Posts Tagged ‘Dance’

  • Salsa with Vega Sabor Orchestra
    Come dance salsa to the Latin beat of the Vega Sabor Orchestra Sat May 19. The City of Las Vegas sponsors this event with a salsa/merengue dance workshop at 7pm; actual dance starts at 8pm. There will be dance contests and no-host bar. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-1515 for more info. East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 pm
  • Registration Begins for Summer “Cultural Arts Classes”
    Lumped together under the broad category of “cultural arts classes” is a variety of wonderful activities sponsored by the City of Las Vegas. Check out website www.lasvegasparksandrec.com or call specific Center. May 12-24 registration. Reed Whipple Cultural Center: pottery for all levels, youth certamics; ballet, hip hop, hula; private flute, guitar, piano....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ French Josette’s Bistro
    This Saturday night is Cinco de Mayo at the French bistro owned by the blonde bombshell, Josette. You have Kiki Kalor who will lead the celebration with hot Latin song and dance. Look for a Spanish heritage show with flamenco and castenets with DJ Dancing after the show. The party at Josette’s Bistro opens for dinner at 6p and goes on til closing. This should be...
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Mother’s Day Dinner Dance
    Treat Mom to a real Mother’s Day appreciation and leave the kids at home for an evening of adult enjoyment on May 12. A special catered buffet dinner with “dance music of yesterday.” Musicians are Carl Grove, sax, Dick Guider, trumpet and flugelhorn, Bob Grundy, drums, Peter Urquidi, keys with Marsha K, vocalist. Tickets are $25 in advance only. There...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • “Peter Pan” by Nevada Ballet Theater
    This is the final show of the season. The performances are held on Mother’s Day weekend, a great idea for wholesome and cultural family gatherings. Choreographer Bruce Steivel’s “Peter Pan” with music by Thomas Semanski will play at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theater May 11- May 13. Tickets are $29, $49, $69. Performances are expected to sell out...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Dances of Universal Peace
    Meeting the first Thursday each month is a group called The Dances of Universal Peace who perform chants and dances from a variety of cultures. You need no experience or special talent to participate. The songs are taught in simple phrases, easy to learn and then combined with circle dancing. Very low key. It’s all about the spirit. A donation of $10 is suggested....
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • “Dirty Dancing” Back on Big Screen!
    In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this film phenomenon starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey is playing May 1 & 2 at 7:30 at select local movie theatres. Ticket prices are $10 to re-live the original movie “PLUS exclusive never-before-seen footage and interviews with cast members and other stakeholders.” The film directed by Emile Ardoline rocked...
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Asian Culture Fair
    The Sahara West Library will host an Asian Culture Fair Apr 29 noon-4p. More than 20 local organizations and clubs will display crafts, demonstrate traditional Asian dance, model costumes, offer food and live entertainment. There will be activities for the whole family. For more info call 702-507-3630. Sahara West Library 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas NV. Related Gung...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Swing Dancing
    The Aruba Casino is the place to try swing dancing. A group gets together the 2nd and 4th Friday with a free lesson for beginners at 8pm, followed by dancing from 8:30-midnight. It’s free, but donations are appreciated. On Sundays from 6:30p-7:30p are lessons for beginners, followed by intermediate dancers 7:30p-8:30p. First lesson is free – then $5. For more...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Howie Hewett @ Barcode
    The Intimate Nights Concert with Howard Hewett at the Barcode takes place Thurs Apr 14. Tickets are $29.95/$25 NV residents with ID. Barcode has a full bar with appetizer menu plus catfish and sweet potato fries. The concert is one of series presented by Release Entertainment, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, in association with 30th Day in September Entertainment....
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Dances of India with Mythili Prakash
    The City of Las Vegas brings us the incredible opportunity to experience a performance by Mythili Prakash, a star in the world of bharata natyam, the classical dance style of South India. Prakash is a household name in India and has toured extensively in the US and Europe. Tickets $10 advance/$15 perfomrance day. Sun Apr 22 @ 3pm. Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Tommy Thompson Around Town
    Tommy Thompson and his group have a loyal following around town. They play a very energetic, danceable type of music that could be classified as jazz. Below is a schedule of their appearances in May & June. For more info see TommyThompsonProject.com Jul 17-22 9p & 10:30p Sahara Hotel & Casino/Casbar Lounge 2 shows nightly. 2535 Las Vegas Blvd So Las Vegas...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • Belly Dancing Anyone?
    No experience necessary. Join B.B. for beginner belly dance outdoors every Tuesday & Thursday at 7 pm. You meet at B.B.’s house and can frolic in the hot tub and pool after your lessons. No set fees, donations only. Call B.B. 702-505-2445 or email berg_bb@yahoo.com for more details. B.B. is also a jazz singer and took Barcelona by storm with her blonde,...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Tiempo Libre Cuban Timba
    The Miami-based, Grammy-nominated hot Cuban timba band, Tiempo Libre, will perform on Sat Apr 28 8pm thanks to the City of Las Vegas. This group of seven native-born Cubans are known for high-voltage Latin jazz and seductive, modernized interpretations of traditional Cuban music. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-6383 for tickets. $10 advance/$15...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Mexico Vivo!
