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Gallery in the Market LV has something for every art taste

An art gallery at Tivoli Village offers an eclectic mix for every kind of taste.

If art can heal, then Lois Greer has to be the healthiest person at Tivoli Village. As owner and curator of Collective Souls Fine Art & More, she is surrounded by the beauty of art every day. The gallery is in the Market LV and attracts all types of people who peruse the art and comment on it.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Art scene influence stretching farther west into Summerlin

The Las Vegas art scene is now stretching west into Summerlin.

Many Las Vegans think of downtown and First Friday when talking about the local art scene. But now, a new venue for artists has opened on the west side of town.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Red Rock Canyon will open artist-in-residence program in July

Red Rock Canyon will open artist-in-residence program in July

Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will open its first artist-in-residence program in July.

The program will feature new works by three local artists from July 4 through August 30.

A reception to mark the opening of the program will be held at the visitor center from 5 to 7 p.m. July 9. The event is open to the public. People will be able meet the artists and view their artwork. Regular entrance fees to the recreation area will apply.

The three artists were all featured in a two-week residency at Red Rock Canyon this past spring.

The artist-in-residence program promotes art awareness at places protected by the Bureau of Land Management National Landscape Conservation System.  

A Cappella Groups Planning Holiday Concert

A Cappella Groups Planning Holiday Concert

Two a cappella groups are joining forces for a series of holiday concerts around southern Nevada.

The Silver Statesmen Chorus, which is the largest men's a cappella singing group in the sate, and the Celebrity City Chorus will perform a joint show titled "A Holiday Extravaganza" at three locations around the Las Vegas valley.

  • 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec 10 at the Summerlin Library Theater, 1771 Inner Circle Dr.
  • 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec 12, at the Flamingo Library Theater, 1401 E. Flamingo Rd.
  • 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec 14 at the Winchester Cultural Center, 1401 McLeod Dr.

Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Kids 6 years old and younger are free. Tickets can be bought in advance by calling (702) 480-9183 or (702) 612-7631.

Shakespeare's Best Featured in Saturday Event

Shakespeare's Best Featured in Saturday Event

The Bard will be the featured entertainment at an event set for Saturday.

The first ever Taste of Shakespeare will be from noon to 5 p.m. at Hills Park, 1900 Hillpointe Road.

The Shakespeare Institute of Nevada will perform eight scenes from some of William Shakespeare's greatest and most beloved plays.

Scenes from "Hamlet," "Macbeth," "King Lear," "As You Like It," "Romeo and Juliet," "Much Ado About Nothing," "Midsummer Nights' Dream," and "Twelve Night" will be performed.  

The eight scenes will presented every half hour, and between scenes there will be strolling madrigal singers. There will also be vendors, face painters and other family-friendly activities.

To prove that all the world is a stage, people will get a chance to recite some of their favorite Shakespearean passages in a Shakespeare-karaoke on a second stage.

The event is sponsored by the city of Las Vegas and the Shakespeare Institute of Nevada. 

Dance Festival Moving to Summerlin Library

A mainstay of the dance community in Las Vegas is returning this summer at a new location.

The Dance in the Desert Festival will now be at the Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center.

The festival has long been held at the College of Southern Nevada, but is now being moved to the library. It will start Friday, July 26 at 7 p.m. Performances will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. and again at 7 p.m.

The show was created to give an artistic outlet for Strip performers and to keep dance students at CSN active during the summer months. This year's list of performers include local dance companies and companies from around the country.

Admission to the festival is free. 

Linden, Anderson Bring Correspondence Alive in 'Love Letters'

A pair of TV stars from the 70's and 80's take to the stage in a different type of project.

Letter-writing may seem like a lost art in this text- and Twitter-addicted age.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal