Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • 17th Annual “Ho’Olaule’A” Pacific Islanders Festival
    Join the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club for the 17th annual Pacific Islanders Festival with great music, dancing, food and crafts. This is a great two day event from 9am- 6pm Sep 15-16 and admission is free to the public. Call 702-267-2171 or go to Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheatre 200 So Water Street Henderson NV Related Free Henderson Thurs Night Live! –...
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • “Viva Mexico” celebracion de la independencia
    There is a free celebration of Mexican Independence from Spain geared for all ages on Sep 15 from 10a-2p. There will be live music, dance and delicious Mexican . Call 702-229-2642 for more info. Brinley Community School 6150 Smoke Ranch Rd Las Vegas. Related Cine en el Centro, Ballet Folklorico – estilo America Central, Cuentos (tales) de Nuestra America
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • San Gennaro Italian Feast
    A spring and fall festival honoring Saint Gennaro, this Las Vegas Italian feast of ethnic food vendors includes live entertainment, amusement rides and games for the whole family. Moms ride ride free all day and nite Wed, with fireworks at 9p. They are working hard on becoming “the best Italian Heritage Celebration this side of Naples.” Call 702-286-4944...
    by at September 2nd, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Clubs & Associations
    If you are interested in joining or checking out a club or association in the Las Vegas Valley, go to Clubs & Associations. You will find a list of the articles I have posted about various special interest groups that have struck me as worth pursuing if your interest lies there. Please feel free to email me with any clubs/events that you would like publicized.
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Meet-ups @ reJAVAnate
    The coffee lounge with community spirit owned and operated by Hercules and John are getting lots of well-deserved publicity with mention in the Las Vegas Weekly, Las Vegas City Life, Call Back Magazine and on 93.1 the Party. They are offering nightly events plus fast becoming a gathering place for various meet-ups around town including chess, knitting, astrology and Independent...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 07:09 am
  • Open Mic Poetry Readings
    Once a month at the North Las Vegas Library is “Poetry Open Mic” which welcomes readings of poetry of all forms. Second Thursday from 6:30p-8:30p. Sign up at the door. Must be 16 or older. You may read two poems/songs/pieces of writing or 5 minutes of Mic time. Please note if you are reading the work of others. Refreshments served. Call 702-633-1070 for...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • Celebrity Showcase @ Bootlegger
    Kelly Clinton presents Celebrity Showcase at the Bootlegger. Past performers have included Teddy Davey of the Fabulous Las Vegas Tenors and Windy. The Bootlegger is one of those special places for those in the know and who value Old Vegas-style entertainment. It is rich in atmosphere and showcases great talent. The show is from 10pm – 1am. 702-736-4939. The Bootlegger...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 02:09 am
  • Free Live Music @ House of Blues
    The House of Blues promotes several free venues for live music, even karaoke. Some of the free events are not scheduled each week, so it is good to check the link below before you go. For more info, call 702-632-7607 or visit House of Blues Mandalay Bay Resort 3950 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas NV. Mon @10pm is Rock Star Karaoke with a live rock band. Free...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 01:09 am
  • Windy sings @ La Havana Cigar Bar
    Windy, a great local vocalist, will be singing her mix of unique jazz and R&B at the La Havana Cigar Bar Thursdays and Fridays from 8p-midnite. This is the Cigar Bar on Paradise in the same complex as Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and the Firefly – not to be confused with La Havana at Lake Las Vegas. She’ll be backed up by Kevin Decosta on keys. Windy...
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • Watercolor Society
    The Nevada Watercolor Society meets @ 7pm the 2nd Wed each month Sept -May with speakers or demonstrations about watercolor techniques. Members of the public are welcome. Call 702-393-6192 or visit their website Call first to confirm venue. Spanish Oaks Clubhouse 2201 Spanish Oaks Dr Las Vegas NV.
    by at September 1st, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • A Free Beer Tasting!
