The Children’s Discovery Museum, the Springs Preserve, the National Atomic Testing Museum and the Marjorie Barrick Museum at UNLV are among Las Vegas-area museums featuring visiting and temporary exhibits.
Prepare to snap your fingers to the music and scream like an Elvis fan. The musical “Bye Bye Birdie” is coming to Bishop Gorman High School.
The Silver Statesmen Barbershop Chorus plan to offer singing valentines Feb. 14-16. Teams of barbershop quartets hope to fan out over the valley and sing to hundreds of sweethearts.
“I think the interesting thing about the music for (Into the Heights) is that it’s predominantly rapping and hip-hop, which is very different from the traditional musical theater style,” said theater instructor Megan Ahern, who is directing the show at Las Vegas Academy, a public arts magnet high school. “It’s set in present-day Washington Heights (a neighborhood in New York City). It’s very urban-looking and all the dancing is hip-hop and salsa at its base because it’s a Hispanic community. We think it will be fun for the audience, something they haven’t seen before.”
Once a month at The Olive, a room is transformed into a dimly lit chamber filled with belly dancers, magicians, tarot readers, painters, musicians and the smell of hookah.