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  • Stardust Implosion
    I don’t know about you, but I have been looking forward to the implosion of the old Stardust with great anticipation. In fact, I had been planning an "implosion party" from the balcony of our condo where we have a clear view of the historical landmark. ...
    by at February 14th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Tai Chi Ch’uan classes
    We’ve all seen images of rows of elderly Chinese in pyjamas, their arms undulating in calming, controlled unison, visions of fluidity, grace and balance that belie their age. Their agility and flexibility are rather awe-inspiring. It is at once dance and meditation...
    by at February 14th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • The Secret
    To look at specific articles (posts), click on following links: “James Ray’s Secret to Harmonic Wealth,” “The Secret Revealed,” “Magical Mentoring with Demartini,” “James Ray from the Secret,” “What is the Secret?,”...
    by at February 13th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Valentine a la francaise
    If you want to take your sweetie for a little of that ooh-la-la Frenchie romantic stuff for Valentine’s Day, it might not be too late to get reservations at Josette’s Bistro. This is a restaurant known for the personality and charm of its owner as much as the...
    by at February 13th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Expand Your Vibrational Frequency
    There is so much talk today about expansion and all the limitless possibilities we have within us if we could only release all that energy. Who doesn’t feel blocked at times, if not a lot of the time? Transformations, A Healing Place, is offering a 2 hour workshop...
    by at February 13th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Gung Hay Fat Choy!
    I intend to celebrate the arrival of the Golden Red Pig Chinese New Year at the 1st Annual Asian Food Festival. Yummy yummy! A Pan-Asian All You Can Eat Buffet for $20 a person and $10 for children with live Asian entertainment is sure to produce a stampede. Chinese Dragon...
    by at February 13th, 2007 at 12:02 am
  • Aloha! Chinese New Year on the 9th Island
    Don’t miss the Chinese New Year celebrations at the Chinatown Plaza on Sunday Feb 25. As my calendar says that Chinese New Year is Feb 18, I don’t quite understand the date. I’ll do some checking and edit this if I get other information. At any rate, there...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • Online Wine, Food & Just About Everything Else Auction
    The Food Network is sponsoring the South Beach Wine & Food Festival Online Auction. Most items will close this Friday, but apparently some extensions will go until Mar 9. There are trips to South Africa, trips to the Grand Tasting Village, Hummer leases, bottles of...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 06:02 pm
  • Art Institute Registration
    Been wanting to re-invent yourself? Know you have unexpressed talent? Did you set aside your dreams to raise a family? Are you fed up with university book-learning and know that your heart and life desire is somewhere else? Are you a creative genius waiting to be discovered?...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 05:02 pm
  • James Ray from The Secret
    I have blogged on The Secret a couple of times and I know, like I know, like I know that there is going to be a lot more about this subject. This is a juggernaut that is rolling around the planet. I heard last weekend at the DeMartini Seminar that over 700 million people...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 05:02 pm
  • Darfur, One Story Behind the Headlines
    Continuing its mission to bring the world to Las Vegas, The Las Vegas World Affiars Council is co-sponsoring with the Diversity Committees of the Community College of Southern Nevada, UNLV and Nevada State College an evening with award-winning film director Jon Shenk to...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • A Steak for Under $5, Beer for a Buck
    In the mood for a decent steak and don’t want to spend more than a Big Mac with large fries and large coke? Okay, so you’ll want to leave a decent tip and that’s not a completely fair comparison. I’ll concede that. But we savored a perfectly-grilled,...
    by at February 12th, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Dam Short Film Festival
    Great name for a festival showing of movie “shorts” at Boulder City. The Dam Short Film Festival is the brainchild of Lee and Anita Lanier, who are staging the showing from Thursday thru Sunday. There are day and evening screenings at the American Legion Hall,...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • Magical Mentoring with John Demartini
    We had a surprise treat last night. A last minute email alerted us to a special speaking engagement by Dr. DeMartini, who is featured in The Secret. I blogged on The Secret just the other day when I found out the Dr. DeMartini was going to be speaking at the Hilton tonight...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Ethel M the Best Chocolates on the Planet
    To my palate, the best chocolates I have ever eaten, including all those rich and gooey Godiva’s and other European delicacies, are those of our local Ethel M’s. I don’t pretend to be a connoisseur of chocoate, although I have made it my habit to sample...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 11:02 am
  • Wine Paired with Succulent Menu
    For those of you who are not shy of pricetag and truly relish an elegant dinner served with matched wines, the Sonoma Cellar Steakhouse offers a “Wine Enthusiast Dinner Series” on a monthly basis. Sit back, relax, be pampered with little decision-making necessary...
