Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • Release @ Barcode
    Release is back at the Barcode with The Release All Star Band. Jazz, smooth jazz and R&B are played by Mathew Pittman, keys, Darryl Williams, bass, James Davis, guitar, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, drums, and Rodney Taylor. Get FREE tickets to see Howard Hewett. Must be present to win, drawings all night long. Doors open at 8pm, with the band starting at...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Aloha Party at Golden Nugget
    Every Wednesday in April is the Aloha Party celebrating the new $30 million pool and shark tank at the Golden Nugget Downtown Las Vegas. You’ll hear great music and take advantage of drink specials AND have a shot at winning a trip for two to Hawaii or $5,000 in cash prizes. You get 1 FREE ticket for coming to the party, another for joining the 24 Karat Club –...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Food Films
    The Winchester Community Center continues its “Food and Films II” Series. Screening is at 7:00 pm, admission is $3. 702-455-7340 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV. Screenings (for more details imdb.com): Apr 4 : “Tortilla Soup” Apr 18: “Feast at Midnight” Apr 25: “Simply Irresistible” Related Latin Film Series, CineVegas Art...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Guitar Society Meets
    The Jewel Box Theater is the meeting place for the Las Vegas Guitar Society the first Wednesday of the month. Meetings and Society membership are open to anyone interested in the study and performance of guitar music. All ages and music styles are represented. For more info and exact time call 702-656-6475. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Youth Literary Film Series
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas presents the Spring Youth Literary Film Series three Thursdays this month at 4:00 pm. FREE at East Las Vegas Community Center 702-229-1515 250 N Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Films (check details at imdb.com): Apr 12 “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Apr 19 “Because of Winn-Dixie” Apr 26 “Garfield“
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Art Exhibits
    The Charleston Heights Arts Center and Reed Whipple Cultural Center of the City of Las Vegas feature rotating exhibitions by national, regional and local artists. Free and open to public. Call 702-229-4674 for schedules. Charleston Heights Arts Center 702-229-6383 800 So. Brush St. Las Vegas NV Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211 821 Las Vegas Blvd No. Las Vegas...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free UNLV Symphonic Winds Concert
    The music of Chance, Schuman and Stamp as well as Rimsky-Korsakob and Elgar are featured at this free concert by UNLV’s Symphonic Winds group. 7:30 pm at Artemus Ham Concert Hall. More info: 702-895-3734.
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • First Friday Party Downtown Las Vegas
    This Friday is sure to be an historical event in Downtown Las Vegas. You have the fun monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown coupled with the events revolving around the Las Vegas Grand Prix. Just remember that some streets will be blocked and you will not have normal access with your car. All the galleries are open late and the streets will...
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Open Bar Happy Hour Daily
    The Hours are 6p-9p Monday thru Friday and the venue and drink features change every night. So if you feel the need to see and be seen, along with having some serious alcohol-related fun and games, you should check out the Open Bar Happy Hour series. This week’s program: Mon at Ra Sushi with Absolut Vodka, Tues at Mist with Imperia Vodka, Wed at Lure with Grey...
    by at April 2nd, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • Hogs & Heifers Saloon & Grand Prix
    The party will be going on all weekend during the Las Vegas Grand Prix, with Hogs & Heifers party central. They will open Fri, Sat & Sun at 10:00 am with a fabulous BBQ on Saturday. Miller Lite and Genuine Draft draughts will be $3 all weekend, with Jack Daniels also at special price. If you want more info about the Grand Prix, parking etc., contact Jess @...
    by at April 2nd, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Free Pasqua Cultural Festival
    There are egg hunts all over town, so I won’t try to list all those. This bi-lingual (Spanish-English) festival looks like a great place to spend the Saturday before Easter if you are looking for Latino activities. There will be entertainment, art projects, games etc. It’s rumored the Easter Bunny might make an appearance. FREE. Co-sponsored by La Nueva...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Family Festival
    This is a free event for families at Sunny Springs Park on Sat Apr 7, noon – 3p. Look for cultural arts performances, games, info booths and just lots of good old fashioned fun for parents and kids. Call 702-229-1087 for info. Golden Talon Ave and Bufaalo Dr. Las Vegas NV www.artslasvegas.org
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Friday Night Art District
    This Friday is going to be very happening in the downtown area of Las Vegas. I have already talked about a couple of events and now we have Archinofsy, Atomic Todd, The Fallout and MTZC galleries from 6p-10p in the Arts District. All of these are in or by the Commerce Street Studios 1551 S. Commerce St Las Vegas NV (north of Wyoming). Here are the websites for more info:...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • FREE Fremont St Party
    FREE Fremont Street Experience Party from 5:00p until 11:00p on Fri Apr 6. Entertainment is planned at the 1st & 3rd Street stages, with Street Syle FMX Jumpers at 5:00p in the Main Street area, and Grand Prix Driver autograph session from 5:15p to 6:00p. Related Vegas Grand Prix
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Las Vegas Grand Prix
    The Vegas Grand Prix takes place on a 2.44 mile street circuit in Downtown Las Vegas. It will be three day event from Fri Apr 6 – Sun Apr 8 with warm up activities starting at noon on Tues Apr 3. There is a very complete description of parking and transportation possibilities available. For ticket pricing and all event information call the Vegas Grand Prix Hotline...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • “Life Safari Animal Sanctuary” Fundraiser
