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Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” on Friday, March 18, 2016, at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center.
Monday, May 23, 2016 | 7:30 p.m.
Monday By the Numbers is a mix of clipped hair, concrete, champagne and, most important from our friends at Cirque du Soleil, a healthy splash of water. That note is in relation to the movie “One Night for One Drop” to be presented in theaters June 7.
Follow along, eh?
1: Night the “One Night” film is being presented.
300-plus: Theaters staging the “One Night” movie.
$15: Cost of a ticket to the movie.
$2,085: Difference between the highest-priced ticket to the “One Night” production at the Smith Center and a ticket to the movie.
$0: Cost of admission for the Joan Jett & The Blackhearts show kicking off Fremont Street Experience’s “Rock of Vegas” series Saturday night.
$801,738.86: Final take from Las Vegas events during the annual St. Baldrick’s Shave-a-Thon in March.
9,000: Fans in attendance at Sunday’s 2016 Billboard Music Awards telecast at T-Mobile Arena.
30: Minutes it took me to to walk from T-Mobile Arena to MGM Grand’s Monorail station, then take the train to SLS Las Vegas, where I was parked, after the awards.
8,400: Approximate combined capacity at Axis at Planet Hollywood and the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
18,000: Additional square feet of convention space being constructed at the Hard Rock Hotel, which celebrated the completion of its steel framework Thursday.
5,000: Tickets expected to be sold for Friday’s Primer Gran Baile Festival at Westgate Las Vegas, a lineup of five Latin bands: Banda Los Recoditos, Los Alegres del Barranco, El Tigrillo Palma, Anarquia 702 and Equipo Imperial.
Smith Center for the Performing Arts The Smith Center for the Performing Arts offers a blend of performances by resident companies and touring attractions. The 5-acre cultural campus features three performance spaces, which includes a main performance area with more than 2,000 seats. This downtown cultural center of Las Vegas looks to educate, entertain and excite community members.
To provide and preserve a high-quality performing arts center that is embraced by the community and recognized as a vital force by supporting artistic excellence, education and inspiration for all.
To entertain, educate, enrich and inspire the southern Nevada community.
Thanks to the generous support of our dedicated founders, members, donors and community partners, The Smith Center continues to provide a wide variety of services for Southern Nevada residents, including access to world-class performances, inspirational Education and Outreach programs for students and teachers, and a unique space to host events, meetings and special occasions. Celebrating our fifth season, we depend upon public support to fulfill our mission and serve as the Heart of the Arts® for many years to come.
With ticket sales covering just 75 percent of our operating budget for each season, the remaining 25 percent comes from the community we serve. Philanthropic support at all levels helps provide programming that entertains, educates, enriches and inspires. By giving to The Smith Center, you play a vital role in providing an important resource for our community.
There are many opportunities to volunteer and play a direct role with your community’s performing arts complex. Volunteers engage with staff and patrons to enhance experiences at The Smith Center, and can serve in various capacities including tour guide/docent, usher, security team member or community ambassador. As important members of The Smith Center team, volunteers help us remain financially sustainable and provide numerous services for the community. Please show your support for The Smith Center’s mission by gifting your time and unique skills.
Members’ annual support provides crucial resources for The Smith Center’s artistic programming, education opportunities and cultural enrichment each year. There are a variety of giving options and levels, and Members receive exclusive benefits and behind-the-scenes opportunities based on their level of support. To learn more, please visit www.thesmithcenter.com/support-us/members.
The Encore Society recognizes those generous donors who have included The Smith Center as a part of their estate plan. Corporate Sponsorship is available to companies to underwrite all, or part, of a program, performance or event.
Fanfare! is The Smith Center’s young progressional networking organization, open to anyone with an interest in the performing arts who is between the ages of 21-40. And our Show Dedication allows for the celebration of an individual or special occasion with unique recognition opportunities during a specific performance.
The Smith Center provides world-class performing arts and outreach and education throughout the Southern Nevada region.
The organization originally formed in 1996 as the Las Vegas Performing Arts Center.
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