Archive for the ‘the Arts’

  • Kreo’s Cove Art Gallery Opens in Shell Beach CA
    Kevin Kreowski in his new Shell Beach "Cove" gallery. And this guy retired from Border Patrol?! Back home in Shell Beach after a border patrol career in southern California, Kevin Kreowski has livened up Shell Beach Village with the transformation of his mother’s gift shop to hip art gallery Kreo’s Cove on Shell Beach Road. Saturday July 28 was...
    by at August 2nd, 2012 at 12:08 pm
  • Life Choices: The Event at the Tropicana Hotel in Las Vegas
    Are you facing difficult choices in your life? Are you frustrated and discouraged about the direction your life is taking? Don’t feel you have the skills to make wise choices? TAKE CHARGE NOW! Start your path to a dream life. Join Judi Moreo, myself and 24 other powerful authors/speakers for Life Choices: The Event, a life-affirming weekend at the Tropicana...
    by at January 10th, 2012 at 12:01 pm
  • Ancient Egyptian novels in Red Mirror Series 4 Kindle & iPad
    Red Mirror Series Isis cover for Kindle & iPad Red Mirror Series Athena Kindle & iPad Elektra of Red Mirror Series Kindle & iPad After a several month hiatus from writing as I supported the Libyan Revolution and Arab Spring through twitter, I’ve finally gotten back to editing my ancient Egyptian novels for the Red Mirror Series in preparation for Kindle...
    by at January 10th, 2012 at 10:01 am
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    The Zen of picking grapes in Avila Valley
    Rex the grape-picker Since being back in the country, I”ve been trying to find work and like everyone knows, it”s not easy. Might even be said to be almost impossible for someone without a specific skill that”s in demand. That”d be me. Following up on a tip from a family friend, and after submitting my resume, filling out a detailed application...
    by at October 1st, 2011 at 05:10 am
  • A social day at LACMA with Ray’s Stark et al
    There’s plenty of art to see, but there’s also a social life to be enjoyed at LACMA (Los Angeles County Art Museum). Ray's for lunch White sails in the noon sky Topiary in the plaza Kinetic interactive sculpture Free Afro-American-Latino Jazz concert Stark's bar with video of The Mourners Ballet   Happy Hour  
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 08:07 pm
  • LACMA permanent collection of Islamic Art is almost as impressive as Gifts of the Sultan
    Carved Ivory tusk, Moghul India with human figures from the permanent LACMA Islamic art collection (as all photos on this page.) At LACMA, we visited the Gifts of the Sultan exhibit with an impressive collection of gifts either given by various Sultans of the Ottoman Empire to other crown heads, such as the Tsar of Russia, or received by them. Photography was not allowed...
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 04:07 pm
  • 1001 Inventions at LA Science Center: Islamic Science in Golden Age plus Arabia 3D
    1001 Alchemist tents The interactive exhibit at the LA Science Center is definitely worth checking out. Geared to kids, as most of the Science Center is, there is something there for all of us children at heart. The achievements of the Islamic World during the time of the European Dark Ages are impressive. Too often we think of the Arab-speaking world as the repository...
    by at July 28th, 2011 at 03:07 pm
  • Twitter with Purpose
    Like all writers, I love words. I like to play with them and caress them, putting just the right ones in the right combinations to tease the senses or trick the mind. My fiction is sprinkled with phrases that linger between poetry and prose. I also like to write pithy, straight forward facts and opinions expressed directly, with no frills, no icing on the cake. That’s...
    by at July 15th, 2011 at 02:07 pm
  • Book launch of Life Choices: Pursuing Your Passion
    Tomorrow in Vegas! Come to the Tropicana Hotel for the launch of the third book in the Life Choices series, Pursuing Your Passion. 26 authors and speakers tell their stories of making big changes in their lives in order to pursue their passion. “The Muses Whisper” is my own personal journey from ordinary (well, kind of) person to writer, author and novelist....
    by at June 10th, 2011 at 10:06 am
  • Al Jazeera English documentary on Libya features Mo Nabbous
    Mohammed "Mo" Nabbous thnx photo Feb17.info Must see! “Arab Awakening – Libya: Through the fire.” The Al Jazeera English documentary features citizen journalist, hero and martyr Mohammed “Mo” Nabbous. Mo kept audiences riveted to changing events in Benghazi from the first hours of the uprising against Gaddafi until the night he was...
