Tag Archives: carries

Verba Shadow Theatre Carries Out at UNLV April 27

The UNLV Performing Arts Center invites the Verba Shadow Theatre– established in 2010 — at 7:30 p.m., April 27, in Artemus Ham Auditorium. The entertainers bring worlds to you using just their bodies, props, and light. From the Ukraine, they have been finalists in television talent displays in the Ukraine, Russia, Poland, and Germany.

Shadow is the universal language of interaction. Imagining numerous topics– drawn from life or existing in books and films– the stars transfer the audience to a new truth, providing the chance to be amazed, to rejoice, understand, and show.

Tickets

Tickets to the Verba Shadow Theatre are $50, $40, $30, $20, and can be acquired through the Carrying out Arts Center ticket officeor by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ). Trainee rush tickets are $10 each (not inclusive of the facilities charge) and available one hour prior to each occasion, based on accessibility and with valid student ID. UNLV professors and personnel discount rates also are readily available.

A $1.50 centers fee, in addition to the ticket rate, is charged on all Carrying out Arts Center tickets. Package office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

About the PAC

The UNLV Performing Arts Center is Southern Nevada’s very first home for the arts: it opened in 1976 and commemorates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a range of efficiencies and events and is home to productions provided by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC also is pleased to host various Clark County School District Fine Arts festivals and performances.

Seattle Symphony Carries Out April 5 in Honor of UNLV'' s 60th Anniversary

The UNLV Carrying Out Arts Center is happy to present the Seattle Symphony– featuring Jeremy Denk, piano, and Ludovic Morlot, music director– as the Charles Vanda Memorial Show in honor of UNLV’s 60th anniversary at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 5, in Artemus Ham Concert Hall. The performance includes Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 and Sibelius’ Symphony No. 2.

The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading chamber orchestra and is globally acclaimed for its innovative programming and substantial recording history. Under the management of Morlot since September 2011, the symphony is heard by more than 500,000 individuals through live efficiencies and radio broadcasts, and its extensive education and community engagement programs reach more than 65,000 children and grownups each year. The Seattle Symphony has a deep commitment to brand-new music, commissioning lots of works by living authors each season. The orchestra has actually made almost 150 recordings and has actually received two Grammy Awards, 21 Grammy elections, two Emmy Awards, and many other awards. In 2014 the symphony introduced its internal recording label, Seattle Symphony Media.

Tickets

Tickets to the Seattle Symphony are $70, $55, $40, $25, and can be acquired through the Carrying out Arts Center ticket officeor by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ). Student rush tickets are $10 each (not inclusive of the centers fee) and available one hour prior to each occasion, based upon accessibility and with valid trainee ID. UNLV faculty and personnel discount rates also are readily available.

A $1.50 facilities cost, in addition to the ticket cost, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets. Package workplace is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

About the PAC

The UNLV Performing Arts Center is Southern Nevada’s very first home for the arts: it opened in 1976 and commemorates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a range of efficiencies and events and is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC also is pleased to host numerous Clark County School District Fine Arts festivals and concerts.

Montreal Guitar Trio Carries Out at UNLV Dec. 1

The Montreal Guitar Trio (MG3) goes back to the UNLV Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, in the Doc Rando Recital Hall of the Beam Music Center. The performance is sponsored by Dr. Mitchell and Pearl Forman.

Explained by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation as the “hottest” guitar ensemble in Canada, MG3 has rapidly developed itself as a force to be reckoned with, along with an interactive force in numerous musical types. For more than 20 years, the trio’s virtuosity, rigor, creativity, and remarkable phase existence have been winning over audiences worldwide. The trio, composed of guitarists Sébastien Dufour, Glenn Lévesque, and Marc Morin, has offered hundreds of shows in a few of the most prestigious places across The United States and Canada, Europe, New Zealand, and Australia, including the legendary Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and the BB King Blues Club in New York City City.

Tickets to MG3 are $45 and can be bought onlineor by calling at the Performing Arts Center ticket office at 702-895-ARTS (2787 ). Trainee rush tickets are $10 each and readily available one hour prior to each event with valid trainee I.D. UNLV faculty and staff discounts likewise are offered. The box workplace is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Details about all of the season’s efficiencies can be found on the Performing Arts Center site.

About the PAC

The UNLV Carrying Out Arts Center is Southern Nevada’s first home for the arts: it opened in 1976 and commemorates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a variety of efficiencies and events and is home to productions provided by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC likewise is delighted to host various Clark County School District arts festivals and performances.

