Archive for the ‘Health & Beauty’

  • Legalize it! Medical Marijuana in Venice Beach
    We all do know what I”m talking about, right? Medical Marijuana in Venice Beach is about as close as you can get without just legalizing it.
    by at August 9th, 2011 at 04:08 pm
  • “Nature is challenging Man’s best efforts” – NHK report on Japan nuclear crisis
    Roof blows off at reactor in Japan After a couple of days of frustration trying to watch NHK World TV on a tiny box in the upper corner of their website, I am happy to report that UStream is carrying the continuing coverage. Just link to http://www.ustream.tv/channel/nhk-world-tv for replaying informative video of what has happened in Japan over the last days: earthquake,...
    by at March 14th, 2011 at 10:03 am
  • Japan explosions, meltdowns and radiation releases at nuclear sites
      Fukushima Reactor #3 hydrogen explosion Mar 13 Fukushima: 2 hydrogen explosions in 2 days. Reactor #1 yesterday. Reactor #3 today. Problems in 3 other plants. Official Japanese government line: partial meltdowns; containment cores intact; released radiation not harmful to humans. Crew of USS Ronald Reagan exposed to one month’s radiation in one hour while...
    by at March 13th, 2011 at 10:03 pm
  • ICRC sends medical help but donations needed for Free Libya
    There are two specific sites just started to funnel donations and medical help to Free Libya. http://www.facebook.com/LibyanMedicalRelief http://www.betterplace.org/projects/6271-assistance-for-injured-and-refugees-in-libya Two ICRC medical teams of ten surgeons and nurses have arrived at Al Jalla Hospital in Benghazi and Ajdabya Central Hospital. The International Committee...
    by at March 6th, 2011 at 07:03 pm
  • Goddess Path Classes
    The Goddess Path is a series of classes “to introduce the Goddess in Her myriad aspects and explore Her in relation to the directions and elements.” A class is scheduled on Nov 10 and described as Above and Below. There is preparation for each class in the series, so check out the website for full details. They meet at the Guest House at the Temple of Sekhmet,...
    by at August 29th, 2007 at 09:08 am
  • Genevieve nominated for American Black Music Awards
    Genevieve, one of my favorite local vocalists, has been nominated by the Black Music Academy Association Of America selection committee of music executives, radio station programmers, music journalists, fellow musicians and entertainers to receive a Black Music Award. Genevieve’s name was submitted by peers and music professionals for great contribution to the...
    by at August 9th, 2007 at 11:08 am
  • Safe Nest is a refuge for the abused
    Safe Nest is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of domestic violence. Forms of violence can be physical, sexual, emotional or verbal. It can involve the destruction of property, the abuse of pets and animals, social isolation and economic dependency. Anyone can be affected – any age, race, social status, sexual orientation – male or female....
    by at August 7th, 2007 at 08:08 am
  • Health Risks for Graveyard Shift
    Recent articles in Science News have reported on medical findings very relevant to the city that never sleeps and the workforce required to feed that habit. Studies show that men who alternated between daytime and night shifts have triple the incidence of prostrate cancer. (To read more, refer to Vol. 170, p 195 of Science News.) Also eye-opening is the data demonstrating...
    by at August 6th, 2007 at 11:08 am
  • Free Mammograms
    Almost everyone agrees that regular mammograms can save lives, but many don’t get them because they don’t have adequate health insurance or no health insurance at all. The “Mammovan” for Nevada offers free mammograms and health screenings for women who need help. The van stops throughout the Vegas Valley as well as Pahrump, Mesquite and Laughlin....
    by at August 3rd, 2007 at 06:08 am
  • “Ladies Legal Lounge” @ coffee house
    The 4th Saturday of each month, a local attorney, Maria Perez Avilez, hosts a “ladies legal lounge” at reJAVAnate coffee lounge to discuss legal issues of interest to women . This is a free event and open to all. reJAVAnate Coffee Lounge “Serving Humanity One Cup at a Time.” Check out their website rejavanatecoffee.com or call 702-253-7721. 3300...
    by at August 2nd, 2007 at 04:08 am
  • Full Moon Festivities
    With the bright lights of Vegas, it’s easy to forget the waxing and waning of Luna. If you want to observe the full moon in full glory, you need to take to the desert. If you want to intensify the experience by connecting with the primal feminine principle embodied in this mystic orb, join spiritual teachers for a Goddess Full Moon Ritual beginning at 7:00 pm. There...
    by at August 1st, 2007 at 09:08 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
  • 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
  • 5th Annual Girls Day Out
    The 5th Annual “Girls Day Out” with 100.5 Jack FM and Mix 94.1 at South Point was Sat Jul 7 (the big 7-7-7) from 10 am to 4 pm with free entry to the exhibition hall. You were invited to get lucky at this bonanza summer women’s event – lucky in love, lucky in shopping finds, lucky in health and wellness and more. There were over 100 businesses on-site with...
    by at June 21st, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Summer Solstice Celebration
    Thursday June 21 is the summer solstice, or first day of summer. The hours of daylight are longest – the night is shortest - the sun’s path (sic) is directly over the Tropic of Cancer. The Temple of Goddess Spirituality will celebrate at their Temple to Sekhmet in the desert near Cactus Springs; they say that all are invited to pray, meditate and connect with...
    by at June 15th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Update on CineVegas (La Proxima Ola)
    I’ve viewed five films so far at the 2007 CineVegas Film Festival happening at Brendan Theatres at the Palms, and have been concentrating on films by directors making their debuts with either first or second releases, especially foreign language. Part of the mission of CineVegas is to provide the opportunity to experience film you would not otherwise see in Las...
