Things to do in Southwest/Spring Valley May 29-June 4


n Ska band the Aggrolites are set to perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Silverton, 3333 Blue Diamond Road. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show. Visit

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

n A Dream Big! Summer Reading Kickoff is scheduled at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., and at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Windmill Library, 7060 W. Windmill Lane. Visit

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 or call 661-6465.

n Drum Wars, featuring brothers Vinny and Carmine Appice with Paul Shortino, David Henzerling, Doc Ellis and Ron Keel, is scheduled at 9 p.m. Saturday at Vamp’d Rock Bar & Grill, 6750 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Visit or call 220-8849.

n Filmmaker Jean Bodon plans to screen his documentary “Léon Blum: For All Mankind” (co-scripted with Antoine Malamoud, great-grandson of Léon Blum) at 11 a.m. Sunday at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. After the film, Bodon plans to talk about Blum, who was a Jew who served as prime minister of France and became a prisoner of the Nazis at the Buchenwald Concentration Camp. Visit


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

n The third annual Brews and Blues Festival is scheduled to feature craft beers and live entertainment from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Admission is $36 in advance and $40 at the door. Call 822-770 or visit

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

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. The event is sponsored by the Las Vegas Sew Girls.

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

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 or 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 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


n The musical “The Great American Trailer Park” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays July 13-29 on the Mainstage at Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. With music by David Nehls, the play features Armadillo Arce’s, a Florida trailer park where the residents encounter all the trials and tribulations that one would expect to see on an episode of “The Jerry Springer Show.” Tickets are $20 for season ticket holders or $25 for general public. Visit

n Comedian, actor, writer and radio personality D.L. Hughley is set to bring his stand-up act to The Orleans Showroom, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., at 8 p.m. June 8 and 9. Tickets start at $39.95. Call 365-7075 or visit

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