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  • LV Iris Society meets
    For meetings about irises, attend the Las Vegas Iris Society the first Monday every month at 6:00 pm. The group is dedicated to the art of cultivating that gorgeous bloom the iris – and everyone is welcome. Call 702-255-1263 or 702-876-1525 for more info. Garden Club...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Soul Food Farmers Market
    The last Saturday of each month, lovers of Soul Food delight in the pleasure of a Farmers Market that sells not only the customary fresh produce, but abounds with vendors of wonderful tasty soul food like BBQ, greens, catfish, potato salad and other mouth-watering sides....
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • Romance Writers Group
    Known as the Cactus Rose Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, the group meets 3rd Sat at the Enterprise Library from 10:30a-1p. The program usually includes a speaker and everyone is welcome to attend. For more info call 702-361-5454 or visit the website cactusrosewa.home....
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • 1st Annual Funk Fest @ Orleans
    Aug 17 @ 9pm is the 1st Annual Funk Fest at the Orleans Arena with George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Zapp, Lakeside, Mary Jane Girls and Morris Day and The Time. Read more about the individual groups styles and history at orleansarena.com. Reserved seating: $60,...
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 10:07 pm
  • Perseids Meteor Shower Celestial Show
    The Perseids (Meteor Shower) happen every year in August; this year the height of the show is Aug 12-13, luckily for excellent viewing, with a new moon. Peak viewing moment was supposed to be 11pm Sunday. The best viewing is in the desert where there is low light pollution...
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Grand Opening Lee’s Tavern Mesquite
    Get to Mesquite and join the ribbon cutting at 11am, with Jack Daniels girls from 11 to 2, and Captain Morgan from 11 to 2. Everyone welcome to join in the celebration with a day filled with specials, prizes, drinks, and food. The new Lee’s Tavern is ready to show...
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • The Hawaiian Style Comedy Show
    Vizzun Entertainment presents Augie T performing Hawaiian style comedy Aug 10 8pm at “the Club” in the Cannery Casino. Cost: Pre-Sale $22.00/Day of $27.00. Tickets can be purchased at The Cannery Casino Box Office 702-617-5585, toll free 866-287-4643, or at...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 10:07 am
  • World Vibration Concert – Bongomania
    The World Vibration is a monthly world music series hosted by KUNV’s Kay Tuma on Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $10 adults/$7 seniors & children. Call 702-455-7340 or purchase tickets on line at secure1.co.clark.nv.us (adults) or secure1.co.clark.nv.us (seniors/students)....
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Acupressure Facelift Workshop
    Part I demonstrates a natural facelift with no surgery called Facercise, developed by Carol Maggio, is a system of scientifically-designed facial exercises that do everything from enhance your complexion to remove saggy jowls and alleviate frown lines. Includes 14 exercises...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Happy Birthday Josette!
    August 7 is the birthday of one of Las Vegas favorite blondes – the one and only Josette LeBlonde, owner of Josette’s Bistro. Here is a lady who knows how to throw a party and makes a party out of life. If you have never eaten at her French restaurant, you...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Qi Gong and Meditation for Healing
    This class has been cancelled until further notice. Unlock the Treasury of Wisdom with Buddhist Qi Gong at Transformations Wednesdays 6p-7p with David Miller. Buddhist Qigong involves three energy channels and seven energy centers (Chakras), focusing on quieting the...
    by at July 27th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Free Family “Movie Madness”
    The Nature Discovery Park in North Las Vegas is screening the “Movie Madness” series at dusk. Films are geared for family enjoyment. Food will be available for purchase. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic baskets. The summer film series is sponsored by Aliante...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • 2007 DCI Quarterfinals LIVE via satellite
    BIG, LOUD and LIVE! (on the big screen) – If you love drum and bugle corps, don’t miss the 2007 DCI World Championship Quarterfinals from the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. If you haven’t tried this new form of viewing experience, you are in for a special...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • B2B Business Mixer
    B2B (Business 2 Business) Las Vegas is celebrating their Networking Mixer at Bahama Breeze on Thur Aug 09. The business mixer is sponsored by 1st Place Marketing and The Best Restaurant Guide. Bring stacks of business cards and rub elbows with 200 VIP’s from local...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Rocky Tonk Country
    Even though the world of live country music is struggling in Las Vegas, Bobby Kingston, usually a solo Country artist, is joining a new band Rocky Tonk that combines a variety of musical styles such as Rock, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, Western and Rockabilly. They are releasing...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 12:07 am
  • Outdoor Jazz Events
    Summer time in Las Vegas is the season for outdoor jazz events. Some are free and some are ticketed, some are regularly scheduled, some one-time events, some periodically. This is an updated list of the still-current events about which I have written articles. Hope this...
