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  • Las Vegas Blues Festival
    The City of Las Vegas is partnering with the Las Vegas Blues Society to present the Las Vegas Blues Festival Sun Apr 15 noon-6pm. Gates will open at 11am. The cost of admission is only 2 non-perishable food items to benefit the Community Food Bank of Clark County. Come and hear the best of Las Vegas blues. Bar-B-Q will be available for purchase. Call 702-229-1087...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Mexico Vivo!
    Que lindo celebration of the colorful traditions of fokloric dancing, music, theatre and pageantry of Mexican/Latin American rituals. Icela (Ixela) Guitierrez, founder of the dance troupe Mexico Vivo, directs the production featuring ranchero-style music. Entrance $10/children under 12 free. Saturday Apr 21 @ 7pm. East Las Vegas Community/Senior Center 702-229-1515 250...
    by at April 5th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Health and Fitness Fair
    Join others searching for a healthy path through life at Cashman Field in Downtown Las Vegas for a Health and Fitness Fair. There should be booths with a variety of vendors, raffles, complementary services etc. For those of you who don’t know, Cashman Field Center was built in 1983 on land donated by Big Jim Cashman, an icon in Las Vegas history. There is a stadium...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Latino Film Series
    The Spring Latin Film Series hosted by the Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas will screen five films concerned with Hispanic culture in the US and Canada on three Thursdays @ 7:00 pm. Admission is $3, children under 12 free. The venue is the East Las Vegas Community Center 702-229-1515 250 N. Eastern Ave. Las Vegas NV Films (see for more details) Apr...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Shelly Taylor Quartet
    The Las Vegas Jazz Society joins the Clark County Dept of Parks and Rec to bring you a jazz concert with the Shelly Taylor Quartet. Shelly, a vocalist who performs at Harrah’s and Bellagio’s, is accompanied by Kenny Clark, sax, Blaise Sison, bass, and Jess Gopin, drums. They will perform music from the “Great American Songbook” with a mix of classic...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Easter Weekend at Montelago
    There’ll be visits from the Easter Bunny on Saturday and Sunday, 11a-5p. Look for loads of activities for the family, with a children’s petting zoo and pony rides from noon to 4p. Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday at 11a, noon, 1p and 2p. Registration required and $2 donation to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation. Montelago Village Resort, Lake Las Vegas
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • Release @ Barcode
    Release is back at the Barcode with The Release All Star Band. Jazz, smooth jazz and R&B are played by Mathew Pittman, keys, Darryl Williams, bass, James Davis, guitar, Darryl “Footz” Woolfolk, drums, and Rodney Taylor. Get FREE tickets to see Howard Hewett. Must be present to win, drawings all night long. Doors open at 8pm, with the band starting at...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Aloha Party at Golden Nugget
    Every Wednesday in April is the Aloha Party celebrating the new $30 million pool and shark tank at the Golden Nugget Downtown Las Vegas. You’ll hear great music and take advantage of drink specials AND have a shot at winning a trip for two to Hawaii or $5,000 in cash prizes. You get 1 FREE ticket for coming to the party, another for joining the 24 Karat Club –...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Food Films
    The Winchester Community Center continues its “Food and Films II” Series. Screening is at 7:00 pm, admission is $3. 702-455-7340 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV. Screenings (for more details Apr 4 : “Tortilla Soup” Apr 18: “Feast at Midnight” Apr 25: “Simply Irresistible” Related Latin Film Series, CineVegas Art...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Guitar Society Meets
    The Jewel Box Theater is the meeting place for the Las Vegas Guitar Society the first Wednesday of the month. Meetings and Society membership are open to anyone interested in the study and performance of guitar music. All ages and music styles are represented. For more info and exact time call 702-656-6475. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Youth Literary Film Series
    The Performing Arts Division of the City of Las Vegas presents the Spring Youth Literary Film Series three Thursdays this month at 4:00 pm. FREE at East Las Vegas Community Center 702-229-1515 250 N Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Films (check details at Apr 12 “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” Apr 19 “Because of Winn-Dixie” Apr 26 “Garfield“
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Art Exhibits
    The Charleston Heights Arts Center and Reed Whipple Cultural Center of the City of Las Vegas feature rotating exhibitions by national, regional and local artists. Free and open to public. Call 702-229-4674 for schedules. Charleston Heights Arts Center 702-229-6383 800 So. Brush St. Las Vegas NV Reed Whipple Cultural Center 702-229-6211 821 Las Vegas Blvd No. Las Vegas...
    by at April 4th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free UNLV Symphonic Winds Concert
    The music of Chance, Schuman and Stamp as well as Rimsky-Korsakob and Elgar are featured at this free concert by UNLV’s Symphonic Winds group. 7:30 pm at Artemus Ham Concert Hall. More info: 702-895-3734.
