Archive for May, 2007

  • George Foreman Book Signing
    Fri May 25 from 4p-6p you can meet George Foreman, buy a copy of his book “God in My Corner – A Spritual Memoir,” and get it signed. He’ll be at Sam’s Club 8080 W Tropical Parkway Las Vegas NV. Call 702-515-7200 for more info.
    by at May 24th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • The Grand Art Competition – Opening Reception
    The Cultural Division of Clark County Parks & Rec is sponsoring “The Grand,” a non-themed art competition open to all media and all artists over 18 years old who live in Clark County. There is a cash award of $1000 for the “Best of Show.” Stephen Bendee will select 15-25 pieces for exhibit, as well as the cash prize winner. The exhibit will...
    by at May 24th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Free “Unplugged” @ House of Blues
    Come support “UNPLUGGED” Original Music Showcase every Thursday night 8:30p-11:30, inside Crossroads @ The House of Blues. The show is FREE for all ages. For more info, call 702-632-7607 or visit: hob.com/lasvegas. Crossroads Mandalay Bay Resort 3950 Las Vegas Blvd Las Vegas NV Schedule: May 24 Destiny’s Journey May 31 The Andy Walo Trio Jun 07 Ernie...
    by at May 24th, 2007 at 01:05 am
  • Grand Opening of Springs Preserve
    Jun 8-10 was the grand opening weekend of the Springs Preserve, a multi-sensory nature and historical experience park with outdoor concerts, museums, restored environments, nature walks and other exhibits designed to educate on the human and natural culture of the Las Vegas Valley. The springs area was home to native Americans thousands of years before the Spanish arrived...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Intentional Wellness Conference I
    My goal is to bring something of interest to everyone. I strive to make connections between people who might not otherwise find each other, and to bring events to a broader audience so that a diverse culture of all aspects of life can flourish here in a city too often characterized by the dark side. The light side, and I mean that in a spiritual sense, is nurtured by...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Free Jazz @ Rampart Happy Hour
    Addison’s Lounge at the Rampart Casino is the place to unwind with your favorite martini and the smooth sounds of live jazz. Sponsored by Smooth Jazz 105.7, this Wednesday night Smooth Jazz series hopes to become a tradition in your life. 6p-8p Visit smoothjazz1057 for more on guest artists. The Rampart Hotel & Casino 221 N. Rampart Blvd Las Vegas NV. Related...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Rex Rants and Raves – Stoney Curtis Band
    Sand Dollar Blues Benefit Event  REX REVIEWS The Stoney Curtis Band closed up the day for the 12 hour blues charity event on Sat May 19. Unfortunately, this was the only group that I caught, but boy did they really play a show. The gig included a mix of instrumentals and vocals, even featuring a couple covers of Dick Dale and Del-Tones surfer style music. Both...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • LV Valley Writer’s Group meets
    Published and non-published writers of all skill levels are invited to attend the Las Vegas Valley Writers Group at their monthly breakfast meeting the 4th Saturday from 8:30a-10:30a. This is a great opportunity to meet with other local writers and share resources about publishing and all things relating to this complicated and difficult industry. Call 702-255-9528. Venue...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival
    The 3rd Annual Zion Canyon Art & Flute Festival is a world event. Starting at 9:30a on Fri June 8 and continuing the weekend til 5pm on Sun Jun 10, enthusiasts and friends of the Native American Flute gather in Springdale Utah for workshops, concerts and sharing of the passion for this special art form. Evening concerts on Fri & Sat begin at 6:30p and end at about...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Avril Lavigne Sings @ Benefit for Rape Crisis
    The Palms new concert venue The Pearl will showcase a benefit concert by Avril Lavigne for the Rape Crisis Center June 07 at 8pm. The event “Nina’s Night Out” is hosted by Nina Radetich from KVBC News 3. 100% of all proceeds will go to the Crisis Center for advocacy, support and education to victims of sexual violence. Tickets are $50-$115 (+fees)....
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • 2007 Epicurean Affair
    The Grand tasting event of the year is the 2007 Epicurean Affair Thur May 31 starting 7pm. The list of particpating restaurants and hotels is long and impressive and includes 100 of Las Vegas’ best. There will be gourmet cuisine, vintage wines and live entertainment. Call 702-878-9272 or visit the website for more details nvhotels.com. Cost is $125 if you purchase...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Vince Neil & Free Tres Rios Tequila Tasting
    I love Lee’s Discount Liquors even more! More tastings from the trend-setter Mr. Lee and his wonderful crew. May 24 @ 4pm is a Tequila tasting event with Vince Neil on hand for bottle signing. There will be tasting of all 3 tequilas: the Blanco, Reposado and Anejo. Call Brian or Tom for details 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411 W Lake Mead Blvd Las...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Free Sake Tasting @ Lee’s
    I love Lee’s Discount Liquors! What a great event Mr. Lee staged with his Beer Experience. May 24 @ 7pm is an evening of new sakes with a wide range of tastes, colors and temperatures. There will be a guest speaker to guide you through the intricate mysteries of this popular oriental spirit. Call Brian to reserve 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • The Meaning of Memorial Day
    Memorial Day was originally called "Decoration Day" and was officially declared on May 5, 1868 as a day of remembrance for those who had died in service to our country. If your American history is foggy, 1868 was just 3 years after the Civil War. Gen. John Logan, who was the Commander of the Grand Army of the Republic (the Yankee North) observed the first ceremony...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 02:05 am
  • Vintage Vegas @ Josette’s Bistro
    Only a few seats left to see Tom Wallek and let him lead you on a impersonator’s stroll through Old Vegas. Known for his comic impressions, he does Dean Martin, Joey Bishop, Rodney Dangerfield, Wayne Newton and more. This show is part of a series of cabaret dinners the last Friday of the month. You’ll get an appetizer, salad, entre, dessert and glass of wine...
