Archive for the ‘UNLV’

  • Free UNLV Forum Lecture Series Spring 2011
    University Forum  – A Free Lecture Series  – Spring 2011 702-895-3401 University Forum is a public lecture series sponsored and funded by the UNLV College of Liberal Arts. All events are free, and no reservation is necessary. Just who up at the time and place shown. Visit the University Forum website at http://liberalarts.unlv.edu/forum.htm for more information. Nuns,...
    by at February 16th, 2011 at 03:02 pm
  • UNLV Forum Lecture Series Open & Free to Public
    UNLV has announced its fall 2009 schedule for the University Forum Free Lecture Series which are open to the public.  For all you complainers about the lack of intellectual stimulation in Vegas, this is the chance to get out and learn something – and it costs nothing but your time.   No reservation is necessary – just show up and enjoy. Lectures...
    by at July 8th, 2009 at 04:07 pm
  • UNLV 50th Anniversary Celebration
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the UNLV 50th Anniversary Celebration with two performances: Jan 26 – 8pm – Concert conducted by Itzhak Perlman May 03- 8pm - Hal Holbrook in “Mark Twain Tonight” For tickets and more info: Call the Performing Arts Box Office 702-895-2787 or go to pac.unlv.edu. Related UNLV New York...
    by at January 2nd, 2008 at 10:01 am
  • 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
  • UNLV Classical Guitar Series
    The 2007-2008 season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center presents the UNLV Classical Guitar Series, with 4 guest artists or groups beginning Oct 11 thru Apr 15. Feb 12 2008 – 8pm- Quaternaglia Apr 15 2008 – 8 pm – Roland Dyens For tickets and more info: Call the UNLV Performing Arts Box Office 702-895-2787 or go to pac.unlv.edu. Oct 11 07- Xuefei Yang...
    by at October 4th, 2007 at 05:10 am
  • UNLV Performing Arts 07-08 Season
    Single tickets are now on sale for this season of the UNLV Performing Arts Center. There are basically four groupings of performances: Charles Vanda Master Series, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning Oct 26 and scheduled thru May 2. First performer is Denyce Graves, Mezzo-Soprano. New York Stage & Beyond, with 7 guest performing artists or groups beginning...
    by at September 19th, 2007 at 12:09 am
  • Free UNLV Forum Lecture Series
    The UNLV Forum Lecture Series runs each academic year.  This article is from 2007 and covers the fall semester only. FOR MOST RECENT ARTICLE, see Free UNLV Forum Lecture Series Spring 2011 Certain articles are not accessible due to deletion of entire site by BlueHost.  If you are interested in more detail about the deletion, check out the link at end of article. For...
    by at September 17th, 2007 at 06:09 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
  • Les’ Wines & Vines Radio Show
    This is the chance to get in on one of the best wine-tasting events in town and the only wine radio show in the world with a live audience – you! Email Les now to get a place and get on his list. Kudos to Les for keeping this show on the air for 8 years! and with great venues each week. Thank you Les because the opportunity to rotate through some of the city’s...
    by at August 15th, 2007 at 07:08 am
  • 3 Different UNLV Lecture Series Free to Public
    UNLV offers three lecture or discussion series free to the general public. The University Forum Lecture Series features speakers on a variety of subjects which run the gamut from "Climate History of the Earth", "The Mystery of Labryrinths," "Screening the Mafia" to "Time-Loops, Superstrings, and Other Weird Stuff." You will find...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 03:08 pm
  • CineVegas Film Festival # 9
    This little film festival in Las Vegas is finally getting respect, and judging by the schedule of films, is screening a wide spectrum which should meet the taste and interests of just about any movie fan. You start with the glitz of the Opening of “Ocean’s Thirteen” and the super-cool George Clooney, Brad Pitt and Matt Damon gracing the Red Carpet on...
    by at June 5th, 2007 at 09:06 am
  • Desert Chorale Memorial Day Show
    May 25 at 7:30pm is the place to be for a spectacular patriotic show in honor of Memorial Day and especially those who have sacrificed in the Iraq War. Chaplain Ray Guinta, author of “God at Ground Zero,” will speak, the Desert Chorale, Stardust Barbershop Quartet and the Nevada Symphonic Wind Ensemble will entertain. The participation of the Nellis Air Base...
    by at May 22nd, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Chef’s for Kids Gala Success
    Last night at the Rio Brasilia Ballroom epitomized the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas of your fantasy. Thousands and thousands of roses nested in Liberace-style candelabras graced the circular tables draped in crushed red velvet. “Everything’s coming up roses” was the theme and certainly there was a bumper crop – but more of green ($) than red....
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • The Monodrama Project by NCT UNLV
    Billed as part of a series of productions by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre, The Monodrama Project is posted on the Performing Arts Website but without any specifics other than dates and times. Go to gerontology.unlv.edu for pdf brochure and domino3.nevada.edu for info on the Project which started in the fall semester of 2006. This year’s presentation by the...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • Clint Holmes in “Just Another Man”
    The long awaited and much talked about production by Las Vegas celebrity Clint Holmes premieres June 1 and runs thru June 24 at the Judy Bayley Theatre. Beginning in 1944, the story of the life of Clint Holmes and his parents is followed for sixty years. Holmes is the son of a black jazz singer and a British opera star, the autobiographical musical deals with the biracial...
