Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • Intelligent Design?
    Prof of Paleontology and Curator of the Museum of Paleontology, University of California at Berkeley, Kevin Padian will explore the four primary reasons the courts have rejected Inteligent Design. The title of his lecture is “Intelligent Education or Intelligent Design? The Challenge of Effective Science Education.” His particular concern in the challenge...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Divas Las Vegas Equestrian Fundraiser
    Deborah Cox, Taylor Dayne, Jennifer Holliday and Martha Wash, known as local divas, will join Bellagio’s The Bank Clockwork Apr 20 9:30 pm for a fundraising concert to support the Equestrian Aid Foundation. The proceeds of the evening will go to assist people in the equestrian world suffering from catastrophic injuries or illnesses. Tickets are $100, $250 VIP and...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Free Organ Recital @UNLV
    Dr Paul Hesselink gives a free organ recital Sun Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm featuring the program “Commemorations” with works by Dieterich Buxtehude, Jean Langlais, Daniel Pinkham, James Biery, Oskar Lindberg and Stig Gutav Schoenberg. The music is chosen to commemorate a 300 year anniversary, a 100th birthday and to honor the lives of to recently deceased musical artists. The...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Cactus and Succulent Club
    More on plant and flower societies/clubs in Las Vegas. The Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada meets the 1st Thur @ 7pm. They advertise “friendly folks, tasty treats, cool plants and fascinating presentations – for expert or novice.” For more details call 702-645-2032 or visit Nevada Garden Clubs Center Lorenzi Park 3333...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Sierra Club Global Warming Films
    The Sierra Club hosts a “multimedia energy festival” on Apr 14 12:30p-4:30p with films about alternative energies followed by discussion and refreshments. This event is part of a national effort to raise awareness of the dangers of global warming. The event will be held at a private home. Call Isis 702-242-2299 or email 4685 El...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • UNLVino!
    The heat is really turned up on this year’s UNLVino. Thur Apr 12: Start with a poolside party “Bubble-licious” at the Hard Rock Hotel which will serve more than 100 different sparkling wines from all over the world. 7p-10p Cost $75. Fri Apr 13: is “Auss-some and Then Some!” at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Tasting of great wines from...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Rose Society Meets
    For meetings about roses, attend the Las Vegas Valley Rose Society the second Thursday every month at 7:30 pm. The programs are all about roses, of course – new varieties, planting, arranging etc. Call 702-646-6048 for more info. No meetings during June, July and August. Nevada Garden Clubs Center Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Free Family Movie
    Enjoy an outdoor family movie night in the park on Apr 13. Bring your lawn chair and blankets for “Monster House.” There will be refreshments for sale with a pre-movie activity at 6:30, movie starting at 7:00 pm. A good weather event. Cimarron Rose Community Center 702-229-1607 5591 N. Cimarron Rd Las Vegas NV.
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Children’s Festival
    This free event on Sat Apr 14 will include performances in the park, arts & crafts, face painting, special shows in the Winchester theatre, carnvial games and more. There will be vendors with food and drinks, a train ride, historic battles, a variety of fun events for a great family day. Winchester Center and Park 702-455-7340 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Simple Solutions to Complex Biomedical Problems
    The 2007 Nevada Medal for outstanding scientific achievement was awarded to Dr. Susan Linquist of MIT for her work on protein and genetics. She will speak on “Simple Solutions to Complex Biomedical Problems” Apr 12 at 4:00 pm. “Proteins do just about everything for us, from powering our muscles to forming the complex units in our brains.” Come...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • China in the New Century
    Join an interdisciplinary panel of experts who will discuss the role and future of China in this century. Dr. Sue Fawn Chung, UNLV, will moderate a panel representing economics, sociology, history and literature. The discussion is Thur Apr 12 @ 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. Clark County Library 702-507-3400 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival
    Get ready one of the hottest Jazz Festivals of the season, #13 of the City of Lights Jazz and Rhythm & Blues Festival right here in Las Vegas on Fri Apr 20 and Sat Apr 21. Promoter Michael Schivo puts together talent he considers “fresh, funky and cutting edge.” He has an eye for groups that are just about to break big, so it is always exciting to see...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Earth Day at Whole Foods
    Sun: The Sierra Club joins forces with Whole Foods Henderson for a parking lot of booths and hybrids and information for Earth-friendly living. Whole Foods Market 702-361-8183 100 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Sat: The Summerlin Earth Day is held on Saturday at Summerlin Park. Summerlin Park 1400 N. Rampart Blvd Las Vegas NV Related The Electric Car is not Dead,...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Healing and EHF
    Jinna van Nliet, a special guest from Canada, is the founder of EHF (Energy Healing Facilitator), a system to empower the PEMS (Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual) bodies to promote balanced healing for the whole human system. This is cutting edge stuff but modern medicine is beginning to take notice of disease-causing factors and healing techniques that it used...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Tommy Thompson Around Town
    Tommy Thompson and his group have a loyal following around town. They play a very energetic, danceable type of music that could be classified as jazz. Below is a schedule of their appearances in May & June. For more info see Jul 17-22 9p & 10:30p Sahara Hotel & Casino/Casbar Lounge 2 shows nightly. 2535 Las Vegas Blvd So Las Vegas...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • Piloga class
