Archive for May, 2007

  • Enneagram Class at UNLV Ed Outreach
    The UNLV Educational Outreach Program class “The Spiritual Wisdom of Personality: Explore the Enneagram” has been cancelled. The Enneagram is basically a 9-pointed, geometric figure, the name derived from Greek ennea for nine and grammos for something written or drawn. The use of the Enneagram of Personality is a method of personality description and analysis...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • “Children of Eden” Musical
    The Red Mountain Music Company presents on May 17 and 18 @ 7 pm a musical “Children of Eden” based on the Old Testament Genesis and the story of Noah’s Ark. Music and Lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz in this humorous portrayal of the “age-old conflict between parents and children.” Tickets are $35/$25/$15. Available at UNLV Box Office 702-895-2787...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007
    Festivities for the Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007 will be held May 11-14 at several venues around town. The Festival celebrates women artists, musicians, poets, dancers and comics from the West and Southwest. The event is hosted by the WorldFolk Foundation, a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to promoting people, music and culture in the world. Admission is free to all GirlFestival...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Hurry for Rock Art Field Trips
    Hurry hurry hurry if you want to participate in the following rock art viewing trips. They are sponsored by the Nevada Rock Art Foundation in conjunction with the Nevada Division of State Parks and the Bureau of Land Management. Check out website www.nevadaculture.org for more events involving the celebration of Archaeological Awareness and Historic Preservation Month. Sat...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 12:05 pm
  • Bahama Breeze for a Fun Meal
    If you are looking for a place to dine that’s not fast food, but not hard on the wallet, check out Bahama Breeze on East Flamingo. It is the favorite spot of our college-aged son, who likes the lively atmosphere and the variety of tasty, slightly exotic items on the menu. The place is pretty successful at capturing that tropical flair, even here in the desert....
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • High-End Antiques at Wholesale Prices
    This seems like a unique opportunity for non-professionals to have a chance to purchase some very high-end antiques at wholesale prices normally reserved for designers, decorators and builders. Market Road is owned by two local UNLV law graduates, who are following their dream of collecting and bringing to the public an eclectic mix of British, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Sierra Club Meets
    Join the Southern Nevada Group of the Sierra Club for programs about the beauty and value of our great outdoors. The Sierra Club is an activist group interested in the preservation and appreciation of nature and the environment; club activities include hiking, community education programs and political action. Second Wednesday with social time 7:00p-7:30p and meeting at...
    by at May 7th, 2007 at 04:05 pm
  • Update: Wine Pairing Dinner @ Steak
    Steak in Henderson is hosting a very tasty and exclusive wine pairing with Gary and Christine Andrus, founders of Gypsy Dancer Estates. The Gypsy Dancer winery is small, family-owned and quality-driven. The 5 course menu sounds divine, especially the roasted duck with sweet potato mash whch is one of my all-time favorites. Due to last minute wine-donations, the cost...
    by at May 7th, 2007 at 06:05 am
  • Last Chance for Party Cruise to Cabo
    Hey, you work hard. You deserve a little fun in the sun while networking as a business expense. This is a totally win-win deal. If you can get a long weekend June 7, treat yourself to a 5 day/4 night cruise from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas. Mark Shaffer and Tammy Shaw are hosting the Las Vegas Party Cruise which includes a pre-cruise Bon Vayage Party to get you started...
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • New Horizons Academy Art Show & Auction
    Start with wine and hors d’oeuvres at 5:30p, go to quick draws at 6:00p with live auction at 7:00p on Sat May 12. Featured work is “Villa de Santiago” by Ed Hoag. Hoag is the president of the Nevada Watercolor Society and the associate director for the School of Architecture at UNLV. He paints only subjects and places he has visited and personally experienced....
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • IONS meeting on Global Consciousness
    The topic for Jul 25 meeting was “Questions of Change and Invisible Waves.” Join Navjit Kandola, Director of the Nizhoni School for Global Consciousness, for a discussion on the science of life as vibrations and the possibilities of raising and awakening consciousness. You are welcome to attend this monthly meeting of IONS to find out more. “What is IONS...
    by at May 6th, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Steel Band Concert & Clinic
    The annual steel band concert and clinic “Day of Percussion” sponsored by the Nevada chapter of the Percussive Arts Society starts at noon Sun May 6 at CCSN. The concert combines the steels bands of UNLV, CCSN and Coronado High School, directed by Tom Miller. Talent includes Pepe Jimenez, Kalan and Pat Petrillo with a tribute to Frank Zappa with Marc Atkinson....
    by at May 5th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Gladiators vs Avengers & Boyz II Men
    The Las Vegas Gladiators play the Los Angeles Avengers this Sun May 6 at the Orleans Arena. For those of you who don??????? know, the Gladiators are members of the AFL (Arena Football League). Founded in 1997, they are part of the Western division of the American Conference. They won a Division title in 2002 and have yet to win any conference titles. Looking at their...