    by at July 21st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Free Friday Hot Club Courthouse Concert
    Hosted by the City of Las Vegas on the 3rd Friday of each month is the Downtown Courthouse Series known as The Hot Club Las Vegas, held in the jury selection room of the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse. You will see unique performers of all genres from noon to 1pm. Call...
    by at July 21st, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • Neil Simon Festival in Utah
    Utah seems to be the place for summer theatre. The Neil Simon Festival in Cedar City runs Jul 19-Aug 11 with 3 Simon plays: “Plaza Suite,” “The Prisoner of Second Avenue, ” and a female version of “The Odd Couple.” Some days have matinees...
    by at July 19th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • Utah Festival Opera
    1.5 hrs north of Salt Lake City, set in spectacular mountain scenery in Cache Valley is the Utah Festival Opera running from Jul 11 thru Aug 11. The festival takes place in Logan’s Ellen Eccles Theatre, a 1100-seat European-style edifice of neo-classical design. Built...
    by at July 19th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • LV Hilton is good to locals w/ Cool by the Pool
    This summer, in addition to a Sounds of Summer Concert Series, the Hilton is offering Cool by the Pool Happy Hour with 2-for-1 Fosters and cocktails from 5:30p-8p daily. Live entertainment too. The Las Vegas Hilton is good to locals. Your red Hilton card will get you the...
    by at July 18th, 2007 at 10:07 am
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    "Rock the Bells" Hip Hop in CA
    <img id="image679" style="margin: 5px;" title="rockthebells.jpg" src="http://www.sandraoffthestrip.com/wp-content/upload s/2007/05/rockthebells.jpg” alt=”rockthebells.jpg” align=”right” />If you want...
    by at July 17th, 2007 at 10:07 pm
  • Free NOTBAD Film Series: Local Critic’s Choice
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and Film Movement Collection join up to screen the NOTBAD Film Series: Critic’s Choice on Tuesdays 7:00 pm. Local film critics and writers will introduce films they like. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County...
    by at July 17th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Picasso Exhibit at Bellagio
    It’s hot outside, so if you are looking for something to do in the cool, check out the exhibit at the Bellagio. Pablo Picasso is best known for his paintings and drawings, but he actually was a fairly prolific sculptor and ceramicist. Thirty of his works in the media...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Canyon Club Concerts
    There’s a new spot in town for live music concerts. The Club also hosts late night dancing Wed thru Sat. Every Wednesday night is a show by the Spazmatics with dance music from the 70′s, 80′s, & 90′s. According to Jerry Fink of the Las Vegas Sun,...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • “Dance in the Desert” Festival
    The annual “Dance in the Desert” festival will be held on the Cheyenne campus of the College of Southern Nevada on Fri Jul 27 @ 7:30pm and Sat Jul 28 @ 2pm & 7:30pm. All three performances are unique. This year’s featured perfomer is Peter Kyle...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • (Science) Fantasy Fiction Group
    The Southern Nevada Area Fantasy Fiction Union is an informal group of science fiction and fantasy fans who meet once a month with informal movie outings and gatherings scheduled at least once a month. They maintain a large lending library for members and claim to be Las...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Free Fridays @ 8 w/ The Nelsons
    The City of Henderson presents Fridays at 8. The Nelsons, Gunnar & Matthew, grandchildren of the famous TV family that was central to America of the golden years, entertain with their own style while you relax on your blanket or in your lawn chair. Free admission....
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 12:07 am
  • Lone Mtn Children’s Discovery Park
    If you are looking for a place for the family to learn about the history of Nevada as well as such a myriad of subjects as math, earth science, plant and animal life, check out the Lone Mountain Children’s Discovery Park. A 5-acre learning and play area, it is full...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • WWE RAW @ Thomas & Mack
    All you professional wrestling fans who enjoy World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) Raw live on USA Network now have a chance to really see the live action Jul 28 @ 7:30 pm in our very own Thomas & Mack Center. This will be the WWE championship match between John Cena...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Nevada Native Plant Society
    The Nevada Native Plant Society is based out of Reno, but takes field trips around the state as well as in California. They are a non-profit dedicated to promoting interest in native Nevada plants and their preservation. They have published a guide to the flora of the...
    by at July 14th, 2007 at 06:07 am