If it's Christmas it must be time for time for Tchaikovsky's favorite
holiday ballet - the Nutcracker. The Nevada Ballet is presenting the classic
at the Paris Las Vegas from Friday through Christmas Eve.
David Hopkins is an Irish singer-songwriter who now lives in Las Vegas. He
toured with rock legends The Who as their keyboardist for 2001's acclaimed
"Quadrophenia" tour, and is a friend and contemporary of Damien Rice.
The second masterworks concert is set for this Saturday at Artemus Ham Hall.
The philharmonic will be playing Bela Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra and
Pianist Joel Fan will be playing George Gershwin's Concerto in F.
Pianist and Jersey Boys' Associate Conductor Philip Fortenberry joins us to
talk about his concert on Sunday at the Clark County Library on East
Flamingo Road. Fortenberry will be playing and talking about much of the
Broadway music that has shaped his career - songs from CATS," "Evita" and
"Jesus Christ Superstar," plus lesser known cult favorites like "Ragtime,"
"Sideshow" and "Seussical, the Musical.
From Richie Valens to the winners at Thursday night's big awards, Latin
music has been suffusing American music for decades. We talk with three
experts who explain the cultural and economic shift that has come with this
latest influence to shape popular music.
We know some people play with fire but these clowns actually do it for a
living. We talk with Ray Wold from Cirque du Soleil's "O" and Michael
Goudeau who appears with magician Lance Burton about playing with fire on
The Southern Nevada Living History Association will be re-enacting battles
of the Civil War this weekend at Spring Mountain State Park. The group will
also be replaying a number of other 19th century rituals.
Mel Torme's son Steve did not see much of his father growing up but he knew before he was a teenager that he'd be a singer like his father. He's still singing jazz and he joins us to talk about his life and music.
It's supernatural, it's scary - it's even paranormal as Attorney Arthur
Kipps tries to reconstruct a strange episode from his past. Woman in Black
is part of the fall season at the Utah Shakespearean Festival.
The Utah Shakespearean Festival's fall season is drawing to a close but not
before we meet the zany actors who perform "The Complete Works of William
Shakespeare (Abridged)" come in to talk about the season in Cedar City,
Called "world-class" by The New York Times, the group is guided by a vision of dance as the universal language of movement that celebrates performance, individual expression, healing, and peace. The troupe will be performing "Continuum" choreographed by UNLV Dance Professor Victoria Dale.