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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

illustration of three dancers
Arts and Culture | July 1, 2019

The season features four unique concerts showcasing works created by UNLV dance faculty and students.

cast on stage
Arts and Culture | May 10, 2019

This season marks the center's 44th.

musicians with instruments
Arts and Culture | April 25, 2019

The students recently won three DownBeat Magazine Student Music Awards, bringing their total to 20 since 2010.

Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore gives a speech.
Campus News | April 24, 2019

Nobel Laureate, former U.S. vice president, and author of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ visits UNLV at 3 p.m. April 30; tickets are free.

portrait of woman
Arts and Culture | April 12, 2019

Based on the blockbuster movie starring Reese Witherspoon, this fabulously fun musical adaptation follows the adventures of West Coast sorority girl Elle Woods.

Arts and Culture | April 8, 2019

"Gramophone" calls Vieaux "among the elite of today's classical guitarists" and NPR describes him as "precise and soulful."

Performing Arts Center In The News

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.

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