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An Evening At The Copa: A Century Of Sinatra
Saturday, September 20
Historic Fifth Street School


It’s a tribute to the “Chairman of the Board,” Frank Sinatra, the Sands Copa Room’s most legendary entertainer. Beginning at 7:30 p.m., New York Times Editor’s Choice author Tom Santopietro will share Sinatra’s fascinating stories and Carnegie Hall headliner Tony DeSare will perform his memorable songs. Come at 6:30 p.m. to dance to Sinatra hits by the Las Vegas Downbeats, view the Sands photo exhibit in the Mayor’s Gallery and enjoy no-host cocktails. If you’d like, come dressed in vintage cocktail attire or enter the Sinatra look-alike contest. Take home your complimentary commemorative scrapbook, The Sands & The Copa Room. After the show, stop for a nightcap at the Junior League’s historic Morelli House at 861 E. Bridger Avenue.

Tickets: Free. Adults 21+. Limit two per person or email account. Available starting September 2. Visit www.artslasvegas.org to obtain your tickets.

This event is made possible by a grant from the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial. Nevada Humanities, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities, provided partial funding of the commemorative scrapbook. This is the third presentation of the Junior League’s 2014 Copa Connection Program Series, a public history program of its historic mid-century Morelli House preservation project. For more information and parking details, visit www.jllv.org, call 702-822-6536, or email info@jllv.org.

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Las Vegas Wind Quintet
Saturday, January 10, 2015, 2 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: Free and open to the public

Enjoy an afternoon program of folk, light classical and woodwind favorites. For more information call (702) 229-6383.

 


Creole Stomp
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Tickets: $10 advance / $15 door

Back by popular demand! Creole Stomp travels the country carrying the long tradition of Mississippi River valley Creole music to audiences of thousands. This band has not only captured the attention of Louisiana music fans across the United States and Canada, but is also legendary on the Blues circuit for its marathon performances featuring a mix of Swamp pop and traditional dance tunes. Get tickets early as this event will sell out!

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Brass Roots Quintet
Saturday, February 28, 2015, 2 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: Free and open to the public

The Brass Roots Quintet will perform a free concert with a wide-ranging repertoire that embraces all styles of music, from classical to contemporary. For more information call (702) 229-6383.

 


Doo-Wah Riders
Saturday, March 14, 2 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Tickets: $10 advance / $15 door

There is no one else like the Doo-Wah Riders. For over 35 years they have been riding their own patch of the musical range throughout the west. They possess the rare combination of many years of experience and youthful energy, fired by a love for what they do. The Doo-Wahs are country, with a unique, original sound. Their tight musicianship and powerful arrangements of classic and original songs have made them favorites everywhere they go.

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MAMO
Saturday, March 21, 8 p.m.
Historic Fifth Street School


$10 pre-sale and $15 at the door

Mamo is the name of the duo of accomplished Hawaiian musicians Nathan Aweau & Jeff Peterson who celebrate their aloha for Hawaii and their heritage through music. Their repertoire spans a wide range reaching as far back as the Hawaiian Monarchy to new compositions and arrangements that are at the cutting edge of contemporary Hawaiian music.

The duo features the acclaimed vocals of Nathan Aweau and the slack key guitar stylings of Jeff Peterson with acoustic and electric bass, ukulele, and percussion.

This program is supported by public funding for the arts through the Nevada Arts Council, a division of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Dynamic Trombone Quartet
Saturday, June 6, 2015, 2 p.m.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., (702) 229-6383


Admission: Free and open to the public

Walter Boenig leads the Dynamic Trombone Quartet in a free concert of eclectic music, from classical compositions to popular contemporary standards. For more information call (702) 229-6383.

 

DjangoVegas!
Saturday, June 20, 2015, 6pm
Historic Fifth Street School


$10 pre sale and $15 at the door

A Celebration of the music of Django Reinhardt and other Gypsy Jazz Music past and present featuring the The New Hot Club Of America, The Hot Club of Las Vegas and other groups to be announced.

The New Hot Club Of America is an ensemble comprised of some of the top gypsy jazz artists living and performing this music in North America. Modeled on the original instrumentation of The Hot Club Of France, The New Hot Club Of America recaptures the sound, style and spirit of the Hot Club of France by performing music composed and performed by Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli.

 

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