Archive for the ‘FREE’

  • Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story @ Planet Hollywood
    Las Vegas and the V Theatre inside the Miracle Mile Shops at the new Planet Hollywood is the home of a new Rock n’ Roll experience called “The Lost Outpost.” A multimedia music event in the making billed as “The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story Ever Told” will include a yet-to-be released movie “The Lost Outpost,” TV series and...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dragon Boat Festival
    In the beautiful setting of Lake Las Vegas, 44 foot, teak Chinese war canoes will compete in three 500-meter race heats on Sat May 5, starting at 10am. Each canoe has a 22-person crew with 20 paddlers, a drummer and a steerman. Teams come from US and Canada to compete. Ceremonies will start at MonteLago Village on Fri May 4 @ 6:30pm with the “Dotting of the Eye...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas
    This is the 5th Annual Tastes & Tunes Festival May 4-5 with free admission. The Mexican Village will showcase Cinco de Mayo festivities with vendors and live Latino music on the Findlay Toyota Fiesta Stage. There will also be lots of action with boxing bouts provided by Barry’s Boxing. Look for a full-sized carnival by Royal West Amusements. Music will also...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park
    Celebrate the culture of Mexico at the Cinco de Mayo Festival May 5 6p-10p in Sammy Davis Jr. Festival Plaza. Disfrutan la musica, dance, crafts and family activities. Call 702-229-1087 for more info. Admission is Free. Lorenzi Park 720 Twin Lakes Dr Las Vegas NV (off W Washington). Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District, Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”,...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District
    Come enjoy Rick Arroyo and the Latin Percussion from 6p-10p at the Courtyard at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Latino musical entertainment for the whole family and it’s free. Call 702-990-2131 for more details. Related Cinco de Mayo Musica @ The District Tastes & Tunes in North Las Vegas Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”, Free Cinco...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Free Pedro Almodovar Films at the Library
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity and Film Movement Collection join up to screen films by Pedro Amodovar on Tuesdays in June 7:00 pm. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Jun 05 – “Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown” (1988) Spanish actress loses her lover for another woman. Spanish with...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Epic Tales Films @ Library
    Continuing the series Tuesday Afternoon at the Bijou is “Epic Films.” Free admission. What a great way to spend Tuesday afternoon if you don’t have a day job. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. August screenings: Aug 07 – “Gone with the Wind” (1939) Classic civil war -repic with Clark...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Free Cinco de Mayo concert
    En el espirito de Cinco de Mayo, a free mariachi concert will be held May 2 @ 7pm at the main theater at Clark County Library. Look for students from Clark Country School District’s Mariachi Music Instructional Program and a dance performance by Rancho’s “Ballet Folklorico.” For more info call 702-507-3400. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • Ragtime Music & George Hamilton Green
    On Tues May 1 the University Forum Free Lecture Series presents the Ragtime Music for the Xylophone and Marimba Band: The Contribution of George Hamilton Green, considered a virtuoso of the genre. The “novelty music” gained wide spread popularity in the 1920’s and is the mainstay of college percussion programs. The UNLV Percussion faculty and the Ragtime...
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Holistic & Metaphysical Fair
    Here will be all the new age, occult, other-worldly, spiritual, intuitive arts represented in one mystical weekend May 4-6. You can explore every alternative choice for health – physical, mental and emotional – as well as the mysteries of astrology, palmistry, and aura readings. There will be opportunities to experience massage and reflexology as healing...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Asian Culture Fair
    The Sahara West Library will host an Asian Culture Fair Apr 29 noon-4p. More than 20 local organizations and clubs will display crafts, demonstrate traditional Asian dance, model costumes, offer food and live entertainment. There will be activities for the whole family. For more info call 702-507-3630. Sahara West Library 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas NV. Related Gung...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Swing Dancing
    The Aruba Casino is the place to try swing dancing. A group gets together the 2nd and 4th Friday with a free lesson for beginners at 8pm, followed by dancing from 8:30-midnight. It’s free, but donations are appreciated. On Sundays from 6:30p-7:30p are lessons for beginners, followed by intermediate dancers 7:30p-8:30p. First lesson is free – then $5. For more...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Gathering of the Brits
    Andy Walmsley and Steve Lee, a couple of British ex-pats, decry the fact that the English are so well acclimated to life in Las Vegas that they don’t hang out together. They’re trying to change that by hosting their first big party and hoping that a contingent of the approximately 30,000 natives of Great Britain will turn out. The UKLV (United Kingdom Las...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis hosts Paul Taylor for a free open-air concert at Clark County Amphitheater Sat May 5. Gather your blankets, low-back chairs, bring your own food or purchase from onsite vendors. Come on out for a great evening of music under the stars. Seating starts 7 pm. Parking is also free. 500 S. Grand Central Parkway Las Vegas NV. www.smoothjazz1057.com Related...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 pm
  • Paiute ethnobotany
    The Clark Co. Museum is offering a series of Native American programs at the Museum in Henderson, with a discussion of local ethnobotany scheduled for Sat Apr 28. “Pauite” (sometimes Piute) refers to a group of North American Indians, divided into Northern and Southern. This grouping is not really correct, as the Northern Pauites are more related to the Shoshone...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Local Poets Read
