The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival offers both fans and potential fans a survey of all things comics, including the chance to meet creators, attend workshops, watch tutorials, buy collectibles, and even watch live performances.
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Walking into Pinot’s Palette at The District at Green Valley Ranch, guests feel more at home than in any art studio. From the extra elbow room down to the bathroom mirrors, owners Reed and Judy Alewel didn’t cut any corners when it came to pleasing their customers.
Halloween and Day of the Dead activities join opera and choral concerts and Sesquicentennial events on this week’s arts and leisure calendar.
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Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil merged their mojos for their annual “A Choreographers’ Showcase” at Treasure Island’s Mystere Theatre on Sunday (with a repeat performance scheduled this Sunday). The program stretched from challenging the mind to celebrating unbridled joy.
A unique theatrical experience unfolds. Table 8 Productions’ presentation of “Jonestown” puts us into the story as members of the megalomaniac Rev. Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple congregation, famous for committing mass suicide in 1978 by drinking cyanide-laced Kool-Aid at its compound in Guyana.
The American String Quartet, arguably one of the world’s finest string quartets, gave a breathtaking performance Thursday at UNLV’s Doc Rando Recital Hall. It’s too bad so many valley residents missed it.
The 1962 “Summit at the Sands” made showroom — and showbiz — history with its Rat Pack rendezvous. Now, almost two decades after the legendary Strip casino went boom, a “Summit About the Sands” — Saturday at the Nevada State Museum — explores its ongoing legacy.
Events around town include theater (“Jonestown,” “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish”), music (jazz picnic at Winchester, Soul Man/Lady Soul at Cabaret Jazz) and Halloween fun (Henderson’s Zombie Run).
Life Is Beautiful’s art components range from murals to an immersive experience at the Western Hotel to Cirque du Soleil performances.
Open mic nights allow local poets and poetry lovers to listen — and be heard.
UNLV Opera director Linda Lister wins the 2014 American Prize for directing “Sancta Susanna” and “Suor Angelica.”
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Garrison Keillor and Jackie Evancho among the many names coming to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts during the first half of 2015.
For nine years, Josh Radnor played a hopeless romantic on TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” So he’s the perfect person to ask if his latest project is a good for a date night.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82.
Joining the singer and pianist for the year-end show: Broadway star Laura Osnes along with “American Idol’s” Jessica Sanchez.
Table 8 Productions’ moody presentation of Jennifer Haley’s potent play “Breadcrumbs,” now at Las Vegas Little Theatre, takes us to a place of great emotional depth, though the journey there feels vague. Like the disease around which the drama unfolds, the crumbs that should guide us are sometimes scattered in disarray.
The script is choppy, and one would expect that when it’s based on a film that’s based on a play, as Poor Richard’s Players stages Alfred Hitchcock’s “Rope.”
Playwright and actor (“Law & Order”) Stephen Adly Guirgis takes a darkly funny riff on 12-step programs in “Den of Thieves,” now playing at the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Fischer Black Box. The fast-paced comedy is well- directed by Ela Rose.
Some people describe it as a hidden gem in North Las Vegas. Left of Center Art Gallery and Studio, 2207 W. Gowan Road, is more than a gallery. It hosts classes, workshops and has become a second home to local artists.
Carole Altman and Camille Duskin never planned to put on a show, much less join forces for one. But they both like “I Know I Came In Here For Something …” so Altman is serving as producer and Duskin and her Gateway Arts Foundation are making it happen this weekend in Las Vegas.
The undead are expected to join monsters, ghosts and trick-or-treaters at several Henderson-area venues for family-friendly Halloween events.
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