Elvis Costello and The Imposters are slated to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Pearl at the Palms. Known for his eclectic genre-crossing, Costello has been performing and producing music since 1977. Tickets range from $61 to $96. For more information, call 942-6888.
Ken Medema set to perform
at concert for FAmily promise
Singer-songwriter Ken Medema plans to deliver his second benefit concert to raise money for Family Promise of Las Vegas, a nonprofit that helps homeless families in the Las Vegas Valley achieve lasting independence.
The interfaith concert is at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana Ave. Tickets are $25 for general seating and $35 for VIP seating ($30 and $40, respectively, at the door). Doors open at 6:30 p.m. to preview the silent auction. All seating is assigned. For tickets or more information, visit familypromiselv
tickets.com or call 638-8806.
‘Legends in Concert’ at Harrah’s is offering locals discount during May
“Legends in Concert” plans to celebrate 28 years of shows on the Las Vegas Strip by offering a special locals discount during May. The show is performed twice nightly, six nights per week in the Harrah’s Showroom at Harrah’s Las Vegas, 3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Nevada residents can purchase a general admission ticket, regularly priced at $55.45, for only $28 (plus taxes and fees). There is a limit of six tickets per order, and guests most show a valid Nevada ID at the box office.
Local residents can get half-price tickets to ‘Piano! Las Vegas’
“Piano! Las Vegas” at the V Theater inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is offering half-price tickets to Las Vegas residents. Ticket prices for locals start at $14.99 for general admission and $19.99 for VIP seating, plus taxes and box office fees. Showtimes are at 2:30 p.m. Saturdays through Thursdays. To purchase tickets, call 866-932-1818, visit pianolasvegas.com or go to the V Theater box office.
‘The Lion King’ offers Locals discount
on children’s tickets throughout May
Disney’s “The Lion King” at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino is introducing its first locals’ ticket offer just for children. For weekend matinee performances during May, each adult purchasing a full-price ticket can purchase two child tickets for only $15. Tickets can be purchased at the Mandalay Bay box office or the MGM Resorts Call Center at 877-632-7000. Mention “ROAR” for purchase. The ticket offer is available for the 4 p.m. performance of “The Lion King” on Saurdays and Sundays in May with a valid Nevada ID. Children must be younger than 17; there is a maximum of two child tickets per one adult ticket.
Local residents can get discounted tickets to ‘Matsuri’ at Imperial Palace
From now until May 31, local residents can purchase tickets to “Matsuri,” a production of 15 Japanese acrobats, gymnasts, dancers and comedians who perform at the Imperial Palace, for $20, plus box office fees and tax, with a valid Nevada ID.
Since the earthquake and tsunami struck Japan in March, the show has been collecting donations at each performance to assist with relief efforts.
In addition, through May, “Matsuri” will donate $5 for each locals ticket purchased to the American Red Cross. The show already has raised more than $2,000 and hopes to reach $10,000 by the end of May.
“Matsuri” plays at 4 p.m. Saturdays through Wednesdays and 8 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are available at the Imperial Palace box office, at vegas.com or by calling 888-777-7664.
Imagine Dragons to release
new album at Hard Rock Cafe
Las Vegas-based band Imagine Dragons plans to return home to release their newest album, “It’s Time,” at 8 p.m. Friday at the Hard Rock Cafe, 3771 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $13, plus fees, and are available at ticketweb.com or at the Hard Rock Cafe box office.
Henderson REVEALS May ARTBEAT LINEUP
The city of Henderson announced its May lineup for ArtBeat performances.
Free performances include the Nevada Chamber Symphony on Friday and Crossin Dixon on May 20.
ArtBeat performances start at 8 p.m. at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St.
For more information, visit Hendersonlive.com.
‘RENT’ performances continue
at Green Valley Ranch Resort
The production “Rent” returns to Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway.
At 8 p.m. every Tuesday during May and June, people can enjoy the RagTag Entertainment’s production of the hit Broadway musical.
Tickets are $15, and all proceeds benefit Golden Rainbow, an organization that helps those with HIV/AIDS.
For more information, visit
OUTDOOR PICTURE SHOW presents
free, family friendly movies
The Outdoor Picture Show is back Friday and Saturday nights at The District at Green Valley Ranch, 2240 Village Walk Drive.
The event offers free, family-friendly movies that are shown on a grassy area at dusk. Complimentary popcorn is provided.
“Monsters, Inc.” is scheduled to be shown at 8 p.m. Friday, and “Toy Story 3” is scheduled for 8 p.m. Saturday.
For more information, visit thedistrictgvr.com.
Myron Heaton Chorale of Las Vegas
to perform concert for charity
The Myron Heaton Chorale of Las Vegas, in its 21st season, is proud to present a spring concert, “Modern Classics to Spirituals” for the benefit of Lutheran Social Services of Nevada at 4 p.m. Sunday at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2 S. Pecos Road, Henderson.
Since 1997, Lutheran Social Services of Nevada has provided emergency food, housing and employment to over 150,000 Nevadans, regardless of religious affiliation, age or national origin.
Tickets are $10 each and are available at the Christ the Servant Lutheran Church office during office hours or from chorale members. Call the church at 263-0802.
For more information, visit myronheatonchorale.org.
Clark county MUSEUM exhibit
SHOWCASES PUEBLO INDIAN CULTURE
From now until June 2, the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway, is hosting a new exhibit, “Pueblo Indian Art: Ongoing Traditions.”
Guests can enjoy 150 years of Pueblo Indian culture, including jewelry, pottery, baskets, textiles and artifacts.
