IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
n The city of North Las Vegas Movie Madness free movie in the park nights are scheduled to begin at dusk. Kids activities are slated at 6:30 p.m. Moviegoers are invited to bring blankets, picnic baskets and refreshments. Movies planned at Nature Discovery Park, 2600 Nature Park Drive, include “Cars 2,” Friday; “Kung Fu Panda 2,” July 20; “Puss in Boots,” Aug. 31 and “Zookeeper,” Sept. 21. Movies planned at North Las Vegas City Hall Civic Plaza, 2250 Las Vegas Blvd. North, include “The Muppets,” Aug. 10 and “Happy Feet 2,” Oct. 5. Visit cityofnorthlasvegas.com.
n “The Kenn Ruffin Project: A Photographic Journey Through Monet’s Gardens” is scheduled to be on display through Friday in the Legacy Gallery at Left of Center Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road. Visit leftofcenterart.org or call 647-7378.
n Blues and rock band Luggnutt is set to perform at 8 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday through June 30 at the Pinups Bar in the Cannery Casino, 2121 E. Craig Road. There is no cover charge. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.
n The College of Southern Nevada Planetarium on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., is scheduled to present Experience the Aurora, Ice Worlds and Zula Patrol: Under the Weather. Programs are presented at 6 and 7:30 p.m. Fridays and 3:30, 6 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for seniors 55 or older, children younger than 12 and CSN students. Visit csn.edu/planetarium or call 651-4138.
n Trivia buffs are invited to gather a team and compete for prizes at Vegas Pub Quiz at 7 p.m. Thursdays at The Garage Bar in Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Call 530-7849 or visit vegaspubquiz.com.
n 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
n Visit the Access Showroom at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway, for the acoustic/electric rock experience Strung Out Sessions scheduled for 8 p.m. Friday. Admission is free, but guests must be 21 or older. Visit aliantecasinohotel.com or call 692-7484.
n Strap on a set of ice skates for Cosmic DJ Skate Night, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays at the SoBe Ice Arena at the Fiesta Rancho, 2400 N. Rancho Drive. Admission is $6.50, and skate rental is $3.
WORTH A DRIVE
n The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre plans its 35th anniversary revue with a gala slated for 1 p.m. and a show for 4 p.m. Sunday at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A silent auction and entertainment featuring songs from past shows are planned. Tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 or younger. Call 285-3331 or visit rainbowcompany.org.
n A free Juneteenth jazz celebration is scheduled to feature poetry performance, music, presentations and a flag ceremony from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the West Las Vegas Library, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Admission is free. Call 507-3980 or visit lvccld.org.
n The Fresh Music Festival, a celebration of R&B, hip-hop and soul music, is planned for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Doug E. Fresh is set to be the host, with headlining performances from Keith Sweat, K-Ci & JoJo, Guy and SWV. Tickets start at $30. Call 284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.
n The Burlesque Hall of Fame Weekend is scheduled to feature performers from around the world and gatherings of “vintage vixens” Thursday through Sunday at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Most events are open to the public, and a few are free. Visit burlesquehall.com or call 661-6465.
n Mistinguett Productions plans to present “Pop Opera Swing And Sexy” at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 800-595-4849 for tickets or 206-849-9916 for information.
n Watch Charlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times,” with live music provided by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra, at 8 p.m. Friday at the Henderson Pavilion, 200 S. Green Valley Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit hendersonlive.com.
n RagTag entertainment plans to present Richel Kompst starring in “Blame it on the Walleye,” a musical journey through the neurotic mind of a Norwegian blonde, at 7 p.m. Friday in the Community Center of Sun City MacDonald Ranch, 2020 Horizon Ridge Parkway. Tickets are $10 and are available at the center by calling 260-1621.
n The Academy of Nevada Ballet pre-professional students plan a production of “The Sleeping Beauty” at 7 p.m. Saturday and the ballet’s children’s program plans to put on “Little Red Riding Hood” at 1 p.m. Sunday at Artemus W. Ham Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. The Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre’s Dance Program plans to celebrate the professional company’s 40th birthday with a performance of jazz, modern, character and even student choreography at 5 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for all shows range from $15 to $21. Visit pac.unlv.edu or nevadaballet.com or call 243-2623.
n The Las Vegas Brass Band plans a summer concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased an hour prior to showtime. Visit lvccld.org or call 373-4476.
n Classical guitarist Michael Nigro is scheduled to perform songs from composers throughout Latin America in a concert at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. Call 507-3860 or visit lvccld.org.
n The Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival, featuring John Lee Hooker Jr., Sputzy & the Soul Providers, John Earl and the Boogieman Band and Ironing Board Sam, is planned for 5 p.m. June 23 at the Cannery Casino, 2121 E. Craig Road. Admission is $5. Call 507-5700 or visit cannerycasino.com.
n The Dance in the Desert Festival 2012, the 14th annual gathering of contemporary choreographers and dance companies in Las Vegas, is planned for 7 p.m. July 27 and 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 28 at the College of Southern Nevada’s Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave. Receptions are to follow each performance. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors. Visit csn.edu/pac or call 651-5483.
n “Jack Walker & Friends” concerts are scheduled at 7 p.m. June 24 and July 29 in the Access Showroom at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Doors open at 6 p.m. The cover is $15, and guests must be 21 or older. Visit aliantecasinohotel.com or call 692-7484.
n Atria Sunlake, 3250 S. Fort Apache Road, plans to host a free Conductorcise combining symphony music and an aerobic workout led by David Dworkin at 10 a.m. June 7. Visit atraseniorliving.com to sign up.
n Actor and comedian David Brenner plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. June 10 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets are available from $15.95. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
n The Manhattans are set to perform at
7:30 p.m. June 16 and 17 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets are available from $15.95. Call 636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.
n “Thank You for the Music — A Modern Tribute to ABBA” is planned for 7 p.m. June 16 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash (exact change required). No credit cards will be accepted. Call 800-595-4849.
n The Kwak Ballet Academy plans to present “Giselle ACT II” at 2 p.m. June 16 and 17 at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The ballet will feature Yoomi Lee and Kyudong Kwak and students from the ballet company. Admission is $20. Call 866-967-8167 or visit lasvegasballet.org.
n Def Leppard and special guest Lita Ford plan to perform at 7 p.m. June 23 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets start at $25 and can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas or by calling 547-5300 or logging onto stationcasinos.com.
n Toby Keith plans to perform with special guest Brantley Gilbert at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Red Rock Resort’s Amphitheatre, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets range from $35 to $149. The show is expected to sell out. Tickets can be purchased at any Station Casinos Reward Center and the Fiestas or by calling 547-5300 or logging onto stationcasinos.com.