East Valley Community Events Calendar, April 28-May 4, 2016

THE WEEK’S BEST BETS

1. The Shapiro Project: The performance is set for 7 p.m. April 29 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive. It is part of the Winchester’s Jazz on the Patio Concert Series and is set to include a wine tasting and food available for purchase. Admission is $15 per person and $10 for six wine tasting tickets. Visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 702-455-7340.

2. “Heathers The Musical”: Performances are scheduled at 8 p.m. April 28-30 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $25 for general admission and $28 for VIP seating and may be purchased online or at the box office an hour before showtime. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

3. Las Vegas 51s’ “Star Wars” and Fireworks Night: The event is planned for 7:05 p.m. April 29 at Cashman Field, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. It is set to feature photos with “Star Wars” characters, a tennis ball toss fundraiser, prizes and a post-game “Star Wars”-themed fireworks display. Tickets are $10. For every ticket sold, $3 will go to HELP of Southern Nevada. For tickets, email aquinn@helpsonv.org or call 702-836-2130.

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Safe Summer Nights: The free events are planned through May 26 and include music, children’s games, face painting and free refreshments while supplies last, and community health and resource fairs. The Metropolitan Police Department Mounted Police Unit will visit each event with their horses, and Three Square food bank will deliver 300 5-pound bags of fresh produce for distribution to residents at each event. Planned events include: from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 28 at Booker Elementary School, 2277 N. Martin L. King Blvd.; from 5 to 7 p.m. May 12 at Kelly Elementary School, 1900 J St.; from 4 to 6 p.m. May 19 at Hewetson Elementary School, 701 N. 20th St.; and from 4 to 6 p.m. May 26 at Hollingsworth Elementary School, 1776 E. Ogden Ave. Call Lisa Campbell at 702-229-5406.

Helldorado Days’ Art Show and Auction: The event is set from noon to 5 p.m. April 28-30 at the Las Vegas Elks Lodge, 4100 W. Charleston Blvd. A wine and cheese art auction and reception featuring a meet-and-greet with the artists is scheduled from 2 to 5 p.m. May 1. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

The Utah Shakespeare Festival’s fundraising dinner: The event is set for 6 p.m. April 28 at Lawry’s The Prime Rib, 4043 Howard Hughes Parkway. Call Justin Jorgensen at 435-586-7877 or email jorgensen@bard.org.

Down and Derby: The 21-or-older event is scheduled at 10 p.m. April 28 and every Thursday at the Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Admission and skate rental are free. Visit goldspike.com or call 702-476-1082.

Jazz and academy performances: The Las Vegas Jazz Trio, featuring Kai Brant on vocals, Martin Motnik on bass, Moises Sol on piano and T. G. LaFredo on drums, is scheduled to perform from 6 to 8 p.m. April 29 at the Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave. The events are free for museum members or with museum admission. Visit themobmuseum.org.

Erich Bergen LIVE!: The performance, part of the Cabaret Jazz series, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. April 29 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets range from $39 to $65. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Movies in the Park: The series of free screenings of family movies is scheduled to begin with “Inside Out” at 8 p.m. April 29 at Whitney Park, 5712 Missouri Ave. Parents can pick up tickets for food and beverages at the Whitney Recreation Center’s front desk. Free hamburgers, hot dogs and popcorn will be offered starting at 7:30 p.m. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Visit tinyurl.com/movwhit.

Atlanta Rhythm Section: The performance, part of the 52 Fridays series, is scheduled at 8 p.m. April 29 at the Golden Nugget, 129 Fremont St. Tickets range from $20.71 to $118.81. Visit goldennugget.com or call 866-946-5336.

Indian Food Festival: The culinary gathering is planned from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. April 30 at the Clark County Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Tickets are $5. Visit lasvegasmela.com or call 702-751-6352.

Hydrant Club anniversary: The Hydrant Club, 109 N. Ninth St., is celebrating its one-year anniversary with a free open house and brunch April 30. The members-only park space will be open to the public for this event, which is set to include a brunch-time open house complete with Big Ern’s BBQ and live music from local talents, Jill and Julia. Donations from the event will benefit NV Injury Prevention to assist with K-9 vests in honor of K-9 Niki. Dogs are welcome, but owners must provide proof of rabies, bordetella, distemper, parvo and negative fecal test results. RSVP by visiting evite.me/KtGVawQa4n.

