"Global Villagers: Street Portraits from Around the World”, a collection of candid portraits by Las Vegas photographer Lamar Marchese, will be shown February 21 through April 29. The photos were made during a round-the-world cruise, during which the photographer gained an appreciation for what unites mankind rather than divides us. There will be a reception February 22 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
"A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer" will be performed in Las Vegas on February 21, starting at 7 p.m. The 90 minute show features monologues by world-renowned authors and playwrights, edited by Eve Ensler and Mollie Doyle. These diverse voices rise up in a collective roar to break open, expose, and examine the insidiousness of violence at all levels.
Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
Performing to critical acclaim, celebrating their 20th anniversary year in 2017 and over 2700 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead's extensive catalog and the talent of these seven fine musicians. Thanks to our friends at Brooklyn Bowl, we are bringing you specially-priced tickets with 100% of the proceeds benefitting the radio you love.
The Center will host their annual health fair on February 22, from 1 to 4. The primary target audience is women but everyone is welcome. There will be mammograms (for the insured), free eye screenings, and a variety of community partners offering resources and information.
Award-winning executive producer, writer, director, actor, and singer, Becks will share his journey of what it takes to make it in the film industry as an African-American male. 7P, free. Concert Hall at Whitney Library, lvccld.org
Part of the Kemit in the Desert Series, guest lecturer Dr. Runoko Rashidi will discuss the African foundations of humanity and civilizations and the present and current conditions of Black people throughout the Global African Community. 7P, free. Theatre at West Las Vegas Library, lvccld.org
In this world premiere, Deborah, a scientist is trying to prevent PTSD in soldiers by genetically modifying their memories and emotions. By luck of the draw, her first test subject is her husband, Josh, an Air Force lieutenant. The experiment works well...too well...until she discovers she's pregnant...
Henderson Libraries is holding their 9th annual Teen Creative Writing Contest through February 24 for those in grades 6 – 12. There are three categories: poetry, short story/fiction, essay/memoir. There will be prizes, with an awards party in April.
The Desert Winds will peform in CSN's Horn Theater on February 24, starting at 7:30. Julie Giroux’s 4th symphony “Bookmarks From Japan” takes center stage in a program of contemporary concert works with East Asian themes. Tommy Yu’s “Their Souls Were Lifted From The Dust” will remind you of the resilience of a people in the aftermath of Hiroshima.