The UNLV School of Music presents dozens of free classical music recitals and concerts every term. Most are by students, performing solo or in small groups. There are also performances by music faculty, guest artists, and visiting ensembles. Some things, such as their symphony orchestra and wind band concerts, have a small charge. You can find the complete list on their website.
"Global Villagers: Street Portraits from Around the World”, a collection of candid portraits by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese, will be shown February 21 through April 29. The photos were made during a round-the-world cruise, during which the photographer gained an appreciation for what unites mankind rather than divides us.
Experience real math at work in sports, nature, robotics, music, dancing, movie-making and more and answer the age-old question: “Will I ever use all this math they’re teaching us?” at MathAlive! The traveling exhibit. has hands-on displays and interactive experiences including: riding in a live-action snowboard race; exploring and operating simulations of NASA’s latest robotics, and designing a video game.
Learn about and watch the interaction between butterflies and the plants that sustain them. You'll emerge with a better understanding of the environment needed for the survival of these spectacular insects.
A judgmental 20-something girl encounters some modern-day “Golden Girls” who teach her that life as she sees it is not necessarily how life really is. 5P, $25–$30. Theatre at West Las Vegas Library, lvccld.org
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s sequel to Phantom of the Opera takes place 10 years later as the Phantom has escaped to a new life in New York City. Tue–Sun, 7:30P; Sat–Sun, 2P. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
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.
Famed Irish tenor Paul Byrom, of Celtic Thunder fame, brings his 13-city solo tour "10 Years On" to Las Vegas on March 24. It marks the more than 10 years that he's been performing in the United States. He have pop and classical tunes and many favorite Irish songs, and tell a few stories about his life and career.
Browse a wide array of folk art and jewelry in the craft market; enjoy tasty barbecue, beer, and other festival food; and check out the children’s activities, too. 2–8P, free. Centennial Hills Park, 7101 N. Buffalo Drive, artslasvegas.org
Fayne will be celebrating Stephen Sondheim’s 88th birthday in this tribute to the most prolific composer and lyricist of contemporary musical theatre. 7P, $20. Starbright Theatre at Sun City Summerlin, suncity-summerlin.com/starbrighttheatre
The Wetlands Park in Las Vegas has guided walks, talks, and programs every month. Some require advance registration. Two on March 24: Hooray for Ants and the Alien Invaders walk. On the 25th its a Young Explorers program on Ladybugs.
The American Red Cross is seeking people to volunteer their time and help save lives at the Sound the Alarm home fire safety and smoke alarm installation event on May 12 in Las Vegas. Volunteers will help educate people about home-fire safety and will install free smoke alarms.
The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas uses male and female volunteers, ages 21 and over, to assist sexual assault victims. Volunteers assist the staff of the center by answering crisis calls around the clock, making referrals for victims and others who are seeking assistance, and more.
The Springs Preserve's annual environmental science Spring Break Camp will be held March 26-30. from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Campers will build a colony on Mars as they explore real issues on Earth. It's for ages 6 to 12.