Archive for the ‘Music’

  • A social day at LACMA with Ray’s Stark et al
    There’s plenty of art to see, but there’s also a social life to be enjoyed at LACMA (Los Angeles County Art Museum). Ray's for lunch White sails in the noon sky Topiary in the plaza Kinetic interactive sculpture Free Afro-American-Latino Jazz concert Stark's bar with video of The Mourners Ballet   Happy Hour  
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 08:07 pm
  • Fuck you Dictators! YouTube by Zarehjan to song by Lily Allen
    Check out this YouTube uploaded by Zarehjan, 24 year old Armenian: “I created this video in the honor of all the free people of the World struggling against dictators. They are so much the same, fuck you dictators!! ” – Zarehjan.  Song by Lily Allen, “Fuck You.”
    by at March 3rd, 2011 at 04:03 pm
  • Zenga Zenga means revolution starts from every street, every corner
    My Egyptian friend Tarek has helped me out with the meaning of Zanga Zanga, the hot tune circulating on YouTube that was created for the Libyan Feb 17 revolution. I should say that the lyrics were written by Alooshe. The music is originally by Pitbull and T-Pain. To see the original: Tarek adds yet another meaning for zanga as “corner.”...
    by at March 1st, 2011 at 03:03 pm
  • Gaddafi Zenga Zenga music videos on YouTube
    Take a look at a couple Zenga Zenga music YouTubes featuring Gaddafi and set to the Zenga Zenga (also spelled Zanga Zanga) autotune song written by Noy Alooshe to mark the Free Libyan revolution. I think it’s safe now to call the uprising a revolution. This YouTube shows Gaddafi in a popular JibJab disco dance set to Zenga Zenga song. This...
    by at February 28th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • UNLV 50th Anniversary Celebration
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the UNLV 50th Anniversary Celebration with two performances: Jan 26 – 8pm – Concert conducted by Itzhak Perlman May 03- 8pm – Hal Holbrook in “Mark Twain Tonight” For tickets and more info: Call the Performing Arts Box Office 702-895-2787 or go to Related UNLV...
    by at January 2nd, 2008 at 10:01 am
  • UNLV Charles Vanda Master Series
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the Charles Vanda Master Series, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Oct 26 and scheduled thru May 2. Oct 26 – 8 pm – Denyce Graves, Mezzo-Soprano Nov 27 – 8pm – Yefim Bronfman, Pianist Jan 23 – 8 pm – Itzhak Perlman, Violinist Feb 14 – 8 pm –...
    by at October 9th, 2007 at 07:10 am
  • UNLV Classical Guitar Series
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the UNLV Classical Guitar Series, with 4 guest artists or groups beginning Oct 11 thru Apr 15. Feb 12 2008 – 8pm- Quaternaglia Apr 15 2008 – 8 pm – Roland Dyens For tickets and more info: Call the UNLV Performing Arts Box Office 702-895-2787 or go to Oct 11 07- Xuefei YangÂ...
    by at October 4th, 2007 at 05:10 am
  • Chris’ Rock n Roll Wine “Event of the Year”
    Get ready for Chris’ Rock n Roll 2nd Annual Wine Amplified Festival Sat Sep 22 featuring award-winning multi-Platinum group Sugar Ray! With over 50 wineries pouring over 120 unique wines, this year’s Festival promises to eclipse the extravaganza success of last year. Venue is the newly-renovated Mandalay Bay Beach – a huge private party over 11-acres...
    by at September 22nd, 2007 at 01:09 am
  • UNLV Performing Arts 07-08 Season
    Single tickets are now on sale for this season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center. There are basically four groupings of performances: Charles Vanda Master Series, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Oct 26 and scheduled thru May 2. First performer is Denyce Graves, Mezzo-Soprano. New York Stage & Beyond, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning...
    by at September 19th, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • Free “The District Concert” w/ Live Music
    The District at Green Valley Ranch has a great lineup for the FREE Concert Series at The Courtyard. The live music starts at 6p and ends 10p Friday and Saturday nights. Call The office at the District 702-564-8595 or 877-564-8595. Sat Sep 22 – Drew Baker (Soft Rock) Fri Sep 28 – Wolfcreek (Country) Sat Sep 29 – Yacht Club (Smooth...
    by at September 14th, 2007 at 07:09 am
  • “Viva Mexico” celebracion de la independencia
    There is a free celebration of Mexican Independence from Spain geared for all ages on Sep 15 from 10a-2p. There will be live music, dance and delicious Mexican . Call 702-229-2642 for more info. Brinley Community School 6150 Smoke Ranch Rd Las Vegas. Related Cine en el Centro, Ballet Folklorico – estilo America Central, Cuentos (tales) de Nuestra America
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • Celebracion de la independencia mexicana
    Ole! The great Mexican Independence Celebration known as “On Fire in the Desert” features Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion Ensemble. Additional entertainment includes the dancers Latin Fashions. Join this celebracion de la independencia mexicana staged by the City of Las Vegas on Sep 08 from 2 p- 4p. FREE admission. Call 702-229-4800 for more info. West...
    by at August 25th, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • 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 Call 702-267-4849 for more info. Henderson Pavilion 200 So Green Valley Pkwy Henderson...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 12:08 pm
  • 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.
