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MOSAIC HEADLINES AT VEIL PAVILION

Melodic vocal group Mosaic is scheduled to make its headlining debut at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Silverton Casino’s Veil Pavilion, 3333 Blue Diamond Road.

Tickets are $15. To purchase tickets, call 263-7777 or visit silvertoncasino.com.

‘CARNIVAL OF WONDERS’ IN TOWN FOR THREE PERFORMANCES

"Carnival of Wonders," led by magicians Mark Kalin and Jinger Leigh-Kalin and comedian Jeff Hobson, is scheduled for three Las Vegas performances.

They are scheduled to appear at the "Magic Live" convention this week, which runs through Wednesday. The convention is at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. For more information, call 798-0099 or visit magicmagazine.com/live.

"Carnival of Wonders" is also scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at The Orleans. Tickets are $19.95. To purchase tickets, call 365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.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. Friday.

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.

WATCH AN MMA FIGHT AT THE ORLEANS

Superior Cage Combat 2 is set for 7 p.m. Saturday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The event is a Mixed Martial Arts show with a fight card stacked with pro Mixed Martial Arts fighters and headlined by the welterweight clash between Josh Neer (30-10) and Blas Avena (7-4). This fight will be preceded by a co-main event featuring John Alessio (31-14) and Waachiim Spiritwolf (9-8). The card, with 11 bouts, features UFC, WEC, Strikeforce and M1 veterans. Tickets start at $35. For more information, go to orleansarena.com or call 284-7777.

‘BYE BYE BIRDIE’ TO PLAY AT EVENTS PLAZA

A production of "Bye Bye Birdie" is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.

The play is being presented by Mozaic Presents, a youth group production.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, visit hendersonlive.com.

OVATION TO HOST RAGTAG ENTERTAINMENT’S PRODUCTION OF THE WHO’S ‘TOMMY’

RagTag Entertainment plans to present a live version of The Who’s "Tommy" at 8 p.m. Tuesdays in August at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $15 and are available at all Station Casinos locations or online at stationcasinos.com.

For more information, email ragtagent@yahoo.com or call 280-0481.

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 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 "Mulan" on Friday and "How to Train Your Dragon" on Saturday.

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

LAKE LAS VEGAS HOSTS JAZZ ON THE LAKE CONCERTS

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

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

The schedule includes Anduze on Saturday and Slick Willie Orchestra Aug. 27.

For more information, visit montelagovillage.com.

TICKETS NOW 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 THE OFFICE

An exhibit called "From Carbon Paper to .pdf" is slated to be shown through Oct. 23 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 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children 3 to 7 and seniors 50 or older.

For more information, call 455-7955.

TICKETS FOR ‘ILLUSIONS’ MAGIC SHOW AT THE CLARION NOW ON SALE

Direct from Europe, master illusionist Jan Rouven brings a new hair-raising, death-defying show to Las Vegas with "Illusions" at the Fame Theater inside Clarion Hotel & Casino, 305 Convention Center Drive.

"Illusions" showtimes are at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Tuesdays at 7 p.m. Tickets start at $49 and can be purchased by calling 800-5888, online at illusionsvegas.com or at the Fame Theater box office.

‘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.

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

Comedian 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.

VEGAS CINE FEST SET FOR AUG. 25-27 AT THE TROPICANA

Tropicana Las Vegas plans to host the third annual Vegas Cine Fest Aug. 25-27. The festival is slated to feature premiere screenings, Q&A sessions and themed after-parties at Club Nikki. The three-day event will conclude with a Gala Awards Ceremony, with awards presented to winners in the Feature Film, Featurette, Film Shorts, Screenplay and Music Video categories.

One of the films set to be featured at the festival is "More to Live For," the story of three men from different backgrounds who are united by their common search for a bone marrow donor. The premiere is at 7 p.m. Aug. 26 with red carpet arrivals starting at 4 p.m. The film will be followed by an audience Q&A session and an opportunity to join the bone marrow registry. Tickets to this event are $12.

For tickets, festival and booth space information, visit vegascinefest.com or brownpapertickets.com or call 739-2350.

SEE ‘JACK THE GIANT KILLER’ WITH COMMENTARY BY ‘MST3K’ COMEDIANS

NCM Fathom and RiffTrax present RiffTrax "Live: Jack the Giant Killer" in theaters at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave.

Featuring the same comedians from the cult classic "Mystery Science Theater 3000" (MST3K), Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett will take the stage in Nashville, Tenn., to provide wisecracking commentary on the cheesy 1962 fantasy epic "Jack the Giant Killer."

Tickets are available at the theater and at fathomevents.com.

IMPRESSIONIST AND COMEDIAN TOM STEVENS TO PERFORM AT SUNCOAST

Singer-impressionist and comedian Tom Stevens plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.

Stevens pays tribute to more than 25 celebrities, including Tom Jones, Elvis Presley, Cher, Frank Sinatra, Bill Clinton, George Burns and Johnny Carson.

