Archive for April, 2007

  • 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
  • Cinco de Mayo “Cazadores Las Chicas”
    In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, the Casadores Las Chicas Girls will be at two of Lee’s Discount Liquor Stores. May 3 from 4p-6p at Anthem, 10935 S. Eastern (at Sunridge Heights). Call 702-658-3800 for details. May 6 from 1p-3p at Rancho, 4421 N. Rancho (at Craig). Call 702-658-2300 for details. Related Cinco de Mayo @ Lorenzi Park, Cinco de Mayo Muisca @ The...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 08:04 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
  • Dances of Universal Peace
    Meeting the first Thursday each month is a group called The Dances of Universal Peace who perform chants and dances from a variety of cultures. You need no experience or special talent to participate. The songs are taught in simple phrases, easy to learn and then combined with circle dancing. Very low key. It’s all about the spirit. A donation of $10 is suggested....
    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
  • Old Time Fiddlers Jam
    The Nevada Old Time Fiddlers Association`holds acoustic jams 4 times a month. Acoustic fiddle, guitar, bass and mandolin players are invited to join – all levels welcome. The venues change so call Paul 702-293-0827, email mohavebrown@cox.net or visit their website communitylink.reviewjournal.com. The schedule: 1st & 3rd Sat each month – 10am-12:30pm ...
    by at April 30th, 2007 at 07:04 am
  • “Dirty Dancing” Back on Big Screen!
    In celebration of its 20th anniversary, this film phenomenon starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey is playing May 1 & 2 at 7:30 at select local movie theatres. Ticket prices are $10 to re-live the original movie “PLUS exclusive never-before-seen footage and interviews with cast members and other stakeholders.” The film directed by Emile Ardoline rocked...
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Wine-Tasting at Onda @ Mirage
    The Onda Wine Lounge of the Onda Ristorante at the Mirage is hosting an evening of South African wine-tasting from the Great Wine Estates on Wed May 2 from 6p-8p. The charge is $15 pp with a complimentary meat and cheese plate. RSVP by Mon Apr 30 by email amartinez@mirage.com. Mirage 3400 Las Vegas Bldv So. Las Vegas NV
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Jazz Under the Stars
    Celebrating 21 years of Jazz at Spring Mt State Park, “Jazz Under the Stars” #1 is Sun May 27 7:30 pm Memorial Day Weekend. Featured artists are Euge Groove, sax, Paul Brown and Steve Oliver. Jazz Under the Stars#2 is July 1 with Spyra Gyra and guest vocalist David Pack. Concert at 7pm. Jazz Under the Stars#3 July 29 with horn man Rick Braun and Mindi Abair....
    by at April 29th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Update on FDA & Natural Health
    As I get more info, I am updating previous articles. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Apr 28 – This link takes you to an important guest blog by Ralph Fucetola, JD on the real nature of the complex multiple assaults on Health Freedom. www.healthfreedomusa.org +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Apr...
    by at April 29th, 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
  • Eiffel Tower for Exquisite Dining
    If you have that very special occasion that needs that extra special dining experience, I recommend the Eiffel Tower Restaurant at Paris – Las Vegas, that is. First, you can’t beat the view. Perched up above the Strip at just the right height, you have magical vistas of casino lights north and south with the glorious fountains of the Bellagio at your feet....
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • More on Pet Food, Melamine & the FDA
    A local company ChemNutra Inc. has been named in the contaminated pet food controversy. According to the Associated Press, as published Fri Apr 27 in the LVRJ (Las Vegas Review Journal), a Kansas pet food manufacturer Menu Foods Midwest Corp. recalled 60 million cans of pet food after 16 pets, mostly cats, died from the effects of eating the melamine-contaminated food....
