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  • Saving Jesus
    Apparently there are some Christians out there who feel Jesus has been kidnapped by the Religious Right and they’re doing something about it. At least in terms of education and discussion, that is. The Northwest Community Church has started a series with local speakers...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 03:03 pm
  • Home from Iraq
    With the heady title of “Meeting the Post Deployment Readjustment Needs of Military Members,” Josef I. Ruzek of the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will describe those needs and offer techniques to help families, friends, and even returnees...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 02:03 pm
  • Sloan Canyon Hikes
    Just south of town, an easy 20 minute drive from the Strip is the Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area with great hiking and Native American rock art sites. The BLM and Clark Co. Museum are offering guided hikes for the public at no charge, but the groups are limited...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Valley of Fire to Lost City
    Get on your Harley or put down the top and get out of town for a gorgeous drive out to Overton and the Lost City Museum. The March photo exhibition of nature photographer Marcella Brendible makes a charming destination and a great excuse to explore the Valley of Fire State...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Fusion, Fire & Ice
    The Nevada Ballet Theater Group has an exciting dance program planned for the 3rd weekend in March, composed of three one-act works of very diverse choreography and rhythms. Titled “Fusio, Fire & Ice – A Celebration of Dance,” the mix includes Fest...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Violinist Sarah Chang Tonight
    Part of the Charles Vanda Master Series, Sarah Chang will perform tonight with the UNLV Symphony Orchestra, conducted by George Stelluto. The concert venue is the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall on UNLV campus. Tickets $45/$60/$90. UNLV PAC 702-895-ARTS (2787).
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Joshua Bell at PAC
    For lovers of classical music, the UNLV PAC Charles Vanda Master Series presents performances at the Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall by guest artists of international acclaim. Joshua Bell, violinist and conductor, will appear on Thurs Mar 22 with the Academy of St. Martin in...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Saving Our Planet
    It’s almost impossible to pick up any publication today and not read about Global Warming. Even the Academy Awards used not-so-subliminal messages to communicate “we need to act now,” a mantra being promoted across all media. Our local Sheila Z. Stirling,...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Margarita Mixer
    B2B (Business 2 Business) Las Vegas is celebrating this month’s Networking Mixer at Margarita Baby on the Strip. Designate a driver or grab a taxi cause the Donna-Ritas are yummy, pack a punch and your first one is FREE! There’s a fully stocked cash bar to go...
    by at March 2nd, 2007 at 09:03 am
  • Menopause without pause
    I thought I was the last woman over 50 in Las Vegas to see Menopause, the laugh-out-loud Broadway Musical Comedy that parodies the dreaded Change of Life awaiting half of the world’s population. But judging by the packed house at Shimmer Cabaret at the Hilton, there...
    by at March 1st, 2007 at 10:03 am
  • Blues Night cancelled
    I don’t know why, but unless it has something to do with the City coming down because of some sort of ordinance violation, the cancelling of Blues Night at 3rd & Bridger (the Church) is one of the dumbest things to happen this week. In fact, in a few weeks. A...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 pm
  • Golden Genevieve Sings @ Bootlegger
    If you like to follow the golden pipes of Genevieve, then make it down to Bootlegger Bistro this Friday. Genevieve will perform with Ronnie Rose at the grand old dame of Las Vegas local nightlife from 10 pm to 12:30 am. “You never know who will stop in” at this...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Mathematics in Nature
    The intimate relationship between the beauty of mathematics as reflected in the beauty of nature is explored by John Adam, professor of mathematics at Old Dominion University in a continuation of the UNLV University Forum Lecture Series. The event is co-sponsored by UNLV...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Author Richard Wiley Reads
    UNLV professor and author, Richard Wiley, will read from his long-awaited “Commodore Perry’s Minstrel Show” at Barrick Museum Auditorium, UNLV campus. This novel is the prequel to his PEN/Faulkner Award-winning “Soldiers in Hiding.” His latest...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Film Smorgasbord Series
    Here’s a fun film series for people who have a day job. The Winchester Community Center is screening “Food and Films II” every Wednesday from Mar 7 thru Apri 25. Admission is only $3. What a deal to sample such a international comedic smorgasbord of...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Chess Club
    Bring your own chess board and clock. Come on down to Dula Gymnasium every Wednesday night from 5:30-9:30 pm for keen competition among adult players of all levels. This weekly event is sponsored by the Las Vegas City Dept of Leisure Services and the Downtown Chess Club....
