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Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the weeks of January 7th & 13th...

After a small winter hiatus Laraine has returned with her weekly musical happenings about town. Here are a few concerts for all to enjoy. Make sure to get out and enjoy the best of what Las Vegas has to offer culturally. Music does a body grand!

Have a great and culturally filled week.

Saturday January 12th, 2:00pm
Story, Song, Music(Song), Art and Dance exploring the culture of the Romani People featuring Oksana Marafioti (author of "American Gypsy"), Valeria Sokolova, Zarina Standridge, Elena Pisnaya Wherry and Coral Citron
Winchester Community Center
3130 S. McLeod Dr.
Las Vegas, NV
$12 at door $10 in advance
more info 702 455-7340

Saturday January 12th 8:00pm
Las Vegas Philharmonic Concert
Mozart: Don Giovanni
Sibelius: Violin Concerto featuring two time winner of the
Sphinx Competition; violinist Elena Urioste
Strauss: Death and Transfiguration
Ravel: Bolero
Smith Center Reynolds Hall
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas NV 89106
more info: 702-749-2000http://lvphil.org/concert_schedule/masterworksIII.php

Sunday January 13th 3:00pm
Nevada Chamber Symphony High School String Quartet Competition
Public welcome to watch the principals of the Nevada Chamber Symphony along with Maestro Fernandez
judge the performances and select the "Final Four" award to one winning quartet
Clark County Library
1401 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas NV 89119


Monday January 14th, 7:00pm
Frienze Strings perform Schubert's String Quintet and works by Aaron Ramsey including a world premiere commissioned by the Firenze Strings-group includes
Rebecca Ramsey, Geri Thompson, Hanna Suk, Moonlight Tran and Lindsey Springer joined by special guest Martin Radunz.
Starbright Theater
2215 Thomas W. Ryan Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89134Free and Open to the Public
more info 702-240-1301

Friday January 18th 12:00pm noon
Beijing Trio performs traditional Chinese Music, las vegas based, the ensemble will perform traditional and contemporary music
Jury Assembly Room
Lloyd D. George US Courthouse
333 Las Vegas Blvd. south
Free and Open to the Public, free lunch, or bring your meal

don't forget to bring your photo id! You may not enter without it.
more info: 702-229-3515


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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Brian Paco Alvarez enculturating Las Vegas into the millennium...

posted by Brian Paco Alvarez, Curator and Chronicler of Culture at


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