Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • Paiute ethnobotany
    The Clark Co. Museum is offering a series of Native American programs at the Museum in Henderson, with a discussion of local ethnobotany scheduled for Sat Apr 28. “Pauite” (sometimes Piute) refers to a group of North American Indians, divided into Northern and Southern. This grouping is not really correct, as the Northern Pauites are more related to the Shoshone...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • LVWAC International Educator of the Year Awards
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council will hold its annual International Educator of the Year Award Dinner May 4 when outstanding teachers from the Clark Country School District, CCSN, UNLV and Nevada State College are honored for their “contributions to international education in the performance of their normal duties.” The selectd group will travel to India...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Law of Attraction Meet Up
    You saw the DVD “The Secret” – or you heard about it from friends – or you saw some of the key personalities on Larry King Live or Oprah – and you know something about the “Law of Attraction.” There is now a Las Vegas Law of Attraction Meetup Group and they are meeting up for the 6th time on Sat May 26 @ 7pm to get to know each...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Kick Off World Trade Week
    World Trade Week has been an institution in Los Angeles for 80 years. Nevada has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, so it seemed liked a natural that Las Vegas was ripe for its own World Trade Week. Tony Michalski, head of the Las Vegas office of the US Dept of Commerce contacted the Las Vegas World Affairs Council and World Trade Week – Las Vegas...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Local Poets Read
    This is National Poetry Month to be celebrated with the annual event “Under the Influence” at the Clark Country Library Thurs Apr 26 @ 7pm. Selected local poets will read their own works as well the works that have influenced their writing. Clark Country Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Las Vegas Mountaineers Club
    The Las Vegas Mountaineers Club educates and trains members on safety and fun in the outdoors, with emphasis on the ethical use of wilderness resources. Activities include hikes, climbs and other outdoor activities. They meet the 4th Tuesday each month at the Sahara West Library at 7:00 pm. 9600 W. Sahara Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations, Sierra Club “Update...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Rock n Roll Wines @ Shark Tank Pool
    Postponed from last Friday, Chris launches the summer season with his first pool party of the year. Rock ‘n Roll Wine Reggae will be at “The Tank,” the $30 million extravaganza just opened at the Golden Nugget, Downtown Las Vegas. Come check out the water slide that propels you through the shark tank. Opening music by the The Heavie Heads with Twenty...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Milk Mustache Mobile Tour
    In an attempt to show everyone that milk is a vital part of a healthy diet, we have the 10th annual “Milk Mustache Mobile Tour” April 21-23. This year’s theme is “Think About Your Drink.” The roaming fete includes a Milk Mustache Photo Tent, a Curves Tent, a Health Assessment Tent and more…..Admission is Free. Apr 21 11a-1p Smith’s...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • The District’s Anniversary Weekend
    This is the anniversary of the The District at Green Valley Ranch and there are events scheduled all weekend for all ages. Sat noon-6p Sun noon-4p The Kid’s Carnival Zone at the Green with games, prizes, music Sat noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green, Frank Joseph – The Courtyard Sun noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green,...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Sand Dollar Blues Marathon
    We had a marvelous musical experience last night at Sand Dollar. This is really the place to go for blues in Las Vegas. And you have the opportunity to get a taste of the best of the blues groups this Saturday Apr 21 when the 17th Anniversary Celebration starts at 2:00 pm and goes through til 3:00 am with 10 bands. All Day/All Night! There is a dancefloor, full bar...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • “Socrates Cafe” Discussion Group
    The Socrates Cafe meets every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the Reading Room at Mandalay Place to discuss life’s big questions in a “friendly, non-partisan, intelligent atmosphere.” Doesn’t sound like typical Las Vegas. The group seats itself in a circle of chairs, outside the bookstore and follows a semi-structured format of commentary and discussion, with...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • “Viva Las Vegas” Screening
    It’s been 30 years since Elvis Presley left this life for the unknown, but his legend never dies. He lives on embodied in impersonators, memorabilia and in the hearts of countless fans. Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm, The Clark County Library will screen “Viva Las Vegas,” followed by local author Heart Shapre who will discuss her new book “Elvis Through My...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Paul Stubblefield @ Bugsy’s
    Paul Stubblefield has a new drumming gig on Tuesdays at Bugsy’s from 7:30p -10:30p. Paul is a classy gentlemen with just the right showmanship. The sound is mellow, soulful, full of rhythm, polished and professional. There will be open mike, presenting one of those golden opportunities in Vegas to get surprise talent and top notch entertainment. Bugsy’s...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Author Amy Tan at Library
    Amy Tan is a wonderful writer, her works rich in vocabulary and imagery, her characters finely drawn and complex, her stories intricate and unpredictable. The chosen book for the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District‘s 6th annual “Reading Las Vegas” is Tan’s “Joy Luck Club,” a novel brought to the big screen by Director Ang Lee. The...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Boulder City Fine Arts Festival
    More than 100 artists from the Southwest will be on hand at the 22nd annual Boulder City Arts Festival Apr 21 & 22. Vendors exhibit paintings, photographs, glass art, pottery, jewelry and more. As usual there will be entertainment and food vendors. Admission is free, 10a-5p. Check the website for more information bcfineartsfestival.com. The venue is Bicentennial...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Star (Gazing) Party w/ Astronomical Society
    Join the Astronomical Society of Nevada (Las Vegas) for their monthly “Star Party” the 2nd Saturday at Cold Creek or Redstone. Meet up at 7 pm for an evening of stargazing. Their mission is to encourage, foster, conduct and support programs on astronomy. Directions to the site are found at vegas.astronomynv.org. Future Star Parties and locations: Jan 20 –...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Classic Car and Bike Show
    Hosted by the Sons of the American Legion, this classic car and bike show will run from noon Sun Apr 22 “until the last person leaves.” Lots of bikes and cars to see along with food, karaoke and vendors. Proceeds go to help families of our deployed military personnel. Cost is $6 or $10 per couple. You can bring your own bike or car for exhibit for no fee....
