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Smith Center for the Performing Arts ticket sales slated to start today

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., is scheduled to begin selling season tickets for its Broadway Las Vegas series today. Season tickets for the four-show series range from $99 to $309.

Shows include "The Color Purple," Disney & Cameron Mackintosh’s "Mary Poppins," "Million Dollar Quartet," and "Memphis." More details, including seating renderings of Reynolds Hall, where the shows will take place, will be posted online at thesmithcenter.com.

The Smith Center is scheduled to open March 10, 2012. For more information about the Smith Center, visit facebook.com/thesmithcenter.

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ now playing at Las Vegas Little Theatre

"Dirty Rotten Scoundrels," based on the 1988 film by the same name, is scheduled at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Shows are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and at 2 p.m. Sundays through Sunday. Tickets are $25, with $5 off for LVLT season ticket holders. To purchase tickets, visit lvlt.org.

Playboy comedy at the Palms announces July headliners

Chris Franjola of "Chelsea Lately" is set to perform Thursday through Saturday at The Lounge inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.

Thursday and Friday shows start at 10 p.m. Performances are scheduled at 8 and 10 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets start at $39.99. To purchase tickets, call 944-3200 or visit palms.com.

Dredg to perform at the Palms

Dredg, a Bay Area rock band, is scheduled to perform with special guest Fair to Midland at midnight Saturday. The show will be at The Lounge inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.

Tickets are $15. The show is for people 21 or older. To purchase tickets, call 944-3200 or visit palms.com.

Hip-hop dancers to converge on Red Rock Resort, The Orleans

The USA and World Hip Hop Dance Championships are set to return to Las Vegas for their 10 -year anniversary. The World Hip Hop Dance Championship preliminaries and semifinals are Wednesday through Friday at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

Those events lead up to the World Hip Hop Dance Championship Finals Sunday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave.

Tickets range from $20 to $59.50 and are available at hiphopinternational.com or by calling 800-669-5867.

Rain nightclub at the Palms to host cancer fundraiser

A coalition of five cancer-fighting organizations and five local celebrities will battle it out on the dance floor from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 14 at Rain nightclub at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road.

The second annual "Dancing with the Las Vegas Stars" fundraiser is based on the hit ABC television show "Dancing with the Stars." Each charity will have a star competing on its behalf in a ballroom dance competition. Tickets are $50 per person and include a glass of wine.

Audience members and the public may show their support by voting for their favorite charity/dancer. Votes are a $2 donation and are unlimited and may be purchased at the event or at dancingwiththelasvegasstars.com.

Dierks Bentley to headline Coyote Country Fest at The Orleans Arena

Coyote Country Fest returns to The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., with country music stars Dierks Bentley, Craig Campbell and Randy Houser performing at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 19.

Tickets are priced at $15, $45 and $65. The $65 tickets include an autographed Bentley poster. Tickets can be purchased at The Orleans Arena box office, by calling 284-7777 or by visiting orleansarena.com.

Carousel at The District to offer free rides during summer

The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, announced that it is planning to give free rides on its carousel.

Normally, a ride costs $2 per guest.

The carousel features 32 animals and two chariot carts.

Summer hours are 3 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 3 to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday.

The District announces July music and movie lineup

The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, is planning to host the Outdoor Picture Show, free movies at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and Music on Main, free music from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

The movies scheduled to be played are "Furry Vengance" on Friday and "Justin Beiber: Never Say Never" on Saturday.

The bands scheduled to perform are Step Up on Friday and Lit Up Productions on Saturday.

Al’s Garage to screen midnight movies at The District

Every Saturday at midnight, Al’s Garage at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive, is slated to "Drive-in Movie Night."

Free popcorn is scheduled to be served along with $4 movie treats such as nachos and hot dogs.

"Animal House" is scheduled to be shown Saturday.

For more information, call 586-4089.

Purple Hearts recipients to be honored at event

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1753 is planning to host the seventh annual "Salute To Our Veterans" show from 2 to 5 p.m. Aug. 7 at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South.

The show plans to honor Purple Heart recipients and feature the Robbie Howard Band.

Tickets are $15.

For more information, call 797-8055.

Lake Las Vegas hosts Jazz on the Lake concerts

The Village Lake Las Vegas, 15 Costa di Lago, has announced its line up for its July Jazz on the Lake concert series.

From 7 to 10 p.m., people can enjoy free jazz on the lakeside lawn.

For more information, visit montelagovillage.com.

Tickets on sale for End of Summer Block Party at Henderson Pavilion

Tickets are now on sale for the End of Summer Block Party set for 10 a.m. Aug. 25 at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway.

The music festival is slated to feature artists such as Australian pop star Cody Simpson and platinum artist Iyaz. Tickets are $19.85 or $35.85 for premium seating.

For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.

Clark County Museum exhibit covers evolution of office technology

Through Oct. 23, an exhibit called "From Carbon Paper to .pdf" is slated to be at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway.

