On Thursday, May 23, the Neon Museum will host a special program commemorating the 58th anniversary of the opening of Las Vegas’ famed Moulin Rouge Casino. Las Vegas filmmaker Stan Armstrong will screen portions of his latest project, the documentary titled “The Misunderstood Legend of the Las Vegas Moulin Rouge.” Stan will also serve on the panel with Claytee White, director of the Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries, and others that may include Katherine Joseph and Jerushia McDonald. Dr. Michael Green, professor of history, College of Southern Nevada, will serve as the panel moderator.
The evening will begin with a meet-and-greet at 5 p.m. with the panelists for Neon Museum members only. Doors will open to the public at 5:30 p.m. and the program will begin promptly at 6 p.m.