Emerald Ball: The Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. — Theta Theta Omega Las Vegas Chapter, in conjunction with 20 Pearls Foundation Inc, are planning the Glamour at The 13th Annual Emerald Ball from 4 to 11 p.m. April 30 at the Monte Carlo, 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $100. Email Alice Barland at akasweetalice50@yahoo.com or call 773-710-7602.

The Beach Boys: The performance is planned for 7:30 p.m. April 30 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets range from $29 to $89. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

“Kiss Me Kate”: Performances of the Cole Porter musical are set for 8 p.m. April 29 and 30, May 5-7 and 2 p.m. April 30, May 1, 7 and 8 at the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets range from $27.50 to $33. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

Race for Hope and Fun Walk: The Grant a Gift Autism Foundation’s seventh annual Race for Hope and Fun Walk is scheduled at 8 a.m. April 30 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. On-site registration begins at 7 a.m. Visit grantagiftfoundation.org or call 702-564-2453.

Old Fort Craft Fair: The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 at the Old Las Vegas Mormon Fort State Historic Park, 500 E. Washington Ave. It is set to include shopping, live music and hands-on craft activities for children. Admission is $1 and free for children 12 or young. Visit friendsofthefort.org or call 702-486-3511.

El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros Festival: The event is set for noon April 30 at the Las Vegas Library, 833 Las Vegas Blvd. North., and is set to include stories, crafts, games and activities for families. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3549.

Picnic By Design — “Parasols in the Park”: The event, benefiting The Center Las Vegas and DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS), is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. April 30 at Symphony Park, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Lawn games and a VIP cocktail hour are scheduled at 4:30 p.m., and the buffet-style dinner and live entertainment, including UNLV Jazz Ensemble, songstress Toscha Comeaux and male quartet These Guys, are scheduled at 5:30 p.m. Visit tinyurl.com/picbyd16.

Wine Spectator’s Grand Tour Las Vegas: The event is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. April 30 at The Mirage, 3400 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It is set to include the opportunity to sample from 240 wineries, a buffet and a souvenir Riedel tasting glass. Tickets are $395. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Wine Spectator Scholarship Foundation, which supports scholarships and grants to students pursuing careers in the wine industry. Visit grandtour.winespectator.com.

Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit: The event is set from 8 to 11 p.m. April 30 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. The event includes comfort foods paired with beers and cocktails and live music. The cost is $195. Visit tinyurl.com/uncork16.

Midnight CabaRed: The cabaret event is set for 11:59 p.m. April 30 at the Baobab Stage Theatre at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $15. Visit baobabstage.com or call 702-369-6649.

Fashion event: The Women’s Club of Summerlin plans to host Morning of Fashion, Beauty and Breakfast from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 in the Fashion Show mall’s Mariposa Room, 3200 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Expect raffles, door prizes and a no-host bar. Tickets are $49 per person. All proceeds will benefit the club’s Dare to Dream grant program. Visit womensclubofsummerlin.org.

The Immersion Dome Experience: Registration is open for the event scheduled from 3 to 6 p.m. May 1 at the Downtown Container Park, 707 Fremont St. Drop-in visitors are set to experience everything from the ocean to outerspace in a unique 360-degree immersion dome outfitted with cutting-edge video technology. Visit tinyurl.com/imdome16.

Desert Gray Matters 5K Walk/Run: The run/walk to raise awareness and funds for brain tumor research is scheduled at 7:30 a.m. May 1 at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road. On-site registration is available. The cost is $30 per person until April 23 and $40 after. Visit walktoendbraintumors.org/nv or call 702-283-0576.

The second annual Royal Tea: The event benefiting the Discovery Children’s Museum is scheduled from 1 to 3 p.m. May 1 at the Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas, 3752 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Individual tickets are $150 for adults and $125 for children. Tables are $1,500 to $2,500. Visit discoverykidslv.org or call 702-382-3445.

Grand Opening of Las Vegas Classic Film Theater: The event is set for 6 p.m. May 1 at Baobab Stage Theatre at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. It is set to feature curated programming of classic, art house, indie and international movies shown daily with monthly themes. A red carpet event with drinks and socializing is scheduled at 6 p.m. with a screening of the 1963 film “Charade” at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Visit baobabstage.com or call 702-369-6649.

