Archive for August, 2007

  • Free Saturday Films for Kids
    Saturdays from 11a-noon is a short film program called Saturday Morning Matinee at the Enterprise Library for kids ages 3-11. You are invited to drop-in to the children’s area to watch videos in the Young People’s Library. All viewings are rated G or PG. Call 702-507-3760. lvcld.org. Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV Related Free Films...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Anime Vegas
    The existence of anime clubs is a really interesting phenomena. I have watched a fair share of the Japanese cartoons (animation) and it just doesn’t strike a cord with me. But the world-wide appeal among a very select segment of the population is undeniable. These are a dedicated lot and they have a group here that meets on the 2nd Saturday for a marathon viewing...
    by at August 8th, 2007 at 12:08 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
  • Safe Nest is a refuge for the abused
    Safe Nest is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Forms of violence can be physical, sexual, emotional or verbal. It can involve the destruction of property, the abuse of pets and animals, social isolation and economic dependency. Anyone can be affected – any age, race, social status, sexual orientation – male or female....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Health Risks for Graveyard Shift
    Recent articles in Science News have reported on medical findings very relevant to the city that never sleeps and the workforce required to feed that habit. Studies show that men who alternated between daytime and night shifts have triple the incidence of prostrate cancer. (To read more, refer to Vol. 170, p 195 of Science News.) Also eye-opening is the data demonstrating...
    by at August 6th, 2007 at 11:08 am
  • Free Movie Matinee “Wild Hogs” @ Library
    Clark County Library presents Saturday Movie Matinee the 2nd Sat of the month with a showing of “Wild Hogs” @ 2pm in the Jewel Box Theater. This film from 2007 is a comedy about four middle aged wannabe bikers. PG-13. Call 702-507-3400. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Related Free Films for Family and Adults
    by at August 6th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Western Feng Shui for beginners
    Curious about the hype around feng shui? Don’t know much, but would like to know more? Danielle Hanson will show you what areas of your life are affected by the 9 sections of the “Bagua” and what you can do to improve the design of your home that will also improve your life. Only $15. RSVP 702-252-3502. Transformations a Healing Place 1725 S. Rainbow...
    by at August 6th, 2007 at 01:08 am
  • Axixic (Ajijic) – A secret between us
    Imagine yourself as far from Las Vegas as possible – well forget the context of Vegas and substitute just about any place that you might be right now as you are reading this. It’s time for la comida, the noon meal. All sounds from the street have virtually ceased save the tolling of a rusty church bell and the rhythmic clanging of a lone workman in the distance,...
    by at August 4th, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Axixic – a far cry from Vegas
    Imagine yourself as far from Las Vegas as possible – well forget the context of Vegas and substitute just about any place that you might be right now as you are reading this. It’s time for la comida, the noon meal. All sounds from the street have virtually ceased save the tolling of a rusty church bell and the rhythmic clanging of a lone workman in the distance,...
    by at August 4th, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Moon Tuesdays Red Bull DJ Party @ Palms
    Billed as the “Battle Royale of DJ NIghts” with 14 DJ’s, 3 sound systems and thousands of dancing locals, this Red Bull resident DJ Party feature of Moon Tuesdays should rock the roof at the Palms. Starting at 10:30 p and going on until?, it is hard to imagine any other place to be in Las Vegas on Aug 21 if you want to see beautiful people grinding to...
    by at August 4th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Popowich Pet Theatre – cancelled
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thurs Aug 23. Gregory Popovich and his performing pets entertain with a blend of comedy and juggling. An “extravanganza of European-style clowns” and balancing acts. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Tickets...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Hong Kong “Grasshopper” Concert @ Orleans
    Sep 01 @ 8pm brings Edmond So Chi Wai, Calvin Choy Yat Chi and Remus Choy Yat Kit of the Hong Kong pop group Grasshopper to the Orleans Arena. This is part of their Forever Grasshopper 2007 World Concert. Look for cutting-edge dance choreography, amazing sound and stage effects, with a night of golden hits. Reserved seating: $200, $160, $120, $90, $60 @ orleansarena.com...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Learn Self-Hypnosis
    Learn Self Hypnosis to create positive changes in your life with this 3 part class in becoming a powerful manifestor with control of your mind and the keys to your success. Cost is $15 for one class or $39 for all three. Class 3 – Advanced Self-Hypnosis (requires Class 1 & 2) Jan 05 & Feb 28 Class 1 – Why Affirmation Don’t Work and How They...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Free Mammograms
    Almost everyone agrees that regular mammograms can save lives, but many don’t get them because they don’t have adequate health insurance or no health insurance at all. The “Mammovan” for Nevada offers free mammograms and health screenings for women who need help. The van stops throughout the Vegas Valley as well as Pahrump, Mesquite and Laughlin....
