Posts Tagged ‘Events’

  • Frontier Implosion 11-13-07
    Sometime after 2am just off the strip, with sliding doors cracked to let in the cool desert night air, the still of the night was shattered by the sounds of deep rumbling. Like a giant Harley revving its powerful engine, reverberating vibrations stirred us from heavy sleep. Luckily we weren’t so lazy we pulled the covers and pillows over our heads, but let curiosity...
    by at November 13th, 2007 at 03:11 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
  • Black Music Awards 2007
    The American Black Music Awards Honors Las Vegas 2007 will be held Aug 26 from 5pm at the Cashman Theatre. The Red Carpet ceremonies begin at 5pm with the Awards Show at 6pm. VIP admission/activities and regular tickets are now available. Call 702-982-3390. Don’t miss this sparkling gala with a showcase of fabulous talent. Cashman Theatre 850 Las Vegas Blvd N Las...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 10:08 am
  • Pure Spanish Horse Show & Theatre
    The Foundation of the Pure Spanish Horse is presented Aug 29-Sep 02 at South Point Equestrian Event Center. Pure Spanish horses, known in Spain as the Pura Raza Española, are one of the rarest breeds in the US. Known the “Horse of Kings,” they are incredibly beautiful and good-natured with amazing athletic ability. To learn more about these regal animals,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 05:08 am
  • Star Trek Convention @ Hilton
    Now it is time to order your tickets to the upcoming 2007 Official Star Trek Convention at The Las Vegas Hilton Hotel with its Star Trek: The Experience. The convention is four days filled with stars, events, parties, vendors, autographing/photo ops, auctions, contests, music, comedy: all of it honoring Gene Roddenberry’s legacy. The 2007 show features many salutes...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Rollercon Derby Convention
    Aug 8-12 is the Las Vegas RollerCon 2007 with activities and workshops for Roller Derby gals from all over the nation. Included in the four day event titled “Mayhem” are workshops for on-skates training from rookie to advanced, scrimmages, classes and some very serious training. Free Events include the traditional RollerCon Scavenger Hunt, Assassin Game and...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Third Thursday in Henderson
    Water Street businesses stay open til 9pm every 3rd Thursday with art shows, entertainment, food, and special offers. The event starts at 5pm and is great for family outings. The Gibson Library and the Water Street Arts District also sponsor children story time and art projects. The library is located at 280 S. Water St Henderson NV. For more info on Third Thursday call...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Chris’ Rock n Roll Wine Event @ Platinum
    The young and beautiful of Las Vegas, plus the more mature but still beautiful, will meet at The Platinum Hotel on June 22 for Chris’ next Rock ‘n Roll Wine Event. The “progressive style” evening will start at 7pm on the rooftop terrace with strip view and sparkling wines. Then it’s on to the middle terrace with indoor/outdoor pool, more strip...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • SCORE Las Vegas Terrible’s Cup III
    The best of SCORE desert racing will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Jul 19-21. SCORE International Off Road Racing, famous for the Baja 500 Race, is sponsoring this event on a special man-made “Baja” course at the Dirt Track in Las Vegas. For more info on SCORE go to their website score-international.com. Event tickets for $20/$30 can be purchased for Jul...
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • 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
  • The Poet’s Corner
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas is sponsoring the Poet’s Corner on two Fridays, May 18 and June 15 @ 7:30 pm. Keith Brantley will host the forum for established poets but will have an open mike for any motivated members of the audience. The event is free. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake Mead Boulevard,...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo
    Check out the West Coast College Regional Finals Rodeo at the Equestrian Center at South Point Casino. Cheer on the UNLV Rodeo Team and watch them qualify for the College National Finals! The best riders, steer wrestlers, team ropers and barrel racers from California and Nevada. Performances start at 7pm. Tickets are $10/Seniors & Military $5/children under 12 Free....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • World Beer Cup 2006 and 2008
    Every two years the Brewers Association sponsors the World Beer Cup. The last competition was in 2006, the next is in San Diego Apr 08. 2221 beers were entered in ’06 from 540 breweries, 56 coutnries, in 85 styles or categories with 109 judges from 18 countires. The USA won 64% of all medals with Germany at 11%, Belgium 6% and Australia & Japan 4%. 38 countries...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • “Lee’s Beer Experience” – Extravaganza Beer Tasting!