Premier Guys'' s Vocal Ensemble Cantus Carries Out at UNLV Nov. 3

The UNLV Performing Arts Center is proud to invite Cantus– the premier males’s U.S. vocal ensemble (Fanfare)– at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in their debut Las Vegas performance. They will be joined onstage by the Green Valley High School Choir.

Cantus– Jacob Christopher, tenor; Zachary Colby, tenor; Adam Fieldson, tenor; Chris Foss, bass; David Geist, baritone; Matthew Goinz, baritone; Samuel Green, bass; and Paul Scholtz, tenor– engages audiences in a meaningful music experience and makes sure the future of ensemble singing by mentoring young vocalists and educators. Cantus wased established on the suitables of collective music-making: The ensemble collaborates to reach brand-new levels of creative excellence, innovation, and audience engagement. Their vision is to give voice to shared human experiences.

Tickets

Tickets to Cantus are $50, $40, $30, $20, and can be bought through the Performing Arts Center ticket officeor by calling 702-895-ARTS (2787 ). Trainee rush tickets are $10 each (not inclusive of the centers charge) and offered one hour prior to each event, based on schedule and with valid trainee ID. UNLV faculty and staff discounts also are offered.

A $1.50 facilities fee, in addition to the ticket cost, is charged on all Performing Arts Center tickets. Package office is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

About the PAC

The UNLV Carrying Out Arts Center is Southern Nevada’s first house for the arts: it opened in 1976 and celebrates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a variety of efficiencies and occasions and is home to productions presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC also is pleased to host various Clark County School District Fine Arts celebrations and performances.

Acclaimed Guitar player Ricardo Cobo Carries out Oct. 20

Ricardo Cobo, one of the world’s supreme virtuosi of the brand-new classic guitar generation, carries out as part of the UNLV Performing Arts Center season at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, in the Doc Rando Recital Hall of the Beam Music Center. Celebrated around the world for his enthusiastic and enchanting efficiencies, he remains in high demand as a soloist, speaker, and taping artist.

Cobo debuted professionally at age 17 with the Orquesta Filarmonica de Bogota (Colombia), and was the very first Hispanic to win consecutive rewards at the Guitar Structure of America International Competition. He returns with unique guests to carry out Tangos y Sones Cubanos. Sones cubanos originated in Cuba in the 1920s, and tangos are the music from the popular dance.

Tickets to Ricardo Cobo are $45 and can be bought online or by calling at the Performing Arts Center ticket office at 702-895-ARTS (2787). Trainee rush tickets are $10 each and readily available one hour prior to each occasion with valid trainee I.D. UNLV faculty and personnel discount rates also are offered. Package workplace is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Info about all of the season’s performances can be found on the Performing Arts Center site.

About the PAC

The UNLV Carrying out Arts Center is Southern Nevada’s first home for the arts: it opened in 1976 and celebrates its 42nd season this year. It hosts a range of performances and events and is the home of productions provided by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, UNLV School of Music, UNLV Dance, Desert Chorale, and the Southern Nevada Musical Arts Society. The UNLV PAC also is delighted to host various Clark County School District fine arts festivals and concerts.

Texas carries out inmate for Dallas law enforcement officer’s 2001 death

Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015|5:34 p.m.

Click to enlarge photo

Licho Escamilla

HUNTSVILLE, Texas– A Texas male already being sought for a next-door neighbor’s slaying when he eliminated a Dallas policeman outside a club was executed Wednesday.

Licho Escamilla was put to death for the November 2001 death of Christopher Kevin James who was aiming to break up a brawl including Escamilla. The 33-year-old detainee was pronounced dead at 6:31 p.m. CDT– 18 minutes after the lethal injection started.

Escamilla became the 24th founded guilty killer performed this year in the United States. Texas has represented 12 of the executions.

Prior to dying, Escamilla looked at the killed officer’s child, who was seated a couple of feet away watching through a window, and informed her: “God bless your heart.”

He relied on his relatives watching through another window and stated he enjoyed them and everybody who supported him.

“Pope Francis, God’s youngsters has asked the state of Texas to change my death sentence to life in prison,” he said. “But the state of Texas has refused to listen to God’s youngsters.

“They will have to take that up with God,” he included.

He took 2 breaths as the sedative pentobarbital took effect, then became still. His sibling sobbed and shrieked for God not to take him.

The rumbling of motorbikes could be heard outside the jail where cyclists supporting the penalty had actually gathered.

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to evaluate his case recently and no added appeals were filed as his execution neared. The Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles on Monday chose against a reprieve and clemency.

