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Best Choices: Bruno Mars, ‘Charm & & the Beast,’ ‘Soundtrack’ and more for your Las Vegas weekend


Matt Sayles/ Assocaited Press Bruno Mars and Cardi B perform” Finesse “at the 60th yearly Grammy Awards at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, in New York.

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. There are many fascinating alternatives worth mixing into your well balanced Vegas home entertainment diet plan this weekend, including Latin music and dance for an excellent cause, a new show from two names you know and the Nevada Ballet Theatre’s take on a classic.

RISING: An ADVANTAGE FOR PUERTO RICO Acid Rock Live Las Vegas– the Hard Rock CafĂ© on the Strip throughout from the Park– turns its monthly Latin music night into a fundraising concert to benefit post-hurricane Puerto Rico thanks to the Stardust Foundation and acclaimed Puerto Rican pop artist Melissa Otero. Signing Up With Otero are 15-year-old vocalist Adiel Torres and entertainers from Long Island’s Martinez Dance Studio. Feb. 16, info at < a href="

http://www.hardrock.com/live/locations/lasvegas/calendar.aspx?category=-1&date=2/16/2018&display=event&eventid=760457″ target=” _ blank “> hardrock.com. BRUNO MARS Bruno goes back to his Park Theater residency this weekend a little heavier than the last time he played Vegas; the 6 Grammy Awards he won in January are a lot to bring. Feb. 16-17 and 19, details at mgmresorts.com.” SOUNDTRACK “The most recent and most main collaboration in between 2 of the best-known performers in Las Vegas– Clint Holmes and Earl Turner– opened on Valentine’s Day. This high-energy show provides ample space to this set of diverse entertainers to pay tribute to their greatest influences like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Prince, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. And because “Soundtrack” is presented in the renowned International Theater at the Westgate, anticipate an Elvis number, too. The show performs at 7 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays. Feb. 16-17, info at westgatedestinations.com. Associated content

HENDERSON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA For more than 25 years, the Henderson Chamber orchestra has actually thrived as a growing group of volunteer artists, board members and donors. This weekend’s event consists of a pre-show supper, a meet-and-greet with conductor Alexandra Arrieche and a performance of Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Scheherazade” at the Grand Occasions Center at Green Valley Cattle Ranch Resort. Feb. 17, information at stationcasinoslive.com.

BEAUTY AND THE MONSTER With music by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreography by Lew Christensen, the Nevada Ballet Theatre premiere of “Appeal and the Beast” will exist at The Smith Center’s Reynolds Hall at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday plus an evening performance at 7 p.m. Saturday. This promises to be one of NBT’s most aesthetically magnificent pieces yet. Feb. 17-18, info at nevadaballet.org.

Vegas veterans Clint Holmes and Earl Turner team up for brand-new show ‘Soundtrack’.


Christopher DeVargas Clint Holmes and Earl Turner are co-headliners a brand-new program called Soundtrack which opens at Westgate on Feb. 14.


KUNV Radio’s Got a Soundtrack for Rebels

Prepare yourself to place on those earphones, strut down UNLV’s Academic Mall, and dance like no one is looking in Pida Plaza– courtesy of the specially curated UNLV Back to School playlist on Spotify.

KUNV Radio’s trainee DJs assembled the mix of hip hop, indie, classic rock, and pop to catch the state of mind of campus, impart some knowledge to fellow Rebels, or honor our history. Obviously, The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside” is a nod to UNLV alumnus Ronnie Vannucci, who utilized to sneak his band into Ham Fine Arts for practice before they achieved global success.

DJ Monserrath Hernandez chose Blink 182’s “Disappearing to College,” to send a message to incoming students. It’s a 1999 tune about a sweetheart writing to his girlfriend at the end of high school. “I thought it was a great way to start the term. It’s my in 2015 here so the tune is bittersweet,” stated Hernandez, a journalism major who handles KUNV’s The Rebel-HD2 station and hosts the show “Los Punks.”

She completed the playlist with the last song, “Sweet Child O’ Mine” by Guns N’ Roses because she hopes trainees know “everything will be OKAY” whenever they deal with difficulties.

Isaiah Thomas, a junior journalism major, selected “Commitment” by Kendrick Lamar featuring Rihanna. Thomas is the host of “Rebel Rebound” on The Rebel-HD2 and values Lamar’s talent to tell stories through his lyrics and calls him the “best in the video game.”

“I close my eyes and I can feel the bass of the music,” Thomas stated. He likewise picked Queen’s “Bohemian Rhapsody” for anybody travelling to school. (Write’s note: please exercise safe owning steps if choosing to start carpool karaoke to “Bohemian Rhapsody” or anything by Queen– simply stating).

Laurents Banuelos-Benite, a graduate student in journalism, selected New Found Splendor’s “My Buddies Over You,” from the album “Sticks and Stones.”

“It’s one of my favorite songs, preferred bands. It’s my go-to- album for a great deal of things,” Banuelos-Benite said. “It’s about sticking to individuals who came up with you, who have existed to support you.”

The student DJs also asked Greenspun College of Urban Affairs Dean Robert. R. Ulmer to choose a song. Bruce Springsteen’s “Thunder Roadway,” he said, “has to do with setting out on a new course in life and the chances, and the uncertainties that feature it.” In other words, it has to do with making your method as a Rebel.