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Blue Man Group Invites After-School All-Stars For An Exclusive Backstage Tour May 4

BLUE MAN GROUP INVITES AFTER-SCHOOL ALL-STARS FOR AN EXCLUSIVE BACKSTAGE TOUR MAY 4

Blue Man Group welcomes students from Las Vegas’ After-School All-Stars for a special backstage tour from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4.

Students will be given an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Blue Man Group as part of After-School All-Stars’ Media All-Stars Program. Members of Blue Man Group will be on hand to give a tour of the theatre including the stage, productions suites, props department, dressing room and wardrobe department. As a special treat, the students will be given lessons on how to properly play the drumbone, a unique instrument used during each performance.

Media All-Stars, one of several programs offered by After-School All-Stars, gives students the opportunity to explore careers in radio, television, film editing, advertising and more. The After-School All Stars program is committed to providing out-of-school activities for children, ages 5 -14. The program promotes academic and social achievement, confidence and self-esteem and currently serves more than 5,000 students in southern Nevada.

About After-School All-Stars Las Vegas
After-School All-Stars Las Vegas provides opportunities for underprivileged youth to participate in free after-school and summer programs that focus on academics, athletics and cultural enrichment. Local programs include tutoring, homework help, language and literacy skills, arts and crafts, dance, music, computers, chess, creative writing, soccer, swimming, cooking and media – just to name a few. Since its inception, After-School All-Stars has positively affected the lives of more than 100,000 Southern Nevada youth. Today, there are more than 6,000 youth from 15 different schools participating in the program. For more information, visit http://www.asaslv.org/ or call (702)-770-7601.

About Media All-Stars Program
The After-School All-Stars Las Vegas Media All-Stars Program offers students opportunities to learn more about broadcast journalism, newspaper advertising, cable television, film editing, radio & TV advertising, media ethics, media events, and “on-air” techniques. The students are able to create their own Public Service Announcements, short films, commercials, and other projects that sometimes even get aired on local radio & TV stations. The Media All-Stars get opportunities to expand their media knowledge by touring places such as: UNLV Greenspun, Channel 8 News, Channel 3 News, Vegas PBS, Cox Media, Las Vegas Review Journal, Opportunity Village, KVEG Hot 97.5, International House of Blues Foundation and Blue Man Group. The Media All-Stars Program meets 2 or 4 days per week depending on each school’s need. An example of a school’s schedule is Tues.–Thurs. (2:30pm to 3:30pm).

About Blue Man Group Las Vegas
Wildly popular around the world, Blue Man Group defies simple description. A musical feast? Yes. A roller coaster of comedy? Absolutely. A stunning mix of technology and raw imagination? You bet. It’s all that and so much more. This explosion of color, humor, music, and technology comes to life every night in the custom-built Blue Man Group theatre at The Venetian® in Las Vegas. The show’s contagious energy engages the audience, thrilling adults and kids alike. It’s intense, exciting, interactive and above all – a must-see.

Ticket prices start at $59 plus tax and service fees. Call 702.414.9001 or 1.800.blueman for ticket and show information. Special military and children’s pricing available. Ask about Blue Man Group’s dinner and VIP packages. Visit www.blueman.com/vegas for more information.

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