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Veteran's Day Observance

Featured Artist of the Month

Featured Announcement

VCO welcomes New Columnists

Friday Football Forecast

"Vegas Insider" Columns

This Week's Announcements

New Grand Prize Giveaway

Weekly Prize Giveaway






Veterans Day gives Americans the opportunity to celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of all U.S. veterans. However, most Americans confuse this holiday with Memorial Day, reports the Department of Veterans Affairs. What's more, some Americans don't know why we commemorate our Veterans on Nov.11. It's imperative that all Americans know the history of Veterans Day so that we can honor our former service members properly. Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. In legislature that was passed in 1938, November 11 was "dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be hereafter celebrated and known as 'Armistice Day.'" As such, this new legal holiday honored World War I veterans.  [read more]


Featured Artist

of the Month: November



Featured Announcement:
"America the Beautiful"



A Veteran's Day of Food and Music - Sat Nov 10 & Sun Nov 11, 2007

10AM-10PM - Clark County Amphitheater - 500 Grand Central Parkway




Live entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, as well as veteran and other non-profit groups. In addition, veterans from all generations will be honored throughout the event. Free door prizes throughout the event. A portion of all proceeds goes to benefit local veteranís charities and amenities for the new veteranís hospital currently under construction. Adult admission $8, seniors $5, and children 2-12, $3 All veterans, active duty, retired military, police, and fire rescue attend FREE OF CHARGE


Norm Clarke



VCO Welcomes Our Newest Columnist


Notes from Norm


Norm Clarke is one of Las Vegas' most notable and recognizable celebrities. This eye-patched man-about-town knows it all about this vibrant city in the desert -- where to go, what to do, and most importantly, where to see and be seen. If it happens in Vegas, Norm usually has it first. [read more]

Look for a "Wrap-up" of Norm's Vegas Confidential columns right here every week on VCO.


Jackie Brett


VCO Welcomes Our Newest Columnist


Brett's Vegas View


Jackie Brett is a freelance writer specializing in the Las Vegas entertainment and the travel scene. Her writings appear in magazines and newspapers all over the country including Albuquerque, San Diego, Denver, Phoenix, Orange County, Ventura, Los Angeles and Las Vegas. For the last four and a half years, Jackie has been the Director of Advertising and Public Relations for the Imperial Palace and Bill's Gamblin' Hall & Saloon. [read more]



"The Tout" & "The Mouth of Motown"


will now pit wits and predictions against


Casey Smith and "Mystic Mona"




The Tout Mouth of Motown   Casey Smith   Mystic Mona
  Click HERE for Picks  


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Column of the week:
Veterans Day 2007

  Nevada Government                 
  Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
Weekly Roundup
"Nevada's long running opposition to becoming the nation's nuclear waste dump was made clear today by Senators Reid and Ensign and Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto.  I join with them and the majority of Nevadans in saying no to President Bush's reckless campaign to force open Yucca Mountain. ... [read more]

  Nevada Government              
  Nevada Senator Dina Titus
The Pace Will Quicken in November
I have made three important appointments this month to state entities that are critical to achieving our objectives of moving Nevada off the bottom of every good list and the top of every bad one.... [read more]

  Las Vegas Government             
  Department of Planning & Development
Accepting Nominations for Mayorís Urban Design Awards
The city of Las Vegas will honor exceptional urban design through the second annual Mayorís Urban Design Awards (MUDA). Nominations for the awards... [read more]

  Presidential Candidates                  
  Senator Hillary R. Clinton
It's Time to Move on From Yucca Mountain
Clinton Challenges Bush Administration's "Rushed and Incoherent Process" to License Yucca  [read more]

Clinton Unveils Bold Plan to Tackle Energy and Climate Crisis
Would Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 80%, Cut Oil Imports By Two-Thirds, Increase Fuel Efficiency Standards To 55 MPG. Create Green Economy, at Least 5 Million Clean Energy Jobs 
[read more]


  Politically Speaking
  Johnathan L. Abbinett
Veterans Day 2007
Memorial Day is when we mourn all Veterans from the past and Veteranís Day is when we are supposed to celebrate our surviving veterans.... [read more]

  Monthly Horoscope
  Michele Avanti, CAP               
November '07 Horoscope
  When the MOON is VOID OF COURSE anything that you begin will not reach fulfillment. Here are the daylight hours this month when the moon is void of course:  [read more]

  Notes from Norm           
  Norm Clarke
Weekly Wrap-Up 11-03 - 11-09
  Las Vegas resorts are being urged to pay tribute to the late Robert Goulet with marquee memorial messages on Friday, the day of his funeral.  [read more]

  E-Mails Forwarded by Nelson
  Nelson Sardelli 
A Must See clip of the Holocaust.... [read more] 

  Publisher's Favorite E-mails
  Marleen Marino
Bumper Stickers Seen On Retiree's Cars    
Too many hit home...

[read more] 


  Poems, Odes and More 
  Poems, Odes and More                  
  Ode to the Buffet aka To Buffet or Not to Buffet
Hillary Dickory Dock
Poems submitted
[read more]


Dr. Adele “Z.Z.” Zorn
Society News: The Boo-Ball at the Club RJ
Oops, she did it again. And how!  Once again socialite Dame Sandy Peltyn outdid herself in  coordinating a fabulous Halloween Costume and Birthday party for her son, R.J.... [read more]


  Jackie Brett
Brett's Vegas View 11-09
One of the most influential singer-songwriters of all time, Bjork is set to play The Pearl at the Palms... [read more]


Pete Allman               
Actor Tom Hallick Praises VOX Wine Lounge + +
Fine dining is enhanced by atmosphere, music and service. At VOX, the atmosphere is contemporary, and the music is by the Levin Lyon Group performing remarkable jazz sets..... [read more]



Vudu Spellz          
Hip Hop Music in Gentlemenís Clubs
Hip Hop music can be found in many places and markets. McDonalds commercials, elevators, football stadiums, and yes the gentlemenís club.. [read more]



Victoria Alexander
Viewpoint on Vegas: November 11, 2007
John Alexander Makes New York Postís ďPage SixĒ, I Married Darth Vadar?, The Scintas at Las Vegas Hilton, Sacred Singing Bowls, Las Vegas Stillpoint Center for Spiritual Development, Ngamba Island Chimpanzee Sanctuary, Movies and more Ö.. [read more]



Tony Sacca                      
Proud to be Italian
Concetta Rose Marie Francanero aka Connie Francis, returned to the Sahara this lNew Year's 2005 to sell out crowds ... [read more]



Celebrity Chef Connection
Turkey to Go
Many of us remember Thanksgiving Day as time when mom woke up at dawn to begin preparing the big Thanksgiving meal all day long, slaving over a hot stove .... [read more]



Chick Hughes       

  Chick's Picks for November
  Playboy Bunny and more... [read more]


Kid Cary
With Three, You Get Egg Roll
In the last two weeks The Boss has asked me to review three different shows, and Iíve been having problem writing about them.... [read more]

Videolumn - SEMA Show
The SEMA Show presents itself as the premier automotive specialty products trade show in the world.  [read more]


  The Circuit             
3 Year Anniversary Party
Join us for our 3 Year Anniversary at Blush... [read more]


Your Latest Feedback!
DWT the new DUI
The Mayonnaise Jar & 2 Cups of Coffee
Writer's Strike

 [read more]


  The Vegas Eye                   
  The Vegas Eye             
The Latest from the Eye
This past Sunday, the culinary world came together at Andres French Restaurant downtown to celebrate the life of an icon, Jean-Louis Palladin who touched the lives of each chef that participated.... [read more]

  Our Diverse Community     

Sin City Chamber of Commerce
The Very Best of Sin City
Look for big news soon. Also, the SCCC is very pleased to announce a very important meeting for SCCC Members in the Insurance Industry... [read more]

 Learn more: Simply Audiobooks Download Club

  I-AM Youth Program     

Laurence T
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you
I want to say thank you to Kat Ray, Josette Leblond & Tina Bunn for your donations, that allowed this. Now we can dress out the over 100 youth members that are working in our programs.... [read more]


  Our Diverse Community       

Nevada Holistic Chamber of Commerce
Come and Visit our NEW Office
Nevada Holistic Chamber of Commerce will be sponsoring a local authors day in December at our new office.. [read more]





The Lions HealthFirst Foundation
Detoxification -- Key to Good Health
Are you interested in learning more about alternative health, holistic living, or exploring your spirituality?... [read more]


