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Photo: Porn star Jesse Jane with Chippendales dancers Sam
Celebrity preview: Porn stars, Ne-Yo, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Tiesto, Calvin Harris and Styx
Friday, January 17, 2014
In a weekend in which porn princesses dominate (pun intended) the scene with their annual fan expo, awards and parties galore, it seems the joke is on … four comics who go head-to-head in different ways trying to compete. Call it contradictory comedy!
Photo: The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Smith Center chief Myron Martin reveals Spring 2014 lineup of musical and theatrical superstars
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The celebrated and award-winning roster includes Renee Fleming, Patti LuPone, Diana Krall, Chris Botti, John Legend, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell and William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” produced by Teller of Penn & Teller. And there is so much more.
Photo: Andrea Bocelli's
Q+A: Andrea Bocelli talks Las Vegas, touring, Celine Dion and the importance of opera
Monday, December 2, 2013
The 55-year-old tenor went back to school and received his master’s in vocal performance at Pucci Conservatory of Music in La Spezia this fall. His 70-page thesis about the value and meaning of opera included a contribution from fellow tenor Placido Domingo.
Photo: Kronos Quartet plays the Smith Center Monday night
Kronos Quartet’s Smith Center stop to feature U.S. premiere of Philip Glass work
Wednesday, October 16, 2013
And with music by Wagner and Jimi Hendrix on the program, the rest of the lineup is just as intriguing.
Photo: 17-year-old percussionist John Melton performs a s
Las Vegas Philharmonic recruits local high school students for upcoming concert
Friday, March 29, 2013
The Las Vegas Philharmonic will give 32 high school musicians a chance to play with the big leagues, inviting members of the Clark County School District Honor Brass Ensemble to perform with the orchestra at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on April 6.
Photo: Andrea Bocelli's
Photos: Andrea Bocelli, Katherine Jenkins, Maria Aleida give gifts of opera at MGM Grand
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The Italian tenor shared the stage for two hours with Cuban soprano Maria Aleida, Welsh mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins, conductor Eugene Kohn ...
Photo: Andrew Grams opens the Las Vegas Philharmonic's Se
Will one of the LV Philharmonic's guest conductors become David Itkin's permanent replacement?
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Who will fill David Itkin's shoes? Time will tell.
Maestro orchestrates workout for seniors' bodies and minds
Maestro orchestrates workout for seniors' bodies and minds
Monday, June 11, 2012
With a commanding flick of his wrist -- a motion perfected during a career leading some of the world’s finest symphonies -- conductor David Dworkin focused the attention of a group of 30 Henderson seniors on the tip of his baton. ...
Photo: A view of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts
What's it like to perform at the Smith Center? Sun staffer goes onstage and finds out
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Entertainment:
I’m going to go out on a limb and say I had better seats than you at Saturday night’s Las Vegas Philharmonic concert. I was on the chorus risers, back row, eighth from the end, stage left.
Photo: Joshua Bell at the Smith Center for the Performing
Smith Center photos: $4 million TV gamble, $10 million violin and Bela Fleck
Tuesday, March 13, 2012
The $4 million high-roller bet to turn the gala opening, star-studded concert at the new Smith Center for the Performing Arts into a major TV event ...
Photo: Rugby fans cheer the USA against Japan during the
Weekend best bets: Styx, International Beer Festival and UNLV basketball
Thursday, February 9, 2012
Not quite recovered from Super Bowl weekend? No worries. The weekend ahead is packed with plenty of low-key, but nonetheless tantalizing, performances and events. From Itzhak Perlman to Styx to USA Sevens Rugby and UNLV basketball, here are our best bets for the weekend ahead.
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Will.i.am, Ludacris, Tiesto, Chicago among 2012 CES party headliners
Monday, January 9, 2012
The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show kicks off Tuesday showcasing the tech world’s most promising offerings to the industry’s best and brightest.
Photo: Holly Madison makes a brief cameo appearance in
Photos: Nevada Ballet’s ‘Nutcracker’ at the Paris a delightful holiday treat
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
Saturday’s opening performance at 2 p.m. included a brief cameo by Las Vegas’ Sweetheart Holly Madison, star of “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood and ...
Photo: Honoree Shakira arrives at the 2011 Latin Recordin
Shakira named Latin Grammy Person of the Year
Wednesday, November 9, 2011
LAS VEGAS — Her hips don't lie and neither do her massive album sales. International pop star Shakira was honored as the 2011 Latin Recording Academy Person of the Year in Las Vegas Wednesday night.
Henderson opens ArtBeat series with tribute band Peace Frog
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
Henderson’s ArtBeat concert series will kick off its fall season this weekend with a performance by Peace Frog, a tribute band in the style of 1960s-rockers the Doors.

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