Things To Do in the Summerlin area, Feb. 18-24

IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District plans to pay homage to Black History Month with stories, songs and crafts planned for 4 p.m. Feb. 18 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive, for ages 5 to 11. Visit lvccld.org.

Desert Productions plans to present the free variety show “Las Vegas Has Talent!” at 2 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 18 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. For 12 weeks, top local talents selected from an online applicant pool will take the stage. Each show will be hosted by Las Vegas resident Doug Starks of the former “The Rat Pack is Back” at the Sahara. To compete, contestants must sign up in advance on the Las Vegas Has Talent page at desertproductionslv.com. All contestants must be 18 or older. Applications will be accepted through April 8. The final showdown is set for May 6, where one grand prize winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize and a chance to make a guest appearance in the Suncoast’s long-running variety show, “Variety at The Suncoast,” which starts at 2 p.m. Thursdays in the Showroom. Visit suncoastcasino.com.

The Family Lunchtime Movie Matinee series at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, plans to screen “The Croods” from noon to 2 p.m. Feb. 19. Bring a picnic lunch or snack. Call 702-507-3863.

COLABO plans to present the musical “Grease” at 8 p.m. Feb. 21 and 28 and March 1 at The Lakes Theater, 8200 W. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $10. Call 702-742-6109.

Art Vargas’ “Vintage Vegas” is set to be performed at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

Kevin Nealon of “Saturday Night Live” and “Weeds” fame is slated to perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22-23 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Call 702-636-7075 or visit suncoastcasino.com.

Bonkerz Comedy Club inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., has acts slated for 7 p.m. Thursdays. Bob Meddles and guest Talon Saucerman are slated for Feb. 20. Tomer Benvenisti and guest Charlie Stone are slated for March 6. Dean Napolitano and guest Jeremy Wieand are slated for March 13. Marc Patrick and guest PJ McGuire are slated for March 20. Diaz Mackie and guest Cody Morley are slated for March 27. Tickets are $15 per person and include a drink. Purchase tickets at the casino cage or by calling 702-507-5980.

The exhibit “Hidden Images” by Audrey Fox is scheduled to be on display during regular library hours Feb. 25-April 20 at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive. A reception is planned from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Feb. 25. The exhibit explores surrealist landscapes, still life and sculptures in a variety of mediums. Call 702-507-3860.

Southwest Medical Associates Lifestyle Center, 8670 W. Cheyenne Ave., Suite 105, plans to offer Wii bowling from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays in February. Line dancing is planned from 2:10 to 2:30 p.m. Thursdays. Visit smalv.com or call 702-243-8500.

Addison’s Lounge in the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., hosts weekly live entertainment. Treasure is scheduled for Feb. 21-22 and Kenny D for Feb. 28-March 1. Mark OToole is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and The Dummkopfs from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursdays. All shows are complimentary and begin at 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Call 702-507-5900.

J.C. Wooloughan’s Irish Pub inside the Rampart Casino, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to host live music starting at 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Rok of Ages is scheduled for Feb. 21-22 and The Mixx for Feb. 28 and March 1. Call 702-869-7725.

The Rampart Casino’s Round Bar, 221 N. Rampart Blvd., plans to present live music throughout the week. Cool Change is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. Feb. 21-22 and The DnD Project for 6:30 p.m. and Sina & Pete for 11 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1. Nicholas Cole is scheduled for 7 to 11 p.m. Thursdays. Call 702-507-5900.

The exhibit “Cross Sections” is planned during regular library hours at the Summerlin Library, 1771 Inner Circle Drive, through Feb. 23. Artists Harold Bradford and Aldolfo Gonzalez’s exhibit explores their journeys in art and through working together as graphic artists and designers at YESCO, which designed neon signs for Las Vegas casinos. Call 702-507-3860.

The exhibit “A Western Dependence: Painting and Prints” by Suzanne Hackett-Morgan is planned during regular library hours through March 1 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Hackett-Morgan’s paintings and prints focus on closed roadside attractions and other evidence of abandonment to the Southwest desert. Call 702-507-3630.

The exhibit “Puertas Y Ventanas” by artist Roberto Rico is scheduled to be on display during regular library hours through March 11 in the gallery at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Rico’s current series features windows and doors in a variety of mediums. Call 702-507-3630.

The exhibit “Drawing with Paint” by artist Elizabeth Casper is planned during regular library hours through April 1 at the Rainbow Library, 3150 N. Buffalo Drive. The exhibit explores Casper’s recent works in an Impressionist style, including children, landscapes and animals. Call 702-507-3710.

