Theater-loving students in Las Vegas no longer have to travel to New York City to find an authentic Broadway experience. The immersive musical theater workshop, Camp Broadway, returns to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for the second year July 8-12.
Arts & Culture
For serious art lovers and buyers, the Thursday before First Friday is the ideal time to visit the 18b Arts District. Preview Thursday offers art show openings, a chance to meet the artists and chat with them about their work and the first opportunity to buy featured art.
Although the 18b Las Vegas Arts District’s signature event, First Friday, draws crowds in the tens of thousands after more than a decade, the majority of the art galleries lining the walkable streets of the neighborhood are open for browsing and shopping all month .
Summer 2013 will be extra sweet for one local downtown arts institution — the Contemporary Arts Center, which is celebrating 25 years of serving the Las Vegas community through the arts.
The Rainbow Company Youth Theatre is offering numerous opportunities this summer for youth interested in theater.
“Cowboys and Indians: Myth and Reality” is on exhibit through June 30 at the Clark County Museum, 1830 S. Boulder Highway in Henderson. The exhibit investigates popular romantic notions and widely held misconceptions of the Western frontier and examines some historical and contemporary realities.
Four Shakespearean classics, two hit musicals, an American stage favorite about justice and a regional premiere of a new play are all scheduled as part of the 2013 season at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
Anthony Del Valle, the Review-Journal’s theater critic since September 2003, died early Tuesday at Odyssey Hospice in Las Vegas following a three-month illness. He was 60.
For an all too brief time, the Moulin Rouge was an integrated oasis in a segregated Las Vegas. As much an ideal as a hotel, Las Vegas’ first interracial resort was so novel that it made the cover of Life magazine, granting it the imprimatur of mainstream pop culture cool.
Olympia Dukakis has been playing “Rose” since 2000.