Most people go indoors to escape the Las Vegas triple-digit temperatures. Some people go indoors to exercise in triple digits. They are devotees of hot yoga and hot Pilates, where the room temperature is cranked up, and the humidity is increased.
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BRAIN TUMOR SUPPORT GROUP TO MEET
HENDERSON FIREFIGHTERS SELL SHIRTS TO BENEFIT BREAST CANCER RESEARCH
Summerlin Hospital plans to reunite families Sept. 20 who had babies in its neonatal intensive care unit a decade ago. The reunion with caregivers is planned from 10 a.m. to noon in the hospital’s Healing Garden, 657 N. Town Center Drive.
Silversage is poised to make a name for itself. The rock band, made up of locals, has been in existence for less than a year, but it’s already played a number of gigs in town and regionally. Most notably, it opened for Steve Winwood at the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in June.
The Nevada Ballet Theatre’s academy is now offering a pre-professional dance program to help those looking for instruction in styles of dance other than ballet.
Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospital is growing. It broke ground this year on an expansion to its Siena campus, 3001 St. Rose Parkway. The 328,078-square-foot campus opened in 2000 and currently has 230 beds. The expansion will add 107 new private beds.
Health-related news and events from across the Las Vegas Valley.
Education briefs from across the Las Vegas Valley
After years of living life in the fast lane, Mochiko Chicken owners Jerry Misa and Sandra Lenska have finally settled down. The couple once owned Dragon Grille, an Asian fusion food truck, and attended local festivals.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
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After leaving college, many graduates have different experiences in trying to find a job or a new path in life. For John Thomas “J.T.” Creedon, these varied choices came together as he graduated from UNLV in May with a major in communication studies.
Studying isn’t limited to the classroom. Youths can extend their areas of expertise through Nevada 4-H, which is preparing for a new year filled with projects and hands-on activities.
Seniors are getting into fitness for the fun of it.
RED ROCK 5K PLANNED SEPT. 20
Tony Sacca is a singer, actor, television host, producer and now, with the publication of “Tony Sacca: Las Vegas Ambassador of Entertainment A 50 Year Journey,” he’s the subject of a biography by local author Arlene Krieger.
From its beginnings as a poem written from author Shane Koyczan’s experiences, to a song, then to a video created with the help of 86 animators, “To This Day” is filled with some of the most powerful words you may ever read.
Literary events this week include a siging for “Little Anthony: My Journey, My Destiny” and a presentation by the author of “A History of Violence: An Encyclopedia of 1400 Chicago Mob Murders.”
From Sept. 25-28, residents can experience Greece during the 42nd annual Greek Food Festival at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church, 5300 S. El Camino Road.
Surviving a car crash can feel like a miracle, but the process of putting together the pieces of one’s life does not end after the last stitch has been removed. Sunrise resident Scottie Briscoe, 52, survived such an accident, but she experienced intense back pain, until one day while picking up her grandson from the floor, her back snapped.
Wendy Pimentel , a senior at Art Institute of Las Vegas, experienced a four-day educational immersion into the New York City dining industry through a program created in partnership with the Epicurean Charitable Foundation and New York-based restaurant software leader Avero LLC. As part of the Avero New York City Restaurant Education Experience, Pimentel learned from leading chefs, managers, restaurateurs and hoteliers.
Grace Lazarin knows that the beginning of the school year means spending money to make sure students have what they need.