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Nashville Unplugged is scheduled to feature Ashley Gorley and Chris Destefano at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston. Blvd. Admission is $5. Ken Johnson is scheduled for Sept. 20 and Bridgette Tatum for Sept. 27. Visit sclv.com.
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.
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. The schedule includes: Sept. 7, “Goonies”; Sept. 14, “Daddy Daycare”; Sept. 21, “Madagascar”; and Sept. 28, “Parent Trap.”
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 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.
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. 8 and 15. Arrive at 11:45 a.m. with a playable guitar and a guitar pick. Call 702-533-3611.
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. Sidro’s Armada is scheduled for Sept. 6-7; Deja vu for Sept. 13-14; Klique Band 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. Rockin’ Mockers is scheduled for Sept. 6-7; Mullaney for Sept. 13-14; Celtic Rockers 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. 6, U4EA at 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete at 11 p.m.; Sept. 7, Cool Change at 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete at 11 p.m.; Sept. 13-14, More & Gendel at 6:30 p.m. and DnD Project at 11 p.m.; 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.
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.
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A belly dance class presented by the Shifting Sands Belly Dancing Guild is scheduled from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. The class is free. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-644-5255.
The Symphonic Rockshow featuring Brody Dolyniuk with Yellow Brick Road and a 25-piece orchestra is scheduled at 8 p.m. Sept. 6 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The group is set to perform rock anthems by groups such as Led Zeppelin, Queen and Pink Floyd. Tickets are $24 to $79. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
The Las Vegas Pride Festival is set to celebrate its 30th anniversary from noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. More than 100 exhibitors, stage performances, a food court and a family activity zone are planned. The Pride Night Parade is scheduled for Sept. 6, with pre-parade entertainment set for 7 to 8 p.m. at the Parade Main Stage at Fourth Street and Bridger Avenue. Visit lasvegaspride.org.
Clint Holmes is scheduled to perform at 8:30 p.m. Sept. 6-7 and 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $35 to $45. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Performances of “A Streetcar Named Desire” are scheduled at 8 p.m. Sept. 6-7 and at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.
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.
The city of Henderson is scheduled to host its Waterday Street Market from 5 to 10 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event is expected to include live entertainment, vendors and a beer garden. Admission is free. Visit waterdaystreetmarket.com.
The 19th annual Cruise & Vacation Show is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 7 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Travel representatives are to present the latest in travel trends. Exhibitors will include cruise lines, tour companies, tourist boards, hotels, resorts and other travel-related services. Destination presentations and lectures are scheduled throughout the day. Free entry tickets are available at all Prestige Travel offices. Call 702-248-1300.
The Village at Lake Las Vegas’ Saturday Night Jazz on the Lake series from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturdays. 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.
Palace Station is scheduled to host Mob-Con 2013 Sept. 7-8. The convention will have former mobsters, lawmen, crime writers and historians speaking about Las Vegas’ mob days. A cocktail party and daily raffles are also scheduled. Guests include Frank Cullotta, Tony Montana, Andrew DiDonato, Frank Calabrese Jr., Kenji Gallo, Dennis Arnoldy, Vito Colucci, Denny Griffin, Warren Hull, Gary Magnesen, Gary Jenkins, Ronald Fino, Cathy Scott and more. Registration starts at $195. Visit mob-con.net for more information or to register, visit mob-con.net.
The Las Vegas Reel Recovery Film Festival, featuring films that deal with addiction and recovery, is scheduled for Sept. 7 and 8 at the Philip J. Cohen Theater at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Highlights include screenings of the documentary “Bill W.,” which tells the story of the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, followed by a question-and-answer segment with filmmaker Dan Carracino and a 10th anniversary showing of “Owning Mahowney.” The film stars Philip Seymour Hoffman and is based on a true story about a bank manager with a gambling problem. It is set to be followed by a panel discussion about problem gambling. Tickets are $5 per day and can be purchased in advance at Foundation for Recovery locations at 3321 N. Buffalo Drive, Suite 225; and 2625 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite B. For more information or to reserve tickets, call 702-257-8199, ext. 902.
The Pam Tillis and Lorrie Morgan “Grits and Glamour” show is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 7 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $29 to $75. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.
Create a Change Now plans a Circus Garden Party fundraiser from 3 to 6 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Activities for all ages are planned, including jugglers, stilt walkers, face painting, balloon art, live music and educational components such as for planting vegetables and healthy cooking. Early-bird tickets are $65 for couples or $40 for individuals. Groups of four children are admitted free with the purchase of adult tickets. Create a Change Now works to fight childhood obesity. Visit createachangenow.org or call 702-300-7399.
The Spring Mountain Free Trappers plan an all-day black powder rifle and pistol shoot and knife and hawk competitions Sept. 7 and 8 at Carpenter Canyon Springs, 4 miles past Lovell Wash in the Spring Mountains. Visit smft.org or contact the group at 702-645-2658.
“Geographical Divides: Finding Common Ground,” an exhibition of collaborative work by eight artists from Southern Nevada and eight from Northern Nevada, is set to be on display through Sept. 9 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The work may be viewed by appointment and at an artist’s reception planned from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 5. Visit artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-1012.
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 season’s final show, “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.
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.
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.
Finis Henderson is set to perform at 8 p.m. Sept. 21 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. This is an all-ages show, but those under 21 must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets are $25. Visit sclv.com.
“Healing the World Together,” a photo and art exhibit, is planned for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 22 at 3rd Street Studio, 1400 S. Third St. Photos are from The Embracing Project, which seeks to curb juvenile delinquent behavior in America. Prints can be purchased. Admission is $10 and $5 for students. Proceeds will benefit the Temas Orphanage in Liberia, Africa, which enjoys a partnership with The Embracing Project. Visit theembracingproject.org.
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.
“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.
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.
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 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 are scheduled to go on sale Dec. 14.
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.
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 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.