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Free Classic Film Series
    If you like the Turner Classic Movies kind of old film and you enjoy sharing the experience with others, the Clark County Library runs free screenings in the “By Request” film series on Tuesdays in March. Showtime 1:00 pm. Mar 6 – “My Little Chickadee”...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Gem and Mineral Society Meets
    You are surrounded by astounding geology, a terrain of rock and stone yielding unfathomable treasure if only you could recognize it. Learn the stories behind those pebbles and boulders you encounter everyday, whether in your desert-landscaped front yard or along the hiking...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • 50+ FREE Health Seminar
    Ouch, it hurts to be eligible! But when is it ever a better time to take control of our health and wellness so that we can live the next 20-30 years at full throttle? A monthly program at the Northwest Senior Center focuses on vital issues for the “mature”:...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • UNLV Jazz Faculty Performs
    Here’s an opportunity to hear the Faculty from UNLV Jazz Dept perform with special guest Bobby Shew on trumpet and Bob Sheppard on sax. The concert is Mar 5 at the Harris Theater inside the Ham Fine Arts Bldg on UNLV campus. Tickets are only $5, unless you are a senior,...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • A Meeting of Science Fiction Buffs
    Lovers of are indeed a special breed. Not ashamed to call themselves geeks, they pride themselves on outerworldly perspectives and fuel their cosmic curiosity with books, films, comic books and gaming (not gambling.) The Vegas Science Fiction Association invites any “book...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • Orchid Lovers Meet
    An Orchid Society in the desert? Just goes to show that just about anything you can think of is available in Vegas! The Greater Las Vegas Orchid Society meets the first Sunday of each month at the Nevada Garden Clubs Bldg in Lorenzi Park. Orchids are on display and for...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Classical Guitar Recital
    You can hear excellent, even extraordinary music, every night of the week in Las Vegas. But even with that high standard, once in a while we have the opportunity to experience something special. Considered one of the best classical guitarists in the world, Sharon Isbin...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • UNLV Performs “La Boheme”
    The UNLV Opera Theater, with graduate and undergraduate performers, will stage Puccini’s “La Boheme” at the Judy Bayley Theater on campus Mar 9-11. The UNLV Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of Taras Krysa will accompany the production directed by...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Star Party @ Red Rock!
    This is not the kind of Star Party we normally equate with Las Vegas. This is all about celestial star-gazing and the public is invited free of charge. As Off the Strip as you can get, the Las Vegas Astronomical Society holds its Public Star Party at the Red Rock BLM Visitor...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Las Vegas Astronomical Society
    “The Greatest Stars of Las Vegas – can’t be seen on the Strip!” Join the Las Vegas Astronomical Society the first Thursday of every month at 7:30 to learn about celestial heavens. The programs are designed to educate the public on astronomy and include...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Shamanic Journeying
    The possibilities for spiritual adventure seem endless. You now have the opportunity to discover and connect with your power animals who act as your guide to your healing lodge, a sacred, protected space to facilitate healing and connecting with your Higher Self. This class...
    by at February 28th, 2007 at 09:02 am
  • FREE Hypnotist Show Tonight
    The Alladin Hotel is offering free tickets to Mesmerize (Hypnotist Show). Just show up at the box office at 10 pm and tell them you are with LVCEA and they will let you in. It’s FREE.
    by at February 27th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Day Trips from the Strip
    You need a car for any of these trips – or better yet a Harley. Anything is for rent/sale in Vegas, so if you have done what you want to do in the casinos and hanker after some fresh air and open vista, here are some ideas. 20-30 minutes from the Strip: Sloan Canyon....
    by at February 27th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • Tuesday Night Live – Jazz & Blues
    It’s Tuesday night and you want to hear some live jazz or blues in a place that doesn’t break the bank, is easy to park and you’re away from the mass of humanity clogging the Strip. Three places offer great variety, all located close to, but off the Strip. Larry...
    by at February 27th, 2007 at 03:02 pm