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Summerlin Area Things To Do, June 5-11, 2014

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

A summer reading program kickoff is planned from 4 to 5 p.m. June 5 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Sign up to read, log books and win prizes. Call 702-507-3860.

Nannies & Housekeepers USA plans to present Story Time at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., in June. At 11 a.m. June 5, story time is planned in The Crepe in The Market LV. Snacks and goodie bags will be available. Another story time is planned for 11 a.m. June 19 in Pas De Deux Children’s Couture in The Market LV. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Jimmie Ray and Cyndi Cantrell’s “Black Train, a Tribute to Johnny Cash, Trains, America and Some Friends” is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 7 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Life Time Fitness plans to host a pirate-themed Poolapalooza from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 7 at its outdoor pool, 10721 W. Charleston Blvd. A disc jockey, giant inflatable waterslide, face painting, balloon animals, free cotton candy and pirate-themed toys and goodies for kids are planned, along with a dive-in movie showing of “Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl” at 8 p.m. The event is open to the public, although nonmembers must be guests of Life Time members or pay the standard guest club fee of $60 per person, which also grants a 24-hour access window to all club facilities. Call 702-228-2611.

Movies in the Park are planned in the children’s play area at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., at 7:30 p.m. Saturdays in June. Free popcorn will be available. The schedule is: June 7, “Frozen”; June 14, “Finding Nemo”; June 21, “Monsters Inc.”; and June 28, “Toy Story.” Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Las Vegas City Councilman Stavros Anthony and the Durango Hills Community Center, 3521 N. Durango Drive, plan Summer Splash from noon to 2 p.m. June 7. Patrons can expect raffle prizes, games, DJ and free food (while supplies last). Visit lasvegasnevada.gov/find/recreation.htm or call 702-240-9622.

Jay White plans to pay tribute to Neil Diamond at 7:30 p.m. June 7 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“Marina V: Live in Concert” is set for 3 to 4:30 p.m. June 8 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., featuring Russian-American singer Marina V in support of her new album, “Inner Superhero.” Admission is free. A CD signing is set to follow the performance. Call 702-507-3631.

Matt Hennager plans to offer Guitar Basics 101, free guitar lessons for beginning players 10 or older, from noon to 1 p.m. June 8 and 15 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring an electric or acoustic guitar and plan to arrive 15 minutes early to tune. Plan to attend all three sessions. Call 702-507-3631.

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension plans to present a free Little Books and Little Cooks workshop from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 9 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The seven-week parenting education workshop teaches healthy eating and nutrition to children 3 to 5 and their parents. Classes are limited to 10 families with two preschoolers in each family. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3630. Another workshop is planned from 10:30 a.m. to noon June 11 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. Call 702-507-3710.

“Discovering Italy — A Cultural Perspective” is planned for 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 11 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The monthly historical lecture will explore topics such as the history of trance music, Jewish culture in Italy, monasteries and more. June’s topic is Simon Rodia, the Watts Towers and the Influences of the Gigli di Nola. Admission is free. Call 702-507-3631.

A TechArt Studio Movie Workshop is planned for 1 to 5 p.m. June 14 and 15 for children 12 to 17 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Learn about digital video production, editing, music and storyboarding, then make a movie with equipment from the studio lab. Two sessions are planned. Registration is required. Call 702-507-3644.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Edge Lounge at the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. The schedule for June is: Chris Cope and Zach Huddleston, June 12; John Hilder and Louie Bruce, June 19; John Crist and Sally Brooks, June 28; Landry and Rio Hillman, July 3; James Yon and Tommy O’Neill, July 10; Allan Stephan and Warran Durso, July 17; and Bobby Wayne Stauts and Dave DeLuca, July 26. Tickets are $15 and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or call 702-507-5980.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts free weekly live entertainment at 8 p.m. Wes Winters is set to perform at 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Mark O’Toole at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and the Dummkopfs at 3 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host free live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

The art exhibit “Fusionaroma” by Behzad Dowlatshahi and Samira Nozari is planned through June 21 during regular hours at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. “Fusionaroma” indicates the fusion of different art styles. The exhibiting artists combine painting with poetry in this modern display of abstract, conceptual work with a distinct cultural flavor. Visit lvccld.org.

