The Smith Center

It was a cultural game-changer when it opened in 2012—and remains so to this day.

Best Performing Arts Space: Smith Center for the Performing Arts

It was a cultural game-changer when it opened in 2012—and remains so to this day.

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    “My favorite pieces to watch are the ones that have very limited stories. I like the audience to think for themselves and experience something that ...

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    “If that sounds like fun to you, imagine how it feels for the man who’ll conduct it,” musical director Donato Cabrera says. “I can’t wait.”

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    Sherlock helped open Tenors of Rock, featuring a quintet of talented U.K. vocalists performing classic rock favorites, at Harrah’s Las Vegas in January 2017.

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    The Philharmonic’s Very Vegas Showcase and Michael McDonald’s Venetian shows.

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    Director Darko Tresnjak remembers reading a biography of the last Russian tsar while suffering through pneumonia as a child in Yugoslavia, and becoming fascinated by ...

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    ‘Rattlesnakes’ at Majestic Rep, and Sin City Opera’s 10th anniversary.

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    He’s one of the most prolific and influential figures to ever a) touch a mic; b) jump onscreen; c) advocate for prison reform; d) pen ...

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    The co-creator of local music institution and touring tribute sensation Yellow Brick Road is a full-time Las Vegan again.

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    His fans know him best as a repeat champion on “Dancing With the Stars” and more recently as a judge on Jennifer Lopez’s NBC series ...

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    The Las Vegas Philharmonic closes its 20th season with some Beethoven.

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    James Taylor kicks off his Colosseum run, plus Downtown Summerlin hosts GREENFest.

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    “We live in such an alienated culture. We avoid those closest to us, and that makes sense, because it tends to go awry. It’s good ...

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    Also: The Vagina Monologues at the Space and the Mob Museum’s anniversary celebration.

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    A new exhibit brings alien worlds and androids to the Discovery Children’s Museum.

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    Music from King Ibu, Pine Hill Haints and two Mexican folk acts.

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