Archive for July, 2007

  • Ajijic on Lake Chapala and Hotel Casa Blanca
    When the sun blazes down from a torrid blue sky and the mercury soars above 105 every day, it’s not unexpected for a restless spirit to dream of cooler and greener pastures. Working within a budget of both time and money, the quest was for a cheap kind of exotic paradise not too ambitious to reach. Lake Chapala seemed the perfect match – a 3 hour non-stop...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 03:07 pm
  • Paradiso Ajijic on Lake Chapala
    When the sun blazes down from a torrid blue sky and the mercury soars above 105 every day, it’s not unexpected for a restless spirit to dream of cooler and greener pastures. Working within a budget of both time and money, the quest was for a cheap kind of exotic paradise not too ambitious to reach. Lake Chapala seemed the perfect match – a 3 hour non-stop...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 03:07 pm
  • Star Trek Convention @ Hilton
    Now it is time to order your tickets to the upcoming 2007 Official Star Trek Convention at The Las Vegas Hilton Hotel with its Star Trek: The Experience. The convention is four days filled with stars, events, parties, vendors, autographing/photo ops, auctions, contests, music, comedy: all of it honoring Gene Roddenberry’s legacy. The 2007 show features many salutes...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • MIX & Chris Rock ‘n Roll Wine
    Join Las Vegas’ #1 Party Man Chris and his famed Rock ‘n Roll Wine Event at the MIX Lounge on top of the Hotel at Mandalay Bay. This is sure to be a one of the magical nights only Chris create. A spectacular view of the city lights, live music by Michael Soli and a great selection of wines – and a crowd of beautiful people. What more can you ask for? DIRECTIONS:...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • Comedy Night @ reJAVAnate
    Thursdays 9p-11p were designated stand-up comedy nights at the reJAVAnate coffee lounge with a mike and area for performances in a cozy and friendly venue run by Hercules and John. reJAVAnate Coffee Lounge “Serving Humanity One Cup at a Time.” Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or call 702-253-7721. 3300 E Flamingo Rd Las Vegas NV (NW corner Pecos...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Midsummer’s Harp Concert
    Sun Aug 12 at 2pm is the Midsummer’s Harp Concert with Mariano Gonzalez featuring the artist’s redesigned Paraguayan harp with a truly unique sound mix of jazz, popular and semi-classical influences. Gonzalez was born and raised a cowboy in Buena Vista, Paraguay. A member of a long tradition family of harpists, he began playing at age 5. Tickets $15/$10 seniors,...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Black Business Mixers @ Wildflowers
    Blacks in Vegas.com joins with the Wildflower Cafe to stage What about Wednesdays?, a “hump-day Happy Hour and Business Mixer for the Urban Professional.” There will be fun networking every Wednesday from 6-9 pm at the the Wildflower Cafe & florist. There is a full menu for the hungry, DJ, live entertainment, prizes, $2 beer and wine. No word on whether...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Rollercon Derby Convention
    Aug 8-12 is the Las Vegas RollerCon 2007 with activities and workshops for Roller Derby gals from all over the nation. Included in the four day event titled “Mayhem” are workshops for on-skates training from rookie to advanced, scrimmages, classes and some very serious training. Free Events include the traditional RollerCon Scavenger Hunt, Assassin Game and...
