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Things to do in Paradise/Downtown

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

— The Clark County School District plans to present the Solo & Small Ensemble Dance Showcase at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. At 6 p.m. Friday, the district plans to present a dance showcase. Admission is free. Visit pac.unlv.edu.

— Twisted Cherry Burlesque, which combines magic, neo-burlesque, comedy, music and more, is set for 11 p.m. Thursday at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16. Admission is $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com.

— The Nevada Conservatory Theatre plans to present “The Learned Ladies,” a comedy, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday in the Black Box Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $15 or $10 for UNLV students. Call 702-895-2787.

— The Solaris Dance Theatre plans a free spring dance concert at noon Friday in the auditorium, room 133, at the UNLV Paradise campus, 851 E. Tropicana Ave.

— Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’Ole is set to perform Hawaiian music at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Call 702-229-3515 or visit artslasvegas.org.

— Classical guitarist Ian Watt is set to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Doc Rando Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $40. Visit pac.unlv.edu.

— Skinny Lister is set to perform Saturday at Backstage Bar & Billiards, 601 E. Fremont St. Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 the day of the show. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit ticketfly.com.

— The eighth annual Las Vegas Cadillac Through the Years is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. More than 100 classic Cadillacs are expected to be on display. Raffles, food, vendors and more are planned. Visit cadillacthroughtheyears.org.

— The Las Vegas Master Singers plan to perform at 2:30 p.m. Sunday in the Doc Rando Recital Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit lvmastersingers.com.

— Aid for AIDS of Nevada plans its annual AIDS Walk Las Vegas on Sunday at UNLV. Registration is set to start at 8 a.m., and the opening ceremony is slated for 9 a.m. A picnic is set to follow the walk. Visit afanlv.donordrive.com.

— Former mob boss turned motivational speaker Michael Franzese is set to speak at the Mob Museum, 300 Stewart Ave., at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $15 for museum members and $20 for nonmembers. Call 702-229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org.

— The Poor Richard’s Players plan to present “Dealer’s Choice” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and April 19-20 and at 2 p.m. Sunday and April 21 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16. Visit poorrichardsplayers.com.

— Improv-Vegas Presents S.E.T. at 8 p.m. Mondays in April at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16. Admission is $10. Visit onyxtheatre.com.

— Dr. Eric Topol is scheduled to speak about “The Creative Destruction of Medicine” as part of the Barrick Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is free, but tickets are required by calling 702-895-2787. Visit pac.unlv.edu.

PLAN AHEAD

— Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” is scheduled to run at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., from April 16-21. Tickets start at $24. Call 702-749-2000 or visit thesmithcenter.com.

— Manny Kellough’s Jazz Expressions is scheduled to perform a free concert from noon to 1 p.m. April 19 in the jury assembly room of the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit artslasvegas.org.

— The Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Guild of Organists plans to present a performance by Dongho Lee at 7:30 p.m. April 19 at Christ Church Episcopal, 2000 S. Maryland Parkway. Admission is free. Visit sncago.org.

— The Speeding Theatre – Over 55 plans to present a “history of us” featuring comedy, mime, song, dance and drama at noon April 19 at the Paradise Campus at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 851 E. Tropicana Ave. Admission is free, but guests must request a parking pass at the front desk. Visit speedingtheatre.org.

— Nannie & Housekeepers U.S.A. plans to host “Vegas’ Biggest Baby Shower and Beyond” starting at 9 a.m. April 20 at The Tuscany Hotel & Suites, 255 E. Flamingo Road. Guest speakers include Deborah Tillman of “America’s Supernanny” and more. Attendees are encouraged to donate newborn care items and new or gently worn clothing. Tickets are $40 by April 19 or $50 at the door. Space is limited. Visit national
nannytrainingdaylasvegas.eventbrite.com.

— “Disney on Ice Presents Treasure Trove” is scheduled for April 25-28 at the Thomas & Mack Center at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit unlvtickets.com.

— The African American Midwives Film Series is scheduled for 3 p.m. April 27 at the West Las Vegas Arts Center Community Gallery, 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Learn about the history of African-American midwives from slavery to current times in this program for those 14 or older. Admission is free. Call 702-229-4800 to reserve a space.

— Snake Rattle Rattle Snake is scheduled to perform at 6:30 p.m. April 27 in the Centennial Plaza at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Admission is free. Visit artslasvegas.org.

