Our arts picks this week include “Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs” at The Smith Center.
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Las Vegas may be a world unto itself. But there are worlds within that world — and those are the worlds that Johnson explores in her solo show “No Ordinary Life.”
The Nevada Ballet Theatre dancer, who’ll begin her third season with NBT this fall, graduated four years ago from New York’s prestigious School of American Ballet. This summer she returned as a teacher.
Southern Nevadans can examine Tim Bavington’s technique in “Pipe Dream,” his outdoor sculpture at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts that is an interpretation of “Fanfare for the Common Man” by Aaron Copland.
Our arts picks this week include the comedy musical “Idaho!” and Cheyenne Jackson’s solo show.
You may not realize it, but pixie-dust levels in Southern Nevada are about to go off the charts, with “Peter and the Starcatcher” and “Peter and Wendy” on their way to local stages.
When it comes to understanding the science behind all Las Vegas’ sparkling lights, you’ll have to venture away from the Strip — and to the Springs Preserve, where the exhibit “Playing With Light” continues through Labor Day. And bring the kids — because many of the 22 featured exhibits are sized for, if not geared to, the younger set.
Bob Delaney appeared at the Mob Museum in Las Vegas on Tuesday night to talk about how he went from an undercover agent assigned to bust up New Jersey crime families to respected NBA official.
“I don’t gamble and I’m not a huge drinker, but I love to be surrounded by ‘sin’ — put me in a smoky bar full of drinkers, gamblers, mobsters, entertainers and I feel like I’m in a movie,” he says.
Our arts picks this week include the new “Branding Las Vegas” exhibit at the Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas, and “Idaho! The Comedy Musical” at The Smith Center.
Toto, I don’t think we’re in “Oklahoma!” anymore. But we’re close enough to get all the knee-slappin’, poke-in-the-ribs jokes in “Idaho!” — the new “comedy musical” that receives its first full production at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall through July 17.
To quote “King Lear’s” Edmund, “The wheel is come full circle: I am here.” But this year the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “here” looks far different than in previous years — thanks to its new home, the $38.6 million Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts.
Despite its perennial crowd-pleasing status, getting “Much Ado About Nothing” right is a much trickier business than it seems.
Despite its dominance, the Tony-winning Shakespeare festival isn’t the only theater around — or even in town.
The “muse of fire” animates “Henry V,” the crown jewel (so far) of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s 55th season, the first in the festival’s new Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre.
Marxism is alive and well and living at the Utah Shakespeare Festival.
Practically perfect in every way. That’s not just a description of everyone’s favorite nanny but the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s production of the beloved musical that bears her name: “Mary Poppins.”
Some people hear the phrase “Caped Crusader” and think of Batman. But the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s “Three Musketeers” reminds us that caped crusaders were righting wrongs in Paris several centuries before the Dark Knight ever showed up in Gotham City.
Our arts picks this week include Clark County Wetlands Park’s open house and Super Summer Theatre’s production of “Memphis.”
The new production opens Wednesday in the center’s Reynolds Hall for three previews, each including an audience question-and-answer session that will help creators tweak the show prior to July 9’s gala opening.
People can view his paintings at the Sahara West Library, where a 50-year retrospective of Kreloff’s Pop Art-influenced work continues through Aug. 6.
When the first preview of “Much Ado About Nothing” opens the festival next week, it will mark the debut of the Engelstad Shakespeare Theatre, part of Southern Utah University’s $38.6 million Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center.
The $8 million Southern Utah Museum of Art is set to open July 7 in the complex that houses the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s theaters.
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