    I am re-posting this event cause I am personally so excited about it. Lee’s Discount Liquor is staging their 1st Annual extravaganza of a beer tasting called the Lee’s Beer Experience. Join other brewskis 1p-6p May 12 for a unique opportunity to sample over 100 hand-crafted beers from all over the country. I want this to be a rousing success obviously because...
    by at May 10th, 2007 at 07:05 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
  • “Dirty Dancing” Back on Big Screen!
    In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this film phenomenon starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey is playing May 1 & 2 at 7:30 at select local movie theatres. Ticket prices are $10 to re-live the original movie “PLUS exclusive never-before-seen footage and interviews with cast members and other stakeholders.” The film directed by Emile Ardoline rocked...
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ethel M Chocolates for Mother’s Day
    Mother’s Day is coming and as a mom, I can tell you that there is no better chocolate to be found than Ethel M Chocolates, made right here in Sin City. Sinfully delicious, these chocolates beat Godiva any day. I won’t even mention See’s in the same sentence – and I’m from California! Tell your mom to throw caution to the wind, forget about...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • LVWAC International Educator of the Year Awards
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council will hold its annual International Educator of the Year Award Dinner May 4 when outstanding teachers from the Clark Country School District, CCSN, UNLV and Nevada State College are honored for their “contributions to international education in the performance of their normal duties.” The selectd group will travel to India...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Kick Off World Trade Week
    World Trade Week has been an institution in Los Angeles for 80 years. Nevada has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, so it seemed liked a natural that Las Vegas was ripe for its own World Trade Week. Tony Michalski, head of the Las Vegas office of the US Dept of Commerce contacted the Las Vegas World Affairs Council and World Trade Week – Las Vegas...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Local Poets Read
    This is National Poetry Month to be celebrated with the annual event “Under the Influence” at the Clark Country Library Thurs Apr 26 @ 7pm. Selected local poets will read their own works as well the works that have influenced their writing. Clark Country Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Ladies Lost Weekend
    This is a art retreat for the ladies (and their kids, if they want) sponsored by the Goldwell Open Air Museum in Rhyolite NV. The weekend activity is to site and restore a couch covered in tile and mosaic designed by German artist Sofie Siegman. The result of an artist residency at the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas, the couch was donated to the Goldwell...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Rock n Roll Wines @ Shark Tank Pool
    Postponed from last Friday, Chris launches the summer season with his first pool party of the year. Rock ‘n Roll Wine Reggae will be at “The Tank,” the $30 million extravaganza just opened at the Golden Nugget, Downtown Las Vegas. Come check out the water slide that propels you through the shark tank. Opening music by the The Heavie Heads with Twenty...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Sam Adams Beer Pairing Dinner
    Things are looking up for the Las Vegans who enjoy beer and feel snubbed by all the wine-pairing events. Lee’s Discount Liquors is hosting a 5 course dinner paired with Sam Adams beer on May 12 6:30 pm. Master Brewer Jennifer Glanville of Sam Adams and Tuscany’s Master Chef will instruct and enlighten while guests savor an unusual experience. Tickets for...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Red Rock (volunteer) Day
    150 volunteers are needed to help with conservation and restoration projects at Red Rock. If you are interested, please meet at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center between 7:30a and 8:00a on Apr 28. Be prepared for an outdoor day of useful activity – bring gloves, sunscreen, wear long pants, a hat and closed-toes shoes. Lunch and lunchtime entertainment will be...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • The District’s Anniversary Weekend
    This is the anniversary of the The District at Green Valley Ranch and there are events scheduled all weekend for all ages. Sat noon-6p Sun noon-4p The Kid’s Carnival Zone at the Green with games, prizes, music Sat noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green, Frank Joseph – The Courtyard Sun noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green,...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Sand Dollar Blues Marathon
    We had a marvelous musical experience last night at Sand Dollar. This is really the place to go for blues in Las Vegas. And you have the opportunity to get a taste of the best of the blues groups this Saturday Apr 21 when the 17th Anniversary Celebration starts at 2:00 pm and goes through til 3:00 am with 10 bands. All Day/All Night! There is a dancefloor, full bar...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Author Amy Tan at Library
    Amy Tan is a wonderful writer, her works rich in vocabulary and imagery, her characters finely drawn and complex, her stories intricate and unpredictable. The chosen book for the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District‘s 6th annual “Reading Las Vegas” is Tan’s “Joy Luck Club,” a novel brought to the big screen by Director Ang Lee. The...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 05:04 pm