Archive for the ‘the Arts’

  • Midsummer’s Harp Concert
    Sun Aug 12 at 2pm is the Midsummer’s Harp Concert with Mariano Gonzalez featuring the artist’s redesigned Paraguayan harp with a truly unique sound mix of jazz, popular and semi-classical influences. Gonzalez was born and raised a cowboy in Buena Vista, Paraguay. A member of a long tradition family of harpists, he began playing at age 5. Tickets $15/$10 seniors,...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Third Thursday in Henderson
    Water Street businesses stay open til 9pm every 3rd Thursday with art shows, entertainment, food, and special offers. The event starts at 5pm and is great for family outings. The Gibson Library and the Water Street Arts District also sponsor children story time and art projects. The library is located at 280 S. Water St Henderson NV. For more info on Third Thursday call...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Romance Writers Group
    Known as the Cactus Rose Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, the group meets 3rd Sat at the Enterprise Library from 10:30a-1p. The program usually includes a speaker and everyone is welcome to attend. For more info call 702-361-5454 or visit the website cactusrosewa.home. Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV Related Henderson Writer’s Group,...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • World Vibration Concert – Bongomania
    The World Vibration is a monthly world music series hosted by KUNV’s Kay Tuma on Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $10 adults/$7 seniors & children. Call 702-455-7340 or purchase tickets on line at secure1.co.clark.nv.us (adults) or secure1.co.clark.nv.us (seniors/students). Venue is Winchester Cultural Center 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV Sun Aug 19 – Middle...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Free Family “Movie Madness”
    The Nature Discovery Park in North Las Vegas is screening the “Movie Madness” series at dusk. Films are geared for family enjoyment. Food will be available for purchase. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic baskets. The summer film series is sponsored by Aliante and the City of North Las Vegas. Time is listed as “dusk and no earlier than 7:30.” For...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • 2007 DCI Quarterfinals LIVE via satellite
    BIG, LOUD and LIVE! (on the big screen) – If you love drum and bugle corps, don’t miss the 2007 DCI World Championship Quarterfinals from the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. If you haven’t tried this new form of viewing experience, you are in for a special treat. Almost better than being there, you will feel the passion of the world’s top 17...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Neil Simon Festival in Utah
    Utah seems to be the place for summer theatre. The Neil Simon Festival in Cedar City runs Jul 19-Aug 11 with 3 Simon plays: “Plaza Suite,” “The Prisoner of Second Avenue, ” and a female version of “The Odd Couple.” Some days have matinees and evening shows. Tickets are $20 with performances at the Heritage Center Theatre. Call 866-35-4666...
    by at July 19th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • Utah Festival Opera
    1.5 hrs north of Salt Lake City, set in spectacular mountain scenery in Cache Valley is the Utah Festival Opera running from Jul 11 thru Aug 11. The festival takes place in Logan’s Ellen Eccles Theatre, a 1100-seat European-style edifice of neo-classical design. Built in 1923, it has been restored to state-of-the-art capability. This is their 15th Anniversary Season....
    by at July 19th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Free NOTBAD Film Series: Local Critic’s Choice
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and Film Movement Collection join up to screen the NOTBAD Film Series: Critic’s Choice on Tuesdays 7:00 pm. Local film critics and writers will introduce films they like. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Related Free Pre-Code Hollywood Films @ Library, Free Latin Films...
    by at July 17th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Picasso Exhibit at Bellagio
    It’s hot outside, so if you are looking for something to do in the cool, check out the exhibit at the Bellagio. Pablo Picasso is best known for his paintings and drawings, but he actually was a fairly prolific sculptor and ceramicist. Thirty of his works in the media of ceramics are on display at Las Vegas’ Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, (started May 25) and...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Canyon Club Concerts
    There’s a new spot in town for live music concerts. The Club also hosts late night dancing Wed thru Sat. Every Wednesday night is a show by the Spazmatics with dance music from the 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s. According to Jerry Fink of the Las Vegas Sun, the club is the baby of Lance Sterling who helped start the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. He...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • (Science) Fantasy Fiction Group
    The Southern Nevada Area Fantasy Fiction Union is an informal group of science fiction and fantasy fans who meet once a month with informal movie outings and gatherings scheduled at least once a month. They maintain a large lending library for members and claim to be Las Vegas’ oldest Science Fiction Club. The monthly meeting is the 4th Sunday 1:30p-3:30p at the...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • “Family Yarns” Storytellers Young People’s Concert
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is “Family Yarns” – Hand to Mouth Storytellers with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thur Aug 9. Storytellers Eric and Kristy Price will keep all ages enraptured with their skilled and colorful. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Call 702-455-7340. Winchester Cultural Center...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • “110 in the Shade” Summer Theatre
    Super Summer Theatre presents “110 in the Shade,” a musical adapted by N. Richard Nash from his play “The Rainmaker.” The music is composed by Harvey Schmidt with lyrics by Tom Hones. The show opened on Broadway in 1963 and includes the songs “Love, Don’t Turn Away,” “Poker Polka,” “Everything Beautiful Happens...
    by at July 11th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Free Showing of Jaws at Henderson Pavilion
    The City of Henderson presents a free showing of “Jaws” on Aug 04 at their “Hollywood at the Pavilion” series designed as a family movie night. This is an outdoor summer event with lawn seating so bring your blanket and picnic basket. Pls no glass containers. Gates open 7:30p with movie at 8:30p. Call 702-267-4849 for more info. Henderson Pavilion...
