Artsy wall

© Tammy Espino

Artsy wall

Tammy Espino Student 3/30/2012 4:23:45 PM

The Smith Center is funded by a public-private partnership. The city of Las Vegas has provided the land, infrastructure and parking for the facility. In addition, the city, Clark County and state legislature collaborated on a car rental fee that resulted in a bond of just over $100 million.

The private funding campaign was launched by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation with a landmark gift of $50 million in 2005, in honor of their chairman, Fred W. Smith, and his wife, Mary. Since then, the Reynolds Foundation has continued their generosity with an additional $100 million grant. This gift is the largest philanthropic donation in state history and, combined with their initial contribution, is the second largest donation to the performing arts in the United States.

For more details on The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, please visit http://www.thesmithcenter.com/ #1453305

Carol L. Fowler 3/30/2012 4:28:46 PM

Wow- it is fascinating as well as beautiful! #10067797

Leslie Carson Wolfe 3/30/2012 5:13:49 PM

Beautiful!
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Patrick Rouzes 3/30/2012 7:24:55 PM

Fascinating building, info, tones, textures & design here, Tammy! IMPERSSIVE, indeed, Ms Vegas!
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Heather Loewenhardt 3/30/2012 11:26:50 PM

This image should be printed and sold. It is simply one amazing piece of art. #10068241

frank w. degenhardt 3/31/2012 7:05:27 AM

You did it again City. Not only do you give us some amazing artwork with the capture of these lines and forms with just enough color variance to make it even more beautiful, buy you delight us with the story behind the picture. The reading is fasinating and so interesting. Gold belongs below the picture. You are rocking girl. #10068579

Dianne 3/31/2012 8:42:39 AM

Beautiful Tammy. Great design #10068732

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/31/2012 5:33:22 PM

AWWWWWWWWWWWESOME EOD image, Vegas! :-) k #10069303

Bobby Ray Goodman 3/31/2012 5:35:32 PM

Hi Tammy,That is a cool capture Buddy.Beautiful EOD!!!! #10069306

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 3/31/2012 6:28:42 PM

Fantastic design and colors Tammy!,
Amalia #10069398

Julianne Bradford 3/31/2012 7:07:48 PM

Wow what a wonderful eod Tammy! #10069449

Liz Bullock 3/31/2012 8:57:12 PM

Hope to see this in 2 weeks, awesome capture! #10069572

Barbara Waldoch 4/1/2012 1:12:09 AM

Beautifully captured, Tammy! #10069731

Tiia Vissak 4/1/2012 2:35:43 AM

very original! #10069791

Jeff W. Robinson 4/1/2012 2:37:39 AM

Outstanding light and frame-filling capture!! #10069794

Lorraine A. Cook 4/1/2012 3:07:03 AM

What a MAGNIFICENT study in design and geometry (LOVE THE COLOR), Tammy!!!

Thank You for the 'history' of this magnificent building, My Friend!!<:)) #10069845

Ellen Hodges 4/1/2012 8:08:47 AM

Super duper capture in every way, Tammy!! Big WOW!!! #10070136

Anthony G. Comella 4/1/2012 9:48:13 AM

Super WoW, Perfect all around!! #10070254

John Connolly 4/1/2012 1:19:11 PM

Incredible tones, light and detail here Tammy! The design is simply stunning! How fortunate you are to have such an entertainment centre in your city!

HAPPY T ~ K ~ W Day, Tammy! #10070654

Reynaldo D. Reyes 4/1/2012 10:36:55 PM

Wonderful lines and design in this Performing Arts Center Tammy. The added info about this makes it truly distinguished. #10071208

Leslie McLain 4/2/2012 4:20:58 AM

Very cool, Tammy. Love the design elements. #10071502

Terry Cervi 4/2/2012 3:25:28 PM

A cool find and terrific capture, Tammy! #10072260

Wm Nosal 4/2/2012 5:32:49 PM

Wonderful Image, Tammy!
COOL! #10072470

Nancy L. Green 4/2/2012 6:10:23 PM

I love all the interesting design elements in this wonderful capture my friend, VERY well done!! <>< #10072531

Kathy Salerni 4/2/2012 7:27:56 PM

Great story and excellent capture of this magnificant building, Tammy! #10072746

Ken Smith 4/3/2012 4:04:06 AM

Very cool design...lucky you to find this. Excellent work, Tammy! #10073169

Tammy M. Anderson 4/3/2012 12:01:26 PM

Outstanding, Tammy. A winner. #10073736

Sabrina Ryan 4/3/2012 5:48:32 PM

Fabulous image, Tammy #10074078

Laura E. Swan 4/4/2012 11:08:58 PM

What great lines and I like that I have no sense of scale. Usually I want it but this time it's enjoyable to wonder. Thanks for the background info too, Tam-Tam!