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Gospel with Blind Boys of Alabama
    Sat May 19 @ 8 pm The Blind Boys of Alabama will be at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall to “spread the spirit and energy of pure soul gospel.” The original group was formed at the Alabama Institute for the Negro Blind in 1939. Present members are Joey Williams, Rickey McKinnie, Bobby Butler, Tracy Pierce, Clarence Fountain and Jimmy Carter. Tickets are $90/$60/$45....
    by at May 14th, 2007 at 08:05 am
  • 5 week “Wines of France” class
    The Wines of France Part I is a course offered by Norma Poole, Certified Sommelier, Court of Master Sommeliers and Wine Education & Consulting Services. This five week course will cover wines from Bordeaux and Burgundy including their history. Outside reading is highly recommended: The Oxford Companion to Wines, Jancis Robinson and The World Atlas of Wines, Hugh...
    by at May 12th, 2007 at 04:05 am
  • West Coast Regional Finals Rodeo
    Check out the West Coast College Regional Finals Rodeo at the Equestrian Center at South Point Casino. Cheer on the UNLV Rodeo Team and watch them qualify for the College National Finals! The best riders, steer wrestlers, team ropers and barrel racers from California and Nevada. Performances start at 7pm. Tickets are $10/Seniors & Military $5/children under 12 Free....
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Les’ Wines & Vines Radio Show from Giorgio’s
    Thursday night Les’ Wines & Vines Radio Show is back Giorgio’s Las Vegas, the Italian Eatery located at Mandalay Place. The food and service at Giorgio’s are always a treat. For those of you who aren’t familiar with Les, he is something of a local icon, a long time teacher of wine and food appreciation at UNLV, the king of enology who combines...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 11:05 am
  • Enneagram Class at UNLV Ed Outreach
    The UNLV Educational Outreach Program class “The Spiritual Wisdom of Personality: Explore the Enneagram” has been cancelled. The Enneagram is basically a 9-pointed, geometric figure, the name derived from Greek ennea for nine and grammos for something written or drawn. The use of the Enneagram of Personality is a method of personality description and analysis...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • “Children of Eden” Musical
    The Red Mountain Music Company presents on May 17 and 18 @ 7 pm a musical “Children of Eden” based on the Old Testament Genesis and the story of Noah’s Ark. Music and Lyrics are by Stephen Schwartz in this humorous portrayal of the “age-old conflict between parents and children.” Tickets are $35/$25/$15. Available at UNLV Box Office 702-895-2787...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 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
  • Summer Educational Outreach @ UNLV
    I wrote an article on the summer school classes being offered at UNLV, classes which can be taken for credit, but which are open to enrollment for anyone who choses – not just those officially enrolled as students at the university. In addition to those classes, which are rich and varied, the UNLV Educational Outreach Program offers a host of possibilities for further...
    by at April 15th, 2007 at 07:04 pm
  • Compulsive Gamblers Lecture
    The Swiss decided to deal with their gambling issues in a socially responsible way. When they legalized major casinos, they made it part of the licensing requirements to propose programs for troubled gamblers, even outlining how they would ban certain players exhibiting obsessive behavior. Prof William N. Thompson of UNLV will speak at Barrick Museum Auditorium on Mon...
    by at April 14th, 2007 at 11:04 am
  • Nobel Laureate Poetry Reading
    The Black Mountain Institute presents two Nobel Laureates on Thurs Apr 19 @ 7:00 pm. Derek Walcott, West Indian poet and playwright and winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize for Literature, will be at UNLV campus for a reading of his work. He will be joined by Wole Soyinka, Nobel Laureate, for a discussion afterwards. As usual, these BMI lectures are free and open to the public....
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Intelligent Design?
    Prof of Paleontology and Curator of the Museum of Paleontology, University of California at Berkeley, Kevin Padian will explore the four primary reasons the courts have rejected Inteligent Design. The title of his lecture is “Intelligent Education or Intelligent Design? The Challenge of Effective Science Education.” His particular concern in the challenge...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Free Organ Recital @UNLV
    Dr Paul Hesselink gives a free organ recital Sun Apr 15 @ 7:00 pm featuring the program “Commemorations” with works by Dieterich Buxtehude, Jean Langlais, Daniel Pinkham, James Biery, Oskar Lindberg and Stig Gutav Schoenberg. The music is chosen to commemorate a 300 year anniversary, a 100th birthday and to honor the lives of to recently deceased musical artists. The...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • UNLVino!
    The heat is really turned up on this year’s UNLVino. Thur Apr 12: Start with a poolside party “Bubble-licious” at the Hard Rock Hotel which will serve more than 100 different sparkling wines from all over the world. 7p-10p Cost $75. Fri Apr 13: is “Auss-some and Then Some!” at the District at Green Valley Ranch. Tasting of great wines from...
    by at April 11th, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • The Guitars of Sergio and Odair Assad
    Look for an exciting musical experience with these Brazilian brothers, Sergio and Assad, known for their exceptional, innovative artistry on guitar. Their program includes original music by Sergio Assad, transcriptions of Bach and Scarlatti, and adaptations of diverse composers such as Gershwin and Millhaud. The concert is the next to last in this year’s series...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Drilling for Oil in ANWR lecture
    Next in the series of free University Forum Lectures is “Resource Politics: An Unbiased View of Oil in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge” on Thurs Apr 12 7:30 pm. The guest lecturer is Scott L. Montgomery, petroleum geologist and lecturer at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. The discussion will be of resource,...
    by at April 7th, 2007 at 09:04 am