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Monday, August 06, 2012

The Kaiser Report... Musical happenings for the week of August 6...

Hello and happy Monday all you fabulous and amazing culturally minded individuals! Okay you are probably wondering, "what is Paco on!" Well actually nothing and as a matter of fact I have not even had my morning coffee yet. But with that said it is Monday and the week is a foot so as always here is Laraine Kaiser's weekly update of musical happenings about-town. So take a look and if anything tickles your fancy just go to the show.

Have a great and culturally filled week everyone. 

Everyday 5:00pm-6:00pm
now through September 6th Classical and Jazz Guitarists
Including Classical Guitarist Ricardo Cobo! enjoy the beautiful
Bellagio Conservatory (large beautiful garden near the front desk, and self parking)Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas NV 89109Free and Open to the Public

Monday August 6th, 7:00pm
Green Valley Chamber Music Faculty Concert (please see attached flyer)
Quintet for String Quartet and Guitar by Boccherini; Histoire du Tango for
Flute and Guitar by Piazzolla; and Piano Quartet in Eb K. 49 by
Mozart performed by Alex Treger,
Taras Krysa and Shakeh Goukasian, violins
Basil Vendryes, viola, Andrew Smith, cello Jennifer Grim, flute,
Mykola Suk, Piano and Ricardo Cobo Guitar
UNLV Doc Rando Hall
Beam Music Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info 702 283-0334

Tuesday August 7th, 7:00pm 
Some of the best young Las Vegas musicians perform in a
Chamber Orchestra, program includes Walker,
Bach and Mozart; Taras Krysa, conductor
UNLV Doc Rando Hall
Beam Music Center
4505 S. Maryland Parkway
Las Vegas, NV 89154
Free and Open to the Public
more info 702 283-0334

Thursday August 9th  - Friday August 10th
Nation Flute Association 2011 Competition Winner's Recital:
Jihoon Shin performs Saint-Saens, Taktakishvili, Hue and Mouquet
Caesar's Palace Convention Center (upstairs) Octavius Room- 22
NFA membership is not required for non-flutists"Non-Flutist badge will be issued"
(hint- as a 'non-flutist' you may not bring a flute or participate in any workshops/lectures/readings etc.)
tickets for this event $15, $10 students
available at the NFA Convention Registration: 
Milano room in Ceasars Convention Center
more info http://www.nfaonline.org/Annual-Convention/
there are many more concerts, lectures and exhibits!

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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