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Motherís 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 Motherís 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

Contra Dancing (ages 8+)
Saturday, July 26 to Saturday, September 20, 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, July 26; Aug. 30; and Sept. 20

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

 

USA Ballroom Dances (ages 13+)
Saturday, July 19 to Saturday, September 27, 7:30 to 10:30 pm
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, July 19; Aug. 23; and Sept. 27.

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

 

Stardusters Square & Round Dance
Saturday, August 16, Introductory dance lesson at 6:30 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: $8.00 per person. Pay at the door.

Enjoy square and round dancing to live callers Joe Valvo and Ron Sowash with cuer Ron Hartzell. No need to bring a partner. Class-level dances, plus and round dances will be included, as well as an opportunity to win door prizes. Refreshments available. Presented by Stardusters, Las Vegas Square & Round Dance Club, a non-profit volunteer organization. For more information call (702) 348-4906 or visit www.lasvegassquarenrounddancers.org.

 

Scottish Country Dancing (ages 13+)
Friday, July 11 to Friday, September 26, 6:30 to 8:45 pm
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


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

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/.

 

Ethnic Express International Folk Dancing (ages 8+)
Wednesday, July 2 to Wednesday, September 24, 6:30 to 8:45 pm
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


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

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