Archive for June, 2007

  • Free Latino Films “Cine en el Centro”
    The City of Las Vegas screens the free Summer Latin Film Series called “Cine en el Centro” on Thursdays @ 7pm. Independent producer Luis Bonilla leads a discussion in Spanish after each film. The theme of the Spanish language series is “Revolution and Reprisal.” Call 702-229-1515. East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Films: Jun...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 pm
  • Chejov’s “La Ahogada” in Spanish
    We’re used to Anton Chekhov in English which probably seems a bit silly to a Russian, so why not the classic Russian play in Spanish. The Tayrona Theatre Company presents “La Ahogada” Jun 22 & 23 at 7:30 pm. Tickets $7/$5 seniors & students. Call 702-455-7340. Winchester Cultural Center 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV Related Spanish Speaking Theatre
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • “Balfa Toujours” Cajun Music
    Jun 22 @ 7pm Cajun music comes to Henderson with a performance of Balfa Toujours at the Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheater. You are reminded that coolers are allowed, but no glass bottles. Free outdoor concert. Call 702-267-2171 for info or visit 200 So Water St Henderson NV.
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • LV Gladiators vs San Jose SaberCats
    The Las Vegas Gladiators play the San Jose SaberCats Mon June 25 @ 1:30pm at the Orleans Arena. After 8 straight loses, maybe it’s time for a win at the last home game of the season? Look for info about the Tailgate Party with the Goddesses Thraxx, Lefty Lucy and the Official Gladiators House Band with food, fun and prizes on the website. The doors open at 12:30pm...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 08:06 pm
  • Guatemalan Film, Food & Music
    The award-winning film “Silence of Neto” will be screened at the Whitney Library Jun 24. Directed by Luis Argueta, you will view the political and sociological struggles of this diverse people through the eyes of a young Guatemalan boy. Guatemalan food and music will be provided. A $15 donation is asked to benefit the Hermano Pedro Hospital in Antigua, Guatemala....
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 12:06 pm
  • Annual Iris Sale
    Irises are every bit as beauitful and exotic as orchids and require very little maintenance. The Las Vegas Iris Society holds its annual sale of rhizomes Jun 23 & 24 with irises of every color and size – tall bearded, Lousiana, spurea etc. For more info call 702-228-0827 or email Plant World Nursery 5301 W Charleston Av Las Vegas NV Related...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • Integrative Breathwork
    This is a free introduction to the ancient combination of aroma, sounds, breath and energy work to increase self-knowledge. Valerie Schmidt has been facilitating workshops for 18 years and will be at Transformations A Healing Place on Sat Jun 23 to share her knowledge. Call for more info 702-252-3502. Transformations 1725 S. Rainbow #25 Las Vegas NV. Related Living Food...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • LVWAC Dinner for Chinese Basketball Team
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council is gearing up for a series of events to celebrate China and the 2008 Olympics. The first is a Welcome Dinner for the Chinese National Basketball Team here in Las Vegas dubbed “Beijing 2008 & Las Vegas: A Celebration of Business and Sport.” Invited guests include NBA phenomenom Yi Jianlian. The date is set for July 9...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 11:06 am
  • 5th Annual Girls Day Out
    The 5th Annual “Girls Day Out” with 100.5 Jack FM and Mix 94.1 at South Point was Sat Jul 7 (the big 7-7-7) from 10 am to 4 pm with free entry to the exhibition hall. You were invited to get lucky at this bonanza summer women’s event – lucky in love, lucky in shopping finds, lucky in health and wellness and more. There were over 100 businesses on-site...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Native Americans & Civil War Film
    Sun Jun 24 is a screening of a documentary by Stan Armstrong “Native Americans in the Civil War.” The film portrays untold stories of American Indians who fought on both sides, serving as Confederate Cherokees and the Michigan’s Anishinaabe sharpshooters. Part of a series FLIC (featuring Local Independent Cinema). Tickets are $3. Film starts 2:30pm....
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Blood Drive at Palms
    You are encouraged to “be a hero and give blood” in a Community Blood Drive Jul 21 & 22 from 9am-5pm in the Key West Ballroom at The Palms. If you want to make an appointment, call 702-228-8400 ext 241 or go online with sponsor code “Palms.” Appointments are NOT necessary; walk-ins are welcome. The Casino is giving away vouchers...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 05:06 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 Event tickets for $20/$30 can be purchased for Jul...
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • World Series of Poker
    The $10,000-Buy-In Main Event of the 38th World Series of Poker started Jul 6 and runs through Jul 17. The biggest poker event in the world, the runup to the No Limit Texas Hold ’em Main Event began five weeks ago. Venue is the Amazon Room at the Rio Pavillion Convention Center, 11am-6pm. Tournaments are free and open to the public, but you must be 21 to attend....
