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Performances for Kids Hit Downtown This Summer

Performances for Kids Hit Downtown This Summer

A number of exciting children’s performances will take place downtown this summer.

The city of Las Vegas will present concerts and theatre especially for children of all ages this July at the Charleston Heights Arts Center and at the downtown Historic Fifth Street School.

Tickets are priced at $3 per person or $10 for a family four-pack for each of the four events. Large group discounts are available. Purchase tickets online at www.artslasvegas.org. For more information or to purchase tickets by telephone, call 229-6383 or 229-3515.

  • Leland Faulkner will perform his “World of Wonder” show at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the Charleston Heights Arts Center at 800 S. Brush St. The “World of Wonder” is theatre designed for the whole family — a show that combines the amazing and lost art of shadowgraphs (hand shadows), comedy, a mime's skill, an actor’s imagination and the conjuror's craft.

Nevada State College to Host iPhone Photography Exhibit

Nevada State College to Host iPhone Photography Exhibit

“Vegas from the Hip,” a photography exhibit of 99 images of Las Vegas all shot with iPhones and the Hipstamatic app, will open at Nevada State College at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 29.

Gregory Robinson, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Nevada State College coordinated the exhibit and selected 99 images from 41 photographers for the display.  The exhibit was funded with a grant from the Nevada Arts Council.

WHAT: Opening of “Vegas from the Hip,” a photography exhibit of iPhone images of Las Vegas taken with the Hipstamatic app

WHERE: Nevada State College Library - Henderson Branch, 303 S. Water St. (BW2 building), Henderson, Nev., 89015

WHEN: Friday, April 29 from 5 p.m.

Girls' Film Festival Rolls Into Town

Girls' Film Festival Rolls Into Town

Girls on the Run of Las Vegas presents its annual, nationally-touring LUNAFEST film festival, featuring 10 short films by, for and about women.

Join them on at 1 p.m.

Clark County Museum Guild Hosts Photo Odyssey

Clark County Museum Guild Hosts Photo Odyssey

The Clark County Museum Guild will host a photography day at the Clark County Museum from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Saturday, April 30. Pre-registered photographers will be able to photograph professionally styled models and vintage cars, located in and around the historic homes and outdoor exhibits of the museum grounds.  Pre-registration is required, and enrollment is $20.

Pet-A-Palooza Returns Saturday

Pet-A-Palooza Returns Saturday

The 12th Annual Pet-A-Palooza festival in support of animals in need returns Saturday near Sam Boyd Stadium.

The event runs from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and takes place at Star Nursery Fields at Sam Boyd Stadium, 7000 Russell Rd.

Admission is an $8 donation for adults and is free to children 3 and under, day of/at the door only - advance tickets will not be available for purchase. Parking is $7 per vehicle.

Attendees can receive $2 off the admission price with a donation of pet canned food item at the gate. Additionally, a portion of every ticket sold will benefit one of the 40 non-profit Animal Rescue groups onsite for the event to help feed Las Vegas' hungry animals.

Those Left Behind Foundation Vaccination Clinic is offering free vaccinations at Pet-a-Palooza. Animals must be eight weeks old and not older than 10 years.

Headline entertainment includes artists Train, American Idol’s David Cook, Andy Grammer and FeFe Dobson.

Artist Stephen Fishwick to Perform for Henderson Students

Artist Stephen Fishwick to Perform for Henderson Students

Entertainment painter Stephen Fishwick will host a free performance at 2:15 p.m. Friday for 450 children at the Henderson International School.

He will be painting two endangered species for the children; each 6-foot painting will be created to music for the children in six minutes. Stephen is famous for painting celebrities and animals to music in six minutes by dancing and throwing the paint.

Fishwick hopes to get the kids interested in the arts and to educate them on endangered species.

 

Rainbow Theatre Holds Auditions for Adults, Children

Rainbow Theatre Holds Auditions for Adults, Children

The City of Las Vegas Rainbow Company Youth Theatre will hold auditions for the musical production, "How I Became a Pirate" at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 16, at the Reed Whipple Cultural Center, 821 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

Roles are available for adults and young people ages 9 and up. Comfortable clothing that allows for movement should be worn, and a prepared song is strongly recommended.

The show is scheduled to run June 3-12 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. For more information, call 229-6553.