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Midsummer’s Harp Concert
    Sun Aug 12 at 2pm is the Midsummer’s Harp Concert with Mariano Gonzalez featuring the artist’s redesigned Paraguayan harp with a truly unique sound mix of jazz, popular and semi-classical influences. Gonzalez was born and raised a cowboy in Buena Vista, Paraguay. A member of a long tradition family of harpists, he began playing at age 5. Tickets $15/$10 seniors,...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Canyon Club Concerts
    There’s a new spot in town for live music concerts. The Club also hosts late night dancing Wed thru Sat. Every Wednesday night is a show by the Spazmatics with dance music from the 70’s, 80’s, & 90’s. According to Jerry Fink of the Las Vegas Sun, the club is the baby of Lance Sterling who helped start the House of Blues at Mandalay Bay. He...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • NV Jazz Orchestra plays Latin – Free
    The Rainbow Library amphitheater is the venue for a Nevada Jazz Orchestra free outdoor concert featuring Latin Jazz on Jul 23 @ 8pm. The 18-piece big band will play tunes from their new Latin Jazz CD “Como No!” plus a few non-Latin favorites. Bring a picnic basket and lawn chair or blanket. Concessions available. Please NO glass containers, alcoholic beverages...
    by at July 5th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Chris’ Rock n Roll Wine Event @ Platinum
    The young and beautiful of Las Vegas, plus the more mature but still beautiful, will meet at The Platinum Hotel on June 22 for Chris’ next Rock ‘n Roll Wine Event. The “progressive style” evening will start at 7pm on the rooftop terrace with strip view and sparkling wines. Then it’s on to the middle terrace with indoor/outdoor pool, more strip...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Guitarists Garcia Y Reyna
    The City of Las Vegas presents the guitarists Jeremy Garcia and Rosendo Reyna in an afternoon of “Baile del Sol” Jun 24 @ 3pm. From classical training to rumba-based nuevo flamenco, this duo combines Spanish rhythm and exquisite guitar work to create a original compositions and arrangements of high energy and vitality. Tickets are $10 advance/$15 performance...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 4th Annual World Folk Festival
    Performers from around the world gather to present traditional music and dances at the 4th Annual Las Vegas World Folk Festival Jun 20-22 @ 7pm. The festival is hosted in part by the local troupe Mexico Vivo Dance Company, led by Ixela Gutierrez. Tickets $7 adults/$5 teens & seniors/$3 children. 3-day pass: $14 adults/$10 teens & seniors/$6 children. Call 702-229-6211...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company
    Jun 23 @ 7 pm, in conjunction with the 4th Annual World Folk Festival, the Ollimpaxqui Ballet Company performs Mexico‘s traditional dances, including pre-Columbian rituals, Veracruz bamba, Sonora deer dance with colorful routines from the rich tradition of Nayarit and Michoacan. Ollimpaxqui means joyful movement in Aztec. Ampt name, no doubt. Tickets $10 adults/...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 2007 Las Vegas Guitar Festival
    The 2007 Las Vegas Guitar Festival runs Jun 20-24 with a series of 8 performances. The Festival features classical guitar, jazz guitar and flamenco guitar and is sponsored by the International Guitar Institute. Their website is The program includes classes (for players of all levels), workshops and concerts. Tickets for individual events...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Daddy/Daughter Baile
    Univision Radio co-sponsors this 3rd annual Father’s Day Daddy/Daughter Dance with the City of Las Vegas. The whole family is invited to DJ music in English and Spanish with contests, prizes and refreshments. There will be a professional photographer on hand to capture the special moment. The Dance goes from 7p-10p on Sat Jun 16. Tickets $3. Call 702-229-1515....
    by at June 4th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • Latin Jazz Connection
    The Nevada Jazz Society presents the Nevada Jazz Orchestra Latin Jazz Connection with 18-pieces and arrangements by director Barry Ross. Musical selections will include new as well as straight-ahead. Ross is an internationally known trombonist, composer and educator who spent many years in New York and Berlin before becomoing music director of the Nevada Jazz Orchestra...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Karin Denise at Elvis’
    Elvis has closed. See related Elvis’ Restaurant & Lounge has closed I’m the kind of person who likes to have a good time and I don’t have a lot of hang-ups about the kinds or types of people to help me achieve that. I figure there are good people everywhere and they come in all shapes, sizes and life-style preferences. So I don’t like...
    by at May 27th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Festival Anual del Memorial Day
    27 Mayo domingo de 11a-5p est 9th Festival Anual del Memorial Day por La Asociacion Boricua de Las Vegas y El Tiempo. DJ Jose, Baile, Comida avec presentacion en vivo de El Trio Richard Goboy y Sons de Vegas, David Romero, Mario Arseno de Vegas Sabor Orchestra, Rick Arroyo, Joseph Santiago (de Latin Breeze) y mucho mas. Entradas: Adultos $5, ninos menores de 10 anos entran...
    by at May 25th, 2007 at 02:05 pm
  • Broadway tunes en espanol
    May 25 & May 26 Memorial Day Weekend @ 7pm is the performance of popular Broadway show tunes in Spanish. This is an 80-minutes show with songs like “New York New York“, and “Singin in the Rain” with selections from “Evita,” “West Side Story,” “Chorus Line” and “Chicago.” The production is the...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Las Vegas Master Singers
    The final concert of the season for the Las Vegas Master Singers is 4 pm Sun May 20 with “A Festival of New Composers” featuring the Las Vegas premiere of “Mass for a New Millennium” by Richard Nance. This final show celebrates the 14th season for the group directd by Dr. Jocelyn K. Jensen. Tickets are $15/$10 seniors, military, students. Purchase...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 05:05 pm