    by at May 6th, 2011 at 11:05 am
  • Fuck you Dictators! YouTube by Zarehjan to song by Lily Allen
    Check out this YouTube uploaded by Zarehjan, 24 year old Armenian: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RFrf3K52_B0 “I created this video in the honor of all the free people of the World struggling against dictators. They are so much the same, fuck you dictators!! ” – Zarehjan.  Song by Lily Allen, “Fuck You.”
    by at March 3rd, 2011 at 04:03 pm
  • Zenga Zenga means revolution starts from every street, every corner
    My Egyptian friend Tarek has helped me out with the meaning of Zanga Zanga, the hot tune circulating on YouTube that was created for the Libyan Feb 17 revolution. I should say that the lyrics were written by Alooshe. The music is originally by Pitbull and T-Pain. To see the original: www.youtube.com/watch?v=LefQdEMJP1I Tarek adds yet another meaning for zanga as “corner.”...
    by at March 1st, 2011 at 03:03 pm
  • Gaddafi Zenga Zenga music videos on YouTube
    Take a look at a couple Zenga Zenga music YouTubes featuring Gaddafi and set to the Zenga Zenga (also spelled Zanga Zanga) autotune song written by Noy Alooshe to mark the Free Libyan revolution. I think it’s safe now to call the uprising a revolution. This YouTube shows Gaddafi in a popular JibJab disco dance set to Zenga Zenga song. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dEk2Yvv6cVI This...
    by at February 28th, 2011 at 01:02 pm
  • Life Choices: Pursuing Your Passion
    Life Choices: Pursuing Your Passion Look for the release of a new Life Choices anthology on March 11 in Las Vegas. 26 authors tell how they are pursuing their passions. Judi Moreo’s Turning Point Publications has turned out two Life Choices books in the last year. Pursuing Your Passion is the third volume in this continuing series of  inspirational stories told...
    by at January 23rd, 2011 at 08:01 pm
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    Australia is really down under
    how to get your ex back img class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-4146″ src=”http://www.sandraoffthestrip.com/wp-content/uploads/australia-floods-map.jpg” alt=”" width=”384″ height=”262″ />Now New South Wales is flooding and their shit is a all messed up, and I believe that the West Coast is on fire, so this whole...
    by at January 23rd, 2011 at 01:01 pm
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    Flooding in Australia
    Rex in Palm Beach on the Gold Coast, Queensland Australia <img class="size-full wp-image-4139" title="kangaroo flood" src="http://www.sandraoffthestrip.com/wp-con tent/uploads/kanagaroo-flood.jpg” alt=”" width=”150″ height=”180″ />Kangaroo Flood Yeah we”re fine here on the gold coast, just shit weather...
    by at January 12th, 2011 at 02:01 am
  • Getting to Australia
    Getting to Australia I finally made the decision to mo ve to Australia, so generic viagra I had to do some research as to how to make that possible. It was a surprisingly easy process, although I was lucky that I already had a place and people to live with. The first hurdle was getting the visa which was actually a very simple process. Go the Australian government website...
    by at December 23rd, 2010 at 02:12 am
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    Rex Went West – Way West
    After juggling 3 part time jobs and barely making en ds meet, Rex decided to do something drastic. Seems that Australia grants special work visas to Americans between the ages of 20 and 30 who either have a college degree or are enrolled full time at university. Applying online, he got the visa in no time, sold almost everything he owns, parked his truck at a friend's...
    by at July 5th, 2010 at 04:07 am
  • The Red Mirror Series
    Isis The Red Mirror Series I finished “Isis,” the first book in the Red Mirror Series, am putting together query letters which feels a lot like college applications.  The final draft of “Isis” came in at 93,000 words or about 275 pages.  I like to create a total package, so put together the cover you see here. The next book is spinning in my head...
    by at May 26th, 2010 at 08:05 am
  • Press Release for Hopeless Romantic
    I CONFESS – I am a hopeless romantic. I hope I keep on being romantic til my last breath! ExpertClick.com for Sandra Gore Nielsen press release This is a fun press release for “A True Love Story” written by me, Sandra Gore Nielsen, for the book “Life Choices: Navigating Difficult Paths.” The book was published and edited by Judi Moreo, author...
