Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Feature

‘I Made It Through’ ‘I Made It Through’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS: CHARLIE WILSON Charlie Wilson opens up about his legendary career and fascinating life offstage. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD CHARLIE WILSON For a certain generation of music listeners,... [Read more]


Las Vegas’ Outstanding Fathers Las Vegas’ Outstanding Fathers

‘IT DOESN’T GET ANY BETTER’ In honor of Father’s Day, we shine a spotlight on some of Las Vegas’ most outstanding dads. Nominated by members of the local community, these men have... [Read more]


Gathering with The Girl Friends, Inc. Gathering with The Girl Friends, Inc.

Members of The Girl Friends, Inc. pose together on the occasion of the organization’s 80th Annual Conclave held in Las Vegas. Left to right: Avis Chaney, Kenadie Cobbin-Richardson, Capucine Holmes,... [Read more]


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Conversation

Foundational Fatherhood Foundational Fatherhood

BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER How do we bring out the best in children? By adhering to the five foundations of fathering, a set of important principles that have been provided to us by God. 1.... [Read more]


EYE ON BUSINESS: For the truth, look beneath the surface EYE ON BUSINESS: For the truth, look beneath the surface

Is the Obama administration an ally of black business? BY ERNEST FOUNTAIN Ernest Fountain is CEO of New Ventures Capital Development in Las Vegas. As a people, we will not be able to fully participate... [Read more]


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Community

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2015 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2015

At the screening of "Misunderstood Legend of the Las Vegas Moulin Rouge Documentary," at the West Las Vegas Library Theatre, Original Moulin Rouge showgirl, Carrie Pollard, Miss Hannah Brown,... [Read more]


BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

What’s happening in Las Vegas May 9: The Sounds of Motown with Le Mar Le Warren Experience. Location: Chrome the Club inside Santa Fe Station Hotel and Casino at Sante Fe, 4949 N Rancho Dr., Las Vegas.... [Read more]


COMMENTARY: Republicans trying to stack deck against Obama COMMENTARY: Republicans trying to stack deck against Obama

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet In the America of today, it is clear that we don’t know and don’t care about the endemic levels of neglect, indifference and hatred that exist in our society.... [Read more]


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Highlights

Black To Life… For A Healthier You Black To Life… For A Healthier You

Men play a huge role in guarding women’s health BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES DR. ANNETTE MAYES Great fathers do so many wonderful things for their families — and we celebrate them not just on Father’s... [Read more]


COMMENTARY: Without a scorecard, tough to keep up with Nevada’s political players COMMENTARY: Without a scorecard, tough to keep up with Nevada’s political players

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet While the contest to replace retiring Sen. Harry Reid figures to be the marquee Nevada matchup on the November 2016 ballot, the race for the seat now occupied by Rep.... [Read more]


Under The VEGAS Lights Under The VEGAS Lights

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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Thai Basil Spring Rolls FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Thai Basil Spring Rolls

Thai Basil Spring Rolls Thai Basil Spring Rolls Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN INGREDIENTS (serves 2) 4 rice paper spring roll wrappers 1 medium carrot, julienned 1 cup green cabbage, shaved thin 1/2... [Read more]


Summer Candy Summer Candy

Summer Candy Summer Candy 1 oz. Selvarey Cacao Rum 1 oz. Grand Marnier Raspberry Peach Liqueur 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice Splash of Pineapple Juice Method: Shake all ingredients with ice then strain... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: The 2nd Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival Highlights PHOTOS OF THE MONTH: The 2nd Annual Las Vegas Black Film Festival Highlights

Ladonna Jackson, Founder Michelle Payne, Lou Gossett and sponsor representative from Cadillac of Las Vegas. PHOTO l TONY WHITE PHOYOGRAPHY Ladonna Jackson and actor Tommy Ford. Las Vegas Black Film Festival... [Read more]


SUCCESSFUL ‘XPERIMENT’ SUCCESSFUL ‘XPERIMENT’

Las Vegas comedian Mike P stars on a new BET series and makes a bit of history in the process. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Las Vegas' Mike P and BET partner for new show. Known to audiences as Mike... [Read more]


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Extra

‘Now’ is The Time ‘Now’ is The Time

Gospel star Pat Pennington to host gala grand opening for a new business venture. Pat Pennington, who performs in the House of Blues Gospel Brunch in the Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, will host a... [Read more]


MONEY MATTERS: Planning a vacation? Five ways to avoid a ‘Break the Bank’ scenario MONEY MATTERS: Planning a vacation? Five ways to avoid a ‘Break the Bank’ scenario

Morris Jackson is a District Manager for Wells Fargo in Southern Nevada. BY MORRIS JACKSON We all want to make the most of our vacation. Whether you’re maximizing every minute of the day — visiting... [Read more]


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