Burritos and Banditos

By Barb King Mesquite’s very own mystery dinner play hostess, Marianne Johnstone, presented her fiesta party in March at the Mesquite Senior Center.  This event took place on the patio of the Hasta La Vista Cantino in Adios, Mexico.  The staff … [Read more...]

VVTG Wraps up “Last of the Red Hot Lovers”

Have you ever seen anyone fail miserably at a set goal? Generally one wouldn’t find the failure of others funny but in Neil Simon’s Last of the Red Hot Lovers, it’s hilarious. Barney Cashman, played by Paul Benedict, strikes out not once, not twice … [Read more...]

Bravo, VVHS Musical!

The Virgin Valley High School theatre and music students staged a gigantic production of “High School Musical” this past week.  The audience had lots to cheer for as the huge cast sang and danced its way through a delightful rendition of the Disn … [Read more...]

Free Concert

The Half Notes Choir will be performing their Annual Spring Concert at the Mesquite United Methodist Church, 420 N. Pioneer Blvd, on Tuesday, March 20 at 4:30 p.m.   The Half Notes Choir has also announced that they are no longer … [Read more...]

Red Hot or not?

Barney Cashman is a 47-year-old happily married man with three children. He’s a successful businessman, and a man going through a midlife crisis. Sounds a bit like actor Paul Benedict without the midlife crisis, doesn’t it? Well, you’re close, Bened … [Read more...]

Cowboys sold out the show

  The 12th Annual Mesquite Western Roundup presented by the Mesquite Arts Council and sponsored by Primex Plastics was held at the Mesquite Community Theatre on Feb. 23 and 24. The sold out shows were a huge success as Cowboy Poets … [Read more...]

Symphony

When the Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra first put out the word of their development and their search for participants, the response was outstanding with more than 50 people expressing an interest. Their first rehearsal was held on Oct. 17, … [Read more...]

Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra Concert Honoring Leonard Bernstein

The highly acclaimed Southern Nevada Symphony Orchestra will be honoring Leonard Bernstein on his 100 year birthday performing selection from “West Side Story.” Bernstein, a musical renaissance man, died Oct. 14, 1990, at age 72.  He was a comp … [Read more...]

John Nilsen in concert

 You can see Nilsen perform on Saturday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at the Valley Presbyterian Church, 350 Falcon Ridge Pkwy. John Nilsen was born in Seattle, Washington in 1956. The Nilsen family moved to Portland, Oregon in 1960. Nilsen began studying … [Read more...]

“The Marvelous Wonderettes” is simply Marvelous

Thursday’s toe-tapping, hand-clapping finale of the current VVTG musical comedy, The Marvelous Wonderettes: Dream On, had the crowd on their feet whistling, shouting and literally dancing in the aisles.  Director Glen Bjornson says there is something … [Read more...]