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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Coffee with Kaizer... Musical happenings for the week of August 19...

Here we have Laraine's weekly update of musical happenings about town. Despite the summer there is still a lot of opportunities to take in the sounds. And by the looks of it there are sounds from all around the worlds this week.

Have a great and culturally filled week everyone!

Thursday August 22nd 7:00pm
Classical Crossover singer Marisa Johnson joined by a
string quartet performs pop songs in an classical (operatic) voice
the event is entitled "En Masse" and is part of "RAW" a local organization helping artists
The Act Nightclub - the Shoppes at the Palazzo
3327 Las Vegas blvd
Las Vegas NV
$15 advance $20 at door
must be 21 and older, must be in "cocktail attire"

Friday-Sunday August 23rd-24th 5:00pm-6pm
Paraguayan Harpist: Mariano Gonzalez
in the beautiful Spring Garden
Bellagio Conservatory (large garden near the front desk, and self parking)Bellagio
3600 Las Vegas Blvd
Las Vegas NV 89109Free and Open to the Public

Saturday August 24th 3:00pm
Traditional Chinese Music by the Ling Hong Li Ensemble featuring
both Chinese folk music and contemporary pop performed on traditional instruments
including the Pipa, ruan, and erhu (plucked and bowed string instruments)
Winchester Cultural Center
3130 McLeod Dr.
Las Vegas NV 89121
Free and Open to the Public
must have a ticket, free at the front desk now!

Saturday August 24th 6:00pm-11pm
Traditional Music, Theater, and Dance of India celebrating the birth of the Hindu god Lord Krishna
featuring the group: "Vrajavadhus Kirtan"
great vegetarian food at 10pm
Las Vegas Govinda Sanctuary (future site)
1325 E. Torino Ave.
Las Vegas NV
Free and Open to the Public

Saturday August 24th 7:30pm
Flute and Piano recital by Anastasia Petanova and Dr. Timothy Hoft
they will perform some beautiful flute sonatas by Poulenc, Prokofiev,
and Strauss
Green Valley Presbyterian Church
1798 Wigwam Pkwy
Henderson NV 89074
Free and Open to the Public, a free will offering will be received

Sunday August 25th 2:30pm
Harp and Guitar recital by harpist Kim Delibero-Glennie and guitarist program includes
"fusion of Baroque, South American, Impressionistic, Modern European, Folk and Improvised Music"
Gateway Arts Foundation
"Hattie's House"
9109 Lazy Hill Circle
Las Vegas NV 89117
$15 limited seating


Friday August 30th 7:30pm
Traditional Music of India by singer Pankaj Udhas
social hour at 6:30pm
Clark County Library
1401 E. Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas NV 89119
$50-$100 "Elite" (with dinner:) $150
email: Amar.s.chadha@gmail.com

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 link http://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/common/psa/listNEW.cfm
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