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  • Free Family Movie
    Enjoy an outdoor family movie night in the park on Apr 13. Bring your lawn chair and blankets for “Monster House.” There will be refreshments for sale with a pre-movie activity at 6:30, movie starting at 7:00 pm. A good weather event. Cimarron Rose Community...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Children’s Festival
    This free event on Sat Apr 14 will include performances in the park, arts & crafts, face painting, special shows in the Winchester theatre, carnvial games and more. There will be vendors with food and drinks, a train ride, historic battles, a variety of fun events...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Simple Solutions to Complex Biomedical Problems
    The 2007 Nevada Medal for outstanding scientific achievement was awarded to Dr. Susan Linquist of MIT for her work on protein and genetics. She will speak on “Simple Solutions to Complex Biomedical Problems” Apr 12 at 4:00 pm. “Proteins do just about...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • 2007 Writer’s Conference
    The 2007 Las Vegas Writer’s Conference will be held Apr 19-22. The Henderson Writer’s Group sponsors the event with workshops, seminars and panels including authors, agents and publishing experts. All aspects of writing are covered: fiction, creative nonfiction,...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • China in the New Century
    Join an interdisciplinary panel of experts who will discuss the role and future of China in this century. Dr. Sue Fawn Chung, UNLV, will moderate a panel representing economics, sociology, history and literature. The discussion is Thur Apr 12 @ 7pm. The event is free...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival
    Get ready one of the hottest Jazz Festivals of the season, #13 of the City of Lights Jazz and Rhythm & Blues Festival right here in Las Vegas on Fri Apr 20 and Sat Apr 21. Promoter Michael Schivo puts together talent he considers “fresh, funky and cutting edge.”...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Earth Day at Whole Foods
    Sun: The Sierra Club joins forces with Whole Foods Henderson for a parking lot of booths and hybrids and information for Earth-friendly living. Whole Foods Market 702-361-8183 100 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Sat: The Summerlin Earth Day is held on Saturday at Summerlin...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Nadler & Sullivan in “Always”
    Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan performed before a sold-out house two years ago and now they are back in “Always: The Love Story of Irving Berlin.” This is a celebration of the great music of Irving Berlin and an intimate look into the heart of the artist himself....
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Healing and EHF
    Jinna van Nliet, a special guest from Canada, is the founder of EHF (Energy Healing Facilitator), a system to empower the PEMS (Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual) bodies to promote balanced healing for the whole human system. This is cutting edge stuff but modern...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch @ the Renaissance
    Easter was extra special at the Envy Steakhouse with the regular Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch made more festive by colorful dresses and fanciful bonnets. The smooth, “feel good” music of Ghalib Ghallab, vocals and keys, the mellow Kenny Clark on sax and Ghalib’s...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Tommy Thompson Around Town
    Tommy Thompson and his group have a loyal following around town. They play a very energetic, danceable type of music that could be classified as jazz. Below is a schedule of their appearances in May & June. For more info see TommyThompsonProject.com Jul 17-22 9p &...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • B2B Las Vegas Business Mixer
    B2B (Business 2 Business) Las Vegas is celebrating this month’s Networking Mixer at Marc’s Italian Steakhouse on Thur Apr 12. The monthly business mixer is sponsored by The Best Restaurant Guide. Bring stacks of business cards and rub elbows with 200 VIP’s...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • Skywalking at the West Rim
    The long awaited Skywalk at the West Rim, Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation is open. I have a section on the website called “Other Pages,” which includes Day Trips from the Strip. You will find a guest article, with photos, titled Skywalking at...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Love Your Fat Away!
