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The Faith Conservatory of the Fine Arts began this year to offer students the opportunity to excel in various disciplines from theater and vocal performance to visual arts. “It is an outlet that lets them discover who they are,” says Emily Ball, dean of fine arts.
From “Ocean’s Eleven” to “The Hangover,” Las Vegas is no stranger to the film industry’s limelight.
Performer best known for work with husband Peter Lind Hayes, lived and worked in Las Vegas during long career.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Harper Lee will publish her second novel more than 50 years after the release of her classic “To Kill a Mockingbird,” her publisher said on Tuesday.
Utah Shakespeare Festival brings Shakespeare to local students each year and then opens the performances to the public. This weekend, you can see them do justice to the Bard’s dark and powerful ‘s “Macbeth” at the College of Southern Nevada.
The final design is meant to look simple with the right amount of elegance and beauty.
Some people have jobs where every day is inspiring, fun and different. That’s how it is for Summerlin-area residents Brian and Julie Wignall, who produce and star in the PBS show “Southwest Living.”
Commemorating the Year of the Yang — which simultaneously honors the Goat, Sheep and Ram — the display features 22,000 flowers in vibrant reds and golds, focusing on the symbol of the Goat.
Laurie Simmons’ “Ringtone” and “Geisha Song” take over The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas’ towering Strip marquee once an hour, bringing the artist’s distinctive vision to a wider audience.
The road to New York’s Metropolitan Opera leads through Denver — at least for the four winners of Nevada’s Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, who compete Feb. 7 and 8 at Denver University’s Gates Concert Hall for the chance to sing at the Met’s Grand Finals Concert.
Green Valley High School students are set to bring the sea to the desert. The school, 460 Arroyo Grande Blvd., plans to perform “The Little Mermaid” at 7 p.m. Jan. 29-31, 2 p.m. Jan. 31 and 7 p.m. Feb. 5-7. The show originally ran on Broadway from 2008 to 2012.
When Frances Hall was asked to write a play by the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee, she decided on a story of a family overcoming hardships. “I think these are real issues that people can relate to,” Hall says.
After a three-year hiatus, Theatre in the Valley is grateful for a new start and a permanent home.
The touring “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at The Smith Center fulfills its duty as a peppy song-and-dance rush — and not much more.
Faith Lutheran High School’s Conservatory of the Fine Arts plans to open its previously senior-only classes to all Las Vegas Valley high school students beginning next school year.
Pulitzer and Tony award-winning playwright Tracy Letts explores the collateral damage left over from the first Iraq war through the paranoid delusions of a Gulf War vet in his creepy play “Bug,” now being staged by Cockroach Theatre.
The program for Las Vegas Little Theatre’s presentation of “The Little Dog Laughed” warns about the play’s “full male nudity, strong language, and mature themes.” It’s not for the squeamish. But in the Hollywood satire, the profanities have a lyrical roll and the nudity is a natural, symbolic part of the story.
“It’s a real music school,” said Teddi Tarnoff, head of Las Vegas Valley School of Rock locations. “We’re teaching them songs, and they’re learning how to play in a band, but they’re getting as close to a real rock experience as humanly possible.”
Radio and dance don’t mix — except in “Three Acts, Two Dancers, One Radio Host,” featuring NPR’s Ira Glass and two modern dancers, which visits The Smith Center Saturday.
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Guest artists conductor Rei Hotoda and violinist Bella Hristova left indelible marks on the audience through their artful musicianship and technical mastery during the Las Vegas Philharmonic concert Saturday at The Smith Center.
Violinist Bella Hristova’s musical journey began in Bulgaria, conductor Rei Hotoda’s in Chicago. But their separate musical paths led them to one place: The Smith Center, where they’ll share the spotlight during Saturday’s “Rising Star” concert.