Join us on April 25 from 8a.m. to noon for the 8th Nevada Public Radio Recycling Day. You can recycle everything from old magazines and confidential paperwork for shredding to outdated cellphones and computers to old furniture and gently used clothing.
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.
Mon-Sat, 8:30p. With comedy, variety acts, a live Big Band and an award-winning cast of characters, Zombie Burlesque takes place in Las Vegas during the Atomic Era, circa 1958. Be the first living audience to experience classic burlesque, zany musical numbers and top-notch singing all performed by the sexiest zombies at the hottest, formerly zombie-only, nightclub in town. $65-$85. V Theater, 3663 Las Vegas Blvd. S., vtheaterboxoffice.com
Every Friday. 9:30 p.m. Featuring Las Vegas’ improv community players, this 90-minute show is one-of-a-kind every night. See some of Las Vegas’ funniest stand-up comedians, all-original sketches and long-form improvisational comedy. $10. Onyx Theatre.
This exhibit includes various genres of stone sculpture created by artists who have studied stone-carving techniques at Gainsburg Studio, taught by owner and artist Sharon Gainsburg. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor, 702-229-1012
Every Thursday 9:30 p.m. Truth is indeed stranger than fiction. Learn more about the weirdest jobs in the valley in this talk-show-like format where the director interviews the special guest while improv actors recreate their hilarious workplace stories in the background. Created by Second City alumni Derek and Natalie Shipman. $10. Onyx Theatre.
Bereavement professionals at Solari Hospice Care offer two grief support groups every week: Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. and Friday from 10 a.m. to noon. Both meet in the Solari Hospice Care Administrative Building, 5550 South Jones Boulevard, in Las Vegas.
Las Vegas’ quintessential near-Strip long form improv venue, featuring teams from all over the country. Come at 6:30p for a free drop-in class focusing on musical comedy. Stay for the fun and games. $10.
Interactive exhibits reveal the plant, products and mystique of chocolate throughout the ages in science, history and popular culture. Enter a tropical rainforest to learn how cacao is grown and how it is processed to fulfill today’s global demand.
Every Wed. 10p p.m. Paul Mattingly (Second City) and Matt Donnelly (former writer for Penn & Teller) offer up improv at its finest. You call the shots from Same Scene, Different Genre to Sing it, B*tch. Free - donations go in the buckets at the end of the show. Scullery Theater, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. N.
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.
Ongoing. Subtitled “Twenty Years of Design Excellence,” this exhibit showcases award-winning architecture designs as selected by the Nevada chapter of the American Institute of Architects. It’s a nice window into our city’s built environment. Free, UNLV’s Barrick Museum.
Wednesdays 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. Have an evening of fun learning international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. No need to bring a partner. Ages 8+ only. $4. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.
Artist reception March 20, 6 p.m. 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.
Every Monday, 8 p.m. The Las Vegas comedy show featuring both short and long form improv from some of the valley’s most experienced improv actors. Wine and concessions available. Come at 6p for drop-in class with Paul Mattingly. $10 show, $15 for both drop-in and show. Baobab Stage Theatre, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. S., baobabstage.com
Reception March 27, 5:30 p.m. 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.