The exhibit showcases 100 years of office evolution and how technology has changed from a quill pen and ink to computers.

The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children 3 to 7 and seniors 50 or older.

For more information, call 455-7955.

Performers from local shows to raise money for flood victims

To raise funds for the Salvation Army and its continued disaster relief efforts, the free "Vintage Vegas Variety Show" starring many entertainers from Las Vegas shows is planned for noon Sunday in the Fame Showroom of the Clarion Hotel and Casino, 305 Convention Center Drive.

Donations will be accepted for the Price Relief Fund for Mississippi flood victims.

Performers from "The Rat Pack is Back," illusionist Jan Rouven, pianist Joey Singer and entertainers Linda Bulgo, Rebecca Holden, Kevin Sasaki, Tony Sacca and Jimmy Osmond are slated to take the stage during the fundraiser.

The show is sponsored by Price Promotions, the Clarion Hotel and Casino and Las Vegas Entertainers.

For more information, call Diane Price at 256-7698 or Charlie Desiderio with the Salvation Army at 870-4430.

Rave Motion Pictures to host Family Film Festival this summer

Rave Motion Pictures is inviting families to enjoy free G- or PG-rated films at 10 a.m. every Tuesday and Wednesday at its theater at Town Square, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. "Gulliver’s Travels" is this weeks’ film.

For more information, call 362-7283 or visit ravemotionpictures.com.

‘Piano! Las Vegas’ offers free admission for guests 18 or younger

"Piano! Las Vegas" at the V Theater inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood is offering free admission this summer to anyone 18 or younger.

"Piano! Las Vegas," starring Ryan Ahern, provides a combination of comedy-magic and live music, backed by six musicians.

Showtimes are 2:30 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and Saturdays. Tickets start at $29.99 for general admission and $39.99 for VIP seating. Las Vegas locals receive a 50 percent discount. For tickets, call the V Theater box office at (866) 932-1818 or visit pianolasvegas.com.

Get $75 tickets to ‘Le Rêve’

"Le Rêve," the aquatic show at Wynn Las Vegas, 3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South, is offering $75 tickets through Aug. 14.

Shows are at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. For more information, visit wynnlasvegas.com or call 770-9966. 

Families can Enjoy three Strip attractions for $54

Families can enjoy three Strip attractions for $54 per person, including "CSI: The Experience" at the MGM Grand, the roller coaster at New York-New York and "Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition" at Luxor.

This offer also includes: "BODIES … The Exhibition" at Luxor, Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage, Adventuredome at Circus Circus and the SpongeBob 4D Ride at Excalibur.

For more information, call 866-606-7111 or visit any Luxor, Excalibur, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay, New York-New York, Mirage or Circus Circus box office.

College students can see George Wallace’s show for free

George Wallace is offering free tickets for his show for college students up to age 23. Shows are at 10 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday at the Flamingo, 3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The offer is good throughout the summer.

Additional tickets are available by visiting the Flamingo box office, by calling 733-3333 or online at flamingolasvegas.com.

Movie based on ‘Tekken’ video game to be presented in 3-D

Fathom Events announces "Tekken Blood Vengeance" in 3-D at 7:30 p.m. today at Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave.

The presentation is based on the video game "Tekken."

Ticket are $15 and are available at participating theater box offices and online at fathomevents.com.

Lovin’ Spoonful to perform hits of the 1960s at the suncoast

Noted ’60s band The Lovin’ Spoonful plans to perform its greatest hits at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive.

Its hits defined the mid-1960s — "Do You Believe in Magic," "Daydream," "You Didn’t Have to be So Nice," "Nashville Cats" and "Summer in the City." In 2000, the group was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Tickets are available starting from $15.95, plus tax and convenience fees.

For tickets, call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.

Red Rock Resort to welcome Lifehouse

The next Revolution Party for the People series concert is scheduled to be Lifehouse at 9 p.m. Friday at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

The group’s combined album sales are more than 5 million, and Lifehouse singles have sold more than 3 million copies online, including No. 1 hits "Hanging by a Moment" and "You and Me."

Guests must be 16 or older. Tickets are $30, plus tax and applicable fees. For tickets, call 547-5300 or visit stationcasinos.com.

Toby Keith is coming to Red Rock Amphitheatre Aug. 6

Toby Keith’s Locked and Loaded Tour 2011 plans to come to Summerlin for a show scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Red Rock Amphitheatre at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd.

Eric Church is set to be a special guest. Doors are set to open at 6 p.m. This is an all-ages show.

Tickets are $43, $69 and $89, with Special Gold Circle seating for $125, plus tax and any additional service fees.

Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas, by calling 547-5300 or visiting stationcasinos.com.

Starbright Theatre to host tribute to Streisand and Sinatra

"The Concert That Never Was … A Tribute To Streisand & Sinatra," starring Sharon Owens and Sebastian Anzaldo, is planned for 7 p.m. Aug. 6 and 3 p.m. Aug. 7 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.