The exhibit “Welcome the Enemy” by Matt Ortego is set to run through June 24 during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The narrative exhibit is about human struggle in various social conditions. Ortega’s work as a mixed media artist fuses street art and classical portraiture. Visit lvccld.org.

“Byways: A Road or Path other than the Main One” by Bill Payne is scheduled to run during regular library hours through July 8 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The photographic exhibit will showcase an adventurous road trip undertaken by Payne and his wife across the U.S. Visit lvccld.org.

The exhibit “Pregnant Neon: a Tale of Conspicuous Devotion” by Richard Hooker is planned through July 12 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The Studio will showcase the glowing exhibit of neon text in 10 shrine-inspired installations. Hooker is an award-winning artist who served as the urban arts coordinator for the city of Las Vegas. Visit lvccld.org.

WORTH A DRIVE

The fourth annual Vegas Fringe Festival is scheduled June 6-15 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, in the Mainstage and Black Box theatres. The two-weekend festival is set to feature new and established plays and performances of no more than one hour each, performed multiple times throughout the festival. Tickets start at $10 and a festival pass is available. For a complete schedule and tickets, visit lvlt.org/fringe2014.htm.

Opera Las Vegas plans to present a professional staging of Gioachino Rossini’s comic opera “The Barber of Seville” at 7:30 p.m. June 6 and 2 p.m. June 8 in the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The opera is to be performed by Metropolitan Opera stars with a full orchestra conducted by Gregory Buchalter. Tickets are $55 to $95. A free preview lecture is planned an hour before the performance in the theater lobby. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

A Swing into Summer Fashion Show and Dinner, featuring men’s and women’s fashions from Saks Fifth Avenue, is scheduled at 5:30 p.m. June 6 at the Las Vegas Country Club, 3000 Joe W. Brown Drive. The event is to be hosted by comic and magician Adam London to benefit the American Lung Association in Nevada. Tickets are $150. Visit swingintosummerwithsaks.com or call 702-431-6333.

The Shuffle-Aires are scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. June 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 on concert day. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, is set to celebrate National Trails Day with a hike through Sandstone Canyon from 10 to 11:30 a.m. June 7. Call 702-875-4141.

The Linhong Li Chinese Ensemble is scheduled to perform a free concert featuring Chinese folk music and contemporary pop songs on traditional Chinese instruments at 2 p.m. June 7 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. The concert is free, but tickets must be picked up at the center’s front desk. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

The Henderson Symphony Orchestra is scheduled to play the live score to Charlie Chaplin’s “The Circus” with the film screening in the background at 8 p.m. June 7 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Admission is $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.

Fashion 2 Art Olympics, a two-day event focused on building artists in the community, is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. June 6 at Circus Circus, 2880 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 7 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is set to include fashion shows, performers and vendors. Tickets start at $10 in advance and $20 at the door. Visit fashion2artolympics.com.

The 11th Annual Blues, Brews & BBQ Festival is set for 4 p.m. June 7 at The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5. Visit cannerycasino.com.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., plans a free Dynamic Trombone Quartet performance featuring Walter Boenig, Hiroshi Suzuki, Dan Trinter and Dan Uhrich at 2 p.m. June 7. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Super Summer Theatre plans to present “Monty Python’s Spamalot” at 8:05 p.m. June 11-14, 18-21 and 25-28 in the outdoor venue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 Highway 159, 10 miles west of Las Vegas. Bring a blanket or chair or rent a chair at the show for general admission seating. Food is allowed. The park entrance and parking lot opens at 5 p.m. and is free with a show ticket. The meadow opens at 6 p.m. Advance tickets are $12.95 at tinyurl.com/o6xypqa. A limited number of tickets are available at the gate for $20. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to offer indoor miniature golf from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Sept. 1. General admission for locals costs $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military personnel and $4.95 for children ages 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

