Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • Cirque du Soleil Fan Club
    What do you do when you have seen every Cirque du Soleil show in town? Take it on the road, of course. There is a group of Cirque fans who are so dedicated that they are going to travel to Orlando and later Tokyo to continue their mission which is to “live passionately!” (by seeing every Cirque du Soleil production possible.) Called Cirquecon, they have...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Tibetan Medicine & Astrology Readings in Las Vegas
    I attended an intriguing talk today at the West Sahara Library featuring Dr. Jhampa Kalsang, a doctor of Tibetan Astro (astrology) Medicine. Dr. Kalsang studied and then instructed at the Dalai Lama’s School of Tibetan Medicine in Dharamsala, India. He moved to Europe in the early 90’s and taught workshops in several countries including Germany, France, Italy,...
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 08:03 pm
  • IONS of Las Vegas
    If you read my previous post mentioning Sheila Z. Stirling and her connection to IONS, you may have asked, “What is IONS exactly?” An acronym for the Institute of Noetic Sciences, IONS is a “nonprofit membership organization that conducts and sponsors leading-edge research into the potential and powers of consciousness.” That comes straight from...
    by at March 24th, 2007 at 07:03 pm
  • Creating Abundance and Powerful Visions
    We all know about Personal Development. It??????? the new rage, the latest in how to be rich, happy, healthy, fulfilled. There are so many versions out there that one cannot avoid being impressed by the ingenuity and creativity required to package the message in a unique way. I attended a presentation last night by Clara Mayer, PhD candidate who had developed her take...
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Beverly Hills Luxury or Lake Mead Relax
    How does four nights at the Maison 140 hotel in Beverly Hills sound? Put that with a four-day convertible rental and airfare from Las Vegas to LA for only $599 and you have a sweetheart little getaway to the only place that could be argued more glamorous than Vegas itself. Cruise the Sunset Strip and return to a spa treatment or drinks in the Bar Noir with your $50 gift...
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • “Fit for Life” Health Fair
    Author John Sherman will be on hand for book signing at the Fit for Life at the Library: Health Fair, Sat Mar 24. Come to the library for an afternoon of wellness with informational booths, activities and demonstrations such as belly dancing, ballroom dancing, aromatherapy and acupressure. call 702-507-3964 for more info. West Charleston Library 6301 W. Charleston Blvd...
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Rock n Roll Wines @ Rio Voodoo Lounge
    If you have ever attended one of Chris’ Rock ‘n Roll Wine Tastings, you know that it is a primo gathering of the young, vibrant, hip and beautiful of Las Vegas. But that doesn’t mean that the over-40 or even over-50 crowd is excluded, just in the minority. His events have been huge (Mandalay Bay on the Beach), but often are smaller and more intimate....
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Democrat Presidential Hopefuls Speak Out on Healthcare
    UNLV will host one of the most important political forums on healthcare to date. The Democratic Presidential candidates are all invited; present for the discussion will be Hillary Clinton, Chris Dodd, John Edwards, Mike Gravel, Dennis Kucinich, Barack Obama, Bill Richardson. Sen Edwards announced today that he will stay in the race in spite of the news that his wife Elizabeth...
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Vietnam vs Iraq
    If you have ever had to write one of those essays about compare and contrast, you will get the gist of the Black Mountain Institute Panel Discussion on The Vietnam War in Light of Iraq. The panel of six scholars and authors contributed their personal insights into the two conflicts; similarities easier to expound than differences. Both qualify as huge political, military...
