The Showgirl: A Las Vegas Icon
Virtual Fundraising Event Featuring Exclusive Bonus Scenes
Friday, September 25, 2020 at 6 p.m.
Join Vegas PBS to see exclusive bonus footage from The Showgirl: A Las Vegas Icon documentary and enjoy a panel discussion with showgirls and prominent members of the entertainment community. And…an online auction.
Donate $10 per person to attend this special virtual fundraising event. Or please call 702.737.7500.
Vegas PBS Online Auction
The auction is open now and closes at 11:59 p.m. on Friday, September 25. Winners will be notified within 72 hours.
It's auction time at Vegas PBS! There's something for everyone from gift baskets to gift cards, an incredible selection of artwork, an autographed guitar and much more!
Proceeds from the auction will allow Vegas PBS to continue to produce more local documentaries for everyone in Southern Nevada to enjoy in the future.
Watch: The Showgirl: A Las Vegas Icon
This local production, featuring former showgirls and Las Vegas Strip headliners, reveals the glamorous history of an iconic, yet now rare, symbol of Las Vegas show business.
She’s a fantastic character, a creative vision. She can stand 10-foot-tall and stretch to 10-foot-wide. The Las Vegas Showgirl is like a beautiful, giant, sparkling bird flaunting fabulous feathers. But she is much more than that. On stage, she’s an icon who represents Las Vegas to the world. Off stage, she’s an ordinary person living an extraordinary life. The Showgirl: A Las Vegas Icon tells her compelling story.
That story goes back 50+ years. It began in the 1950s when classic Parisian showgirls first came to Las Vegas. The Showgirl: A Las Vegas Icon recounts how these women helped Las Vegas grow to become the Entertainment Capital of the World, and it asks, “Where are they now?” This narrative is chronicled by the showgirls themselves as well as the people who worked with them, studied them and were inspired by them.