The monthly First Friday downtown Arts District festival is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. Friday. Many area galleries also open for Preview Thursday openings. This month’s theme is the Art of Romance. Scheduled activities and gallery shows include:
“The Hit Parade” has hit the road. In its place, the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, now offers the “Suncoast Variety Show,” produced by Ed Mathews’ Desert Productions.
America may have talent, but Summerlin has Michael Grimm. The season five winner of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” is slated to perform at 8 p.m. Saturdays at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort after previously performing at the now-closed Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort.
The monthly First Friday arts festival returns from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday to the 18b Las Vegas Arts District downtown. This month’s event is taking on an art nouveau theme with a contest for the best art nouveau-themed booth.