The Ghostlight Project inspires the theater community to rally for social justice

January 11th, 2017

When the cast of Hamilton delivered a message to the vice-president elect, it inspired a viral movement.

  • Industry Weekly

    From Kendrick Lamar to DJ Snake and Richie Hawtin, there's something for everyone.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • Reviews

    Timon Balloo's Vegas outpost proves you can provide something for everybody, with style to spare.

  • Industry Weekly

    The R&B legend begins a special engagement at the Flamingo on January 17.

  • Film

    This time, Count Olaf isn't messing around.

  • Music

    It wisely avoids the "Which is better?" question, instead illustrating how analog and digital scratch one another's backs.

  • Dining

    Nevada represents the 33rd state to gain distribution of the acclaimed Boulder, Colorado brews.

  • Fine Art

    The former Las Vegan's second show in a month stimulates in unexpected ways.

  • Industry Weekly

    January 14 marks a new beginning for the legacy of Andre Rochat.

  • Music

    The record, out physically this week, finds the two men once again expertly meshing their styles.

  • Industry Weekly

    The braised beef shortrib is always in style.

  • PROMOTED

    It’s sour, sweet, colorful and sure to put a silly smile on your face—even on a gloomy day.

  • Dancers, from left, Najiya Shakir, Jazmun McCoy, and Tuwani Palacio, perform during an interfaith event at the the First African Methodist Episcopal Church in North Las Vegas Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. The event was titled “Peaceful voices on social justice: A community dialogue on attaining Kings dream in 2017.”

    The First African Methodist Episcopal Church hosts an an interfaith event in North Las Vegas Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017. The event was titled "Peaceful voices ...

  • Performers with Poppycock Cosplay reenact a piece for the Masquerade crowd during Otakon Vegas at Planet Hollywood on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017.

    A sumo wrestling demonstration, cosplay, dance, videos and much more welcome attendees during Otakon Vegas at Planet Hollywood.

  • NewsAggregateBusiness

    Las Vegas drew a record number of visitors last year, 42.9 million people, even more than tourism officials had predicted. The numbers were part of ...

  • A&E

    In the past three seasons, the top-seeded teams have reached the big game, a streak that will run to four if the New England Patriots ...

  • Dining

    With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world's biggest food media moguls just keeps getting ...

  • A&E

    Despite some strengths, the SLS-staged show suffers in structure, execution and—especially in the case of Lovitz—content.

  • Intersection

    Another piece of Vegas history now sleeps with the fishes.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • NewsAllCulture

    You might think virtual reality is overhyped, poised to fade out and never penetrate the mainstream, but it’s gaining traction in commercial markets. Casino operators ...

  • Industry Weekly

    The R&B legend begins a special engagement at the Flamingo on January 17.

  • Dining

    The Vegas beer scene is just getting better.

  • Industry Weekly

    "I started off as a busboy at Rao’s New York at the age of 12—never thinking I was going to stay in the family business—and ...

  • A&E

    A few years ago, smart TVs were the hot ticket. This year there were virtual reality headsets everywhere.

  • Dining

    Nevada represents the 33rd state to gain distribution of the acclaimed Boulder, Colorado brews.

  • Dining

    Chef Hemant Kishore is dishing up unique Indian flavors and more.

  • Industry Weekly

    From Kendrick Lamar to DJ Snake and Richie Hawtin, there's something for everyone.

  • Industry Weekly

    January 14 marks a new beginning for the legacy of Andre Rochat.

  • A&E

    Also, the Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival returns and A Room of One's Own opens at Left of Center.

  • Industry Weekly

    Cedric Gervais, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, Nicky Romero and Laidback Luke are just some of the new names at Wynn.

  • Music

    The singer-songwriter performs at Caesars' Colosseum January 13 and 14.

  • Industry Weekly

    The all-ages dance event company is growing quickly and celebrating its third anniversary with a big show at the Joint.

  • Dining

    Published Thu, Jan 12, 2017 (12:01 a.m.)

