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  • Asian Culture Fair
    The Sahara West Library will host an Asian Culture Fair Apr 29 noon-4p. More than 20 local organizations and clubs will display crafts, demonstrate traditional Asian dance, model costumes, offer food and live entertainment. There will be activities for the whole family....
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • 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...
    by at April 27th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Live Music at Fado Irish Pub
    No cover charge on Thursdays for live music at Fado Irish Pub. Here’s something for you who live in the S.E. of the city. The Skip Eaton “Souled Out” Trio includes Alfredo Alvarnega, percussion and Robert Edwards, bass. Must be 21. 702-407-8691 2300 Paseo...
    by at April 26th, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • John McCain & myspace
    Looks like John McCain is getting with the program. He has posted on myspace.com with personal interests, details of his life including the fact he is a Virgo. I think it’s interesting that he’s reaching out through this media. If you want to check it out,...
    by at April 26th, 2007 at 09:04 am
  • Guitar Society Benefit Concert
    “Starlight and Strings” is the Apr 27 concert benefit with performances by members of the Guitar Society of Las Vegas. The Friends of Winchester will host the 6 pm reception with classical guitar music, wine and appetizers in Winchester’s Desert Demonstration...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Swing Dancing
    The Aruba Casino is the place to try swing dancing. A group gets together the 2nd and 4th Friday with a free lesson for beginners at 8pm, followed by dancing from 8:30-midnight. It’s free, but donations are appreciated. On Sundays from 6:30p-7:30p are lessons for beginners,...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Gathering of the Brits
    Andy Walmsley and Steve Lee, a couple of British ex-pats, decry the fact that the English are so well acclimated to life in Las Vegas that they don’t hang out together. They’re trying to change that by hosting their first big party and hoping that a contingent...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 11:04 pm
  • Free Paul Taylor Outdoor Concert
    Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis hosts Paul Taylor for a free open-air concert at Clark County Amphitheater Sat May 5. Gather your blankets, low-back chairs, bring your own food or purchase from onsite vendors. Come on out for a great evening of music under the stars. Seating...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 pm
  • “Celebration of Life” Butterfly Release
    Join the 4th Annual Celebration of Life with the release of live butterflies at Hills Park in Summerlin. Smooth Jazz 105.7 the Oasis is helping sponsoring this event which is a special fundraiser for the Nathan Adelson Hospice Foundation. The idea of death is frightening...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 10:04 am
  • FDA assault on natural health choices
    The FDA is a powerful government organization that controls our access to prescription and non-prescription drugs. The FDA wants to control access to natural health products like vitamins, minerals and herbs – along with natural health therapies of all sorts. If you...
    by at April 25th, 2007 at 06:04 am
  • Paiute ethnobotany
    The Clark Co. Museum is offering a series of Native American programs at the Museum in Henderson, with a discussion of local ethnobotany scheduled for Sat Apr 28. “Pauite” (sometimes Piute) refers to a group of North American Indians, divided into Northern and...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 06:04 pm
  • Ethel M Chocolates for Mother’s Day
    Mother’s Day is coming and as a mom, I can tell you that there is no better chocolate to be found than Ethel M Chocolates, made right here in Sin City. Sinfully delicious, these chocolates beat Godiva any day. I won’t even mention See’s in the same sentence...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • LVWAC International Educator of the Year Awards
    The Las Vegas World Affairs Council will hold its annual International Educator of the Year Award Dinner May 4 when outstanding teachers from the Clark Country School District, CCSN, UNLV and Nevada State College are honored for their “contributions to international...
