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MARCH 5, 7P From influence to indictments to investigative reporting, the Las Vegas media have a storied history dating to the town’s...   
MARCH 6, 5-11P The Vegas Valley’s best poets from the most honored and newest local venues will take the stage and set streets ablaze...   
Jan. 19-Mar. 6. Artist reception Jan. 12, 6-8p. Italian artist Giorgio Guidi’s new sculpture is a design similar to Roman basilicas, the...   
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ART
Faberge Revealed

Through May 25, 8a-10p.

Showcasing 238 rare Fabergé artifacts as part of the largest public collection of Fabergé outside of Russia. Unique to this exhibition is a small collection of “Fauxbergé” objects – look-alikes once believed to be originals. $17, $14 for Nevada residents, $12 students/seniors/military, children 12 and under free. Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, bellagio.com/attractions/gallery-of-fine-art.aspx


Prefab

Jan. 19-Mar. 6. Artist reception Jan. 12, 6-8p.

Italian artist Giorgio Guidi’s new sculpture is a design similar to Roman basilicas, the first public buildings located near the main square of a town with no religious affiliation.  The structure’s interior will be decorated with graffiti provided by volunteers from local schools and other institutions. The goal of the sculpture is to make the viewer rethink accepted assumptions and open a discussion about the future of the community by forcing communication between young and old. Free. Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery, clarkcountynv.gov


DK Sole

Jan. 20-Mar. 13. Artist reception Jan. 23, 5:30-7p.

Sole creates small sculptures from discarded items she finds along the streets. More than one hundred of her assemblage sculptures will be displayed along the walls in clusters or “islands,” linked by threads. The artist hopes to mirror the interplay of human connections in the community and to prompt viewers to pay attention to these broken street-scraps as they might pay attention to a crowd of faces. Free. Clark County Government Center Winchester Gallery, clarkcountynv.gov


Rock Stars: Stone Sculpture

Jan. 22-May 5, Mon-Thu 7a-5p. This exhibit includes various genres of stone sculpture created by artists who have studied stone-carving techniques at Gainsburg Studio, taught by owner and artist Sharon Gainsburg. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Grand Gallery, 495 S. Main St., first floor, 702-229-1012


Chocolate: The Exhibition

Interactive exhibits reveal the plant, products and mystique of chocolate throughout the ages in science, history and popular culture. Enter a tropical rainforest to learn how cacao is grown and how it is processed to fulfill today’s global demand. Examine chocolate’s role throughout history and how the mass production of chocolate bars fueled the Industrial Revolution. Free with general admission. Springs Preserve


In Honor of African American Heritage 2015 Exhibit

FEB. 12-MAY 14, MON-THU 7A-5:30P.

Artwork in various media to celebrate African American Month. Free. Las Vegas City Hall Chamber Gallery, 702-229-1012


Santa Confessional

THROUGH MARCH 8

Artist David Colman invites guests to enter a two-person confessional booth to have a talk with him, dressed as Santa, through a perforated privacy screen. Unlike a typical confessional, this one is open air, putting the confessional process on display and likening it to the department-store Santa installations of youth. Guests without the time or inclination to confess can participate by eavesdropping on the confessions of others. Free. The Cosmopolitan.

cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

Line in the Sand: THe People, Power and Progress of the Culinary Union

THROUGH APRIL 1

This dynamic exhibit explores the tenacious and determined history between the Culinary Workers Union, Local 226 and the City of Las Vegas. Free. First floor gallery at UNLV’s Lied Library.

library.unlv.edu

First Friday

MARCH 6, 6P

Feeling lucky? Rediscover your love of art and perhaps find that perfect piece among the varied exhibits. Enjoy open galleries, live music and DJs, food trucks, vendor booths and special activities for the kids. Free. Arts District; hub at Casino Center Blvd. between Colorado St. and California St.

firstfridaylasvegas.com

Collaboration/Exchange

MARCH 11-APRIL 12

Artist Lucky DeBellevue will use non-traditional materials to make an experimental wedge-shaped sculpture and an evolving wall print, encouraging guests to expand their perception of sculpture and creative thought around everyday objects. Guests can join DeBellevue in constructing one of his signature Chenille stem sculptures by weaving stems into pattern overlay that will be added to the sculptural form. Free. The Cosmopolitan.

cosmopolitanlasvegas.com

Springs Preserve

MARCH 12-JUNE 21, 10A-6P

This year’s theme was “Celebrations and Traditions” when the challenge went out to professional, amateur and youth photographers throughout the valley. Come see the results of the sixth-annual juried photo contest. Free with regular admission. Big Springs Gallery at Springs Preserve.


