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Note: This is a past column from May 10, 2013
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Las Vegas - May 10, 2013


Moonlight Tran

Christopher Lash

If you have never heard of the Composers Showcase, it is obvious that you don't read Claire Voyant (and we are mature enough to deal with that). This event is one of Cousin Claire's most favorite things to do in the city. In more than six years, we have not missed one of these monthly events. We followed the performer/entertainers from the Liberace Museum, where they spent many years, to Creative Studios in southeast Las Vegas, Garfield's Restaurant at Desert Shores, and, for the past year, to the 247-seat Cabaret Jazz club at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts. In order to become a Showcase regular, there are three important requirements - you have to love all kinds of music (well, not necessarily punk and heavy metal), you have to have an interest in getting in on the ground floor when it comes to creative people, and you have to be a night owl, as the performances are scheduled to start at 10:30 p.m. and continue until around midnight. The Composers Showcase is an entertainment forum that allows local composers, lyricists and songwriters the opportunity to present original material to a supportive audience in an informal cabaret-style setting. The Showcase is hosted by Keith Thompson (conductor of Jersey Boys) and Michael Brennan (conductor of Le Reve). The focus is on uniting the theater community of Las Vegas and revealing the creative spirit that abounds in those who are struggling in the desert to find their way to artistic expression. Lest you think it is all very serious, there are also plenty of laughs during these late night performances. You never know what you are going to see and hear, but the Composers Showcase always provides an inspiring and memorable couple of hours.

Note: This is not an open mic night. Composers and their material are screened after submission and the show is presented at the host's discretion.

The next Composers Showcase, presented by PK Music and The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, takes place in the Cabaret Jazz club on Wednesday, May 15th. The May edition features the songs of local composers and songwriters: Michael Brennan, Angela Chan, Elisa Dease, JA Dioguardi, Bill Fayne, Elisa Fiorillo, Steve Flora, Joel Ferguson, Nyle Girgis, Adam Knaff, Christopher Lash, Justin Mortilitti, Richard Oberacker, Aaron Ramsey, Keith Thompson and more. The performers include Jolana Adamson, Travis Cloer, Pascale Elia, Ben Hale, Kady Heard, Christine Hudman, Shannon Hunt, Sarah Lowe, Savannah Smith, and Paul Stubblefield. The players include Max Acree, George Bryant, Gary Cordell, Arles Estes, Philip Fortenberry, Jakubu Griffin, Cris Hanna, Mundo Juillerat, Nate Kimball, Ashley Lampman, Don Meoli, Shane Ouellette, Marty Radunz, Rebecca Ramsey, Joey Singer, Lindsey Springer, Alex Stoppa, Kevin Stout, Julian Tanaka, Matt Taylor, Eric Tewalt, Moonlight Tran, John Wedemeyer, Tyler Williams, Andrew Zakher and more. Sound by Kevin Harvey and lights by Jeremy W. Hodges. Tickets are $20 for assigned seating. Advanced reservations are strongly suggested. Call (702) 749-2000 or go online to the website at www.thesmithcenter.com. If seats are still available, tickets can be purchased at the box office the night of the performance. Show starts at 10:30 p.m. (after theater), with doors opening at 9:30. A cash bar and late night menu are available for sippers and nibblers. The Cabaret Jazz club is located inside the Boman Pavilion at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, 361 Symphony Park Avenue in downtown Las Vegas.

And speaking of Christopher Lash...
Lash's artistic creation, Putting On A Show, an original musical revue, will be presented as a theatrical concert in the Judy Bayley Theatre at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 18th, and Sunday, May 19th. The concert benefits the guest artist program of Nevada Conservatory Theatre, the professional arm of UNLV's theater department, dedicated to elevating the arts in Las Vegas. Putting On A Show is a fun, eclectic collection of original theatrical songs with music and lyrics written by local composer, Lash. The concert features a 17-piece on-stage orchestra, along with 30 performers from the Las Vegas, Broadway and production show community, including members of the casts of Jersey Boys, Million Dollar Quartet, Vegas! The Show, and Menopause, the Musical. Putting On A Show also features aspiring young performers from the award-winning Las Vegas Academy and UNLV's department of theater. In keeping with the spirit of NCT's guest artist program, the concert gives the young aspiring student performers the opportunity to work alongside professional entertainers and performance artists, including actors, singers, musicians, directors, and designers. Tickets are $20 ($10 senior and student discounts available), and available at the box office or by calling (702) 895-2787. All proceeds benefit the Nevada Conservatory Theatre.

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Tomorrow, Saturday, May 11th, the much anticipated annual SHARE (Self Help and Recovery Exchange) benefit show, will take place from 6 to 10 p.m., in the International Ballroom of The Beverly Hilton Hotel in the famous 90210 zip code. The ladies of SHARE (with the help from some gents, including comic/impressionist John Byner, and the singing Temptations), present Denim & Diamonds, 60 years of Boomtown. It might be described as the party of the year. (We apologize if it is too late to purchase tickets and attend this year's event. You can start planning for the 61st annual party of the year.) SHARE is a non-profit philanthropic organization, composed of a group of caring women, including our friends Annie Gaybis and Nancy Gregory, who are passionately dedicated and committed to raising funds for the developmentally disabled, abused and neglected children, as well as medical research for all forms of developmental disabilities. For 60 years, the ladies of SHARE, INC. (many of them married to entertainers, or who are entertainers in their own right) have continuously strived to "SHARE Happily and Reap Endlessly!" We hope to have photos and the names of some of the performers, after the ball is over. For more information about SHARE, INC., call this outstanding organization at (310) 274-5361, or go to share4children.org.
Note: Nancy Gregory is associated with Nunsense the musical at the LVH, and Annie Gaybis is the wife of veteran entertainer, John Byner.


Nancy Gregory & Annie Baybis

John Byner

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As those of you who read this column on a regular basis know, Las Vegas legend (he was inducted into the Las Vegas Legends Hall of Fame in 1999), Kenny Kerr, passed away at Sunrise Hospital here on April 28th. Following our story last Friday, we received this note from Roger Caldwell, Kenny's partner of 16 years. Roger was in the showcase of what would become the first resident female impersonator revue, Boy- Lesque, when it was seen for the first time in Las Vegas at the Sahara Hotel in 1977.


Kenny Kerr poster

Kenny Kerr & Roger Caldwell

To Claire Voyant,
Would you do me a big favor and thank Denny Weddle from the bottom of my heart for picking up those items at Kenny's house. As you know Kenny was my best friend and business partner for many years. All together, I think I have known him for 45 years, from the first day I saw him at the Green Apple (a night club where he was working and we met). I have many of Kenny's treasures all over my house and some I have passed on to my daughter who adored Kenny. It's too bad some people consider items of Kenny's life TRASH. I cherish them and will remember Kenny for as long as I live. Once again thank you and I know you will find a good home for what I consider Kenny's Treasures.
Roger Caldwell

We did pass the message on to Denny Weddle.

As far as services for Kenny, we just learned that there will be a Kenny Kerr tribute show at the Piranha Club, 4633 Paradise Road, starting at 11 p.m. tonight. This is being put together by the staff and management of the club with the full blessing of Kenny's sister and son. It should be a fabulous show with top performers, most of who actually worked for Kenny over the years. We have been told that any monies collected from tonight's performance is going to Kenny's family to help cover expenses. The actual Memorial Service for Kenny Kerr will be held at Palm Mortuary East, 7600 S Eastern Ave., on Sunday, May 19th at 5 p.m. Plans are to inter his cremains alongside the graves of his mother and sister in New Jersey.

Another master/mistress of the art of female impersonation is tribute artist, David de Alba. David, who now makes his home in Las Vegas, must be seen and heard to be believed. One of the last survivors of the golden era of entertainment, he's a rare and exceptional artist who offers true vocal ability and enormous talent in his performances. Unlike most female impersonators, who lip-sync to recordings by famous entertainers, Mr. de Alba, who has been featured in six different books, uses his own femme voice on stage. Known for his outstanding live impersonations of Judy Garland at the world famous Finocchio Club and in countless TV appearances, he is also a Celebrity Interviewer and a Recording Artist. Mr. de Alba (who is sometimes known as "Boy-Chic") is also the proud owner of a unique collection of Judy Garland/Wizard of Oz memorabilia. James R. Smith, Author/Speaker/Researcher, had this to say about Mr. de Alba.