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 01:05 am
  • Memorial Day Musical Tribute to Boulder City
    Hometown folk are celebrating themselves at “I’ll B.C.ing You: A Memorial Day Tribute to the People of Boulder City” this Memorial Day Weekend. Billed as a musical tribute to the lives of those who have lived in Boulder City the 75 years of its existence, it will feature the talents of Charlie and Laura Shaffer, Nancy Porter, Marta Thomson and Phil Marcus...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 10:05 pm
  • Snow Mountain Pow Wow
    This Memorial Day Weekend is the 19th annual Snow Mountain Pow Wow hosted by the Las Vegas Paiute tribe with artisans, singers and dancers from around the country. May 26 is a contest pow wow with 2 sessions 11am and 7pm. May 27 is a cultural celebration with starting at 11am. Tribes from the Torres Martinez and Pala reservations in CA and the Mojave tribe bordering...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Broadway tunes en espanol
    May 25 & May 26 Memorial Day Weekend @ 7pm is the performance of popular Broadway show tunes in Spanish. This is an 80-minutes show with songs like “New York New York“, and “Singin in the Rain” with selections from “Evita,” “West Side Story,” “Chorus Line” and “Chicago.” The production is the...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Desert Chorale Memorial Day Show
    May 25 at 7:30pm is the place to be for a spectacular patriotic show in honor of Memorial Day and especially those who have sacrificed in the Iraq War. Chaplain Ray Guinta, author of “God at Ground Zero,” will speak, the Desert Chorale, Stardust Barbershop Quartet and the Nevada Symphonic Wind Ensemble will entertain. The participation of the Nellis Air Base...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Civil War Round Table
    If you are fascinated by the American Civil War and want to join others to debate and discuss, join the Las Vegas Civil War Round Table the 4th Wed at 7:30p. Guests are always welcome. Contact by email wbranninggan@cox.net. Their website is basic: communitylink.reviewjournal.com. Old Las Vegas Fort 500 E Washington Av Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Native...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Spiritual Skydiving (Kriya yoga)
    The Spiritual Skydiving Workshop will be held May 26 from noon-2pm. The technique was inspired by the ancient disciplines of Kriya yoga. Kri in Sanskrit means “action” and ya means “soul”. This class will deal with the release of blocked energies and letting go of emotional traumas, improving health and perhaps preventing disease. Benefits are...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 07:05 pm
  • Great Books Discussion Group
    Looking for “spirited and stimulating discussion” on classic and modern literature? Meet with other readers and thinkers at the “Great Books Reading and Discussion Group” on the 2nd and 4th Tues @ 7pm. Newcomers are always welcome. Call for more info 702-507-3427. Venue is the Clark County Library 1401 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 pm
  • Opera Las Vegas Luncheon
    Support the fledgling culture in our city and attend this fundraising luncheon on May 27 12:30 for the Opera Las Vegas. The non-profit promotes the Young Artist Program which encourages and educates young artists while giving them opportunities to perform. Tickets to the luncheon are $85 and must be reserved by May 24. Call 702-878-5340. Venue is the Four Seasons Hotel...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Free Jazz Fest
    Sat Jun 2 @ 2pm is the Free Jazz Fest co-sponsored by Las Vegas-Clark County Library District. With MC Freddie Jackson, you will enjoy an afternoon with great music by Russ Freeman, Nathan Tanouye and the Las Vegas Jazz Connection. Guest artists include The Cunninghams, Las Vegas Jazz Express and Lindell Blake. Call 702-229-4800. West Las Vegas Arts Center 947 West Lake...
    by at May 21st, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Las Vegas Marathon Roadrunners prep
    The Third Las Vegas Marathon itself is not until Dec 02 2007, but the ticking electronic timer on the website site reminds you that time is running out to prepare for the event. The marathon official distance is 26.2 miles, beginning at 6 am. Also slated on that date is the new Las Vegas Half Marathon, with a course running the neon corridor of the Strip and the Fremont...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 11:05 pm
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Dr Phil’s Personality Test
    This personality test is circulating the internet. The claim is that the test was devised by Dr. Phil. Just in case you are interested, the story that goes along with this is that Oprah scored a 38. Truth? Relevance? Importance? 1. When do you feel your best? a) in the morning b) during the afternoon and early evening c) late at night 2. You usually walk… a)...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Rainbow Co Theatre “The Land of the Dragon”
    Youth Theatre by the Rainbow Company presents a Chinese-inspired play “The Land of the Dragon” with Eastern intrigue and a pet dragon. This play was first produced in 1946 and continues its popular family appeal today. Performances are Jun 1-10. Tickets are $7 adults/$5 teens & seniors/ $3 children 12 & under. Call 702-229-6383. Charleston Heights...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Academy of Nevada Ballet Spring Concert
    The Creative Movement Division of the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre performs its annual Spring Concert Sun Jun 3 @ 1pm. The Children’s Division performs their Spring Concert 2007 Jun 3 @ 5pm. Tickets are $15 for each concert. Call 702-895-2787 or visit pac.unlv.edu. Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall UNLV campus Las Vegas NV.
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Class Act Vocalist Genevieve Performs
    If you like to follow Las Vegas’ own gorgeous Genevieve, look for her at the following venues. This is a lady with class and a golden voice that you don’t want to miss. Jun 17 Sun – noon-3p Father’s Day @ Gordon Biersch with Cocho Arbe (keys) and Calvin Brooks (jazz guitar). Howard Hughes Parkway, (near E Flamingo Rd) Las Vegas NV Sep 06 Thur...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm