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Red Mountain Choir Plans Performance

Red Mountain Choir Plans Performance

The Red Mountain Choir is planning a performance for March 23 and 24 at the College of Southern Nevada, Boulder City campus.

The theme of the performance is mankind’s relationship with the sea. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for children and students. A family pass is $3. People can purchase tickets at the Boulder City Chamber of Commerce.

The choir is composed of 100 people from all around southern Nevada. People do not have to audition to be part of the group. The idea of the Red Mountain Music Company and the choir is to give people interested in music and singing a chance to perfect their skills and be part of a choir experience. The group also runs a youth choir and a musical theater group in the summer.

Zen Buddhism Focus of First Thursday


A local teacher and former musician will be talking about Zen Buddhism, meditation and music at March’s First Thursday Artist’s Talk.

Abbot Thomas Pastor, guiding teacher at the Zen Center of Las Vegas, will be this month’s guest speaker. Pastor also teaches Zen Buddhism at UNLV and was once a professional musician.

First Thursday is held at The Gallery, 501 Nevada Way, Suite 2. The event starts at 6:30 p.m., and is free and open to the public. 

At Annual Short Film Fest, Running Time Matters

At Annual Short Film Fest, Running Time Matters

Festival organizers always keep an eye on the long-term viability of the event.

It may be a short film festival, but it's all about the long run.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Boulder City Hosts Short Film Festival

Boulder City Hosts Short Film Festival


Like a short story, a short film must get to its point quickly.

Next week film lovers will get a chance to see some of the best short films in the country at the 8th annual Dam Short Film Festival. The film festival will feature sci-fi, drama, comedy, horror, documentary and animation. There will also be student films and films by Nevada filmmakers.

All screenings will be at the historic Boulder Theatre, 1225 Arizona Street. The 400 seat theatre was built in 1931. For several years, it was the only air-conditioned space in the area.

The Boulder Dam Hotel will play host to other events in the festival including filmmaker press conferences and the filmmaker lounge.

Critic: If Lutefisk is Outlawed, Only Outlaws will have Lutefisk

Restaurant critic John Curtas reminds us of the annual celebration of Norway's most famous dish. 

Time is running out to buy tickets for the popular 14th Annual Lutefisk Dinner being hosted by the Vegas Viking Lodge of the Sons of Norway. The dinner will be held Saturday, January 28 at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the Boulder City Elks Lodge. But tickets must be purchased by January 20 – none will be sold at the door. The cost is $18 for adults and $5 for children 10 years old and younger.

Read more in Eating Las Vegas.


Railroad Pass Gingerbread Display Ready for Holidays

Railroad Pass Gingerbread Display Ready for Holidays


In conjunction with its 80th birthday celebration, Railroad Pass Hotel & Casino will feature a display of gingerbread houses in its hotel lobby throughout the holiday season.

The display featuring local artists is scheduled to be available through Christmas Day, with around-the-clock viewing.

"We wanted to display the artistic talents of our locals in southern Nevada," said Curt Thompson, Director of Operations.

Thompson  plans to make the display an annual tradition at the Railroad Pass.

Art in the Park Starts Saturday

Art in the Park Starts Saturday


A stroll through the park this weekend will help the Boulder City Hospital.

The Boulder City Hospital Foundation is holding its annual Art in the Park event starting Saturday. The event is Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Wilbur, Bicentennial and Escalante Parks.

Art in the Park is not just about the general public enjoying what artists have created. It is also one of the largest juried art festivals in the Southwest. Prizes will be given out for fine art, fine craft and traditional craft categories along with a prize for best in show.

There will be more than 300 artists displaying their work along with art demonstrations, live music, kids’ activities, food and adult beverages.

The event is free to the public. For more information, go to bouldercityhospital.org.