I'm the author of San Francisco's Lost Landmarks, a book that includes the history of Finocchio's Club in San Francisco, 1934-1999. David de Alba appeared at Finocchio's as one of their top performers. When researching that club, my search for performers included Mr. de Alba. When I found him, he offered to provide the information and contacts I needed as well as providing me with the anecdotes and stories published in the book. I was fortunate enough to see David de Alba reprise his outstanding impersonation of Judy Garland to a packed house at the Winchester Theater in 2007. When he belts out a song, you see Judy– David knows how to get into character. I have all of David's DVDs and also does and great Liza Minnelli on stage. His Boy-Chic persona, David's own International bi-lingual act is a kick. He has also reprised Finocchio's on stage in Las Vegas with his Finocchio Club Backstage Memoirs that included others from that club. He's the ultimate professional and continues to put his heart and energy into great performances. In recognition of his work to keep Finocchio's alive and to help other Finocchio's performers, David de Alba earned the 2010 HistorySmith Achievement Award for Preserving San Francisco's Memories.
Here is a sample of David de Alba at work in Las Vegas' Onyx Theater, last November, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MoOxrcRyzQ.


David de Alba by Douglas Fretz

Roseanne Barr & Katie Couric

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Before she closed out her Tropicana Laugh Factory engagement last Sunday, Roseanne Barr, hosted by Katie Couric, and accompanied by a bus-full of visitors, took a ride down the Las Vegas Strip on a lovely, but slightly breezy, day, in an open-top tour bus. The mini travelogue was seen on the daytime talk show, Katie, during their visit to the city last week.

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Former Las Vegans, Buddy Greco and his bride Lezlie Anders, will perform at the Matcham Room at the Hippodrome Casino in London on Saturday, May 18th. Buddy Greco is a singer- pianist. Greco, who was a close friend to Frank Sinatra since he was only four, celebrates his 50th year in show business, debuting at London's Hippodrome. Renowned for essentially being a 'Jazzy guy,' his performances are always warm, expressive and full of life. If you are across the pond, be sure to catch An Evening with Buddy Greco & Lezlie Anders for an intimate experience like no other.


Buddy Greco & Lezlie Anders Greco

Peter Reveen 1935-2013

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From Nelson Sardelli comes this information. There will be a Memorial Service for Peter Reveen at the Zelzah Shrine Temple, located at 2222 W. Mesquite in Las Vegas, on Friday, May 17th at 3 p.m. Peter Reveen was a great person, a fellow Mason and a powerful performer (a magician's magician). The service will be open to the public. I am sending you this e-mail in hopes that you will share it with our Masonic, entertainment, friends in our city and especially those in the magic community who would like to honor the man we lost. It would be wonderful to see our community turn out for this memorial. Brother Harvey Lapp, S.W. of Daylite Lodge #44, has also informed me that Peter's family will celebrate his life on Saturday, May 18th, between 3 and 6 p.m., at the Sun City Community Center, 2020 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway in Henderson, NV. Hope to see you there.
Sincerely & Fraternally,
Nelson Sardelli M.M. 320

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We recently received this message from actress Karole Foreman. We are sharing it with her Las Vegas friends.
Married life has been blissful. I am a very fortunate woman. Grad school has been a challenging but an exciting and welcome change and I am encouraged by the many new opportunities it is affording me; and interestingly enough, re- inspiring my creative spirit.
As you may, or may not know, my husband Peter (artist Peter Zokosky) and I will be leaving shortly to teach a summer program at the Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh. (See website: http://asian- university.org/index.htm) Our friend, Margaret Krusweska, is an instructor there and she invited and championed for us to teach an inaugural arts program at the University! I will be teaching beginning acting and directing a show and Peter will be teaching painting and drawing. We are very excited about this opportunity and are preparing for our trip. This is the first time the University in Chittagong has offered classes in the arts and we are honored to represent Cal State University, Long Beach. The AUW is a non-profit organization and all the students attending are supported by scholarships. We've received an outpouring of support from the community in the form of donations of art supplies and books and that has been extraordinary. We are also hoping to shoot a video of our experiences there. We would like to interview members of our artistic community on campus as well as the people we meet in Bangladesh. We want to talk to students, faculty and staff about their experiences in the arts and arts education. We hope to have the video completed within a year and to have a screening of it on the Cal State University, Long Beach campus. We will let you know when that is happening if you are interested in attending. If you would like to keep up with our travels abroad, I will also be doing a blog, or vlog, of our experiences if any of you would like to log on and be a part of that. More info to follow as soon as I figure out how to do that. :) Of course, if anyone would like to offer any advice, support, food for thought ... that would be simply AWESOME!
My thanks and gratitude to you all! :)
Love,
Karole Foreman & Peter Zokosky
www.karoleforeman.com


