Archive for July, 2007

  • Utah Festival Opera
    1.5 hrs north of Salt Lake City, set in spectacular mountain scenery in Cache Valley is the Utah Festival Opera running from Jul 11 thru Aug 11. The festival takes place in Logan’s Ellen Eccles Theatre, a 1100-seat European-style edifice of neo-classical design. Built in 1923, it has been restored to state-of-the-art capability. This is their 15th Anniversary Season....
    by at July 19th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • LV Hilton is good to locals w/ Cool by the Pool
    This summer, in addition to a Sounds of Summer Concert Series, the Hilton is offering Cool by the Pool Happy Hour with 2-for-1 Fosters and cocktails from 5:30p-8p daily. Live entertainment too. The Las Vegas Hilton is good to locals. Your red Hilton card will get you the buffet for about $14 and that includes house wine or their keg beer. Play the slots a little and...
    by at July 18th, 2007 at 10:07 am
  • Free NOTBAD Film Series: Local Critic’s Choice
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and Film Movement Collection join up to screen the NOTBAD Film Series: Critic’s Choice on Tuesdays 7:00 pm. Local film critics and writers will introduce films they like. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Related Free Pre-Code Hollywood Films @ Library, Free Latin Films...
    by at July 17th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Picasso Exhibit at Bellagio
    It’s hot outside, so if you are looking for something to do in the cool, check out the exhibit at the Bellagio. Pablo Picasso is best known for his paintings and drawings, but he actually was a fairly prolific sculptor and ceramicist. Thirty of his works in the media of ceramics are on display at Las Vegas’ Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, (started May 25) and...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Canyon Club Concerts
    There’s a new spot in town for live music concerts. The Club also hosts late night dancing Wed thru Sat. Every Wednesday night is a show by the Spazmatics with dance music from the 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s. According to Jerry Fink of the Las Vegas Sun, the club is the baby of Lance Sterling who helped start the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. He...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • “Dance in the Desert” Festival
    The annual “Dance in the Desert” festival will be held on the Cheyenne campus of the College of Southern Nevada on Fri Jul 27 @ 7:30pm and Sat Jul 28 @ 2pm & 7:30pm. All three performances are unique. This year’s featured perfomer is Peter Kyle with his NYC dance company. Groups from California, Arizona and Southern Nevada will also be appearing,...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • (Science) Fantasy Fiction Group
    The Southern Nevada Area Fantasy Fiction Union is an informal group of science fiction and fantasy fans who meet once a month with informal movie outings and gatherings scheduled at least once a month. They maintain a large lending library for members and claim to be Las Vegas’ oldest Science Fiction Club. The monthly meeting is the 4th Sunday 1:30p-3:30p at the...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Free Fridays @ 8 w/ The Nelsons
    The City of Henderson presents Fridays at 8. The Nelsons, Gunnar & Matthew, grandchildren of the famous TV family that was central to America of the golden years, entertain with their own style while you relax on your blanket or in your lawn chair. Free admission. Call for more info 702-267-2171. visithenderson.com. Amphitheater at the Henderson Events Plaza 200...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 12:07 am
  • Lone Mtn Children’s Discovery Park
    If you are looking for a place for the family to learn about the history of Nevada as well as such a myriad of subjects as math, earth science, plant and animal life, check out the Lone Mountain Children’s Discovery Park. A 5-acre learning and play area, it is full of hands-on activities as well as a maze, climbing wall, walking paths, old-fashioned playground,...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • WWE RAW @ Thomas & Mack
    All you professional wrestling fans who enjoy World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Raw live on USA Network now have a chance to really see the live action Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm in our very own Thomas & Mack Center. This will be the WWE championship match between John Cena and Randy Orton, with plenty of other RAW like Mr. Kennedy, King Booker, Umaga, Santino Marella etc....
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Nevada Native Plant Society
    The Nevada Native Plant Society is based out of Reno, but takes field trips around the state as well as in California. They are a non-profit dedicated to promoting interest in native Nevada plants and their preservation. They have published a guide to the flora of the Desert National Wildlife Range just outside of Las Vegas. If you are interested in learning more, check...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • “Family Yarns” Storytellers Young People’s Concert
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is “Family Yarns” – Hand to Mouth Storytellers with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thur Aug 9. Storytellers Eric and Kristy Price will keep all ages enraptured with their skilled and colorful. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Call 702-455-7340. Winchester Cultural Center...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • Red Mountain Spa
    by guest contributor Cindy Joseph-Vogel I have traveled all over the world and never have I been to such a wonderful resort as the Red Mountain Spa. It is in Las Vegas’ back yard, two hours away. It is a lush and beautiful paradise just north of St. George, Utah. To read more, go to Red Mountain Spa – Top Ten by Conde Nast
    by at July 12th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Red Mountain Spa – Top Ten by Conde Nast
    by guest contributor Cindy Joseph-Vogel I have traveled all over the world and never have I been to such a wonderful resort as the Red Mountain Spa. It is in Las Vegas’ back yard, two hours away. It is a lush and beautiful paradise just north of St. George, Utah. We went for rest, relaxation, health and exercise, but we got so much more. It is hiking at its best...
    by at July 12th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • “110 in the Shade” Summer Theatre
    Super Summer Theatre presents “110 in the Shade,” a musical adapted by N. Richard Nash from his play “The Rainmaker.” The music is composed by Harvey Schmidt with lyrics by Tom Hones. The show opened on Broadway in 1963 and includes the songs “Love, Don’t Turn Away,” “Poker Polka,” “Everything Beautiful Happens...
