Renowned 3-D street painter Melanie Stimmel Van Latum and two other artists recreated the world’s largest candy wall in a 3-D painting outside the M&M’s World store on the Las Vegas Strip last week.
“Sunset Wonderland is like Central Park meets Sunset Park,” said Kim Ehler, recreation specialist for Clark County Parks and Recreation. The first-year holiday attraction packs Sunset Park with lights, activities and an ice skating rink.
A knitting a crocheting group at the West Flamingo Senior Center hosted a “Yarn-a-Thon” event this month, creating yarn flower murals. The group plans more meetings throughout the year.
My theater snobbery against Broadway musicals adapted from Hollywood movies was dealt a serious blow by “Legally Blonde, The Musical,” produced and directed by Philip Shelburne at Super Summer Theatre. The 2007 Broadway show is not only funnier than the original 2001 film comedy with Reese Witherspoon, but, thanks to the music, it also has more heart — except for one little part.
Kick. Push. Coast. Turn. Heels down. Chest up. Jump. Hands out. Bend knees. Land. Hands down. Kick. Push. Coast.
Victoria Young takes her seat at a modest upright Sohmer piano in the small Green Valley rental condominium she and her mother call home. After an hour of conversation that has gone from Teletubbies to virtual high school and a hectic piano practice schedule, Victoria is ready to shine, playing Frederic Chopin’s “Winter Wind.”
Tennessee Williams’ classic play “The Glass Menagerie” is filled with drama and it’s easy to guide with a heavy hand. Happily, this production at the Onyx Theatre, directed by Ernie Curcio, manages to bring a lightness that deftly counterbalances the desperation that simmers beneath the surface of the characters.
“How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” the 1961 hit musical comedy by Frank Loesser and Abe Burrows, offers a parallax view of the business world that continually causes us to shift our viewpoint between modern and postmodern perspectives.
The more things change, the more they stay the same.
It promises to be a first-class trip.