Battle Born Progress will hold their 6th annual Celebrate Progress fundraising dinner October 22 in Las Vegas. They will honor Nevada's progressive leaders, business owners, community organizers, and nonprofit partners. Individual tickets sold out. Tables with sponsorships available.
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.
This most iconic love story in all of ballet is set to Tchaikovsky’s timeless score, gloriously enveloping the romantic fable of ill-fated love. 7:30P, $35.95–$149.95. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
October’s theme is “Scared,” but don’t let the theme get in the way of a good story! Tell or listen to five-minute personal stories. 7:30P, free. The Center for Science & Wonder, 1651 E. Sunset Road, firstname.lastname@example.org
The smoking, high-energy, dance showband performs amazing tribute classics, rhythm and blues, hot disco classics, big swing bebop, funk, country, and pop. 7P, $15. Starbright Theatre at Sun City Summerlin, scscai.com
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.
Families are invited to celebrate Latino/Hispanic heritage and create a colorfully decorated sugar skull to take home, just in time for the “Dias de los Muertos” celebration. 11A, free. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
Sometimes we need to expose ourselves to the darkness to appreciate the light. Join us as storytellers recount experiences of encounters with “The Dark Side.” 7P, $5. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., artslasvegas.org
This high-energy, multi-genre musical journey pays homage to some of the world’s most renowned singers of our time and features the exceptional power-house singer Janien Valentine. 7P, $20. Starbright Theatre at Sun City Summerlin, scscai.com
The non-profit Foreclosed Upon Pets works to find homes for animals that have been abandoned for economic reasons, such as their owners losing their home or job. They show cats and dogs at Petsmart stores in Las Vegas and Henderson on the weekends. Volunteers needed.
This concert features Beethoven’s Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major — Beethoven's chamber version for piano and strings; Piano Concerto no. 5 in E-flat major, "Emperor," for piano and strings. 4P, free. Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center at UNLV, unlv.edu