Peter & Karole Foreman Zokosky

Naomi Mauro

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After his last successful appearance at The Mad Greek Café, Nik Mastrangelo returns for a special show on Tuesday, May 14th, from 7 to 10 p.m. This time, Nik will be joined by the lovely and profoundly talented Naomi Mauro on vocals. Naomi and Nik, backed by a great trio, will present An Evening of Gershwin. Enjoy live music by talented performers, along with gourmet food at fast food prices. We hear there may also be some special guests. The Mad Greek Café is located at 8565 W. Sahara at Durango. Mark your calendars for May 14th. Advanced reservations are highly recommended. Please call (702) 242-7669.

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Okay, movie-lovers. The District at Green Valley Ranch is bringing back its free outdoor film series, on Fridays and Saturdays, until late October. Showings will take place on The Green, located adjacent to Whole Foods, at 8 p.m., through August, and then start at 7 p.m. during September and October. Among the 50 family movies being shown over the next six months are Peter Pan, The Lion King, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial, Madagascar 3, The Never Ending Story, Annie, Charlotte's Web, Lady and the Tramp, Cinderella, Kung Fu Panda, Alice in Wonderland, The Goonies, Free Willy, The Incredibles, Pee Wee's Big Adventure, and Gremlins. Guests are welcome to bring blankets and picnic baskets. Popcorn will be provided. Pack up the kiddies and head for the hills!

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Dre Whitt at Don't Tell Mama

Here's a once a month social group, hosted by women for women, without a club atmosphere and no cover, offering a nice, casual atmosphere, where the local lesbian community can get together. The ladies will be gathering at Don't Tell Mama (although, Mama would want to be told about this), located at 517 Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas, on Tuesday, May 14th, from 7 to 9 p.m. Don't Tell Mama offers wonderful entertainment at this friendly piano bar, where both enjoyable songs and reasonably priced drinks are presented via the multi-talented staffers. It‘s "loud and proud, just the way Vegas should be!" The Ladies Q Social Hostesses are Tatiana Lewis ([email protected]), Sandy Margolin and Shauna Leahy. Call (702) 207-0788. TheLadiesofQSocials.com.

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All you East Coast readers (and we know you're out there), 2013 MAC-nominee, Frank Dain, with Kathleen Landis at the piano, will perform at Manhattan's intimate Sidewalk Café, 94 Avenue A (on the corner of 6th Street), for One Night Only, Wednesday, May 15th. Shows start at 8 p.m. Join Frank and Kathleen for two sets, featuring selections from their critically acclaimed collaboration, The Magic of Mathis, in the 60-seat performance space. There is a $15 cover/one item food/beverage minimum (with sodas starting at just $2.50). Reservations are strongly suggested. Please call the Sidewalk Café at (212) 473-7373, or go to their site at www.sidewalkny.com.


Frank Dain

Christopher Logan's dr.a.g

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Claire Voyant readers, Donald Pile and Ray Williams, Award-Winning Celebrity Travel Columnists, sent along this note from Graphic Designer, Christopher Logan, who compiled the coffee table book, dr.a.g. Drag has become a diverse form of expression that challenges, entertains, and educates by pushing boundaries, while embracing beauty, comedy and glamour. The performers featured in this book are evidence of that diversity, captured by some of the top photographers working in today's world.
Hello guys: I wanted to thank you for your coverage of the dr.a.g. book. I'm very proud of the book and very appreciative of your support. Unfortunately, our publisher has gone into bankruptcy and the book is no longer available. After the dust settles, I will be re-releasing the book under my own imprint Bookthefilm, and this Summer will have an Indiegogo fundraising campaign to help us achieve this. I will keep you informed of what happens.
We will do the same.

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Gina Eckstine's Singing Stars