— The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans to present “Rapunzel! Rapunzel!” at 7 p.m. April 26-27 and May 3-4, and at 2 p.m. April 28 and May 4-5 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Visit artslasvegas.org.

— Pirate Fest Las Vegas is scheduled for April 26-28 at Lorenzi Park, 3333 W. Washington Ave. Music, vendors, food, games and more are planned. Fairies and Steampunk costumes are also welcome. Visit piratefestlv.com.

— The Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society plans to perform at 3 p.m. April 28 at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Visit snmas.com.

— Smash Magazine plans to present the Alkaline Trio, with special guest Bayside, at 5:30 p.m. April 27 at the Fremont Country Club, 601 E. Fremont St. Tickets are $22 in advance and $26 on the day of the show. The show is open to all ages, but guests younger than 16 must be accompanied by a guardian. Visit ticketfly.com.

— The Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival is scheduled for April 27-28 at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Food and craft vendors also planned. A variety of early bird, VIP and two-day packages are available. Visit yourjazz.com.

— “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” is set for 8 p.m. May 3-4 and May 10-11 at the Onyx Theatre, 953 E. Sahara Ave., Suite 16. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com.

— The Las Vegas Master Singers plan to perform at 8 p.m. May 4 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Visit lvmastersingers.com.

— A Mother’s Day dinner and dance with the Tony Scodwell Little Big Band is scheduled for 6 p.m. May 11 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $20. Call 702-229-6383.

— The Las Vegas Academy Jazz Combo featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 11 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Romeo & Juliet” at 7:30 p.m. May 11 and 1 p.m. May 12 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets start at $35. Visit thesmithcenter.com.

— The Las Vegas Elks Helldorado Days are scheduled for May 16-19 in downtown Las Vegas. Events include a rodeo, carnival, food vendors, parade and the Whiskerino Contest. Visit elkshelldorado.com.

— The Red Rock Ramblers are scheduled to perform as part of the Downtown Cultural Series at noon May 17 at the Lloyd George U.S. Courthouse, 333 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Admission is free. Call 702-229-3515.

— The Las Vegas Academy Jazz Combo featuring the Jeff Hamilton Trio is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 18 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— The 15th annual Punk Rock Bowling and Music Festival is set for May 24-27 in downtown Las Vegas. Bowling is scheduled for May 25 at Sam’s Town and the Gold Coast. Festival passes are $105 for all three days. Visit punkrockbowling.com.

— A bluegrass celebration and performance by Lonesome Otis is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. May 25 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-6383.

— The Fremont Country Club, 601 E. Fremont St., plans to host Escape the Fate with The Colour Morale, Glamour The Kill and As Thick As Thieves at 5 p.m. May 31. Tickets are $18 in advance or $21 at the door. Guests of all ages are welcome, but anyone younger than 16 must be accompanied by a guardian 18 or older. Visit ticketfly.com.

— The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert June 9 at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.

— The Las Vegas Academy Jazz Combo featuring Tom Scott is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. May 25 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— Earl Klugh is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. June 1 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— Pete Escovedo is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m. June 8 as part of the Jazz in the Park concert series at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Admission is free. Picnics, blankets and low-back chairs are welcome. No pets are allowed. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

— Reggae in the Desert is scheduled for June 15-16 at the Clark County Amphitheatre, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway. Luciano, Capleton, The Green, Inner Circle, Daniel Marley, Reggae Angels and Da Solution are scheduled for June 15, and Steel Pulse, Marcia Griffiths, Wailing Souls and Pure Roots are slated for June 16. Visit ticketfly.com.

— Golden Rainbow plans to presents its 27th annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraiser at 1 p.m. June 30 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Visit goldenrainbow.org.

— The sixth annual Las Vegas Film Festival is scheduled from July 18-21 at the LVH — Las Vegas Hotel, 3000 Paradise Road. Visit lvfilmfest.com.

— Hanson is scheduled to perform at 6 p.m. Sept. 21 at the Fremont Country Club, 601 E. Fremont St. Tickets start at $29.50. All ages are welcome, but guests younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult 18 or older. Visit ticketfly.com

— The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert Oct. 6 at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.

— The Las Vegas Brass Band plans to perform a free concert Dec. 8 at the Clark County Library Theatre, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Visit lvbb.org.

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