Posts Tagged ‘International’

  • Use Twitter to confuse Iranian security forces
    Thank you to for image. If you are on Twitter, set your location to Tehran and your time zone to GMT +3.30. Security forces in Iran are hunting for bloggers using location/timezone searches. The more people at this location, the more of a logjam it creates for forces trying to shut down Iranians’ access to the internet. Please pass on. FYI : ...
    by at June 23rd, 2009 at 10:06 am
  • World Affairs Council back with Ruan Zongze
    I’m happy to report that the Las Vegas chapter of the World Affairs Council is back in action.  They have changed their name and merged with the local chapter of the NCFR (Nevada Council on Foreign Relations) to form the Nevada World Affairs Council.  Their next major event will be an evening with Ruan Zongze, the Minister Counselor of the political department...
    by at May 14th, 2009 at 10:05 am
  • UKLV Britcom Costume Party
    Known in the UK as "fancy dress," but more commonly called a costume party here Stateside, this quintessentially British affair will host a buffet, live band, D.J. and plenty of that special brand of humor cultivated in the Great Kingdom of Comedy. The Brits are unabashed in their ability to poke fun at themselves and the world and can be positively irreverant....
    by at February 19th, 2008 at 09:02 am
  • First Friday Party @ Chandelier Hookah Lounge
    It’s far from Downtown, but the locals in Henderson can appreciate a special party for First Friday in their neighborhood. They are offering Live Top 40’s Band with the action starting at 9:30. Full Bar, Middle Eastern food and, of course, Hookah. Dance, drink, dine, smoke, socialize – in other words, party. No cover charge. Call 702-768-5668. Website...
    by at January 3rd, 2008 at 02:01 pm
  • The Law in Russia and Las Vegas – LVWAC luncheon
    You are invited to lunch with the Las Vegas World Affairs Council Oct 26 @ 11:30a for their 3rd annual public luncheon highlighting visits to our city by delegations of Eastern European judges. This year the guest judges are from Russia and the luncheon will include a discussion of “The Law in Russia and Las Vegas” with several of the judges participating...
    by at October 17th, 2007 at 06:10 pm
  • 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
  • Genevieve @ Josette’s Bistro Jazz Cabaret
    Josette LeBlond Pink Productions stages the Last Friday of Every Month Caberet Dinner Show at Josette’s Bistro. Josette promises an evening of true Vegas entertainment, great French cuisine and some fine wines. Genevieve, voted Best Female Vocalist and one of our jazz favorites, is showcased Sep 28 with Randy Thomas on keys. You’ll get an 5 course French gourmet...
    by at September 23rd, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • Cine en el Centro
    Cine en el Centro is a Free Monthly Film Series of Spanish language movies. Call 702-229-1515 for more info. Screenings are at the East Las Vegas Community Center 250 No Eastern Ave Las Vegas NV Oct 18 6:30 – “El Norte” (1983) USA. Oscar nominated film on the plight of Mayan Indians in Guatemala and as illegals in LA. Related Free Films for Family and...
    by at September 16th, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • UNLV New York Stage & Beyond
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the New York Stage & Beyond, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Sep 14 thru Feb 23. Oct 13 – 8pm – Paul Taylor Dance Company Oct 20 – 8pm – The Broadway Divas Nov 08 – 8pm – Tango Buenos Aires Jan 20 – 8pm – Monterey Jazz Festival 50th Anniversary...
    by at September 16th, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • 17th Annual “Ho’Olaule’A” Pacific Islanders Festival
    Join the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club for the 17th annual Pacific Islanders Festival with great music, dancing, food and crafts. This is a great two day event from 9am- 6pm Sep 15-16 and admission is free to the public. Call 702-267-2171 or go to Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheatre 200 So Water Street Henderson NV Related Free Henderson Thurs Night Live! –...
    by at September 3rd, 2007 at 06:09 am
  • San Gennaro Italian Feast
    A spring and fall festival honoring Saint Gennaro, this Las Vegas Italian feast of ethnic food vendors includes live entertainment, amusement rides and games for the whole family. Moms ride ride free all day and nite Wed, with fireworks at 9p. They are working hard on becoming “the best Italian Heritage Celebration this side of Naples.” Call 702-286-4944...
    by at September 2nd, 2007 at 08:09 am
  • World Steps (Dance) Series – Maori
    World Steps is a monthly dance series featuring various international ethnic dances with full costume, on Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are adults $10/$7 children & seniors. Call 702-455-7340. The venue is the Winchester Cultural Center 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV. Sun Sep 09 – Haka Tori – New Zealand Maori Dance Related Basque Dance Performance
    by at August 27th, 2007 at 11:08 pm
  • Kiki Kalor “Cabaret” @ Josette’s Bistro
    Saturday night is Cabaret Night at the French bistro owned by the blonde bombshell, Josette. You have Kiki Kalor who could lighten up the darkest night with her songs in seven languages and her repertoire of dances from flamenco to the classic Broadway. Josette’s Bistro is open for dinner from 6p-10p, main show at 8:00 pm. The food is authentic French cuisine, but...
    by at August 18th, 2007 at 01:08 am
  • Popowich Pet Theatre – cancelled
    Another in the series of Young People’s Summer Concerts is the Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre with two performances 11am & 1pm on Thurs Aug 23. Gregory Popovich and his performing pets entertain with a blend of comedy and juggling. An “extravanganza of European-style clowns” and balancing acts. Tickets are $3. Buy early as these shows sell out. Tickets...
