Every Monday. 8a-10p. Showcasing 238 rare Fabergé artifacts as part of the largest public collection of Fabergé outside of Russia. Unique to this exhibition is a small collection of “Fauxbergé” objects – look-alikes once believed to be originals. $17, $14 for Nevada residents, $12 students/seniors/military, children 12 and under free. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.
Nevada's Aging and Disability Services Division is looking for volunteers to serve as Long Term Care Ombudsman in skilled nursing facilities.
Volunteers act as advocates and a voice for residents in skilled nursing facilities, either those who cannot speak for themselves or who request assistance and advocacy. Volunteers promote resident's rights, empower residents and help resolve complaints.
Artists Justin Favela and Sean Slattery will collaborate to create an indoor car show featuring three new, life-size recreations, including one built piñata-style. Free. Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery.
Streater’s mixed media collage series features females from fashion catalogs wearing material possessions the artist desires, but cannot afford. The models’ vision is blocked, representing how we all may be blinded by the countless things in life that restrict us from reaching our full potential. Free. Winchester Cultural Center Gallery.
Camp Sam USA is a non-profit organization providing special needs adults with a week of fun filled activities that are adapted to their needs and abilities. The camps also provide their regular caretakers, especially family members and friends--with well needed break.
The next camp will be held at Camp Lee Canyon on Mount Charleston July 27 through August 2. There will be a mix of outdoor and indoor activities. Cost is $600, with a $100 deposit.
Southern Nevada children experiencing grief from the death of someone close to them are invited to attend the second annual Camp Erin Las Vegas June 12-14. Hosted by Nathan Adelson Hospice and the Moyer Foundation for ages 6-17, .it will be at the Potosi Pines camp at Mt. Potosi.
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
Artist Stephanie Hirsch will create a participatory installation including black and white walls, symbolizing the darkness and light within our souls. Guests will write their feelings on bumper stickers that read either “I CREATE” or “I CONQUER,” placing them on the appropriate wall. Free. The Cosmopolitan.
The exhibit contains many articles from the celebration year, including the Sesquicentennial saddle handmade by J.M. Capriolas which features the GS Garcia stamp and Nevada 150 commemorative silver medallions; a diorama entitled “Home Means Nevada” created using only materials from Nevada; multiple photos from the celebration and much more. Free. First floor of the Grant Sawyer Building, nevada150.org
Locals are invited to drop by and tour the historic Morelli House April 29 and May 20 and 30, any time between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Currently occupied by the Junior League, the mid-century house is at 861 East Bridger Avenue. It was built in 1959 for Antonio Morelli, orchestra leader of the Copa Room at the former Sands Hotel. It's been restored to reflect that time, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
It's time to putt for pups! Join Hearts Alive Village and PAWS for their 5th annual benefit golf tournament May 30 at Bears Best golf course, starting at 11 a.m. PAWS helps pet owners pay for spaying, neutering, and emergency medical care, and helps rescue groups.
This year’s theme was “Celebrations and Traditions” when the challenge went out to professional, amateur and youth photographers throughout the valley. Come see the results of the sixth-annual juried photo contest. Free with regular admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve.
Great choice to deliver the first Jim Rogers Contrarian Lecture — in this case an against-the-grain talk about higher ed. Not just because Mosely’s written some 40-odd books, including the celebrated Easy Rawlins mysteries. No, look closely at the picture: That’s one badass ring he’s wearing. Contrarian credentials sealed. 7p, free, UNLV, blackmountaininstitute.org
“Street Seen” is a collection of on-location candid portraits from around the US and around the world by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese. It will be on display May 7 through July 9 at the BLVDS Gallery in downtown Las Vegas. There will be an artist reception on May 7 from 6 to 9 pm.
The Foundation for Excellence and Distinctions will hold their 10th annual Señoras of Excellence/Señores of Distinction awards gala May 8, starting at 6 p.m. at Wynn Las Vegas. It will honor men, women and corporations who support the educational growth of young people in the Las Vegas community.
It benefits the UNLV Foundation, Nevada State College, College of Southern Nevada, Nevada Hospital Association, Puerto Rican Association Scholarship Fund, and several other organizations.
MAY 8-9, 7 p.m.; MAY 10, 3 p.m. These eight stellar vocalists sing and dance their way through one of the most influential American songbooks of all time. They will leave you wanting more with stirring renditions of classic hits by The Temptations, The Supremes, The Four Tops, The Marvelettes, The Vandellas, The Miracles, The Stylistics, Donna Summer and more. $37-$40. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center