    by at July 31st, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Lucha Libre Mexicana @ Orleans
    The Aug 24 7:30pm Lucha Libre Mexicana event features Blue Demon, LA Parka, Original Psicosis, NWA World Tag Team Title Match in a Steel Cage with the Real American Heros vs. Los Luchas, NEW Girls Champion 6’2″ Kong, Casandro the Exotic, and Rob Conway. Reserved seating: $65, $45, $30 and General Admission: $20. Tickets at orleansarena.com or Call 702-284-7777...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 08:07 pm
  • Black Powder Rifle and Pistol Shoot
    And I hear complaints from people that there is nothing to do in Vegas unless you like gambling….. If you are looking for something really different, try the Spring Mountain Free Trappers group which hosts a black powder muzzle loading rifle and pistol shoot twice a month in the summer and once a month in the winter. Call to see if we are considered in winter now. They...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 03:07 pm
  • Seven Spiritual Laws of Success
    Why don’t you have what you want? How can you manifest your desires? This workshop on the Seven Spiritual Laws of Success with Maria Jackson focuses on understanding that you get what you focus on – not necessarily what you want. How do you eliminate resistance and use the Rules of Attraction? Join Maria Sat Aug 25 @ 2pm at Transformations. She will guide...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 01:07 pm
  • Third Thursday in Henderson
    Water Street businesses stay open til 9pm every 3rd Thursday with art shows, entertainment, food, and special offers. The event starts at 5pm and is great for family outings. The Gibson Library and the Water Street Arts District also sponsor children story time and art projects. The library is located at 280 S. Water St Henderson NV. For more info on Third Thursday call...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • LV Iris Society meets
    For meetings about irises, attend the Las Vegas Iris Society the first Monday every month at 6:00 pm. The group is dedicated to the art of cultivating that gorgeous bloom the iris – and everyone is welcome. Call 702-255-1263 or 702-876-1525 for more info. Garden Club Building Lorenzi Park 3333 W. Washington Ave Las Vegas NV. Related Cactus and Succulent Club, Rose...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Soul Food Farmers Market
    The last Saturday of each month, lovers of Soul Food delight in the pleasure of a Farmers Market that sells not only the customary fresh produce, but abounds with vendors of wonderful tasty soul food like BBQ, greens, catfish, potato salad and other mouth-watering sides. Couple that with live entertainment from singers, musicians and dancers and you have a sensory late...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 02:07 am
  • Romance Writers Group
    Known as the Cactus Rose Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, the group meets 3rd Sat at the Enterprise Library from 10:30a-1p. The program usually includes a speaker and everyone is welcome to attend. For more info call 702-361-5454 or visit the website cactusrosewa.home. Enterprise Library 25 E Shelbourne Av Las Vegas NV Related Henderson Writer’s Group,...
    by at July 30th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • 1st Annual Funk Fest @ Orleans
    Aug 17 @ 9pm is the 1st Annual Funk Fest at the Orleans Arena with George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic, Zapp, Lakeside, Mary Jane Girls and Morris Day and The Time. Read more about the individual groups styles and history at orleansarena.com. Reserved seating: $60, $47.50, $35 @ orleansarena.com or Call 702-284-7777 or all Coast Casino’s Box Offices. Orleans...
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 10:07 pm
  • Perseids Meteor Shower Celestial Show
    The Perseids (Meteor Shower) happen every year in August; this year the height of the show is Aug 12-13, luckily for excellent viewing, with a new moon. Peak viewing moment was supposed to be 11pm Sunday. The best viewing is in the desert where there is low light pollution to cloud the sight as well as very low humidity to reduce distortion in the atmosphere. Desert is...
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Grand Opening Lee’s Tavern Mesquite
    Get to Mesquite and join the ribbon cutting at 11am, with Jack Daniels girls from 11 to 2, and Captain Morgan from 11 to 2. Everyone welcome to join in the celebration with a day filled with specials, prizes, drinks, and food. The new Lee’s Tavern is ready to show you something a little different, 24 hours with full kitchen, an extensive wine list and gambling....
    by at July 29th, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • The Hawaiian Style Comedy Show
    Vizzun Entertainment presents Augie T performing Hawaiian style comedy Aug 10 8pm at “the Club” in the Cannery Casino. Cost: Pre-Sale $22.00/Day of $27.00. Tickets can be purchased at The Cannery Casino Box Office 702-617-5585, toll free 866-287-4643, or at cannerycasinos.com. Also visit for more details. The Cannery Casino & Hotel 2121 E Craig Rd North...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 10:07 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 secure1.co.clark.nv.us (adults) or secure1.co.clark.nv.us (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
  • Acupressure Facelift Workshop
    Part I demonstrates a natural facelift with no surgery called Facercise, developed by Carol Maggio, is a system of scientifically-designed facial exercises that do everything from enhance your complexion to remove saggy jowls and alleviate frown lines. Includes 14 exercises to work 57 different facial muscles. Part II features Oriental facelift techniques based on acupressure,...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 04:07 am
  • Happy Birthday Josette!