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • Outdoor Concerts @ Wooloughan’s Irish Pub
    Irish pubs seem to abound in this town and I have my favorites, but J.C. Wooloughahn’s at the Marriott should draw some people to Summerlin for their outdoor concert series this summer. The show starts at 9pm on Jul 13 & 14 and Aug 31 & Sep1. Tickets are $10, but include a pint of beer. They promise the final weekend till be an anniversary celebration with...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • Utah Shakespearean (plus other) Festival
    Jun 21 started the annual season of the Utah Shakespearean Festival, which is not entirely Shakespeare. There are two performances every day at 2pm and 8pm, with Sundays & Mondays black. Wed & Sat are tours starting at 10:15 am. These four by the bard: “Twelfth Night” “Coriolanus” “King Lear” “The Tempest” Other...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • “Ladies Legal Lounge” @ coffee house
    The 4th Saturday of each month, a local attorney, Maria Perez Avilez, hosts a “ladies legal lounge” at reJAVAnate coffee lounge to discuss legal issues of interest to women . This is a free event and open to all. reJAVAnate Coffee Lounge “Serving Humanity One Cup at a Time.” Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or call 702-253-7721. 3300...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 04:08 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
  • 3 Different UNLV Lecture Series Free to Public
    UNLV offers three lecture or discussion series free to the general public. The University Forum Lecture Series features speakers on a variety of subjects which run the gamut from "Climate History of the Earth", "The Mystery of Labryrinths," "Screening the Mafia" to "Time-Loops, Superstrings, and Other Weird Stuff." You will find...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 03:08 pm
  • Travel
    The articles in this section are written from my own personal travel experiences or are published as contributions from guest writers. Ajijic on Lake Chapala and Hotel Casa Blanca Axixic (Ajijic) – A secret between us
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Vince Neil at Henderson Pavilion
    Vince Neil will perform with Quiet Riot and Slaughter Sep 01 @ 7pm at the Henderson Pavilion. Also look for the powerful rock n roll violinist Antonio Pontarelli as opening act. Billed as metal/rock, this should be a big draw over Labor Day weekend. Tickets are $30/$40/$50 at vendini.com. Call 702-267-4849 for more info. Henderson Pavilion 200 So Green Valley Pkwy Henderson...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 12:08 pm
  • Black Music Awards 2007
    The American Black Music Awards Honors Las Vegas 2007 will be held Aug 26 from 5pm at the Cashman Theatre. The Red Carpet ceremonies begin at 5pm with the Awards Show at 6pm. VIP admission/activities and regular tickets are now available. Call 702-982-3390. Don’t miss this sparkling gala with a showcase of fabulous talent. Cashman Theatre 850 Las Vegas Blvd N Las...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 10:08 am
  • Tickets on Sale for Vegoose
    The Halloween Rock Festival with a hip-hop edge shakes the Vegas music scene again this October at UNLV. Vegoose 2007 promises to be bigger and bolder than last year with a star line-up of Rage Against the Machine, Daft Puck, Public Enemy, Cypress Hill, Iggy Pop and The Stooges among others. Check out the website for full details – plus some fun entertainment. vegoose.com....
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Free “Fridays @ 8” –
    The City of Henderson presents Fridays at 8. Sit back and relax on your blanket or in your lawn chair and be entertained by artists from every genre of music. Free admission. Call for more info 702-267-2171. visithenderson.com. Amphitheater at the Henderson Events Plaza 200 S Water Street Henderson NV. Related Sand Dollar for Blues, Henderson Thurs Night Live!, 17th Annual...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Full Moon Festivities
    With the bright lights of Vegas, it’s easy to forget the waxing and waning of Luna. If you want to observe the full moon in full glory, you need to take to the desert. If you want to intensify the experience by connecting with the primal feminine principle embodied in this mystic orb, join spiritual teachers for a Goddess Full Moon Ritual beginning at 7:00 pm. There...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Free Diversity Film Screenings at Library
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity screens free films on themed topics every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the library. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Aug 07: “Made in USA” (2006) A girl who lives in an isolated village in Peru has her life changed by a visiting geologist. In Spanish with English subtitles. Aug...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Kendo Pageant
    Sat Aug 25 is a presentation by the Japanese American Cultural Society of “Kendo,” or “the way of the sword.” Kendo is the art of Japanese Samurai swordsmanship and one of the traditional Japanese martial arts. Physically and mentally challenging, it is rooted in the traditions of Budo, the Martial Way. You will hear a short lecture about Kendo,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Sen Reid Town Hall Meeting on Coal Plants
    Senator Harry Reid will be hosting a town hall discussion on “Nevada’s Role in Achieving Energy Independence.” This is a great opportunity to hear and be heard concerning the complex issues surrounding energy independence and the environment. The event has been rescheduled for Mon Aug27 @ 10:30am. Venue is the Springs Preserve 333 S. Valley View Las Vegas...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Pure Spanish Horse Show & Theatre
    The Foundation of the Pure Spanish Horse is presented Aug 29-Sep 02 at South Point Equestrian Event Center. Pure Spanish horses, known in Spain as the Pura Raza Española, are one of the rarest breeds in the US. Known the “Horse of Kings,” they are incredibly beautiful and good-natured with amazing athletic ability. To learn more about these regal animals,...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 05:08 am
  • Free “Movies Al Fresco” @ Lake Las Vegas
    There is a lot of opportunity for free outdoor film viewing in the summer months. Lake Las Vegas does its “Movies Al Fresco” on Thursday nights Jun 14 – Aug 30 with family classics, children‘s movies and romantic comedies. You can bring a blanket, a lawn chair, but no coolers. The show starts at 8pm. Check out the website montelagovillage.com....
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 02:08 am