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
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.
The event offered the audience a diverse lineup of entertainment, from acrobatics to dancing and singing.
Numerous groups performed for audience members, captivating them with gravity-defying stunts.
Emcees Chris Saldaña from Las Vegas's Channel 8 and Edie from Cirque du Soleil's Zumanity returned to host the event.
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.
Golden Rainbow also held a silent auction, where bidders were entertained by jugglers, clowns, and acrobats.
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.
The night showcased performers of all ages through theatrics, dance, and song.
Miss Nevada and Miss Nevada's Teen made an appearacne at the event.
Ribbon of Life offered an ecclectic lineup with something to entertain everyone.
Performers kept the energy high throughout the night, delivering a show to never forget.
Cirque du Soleil performers from The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONE, Mystère, and Zumanity also pitched in for the cause.