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Silent Film Classic On the Big Screen Again

Silent Film Classic On the Big Screen Again

The City of Henderson is showing a silver screen classic Friday night how was intended to be shown with a live orchestra.

"City Lights", the 1931 silent film starring Charlie Chaplin, will be shown at the Henderson Pavilion accompanied by the music of the Henderson Symphony Orchestra. The orchestra will synchronize the films musical score and sound effects live. 

"City Lights" is one of the noted films of the era. It has been named the best romantic film by the American Film Institute. It has been chosen for preservation by the Library of Congress. It is known as Chaplin's most commercially successful films.

The show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the Henderson Pavilion. 

Outdoor Movies Return at The District

Outdoor Movies Return at The District


The fifth season of The District’s popular outdoor movie screening series, The Outdoor Picture Show, presents free movies under the stars that the whole family can enjoy. 

Screenings take place at 8 pm every Friday and Saturday at dusk through October at The Green, located adjacent to Whole Foods Market. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets to sit on, and picnic baskets with snacks to enjoy. Complimentary popcorn is provided.

Upcoming movies include:

  • Fri. June 3 - Astro Boy (PG)
  • Sat. June 4 - Hook (PG)
  • Fri. June 10 - The Wizard of Oz (G)
  • Sat. June 11 - Yogi Bear (PG)
  • Fri. June 17 - Shrek Forever After (PG)
  • Sat. June 18 - Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG)
  • Fri. June 24 - The Goonies (PG)
  • Sat. June 25 - Letters to Juliet (PG)
  • Fri. July 1 - Alpha and Omega (PG)
  • Sat. July 2 - Rudy (PG)

Students Reenact Civil War Battle

Students Reenact Civil War Battle

Students from Burkholder Middle School got a chance to walk in the shoes of history on Friday morning.

Design a Grocery Bag to Win at Fresh & Easy

Ten people will win $100 gift cards and one grand winner will get groceries for a year from Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market through the company’s Design-A-Bag contest.

The contest runs now through May 15 for California, Nevada and Arizona residents 13 years and over. They must submit an original design for the next Fresh & Easy reusable bag and a panel of judges will choose 10 finalists – each of whom will receive $100 gift cards for their efforts.

From the top 10, the winner will be selected by a group of customers called “Friends of Fresh & Easy.” The winning design will be made into a reusable bag and sold in all Fresh & Easy stores. The winner will get the grand prize of a year’s supply of groceries.

Performances for Kids Hit Downtown This Summer

Performances for Kids Hit Downtown This Summer

A number of exciting children’s performances will take place downtown this summer.

The city of Las Vegas will present concerts and theatre especially for children of all ages this July at the Charleston Heights Arts Center and at the downtown Historic Fifth Street School.

Tickets are priced at $3 per person or $10 for a family four-pack for each of the four events. Large group discounts are available. Purchase tickets online at www.artslasvegas.org. For more information or to purchase tickets by telephone, call 229-6383 or 229-3515.

  • Leland Faulkner will perform his “World of Wonder” show at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 6, at the Charleston Heights Arts Center at 800 S. Brush St. The “World of Wonder” is theatre designed for the whole family — a show that combines the amazing and lost art of shadowgraphs (hand shadows), comedy, a mime's skill, an actor’s imagination and the conjuror's craft.

Rucker Playing Outdoors at Sunset Station

The Hootie and the Blowfish frontman goes country at Sunset Station.

You probably won't drive to the Silverton by accident, but just in case you're looking for Darius Rucker ... don't.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Nevada State College to Host iPhone Photography Exhibit

Nevada State College to Host iPhone Photography Exhibit

“Vegas from the Hip,” a photography exhibit of 99 images of Las Vegas all shot with iPhones and the Hipstamatic app, will open at Nevada State College at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 29.

Gregory Robinson, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Nevada State College coordinated the exhibit and selected 99 images from 41 photographers for the display.  The exhibit was funded with a grant from the Nevada Arts Council.

WHAT: Opening of “Vegas from the Hip,” a photography exhibit of iPhone images of Las Vegas taken with the Hipstamatic app

WHERE: Nevada State College Library - Henderson Branch, 303 S. Water St. (BW2 building), Henderson, Nev., 89015

WHEN: Friday, April 29 from 5 p.m.