The Nevada State Museum , Las Vegas and Friends of Classic Las Vegas will host an evening reception and panel discussion with noted entertainer Betty Bunch and several of her Friends from the Golden Age of Las Vegas entertainment in the 1950s, ‘60s, and ‘70s.
Betty came to Las Vegas in the 1950s to dance in the opening line for Donald O’Connor, and later performed at such venues as the El Rancho Vegas, the Dunes, and the Rivera. Betty also headlined the original production of the popular afternoon show, Bottoms Up. Betty and her fellow entertainers promise an evening filled with intimate tales of Las Vegas show business and personalities, as well as many “stories behind the stories.”
The Entertainers of Classic Las Vegas Panel will include:
Betty Bunch, long-time dancer on the Las Vegas Strip
Louis Prima, Jr will talk about his father and the Prima legacyPapote will talk about the Latin influence on the Las Vegas Strip
Mike Weatherford, Las Vegas Review Journal columnist, Entertainer Writer and author of "Cult Vegas"
and Special Guests
Wednesday, Sept. 17th
Nevada State Museum
700 Twin Lakes Dr
6:00 - 7:00 pm Reception
7:00 - 8:30 pm DiscussionAdmission $3
We hope to see you there!