    With four restaurants on the Las Vegas Strip and a new TV production company, one of the world's biggest food media moguls just keeps getting ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    Published Wed, Jan 11, 2017 (4:25 p.m.)

    "When someone who’s not used to looking at art is in a tour here at the Barrick and you see that light bulb go off, ...

  • NewsAggregateBusiness

    Published Tue, Jan 10, 2017 (11:32 a.m.)

    Las Vegas drew a record number of visitors last year, 42.9 million people, even more than tourism officials had predicted. The numbers were part of ...

  • NightlifeMusicFeatured

    Published Thu, Jan 5, 2017 (midnight)

    On Tuesday, Wynn announced that The Chainsmokers have signed an exclusive three-year residency, a thoughtful move every bit as considered as their music.

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Tue, Jan 3, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    Starting Sunday, adults could buy up to 1 ounce of marijuana flower or up to one-eighth of an ounce of marijuana concentrates — like shatter, ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Mon, Jan 2, 2017 (2 a.m.)

    Although Hustler publisher Larry Flynt failed to keep Donald Trump out of the White House, Flynt said he’d be watching the president-elect closely, especially for ...

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Sat, Dec 31, 2016 (6:30 p.m.)

    An estimated 300,000 visitors descended on Las Vegas for an extravagant party that featured some of the biggest names in music and an eight-minute fireworks ...

  • NewsAggregateHome Aggregate

    Published Fri, Dec 30, 2016 (11:58 a.m.)

    Elton John teared up while paying tribute to his friend George Michael during a concert in Las Vegas this week. With a picture of Michael ...

  • NewsAllSports

    Published Thu, Dec 29, 2016 (2 a.m.)

    Retired boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s future strip club will be housed just west of the Strip and is expected to open soon, said Shane Emerick, ...

  • CultureFeatured

    Published Thu, Dec 29, 2016 (12:01 a.m.)

    How do you follow a lousy year? By making the next one count. The world might be headed toward any number of disasters, but that ...

  • Arts & EntertainmentFeatured

    Published Thu, Dec 29, 2016 (midnight)

    There'll be pizza from Chicago and fried chicken from Chik-fil-A, resort makeovers and construction, and oh yeah, weed and hockey.

  • Arts & EntertainmentMusicFeatured

    Published Thu, Dec 29, 2016 (midnight)

    Why not begin 2017 by clearing out your bandwidth, literally and figuratively?

  • NewsAllAggregate

    Published Wed, Dec 28, 2016 (2 a.m.)

    The era of free parking on the Strip officially will end at midnight Wednesday when MGM Resorts International begins charging locals for self-parking at all ...

  • NewsSportsAggregate

    Published Tue, Dec 27, 2016 (2:56 p.m.)

    Vegas Golden Knights general manager George McPhee is slowly starting to settle into his new home even if his family ...

  • NewsSportsAggregate

    Published Sun, Dec 25, 2016 (2 a.m.)

    Thirteen months might not seem like a long time, but for a sport that’s less than 25 years old, it can feel like an eternity. ...

  • NewsAggregateHome Aggregate

    Published Thu, Dec 22, 2016 (1:30 p.m.)

    The Mark Burnett-led team planning Donald Trump’s inauguration events tried but failed to book Celine Dion, TheWrap has learned. An individual with knowledge of the ...

  • Nightlife

    Published Thu, Dec 22, 2016 (12:01 a.m.)

    Party with Bruno Mars, Calvin Harris, Drake, Elton John, Major Lazer, The Weeknd, Sting and so many more.

  • Fine Art

    Published Thu, Dec 22, 2016 (midnight)

    A Plexiglass Stonehenge, a five-artist wake-up call and a crude display.

  • Music

    Published Thu, Dec 22, 2016 (midnight)

    Spencer Patterson, Mike Prevatt and Annie Zaleski count down their favorites, from Bowie and Beyoncé to ... The Monkees?

  • Film

    Published Thu, Dec 22, 2016 (midnight)

    The Weekly film critics single out the best flicks of the year.