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.
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Reel life meets real life when “The Las Vegas Story” — and the Howard Hughes story — share the spotlight at the Nevada State Museum at 4 p.m. Saturday. A screening of the Hughes-produced 1952 movie (starring Victor Mature, Jane Russell and Vincent Price) will be followed by a discussion of Hughes, his anti-Communist stance and the House Un-American Activities Committee.
“Frankie and Nina’s Big Italian Wedding,” an interactive lunch show, is “loosely based on the Romeo and Juliet theme. It’s two families that hate each other, but they get over it,” said actor and director Jon Paul Raniola.
The city of Las Vegas unveiled the First Street Art Trail Nov. 6 with four, of what officials hope to become many more, art projects.
Director Philip Shelburne takes advantage of “The Last Five Year’s” difficult structure to highlight the yearning of a couple in love in a charming staging of the off-Broadway musical from Nevada Conservatory Theatre.
The Swiss-based troupe Mummenschanz has been winning fans since the ’70s, when such legendary TV figures as “Tonight Show” host Johnny Carson and Kermit the Frog (on “The Muppet Show”) praised their unique combination of mask and mime.
Light, and enlightenment, inspire “EnLIGHTen” activities at November’s First Friday in the downtown Arts District, just one of many arts events around town.
The world’s rarest postal stamp, the 1856 British Guiana One-Cent Magenta, will go on display at the National Postal Museum in Washington starting in April, the Smithsonian Institution said on Thursday.
There’s plenty of professional theater in Las Vegas. While we can be grateful for that, and for those who decide to make their living at it, the lesson we get to take away from this is to remember true talent is everywhere.
Saxophonist Paul Taylor’s about to have a “full-circle moment” Friday night when he headlines a concert at UNLV’s Artemus Ham Hall that brings him back to campus 36 years after he first arrived there on a full music scholarship.
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You never forget love at first sight — not even when the object of affection is a play rather than a person. That’s exactly what happened to Dr. Keith Boman when he saw “The Last Five Years” six years ago at CSN and vowed to bring a professional production to Las Vegas.
Howard Chaykin has delivered with consistent wit and style for 40-plus years — except for that ‘Star Wars’ book that embarrasses him.
The Vegas Valley Comic Book Festival offers both fans and potential fans a survey of all things comics, including the chance to meet creators, attend workshops, watch tutorials, buy collectibles, and even watch live performances.
Walking into Pinot’s Palette at The District at Green Valley Ranch, guests feel more at home than in any art studio. From the extra elbow room down to the bathroom mirrors, owners Reed and Judy Alewel didn’t cut any corners when it came to pleasing their customers.
Halloween and Day of the Dead activities join opera and choral concerts and Sesquicentennial events on this week’s arts and leisure calendar.
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Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil merged their mojos for their annual “A Choreographers’ Showcase” at Treasure Island’s Mystere Theatre on Sunday (with a repeat performance scheduled this Sunday). The program stretched from challenging the mind to celebrating unbridled joy.
A unique theatrical experience unfolds. Table 8 Productions’ presentation of “Jonestown” puts us into the story as members of the megalomaniac Rev. Jim Jones’ Peoples Temple congregation, famous for committing mass suicide in 1978 by drinking cyanide-laced Kool-Aid at its compound in Guyana.
The American String Quartet, arguably one of the world’s finest string quartets, gave a breathtaking performance Thursday at UNLV’s Doc Rando Recital Hall. It’s too bad so many valley residents missed it.
The 1962 “Summit at the Sands” made showroom — and showbiz — history with its Rat Pack rendezvous. Now, almost two decades after the legendary Strip casino went boom, a “Summit About the Sands” — Saturday at the Nevada State Museum — explores its ongoing legacy.
Events around town include theater (“Jonestown,” “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish”), music (jazz picnic at Winchester, Soul Man/Lady Soul at Cabaret Jazz) and Halloween fun (Henderson’s Zombie Run).
Life Is Beautiful’s art components range from murals to an immersive experience at the Western Hotel to Cirque du Soleil performances.