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Performing Arts Center News

The Performing Arts Center at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, has long been the home of arts and cultural programming in Southern Nevada. Located on the northeast corner of the university campus, the center is bustling with activity nearly every day of the year.

Current Performing Arts Center News

wind orchestra with ROTC flag presentation
Arts and Culture | November 18, 2019

The concert is a special celebration of military heroes and first responders.

two women in front of closeup image of an ancient statue
Arts and Culture | November 8, 2019

The performances feature a collaboration with the UNLV Graduate String Quartet.

an artist's rendering of a face and a musical instrument for "clara200 "CLARA200 eine Phantasie"
Arts and Culture | November 8, 2019

The concert features musical works by Schumann and her circle, readings, and video by music faculty and students.

a pattern of dots
Arts and Culture | October 28, 2019

This 2014 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama runs in the Black Box Theatre through Nov. 10.

two men
Arts and Culture | October 28, 2019

The Performing Arts Center this season continues to celebrate 15 years of guitar at UNLV.

Portrait of Ryan Coogler
Arts and Culture | October 24, 2019

Award-winning director of 'Black Panther' to visit UNLV Nov. 17; tickets are free.

Performing Arts Center In The News

KSNV-TV: News 3
October 28, 2019

Acclaimed filmmaker Ryan Coogler will be the featured speaker at next month's installment of UNLV's lecture series.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 5, 2019

School is back in session.

And for students at UNLV, that means so are the arts.

Las Vegas Weekly
April 8, 2019

She’s one of the most famous photographers of all time, and on April 3, Annie Leibovitz spoke to a packed theater inside Artemus Ham Hall at UNLV. The talk was the final installment of the current season of the Barrick Lecture Series, which kicked off with Oscar-winning film director Guillermo del Toro last October.

Las Vegas Review Journal
October 23, 2015

The members of the string quartet launching UNLV's annual Charles Vanda Master Series on Saturday plan to catch Britney Spears' "Piece of Me" at Planet Hollywood during their Vegas visit.

Las Vegas Review Journal
August 28, 2015

From classical musicians to circus acrobats, performers from around the world will take the stage(s) during UNLV's 2015-16 Performing Arts Center season.

November 6, 2014

Recent Performing Arts Center Accomplishments

November 12, 2019
Jennifer Bellor (Music) releases her new album, Reflections at Dusk, on Nov. 15. This album of six chamber works emphasizes shining sonorities — think vibraphones, harp, and wind chimes. Words like cerulean, amethyst, and indigo infuse the works’ titles. Most of the pieces are performed by Las Vegas-based musicians, both...
October 29, 2019
Michael Jarett (Dance) received the Richmond Theater Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Achievement in Lighting Design - Musical for his design of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, produced by TheatreLAB in Richmond, Virginia, earlier this year. This was the second time Jarett has received the award, although he has been nominated...