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It’s time to dust off your tunic, polish your halberd and get your wizard’s cloak out of dry cleaning. The Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival is set to return Oct. 10-12 to Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road.
Applying to become a fireman in the valley became a little simpler this year, but the window for applying is closing soon.
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RI RA hopes to break record for longest concert
COURT APPOINTED SPECIAL ADVOCATES TO BE RECOGNIZED AT GALA
The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District has a new executive director. Former executive director Jeanne Goodrich retired at the end of the summer. Her successor, Ronald R. Heezen, Ph.D., started in early September.
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Old School Pizzeria is a foodie’s idea of a neighborhood pizza joint. You won’t find toppings such as dates and pistachios —just two ingredients making up the splendid “Vegas Meets Italy” pie —just anywhere.
Dining events and news from across the valley.
In honor of First Friday Las Vegas’ 12th anniversary in October, the art and culture festival will celebrate mythology, time and the number 12 in shows currated by Las Vegas cultural icon Brian Paco Alvarez.
On Sept. 20, a section of Pecos Road between Charleston Boulevard and Owens Avenue was ceremonially named Camino Cesar Chavez. Pecos will remain the name on maps, but a brown sign declaring the ceremonial name was added below the traditional green street name sign.
The Great Gallery in Horseshoe Canyon is one of the most significant rock art sites in North America. It is in a remote area of Canyonlands National Park, Utah. A trip there requires plenty of preparation, plus the equipment and willingness to drive a 30-mile gravel road to the trailhead. Once there, you’ll need to hike down through the slick rock, which contains a few high drop-offs into the canyon. It is a moderately strenuous hike of about 6.5 miles roundtrip with an elevation loss/gain of about 800 feet at the beginning and that much to climb back up at hike’s end.
SENIOR YOGA, TAI CHI CLASSES AVAILABLE
Ri Ra Irish Pub in The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, 3930 Las Vegas Blvd. South, plans to beat the world record for longest concert, with 16 days of live music.
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Local author Renee Jean’s debut novel “Never Give Up” shares the story of Akayklia “Kaylie” Reynolds, a young woman who had it all: a loving fiance, a passion for dance and a star solo in a big summer recital. A night of celebration with her fiance turns tragic when a gunman hijacks her cab and takes her on a ride that almost ends her life.
You learned the truth about the Jolly Old Elf years ago. Same with the Easter Bunny and the Tooth Fairy. So if, in the new book “Skink – No Surrender” by Carl Hiaasen, 14-year-old Richard Sloan said he met a one-eyed, bearded, beak-wearing man-bear on a Florida beach, who’d believe him?
Literary events this week include a reading by Sasha Steensen, who is set to be the first guest speaker in the UNLV Creative Writing Program Alumni Reading Series.
Although a fire extinguisher is the last line of defense in a home before calling firefighting professionals, many homeowners don’t have one or know how to use and maintain it.
Advancements in medicine can make it seem as though early detection of breast cancer is no longer so vital. But it is, and to help remind women to get an annual diagnostic exam, a Mammos & Mimosas event is planned for Oct. 11 at Summerlin Hospital Medical Center.
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