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  • China in the New Century
    Join an interdisciplinary panel of experts who will discuss the role and future of China in this century. Dr. Sue Fawn Chung, UNLV, will moderate a panel representing economics, sociology, history and literature. The discussion is Thur Apr 12 @ 7pm. The event is free and open to the public. Clark County Library 702-507-3400 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival
    Get ready one of the hottest Jazz Festivals of the season, #13 of the City of Lights Jazz and Rhythm & Blues Festival right here in Las Vegas on Fri Apr 20 and Sat Apr 21. Promoter Michael Schivo puts together talent he considers “fresh, funky and cutting edge.” He has an eye for groups that are just about to break big, so it is always exciting to see...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Earth Day at Whole Foods
    Sun: The Sierra Club joins forces with Whole Foods Henderson for a parking lot of booths and hybrids and information for Earth-friendly living. Whole Foods Market 702-361-8183 100 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Sat: The Summerlin Earth Day is held on Saturday at Summerlin Park. Summerlin Park 1400 N. Rampart Blvd Las Vegas NV Related The Electric Car is not Dead,...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Nadler & Sullivan in “Always”
    Mark Nadler and KT Sullivan performed before a sold-out house two years ago and now they are back in “Always: The Love Story of Irving Berlin.” This is a celebration of the great music of Irving Berlin and an intimate look into the heart of the artist himself. Tickets are $10 in advance/$15 day of performance. Sun Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm at the Charleston Heights...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Healing and EHF
    Jinna van Nliet, a special guest from Canada, is the founder of EHF (Energy Healing Facilitator), a system to empower the PEMS (Physical, Emotional, Mental and Spiritual) bodies to promote balanced healing for the whole human system. This is cutting edge stuff but modern medicine is beginning to take notice of disease-causing factors and healing techniques that it used...
    by at April 10th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch @ the Renaissance
    Easter was extra special at the Envy Steakhouse with the regular Oasis Sunday Jazz Brunch made more festive by colorful dresses and fanciful bonnets. The smooth, “feel good” music of Ghalib Ghallab, vocals and keys, the mellow Kenny Clark on sax and Ghalib’s own son, Jahard, on drums set the gracious and elegant mood. Smooth Jazz 105.7 was on hand to...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Tommy Thompson Around Town
    Tommy Thompson and his group have a loyal following around town. They play a very energetic, danceable type of music that could be classified as jazz. Below is a schedule of their appearances in May & June. For more info see Jul 17-22 9p & 10:30p Sahara Hotel & Casino/Casbar Lounge 2 shows nightly. 2535 Las Vegas Blvd So Las Vegas...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • B2B Las Vegas Business Mixer
    B2B (Business 2 Business) Las Vegas is celebrating this month’s Networking Mixer at Marc’s Italian Steakhouse on Thur Apr 12. The monthly business mixer is sponsored by The Best Restaurant Guide. Bring stacks of business cards and rub elbows with 200 VIP’s from local Las Vegas businesses. Starting at 6 pm and going on til 9, the evening includes enthused...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • Skywalking at the West Rim
    The long awaited Skywalk at the West Rim, Grand Canyon on the Hualapai Indian Reservation is open. I have a section on the website called “Other Pages,” which includes Day Trips from the Strip. You will find a guest article, with photos, titled Skywalking at the West Rim Grand Canyon. This shot was taken on March 30, 2007 of the horseshoe-shaped Skywalk extending...
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Love Your Fat Away!
    This is a novel approach to weightloss. On Sat Apr 14 you are invited to meet Ali Guggenheim who used the amazing system to shed 176 lbs. Donation of $10. 702-252-3502. Transformations, A Healing Place 1725 Rainbow Blvd Ste 25, Las Vegas NV Related Transformations of the Spirit, Natural Facelift
    by at April 9th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Skywalking at the West Rim Grand Canyon
    For enlarged version of photos, go to Preparations Drive a SUV or truck if you can and bring at least $80 per person in cash. Also bring sunscreen, hats, hiking shoes and your AAA Card. The Drive We set out from Las Vegas around 11am going south and east on US 93/95 to Boulder City. It was a beautiful day at the end of March, azure skies and 70...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • Grindhouse Film
    I don’t normally go to blood and guts horror movies cause I have this idea that all those sick images cannot be good for my psyche. But with all the buzz about Grindhouse, I just felt I was missing out on a bit of culture, if I didn’t see it first hand. To my great surprise, I had a mostly hilarious evening. Sure, some of it is just plain gross, but certainly...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • The Guitars of Sergio and Odair Assad
    Look for an exciting musical experience with these Brazilian brothers, Sergio and Assad, known for their exceptional, innovative artistry on guitar. Their program includes original music by Sergio Assad, transcriptions of Bach and Scarlatti, and adaptations of diverse composers such as Gershwin and Millhaud. The concert is the next to last in this year’s series...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Harry’s Bagelmania
    I wasn’t all that interested in trying Harry’s Bagelmania cause I had the wrong impression that it was a bagel shop with sandwich fillers. I was in for a very pleasant surprise when I saw the deli section and read the menu. This is more a Jewish-style deli-restaurant than a bagel-bar. I had delicious matzo ball soup, which is one of my all-time favorites....
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Belly Dancing Anyone?
