Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • Free Family Outdoor Movies in Henderson
    The City of Henderson periodically hosts a free family movie event with a 40 foot screen. These are outdoor summer events with lawn seating so bring your blanket and picnic basket. Pls no glass containers. The gates usually open at 7:30pm with movie at 8 or 8:30 pm. Call 702-267-4849 for more info or check visithenderson.com. Henderson Pavilion 200 S Green Valley Pky...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Free Jazz Fridays Poolside
    Smooth Jazz Oasis 105.7 is hosting a Free Jazz Fridays series with great music at the Orleans pool. Check smoothjazz1057.com for updates on entertainers. The music is free, the venue is The Orleans pool, time is from 7p-10p Friday nights. 4500 W. Tropicana Ave. Las Vegas NV Related Jazz Under the Stars, Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch @ the Renaissance, Friday Night Jazz @ 3rd...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Memorial Day Services
    For those of you looking for a traditional and meaningful way to spend Memorial Day, there are three services being held Monday May 28 in the morning. Bunkers Mortuaries and Cemeteries is holding Memorial Day Service at two locations: Memory Gardens Memorial Park 7251 Lone Vegas Blvd North with VFW Post 10047 at 8:00 am. Woodlawn Cemetary 1500 Las Vegas Blvd North with...
    by at May 24th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Free “Unplugged” @ House of Blues
    Come support “UNPLUGGED” Original Music Showcase every Thursday night 8:30p-11:30, inside Crossroads @ The House of Blues. The show is FREE for all ages. For more info, call 702-632-7607 or visit: hob.com/lasvegas. Crossroads Mandalay Bay Resort 3950 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas NV Schedule: May 24 Destiny’s Journey May 31 The Andy Walo Trio Jun 07 Ernie...
    by at May 24th, 2007 at 01:05 am
  • Grand Opening of Springs Preserve
    Jun 8-10 was the grand opening weekend of the Springs Preserve, a multi-sensory nature and historical experience park with outdoor concerts, museums, restored environments, nature walks and other exhibits designed to educate on the human and natural culture of the Las Vegas Valley. The springs area was home to native Americans thousands of years before the Spanish arrived...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Intentional Wellness Conference I
    My goal is to bring something of interest to everyone. I strive to make connections between people who might not otherwise find each other, and to bring events to a broader audience so that a diverse culture of all aspects of life can flourish here in a city too often characterized by the dark side. The light side, and I mean that in a spiritual sense, is nurtured by...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Free Jazz @ Rampart Happy Hour
    Addison’s Lounge at the Rampart Casino is the place to unwind with your favorite martini and the smooth sounds of live jazz. Sponsored by Smooth Jazz 105.7, this Wednesday night Smooth Jazz series hopes to become a tradition in your life. 6p-8p Visit smoothjazz1057 for more on guest artists. The Rampart Hotel & Casino 221 N. Rampart Blvd Las Vegas NV. Related...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • LV Valley Writer’s Group meets
    Published and non-published writers of all skill levels are invited to attend the Las Vegas Valley Writers Group at their monthly breakfast meeting the 4th Saturday from 8:30a-10:30a. This is a great opportunity to meet with other local writers and share resources about publishing and all things relating to this complicated and difficult industry. Call 702-255-9528. Venue...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival
    The 3rd Annual Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival is a world event. Starting at 9:30a on Fri June 8 and continuing the weekend til 5pm on Sun Jun 10, enthusiasts and friends of the Native American Flute gather in Springdale Utah for workshops, concerts and sharing of the passion for this special art form. Evening concerts on Fri & Sat begin at 6:30p and end at about...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Avril Lavigne Sings @ Benefit for Rape Crisis
    The Palms new concert venue The Pearl will showcase a benefit concert by Avril Lavigne for the Rape Crisis Center June 07 at 8pm. The event “Nina’s Night Out” is hosted by Nina Radetich from KVBC News 3. 100% of all proceeds will go to the Crisis Center for advocacy, support and education to victims of sexual violence. Tickets are $50-$115 (+fees)....
