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Things to do in Southwest/Spring Valley, Feb. 26 to March 4

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

— The 2013 Battle of the Bowls Hookah Competition is set for 10 p.m. to midnight Friday at 5900 W. Charleston Blvd. Local lounges, clubs, bars and the public are invited to compete in this taste-testing with three rounds of competition, three scoring categories and first, second and third place awards. Call 702-328-9219.

— The Las Vegas Little Theatre Studio Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, plans to present “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $21 for seniors and students and $24 for adults. Visit lvlt.org.

— “Closer” by Patrick Marber is scheduled until March 10 in the Fischer Black Box at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Showtimes are at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays. Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

— Emerge Indie Showcase is scheduled for 9 p.m. today in The Lounge at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Admission is free. The show features three to four of the valley’s best independent bands. Visit palms.com.

— The Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., has scheduled a variety of live entertainment this week. YAH is set to perform from 4 to 8 p.m. today, NiteKings are scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, and Nitro is set from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. Wednesday to Sunday. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian Kenny Rogerson is set to perform at 7 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday in the Louie Anderson Theater at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets start at $59.95. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

— Comedian Robert Duchane is scheduled to perform with Jason Harris at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead is set to perform at 8 p.m. Friday at The Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $42. Visit ticketmaster.com.

— Rick Duarte and Friends are scheduled to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and March 8 and 22 at Brendan’s Irish Pub at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Touch-A-Truck is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. A horn-free session for children with special needs is scheduled from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Admission is $6 in advance or $8 at the door. Children 2 or younger are admitted free. Visit touchatruck.com.

— Kansas is set to perform at 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $49.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Acoustic Den is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturday and March 9 and 23 at Brendan’s Irish Pub at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

WORTH A DRIVE

— The city of Henderson plans to host the 10th annual Bark in the Park from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway. Admission is free, and all leashed dogs are welcome. Contests, vendor booths, pet adoptions and more are planned. Visit cityofhenderson.com.

— The Winter Dance Party is set for
7:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday in the Showroom at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $20 to $30. Visit southpointcasino.com.

— The First Friday arts festival is scheduled from 5 to 10 p.m. the first Friday of the month in downtown Las Vegas. Admission is free. For information on shuttle services, artists, music and more, visit firstfridaylasvegas.com.

— The Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd., plans to exhibit student winners of the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards through Sunday. The Springs Preserve is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. General admission is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for Nevada residents. Special rates also are available for seniors, students and military personnel. Visit springspreseve.org.

— The UNLV Wind Orchestra is set to perform “Windows” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors, military personnel and students. Visit pac.unlv.edu.

— Mullaney is set to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub in the Rampart Casino at The Resort at Summerlin, 221 N. Rampart Blvd. Visit rampartcasino.com.

— Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualapai Way, plans to present “Into the Woods” at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March 10. Tickets are $15. Visit bishopgorman.org.

— Performances of Las Vegas Academy Theatre’s “Oklahoma!” are scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays through March 9 and at 2 p.m. March 9 at the Lowden Theater for the Performing Arts at Ninth Street and Clark Avenue. Tickets are $18, with $15 student rates on Thursdays. Visit lvacademytheatre.org or call 702-855-9729.

— The 2013 Battle of the Bowls Hookah Competition is set for 10 p.m. to midnight Friday at 5900 W. Charleston Blvd. Local lounges, clubs, bars and the public are invited to compete in this taste-testing. Call 702-328-9219.

— The Las Vegas Little Theatre Studio Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive, plans to present “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife” at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $21 for seniors and students and $24 for adults. “Closer” by Patrick Marber is scheduled at 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through March 10 in the Fischer Black Box at the Las Vegas Little Theatre Tickets are $15 for adults and $14 for seniors and students. Visit lvlt.org.

— Boulder Blues featuring Walter Trout is set for 8 p.m. Thursday in the Railhead at Boulder Station, 4111 Boulder Highway. Blues Storm is scheduled to be the opening act. Cover charge is $5. Visit boulderstation.sclv.com.

