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Monday, August 29, 2011

The Kaiser Report... Musical happenings for the week of August 29...

Culture week has arrived and we are prepping up for what is expected to be one crazy and exciting First Friday and Labor Day weekend. Here is Laraine Kaiser's weekly report of musical happenings about down.

Have a great week everyone!

Monday August 29th, 10:00pm-1:00am
New Orleans Style Brass-Band Funk
Kyle Overly, Trumpet, Eddie Rich, sax,
David Phillippus, James Nelson, Trombone, Stephen Kunzer, sousaphone, Reggie Johnson, Keyboard
Mark Corbin, drums
Free parking, no cover, should be a great time!
The Arts Factory (Bar and Bistro)
107 East Charleston Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Free and Open to the Public
more info: 702-383-3133

Friday September 2nd, 6:00-10:00pm
First Friday Vegas' Art and Music street festival!
Galleries all open to the public, food and fun!
downtown Las Vegas Arts District
Free and Open to the Public

Saturday September 3rd, 2:00pm
Tony Scodwell and friends including violinist Lauren Cordell and vocalist Lena Prima
Charleston Heights Center
800 S Brush St.
Las Vegas NV 89107
tickets $10 in advance, $15 day of
more info: 229-6383

Saturday September 3rd, 7:30pm
Viola and Piano Recital! Isadora Trinkle, viola and Eugenie Burkett, piano
Bach, Brahms and Schumann
Green Valley Presbyterian Church
1798 Wigwam Pkwy.
Henderson NV 89074
Free and Open to the public
more info: 702-454-8484

Saturday September 3rd, 5:00-10:00pm
NYC Fresh Fest-Power 88
Old school Legends!
Salt n pepa, Kool Moe Dee, Sugar Hill Gang, Whodini, Doug E. Fresh!
Henderson Pavilion
200 S. Green Valley
tickets $39 in advance, $49 day of
more info: 702-267-2171

Saturday September 3rd, 8:00pm
Simon Shaheen and his traditional Arab Orchestra perform a benefit concert of classical Arabic music including oud, violins, kanun, contra-bass, three vocalists and percussionists, these guys are really great!
3060 N. Walnut Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89115
Tickets: general admission $65 Gold Circle $150
proceeds go to the Emergency Medical Relief Fund for the Arab World 
more info: 248-646-3661

Nevada Public Radio
For more information on the Cultural Arts in Las Vegas please visit Nevada Public Radio. NPR has detailed listings of many cultural and civic events hosted by area non-profits click on this linkhttp://www.knpr.org/common/psa/listNEW.cfm and if you are planning an event in the next few months, be sure to get your free listing in Nevada Public Radio's Desert Companion magazine by submitting the information here at http://www.knpr.org/culture/eventaddnew.cfm
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