IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Access Showroom at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway, welcomes the Jazz Funk Soul trio for an all-ages show set to begin at 8 p.m. Aug. 24. Tickets start at $25. Call 702-692-7777 or visit aliantegaming.com.
Aliante Hotel + Casino, 7300 Aliante Parkway, continues its adults-only Poolside Jazz Under the Stars summer concert series at 7 p.m. Aug. 29 with smooth jazz group Dotsero. General admission tickets are $15. Call 702-692-7777 or visit aliantegaming.com.
The College of Southern Nevada Fine Arts Gallery is scheduled to host the “End of the Rainbow” exhibit through Sept. 20 at the CSN Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. The solo exhibit from local artist and part-time instructor Michael Ogilvie is to be on display from 8 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.
The College of Southern Fine Arts Gallery plans to exhibit “Post Rural” through Sept. 27 at the CSN Artspace Gallery, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Gallery hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. An artist reception with refreshments is planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Sept. 20. Call 702-651-4146 or visit csn.edu.
WORTH A DRIVE
HealthCare Partners Nevada and Humana are sponsoring 6,000 free tickets for a Beach Boys concert and Fun After 55 Good Vibrations Expo set for Sept. 2 at the South Point Arena, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit any of HealthCare Partners’ primary care or cardiology clinics in Southern Nevada or Humana’s two guidance centers (8975 W. Charleston Blvd. in Summerlin or 1000 N. Green Valley Parkway in Henderson) to pick up free tickets.
Lee Canyon Mountain Fest is planned for Aug. 31 at the Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort, 6725 Lee Canyon Road. Live music, a beer garden, whiskey tasting, horseshoe competition and barbecue are planned. The cost is $10 in advance and $15 the day of the event. Paid entry includes two beer garden tasting tickets for those 21 or older. Visit skilasvegas.com.
The 2013 season of Super Summer Theatre is set to continue at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park in the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, roughly 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway on Charleston Boulevard/state Route 159. Advance tickets are $12 plus a handling charge. Children 5 or younger are admitted free. The lineup includes “Legally Blonde the Musical,” through Aug. 24 and “The Producers,” Sept. 5-21. Call 702-594-7529 or visit supersummertheatre.org.
The Las Vegas Harvest Festival’s Art and Craft Show is planned from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 6-7 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 8 at Cashman Center, 850 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Crafts are to include woodcarvings, jewelry, pottery, clothing, toys, paintings, food and more. General admission tickets are $9, but attendees who bring in a can of food, baby food, formula or paper products will receive $2. Senior tickets are $7, and children 13-17 are $4. Children younger than 12 are free. Tickets are good for the entire weekend. Donations go to Safe Nest. Visit harvestfestival.com.
Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 401 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.
Weekly children’s events at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., will include story time, scheduled from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Mondays at the activities center, and toddler time for children 5 or younger, scheduled for 11 to 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the library. The cost is included with general admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.
Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich’s sustainable farmers market is set to be open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday inside the Desert Living Center at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is free, and purchases are cash only.
Three sea-based traveling exhibits are set to be on display through August at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. “Sea Monsters” explores scary characteristics of undersea dwellers; “Discovery Reef” looks at the interconnection of coral reefs; and “Sanctuary Reef” features a replica of a coral reef in the Florida Keys and discusses the human impact on it. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, seniors and military personnel, $5 for children 3 to 11 and free for children 2 or younger. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.
“The D*Word –– A Musical” is offering a locals’ discount through Labor Day weekend. Locals can purchase two tickets for the price of one by presenting a Nevada ID at the LVH box office or using the code “Opening” at thedwordmusical.com.
Rolling Stones tribute band the Ultimate Stones is set to perform at 10 p.m. Aug. 31 at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Attendees must be 21 or older and pay a $5 cover charge. Call 800-745-3000 or visit sclv.com.
The North Las Vegas recreation division’s activity schedule of classes, sports and recreation programs is available. Register online at cityofnorthlasvegas.com or in person at the Silver Mesa Recreation Center, 4025 Allen Lane, and the Neighborhood Recreation Center, 1638 N. Bruce St. The city’s recreation division offers a variety of affordable activities for adults and children, including personal training at the gym, adult and child dance classes, gymnastics, ceramics and martial arts.
Coffee Cup Skate, an open skate for anyone 45 or older, is scheduled from
12:45 to 2:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $5, and the arena provides coffee and cookies. Visit fiestarancholasvegas.com or call 702-638-3785.
Trivia Night is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the ETA Lounge at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Karate Karaoke is scheduled at 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Whiskey Dick’s, 2750 E. Craig Road. There is no cover charge. Call 702-399-3425.
The Goodbuy Auto Auction is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursdays at 2024 Losee Road. Viewing times are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Visit goodbuyautoauction.com.
The Boogie Knights are scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. There is a $5 cover charge. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Loveshack is scheduled to perform Fridays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Doors open at 8 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
A gospel showcase is planned at 8 p.m. Fridays in the showroom at Digiworld Entertainment and Productions, 3432 N. Bruce St., Suite 1. The event features local talent dancing, singing and acting. Admission is free. Call Darry Lighten at 702-460-9266.
Dueling Pianos are scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. Fridays in the ETA Lounge at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Darrin Michaels is scheduled to perform from 7 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the A-Bar at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
Deftal DJs are scheduled to perform Friday and Saturday nights in the ETA Lounge at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Broadacres Marketplace and Event Center, 2930 Las Vegas Blvd. North, has added lighting so the venue can remain open for Friday night shopping and events. In addition to the marketplace’s more than 1,150 vendor spaces and buildings, it also offers a wide variety of entertainment, food and beverages. Hours of operation are 4 to 10 p.m. Fridays and 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission is $1 on Fridays and Saturdays and $1.50 on Sundays. Visit broadacresmec.com.
Strap on a set of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the Fiesta Rancho SoBe Ice Arena, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $6.50, and skate rental is $3.
The Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive, plans to host an Old School Dance Party with rotating bands from 8:30 p.m. to 12:45 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Cabo Lounge. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.
The Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive, hosts Ladies Night on Fridays at Club Tequila. Doors open at 10:30 p.m. There is a $10 cover charge for men. On Saturdays, catch DJ Carlos as he spins the best in regional Mexican music. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cover charge is $10. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.
Noche Caliente Latina featuring Volume 1 is set for 10 p.m. Saturdays in the Access Showroom at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5; women are admitted free. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Acoustic Junkyard is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. Saturdays in the ETA Lounge at Aliante Casino + Hotel, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Cover charge is $5. Visit aliantegaming.com.
Yellow Brick Road is scheduled to perform Saturdays at South Padre at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Doors open at 9 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit texasstation.sclv.com.
Caliente Latin Nights with DJ Leo and his Go Go Dancers are scheduled from
10:30 p.m. to 3 a.m. Saturdays in the Royal Street Theater at Jerry’s Nugget, 1821 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Admission is free with the purchase of two drinks but limited to adults 21 or older. Visit jerrysnugget.com or call 702-399-3000.
DJ Paco is scheduled to mix top Latin hits Sundays at Club Tequila at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Doors open at 10 p.m. Cover charge is $10 for men; women are admitted free. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit fiestarancho.sclv.com.