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Their tails were wagging and their coats were shiny and soft April 28 as featured pooches greeted and charmed attendees at the Animals in Wonderland Champagne & High Tea. The event, held at Siena Golf Club, benefited the Nevada SPCA no-kill animal shelter, 4800 W. Dewey Drive.
Originally started as a breed suitability test for German shepherds, the Las Vegas Valley Schutzhund Club is a “highly stylized” sport.
The Hunt family started the Bootlegger Bistro more than 65 years ago, and the owners say it’s been a mainstay of what made Las Vegas showrooms great.
For the last few months, students within the Clark County School District developed proposals for space-related projects to be submitted to the Student Spaceflight Experiments Program. At a May 4 program at the Desert Research Institute, students from Batterman, Vanderburg and Wright elementary schools received word they were finalists for the National Center for Earth and Space Science Education-sponsored program.
Diane Bush is in the middle of a nearly yearlong art project that involves galleries across the valley and artists from across the country working in a variety of styles and techniques featuring a subject nearly everyone is simultaneously sick of and deeply interested in: the 2016 presidential election.
Project RAGE (Reaching Above Greater Expectations) is an intensive, five-week summer dance program that teaches youths various dance styles — ballet, contemporary, hip-hop and jazz — with some musical theater thrown in for good measure. Run by Cirque du Soleil dancer Tyrell Rolle’s The Rolle Project nonprofit, it is scheduled for July 5 through Aug. 6 at the Kwak Ballet Academy, 1350 S. Jones Blvd.
SecureView Windows might be the answer to unsightly blight of plywood in areas with vacant homes, offering ability to prevent squatters and raise property values at the same time.
Spring Mountain Ranch State Park’s theater improvements came just in time for a jam-packed season full of Broadway-supported shows.
Magician Luna Shimada’s lengthy career has led her to try her hand at teaching. She recently started the Las Vegas Magic School and plans to bring her skill set into various schools.
Heading to the new IKEA store? Wear your walking shoes: The two-story store covers 351,000 square feet, considered “mid-sized” by IKEA standards.
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Las Vegas author Frances Richards feels that explaining differences and skin color to children can be challenging. That’s part of why she wrote the book “Hey Little Girl, She’s Got Swirl.”
In Las Vegas, Bob Christians Day launched with Trapeze Las Vegas student and instructor demonstrations at Trapeze Las Vegas’ outdoor location. On trapeze rigging 2¼ stories high, instructors and longtime students showed people how to swing and even catch.
Rancho Bel Air, a historic neighborhood off Rancho Drive near U.S. Highway 95, is a slice of uniqueness, especially with Mac King, star of “The Mac King Comedy Magic Show,” moving in.
Q: I have had a grapevine for the last six years. The first year when I planted it, I didn’t get grapes but years two, three and four, I had lots. Last year my vine grew leaves and it was time for the baby grapes to show up, but they never did. We’re in the middle of May and I’m wondering what is wrong with my grapevine.
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