Safe Nest, a shelter for victims of domestic violence, needs new summer pajamas for infants, children, teens, and adults. Often families fleeing their abusive homes do so quickly and don’t have essential clothing when they arrive at the shelter. Hannah Brook of Safe Nest says pajamas "can be that one item of comfort that can make an overwhelming situation better." Basically they need all sizes for children and women.
Gilcrease Orchard in the northwest part of the Las Vegas Valley has fruit and vegetables for sale. You can purchase from their stand or pick your own on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 7 a.m. to noon. Check their website to see what's available. They also have apple cider.
Miriam Shavit and Vered Galor, both Holocaust survivors, remember the past. The mother remembers what she went through in her paintings. The daughter, too young to remember, recalls the history with her photographic collages. The third artist, Cole Thompson, a photographer and friend, visited the death camps in 2006. His black-and-white images add reality and spirituality to the exhibit. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 495 S. Main St.,artslasvegas.org
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Keywords: despairing teacher, children, “Shakespeare’s goriest play,” ’90s power ballads, turning the tables … sounds like another delightfully loopy pastiche from the Onyx laboratory. 8p, $20, onyxtheatre.com
The artists explore the elements of what makes Las Vegas a great place to live and call home. They have been asked which of these elements they feel should be preserved for all time. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor, 702-229-1012
To emphasize the importance of conservation and cohabitation in the desert, artist Myranda Bair will treat the Rotunda Gallery as a giant glass dome. She will fill it with multiple mock-terrariums containing the “tiny giants” of the Mojave Desert, such as Gila monster, horned lizard, desert tortoise and tarantula. Free. Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery, clarkcountynv.gov
Artists Elizabeth Blau, Rossitza Todorova and Orlando Montenegro Cruz explore similar topics having to do with nature, movement relating to travel through space, and human effect on the environment. Free. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
Artist Rachel Stiff presents abstract landscape-inspired paintings that explore forms suggesting interlacing clouds, sunlight, rocks and landforms. Reception on June 24 at 5:30. Free. Winchester Gallery at Winchester Cultural Center, 3130 McLeod Drive, (702) 455-7340
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Thursday through Saturday 8 p.m.; Sunday at 2 p.m. A father finds hidden strength as he fights to keep his family together through illness and his wife’s deployment. $16-$20. Cockroach Theatre, 1025 S. First St. #110, cockroachtheatre.com
4-8 p.m. Red-hot blues and ice-cold brews are on tap for the seventh annual Brews & Blues Festival. The festival offers beers from regional, national and international brewers. Each ticket includes a sampling mug and unlimited beer samples. Ages 21+ only. $35 in advance; $75 VIP. Springs Preserve members receive $5 off. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
2 p.m. Where else but in Virginia City could a penniless Irish miner in a few short years amass a fortune greater than any of America’s robber barons simply by dint of hard work and intuition, yet remain a humble, caring human being? Hear these and other stories when author and filmmaker Nicholas Clapp discusses his latest book on Virginia City’s twenty turbulent bonanza years. Free with regular admission. Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, museums.nevadaculture.org
5 p.m. Dancers of all ages will perform in various styles and compete for prizes. A panel of celebrity judges from the dance world makes this a star-studded extravaganza that you will not want to miss! Free. Downtown Container Park, thepinktutuballet.com
The Young Artists Orchestra concludes its season May 29, starting at 2:00 with "Abstract Styles." Classical music meets world music, jazz, and rock, with tangos by Astor Piazzolla, tunes by Metallica, and Cuban boleros. Tickets from $5.