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Boulder City Library Brings Unique Presentation of 'A Christmas Carol' to the Stage


The Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol" is an integral part of the holiday season.

Now, the story of Ebenezer Scrooge's transformation is coming to a Boulder City stage in a unique way.

Actor Duffy Hudson, who has performed in New York City for the past 14 years, will bring to life all the characters from the immortal tale at 10:30 a.m. December 28 at the Boulder City Library's Community Room.

Hudson will perform the piece without props or costumes. He will also play all 46 characters. The 75-minute show is designed for the whole family.

Admission to the show is free.

Handbells Ring In the Holiday Season

Handbells Ring In the Holiday Season


The sound of bells is part of the holiday season.

The Harmony Handbell Choir is hosting a concert of holiday music Sunday at the Senior Center of Boulder City.

The concert starts at 3 p.m. It is hosted by the Boulder City United Methodist Church.

The choir is made up of 13 community members from around southern Nevada, including Barbara Paulsen of Boulder City.

Refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

Winter Art Fest Set for This Weekend


Paintings, ceramics, photography and other art works from local artists will be on display and for sale at this weekend’s Winter Art Fest.

The Boulder City Art Guild is holding the festival from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Boulder City Recreation Center Gym, 900 Arizona Street.

The festival is one of the biggest fundraisers for the guild, which among other things, provides scholarships to art students. The guild is a nonprofit organization that works to promote fine art in southern Nevada.

Two Founding Fathers Featured in Boulder City Chautauqua

Two Founding Fathers Featured in Boulder City Chautauqua

Tickets are on sale now for the Boulder City Chautauqua 2012.

The show will be at 7 p.m. September 14 and 15 at the Boulder Theatre. Bill Chrystal will portray two of the founding fathers: John Adams on Friday and Alexander Hamilton on Saturday. Chrystal is a leading scholar on Hamilton. He has written a book and journal papers about the statesman.

The program will be moderated by Professor Michael Green, who is a professor of history at the College of Southern Nevada. He is also the author of several books on the Civil War Era and on Nevada history.

Tickets are $15 per show and are available at the theater box office. For more information, go to bcchautauqua.org.

Talent Show Set for Saturday


Some of the most talented people in Boulder City will be showing off at the annual BC’s Got Talent.

The show is 7 p.m. Saturday in the Boulder City Library Amphitheater, 801 Adams Boulevard. The event will showcase the talents of kids and adults from around the area. It is free to get in. There will be beverages for sale. The proceeds from those sales will go to the Boulder City Friends of the Arts organization, which is working with the city of Boulder City to put on the event.

Cash prizes will be given to first, second and third place winners in the youth and adult categories. 

Local Artist Playing Boulder Dam Brewing Company

Local Artist Playing Boulder Dam Brewing Company


The Boulder Dam Brewing Company is hosting an evening with local singer-songwriter Justin Mather.

The event starts at 7 p.m. Thursday. Mather is a local resident who is gaining a name in the music world. Besides singing, Mather will also talk about the inspiration for his songs and sign copies of his CD.

Mather is set to play the El Cortez Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas this weekend.