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • First Friday Party Downtown Las Vegas
    This Friday is sure to be an historical event in Downtown Las Vegas. You have the fun monthly giant block party happening in the Arts District Downtown coupled with the events revolving around the Las Vegas Grand Prix. Just remember that some streets will be blocked and you will not have normal access with your car. All the galleries are open late and the streets will...
    by at April 3rd, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Aura Readings
    Call Transformations, A Healing Place, to schedule an Aura Reading for $20. Before and after picture $25. You can also host an Aura Reading party for groups of 5 or more. Website: Transformations 702-252-3502 1725 S. Rainbow, Ste 25 Las Vegas NV Related, Spiritual Skydiving (Kriya yoga), Self-Defense...
    by at April 2nd, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Open Bar Happy Hour Daily
    The Hours are 6p-9p Monday thru Friday and the venue and drink features change every night. So if you feel the need to see and be seen, along with having some serious alcohol-related fun and games, you should check out the Open Bar Happy Hour series. This week’s program: Mon at Ra Sushi with Absolut Vodka, Tues at Mist with Imperia Vodka, Wed at Lure with Grey...
    by at April 2nd, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • Hogs & Heifers Saloon & Grand Prix
    The party will be going on all weekend during the Las Vegas Grand Prix, with Hogs & Heifers party central. They will open Fri, Sat & Sun at 10:00 am with a fabulous BBQ on Saturday. Miller Lite and Genuine Draft draughts will be $3 all weekend, with Jack Daniels also at special price. If you want more info about the Grand Prix, parking etc., contact Jess @...
    by at April 2nd, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Radio Show Wine Tasting
    Les has had a computer glitch, so if you are normally on his list and haven’t heard, then you should email him to get back on the list, even if you can’t make it this Thursday. If you hurry you might get a coveted space for Les’ Wines & Vines Radio Show Mar 27. Les is holding his hour-long show at Hannah’s Restaurant 1050 So. Rampart Blvd....
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Free Pasqua Cultural Festival
    There are egg hunts all over town, so I won’t try to list all those. This bi-lingual (Spanish-English) festival looks like a great place to spend the Saturday before Easter if you are looking for Latino activities. There will be entertainment, art projects, games etc. It’s rumored the Easter Bunny might make an appearance. FREE. Co-sponsored by La Nueva...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 pm
  • Family Festival
    This is a free event for families at Sunny Springs Park on Sat Apr 7, noon – 3p. Look for cultural arts performances, games, info booths and just lots of good old fashioned fun for parents and kids. Call 702-229-1087 for info. Golden Talon Ave and Bufaalo Dr. Las Vegas NV
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Friday Night Art District
    This Friday is going to be very happening in the downtown area of Las Vegas. I have already talked about a couple of events and now we have Archinofsy, Atomic Todd, The Fallout and MTZC galleries from 6p-10p in the Arts District. All of these are in or by the Commerce Street Studios 1551 S. Commerce St Las Vegas NV (north of Wyoming). Here are the websites for more info:...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • FREE Fremont St Party
    FREE Fremont Street Experience Party from 5:00p until 11:00p on Fri Apr 6. Entertainment is planned at the 1st & 3rd Street stages, with Street Syle FMX Jumpers at 5:00p in the Main Street area, and Grand Prix Driver autograph session from 5:15p to 6:00p. Related Vegas Grand Prix
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Las Vegas Grand Prix
    The Vegas Grand Prix takes place on a 2.44 mile street circuit in Downtown Las Vegas. It will be three day event from Fri Apr 6 – Sun Apr 8 with warm up activities starting at noon on Tues Apr 3. There is a very complete description of parking and transportation possibilities available. For ticket pricing and all event information call the Vegas Grand Prix Hotline...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Remy Martin Tasting Dinner
    If you want to dig deep for a memorable dining experience, sign up for the prestigious tastings of Remy Martin – VSOP, 1738, XO, Extra and Louis XIII. A five course gourmet dinner is planned, specially prepared by Executive Chef Guy Droz Dorar. You should arrive at Steak by 7:00 pm. Cost is $135 pp. Reservations are limited. Call David 702-210-3424 or email
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Jones & Fazio Record Live CD
    De Stefano’s is the spot on Sunday Apr 1 to see Rick Jones on trumpet, and Dick Fazio on keys, record their new CD. The event will be hosted by Bobby Capozzoli and starts at 5:00pm. De Stefano’s Italian Restaurant 702-364-8424 3430 E. Tropicana Las Vegas NV (NE corner of Trop & Pecos)
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • The Sporting House Restaurant
    I got a tip on a restaurant from a gal who knows Las Vegas and has very discerning tastes: “On your next night out go to this wonderful place. Appetizers, martinis & well drinks are 1/2 off from 4:00p to 7:00p. They have light fare like chicken fingers and burgers. They have succulent steaks that melt in your mouth. Prices range from $10 to $25 pp. We shared...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • “Life Safari Animal Sanctuary” Fundraiser
    Mountain Lion Caesar, white tiger Isis, Sheena the Bobcat, some rare reptiles, Sloths, Leamers and “other wild animals” have been looking for a proper home. Genevieve, vocalist, has been working with the owner of the animals, Steve, to find a permanent sanctuary. “Life Safari” has finally located 10 acres in Florida – only requirement is...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • UNLV Concrete Canoe Races UC San Diego
    The Las Vegas Hawaiian Community Club (LVHCC) Outrigger Canoe Program has worked with the UNLV concrete canoe team to compete against the University of California-San Diego in races scheduled for April 12-14. The Society of Civil and Structural Engineers Student Conference sponsors competitions in steel bridge, concrete canoe, conrete bowling, concrete frisbee and whatever...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Larry Wild Wrice with new sound
    The Gents of Swing with Larry Wild Wrice on drums, Bruce Harris on keys and Gary Sprewell on electric bass are moving to Wednesday nights. Larry has put together a version of the Gents of Swing with a “new” R&B – jazz sound. I say new because it’s a different mood than what you are used to from Larry, but certainly not new to him. You get...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Nik at Nite
    El Patron is under new management and Nik Mastrangelo will not be playing there on Tuesday nights for the time being at least. You’ll be the first to know when and where Nik at Nite performs again. There is some incredibly good music being played around town these days. You really need to get out of the house for a couple of hours, enjoy yourself and support...
    by at March 28th, 2007 at 04:03 am