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Nov. 7, 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 8, 2 p.m.: Nevada Ballet Theatre will present “A Balanchine Celebration: Serenade / Who Cares? / Slaughter on Tenth Avenue from Tchaikovsky to Gershwin to Rodgers & Hart” at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. The American ballet, Serenade, features a timeless score from Tchaikovsky. Slaughter on Tenth Avenue salutes Balanchine’s triumphs both on stage and in films. The finale is a tribute to the Americana songbook of George Gershwin in Who Cares? For more information or to purchase tickets, visit nevadaballet.org.

VetOct. 18: Ms. Veteran America is a national competition similar to Miss America, showcasing women veterans. This year’s competition will be held in the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Over 1,000 attendees are expected to attend. The event will benefit Final Salute Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping homeless female veterans and their children. It will be a formal affair (military dress encouraged). To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.msveteranamerica.org.

Guests and stilt performersAug. 29, 9 p.m.: Aid for AIDS of Nevada is hosting the 29th annual Black & White Party at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This year’s Black & White Party will feature live entertainment, gourmet food and handcrafted cocktails for a crowd all dressed in black and white. All the proceeds from the event will benefit AFAN, Nevada’s largest and oldest nonprofit dedicated to serving the HIV/AIDS community in Southern Nevada. For tickets and more information, visit afanlv.org. Must be 21 and over to attend and black/white attire is required.

Elizabeth Scarborough as Taylor SwiftThe longest-running tribute show in Las Vegas “Legends in Concert,” at Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is showcasing new cast members including its first ever Taylor Swift tribute artist Elizabeth Scarborough, Brian Duprey (Frank Sinatra) and Coty Alexander (Madonna). Fan favorites Elvis (Jay Dupuis) and Michael Jackson (Jason Jarrett) continue to be part of the show. The artists always perform using their own voices backed by a live band with singers and dancers.

“Legends in Concert” debuted at Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino in 1983 and in 2013 moved to the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino. Scheduled for a limited six-week engagement, “Legends in Concert” has since entertained over 6.6 million Las Vegas audience members, produced over 18,500 performances on the Las Vegas Strip and performed to over 30 million people worldwide.

“Legends in Concert,” in the Donny and Marie Showroom at the Flamingo Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, performs 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Sunday and Monday, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday and 4 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Tickets are on sale at all Caesars Entertainment box offices or by calling 702.777.7776. More information is available at
flamingolasvegas.com or legendsinconcert.com.

Fertility Center calendar photoThe Fertility Center of Las Vegas offers FREE seminars for new patients seeking information about fertility treatments. Seminars are conducted monthly and are an opportunity for patients to speak candidly with Dr. Bruce Shapiro and Dr. Said Daneshmand; both are subspecialty board-certified in reproductive endocrinology and infertility and world-renowned for their research and breakthroughs in reproductive medicine. Tour the state-of-the-art facility and meet with financial advisors. Reservations are recommended, as seating is limited. Call to RSVP at 702.254.1777, or reserve your seat online at fertilitycenterlv.com.

Why Ranch child on horseSept. 19, 6 p.m.: WHY Ranch presents Round-Up & BBQ for an evening of fun, live entertainment, dinner, drinks, dancing, raffles and more. WHY Ranch (White Horse Youth Ranch) offers free horsemanship programs to young people who are dealing with a variety of challenges and social issues including bullying, divorce, death of a significant caregiver, military separation, illness and difficult home environments. Through the WHY Ranch programs, children and youth are able to heal through developing connected and non-judgmental relationships with horses and with trained staff in a faith-based environment. Horses on the ranch are rescued and adopted. To purchase tickets, call 702.644.9177 or visit whyranch.org.

A Choreographers' ShowcaseOct. 11 and 18, 1 p.m.: Nevada Ballet Theatre and Cirque du Soleil present “A Choreographers’ Showcase” at Mystère Theatre in Treasure Island. The project, now in its eighth season, will showcase original, bold new works of both companies. Tickets are available at the Treasure Island box office or by calling 702.894.7722.

LV PhilharmonicSept. 12, 7:30 p.m.: The Las Vegas Philharmonic introduces the 2015-2016 concert season with an opening night performance of Beethoven and Brahms in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Music Director Donato Cabrera will lead the orchestra. The evening will open with Breakdown, combining the classical tradition with elements of jazz, bluegrass and rock. Guest pianist Andrew Tyson will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor, Op. 37. Tickets are available at The Smith Center Box Office, by calling 702.749.2000 or online at lvphil.org.

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