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 03:06 am
  • Pre-Sale Discount Tickets for Ice Hockey
    Act now and get your discount tickets for the L.A. Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche on Sat Sep 22 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The Los Angeles Kings celebrates 10 years of bringing NHL Hockey to Las Vegas with Frozen Fury 10! You can get your pre-sale tickets until Friday June 22 at 10am for only $26.25. This is a special offer by the Las Vegas Review Journal. Log onto:...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 12:06 pm
  • CineVegas – Final Results
    The 9th Annual CineVegas Film Festival is over. What a whirlwind, wonderful experience! I’m almost afraid to promote the event for fear of it losing its intimacy and accessibility from too much success. Here is a film festival that still has plenty of room for public access, yet has evolved into a professional, well-run event attracting quality films and even a...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • CineVegas Final Results
    The 9th Annual CineVegas Film Festival is over. What a whirlwind, wonderful experience! I’m almost afraid to promote the event for fear of it losing its intimacy and accessibility from too much success. Here is a film festival that still has plenty of room for public access, yet has evolved into a professional, well-run event attracting quality films and even a...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Summer Solstice Moonlit Walk
    You are invited to celebrate Summer Solstice and ‘immerse’ yourself in the longest day of light and inhance your energetic field in the vortex of Calico Canyon. Join the Open Wisdom Institute for a Moonlit Walk and Ceremony. Arrive between 7:15p-7:45p with ceremony beginning about 8:15p. Pls RSVP 702-227-9415 for more details & directions. Cakes and libation...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • AZ Highland Celtic Festival
    Arizona might seem like an unlikely place for a Celtic celebration, but Flagstaff is the spot for the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society Highland Celtic Festival on Jul 21 & 22. Music, including bagpipes, “gathering of clans” regalia along with educational booths, historical presentations and other vendors are on the schedule. If you feel the bliss...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 01:06 am
  • J. Lohr Wine Tasting @ Lee’s
    Lee’s Discount Liquors is steaming ahead with beer, tequila and wine tastings. The Lake Mead store is holding a wine tasting on June 21 for California wines from theJ. Lohr Vineyards. To find out more about the vineyard go to Call Brian or Daniel to reserve 702-804-9700. Lee’s Discount Liquors 7411 W. Lake Mead Blvd. Las Vegas NV, Related Firestone...
    by at June 18th, 2007 at 02:06 pm
  • “Once Upon a Mattress” comedy
    The Rosel Seastrand Arts Foundation and James Seastrand Helping Hands of North Las Vegas present the comedy “Once Upon a Mattress” July 16-21. Pre-show activity begins at 6:30pm with curtain at 7pm. Tickets are $12/adults, $8/seniors & students. For more info go to website Summerlin Library Performing Arts Center 1771 Inner Circle Dr Las Vegas...
    by at June 18th, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • Windy @ Sonny’s Speakeasy
    Windy is a throaty, sexy local jazz vocalist who is currently singing with a great group comprised of Billy T. on keys, Morrie Louden, bass and Mike Mechem, drums. We had a chance to experience their incredible sound last week at Bootlegger’s. This is a group of very accomplished artists. You can catch Windy and the trio at Sonny’s Speakeasy from 7p-11p....
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 11:06 pm
  • CineVegas – Thoughts on Directors
    CineVegas is a wild smorgasbord of the sweet, sour and spicy flavors of the human condition served up from the imagination of the director’s mind. To create a film, long or short, to journey from concept to final cut, to choose one story out of billions of possibilities is such an amazing feat. It requires tenacity, focus and concentrated vision. There is rarely...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • 9th Annual CineVegas Film Festival
    This little film festival in Las Vegas is finally getting respect, and judging by the schedule of films, is screening a wide spectrum which should meet the taste and interests of just about any movie fan. You start with the glitz of the Opening of "Ocean’s Thirteen" and the super-cool George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon gracing the Red Carpet on Wed...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • CineVegas – Swinging California & Hard Life in Malaysia
    Films by directors making their debuts with either first or second releases. More info at "I Don’t Want to Sleep Alone" is set in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) and directed by Tsai Ming-Liang. I must give this a mixed review in that the story of a mattress, two men and two women and the noisy, sweaty, gritty backstreets of Kuala Lumpur is intriguing...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • CineVegas – La Proxima Ola
    The CineVegas Festival introduced "La Proxima Ola" (The Next Wave), films by the new cinema mexicana which hold promise for a fascinating surrealist expressionparticular to the Spanish mind. Some of the films were more successful than others, all have been technically excellent with a remarkable authenticity both in acting and art direction. "Once Upon...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • Clubs & Associations
    The following list is a compilation of the articles I have posted about various clubs and associations around Las Vegas that have struck me as interesting. I will definitely update as I discover more. Send me an email about any clubs/events that you would like publicized. Anime (Anime Vegas) Archaeology (Archaeo-Nevada Society) Astronomy Club (Las`Vegas Astronomical Society) Astronomy...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 03:06 pm
  • D1 Drift Grand Prix & NHRA Sport Compact Nationals
    The Las Vegas Motor Speedway features Drag Racing with the D1 Drift Grand Prix and the NHRA Sport Compact Nationals Jul 13-14. Weekend tickets are available for 3 shows: Qualifying, Nationals and Grand Prix/or each day, Friday or Saturday. Call 702-732-8213 or visit,, Thur Jul 12 7p-8p: free driver autograph session at the ESPN Zone...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Summer Solstice Celebration
    Thursday June 21 is the summer solstice, or first day of summer. The hours of daylight are longest – the night is shortest – the sun’s path (sic) is directly over the Tropic of Cancer. The Temple of Goddess Spirituality will celebrate at their Temple to Sekhmet in the desert near Cactus Springs; they say that all are invited to pray, meditate and connect...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Diet Addiction Workshop
    If you are one of those who lose, gain, lose, gain etc, this class might be for you. Nancy E Campbell leads a Diet Addiction Workshop about diet addiction, how it’s not about food and how you can become your own weight coach. Call 702-252-3502 or visit Transformations A Healing Place 1725 Rainblow Blvd Ste 25 Las Vegas NV.Related...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am
  • Free Flamenco Guitar Concert
    Spanish guitarist Ricardo Griego will perform traditional flamenco music interspersed with original compositions at the Clark County Library Jul 15 @ 2pm. He will be joined by flamenco dancers for a free concert. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Library 1401 E Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 06:06 am