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Memorial Day

Featured Artist of May

Featured Announcement

"Vegas Insider" Columns

This Week's Announcements

Weekly Prize Giveaway






Ways to Observe Memorial Day.  Memorial Day reminds us of our duties towards the wounded soldiers and the bereaved families, orphans and widows of the dead soldiers. We should honor the dead by adorning their sacred remains with flowers and garlands and show our gratitude towards them in the following ways: Adorning the graves of the soldiers with flags or flowers, Visiting cemeteries and memorials, Furling the American Flag at half-mast until noon, Furling the 'POW/MIA Flag', Keep silence for a minute at 3 p.m., 'National Moment of Remembrance' and listen to Taps being played, Take a pledge to aid the disabled veterans, widows, widowers and orphans of the dead and keep it, You may support the efforts to restore the traditional day of observance of Memorial Day back to May 30th or Offering thanks to the veterans and appreciating the ultimate sacrifices of the soldiers to the bereaved families personally may help too.

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Featured Artist

for the Month of May

Blue Man Group




Featured Announcement


May is National Military Appreciation Month


As a nation, we observe and participate in various national cultural and social awareness events through mass media attention and educational curriculum.  However, we have not allocated appropriate recognition of the most important presence in the world today, an entity that impacts each and every American in a significant way, the Armed Forces of the United States of America.


National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements.  It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism and love for America.



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May 15th Featured Co-columns:


Bargain Hunters Beware: That Good Deal May Be Stolen


A Country Mourns


  Nevada Government
  Governor Jim Gibbons
Weekly Update
  With the present economic conditions, we urgently need more tourists to visit Nevada, Governor Gibbons said, and I believe Mr. Lewis’ experience and ideas are key attributes that will help him bring effective leadership to the NCOT.....


  Nevada Government

Senator Harry Reid
Weekly Update
This week, we passed a bill that will help Nevada’s homeowners and renters. We also notched a lasting victory in the fight to end Yucca Mountain, as President Obama made good on his campaign pledge......


  Nevada Government

Senator John Ensign
Weekly Update
Senator John Ensign announced the appointment of Dame Sandy Colón Peltyn, a Las Vegas resident, to serve on a commission to study the creation of a national museum of the American Latino.....

You Too
Can Help Our

  Nevada Government
  Congresswoman Shelley Berkley
  Weekly Update

Nevada’s federal lands can not only help supply clean energy to our nation, but as a result of this legislation, Silver State families will share in the revenues generated by solar and other renewable energy production in our state.......


  Nevada Government

Congresswoman Dina Titus
Weekly Update
Ensuring Nevadans have the skills they need to compete in a 21st century economy is critical to our efforts to turn our economy around.  The steps President Obama announced today will help provide people with the necessary training to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow,.....



  Nevada Government

Department of Business and Industry
Bargain Hunters Beware: That Good Deal May Be Stolen
The Nevada Fight Fraud Taskforce is warning shoppers to be careful when buying goods at flea markets or swap meets.....




  Politically Speaking

Democratic Party 

A Tribute to Harry Reid
Please join us for a special evening with President Obama and musical guests....



  Monthly Horoscope
  Michele Avanti, CAP              
May '09 Horoscope

How to Use This Column: As you read your sun and moon sign, you will note each section is broken into Focus, Test, Key & Action. Focus defines what you will find yourself focused on during this time....

  2009 Astrological Outlook



  Notes from Norm
  Norm Clarke
Weekly Wrap-Up 05-09-09 - 05-15-09
Monte Carlo headliner/magician Lance Burton will miss 19 shows after breaking a foot bone during Thursday's show......


  Vegas Wishes & Desert Dreams
  Robin Leach
Weekly Wishes and Dreams     

For the third time, actor Alton White is taking on the challenge of the role of Mufasa, this time in Mandalay Bay’s production of The Lion King, which has its official premiere Friday night. After a near lifetime on Broadway, Alton has moved to Las Vegas and bought a car for the first time! Not only does he love The Lion King story, but he also loves his new Vegas home.....




  Tony's 2 Cents
  Tony Curtis

So Busy
My trip to Hungary was fantastic, it was so great to speak Hungarian again and Budapest is such a beautiful city. I am currently at home, but am leaving for London next week for the release of my book, American Prince, as a paperback in the UK.......



  An Imperial Life
  Little Anthony
  This & That

We all worked to organize a mini-tour, “You’ll Never Know” – taking the CD on the road live. The show features our hits and provides an opportunity for us to stretch musically........