    by at June 10th, 2007 at 10:06 am
  • Reggae in the Desert
    Jun 16 from 2pm -10pm is the biggest Reggae event in Las Vegas – not only will you groove to great music and performances, but you will have a chance to savor the true flavors of the Caribbean lifestyle – food, drink and Island arts and crafts. And definitely lots of dancing. Seating is first come-first serve on the lawn. Bring a blanket and only one water...
    by at June 6th, 2007 at 07:06 am
  • Bellydance Classes with BB
    BB, the blonde from Barcelona, is teaching bellydance at the European Weight-loss Center Mon, Tue, Wed & Fri from 7:10p-8:10p. Classes are $12 or $49 for one month of unlimited classes. Belly dance is a very effective way to exercise – not to mention the fun you have with the other ladies. myspace.com/bbberg. Call Annie 702-491-4481 for more info. European...
    by at June 4th, 2007 at 01:06 am
  • Opening @ The Gallery Summerlin
    Thurs Jun 07 from 6-9 pm is the opening reception for artists Sharon Gainsburg and Wendy Westover. Gainsburg’s media is stone and Westover‘s is charcoals and pastels. Both artists are centered in the area, with Gainsburg making her home in Utah and Westover here in Las Vegas. For more info on their fascinating lives and the creative expression they have...
    by at June 2nd, 2007 at 04:06 am
  • Avril Lavigne Sings @ Benefit for Rape Crisis
    The Palms new concert venue The Pearl will showcase a benefit concert by Avril Lavigne for the Rape Crisis Center June 07 at 8pm. The event “Nina’s Night Out” is hosted by Nina Radetich from KVBC News 3. 100% of all proceeds will go to the Crisis Center for advocacy, support and education to victims of sexual violence. Tickets are $50-$115 (+fees)....
    by at May 23rd, 2007 at 07:05 am
  • Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007
    Festivities for the Las Vegas GirlFestival 2007 will be held May 11-14 at several venues around town. The Festival celebrates women artists, musicians, poets, dancers and comics from the West and Southwest. The event is hosted by the WorldFolk Foundation, a grass-roots non-profit dedicated to promoting people, music and culture in the world. Admission is free to all GirlFestival...
    by at May 8th, 2007 at 05:05 pm
  • Female Heart Attacks – Different & more Deadly?
    This aritcle came through email. I don’t know who the author is so can’t give them the credit they deserve. Some say it’s an urban legend.???? But that’s really irrelevant cause the truth is there. As an aside to the following, the American Heart Association states that for men or women: “Some heart attacks are sudden and intense –...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Ladies Lost Weekend
    This is a art retreat for the ladies (and their kids, if they want) sponsored by the Goldwell Open Air Museum in Rhyolite NV. The weekend activity is to site and restore a couch covered in tile and mosaic designed by German artist Sofie Siegman. The result of an artist residency at the Lied Discovery Children’s Museum in Las Vegas, the couch was donated to the Goldwell...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Cactus and Succulent Club
    More on plant and flower societies/clubs in Las Vegas. The Cactus and Succulent Society of Southern Nevada meets the 1st Thur @ 7pm. They advertise “friendly folks, tasty treats, cool plants and fascinating presentations – for expert or novice.” For more details call 702-645-2032 or visit www.csssn.org. Nevada Garden Clubs Center Lorenzi Park 3333...
    by at April 12th, 2007 at 04:04 am
  • Belly Dancing Anyone?
    No experience necessary. Join B.B. for beginner belly dance outdoors every Tuesday & Thursday at 7 pm. You meet at B.B.’s house and can frolic in the hot tub and pool after your lessons. No set fees, donations only. Call B.B. 702-505-2445 or email berg_bb@yahoo.com for more details. B.B. is also a jazz singer and took Barcelona by storm with her blonde,...
    by at April 8th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • NOW meeting
    The National Organization for Women (NOW), Southern Nevada Branch, meets the 4th Thursday of every month. This group is dedicated to those issues which advance equality between genders. The usual venue is the Clark County Library at 6:30 pm. Call for more info: 702-387-7552. Library 1401 E Flamingo Las Vegas NV. Related Clubs & Associations, Free Mammograms, Health...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 06:03 pm
  • Spring Equinox Celebration
    This Tuesday, March 20 is the spring equinox, or first day of spring. Days and nights are exactly equal in length (equi equal, nox night), the sun’s path (sic) is directly over the equator, the moon is new and it will all be celebrated at the Temple of Goddess Spirituality. I wrote a little about this group when they had their full moon ritual on March 3. They...
    by at March 18th, 2007 at 11:03 am
  • Spring White Elephant Sale
    The Woman’s Auxiliary of the Salvation Army, known as SAWA, will be holding their Spring White Elephant Sale as a fundraiser for the Salvation Army. This is a great event for treasure hunters, garage sale afficionados, and haunters of swap meets. Typical items for sale are custom jewlery, books, household items, and of course, “knick-kncks,” that great...
    by at March 7th, 2007 at 04:03 am
  • Self Defense Classes for Women
    Transformations is offering a 10-week course titled Self-Defense for Women starting March 3, but you can try out the class and instructor this Saturday, Feb 24 for FREE. The complementary introduction class will be held from 11- noon. You will have the chance to meet Shara, a Shotokan Karate Black Belt, who also teaches Karate for Kids. Ladies only please. Call 702-252-3502...
    by at February 21st, 2007 at 10:02 am
  • Transformations of the Spirit
    Victoria has created a center for spiritual research, teaching, learning, experiencing, sharing and all those warm and fuzzy feelings associated with the quest for more meaning in life than Las Vegas otherwise offers. Transformations, a Healing Place is billed as “The Best Place in Town to Network and Meet New Friends” and it is certainly true if you want to...
    by at January 29th, 2007 at 11:01 pm