Paradise/Downtown Neighborhood News, Feb. 4-10


CITY SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR ART EXHIBITIONS

The city of Las Vegas’ office of cultural affairs is seeking proposals for individual and group exhibitions for its 2015-16 gallery season.

The office is responsible for the Charleston Heights Arts Center gallery, 800 S. Brush St., and City Hall’s grand gallery, a sculpture space at 495 S. Main St.

Artists and/or curators must submit a written exhibition outline, an artist statement and an artist resume. They also must submit 15-20 supporting images, including identification information for each image, such as the artist’s name, the title of artwork and the medium.

All materials should be sent with a self-addressed, stamped envelope to City of Las Vegas Galleries, c/o Jeanne Voltura, 495 S. Main St., Las Vegas, NV 89101. Submissions are due at 5 p.m. May 1.

For more information, call 702-229-1012 or email jvoltura@lasvegasnevada.gov.

COUNCILMAN BARLOW INVITES RESIDENTS FOR COFFEE AND CONVERSATION

Ward 5 Coffee with the Councilman is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. Feb. 6 at Starbucks at 751 N. Rancho Drive.

City Councilman Ricki Y. Barlow is set to host coffee and conversation on how to improve Ward 5.

For more information, visit lasvegasnevada.gov/government/ward5.htm.

ENROLLMENT ASSISTANCE TO BE AVAILABLE FOR AFFORDABLE CARE ACT

The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District is partnering with East Valley Family Services to provide information and enrollment sessions at several libraries for the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare.

Enrollment assistance is set to be available from 10 a.m. to 5:45 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Enterprise Library, 25 E. Shelbourne Ave.

For more information,visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3760.

AARP TO OFFER FREE ASSISTANCE WITH TAXES

Volunteers from AARP are set to offer free tax help for low- to no-income patrons from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 6 at the Clark County Library, 1401 E. Flamingo Road.

Patrons should bring their driver’s license, receipts, a checkbook, last year’s tax return, W-2 forms and all other tax documents pertaining to 2013.

For more information, visit lvccld.org or call 702-507-3459.

 

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