  Voices In My Head

Stephen Sorrentino
Looking Within  Part 3
As I forged through winter with little or no work on land I was grateful for the work on ships that seemed to be coming in steadily. Normally, I would have complained about the travel, the hotels, the drag of getting on and off ships in various cities in the Caribbean and around the world. I had traveled 16 hours from Grand Cayman to be home on Christmas Eve and made it with 2 hours to spare before midnight......



  Publisher's Favorite E-mails
  Marleen Marino

An Amazing Entertainer


Ennio Marchetto from Italy, is a world renowned and awarded comedian who has created his own theatrical language mixing mime, dance, music and quick change costumes made out of cardboard and paper....





Victoria Alexander

Week of May 15, 2009                             

I’m Learning Spanish! Behind the Wheel Spanish Level 1, X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Tyson, International Remote Viewing Association Conference, and more….



  Jackie Brett
  Brett's Vegas View 05-15-09

Whoopi Goldberg, who is the current moderator of “The View,” will do two special 8 p.m. performances at the Encore Theater at Wynn on May 22 and 23.....





Pete Allman
New at Casino MonteLago: Portofino Italian Steakhouse

Portofino Italian Steakhouse at Lake Las Vegas has old-world charm, authentic Italian entrées and rich, homemade desserts, plus the "40/40" Wine List from various regions for only $40 a bottle……....




Celebrity Chef Connection
Frediani’s, An Authentic Italian Restaurant       
While I would hardly call this place “a hole in the wall,” I will admit you have to look for it to know it is there. But once you go to Frediani’s, An Authentic Italian Restaurant, you will go back again and again..........

  PEEPSHOW, described as a modern burlesque show, stars Mel B., also known as Scary Spice during her time with the Spice Girls, and Kelly Monaco, winner of the first season of “Dancing with the Stars” and one of the players on the daytime drama, General Hospital......
  **BREAKING NEWS** Human Nature
  The Imperial Palace Hotel and Casino announced on Wed., May 13, that one of Australia's most popular vocal group, Human Nature, had been signed to a one year contract to perform at the Imperial Palace. The show, "Smokey Robinson Presents Australia's Human Nature - The Ultimate Celebration of Motown" will debut on May 25......




Tom Jones International
Sir Tom & The Gang At The MGM: Another Grand Night
Tom returned to the MGM Grand last night to a wildly enthusiastic audience. The only stillness in the house — oddly and with few exceptions — came from most of the fans sitting at the stageside tables..........



  Chick Hughes 
  This Week, Chick Meets The "Kardashian" Sisters!
  See Chick with some gorgeous gals,....



  Report on Vegas

Michael Politz
Week in Review
Top Chef is planning to shoot these 10 webisodes in the B Studio Kitchen at the M Resort on Tues/19 & Wed/20. They would love to have 15-20 foodys (be it chefs, somalies, restaurant mgrs) participate in this shoot.......



  Feng Shui Tips

Consy Malasoma
Staging Tips Before Selling Your Home
Buyers always buy based upon emotion.  It’s all about how they “feel” when they enter your home and what first impressions are made.  Curb appeal is critical to encourage buyers to stop and go into your home.....





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On the Road to the Cannes Film Festival


Welcome to Mississauga

  Israel.. Obama Has It Wrong

Dancing with the Stars 1950 Style


Recession Sing-a-long

  2007 & 2008 Feedback!


  Poems, Odes and More

The Love of My Friends

  Poem submitted



  Pet of the Week

Nevada SPCA 
Pet of the Week - May 15th
This week's Pet of the Week..



  Nevada Ballet

Education & Outreach Division Present Their Annual Spring Concerts
Nevada Ballet Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming Spring Concerts featuring over 800 students from the Academy of Nevada Ballet Theatre and its Education and Outreach Division, Future Dance..........




  Marketing & Promotions for Small Businesses

Mary Ann McQueen Butcher
Celebrity Obsession
I think the American public has always had some fascination with celebrities….even during the “radio days” when listeners wondered who the people were behind the voices of programs like Dragnet, Gunsmoke and the Green Hornet (yes, they were ALL radio shows before they made it to the next “new” medium that was television).......



  The Upper Crust

Clair Zeto
Gourmet Food & Wine Tasting
A Social Affair to Benefit St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Social Register members and their invited guests will experience a fabulous evening of networking while enjoying culinary delights and award-winning wines........




  Shiloh Horse Rescue and Sanctuary

Jill Curtis
Weekly Updates
Great news as Mancado was adopted by a great family from up in Ely, NV. Mancado will join Shiloh Horse, Seven, in his new family, and a new Shiloh Pig Video......

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  Community Engagement

Tom Axtell
Recession Rx Part 3-2
Vegas PBS’ upcoming episode of “Recession Rx” offers tips from local psychiatrist Dr. Norton Roitman for combating stress brought on by the recession.  The new episode will also provide options for employees who have not been paid by an employer that is no longer in business......


