Enjoy Holiday Favorites, Theatrical Hip Hop, A Grammy Award-Winning Group And A Leading Contemporary Mexican Ensemble!
“Sin City Opera: Christmas at the Opera” will feature scenes celebrating the joy of Christmas from beloved operas such as “La Boheme,” “Werther” and “Amahl and the Night Visitors,” Saturday, Dec. 16, at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The 90-minute concert will showcase the best operatic talent from the Vegas valley as well as a very special performance from Sin City Opera’s summer camp performers. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.; tickets are $20 plus tax for adults and $10 plus tax for youth under 18.
Entertainment, knowledge and important social messages will guide FLY Dance Company’s 90-minute show Saturday, Jan. 27, at 7:30 p.m. at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. Based in Houston, FLY offers entertaining, high-energy, clean-cut performances great for school-aged audiences and families. FLY specializes in theatrical hip hop that incorporates acting and features highly skilled dancers. Tickets are $20 plus tax for adults and $10 plus tax for youth under 18.
Four-time Grammy Award-winning Ladysmith Black Mambazo will perform at Sammy Davis Festival Plaza, 720 Twin Lakes Drive, Saturday, Feb. 3, at 7:30 p.m. as part of their North America tour. Celebrating over 50 years of joyous and uplifting music, the native South African group continues to preserve their musical heritage while performing songs with messages of peace, love and harmony worldwide. They have recorded with numerous artists such as Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Dolly Parton and Sarah McLachlan; their songs have been featured in a variety of films including “The Lion King,” “Coming to America” and “Invictus.” Tickets are $30 plus tax.
The Villalobos Brothers will take the stage at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St., Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7:30 p.m. Acclaimed as one of today’s leading contemporary Mexican ensembles and chosen as 2015’s Musical Artist in Residence for the New York Botanical Garden, The Villalobos Brothers have delighted listeners from Latin America, India and Russia to Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the Latin Grammy Awards. Their original compositions masterfully blend elements of jazz, rock, classical and Mexican to deliver a powerful message of love, brotherhood and social justice. Tickets are $16 plus tax for adults and $8 plus tax for youth under 18.
For tickets and more information for these and more events, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).