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Southwest Things to Do, Jan. 29-Feb. 4, 2015

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

Bishr Hijazi’s Arabic Music Ensemble is scheduled to perform classic and contemporary Middle Eastern music from 7 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is free. Call 702-507-3964 or visit lvccld.org.

Clint Carvalho & His Extreme Parrots is scheduled at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. through March 1 in the Gardens Amphitheater at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Carvalho, an “America’s Got Talent” finalist, is set to perform with his rescue parrots. Attendees can take photos with the birds at noon and 2 p.m. The event is free for members or with paid general admission. Visit springspreserve.org or topbird.com.

The Front Page Band plans to take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 29 and Feb. 1, 19 and 22 and at 9 p.m. Jan. 30 and Feb. 20 inside the showroom at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. The group performs top 40 music in a range of genres dating from the 1960s. Admission is free. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

The Sin City Sinners are slated to perform at 10 p.m. Jan. 31 at The Lounge inside the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. Visit palms.com.

A free presentation titled ThetaHealing: Spiritual, Physical and Emotional Healing is slated from 1 to 3 p.m. Jan. 31 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. The event is aimed at applying quantum physics through meditation and prayer to remove unconscious beliefs and replace them with a perception of the highest truth. Call 702-507-3964 or visit lvccld.org.

A drum circle with didgeridoo accompaniment is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Music 4 Life Health Club & Training Center, 2975 S. Rainbow Blvd, Suite B. The cost is a suggested donation of $10, which includes a raffle ticket. Call 702-889-2881.

Comedian Sinbad is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 30 and 31 at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $49.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

“Live Burlesque in Las Vegas” is planned from 9 to 11:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Boomers Bar, 3200 W. Sirius Ave. Attendees must be 21 or older. Tickets start at $20. Call 702-368-1863 or visit liveburlesqueinlasvegas.com.

Experts are set to share gardening tips from 1 to 2 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The cost is $2 for members and $3 for nonmembers, call 702-822-7700 or visit springspreserve.org.

The Stoney Curtis Band is set to perform from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Jan. 31 at the Sand Dollar Lounge, 3355 Spring Mountain Road. Admission is $5. Call 702-485-5401 or visit sanddollarloungelv.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

The Big Game Party is planned for youths 5 or older from 1 to 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Splash Studios, 9700 W. Tropicana Ave. Participants can take part in ceramic projects, games and karaoke with prizes. Pizza, snacks, soda and juice are scheduled to be served. The cost is $65 per child in advance or $75 the day of the event, with each second child paying $50. Call 702-868-1606.

The exhibit “Vegas Votes” by the Las Vegas News Bureau Archives is planned during regular hours through Feb. 3 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Photographs from 1947 to 2014 include the categories of showgirls, entertainment, sports, hotel exteriors, pool scenes, gambling and recreation. The public is invited to vote for their favorite photographs to be featured in a 2015 exhibition at The Studio. Visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3631.

PLAN AHEAD

The Harlem Globetrotters are slated to perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 at the Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $24, and a Magic Pass is available for an additional $22, providing admission to a 30-minute interactive event scheduled on the court with the Globetrotters from 5:30 to 6 p.m. Call 702-284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.

The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 7 and 8 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

The inaugural Zombie Prom is scheduled from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Feb. 13 at The End, 4821 Spring Mountain Road. Goth, industrial and new wave music are planned. Call 702-907-0363 or visit theendvegas.com.

The Music Is My Motivation tour featuring Honey, Kevon Tyrre, D. Boo, King Green and 66 Studios is scheduled from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Feb. 14 at Boomers Bar, 3200 W. Sirius Ave. Admission is free, and attendees must be 21 or older. Call 702-368-1863 or visit boomerslv.com.

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. are set to present “Up, Up and Away — The Music & Memories” at 8 p.m. Feb. 14-15 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

A Community Senior/Health/Wellness Expo is set from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 18 at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. More than 30 exhibitors and local companies are slated to showcase their services, including for health care, senior homes, finance and more. Health screenings also are planned. The event is free. For more information, visit lasvegasseniorexpos.com.

Neil Sedaka plans to perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 and 22 inside the showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $44.95. Call 702-365-7075 or visit orleanscasino.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

Elements Kitchen & Martini Bar, 4950 S. Rainbow Blvd., Suite 100, plans to offer live music from 7 to 10 p.m. every Tuesday and Saturday featuring Marty Mancuso and from noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday featuring Mark and Dom. Call 702-750-2991 or visit elementskitchenandmartinibar.com.

The Stardusters Square & Round Dancers offer square dancing classes from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays for $5 at the Meadows Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 2900 S. Valley View Blvd. Call 702-348-4906.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., recently opened its new Butterfly Habitat in the southern portion of the Botanical Gardens. The habitat is scheduled to feature hundreds of butterflies and a variety of plants, and it will be open each fall and spring, as temperatures permit. Butterfly species are set to include mourning cloak, red admiral, painted lady, American lady, monarch and queen. A separate entrance fee will be charged for the habitat, with members paying $2 and nonmembers paying $3. The habitat is slated to be open during Springs Preserve operating hours, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Visit springspreserve.org.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., has scheduled Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing for ages 8 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. Wednesdays. The cost is $4 per person. Learn international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. Call 702-732-4871 or visit ethnicexpresslasvegas.org.

The Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., is set to host Scottish country dancing for ages 13 or older from 6:30 to 8:45 p.m. every Friday. Cost is $5 per person. Call 702-229-6383 or visit artslasvegas.org.

The Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane, offers free Zumba Fitness classes, and licensed instructor Jean Smith teaches dance fitness to Latin rhythms, appropriate for all ages and fitness levels, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call 702-507-6030 or visit lvccld.org. This class is also offered at Grace Valley Church, 1370 E. Robindale Road (702-454-9328) and at 6 p.m. Fridays at Body Focus Fitness, 7380 S. Eastern Ave. (702-228-4967).

A free open mic event is planned from 8 p.m. to midnight Thursdays at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Call 702-365-7111 or visit orleanscasino.com.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., is set to provide guided garden walks from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to feed the animals in its Living Collections at 11:30 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays. General admission for locals is $9.95 for adults, $8.95 for seniors, students and military and $4.95 for children 5 to 17. Visit springspreserve.org/apps/event.

Ongoing shows at Money Plays, 4755 W. Flamingo Road, include live local bands at 9 p.m. Saturdays and an open mic night at 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays. Visit moneyplayslv.com.

Enjoy karaoke from 8 p.m. to midnight Tuesdays and Wednesdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

Bar 702, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit bar702lasvegas.com.

John Windsor is scheduled to perform from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He also is scheduled at 8:45 p.m. Mondays at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

Jerry Tiffe is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharliesdecatur.com.

The Peter Love Trio is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

WILLplay is scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

The Claudine Castro Band is scheduled to perform at 11 p.m. Sundays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

Santa Fe and The Fat City Horns are scheduled to perform at 10:30 p.m. Mondays in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is $10. Visit palms.com.

The Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road, has scheduled a variety of live entertainment six nights a week in the Gold Coast Showroom Lounge. Visit goldcoastcasino.com.

Comedian Eddie Griffin is set to perform at 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at the King’s Room at the Rio, 3700 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $69. Visit riolasvegas.com or call 702-777-2782.

The West Flamingo Senior Center, 6255 W. Flamingo Road, is set to offer beginner, intermediate and advanced tap dance classes. Each class is offered twice a week, and a six-week session costs $37. Call 702-455-7742.

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