Archive for the ‘the Arts’

  • LV World Affairs Council Int’l Trivia
    Just to give you an update on some interesting events sponsored by the LV World Affairs Council: Tonight Feb 21: Screening of “The Lost Boys of Sudan: An Understanding of the Sudan and the Situation in Darfur.” The award-winning filmmaker, Jon Shenk, Professors Drs. Ted Gurr and Barbara Harff and Sudanese refugees from the “Lost Boys” will be...
    by at February 21st, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Deep Discounts by Listening to Radio
    In 1981 The Radio Shopping Show created a revolutionary concept of a barter marketing program by which businesses exchange discounted products and services for radio advertising and publicity. The ENORMOUS savings to the program’s listening audience is attention-getting. There is literally something for everybody. The list is long and includes oil changes, acne...
    by at February 20th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Live Music Every Day of the Week
    Sunday Brunch @ Gordon Birsch. 11 am to 4 pm. This is definitely the place to be on Sunday afternoons if you want to dance your heart out. Every Sunday is a different group, so you need to try them all. A Brunch menu is available, with tables in the bar and dance area. Guest artists sit in and the afternoon can be full of suprises. No cover charge. Howard Hughes Parkway,...
    by at February 20th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Wild Wrice Jazz Brunch
    Sorry to say that this brunch is no longer happening. I want to make another plug for my good friends Louise and Larry and the reprise of the Sunday Jazz Brunch that’s happening at Elvis Restaurant and Lounge from 2-6 pm. The Gents of Swing with Larry “Wild” Wrice on double bass drums, Randy Thomas on piano and Richard Straub on upright bass deliver...
    by at February 16th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Art Institute Registration
    Been wanting to re-invent yourself? Know you have unexpressed talent? Did you set aside your dreams to raise a family? Are you fed up with university book-learning and know that your heart and life desire is somewhere else? Are you a creative genius waiting to be discovered? The Art Institute of Las Vegas is holding an Open House on April 28. If you go to the website...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 05:02 pm
  • Darfur, One Story Behind the Headlines
    Continuing its mission to bring the world to Las Vegas, The Las Vegas World Affiars Council is co-sponsoring with the Diversity Committees of the Community College of Southern Nevada, UNLV and Nevada State College an evening with award-winning film director Jon Shenk to give an insider look at the situation in Darfur and Sudan. Part of a series of Black History Month events...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Dam Short Film Festival
    Great name for a festival showing of movie “shorts” at Boulder City. The Dam Short Film Festival is the brainchild of Lee and Anita Lanier, who are staging the showing from Thursday thru Sunday. There are day and evening screenings at the American Legion Hall, 508 California, with headquarters at the Boulder Dam Hotel at 1305 Arizona St. This is a real treat...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • LV Little Theatre presents The Violet Hour
    The Las Vegas Little Theatre is billed as “theatre by the community, for the community.” Southern Nevada’s oldest community theatre in its 29th year, it relies on the help of very dedicated volunteers and donations from patrons and local businesses to launch productions on its Mainstage and at the Fischer Black Box. The play, Fiction, performed in January,...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Amplified Wine
    Chris is setting new standards for his already high energy wine tasting events. This time he’s teaming with Mix 94.1 to bring Dashboard Confessional as the headliner in his next Rock ‘n Rock Wine Event appropriately named “AMPLIFIED!” If you like wine, live rock ‘n roll music and beautiful young bodies, then these events are for you. It...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • Jazz Brunch Redux
    Sorry to say that this is no longer happening. Some of you jazz lovers remember fondly the great Sunday jazz brunches in 2005 at the Artisan Hotel. Larry “Wild” Wrice and the Gents of Swing created a eclectic following who showed up Sunday after Sunday to dine, drink mimosas, groove a little, dance a little, enjoy a lot. For strange, unknowable reasons of...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Superbowl Oscars for Commercials
    Everybody has to say SOMETHING about the Superbowl, because even if you can’t make sense of the game or could care less, the great national common denominator is the commercial break between plays. Or is it plays between commercial breaks? What ARE they doing on the field while the rest of us are watching ads? Anyway, if you are really into the ad thing,
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Esperanza y Maggie Por La Manana
    My friend and powerhouse, Esperanza Montelongo, is no longer co-hosting the radio show 8-9 am M-F on KRLV 1340 AM, Nevada’s only Spanish Talk Radio Station. “Hey girlfriend!” Esperanza is the type who keeps nothing close to the chest and you are NEVER in doubt to what she thinks about anything – the perfect personality for talk radio. Herself...
    by at February 4th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Forrest Whitaker reigns as Last King of Scotland
    I’ve been a fan of Forrest Whitaker for years and have always thought that the guy was one of the most talented actors around. But with a face and body like his, it’s hard to get leading roles. Did you see him in "Ghostdog: The Way of the Samurai?" Must-see movie and peformance. The buzz is that he will take the Oscar home for Last King of Scotland...
    by at February 4th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Firefly Tapas and Salsa
    If you are looking for that kind of lively, Latin atmosphere to sip Mojitas and Sangria while nibbling at an array of tantalizing tapas, then Firefly on Paradise is “el lugar” to see and been seen. With the vast variety of tapas on the menu, I would suggest a group of friends so you can have a tasting event. The music is pulsating and you are elbow to elbow...
    by at February 2nd, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Celebration of Black Female Artists
    The Gallery at Summerlin is celebrating Black History Month with a showing by three talented Black female artists: two painters, Synthia Saint James and Barbara Wesson with Sculptress Manuelita Brown. The Artist reception with be Sat, Feb 17 from 2-6 pm at the Gallery. You can have a conversation with the Artists on Sun, Feb 18 from 1-3 pm. This should be a very special...
    by at January 31st, 2007 at 09:01 am
  • Wine Down Wednesdays
    Join Radio Station Sunny 106.5’s Tom Chase this Wed, Jan 31 from 6-8 pm at the Sullivan Square Showroom for wine-tasting and hors d’oeuvres. The wines are provided by Lee’s Discount Liquour. Check out the website for more details, including directions:
    by at January 30th, 2007 at 12:01 pm