediscover and explore downtown. Visit downtownlasvegasalliance.org.
The second annual Healthy Kids Festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 28 at Paradise Park, 4775 McLeod Drive. The fair will focus on ways to help children become healthy through interactive activities and diets. Performances by local musicians are planned, along with dance instructors teaching children Zumba, hip-hop, country and salsa. Admission is free. Visit tinyurl.com/mzjwjzo.
Performances of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson are scheduled at 8 p.m. Sept. 26-28 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702 732-7225.
The play “Amateurs” by Tom Griffin is set to perform at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, on select datesthrough Sept. 29. Tickets start at $21. Visit lvlt.org.
Sunny 106.5 plans to host an ice cream social from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29 at Promenade Park, 7195 Egan Crest Drive. The fourth annual Providence-based event is to feature ice cream-eating contests, face painting, balloon animals and a petting zoo. Attendees are encouraged to bring new or gently used books for area literacy awareness nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada. Call 702-216-2020.
The exhibit “Flores para el Día de los Muertos (Flowers for the Day of the Dead)” is set to feature work by local Hispanic-American artists exploring flowers and other objects as part of the annual Day of the Dead celebration. The exhibit is scheduled at Chamber Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 7. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
“Sculptural Patterns: Life, Nature, and Reflections from the World We Live In,” featuring work by Bobbie Ann Howell, is scheduled at the Grand Gallery at Las Vegas City Hall, 495 S. Main St., through Nov. 14. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
Left of Center Art Gallery is set to host “Perceptions in Translation” through Nov. 23 at 2207 W. Gowan Road. The art installations from “three unique artists with similar ethnic backgrounds” will be open to the public from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays. Call gallery director Marylou Evans at 702-647-7378.
The Children’s Book Illustrators Exhibit is scheduled through Nov. 30 in the Mayors Gallery of the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. 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.
Four congregations plan to host a multicultural festival at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 4601 W. Lake Mead Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 12. A yard sale and craft fair are planned. Congregations from First Thai-Lao Presbyterian Church, Taiwanese-American Presbyterian Church of Las Vegas, First Filipino American Presbyterian Church of Southern Nevada and Westminster plan to sell favorite foods associated with their ethnicities. Entertainment will consist of music and dance beginning at 11 a.m. Call 702-648-8437.
The annual Woodturners exhibition is set to run Oct. 3 through Dec. 8 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. An artist reception is planned for 5 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 3.
View the outstanding craftsmanship and skill of the association’s members, including lathe-turned wood, wood vessels, wood boxes with inlay and other creations. Visit lvccld.org.
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.
“American Idol” finalist Casey Abrams plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-6 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
A Taste of Shakespeare in Summerlin is slated from noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 5 at The Hills Park, 9110 Hillpointe Road. Join Mayor Pro Tem Stavros Anthony, Councilman Bob Beers and the Summerlin Council for eight scenes from some of Shakespeare’s best-known plays, as well as face painting and other family-friendly activities. Scenes start every half-hour. Admission is free, and food is set to be available for purchase. A second stage will host “Shakespeareoke” and at least one scene conducted predominantly in French. Expect photo opportunities with costumed performers after the plays. Call 702-229-6405.
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.
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 Oct. 6, 13 and 20. Arrive at 11:45 a.m. with a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-533-3611.
Bank of America is offering free museum access through its Museums on Us program the first weekend of every month. Oct. 5-6, anyone with a U.S. Trust, Merrill Lynch or Bank of America debit or credit card can visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, the Las Vegas Natural History Museum or the Springs Preserve for free. Show your card at the ticket window. Visit museums.bankofamerica.com.
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.
Melissa Manchester is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and 13 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
Martin “Concert King of the Philippines” Nievera is set to perform 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19-20 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95. Calling 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
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.
Killer, Cash & King from Memphis to Nashville is slated for 3 p.m. Oct. 27 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 or visit killercashking.com.
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 Musicmakers chorale plans to perform “Sing Your Heart Out” at 7 p.m. Dec. 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $8. Call Bill Miench at 702-645-8534 or Megan Schnizlein at 702-750-8783.
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 School of Dance plans perform “The Nutcracker” Dec. 20-21 at Faith Lutheran Middle School and High School’s Performing Arts Center, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Call 702-248-1288 or visit nevadaschoolofdance.org.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9-10, 2014, at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are scheduled to go on sale Dec. 14. 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 Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present free live entertainment in Addison’s Lounge at 8 p.m. in September, unless otherwise noted. Klique Band is scheduled for Sept. 20-21 and J. White & Friends for Sept. 27-29. Wes Winters is scheduled for 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Mark O’Toole for 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. Celtic Rockers is scheduled for Sept. 20-21 and 3 Digit IQ for Sept. 27-28. Call 702-869-7725.
The Round Bar in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present free live entertainment in September. The schedule is: Sept. 20-21, Cool Change at 6:30 p.m. and More & Gendel at 11 p.m.; and Sept.27-29, More & Gendel at 6:30 p.m. and Sahnas Brothers at 10 p.m. Mark B is scheduled to perform at 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 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.
Nashville Unplugged, featuring hosts and singer/songwriters Brian McComas and Aaron Benward along with special guests, is set for Fridays at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 7 p.m., and the cover is $5. Guests must be 21 years or older. Call 702-797-7777.
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 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.
T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music several times a week. Dave Ritz is slated from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 14 and 2 to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25. Nieve Malandra is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26. Rick Duarte is scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Sept. 21 and 28. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777 or visit redrock.sclv.com.
The Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., hosts live music. Jeremy James is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 18 and 25. Rick Durate is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Sept. 19 and 26. Daniel Park is scheduled from 7 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777 or visit redrock.sclv.com.
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.