    by at February 9th, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Daily Word of Encouragement
    Ever thought about the word “encouragement” – and how’s it all about getting the “courage” to keep going? There is a little website that will send you an email every day with “Today’s Daily Word.” www.dailyword.com....
    by at February 8th, 2007 at 03:02 pm
  • Dalai Lama Rep in Town
    Apparently the Dalai Lama is considering a visit to Sin City. His personal emmisary, Lama Tenzin, will give a free talk on Friday night 7-9 pm at UNLV Classroom Bldg Complex, A106. On Saturday, from 9 am-1 pm, Lama Tenzin Dhonden will hold a special session at the Las...
    by at February 8th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • LV Little Theatre presents The Violet Hour
    The Las Vegas Little Theatre is billed as “theatre by the community, for the community.” Southern Nevada’s oldest community theatre in its 29th year, it relies on the help of very dedicated volunteers and donations from patrons and local businesses to...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • The Jazz ORGANization reunion
    The Las Vegas Jazz Society and the Guitar Society of Las Vegas are co-sponsoring a reunion concert of a Vegas-classic jazz trio that played at the Sahara for years and hasn’t performed together since 1996. The Jazz ORGANization with Vince Falcone on organ, Joe Lano...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 01:02 pm
  • Amplified Wine
    Chris is setting new standards for his already high energy wine tasting events. This time he’s teaming with Mix 94.1 to bring Dashboard Confessional as the headliner in his next Rock ‘n Rock Wine Event appropriately named “AMPLIFIED!” If you like...
    by at February 7th, 2007 at 12:02 pm
  • Dog Lovers’ Whine Tasting Benefit
    The Lucky Dog Magazine will hold a Sugar, Champagne and Whine Tasting Benefit for the Nevada SPCA and Noah Animal House. Hors d-oeuvres, pastries served. Tickets are $40 pp. RSVP 702-255-8055 or www.luckydogmag.com. Panevino Ristorante 246 Via Antoni Ave, at Sunset in Marnell...
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 08:02 pm
  • Film
    Summer Film – indoors, outdoors, kids, family and adults, free and almost free. Following is a list of articles I have posted about the various screenings this summer. Free Films for Families & Adults Screening of Local Filmmakers Dam Short Film Society Screening Here...
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 07:02 pm
  • Brat Pack?
    Invited to join the original BRAT PACK by a lady friend who knows a lot about what’s going on around town, I must say that I was favorably impressed by her sole comment, “It might be fun.” Judie Brooks, Nancy Brady and Kat Ray are the names mentioned. ...
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 06:02 pm
  • Bellagio, Chinese New Year, & The Golden Pig
    Yes, I know the Bellagio is not exactly "off the strip," but the conservatory there is so fine and the fact that it costs nothing to meander in wonder and awe, makes it worth a spot on my blog. The Chinese New Year exhibit is so fun and whimsical it deserves special...
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 05:02 pm
  • NSA Speakers Workshop
    The Las Vegas Chapter of the National Speakers Association (NSA) holds periodic education programs with guest presenters (professional speakers with impressive resumes) that are designed for continuing training for their members. But the educational programs are open to...
    by at February 6th, 2007 at 02:02 pm
  • Celebrity Cookout
    Don’t you just love Vegas? While most of the world is deciding what show they’re going to watch on TV Thursday night, we are making tough decisions about what event we’re going to attend. Kiss My Palate Celebrity Couple Cookoff certainly grabbed my attention....
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 06:02 pm
  • Pet Pooch Purses for Your Valentine
    Ok, tell me you haven’t seen those little purses that look just like small dogs carried on the arms of petite and chic, wanna-be French babes? What started in Paris as a practical substitute for a real live doggie in a sac seen in every Right Bank bistro, has reached...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 05:02 pm
  • Jazz Brunch Redux
    Sorry to say that this is no longer happening. Some of you jazz lovers remember fondly the great Sunday jazz brunches in 2005 at the Artisan Hotel. Larry “Wild” Wrice and the Gents of Swing created a eclectic following who showed up Sunday after Sunday to dine,...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 04:02 pm
  • The Secret Revealed
    There’s been this underground, semi-religious, semi-cult, semi-philosophical, semi-spiritual, semi-"let’s get rich" phenomenon taking place the last months based on a video/DVD circulating on the internet known as The Secret. People are gathering...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 01:02 pm