    This is a novel approach to weightloss. On Sat Apr 14 you are invited to meet Ali Guggenheim who used the amazing system to shed 176 lbs. Donation of $10. 702-252-3502. Transformations, A Healing Place 1725 Rainbow Blvd Ste 25, Las Vegas NV Related Transformations of the...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Skywalking at the West Rim Grand Canyon
    For enlarged version of photos, go to picasaweb.google.com. Preparations Drive a SUV or truck if you can and bring at least $80 per person in cash. Also bring sunscreen, hats, hiking shoes and your AAA Card. The Drive We set out from Las Vegas around 11am going south...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • Grindhouse Film
    I don’t normally go to blood and guts horror movies cause I have this idea that all those sick images cannot be good for my psyche. But with all the buzz about Grindhouse, I just felt I was missing out on a bit of culture, if I didn’t see it first hand. To...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • The Guitars of Sergio and Odair Assad
    Look for an exciting musical experience with these Brazilian brothers, Sergio and Assad, known for their exceptional, innovative artistry on guitar. Their program includes original music by Sergio Assad, transcriptions of Bach and Scarlatti, and adaptations of diverse composers...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Harry’s Bagelmania
    I wasn’t all that interested in trying Harry’s Bagelmania cause I had the wrong impression that it was a bagel shop with sandwich fillers. I was in for a very pleasant surprise when I saw the deli section and read the menu. This is more a Jewish-style deli-restaurant...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Belly Dancing Anyone?
    No experience necessary. Join B.B. for beginner belly dance outdoors every Tuesday & Thursday at 7 pm. You meet at B.B.’s house and can frolic in the hot tub and pool after your lessons. No set fees, donations only. Call B.B. 702-505-2445 or email berg_bb@yahoo.com...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Piloga class
    What is Piloga? As taught by Eva from Barcelona, it seems to combine her training in yoga, pilates, aerobics and corrective medicine exercise. Cost is free, donations accepted. Transformations, A Healing Place 702-252-3502 1725 Rainbow Blvd Ste 25 Las Vegas NV Related...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Bonsai Group Meets
    All Bonsai lovers unite. The Las Vegas Bonsai Society is meeting the second Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm. They present special programs, offer advice and allow plenty of time for questions. Call Bob 702-257-4768 for more info or click on the Bonsai at randr-lv.com....
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Tiempo Libre Cuban Timba
    The Miami-based, Grammy-nominated hot Cuban timba band, Tiempo Libre, will perform on Sat Apr 28 8pm thanks to the City of Las Vegas. This group of seven native-born Cubans are known for high-voltage Latin jazz and seductive, modernized interpretations of traditional Cuban...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Drilling for Oil in ANWR lecture
    Next in the series of free University Forum Lectures is “Resource Politics: An Unbiased View of Oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge” on Thurs Apr 12 7:30 pm. The guest lecturer is Scott L. Montgomery, petroleum geologist and lecturer at the Henry M. Jackson...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Evening Film Series
    Tuesday seems to be film day at the library. The Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and the Clark County Library present a film series “Adaptations,” focusing on films that have been adapted from literature. Tuesdays in April at 7:00 pm. No information...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Auditions for Land of the Dragon
    The Rainbow Company Theater Group is auditioning Sat Apr 21 for their production of “The Land of the Dragon,” a Chinese story first published in 1946. Created in fluid Chinese style with loads of intrigue and, of course, dragons, the actual production debuts...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Free Afternoon Films
    Called Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou, the theme for April is “From Page to Projector.” Screenings start at 1:00 pm and are free to the public. The Bijou is sponsored by the Clark County Library. 702-507-3400 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Apr 10 – “Beau...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Spring Tour UNLV Arboretum
    Join Paula Garrett, Educational Coordinator, and Susan Jones, Collections Mgt Coordinator, UNLV for a tour of the Arboretum. This is a one-mile walking tour among the spring wildflowers of the Desert Garden, including the viewing of some of the unique trees on campus. ...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Rebelpalooza ’07
    BIG BIG event staged by the UNLVCSUN Student Government featuring a host of bands, including The Lab, the Chapter, 420 Daze, VeRbal Ace, Rolls Royce & DJ Toast, three 6 mafia, Bone thugs-n-harmony, Ghostface Killah etc. The event is open to the public. Tickets are...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Pet Bird Club
    This is not birdwatchers, but a group devoted to the care of pet birds. The Las Vegas Bird Club meets the second Sunday of each month at the Elk Lodge, 1:30 pm. Call 702-395-9855 or 702-645-6129. 2939 Vandermeer St Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 03:04 am