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Las Vegas Wind Quartet Free Concert
    There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy free music here in Las Vegas. Sunday, Apr 22 at 3:00 pm, you are invited to hear the Las Vegas Wind Quartet at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Featured artists are clarinetist Dave Hawley, Flutist Sherrie Parker, oboist Mika Bronson, bassoonist Sam Pisciotta and horn player Doug Beasley. A project co-sponsored by the City of...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Free Harp and Opera lunch hour
    Take your lunch and enjoy the music of harpist Carolyn Gott and opera singer Stephen Plummer from noon to 1pm, Fri Apr 20. The event is hosted by the City of Las Vegas. Venue is the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse Downtown Las Vegas. Call 702-229-4614 for more info. Admission is free. Light refreshments available.
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • John O’Hurley Talks Dogs
    John O’Hurley, known as J. Peterman on Seinfeld, and currently appearing in Spamalot at the Wynn Las Vegas, is appearing at the Clark County Library Thur Apr 19 7pm. “An Evening with John O’Hurley” focuses on his lifelong love of dogs and his book “It’s Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump.” The event includes a book sale and...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Grotto adds to Chris’ Rock n Roll Experience
    Friday night is the big Rock n Roll (Reggae this time) Wine-tasting event at the Shark’s Pool, Golden Nugget. The Grotto Italian restaurant at the Golden Nugget is giving free appetizers and a glass of champagne to anyone with a Rock ‘n Roll Wine wristband. Golden Nugget Las Vegas 129 East Fremont St Las Vegas NV (Fremont & 3rd) See my previous posting...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • 3rd Annual Meatball Awards
    The Meatball Awards “Vintage Vegas” Sun Apr 22 is the primo event for true Las Vegas culture. Artie Schroeck & orchestra will provide music and Cork Proctor will M.C. The Awards will be presented by well-known celebrities around town to personalities who have made their mark on our town. Start at 6pm with no-host cocktail party with show at 7pm, followed...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Howie Hewett @ Barcode
    The Intimate Nights Concert with Howard Hewett at the Barcode takes place Thurs Apr 14. Tickets are $29.95/$25 NV residents with ID. Barcode has a full bar with appetizer menu plus catfish and sweet potato fries. The concert is one of series presented by Release Entertainment, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, in association with 30th Day in September Entertainment....
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Bunkhouse Saloon for Serious Music
    Usher in the New Year for $10, cutting edge music and a free glass of champagne at midnight. The Bunkhouse Saloon advertises itself as “Downtown‘s Newest Venue for Serious Music.” Look for very alternative sounds. Their motto is “Live Music Cool Vibe Great Sound.” The BH features live music every performance night, with some local bands....
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Vegas 420 Music Fest
    For a sizzling weekend of 50 live Metal, Hip Hop, Reggae and Trance-Techno Bands, get your tickets now for the Nevada NORML 2007 MMM Music Fest on Fri Apr 20 & Sat 21 at the Ice House. Doors open at 9:00 am, the first band starts at 10a with the last band starting at midnight on Friday and 8p on Saturday. The list of groups is every mother’s nightmare: The...
    by at April 14th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Compulsive Gamblers Lecture
    The Swiss decided to deal with their gambling issues in a socially responsible way. When they legalized major casinos, they made it part of the licensing requirements to propose programs for troubled gamblers, even outlining how they would ban certain players exhibiting obsessive behavior. Prof William N. Thompson of UNLV will speak at Barrick Museum Auditorium on Mon...
    by at April 14th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Star Trekkies meet
    The USS Las Vegas, which is a chapter of the International Federation of (Star) Trekkers meets the 3rd Wednesday each month at 6:30 pm – where else but Quark’s Bar & Restaurant at the Hilton? All interested parties are invited. Call 702-448-0868 or email info@usslasvegas.org. They also have a website www.usslasvegas.org. Quark’s Bar & Restaurant,...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Nobel Laureate Poetry Reading
    The Black Mountain Institute presents two Nobel Laureates on Thurs Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm. Derek Walcott, West Indian poet and playwright and winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, will be at UNLV campus for a reading of his work. He will be joined by Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, for a discussion afterwards. As usual, these BMI lectures are free and open to the public....
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • IONS meeting on Human BioEnergetic Field
    The topic for this month’s meeting on Apr 24 is “Human BioEnergetic Field and it’s relationship to the Quantum Field of Potential.” Heady stuff but definitely pertinent to the concepts being espoused in “The Secret” and similar philosophies. You are invited to hear about the quantum experience of Traditional Chinese Meridian System,...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Annual Flower Show
    The Sunset Garden Club hosts its annual flower show themed “A Day in the Park” with live or dried flower arrangements. The event on Sat Apr 14 is from noon-4p and is free and open to the public. For more info call Jane 702-897-2271 or Sylvia 702-454-7974. Paseo Verde Library 280 S Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV Related Cactus and Succulent Show title, Rose...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 11:04 am