From Gina Eckstine, a legitimate child of the legendary Billy Eckstine, comes this news.
Can you believe it? School is almost out! Summer is quickly approaching, and if you are like me, you are looking for ways to have a fun time, yet stay creative and involved in music!!! Well, I have the perfect solution...Singing Stars! For the first time, our very successful after school enrichment program, Singing Stars, will be offered in the summer! As a professional singer, performer, vocal coach and instructor, I've developed the necessary vocal skills in hundreds of students and adults with my classes. Allowing them to realize the fun, and enjoyment that singing and music brings. If you have never taken a Singing Stars class before, come find out what hundreds of kids, in dozens of schools from all over Southern California have been raving about for more than six years. Learn the essentials of singing, which include skills like pitch, breath control, rhythm, range, and performance techniques, all while building confidence, and making new friends. Learn how to sing your favorite song!!! Choose from Pop, Classic Rock, Rock, Jazz, Hip Hop, Country, R&B, and Musical Theater, or learn to sing and perform great songs from your favorite artists like: Adele, Taylor Swift, Demi Levato, One Direction, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Beyonce, Bruno Mars, Michael Jackson, The Beatles, and more. There will be a "Starlight Performance” at the end of each session for friends and family to hear your new and improved voice. Have fun! Learn to sing! Learn to perform! Make new friends! Now all summer long! Classes will be directed the same as our very successful Singing Stars after school enrichment sessions. Additionally, we will have visits from musical guests, artists, and industry professionals. Each class is two (2) hours long, twice a week for eight (8) weeks, or every Saturday for 8 weeks, with a "Starlight Performance” for friends and family at the end of session. This final show will be in the evening, under the stars and a canopied stage, totally decorated with twinkling Singing Stars bling! Take advantage of this new addition to my Singing Stars Program. There will be five sessions to choose from. Note: These classes are taking place in Southern California.
For program dates, class costs, enrollment forms, and any other additional information, please contact Gina Eckstine, Singing Stars Director, by phone at (818) 429-2837, or e-mail her at [email protected].

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Jeanne Cooper 1928-2013

Jeanne Cooper, the actress who played grande dame Katherine Chancellor on the CBS daytime soap, The Young and the Restless, for almost 40 years, passed away on Wednesday morning. She was 84. CBS has announced that on May 28th, The Young and the Restless will broadcast a tribute to the veteran star. The network says that cast members, friends and family of the actress will gather next week to tape a celebration of her life. Interviews with Cooper from the show's recent 40th anniversary and clips of her years on the show will also be included. Cooper joined the soap six months after its March 1973 debut, making her the show's longest-tenured cast member. The role of Katherine Chancellor earned Jeanne Cooper 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and a trophy for Best Actress in a Drama Series in 2008. We don't know if Cooper spent much time in Las Vegas, but we do know that she was here at least once. We have photos taken of her at the old Aladdin to prove it. Among her survivors is her son, actor Corbin Bernsen.

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Dr. Lee Richey Conducting

At 3 p.m. on Mother's Day Sunday (May 12th), the main sanctuary at Community Lutheran Church, 3720 E. Tropicana, will be the site of Benefit Concert 2 for the Musicians Union of Las Vegas Local 369's Emergency Relief Fund. The Emergency Relief Fund was established in 1989 to provide temporary financial assistance to any local musicians union member who finds themselves in dire straights economically. The concert will feature a Chamber Orchestra made up of professional instrumentalists, conducted by cellist Lee Richey, with special guest soloists, Kimberly Glennie on harp, and counter-tenor, Voltaire Verzosa. Among the selections, Suk, Serenade for Strings; Handel (from The Messiah), "Thou art gone up on high;” Gluck (from Orfeo ed Euridice) "Che faro senza Euridice;” and Debussy, Danses Sacrée et Profane. Born in New Haven, Connecticut, Dr. Richey, is primarily a native of North Carolina. He began his musical studies at the age of eight on the violin with his mother, Elaine Lee Richey. At age fourteen, he switched to the cello. Richey graduated with a B.M. from N.C. School of the Arts, an M.M. from Southern Methodist University, and a D.M.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (the latter with a minor in instrumental conducting). He has been the principal cellist of the Knoxville Symphony, the Spoleto Festival, the Winnipeg Symphony, the Green Bay Symphony, and the Fairbanks Symphony. He has also been a member of the Dallas Ballet and Milwaukee Ballet orchestras. He has served as adjunct faculty at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville and Washington and Lee University, and was on the full-time faculty for two years as a visiting professor at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Lee Richey lived in Las Vegas from December of 2004 to September of 2012, where he was Assistant- Principal Cellist with the Las Vegas Philharmonic, taught at the Nevada School of the Arts and the College of Southern Nevada, and was the cellist in the orchestra of Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular. Following the closure of Phantom on September 2, 2012, Dr. Richey relocated to his home state of North Carolina. He now lives in Winston-Salem where he freelances with the Winston- Salem, Greensboro, Roanoke, and N.C. Symphonies. In lieu of an admission charge for the concert, donations of any amount to the "Emergency Relief Fund" will be gratefully accepted.

