Las Vegas Mela 2017

May 6, 2017 Key Links Las Vegas Mela facebook @LasVegasMela https://www.facebook.com/events/1208810059179067 http://www.lasvegasmela.com/food.html   The Las Vegas Sikh community hosts the Vaisakhi Melas (Indian Food and Cultural Festival.) These festivals are open to public. These events cater to all age groups. You do not have to plan a 8,400 miles trip to India, to see how …

#EarthDay in Las Vegas

Henderson, Nevada – Project GREEN: Friends of Pittman Wash hosts an Earth Day community volunteer clean-up of the Pittman Wash. Enjoy the beauty of Pittman Wash in temperate weather. Help remove invasive species (tamarisk and fountain grass), repair trails and remove litter. Dress accordingly – study shoes, sun hat, sunglasses, and sun block. Meet at the amphitheater behind …

Bark in the Park

March 4 Bark in the Park,10am-2pm, Cornerstone Park Henderson, Nevada hosted the 14th annual Bark In the Park, a celebration of our canine friends with dozens of informational and vendor booths and lots of beautiful dogs needing forever homes.  Facebook event page It’s a refreshing change of pace for dog lovers, with plenty of bowls …

Las Vegas Hosts #RoutesAmericas

Twitter Moment⚡️ “#Routesamericas” #Routesamericas   Key Links Hashtag: #RoutesAmericas http://www.routesonline.com/events/183/routes-americas-2017 http://www.routesonline.com/news/29/breaking-news/271395/live-blog-routes-americas-2017 https://www.youtube.com/user/routesonline1 https://www.facebook.com/RoutesonlineUBM https://twitter.com/routesonline Live blog – Routes Americas 2017 Viva Las Vegas – Routes Americas lands in Las Vegas Vantage’s Jeremy Pennington outlines trends, growth and regulation for Americas PRESS RELEASE: Las Vegas seeks new flights with Routes Americas   Routes Americas 2017 – the …

#StateofVegas

Among the things that Las Vegas does right is the annual of State of Las Vegas presentation made by Mayor Carolyn Goodman. This is her sixth State of Vegas address. I have not attended in person, but thanks to livestreaming video, anyone around the world can access the mayorial assessment of the preceding year in one …

Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes

Tonight – Thursday, November 17 at 6pm –  Clark County Wetlands Park presents an evening lecture titled “Lifeways of the Southern Paiutes” about the rich cultural history of the Southern Paiute tribes of Southern Nevada, Utah and Arizona. Speakers Shanandoah and Greg Anderson will share insight about many aspects of the Southern Paiute people’s life …

Stadium News: Las Vegas

The odds the Raiders will relocate to Las Vegas have dramatically increased this week. A stadium upgrade is in the works. .@mayoroflasvegas watched as @GovSandoval signed bills for more cops, a @LVCVA convention center expansion and #LasVegasRaiders stadium 🏈 pic.twitter.com/mx07zU9rXD — City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) October 17, 2016 Mark Davis says #LasVegas will be …

Ho’olaule’a!! Celebrating the Pacific Islands Festival on the Ninth Island

Henderson, Nevada – We’re looking for conversation starters at this weekend’s Ho’olaule’a Pacific Islands Festival (September 10-11) organized by the Las Vegas Hawaiian Civic Club. Details on Facebook  and Twitter @LasVegasHCC Quick. Can you say Papahānaumokuākea? Have a listen. How about Ho’olaule’a? I am outside of my linguistic comfort zone, so I embrace the opportunity to learn by listening. The Henderson …

Las Vegas #RTTC Conversation

I have mixed feelings about Las Vegas, but what it does right few people talk about and what it does wrong locals don’t think visitors need to know about. It’s still a challenge to listen to locals downtown. There are attractions, points of interest, downloadable maps, but no regularly scheduled guided walks. Responsible travel as …