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Old 03-05-2012, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Sunrise
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What do you mean so far? It hasn't even opened yet!
Thought it had. I haven't even looked at the calendar -- because they having me working swing one day, grave the next, swing the following, and day-shift after that.
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Old 03-05-2012, 11:28 AM
 
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Thought it had. I haven't even looked at the calendar -- because they having me working swing one day, grave the next, swing the following, and day-shift after that.
Sounds like my poker schedule, lol.

But seriously, opening night is this Saturday with an unbelievable lineup: Carole King, Jennifer Hudson, Emmylou Harris, Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Joshua Bell and others. (That's all I can remember offhand.) The emcee for the evening is Neil Patrick Harris.
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Old 03-05-2012, 12:15 PM
 
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I've already bought tickets to two performances. I'll probably book one or two of the Broadway plays as well
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Old 03-05-2012, 12:20 PM
 
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You're welcome.
I contributed, throw in my 'You're welcome' as well!
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Old 03-05-2012, 01:29 PM
 
Location: Undisclosed location in the desert SW
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Wish they would hurry up and develop the dirt lots around it. Also the train tracks running between 'symphony park' and fremont is a huge detriment to the walk-ability and feel of the area. Heck, Reno built the train tunnel 10 years ago and it made a big difference. Yes, I know people are going to bash downtown Reno and the depressed economy but it did have a very positive impact on downtown Reno. Las Vegas needs to get with the times. This should have been started a long time ago. Oscar the grouch and galoongachia sleeping on the job?
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Kingman AZ
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maybe you should take a walk past the area before grousin about it
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Old 03-05-2012, 03:27 PM
 
Location: Undisclosed location in the desert SW
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Maybe I have quite a bit before grousin about it
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:05 PM
 
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This is the type of thing that attracts us to a city and will make a big difference for us when considering a move there. This summer we're going to find out if we can handle the heat and how well we like it there for longer than a few days at a time.

We are a bit spoiled for a small city. Just a few of the things we have available here

On Stage | Des Moines Art Center
Home : The Official Site of the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
Des Moines Iowa Historic Theater Peforming Arts Rental Live Music Hoyt Sherman Place
Iowa Events Center - Home

There's never a slow time for great entertainment around here.
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Old 03-05-2012, 06:57 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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This is the type of thing that attracts us to a city and will make a big difference for us when considering a move there. This summer we're going to find out if we can handle the heat and how well we like it there for longer than a few days at a time.

We are a bit spoiled for a small city. Just a few of the things we have available here

On Stage | Des Moines Art Center
Home : The Official Site of the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines
Des Moines Iowa Historic Theater Peforming Arts Rental Live Music Hoyt Sherman Place
Iowa Events Center - Home

There's never a slow time for great entertainment around here.
Always something going on beyond the Las Vegas Strip if you look for it You'll enjoy these Tek...some of my favorites



Nicholas Horn Theater
http://www.csn.edu/PDFFiles/PAC/2012%20Spring%20Events%20Cal2Col.pdf (broken link)


Judy Bayley Theater and Artemus Ham Concert Hall
Performing Arts - University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Starbright Theater
Starbright Theater

Super Summer Theater
Super Summer Theatre | Our 37th Season

Las Vegas Little Theater
Las Vegas Little Theatre: By The Community, For The Community


Las Vegas Philharmonic
The Las Vegas Philharmonic

Nevada Ballet
NBT

Plus all of our other entertainment venues, Cashman Center, Thomas & Mack, Cox Pavilion, etc.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:49 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas
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Then make sure to support it by becoming a Friend of the Smith Center.

The Annual Fund - The Smith Center for the Performing Arts

Thanks for the directive.....I will look into becoming a Friend, although buying lots of concert and program tickets was my "friendly" plan.
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