5 picks for art in Las Vegas this week

‘Cat on a Hot Tin Roof’

Mississippi mendacity is in the air with Tennessee William’s Pulitzer Prize-winning “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” as a plantation patriarch’s family scratches and claws for love and money. Super Summer Theatre launches its offseason series with this Speeding Theatre production at 7 p.m. Friday, 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at 4340 S. Valley View Blvd., Suite 210.; additional performances are 7 p.m. Oct. 20, 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 21 and 2 p.m. Oct. 22 For tickets ($14-$15), click on supersummertheatre.org/tickets.

Age of Chivalry

Time to party like it’s 1599 at Sunset Park’s annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival, which serves up jousting tournaments, live combat, entertainment, demonstrations and victuals from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $10 to $15, with three-day passes $20 to $30; visit lvrenfair.com for details.

Festival of Arts

More than 100 artists will display their wares at the free Summerlin Festival of Arts, which also features entertainment, a classic car show, children’s art activities, food art carving, culinary creations and more from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin; for details, click on summerlin.com/festivalofarts.

Evening of Jazz &Art

Left of Center Gallery may be located in North Las Vegas, but the gallery heads to downtown Las Vegas for a fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday that blends live jazz, a silent auction, art exhibit, drawings and refreshments at the Eclipse Theater, 814 S. Third St. For tickets ($30), click on leftofcenterpresents.eventbrite.com.

Viva Las Vegrass

Bluegrass music and blue skies combine at this Green Initiative Bluegrass Festival, which also features information on recycling and conservation, craft food trucks, recycled art, a beer garden and more from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas. Admission is $15 Friday and Sunday, $24 on Saturday. Proceeds from tickets sold at the gate will benefit the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund. Details: vivalasvegrass.org.

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