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Prom Time: Jessica McClintock at Fashion Show mall is accepting gently used dresses for Las Vegas Prom Closet, a nonprofit organization that provides complimentary dresses and accessories for local teens who would otherwise not be able to purchase a dress. In exchange for dress donations, Jessica McClintock is offering a 15 percent discount on any new dress purchase. Donations will be accepted throughout 2010.

Make Me Over: Macy’s and Clinton Kelly of “What Not to Wear” kick off their Make Over America tour right here in Las Vegas at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Fashion Show Grand Hall. Watch 12 lucky women walk the runway, newly made over.

Reality Runway: Dillard’s has collaborated with Korto Momolu, “Project Runway” finalist for season five, who has designed a line of handbags and jewelry available at the department store. Momolu will visit Dillard’s at Fashion Show from 2 to 4 p.m. March 25 in the handbag department. Meet the designer, who specializes in colorful, diverse looks, and see her newest collections.

Bridal Bonus: Couture Bride will have a Simone Carvalli trunk show Friday and Saturday. That means 20 more dresses in the store for you to see and try on at price points of $1,600-$3,000. Call 647-7778 for more information.

Neimans News: Neiman Marcus hosts The Prom Event from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and March 27 in Dress Collections on level two. Check out the hottest dresses and accessories of the season and register to win an exclusive prom package giveaway including dinner, hair, nails, makeover and floral. Log onto for a chance to win more prizes. Neimans also hosts The Current Event Friday and Saturday in Contemporary Sportswear. With your $350 or more purchase in that department or Dress Collections, you will receive an Elizabeth and James handbag. With your $500 or more purchase you receive an Elizabeth and James wrap belt. Also, enjoy an Oscar de la Renta trunk show Wednesday in the Couture Salon.

In the Bag: Goodwill of Southern Nevada is asking for gently used designer or name brand purses, briefcases or accessories to its 2010 “The Job is in the Bag” online auction that takes place April 30. Donations are accepted through March. The donation will help create jobs, job training and career coaching for people who want to work in the community. Donations can be personally picked up. Call 214-2073 for more information.

Model Behavior: XYIENCE is looking for the face of its new energy drink Xenergy Xtreme. The XYIENCE model search will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Blue Martini at Town Square. For more information on the event or to book an interview, contact

Say Om: The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas announces weekly yoga and guided meditation classes with Swambi Ramananda, better known as Swamiji and author of “Bliss Now.” Las Vegas residents enjoy a special introductory rate of $35 per person. Join a session at 3 p.m. Wednesdays or at 11 a.m. Saturdays. Space is limited to 12 people per class.

Shoe on This: In partnership with Soles4Souls, Cole Haan will give 20 percent off your entire purchase when you donate your new or gently worn shoes (any brand) at a Cole Haan retail or outlet store, or make a minimum donation of $10 online Friday through March 29.

High Fashion: Lanvin’s first West Coast boutique has opened at Crystals at CityCenter. The 3,000-square-foot boutique is the first U.S. Lanvin store to offer menswear. It also will carry women’s ready-to-wear, accessories and Blanche collections (for brides-to-be). There also will be dolls, stationary and music boxes.

Shoe In: The newly launched shoe-shopping Web site helps you find the perfect pair of shoes at the best price from hundreds of stores. The site also combines the store’s listed price with any coupon codes available so that the “price after coupon” instantly appears. And, the ShoeStylist option customizes styles according to your preferences.

Celebrity photographer dedicates dance book to Las Vegas shooting victims
Behind the scenes with local celebrity photographer Jerry Metellus as he talks about his Dance For Vegas coffee book dedicated to the 58 victims of the October 1 shooting. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @marcusvillagran
Dreamsickle Kids Foundation founder Gina Glass talks awareness
Gina Glass, 35, founded Dreamsickle Kids Foundation to raise awareness for sickle cell disease in Nevada. (Jessie Bekker/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
The Meadows School founding kindergarten teacher retires after 34 years at the school
Linda Verbon, founder of the The Meadows School's kindergarten program and the first faculty member hired at the school, retired in the spring after 34 years at The Meadows. (K.M. Cannon/Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kids become firefighters at Fire Station 98 open house
Henderson residents wore fire hats, learned about CPR and met firefighters at the Fire Station 98 open house Saturday, August 11, 2018. (Marcus Villagran Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
People from all over the world attend RollerCon 2018
RollerCon 2018 is a five-day convention focused on the roller derby community and culture at Westgate in Las Vegas. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
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