Archive for the ‘Museums’

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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
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    Australia is really down under
    how to get your ex back img class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-4146″ src=”” 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=" 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 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 and click...
    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
  • Pacific Advertising Group scam on
    So in my long and arduous on going job search trying to find a job in the Las Vegas Valley, I was sifting through 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
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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 write my essay cheap 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...
    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=" ).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
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    Blazed and Confused Concert
    Rex Reviews <img src="" alt=”" width=”350″ height=”482″ align=”right” style=”margin: 5px;”/>The Blazed and Confused Summer Concert Tour featuring Snoop Dogg, Slightly Stoopid, Stephen Marley, and Mickey Avalon is making a...
    by at June 19th, 2009 at 04:06 am
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    Reggae in the Desert – Vegas Style
    <font f Visit this link ace=”Courier New” size=”5″>Rex Reviews</s trong> 8 out of 10 – Highly recommended Reggae In The Desert was jamming again this year. For the past 8 years this event has had solid lineups and provided one of the best reggae music experiences you can find in Las Vegas. I”ve attended the past 2 years...
    by at June 15th, 2009 at 09:06 am
  • Picasso Exhibit at Bellagio
    It’s hot outside, so if you are looking for something to do in the cool, check out the exhibit at the Bellagio. Pablo Picasso is best known for his paintings and drawings, but he actually was a fairly prolific sculptor and ceramicist. Thirty of his works in the media of ceramics are on display at Las Vegas’ Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, (started May 25) and...
    by at July 15th, 2007 at 06:07 am
  • Virgin Valley Heritage Museum
    If you take a trip over to Mesquite, you might want to check out their local museum with pioneer and Native American artifacts from the Virgin Valley and environs dating late 1800′s through early 1900′s. They are open 9-5, Mon thru Sat with no admission charge. Donations are always welcome. Call 702-346-5232. Virgin Valley Heritage Museum 35 W Mesquite...
    by at July 2nd, 2007 at 07:07 am
  • Last Day for Pauite Elders Exhibit
    If you are looking for an interesting day trip, don’t forget the drive to Overton and the Lost City Musuem. Besides the regular exhibit, they are featuring this special treatise of Pauite Elders. It took over five years to create this project with interviews and photographs of Southern Pauite Elders. The participants include the five bands of the Pauite Tribe of...
    by at June 22nd, 2007 at 08:06 am
  • LA Times Pagel speaks on Gaikotsu art
    The Las Vegas Art Museum is hosting an exhibit by Sush Machia Gaikotsu thru Jul 8 and have invited Los Angeles Times art critic David Pagel to comment on Gaikotsu’s work, which is described as playful pop paintings. May 30 at 6pm. Tickets for the talk are $10 non-members/$7 members & students. Seating is limited; reservations are recommended. Call 702-360-8000....
    by at May 28th, 2007 at 11:05 am
  • Archaeology/Historic Awareness Month Events
    May is the month for Archaeology Awareness and Historic Preservation. The Nevada Rock Art Foundation is leading tours of rock art sites around the state with federal & state agency archaeologists and local civic groups hosting events in Clark County. Here is a sampling of activities: check out for complete listing of events around the state. Wed...
    by at May 9th, 2007 at 09:05 am
  • Prato Haggadah at LV Art Museum
    The Las Vegas Art Museum is exhibiting an interesting slice of cultural history generally unknown outside of the academic or Judaic community. Most are familiar with Medieval manuscripts of the Christian faith, evoking images of brown-robed monks slaving away in distant monasteries, destroying their eyesight with flickering candlelight. The Jewish tradition produced a...
    by at March 25th, 2007 at 02:03 pm