    Lee’s Discount Liquors is holding Beer Tastings at their Lake Mead location 7411 W. Lake Mead at Tenaya. This is not Bud or Miller Lite, guys. Each Wednesday they offer a new selection of special beers along with light snacks. Tastings start 7pm and go until 8:30 or so. Seating is limited, so call ahead or arrive a few minutes early. Free. Call Brian 702-804-9700...
    by at August 30th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Goddess Path Classes
    The Goddess Path is a series of classes “to introduce the Goddess in Her myriad aspects and explore Her in relation to the directions and elements.” A class is scheduled on Nov 10 and described as Above and Below. There is preparation for each class in the series, so check out the website for full details. They meet at the Guest House at the Temple of Sekhmet,...
    by at August 29th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Free (or almost) Films for Family and Adults
    There are numerous free (or cheap) film events happening around town, some geared to children, some to families and some to adults. Many are summer outdoor events, held in the evening and encourage family fun like picnics and lolling around on blankets on the grass. Others are year round, held in the comfort of air-conditioned libraries or community centers. Following...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Genevieve shines @ Just Jazz
    Genevieve is one of the best jazz vocalists in town and certainly on the top of my list of favorites. She was magnificent last night at Just Jazz. Dressed in a dazzling red evening gown, she wowed a packed house of ardent admirers. This lady can sing opera and gospel besides soul wrenching blues and swinging jazz. In fact, as one fan declared, “he guessed she...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 02:08 am
  • Rodeo Events in Boulder City
    Here’s more cowboy action in Boulder City. Corral Playdays at the Boulder City Horsemen’s Association Corrals are free to the public the second Sunday each month. Event times vary depending on the weather, so calling ahead is advised. About five different rodeo events are scheduled each month. Call Julie 702-294-9984 or Larry 702-294-0916. Corner of Corral...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Hip Hop Cultural Festival
    The City of Las Vegas presents a Hip Hop Cultural Festival featuring local and regional emcees, B-Boys and DJs including guest appearances by national artists. Bring blankets or lawn chairs. B-B-Q vendors on site. Show runs from 6p – 10p (gates open at 5 p.m.) on Sep 08. Tickets are $10. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza in Lorenzi Park...
    by at August 26th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Celebracion de la independencia mexicana
    Ole! The great Mexican Independence Celebration known as “On Fire in the Desert” features Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion Ensemble. Additional entertainment includes the dancers Latin Fashions. Join this celebracion de la independencia mexicana staged by the City of Las Vegas on Sep 08 from 2 p- 4p. FREE admission. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West...
    by at August 25th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • “First Friday” Downtown Arts District
    This Friday is the monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown Las Vegas. All the galleries are open late and the streets will be teeming with native life. A growing tradition in a lot of towns these days, the First Friday in Las Vegas is indeed special. You’ll find lots of FREE live entertainment at what is fast becoming the monthly place...
    by at August 24th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Elvis’ Restaurant & Lounge has closed
    Another Vegas night spot that is Off the Strip has closed its doors. What a world we live in here in Sin City…..millions upon millions spent on entertainment on the Strip, while nightlife just a couple of blocks to the west or east struggles each day for breath. Elvis was a funky, fun kind of place with an eclectic crowd that had crossed the street when Zinger’s...
    by at August 23rd, 2007 at 10:08 am
  • World Beer Tasting Benefit
    Lee’s Discount Liquors joins other sponsors Coors of Las Vegas, Chicago Brewery, the Las Vegas Weekly, Vitamin Water, radio 97.1 and others in hosting a benefit for New Vista Community. For $30 pp or $50 for 2, you can taste over 25 beers from around the world. Buy advance tickets online at “Brew’s Best” is Sat Sep 8 from...
    by at August 18th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Montelago Village Wine Tasting Walk
    Look for winewalks beginning again April 08. Stroll along the New Vista Community Wine Walk at luxurious and beautiful Montelago Village at Lake Las Vegas. Savor more than 20 different wines while visiting shops and restaurants from 6p-9p. Raffle at 9:00 pm on the Events Plaza. The tickets are $30 pp or $50 per couple with proceeds going to New Vista Community, a non-profit...
