Guest Lecture Featuring Professor James Small
First Annual Black Weekend
Friday, February 27, 7:00 P.M.
West Las Vegas Library Theatre, 951 W. Lake Mead Blvd. (702) 507-3989
Join us as Professor James Small shares his four decades of insights in making African spirituality relevant and useful today. Activities: Libation, African Dance & Poetry. Co-sponsored by Truth Seekers Productions, Rodney Smith with Our Voices Magazine, Sir Frank Cooper – Radio Talk Show Host and KCEP FM Power 88 “Like It Is” Radio. For more information call (702) 229-4800. Admission is free and open to the public.
Mr. Popper's Penguin's
Friday, April 24 to Sunday, May 3
Charleston Heights Arts Center
April 24, 25, May 1, 2 at 7pm, April 26, May 2, 3 at 2pm
A classic of American humor, the adventures of house painter Mr. Popper and his brood of high stepping penguins have delighted children and adults alike for generations.
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Rainbow Company Youth Theatre Auditions
Saturday, March 7, 1 P.M.
Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St., 702-229-6383.
Audition for roles for ages 8-adult in the “Mr. Popper’s Penguins” musical, to be presented April 24-May 3 at Charleston Heights Arts Center. Auditions will include singing, acting and movement. The show is about tap-dancing penguins, so if kids tap, be prepared to show those skills.
Howard Hughes: Footprints in the Desert Sand a Chautauqua presentation by Brian Kral
Friday, April 17, Noon - 1 p.m.
Lloyd George US Courthouse 333 Las Vegas Blvd. 89101 Jury Room
For many Nevadans, the puzzle of Howard Hughes begins with a late-night arrival on a stretcher at the Desert Inn Hotel in 1966, and ends just as mysteriously four years later with his secret departure. Within that short time the elusive billionaire, film-producer and aviation pioneer never appeared in public—but he had purchased five Las Vegas hotels, a casino in Las Vegas and another in Reno, a television station, an air terminal, a regional airline, and thousands of acres of Nevada real estate. More importantly, he was credited with having legitimized corporate investment in the casino industry, which had long been associated with money laundering for the Mob. What many people don’t know, however, is that his involvement in Nevada began as early as the 1940s and continued into the 50s. In 1972, Hughes finally broke his personal silence with a press conference from a hotel in the Bahamas, to comment on a purported “autobiography” by Clifford Irving. This would be Hughes’ final comment on his life and achievements, and also on the persistent rumors about his strange appearance and obsessive behavior.
The Poets’ Corner
Friday, November 21 to Friday, August 21
West Las Vegas Arts Center; 947 West Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas, Nevada 89106
Keith Brantley hosts a forum for established poets and open mic participants featuring the best local poetry talent.
Sept. 19, 2014 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 17, 2014 7 p.m.
Nov. 21, 2014 7 p.m.
Dec. 19, 2014 7 p.m.
Jan. 16, 2015 7 p.m.
Feb. 20, 2015 7 p.m.
March 20, 2015 7 p.m.
April 17, 2015 7:30 p.m.
May 15, 2015 7:30 p.m.
June 19, 2015 7:30 p.m.
July 17, 2015 7:30 p.m.
Aug. 21, 2015 7:30 p.m.