Archive for the ‘the Arts’

  • Screening of Local Filmmakers
    Winchester Cultural Center will present the Featuring Local Independent Cinema (FLIC) program monthly, usually the last Sunday of the month @ 2pm. Caution: Times and days of the week can change. Full-length and short films produced by local filmmakers will rotate every other month. Viewings will be followed by a discussion hour. Tickets $3. Submissions of film, digital...
    by at September 19th, 2007 at 11:09 pm
  • UNLV Performing Arts 07-08 Season
    Single tickets are now on sale for this season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center. There are basically four groupings of performances: Charles Vanda Master Series, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Oct 26 and scheduled thru May 2. First performer is Denyce Graves, Mezzo-Soprano. New York Stage & Beyond, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning...
    by at September 19th, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • “The Hot L Baltimore” by LV Little Theater
    Las Vegas Little Theater presents the comedy/drama “The Hot L Baltimore” Sep 14-30 with performances Thur-Sat @ 8 pm and Sun @ 2pm. This is a tale of the residents (including three prostitutes) of a rundown hotel meeting and talking in the lobby. On edge because the hotel is scheduled to be torn down, they dread their idiosyncratic family being dispersed. Tickets...
    by at September 18th, 2007 at 03:09 am
  • Cine en el Centro
    Cine en el Centro is a Free Monthly Film Series of Spanish language movies. Call 702-229-1515 for more info. Screenings are at the East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Oct 18 6:30 – “El Norte” (1983) USA. Oscar nominated film on the plight of Mayan Indians in Guatemala and as illegals in LA. Related Free Films for Family and...
    by at September 16th, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • UNLV New York Stage & Beyond
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the New York Stage & Beyond, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Sep 14 thru Feb 23. Oct 13 – 8pm – Paul Taylor Dance Company Oct 20 – 8pm – The Broadway Divas Nov 08 – 8pm – Tango Buenos Aires Jan 20 – 8pm – Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary...
    by at September 16th, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Free “The District Concert” w/ Live Music
    The District at Green Valley Ranch has a great lineup for the FREE Concert Series at The Courtyard. The live music starts at 6p and ends 10p Friday and Saturday nights. Call The office at the District 702-564-8595 or 877-564-8595. Sat Sep 22 – Drew Baker (Soft Rock) Fri Sep 28 – Wolfcreek (Country) Sat Sep 29 – Yacht Club (Smooth...
    by at September 14th, 2007 at 07:09 am
  • “11th Hour” – Film and Panel Discussion
    I went to 11th hour with a certain sense of dread. It was a film that was going to reiterate a lot that I already knew, expose more and generally leave me slightly depressed. I was most pleasantly surprised. Using a format similar to "The Secret," with cameo interviews by shakers and movers of the environmental movement, interspersed with sometimes beautiful...
    by at September 11th, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Poet’s Corner
    The 3rd Friday of the month @ 7pm is a Poets Corner hosted by Keith Brantley and Pendelita Toney and the City of Las Vegas. Everyone is invited to read their own work or just listen and appreciate others. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 W Lake Mead Blvd Las Vegas NV Related Open Mic Poetry Readings, Poetry Nights @ reJAVAnate
    by at September 11th, 2007 at 01:09 am
  • Free Family “Movies in the Park”
    Make it a fun outdoor evening with family and friends for free movies in park and under the stars. Bring chairs or blankets and picnic baskets to see family films as part of the City of Las Vegas "Movie in the Park" series. There is a pre-movie activity and refreshments for purchase. Sep 21 Fri – 6:30p. "Matilda." Call 702-229-1607 for more...
    by at September 8th, 2007 at 10:09 pm
  • “Viva Mexico” celebracion de la independencia
    There is a free celebration of Mexican Independence from Spain geared for all ages on Sep 15 from 10a-2p. There will be live music, dance and delicious Mexican . Call 702-229-2642 for more info. Brinley Community School 6150 Smoke Ranch Rd Las Vegas. Related Cine en el Centro, Ballet Folklorico – estilo America Central, Cuentos (tales) de Nuestra America
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • Summer of Love ’67 Pagliacci Opera
    Opera Las Vegas presents “Pagliacci” a new production set in the Summer of Love – 1967 with opening night festivities on Fri Sep 14 7:30 pm. Las Vegas’ own favorite son, Clint Holmes, is the guest “celebrity impresario.” Everyone is invited to the opening night no-host wine bar to “Meet and Greet the Artists.” Second performance...
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 03:09 am
  • Open Mic Poetry Readings
    Once a month at the North Las Vegas Library is “Poetry Open Mic” which welcomes readings of poetry of all forms. Second Thursday from 6:30p-8:30p. Sign up at the door. Must be 16 or older. You may read two poems/songs/pieces of writing or 5 minutes of Mic time. Please note if you are reading the work of others. Refreshments served. Call 702-633-1070 for...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • Watercolor Society
    The Nevada Watercolor Society meets @ 7pm the 2nd Wed each month Sept -May with speakers or demonstrations about watercolor techniques. Members of the public are welcome. Call 702-393-6192 or visit their website Call first to confirm venue. Spanish Oaks Clubhouse 2201 Spanish Oaks Dr Las Vegas NV.