    by at May 5th, 2007 at 04:05 pm
  • The Power of Internet Politics
    The Natural Solutions Foundation is claiming victory over the Big Pharmaceutical Companies (“Big Pharma“) and FDA assault on natural health care and supplements. 435,005 people used their site to submit comments to the FDA about the draft CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) Guidance. The FDA apparently first denied the request to extend the comment...
    by at May 5th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Henderson Health & Wellness Fair
    Health Projects USA and Nevada Wellness Directory are hosting this Health & Wellness Fair in Henderson May 19 10a-3p. There will be booths with wellness information and the newest techniques in maintaining optimal health. Admittance is free. The fair promises to be low-key and relaxed with wholesome fresh air fun for the family. Call Ken for more info 702-767-4667....
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Blues Open Mike at BBQ
    The Chicago Blues Band Sweetbox often plays on Wednesdays at BBQ Masters Tavern and Woodsmoke Eatery for an open Blues Jam 7:00 pm – 11:00PM. It is officially “Open Mike” so look for a variety of talent to sit in. Call 702-362-7500 for more info. 2650 S. Decatur Las Vegas NV (at Sahara). The Sweetbox group: “Chicago” Joe on lead & rhythm...
    by at May 4th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ French Josette’s Bistro
    This Saturday night is Cinco de Mayo at the French bistro owned by the blonde bombshell, Josette. You have Kiki Kalor who will lead the celebration with hot Latin song and dance. Look for a Spanish heritage show with flamenco and castenets with DJ Dancing after the show. The party at Josette’s Bistro opens for dinner at 6p and goes on til closing. This should be...
    by at May 4th, 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
  • Henderson ArtFest
    Sat May 12 from 10a-6p is the 10th annual Fine Arts Festival in Henderson with over 200 artists from across the country exhibiting their work. The Festival also provides entertainment, vendors with international food and a children’s play area. The venue is the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S. Water St Henderson NV. Related Boulder City Fine Arts, Native American...
    by at May 3rd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Firestone Wine Pairing Dinner
    Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts and Lee’s Discount Liquor present “An Evening with Andrew Firestone” on Tues May 8 6p-8:30p. The offering includes a five course dinner paired with five Firestone varietals for $85 pp. Seating is limited. Tickets are available at Lee’s Discount Liquor Stores. Venue for the wine pairing is Le Cordon Bleu...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Mother’s Day Dinner Dance
    Treat Mom to a real Mother’s Day appreciation and leave the kids at home for an evening of adult enjoyment on May 12. A special catered buffet dinner with “dance music of yesterday.” Musicians are Carl Grove, sax, Dick Guider, trumpet and flugelhorn, Bob Grundy, drums, Peter Urquidi, keys with Marsha K, vocalist. Tickets are $25 in advance only. There...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Amp’d Supercross Finals 2007
    The top riders in the world compete in the Amp’d Mobile Supercross Series Finals 2007 Sat May 5 @ 7:00 pm. You get admittance to the pit party and practice starting at 12:30 pm with your ticket. This sounds like a wild, action-packed day at Sam Boyd Stadium. Get your tickets online www.unlvtickets.com. Jackpot $63/Gold Cirlce Jr $21/Gold Circle Regular $42. Sam...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • “Peter Pan” by Nevada Ballet Theater
    This is the final show of the season. The performances are held on Mother’s Day weekend, a great idea for wholesome and cultural family gatherings. Choreographer Bruce Steivel’s “Peter Pan” with music by Thomas Semanski will play at UNLV’s Judy Bayley Theater May 11- May 13. Tickets are $29, $49, $69. Performances are expected to sell out...
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Walt Blanton Jazz Trio @ CCSN
    Billed as an evening of “new works and familiar jazz standards.” CCSN Prof Walt Blanton leads The Walt Blanton Trio on May 4 7:30 pm at Buidling C Room 133. There will be a free reception following. Call 702-651-3000 for more info. CCSN 700 College Dr Henderson NV. Related CCSN Jazz Singers, Jazz Under the Stars, Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    by at May 2nd, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story @ Planet Hollywood
    Las Vegas and the V Theatre inside the Miracle Mile Shops at the new Planet Hollywood is the home of a new Rock n’ Roll experience called “The Lost Outpost.” A multimedia music event in the making billed as “The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story Ever Told” will include a yet-to-be released movie “The Lost Outpost,” TV series and...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dog-friendly Spring Fling
    Three events at once on Sat May 5 & Sun May 6 at the District at Green Valley Ranch – and they are advertised as a “dog-friendly event.” Art Festival with over 50 painters, sculptors, glass blowers exhibiting and selling their work. There will be live music on the The Courtyard stage. Spring Fling at the Green is a family affair with art projects...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am