Off-Strip Productions plans to present “The Importance of Being Earnest” at 8 p.m. June 5-7 and at 2 p.m. June 8 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16B. Tickets are $20 and $15 for students, seniors and members of the military. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

“Painted Pictures,” an exhibition of original photographs by entertainer Jerry Lewis, is scheduled to be on display through August in the UNLV Marjorie Barrick Museum, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Museum hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday. The museum is open until 8 p.m. Thursday. Visit unlv.edu/barrickmuseum.

“The Magic School Bus Kicks Up A Storm” exhibit is scheduled to visit the Discovery Children’s Museum, 360 Promenade Place, through Sept. 1. In the exhibit, based on the Scholastic Entertainment books and television series, visitors will get to enter Ms. Frizzle’s Classroom, climb aboard the bus and visit the Walkerville Weather Center. Visitors can explore the water cycle and its relation to weather and how influences from air, heat, water and land combine to create weather.

PLAN AHEAD

The Legendary Monroe Powell and the Platters Review is scheduled for the Grand Ballroom in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., at 8 p.m. June 13 and 14. Comedian/hypnotist Doug MacCraw is scheduled for 4 p.m. June 15. Tickets $15, plus tax at the Casino Cage.

Stephen Sorrentino plans to perform “A Single Man in Concert” at 7 p.m. June 14 in Santa Fe Station’s Chrome Showroom, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Cover charge is $15 cash at the door. Sign up at the monitor’s desk. Call 702-658-4900.

Lavell Crawford plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 14 and 15 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“A Journey Through Latin America with Classical Guitarist Michael Nigro” is scheduled from 2 to 3:30 p.m. June 15 at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The concert is free. Call 702-507-3863.

“Legends,” a show produced by Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey, is scheduled for June 19-22 at the Thomas & Mack Center, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Show times are set for 7 p.m. June 19; 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 20; 11 a.m. and 3 and 7 p.m. June 21; and 1 and 5 p.m. June 22. Tickets start at $15 and are limited to 150 people per show. Visit ringling.com.

Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges and his band, The Abiders, plan to perform at 8 p.m. June 20 and 7 p.m. June 21 in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $49 and $69, plus tax and fees. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com, or by calling 800-745-3000.

Two-time Grammy Award winner Rita Coolidge is set to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 21 and 22 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

“ICONS … of Stage and Screen” is scheduled for 3 p.m. June 22 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The show will feature the best of singing and dancing entertainers from the Strip. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

“California Dreamin’ ” is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 28 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. The show is set to feature music from The Mamas and The Papas, Simon and Garfunkel, The Carpenters, The 5th Dimension, Peter, Paul and Mary and more. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Scott Keo plans to perform his tribute to Michael Buble at 7:30 p.m. June 28 and 29 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

The Summerlin Council’s 20th Annual Patriotic Parade is planned for 9 a.m. July 4 at The Trails Village at Hillpointe Road and Hills Center. The parade is set to travel south on Hills Center and conclude on Trailwood Drive. Call 702-341-5500.

“The Bee Gees and Beyond” is scheduled for 7 p.m. July 12 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.

Grant Griffin and the Las Vegas Divas is scheduled for 3 p.m. July 20 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $20 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to close out its Sandbar Summer Concert Series at the Sandbar poolside venue Aug. 1 with The Goo Goo Dolls, Daughtry and Plain White T’s. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Guests younger than 21 must be with an adult. Tickets are $69 plus tax and fees for standing room only and $129 plus tax and fees for reserved seating and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, at sclv.com/concerts or ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

New Vista plans wine walks where patrons can sample up to 20 wines hosted by Southern Wine & Spirits Nevada and Lee’s Discount Liquor from 7 to 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and Oct. 25 at The Village at Lake Las Vegas. Tickets are $25. Visit newvistanv.org.

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