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City Within a City: The Story of the Las Vegas Paiutes

NAHM Doc Series: City Within a City: The Story of the Las Vegas Paiutes and the Native America Peoples of Nevada  (2016, 60 min, NR)
Co-sponsored by Desert Rose Productions
Thursday, November 17 –  7 p.m
Jewel Box Theater

It’s been called “a town within a town,” this century-old reservation of the Las Vegas Paiute Tribe. It’s a small, relatively obscure reservation that sits a few blocks north of the Fremont district. Few people know about this sliver of an urban reservation — even though it was the first to be established by the Southern Nevada Paiutes — in December 1911.  City Within a City, details the reservation’s history.

A Q&A session with the film’s director, Stan Armstrong, will follow the screening.

Saturday Movie Matinee: The Nice Guys

Saturday Movie Matinee: The Nice Guys (2016, 116 min, R)
Saturday, November 12  –   2 p.m.
Jewel Box Theater

Set in 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star.

Las Vegas Stories: Asphalt Memories

Las Vegas Stories: Asphalt Memories
Co-sponsored by Clark County Museum
Thursday, November 03  – 7 p.m.
Jewel Box Theater

What’s in a street name? It may be more than you think. Mark Hall-Patton, museum administrator for the Clark County Museum System, discusses the practical jokes, love stories, friendships, family dedications and memorials that are behind the street names in Clark County.

This monthly series examines the history of Las Vegas, the people, places and things that make Vegas our home.

Saturday Movie Matinee: Captain America Civil War

Saturday Movie Matinee: Captain America: Civil War (2016, 146 min, PG-13)
Saturday, October 08  –   2 p.m.
Jewel Box Theater

In this superhero epic, the denizens of the Marvel Universe are forced to pick sides when Captain America (Chris Evans) and Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) come to blows over ideological differences. In the wake of collateral damage, government pressure to rein in the Avengers drives a deep wedge between Captain America and Iron Man, causing a catastrophic rift that turns the two friends into bitter enemies. Against a backdrop of divided loyalties, their fellow Avengers must deal with the fallout.

Joe Williams UNLV Jazz Scholarship Band

UNLV Jazz Concert Series: Joe Williams UNLV Jazz Scholarship Band
Co-sponsored by UNLV School of Music, Division of Jazz Studies
Wednesday, September 14 –  7 p.m
Main Theater

This series highlights the best student musicians from UNLV’s School of Music’s award winning Division of Jazz Studies. Each month you’ll hear different ensembles performing various styles of jazz – from mainstream to contemporary, to vocals or big band – whatever the concert, you can expect it to be excellent!