IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
The Utah Ballroom Dance Company plans to perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $13 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $17 for nonresidents. Call 240-1301 or 800-595-4849.
The Sun City Summerlin Art Club plans to present the fine art show "Don’t Fence Us In" from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Desert Vista Community Center, 10360 Sun City Blvd.
An awards presentation is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday by judge Sharon Schafer of the Skydance Studio. The show is free and open to the public. Some works will be available for purchase. Call Patty Stroupe at 233-3130.
Alternative rock band Garbage is set to perform at 8 p.m. April 14 at the Palms, 4321 W. Flamingo Road. Tickets start at $34. Visit palms.com.
The Animal Foundation’s annual "Best in Show," hosted by magician Nathan Burton, is scheduled at 1 p.m. April 22 at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Dogs from the foundation shelter at 655 N. Mojave Road will compete for the audience’s favor and be available for adoption after the show. Tickets are $12 and $5 for seniors and children 2 to 12. Call 284-7777 or visit orleansarena.com.
The Beach Boys plan to perform at 8 p.m. May 27 at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Tickets are $29, $39, $49, $59, $79 and $125. Visit stationcasinos.com.
WORTH A DRIVE
The Extreme Thing Sports and Music Festival is planned from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road near Durango Drive. Tickets are $17 in advance and $20 the day of the show. A VIP Package is $30 and includes a T-shirt and poster. Visit extremething.com.
A plant sale is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. Springs Preserve members can take advantage of a preview sale from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. Admission to the sale is free. Regular admission prices will apply for access to museums. Guests are encouraged to bring wagons to transport purchases. Visit springspreserve.org or call 258-2462.
Upcoming shows scheduled at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., include Savion Glover’s Bare Soundz today, The Pink Floyd Experience on Friday, Branford Marsalis on Saturday and the one-woman show Golda’s Balcony starring Tovah Feldshuh on Sunday. The center is set to host the Composers Showcase of Las Vegas at 10:30 p.m. Wednesday. Tickets are $20. Call 982-7805 or visit thesmithcenter.com.
Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present "Words on Dance: Cynthia Gregory in Conversation with Donald Williams" at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Troesh Studio Theater at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $25 or $75 with a reception with Gregory. Visit nevadaballet.com or call 982-7805.
A benefit production of Eve Ensler’s "The Vagina Monologues" is scheduled at 8 p.m. Saturday in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $10. Visit pac.unlv.edu.
The Insurgo Theater Movement’s adaptation of Christopher Marlowe’s "Faustus" is set to run at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at the Plaza, 1 S. Main St. Tickets are $20. Call 772-3897 or visit insurgotheater.org.
Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom’s "Tuesdays with Morrie" is set to run at 2 p.m. Sunday and 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday in the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Studio Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Tickets start at $11. Visit lvlt.org.
Rag Tag Entertainment plans to present "Opera Risque" at 8 p.m. today at Ovation at Green Valley Ranch Resort, 2300 Paseo Verde Parkway. Tickets are $15. Visit greenvalleyranchresort.com.
The Glass Craft & Bead Expo is set for 9 a.m. Friday and Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday in the Events Center at the South Point, 9777 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Tickets are $15 and valid for all three days. Visit southpointcasino.com.
ONGOING EXHIBITS, EVENTS
The Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, plans to host the exhibit "Re-Cycled Metal Art Sculptures" by artist Dave Thompson through May 1. Thompson is showing his series of sculptures created from discarded or recycled metal pieces. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3710.
Artist Cynthia Tassio is scheduled to show her pastel portraits exhibit "Faces" in the gallery at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, today through May 20. Visit lvccld.org or call 507-3860.
Onyx Bar offers free entertainment Tuesdays through Thursdays in Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Enjoy the sounds of guitarist/vocalist Ray Fortune as he performs hits from a variety of genres from 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Toto Zara performs Latin dance and soul music from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays. Visit stationcasinos.com.
The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.