-LooLoo #10075819

PATRICIA A. CASEY 4/6/2012 4:19:14 AM

Beautiful design...so very Art Deco...thought it might be something from the Crysler Bldg in NYC.....I am going to have to get back to Vegas again....looks like a lot more to see...Wonderful capture Tammy...this should be a winner.....Have a great day! =^..^= #10077502

Douglas Perry 4/6/2012 9:43:22 AM

Super EOD #10077976

Mitch Spence 4/7/2012 11:22:10 AM

And yet another great design capture. Going to have to compile a list of these fascinating places. #10079875

Christopher J. Budny 4/11/2012 5:41:35 PM

Fantastic find out there in my favorite part of off-strip Vegas! Love the lines and sheen! #10086411

Renee Doyle 4/12/2012 1:33:16 AM

Wonderful composed and captured Tammy!!!! #10086831

Thomas E. Hinds 5/25/2012 5:25:49 PM

Remarkable capture and presentation! Congratulations on this Finalist! #10150006

Tammy M. Anderson 5/25/2012 6:20:48 PM

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Tammy. #10150251

Lorna Shutter 5/25/2012 6:39:56 PM

Woo Hoo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this FANTASTIC EOD, Tammy!!!!! You go, girl!!! :)
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Kathy Wesserling 5/25/2012 7:20:55 PM

Absolutely, perfect! We'll see Gold on this shortly! #10150692

Kathy Wesserling 5/25/2012 7:20:55 PM

Absolutely, perfect! We'll see Gold on this shortly! #10150693

Mukesh Srivastava 5/25/2012 7:22:30 PM

Outstanding EOD image....Huge congrats on finalist win, Tammy!!!!! #10150704

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/25/2012 8:01:46 PM

WTG!Tammy,Big congratulations my friend!!!! #10150902

Phyllis Burchett 5/25/2012 8:16:32 PM

Love this, congrats! #10150939

Ellen Hodges 5/25/2012 9:47:56 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck with this extremely awesome finalist, Tammy!! #10151185

Alex T. Mizuno 5/25/2012 10:48:04 PM

Wonderful EOD image of this incredible architecture! Congratulations on your Finalist Tammy! #10151277

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2012 11:39:23 PM

congratulations on your wonderful finalist!!! #10151453

Dianne 5/25/2012 11:48:25 PM

Congrats Tammy!!! :D #10151486

Renee Doyle 5/26/2012 3:29:11 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Tammy! #10151702

Leslie McLain 5/26/2012 5:20:52 AM

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Tammy. #10151937

Monnie Ryan 5/26/2012 6:20:55 AM

Exceptional, Tammy - Congratulations on your Finalist award! #10152122

Tiia Vissak 5/26/2012 6:21:24 AM

Congratulations! #10152125

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/26/2012 7:08:06 AM

Yes indeed...this is a winner...Congratulations on the Finalist...I hope I see this with Gold...it's a beauty! Have a wonderful day Tammy....Cheers =^..^= #10152308

Christopher J. Budny 5/26/2012 7:21:29 AM

Congratulations, Tammy! #10152364

Julianne Bradford 5/26/2012 10:26:53 AM

Glad to see this again Tammy..congrats on this great finalist! #10152831

Nancy L. Green 5/26/2012 10:40:55 AM

CONGRATULATIONS Tammy on your wonderful finalist, WTG!! <>< #10152859

Terry Cervi 5/26/2012 12:25:19 PM

Congrats on this very cool finalist, Tammy! #10153173

Ken Smith 5/26/2012 2:32:14 PM

A cool Vegas locale, Tammy. Congrats on your finalist! #10153613

Carol L. Fowler 5/26/2012 3:30:27 PM

Wonderful Finalist! Congrats! #10153749

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2012 5:21:15 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist Tammy!

jo ann c. #10154025

Carol Flisak 5/26/2012 5:55:46 PM

Terrific image, Tammy... wonderful lines, tones and textures! Congrats on your finalist! #10154095

