Archive for the ‘TV’

  • 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
  • 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
  • “USS Las Vegas” Trekker Chapter
    A corner of Quark’s Lounge at the Hilton last night was bursting with enthusiastic members of the Las Vegas branch of the International Federation of Trekkers (otherwise known to uninitiated as a Star Trek Club.) Officially titled the USS Las Vegas (NFC-0502), it’s a conceptual ship and crew guided by Captain Paul Walker, Jr and Executive Officer Mike Cornwell....
    by at June 24th, 2007 at 10:06 pm
  • World Series of Poker
    The $10,000-Buy-In Main Event of the 38th World Series of Poker started Jul 6 and runs through Jul 17. The biggest poker event in the world, the runup to the No Limit Texas Hold ‘em Main Event began five weeks ago. Venue is the Amazon Room at the Rio Pavillion Convention Center, 11am-6pm. Tournaments are free and open to the public, but you must be 21 to attend....
    by at June 20th, 2007 at 03:06 am
  • Ball4Real – Streetball World Tour
    The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas Jun 6 @ 7:30pm is the place to catch the sizzle and excitement of Streetball. Part of a 30-city Ball4Real Streetball Tour sponsored by Mountain Dew, you can watch the court action with the many of the top stars from ESPN’s “Streetball” – certainly the best streetball players in the world. The tour starts in Seattle...
    by at June 1st, 2007 at 04:06 am
  • FDA and Drugs That Kill
    I took a lot of flack about my article on the FDA and drugs. The book I recommended by Kevin Trudeau, I was told, was written by a charlatan with no credentials other than he had made bucketsful of money selling himself as one of the gurus of the self-improvement age. Having made lots of dough promoting yourself, to my mind, demonstrates having a real good sense of what...
    by at May 27th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • Dr Phil’s Personality Test
    This personality test is circulating the internet. The claim is that the test was devised by Dr. Phil. Just in case you are interested, the story that goes along with this is that Oprah scored a 38. Truth? Relevance? Importance? 1. When do you feel your best? a) in the morning b) during the afternoon and early evening c) late at night 2. You usually walk… a)...
    by at May 20th, 2007 at 01:05 pm
  • Fox’s “24″ Finale Night
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council schedules many events with serious international portent, but they also know how to have fun. “24″ & Terrorism: A Discussion” is one of those occasions that the LVWAC combines head with heart for an evening of discussion on the popular Fox TV Show “24” and international terrorism. The two-hour season...
    by at May 17th, 2007 at 10:05 am
  • 2nd Annual “Kids Mix” Festival
    This is billed as “Las Vegas’ largest kids festival for kids of all ages!” There are performances by Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey Circus acts, a Little Divas Dress-Up Area, Saturn Super Soaker Section, appearances by Spongebob Squarepants, Spiderman and the Incredible Hulk. There’s also entertainment by Brenda Song from noon-3pm and T-Square,...
    by at May 11th, 2007 at 03:05 pm
  • Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story @ Planet Hollywood
    Las Vegas and the V Theatre inside the Miracle Mile Shops at the new Planet Hollywood is the home of a new Rock n’ Roll experience called “The Lost Outpost.” A multimedia music event in the making billed as “The Greatest Rock n’ Roll Story Ever Told” will include a yet-to-be released movie “The Lost Outpost,” TV series and...
    by at May 1st, 2007 at 10:05 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
  • “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
  • John O’Hurley Talks Dogs
    John O’Hurley, known as J. Peterman on Seinfeld, and currently appearing in Spamalot at the Wynn Las Vegas, is appearing at the Clark County Library Thur Apr 19 7pm. “An Evening with John O’Hurley” focuses on his lifelong love of dogs and his book “It’s Okay to Miss the Bed on the First Jump.” The event includes a book sale and...
    by at April 19th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Kevin Spirtas Musical Afternoon
    You might know Keven Spirtas best from his role as Dr. Wesley on “Days of Our Lives.” But Kevin has vast experience from Broadway and cinema as well as TV. A veteran Broadway performer, he has also appeared in regional theatres across the country. Join him for a musical afternoon called “Night and Days,” Sun Apr 29 3pm. Tickets $10 advance/$15...
    by at April 13th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Pure Aloha Festival
    Vizzun Entertainment Inc. presents the 6th Annual Pure Aloha Festival from Fri Apr 20 to Sun Apr 22, all day 9am-5pm. Natural Vibes, PATI, Koauka, Ho’aikane & Braddah Walter will perform. The host is Augie T. Look for Hawaiian and Polynesian entertainment, food, arts, crafts and some fun rides.The venue is the Cannery Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices are...
    by at March 26th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • James Ray & Larry King Live! online
    James Arthur Ray, the personal development coach who skyrocketed to world-wide fame with the film The Secret, has made three appearances on Larry King Live. He has exclusive permission from CNN to access all three episodes online for those who missed the original airings or would like to see them again. www.jamesray.com Related The Secret comes to Larry King –...
    by at March 21st, 2007 at 12:03 pm
  • Democrat Presidential Candidates on Health Care
    I received a comment from the SEIU clarifying some incomplete information published in the R-J. The moderator for the event will be Karen Tumulty, political correspondent for Time magazine. The priviliged audience for the Democratic Presidential Candidates Forum on Health Care will consist of UNLV (I am assuming faculty, staff and students), members of the SEIU, and...
    by at March 14th, 2007 at 01:03 pm
  • Riches on FX
    Watching TV is considered by some to be a sign of low intellect, lack of purpose, too much idle time, waste of time, laziness, etc etc. I have to agree that most of what is telecast is pretty minimal in content and value. This is excluding PBS, of course; enough said on that. But once in a while, there’s a TV show that captures your imagination, reaches through...
    by at March 13th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • UNLV Rebels Game 1 NCAA
    I’m not much of a sports fan, but it’s always thrilling when the hometown team makes good. Besides, anyone can admire the kind of courage, positive thinking, discipline and focus that go into athletics. Against all predictions of a mediocre season, the Rebels and coach Lon Kruger dazzled us with a Mountain West Conference Tournament championship last weekend....
    by at March 13th, 2007 at 09:03 am
  • The Secret comes to Larry King – Again
    For you avid Secret initiates, James Ray is back on Larry King Live tonight, 6:00 PST. That’s on CNN, in case you come from another planet or century. This is the third show that Larry is doing on the topic of “Beyond Positive Thinking” and he’ll include John Assaraf, Joe Vitale, Lisa Nichols and Bob Proctor – all personalities you know...
    by at March 8th, 2007 at 07:03 am
  • Superbowl Oscars for Commercials
    Everybody has to say SOMETHING about the Superbowl, because even if you can’t make sense of the game or could care less, the great national common denominator is the commercial break between plays. Or is it plays between commercial breaks? What ARE they doing on the field while the rest of us are watching ads? Anyway, if you are really into the ad thing, MSN.com...
    by at February 5th, 2007 at 01:02 pm