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08/27/16

GHOSTLIGHT Country

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza
720 Twin Lakes Drive
7:30PM-9:00PM

With a focus of contemporary country at its best, GHOSTLIGHT brings energy and excitement to the stage with not only incredible music and vocals but also outstanding showmanship including stylish wardrobe, choreography, and original mashups.

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09/07/16

Charleston Heights Arts Center Fall Classes Begin

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St
12:30PM-9:00PM

Registrations accepted through the first date of each class or until full. Fall Session begins September 7, offering a 4 week mini session. Classes for youth, teens & adults include visual arts, dance, adult drama & private lessons. 702-229-6383.

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09/08/16

West Las Vegas Arts Center Fall I 2016 Class Registration

West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
9:00AM-9:00PM

Classes in dance, music, yoga and African drums and dance!

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09/10/16

Stories of Courage and Valor

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. Fourth St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

Want to know what it means to be a true hero? Join us for an evening of intense story telling as performers take us through a journey of heroic tales and scenarios.

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09/16/16

DCS: The Outside In Jazz Trio

Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South
12:00PM-1:00PM

The Outside In Jazz Trio featuring John Matteson, piano, Geoff Neuman, bass and Boris Shapiro, drums takes the typical acoustic trio format to another level. They perform original compositions in a variety of styles.

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09/17/16

The Unwieldies

Ansan Sister City Park
7801 Ducharme Ave.
7:00PM-8:30PM

The Unwieldies deliver biting, bittersweet folk, with a jazzy vamp touch. Their songs of battle-hardened love accented with saxophone, clarinet, Dobro, and intermittent percussion. Picnics, snacks, and pet’s on a leash welcome!

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09/24/16

WCS: Super Soul Saturday

West Las Vegas Arts Center Community Gallery
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
12:00PM-5:00PM

Women who are experts in their respective areas will empower participants on how to reinvent their lives through education, business, or turning their passion into profit. Each woman is encouraged to bring another.

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09/24/16

JazzFest with The Sharps & The Jozef Bobula Trio

Police Memorial Park
3250 Metro Academy Way
6:30PM-9:00PM

Taking the stage will be two stylish Las Vegas jazz trios, The Sharps and the Jozef Bobula Trio. This event will bring the community together for an evening of fun that’s sure to be filled with an alluring array of music and sound.

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10/01/16

Rainbow Company Seussical auditions

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
1:00PM-5:00PM

No cost to audition, but if cast there is a $5 registration fee for youth 8-18, and $10 for adults
A prepared song is recommended. Come ready to move and bring your imagination. Roles are available for ages 8 to adult.

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10/01/16

Oktoberfest 2016

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. Fourth St.
3:00PM-9:00PM

Great fun for the whole family! Oktoberfest is returning to downtown Las Vegas with live German music, dance, traditional food, beer and children’s activities. Entertainment by the AlpenBand California and the Las Vegas Bavarians' dancers.

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10/15/16

TRUNK OR TREAT CAR SHOW & FREE HALLOWEEN FESTIVAL

Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center
101 N. Pavilion Center Drive
10:00AM-2:00PM

Enter your vehicle in the car show, or just bring the family for a wonderful time trick-or-treating and enjoying the festival.

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10/15/16

Vegas Valley Book Festival

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. 4th St.
10:00AM-6:00PM

Enjoy celebrity authors, books signings, readings, workshops, vendor exhibits, and other special programs for all ages and genres. Special children’s entertainment, activities, authors and illustrators, too. Free and open to the public.

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10/21/16

DCS: Naomi Emmerson

Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South
12:00PM-1:00PM

Naomi Emmerson presents the music of Edith Piaf, the French cabaret singer/songwriter, and other French composers.

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10/29/16

Creature Features: Classic Sci-Fi Series

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza
720 Twin Lakes Drive
6:00PM-9:00PM

Everyone loves a good (or even bad) monster movie! In honor of monsters stomping across the big screen again, this double feature includes two family-friendly cult classics; “War of the Monsters” and “Attack of the Monsters” for your enjoyment.

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11/18/16

DCS: The Sounds of Autumn

Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South
12:00PM-1:00PM

Celebrating autumn, the flute, percussion, and harp come together to present music from around the globe.

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11/19/16

Global Fest: A Celebration of Folk Dance

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park
720 Twin Lakes Drive
12:00PM-4:00PM

Celebrate equality, unity, and diversity at this family-friendly event that celebrates traditional cultural folk dances, music, and food from around the globe!

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12/02/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/03/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/04/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/09/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/10/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/10/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/11/16

Seussical

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

Rainbow Company presents Seussical, a fantastical, magical musical extravaganza! Favorite Seuss characters, transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the invisible word of the Whos, and teach us the power of friendship, loyalty, family and community.

