Archive for the ‘Art’

  • Free Art Exhibits
    The Charleston Heights Arts Center and Reed Whipple Cultural Center of the City of Las Vegas feature rotating exhibitions by national, regional and local artists. Free and open to public. Call 702-229-4674 for schedules. Charleston Heights Arts Center 702-229-6383 800 So. Brush St. Las Vegas NV Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211 821 Las Vegas Blvd No. Las Vegas...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • First Friday Party Downtown Las Vegas
    This Friday is sure to be an historical event in Downtown Las Vegas. You have the fun monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown coupled with the events revolving around the Las Vegas Grand Prix. Just remember that some streets will be blocked and you will not have normal access with your car. All the galleries are open late and the streets will...
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Friday Night Art District
    This Friday is going to be very happening in the downtown area of Las Vegas. I have already talked about a couple of events and now we have Archinofsy, Atomic Todd, The Fallout and MTZC galleries from 6p-10p in the Arts District. All of these are in or by the Commerce Street Studios 1551 S. Commerce St Las Vegas NV (north of Wyoming). Here are the websites for more info:...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Pure Aloha Festival
    Vizzun Entertainment Inc. presents the 6th Annual Pure Aloha Festival from Fri Apr 20 to Sun Apr 22, all day 9am-5pm. Natural Vibes, PATI, Koauka, Ho’aikane & Braddah Walter will perform. The host is Augie T. Look for Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment, food, arts, crafts and some fun rides.The venue is the Cannery Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices are...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • The Arts Conservatory summer program
    TAC, or The Arts Conservatory, is open to youth from ages 7-15; registration starts April 1 and continues to Jun 9. The camp has three enrollment possibilities: Full Week (M-F) from 9am-4p for $550, Three days, 9a-4p $300 and half-day morning or afternoon for $300. The program runs from Jun 11- Aug 3, includes both art and theatre, complemented by music and dance. ...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Prato Haggadah at LV Art Museum
    The Las Vegas Art Museum is exhibiting an interesting slice of cultural history generally unknown outside of the academic or Judaic community. Most are familiar with Medieval manuscripts of the Christian faith, evoking images of brown-robed monks slaving away in distant monasteries, destroying their eyesight with flickering candlelight. The Jewish tradition produced a...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Easter Egg Decorating Funshop
    Sponsored by the City of Las Vegas, young and old are invited to an egg decorating work(fun)shop on Wed Apr 4. The program is for ages 5 and up. You will decorate your own Easter egg and can submit them for display and competition. 6:30p-8p. Only $3. Register on line www.clvbeyondtheneon.com or by touchphone 702-229-5445. Class is #302499. You can also call 702-229-1515....
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • 2 Day Spring Break “World’s a Stage”
    If you are looking for a fun activity for your kids over spring break, but only want to commit to a couple of days, this might be for you. Great Performances: The World’s a Stage. Ages 10-18 on Thur Apr 5 & Fri Apr 6 from 8a-5p. The fee is $25. Bring tap and jazz shoes, a snack lunch and be ready for fun. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Springtime Creative Classes for Kids
    This is heads up for parents looking for creative outlets for children from ages 6 through high school. Some of the classes for older kids are available to adults as well. They are offered by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas and include ballet, salsa, swing, piano, voice, calligraphy, ceramics, computers, guitar, sewing and Chinese Dragon: Art/Poetry....
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Tropicana Theatres, independent movie house closes
    When I started doing this blog about events in Las Vegas, I had NO idea how quickly things change in this town. I should have guessed that if buildings can go up and down in a matter of months, that events on the human scale would be measured in hours. I am sorry to report that the Tropicana Theatres closed, and closed so suddenly that the CineVegas Film Festival is now...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • CineVegas Art House Screening Series
    Tropicana Cinemas, the former venue for the Screening Series has closed.???? The new venue is the Neonopolis Theatres, corner of Fremont & 4th St Downtown Las Vegas. The Art House Screening Series is the brainchild of the CineVegas Film Festival, featuring selected documentaries and foreign features exhibited in March and April. They are performing the outstanding...
    by at March 13th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Nevada Arts Advocates Gala
    Dust off your tux, polish your shoes, put on your sparkles and get out your checkbook to support the arts. The Nevada Arts Advocates (NAA) is hosting a dinner gala to honor its awardees who have significantly contributed to the appreciation of the arts in our community. Slated to be honored are State Sen Raggio, Mayor Goodman, Wells Fargo, the Reno Gazette-Journal and...
    by at March 13th, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Native American Arts Festival
    The Clark County Museum is holding the 18th Annual Native American Arts Festival the last weekend in March with 3 full days of activities. The Friday is booked with thousands of area school children, but Saturday and Sunday should be great days to sample Native American cuisine and observe folklore in action. The Fesitval requires that participants and performers show...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Sloan Canyon Hikes
    Just south of town, an easy 20 minute drive from the Strip is the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area with great hiking and Native American rock art sites. The BLM and Clark Co. Museum are offering guided hikes for the public at no charge, but the groups are limited in size and you need to reserve ahead. The hike is described as “moderate with some rock scrambling,...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Valley of Fire to Lost City
    Get on your Harley or put down the top and get out of town for a gorgeous drive out to Overton and the Lost City Museum. The March photo exhibition of nature photographer Marcella Brendible makes a charming destination and a great excuse to explore the Valley of Fire State Park or Lake Mead NRA. Ms. Brendible is a Native American from Alaska and her work demonstrates...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Art Institute Registration
    Been wanting to re-invent yourself? Know you have unexpressed talent? Did you set aside your dreams to raise a family? Are you fed up with university book-learning and know that your heart and life desire is somewhere else? Are you a creative genius waiting to be discovered? The Art Institute of Las Vegas is holding an Open House on April 28. If you go to the website...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 05:02 pm
  • Dam Short Film Festival
    Great name for a festival showing of movie “shorts” at Boulder City. The Dam Short Film Festival is the brainchild of Lee and Anita Lanier, who are staging the showing from Thursday thru Sunday. There are day and evening screenings at the American Legion Hall, 508 California, with headquarters at the Boulder Dam Hotel at 1305 Arizona St. This is a real treat...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • Celebration of Black Female Artists
    The Gallery at Summerlin is celebrating Black History Month with a showing by three talented Black female artists: two painters, Synthia Saint James and Barbara Wesson with Sculptress Manuelita Brown. The Artist reception with be Sat, Feb 17 from 2-6 pm at the Gallery. You can have a conversation with the Artists on Sun, Feb 18 from 1-3 pm. This should be a very special...
    by at January 31st, 2007 at 09:01 am