2014 Golden Rainbow's Ribbon of Life

The AIDS service organization Golden Rainbow held its 28th annual Ribbon of Life fundraising production at the Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas June 22, with the theme "Under the Big Top." Golden Rainbow, based in southern Nevada, was founded in 1987 with a mission of meeting the fundamental needs of men, women, and children living with HIV or AIDS. See photos from the event below. 

Photos by Tom Donoghue

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The circus-themed event helps to raise awareness and funding for the nonprofit organization, which assists those in southern Nevada living with HIV or AIDS.

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The event offered the audience a diverse lineup of entertainment, from acrobatics to dancing and singing.

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Numerous groups performed for audience members, captivating them with gravity-defying stunts.

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Emcees Chris Saldaña from Las Vegas's Channel 8 and Edie from Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity returned to host the event.

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Performers from Jersey Boys, Dancing Queen, Zombie Burlesque, and Frank Marion's Divas Las Vegas participated in the fun-filled fundraising event along with other groups.

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Golden Rainbow also held a silent auction, where bidders were entertained by jugglers, clowns, and acrobats.

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All proceeds from the event went to funding Golden Rainbow and its mission to provide those living with HIV or AIDS the help they need.

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The night showcased performers of all ages through theatrics, dance, and song.

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Miss Nevada and Miss Nevada's Teen made an appearacne at the event.

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Ribbon of Life offered an ecclectic lineup with something to entertain everyone.

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Performers kept the energy high throughout the night, delivering a show to never forget.

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Cirque du Soleil performers from The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONE, Mystère, and Zumanity also pitched in for the cause.
 

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