Archive for the ‘Las Vegas’

  • Sierra Club Meets
    Join the Southern Nevada Group of the Sierra Club for programs about the beauty and value of our great outdoors. The Sierra Club is an activist group interested in the preservation and appreciation of nature and the environment; club activities include hiking, community education programs and political action. Second Wednesday with social time 7:00p-7:30p and meeting at...
    by at May 7th, 2007 at 04:05 pm
  • New Horizons Academy Art Show & Auction
    Start with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30p, go to quick draws at 6:00p with live auction at 7:00p on Sat May 12. Featured work is “Villa de Santiago” by Ed Hoag. Hoag is the president of the Nevada Watercolor Society and the associate director for the School of Architecture at UNLV. He paints only subjects and places he has visited and personally experienced....
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • IONS meeting on Global Consciousness
    The topic for Jul 25 meeting was “Questions of Change and Invisible Waves.” Join Navjit Kandola, Director of the Nizhoni School for Global Consciousness, for a discussion on the science of life as vibrations and the possibilities of raising and awakening consciousness. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS...
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Henderson Health & Wellness Fair
    Health Projects USA and Nevada Wellness Directory are hosting this Health & Wellness Fair in Henderson May 19 10a-3p. There will be booths with wellness information and the newest techniques in maintaining optimal health. Admittance is free. The fair promises to be low-key and relaxed with wholesome fresh air fun for the family. Call Ken for more info 702-767-4667....
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Blues Open Mike at BBQ
    The Chicago Blues Band Sweetbox often plays on Wednesdays at BBQ Masters Tavern and Woodsmoke Eatery for an open Blues Jam 7:00 pm – 11:00PM. It is officially “Open Mike” so look for a variety of talent to sit in. Call 702-362-7500 for more info. 2650 S. Decatur Las Vegas NV (at Sahara). The Sweetbox group: “Chicago” Joe on lead & rhythm...
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • China Town Hall: US-China Military Relations
    This May 31 program sponsored by the Las Vegas World Affairs Council is a two-part exploration of US-China Military Relations in the 21st Century. A webconference with Ass’t Sec Christopher Hill, US State Dept Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs will take place from 4p-5p. Ass’t Sec Hill will give a 10 minute talk and follow with 35 minutes of Q&A...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Henderson ArtFest
    Sat May 12 from 10a-6p is the 10th annual Fine Arts Festival in Henderson with over 200 artists from across the country exhibiting their work. The Festival also provides entertainment, vendors with international food and a children’s play area. The venue is the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S. Water St Henderson NV. Related Boulder City Fine Arts, Native American...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Walt Blanton Jazz Trio @ CCSN
    Billed as an evening of “new works and familiar jazz standards.” CCSN Prof Walt Blanton leads The Walt Blanton Trio on May 4 7:30 pm at Buidling C Room 133. There will be a free reception following. Call 702-651-3000 for more info. CCSN 700 College Dr Henderson NV. Related CCSN Jazz Singers, Jazz Under the Stars, Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story @ Planet Hollywood
    Las Vegas and the V Theatre inside the Miracle Mile Shops at the new Planet Hollywood is the home of a new Rock n’ Roll experience called “The Lost Outpost.” A multimedia music event in the making billed as “The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story Ever Told” will include a yet-to-be released movie “The Lost Outpost,” TV series and...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District
    Come enjoy Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion from 6p-10p at the Courtyard at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Latino musical entertainment for the whole family and it’s free. Call 702-990-2131 for more details. Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”, Free Cinco...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Free Pedro Almodovar Films at the Library
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and Film Movement Collection join up to screen films by Pedro Amodovar on Tuesdays in June 7:00 pm. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Jun 05 – “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (1988) Spanish actress loses her lover for another woman. Spanish with...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Epic Tales Films @ Library
    Continuing the series Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou is “Epic Films.” Free admission. What a great way to spend Tuesday afternoon if you don’t have a day job. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. August screenings: Aug 07 – “Gone with the Wind” (1939) Classic civil war -repic with Clark...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Dances of Universal Peace
    Meeting the first Thursday each month is a group called The Dances of Universal Peace who perform chants and dances from a variety of cultures. You need no experience or special talent to participate. The songs are taught in simple phrases, easy to learn and then combined with circle dancing. Very low key. It’s all about the spirit. A donation of $10 is suggested....