Admission to the exhibit is $2. The museum is open from 9 a.m. to
4:30 p.m. daily.
For more information, call 455-7955.
Scintas to return to Suncoast
The Scintas plan to perform at
7:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive.
The Scintas present an anything-but-typical performance filled with music, comedy and impersonations.
Tickets start at $29.95, plus tax and convenience fees, and are available by calling 636-7075 or by visiting suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.
Duquesne University Tamburitzans returning to Summerlin
The Duquesne University Tamburitzans, a folk ensemble, plan to perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday and May 19 at the Summerlin Library’s Performing Arts Center , 1771 Inner Circle Drive.
For ticket information for the Summerlin Library performances, call 877-826-6437.
The group is scheduled to perform at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd., at 7 p.m. May 18.
Tickets are $18 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $22 for nonresidents, with all seats reserved. For more information, call the Pinnacle box office at 240-1301.
For more information, visit duq.edu/tamburitzans .
Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School students to perform ‘Hairspray’
Students at Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way, plan to host performances of “Hairspray” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $10 for adults and are available at faiththeatrecompany.com or by calling 804-4400. Discounts are available for seniors, children, students and alumni. Tickets also will be available at the door for $2 more.
Sun City Dance Company
to perform at Starbright theatre
Sun City Dance Company Las Vegas plans to present “Showtime 2011” at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and May 20-21, with a 2 p.m. Sunday show Sunday and May 22 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $11. For ticket information, contact Joelene Carter at 341-9813.
Earn Turner to perform at Suncoast
“Earl Turner —- Back by Popular Demand” is slated for 7:30 p.m. May 20-22 at the Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive.
The dynamic performer began his career at 19, traveling the country with various show bands, leading to performing as a front man and a solo recording artist with his Top 40 dance hit in Europe, “Love Caught You By Surprise.”
Tickets are priced from $15.95, plus taxes and fees. For tickets, call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com. Save on convenience fees by purchasing the tickets in person at Coast Casinos.
18b Music Festival coming
to the Arts Factory
The 18b Music Festival is planned from 6 p.m. to midnight Saturday at The Arts Factory, 107 E. Charleston Blvd.
The main event is free for all ages with a featured urban beer garden for attendees 21 or older.
For more information, visit facebook.com/event.php?eid=155068764558044&ref=nf.
Jazz in the Park series returns
Clark County’s Jazz in the Park series is back with free concerts through June at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Doors open at 7 p.m., and concerts are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
The lineup includes Spyro Gyra on Saturday , Jeff Lorber Fusion on May 21, and saxophone group The Sax Pack on June 4.
Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. Food and drink are available for purchase on site. No pets are allowed. For more information, call 455-8200.
melodious jones trio to perform
at italian american social club
The Melodious Jones Trio is scheduled to perform from 8 to 11 p.m. every Friday at the Italian American Social Club, 2333 E. Sahara Ave. The concerts coincide with the Nostalgic Dance Society.
For more information about the trio’s performances, visit melodiousjones.com. For more information about the dance society, visit meetup.com/nostalgicdance or nostaglicdance.com.
Reggae in the Desert scheduled
for June 11 in Las Vegas
Reggae in the Desert celebrates a decade of bringing national acts to the local stage during the 10th annual festival June 11 at the Clark County Government Center, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Freddie McGregor, Mykal Rose, Don Carlos, Junior Reid, Michael Black, Detour Posse, Reggae Angels and Reggae in the Desert staple DJ Rhamma are scheduled to perform.
Doors open at 2 p.m., and the event concludes at 11 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of the show. Only cash is accepted at the door for tickets on the day of the show. Children ages 5 or younger are free.
To purchase tickets, call Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000. For more information, visit reggaeinthedesert.com or call 455-8200.
southern nevada musical arts society wraps up season with concert
The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society plans to present “Cole Porter Pops” at 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at the Nicholas Horn Theatre at the College of Southern Nevada, 3200 E. Cheyenne Road. The program will feature the Musical Arts Chorus and guest soloists in music by Cole Porter. The chorus plans to perform more than 30 songs, including “In the Still of the Night.”
This is the closing concert for the society’s 48th season. Tickets are $12 for adults and $9 for seniors, students and military. Tickets may be reserved or purchased at the CSN box office by calling 651-5483.
former review-journal editor’s exhibit open at left of center art gallery
A tribute to the photography of the late Las Vegas Review-Journal assistant city editor Warren Bates is on display at Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road.
The exhibit is called “Road to Zzyzx.” Its images document deserted areas in and around the desert settlement. It is scheduled to run through June 4.
Bates died in April 2010, 7 miles outside the California ghost town of Amboy, more than 130 miles from Las Vegas, when a train broadsided his car. He was 49.
For more information about the show, go to warrenbatesphoto.com. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by appointment Saturday.
Kiwanis Club to host third annual
kite day saturday in North Las Vegas
The North Las Vegas Kiwanis Club is scheduled to host the third annual Kite Day on Saturday at Nature Discovery Park, 2627 Nature Park Drive. For more information, call Matthew Satenstein at 461-6724.
Music of Wayne SHorter to be performed at Winchester Cultural Center
“Mr. Gone: the Music of Wayne Shorter” is set to be performed by The Shapiro Project at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. For more information, visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.
Kids to perform nostalgic revue
The Winchester Players spring musical: “This is How We Roll: A Rock & Roll Story” and “Bye Bye Birdie — The Review” is set to be performed Thursday through Saturday at the Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 S. McLeod Drive. Performances are scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5. For more information, visit clarkcountynv.gov or call 455-7340.