Organizers of two of the biggest comic-book conventions in the country are clashing over their names.
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Phil Shelburne’s used to working knights. After all, he’s been the director of Excalibur’s resident King Arthur pageant, “Tournament of Kings,” for 14 years. But he’s known the knights of “Spamalot” for a lot longer than that.
When you hear the phrase “Vegas night life,” you probably don’t think of kangaroo rats, scorpions and pocket gophers. Unless, of course, you’re exploring the “Vegas Night Life” animal show at the Springs Preserve.
After a pothole in front of his house became a hassle, artist Jim Bachor began filling those potholes a little more than a year ago with mosaic designs, an artform that lasts.
For all its irreverent satire, “The Book of Mormon”— at The Smith Center through July 6 — boasts a heart that beats with the irrepressible energy.
Tucked away inside the Water Street District, the City Lights Art Gallery features the works of many local artists.
If you think about it, any good party should share a few things with Alice’s famous literary visit to Wonderland. Colorful guests. Colorful decor. Good eats. Outside-of-the-box fashions. A vibe that flirts with the surreal.
To be on the fringe means to live on the edge, and Las Vegas Little Theatre’s Fringe Festival presents the ideal opportunity for artists to try out new works. Here’s a look at some of them.
Guitarist Michael Nigro returns to local libraries this weekend for two free concerts celebrating Latin American music and composers.
Las Vegas Little Theatre’s fifth annual Vegas Fringe Festival boasts numerous offerings to choose from, all presented in traditional minimalist style. Here are reviews of a selection of the shows.
The “Barber” was at the Bayley last weekend and all was well as professional opera returned to Las Vegas in this hilarious production from Opera Las Vegas that was even funnier than the famous Bugs Bunny spoof.
The amount of fun you have at a fringe festival depends on how many pieces you see and how willing you are to play along when it’s called for.
Las Vegas’ Erotic Heritage Museum closed in February with no small amount of melodrama. But the museum will reopen to the public Saturday with significant changes, including a new name.
Whodunit? In many mysteries, that is not only the question, it’s the only question.
It’s been around for almost 200 years and it’s still knocking ’em dead.
Since launching it’s accompanyment of Charlie Chaplin films with “City Lights,” the Henderson Symphony Orchestra has featured “The Gold Rush” and “Modern Times.” Next up is “The Circus” and “Kid Auto Races at Venice.”
Forrest Gump may not be there. But his philosophy — “Life is like a box of chocolates; you never know what you’re going to get” — definitely will be when the 2014 Vegas Fringe Festival kicks off a two-weekend run Friday at Las Vegas Little Theatre.
“Ding-dong. Hello, my name is Elder …” Very soon The Smith Center for the Performing Arts will fling open the doors on Reynolds Hall to a flood of patrons. There are those who may be familiar with that opening salvo to “The Book of Mormon.” But we’d still like to hear it. And we’d like to see it.
You know the old joke about the best way to get to Carnegie Hall: practice, practice, practice. But for 34 members of the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society, it’s no joke.
Ready to have your mind blown? Anastasia Steele, the submissive female protagonist of the best-selling erotic fiction series “Fifty Shades of Grey,” is pretty much your basic Disney princess/musical comedy ingenue. Boom.
Find fun things to do in your neighborhood from an Opera Las Vegas production of “The Barber of Seville” to a free Chinese music concert.
For June, First Friday organizers are celebrating the art and science of sound with a variety of auditory programming, including a silent dance party, a design-your-own instrument station and other family-friendly activities.
Nevada may not have a lottery, but “The Book of Mormon” does.