Enjoy An Original Production, A Grammy Award-Winning Group And More
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 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.
Learn more about Nevada’s history with an original production by Rainbow Company Youth Theatre, “Adventures in the Sagebrush State.” The whole family can enjoy this lively, tuneful, entertaining peek into the history of the Silver State. Show times are 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Feb. 9 and 10 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. Tickets are $6.
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.
Listen to Las Vegas valley residents share their “The One That Got Away” stories at “StorySlam” Saturday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. at Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St. The event, a popular celebration of words and experiences, will run about 90 minutes and admission is pay-what-you-can. Since the material may be unsuitable for children under 13, parental guidance is suggested.
For tickets and more information for these and more events, visit www.artslasvegas.org or call 702-229-ARTS (2787).