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Mother’s Day Dance with Walt Boenig Big Band
Saturday, May 9, 7 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Tickets: $10 advance / $15 door

Everyone is invited to the annual Mother’s Day Dance. The Walt Boenig Big Band has been swinging in Las Vegas since 1981. Boenig grew up in Beeville, Texas, where he began his career as a professional trombonist performing with such road bands as the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Harry James Orchestra and Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra. Reserved seating with the purchase of 8 or more tickets.

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Co-Sponsored Dances

Scottish Country Dancing (ages 13+)
Friday, November 21 to Friday, June 26, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Weekly Admission: $5 per person. Pay at the door.
Friday:

Nov 21
Dec 19
Jan 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30
Feb 6, 13, 20 & 27
Mar 6, 13, 20 & 27
Apr 10, & 17
May 8, 15, & 29
June 5, 12, 19 & 26
Call ahead, dates are subject to change.

Scottish country dancing celebrates the beautiful ballroom dance styles of Scotland. Dances can be joyfully energetic or graceful. 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. These dances are presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers, a nonprofit volunteer organization. For more information, call (702) 656-9513 or go online to http://lasvegascountrydance.org/.

 

USA Ballroom Dances (ages 13+)
Saturday, January 31 to Saturday, June 20, 7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: $10 adults; $5 for USA Dance Members, students and military. Pay at the door.

Monthly dance on Saturday: Jan 31; Feb 21; Mar 21; Apr 11 and Jun 20 – Call ahead, dates are subject to change.

Presented by USA Dance Las Vegas Chapter #4038, a local chapter of the national nonprofit volunteer organization, dedicated to the promotion of ballroom dancing. For more information, call (702) 260-0772 or go online to www.usadancelasvegas.org

 

Contra Dancing (ages 8+)
Saturday, December 20 to Saturday, June 27, Group lesson 6:30 p.m.; Dance 7-10 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: $10 adults; $5 students/military; $3 children and non-dancers. Pay at the door.
Monthly dance on Saturday: Dec 20; Jan 24; Feb 28; Mar 28; Apr 18; May 16 and Jun 27 – Call ahead, dates are subject to change.

Dance to a live acoustic band playing joyful tunes, driving reels and a waltz or two. All dances are taught and called; newcomers and families welcome. No need to bring a partner. Wear comfortable flat-soled shoes and casual clothing. These dances are presented by the Southern Nevada Old Time Contra Dancers, a nonprofit volunteer organization. For more information, call (702) 656-9513 or go online to www.lasvegascountrydance.org

 

Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing (ages 8+)
Wednesday, November 19 to Wednesday, June 24, 6:30 to 8:45 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Weekly Admission: $4 per person per week. Pay at the door.

Wednesday
Nov 19 & 26
Dec 3, 10 & 17*
Jan 7, 14, 21 & 28
Feb 4, 11, 18 & 25
Mar 4, 11, 18 & 25
Apr 1*, 8, 15, 22 & 29
May 6, 13, 20 & 27*
June 3, 10, 17 & 24
Call ahead, dates are subject to change.
(* 7:00-8:45 p.m. on Dec 17, Apr 1 and May 27)

Enjoy 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. These dances are presented weekly by Ethnic Express, a nonprofit volunteer organization. For more information, call (702) 562-9889 or go online to www.ethnicexpresslasvegas.org

 

City of Las Vegas
Office of Cultural Affairs, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101
Monday - Thursday 229-6511 / Friday - Saturday 229-6383