May 11, 2006
LAS VEGAS – The CineVegas Film Festival will be hosting a screening at Lake Las Vegas on Saturday, May 20th. This screening, which is free and open to the public, is the first of its kind for CineVegas and will give festival fans a sneak peak of the 2006 festival. In addition, May 20th marks the official opening of the CineVegas box office and throughout the evening, a box office will be set up at Lake Las Vegas where tickets and passes to this year’s festival can be purchased.
The evening will commence at 5:30 pm with an electrifying performance by the band Santa Fe, followed by an invitation-only reception at Bistro Zinc at 6:30 pm. At 8:00 pm, CineVegas will screen its trailer for the first time, followed by the movie screening at 8:30 pm.
“CineVegas is excited to offer festival-goers a sneak peak of this year’s festival,” said Trevor Groth, director of programming for the CineVegas Film Festival. “And there’s no better backdrop to present our screening than the beautiful Lake Las Vegas.”
"We are delighted to host this year's first CineVegas film screening and become a part of this artistic tradition," says Cary Krukowski, director of public relations for Lake Las Vegas Resort. "CineVegas is one our community's most anticipated events and we are confident that guests of the pre-screening are in for a special evening, filled with exciting entertainment in a unique and serene venue."
About Lake Las Vegas Resort
Lake Las Vegas Resort is a premier residential and resort destination situated on a privately owned 320-acre lake located 17 miles from the Las Vegas Strip. Within the 3,592-acre master planned resort are exquisite residential offerings including custom home sites, waterfront and golf villas, resort condominiums and luxury executive homes. The Mediterranean-inspired destination also features world-class resorts including the AAA Five Diamond-rated The Ritz-Carlton, Lake Las Vegas, the AAA Four Diamond-rated Hyatt Regency Lake Las Vegas Resort, Spa and Casino, MonteLago Village Resort and Loews Hotels’ Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort anticipated to open in 2008, a collection of three challenging golf courses and a fourth course designed by Tom Fazio opening in 2007, pampering spas, elegant casinos, full-service marinas with watercraft rentals and yacht cruises and MonteLago Village, an enchanting enclave at the center of Lake Las Vegas Resort, offering water’s edge restaurants and cafes, quaint boutiques and the 40,000-square-foot Casino MonteLago. For more information, call (877) LLV-LAKE (558-5253) or visit www.lakelasvegas.com.