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 01:08 pm
  • Free Diversity Film Screenings at Library
    Nevadans Organized to Better Address Diversity screens free films on themed topics every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the library. Call 702-507-3400 for more info. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Las Vegas NV Aug 07: “Made in USA” (2006) A girl who lives in an isolated village in Peru has her life changed by a visiting geologist. In Spanish with English subtitles. Aug...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • World Vibration Concert – Bongomania
    The World Vibration is a monthly world music series hosted by KUNV’s Kay Tuma on Sundays at 2pm. Tickets are $10 adults/$7 seniors & children. Call 702-455-7340 or purchase tickets on line at (adults) or (seniors/students). Venue is Winchester Cultural Center 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV Sun Aug 19 – Middle...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Live Earth Concerts Video Replay
    If you want to view videos, go to A global environmental musical event called “Live Earth” took place 7-7-7. Let’s hope it’s true that today is the luckiest day in a thousand years cause the planet could use some help. Stars performed at nine concerts around the world to raise awareness of the environmental trends which portend...
    by at July 1st, 2007 at 08:07 am
  • Andre’s First Friday Wine Tasting
    Andre’s is one of the venerable old-time spots in Las Vegas, serving French cuisine since 1980, located in a vintage Downtown home from the 1930’s. They are featuring a First Friday wine-tasting from 5:30p-9:30p with 4 wines and a “plat du fromage.” Cost is $15 pp + tax & gratuity. Call 702-385-5016 for more info. Andre’s 401 S. 6th St...
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • Hawaiian Luau Poolside
    If you can’t get to the Islands this summer, you can try the next best thing at the Imperial Palace Hawaiian Luau Tues, Thurs & Sat thru Sep 29. They feature a buffet dinner with authentic Polynesian entertainment. Tickets for dinner and show range from $34.95-$59.95 (depends on seating) and $21-46 for children. You can reserve at 702-794-3261 or toll free 888-777-7664....
    by at June 30th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Free New Zealand Wine Tasting
    Mon Jul 16 is a chance to savor the flavors of New Zealand wines at Lee’s Discount Liquors. You will be guided through selections from Terrace Heights Estates and Fairhall Downs Wineries. The time is 6:30p-7:30p. Tasting is free, but reservations requested. Call Melissa to reserve at 702-364-2600. Store location is 9355 W Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV. Related “Right...
    by at June 27th, 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
  • Thai Dance Performance
    The Thai Cultural Art Association Of Las Vegas will hold a dance performance of traditional Thai dance on July 22 @ 2pm. Tickets are $10/adults, $7/seniors & youth. For more details call 702-369-5439. Clark County Library 1401 E. Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV Related World Steps (Dance) Series – Assyrian, Post Title
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 02:06 am
  • Chejov’s “La Ahogada” in Spanish
    We’re used to Anton Chekhov in English which probably seems a bit silly to a Russian, so why not the classic Russian play in Spanish. The Tayrona Theatre Company presents “La Ahogada” Jun 22 & 23 at 7:30 pm. Tickets $7/$5 seniors & students. Call 702-455-7340. Winchester Cultural Center 3130 S. McLeod Las Vegas NV Related Spanish Speaking Theatre
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • “Balfa Toujours” Cajun Music
    Jun 22 @ 7pm Cajun music comes to Henderson with a performance of Balfa Toujours at the Henderson Events Plaza Amphitheater. You are reminded that coolers are allowed, but no glass bottles. Free outdoor concert. Call 702-267-2171 for info or visit 200 So Water St Henderson NV.
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • SCORE Las Vegas Terrible’s Cup III
    The best of SCORE desert racing will be at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Jul 19-21. SCORE International Off Road Racing, famous for the Baja 500 Race, is sponsoring this event on a special man-made “Baja” course at the Dirt Track in Las Vegas. For more info on SCORE go to their website Event tickets for $20/$30 can be purchased for Jul...
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 05:06 am
  • AZ Highland Celtic Festival
    Arizona might seem like an unlikely place for a Celtic celebration, but Flagstaff is the spot for the Northern Arizona Celtic Heritage Society Highland Celtic Festival on Jul 21 & 22. Music, including bagpipes, “gathering of clans” regalia along with educational booths, historical presentations and other vendors are on the schedule. If you feel the bliss...
    by at June 19th, 2007 at 01:06 am
  • Summer Solstice Celebration
    Thursday June 21 is the summer solstice, or first day of summer. The hours of daylight are longest – the night is shortest – the sun’s path (sic) is directly over the Tropic of Cancer. The Temple of Goddess Spirituality will celebrate at their Temple to Sekhmet in the desert near Cactus Springs; they say that all are invited to pray, meditate and connect...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Update on CineVegas (La Proxima Ola)
    I’ve viewed five films so far at the 2007 CineVegas Film Festival happening at Brendan Theatres at the Palms, and have been concentrating on films by directors making their debuts with either first or second releases, especially foreign language. Part of the mission of CineVegas is to provide the opportunity to experience film you would not otherwise see in Las...
    by at June 10th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • Reggae in the Desert
    Jun 16 from 2pm -10pm is the biggest Reggae event in Las Vegas – not only will you groove to great music and performances, but you will have a chance to savor the true flavors of the Caribbean lifestyle – food, drink and Island arts and crafts. And definitely lots of dancing. Seating is first come-first serve on the lawn. Bring a blanket and only one water...
    by at June 6th, 2007 at 07:06 am