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Cinco de Mayo concert
    En el espirito de Cinco de Mayo, a free mariachi concert will be held May 2 @ 7pm at the main theater at Clark County Library. Look for students from Clark Country School District’s Mariachi Music Instructional Program and a dance performance by Rancho’s “Ballet Folklorico.” For more info call 702-507-3400. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Old Time Fiddlers Jam
    The Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association`holds acoustic jams 4 times a month. Acoustic fiddle, guitar, bass and mandolin players are invited to join – all levels welcome. The venues change so call Paul 702-293-0827, email mohavebrown@cox.net or visit their website communitylink.reviewjournal.com. The schedule: 1st & 3rd Sat each month – 10am-12:30pm ...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Wine-Tasting at Onda @ Mirage
    The Onda Wine Lounge of the Onda Ristorante at the Mirage is hosting an evening of South African wine-tasting from the Great Wine Estates on Wed May 2 from 6p-8p. The charge is $15 pp with a complimentary meat and cheese plate. RSVP by Mon Apr 30 by email amartinez@mirage.com. Mirage 3400 Las Vegas Bldv So. Las Vegas NV
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Ragtime Music & George Hamilton Green
    On Tues May 1 the University Forum Free Lecture Series presents the Ragtime Music for the Xylophone and Marimba Band: The Contribution of George Hamilton Green, considered a virtuoso of the genre. The “novelty music” gained wide spread popularity in the 1920’s and is the mainstay of college percussion programs. The UNLV Percussion faculty and the Ragtime...
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Israeli Independence Day
    The United Jewish Community/Jewish Federation of Las Vegas hosts a community Israel Independence Day celebration concert Sun Apr 29 1:30p-3:30p. Visions, a trio performing traditonal and modern Jewish inspirational music will entertain. Guest speaker, US Congressman and Holocaust survivor, Tom Lantos, D-CA will share insights on Israel. Tickets are $5. For more info...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Holistic & Metaphysical Fair
    Here will be all the new age, occult, other-worldly, spiritual, intuitive arts represented in one mystical weekend May 4-6. You can explore every alternative choice for health – physical, mental and emotional – as well as the mysteries of astrology, palmistry, and aura readings. There will be opportunities to experience massage and reflexology as healing...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Asian Culture Fair
    The Sahara West Library will host an Asian Culture Fair Apr 29 noon-4p. More than 20 local organizations and clubs will display crafts, demonstrate traditional Asian dance, model costumes, offer food and live entertainment. There will be activities for the whole family. For more info call 702-507-3630. Sahara West Library 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas NV. Related Gung...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Live Music at Fado Irish Pub
    No cover charge on Thursdays for live music at Fado Irish Pub. Here’s something for you who live in the S.E. of the city. The Skip Eaton “Souled Out” Trio includes Alfredo Alvarnega, percussion and Robert Edwards, bass. Must be 21. 702-407-8691 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Henderson NV Related Live Music Every Day of the Week, Outdoor Concerts @ Wooloughan’s...
    by at April 26th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Guitar Society Benefit Concert
    “Starlight and Strings” is the Apr 27 concert benefit with performances by members of the Guitar Society of Las Vegas. The Friends of Winchester will host the 6 pm reception with classical guitar music, wine and appetizers in Winchester’s Desert Demonstration Garden. The concert will follow at 7 pm featuring vocalist Mary Ellen Spann. Tickets are...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Swing Dancing
    The Aruba Casino is the place to try swing dancing. A group gets together the 2nd and 4th Friday with a free lesson for beginners at 8pm, followed by dancing from 8:30-midnight. It’s free, but donations are appreciated. On Sundays from 6:30p-7:30p are lessons for beginners, followed by intermediate dancers 7:30p-8:30p. First lesson is free – then $5. For more...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Gathering of the Brits
    Andy Walmsley and Steve Lee, a couple of British ex-pats, decry the fact that the English are so well acclimated to life in Las Vegas that they don’t hang out together. They’re trying to change that by hosting their first big party and hoping that a contingent of the approximately 30,000 natives of Great Britain will turn out. The UKLV (United Kingdom Las...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis hosts Paul Taylor for a free open-air concert at Clark County Amphitheater Sat May 5. Gather your blankets, low-back chairs, bring your own food or purchase from onsite vendors. Come on out for a great evening of music under the stars. Seating starts 7 pm. Parking is also free. 500 S. Grand Central Parkway Las Vegas NV. www.smoothjazz1057.com Related...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 pm
  • “Celebration of Life” Butterfly Release
    Join the 4th Annual Celebration of Life with the release of live butterflies at Hills Park in Summerlin. Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis is helping sponsoring this event which is a special fundraiser for the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation. The idea of death is frightening to most of us. This is a message of hope and of the beauty of life that continues – a vision...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 am