Everyone is invited to share an evening with the legendary singer/songwriter Peter Yarrow Friday, Feb. 22, starting at 8 p.m. at the Historic Fifth Street School, located at 401 S. Fourth St. A member of the renowned folk-rock group “Peter, Paul and Mary,” Yarrow will look back over his career, telling stories and singing some of the many hits that won Peter, Paul and Mary worldwide acclaim. For more information on the artist, visit his website. Tickets, priced at $10 in advance and $15 on event day, are available at www.artslasvegas.org/ or by calling (702) 229-3515. Limited free parking is available at the Historic Fifth Street School. Metered parking is available across the street in parking lots both directly south and west of the school.
Audiences of all ages will enjoy a classical music concert by Walt Boenig’s Dynamic Trombone Quartet Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, located at 800 S. Brush St. Tickets are free but require a reservation. For more information on the entertainers, visit online. For more information or to reserve tickets, visit www.artslasvegas.org/ or call (702) 229-6383.
The Jester Hairston Music Association, Inc. and community youth will present “Why Do We Sing - The Evolution of African-American Music” Saturday, Feb. 23, beginning at 3 p.m. at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre, located at 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. The historical music genres of jazz, spirituals and gospel will be explored and performed at this festive occasion. Admission is free, but tickets are required and may be picked up in advance at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, located next door at 947 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Call (702) 229-4800 for tickets and information. For more information on the performers, visit online. The program is cosponsored by the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District.