Sunday, May 1, 2016

Feature

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2016 PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2016

Connecting the Community Nicole Hammond kisses son Taylor who is battling against cancer. Robin Rachelle Kirksey Bully Busters’ Spring Break 2016 event for community youth Queen Afua stopped by Simply... [Read more]


HOMEGROWN HOMEGROWN

Las Vegas draws performers from all over the world, but local talent is the heartbeat of our city’s entertainment scene. TIFFANNE LeMAY TIFFANNE LeMAY An incredible singer who recently appeared on “American... [Read more]


‘It’s like a melting pot’ ‘It’s like a melting pot’

QUESTIONS & ANSWERS | JACQUELINE GREEN JACQUELINE GREEN On the eve of a highly-anticipated performance in Las Vegas, the principal dancer of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater opens up about... [Read more]


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Conversation

Success! Success!

BY JAMAAL McCOY Jamaal Mccoy, General Manager of Findlay Chevrolet Endurance is often defined as “the fact or power of enduring an unpleasant or difficult … situation without giving way.” Many... [Read more]


How Failure Can Stop You How Failure Can Stop You

BY DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER DR. ROBERT E. FOWLER No one’s life is an unbroken chain of victories. We all experience setbacks, defeats, losses and failures. Consider the example of baseball: Not even the... [Read more]


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Community

The business of beauty The business of beauty

One year into her success as founder of the Cosmetology Institute of Las Vegas, Denise Gallant eyes the future. Denise Gallant, Cosmetology Institute of Las Vegas Denise Gallant is proud of her accomplishments... [Read more]


James Oran “Jimmy” Porter 1941-2016 James Oran “Jimmy” Porter 1941-2016

“The epitome of a gentleman lawyer” James Oran “Jimmy” Porter 1941-2016 Las Vegas was saddened by the recent passing of attorney James Oran “Jimmy” Porter, who passed away on Jan. 27. Licensed... [Read more]


BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

What’s Happening in Las Vegas April 7: Nicki Minaj with Ariana Grande. Location: T-Mobile Arena, 3780 Las Vegas Blvd S. Time: 9 p.m. April 16-17: 24th Annual City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival. Location:... [Read more]


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Highlights

PEACE PEACE

Color me America. I wake up each morning to news from our circus-like presidential campaign, the latest from a roadshow of clowns and carnival barkers musing on what will make America great again. America... [Read more]


Boy, I Sure Hope I’m Wrong About This One Boy, I Sure Hope I’m Wrong About This One

BY LOUIE OVERSTREET Louie Overstreet I sincerely do not want to be right, but I can’t shake the feeling that another white elephant is being sold to the black community of West Las Vegas. The city used... [Read more]


VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Insecurity in a new American economy VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Insecurity in a new American economy

Yvette Williams BY YVETTE WILLIAMS America’s working class is feeling the squeeze in this new economy. People are trying to make ends meet by working longer hours, and it has taken a terrible toll on... [Read more]


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Food

FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Creamy Butternut Squash Linguine FOOD FOR THE SOUL: Creamy Butternut Squash Linguine

Creamy Butternut Squash Linguine Creamy Butternut Squash Linguine Recipe by CHEF STACEY DOUGAN INGREDIENTS (Serves 4) 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh sage 2 pound butternut... [Read more]


“Share an Olive” Martini “Share an Olive” Martini

The Olive Story CHAZZ PALMINTERI Recipe by CHAZZ PALMINTERI “Share an Olive” Martini “One of the highlights of my life was getting to know the great Frank Sinatra. I remember the time we were having... [Read more]


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Arts & Entertainment

BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD BLACK IMAGE COMMUNITY BILLBOARD

What’s Happening in Las Vegas April 7: Nicki Minaj with Ariana Grande. Location: T-Mobile Arena, 3780 Las Vegas Blvd S. Time: 9 p.m. April 16-17: 24th Annual City of Lights Jazz and R&B Festival. Location:... [Read more]


‘Idol’ thoughts ‘Idol’ thoughts

In the final season of an iconic series, a Las Vegas singer punches her ticket to Hollywood. BY KIMBERLY BAILEY-TUREAUD Tiffanne LeMay and the American Idol judges. A senior at Cimarron High School, 17-yearold... [Read more]


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Extra

PEACE PEACE

Color me America. I wake up each morning to news from our circus-like presidential campaign, the latest from a roadshow of clowns and carnival barkers musing on what will make America great again. America... [Read more]


Taking them higher Taking them higher

Clark County School Board Trustee Dr. Linda E. Young welcomes the U-CAN College Fair. CCSD Board Trustee Dr. Linda Young is honored by U-CAN College Fair founder Dr. Alan Rowe, for supporting the U-CAN... [Read more]


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