Las Vegas Wedding Chamber of Commerce Membership Happy Hour: The event is set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. May 3 at Ron Decar’s Event Center, 1201 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The chamber invites wedding industry professionals to join the club to build and grow their wedding businesses. Visit lvweddingchamber.com or call 702-983-3933.

Las Vegas Philharmonic — Baroque Splendour: The performance is set for 7:30 p.m. May 3 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $65. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia: The 21-or-older event is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. May 4 and every Wednesday at the Gold Spike, 217 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is free, and signups start at 7:30 p.m. Visit goldspike.com or call 702-476-1082.

Spirit of Art Exhibit: The show is set to be on display through May at Studio 8 Ten, a transitional services facility at 810 Las Vegas Blvd. South. An opening reception, featuring music by Randy Wheeler, is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. May 6. Visit tsilasvegas.com or call 702-644-9418.

The 21st annual Susan G. Komen Las Vegas Race for the Cure: The event is scheduled to start at 8:15 a.m. May 7 at the intersection of Las Vegas Boulevard and Clark Avenue. On-site registration is scheduled starting at 6 a.m. The cost is $30 for individuals, $25 for team members, $10 for Kids for the Cure and Babies for the Cure and $5 for a timing tag. Visit tinyurl.com/komen2016 or call 702-822-2324.

Las Vegas Philharmonic 2016-17 concert season: Tickets are on sale for the season, which is set to begin with “Cabrera Conducts Mahler” Sept. 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. The early subscription renewal discount period ends May 16. Visit lvphil.org, call 702-749-2847 or visit the box office. For information about subscriptions, contact the philharmonic by calling 702-258-5438 or emailing lvpinfo@lvphil.com.

Tropicana pool: This season, admission is free before 1 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays to the pool at the Tropicana, 3801 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Fridays through Sundays and holidays, the cost is $10 all day for locals.

WORTH A DRIVE

Great American Foodie Fest: The event is set to feature more than 50 food trucks and vendors, along with carnival rides and entertainment, from 5 to 11 p.m. April 28 and 29, noon to 11 p.m. April 30 and noon to 10 p.m. May 1 at Sunset Station, 1301 W. Sunset Road. Tickets are $10 at the gate. Visit greatamericanfoodiefest.com/las-vegas.

“Bridge to Terabithia”: The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans performances of a theatrical adaptation of the Newberry Award-winning classic at 7 p.m. April 29 and 30 and at 2 p.m. April 30 and May 1 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Visit artslasvegas.org.

Science & Technology Expo: The free exposition is planned from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 29 at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The event plans to promotes science, technology, engineering and mathematics programs that help prepare students for careers in these fields. Visit csn.edu.

“My Fair Lady”: Signature Productions plans performances of the classic musical at 7:30 p.m. through April 30 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Tickets are $30 for adults, $28 for seniors 60 or older and students 13 or older, and $20 for children 6 to 12. A group rate for 20 tickets or more is $25 each. Call 702-878-7529 or visit signatureproductions.net.

Artists Unleashed event: City of the World Art Gallery plans to mark its 20th anniversary with Artists Unleashed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 30 at Bruce Trent Park, 1600 N. Rampart Blvd. Free admission with a free gift bag is planned for the first 1,000 attendees. Art, a 1K art walk, a P.A.W.S. pet fashion show, entertainment, food trucks and a Kid’s Zone are planned. Call 705-523-5306.

Spring Festival: fresh52 plans to host the free festival from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Food and beer trucks, live entertainment, children’s gardening, games and prizes, a petting zoo, local farm fresh produce, makers and crafters, artists, chefs, tastings and do-it-yourself workshops are planned. Visit tivolivillagelv.com or fresh52.com.

Fundraiser at Wet’n’Wild: Splash Down for Kids is set for April 30 at Wet’n’Wild, 7055 S Fort Apache Road. All proceeds will benefit Communities In Schools of Nevada and After-School All-Stars Las Vegas. Tickets are $25 advance and $35 at the door. Children 2 or younger will be admitted free. Call 702-979-1600 or visit cisnevada.org or asaslv.org. Use the promo code CISASASDAY16.