David Phalen 5/26/2012 6:15:30 PM

BIG Congrats on a fabulous Finalist!! #10154184

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/26/2012 7:48:06 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE congrats girl, best of luck in the next round!!! #10154533

Robert K. Bemus 5/26/2012 11:01:27 PM

Love it...congrats on your Finalist!! #10154658

Eivor Kuchta 5/27/2012 10:04:32 AM

Great find, Tammy! Congratulations on your finalist, and good luck in the next round! #10155553

Daniella Puente 5/27/2012 10:55:56 AM

Yes! congrats Tammy on your fantastic finalist!!! :) #10155669

Mitch Spence 5/27/2012 10:57:05 AM

That's got to be some special place to see. Another dandy design image from you, Tammy. Congratulations. #10155672

Lynn M. Whitt 5/27/2012 11:56:49 AM

Very cool image, congratulations well deserved. #10155734

Patrick Rouzes 5/27/2012 6:10:26 PM

HEYYYYYYYYYYY, Tammy Vegas! CONGRATS & good luck on this amazing finalist! #10156244

Barbara Waldoch 5/28/2012 12:09:58 AM

Congratulations Tammy! #10156587

Lydia Williams 5/28/2012 8:34:45 AM

Wow, neat, Tammy! Congratulations! #10157155

Boyd L. Alexander 5/29/2012 6:22:15 AM

This is sooooo cooool! Great composition and details!! Congratulations on this well-deserved Finalis Tammy!!!! #10158647

Julianne Bradford 5/29/2012 10:03:21 AM

Yay Tammy WTG! #10158968

Christopher J. Budny 5/29/2012 10:06:17 AM

Congratulations once again! #10158982

Stefania Barbier 5/29/2012 10:08:25 AM

congratulations on your beautiful winner! #10158999

Leslie McLain 5/29/2012 10:26:27 AM

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Tammy. #10159057

Agnes Fegan 5/29/2012 10:37:10 AM

Congrats Tammy ... super image; love it! #10159091

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/29/2012 10:38:50 AM

WTG on this awesome winner, Vegas! :-) k #10159100

Mitch Spence 5/29/2012 10:43:20 AM

Way to go, Tammy! #10159119

Alex T. Mizuno 5/29/2012 11:14:49 AM

Congratulations on your win Tammy! #10159198

Tiia Vissak 5/29/2012 12:06:19 PM

Congratulations on your Winner! #10159249

Tammy M. Anderson 5/29/2012 12:36:54 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Tammy. #10159323

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/29/2012 12:51:24 PM

Big congratulations on this outstanding 2nd Place Gold Winner Tammy!

And sooo well deserved too..I just love it!

jo ann c. #10159364

Kay E. Mahoney 5/29/2012 1:13:43 PM

Congratulations on your second place winner, Tammy. #10159458

Mary Beth Aiello 5/29/2012 1:13:44 PM

This is just gorgeous, Tammy. Huge congrats on this beautiful Gold. #10159459

Lydia Williams 5/29/2012 1:23:06 PM

I did expect this gold for you Tammy...as this is awesome..Congratulations! #10159508

Lorna Shutter 5/29/2012 1:42:02 PM

Woo Hoo!!! WTG, Tammy Girl!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win!!!!! :)
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Val Feldman 5/29/2012 1:48:46 PM

Sometimes good things come at the most opportune times, eh, my Vegas Friend?! WTG on your fabulous GOLD win, Tammy!!!!! #10159598

PATRICIA A. CASEY 5/29/2012 1:50:12 PM

Yes sireeeeee......it's a winner....this is really stunning Tammy...I'm so glad the BP thought so too.....have a wonderful day....Cheers to you! =^..^= #10159604

Ellen Hodges 5/29/2012 2:01:22 PM

Huge congrats on a fab winner, Tammy!!! So glad to see the gold attached!! #10159632

Gina Cormier 5/29/2012 2:42:19 PM

Stunning!!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats on this outstanding image!!! #10159719

Nancy L. Green 5/29/2012 3:00:17 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Tammy on this FANTASTIC winner, WTG!! <>< #10159756