A Little Off the Top
  Jeff Starr                   
Good Advice about E-mails ... Words To Live By
This e-mail was recently sent to me, I would like to share it's wisdom with the VCO readers... [read more]

Special Announcement:
Tribute to Robert Goulet

Las Vegas resorts are being urged to pay tribute to the late Robert Goulet with marquee memorial messages on Friday, the day of his funeral. The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority sent e-mails to the properties on Monday.
     Only a handful of personalities, from Presidents John F. Kennedy to Ronald Reagan, and members of the Rat Pack have been honored with dimmed lights or marquee tributes. A star of Broadway, film, TV and a Las Vegas headliner, Goulet, 73, died Oct. 30 in Los Angeles a couple of weeks after being diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis.
     His funeral will be at the Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer, 55 E. Reno Ave., at 1 p.m. The LVCVA, with a $279.5 million budget in 2008 to promote Las Vegas through advertising, sales and special events, invited businesses to post the messages from noon to 12:15 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. "This will give photojournalists a chance to shoot the marquees on their way to the funeral service, and then again in the evening hours to take full advantage of the lighted effect." Suggested messaging included: "Las Vegas remembers Robert Goulet, 1933-2007, a great star of the entertainment world." From Norm's column 11-06-2007

See "Video of the Day" of Robert Goulet HERE














Special Announcement:

See Gerry McCambridge performance
 on Phenomenon Wednesday November 7th



 Gerry received "Very Positive Vibes" from Judges














Special Birthday Wish to:
VCO Editor Michael Sturm














Las Vegas - Odyssey Las Vegas, the cityís premier four-day celebration of food, wine and art, has fixed its schedule of events for 2007 and tickets are on sale now! The gourmet epicurean affair will begin Thursday, November 8 and continue through Sunday, November 11 with an impressive itinerary that showcases Las Vegasí celebrity chefs, sommeliers, fine dining restaurants and renowned artists.

Odyssey Las Vegas tickets are on sale now! Prices start at $125.00 per person and VIP Packages are available. For more information and a complete event schedule, visit or call 877.370.9182 or 702.257.2345.






For new age, aroma therapy, spiritual and inspirational gifts,candles, jewelry, crystals
and much more.


Community Mixer and Tasting Party


Ancient Ways

901 S. Rancho #12 - 702-412-1004
2:00PM-5:00PM Sunday Nov. 11, 2007

Try some new wines, teas and tasty treats.




You find yourself amazed that the holidays are here and panic struck at the thought of doing one more holiday task or need some inner peace for the holidays.  On Nov 12 Amy Lynn Frost and Catie Fitzgerald will lead the workshop Inner Peace for the Holidays.

Inner Peace for the Holidays

(Monday) November 12, 2007

Amy Lynn Frost and Catie Fitzgerald
Inner Peace for the Holiday

8:30 am - 10 am
(NAFE Business Expo to follow from 10 am - noon)

Wildhorse Golf Club
2100 Warm Springs Road


Grand Giveaway


Two tickets to see


Barry Manilow


"Music and Passion Concert"


at the Las Vegas Hilton


Get Up and Goís own Larry Tyler is proud to sponsor a 4 day/3 night stay at one of 28 destinations including... Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs, San Diego, San Francisco, Anaheim or Oceanside, California to name a few.

A $1,011 value.

"Dinner for 2" at Benihana 
  "Dinner for 2" at TJ's Steakhouse    
  at the Las Vegas Hilton  

Weekly Giveaway

Legends in Concert
at the Imperial Palace

WINNER Noni Rybka  

Barbra & Frank
at the Riviera 

WINNER Ginger Gomez

Jay White
at the Riviera

WINNER Eric Weir

Bobby Slayton
at Hooters

WINNER Lauren Tozzer

Trent Carlini
at the Sahara

WINNER Steve Vergara

Liberace Museum

Located in the Liberace Plaza
WINNER Kim Komorous

Country Superstars
at Fitzgerald's

WINNER Shirley Williams

The Scintas
at the Las Vegas Hilton

WINNER Chris Scrofani

Tim Gabrielson
at the House of Blues

WINNER Joe Vento

Larry G. Jones
at Fitzgerald's

WINNER Henrietta Lewandowski

$250,000 Game Show Spectacular
at the Las Vegas Hilton

WINNER Maggie Goldstein

Gerry McCambridge
at Hooters

WINNER Zighe Mwachofi 

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