James and 3 other uniformed officers were working off-duty when the brawl started. Escamilla took out a gun and opened fire on the officers as they attempted to end the battle.

The bullets from his 9 mm semi-automatic handgun struck James twice, knocking him to the ground. Escamilla then calmly approached the officer and fired three more shots into the back of his head before running and exchanging shots with other officers, witnesses stated. A 2nd officer wounded in the shootout made it through.

A wounded Escamilla was arrested as he tried to carjack a truck.

About a half-dozen Dallas policeman stood at attention and saluted as relatives of the killed officer entered the prison in Huntsville ahead of the execution.

“It’s taken longer than we would have liked,” Frederick Frazier, first vice president of the Dallas Police Association, said.

He stated he and others showed up to support James and make sure he’s born in mind for the work he did. While officers know they’re risking their lives every day, James’ death has been challenging for them due to the fact that of how it occurred, Frazier included.

James, 34, had earned lots of commendations during his nearly 7 years on the Dallas police force after finishing at the top of his cadet class. He was working the off-duty security task to make extra money so he and his new other half could buy a home.

Escamilla was 19 at the time of the officer’s killing and a warrant had actually been released for him in the shooting death of a West Dallas next-door neighbor almost 3 weeks previously.

Escamilla’s trial attorneys informed jurors he was accountable for James’ slaying however argued it didn’t merit a death sentence since James had not been formally on responsibility, implying the criminal activity didn’t qualify as a capital murder.

He was sentenced to death in October 2002. At his trial in Dallas, Escamilla got a water pitcher off the defense table and threw it at the jury as the judge was reading his sentence.

Escamilla likewise began kicking and hitting people and concealed under the table up until he was suppressed by deputies who triggered an electronic stun belt he was putting on.

Testament showed Escamilla bragged to lifesaver who were treating his wounds that he had actually eliminated an officer and injured another which he ‘d be out of jail in 2 Days. He also confessed to the slaying throughout a television interview from jail.

Clinton carries out well in dispute despite strong showings by Sanders and O’Malley

Image

Steve Marcus

Prospect Hillary Rodham Clinton stands onstage during the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015|10:56 p.m.

CNN’s Democratic governmental dispute
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, left, gets an appreciative handshake from former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the CNN Democratic Presidential Debate at the Wynn Las Vegas Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015. Clinton offered her hand to Sanders after he said Launch slideshow “

Study: Who won the Democratic governmental dispute?

Hillary Rodham Clinton went into Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate at the Wynn Las Vegas as the front-runner for the nomination. She did nothing to hurt her status.

And when the argument ended, she kept marketing.

Minutes after she discussed Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and others on problems such as weapon control, the economy and the Patriot Act, the former secretary of state come by a watch celebration at the Wynn to greet supporters. They praised and stood on chairs to take images of her, continuing the loud joy during and after an unscripted two-minute speech.

Clinton appeared to be in control and positive in her project, just as she did during the argument.

“I’m informing you today, we’re going to keep working toward the caucus, and we’re going to end up more people than they’ve ever seen,” Clinton informed the group. “After we win that, we’re going to take a day off, then we’re going to begin working to make sure Nevada is blue and that we elect a Democratic senator to prosper Harry Reid and choose some more Democratic members of Congress.”

Despite perky debate challenges from Sanders and previous Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley, Clinton provided voters no reasons to abandon her campaign. It was uncertain whether her performance had actually avoided an entrance by Vice President Joe Biden into the race, however if he were waiting for her to slip up, he discovered nothing to acquire Tuesday night.

In a minute that encapsulated the argument, Sanders stated he was fed up with Republican-led questions of Clinton’s handling of emails in her tenure as secretary of state. “Enough with the emails,” Sanders stated. Clinton chuckled and reached out to shake his hand.

Regardless of sharp distinction on some concerns, that was the primary tenor of the very first Democratic argument: a genial unwillingness by Clinton’s 2 closest oppositions to dramatically slam the former first lady.

“There’s no concern that Hillary won,” said Nevada Congresswoman Dina Titus, who has backed Clinton. “She’s a progressive who can get things done.”

In lots of methods, that do not have of separation on financial issues suggests that numerous years after its prime time, the Occupy motion has prospered in shifting the party to the left on problems of earnings inequality and regulation of financial institutions. Clinton has actually transferred to the left on numerous problems, most recently in shifting her position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Sanders went into the dispute seeking to show his brand of progressive politics might attract voters beyond his core of support. Sanders, who sometimes strolled the line in between being energetic and strident, played well with his base, but he may not have made sufficient inroads to moderate voters. The 2 tangled early on the questions of industrialism and socialism, before mainly avoiding direct exchanges.