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Genevieve Sings Golden
    Genevieve, one of my favorite singers around town will be performing this weekend at two of my favorite Old Vegas haunts. Tonight she’ll croon her golden tunes with Ronnie Rose at the Bootlegger from 10:30 pm-12:30 am. Genevieve will be at Piero’s Sat Mar 24 from 7:00 pm-10:00 pm. She sings in the Monkey Bar Lounge where they do not serve food. I highly recommend...
    by at March 23rd, 2007 at 08:03 am
  • Teen Fashion Show 2007
    Nordstrom is sponsoring Teen Fashion Show 2007 at the Fashion Show Mall on Sun Mar 25 starting at 8:30 am. This event is a fundraiser for the Nevada Ballet Theater and will highlight the “latest styles and fashions for teens.” Tickets are $100. Call Jeanne Frederick, Special Events Mgr 702-243-2623 ext 225. Great Hall, Fashion Show Mall, 3200 Las Vegas...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Henderson Symphony Free Concert
    There is a lot happening down in Henderson and mainly free. The Henderson Symphony Orchestra performs on Sun Mar 25 at 2:00 pm, the Valley View Recreation Center. Several young violinists and pianists will solo and the conductor will be Taras Krysa. For more info: City of Henderson Cultural Arts 702-267-2171 or www.hsorch.org. 500 Harris St. Henderson NV Related LV...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • East Coast Swing Dancing Lessons
    Want to learn how to jitterbug (also known as East Coast Swing)? Beginners are welcome for the free dance lessons every Sunday 7p-9p at the First Presbyterian Church. There are usually about 100 people, so don’t worry about bringing a partner. Call Mark or Cheryl 702-648-6616 or visit their website www.DanceGig.com. 1515 W. Charleston Las Vegas NV. Related Swing...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Pianist Jon Schmidt Free Concert
    Jon Schmidt will give a free piano concert Sat Mar 24 7:00 pm at Henderson’s Black Mountain Recreation Center. Billed as a New Age classical pianist and composer, Schmidt is reputed to combine talent, energy and a bit of comedic timing to his performances. Call for more info 702-267-2171. 599 Greenway Road, Henderson NV. Related LV Wind Quartet Free Concert, Henderson...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Farmers Market Henderson
    Coming from California, I love farmers markets. Not only are they a great place to pick up wonderful fruits, veggies and flowers, but often attract an eclectic group of interesting people. I admit that I am used to a vast display of local produce, so need to adjust my expectations here in the desert. The Country Fresh Farmers Market in downtown Henderson starts at 11...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • 1st Annual “Legends of Jazz” Conversation
    Joanne Gilbert is the queen of Las Vegas jazz and she has dedicated an enormous amount of energy and love to promote the wonderful talent we have in this city. Her latest promotion is the first “Legends of Jazz” conversation to be held at the Doc Rando Hall, Ham Fine Arts Bldg UNLV campus. The featured jazzmasters are Gerald Wilson and Jimmy Wilkins with...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 09:03 am
  • Release Entertainment Highlights Howard Hewett
    Release Entertainment is doing a club series of Intimate Nights and is featuring national recording artist Howard Hewett on Thurs April 17. Hewett’s first success was with Shalimar, a post disco group. Their hits included “Dancing in the Sheets” and “A Night to Remember.” The vocalist went on to record “Once, Twice, Three Times,”...
    by at March 22nd, 2007 at 08:03 am
  • Piero’s Italian Restaurant
    From the moment you pull up and the valet rushes to open your car door, you know you are going to be treated like a special person. Established in 1982 by Freddie Glusman, the Karen Avenue Piero’s restaurant quickly became a retreat for the colorful characters around town, including the Rat Pack. Glusman moved to the Convention Center Drive location in 1987 and...
    by at March 21st, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • MJ’s & Ronnie Foster
    There’s a new spot for live music on Sunday nights called MJ’s Bar & Grill. It used to be called the Boston or Sultan’s Table, but look for a new mood as the new owners Monica and Amanda have done a total remodel. Entertainment is by Ronnie Foster and his band. 9:30pm-12:30am. 3417 S. Jones (between Spring Mtn & Desert Inn) Las Vegas NV. Related...
