Archive for June, 2007

  • Andre’s First Friday Wine Tasting
    Andre’s is one of the venerable old-time spots in Las Vegas, serving French cuisine since 1980, located in a vintage Downtown home from the 1930’s. They are featuring a First Friday wine-tasting from 5:30p-9:30p with 4 wines and a “plat du fromage.” Cost is $15 pp + tax & gratuity. Call 702-385-5016 for more info. Andre’s 401 S. 6th St...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • LoPro – a Downtown Professionals Mixer
    The Downtown Cocktail Room is the site of LoPro, a local professionals mixer where you can “mingle with all the people that are making Downtown Las Vegas happen.” I certainly support the growth of Downtown – it’s a welcome change from the hustle of the Strip yet offers so much more than strip mall Vegas. Here you can truly walk from restaurant...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Family Fun Night & More at the Drive-In
    Some of us are old enough to remember when a drive-in movie was the ideal date for a Saturday night. I blush to think of what went on the privacy of those cars. It was the place for teen-agers to be alone and for mom’s and dad’s to pack the kids in their pj’s and have a cheap night out. You can live that again, or for the first time with Las Vegas 5...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 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
  • Hawaiian Luau Poolside
    If you can’t get to the Islands this summer, you can try the next best thing at the Imperial Palace Hawaiian Luau Tues, Thurs & Sat thru Sep 29. They feature a buffet dinner with authentic Polynesian entertainment. Tickets for dinner and show range from $34.95-$59.95 (depends on seating) and $21-46 for children. You can reserve at 702-794-3261 or toll free 888-777-7664....
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • lv51 Carls’ Jr Family Night
    Jul 13 Come out to Carl’s Jr Family Night at Cashman Field for the Minor League Baseball game of the Las Vegas LV51 vs The Portland Beavers. Game starts at 7:11 pm. Tickets are offered at $24.95 (group of 4); the family deals are available up to 5pm the night of the game. Call 702-798-7825 (M-F 9a-5p). Check out website Cashman Field 850 N Las Vegas...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 01:06 am
  • Psychic Development Class
    “You are Psychic!” Part II is offered from 5:45p-7:45p at Transformations. Rev Cheryl J Johnson, M.Msc has structured the class to develop the psychic powers that we all were born with – at least that is the premise. I’m not all that sure that I want to be psychic. I mean, seeing the good is great, but knowing the not-so-good might make me worry...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Dragon Arts Chinese Rod Puppet Show
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is “Dragon Arts Production: Images of China” with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thur July 12. A blend of puppetry, music, humor and special effects, this is a show to delight. Chinese rod puppetry is seldom seen here in the US and Yuqin Wang and Zhengli Xu are masters who have been honored...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • EZ Weight Loss Series
    The use of guided imagery and knowledge of how emotions and nutritional factors affect your health and your weight are taught in this class at Transformations. $12 per class or $69 for all 8 classes to learn who you can better balance your life. Guided imagery aids in easy memorization. All classes can be taken independently or multiple times. Class titles include: Don’t...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Dam Short Film Screening for Adults
    “Art and Expression,” a collection of short films, is presented by the Dam Short Film Society on Mon Jul 16 7p-8:30p at the Las Vegas Art Museum. Duration of shorts are from 5-14 minutes. $5 donation requested. To learn more about Dam Short, visit LV Art Museum 9600 W Sahara Av Las Vegas NV Films to be screened: “Freedom Within” “Perfection” “The...
    by at June 29th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Another Hot Tropical Night (all ages)
    “Another Hot Tropical Night” for all ages is sponsored by the City of Las Vegas Jul 14 6pm-9pm. Enjoy dancing, swimming, games, DJ and live entertainment with performances by Polynesian dancers and fire eaters. Food and beverages available for purchase. Call 702- 229-1488. Advance tickets (from Jul 01): $8 adults, $5 children under 14, $20 family of four....
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free Family Outdoor Film Series
    The City of Las Vegas is sponsoring free outdoor movies for families on Thursdays at 8pm. Bring a picnic, blankets, lawn chairs for wholesome family fun. Call 702-229-1087 or check website Baker Park St Louis Ave & 10th St Las Vegas NV. Coming Attractions: Jul 05 – “The Ant Bully” Jul 12 – “Over the Hedge” Jul...