“Our campaign-finance system is corrupt and undermining American democracy,” he said.

Opposing surrogates wasted no time at all in pressing back versus Sanders. Judy Chu, a Clinton campaign spokeswoman, slammed Sanders after the argument, saying his proposals needed a “cost estimate.”

Dan Hayes, an O’Malley spokesperson, stated Sanders was not going to take on the National Rifle Association, highlighting a sharp exchange between the 2 males on gun control. Sanders and O’Malley invested more time contending each other than with the front-runner, with each wishing to position himself as the leading alternative must she stumble.

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb and previous Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee did little to highly position themselves with voters who have mainly ignored the campaigns.

Chafee stumbled in defending votes for the repeal of Glass-Steagall and the Patriot Act, positions he has subsequently repudiated. Webb hung out grumbling about the debate guidelines and, at one point, narrating about eliminating an enemy soldier in combat that seemed to fail with the crowd.

After the debate, former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman said he was dissatisfied with the debate, adding that “all they speak about is problems. Nobody provides solutions.”

North Las Vegas Councilman Isaac Barron disagreed, saying, “Right here we saw hope. They were offering options that appear genuine. That’s what democracy is all about: civil discourse, not informing people to stop talking and sit down.”

Barron, who supports Clinton, added, “That’s not what the students find out about in my federal government class. I was extremely heartened.”

After the dispute, O’Malley said that he was happy with his performance, where the governor who severely tracks in the surveys appeared to spend more time scraping with Sanders over concerns such as gun control than in directly confronting the front-runner.

“I don’t dislike Hillary,” O’Malley stated after the debate, adding the he plans to perform highly in Nevada’s early nominating caucuses.

Las Vegas supporters of both Clinton and Sanders think their prospect fared the best in the debate.

More Protection

“She’s got truly excellent poise and experience,” North Las Vegas resident Christopher Garcia stated.

Numerous Clinton supporters, who had actually participated in a Clinton view celebration at the Wynn, felt the prospects discovered unity during the dispute and entered much deeper policy discussions. Throughout the dispute, Clinton advocates praised numerous times at remarks Sanders made about the middle class, raising the base pay and income inequality.

“It had not been such as a debate. It resembled finding common ground,” Las Vegas resident Leonard Sabar said. “The Republican disputes were more like a married couple getting separated.”

Sarah Putnam of Las Vegas, a Sanders advocate, said he was “constant” which Clinton had “flip-flopped” excessive on the issues.

“At first, I was enamored of a woman being president,” Putnam said. “But then I recognized I ‘d rather have a guy that’s consistent.”

National Nurses United backed Sanders and nurses from numerous states took a trip to Las Vegas to rally for Sanders on Tuesday afternoon. The union also hosted a watch celebration for Sanders advocates at the Wynn. RoseAnn DeMoro, its executive director, stated after the dispute that Sanders was “talking to the 99 percent.”

Whether that sufficed for Sanders to continue his strong obstacle to Clinton stays to be seen.

Missouri carries out guy for 15-year-old lady’s 1989 killing

Image

Missouri Department of Corrections through AP

This April 22, 2014, file photo supplied by the Missouri Department of Corrections reveals Roderick Nunley.

Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015|8:15 p.m.

BONNE TERRE, Mo.– A man who spent almost 25 years on Missouri’s death row was performed Tuesday for the kidnapping, rape and stabbing death of a 15-year-old girl.

Roderick Nunley, 50, became the sixth death row prisoner to be put to death in Missouri this year. Throughout the execution, his breathing became labored for a few seconds. He briefly opened his mouth before ending up being still.

He was pronounced dead at 9:09 p.m. CDT.

“Despite openly admitting his guilt to the court, it has actually taken 25 years to get him to the execution chamber,” Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster said in a statement. “Nunley’s case offers a textbook example revealing why society is so annoyed with a system that has become too cumbersome.”

Ann Harrison’s disappearance and death haunted the Kansas City area in March 1989. She was waiting for a school bus on her driveway, 20 lawns from her front door, when Nunley and Michael Taylor drove by in a taken automobile and made the spur-of-the-moment choice to snatch her.

Her body was found in the trunk of the deserted car three days later on.

Both men were sentenced to death in 1991. Taylor was carried out in 2013.