    by at August 14th, 2007 at 04:08 am
  • Windy croons @ Rosy’s & Sammy Wongs Birthday
    Check out the smooth and throaty jazz sounds of Windy at Rosy’s on Saturday nights from 9p-1a. She is backed up by Tex Richardson on keys and Bruce on drums with many guests to celebrate Rudy Nino and Benson Lee‘s aka “Sammy Wongs” birthdays. Rosy’s Saloon 2300 E Desert Inn Rd #7 Las Vegas NV. NW corner of Desert Inn and Eastern. Related...
    by at August 12th, 2007 at 04:08 pm
  • “Fireworks in the Cage II”
    The next boxing/martial arts spectacular is billed for Sep 1 when the “Fireworks in the Cage II” Fight at the Riviera Hotel & Casino heralds two IFO Title Fights and 7 non-title bouts. Hall of Fame Boxing Referee Richard Steele and Steve Oshins, co-owners of Steele Cage Promotions, LLC ( and the International Fighting Organization, LLC (IFO)...
    by at August 12th, 2007 at 12:08 am
  • Sand Dollar Blues is #1
    Sand Dollar has blues every night – And this is the second year straight that they have been named Best Live Music by AOL City Guide. Check their website for up-to-date details on performing artists. Sun & Mon Nights are Open Jam. This is a HOT place to be, especially late. This used-to-be biker bar has gone half-civilized and I find perfectly safe. You’ll...
    by at August 11th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • LVWAC Downtown Presidential Series
    The public is welcome to join this event sponsored by the Las Vegas World Affairs Council (LVWAC) on Aug 24 when presidential candidate Sen. Mike Gravel (D-Alaska) will speak on “The Solar Hydrogen Economy: A New Energy Policy for America.” A long-time activist, this former senator is known for his efforts to end the draft after Vietnam and for putting the...
    by at August 11th, 2007 at 03:08 am
  • Ditch Fridays @ Palms Pool
    Tempting you to ditch work and have fun, the Palms Pool Party known as “Ditch Fridays” starts at noon every Friday. Lets just hope your boss doesn’t read the billboards and put 2 + 2 together. But then again, you might just run into them poolside. Proper ettiquette? Buy them a drink. You must be 21 to have the fun. Related White Hot Fusion Networking...
    by at August 10th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • White Hot Fusion Networking @ Ghost Bar
    On Thur Aug 23 from 5:30p-8p the fabled and very cool Ghostbar at the Palms will be the site for the Vegas Young Professionals to met and mix at the intriguingly titled “The White Hot Fusion Mixer.” Ghostbar, although in tough competition with other clubs around time – even against Moon in the second tower at the Palms itself – is still a very heady...
    by at August 10th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • IONS Meeting, Big Pharma and ADD
    The topic for Aug 22 meeting is “How to Get Big Pharma Out of the Classroom.” What causes ADD, OCD, ODD, depression and mood swings? How can you keep the attributes of ADD while eliminating the causes. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS exactly?” An acronym for the Institute of Noetic Sciences,...
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Free “Jazz on the Lake” @ Lake Las Vegas
    “Jazz on the Lake,” a great favorite among locals, happens most Saturdays from 7p-10p. The annual program featuring local and national artists runs from May 5 thru Nov 27 and is sponsored by MonteLago Village and Findlay Toyota. You are reminded no coolers please. Bring blankets and low-backed chairs. For more info call MonteLago Village Events Hotline 702-564-4766....
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Comedy Night @ Bunkhouse
    The Bunkhouse Saloon advertises itself as “Downtown‘s Newest Venue for Serious Music.” They are also offering an Open Mic Comedy Night on Wednesdays at 8pm. The chance for hot local comedians to show their stuff is hosted by John Hilder. Free admittance. The BH features live music every performance night, including local groups. Check out their website...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 10:08 pm