    What is Piloga? As taught by Eva from Barcelona, it seems to combine her training in yoga, pilates, aerobics and corrective medicine exercise. Cost is free, donations accepted. Transformations, A Healing Place 702-252-3502 1725 Rainbow Blvd Ste 25 Las Vegas NV Related Natural Facelift, Self-Defense Classes for Women, Tai Chi Chu’uan classes, Transformations of...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Bonsai Group Meets
    All Bonsai lovers unite. The Las Vegas Bonsai Society is meeting the second Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm. They present special programs, offer advice and allow plenty of time for questions. Call Bob 702-257-4768 for more info or click on the Bonsai at Nevada Garden Club Center Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations,...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Drilling for Oil in ANWR lecture
    Next in the series of free University Forum Lectures is “Resource Politics: An Unbiased View of Oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge” on Thurs Apr 12 7:30 pm. The guest lecturer is Scott L. Montgomery, petroleum geologist and lecturer at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. The discussion will be of resource,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Evening Film Series
    Tuesday seems to be film day at the library. The Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and the Clark County Library present a film series “Adaptations,” focusing on films that have been adapted from literature. Tuesdays in April at 7:00 pm. No information on cost, but these events are usually free or a small admission charge such as $3. 702-507-3400...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Free Afternoon Films
    Called Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou, the theme for April is “From Page to Projector.” Screenings start at 1:00 pm and are free to the public. The Bijou is sponsored by the Clark County Library. 702-507-3400 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Apr 10 – “Beau Geste” (139). Gary Cooper, Robert Preston, Ray Milland in French Foreign Legion. Apr...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Spring Tour UNLV Arboretum
    Join Paula Garrett, Educational Coordinator, and Susan Jones, Collections Mgt Coordinator, UNLV for a tour of the Arboretum. This is a one-mile walking tour among the spring wildflowers of the Desert Garden, including the viewing of some of the unique trees on campus. You will see both drought-tolernat and traditional landscapes. Free. Meet 4:00 pm, Tues Apr 10 at the...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry White, vocalist and pianist with his Quintet, and Quintessence led by drummer John Nasshan and...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Rebelpalooza ’07
    BIG BIG event staged by the UNLVCSUN Student Government featuring a host of bands, including The Lab, the Chapter, 420 Daze, VeRbal Ace, Rolls Royce & DJ Toast, three 6 mafia, Bone thugs-n-harmony, Ghostface Killah etc. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the gate. UNLV students get in FREE. Venue is the UNLV intramural fields at...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Pet Bird Club
    This is not birdwatchers, but a group devoted to the care of pet birds. The Las Vegas Bird Club meets the second Sunday of each month at the Elk Lodge, 1:30 pm. Call 702-395-9855 or 702-645-6129. 2939 Vandermeer St Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 03:04 am
  • Free Passion Play
    “He’s Alive” is presented by Passion Play of Las Vegas at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. The passion play is the account of Jesus Christ from Palm Sunday through the Resurrection, accented with wonderful sets and period costumes. Performances are 7:00 pm Apr 6 and 2:00 Apr 7. Doors open one hour before. Tickets are FREE. Call 702-450-5511. Cornerstone...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • Las Vegas Blues Festival
    The City of Las Vegas is partnering with the Las Vegas Blues Society to present the Las Vegas Blues Festival Sun Apr 15 noon-6pm. Gates will open at 11am. The cost of admission is only 2 non-perishable food items to benefit the Community Food Bank of Clark County. Come and hear the best of Las Vegas blues. Bar-B-Q will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-1087...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Health and Fitness Fair
    Join others searching for a healthy path through life at Cashman Field in Downtown Las Vegas for a Health and Fitness Fair. There should be booths with a variety of vendors, raffles, complementary services etc. For those of you who don’t know, Cashman Field Center was built in 1983 on land donated by Big Jim Cashman, an icon in Las Vegas history. There is a stadium...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Latino Film Series
    The Spring Latin Film Series hosted by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas will screen five films concerned with Hispanic culture in the US and Canada on three Thursdays @ 7:00 pm. Admission is $3, children under 12 free. The venue is the East Las Vegas Community Center 702-229-1515 250 N. Eastern Ave. Las Vegas NV Films (see for more details) Apr...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Shelly Taylor Quartet
    The Las Vegas Jazz Society joins the Clark County Dept of Parks and Rec to bring you a jazz concert with the Shelly Taylor Quartet. Shelly, a vocalist who performs at Harrah’s and Bellagio’s, is accompanied by Kenny Clark, sax, Blaise Sison, bass, and Jess Gopin, drums. They will perform music from the “Great American Songbook” with a mix of classic...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Easter Weekend at Montelago
    There’ll be visits from the Easter Bunny on Saturday and Sunday, 11a-5p. Look for loads of activities for the family, with a children’s petting zoo and pony rides from noon to 4p. Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday at 11a, noon, 1p and 2p. Registration required and $2 donation to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Montelago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 04:04 pm