I was brought in by the Liberace Foundation and Museum to photograph their Cabaret benefit last night. The event included many members of the Broadway-Las Vegas community with much of the event being organized by Jersey Boys' conductors Philip Fortenberry and Keith Thompson. The goal of the event was to raise money to help maintain and promote the Cabaret room at the museum. The photo above is of Christopher Joel Carter during a standing ovation he received at the event. Carter is the featured pianist at the M Resort and winner of the Showmanship division of the 2008 Liberace Piano Competition. Space was tight so they stuck me in a corner in the back, but the event was still very entertaining.
As someone who has traveled around the county, living in a van, I have always really liked the look of these teardrop shaped trailers with their stainless steel finish. I would have never though of turning it into a business, which is exactly what Victoria Hogan from Flora Pop did. Flora Pop is a full service, all inclusive pop-up wedding service. Hogan travels to various places around Las Vegas, uses the trailer as a sort of altar, and is licensed to officiate the wedding. We met near Nelson's Landing for the photos.