Car Show

MARCH 16-MAY 8. ARTIST RECEPTION MARCH 20, 6P

Artists Justin Favela and Sean Slattery will collaborate to create an indoor car show featuring three new, life-size recreations, including one built piñata-style.  Free. Clark County Government Center Rotunda Gallery,

clarkcountynv.gov

Allison Streater

MARCH 24-MAY 15. RECEPTION MARCH 27, 5:30P

Streater’s mixed media collage series features females from fashion catalogs wearing material possessions the artist desires, but cannot afford. The models’ vision is blocked, representing how we all may be blinded by the countless things in life that restrict us from reaching our full potential. Free. Winchester Cultural Center Gallery.

clarkcountynv.gov

Reflecting and Projecting

ONGOING

Subtitled “Twenty Years of Design Excellence,” this exhibit showcases award-winning architecture designs as selected by the Nevada chapter of the American Institute of Architects. It’s a nice window into our city’s built environment. Free, UNLV’s Barrick Museum.

unlv.edu


DANCE
Scottish Country Dancing

Dec. 19, 6:30-8:45p.

From the first chord to the final bow or curtsey, participants will be inspired by the driving reels, jigs, strathspeys or lilting airs. Dancers should wear comfortable clothes and soft shoes. Ages 13+. $5. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., lasvegascountrydance.org


Simply Ballroom

MARCH 8, 7P

Enjoy breathtaking lifts, beautiful costumes and a variety of ballroom dances including the exciting Latin Samba of Brazil, the majestic Slow Waltz of Austria, the rhythmical Cha-Cha from Cuba, the elegant American Foxtrot and the intense Spanish Paso Doble from the award-winning Southern Utah University Ballroom Dance Company. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library, http://lvccld.org


Momix Alchemia

MARCH 10, 7:30P

Mixing dance and illusion, Moses Pendleton creates a magical world full of sensuality, humor and beauty. $19-$69. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center.


Ballet Folklorico Dance Showcase

MARCH 13, 7P

Journey through Mexican history as Clark County School District student dance groups perform popular folkloric dances from various regions and time periods. Expect a celebration rich in culture, music and tradition that will leave you with an appreciation for the arts. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library.

lvccld.org


FAMILY
Bark in the Park

MARCH 7, 10A-2P

A celebration for dog lovers and their canine friends, this event features entertainment, contests, vendors and pet adoptions. Free. Cornerstone Park, 1600 Wigwam Parkway,

cityofhenderson.com

Imaginocean the Live Glow-in-the-Dark Family Musical!

MARCH 12, 6P

One-of-a-kind, live black-light puppet show about three best fishy friends who are about to set out on a remarkable journey. Fun for the whole family. $12.95-$19.95. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center


2015 Great American Cleanup

MARCH 28, ALL DAY

Every year, more than 4 million volunteers lend a hand in 20,000+ communities from coast to coast to participate in cleaning, beautifying and improving our quality of life. Individuals and groups welcome. Contact Nancy Bernard at 702-293-8714 or nancy_bernard@nps.gov



FESTIVALS AND HOLIDAY EVENTS
Third Annual Love of Literacy Festival

FEB. 21, 10A.

Learn how literacy and creativity are vital to learning and having fun. Co-sponsored by festival co-creators Dana Satterwhite and Joseph Watson, Metro Arts Council of Southern Nevada and the City of Las Vegas. Free. W. Las Vegas Library Theatre, lvccld.org


Black History Month Festival

This family-friendly event includes a historic, black Las Vegas photography exhibit, live entertainment, food and craft vendors and much more. $5 adults, free for children 12 and under. Springs Preserve


Mardi Gras Vegas

MARCH 7, 3-7P

Laissez les bons temps rouler (let the good times roll) as we celebrate Cajun and Creole cuisine, music and culture. Featuring live music by the Strip Kings, food from local Southern eateries, a beer garden for the adults and crafts for the kids. $7. Children 4 and under free. Springs Preserve


Southern Nevada Sons and Daughters of Erin St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival

MARCH 13-15, TIMES VARY. PARADE MARCH 14, 10A

One of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebrations in the country! Visit the carnival, see authentic Irish entertainment, cruise through the car show and enjoy a parade. Henderson Events Plaza, 200 Water St.

hendersonlive.com

Spring Fling Bookfair

MARCH 14, 10:30A-4P

Whether you’re an avid reader or an aspiring writer, this is your opportunity to get to know local writers and their work. Meet more than 50 Las Vegas authors of thrillers, romance, short stories, fiction, poetry, self-help, nonfiction and more. Support and connect with our literary community during three separate book sales sessions or participate in one of the many workshops for writers at this annual event. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library.

lvccld.org

3/15/1514th Annual Six Tunnels to Hoover Dam St. Patrick's Day Run

MARCH 15, 7:45A

From the half-marathon to the one-mile stroll, the scenery is amazing and the comradery can’t be beat. Costume contest, snacks, swag and – best of all – no vehicle traffic! $30-$155. River Mountain Loop Trail at Historic Railroad Trailhead, Boulder City.

bbscrun.com

Spring Plant Sale and Green Living Expo

MARCH 21-22, 8A-1P

Native and desert-adapted plant varieties will be available for purchase at this annual event. Staff experts will be on hand to answer customer questions about how to care for their new plants. Free with regular admission. Springs Preserve



FILM
Banff Mountain Film Festival

MARCH 12, 7P

From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films from the 39th annual event are sure to captivate and amaze the explorer within you. Free wristbands will be distributed at 6p on a first come, first served basis; limit one per person. Main Theater at Clark County Library.

lvccld.org


FUNDRAISERS
Fashion Forward: Passport to Fashion

MARCH 14, 2P.

Get ready for a whirlwind tour of global fashion designs as the Junior League of Las Vegas presents its signature fundraising event. Described as “Project Runway for high school students,” the program aims to enhance the education of local design and fashion students and give aspiring designers in Clark County high schools the chance to showcase their talents in a public setting. $40-$100. Fashion Show Mall, jllv.org


Fashion Forward: Passport to Fashion

MARCH 14, 2P

Get ready for a whirlwind tour of global fashion designs as the Junior League of Las Vegas presents its signature fundraising event. Described as “Project Runway for high school students,” the program aims to enhance the education of local design and fashion students and give aspiring designers in Clark County high schools the chance to showcase their talents in a public setting. $40-$100. Fashion Show Mall.

jllv.org

Walk for Wishes

MARCH 21, 8A

Join in the 5K or the 1-mile fun walk with fun activities, family entertainment, food, live broadcasts from KVBC and Mix 94.1, as well as an awards ceremony. All proceeds from the event benefit Make-A-Wish Southern Nevada. Wish children and children 3 and under, free; kids, $20; Adults, $30. The Green at Town Square.

snv.wish.org

Purplestride Las Vegas 5k and Family Fun Walk

MARCH 28, 7A

Benefit the Las Vegas Affiliate of the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network by registering for this special event. Survivors, families, friends and supporters are invited to cheer and participate. Festivities for the whole family will follow the event. Survivors register for free; youth, $10; adult, $25. The Green at Town Square.

purplestride.org/lasvegas

Run Away with Cirque du Soleil

Join dozens of artists from Cirque du Soleil’s Las Vegas shows and more than 1,000 community members for a 5K run or 1-mile fun walk. Enjoy photo ops with costumed characters, face painting, a children’s play area and more! All proceeds support the Cirque du Soleil and Springs Preserve Foundations. $27-$40, Springs Preserve



LECTURES, READINGS AND PANELS
The Evolution of the Press in Las Vegas

MARCH 5, 7P

From influence to indictments to investigative reporting, the Las Vegas media have a storied history dating to the town’s beginnings. Legends like Hank Greenspun and Ned Day have shaped the community and beyond. Historian Michael Green takes an inside look. Free. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library.

lvccld.org

Pop-up! Poetry

MARCH 6, 5-11P

The Vegas Valley’s best poets from the most honored and newest local venues will take the stage and set streets ablaze with the excitement and relevance of the word. In collaboration with First Friday. Free. Nevada Humanities offices at Art Square.

lasvegaspoets.org

Crossing the Atlantic

MARCH 19, 7p

World-renowned authors Jamaica Kincaid and Caryl Philips join us for a conversation about how each examines the Caribbean diaspora, the history of the Atlantic slave trade, and questions of racial and national identity in their work. Free. Philip J. Cohen Theatre, UNLV Student Union.

