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Las Vegas Art Museum showcases ‘Diaspora’

"Las Vegas Diaspora: The Emergence of Contemporary Art from the Neon Homeland" is on display through Dec. 30 at the Las Vegas Art Museum, 9600 W. Sahara Ave.

The exhibit, organized by Dave Hickey, features work by artists who earned degrees in studio art at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Participating artists are: the Rev. Ethan Acres, Robert Acuna, Philip Argent, Aaron Baker, Tim Bavington, Thomas Burke, Jane Callister, Bradley Corman, Jacqueline Ehlis, Curtis Fairman, Gajin Fujita, Sush Machida Gaikotsu, James Gobel, Sherin Guirguis, Jack Hallberg, James Hough, Shawn Hummel, Carrie Jenkins, Angela Kallus, Wayne Littlejohn, Victoria Reynolds, David Ryan, Jason Tomme, Sean Slattery, Yek, and Almond Zigmund.

The Las Vegas Art Museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays.

Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors 55 years and older, and $3 for students. Children 12 and younger are admitted free when accompanied by an adult.

For more information, call 360-8000.


‘Playhouse Disney’ show at Orleans Arena

Characters from four Disney Channel shows will star in "Playhouse Disney Live!" this weekend at the Orleans Arena.

The family event will feature characters from "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse," "Little Einsteins," "Handy Manny" and "My Friends Tigger & Pooh."

The show follows the characters as they create songs and music for a party at Mickey’s Clubhouse.

Tickets range from $18 to $66 for shows at 6 p.m. today and 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

For more information, call 284-7777.

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