The 1960s: Geopolitical Tension and Innovation

National Atomic Testing Museum 755 E. Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV

Alan Chavez discusses how the 1960s was a period where geopolitical tensions led the greatest minds at the time to push the boundaries of nuclear physics, quantum theory, and engineering designs. From design schematics to historical recollections, this presentation will seek to bridge the gap between the history of the Polaris missiles and the science that […]

Free

Neon Lit

The Beverly Theater 515 S 6th St, Las Vegas, NV

This edition of the Neon Lit reading series featuring writing talent from UNLV features Lars Horn and Roberto Lovato, plus other talent.  

Free

Young Artists Concert

Pinecrest Sloan Canyon Academy 675 E. Dale Ave., Henderson, NV

Every year the Henderson Symphony Orchestra promotes a competition for Young Artists. It is a unique opportunity for musicians to perform with an orchestra, most of the time for the first time. Unlike most competitions, Henderson's offers complete freedom of choice of repertoire, which gives musicians the possibility to be creative and allows teachers to […]

Free

Touch-a-Truck

Downtown Summerlin 1980 Festival Plaza Drive, Las Vegas, NV

This is a hands-on experience where children can climb-on board and interact with their favorite vehicles. There will be the opportunity to explore more than 60 trucks including fire trucks, trash trucks, constructions trucks, school buses and more, as well as entertainment and activities for the whole family.

$6

Kizuna Spring Festival

Lorenzi Park, Sammy Davis Jr. Plaza 3333 W. Washington Ave., Las Vegas, NV

The Kizuna Japanese Society, a community-oriented, non-profit, volunteer organization, puts on its spring festival celebrating Japanese art, food, language, and promoting Japanese culture. This event will feature tea ceremonies, kimono fittings, origami, taiko drumming, ikebana, calligraphy, and more.  

Free

Sunset Garden Club Spring Flower Show

Paseo Verde Library 280 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV

Assuming Mother Nature cooperates, there will be prize-worthy blooms aplenty at the Sunset Garden Club's annual Spring Flower Show. Expect cut flowers and tree branches, container-grown plants and more arranged artfully in fun themes. The club, founded in 1992, is federated with the Nevada Garden Clubs, Inc, and affiliated with National Garden Clubs, Inc., the […]

Free

James Baldwin Abroad

The Beverly Theater 515 S 6th St, Las Vegas, NV

This is a program of three newly-restored documentary shorts that were made, walking and talking with the legendary author in intimate moments from 1968 to 1973, self-reflexive and in the middle of battle. The shorts are presented as a single, powerful 84-minute screening. “All three films show Baldwin uniting creation and activism in an overarching […]

$10

The Las Vegas Youth Orchestra Spring Concert

Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center 361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas, NV

The Las Vegas Youth Orchestra performs its spring concert. The orchestra consists of eight separate ensembles based upon age (from 8 to 18) and playing ability. It is a diverse group of over 200 students from the Las Vegas Valley, and is an after-school program which serves the youth in Southern Nevada. Enjoying The List? […]

$25 – $45

Voices of Juvenile Justice

The Mob Museum 300 Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas, NV

For a powerful presentation, tasting and photography exhibit exploring young people’s experiences inside the criminal justice system, join The Mob Museum for an evening with Las Vegas’ own Chef Jeff Henderson of The Chef Jeff Project and Richard Ross, a photographer known for his compelling Juvenile-in-Justice series. Hear Ross’ firsthand encounters with youths in the […]

$30

“The Planets” Music Experience

CSN Planetarium 3200 East Cheyenne Avenue, North Las Vegas, NV

The "Planets" 3D Music Planetarium Show offers an immersive experience, combining Gustav Holst's famous orchestral suite with an awe-inspiring visual fulldome display of the planets. The show takes place in a planetarium, where the audience is surrounded by a 360-degree projection of stars and planets, moving in sync with the music. This show is perfect […]

$25

Leonardo da Vinci: The Exhibition

Grand Canal Shoppes at The Palazzo Resort Las Vegas 3377 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Suite 2600, Las Vegas, NV

This exhibition features models of Leonardo da Vinci's engineering designs and sketches, in addition to seven original oil paintings from the 15th century painted by Leonardo's closest apprentices. These paintings showcase the Master's techniques. The seven Renaissance paintings from da Vinci's workshop come from a private collection in Amsterdam. Leonardo da Vinci: The Exhibition also […]

$20 – $60

Focus on Nevada Photo Contest

April 10 is the deadline for entering Desert Companion's annual Focus on Nevada Photo Contest, which features six categories and $4,000 in prizes. The contest is free to enter. Winning hotos will be published in a special issue of Desert Companion later this spring, and also be featured at the Desert Companion Photo Showcase event. […]

Free

Nely Galán

UNLV Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV

The Barrick Lecture Series features Nely Galán, who discusses Becoming Self Made. With stories from her book about inspiring women who started and grew businesses out of ingenuity, opportunity and need, Galán empowers women (as well as the men and the organizations that support them) to take financial control of their own lives with a […]

Free

Little Richard: I Am Everything

The Beverly Theater 515 S 6th St, Las Vegas, NV

Director Lisa Cortés’ Sundance opening night documentary Little Richard: I Am Everything tells the story of the Black queer origins of rock n’ roll, exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music to reveal the innovator – the originator – Richard Penniman. Through a wealth of archive and performance that brings us into Richard’s complicated […]

$10
Event Series 📜 Hot List: Verse Case Scenario 📜

Bibliomancy: A Black Out Poetry Workshop

Avantpop Bookstore 900 Karen Avenue #D-102, Las Vegas

Bibliomancy is the use of book in divinity. Employing sacred texts as enchanted medicine. In this workshop, we use a book to create poetry seemingly out of nothing. Using sharpies and our intuition, we will transform a seemingly innocuous page into magical poetry. In this workshop, you will receive one book of your choosing provided […]

$20

Concert 4Kids

Dollar Loan Center Arena 200 S. Green Valley Parkway, Henderson, NV

The Henderson Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Alexandra Arrieche, is slated to perform a free kid-friendly concert presenting Gregory Smith's "The Orchestra Games" with meteorologist Nate Tannenbaum as narrator. "The Orchestra Games" uses the Olympics as a framework to help listeners get to know the instruments. Instead of countries competing, it's strings, woodwinds and […]

Free

Tessa Winkelmann: Dangerous Intercourse

The Beverly Theater 515 S 6th St, Las Vegas, NV

In Dangerous Intercourse, Tessa Winkelmann examines interracial social and sexual contact between Americans and Filipinos in the early twentieth century via a wide range of relationships—from the casual and economic to the formal and long term. Winkelmann argues that such intercourse was foundational not only to the colonization of the Philippines but also to the […]

Free

Bob Poole: Nature Roars Back

Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center 361 Symphony Park Avenue, Las Vegas, NV

Experience an epic African wildlife park through the eyes of Emmy Award-winning natural history cinematographer Bob Poole. For a six-part PBS/National Geographic International series, Poole drew on experience growing up in Arica to document the rebirth of a lost Eden: Mozambique’s Gorongosa National Park, a jewel of Africa’s parks system until civil war almost destroyed […]

$20 – $49
Event Series The Callback

The Callback

Clark County Library 1401 East Flamingo Road, Las Vegas, NV

(Note multiple dates and times.) The Callback is an original musical written by the student performers of ​Positively Arts, a nonprofit that aims to empowers kids by building confidence through performance and artistic discovery.

$10 – $35