blackmountaininstitute.org

Conversations with Norm Presents Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Former Mayor Oscar Goodman

MARCH 22, 2P

This quarterly presentation hosted by columnist Norm Clarke, who has been covering the celebrity scene in Las Vegas since 1999, brings together the current and former mayors. $25-$35. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center


Jamaica Kincaid & Caryl Phillips

MARCH 19

Student Union, UNLV. In the panel talk “Crossing the Black Atlantic,” the award-winning writers — both born in the Caribbean — will discuss how they explore themes of race, identity and the heritage of the slave trade in their work. Sponsored by the Black Mountain Institute. 7p, free.

blackmountaininstitute.org

Spying on Antiquity

MARCH 17

Barrick Museum, UNLV. If you attend just one lecture about the applications of declassified U.S. intelligence-satellite imagery to Near Eastern archaeology this year, make it this one. It’s presented by Jason Ur, a professor at Harvard and director of the Center for Geographic Analysis. 7:30p, free.

unlv.edu


MUSIC
Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing

Have an evening of fun learning international dance styles, including Arabic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Greek, Israeli, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian and Turkish folk dances. No need to bring a partner. Ages 8+ only. $4. Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., ethnicexpresslasvegas.org


Hapa

MARCH 6-7, 7P

The group is known as the “Sound of Maui” with its hypnotic, liquid guitar runs woven around clear, tenor Hawaiian vocals and immaculate harmonies driven by poetic lyrics exulting the rapture of the Hawaiian landscape. $35-$45. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center


Trouble in Tahiti

Sin City Opera presents Leonard Bernstein’s one-act opera that tells the candid story of the troubled marriage of a 1950s suburban couple. $10 in advance, $15 at the door. Winchester Cultural Center.

clarkcountynv.gov

Masterworks IV: Cabrera Conducts Mendelssohn and Schumann

MARCH 7, 7:30P

Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the orchestra in its first-ever performance of Mendelssohn’s joyous Fourth Symphony, known as the “Italian” symphony, having been inspired by the composer’s travel south to Italy. $26-$94. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center


2Cellos

Breaking down boundaries between classical and popular music, Croatians Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser are equally impressive performing Bach and Vivaldi or rocking out to AC/DC. $25-$75. UNLV Performing Arts Center.

unlv.edu/pac

UNLV Jazz Concert Series: Jazz Ensembles

MARCH 11, 7P

The best student musicians from the Jazz Studies Program will regale you with a mixture of jazz stylings. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library,.

lvccld.org

Montreal Guitar Trio

MARCH 12, 8P

The hottest guitar ensemble in Canada brings their unique sound to Vegas. $40. UNLV Performing Arts Center.

unlv.edu/pac

Barbara Cook

MARCH 13-14, 7P; MARCH 15, 2P

Cook will demonstrate her vocal prowess, bringing back music from her runs in The Music Man, Oklahoma! and Carousel. The first female pop singer ever to perform a solo concert at the Metropolitan Opera, this soprano will blow you away. $37-$59. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center


Music with the Classic Touch: Orchestra Futura

MARCH 15, 3P

This is the final performance of the Nevada Chamber Symphony’s classical music series. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library.

lvccld.org

Frankie Moreno: Under the Influence

MARCH 17, 24 AND 31, 8P

Mixing Rat Pack glam with classic hits, vintage funk-infused sounds and some original works, Moreno is a staple on the Strip. $20-$25. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center.


Jake Shimabukuro

In his young career, ukulele wizard Shimabukuro has already redefined a heretofore under-the-radar instrument, been declared a musical “hero” by Rolling Stone, wowed audiences on TV and even performed for the Queen of England. $39-$59. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center


Orquesta Sinfonica del de Mexico

MARCH 20, 8P

The State Symphony Orchestra of Mexico brings a program including Turina’s Danzas fantasticas, Mexican composer Manuel Ponce’s guitar concerto and Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 in C Minor. $25-$75. UNLV Performing Arts Center.

unlv.edu/pac

Bishr Hijazi and the Arab Ensemble

MARCH 21, 2P

Bishr plays the oud and altered electric guitar; Laraine Kaizer-Viazovtsev plays acoustic and electric violin; Charles Azzi and Charbel Azzi play Arabic percussion. Together they perform classical Arabic works by composers old and new. $10 in advance, $12 concert day. Winchester Cultural Center.