Ladybug Ball: The Nevada Blind Children’s Foundation plans to host its seventh annual Ladybug Ball at 6 p.m. April 30 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Proceeds will benefit the educational, social and adaptive recreational programs and services offered to children with visual impairments. The cost is $300 for individuals or $3,000 for a table of 10. Visit nvblindchildren.org.

Dia del Nino: Families are invited to celebrate childhood and Children’s Day with clowns, magicians, cooking demonstrations, face painting, a petting zoo, live entertainment, traditional foods and drinks, hands-on arts and crafts, an exhibit of art by internationally renowned Latino artists and more from noon to 5 p.m. April 30 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is $6. Visit springspreserve.org.

Shop for Success sale: Nonprofit Dress for Success Southern Nevada plans to host the public inventory reduction sale of fashions and accessories from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 30 and 10 a.m to 3 p.m. May 1 in the Westland Fair Shopping Center, 4443 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit dressforsuccesssouthernnevada.org or call 702-684-6412.

Wildfire Awareness Half Marathon and 5K Trail Run: Hosted by the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension’s Living With Fire Program, in partnership with the Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Forest Service and Desert Sky Adventures, the event is planned from 8 a.m. to noon May 1 at the Spring Mountain Visitor Gateway, 2525 Kyle Canyon Road. All proceeds will be donated to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation. Another race is planned in Northern Nevada. Visit desertskyadventures.com/wildlandlasvegas.

San Gennaro Feast: The Italian food and music festival is planned from 4 to 11 p.m. May 4 and 5, 4 p.m. to midnight May 6, noon to midnight May 7, and noon to 11 p.m. May 8 at the Craig Ranch Regional Park Amphitheater, 628 W. Craig Road. Food, entertainment and carnival rides are planned. A fireworks show is planned for May 8. Visit sangennarofeast.com.

Super Summer season opener: “Hooray for Hollywood,” this year’s Super Summer Theatre season opener, is set to feature Academy Award-winning songs from the past 80 years at 7:30 p.m. May 13 and 14 at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park, 6375 state Route 159, about 10 miles west of the 215 Beltway. Tickets are $10.95 in advance and $20 at the gate. Visit supersummertheatre.org.

“North East”: The exhibition is planned from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through July 2 at the Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. The exhibition is set to feature artists who have either grown up in, worked in or have had some connection to the northeast area of Las Vegas, including Fawn Douglas, Justin Favela, Anthony Johnson, Ashanti McGee, Jerry Misko, Ras One, Krystal Ramirez, Checko Salgao, Lance Smith, David Veliz and Mikayla Whitmore. Call 702-647-7378.

PLAN AHEAD

The Scintas: The group’s limited-engagement performance schedule was extended through November. This month’s performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. May 6, 7, 13 and 14 at the Plaza, 1 Main St. Tickets range from $29 to $49. A dinner and show package is available for $99. Visit plazahotelcasino.com or call 702-386-2110.

Beau-T* Spa Day: The event is scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. May 7 at The Center, The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The event is presented by The Center’s Identi-T* program for the transgender and gender non-conforming community and is set to feature a day of makeovers, beauty tips, hairstyling and more for the transgender community. Visit thecenterlv.com or call 702-733-9800.

Across the Universe — A Space and Zodiac Themed Prom: The event is set from 7 to 10 p.m. May 7 at The Center, The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. The annual event is for LGBTQ youth and allies between the ages of 13 and 24. Prizes are set to be given for the best space/zodiac themed costume, and titles for Emperor, Empress and Emprix are set to be awarded. Visit tinyurl.com/zodprom or call 702-733-9800.

Hard Rock Candy women’s dance series: The event is set from 7 p.m. to midnight May 7 at The Center, The Gay & Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Happy Hour is scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m. A suggested $10 donation can be paid at the door, which funds The L Group lesbian programming at The Center. Visit tinyurl.com/hrcandy or call 702-733-9800.

Las Vegas Helldorado Parade: The event is scheduled at 10 a.m. May 14 northbound on Fourth Street from Gass Avenue to Ogden Avenue. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

Food Revolution Day: Create A Change Now and partner The Reset Project announced their second joint health education event celebrating Food Revolution Day with a 555 dinner at VegeNation, 616 Carson Ave., No. 120, planned from 6:15 to 8:30 p.m. May 15. A preceding reception is set for 5:30 p.m. Food Revolution Day is a global campaign that sets out to put practical food education back on school curriculums. The dinner is to highlight five Las Vegas chefs, creating a five course-dinner from five local farms while educating individuals on nutritional values and the importance of healthy eating. Tickets start at $65, and seating is limited to 55. Proceeds benefit Create A Change Now. Visit brownpapertickets.com/event/2534133.