    Mountain Lion Caesar, white tiger Isis, Sheena the Bobcat, some rare reptiles, Sloths, Leamers and “other wild animals” have been looking for a proper home. Genevieve, vocalist, has been working with the owner of the animals, Steve, to find a permanent sanctuary. “Life Safari” has finally located 10 acres in Florida – only requirement is...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • UNLV Concrete Canoe Races UC San Diego
    The Las Vegas Hawaiian Community Club (LVHCC) Outrigger Canoe Program has worked with the UNLV concrete canoe team to compete against the University of California-San Diego in races scheduled for April 12-14. The Society of Civil and Structural Engineers Student Conference sponsors competitions in steel bridge, concrete canoe, conrete bowling, concrete frisbee and whatever...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Larry Wild Wrice with new sound
    The Gents of Swing with Larry Wild Wrice on drums, Bruce Harris on keys and Gary Sprewell on electric bass are moving to Wednesday nights. Larry has put together a version of the Gents of Swing with a “new” R&B – jazz sound. I say new because it’s a different mood than what you are used to from Larry, but certainly not new to him. You get...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Nik at Nite
    El Patron is under new management and Nik Mastrangelo will not be playing there on Tuesday nights for the time being at least. You’ll be the first to know when and where Nik at Nite performs again. There is some incredibly good music being played around town these days. You really need to get out of the house for a couple of hours, enjoy yourself and support...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Hogs & Heifers FUNday
    Sunday is FUNday with Blues, Brew & BBQ at Hogs & Heifers Saloon in Downtown Las Vegas. From 2p-6p at Hogs & Heifers. Featuring the Dive Kings for music and Chef Bruce for food. 702-676-1457 201 N. 3rd St. Las Vegas NV www.hogsandheifers.com Related Grand Opening @ Brass Lounge, Hennessey’s 1st Anniversary
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 07:03 pm
  • Hennessey’s 1st Anniversary
    Same night as the grand opening of the Brass Lounge is the 1st annniversary VIP Happy Hour at Hennessey’s. Mickie Finnz will be celebrating with free hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment. Downtown Las Vegas. 702-382-4421. 425 Fremont St. Las Vegas NV. www.hennesseystavern.com Related Grand Opening @ Brass Lounge
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Grand Opening @ Brass Lounge
    Join the celebration of the grand opening of the Brass Lounge and the “World’s Largest Pint Glass!” downtown Las Vegas on Fri Mar 30. Mayor Oscar Goodman will do the ribbon cutting between 5:00p-5:30p. Need to check out that world’s largest pint glass thing. More info: 702-382-1182 425 Fremont St. Las Vegas NV
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Tim Bratt’s Jazz
    We stopped by the Tuscany to see Tim Bratt on drums with his Jazz group. Tim’s sound is sophisticated, edgy and very progressive, not easily accessible for the untrained jazz ear. It’s a comfortable spot, unlike many of the jazz venues around town and two beers are $5. Tim is putting together a new group as Chris Gordon is playing with Joe Piscopo at the...
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Catharsis Grand Opening
    There will be an all day grand opening of Catharsis, the Centre for Cleansing & Renewal on Mar 31. Guest Speaker Sheila Z Stirling will present “What’s Up with Planet Earth?” from noon – 4:oo pm. The Centre will feature introductory specials, raffles, some complementary services among other opening day activities. 702-478-5690 1770 N. Buffalo...
    by at March 27th, 2007 at 05:03 am
  • Global Warming Lecture
    Concerned about the future of our planet and the dire predictions being voiced by members of the science community and a growing number of politicians? Mark you calendar for “Global Warming: Solutions for America,” a lecture in the University Forum Lecture Series at UNLV. Prof. Eban Goodstein of Lewis and Clark College will discuss the scientific basis for...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Pure Aloha Festival
    Vizzun Entertainment Inc. presents the 6th Annual Pure Aloha Festival from Fri Apr 20 to Sun Apr 22, all day 9am-5pm. Natural Vibes, PATI, Koauka, Ho’aikane & Braddah Walter will perform. The host is Augie T. Look for Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment, food, arts, crafts and some fun rides.The venue is the Cannery Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices are...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Prato Haggadah at LV Art Museum
    The Las Vegas Art Museum is exhibiting an interesting slice of cultural history generally unknown outside of the academic or Judaic community. Most are familiar with Medieval manuscripts of the Christian faith, evoking images of brown-robed monks slaving away in distant monasteries, destroying their eyesight with flickering candlelight. The Jewish tradition produced a...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Future of Space Program Dinner
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council presents a Space and Military Dinner with Lt. General Klotz, Vice commander, Air Force Space Command. Lt. Gen Klotz will discuss the future of the space program and the role of the military in space exploration. The topic is especially timely as a National Academy of Sciences study has joined other scientific voices criticizing NASA...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Gerald Wilson Conducts Jazz Orchestra
    Jazz legend, composer, arranger and conductor Gerald Wilson will lead the UNLV Jazz Orchestra in a concert on Sun Apr 1 @ 2:00 pm. Wilson has been holding master classes for students in UNLV’s Jazz Studies Program and the Sunday concert is a recital of those efforts. He is a well-known figure in the jazz world and has been honored by the Monterey Jazz Festival twice...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Local discounts for KA
    The Cirque du Soleil show “KA” playing at the MGM Grand is giving 50% discounts on tickets to locals. It’s one of the more amazing of the Cirque extravaganzas, so now would be an excellent time to make space in your busy life for an awe-inspiring experience. Reservations: www.mgmgrand.com or call 702-531-2000 from 6:00a-11:00p. I am assuming you...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 12:03 pm