Jessica Jenney 5/29/2012 3:12:03 PM

Congratulations, Tammy on your fantastic winner! #10159791

Phyllis Burchett 5/29/2012 3:36:51 PM

Congrats Tammy on your win! #10159865

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/29/2012 4:14:23 PM

YOU ROCK girl, HUGE congrats on your win!!! #10159956

David Phalen 5/29/2012 5:31:07 PM

BIG Congrats on your Winner!! #10160072

Renee Doyle 5/29/2012 5:58:08 PM

WTG Tammy!! Congratulations on this wonderful winner!! #10160140

Mukesh Srivastava 5/29/2012 6:23:46 PM

Huge congratulations for the Gold, Tammy!!!!!! #10160202

Heather Loewenhardt 5/29/2012 7:16:13 PM

I love this image Tammy and am so glad to see it wearing gold. #10160330

Cyn D Valentine 5/29/2012 8:23:29 PM

Awesome winner Tammy..big congrats!! #10160482

Eivor Kuchta 5/29/2012 8:32:42 PM

Yeah, gold for this one! So well deserved! Congratulations, Tammy! #10160498

Tammy Espino 5/29/2012 8:52:27 PM

Thanks so much everyone for all the kind congrats!! :) #10160521

Liz Bullock 5/29/2012 10:40:34 PM

Congratulations! #10160630

frank w. degenhardt 5/30/2012 3:33:30 AM

It was so fabulous to see this amazing picture bring home the gold foy you City. Congratulations dear friend. #10160829

Claudia Kuhn 5/30/2012 3:50:54 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful winner! #10160853

Boyd L. Alexander 5/30/2012 5:22:30 AM

WOOOOOOO HOOOOOOO! CONGRATULATIONS Tammy on your fantastic picture..you deserved the gold and you got it...WTG!!!! #10160991

Terry Cervi 5/30/2012 6:04:11 AM

WTG, Tammy!! Congrats on your terrific win! #10161085

Bobby Ray Goodman 5/30/2012 6:44:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful win,Tammy. #10161193

Wm Nosal 5/30/2012 7:29:55 AM

Congratulations, Tammy! #10161292

Rolando Rosito 5/30/2012 2:14:01 PM

Fantastic winner Tammy, congratulations!! #10161853

Robert K. Bemus 5/30/2012 7:11:57 PM

I knew this would get Gold...Congratulations, Tammy!! #10162236

Thomas E. Hinds 5/31/2012 6:29:47 PM

A remarkable Winner! Congratulations, Tammy! #10163678

Dianne 6/1/2012 9:06:23 AM

Congratulations on your win Tammy! :D #10164573

David M. Montero 6/8/2012 3:01:19 PM

I apologize for my tardiness. Congratulations on your gold award for this marvelous capture Tammy! #10173313

Dean Campbell 6/17/2012 6:05:36 PM

Congrats on your winner Tammy. A great composition!! #10184285

Reynaldo D. Reyes 6/21/2012 2:21:14 PM

So great to see this a winner Tammy. Congratulations! #10194534

Sharon 6/30/2012 6:59:31 AM

Tammy, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved SECOND PLACE WIN!!! #10207379

Lisa J. Boulden 10/2/2012 1:23:51 PM

Don't know how I missed this.
Absolutely fantastic!
WTG, Tammy!
~♥~Lisa #10351406

Tammy Espino 10/30/2012 2:28:27 PM

Thanks so much everyone :) #10395267

Alex T. Mizuno 10/30/2012 2:35:03 PM

Huge congratulations on your win Tammy! Excellent EOD!! #10395294

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The Smith Center for the Performing Arts:
The Las Vegas Performing Arts Center Foundation, in partnership with the city of Las Vegas, developed The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, which opened on March 10, 2012.
Centrally located in downtown’s 61-acre Symphony Park, The Smith Center sits on nearly five acres adjacent to the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health, which is situated at the corner of Bonneville Avenue and Grand Central Parkway. The five-acre cultural campus features three performance spaces: the 2,050-seat main performance area in Reynolds Hall, Boman Pavilion’s 258-seat cabaret-jazz theater and a 250-seat studio-theater. It also includes a two-acre park, which can be used for outdoor concerts. The campus will be home to the Discovery Children’s Museum and is home to the Las Vegas Philharmonic and Nevada Ballet Theatre. The complex offers a blend of performances by local arts groups, as well as first-run touring attractions.
The Smith Center

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 80, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 6.00 mm, Model: Canon PowerShot SX110 IS

Uploaded on 3/30/2012 4:20:02 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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