Here’s the latest on April events:
Actor/comedian Dom Irrera kicks off the 25th Anniversary celebration of
the Improv Comedy room at Harrah’s with a “Month of Mondays” - April 3,
10, and 17th appearances scheduled at 8:30PM and 10:30PM. Tickets, for
his limited engagement are $35.75 and available at Harrah’s box office.
For millionaire car lovers , Kruse International, one of the leading
auction firms and the largest collector car auction company will be
auctioning off close to 200 cars at he Las Vegas Hilton on April 7-8.
Included in the Kruse Auction will be a 1969 Ford Mustang Fastback built
by Barry’s Speed Shop for the show “Wrecks to Riches”, and the infamous
1975 Ford Escort GL formerly owned by Pope John Paul II selling at no
reserve, but expected to rich bids between $2.5 million to $5 million.
Auction exhibits will be open to the public at $10 per adult and $5 per
child, 12 years and younger.
Performers from the Circe du Soleil acquatic sensation Le Reve have
banded together to star in “This Is Our Youth”, the 1996 play by Kenneth
Lonergan, which makes its Las Vegas Premiere on Thursday, April 13 at
8:00PM at the Las Vegas Little Theatre, located at 3920 Schiff Dive. On
their days off a quartet of clowns, characters and aerialists from the
popular strip production revisit their theatrical roots in the play
about three college age Manhattanites in the early 1980’s, directed by
bi-coastal director/performer and former gymnast Gregg Curtis.
Performances are Thursdays and Fridays at 8PM with additional late night
performances on Thursdays, April 20 and 27 at 1 AM. Tickets are $15. For
reservations call 255-2771.
MonteLago Village in Lake Las Vegas Resort has an Easter Extravaganza
planned on Saturday April 15 and Sunday April 16, for kids of all ages.
The weekend will include a petting zoo, pony rides ($2 per child),
Easter Egg Hunts, a visit from the Easter Bunny, an opportunity to color
on the Monster Mural, and a Saturday evening Lakeside Music Concert.
Parking and admission is free. All proceeds from the event will go to
the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation and the Make A Wish Foundation.
For more information call MonteLago Village Events Hotline at 564-4766
or go on line to www.montelagovillage.com.
Sammy’s Woodfired Pizza and New Vista Community have partnered to
co-host a charity wine (and food) tasting on Thursday April 20 from
6-8PM at Sammy’s Green Valley location, 4300 E. Sunset Road in the Town
Center shopping plaza. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling
457-4677 ext.3. A portion of the proceeds will benefit New Vista
Community, a non-profit organization providing supportive living
accommodations for adults and children with disabilities.
Upcoming concerts at Boulder Station are:
Allan Parsons Live Project will be performing on Saturday April 21 at
8PM. Tickets prices range from $22.50 to $37.50 plus applicable taxes.
Blue Oyster Cult, one of the first heavy metal bands who have gained a
loyal following for more than 30 years, will be appearing the following
week, on Friday April 28 at 8PM. Tickets for this concert range from
$22.50 to $39.95 plus applicable taxes. Tickets for both concerts can be
purchased at all Station Casinos, by calling 547-5300 or at
For some funk and R&B music catch former Gap Band lead singer Charlie
Wilson on stage at the Silverton Casino where he will be making an
appearance for one night only on Friday, April 28 at 8PM. Tickets for
his Outdoor Entertainment Center concert are $35. For more information
The Bellydance Superstars, the only professional dance company of its
kind, composed of America’s most sought after bellydancers, will be
taking their ancient art form to the Flamingo Las Vegas stage for two
evenings, April 28 and 29 at 7:30PM. With a cross section of mesmerizing
choreography that consists of Tribal, Egyptian and Cabaret styles, the
troupe have garnered international acclaim by from audiences that
include critics, dancers and fans wherever they tour. Tickets for the
performances are $41.95 (plus applicable taxes and fees). To purchase by
phone call 733-3333.
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