    by at March 25th, 2010 at 10:03 am
  • Oscars 2010
    I confess.  I am a movie junkie.  I watch the Academy Awards.  I love the Oscars.  I like criticizing the dresses – and admiring the good ones.  Luckily, we have TIVO so we speed through the ads.  Is that fair?  Don’t know and don’t care cause I couldn’t plow my way through the evening otherwise.  I really fear brain death, especially as...
    by at March 8th, 2010 at 12:03 pm
  • Pacific Advertising Group scam on yahoo.com
    So in my long and arduous on going job search trying to find a job in the Las Vegas Valley, I was sifting through hotjobs.yahoo.com thinking it would be a more reputable method of searching for jobs rather than craigslist. I viagra prices came across a promisin Mandelsteine – Tonsillensteine – Tonsil Stones Remedies g lead for an Entry Level Marketing / Advertising...
    by at January 24th, 2010 at 04:01 am
  • “Life Choices” Release hosts author book signings and presentations
    Turning Point International is releasing the anthology “Life Choices – Navigating Difficult Paths” at Palace Station, Las Vegas on January 31, 2010.  Many of the 26 contributing authors will be at the Health, Wealth and Travel Expo to sign books, give short presentations and be available to meet the public.
    by at January 11th, 2010 at 03:01 pm
  • Rec′• la• ma′•tion (Reclamation – Art Exhibit)
    Jupiter Carbine by Anthony Hicks Rec′• la• ma′•tion Cheryl Weiss, Curator Exhibition: Reclamation Dates: Monday, November 23,2009 to Friday February 19, 2010 Hours: Mon. – Fri., 8am – 5pm, Free to the Public Location: Betteravia Government Center, 511 E. Lakeside, Santa Maria Santa Maria — The Santa Barbara County Arts Commission presents Rec′•...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 01:01 pm
  • Sex and the Zen of Shopping
    Sex and the Zen of Shopping or How to Shop Smart in a Dumb Economy (color edition) A bit like a small child, a book seems to suck all the creative energy right out of your soul.  If you don’t feed it and nurture it all the time, it withers and dies.  That’s where I’ve been – creating and rearing my book-child “Sex and the Zen of Shopping” – focusing...
    by at January 8th, 2010 at 01:01 pm
  • Electric Daisy Carnival- Los Angeles 10 out of 10
    Rex Reviews EDC gets 10 out of 10 Electric Daisy Carnival – or EDC for short – is the biggest electronic music festival on the West Coast (probably in the United States) and has sort of become the rave for non-ravers and first timers. If you”re only going to attended one rave a year, EDC has become the spot. It is technically a “massive,”...
    by at July 19th, 2009 at 11:07 am
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    Be wary of M Casino Happy Hour deals
    <span style="font-f amily: Courier New;”>Rex Reviews Terzetto 2 out of 10 (would be higher if wasn’t a scam) Since the beer bar was a failure, (see link below to my post on M Beer Bar Happy Hour), my friends and I decided to see what the rest of the casino had to offer. A TV screen inside the casino said the Terzetto restaurant had half price...
    by at July 17th, 2009 at 05:07 am
  • Blazed and Confused in Las Vegas
    Rex Reviews The kickoff show of the Blazed and Confused tour in Las Vegas was a huge success and a lot of fun. The lineup was amazing and the artists performed way better than I was expecting. I have seen Stephan Marley before at a festival but don”t really remember it, so it was basically like watching him for the first time again and he was very entertaining....
    by at July 14th, 2009 at 06:07 am
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    M Casino 32 Degrees Beer Bar Happy Hour
    Rex Reviews <img src="http://www.sandraoffthestrip.com/wp-content/uploads/image/SamAdamsdraft(1 ).jpg” style=”margin: 5px;” alt=”" width=”398″ height=”400″ align=”right” /> Beer Bar: 3 out of 10 (happy hour) Earlier I viagra jelly had a posting stating that the 32 Degree beer bar located inside...
    by at June 25th, 2009 at 11:06 am