    by at July 11th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Free Showing of Jaws at Henderson Pavilion
    The City of Henderson presents a free showing of “Jaws” on Aug 04 at their “Hollywood at the Pavilion” series designed as a family movie night. This is an outdoor summer event with lawn seating so bring your blanket and picnic basket. Pls no glass containers. Gates open 7:30p with movie at 8:30p. Call 702-267-4849 for more info. Henderson Pavilion...
    by at July 10th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • “Serenades of Life” – Doctors Sing to Benefit Hospice
    The 13th annual “Serenades of Life—Doctors in Concert” will be held Jul 28 7pm-9pm to benefit the Nathan Adelson Hospice. Area physicians show another side of their talent with a repertoire of all genre of songs performed. Emcees for the evening are Paula Francis and Gary Waddell of Channel 8 eyewitness News. Tickets are $40 with the money raised going...
    by at July 8th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • New Seven Wonders of the World
    While the rest of the world was busy voting on the internet for the new list of the Seven Wonders of the World, Americans didn’t take much notice. That is plenty of Americans took the time and interest to vote, but certainly not in proportion to the number of internet users we represent. Voting took place at new7wonders.com. Almost everyone is familiar with the...
    by at July 8th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Dale Earnhardt – One Night Movie Event
    “DALE” – Racing into select movie theatres nationwide for a one night event Jul 19 @ 7:30 pm. This is the only Earnhardt family-approved story of racing’s largest personality. Created in 2007, the film uses authentic race footage, original interviews, home movies – and features Dale Earnhardt himself. Following the screening will be a special...
    by at July 6th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • NV Jazz Orchestra plays Latin – Free
    The Rainbow Library amphitheater is the venue for a Nevada Jazz Orchestra free outdoor concert featuring Latin Jazz on Jul 23 @ 8pm. The 18-piece big band will play tunes from their new Latin Jazz CD “Como No!” plus a few non-Latin favorites. Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available. Please NO glass containers, alcoholic beverages...
    by at July 5th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Atomic Vets Remember and Tell
    Open since Feb 2005, Las Vegas’ Atomic Testing Museum combines fascinating photos and exhibits of the history of nuclear weapons research and testing, especially the crucial role played by Nevada, with occasional lectures and panel discussions. The Museum, an affiliate of the Smithsonian, has received over 80,000 visitors, including 10,000 schoolchildren, who visit...
    by at July 3rd, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Virgin Valley Heritage Museum
    If you take a trip over to Mesquite, you might want to check out their local museum with pioneer and Native American artifacts from the Virgin Valley and environs dating late 1800’s through early 1900’s. They are open 9-5, Mon thru Sat with no admission charge. Donations are always welcome. Call 702-346-5232. Virgin Valley Heritage Museum 35 W Mesquite...
    by at July 2nd, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • reJAVAnate -a Coffee House with Community
    The new owners, Hercules and John, have a vision of a coffee house as more than a place to get some java. They are building a community around the cozy spot, gently cultivating a retreat where comics, poets, musicians, artists of all styles and expressions can gather, share and entertain. Every night is an opportunity to participate – either as performer or audience,...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Free “Viva Las Vegas” Film & Elvis Dress Up Party
    On First Friday, August 3 is the chance to throw away your inhibitiions, put on your sparkle and glamour and kitsche and come on out to celebrate our city in “Vegas over-the-top style.” Elvis impersonators welcome and any other lover of the King. This is a free screening of ‘Viva Las Vegas’ – under the stars. Bring a blanket and picnic....
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Live Earth Concerts Video Replay
    If you want to view videos, go to livearth.msn.com A global environmental musical event called “Live Earth” took place 7-7-7. Let’s hope it’s true that today is the luckiest day in a thousand years cause the planet could use some help. Stars performed at nine concerts around the world to raise awareness of the environmental trends which portend...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 08:07 am
  • Movies & Concert Footage by the Pool
    The Platinum is making a big push to get some action at their location. Friday and Saturday evenings are publicized as “Dine and Unwind” featuring a special dinner menu of $39 pp at 6:30p & 8:30p. Movies and concert footage starts on the pool deck at 8:30p. It’s an intimate pool area with a decent view of the strip, and well-protected from outside...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • VooDoo Networking
    Want to get your business name out? Looking for a way to connect with other young entrepreneurs? Just want to have a good social hour, networking from the top of the Rio with a splendid view over the lights of Las Vegas? Join the Network Ultra Lounge monthly at Rio’s VooDoo Lounge. Admission is free, appetizers and also your first drink. Get the word out! Make...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Shades of Sinatra @ Suncoast
    Winner of the “Tribute Show of the Year” Excellence in Entertainment Award, the Desert Production “Shades of Sinatra” is showing four Wednesdays in October at 7:30 pm. Produced by Ed Mathews and Kelly Clinton, the tribute to the music and career of Frank Sinatra features Carmine Mandia, Larry Liso, Ryan Baker and Lisa Smith singing hit after hit...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • 2007 State Farm USA Basketball Challenge
    Las Vegas is the host to the USA Basketball Mens Senior National Team with stars like Carmela Anthony, Bilber Arenas, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Joe Johnson, Lamar Odom, Paul Pierce, JJ Redick, former Rebel star Shawn Marion and more. The State Farm USA Basketball Challenge will be at the Thomas & Mack Center with tickets ranging from $10-$50 on the UNLV box office...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • Mother & Kids Movie Day
    More community events are happening at reJAVAnate with Mother & Kids Movie Day Wed 4p-6p. Give them a call for more details. 702-253-7721. Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or better yet, just stop by. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner Pecos in Renaissance III Shopping Plaza). Related reJAVAnate – a Coffee House with Community, Jordan Reimer...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 01:07 am