Tickets are $10, plus tax and convenience fees, and can be purchased by calling 636-7075 or online at suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.

SUNCOAST TO WELCOME VENTRILOQUIST RONN LUCAS

Ventriloquist Ronn Lucas plans to appear at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 27-28 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive.

Lucas has received numerous accolades for his performances, including being named The World’s Best Ventriloquist by the New York Times and the London Times, and has performed for several U.S. presidents.

Tickets are available 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.

ENTERTAINER TONY MARTUCCI SCHEDULED FOR SHOW AT STARBRIGHT THEATRE

Tony Martucci plans a performance at 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.

The singer, actor and entertainer performs hit songs from the 1950s by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Louis Prima and more.

Tickets are $12 Sun City Summerlin residents and $14 for nonresidents.

Tickets are available at these community centers: Desert Vista, 10360 Sun City Blvd.; Mountain Shadows, 9107 Del Webb Blvd; and Pinnacle, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.

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 2" is scheduled for Thursday 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.

THE SWINGERS CLUB TO OPEN AT THE PLAZA

The Swingers Club is scheduled to open Aug. 24 at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. A grand opening is planned for Labor Day weekend. The club is set to feature dueling pianos on the bar floor to encourage audience participation, sing-alongs, personal requests and the chance for piano players to mingle with customers during breaks.

The club also will feature nine holes of Vegas-themed mini golf. The bar is scheduled to be open from 11 a.m. to 4 a.m. seven nights a week to customers 21 or older. Live music acts are scheduled from 7 to 9 p.m., and the dueling pianos will follow from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. A disc jockey is set to spin music for glow-in-the-dark disco golf from 2 to 4 a.m.

For more information about the Swingers Club, visit swingerslv.com.

EXPLORING 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.

STARLITE MUSIC SERIES SCHEDULED TO PRESENT AGAINST THE GRAIN

The final concert of the 2011 Starlite Music Series is scheduled from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Nature Discovery Park, 2627 Nature Park Drive in North Las Vegas. Against the Grain is the featured band. Pre-event activities are scheduled before the concert begins. Call the city of North Las Vegas’ community events office at 633-2490 for more information.

VISIT CSN’S PLANETARIUM

The College of Southern Nevada Planetarium, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., is offering stargazing opportunities and presentations at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 27.

Tickets are $6 and $4 for seniors, children under 12 and CSN students. For more information, call 651-4759 or visit csn.edu.

SEE HEART ALIVE AT THE CANNERY

Heart Alive, a tribute to the band Heart, is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at The Club at the Cannery, 2121 E. Craig Road.

Admission is $5 at the door. The show is for guests 21 or older.

For more information, call 507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.

INKED SUNDAYS COMING TO ALIANTE STATION POOL

Inked Sundays, Inked Magazine’s party on the deck at the Aliante Station pool, 7300 Aliante Parkway, is scheduled to feature Hart and Huntington Tattoo with live music by The Hipsters at 1 p.m. Sunday.

Guests must be 21 or older. Cover is $15. For more information or pool cabana reservations, call 692-7270.

MONTGOMERY GENTRY SET TO PERFORM

Country music duo Montgomery Gentry is scheduled to perform at 9 p.m. Saturday at the Eastside Events Center at the Eastside Cannery, 5255 Boulder Highway. Tickets are $59.95 to $79.95. For more information, call 856-5300 or go to eastsidecannery.com.

JAZZ QUINTET SCHEDULED TO PLAY AT WINCHESTER CULTURAL CENTER

Singer Ronnie Rose and guitarist Frank Potenza are scheduled to lead a jazz quintet from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. For more information, visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.

ROXY’S LOUNGE AT SAM’S TOWN ANNOUNCES THIS WEEK’S PERFORMERS

Roxy’s Lounge at Sam’s Town, 5111 Boulder Highway, has several bands set to perform. Seth Turner is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. State of the Art is set to perform at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Skye Dee Miles is scheduled for 8 p.m. Sunday. The Fab is set to perform at 8 p.m. every Monday in August. The free shows are for adults 21 or older. For more information, call 456-7777 or go to samstown.com.

FAMILY-FRIENDLY IMPROV SHOW SCHEDULED

The Las Vegas Improvisation Players are set to perform "All New, Every Time," a music and comedy show, at 7 p.m. Saturday at the American Heritage Academy, 6126 S. Sandhill Road. The troupe performs an improv show similar to the television program "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" that is suitable for the whole family.

For more information, visit lvimprov.com or contact Paul Lirette at 405-0192. The Las Vegas Improvisation Players are not affiliated with the American Heritage Academy.

RAILHEAD AT BOULDER STATION WELCOMES COUNTRY LEGEND TANYA TUCKER

Country music legend Tanya Tucker is set to perform at 9 p.m. Aug. 27 in the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Tickets are $24.95 to $54.95. For more information, call 432-7777 or go to boulderstation.com.

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