HIV/AIDS Nonprofit Golden Rainbow Forms A Human Awareness Ribbon at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, June 3

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Golden Rainbow’s human ribbon kicks off 27 day countdown until 27th annual “Ribbon of Life” on Sunday, June 30

What: Local nonprofit Golden Rainbow partners with The Smith Center for the Performing Arts to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS by creating a human ribbon on Monday, June 3. The date marks a 27 day countdown until Golden Rainbow’s 27th annual “Ribbon of Life” spectacular on Sunday, June 30. “Ribbon of Life” is the nonprofit’s main source of revenue and one of Southern Nevada’s largest HIV/AIDS fundraisers.

*Volunteers are needed to form the human ribbon. All patrons are asked to arrive at 9:30 a.m. and wear red, in honor of HIV/AIDS awareness. Surface parking available on City Parkway*

Who: Myron Martin, president and CEO of The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
Lea Carrasco-Zanini, executive director of Golden Rainbow
Pietra Sardelli, vice president of Golden Rainbow
Golden Rainbow executive board members

When: Monday, June 3
9:30 a.m. – Call for volunteers
10 a.m. – Human ribbon forms

Where: Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

Details: Golden Rainbow hosts the 27th Annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraiser at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts at 1 p.m. on Sunday, June 30. Tickets are priced at $38, $56, $81, $109 and $212. Tickets are available for purchase at, The Smith Center Box Office,, and by calling (702) 749-2000.

“Ribbon of Life” is an original production unlike any other in Las Vegas, featuring some of the best performers from premiere shows on the Las Vegas Strip. This year’s extravaganza, “Tributes,” will feature a wide spectrum of tribute-themed performances from contemporary to classic, Broadway to film, pop to hip-hop, music videos, television and political comedy.

For more details about sponsorship opportunities or Golden Rainbow, please visit Golden Rainbow’s website.

About Golden Rainbow
Golden Rainbow is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Founded by members of the entertainment industry in 1987, Golden Rainbow is committed to serving the HIV/AIDS community through fundraisers like Ribbon of Life and HIV/AIDS related education. For more information, visit or call (702) 384-2899.

Keep up with the latest news on the 27th Annual “Ribbon of Life” event on Facebook or Twitter.

About The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
The hallmark of downtown Las Vegas’ 61-acre urban development known as Symphony Park, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is a public-private partnership that opened in March 2012. Heralded as the city’s “heart of the arts,” The Smith Center is an architectural triumph and long-awaited cultural achievement that educates and entertains the citizens of the Southern Nevada. The $470 million world-class performing arts center offers a blend of performances by resident companies, first-run touring attractions, lectures and internationally acclaimed performers in music, theater and dance. The five-acre campus features four performance spaces including the 2,050-seat Reynolds Hall, a 258-seat Cabaret Jazz club, the 250-seat Troesh Studio Theater and the 1.7-acre Donald W. Reynolds Symphony Park for outdoor concerts. Additionally, the campus will be the new location of the Discovery Children’s Museum, opening in March 2013. For more information about The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, please visit Keep up with news and events on Facebook and follow The Smith Center on Twitter at @SmithCenterLV.


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