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • Free (or almost) Films for Family and Adults
    There are numerous free (or cheap) film events happening around town, some geared to children, some to families and some to adults. Many are summer outdoor events, held in the evening and encourage family fun like picnics and lolling around on blankets on the grass. Others are year round, held in the comfort of air-conditioned libraries or community centers. Following...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Celebracion de la independencia mexicana
    Ole! The great Mexican Independence Celebration known as “On Fire in the Desert” features Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion Ensemble. Additional entertainment includes the dancers Latin Fashions. Join this celebracion de la independencia mexicana staged by the City of Las Vegas on Sep 08 from 2 p- 4p. FREE admission. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West...
    by at August 25th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • “First Friday” Downtown Arts District
    This Friday is the monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown Las Vegas. All the galleries are open late and the streets will be teeming with native life. A growing tradition in a lot of towns these days, the First Friday in Las Vegas is indeed special. You’ll find lots of FREE live entertainment at what is fast becoming the monthly place...
    by at August 24th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Les’ Wines & Vines Radio Show
    This is the chance to get in on one of the best wine-tasting events in town and the only wine radio show in the world with a live audience – you! Email Les now to get a place and get on his list. Kudos to Les for keeping this show on the air for 8 years! and with great venues each week. Thank you Les because the opportunity to rotate through some of the city’s...
    by at August 15th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Free Saturday Films for Kids
    Saturdays from 11a-noon is a short film program called Saturday Morning Matinee at the Enterprise Library for kids ages 3-11. You are invited to drop-in to the children’s area to watch videos in the Young People’s Library. All viewings are rated G or PG. Call 702-507-3760. Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV Related Free Films...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Anime Vegas
    The existence of anime clubs is a really interesting phenomena. I have watched a fair share of the Japanese cartoons (animation) and it just doesn’t strike a cord with me. But the world-wide appeal among a very select segment of the population is undeniable. These are a dedicated lot and they have a group here that meets on the 2nd Saturday for a marathon viewing...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Free Movie Matinee “Wild Hogs” @ Library
    Clark County Library presents Saturday Movie Matinee the 2nd Sat of the month with a showing of “Wild Hogs” @ 2pm in the Jewel Box Theater. This film from 2007 is a comedy about four middle aged wannabe bikers. PG-13. Call 702-507-3400. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Related Free Films for Family and Adults
    by at August 6th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Popowich Pet Theatre – cancelled
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thurs Aug 23. Gregory Popovich and his performing pets entertain with a blend of comedy and juggling. An “extravanganza of European-style clowns” and balancing acts. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Tickets...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Utah Shakespearean (plus other) Festival
    Jun 21 started the annual season of the Utah Shakespearean Festival, which is not entirely Shakespeare. There are two performances every day at 2pm and 8pm, with Sundays & Mondays black. Wed & Sat are tours starting at 10:15 am. These four by the bard: “Twelfth Night” “Coriolanus” “King Lear” “The Tempest” Other...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Poetry Nights @ reJAVAnate
    Sundays and Tuesdays 7p-9p are designated poetry nights at the reJAVAnate coffee lounge with a mike and area for standup performances in a cozy and friendly venue run by Hercules and John. reJAVAnate Coffee Lounge “Serving Humanity One Cup at a Time.” Check out their website or call 702-253-7721. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 03:08 am
  • Vince Neil at Henderson Pavilion
    Vince Neil will perform with Quiet Riot and Slaughter Sep 01 @ 7pm at the Henderson Pavilion. Also look for the powerful rock n roll violinist Antonio Pontarelli as opening act. Billed as metal/rock, this should be a big draw over Labor Day weekend. Tickets are $30/$40/$50 at Call 702-267-4849 for more info. Henderson Pavilion 200 So Green Valley Pkwy Henderson...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 12:08 pm
  • Tickets on Sale for Vegoose
    The Halloween Rock Festival with a hip-hop edge shakes the Vegas music scene again this October at UNLV. Vegoose 2007 promises to be bigger and bolder than last year with a star line-up of Rage Against the Machine, Daft Puck, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, Iggy Pop and The Stooges among others. Check out the website for full details – plus some fun entertainment.
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Free Diversity Film Screenings at Library
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity screens free films on themed topics every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the library. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Aug 07: “Made in USA” (2006) A girl who lives in an isolated village in Peru has her life changed by a visiting geologist. In Spanish with English subtitles. Aug...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Free “Movies Al Fresco” @ Lake Las Vegas
    There is a lot of opportunity for free outdoor film viewing in the summer months. Lake Las Vegas does its “Movies Al Fresco” on Thursday nights Jun 14 – Aug 30 with family classics, children‘s movies and romantic comedies. You can bring a blanket, a lawn chair, but no coolers. The show starts at 8pm. Check out the website
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 02:08 am
  • Henderson Writer’s Group
    The Henderson Writer’s Group meet every Monday at 6:30 pm, welcoming any lover of writing, from the beginner to the experienced. There will be opportunities to talk about writing and share your work for critique by peers. They meet in two different places, so log on to to find out whether meeting at the Clark County Library 1401 E Flamingo...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 02:08 am
  • “Jesus Christ Superstar” Summer Theatre
    Super Summer Theatre presents “Jesus Christ Superstar,” a rock opera by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. The show opened in 1971 and highlights the political and interpersonal struggles of Jesus and Judas Iscariot following the last weeks of Jesus’s life. The opera was first released as an album, then produced at a high school in Southold, New York before...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 01:08 am
  • Star Trek Convention @ Hilton
    Now it is time to order your tickets to the upcoming 2007 Official Star Trek Convention at The Las Vegas Hilton Hotel with its Star Trek: The Experience. The convention is four days filled with stars, events, parties, vendors, autographing/photo ops, auctions, contests, music, comedy: all of it honoring Gene Roddenberry’s legacy. The 2007 show features many salutes...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 09:07 am