Wild & Free: A Battle Born Podcast
Episode 23: Where Have All The Cowboys Gone?
Wild and Free: A Battle Born podcast is a podcast that serves as a platform for non-profit professionals, social justice activists and community driven artists that are trying to make a difference in the Southern Nevada community. We will talk about the issues that matter and will motivate our fellow community members to get involved.
In this episode we present our semi-annual list of upcoming community events and activities that we are looking forward to attending in the first quarter of 2019. The events include:
MOB Month at the Las Vegas Clark County Library - Tuesdays in January https://www.facebook.com/events/2242676339347487/
The Civil Rights Film Festival will be put on as part of the African American Heritage Month, Saturday, January 5th at the West Las Vegas library. https://www.facebook.com/events/451695212024065/
Infinity Mirrored Room — Aftermath of Obliteration of Eternity and Narcissus Garden. Nov 16 (Fri) - Apr 28 (Sun) by Artist Yayoi Kusama at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art https://www.bellagio.com/en/entertainment/gallery-of-fine-art.html
The National Cowboy Poetry Gathering from January 28-February 2. https://www.nationalcowboypoetrygathering.org
Legislative Session starting February 4th https://www.leg.state.nv.us/
Dark Arts Market Feb. 9th at Cornish Pasty Company https://www.facebook.com/darkartsoddities/
The 15th Annual Dam Short Film Festival takes place in Boulder City, Nevada from February 7-10. http://damshortfilm.org
Come From Away at the Smith Center - Feb 19 - Feb. 24 https://www.thesmithcenter.com/event/comefromaway/
The Contemporary West Dance Theatre, formerly known as the Las Vegas Contemporary Dance Theater, will be putting on a performance called ‘Heart and Soul’ on February 8-9 at the West Las Vegas Library Theater. http://lvdance.org
Axis: Mundo Queer Networking in Chicano L.A. will feature work by Chicanox artists from L.A. and takes place at UNLV’s Marjorie Barrick Museum, from January 11 to March 16. https://www.unlv.edu/news/release/barrick-museum-opens-axis-mundo-queer-networks-chicano-la-jan-11
Series of performance art nights hosted by the Marcus Civin, Chair of the UNLV Art Department and local artist and Desert Companion photographer Brent Holmes, called Radar. It’s in the beta testing phase, and they’ve opened it up to performance and visual artists to showcase their works, be it poetry, musicians, acrobats, everyone is invited. https://knpr.org/knpr/2018-12/marcus-civins-broad-palette
August Wilson’s Fences, performed by the Nevada Conservatory Theater and runs from February 9-18. Accidental Death of an Anarchist at the Cockroach Theater runs from January 23-February 10. Small Mouth Sounds performed at A Public Fit February 15-March 10. And Spring Awakening, the musical, at Majestic Repertory which runs from January 10-February 3.
The Las Vegas Aviators (formerly known as the Las Vegas 51’s) will kick-off their first season at the Las Vegas Ballpark on April 9th. https://www.milb.com/las-vegas
From April 26-28, the Nevada Preservation Foundation brings us their annual Home + History Las Vegas event. https://nevadapreservation.org/hhlv/
The Believer Festival, presented by the Beverly Rogers, Carol C. Harter Black Mountain Institute, is a roving literature, music and art festival will take place on April 25-27. https://believerfestival.org
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