Of 20 executions nationally in 2015, all but four have actually been in Missouri and Texas. Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon on Tuesday denied a clemency demand for Nunley, submitted by capital punishment challengers, asserting that racial bias contributed in the case due to the fact that a district attorney refused a plea offer that would have given Nunley life in prison without parole.

Nunley was black, as was Taylor, while the victim was white.

The united state Supreme Court, on the other hand, denied numerous appeals from Nunley’s attorney, consisting of one claiming that the death penalty totals up to harsh and unusual punishment.

Retired Kansas City detective Pete Edlund stated the only thing harsh and uncommon was how long Nunley and Taylor continued to be on death row.

“They simply take forever to do the deed,” Edlund informed The Associated Press. “The hold-up in performing these 2 is just nuts since it didn’t have anything to do with their guilt. It was legal gibberish nonsense.”

According to prosecutors, Nunley and Taylor binged on drug and took an automobile in the pre-dawn hours of March 22, 1989. At one point, a law enforcement officer from bordering Lee’s Top went after the vehicle however was cancelled by a manager when the stolen car crossed into Kansas City.

Later on that early morning, the males were driving around Kansas City when they saw Ann, her school books and flute on the ground beside her.

“They were simply travelling and she’s out at the driveway waiting for the school bus,” Edlund stated.

The girl’s mother had stepped inside to obtain a younger child all set for school. When she heard the bus, she looked outdoors. The books and flute were still there, but Ann was gone.

“She understood something was incorrect,” Edlund said.

Taylor and Nunley had actually grabbed the girl and taken her to Nunley’s mom’s home. She was raped and sodomized, then stabbed consistently in the stomach and neck.

Taylor and Nunley put the lady’s body in the trunk of the stolen vehicle, then deserted it in a residential area. The body was found 3 days later on.

Edlund said the case was broken months later on when a male in jail for break-in– and looking for a $10,000 reward in the case– turned in Taylor and Nunley. Both males confessed, and some of Ann’s hair was discovered in carpeting at the home where the criminal activity happened.

Edlund said Ann’s daddy was a previous reserve officer with the Authorities Department, and her uncle was a Kansas City officer.

“To everybody, she was part of our police household,” Edlund stated. “That made it much more vital that we address the case.”

Images: Ciara carries out, toasts brand-new cd ‘Jackie’ at Drai’s atop Cromwell

Image

Chase Stevens/ KabikPhotoGroup.com

Ciara performs at Drai’s on Friday, June 5, 2015, atop the Cromwell.

Sunday, June 7, 2015|9:31 p.m.

Ciara at Drai’s
Ciara performs at Drai's on Friday, June 5, 2015, atop the Cromwell.Introduce slideshow “

Click to enlarge photo

Ciara carries out at Drai’s on Friday, June 5, 2015, atop the Cromwell.

Vocalist Ciara performed a fierce performance Friday night at Drai’s Club atop the Cromwell while partner Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson danced the night away to her greatest hits, from her “Goodies” to her latest single “I Wager.”

Before the sold-out performance, Ciara commemorate backstage with friends and was presented with a cake celebrating her existing tour and the release of her sixth studio cd, “Jackie.” When she struck the phase, partygoers emerged in cheers as she began with the title track from her new cd.

The performance at Drai’s included Ciara with her band, backup dancers, LED light show and her hits through the years including “1, 2 Step,” “Like A Kid,” “Body Celebration,” “Oh” and more.

Three highlights included an earnest performance of “I Bet,” a heart-pounding remix of “Goodies” and her own take on Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliot’s “Lose Control,” which originally included Ciara. Ciara’s dance steps were on full display throughout the look.

While carrying out at Drai’s, Ciara took pleasure in the Boulevard Suite at the Cromwell. Ciara has another month of the “Jackie Tour,” her first headlining trip in six years that wraps in Greater london on July 5.

Ciara’s performance belonged to Drai’s Live, a full-length show series at Drai’s Beach Club + Nightclub. Drai’s Live this inaugural season has actually consisted of The Weeknd, Chris Brown, Chromeo, Tyga, Big Sean, Capital Cities, Iggy Azalea, Tinashe, J. Cole and more.

Our thanks to Chase Stevens of Kabik Picture Group for his image gallery of Ciara.

Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s entertainment and luxury senior editor and has been a journalist for almost 20 years.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous popularity” has been a reporter for more than 50 years and has invested the past 15 years giving readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play ground.

Follow Sun Entertainment + Luxury Senior citizen Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

Follow Robin Leach on Twitter at Twitter.com/ Robin_Leach.

Drai’s.
3595 Las Vegas Blvd South Las Vegas, NV.

The Strip.
Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89109.