The First Friday arts festival is scheduled from 5 to 11 p.m. May 6 at venues throughout the 18b Arts District in downtown Las Vegas, near the intersection of Charleston Boulevard and Main Street.
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You might think that any of the glitzy Strip casinos, McCarran International Airport, Hoover Dam, or major overpasses such as the Mike O’Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, which spreads across the Colorado River and bypasses the dam, would stand out as being among the most vulnerable sites for a terrorist attack. But there’s another sector that may be even more susceptible: houses of worship.
One of the better blessings of life in Southern Nevada is the ease of accessing Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The area’s one big drawback is its low elevation and lack of shade, meaning that daytime temperatures become unpleasant by late spring. So the ideal time to go there is in the next few weeks, especially if you wish to hike one of the trails, have a picnic, or catch the last of the wildflowers.
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Photographer John Gladman celebrates beautiful girls from all walks of life in his book “Bombshell: The Pin-Up Art of John Gladman.”
Find book signings and writing events throughout the Las Vegas Valley.
Northwest resident Larry Schultz has traveled around the world and holds a full resume. Before retiring, he served as the vice president of corporate contract compliance and global initiatives at Parker Hannifin Corp., a Fortune 300 company. Now he is the vice chairman of the city of Las Vegas Neighborhood Partners Fund Board and was recently appointed a Ward 6 Parks & Recreation Advisory Commission member for Las Vegas.
In order to fully enjoy the works on display inside The Bubblegum Gallery, it’s helpful to let your inner child be the art critic. Forlorn panda bears, bobble-headed swans, mischievous-looking cupcakes, zombified mermaids — you’ll find them all here, with the whimsical characters making regular appearances inside the world of artist and gallery proprietor LeslieAnn Farrell.
Q: My evergreen oak tree is more than 20 years old. Some of the leaves are turning yellow and dropping. While there is some new growth, it is not as vigorous as prior years. The tree is on drip irrigation and gets a deep watering twice a month. There is a 5-foot circle underneath with no rock. It also was deep-root fertilized in February by a commercial company.
Holistic House of Henderson opened less than a year ago, offering alternative methods to rehabilitate addicts through yoga, meditation, organic eating and several other unorthodox approaches. Its founder said it’s all about trying to find the “reset” button.
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When Donna Maguire wasn’t busy with her marketing job, she spent much of her time caring for family and helping to raise her sister’s three boys. One of them became ill and died at age 31. Even though she knew his passing was inevitable, Maguire said the loss drained her and left her numb.
Professional boxer and northwest Las Vegas resident Jessie Vargas has never forgotten his roots, which is why he has made it a priority to work on improving the lives of the valley’s at-risk youths.
To prepare for the 2020 Paralympics, Las Vegas resident Chris Sproule trains one to three hours a day and competes in races throughout the country on weekends. He has a room full of trophies, and he plans to compete this May in the Para-cycling Road World Cup in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
It’s hard to imagine that the 1989 dark comedy “Heathers” — featuring teen suicide, underage sex and a high school kid murdering people and plotting to blow up his school — as a musical, but it is, and it’s scheduled to be performed April 7-30 at the Onyx Theatre.
After years of controversy, including a misappropriation of funds, Quest Preparatory Academy’s Roberson campus, 7485 W. Azure Drive, is facing possible closure due to the expiration of its special use permit, set to occur this summer.