Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Feature

‘Making sure there is diversity and inclusion’ ‘Making sure there is diversity and inclusion’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | KEN EVANS Ken Evans Ken Evans, president of the Urban Chamber of Commerce in Las Vegas, was recently appointed to the Las Vegas Stadium Authority Board. With so much attention... [Read more]


Fighting the good fight, in all-white Fighting the good fight, in all-white

Gospel sensation Patti Pennington takes on domestic violence with a star-studded benefit gala. Patti Pennington Gospel sensation Patti Pennington recently delighted attendees with her 7th Annual Pre-Awards... [Read more]


‘GET’ MONEY ‘GET’ MONEY

How Jordan Peele’s directorial debut stunned at the box office — and is changing the conversation about race and Hollywood. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Jordan Peele The tremendous box office success... [Read more]


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Conversation

The Unlucky 7: Reasons Why America Won’t Be Great Again The Unlucky 7: Reasons Why America Won’t Be Great Again

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet 7. America’s value system is being eroded by the obscene amount being paid to professional athletes. Athletes’ contribution to a better America is grossly out... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Inequity in Nevada student funding VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Inequity in Nevada student funding

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS It is clear over the past two legislative sessions that Nevadans wants an equitable education system. The work of Clark County School District and Nevada Department... [Read more]


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Community

IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017 IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

Floyd Mayweather Sr. celebrates his birthday at Pia’s Place in Las Vegas with R&B singer Keith Washington, Poo Poo Man Anderson and friends. Pia Zadora and Ann Barlow at Floyd Mayweather Sr.’s... [Read more]


IN THE COMMUNITY – MARCH 2017 IN THE COMMUNITY – MARCH 2017

Celebrating the people, places, special events and amazing sights that make Las Vegas an incredible place to live, work and play! Dave Washington and Commissioner Lawrence Weekly enjoy Black History Month... [Read more]


WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks WELL WOMEN OF COLOR | Rosalind Brooks

The Role of Calories in the Body What’s your ideal caloric intake? It’s your preferred body weight x 10 plus 30% if you exercise daily. For women, it’s between 1,000-1,600. To shed weight, you must... [Read more]


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Highlights

Engage People, Influence Your Neighbors Engage People, Influence Your Neighbors

Eva Martin Businesswoman Eva Martin on how to best communicate with the people who surround you every day. Eva Martin, who owns and operates several McDonald’s restaurants, is committed to giving back... [Read more]


PEACE: Much Too Much PEACE: Much Too Much

We sometimes find ourselves in a whirlwind created by the hustle, bustle, and demands of everyday life — trying desperately to please others while putting our own needs on hold. Spring reminds us... [Read more]


HEALTHIER YOU: Dealing with infertility HEALTHIER YOU: Dealing with infertility

BY DR. ANNETTE MAYES, OB/GYN DR. ANNETTE MAYE Some women are faced with the challenges that come with the inability to conceive a baby. Infertility is generally defined as the inability to get pregnant... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes! FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes!

Pancakes! Pancakes! Pancakes! You can try so many varieties of these pancakes. I like to add cinnamon, bananas, apples, blueberries or pecans — and you can do whatever your heart desires. Whatever... [Read more]


FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Vegan Sweet Potato Chili FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Vegan Sweet Potato Chili

Vegan Sweet Potato Chili Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN Vegan Sweet Potato Chili INGREDIENTS (Serves 4-6) 2 tablespoons cooking oil 1/2 cup chopped onion 6 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon onion powder 1... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

Rest in Heaven Walter Mason | 1926-2017

Walter Mason Jr. Walter Mason Jr., who passed away on Feb. 28, was a tremendous contributor to the arts in Las Vegas. A celebration of his life was held recently at the West Las Vegas Arts Center, where... [Read more]


DISPATCH FROM L.A.: Ring Her Bell

DISPATCH FROM L.A. Ring Her Bell Vanessa Bell Calloway is the center of attention at her star-studded 60th birthday celebration. Actress Vanessa Bell Calloway turned 60 in March, and celebrated with a... [Read more]


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Extra

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

All in the family: Bennie Harris Jr., wife Priscilla, and daughters Lia and Priscilla. Aaron Wright poses for an after-church selfie with daughter and cousin Aleyah, age 3, holds her new baby sister Aliviah,... [Read more]


VEGAS WATCH: Taste Of Brandye VEGAS WATCH: Taste Of Brandye

Capucine Holmes BY CAPUCINE HOLMES Brandye performing at their reunion at the South Point Hotel & Casino. South Point Hotel and Casino was the site of a historic gathering on a recent Tuesday, as... [Read more]


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