Things to do in North Las Vegas

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DSB, A Tribute to Journey, is scheduled to perform Friday in the Dallas Events Center at Texas Station, 2101 Texas Star Lane. Doors are set to open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5. Visit or call 631-1000.

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

Left of Center Art Gallery, 2207 W. Gowan Road, plans to display a juried exhibit of works through June 1. Visit or call 647-7378.

Through April 28, the College of Southern Nevada Planetarium on the Cheyenne campus, 3200 E. Cheyenne Ave., plans to run “Secrets of the Sun” at 7:30 p.m. Fridays, “IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System” at 6 p.m. Fridays and “Mystery of the Missing Seasons” at 3:30 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets are $6 or $4 for seniors 55 or older or children younger than 12. Visit

Coffee Cup Skate, an open skate for anyone 45 or older, is set from12:45 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 or call 638-3785.

Visit the Access Showroom at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway, Saturday as Caliente Noche Latina with Volume 1 plans to perform a variety of music, from cha-cha, ranchera and salsa to pop, disco and funk. Doors are scheduled to open at 9 p.m. The cover is $5, and guests must be 21 or older. Visit or call 692-7484.

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

Shows scheduled at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., include the musical “The Color Purple” through Sunday, Clint Holmes Friday and Saturday and “Sousa in the 21st Century,” a tribute to John Philip Sousa featuring performances by musicians, visual artists, dancers and thespians from across Southern Nevada, at 6:30 p.m. April 11. Call 982-7805 or visit

The center is also set to host the Las Vegas Youth Orchestra’s “A Season of Dances” featuring student concerto winner Katharine Smith at 6:30 p.m. April 12. Tickets start at $20 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. Call 385-2838 or visit

Roos-N-More, a nonprofit zoo that houses exotic animals for educational purposes, has scheduled open zoo days at its Moapa facility from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday and April 22. Admission is $10. Visit or call

The first full weekend of every month, Bank of America cardholders receive free admission to museums and attractions nationwide. Local attractions participating include: the Springs Preserve, the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum and the Las Vegas Natural History Museum. Only the cardholder is admitted free, and adults visiting Lied must be accompanied by children. Visit

“How to Murder Your Ex-Husband,” a play written by Marilyn Mayblum and directed by Douglas J. Pritchard, is slated for a free performance at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit or call 507-3964.

n Noel Coward’s “Blithe Spirit,” directed by Brian Scott, is set to open Friday and run at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through April 22 on the main stage of the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for seniors and students. Visit

Ongoing events and exhibits

Fannie Ludaway’s exhibit “Collage My Interpretation” is set to run through April 15 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit

Artist Glen Rinehimer’s exhibit “Scapes” of oil on wood panels depicting Red Rock, Death Valley and Morro Bay is set to be on display through April 22 at the Spring Valley Library, 4280 S. Jones Blvd. Visit or call 507-3820.

Ricardo Griego is slated to play Spanish guitar from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays at Barcelona Tapas & Bar, 10690 Southern Highlands Parkway, No. 100. Visit or call 483-5764.

The new Vegas Magic Theatre, a Paul Stone production, is scheduled at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays and at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Gold Coast, 4000 W. Flamingo Road. The show includes a cast of magicians, variety and specialty acts from around the world. Tickets start at $14.95. Visit

Plan ahead

Grace Potter & the Nocturnals are set to perform at 8 p.m. April 13 inside the Access Showroom at Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway. Tickets are $24.95, $34.95 and $44.95 plus tax and fees. Doors open at 7 p.m. Guests under 21 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit, or call 547-5300.

“Nashville Unplugged: The Story Behind the Song” has expanded to Aliante Station, 7300 Aliante Parkway. All performances are scheduled to begin at 8 p.m., and there is a $5 cover at the door. Guests must be 21 or older. The series teams guest songwriters in an evening of discussion and music. Upcoming songwriters scheduled include Greg Barnhill and Marty Dodson on April 14. Visit or call 692-7484.

“Jack Walker & Friends” concerts are scheduled at 7 p.m. April 22, May 27, 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 or call 692-7484.

The Gateway Arts Foundation has scheduled a gourmet luncheon featuring comedian Kathleen Dunbar at 11:30 a.m. April 10 at The Artisan, 1501 W. Sahara Ave. Attendance requires prepaid reservations for $25. Seating is limited. Call 255-0695, email or visit or

The Las Vegas Master Singers Chamber Chorale joined by the choirs of Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School plans to present “Now Let Us Sing!” at 7 p.m. April 11 at Faith Lutheran Jr/Sr High School, 2015 S. Hualapai Way. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and students.

The 12th Annual Governor’s Black-Tie Invitational is set to begin at 5 p.m. April 12 and run through April 14 at Southern Highlands Golf Club, 1 Robert Trent Jones Lane. The event, which is sponsored by Southern Highlands Golf Club Charitable Foundation, benefits a variety of charities throughout Southern Nevada. The event is set to feature golf, awards and a show by Grammy award-winning band Maroon 5. Tickets are limited, and sponsorships are available. Call Shelley Caiazzo at 263-1000 or email at Visit

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