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Camp Broadway Returns to Smith Center

Camp Broadway Returns to Smith Center

Brodway performers will teach students over the course of the five-day workshop.

Theater-loving students in Las Vegas no longer have to travel to New York City to find an authentic Broadway experience. The immersive musical theater workshop, Camp Broadway, returns to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts for the second year July 8-12.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Car Show to Benefit Children's Hospital


The “Those Happy Days” Car Show benefiting UMC Children’s Hospital of Nevada takes place Friday at 800 Rose St.

The show begins at 10 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m. Car owners paid a $25 donation to enter the contest, which features a number of awards, as well as a DJ, dance contest, barbecue and raffle.

Helldorado Days Hits Downtown This Weekend

Helldorado Days Hits Downtown This Weekend


Helldorado Days return to downtown Las Vegas this weekend, keeping alive the longest-running event in city history.

The rodeo-focused event begins Thursday and runs through Sunday. Started in 1934 by local Elks Lodge No. 1468, Helldorado Days features family events and raises money for charity.

Road closures for the event are under way. Now through May 31, Sixth and Seventh Streets will be closed between Stewart Avenue and Mesquite. Other closures include:

Work on SlotZilla Zip Line Underway

Work on SlotZilla Zip Line Underway


Crews started putting up the beams for the new SlotZilla zip line downtown.

The zip line is being built along Fremont Street at Las Vegas Boulevard. It is going to be the first permanent, themed zip line ride and should be open in June.

The beams put into place Thursday will support an 11-story slot-machine themed platform.

When finished, there will be two levels for thrill seekers to enjoy. On the top level, riders will zip 100 feet above the ground and zoom 1,700 feet under the Fremont Street Experience canopy.

The second level will take riders 70 feet above the ground and take them 850 feet under the canopy to a mid-point platform.

Neon Boneyard Now Available Every Day

Neon Boneyard Now Available Every Day

Tours of the “graveyard” for Las Vegas’ neon history now are available every day.

Guided, hour-long tours of the Neon Museum’s Neon Boneyard are available every half hour starting at 10 a.m. Tour times vary daily, so visitors are encouraged to check tour times and book tours in advance at www.NeonMuseum.org . Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before their tour is scheduled to begin. Space is limited.

Tickets are $18 for adults 12 and older, $12 for students, Nevada residents, veterans and seniors age 55 and over. Students and Nevada residents must show valid I.D. to receive their discount.

The Neon Museum is the largest collection of neon signage in the world. It is located at 770 Las Vegas Blvd. North.     

Senior Talent Competition Registration Opens


Calling all talented local seniors: your skills are wanted for a performance contest.

Registration for the 2013 Senior Idol Talent Showcase auditions is under way for the 10th annual competition that will be held at 3 p.m June 13 at the Charleston Heights Arts Center, 800 S. Brush St.

This showcase is for performers 50 years and older, and includes numerous categories for individuals and groups to compete in. Categories include, but not limited to, singing, dance, musical instruments and comedy.

To get a registration packet, contact the Las Vegas Senior Center at 229-6454, or stop by at 451 E. Bonanza Road. Packets must be completed and returned to the Las Vegas Senior Center by 6 p.m. April 26. Invitations to audition will be mailed out, and auditions will be held May 8 and 9 at the Las Vegas Senior Center.

Touring Company Presents Children's Musical

Touring Company Presents Children's Musical


A national touring company will offer a new musical version of a children’s favorite next month.

The Little Engine That Could™ Earns Her Whistle will be presented by the city of Las Vegas at 10:30 a.m. March 9 at the Historic Fifth Street School, 401 S. Fourth St. All tickets are $3.

Visit www.artslasvegas.org, or call 229-3515 or 229-6469 for more information.