December 6, 2022


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Curtain Up: The Composers Showcase, Love for Skye, Dave Chappelle and more Vegas showbiz news

Composers Showcase

Christopher DeVargas

Keith Thompson will choose the Composers Showcase back to Notoriety Live this week for a unique anniversary event.

Updated Friday, April 23, 2021 | eight:thirty a.m.

This month marks the initially anniversary of the TCS Leisure Community Aid Fund, developed by composer and producer Keith Thompson to aid local carrying out arts marketplace workers in need during the pandemic as an extension of the nonprofit Composers Showcase he co-launched in 2006. This week also marks the 15th anniversary of the Composers Showcase, a Las Vegas entertainment institution that enables artists the possibility to existing unique product to a supportive viewers, most not long ago and frequently at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center. While the Smith Center continues to be shut, TCS has taken up at Notoriety Live downtown at Neonopolis, and a massive anniversary exhibit is set for April 27 at 7:thirty p.m. to raise even much more revenue for the community aid fund (it’s already tallied much more than $one hundred fifty,000) and rejoice the longevity and resiliency of this exclusive celebration.

“A calendar year ago, I could not have imagined that we would even now be battling just to endure now, a whole calendar year later, with some light at the conclusion of the tunnel and no definite conclusion in sight,” Thompson reported in a statement. “Our Vegas carrying out arts household is so generous with their time, expertise, passion and artistry, it has been a pleasure to make this hard work to give back to this amazing community who have given so considerably to the Composers Showcase for a lot of a long time. It has been an amazing journey, and I hope we can retain it going.”

Tuesday’s lineup at Notoriety includes Clint Holmes, Vita Corimbi-Drew, Chadwick Johnson, Dr. Mark Wherry, Enoch Augustus Scott, “Cocktail Cabaret” cast users Niki Scalera, Maren Wade, Eric Jordan Young and Ron Remke, furthermore Justin Young and Chloe Watson. Confined tickets are $26 and the livestream price tag is $20, obtainable at

The local arts and entertainment community is coming jointly in yet another way this week to guidance for one of its own. “Love for Skye: The Gala Concert” is set for April 26 at eight p.m. at the Area and $fifty tickets are obtainable at The exhibit will raise resources to gain singer Skye Dee Miles, who is dealing with money strain and the sudden death of her mother. Miles is a regular at the Area, routinely donating her time and artwork to the Mondays Dim organization, and she was a resident performer at the Cosmopolitan’s Rose. Rabbit. Lie. until that venue’s current closure. The gain exhibit is structured by her mates and fellow performers Jassen Allen, Mikalah Gordon, Michelle Johnson, Tanya Popovich and Lily Arce, and people who would like to assistance can also do so at

That’s just one of a lot of shows coming up at the Area. The DLUX Puppets musical presentation of “Alice in Wonderland” hits the phase for two shows on Saturday all-star typical rock tribute outfit First Chaos returns to perform the Eagles’ legendary “Hotel California” album front-to-back on April thirty as you know from listening to this week’s Sun on the Strip podcast, John Lloyd Young is taking requests and only requests on Could 1 and the David Perrico Pop Strings Orchestra delivers a tribute to Disney to the Area on Could two that includes that dynamic large band backing vocalists Lily Arce, Fletch Walcott, Serena Henry, Noybel Gorgoy, Lorena Peril, Francesca Camus, Christine Shebeck, Autumn Grayce, Lauren Ashlee and Mark Shunock. Find all the ticket and livestream info proper in this article.

In other places this weekend, the Nevada Space is on observe for its soft opening with Amanda King on Sunday while sister venue the Vegas Space — both equally are at Professional Center on East Sahara — presents Brett Pruneau singing tonight and Ashley Fuller onstage Saturday night and Sunday afternoon. The Bronx Wanderers are back in Vegas and actively playing the Italian American Club Sunday. Michael Monge is singing at the Piazza Lounge at the Tuscany. And this weekend’s Strip comeback exhibit of observe is the highly noteworthy Penn & Teller at the Rio.

A lot more large Strip shows were introduced this week: Dave Chappelle and Buddies is set for the MGM Grand Yard Arena on July two and tickets are on sale nowadays at 10 a.m. at Los Angeles Azules joins the slate of major Latin artists returning to Las Vegas for Mexican Independence Day weekend as the band’s 40 Años Tour stops at Zappos Theater at Earth Hollywood on September 12 Styx has included a third exhibit to its September run at the Venetian Theatre on September 24 following concerts on the 25th and twenty sixth marketed out and Usher has tacked on six August shows to his new residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace that opens July 16. Individuals additional dates are August four, 6, 7, eleven, 13 and 14 and tickets will be on sale April 29.

The postponed St. Jude’s Rach for Young children “There’s No Position Like Hope” gala is set for Could 1, an in-human being and virtual celebration to gain the charity’s cash marketing campaign to establish the Healing Center, a one-of-a-sort residential procedure center for boy or girl victims of intercourse trafficking. It will be held at the Venetian Ballroom starting up at five p.m., hosted by singer and model Jennifer Lier and that familiar boldface title, Clint Holmes, with further entertainment presented by Social Cirkish. For tickets and information, pay a visit to

A new comedy exhibit is popping up downtown. “Really don’t Inform Comedy” at the Yard at Fergusons Downtown is set to start on Could 23 with foods and beverages complementing stand-up performances at the refurbished Fremont East motel. For much more info, pay a visit to