Owens and Anzaldo bring the two powerhouse voices to the same stage. Expect duets of "Somewhere," "Something Stupid" and "New York New York."

Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents.

All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards will be accepted. For up-to-date information on Starbright Theatre shows, call 240-1301.

Village Square theater to show Shakespeare classics

Classic Shakespeare works are planned to be shown in movie theaters this summer.

Each performance will begin at 6:30 p.m. at Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave.

"Henry IV Part 1" is scheduled for Aug. 1, "Henry IV Part 2" for Aug. 18 and "Henry VIII" for Sept. 15.

Each includes a 20-minute historical perspective on the Globe Theatre and its reconstruction.

Tickets are $15 for each show and are available at participating theater box offices and online at fathomevents.com.

Artifice to host variety show

"OK, OK, The Amos Glick Variety Show," is scheduled from 11:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. Aug. 10-11, at Artifice, 1025A S. First St. The show is scheduled to start at midnight and be hosted by Amos Glick and Jimmy Slonina. Acts confirmed so far include Rudy Uresti, who plans to perform hand shadows, and Dina Emerson and Nathalie Gauvin who are scheduled to perform the "Avant Garde Comic Vocal Mayhem."

The show is still seeking performers including clown, dance, magic, contortion, magic, circus and variety skill acts. Sorry, no aerial.

To submit an act, provide name, the act name, a description of the act, the length of the act and any technical needs, including sound and lights, to amosglick@gmail.com.

For more information, visit artificebar.com.

See snakes at Springs Preserve

"Venom!," a new live animal show, is scheduled to run at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. daily through Aug. 14 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd.

The rotating lineup of reptiles to be featured includes rattlesnakes, the desert night snake, gopher snakes and a Gila monster. Animals will be separated from the audience by an enclosure for safety purposes.

For more information, visit springspreserve.org or call 822-8722.

Winning pieces to be shown at City Hall Bridge Gallery

The "Celebrating Life! 2011" exhibit is scheduled to be displayed through Aug. 25 at the City Hall Bridge Gallery, 400 Stewart Ave.

This is the 11th year for the fine art competition, which is open to Clark County artists 50 or older. Sixty-nine artworks were selected for the juried exhibit out of the 207 works entered this year.

For more information about the exhibit, call 229-1012. For more information about the center, call 229-6383.

Trees exhibit on display at Springs Preserve through Sept. 5

The "Exploring Trees Inside and Out" exhibit is scheduled to run through Sept. 5 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. For more information, visit springspreserve.org or call 822-8722.

Onyx Theatre to host ‘Rocky Horror Picture Show’

"The Rocky Horror Vegas Show" is scheduled to run at midnight Wednesday at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave. Doors open at 11:30 p.m. A preshow party is scheduled for 11:15 p.m. Tickets are $10.

To purchase tickets or for showtimes, visit onyxtheatre.com or call 732-7225 for more information.

Starlite summer music series set for Aug. 20

Against the Grain is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Aug. 20 at Nature Discovery Park, 2627 Nature Park Drive.

Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com and click on "Parks and Recreation" for more information.

Pop and Doo Wop concert planned for Saturday at Sam’s Town

"An Evening of Pop and Doo Wop" is scheduled at 8 p.m. Saturday at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. The concert is set to feature Sonny Turner, former lead singer of the Platters; Terry Johnson’s Flamingos; and Danny and the Juniors. Prices begin at $19.95. B Connected members can receive $5 off one ticket. The concert is for those 21 or older and is smoke-free. For more information, call 284-7777 or go to samstown.com.

Greg Peterson to perform at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder

Greg Peterson and his band are set to perform hits from the 1970s this week at Arizona Charlie’s Boulder, 4575 Boulder Highway. He is scheduled to perform from 8 p.m. to midnight today through Thursday and 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. Friday through Sunday. Admission is free but limited to adults 21 or older. For more information, call 888-236-9066 or go to arizonacharliesboulder.com.

Marshal Reign and SRO set to perform at Roxy’s

Two bands are scheduled to be featured in Roxy’s Lounge at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway. Marshal Reign is set to perform Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m., and SRO is set to perform Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Admission is free for adults 21 or older. For more information, call 456-7777 or visit samstown.com.

Rhythm Nation set to perform at Eastside Cannery

High energy funk band Rhythm Nation is set to perform this week at Marilyn’s Lounge in the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. The band is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The show is for adults 21 or older and is free. For more information, call 856-5300.

Chamber Trio set to perform

A trio featuring Naoko Taniguchi on violin, Tamara Kezerov on piano and Elena Kapustina on cello is set to perform a selection of classical pieces at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 on the day of the concert. For more information, visit clarkcountynv .gov or call 455-7340.

Magic show scheduled

A magic show featuring Merlin Award-winning magician Dixie Dooley is set for 2 p.m. Aug. 6 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $10. For more information, visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7330.

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