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Hanukkah Songs at the Magical Forest

Hanukkah Songs at the Magical Forest


A choir from the Adelson Educational Campus will be performing Hanukkah songs Wednesday night at the Opportunity Village Magical Forest.

The show starts at 6 p.m., at the holiday display on West Oakey Boulevard between Rainbow and Jones Boulevards. The All School Choir is made up of students from kindergarten through 12th grade. They will be singing classic Hanukkah songs. This year the Jewish holiday starts on December 20. 

Nutcracker Performance with a Twist

Nutcracker Performance with a Twist

A local dance company is putting a new twist on a holiday classic.

The International Dance Education Academy Youth Dance Company will be performing “The Nutcracker Remix” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, December 17. The performances will be at the Summerlin Library Theatre, 1771 Inner Circle Drive.

The performance will be a 21st century take on the tale of Clara and the Nutcracker. The youth company features dancers between the ages of 8 and 16. They are part of a program that teaches Royal Academy of Dance curriculum.

Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children 11 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at 368-IDEA(4332).

Fifth Graders Win RTC Art Contest

Fifth Graders Win RTC Art Contest


Two area fifth-grade students took top honors in a recent anti-graffiti art contest.

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) honored Carlos Gonzalez of Ruby Thomas Elementary School and Ashtyn Fink of the Meadows School as the grand prize winners of the Anti-Graffiti Art Contest at a special D.A.R.E. event hosted by the RTC Thursday night.

Their winning artwork was unveiled on a 40-foot RTC vehicle before an audience of friends and family.

All of the artwork was created by local fifth-grade students. More than 20 local elementary schools participated in this year’s contest, submitting more than 475 entries. The entries were narrowed down to 10, and the winners were selected by an online community poll.

Tivoli Village Hosts New Arts and Crafts Festival

An opportunity arrives to stock up on holiday crafts.

The inaugural Create Las Vegas Arts & Crafts Festival will take place Saturday and Sunday at Tivoli Village, 302 S. Rampart Blvd.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Summerlin Art Festival On Tap

Summerlin Art Festival On Tap


Everything art will be on display next weekend in Summerlin.

The 17th annual Summerlin Art Festival will feature nearly 100 artists and craftsmen from throughout the southwestern United States. Collections include paintings, glasswork, pottery, jewelry, metal works, sculpture, mixed media and more. 

The event also features colorful chalk art masterpieces created using the park sidewalks as a canvas. Featured chalk artist Donovan Fitzgerald, owner of Fitzgerald Artworks, will create a classical reproduction throughout the event.

Ashley Red Puts DJ Spin on Lounge Tunes

More than just a lounge band and bigger than just a DJ a group of musicians have a unique way to bring music to a Red Rock lounge.

Ashley Red combines two traditional formats -- the lounge band and DJ -- to create a unique sound that can be heard Wednesdays in Rocks Lounge at Red Rock Resort.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Pirates Take to the Stage at Arts Center

Pirates Take to the Stage at Arts Center

Young pirates will take over the stage in a production of  "How I Became a Pirate" at the Charleston Arts Center.

The Rainbow Company Youth Theater is staging the play which begins Friday and runs through June 12. The musical production is based on the popular picture book of the same name. It features a cast of 20 young people, including the star of the show Joey Miceli as the boy Jeremy Jacob. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for teens and seniors and $3 for kids 12 and younger.

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