Dean Nancy J. Uscher and the UNLV College of Fine Arts, the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, and the Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery invite you to an evening of spectacular celebration marking the 60th anniversary of UNLV and the 50th anniversary of the Barrick Museum.
Miller presents a surreal world through his stylized paintings.
Clark County School District High School Madrigal and Chamber Choirs participate. A cookies and punch reception follows.
UNLV's Jazz Ensemble I performs with special guest jazz vocalists in a memoral fundraising concert for the Joe Williams, Paul Coladarci, and Jake Garehime scholarships.
Winning photography selected for the Desert Companion's 2017 Focus on Nevada feature.
Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can't remember. Something everybody is talking about. Set at a midwestern high school, in a world of Facebook and Twitter, smartphones and YouTube. Whose version of the story do you believe?
Fan-favorite and award-winning guitarist Ricardo Cobo returns with special guests to perform Tangos y Sones Cubanos. Sones cubanos originated in Cuba in the 1920s, and tangos are the music from the popular dance.
The traditional story is reimagined through the lens of numerous dance styles and genres. members of UNLV Music will be performing the music and members of UNLV Department of Theatre will recite some of Shakespeare’s original text throughout the piece.
Sunday, October 22
An American Music Concert by The Southern Nevada Music Arts Chorus
All four student choral ensembles and the Las Vegas Master Singers, the resident choir of the Las Vegas Philharmonic, perform a program that includes work from over a dozen composers, each text an evocation.
A new body of paintings that celebrate and examine pixilation.
UNLV Faculty presents the world premiere of Charles Halka’s string trio, plus chamber music for strings and piano by Mozart and Brahms. UNLV faculty performers include Wei-Wei Le, violin, Kate Hamilton, viola, Nancy Uscher, viola, Andrew Smith, cello, and Mykola Suk, piano.
A juried exhibition of original paintings created by the members of the Nevada Watercolor Society.
Wednesday and Thursday, November 1 and 2
Life in Death Festival
The Scribes present their finest calligraphy, letter arts, and paper arts.
Celebrate Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) with the City of Las Vegas! This vibrant homage to life is a true community event and one of the most charming and colorful holidays celebrated by Mexican and Latin American cultures.
Saturday, November 4 (7p.m.) and Sunday, November 5 (2p.m.)
Sin City Opera: Mostly Mozart: A Celebration
Las Cafeteras seamlessly fuse traditional Afro-Mexican music with modern rhythms and rich storytelling to create a fresh urban folk sound from the streets of East Los Angeles. Their infectious sound is brought to life by a host of eclectic traditional instruments.
Saturday, November 18
Ronnie Foster Trio
Strikingly chromatic and scintillating paintings depicting luxury fashion displays as an investigation into consumer culture.
Founded in 1987, the AIDS Memorial Quilt is a poignant memorial, a powerful tool for use in preventing new HIV infections, and the largest ongoing community arts project in the world. The Quilt continues to grow and to reach more communities with its messages of remembrance and hope.
Basin and Range, curated by Checko Salgado and Jerry Schefcik, tells the story of a geographical province that covers more than 700,000 acres, now identified as the Basin and Range National Monument.
A juried exhibition of photography by members of the Nevada Camera Club.
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 personal, genuine story with the audience, connected to a chosen theme– “Facing Your Fears”.
Mike Schwartz paints to amuse the viewer with bright splashes of vivid colors, a sharp contrast to the dark days he spent as a teenager in the Auschwitz concentration camp during the Holocaust.