Corey “Thunder” Law of The Harlem Globetrotters laughs on the court during an exhibition game against the World All-Stars on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 | 4:34 p.m.
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater presents three world premieres and two company premieres over two nights at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Symphony Park.
Fancy footwork of another kind scores at the new T-Mobile Arena with the basketball wizardry of The Harlem Globetrotters.
Graham Elwood, Paula Bel and Jerron Horton are the three standup comics joking for laughs at the Improv in Harrah’s through Sunday.
Award-winning author Guy Russo, widely regarded as the foremost expert on the Chicago Mob, lectures on its 30-year reign over Las Vegas at The Mob Museum downtown.
The new entertainment career training program Art Tec kicks off its TV series “Backline” with the first Las Vegas-based episodes filmed at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade with host and Flamingo headliner Jeff Civillico.
Superstar DJ Martin Garrix spins at Omnia in Caesars Palace.
DJ Turbulence holds down the dual decks in nearby Heart of Omnia.
And DJ Mike Attack spins at Bond in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Our exclusive interview with Mike Love of The Beach Boys and his desire to have a Las Vegas residency.
Plus, Cirque du Soleil lowers the curtain on “Zarkana,” bringing its 2,053 performances to an end at Aria.
Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” fame has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past 15 years giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.
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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.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS Myron G. Martin President and CEO Donald D. Snyder Chairman Dr. Keith Boman Vice Chairman Mark Tratos Secretary Michael Yackira Treasurer David Dunn Alan M. Feldman Richard Haddrill Fred Hipwell Nancy Houssels Todd-Avery Lenahan Scott MacTaggart Jerry Nadal John Nelson Richard Plaster Rory Reid Kim Sinatra Roger P. Thomas
361 Symphony Park Ave Las Vegas, NV Las Vegas,
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T-Mobile Arena Built in 2016, the 650,000-square-foot T-Mobile Arena has seating for up to 20,000 people. It will be the host of 100-150 events annually, ranging from hockey games to UFC events to massive concerts and more.
3780 Las Vegas Blvd. S. Las Vegas,
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