clarkcountynv.gov

The Commanders

MARCH 22, 2P

Igor Sklyarov, Sergey Brodsky and Vladimir Popras, all from Russia, play only with crystal glass. The vibration makes a pure, delicate, singing sound unlike any other instruments. Included will be Adagio C-dur for Glass Armonika by Mozart, written specifically for glass instruments. $10 in advance, $12 concert day. Winchester Cultural Center.

clarkcountynv.gov

Las Vegas Brass Band Spring Concert

MARCH 22, 2P

This concert combines brass instruments with a percussion section to create a varied repertoire from The Beatles to Sousa. Free. Main Theater at Clark County Library.

lvccld.org

The Stars of Country

Peter Pavone and the Hole in the Wall Band present a blockbuster tribute to Johnny Cash, Reba McEntire, George Strait and Dolly Parton. This high-energy showcase featuring the best of legendary stars by top tribute artists is sure to fill you with that happy country spirit. $18. Starbright Theater at Sun City Summerlin.

suncity-summerlin.com/starbrighttheatre.htm

Pops IV: Symphonic Spectacular

MARCH 28, 7:30P

Classical showpieces famously quoted in pop-culture are instantly recognizable as Music Director Donato Cabrera delves into this fiery, fast-paced repertoire that promises to deliver a memorable night at the symphony. $26-$94. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center


London Symphony Orchestra and Michael Tilson Thomas with Yuja Wang

MARCH 30, 7:30P

Making a special appearance, one of the world’s leading orchestras brings together the greatest players from across the globe. $29-$149. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center



THEATER
The Bucket Show

EVERY WED, 10p.

Paul Mattingly (Second City) and Matt Donnelly (former writer for Penn & Teller) offer up improv at its finest. You call the shots from Same Scene, Different Genre to Sing it, B*tch. Free - donations go in the buckets at the end of the show. Scullery Theater, 150 Las Vegas Blvd. N.

 

mattandmattingly.com

Improv Kingdom

EVERY MON, 8p.

The Las Vegas comedy show featuring both short- and long-form improv from some of the valley’s most experienced improv actors. Wine and concessions available. Come at 6p for drop-in class with Paul Mattingly. $10 show, $15 for both drop-in and show. Baobab Stage Theatre, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. S.

baobabstage.com

The Get

EVERY FRI, 9:30P.

Featuring Las Vegas’ improv community players, this 90-minute show is one-of-a-kind every night. See some of Las Vegas’ funniest stand-up comedians, all-original sketches and long-form improvisational comedy. $10. Onyx Theatre.
 

onyxtheatre.com

The Spot

MARCH 11 AND 25, 8P

Las Vegas’ quintessential near-Strip long form improv venue, featuring teams from all over the country. Come at 6:30p for a free drop-in class focusing on musical comedy. Stay for the fun and games. $10. The Sci-Fi Center, 5077 Arville St.

greyenvelope.com

Once on this Island

MARCH 13-14, 8P; MARCH 14-15, 3P; MARCH 15, 7P

This beautiful song and dance masterpiece tells the story of TiMoune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the gods who rule the island lead TiMoune on a quest that tests the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and even death. $21. Troesch Studio Theater at The Smith Center


Eastern Standard

MARCH 13-29, THU-SAT 8P; SUN 2P

Set in 1988, five New Yorkers are given a much-needed jolt in their lives by a homeless woman off her medication yelling obscenities in a restaurant. Eastern Standard follows the consequences of their encounter to answer the questions: How much control do we actually have in our lives? What do we do when we’re given the opportunity to change? $10-$15. Fischer Black Box at Las Vegas Little Theatre.

lvlt.org

Celebrities on Stage

MARCH 14, 7P

If you love vocal impressionists you will love The Edwards Twins and their dead-on impressions of personalities such as Barbra Streisand, Cher, Andrea Bocelli, Stevie Wonder, Bette Midler, Neil Diamond, Elton John, Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Billy Joel, Rod Stewart, Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison and Tina Turner. $20. Starbright Theater at Sun City Summerlin.