    Que lindo celebration of the colorful traditions of fokloric dancing, music, theatre and pageantry of Mexican/Latin American rituals. Icela (Ixela) Guitierrez, founder of the dance troupe Mexico Vivo, directs the production featuring ranchero-style music. Entrance $10/children under 12 free. Saturday Apr 21 @ 7pm. East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center 702-229-1515 250...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Larry Wild Wrice with new sound
    The Gents of Swing with Larry Wild Wrice on drums, Bruce Harris on keys and Gary Sprewell on electric bass are moving to Wednesday nights. Larry has put together a version of the Gents of Swing with a “new” R&B – jazz sound. I say new because it’s a different mood than what you are used to from Larry, but certainly not new to him. You get...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ballroom Dancing for Normal People
    Want to dance like a professional, or at least not embarrass yourself on the dance floor? I’ve come across a studio in the New Orleans Square (not the Hotel Casino) that offers lessons in ballroom dancing, tangos, salsa, swing etc. as well as dance exhibitions and a Ballroom DanceFest with prizes. The sponsor is Tiger Jesse of the Blackbelters Lions Club 702-892-8423....
    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
  • East Coast Swing Dancing Lessons
    Want to learn how to jitterbug (also known as East Coast Swing)? Beginners are welcome for the free dance lessons every Sunday 7p-9p at the First Presbyterian Church. There are usually about 100 people, so don’t worry about bringing a partner. Call Mark or Cheryl 702-648-6616 or visit their website www.DanceGig.com. 1515 W. Charleston Las Vegas NV. Related Swing...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Release Entertainment Highlights Howard Hewett
    Release Entertainment is doing a club series of Intimate Nights and is featuring national recording artist Howard Hewett on Thurs April 17. Hewett’s first success was with Shalimar, a post disco group. Their hits included “Dancing in the Sheets” and “A Night to Remember.” The vocalist went on to record “Once, Twice, Three Times,”...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 08:03 am
  • A Wild Celtic Night
    We had a late start on St. Pat’s Day celebration. A day long seminar at the Las Vegas branch of the National Speaker’s Association and the election for the Board of Directors of our high rise kept me busy until evening. By the time we got to McMullan’s Irish Pub, which was my number #1 choice to party on this most special day, the line was long long...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • The Gazillionaire Show
    The New American Theatre Project is presenting for one weekend only “The Gazillionaire Show.” It promises live music, dancing girls, special guests and cheap booze! “Money can’t buy happiness…oh wait, yes it can.” That quote reminds me that someone once said “Money isn’t everything, but it ranks up there with oxygen.”...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Great Party for Debut of Verge
    The upcoming mid-rise condo project in uptown-downtown Las Vegas held a party last night to celebrate the Grand Opening of Verge’s Lifestyle Center. With police directing traffic on Main Street and the huge parking lots full, you knew the minute you arrived that something exciting was going on. A great white tent contained a vodka and wine bar with a menu of exotic...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Chicago Blues Busters @ Rocco Capozzoli’s
    Larry “Wild” Wrice has put together a new sound for Friday nights. The Chicago Blues Busters features Larry on double bass drums, Bruce Harris on keyboard and Gary Sprewell on upright bass. You will have an evening of oldies but goodies, R&B and soul. There’s a dance floor, lounge area with full bar and Italian restaurant. Larry and his group...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • St. Patrick’s Day Dance
    If guzzling green beer doesn’t fit your idea of a St. Pat celebration, you might try the St. Patrick’s Day Dance at the Charleston Height Arts Center. With the Don Burke Orchestra, it definitely looks to be a tamer and more civilized party than in other spots around town. The price is right at $10 advance/$12 at door. Info 702-229-6383. 800 So. Brush St....
    by at March 14th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Aspen Santa Fe Ballet at UNLV PAC
    Part of the series the New York Stage & Beyond, UNLV is presenting the Aspen Santa Fe Ballet. The dance company of eleven, all classically trained, perform an eclectic repertoire. Choreography includes creative works by Twyla Tharp and David Parsons. Tickets range from $35-$80 and are purchased through UNLV PAC (Performing Arts Center). Phone purchase at 702-895-2787...
    by at March 14th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Ronnie Rose & Release All Star Band @ Barcode
    This event was cancelled due to some administrative problems. Look for the Release All Star Band evenings to start up again April 5. Don’t forget the cutting edge music of the Release All Star Band at the Barcode on Thursday nights. This is a blend of jazz, smooth jazz and R & B with a younger crowd than most venues. The musicians are all top quality and...
    by at March 8th, 2007 at 12:03 am