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12/17/16

It’s a Wonderful Life- A Live Radio Play

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

Award-winning Production Company Poor Richard’s Players brings this holiday classic to life in the style of a radio drama, complete with Foley sound effects, jingles, and vintage radio-era charm!

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01/14/17

African Folktales and Fables with Diane Ferlatte & Djeliba Baba

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

International award-winning storytellers Diane Ferlatte & Djeliba Baba perform an afternoon of folktales and fables in the African storytelling tradition. These stories are sure to delight and entertain all audiences.

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01/20/17

DCS: Golden Gates: Music and dance from Russia and Georgia

Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South
12:00PM-1:00PM

Golden Gates offers audiences an entertaining and authentic glimpse into Old Russia through music, song, and dance.

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02/04/17

Utah Shakespeare Festival – ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush Street
2:00PM-3:30PM

A Midsummer Night’s Dream is one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies and has long been a favorite for both professional and amateur productions. The play is a fantasy of folklore and fairies, a medley of poetry, song, and dance, with vivid contrasts.

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02/11/17

Love Me or Leave Me- Letters of Longing, Loving, and Leaving

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

What happens when an intimate letter is put on stage for all to see? These real letters by real people, including Mark Twain, Frida Kahlo, and George Carlin, offer a poignant look at the true meaning and nature of love.

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02/17/17

Margaret Bourke-White a Chautauqua presentation by Doris Dwyer

Lloyd D. George United States Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. South
12:00PM-1:00PM

Doris Dwyer brings to life the story of Margaret Bourke-White the first photojournalist for Fortune Magazine and first female photographer for Life Magazine.

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02/18/17

Brass Roots Quintet

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

Walt Boenig’s Brass Roots Quintet delivers a free concert experience with a wide-ranging repertoire that embraces both the classical and contemporary styles of music.

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02/24/17

Mardi Gras Celebration with Jeffery Broussard &The Creole Cowboys

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. Fourth St.
7:30PM-9:00PM

Come enjoy an evening of Louisiana music, food, dance and more..

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02/25/17

Charleston Heights Storyslam: Close Calls

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
2:00PM-3:30PM

A StorySlam is a celebration of words and experiences that shape and define who we are. Members of the Las Vegas Community are invited to share their own 7-minute personal, genuine story with the audience, connected to the theme of: Close Calls.

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04/01/17

Japanese Spring Festival

Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza
720 Twin Lakes Drive
11:00AM-5:00PM

Bring the whole family and enjoy a beautiful day as we celebrate the spring season and the friendship between the city of Las Vegas and Japan.

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04/06/17

Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush St.
7:00PM-8:30PM

“Taylor’s emphasis on emotion within actual movement, the rhythmic vitality of his accents, his all-American youthfulness and optimism, all has set standards for American dance.” San Francisco Examiner & Chronicle.

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04/08/17

Swingin’ Pedestrians

Bruce Trent Park
8851 W. Vegas Drive
12:00PM-4:00PM

An afternoon of fun for the entire family! Enjoy music from the ‘50s – ‘90s that is fresh, fun and catchy as ever! In addition, view classic cars of these decades presented by the Las Vegas Cruisin’ Association. Refreshments available for purchase.

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04/15/17

Bishr Hijazi Arab Ensemble

Aloha Shores Park
7550 W. Sauer Drive
2:00PM-3:30PM

Enrich your life with the joy of music from the other side of the world! A selection of contemporary and classical Arabic and Middle Eastern music will be performed by this ensemble and includes traditional dances by Zhanna.

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05/13/17

2017 Helldorado Parade

Downtown
10:00AM-1:00PM

Bring the family to enjoy the parade downtown on Fourth Street from Gass to Ogden avenues, or enter the parade yourself with a float or group.

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05/13/17

Dynamic Trombone Quartet

Charleston Heights Arts Center
800 S. Brush Street, Las Vegas
2:00PM-3:00PM

Walter Boenig leads the Dynamic Trombone Quartet in a free concert of eclectic music, from classical compositions to popular contemporary standards.

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05/20/17

2017 Bluegrass Festival

Durango Hills Park
3521 N. Durango Drive
11:00AM-5:00PM

Come and join us at the Family Bluegrass Music Festival featuring fantastic bluegrass bands from around the country. Other activities planned include music workshops, artisan’s marketplace, and children’s crafts, food vendors and more!

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06/10/17

A Century of Chaplin

Garehime Heights Park
3901 N. Campbell Road
8:00PM-9:30PM

The mere mention of his name conjures up one of the most easily recognizable characters of the 20th century. Join us for a cultural history film series celebrating 100 years of a timeless icon and revisit four of Chaplin’s classic films made in 1917.