Las Vegas Central Rotary Club Present Comedy & Magic Fundraiser May 28th Starring Award Winning Comedian Don Barnhart And Knight Magic

Top Quote The Clarion Hotel & Casino is proud to host The Las Vegas Central Rotary Club's Comedy & Magic Show Fundraiser Show benefitting local charities and youth groups starring award-winning comedian Don Barnhart and Knight Magic. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 10, 2011 - The Clarion Hotel & Casino is proud to host The Las Vegas Central Rotary Club's Comedy & Magic Show Fundraiser Show benefitting local charities and youth groups starring award-winning comedian Don Barnhart along with the magic and illusions of Kyle Knight and Mistie May 28th, 2011

    The Clarion Hotel is located at 305 Convention Center Dr. (2 blocks East of LV Blvd) with plenty of free parking! Tickets are $29.95 and include 1 drink and all the proceeds support the local community and youth projects.

    There will be a meet and greet, mingle and mixer at 7:30PM with finger food. Seating for the show begins at 8PM and show time is 8:30PM.

    The Clarion's Bijou Restaurant is also offering a great dinner package. $20 will get you your choice of entree: Sirloin Steak, BBQ Ribs, Chicken Marsala or Chicken Caesar Salad along with Soup, Salad & 1 Drink (house wine, domestic beer or soda).

    To get the dinner package deal, you have to call the club and make a "Rotary Club Dinner Package" reservation. Regular dinner, appetizers and a full bar menu, bottle service and VIP Booths are available in the showroom.

    Show information, dinner reservations: 702-466-4121. Tickets can be purchased from participating Rotary Club Members, at the door or online at:

    As for the show, Don Barnhart is truly one of the top comedians working today. You may not know him by name but you'll recognize his face as you've seen him on TV and film as well as headlining the top comedy clubs in Las Vegas for years. He is also a favorite at the top comedy clubs across the country and cruise ships around the world as he combines clever, thought provoking material and delivers it with an animated enthusiasm keeping audiences of all ages howling with laugher and coming back for more.

    In 2010, Don Barnhart received the International Performing Artist's "Bob Hope Award" for his continued service performing and producing comedy shows for the troops stationed overseas. Barnhart has been performing and producing comedy shows for the troops around the world since his first USO tour back in 1992. He's been everywhere from Bosnia to Afghanistan. In a recent interview Don stated, "I'm blessed to be able to make a living doing what I love and I consider both an honor and a privilege to entertain our men and women serving in the military. I'm kinda like the water boy on the Super Bowl team".

    Barnhart got his start in comedy as house emcee, manager and talent coordinator at The Comedy & Magic Club in Hermosa Beach, CA. It was during the comedy boom of the 80's that Barnhart opened for, learned from, worked with and forged friendships with today's comedy legends: Seinfeld, Leno, Jim Carey, Louis Black, Drew Carey, Tim Allen, Harry Anderson, Tom Hanks, George Wallace, Louie Anderson, David Spade, Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller and more.

    Leno's advice to Barnhart, "You wanna be great? Go on the road". And Don did. He left the security and lucrative job to pursue comedy full time and since 1987, Don averages 250 days year on the road. Barnhart's comedy career really gained national attention in 2007 when he won the American Idol Underground's Best Comedian Award and was named their, "Artist to watch" and Entertainment Business Journal named him one of the, "Top 100 comedians to see" three years in a row.

    Audiences say, "Barnhart has the wit and insight of George Carlin with the energy, delivery and characters of Robin Williams". The NY Times wrote, "Hilarious". The LA Times called Don, "One of the best" and Howard Stern said, "That guy is funny".

    Don Barnhart just shot his new comedy special, "I'm Not Just Eye Candy" now available on DVD and he's been seen, heard and featured on numerous TV, Radio and Film projects: ABC, CBS, MTV, FOX, NBC, ABC Morning Show, Good Day Sacramento, Good Morning Northwest, Star Search, Evening At The Improv, Comedy Central, Ocean's 13, Lunar Madness, In The Army Now, Apollo 13, The Ice House 50th Anniversary DVD, The Bob & Tom Show, XM/Sirius Satellite Radio and more. Visit Don's website at

    Featuring on the show will be the magic & illusions of Kyle Knight & Mistie. Las Vegas illusionists Kyle Knight & Mistie give their audience a completely different perspective and make them change their mind about what magic should be. Kyle Knight has received numerous awards for his skills in sleight of hand and stage illusions, and was named MMA Magician of the Year. In the 20 plus years he has been performing he has headlined in casino reviews and dinner theaters all over the world, and has appeared in several network television specials. Mistie, a former Miss Las Vegas and Miss Nevada US, adds personality and production with her choreography, piano performances and costume quick changes.

    Together they perform illusions with a bold and modern style and surprise their audience with a different approach to magic. Revealing guarded secrets and performing impossible feats while being totally surrounded, and they their audience to get up close and involved in ways they've never seen before. Visit them on the web at:

    Hosting the show is Vegas based comedian Lou Magelowitz, a young comedian out of Las Vegas, a city, which taught him that drinks are cheap and hookers aren't. But don't be fooled by his innocent smile, his hobbies include hanging out with his dog and partying... Sometimes even simultaneously! Lou graduated from the University of Nevada - Las Vegas with a degree in Journalism, and wrote for MORE, the entertainment show on Fox 5. He hosted a Radio Talk Show about beer titled Lou's Brews, and appears regularly on the Short and Stupid Show. Lou can be seen all over the country. Although he makes his home in Sin City, Lou has traveled as far and wide as New York to California

    Don Barnhart Entertainment is the production company of award winning comedian Don Barnhart Jr and artist Linda Vu specializing in independent television and film projects along with live comedy show bookings. Don Barnhart Entertainment specializes in high quality, independent film and television productions. With over 25 years of professional experience in the entertainment industry we have produced feature films, television programs, comedy specials, commercials, short films, dvds, infomercials, documentaries, reality shows, sketch shows, interviews, talk shows and more...

  • FB Icon Twitter Icon In-Icon
Contact Information