Actors Tantoo Cardinal, Ryan Reynolds and Catherine O’Hara were among the laureates who received their Governor General’s Performing Arts Awards after a nearly two-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The awards show, which was broadcast Friday on CBC, featured recorded segments and performances from across the country.

Cardinal, one of the

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Founded in 1981 as a resource for at-risk students and a mode of educating the community about Puerto Rican culture, Borinquen Dance Theatre is celebrating 40 years of building community in Rochester. - PHOTO BY MATT BURKHART

  • PHOTO BY MATT BURKHART
  • Founded in 1981 as a resource for at-risk students and a mode of educating the community about Puerto Rican culture, Borinquen Dance Theatre is celebrating 40 years of building community in Rochester.

Wearing a modern take on traditional garments, Neyda Colón Di Maria took the stage at Harro East Bal lroom recently to kick off Borinquen Dance Theatre’s 40th anniversary celebration and fundraiser. She stomped and writhed to drumbeats as a

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Ayu Dayclub, Zouk Nightclub and Fuhu anchor the Zouk Group’s bustling nightlife district on the southeast facet of Resorts World. But if you’re undertaking the night ideal, it ought to start off at RedTail, Zouk’s pre-video game playground built to rev the celebration up.

A “fully built-in social gaming bar,” RedTail spans a minor in excess of 6,000 square toes, enticing patrons with a bevvy of entertainment solutions and retro, shade-popping artwork. Athletics admirers feel at home with in-venue sporting activities betting and enough TVs to catch the motion from any angle.

Beer pong at RedTail

Beer pong at RedTail

“[But] we

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The vacations are wonderful, but it is truly country music year on the Las Vegas Strip. Following relocating to Arlington, Texas, to preserve throughout final year’s pandemic spike, the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo arrives household to Las Vegas starting off on December 2, and it’s bringing all the concerts and parties that appear together with it.

The coming 7 days also marks a significant passing of the torch for Vegas enjoyment. Jointly in Vegas, the co-headlining region songs residency from Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace, is closing out a productive 6-calendar year

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Thursday, November 25

Holiday Cactus Garden Lights

MISC: HOLIDAY CACTUS GARDEN LIGHTS Thru 1/2, 5-10 p.m., Ethel M Chocolates, ethelm.com.

MISC: TOURNAMENT OF KINGS: ’TWAS THE KNIGHT Of all the Strip shows that transform for the holidays, this epic battle of knights and wizards at Excalibur is the most obvious family-friendly option.

Tournament of Kings shifted into its ’Twas the Knight edition on November 24 and continues through December 27 with some spectacular seasonal touches like Merlin summoning snowfall in the equestrian arena, holiday-inspired music and costumes and more.

New vignettes for the show include a choreographed ribbon dance and

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"Mother," installed at Atlantic Ave. and Greenleaf St. over the Labor Day weekend by California-based artist Maxx242, was a 2021 commission by WallTherapy. - PHOTO BY QUAJAY DONNELL

  • PHOTO BY QUAJAY DONNELL
  • “Mother,” installed at Atlantic Ave. and Greenleaf St. over the Labor Day weekend by California-based artist Maxx242, was a 2021 commission by WallTherapy.

For many families, taking a post-feast digestion walk is as much a part of the Thanksgiving tradition as the feast itself. And it can provide a blessed little buffer, should you need some space from a sibling’s political goading or a nebby aunt prying into your personal life.

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