From classical musicians to circus acrobats, performers from around the world will take the stage(s) during UNLV's 2015-16 Performing Arts Center season.
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“Guys Sing Dolls,” a musical celebration of female songwriters by local male singers, checks into The Smith Center’s Cabaret Jazz for two shows Saturday.
Works by Pablo Picasso will be on display, starting July 3, at Bellagio’s Gallery of Fine Art. “Picasso — Creatures and Creativity” will showcase 43 Picasso works created from 1938 to 1971 — 19 lithographs, 13 linocuts, eight paintings and three rare plates centering on the artist’s favorite theme, the human figure.
With a record-setting 21 Tony Awards and more than 50 musicals, plays and operas on his resume as director and/or producer, Hal Prince has tales to tell. And tell them he will on Thursday at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall.
To help celebrate its 40th season, the opening night of “Keepin’ It Country” Friday will feature a picnic dinner fundraiser. Other highlights of the season include “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” and “Tarzan The Stage Music Based on the Disney Film.”
‘Expanded dance music platform’ promised for eclectic downtown festival that sold about one-fourth the tickets of summer electronica fest at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last year.
The troupe’s 44th annual season features family-friendly story ballets with the return of both “The Nutcracker” and “Cinderella,” while contemporary works anchor “A Choreographers Showcase,” NBT’s annual collaboration with Cirque du Soleil artists.
A Picasso oil painting from 1955 smashed the record for the most expensive artwork ever sold at auction when it soared to $179.4 million at Christie’s on Monday.
The Drama Kids program holds no auditions and denies no child. It focuses on speech and drama through literacy enrichment and aspires to give children better public speaking skills and confidence in social settings.
The Art Festival of Henderson showcases artisans from around the region along with live entertainment, food vendors and Imagination Station, a children’s interactive arts district, for the weekend.
Unique in its promise of delivering a career’s worth of No. 1 singles in order, Mariah Carey’s diva showcase still manages to surprise at times.
Director and acting coach Gerald Gordon was nominated for the new Tony Award for Excellence in Theatre Education. Since arriving in Las Vegas in 1997, he’s had more than 5,400 students audition and accepted more than 850.
Russian ballerina Maya Plisetskaya, who was considered one of the greatest ballerinas of the 20th century, died on Saturday at age 89.
In first of 9 shows at the Hard Rock, classic rockers reward longtime fans with obscurities and allow ample beer runs for the less devout.
Since the 18b Las Vegas Arts District was founded in 1998, the only constant has been change, interrupted by occasional periods of relative stability. The last year has been a particularly tumultuous one, and the district is poised for more changes.
Films, workshops and plenty of opportunities to party are featured during the second annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival this weekend at the Suncoast.
Russell Crowe isn’t winning many accolades for his first effort behind the camera, but critics seem to like his performance in front of it.
Saturday’s “100 Years of Music” features a trio of definite masterworks: John Adams’ foxtrot “The Chairman Dances,” Rachmaninoff’s “Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini” and Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No. 5
Rainbow Company Youth Theatre’s producton of the classic children’s story marks a homecoming of sorts for the company and its founder.
Get a first look inside the new, original Dr. Seuss book, ‘What Pet Should I Get?’ as pre-orders continue to climb.
The Neon Museum’s first artist-in-residence project, presented in partnership with UNLV’s Barrick Museum, “citizen speak” gives parents and kids a chance to share in the creativity this weekend, thanks to artist David Sanchez Burr.
Henderson is kicking it back to the good old days to celebrate the city’s birthday.
Since 1972, an artist as been building on a patch of desert called Garden Valley situated in Lincoln County. Michael Heizer’s piece, “City,” stretches 1 1/4 miles long, and is still growing.