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Ideally, the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s annual production of “The Nutcracker” — opening an eight-performance run Saturday at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall — will so captivate audiences they won’t even think about what’s happening backstage. Which is exactly how it should be, according to those responsible for making the magic happen.
To help get residents in the holiday spirit, the Henderson View highlights some festivities offered throughout the city.
Las Vegas-based photographer Peter Lik just hit the jackpot — with a record-setting $6.5 million sale.
From that coveted Red Ryder BB Gun to a prized lamp in the shape of a shapely leg, the 1983 movie “A Christmas Story” has inspired a devoted following — along with a stage adaptation opening Dec. 12 at Las Vegas Little Theatre.
From faux snow to frolicking penguins and polar bears, the sights and sounds of the holiday season are as close as Bellagio’s conservatory and gardens — any time, day or night.
It’s a two-for-one deal as fairy tales — and holiday wishes — come true this weekend at Henderson’s annual WinterFest, which features a tree-lighting, a light parade, music and dance performances and more. A free Thursday night concert by the Henderson Symphony Orchestra precedes the festivities.
Services for legendary tap dancer Bunny Briggs — whose career stretched from the 1920s into the 21st century — will be held at noon Friday at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Henderson.
There’s no place like home for the holidays. And for everyone from Strip veterans to Las Vegas Philharmonic musicians, “home” means The Smith Center.
“Meet Me in St. Louis,” an adaptation of the 1944 movie starring Judy Garland, is the Rainbow Company Youth Theatre’s holiday offering. The challenging show for the young cast is both fun and educational, the artistic director says.
Spirit of Art, a new artist’s collective, is hoping its first show will be a dream come true. An opening reception for the “Dreams” exhibit is scheduled from 6 to 10 p.m. Dec. 5 at Clay Arts Vegas, 1511 S. Main St.
Horrible theatrical productions used to be synonymous with Las Vegas during the holiday season. But, God bless us everyone, the picture has changed and there are many viable options to keep us entertained in December.
Arts events around town include theater (“As You Like It,” “A Very Merry Unauthorized Scientology Pageant,” “A Dick Johnson Christmas”), multiple concerts at CSN and Winchester Center, and more.
The third time’s the charm for Nevada Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker,” which returns to The Smith Center Dec. 13-21 with several on- and off-stage changes — including the finale.
The Water Street District is set to transform into a fairy tale wonderland for its annual WinterFest.
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Most stories come to life inside your head — except at the Discovery Children’s Museum, where the touring exhibit “Storyland” brings beloved books to life through imaginative interactive exhibits.
Events include theater (“Sister’s Christmas Catechism”), family fun (Cosmo ice rink), art (Master’s Journey) and more.
Pitching its tent at The Smith Center through Sunday, the national tour of the Tony-winning musical revival “Pippin” takes its life’s-a-circus metaphor literally, transforming the title character’s journey of self-discovery into a Cirque-style show of marvels.
From the first time she dusted a museum artifact Dawna Joliff knew she wanted to spend her career studying history. The Clark County Heritage Museum turned out to be the perfect place for it as she worked on everything from display cases to an entire street of historic buildings.
“Pippin” hits The Smith Center for an eight-performance run — and the Tony-winning revival conjures observations, past and present, from major players who’ve been there from the show’s first steps.
Ice on the Strip usually means an on-the-rocks cocktail. But, starting Friday, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas transforms its Boulevard Pool into its overlooking-the-Strip ice rink.
When Genevieve Dew and Danny Titus met then-15-year-old Michael Villas, he was anti-social and would cling to his mother, Teresa, every time they went to classes at Life Long Dreams. Things changed for him the day they put a video camera in his hand.