    by at April 28th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Elmo Makes Music
    A great weekend for family theater with “Elmo Makes Music” at the Cox Pavilion. This is Sesame Street Live with all the favorite characters several generations of Americans have grown to love. Tickets are $16-$30. CAll 702-739-3267. There are 3 performances on Sat Apr 28 and 2 on Sun Apr 30. Cox Pavilion Tropicana and Swenson St Las Vegas NV Related Berenstain...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Berenstain Bears Musical
    Worthy entertainment for families with smaller children is a new musical by Stan and Jan Berenstain Sat Apr 28 @ 7 pm. The show is based on the Berenstain Bears books, a frequent bedtime pleasure for parents and kids. Tickets are $10-$15. Call 702-267-4849. Henderson Pavilion 200 S. Green Valley Pkwy Henderson NV. Related Elmo Makes Music
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Israeli Independence Day
    The United Jewish Community/Jewish Federation of Las Vegas hosts a community Israel Independence Day celebration concert Sun Apr 29 1:30p-3:30p. Visions, a trio performing traditonal and modern Jewish inspirational music will entertain. Guest speaker, US Congressman and Holocaust survivor, Tom Lantos, D-CA will share insights on Israel. Tickets are $5. For more info...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • 2007 Kelly Cup Playoffs
    If you can still get tickets, the ECHL National Conference Semi-Finals are tonight at 7:05 between the Las Vegas Wranglers (Pacific Division Champions) and the Idaho Steelheads. FYI – we’re talking ice hockey here. Always good for some blood-pumping excitement. In my opinion, ice hockey ranks close to wrestling for giving the spectators their money’s...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • “The Met” Opera Live via Satellite
    Sat Apr 28 at 10:30 am you can view LIVE High Definition via satellite The Metropolitan Opera production of Puccini’s Il Trittico at the Regal Colonnade Stadium 14 theatre. Now viewing opera at 10:30 am on a Saturday morning is probably not all that appealing to most of us, but for true lovers of the art, this has got to be an event worth getting out ot the house...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Central Coast Wine Trip has sailed
    The Wine Excursion Bus to Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo County, CA has 2 seats left as of Apr 26. This group of fun-loving and wine-tasting Les Kincaid enthusiasts will be given VIP treatment by select wineries in a region which is a fast emerging competitor to Napa and Sonoma. The Central Coast Wine Trip is only $489, and judging from Les’s Wines & Vines radio...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • Harold Weller’s Final Concert with LV Philharmonic
    Harold Weller‘s last performance as conductor of the Las Vegas Philharmonic Sat May 5 @ 8:00 pm Masterworks V will feature Wagner‘s Overture to Rienzi, Strauss‘s Vier Letzte Lider and Elgar‘s Enigma Variations. Soprano Marina Shaguch will solo Strauss. Tickets are $69, $45, $27. Call UNLV Box Office 702-895-2787 or visit UNLVtickets.com. Ham Concert...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • 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
  • Female Heart Attacks – Different & more Deadly?
    This aritcle came through email. I don’t know who the author is so can’t give them the credit they deserve. Some say it’s an urban legend.???? But that’s really irrelevant cause the truth is there. As an aside to the following, the American Heart Association states that for men or women: “Some heart attacks are sudden and intense –...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Live Music at Fado Irish Pub
    No cover charge on Thursdays for live music at Fado Irish Pub. Here’s something for you who live in the S.E. of the city. The Skip Eaton “Souled Out” Trio includes Alfredo Alvarnega, percussion and Robert Edwards, bass. Must be 21. 702-407-8691 2300 Paseo Verde Pkwy Henderson NV Related Live Music Every Day of the Week, Outdoor Concerts @ Wooloughan’s...
    by at April 26th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • John McCain & myspace
    Looks like John McCain is getting with the program. He has posted on myspace.com with personal interests, details of his life including the fact he is a Virgo. I think it’s interesting that he’s reaching out through this media. If you want to check it out, go to http://www.myspace.com/johnmccain. Related Terry McAuliffe, Hillary and the LV World Affairs...
    by at April 26th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Guitar Society Benefit Concert
    “Starlight and Strings” is the Apr 27 concert benefit with performances by members of the Guitar Society of Las Vegas. The Friends of Winchester will host the 6 pm reception with classical guitar music, wine and appetizers in Winchester’s Desert Demonstration Garden. The concert will follow at 7 pm featuring vocalist Mary Ellen Spann. Tickets are...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • 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