The Mob Museum: the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement in Las Vegas has announced a series of special programs and events taking place in November 2017. The events will offer a unique insight into the past and present of crime and law in the United States with discussions, forums, and presentations, among other programs.
The November events are:
The Pierre Hotel Affair – The Inside Story of the Biggest Jewel Heist in American History, November 4, 1 p.m. Nick Sacco and Daniel Simone will give inside details on the largest jewel heist in history. Simone, narrative nonfiction author of “The Pierre Hotel Affair,” and Sacco, who was involved in the Pierre Hotel heist, will discuss the historical event and the questions that still surround it.
The Wiseguy Speaker Series: “The Last Jewish Gangster” – An Evening with Myron Sugerman, Nov. 9, 7 p.m. Sugerman, author of the recently released book, “The Last Jewish Gangster from Meyer to Myron,” will discuss how the histories of the Mob and Jewish people in America are intertwined.
Kefauver Day, Nov. 15, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Mob Museum celebrates Kefauver Day to commemorate the Kefauver Committee hearing that took place in the Museum’s courthouse in 1950. The hearings were pivotal in the national fight against organized crime as well as the events that influenced the development of Las Vegas.
Frankie Moreno Performance Benefiting The Mob Museum, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m. Three-time “Las Vegas Headliner of the Year” winner, Frankie Moreno will perform at South Point Hotel Casino with a portion of proceeds supporting the Mob Museum, courtesy of South Point and Frankie Moreno.
Book Signing with Frank Cullotta, Nov. 18, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Author of “The Rise and Fall of a ‘Casino’ Mobster: The Tony Spilotro Story Through a Hitman’s Eyes” tells the story of the mobster from his unique perspective as Spilotro’s childhood friend.
Community Safety Forum: Homelessness, Nov. 19, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. The monthly Community Safety Forum will address community homelessness in the Las Vegas Metropolitan area. Representatives from the Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth will share information about the programs and resources available to homeless individuals.
Opening Hours on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 23 The Museum will be open on Thanksgiving from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Black Friday Book Signings with Nevada Authors, Nov. 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Four popular Nevada authors will sign their works in the Museum’s retail store on Black Friday. Books include “Las Vegas Babylon and Lost Las Vegas” by Jeff Burbank, “Discovering Vintage Las Vegas” by Paul Papa, “Getting Off on Frank Sinatra” by Megan Edwards and “The House Always Wins” by Brian Rouff.
For more information, visit themobmuseum.org.