    August 7 is the birthday of one of Las Vegas favorite blondes – the one and only Josette LeBlonde, owner of Josette’s Bistro. Here is a lady who knows how to throw a party and makes a party out of life. If you have never eaten at her French restaurant, you need to give it a try. She combines authentic French cuisine with entertainment from weekly cabaret...
    by at July 28th, 2007 at 01:07 am
  • Qi Gong and Meditation for Healing
    This class has been cancelled until further notice. Unlock the Treasury of Wisdom with Buddhist Qi Gong at Transformations Wednesdays 6p-7p with David Miller. Buddhist Qigong involves three energy channels and seven energy centers (Chakras), focusing on quieting the body, speech, and mind. The cost is $15 class or $40 per month. To sign up call David directly at 702-641-0522....
    by at July 27th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Free Family “Movie Madness”
    The Nature Discovery Park in North Las Vegas is screening the “Movie Madness” series at dusk. Films are geared for family enjoyment. Food will be available for purchase. Bring blankets, chairs and picnic baskets. The summer film series is sponsored by Aliante and the City of North Las Vegas. Time is listed as “dusk and no earlier than 7:30.” For...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 11:07 am
  • 2007 DCI Quarterfinals LIVE via satellite
    BIG, LOUD and LIVE! (on the big screen) – If you love drum and bugle corps, don’t miss the 2007 DCI World Championship Quarterfinals from the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena. If you haven’t tried this new form of viewing experience, you are in for a special treat. Almost better than being there, you will feel the passion of the world’s top 17 drum and...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 09:07 am
  • B2B Business Mixer
    B2B (Business 2 Business) Las Vegas is celebrating their Networking Mixer at Bahama Breeze on Thur Aug 09. The business mixer is sponsored by 1st Place Marketing and The Best Restaurant Guide. Bring stacks of business cards and rub elbows with 200 VIP’s from local Las Vegas businesses. Starting at 6 pm and going on til 9, the evening includes enthused speakers,...
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Rocky Tonk Country
    Even though the world of live country music is struggling in Las Vegas, Bobby Kingston, usually a solo Country artist, is joining a new band Rocky Tonk that combines a variety of musical styles such as Rock, Blues, Country, Bluegrass, Western and Rockabilly. They are releasing a CD later this year of original music. Until the website is up, check out info at myspace.com/rockytonk....
    by at July 25th, 2007 at 12:07 am
  • Outdoor Jazz Events
    Summer time in Las Vegas is the season for outdoor jazz events. Some are free and some are ticketed, some are regularly scheduled, some one-time events, some periodically. This is an updated list of the still-current events about which I have written articles. Hope this will add to your summer of fun for jazz. I also have an article that covers regularly scheduled live...
    by at July 21st, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Free Friday Hot Club Courthouse Concert
    Hosted by the City of Las Vegas on the 3rd Friday of each month is the Downtown Courthouse Series known as The Hot Club Las Vegas, held in the jury selection room of the Lloyd D. George Federal Courthouse. You will see unique performers of all genres from noon to 1pm. Call 702-229-4614 for more details. Free admission. Light refreshments available. 333 Las Vegas Blvd...
    by at July 21st, 2007 at 05:07 am
  • Neil Simon Festival in Utah
    Utah seems to be the place for summer theatre. The Neil Simon Festival in Cedar City runs Jul 19-Aug 11 with 3 Simon plays: “Plaza Suite,” “The Prisoner of Second Avenue, ” and a female version of “The Odd Couple.” Some days have matinees and evening shows. Tickets are $20 with performances at the Heritage Center Theatre. Call 866-35-4666...
    by at July 19th, 2007 at 02:07 am