PLAN AHEAD

— Comedian Andrew Norelli is scheduled to perform with Joanie Fagan at 8 p.m. March 6-10 at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— The Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., has scheduled a variety of live entertainment. NiteKings are set to perform from 4 to 8 p.m. March 6, and Crush is set from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 6-10. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— The Marshall Tucker Band is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 8-9 in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian Jeff Capri is scheduled to perform with Laura Hayden at 8 p.m. March 13-17 at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— The Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., has scheduled a variety of live entertainment this week. NiteKings are set to perform from 4 to 8 p.m. March 13, and 360 is set from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 13-17. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Open Mic Night with Smokin’ Smitty is scheduled from 8 p.m. to midnight March 14, and Smokin’ Smitty and the Masters of Funk are set to perform from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. March 15-16 at Brendan’s Irish Pub at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— The Temptations are set to perform at 8 p.m. March 16-17 in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $34.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian Vargus Mason is scheduled to perform with Jodi Miller at 8 p.m. March 20-24 at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Juice Newton is set to perform at 7 p.m. March 21 in the Veil Pavilion at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets start at $25. Visit silvertoncasino.com.

— Next Movement is set to perform from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. March 20-21 and March 23-24 at the Bourbon Street Cabaret Lounge at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian John Pinette is set to perform at 8 p.m. March 22-23 in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $29.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Southern Nevada Children First plans to host its fourth annual Artfully Sweet fundraiser from 1 to 4 p.m. March 30 at a private residence in Southern Highlands. The event will feature desserts and pastries from some of the valley’s top pastry chefs, artwork, live performances and a silent auction. Tickets are $40 and must be purchased in advance. Call Monique Harris at 702-487-5665 or email mharris@childrenfirst-nv.org or call Suzanne Burke at 702-595-2073 or email sburke@childrenfirst-nv.org.

— The Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 30 at Desert Breeze Skate Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the show. A limited VIP package is available for $30 and includes a general admission ticket, commemorative event T-shirt and event poster. Visitextremething.com.

— Garbage is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 12 at the Pearl at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $34. Visit palms.com.

— Comedian Don Rickles is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 13-14 in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $79.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian Stephen Thomas is scheduled to perform with Timm Metivier at 8 p.m. April 13-17 at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Grand Funk Railroad is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 20-21 in The Orleans Showroom at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $39.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian Greg Vaccariello is scheduled to perform with Phil Johnson at 8 p.m. April 20-24 at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Comedian Derek Richards is scheduled to perform with Ryan Wingfield at 8 p.m. April 27-31 at Big Al’s Comedy Club at The Orleans, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Tickets start at $19.95. Visit orleanscasino.com.

— Victoria Justice is scheduled to perform at 8 p.m. June 21 at the Pearl at The Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Blvd. Tickets start at $33. Visit palms.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

— The exhibit “Espressioni nel Tempo in Metallo: Expressions in Time with Metal” by Mauro Del Mastro is scheduled during regular hours until March 10 at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. The library’s hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. This exhibit represents the artist’s variety of subject matter, including ancient artifacts of Rome, armor, helmets, florals and wildlife, welding found metal objects together to create sculptures. Visit lvccld.org.

— Local thrift store and art gallery Dinosaurs & Roses, 6029 W. Charleston Blvd., plans to be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. every first Friday of the month as an alternative stop during the First Friday monthly event downtown. The arts festival celebration at the store is to include food, arts and crafts and music. All purchases help support local charities. For more information, call 702-258-1187 or 702-277-3752 or visit dinosaursandroses.org.

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

— Music 4 Life offers drum circle sessions at Dinosaurs & Roses, 6029 W. Charleston Blvd. Visit music4life.us or call 702-889-2881.

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

— The Sand Dollar Lounge, 3355 Spring Mountain Road, hosts a variety of live entertainment daily. Call 702-871-6651 or visit sanddollarloungelv.com.

— John Windsor performs from 5:30 to 9 p.m. the first Friday of each month, from
8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Saturdays and from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. Sundays at McMullan’s Irish Pub, 4650 W. Tropicana Ave. He performs from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 am. Mondays at Rí Rá Las Vegas in Mandalay Bay, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Visit john-windsor.com.

— Crown Ave. performs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Jack’s Irish Pub at Palace Station, 2411 W. Sahara Ave. Visit palacestation.sclv.com.

— Jerry Tiffe performs from 4 to 7 p.m. Fridays at Arizona Charlie’s Decatur, 740 S. Decatur Blvd. Visit arizonacharlies
decatur.com.

— Nuff Said performs 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 free. 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.

— The exhibit “As I See It: The Art of Peg Lozier” is scheduled during regular hours through March 5 at the West Charleston Library, 6301 W. Charleston Blvd. The library’s hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Lozier describes her art as a bright sun, bold color and a strong contrast of light and shadow. Visit lvccld.org.

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