Monday, May 22, 2017

IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

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IN THE COMMUNITY – APRIL 2017

Rest in Heaven Walter Mason | 1926-2017

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 he logged countless hours as a volunteer — mentoring young people, and producing and directing stage productions for first-time actors. [...]

PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

April 17, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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PHOTOS OF THE MONTH – APRIL 2017

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 star-studded birthday gala and comedy show at Regency West in the Leimert Park section of Los Angeles. The celebration was hosted by Sherri [...]

Under the Glittering Lights: Deep Discussion

Actress Vivica A. Fox was recently in Las Vegas for “Conversations with Kym” — a special event for domestic violence awareness hosted in the Foundation Room at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino.

Engage People, Influence Your Neighbors

April 13, 2017 by Las Vegas Black Image Magazine  
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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 to Las Vegas through community engagement and scholarships that help young people take flight toward higher education. Here, she shares tips on how to best [...]

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 that flowers bloom with life thanks to nourishment from the sun, water and soil. As the beauty attracts our eyes, it reminds [...]

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

BY 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 of balance when compared to others who provide meaningful services. For instance, if an athlete is making $20 million a year, this equates to 13.3 teachers working for [...]

VEGAS WATCH: Taste Of Brandye

BY CAPUCINE HOLMES South Point Hotel and Casino was the site of a historic gathering on a recent Tuesday, as people from across America came together for a rare taste of Brandye — the outstanding singing trio comprised of Donna Davis Sadler, Cynthia Douglas, and Pamela Vincent, reuniting after several decades. Brandye have made over [...]

VETTE’S VEGAS VOICE: Inequity in Nevada student funding

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 of Education supports these efforts, and clearly with the new Every Student Succeeds Act the federal government now provides Nevada with more opportunities to succeed. However, [...]