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Reverse Happy Hour @ Platinum
    If it’s kind of late and you are looking for a comfortable trendy place to hang out and have a couple of drinks, try Stir at the Hotel/Spa Platinum between 10 pm and 1 am. They are promoting a Reverse Happy Hour with 50% off well drinks and domestic beers while you “DJ or clock your iPod” and watch Film Noir on the flat screen TV’s. They advertise...
    by at June 28th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free New Zealand Wine Tasting
    Mon Jul 16 is a chance to savor the flavors of New Zealand wines at Lee’s Discount Liquors. You will be guided through selections from Terrace Heights Estates and Fairhall Downs Wineries. The time is 6:30p-7:30p. Tasting is free, but reservations requested. Call Melissa to reserve at 702-364-2600. Store location is 9355 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related “Right...
    by at June 27th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • NO Red White ‘n Boom draws comments
    I am re-posting this article because there were several comments that could use more exposure. If you didn’t know, Clark County cancelled its annual Red White n’ Boom Fireworks display at Desert Breeze Park this year. They claimed that it was too expensive – I’m sure it does cost a fair share of the taxpayer’s money. But it might be interesting...
    by at June 26th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Update to my site
    For my frequent viewers, you will notice changes to my site. I have upgraded a couple of features including a place to enter your email address for notification of events that interest you. You will find the entry location on the lower left column of the screen. I commit to you that your email address will not be sold or passed on to ANYBODY, but only used in the context...
    by at June 25th, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • Free Harry Potter Movie Marathon
    The Clark County Library is hosting a Harry Potter Movie Marathon from 11m-2p geared for kids from 8 to 11 years old. Call 702-507-3760. Venue is the Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV. The schedule: Jul 07 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Jul 14 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Jul 21 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Jul 28...
    by at June 25th, 2007 at 02:06 am
  • Free Summer Youth Film
    The City of Las Vegas is screening free films for young kids on Thursdays at 2pm. Call 702-229-1515 or check website East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Coming Attractions: Jun 28- “Clifford’s Really Big Movie” Jul 12 – “Nanny McPhee” Jul 19 – “Zathura” Jul 26 –...
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • Mad Science Summer Camp
    Sessions are filling up for the Mad Science summer camp at the Henderson Convention Center. This is a fun, hands-on, full day, week long science camp for kids entering 1st-5th grades, Jul 16 – Jul 20 and Aug 13 – Aug 17. The themes this year are “CSI:Mad Science” and “Jr. Enginineers.” For registration go to Register...
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • “USS Las Vegas” Trekker Chapter
    A corner of Quark’s Lounge at the Hilton last night was bursting with enthusiastic members of the Las Vegas branch of the International Federation of Trekkers (otherwise known to uninitiated as a Star Trek Club.) Officially titled the USS Las Vegas (NFC-0502), it’s a conceptual ship and crew guided by Captain Paul Walker, Jr and Executive Officer Mike Cornwell....
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • Privacy Policy for Sandra Off the Strip Newsletter
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    by at June 24th, 2007 at 07:06 pm
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    by at June 24th, 2007 at 07:06 pm
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    Impressions The site had 8300 visitors viewing in excess of 40,000 pages in May 2007 Ad Classifications A. Banner (468 x 60) – (IMU) Interactive Marketing Unit. Placement: In the center panel above the first post or between posts. Max 2 links. Rate starts at $50 per week for lowest position on page. (approx 0.5¢ per impression) B. Leaderboard (728 x...
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  • About Sandra Off the Strip
    I moved to Vegas and set out to explore the underbelly of a city that most only know by the bright lights of the Strip. After discovering a complete parallel universe “off the Strip,” I decided to share my experiences and create a blog that tells you where to savor the REAL Las Vegas – gritty, humble, human, ever-changing, sometimes decadant, sometimes...
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 06:06 pm
  • Peruvian Horse Gold Rush Classic
    Jun 29-Jul 1 is a marvelous event for horse-lovers, especially those curious about the wonderful Peruvian breed first introduced into the Incan kingdom by the Conquistadors. Reputed to be the smoothest riding horse in the world, you can learn about the unique traditions and ornate tack that surround these majestic beasts. This Triple Regional Championship show will host...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • LV51 vs Fresno with Fireworks
    Jun 30 the 51’s will host the Fresno Grizzlies, a AAA affiliate of the SF Giants. Bonus for this home game is a “Fireworks Extravanganza” in celebration of Independence Day. Fans can also play Cox Communications Baseball Bingo. Tickets are $13 and can be purchased online at Children 3 and under are free if sitting on parents’...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am