More than a century after its 1892 debut, “The Nutcracker” has become a treasured family tradition. Not just for the families in the audience, but for the families onstage.
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With nearly 300 students, Foothill High School’s band is slated to play at Carnegie Hall and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. “This is a life-changing experience,” said Travis Pardee, director of bands. “I hope to make it as cheap as possible for students to afford.”
WinterFest is scheduled from Dec. 12-14 at the Henderson Events Plaza, 200 S. Water St. The event transforms the Water Street District into an old-fashioned Christmas with activities and decorations and a giant snow globe aquarium courtesy of the cast from “Tanked.”
Have yourself a merry little Walpurgisnacht. Just in time for those dreaded annual holiday gatherings, the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s production of Peter Sinn Nachtrieb’s “Hunter Gatherers” in the Fischer Black Box ruthlessly explores the primordial meanings behind human social conventions.
Charles Dickens’ enduring “A Christmas Carol” has influenced all things Christmas since it was published in 1843. The traditional ways in which we celebrate the Yuletide today, with sumptuous feasts, silly games, festive dances and spirited generosity are all a result of his cautionary tale.
Santa opened his pack Saturday evening and out spilled a wealth of musical pleasure. The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall was nearly full, and the audience showed smiles and a growing holiday spirit.
From the moment you walk into the theater, you are in the environment of Clear Creek, Wash., where the play “The Chalk Boy,” presented by Cockroach Theatre, takes place.
“Sunset Wonderland is like Central Park meets Sunset Park,” said Kim Ehler, recreation specialist for Clark County Parks and Recreation. The first-year holiday attraction packs Sunset Park with lights, activities and an ice skating rink.
Winchester hosts Hawaiian concert: Hawaiian transplants like to call Las Vegas “the Ninth Island,” thanks to all the Aloha State natives who now make their homes in Southern Nevada.
It’s beginning to sound a lot like Christmas. At least at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, where six holiday-themed programs celebrate the season in song.