    No experience necessary. Join B.B. for beginner belly dance outdoors every Tuesday & Thursday at 7 pm. You meet at B.B.’s house and can frolic in the hot tub and pool after your lessons. No set fees, donations only. Call B.B. 702-505-2445 or email for more details. B.B. is also a jazz singer and took Barcelona by storm with her blonde,...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Piloga class
    What is Piloga? As taught by Eva from Barcelona, it seems to combine her training in yoga, pilates, aerobics and corrective medicine exercise. Cost is free, donations accepted. Transformations, A Healing Place 702-252-3502 1725 Rainbow Blvd Ste 25 Las Vegas NV Related Natural Facelift, Self-Defense Classes for Women, Tai Chi Chu’uan classes, Transformations of...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Bonsai Group Meets
    All Bonsai lovers unite. The Las Vegas Bonsai Society is meeting the second Wednesday each month at 7:00 pm. They present special programs, offer advice and allow plenty of time for questions. Call Bob 702-257-4768 for more info or click on the Bonsai at Nevada Garden Club Center Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations,...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Tiempo Libre Cuban Timba
    The Miami-based, Grammy-nominated hot Cuban timba band, Tiempo Libre, will perform on Sat Apr 28 8pm thanks to the City of Las Vegas. This group of seven native-born Cubans are known for high-voltage Latin jazz and seductive, modernized interpretations of traditional Cuban music. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-6383 for tickets. $10 advance/$15...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Drilling for Oil in ANWR lecture
    Next in the series of free University Forum Lectures is “Resource Politics: An Unbiased View of Oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge” on Thurs Apr 12 7:30 pm. The guest lecturer is Scott L. Montgomery, petroleum geologist and lecturer at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. The discussion will be of resource,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Evening Film Series
    Tuesday seems to be film day at the library. The Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and the Clark County Library present a film series “Adaptations,” focusing on films that have been adapted from literature. Tuesdays in April at 7:00 pm. No information on cost, but these events are usually free or a small admission charge such as $3. 702-507-3400...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Auditions for Land of the Dragon
    The Rainbow Company Theater Group is auditioning Sat Apr 21 for their production of “The Land of the Dragon,” a Chinese story first published in 1946. Created in fluid Chinese style with loads of intrigue and, of course, dragons, the actual production debuts beginning of June. Roles are available for ages 12 to adult. Anyone may audition in that age range,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Free Afternoon Films
    Called Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou, the theme for April is “From Page to Projector.” Screenings start at 1:00 pm and are free to the public. The Bijou is sponsored by the Clark County Library. 702-507-3400 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Apr 10 – “Beau Geste” (139). Gary Cooper, Robert Preston, Ray Milland in French Foreign Legion. Apr...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Spring Tour UNLV Arboretum
    Join Paula Garrett, Educational Coordinator, and Susan Jones, Collections Mgt Coordinator, UNLV for a tour of the Arboretum. This is a one-mile walking tour among the spring wildflowers of the Desert Garden, including the viewing of some of the unique trees on campus. You will see both drought-tolernat and traditional landscapes. Free. Meet 4:00 pm, Tues Apr 10 at the...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Jazz Society Annual Picnic
    This annual picnic hosted by the Las Vegas Jazz Society is free to the public. Happening on Sun Apr 22 at 2pm, it is part of the LVJS Jazz Month festivities. There will be four hours of non-stop music with a host of jazz artists: Manny Gomez and Bill Swick on guitar, Larry White, vocalist and pianist with his Quintet, and Quintessence led by drummer John Nasshan and...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Rebelpalooza ’07
    BIG BIG event staged by the UNLVCSUN Student Government featuring a host of bands, including The Lab, the Chapter, 420 Daze, VeRbal Ace, Rolls Royce & DJ Toast, three 6 mafia, Bone thugs-n-harmony, Ghostface Killah etc. The event is open to the public. Tickets are $20 in advance/$25 at the gate. UNLV students get in FREE. Venue is the UNLV intramural fields at...
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 05:04 am
  • Pet Bird Club
    This is not birdwatchers, but a group devoted to the care of pet birds. The Las Vegas Bird Club meets the second Sunday of each month at the Elk Lodge, 1:30 pm. Call 702-395-9855 or 702-645-6129. 2939 Vandermeer St Las Vegas NV Related Clubs & Associations
    by at April 6th, 2007 at 03:04 am
  • Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
    This Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice creation is presented by Signature Productions, directed by Steve Huntsman and Leslie Fotheringham. The production is staged until April 28 at Summerlin Library Theatre. Tickets are $22 adults/$20 seniors & students/$15 ages 3-12. Please, no children under age of 3. 702-507-3860 1771 Inner Circle Las Vegas NV For more info...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 09:04 pm
  • Free Passion Play
    “He’s Alive” is presented by Passion Play of Las Vegas at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship. The passion play is the account of Jesus Christ from Palm Sunday through the Resurrection, accented with wonderful sets and period costumes. Performances are 7:00 pm Apr 6 and 2:00 Apr 7. Doors open one hour before. Tickets are FREE. Call 702-450-5511. Cornerstone...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • “Search for Talent” Showcase
    This is the 28th annual Search for Talent competition and Sat Apr 14 @ 2:00 pm is the Winners’ Showcase recital. Local talented young persons from age 6-18 have auditioned and competed to reach this final performance of the program. Entrance fee $5. The event is sponsored by the City of Las Vegas, the venue is the Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211 821...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 08:04 pm
  • Harmonic Wealth and The Secret
    I took some days out of my life and traveled to San Francisco to experience a James Ray Harmonic Wealth Weekend. I had seen Ray here in Las Vegas at a two hour free seminar and wrote an article, which plainly expressed reservations about his personality. But as fate would have it, a friend called at the last minute with an extra ticket at bargain prices, and driven by...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 01:04 pm