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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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12/08/16

Ableton Live Music Software Workshop

Historic 5th Street School
401 S. 4th St.
6:00PM-7:30PM

Musicians and aspiring musicians are invited to join Ableton Certified Trainers for a 4 part intensive session exploring composition, sound design, production techniques and performance utilizing Ableton Live, Max for Live and Push.

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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

“Encounters” Drawings by Donald Corpier Starr

West Las Vegas Arts Center Community Gallery
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
2:00PM-5:00PM

The exhibit consist of drawings of people images the artist has encountered over his pass and present life rendered with different drawing mediums such as pencil, color pencil, pastels and pen/ink. Gallery hours vary, call for best information.

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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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12/16/16

DCS: Nevada School of the Arts Quartet

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

The Nevada School of the Arts Quartet presents Holiday Classics and more. Admission Cost: Free and open to the public.

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12/16/16

The Poets’ Corner

West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 West Lake Mead Blvd.
7:00PM-8:30PM

A monthly forum for established poets and open-mic participants featuring the best local talent.

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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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12/30/16

NIA - Kwanzaa 2016

West Las Vegas Library Theatre
951 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
6:00PM-8:00PM

Join the community celebration to share the meaning of Kwanzaa and embrace the best in African culture, community, and humanity.

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01/14/17

Djeliba Baba – Workshop: The Depth of Storytelling & Storylistening

West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
10:00AM-1:00PM

International award-winning storytellers Djeliba Baba & Diane Ferlatte present a morning of free and insightful workshops in the African storytelling tradition. These workshops are sure to enhance, enlighten while inspiring the creative development of the storyteller and the listening audience.

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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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01/20/17

Poets’ Corner

West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
7:00PM-8:30PM

A monthly forum for established poets and open-mic participants featuring the best local poetry talent. Call 702-229-4800 for more information.

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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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02/10/17

Rainbow Company’s Recollections of the Silver State

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. 4th St.
7:00PM-8:00PM

Whoa! Here we go again. Take a trip to the Nevada of yesteryear. With its lively music and fascinating characters, this original play is sure to please the whole family!

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02/11/17

Rainbow Company’s Recollections of the Silver State

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. 4th St.
2:00PM-3:00PM

Whoa! Here we go again. Take a trip to the Nevada of yesteryear. With its lively music and fascinating characters, this original play is sure to please the whole family!

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02/11/17

Rainbow Company’s Recollections of the Silver State

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. 4th St.
7:00PM-8:00PM

Whoa! Here we go again. Take a trip to the Nevada of yesteryear. With its lively music and fascinating characters, this original play is sure to please the whole family!

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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.
7:00PM-8:30PM

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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02/12/17

Rainbow Company’s Recollections of the Silver State

Historic Fifth Street School
401 S. 4th St.
2:00PM-3:00PM

Whoa! Here we go again. Take a trip to the Nevada of yesteryear. With its lively music and fascinating characters, this original play is sure to please the whole family!

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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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02/17/17

Poets’ Corner

West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd.
7:00PM-8:30PM

A monthly forum for established poets and open-mic participants featuring the best local poetry talent. Call 702-229-4800 for more information.

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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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03/17/17

The Poets’ Corner

West Las Vegas Arts Center
947 W. Lake Mead Blvd
7:00PM-8:30PM

A monthly forum for established poets and open-mic participants featuring the best local talent. For more information, please call 702-229-4800.

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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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04/21/17

DCS: The Curt Miller Quintet

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

The Curt Miller Quintet presents recognizable jazz standards in celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month.

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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.