  A Woman's Point of View

Cjay Judd
Michael Steele gives into RNC Foes
Further proof that Michael Steele is a token and can't bring himself to admit it. Kinda pitiful when you think about it........



  Our Diverse Community

Hispanic community
Advertising Seminar
The Latin Chamber of Commerce invites you to a Advertising Seminar informing you on Advertising Translation, Creative Messages and Linguistic and Cultural Variations......




  Our Diverse Community      

Las Vegas LaVoce


A Country Mourns
On April 6, 2009, at 3:32 a.m., an earthquake measuring 6.3 on the Richter scale struck L’Aquila, a city of 70,000 residents located in the Apennine Mountains of Abruzzo. The epicenter was in Casacalenda, a town in the province of Campobasso......



  Our Diverse Community

Las Vegas Kabbalah Centre
Weekly Insight
Think about one person who has really changed your life. What if he or she didn't return your call, hire you, love you, teach you, guide you, be there for you. What if they didn't open that door for you?....




  Our Diverse Community

International Church of Las Vegas
The Bubble Effect


Let’s be honest from the start: Have you ever been at a place in your life where nothing seems to work? You know that place where your daily routine has become as predictable and dull as the moon’s surface........



  Our Diverse Community

Sin City Chamber of Commerce
More Up Coming Events  
June 18th we will once again be in the VIP Room at Treasure's Gentlemen's Club and Steakhouse.  July 23rd will be the 5th Anniversary Party and we have moved the event to TAO Bistro in Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood.,,........




  Nevada Cancer Institute
Community and Patient Support Activities June 2009 

NVCI’s Cancer Conversations is an ongoing FREE series of educational lectures open to the community for those interested in learning more about cancer, prevention, detection and survivorship issues......



  Tennis Talk

Bruce Merrin
Summerlin Arbors 4.0 Team WINS/9-0 Record!!!!
Let's turn over the microphone to legendary boxing announcer Jimmy Buffett:





Ms. Poker
  Susie Isaacs
  PLEASE Join Us!

The High Heels Poker Tour Academy (HHPTA) will be offering a 2-day all women's poker academy on June 5th & 6th, with poker pros Barbara Enright, Susie Isaacs, Karina Jett, Lisa Adams, JJ Liu, and others who will offer their insight, expertise, and experiences as the best in the industry........









CineVegas Under the Stars


One evening a month for four months, the Springs Preserve hosts "CineVegas Under the Stars," a new, outdoor film screening series. Featuring both new and old independent films, the screenings will be held in the Preserve’s outdoor amphitheater.


The next screening is scheduled for Friday, May 15 at 8 p.m.


General admission tickets are $10 each, and a "Food and a Flick" package is also available for $25 per person, which includes a pre-movie dinner at the Springs Cafe by Wolfgang Puck.


Doors open at 5 p.m. to allow movie-goers the chance to enjoy one of the multiple seatings for the “Food and a Flick” package, and to visit the open galleries and museums. Springs Preserve members receive a 10 percent discount.


Tickets can be purchased at the Springs Preserve box office or by calling (702) 822-7705. For additional information, please visit


Please note: Outside food and beverages are not permitted, but snacks and drinks can be purchased in the amphitheater. Filmgoers are encouraged to bring their own blankets and low chairs to sit on at the screening.


‘Entertainment Las Vegas Style’ And TV13 Honor Danny Gans With TV Special 




Tony Sacca’s Personal Interview with Danny Gans Airs on May 17 




A special half-hour edition of Entertainment Las Vegas StyleDanny Gans talks with Tony Sacca “Sharing Personal Moments” will air on TV 13 on Sunday, May 17 at 5 p.m. Channel 13 is revising their local programming in order to air this show at a prime time. 


The original interview with Las Vegas headliner legend, Danny Gans, took place in his dressing room at The Mirage in July 2002. The one-of-a-kind interview had Gans discussing his childhood, influences, love for sports, life-changing decisions, love for his family, and what Las Vegas meant to him





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Legends in Concert

at the
Reina Poierier

Jay White

at the

Lily Kwan


Barbra & Frank
at the  
Clark Isaacs

Gerry McCambridge
Planet Hollywood  
Cortney Warren

Soprano's Last Supper
at the Riviera 
Cindy Joseph


Liberace Museum
in the
Liberace Plaza
Teddi Buttry


Country Superstars
 Shawn Allen

Larry G. Jones
at the
Royal Resort Hotel
Wally Teger
Stars of Magic
at the
Royal Resort Hotel

 Amanda Erickson





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