For three years, Jennifer Henry showed her collages and paintings at First Friday events downtown. But it’s her most recent work — crafting couture dresses from single-use items — that has led to bigger opportunities.
The ninth annual “Toys for Tots Celebrity Benefit Show” for the United States Marine Corps toy-donation program is set for 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16 at Westgate’s Internatioal Theater.
Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, it’s officially holiday time in Las Vegas.
As usual, it’s a Dickens of a holiday season in Southern Nevada, with myriad ways to get into the Yuletide spirit in the coming weeks.
Matters of the heart loom large in many local holiday presentations, from music and dance to celebrations of light.
A superstar singer (Grammy nominee Deborah Cox) hires an ex-Secret Service agent (Judson Mills) to protect her from a stalker in this stage version, which continues at 7:30 p.m. through Sunday, plus 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, at The Smith Center.
Students jumped, then laughed from embarrassment when they triggered rattlers to shake on an art piece titled “Now is Not a Good Time” on a recent Wednesday at College of Southern Nevada’s North Las Vegas campus.
Avoid the malls and support local authors this Black Friday by doing some holiday shopping at The Mob Museum.
Says Patton Oswalt, “I love Vegas and to be able to perform there and give back to the Victims’ Fund means a lot to me.”
Dirk Arthur’s use of exotic cats has rankled animal-rights groups, who were already mobilizing to protest his “Wild Magic” show at Westgate.