    This is National Poetry Month to be celebrated with the annual event “Under the Influence” at the Clark Country Library Thurs Apr 26 @ 7pm. Selected local poets will read their own works as well the works that have influenced their writing. Clark Country Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Milk Mustache Mobile Tour
    In an attempt to show everyone that milk is a vital part of a healthy diet, we have the 10th annual “Milk Mustache Mobile Tour” April 21-23. This year’s theme is “Think About Your Drink.” The roaming fete includes a Milk Mustache Photo Tent, a Curves Tent, a Health Assessment Tent and more…..Admission is Free. Apr 21 11a-1p Smith’s...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • The District’s Anniversary Weekend
    This is the anniversary of the The District at Green Valley Ranch and there are events scheduled all weekend for all ages. Sat noon-6p Sun noon-4p The Kid’s Carnival Zone at the Green with games, prizes, music Sat noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green, Frank Joseph – The Courtyard Sun noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green,...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • “Socrates Cafe” Discussion Group
    The Socrates Cafe meets every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the Reading Room at Mandalay Place to discuss life’s big questions in a “friendly, non-partisan, intelligent atmosphere.” Doesn’t sound like typical Las Vegas. The group seats itself in a circle of chairs, outside the bookstore and follows a semi-structured format of commentary and discussion, with...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • “Viva Las Vegas” Screening
    It’s been 30 years since Elvis Presley left this life for the unknown, but his legend never dies. He lives on embodied in impersonators, memorabilia and in the hearts of countless fans. Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm, The Clark County Library will screen “Viva Las Vegas,” followed by local author Heart Shapre who will discuss her new book “Elvis Through My...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Author Amy Tan at Library
    Amy Tan is a wonderful writer, her works rich in vocabulary and imagery, her characters finely drawn and complex, her stories intricate and unpredictable. The chosen book for the Las Vegas-Clark County Library District‘s 6th annual “Reading Las Vegas” is Tan’s “Joy Luck Club,” a novel brought to the big screen by Director Ang Lee. The...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Boulder City Fine Arts Festival
    More than 100 artists from the Southwest will be on hand at the 22nd annual Boulder City Arts Festival Apr 21 & 22. Vendors exhibit paintings, photographs, glass art, pottery, jewelry and more. As usual there will be entertainment and food vendors. Admission is free, 10a-5p. Check the website for more information bcfineartsfestival.com. The venue is Bicentennial...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Las Vegas Wind Quartet Free Concert
    There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy free music here in Las Vegas. Sunday, Apr 22 at 3:00 pm, you are invited to hear the Las Vegas Wind Quartet at the Charleston Heights Arts Center. Featured artists are clarinetist Dave Hawley, Flutist Sherrie Parker, oboist Mika Bronson, bassoonist Sam Pisciotta and horn player Doug Beasley. A project co-sponsored by the City of...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Free Harp and Opera lunch hour
    Take your lunch and enjoy the music of harpist Carolyn Gott and opera singer Stephen Plummer from noon to 1pm, Fri Apr 20. The event is hosted by the City of Las Vegas. Venue is the Lloyd D. George U.S. Courthouse Downtown Las Vegas. Call 702-229-4614 for more info. Admission is free. Light refreshments available.
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Compulsive Gamblers Lecture
    The Swiss decided to deal with their gambling issues in a socially responsible way. When they legalized major casinos, they made it part of the licensing requirements to propose programs for troubled gamblers, even outlining how they would ban certain players exhibiting obsessive behavior. Prof William N. Thompson of UNLV will speak at Barrick Museum Auditorium on Mon...
    by at April 14th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Nobel Laureate Poetry Reading
    The Black Mountain Institute presents two Nobel Laureates on Thurs Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm. Derek Walcott, West Indian poet and playwright and winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, will be at UNLV campus for a reading of his work. He will be joined by Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, for a discussion afterwards. As usual, these BMI lectures are free and open to the public....
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • IONS meeting on Human BioEnergetic Field
    The topic for this month’s meeting on Apr 24 is “Human BioEnergetic Field and it’s relationship to the Quantum Field of Potential.” Heady stuff but definitely pertinent to the concepts being espoused in “The Secret” and similar philosophies. You are invited to hear about the quantum experience of Traditional Chinese Meridian System,...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Annual Flower Show
    The Sunset Garden Club hosts its annual flower show themed “A Day in the Park” with live or dried flower arrangements. The event on Sat Apr 14 is from noon-4p and is free and open to the public. For more info call Jane 702-897-2271 or Sylvia 702-454-7974. Paseo Verde Library 280 S Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV Related Cactus and Succulent Show title, Rose...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Free Organ Recital @UNLV
    Dr Paul Hesselink gives a free organ recital Sun Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm featuring the program “Commemorations” with works by Dieterich Buxtehude, Jean Langlais, Daniel Pinkham, James Biery, Oskar Lindberg and Stig Gutav Schoenberg. The music is chosen to commemorate a 300 year anniversary, a 100th birthday and to honor the lives of to recently deceased musical artists. The...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Cactus and Succulent Club
    More on plant and flower societies/clubs in Las Vegas. The Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada meets the 1st Thur @ 7pm. They advertise “friendly folks, tasty treats, cool plants and fascinating presentations – for expert or novice.” For more details call 702-645-2032 or visit www.csssn.org. Nevada Garden Clubs Center Lorenzi Park 3333...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am