Lexus of Las Vegas is proud to announce its sponsorship of “Sizzler on the Roof,” an extraordinary evening of entertainment, fine cuisine and sparkling libations Oct. 8 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the open-air lounge atop the Downtown Grand Hotel and Casino.

Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Nevada School of the Arts.

Some of the finest musicians in Las Vegas will be performing, including Las Vegan Frankie Moreno, concert mistress DeAnn Letourneau of the Las Vegas Philharmonic and the Nevada School of the Arts Chamber Orchestra.

A live auction and raffle will be conducted. Extreme artist Jean Francois Detaille is creating a collectible painting onsite.

Flights of wines from West Coast vineyards will be featured along with the “Hot Sizzler” signature cocktail designed by the Grand Hotel’s mixologist.

“Lexus of Las Vegas is excited to be a corporate sponsor of this fantastic event to benefit the Nevada School of the Arts,” said Bill Garness, general manager of Lexus of Las Vegas.

“Las Vegas has some of the most talented musicians and singers in the world, and ‘Sizzler on the Roof’ presents a wonderful opportunity to not only showcase this talent but also help raise funding to support future generations in the performing arts community in Southern Nevada.”

Keith Thompson, musical director and conductor for the San Francisco and Las Vegas companies of “Jersey Boys,” will be master of ceremonies.

The Nevada School of the Arts will be honoring pianist, music director and conductor Philip Fortenberry with its 2014 Encore Award for Musical Excellence.

Fortenberry recently conducted the Broadway musical “Rocky,” produced by Sylvester Stallone. He was also the featured hand and body double for Michael Douglas in the HBO Liberace film “Behind the Candelabra.”

Tickets for “Sizzler on the Roof” are $150 per person and $1,500 for a silver sponsorship of up to eight guests.

Tickets can purchased online at: by typing “Sizzler on the Roof” in the search bar. For more information call 702-384-2787.

Nevada School of the Arts is a nonprofit 501(c) (3) cultural institution.

It became Nevada’s first member of the National Guild for Community Arts Education and received the Governor’s Arts Award in 2000.

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