WORTH A DRIVE

“Women in Gaming” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at The Mob Museum, The National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, 300 E. Stewart Ave. The event is part of the museum’s ongoing Courtroom Conversation educational programming series and is set to feature Patricia Becker, president of Patricia Becker & Associates; Jan Jones Blackhurst, former executive director of UNLV’s International Gaming Institute; and Elaine Wynn, director of Wynn Resorts and president of the Nevada State Board of Education. Visit themobmuseum.org or call 702-229-2734.

The Olive, 3850 E. Sunset Road, plans to present Jeff McBride’s “Wonderground,” featuring magicians and local and international performers, at 8, 9 and 10 p.m. Feb. 20. Doors are set to open at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10. Visit vegaswonderground.com.

A screening of the documentary “Running for Jim” is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at AMC Town Square 18 at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. The film tells the story of high school running coach Jim Tracy, his battle with ALS, commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, and his 2010 championship team that brought his story international attention. Tickets are $10, and net proceeds are set to benefit ALS charities. Tickets must be purchased in advance at tugg.com/events/7537.

Anton Chekhov’s “Cherry Orchard of the Living Dead” is scheduled at 8 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 27, 28 and March 1 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 23 and March 9 at the Onyx Theatre, 953-16B E. Sahara Ave. Tickets are $15. Visit onyxtheatre.com or call 702-732-7225.

“Michael Cavanaugh: Greatest Hits of the American Rock and Roll Songbook” is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 21 and 2 and 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Tickets are $39-$56. Visit thesmithcenter.com or call 702-749-2012.

As part of the Centerpiece, a queer arts and culture series, Trans*H4CK, a hackathon and speaker series designed to bring visibility to transgender startups and consumer-based technology, is scheduled Feb. 21-23 at The Center, 401 S. Maryland Parkway. For more information and a complete list of events, visit transhack.org.

A dance presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers for participants 8 or older is scheduled from 7 to 10 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. A group lesson is scheduled at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for members, students and military personnel or $3 for children 15 or younger. Visit lasvegascountrydance.org or call 702-656-9513.

The Hip-hop and Hope Benefit Haitian Relief Concert is scheduled from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door. Call 702-569-0543.

The Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, is scheduled to host “Entre El Norte y El Sur,” a performance by Ballet Folklorico Izel, at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 22. The performance is to include live music from Mariachi Juvenil Aires de Mexico. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Call 702-455-7340.

The Las Vegas Improvisation Players plan a comedy and music improv show at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the American Heritage Academy, 6126 S. Sandhill Road. Tickets are $10 at the door, which is set to open at 6:40 p.m.

“Mark Twain Tonight!” is scheduled from 8 to 10 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets are $25 to $75. Visit pac.unlv.edu or call 702-895-2787.

As part of its series of free family drop-in programs, Pop-Up Architecture: Paul Revere Williams in Las Vegas is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Neon Museum, 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North. Children are invited to create small pop-up books featuring Las Vegas buildings designed by architect Paul Revere Williams, designer of the La Concha Motel lobby, which serves as the Neon Museum’s visitor center. The event is recommended for children in third through sixth grade. Visit neonmuseum.org or call 702-387-6366.

Visitors are invited to build a compass with everyday materials at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Feb. 22-23 at the Las Vegas Natural History Museum, 900 Las Vegas Blvd. North. The event is free with regular admission to the museum. Visit lvnhm.org or call 702-384-3466.

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas plans to recognize nurses as part of its Everyday Heroes campaign on Feb. 22. The campaign honors men and women who devote their lives to helping make the world a better place. Nurses with a valid ID are set to receive complimentary admission to the attraction at 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. South and $10 off regular admission for up to three guests. Visit madametussauds.com or call 702-862-7800.

Clark County Wetlands Park, 7050 Wetlands Park Lane, is scheduled to host its Young Explorers program from 1 to 3 p.m. Feb. 23. The program includes story time, learning about animals, crafts and outdoor exploration. To register, visit clarkcountynv.gov.

Performances of “And Then There Were None” are scheduled through March 2 at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, 3920 Schiff Drive. Performances are scheduled for 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $24 for adults and $21 for students and seniors. Visit lvlt.org or call the box office at 702-362-7996.

“Year of the Horse,” an annual invitational art exhibition honoring Chinese New Year, is set to be on display by appointment only through Feb. 22 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. An artist’s reception is scheduled from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6. Visit artslasvegas.org, or call 702-229-1012.

“Leonardo da Vinci: Machines in Motion,” a hands-on exhibition of 40 machines built based on drawings by Leonardo da Vinci, is set to be on display through May 4 at the Origen Museum at the Springs Preserve, 333 S. Valley View Blvd. The exhibition is included with admission to the preserve. Visit springspreserve.org or call 702-822-7700.