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • 2007 Epicurean Affair
    The Grand tasting event of the year is the 2007 Epicurean Affair Thur May 31 starting 7pm. The list of particpating restaurants and hotels is long and impressive and includes 100 of Las Vegas’ best. There will be gourmet cuisine, vintage wines and live entertainment. Call 702-878-9272 or visit the website for more details nvhotels.com. Cost is $125 if you purchase...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Vince Neil & Free Tres Rios Tequila Tasting
    I love Lee’s Discount Liquors even more! More tastings from the trend-setter Mr. Lee and his wonderful crew. May 24 @ 4pm is a Tequila tasting event with Vince Neil on hand for bottle signing. There will be tasting of all 3 tequilas: the Blanco, Reposado and Anejo. Call Brian or Tom for details 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411 W Lake Mead Blvd Las...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Free Sake Tasting @ Lee’s
    I love Lee’s Discount Liquors! What a great event Mr. Lee staged with his Beer Experience. May 24 @ 7pm is an evening of new sakes with a wide range of tastes, colors and temperatures. There will be a guest speaker to guide you through the intricate mysteries of this popular oriental spirit. Call Brian to reserve 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Memorial Day Musical Tribute to Boulder City
    Hometown folk are celebrating themselves at “I’ll B.C.ing You: A Memorial Day Tribute to the People of Boulder City” this Memorial Day Weekend. Billed as a musical tribute to the lives of those who have lived in Boulder City the 75 years of its existence, it will feature the talents of Charlie and Laura Shaffer, Nancy Porter, Marta Thomson and Phil Marcus...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Desert Chorale Memorial Day Show
    May 25 at 7:30pm is the place to be for a spectacular patriotic show in honor of Memorial Day and especially those who have sacrificed in the Iraq War. Chaplain Ray Guinta, author of “God at Ground Zero,” will speak, the Desert Chorale, Stardust Barbershop Quartet and the Nevada Symphonic Wind Ensemble will entertain. The participation of the Nellis Air Base...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Civil War Round Table
    If you are fascinated by the American Civil War and want to join others to debate and discuss, join the Las Vegas Civil War Round Table the 4th Wed at 7:30p. Guests are always welcome. Contact by email wbranninggan@cox.net. Their website is basic: communitylink.reviewjournal.com. Old Las Vegas Fort 500 E Washington Av Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Native...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Great Books Discussion Group
    Looking for “spirited and stimulating discussion” on classic and modern literature? Meet with other readers and thinkers at the “Great Books Reading and Discussion Group” on the 2nd and 4th Tues @ 7pm. Newcomers are always welcome. Call for more info 702-507-3427. Venue is the Clark County Library 1401 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • Opera Las Vegas Luncheon
    Support the fledgling culture in our city and attend this fundraising luncheon on May 27 12:30 for the Opera Las Vegas. The non-profit promotes the Young Artist Program which encourages and educates young artists while giving them opportunities to perform. Tickets to the luncheon are $85 and must be reserved by May 24. Call 702-878-5340. Venue is the Four Seasons Hotel...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Free Jazz Fest
    Sat Jun 2 @ 2pm is the Free Jazz Fest co-sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. With MC Freddie Jackson, you will enjoy an afternoon with great music by Russ Freeman, Nathan Tanouye and the Las Vegas Jazz Connection. Guest artists include The Cunninghams, Las Vegas Jazz Express and Lindell Blake. Call 702-229-4800. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Las Vegas Marathon Roadrunners prep
    The Third Las Vegas Marathon itself is not until Dec 02 2007, but the ticking electronic timer on the website site reminds you that time is running out to prepare for the event. The marathon official distance is 26.2 miles, beginning at 6 am. Also slated on that date is the new Las Vegas Half Marathon, with a course running the neon corridor of the Strip and the Fremont...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Tutti Gelati 4th Birthday Fest @ Montelago Village
    Celebrating their 4th anniversary on Sun May 27 Memorial Day weekend, Tutti Gelati is partying with Hawaiian entertainment and samples of hand-crafted gelato and sorbets. They are also awarding some fun prizes. Uncle Paul and Charley Chan will provide music; the Hawaiian dance troop Halau Ha’a O Heleloa will perform. 702-564-5555. Tutti Gelati Lake Las Vegas Montelago...
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Tibetan Buddhist Master Rinpoche
    Tulku Orgyen Zangpo Rinpoche is believed to be the reincarnated spiritual master of the Tibetan Nyingma Buddhist tradition. He spent most of his life in the presence of the Buddhist master, Jigmed Puntsok and teaches the Buddhist way of awakening through his organization known as the Compassion Fellowship. He will be in Las Vegas Fri May 18-Sun May 20. You have one more...
    by at May 19th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Free Poetry & Jazz in the Park
    Combine jazz and poetry on Sat May 26 Memorial Day Weekend 6p-10p with readings by local and regional poets featuring Phil Wigfall‘s Urban Renewal, a nu-jazz projects combining jazz and club beats. The evening is MC’ed by Keith Brantley. Free admission. Call 702-229-1087. Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (Lorenzi Park). Related...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • Queen of Swing Norma Miller
    Billed as “Keeping the Legacies Alive,” CCSN, the Las Vegas Jazz Society and Las Vegas-Clark County Library sponsor Queen of Swing Norma Miller and the Woody Woods Quartet for an evening to commemorate the birthday of “Bojangles” Robinson. National Tap Dance Day May 25 @ 6pm, Friday of Memorial Day Weekend. Call 702-229-4800. Admission is Free....
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 09:05 pm
  • Carmine Mandia @ Piero’s
    Carine Mandia will be performing Fridays & Saturdays at one of my favorite Old Vegas haunts. She’ll croon with friends at the Monkey Bar Lounge Piero’s from 7pm-10:30pm. I highly recommend Piero’s for upscale class; it oozes the glamour and cache of Rat Pack-era Vegas alive. Call 702-269-2305. Piero’s Italian Restaurant 355 Convention Center...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • “What’s Up with Planet Earth”
    Sheila Z will be presenting an informational update on the status of planet Earth for the Ner Talmid Rosh Hodish group May 24 @ 2pm. Sheila was one of 1000 people chosen to be trained personally in Nashville by Vice President Al Gore as part of his creation “The Climate Project.” Sheila Z. Stirling, author and head of the Open Wisdom Institute, is organizing...
    by at May 18th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Donate to NV Police & Sheriff Spring Fair
    Here’s your chance to say thank you to law enforcement and the good work they do for the community. This event is for kids from shelters who have been dealt a pretty lousy hand in life – certainly far more unfortunate than 99.9% of you who are reading this. Pony up and give – either out of your wallet or your clock – from your heart! Who says...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Fox’s “24” Finale Night
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council schedules many events with serious international portent, but they also know how to have fun. “24” & Terrorism: A Discussion” is one of those occasions that the LVWAC combines head with heart for an evening of discussion on the popular Fox TV Show “24” and international terrorism. The two-hour season...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 10:05 am