    by at July 10th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • Dale Earnhardt – One Night Movie Event
    “DALE” – Racing into select movie theatres nationwide for a one night event Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm. This is the only Earnhardt family-approved story of racing’s largest personality. Created in 2007, the film uses authentic race footage, original interviews, home movies – and features Dale Earnhardt himself. Following the screening will be a special...
    by at July 6th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • NV Jazz Orchestra plays Latin – Free
    The Rainbow Library amphitheater is the venue for a Nevada Jazz Orchestra free outdoor concert featuring Latin Jazz on Jul 23 @ 8pm. The 18-piece big band will play tunes from their new Latin Jazz CD “Como No!” plus a few non-Latin favorites. Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available. Please NO glass containers, alcoholic beverages...
    by at July 5th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Virgin Valley Heritage Museum
    If you take a trip over to Mesquite, you might want to check out their local museum with pioneer and Native American artifacts from the Virgin Valley and environs dating late 1800’s through early 1900’s. They are open 9-5, Mon thru Sat with no admission charge. Donations are always welcome. Call 702-346-5232. Virgin Valley Heritage Museum 35 W Mesquite...
    by at July 2nd, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • reJAVAnate -a Coffee House with Community
    The new owners, Hercules and John, have a vision of a coffee house as more than a place to get some java. They are building a community around the cozy spot, gently cultivating a retreat where comics, poets, musicians, artists of all styles and expressions can gather, share and entertain. Every night is an opportunity to participate – either as performer or audience,...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Free “Viva Las Vegas” Film & Elvis Dress Up Party
    On First Friday, August 3 is the chance to throw away your inhibitiions, put on your sparkle and glamour and kitsche and come on out to celebrate our city in “Vegas over-the-top style.” Elvis impersonators welcome and any other lover of the King. This is a free screening of ‘Viva Las Vegas’ – under the stars. Bring a blanket and picnic....
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Movies & Concert Footage by the Pool
    The Platinum is making a big push to get some action at their location. Friday and Saturday evenings are publicized as “Dine and Unwind” featuring a special dinner menu of $39 pp at 6:30p & 8:30p. Movies and concert footage starts on the pool deck at 8:30p. It’s an intimate pool area with a decent view of the strip, and well-protected from outside...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Mother & Kids Movie Day
    More community events are happening at reJAVAnate with Mother & Kids Movie Day Wed 4p-6p. Give them a call for more details. 702-253-7721. Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or better yet, just stop by. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner Pecos in Renaissance III Shopping Plaza). Related reJAVAnate – a Coffee House with Community, Jordan Reimer...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Family Fun Night & More at the Drive-In
    Some of us are old enough to remember when a drive-in movie was the ideal date for a Saturday night. I blush to think of what went on the privacy of those cars. It was the place for teen-agers to be alone and for mom’s and dad’s to pack the kids in their pj’s and have a cheap night out. You can live that again, or for the first time with Las Vegas 5...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Dragon Arts Chinese Rod Puppet Show
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is “Dragon Arts Production: Images of China” with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thur July 12. A blend of puppetry, music, humor and special effects, this is a show to delight. Chinese rod puppetry is seldom seen here in the US and Yuqin Wang and Zhengli Xu are masters who have been honored...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Dam Short Film Screening for Adults
    “Art and Expression,” a collection of short films, is presented by the Dam Short Film Society on Mon Jul 16 7p-8:30p at the Las Vegas Art Museum. Duration of shorts are from 5-14 minutes. $5 donation requested. To learn more about Dam Short, visit www.damshortfilm.org. LV Art Museum 9600 W Sahara Av Las Vegas NV Films to be screened: “Freedom Within” “Perfection” “The...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Free Family Outdoor Film Series
    The City of Las Vegas is sponsoring free outdoor movies for families on Thursdays at 8pm. Bring a picnic, blankets, lawn chairs for wholesome family fun. Call 702-229-1087 or check website artslasvegas.org. Baker Park St Louis Ave & 10th St Las Vegas NV. Coming Attractions: Jul 05 – “The Ant Bully” Jul 12 – “Over the Hedge” Jul...
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free Harry Potter Movie Marathon
    The Clark County Library is hosting a Harry Potter Movie Marathon from 11m-2p geared for kids from 8 to 11 years old. Call 702-507-3760. Venue is the Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV. The schedule: Jul 07 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Jul 14 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Jul 21 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jul 28...
    by at June 25th, 2007 at 02:06 am
  • Free Summer Youth Film
    The City of Las Vegas is screening free films for young kids on Thursdays at 2pm. Call 702-229-1515 or check website artslasvegas.org. East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Coming Attractions: Jun 28- “Clifford’s Really Big Movie” Jul 12 – “Nanny McPhee” Jul 19 – “Zathura” Jul 26 –...
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • “USS Las Vegas” Trekker Chapter
    A corner of Quark’s Lounge at the Hilton last night was bursting with enthusiastic members of the Las Vegas branch of the International Federation of Trekkers (otherwise known to uninitiated as a Star Trek Club.) Officially titled the USS Las Vegas (NFC-0502), it’s a conceptual ship and crew guided by Captain Paul Walker, Jr and Executive Officer Mike Cornwell....
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • Last Day for Pauite Elders Exhibit
    If you are looking for an interesting day trip, don’t forget the drive to Overton and the Lost City Musuem. Besides the regular exhibit, they are featuring this special treatise of Pauite Elders. It took over five years to create this project with interviews and photographs of Southern Pauite Elders. The participants include the five bands of the Pauite Tribe of...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am