More than 100 baskets constructed by the Las Vegas Paiute, Moapa Paiute, Chemehuevi, Shoshone and Panamint communities are set to be on display through May 31 for the Tribal Treasures: Regional Baskets and Their Collectors exhibit in the Heritage Gallery at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway. Visit clarkcountynv.gov.

Ballroom dancing is planned from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Fridays at the Las Vegas Senior Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road. Music is provided by Boyd Coulter’s Good Times Band. The cost is $4 per person. Call 702-795-8140.

PLAN AHEAD

Garfield’s Restuarant, 2620 Regatta Drive, is set to host a “Step Up” spoken word event at 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Guests are encouraged to share poetry in honor of Black History Month. Admission is $10. Call 702-229-6125.

Bishop Gorman High School, 5959 S. Hualapai Way, is set to perform “Bye Bye Birdie” at 7 p.m. Feb. 28 and March 1 and 7-8 and at 2 p.m. March 2 and 9. Matinee performances are $15, and evening performances are $18. Visit bishopgorman.org.

Comedian Bill Bellamy plans to perform at 7:30 p.m. March 1-2 at the Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive. Tickets start at $15.95, plus tax and fees. Visit suncoastcasino.com or call 702-636-7075.

Free guitar classes are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. March 2, 9 and 16 at the Sahara West Library, 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Bring a playable guitar and a guitar pick. The classes are for beginners or intermediate players 10 or older. Call 702-507-3631.

“Give Me Gershwin” is slated for 7 p.m. March 8 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $12 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $15 for nonresidents.Tickets can be purchased at the Desert Vista, Mountain Shadows and Pinnacle community centers or by calling 702-240-1301.

Sandy Hackett plans to present “My Buddy,” a tribute to his father, comedian Buddy Hackett, at 7 p.m. March 15 and 3 p.m. March 16 at the Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd. Tickets are $15 for Sun City Summerlin residents and $18 for nonresidents. Call 702-240-1301.

The Extreme Thing Sports & Music Festival is set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. March 29 at Desert Breeze Park, 8275 Spring Mountain Road. Admission is $20 with a $35 combo package available that includes general admission, an event T-shirt and an event poster. Tickets are available through all Ticketmaster outlets or at extremething.com.

The Nevada Ballet Theatre plans to present “Coppelia, or The Girl with the Enamel Eyes” May 9 and 10 at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Ave. Call 702-749-2000.

ONGOING EVENTS

An Open Mic Night is set from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays at Grape Street Cafe, 7501 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Musicians, comedians and magicians are welcome to take the mic and show off their talents. Jason Hutchings, a local musician and songwriter, produces and hosts the events. Call 702-228-9463.

The Suncoast Showroom, 9090 Alta Drive, plans to offer free entertainment from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays unless otherwise noted. Visit suncoastcasino.com.

Line dance lessons are scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Live complimentary music is scheduled at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd. Pizza Lounge plans to host music from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays. View Wine Bar & Kitchen at the Market LV plans music from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and 6 to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays. La Casa Cigars & Lounge has a Cuban jazz band scheduled from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Wednesdays, a saxophonist from 8:30 p.m. to midnight Thursdays, jazz and Motown from 8 p.m. to midnight Fridays and the Sinatra Band from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Saturdays. Visit tivolivillagelv.com.

Bluesman Bobby Jonz is set to headline a Celebrity Guests Dinner Show from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at The Mad Greek Cafe, 8565 W. Sahara Ave. The show is free to diners. Call 702-242-7669 for reservations.

The Las Vegas Farmers Market is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays at Gardens Park, 10401 Garden Park Drive, and Wednesdays at Bruce Trent Park, 8851 Vegas Drive. Find produce from regional farmers, baked goods and artisan crafts. Visit lasvegasfarmersmarket.com or call 702-562-2676.

The fresh52 Farmers Market at Tivoli Village, 440 S. Rampart Blvd., is set to operate from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays. Visit fresh52.com.

Dave Ritz is slated to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Wednesdays and 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays in T-Bones Chophouse at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777. Sophia Maria is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays and Rick Duarte from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturdays.

Josh Royse is set to perform from 6 to 10 p.m. Thursdays at Onyx Bar inside Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Daniel Park is set to perform from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the Onyx Bar at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Guests must be 21 or older. Call 702-797-7777.

Zowie Bowie featuring Chris Phillips is scheduled to perform at 10 p.m. Fridays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd. Doors open at 10 p.m. Guests must be 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

Ashley Red is scheduled to perform from 11 p.m. to 2 a.m. in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort, 11011 W. Charleston Blvd., for guests 21 or older. Visit redrock.sclv.com.

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