INTERVIEW - IN THE PRESS
Sept 2, 2020 - Las Vegas SUN - Brock Radke
Read about the worldwide #RedAlertRESTART event to bring awareness to the plight of live event professionals during the current pandemic. I was honored to being interviewed by reporter Brock Radke of the Las Vegas Sun.
ARIZONA OPERA'S "LOUD" PANEL - FEBRUARY 2021
A DISCUSSION OF BLACK HISTORY IN LAS VEGAS
Episode 4: Focus on Las Vegas - Uncovering Black History in Vegas
Featuring a performance by Kelley Boesel aka Haboobs and violinist, Jonathan Levingston, who collaborate to instantaneously celebrate a famous music icon, a performance by spoken word poet, Lady Caress, some fascinating history about the Moulin Rouge (the first integrated gaming establishment in Las Vegas) including the restoration of its historic neon sign, and interviews with three multi-talented Black performers: vocalist Michelle Johnson (“Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz”), songstress Amanda King, and Jassen Allen, vocalist and Entertainment Director for The Vegas Room, a Las Vegas Supper Club.
LOUD! (Living Opera, Understanding Diversity) is the brain child of Teniqua Broughton (founder and CEO of VerveSimone Consulting) and Luis “Weezy” Egurrola (Founder/Co-Artistic Director of Epik Dance Company and coach of the Hip Hop Squads of both the Phoenix Mercury and Phoenix Suns).
For more info, visit LINK below!
"Being Alive" Cabaret Show
THE Vegas Room Debut - September 24-26, 2020
The new heartfelt cabaret show "Being Alive" recently debuted at The Vegas Room, an intimate Las Vegas restaurant and cabaret space located in Commercial Center. The well-received show included selections by Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Cole Porter, and many other artists. Pianist Dan Ellis joined Michelle Johnson for a night of uplifting music and stories.
MENTIONED IN THE PRESS
SEPT 2, 2020 - REVIEW JOURNAL - John Katsilometes
Article about the #RedAlertRESTART event, with a special mention by Las Vegas Review Journal entertainment reporter John Katsilometes.
The survival of the live event industry is essential! All at once, over 12 million hard working people in this industry have lost all of their income and future prospects for work. Read more about the movement and talk to your Representative about helping those affected by the current economic crisis. #WeAreEvents