    by at April 24th, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Pet Food Recall
    This cartoon came to me through email. I don’t have dogs but I have many friends who do, and I know the topic is “life relevant” for them. The latest that I can find is that one source of the melamine contamination originates with an imported rice protein...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 04:04 pm
  • Intelligent Discussion Group “Sanity Sunday”
    This group looks like it might pull through its near demise. The organizer went on to other activities, but the members seemed to have pulled together to keep this unique and stimulating group alive. These are people who enjoy grappling those larger, unsolveable issues...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 01:04 pm
  • Law of Attraction Meet Up
    You saw the DVD “The Secret” – or you heard about it from friends – or you saw some of the key personalities on Larry King Live or Oprah – and you know something about the “Law of Attraction.” There is now a Las Vegas Law of Attraction...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Wine Classes @ Valley Cheese & Wine
    Valley Cheese and Wine is offering an array of interesting Thursday classes about wines from around the globe. The classes start at 6:30 pm and are priced individually. Sales tax is not included. Seating is limited with reservations required. Payment must be in full...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 12:04 pm
  • Kick Off World Trade Week
    World Trade Week has been an institution in Los Angeles for 80 years. Nevada has one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, so it seemed liked a natural that Las Vegas was ripe for its own World Trade Week. Tony Michalski, head of the Las Vegas office of the US...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Local Poets Read
    This is National Poetry Month to be celebrated with the annual event “Under the Influence” at the Clark Country Library Thurs Apr 26 @ 7pm. Selected local poets will read their own works as well the works that have influenced their writing. Clark Country Library...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 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...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Las Vegas Mountaineers Club
    The Las Vegas Mountaineers Club educates and trains members on safety and fun in the outdoors, with emphasis on the ethical use of wilderness resources. Activities include hikes, climbs and other outdoor activities. They meet the 4th Tuesday each month at the Sahara West...
    by at April 23rd, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • Rock n Roll Wines @ Shark Tank Pool
    Postponed from last Friday, Chris launches the summer season with his first pool party of the year. Rock ‘n Roll Wine Reggae will be at “The Tank,” the $30 million extravaganza just opened at the Golden Nugget, Downtown Las Vegas. Come check out the water...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 05:04 pm
  • Sam Adams Beer Pairing Dinner
    Things are looking up for the Las Vegans who enjoy beer and feel snubbed by all the wine-pairing events. Lee’s Discount Liquors is hosting a 5 course dinner paired with Sam Adams beer on May 12 6:30 pm. Master Brewer Jennifer Glanville of Sam Adams and Tuscany’s...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Red Rock (volunteer) Day
    150 volunteers are needed to help with conservation and restoration projects at Red Rock. If you are interested, please meet at the Red Rock Canyon Visitor Center between 7:30a and 8:00a on Apr 28. Be prepared for an outdoor day of useful activity – bring gloves,...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • Milk Mustache Mobile Tour
    In an attempt to show everyone that milk is a vital part of a healthy diet, we have the 10th annual “Milk Mustache Mobile Tour” April 21-23. This year’s theme is “Think About Your Drink.” The roaming fete includes a Milk Mustache Photo Tent,...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 03:04 pm
  • CineVegas Art House Screenings
    Here’s the list of films being screened at the Neonopolis in conjunction with the CineVegas Screening Series called Art House. These films represent the best in foreign, cult, documentary and independent American films. CineVegas is distinguishing itself as the film...
    by at April 21st, 2007 at 08:04 am
  • The District’s Anniversary Weekend
    This is the anniversary of the The District at Green Valley Ranch and there are events scheduled all weekend for all ages. Sat noon-6p Sun noon-4p The Kid’s Carnival Zone at the Green with games, prizes, music Sat noon-4p Acoustic Music w/ Kevin Baker – the Green,...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • Sand Dollar Blues Marathon
    We had a marvelous musical experience last night at Sand Dollar. This is really the place to go for blues in Las Vegas. And you have the opportunity to get a taste of the best of the blues groups this Saturday Apr 21 when the 17th Anniversary Celebration starts at 2:00...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • “Socrates Cafe” Discussion Group
    The Socrates Cafe meets every Tuesday 7:00 pm at the Reading Room at Mandalay Place to discuss life’s big questions in a “friendly, non-partisan, intelligent atmosphere.” Doesn’t sound like typical Las Vegas. The group seats itself in a circle of...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm
  • “Viva Las Vegas” Screening
    It’s been 30 years since Elvis Presley left this life for the unknown, but his legend never dies. He lives on embodied in impersonators, memorabilia and in the hearts of countless fans. Apr 25 @ 5:00 pm, The Clark County Library will screen “Viva Las Vegas,”...
    by at April 20th, 2007 at 02:04 pm