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  • Valley Cheese & Wine “Tasting”
    If you live in the Henderson area and enjoy sampling wine and nibbling cheese at no cost, then pass by the Valley Cheese & Wine shop on Friday evenings from 4-7 pm or Saturday afternoons noon to 7pm. The owners host this very low-key event and are on a mission to educate the public on their stock of mainly European and non-American wines. They have an excellent selection...
    by at February 3rd, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Time Share Trivia
    When you live in Las Vegas, sooner or later you are going to get that invitation to listen to a sales pitch for timeshares, vacation condos, hotel condominiums etc etc etc. With promises of free plane tickets, free gambling, free dinners for two, who can resist giving up 90 minutes of free time in exchange for such free goodies? We spent one such morning with the Starpoint...
    by at February 3rd, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Spotlight on Horns at Pogo’s
    It’s like a music revival, the souls of each horn-player jubilating in high communion with keys, bass, guitar and drums, filling the smoky, packed confines of little Pogo’s Tavern with musical lyrics of pure joy. Are these guys having fun or what? Are we on the Left Bank in Paris or in a basement in Greenwich Village? This is as authentic a night of swingin,...
    by at February 3rd, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Firefly Tapas and Salsa
    If you are looking for that kind of lively, Latin atmosphere to sip Mojitas and Sangria while nibbling at an array of tantalizing tapas, then Firefly on Paradise is “el lugar” to see and been seen. With the vast variety of tapas on the menu, I would suggest a group of friends so you can have a tasting event. The music is pulsating and you are elbow to elbow...
    by at February 2nd, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Las Vegas World Affairs Council
    For those of you who love our town but still crave the exotic lure of foreign lands, you need to check out the LVWAC (Las Vegas World Affairs Council). This fledgling organization is finding its feet and offers a program that is widely diverse, always international in flavor. You can partake of pancake breakfasts at the Four Seasons with guest speaker explaining the intricacies...
    by at February 1st, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Celebration of Black Female Artists
    The Gallery at Summerlin is celebrating Black History Month with a showing by three talented Black female artists: two painters, Synthia Saint James and Barbara Wesson with Sculptress Manuelita Brown. The Artist reception with be Sat, Feb 17 from 2-6 pm at the Gallery. You can have a conversation with the Artists on Sun, Feb 18 from 1-3 pm. This should be a very special...
    by at January 31st, 2007 at 09:01 am
  • Ernie D’s Bar
    If you want to get really authentic, take a drive down to Jean, head straight west to the hills and meander through Sandy Valley to Ernie D’s. As gritty and downhome as it gets, Ernie holds down the end of the bar while a real-life constable moonlights as bartender. If you are special, Ernie will offer a shot of his Johnny Walker Blue that he keeps hidden in his...
    by at January 30th, 2007 at 12:01 pm
  • Wine Down Wednesdays
    Join Radio Station Sunny 106.5’s Tom Chase this Wed, Jan 31 from 6-8 pm at the Sullivan Square Showroom for wine-tasting and hors d’oeuvres. The wines are provided by Lee’s Discount Liquour. Check out the website for more details, including directions:
    by at January 30th, 2007 at 12:01 pm
  • T & T Soul Food
    If you want GREAT SOUL FOOD with all the homemade trimmings, check out the family-owned and operated T & T’s. Prices are great and the portions plentiful. You can dine in or carry out. Delivery is offered locally. They do breakfast until 11:30 am and have a great lunch menu including Catfish Sandwich w/fries. The Bar-B-Que is downhome and generous with...
    by at January 30th, 2007 at 01:01 am
  • Lindell Blake, the Tap Maestro
    Las Vegas talent Lindell Blake wowed the packed studio at the West Las Vegas Arts Center on Saturday with his improvisational jazz tap dancing accompanied by Larry (Wild) Wrice and the Gents of Swing. Lindell is a sensation of rhythm and movement that has to be seen to be believed. He has developed a very personal style that takes tap dancing to a whole new level of expression....
    by at January 30th, 2007 at 01:01 am
  • Transformations of the Spirit
    Victoria has created a center for spiritual research, teaching, learning, experiencing, sharing and all those warm and fuzzy feelings associated with the quest for more meaning in life than Las Vegas otherwise offers. Transformations, a Healing Place is billed as “The Best Place in Town to Network and Meet New Friends” and it is certainly true if you want to...
    by at January 29th, 2007 at 11:01 pm
  • Wine Tasting
    Khoury’s Fine Wine & Spirits on S. Durango Wednesdays 6-8 pm and Khoury’s on S. Eastern Thursdays 6-8 pm. Khoury’s has an amazing selection of wines from all over the world and in all price ranges. They hold their tastings at the store with no charge to public. Bluejeans are the norm and the pouring of wine is usually quite generous. The guest...
    by at January 29th, 2007 at 10:01 pm