The Dream Flight: The event is scheduled at 7 p.m. May 14 at Cirrus Aircraft Hangar, Atlantic — Executive Terminal, 275 E. Tropicana Ave. The fundraising event is set to feature live musical performances, celebrity appearances, an open bar, pop-up nightclub and restaurants and more. Each event ticket purchased will grant the attendee a chance to win a seat on the Dream Flight, a private jet West Coast foodie tour traveling from Las Vegas to San Francisco and Seattle. Proceeds from the event are set to benefit the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth’s 4969 Retrofit Project and Miracle Flights. Admission is $199, which includes the event, open bar, food samplings and one complimentary entry to win two seats on the Dream Flight. Must be present to enter and win. Visit tinyurl.com/drmflt16.

Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “Romeo & Juliet”: In recognition of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, the show is set for 7:30 p.m. May 14 and 2 p.m. May 15 at Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $29. Call 702-749-2000 or visit nevadaballet.org.

The second annual VIVA Award: The Vegas Icon Visionary Awards are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 21 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. The event, hosted by Clint Holmes and Kelly Clinton-Holmes, is set to honor arts activists Ken Hanlon and Keith Thompson. It is also set to feature the work of local visual artists and musicians and showcase fashion and couture. Proceeds from the VIVA Awards will benefit Forgotten Song Foundation Inc, dedicated to recognizing, remembering and sustaining the visual artists and performance artistry of live music. Tickets range from $75 to $150. Visit tinyurl.com/viva2016 or call 702-229-1012.

New Vista Community Wine Walk: The walk is set from 7 to 10 p.m. May 21 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Each walk is set to showcase a variety of food and wine throughout Town Square and feature 15 wines for sampling. The cost is $25 per person in advance or $30 the day of the event. Individuals must be 21 or older to attend. Visit winewalklv.com or call 702-269-5000.

Lutheran Social Services of Nevada’s Wine Tasting Fundraiser: The annual event is set from 5 to 7 p.m. June 9 at Cili at Bali Hai Golf Club, 5160 Las Vegas Blvd. South, with food, wine and a silent auction featuring restaurant gift cards, art, hotel stays and gift baskets planned. Tickets are $65. Visit lssnv.org.

ACLUNV’s 50th Anniversary Gala: The event celebrating American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada is scheduled at 7 p.m. June 11 at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Artist and designer John Van Hamersveld has created custom artwork for the gala and a limited-edition poster for VIP attendees. Before the formal gala program begins, there will be a one-hour meet-and-greet with Van Hamersveld, along with additional Nevada and national VIPs. The event is set to include dinner, entertainment, a silent auction and honoree recognition. Tickets are $250 or $350 for VIP. Visit aclunv.org/50thAnniversary.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME: The circus is scheduled for 7 p.m. June 16-18, 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. June 18, and 1 and 5 p.m. June 19 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $20 to $50. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

“IDAHO! The Comedy Musical”: Performances are scheduled at 7:30 p.m. July 6-9, 12-17 and 2 p.m. July 10, 16 and 17 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $19 to $89. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

Boston: Tickets are on sale for the planned July 15 performance, with an appearance by Dennis DeYoung, founding member of Styx, at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. Third St. Tickets start at $49.50. Visit dlvec.com or call 702-388-2100.

Barenaked Ladies: Tickets are on sale for the performance scheduled from 7:30 to 11 p.m. July 22 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. Third St. Tickets start at $42.50. Visit dlvec.com or call 702-388-2100.

Summerland Tour: Tickets are on sale for the performances scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m. Aug. 12 at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center, 200 S. 3rd St. The show is set to include Sugar Ray, Everclear, Lit and Sponge. Tickets range from $32.11 to $50.46. Visit dlvec.com or call 702-388-2100.

ONGOING

Story time in the Square: The event for children featuring interactive story time with a storyteller reading from classic children’s tales and new favorites is scheduled at 11 a.m. Wednesdays through June at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit mytownsquarelasvegas.com or call 702-269-5000.