suncity-summerlin.com/starbrighttheatre.htm

Improv Throwdown

MARCH 14, 8P

Troupes from all over the world gather on one stage to create magic. You get to vote for the best! In a good-old-fashioned contest of wits, dexterity and on-the-fly humor, see who has the chops to take the prize. $5. Jewel Box Theater at Clark County Library.

improvthrowdown.com

Newsies

MARCH 17-22, TUE-SUN 7:30P; SAT-SUN 2P

This is the blockbuster musical about paper deliverers who end up making the news. Full of non-stop action and high-energy song and dance. $39-$139. Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center


The Food Chain

MARCH 19-APRIL 4, THU-SAT 7P; SUN 2P

In the first scene we meet hip poet Amanda, whose new husband left for a walk two weeks into the marriage and hasn’t returned. A phone call to a crisis hotline yields hilarious results. The second scene tells the tale of hot underwear model Serge and his loyal admirer Otto: a four hundred pound, Ho-Ho devouring lovesick mama’s boy. The third scene? Well, you’ll want to be there. $20-$25. Onyx Theatre.

onyxtheatre.com

Las Vegas Improvisational Players

MARCH 21, 7P

Ever had to make up a song on the spot? LVIP does it every show! It is clean-burning, interactive fun for the whole family. $10 at the door, kids free. American Heritage Academy, 6126 S. Sandhill Road.

lvimprov.com

Journey of a Bombshell: The Ina Ray Hutton Story

MARCH 23-24, 2P AND 7:30P

Featuring more than 14 songs from the big band era, Melissa Ritz sings and tap dances her way through the life story of Ina Ray Hutton, famed big band leader of an all-girl band, The Melodears. $22. Las Vegas Little Theatre.

lvlt.org

Girls Night: The Musical

MARCH 26-28, 7P; MARCH 28-29, 2P

This touching and hilarious ‘tell-it-like-it-is’ musical takes audiences on a journey into the lives of a group of female friends. Audience members can’t help but laugh, cry and even find themselves singing and dancing in the aisles as some of the most popular hit songs of the ‘80s and ‘90s make this musical a fan favorite! $35-$42. Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center


Improv Kingdom

Every Mon, 8p.

The Las Vegas comedy show featuring both short and long form improv from some of the valley’s most experienced improv actors. Wine and concessions available. Come at 6p for drop-in class with Paul Mattingly. $10 show, $15 for both drop-in and show. Baobab Stage Theatre, 6587 Las Vegas Blvd. S., baobabstage.com


Ed Wood's Glen or Glenda

FEB. 13-MARCH 7, FRI-SAT 11P

From the Twisted Mind of John Tomasello in association with Off Strip Productions, The Midnight Fomato Society presents the thrills of “Bad Head” and the chills of “Santa Claus Conquers the Martians” combined in this gender-bending comedy based on the classic film of the same name. Featuring Glenn Heath as both “Glen” and “Glenda!” $20. Onyx Theatre.

onyxtheatre.com

Stage Kiss

What really happens when two actors kiss onstage? The newest missive from award- winning playwright Sarah Ruhl explores the chemistry, construction and sometimes ridiculous consequences of a staged kiss. Reality and artifice meld, linear time collapses and theatre happens. $16-$20. Cockroach Theatre,.

cockroachtheatre.com

Welcome, Boils and Ghouls!

THROUGH MARCH 7, THU-SAT 7:30P; SUN 2P

A tongue-in-cheek homage to the old Tales from the Crypt comic books, the performance consists of six short plays hosted by M.T. Graves, a ridiculous blend of the Cryptkeeper and Paul Lynde. $20. Onyx Theatre.

onyxtheatre.com

Stage Kiss

What really happens when two actors kiss onstage? The newest missive from award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl explores the chemistry, the construction and the sometimes ridiculous consequences of a staged kiss. $16-$20. Cockroach Theatre.

cockroachtheatre.com

Don't Quit Your Day Job

EVERY THU 9:30P

Truth is indeed stranger than fiction. Learn more about the weirdest jobs in the valley in this talk-show-like format where the director interviews the special guest while improv actors recreate their hilarious workplace stories in the background. Created by Second City alumni Derek and Natalie Shipman. $10. Onyx Theatre.

onyxtheatre.com

Joke Kune Do

EVERY FRI 9:30P

Second City’s Paul Mattingly directs Vegas’ top professional improvisors in this one-hour show of deep thought and hilarity. $10. Onyx Theatre.

onyxtheatre.com


 

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