Also on Mother's Day, here's a real treat for mom. Kristen Hertzenberg will appear in a special Mother‘s Day Phat Pack show on Sunday! Kristen, a member of the original cast of Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular, and the mother of a four-year-old, will join The Phat Pack performers, Bruce Ewing, Ted Keegan and Randal Keith who also were in Phantom (thus the Phat Pack name) cast members, for a musical reunion. This will happen on the stage of the showroom at The Plaza Hotel & Casino on Mother‘s Day, May 12th, at 5 p.m. Originally from the Houston area, Kristen earned her Bachelor's degree in Voice from the University of Texas at Austin with the intentions of becoming an opera singer. While at UT, she also studied at the Austrian-American Mozart Academy in Salzburg. From Austin, she moved to Boston where she earned her Master's in Opera Performance at the Longy School of Music (and where she became engaged to wonderful Dana Satterwhite). Kristen and Dana were married in Houston, and then moved to New York where she began auditioning for musical theatre productions. She was cast as the Sheila understudy on a European tour of Hair, and ultimately moved up into the role itself. The show opened in Paris and over the course of about two years, went on to play across Italy, Germany, Austria, and The Netherlands. Upon returning from her adventures in Europe, she and Dana moved to Las Vegas when she was cast in the original ensemble of Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular. A year later, Kristen began playing "Christine Daae.” She took nearly a year-long break from the show when daughter Shea was born in 2008, returning as principal "Christine" until the production's closing in September of 2012. In 2013, Kristen changed gears entirely and played Heidi in the ArtsFrontier Foundation production of [title of show]. The musical theater performers - Ewing (Jinx in Forever Plaid on the National Tour and in Las Vegas), Keegan (The Phantom in Phantom of the Opera on Broadway and on Tour), and Keith (Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway and on Tour) - sing the great songs of Broadway, American Standards, Las Vegas favorites, along with some hilarious new original songs -- and share some stories of their lives and careers. The Phat Pack has been playing at the Plaza Hotel & Casino since March 13th, receiving rave reviews, standing ovations, and named The Best Of Las Vegas 2013 - Best All Around Performers by the editors of the Las Vegas Review- Journal. The Phat Pack plays Wednesdays through Sundays, at 5 p.m., in the showroom at the Plaza, 1 Main Street in downtown Las Vegas. Tickets are available through the Plaza Box Office by calling (702) 386-2507, or by visiting www.PhatPackShow.com. This show is appropriate for people of all ages, who love music and having fun!


The Phat Pack Plus

Caption for The Phat Pack Plus photo (from left to right): Ted Keegan, Randal Keith, Dana Satterwhite, Bruce Ewing, Shea Satterwhite, Kristen Hertzenberg (Satterwhite), and musical director/pianist, Joey Singer.

Since one of these events is at 2 p.m., and the other at 5, if you plan it right, you can do BOTH!

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Eric Mina, Comedy Hypnotist

The Onyx Theatre is proud to host a fundraiser for The Sin Sity Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence. For one night only, Thursday, May 16th at 8 p.m., Eric Mina, renowned hypnotist, will present Hypno- Debauchery and is graciously donating 100% of the profits to the Sisters AIDS Drug Assistance Program (SADAP). Eric Mina (www.EricMina.com) is a renowned hypnotist, magician, comedian, and proud owner of an A.D.D. brain. The Sunday Times quotes, "Eric's a natural entertainer," and it's easy to see why after experiencing one of his shows. Mina received a degree in Psychology from Penn State University, is a Certified Hypnotherapist, and was personally mentored by Las Vegas headliner Marc Savard of the Planet Hollywood Casino. Eric has performed in Australia, Las Vegas, and Times Square, where his Off-Broadway show, "Perspective," was featured for six months. Hypno- Debauchery is a fundraiser like you've never seen before. Come support and feel the excitement of a comedy-hypnotist-show the way it should be - debaucherous! For Mature Audiences. Front Row tickets are $35, which includes a meet and greet with Eric Mina and Xavier. General Admission tickets are $25. The Onyx Theatre is located inside Commercial Center at 953 East Sahara Avenue #16. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit our website - www.onyxtheatre.com. Join us for a night of laughter and fun - the Debauchery Way with the Sisters!

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HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY TO ALL YOU MOTHERS!


Happy Mother's Day


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