Things to Do in Summerlin July 24-30


"The Who: Quadrophenia —- Can You See The Real Me?" The Story Behind The Album, a one-night event, is scheduled to screen at 8 p.m. today in theaters across the country including the Village Square 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave. Visit

Children are invited to check out an ambulance, a firetruck, Nevada Highway Patrol vehicles and the D.A.R.E. truck at Truckin’ Tuesdays at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd. The free events are scheduled from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesdays through July 31, when Spread the Word Nevada plans to collect gently used books to donate to underprivileged children. Visit

See the Hampstead Stage Company’s live theatrical adaptation of "Pinocchio," scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. The performance is free and part of the Summer Reading Program. Call 507-3860.

See the Hampstead Stage Company’s live theatrical adaptation of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," scheduled for 5 p.m. Thursday at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The performance is free and part of the Summer Reading Program. Call 507-3710.

The Dream Big! Summer Reading Puppet Show has performances planned this week. This seasonal summer puppet show features bedtime lullabies and stories for readers up to age 11. One-hour performances are scheduled at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave., for 10:30 a.m. today and 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Wednesday. Call 507-3630.

Nashville Unplugged, an intimate evening of conversation and music with guest songwriters Kevin Denney and Bill Luther, is scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday at Rocks Lounge inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is $5 at the door. Doors open at 7 p.m. Call 797-7777.

A jazz performance by the Tommy Thompson Project is planned for 7 p.m. Saturday at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents. All ticket sales are check or cash, with exact change required. Call 240-1301.

Brandon Bennett plans to perform "Elvis My Way" at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 636-7075 or visit

The final installation of National Dance Day is planned from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. The free performance is to feature Las Vegans who devoted two months to dance classes taught by instructors from the Tunay Street Dance Studio. Before the performance, Jojo Peralta of Tunay Street is scheduled to demonstrate modern styles. Call 507-3631.

Sarah Frances Johnston is scheduled to sing classic and contemporary jazz ballads Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday evenings inside T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Reservations can be made by calling 797-7777.

Cinemark Theatres plans a Summer Movie Clubhouse offer with $1 films. This week’s film is "Puss in Boots" scheduled at 11 a.m. today at Century 16 Suncoast, 9090 Alta Drive, and 10 a.m. today at Century 16 Santa Fe Station, 4949 N. Rancho Drive. Additional films scheduled include "Winnie the Pooh," July 31; "Yogi Bear," Aug. 7; and "Charlotte’s Web," Aug. 14. For a list of participating theaters valleywide, call 800-326-3264 or visit

Families are invited to a screening of "Monsters vs. Aliens" is planned for set for noon Wednesday as part of the Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee Series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. . Bring a picnic lunch or snack. Call 507-3863.

The Dive-In Movie Series at the JW Marriott, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., continues at 8:30 p.m. Saturdays through Labor Day weekend. Admission is free for Las Vegas residents. Grab-and-go movie snacks will be available for purchase. No outside food or beverage will be allowed. The schedule is: Saturday "Evan Almighty"; Aug. 4:, "The Wild"; Aug. 11, "Alice in Wonderland" (2011 version); Aug. 18, "Puss in Boots"; Aug. 25, "Kung Fu Panda 2"; and Sept. 1, "The Lorax." Visit or call 869-7777.

The Peelers plan to perform at 11 p.m. Saturdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Admission is free for those 21 or older. Call 797-7625.

Regal Village Square Stadium 18, 9400 W. Sahara Ave., plans to show a selection of G- and PG-rated movies at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays this summer for kids of all ages. Admission is $1, and a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Will Rogers Institute. The lineup includes: today and Wednesday, "The Adventures of Tin Tin" and "Puss in Boots"; July 31 and Aug. 1, "Kung Fu Panda 2" and "Rango"; Aug. 7 and 8, "Rio" and "Spy Kids: All the Time"; Aug. 14 and 15, "Chimpanzee" and "Hoodwinked Too"; Aug. 21 and 22, "Arthur Christmas" and "The Smurfs." Call 838-0490.


The World Hip Hop Dance Championships are set for 7:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at The Orleans Arena, 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. The event is scheduled to feature 2,500 dancers from 40 countries. Tickets range from $25 to $59.50. Call 284-7777 or visit

A free Back-to-School Fair and Movie in the Park event is planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Ansan Sister City Park, 7801 Ducharme Ave., near Alta Drive. The movie is scheduled to be "The Muppets." Join Ward 2 City Councilman Bob Beers and receive free backpacks and school supplies that will be given out while supplies last. Light refreshments and beverages will be provided. Bring a blanket and a picnic and enjoy the numerous kids’ activities until the movie starts at dusk. To become a vendor, call Christie Garness at 229-6851.

Michael Ziegfeld plans to present "Showgirl Follies!" at 7 p.m. Aug. 11 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 240-1301.

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 visiting


Desert Breeze Outdoor Water Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road, plans its Cardboard Boat Regatta at 7 p.m. Friday. Participants build and race boats made of cardboard and duct tape. Pool admission fees are required for all entries and spectators. Boat check-in begins at 5 p.m. Call 455-7798.

Sedona Restaurant & Lounge, 9580 W. Flamingo Road, is set to host a Lock and Key singles event for patrons age 27 to 49 from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Men get a key, and women get a lock in an activity designed to encourage mingling. Advance registration is $20. Admission at the door is $25-$30. Visit

The musical "The Great American Trailer Park" is scheduled at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday on the Mainstage at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. With music by David Nehls, the play features Armadillo Acres, 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

"Oliver" is scheduled to run as part of Super Summer Theatre’s season lineup at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park on state Route 159 about 10 miles west of the Las Vegas Beltway. Parking opens at 5 p.m., and meadow seating opens at 6 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or rent a chair in general-admission grass seating. Advance tickets are $12. A limited number of tickets may be available at the gate for $20. Visit

Alex & The Kaleidoscope Band plan to perform a concert for children at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $3, and discounts are available for groups of 20 or more. Call 229-3515 or visit

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. Friday and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday 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 or call 651-5483.

For information on shows scheduled at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave., call 982-7805 or visit

Fielding West is set to host Luna Shimada, Jason Baney, Losander, Ayala and Tanya and Sonny Fontana in The Las Vegas Magic Experience at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at The Smith Center. The Society of American Magicians Annual Convention invites the public to its Gala Show featuring magicians from around the world at 8:30 p.m. Thursday at The Smith Center. Tickets for either show are $31.

Additional shows scheduled at the center include: Broadway, television and film star Pia Zadora, Friday and Saturday; The Tenors (The Canadian Tenors), Aug. 5; the Composers Showcase of Las Vegas, Aug. 8.; Fern Adair Conservatory of the Arts Concert Fantasy and Fantasy Petite 2012, Aug. 11-12; and La Cage Aux Folles, Aug. 14-19.


Marche Bacchus, 2620 Regatta Drive, plans to feature local singer Sarah Frances Johnston from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays for Marche Mondays. On those days, patrons can purchase bottles of wine and enjoy them with their meal at no additional corkage fee. The bistro carries more than 950 wine labels, with prices starting at $15. Call 804-8008.

The band Ambiance, featuring Mike Candito, Cocho Arbe and Jeff Davis, is slated to perform from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at the Brio Tuscan Grille in Tivoli Village, 420 S. Rampart Blvd., Suite 180. Visit or call 433-1233.

The "Old Is Gold Variety Tribute Show" is planned from 8 to 11 p.m. Thursdays at Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. There is no cover charge. Call 242-7669.

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

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

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