Posts Tagged ‘Jazz’

  • A social day at LACMA with Ray’s Stark et al
    There’s plenty of art to see, but there’s also a social life to be enjoyed at LACMA (Los Angeles County Art Museum). Ray's for lunch White sails in the noon sky Topiary in the plaza Kinetic interactive sculpture Free Afro-American-Latino Jazz concert Stark's bar with video of The Mourners Ballet   Happy Hour  
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 08:07 pm
  • UNLV New York Stage & Beyond
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the New York Stage & Beyond, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Sep 14 thru Feb 23. Oct 13 – 8pm – Paul Taylor Dance Company Oct 20 – 8pm – The Broadway Divas Nov 08 – 8pm – Tango Buenos Aires Jan 20 – 8pm – Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary...
    by at September 16th, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Free “The District Concert” w/ Live Music
    The District at Green Valley Ranch has a great lineup for the FREE Concert Series at The Courtyard. The live music starts at 6p and ends 10p Friday and Saturday nights. Call The office at the District 702-564-8595 or 877-564-8595. www.thedistrictatgvr.com Sat Sep 22 – Drew Baker (Soft Rock) Fri Sep 28 – Wolfcreek (Country) Sat Sep 29 – Yacht Club (Smooth...
    by at September 14th, 2007 at 07:09 am
  • Genevieve shines @ Just Jazz
    Genevieve is one of the best jazz vocalists in town and certainly on the top of my list of favorites. She was magnificent last night at Just Jazz. Dressed in a dazzling red evening gown, she wowed a packed house of ardent admirers. This lady can sing opera and gospel besides soul wrenching blues and swinging jazz. In fact, as one fan declared, “he guessed she...
    by at August 28th, 2007 at 02:08 am
  • Rick Jones Jazz Showcase @ DeStefano’s
    Another live jazz event in Las Vegas has been cancelled. Rick Jones, horn, and Dick Fazio, keys, have a great jazz gig on Sundays from 6pm. The Rick Jones Jazz Showcase is one of the special opportunities to hear a variety of talent when artists sit in with Jones and Fazio. They are playing to a packed house, including much of the jazz talent from around town. This is...
    by at August 11th, 2007 at 04:08 am
  • Genevieve nominated for American Black Music Awards
    Genevieve, one of my favorite local vocalists, has been nominated by the Black Music Academy Association Of America selection committee of music executives, radio station programmers, music journalists, fellow musicians and entertainers to receive a Black Music Award. Genevieve’s name was submitted by peers and music professionals for great contribution to the...
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 11:08 am
  • Larry Wild Wrice Jazz @ Capozzoi’s
    Capozzoli’s burned Tues-Wed Sep 18-19. Larry Wild Wrice and the Gents of Swing reprise Capozzoli’s on Friday nights @ 8pm with his own special take on old standards, straight ahead jazz. Larry is on drums, Dick Straub on upright bass and Millard on keys. Known for welcoming guest artists to sit in, vocalists as well as instrumentalists, we look forward to...
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 10:08 am
  • Taste of Las Vegas
    Channel 13, Smooth Jazz 105.7, The Best Restaurant Guide and Dine Out Las Vegas team up for an afternoon of great food and entertainment on Sunday Sep 9 3p-7p. 40 restaurants will present their cuisine to thousands of locals eager to sample the “Best of the Best” at Taste of Las Vegas. Admission is $35 which includes tickets redeemable for food and drinks....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Poetry Nights @ reJAVAnate
    Sundays and Tuesdays 7p-9p are designated poetry nights at the reJAVAnate coffee lounge with a mike and area for standup performances in a cozy and friendly venue run by Hercules and John. reJAVAnate Coffee Lounge “Serving Humanity One Cup at a Time.” Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or call 702-253-7721. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 03:08 am
  • Midsummer’s Harp Concert
    Sun Aug 12 at 2pm is the Midsummer’s Harp Concert with Mariano Gonzalez featuring the artist’s redesigned Paraguayan harp with a truly unique sound mix of jazz, popular and semi-classical influences. Gonzalez was born and raised a cowboy in Buena Vista, Paraguay. A member of a long tradition family of harpists, he began playing at age 5. Tickets $15/$10 seniors,...
    by at July 31st, 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 need to give it a try. She combines authentic French cuisine with entertainment from weekly cabaret...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 01:07 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, the club is the baby of Lance Sterling who helped start the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. He...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • NV Jazz Orchestra plays Latin – Free
    The Rainbow Library amphitheater is the venue for a Nevada Jazz Orchestra free outdoor concert featuring Latin Jazz on Jul 23 @ 8pm. The 18-piece big band will play tunes from their new Latin Jazz CD “Como No!” plus a few non-Latin favorites. Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available. Please NO glass containers, alcoholic beverages...
    by at July 5th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • reJAVAnate -a Coffee House with Community
    The new owners, Hercules and John, have a vision of a coffee house as more than a place to get some java. They are building a community around the cozy spot, gently cultivating a retreat where comics, poets, musicians, artists of all styles and expressions can gather, share and entertain. Every night is an opportunity to participate – either as performer or audience,...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • Jazz Combo Camp at CSN
    Jazz vocalists, instrumentalists and enthusiastics of all ages and abilities (middle school to seniors) are invited to attend the 10th Annual Las Vegas Jazz Combo Camp at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN). The Camp runs from Jul 15-Jul 20 at CSN’s Cheyenne campus and is open to students with a minimum of one year study on their instrument. Attendees work individually...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Jazz Camp Recital
    The grand finale performance of the 10th Annual Las Vegas Jazz Combo Camp at the College of Southern Nevada (CSN) is on July 20 @ 1pm in the June Whitley Student Lounge. Admission is free and open to the public. Visit csn.edu/performingarts. CSN 3200 E Cheyenne Ave Las Vegas NV (1 mile east of I-15 North) Related Jazz Combo Camp at CSN
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Live Music Every Day of the Week
    Sunday Brunch @ Gordon Birsch. 11 am to 4 pm. This is definitely the place to be on Sunday afternoons if you want to dance your heart out. Every Sunday is a different group, so you need to try them all. A Brunch menu is available, with tables in the bar and dance area. Guest artists sit in and the afternoon can be full of suprises. No cover charge. Howard Hughes Parkway,...
    by at February 20th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Spotlight on Horns at Pogo’s
    It’s like a music revival, the souls of each horn-player jubilating in high communion with keys, bass, guitar and drums, filling the smoky, packed confines of little Pogo’s Tavern with musical lyrics of pure joy. Are these guys having fun or what? Are we on the Left Bank in Paris or in a basement in Greenwich Village? This is as authentic a night of swingin,...
    by at February 3rd, 2007 at 02:02 pm