Look inside “Ka”: Cirque du Soleil invites visitors and locals to get an inside look at “Ka,” as it reveals the history, background and science behind the show in free Ka Theatre Spectacular open houses scheduled for 11 and 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the MGM Grand, 3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The open houses will highlight the work, inspiration and technology used in the $165 million production. Call 702-891-7940.

Free open rehearsals of “Mystere”: Cirque du Soleil invites visitors and locals to get an inside look at “Mystere” from 3 to 3:30 p.m. Saturdays and 4:30 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Guests are also set to receive an offer of two tickets to the show for $99. Call 702-894-7722.

Social CirKish: Acrobatic performance and social skill development classes for youths 13 to 19 are planned from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. Email Shannon Pates Xhola at smp4984@gmail.com.

“Matt and Mattingly’s Bucket Show”: Performances are scheduled at 10 p.m. Wednesdays at the Art Square Theatre, 1025 S. First St., Suite 145. The two-man improv show with musical accompaniment is free, but audience members are encouraged to pay what they want into a bucket at the end of the performance. Visit mattandmattingly.com.

African drum class: Master teacher “Papa” Diarra Zumana is scheduled to instruct this class from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Baobab Stage at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The cost is $20. Visit baobabstage.com or call 702-202-8010.

Rhythm of Life drum classes: Percussionist and musical facilitator L.A. is scheduled to instruct classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the City of the World gallery at 1229 S. Casino Center Blvd. The cost is $35 per class. Visit cityoftheworld.org or call 702-409-7549.

“Failure Is An Option!”: The original comedy show featuring anti-success guru Tom Rubin is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. nightly (dark Tuesday and Wednesday) in the Sin City Theatre at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $49.95 for general admission and $59.95 for VIP front rows. Visit failureisanoption.vegas.

‘Frankie Moreno — Under the Influence’: The show is scheduled at 9 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday at Planet Hollywood Resort, 3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $33 to $88 at ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

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NFR Highlights Day 4
NFR highlights day 4
NFR Introduces Golden Circle Of Champions
For the first time, the National Finals Rodeo has partnered with the Santa Maria Elks Rodeo to offer the Golden Circle of Champions. The event brings in 20 children and their families from around the country that have previously or are currently fighting life-threatening cancer.
NFR Time Lapse 2018
Watch Thomas & Mack Center transform from a basketball court to an arena fit for the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas. Video courtesy of Las Vegas Events.
RJ's Mark Anderson on the UNLV loss
Review-Journal sports reporter Mark Anderson recaps UNLV's loss at Illinois. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Joel Ntambwe on performance against Illinois
UNLV forward Joel Ntambwe talks about the 18 points he scored against Illinois. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Amauri Hardy on loss at Illinois
UNLV guard Amauri Hardy talks about Saturday's loss at Illinois. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Marvin Menzies on loss at Illinois
UNLV basketball coach Marvin Menzies talks about Saturday's loss at Illinois. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
Baby Roman's mother and his doctor talk about his medical condition
Baby Roman's mother and his doctor talk about his medical condition. Roman was born Dec. 13, 2017 and has been at Sunrise Children Hospital with a rare heart condition since. Bizuayehu Tesfaye/Las Vegas Review-Journal @bizutesfaye
NFR 2018: Unique Gifts At Cowboy Christmas
Before you head over to the Thomas and Mack for NFR, be sure to check out some of the unique and one of a kind items at Cowboy Christmas!
NFR: Dale Brisby
Day two of the National Finals Rodeo has started and Premier Vegas Sports host Cassies Soto interviews social media influencer Super Puncher Dale Brisby.
103-year-old celebrates birthday at gym
Joe Rosa of Las Vegas celebrated his 103rd birthday celebration at 24 Hour Fitness in Summerlin Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. After being the victim of a hit-and-run crash, Rosa's medical team told him he would never walk again. Rosa credits physical therapy and a personal trainer at the club for his return to health. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Henderson native Mason Clements finished second in NFR bareback go-round
Mason Clements discusses his second-place bareback ride on opening night of the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Dec 6, 2018. (Ron Kantowski/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Tony Sanchez wraps up the UNLV season
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez wraps up the season. Video by Mark Anderson/Las Vegas Review-Journal
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