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Tickets On Sale for Benefit Show

Tickets On Sale for Benefit Show

 

Tickets are on sale now for a benefit performance by performers from all seven Cirque du Soliel shows.

The One Night for One Drop show is set for March 22 at the "O" Theatre at the Bellagio. The performance is an original show featuring artists from each of the seven Cirque du Soliel shows on the Strip.

The show will raise money for One Drop, which is a nonprofit that works to secure clean water for people across the globe. It was created by Cirque du Soliel founder Guy Laliberte.

Tickets start at $250. VIP tickets that include access to a post-show party are $2,500. There are also sponsorship packages available. To order tickets, go to cirquedusoleil.com/onenight4onedrop or call (702) 778-3772. 

Tickets On Sale for Superstorm Sandy Food and Wine Fundraiser

 

Some of the best chefs in Las Vegas are stepping forward to raise money for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

Southern Wine and Spirits is hosting The Start Spreadin’ the News food and wine event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. December 9 at the Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York Hotel & Casino.

It will feature some of the city’s best known chefs. Restaurants and chefs that have been invited to participate include: Mario Batali, Tom Colicchio, Todd English, Bobby Flay, Rao’s, Nobu and Smith & Wollensky.

Wine, craft beers and specialty cocktails will be provided by Southern Wine and Spirits. All the proceeds from the fundraiser will go the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund.

Tickets are on sale now for $100. They can be purchased through the New York-New York box office 866-606-7111. 

Pink Fire Trucks on the Strip Raise Money for Breast Cancer

Pink Fire Trucks on the Strip Raise Money for Breast Cancer

 

There was an unusual sight on the Las Vegas Strip Monday.

Fire trucks painted pink were parked outside the Hard Rock Cafe to raise money for Pink Heals Foundation, which helps young women battling breast cancer regain a sense of strength and beauty. Money is also going to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, which helps fund research into a cure for breast cancer.

The Hard Rock Cafe has several fundraising events to support breast cancer awareness throughout October. 

Nevada Wild Fest Coming to Rio Next Month

Nevada Wild Fest Coming to Rio Next Month

The Nevada Wild Fest returns to southern Nevada next month, bringing an array of entertainment options over a long weekend.

Music fans, food lovers, thrill riders and animal enthusiasts can find something at the event. For the first time, the four-day festival will be on the grounds of the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino near the intersection of Flamingo Road and Interstate 15.  Nevada Wild Fest will donate 100 percent of the net proceeds to the Lili Claire Foundation, supporting special needs children and their families.

Admission to the Nevada Wild Fest is $9 for adults, $7 for Senior Citizens (65 and up), Military and College Students with ID. Children ages 3 and under are free. For additional information, go to www.nevadawildfest.com or call 862-8141.

From October 25-28, Nevada Wild Fest will feature free musical acts including The Farm, Katie Arminger, JT Hodges and Collette Carr. (Music is free with festival admission.)

Consider yourself a foodie or foodie wanna-be?  A variety of celebrity chefs from Las Vegas restaurants will be conducting cooking demonstrations and providing samples and cooking insights. Chefs include Chef Geno Bernardo of NOVE Italiano, Chef Chris Conlon of FIX, Chef Mike Armstrong of TAO, Chef Massimiliano of LAVO and Chef Dave Middleton of Marche Bacchus. If you're looking for food a little less formal, 15 Las Vegas food trucks will be present. in addition to other carnival food.

Town Square Restaurants Supporting Kids With Cancer in September

Town Square Restaurants Supporting Kids With Cancer in September

Several Town Square restaurants are showing their philanthropic side this September by partnering with Cure 4 The Kids Foundation and offering a way for the public to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month.

A portion of sales from various items on the menus will go to Cure 4 The Kids Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit organization that funds the Children's Specialty Center. It is the only nonprofit pediatric cancer outpatient treatment center in the state of Nevada.

Unfortunately, families throughout southern Nevada learn everyday that cancer is a life-changing event.  Many will also learn that the health insurance they thought would cover their children's diagnosis doesn't begin to address all of their needs. Those without any health insurance will see their options for treatment severely limited.

Hard Rock Cafes Host Book Drive for Local Charity

Hard Rock Cafes Host Book Drive for Local Charity

The two Hard Rock Cafes in Las Vegas will not just be serving food during the month of August. They will also be taking in books for southern Nevada kids.

The cafes will be working with the nonprofit Spread the Word Nevada by collecting books. Spread the Word Nevada is working to advance childhood literacy by donating books to at-risk and low-income kids around the Las Vegas valley.

The Hard Rock Café at 4475 Paradise Road will host a Rock the Cause Donation Day from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, August 14. They are encouraging people in the community to donate gently used books to the nonprofit.

This year Spread the Word Nevada distributed its 2 millionth book to a child in Clark County. The charity also hosts literacy workshops for parents.  

Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding Partners with Dress For Success Southern Nevada

Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding Partners with Dress For Success Southern Nevada

 

Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding will partner with local non-profit Dress for Success Southern Nevada to raise money for the charity.

To celebrate the show’s June opening at Bally’s, show management will donate $25 of every ticket purchased with the special Dress For Success code through the end of the year. To buy tickets, visit any Caesars Entertainment Box Office and use codes AADS for General Admission tickets and BADS for VIP tickets.

“We thank the show for its generosity and appreciate the dedication of the cast which has entertained the attendees of our events, including our inaugural Power Walk,” said Paige Candee, Dress for Success Southern Nevada founder.

Visit www.dressforsuccess.org/southernnevada to learn more.