    by at March 19th, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Wine Tasting @ Khoury’s
    If you are interested in better cardiovascular health through the benefits of red wine tannins, here’s a reminder of a wine tasting on Wednesdays. Please call first to check for any changes. Khoury’s Fine Wine & Spirits. No Charge. 6-8 pm. Casual. Guest servers. Wed @ 7150 Durango #110 Las Vegas NV. 702-453-WINE (9463). Thur @ 9915 S. Eastern # 110 Las...
    by at March 19th, 2007 at 03:03 am
  • NOW meeting
    The National Organization for Women (NOW), Southern Nevada Branch, meets the 4th Thursday of every month. This group is dedicated to those issues which advance equality between genders. The usual venue is the Clark County Library at 6:30 pm. Call for more info: 702-387-7552. Library 1401 E Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Free Mammograms, Health...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Solar Energy Society meeting
    If you are interested in learning more about renewable energy or want to meet others with the same interest, check out the meeting of the Southern Nevada Chapter of the American Solar Energy Society. This group is dedicated to the promotion of sustainable energy technology. They meet the 3rd Wed of each month at 6:00 pm. Nevada Power Building, Meeting Room A. Park...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Author Ralph McInerny on Natural Law
    The UNLV Great Works Academic Certificate program is hosting a talk by Notre Dame Professor and author of the Father Dowling mystery novels on Mon Mar 19 @ 7:30 pm. Prof. McInerny, whose academic field is Medieval Studies, will focus on the philosopher Thomas Aquinas and the theory that there are inescapable moral judgements that no one can fail to recognize. These judgments...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Tickets for So African de Klerk
    The Barrick Lecture Series will be featuring former South African President and promoter of peace and democracy, Frederik Willem de Klerk at the next event of this season. De Klerk will speak on “Bridging the Gap: Globalization without Isolation” on April 17 @ 7:30 pm. De Klerk was president of South Africa from 1982 until the inauguration of President Nelson...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 05:03 pm
  • A Wild Celtic Night
    We had a late start on St. Pat’s Day celebration. A day long seminar at the Las Vegas branch of the National Speaker’s Association and the election for the Board of Directors of our high rise kept me busy until evening. By the time we got to McMullan’s Irish Pub, which was my number #1 choice to party on this most special day, the line was long long...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Lawry’s Hosts Benefit for Rainbow Company
    The Rainbow Company has terrific programs that expose children and youth through high school to drama, by giving the opportunity not only to view live theatre, but to participate in the production. It is run by the City of Las Vegas and has been honored with national awards for youth theatre. Its core is The Ensemble, a group of 40 children, ages 10-18, selected through...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Henderson St. Patrick’s Day Parade
    If you are looking for an old-fashioned parade to celebrate St. Pat’s Day, then head down to Water Street in Henderson from 11a-1p. The parade will have 125 entries, with marching bands, bagpipes, “special interest vehicles” and the USAF Honor Guard from Nellis. After the parade you can continue the family fun at the Henderson Events Plaza. Call 702-267-2171...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • The Electric Car Association
    Remember the film, “Who Killed the Electric Car?” Well, the Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association is still here and meets the 3rd Sat each month at the Clark County Library, 10:15 am. Their talk centers on electric cars naturally, and they usually have a couple on display at the meetings. For more info 702-645-2132. The library 702-507-3400 is located...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Free Las Vegas Wind Quartet Concert
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas certainly does it part to bring diversified cultural events to the public. It is sponsoring the Las Vegas Wind Quartet on two Sundays, Mar 25 and Apr 22 at 3 pm. Funding is by grant from the Music Performance Fund with cooperation from the Musicians Union of Las Vegas, Local No. 369 of the American Federation of Musicians....
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Chicago Blues Busters @ Rocco Capozzoli’s
    Larry “Wild” Wrice has put together a new sound for Friday nights. The Chicago Blues Busters features Larry on double bass drums, Bruce Harris on keyboard and Gary Sprewell on upright bass. You will have an evening of oldies but goodies, R&B and soul. There’s a dance floor, lounge area with full bar and Italian restaurant. Larry and his group...
    by at March 16th, 2007 at 10:03 am