Thursday, August 17, 2017




Jan. 13: Gospel Explosion (time and location to be determined). For more information, contact Tonya Fortson at (702) 525-6546 or Delois Reese (702) 232-2452

Jan. 15: Young Dreamers Awards. Second Baptist Church, 500 W. Madison Ave., Las Vegas. 6 p.m. For more information, contact Kim Tari Fortson at (702) 524-6715

Jan. 16: Fifth Annual Education Forum, honoring CCDBC Educator of the Year, sponsored by Clark County Black Caucus in partnership with CCSD. Mabel Hoggard Math & Science Magnet Elementary School, 950 N. Tonopah Dr., Las Vegas. 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

Jan. 18: Points of Lights Awards, Las Vegas Urban League interim President/CEO E. Lavonne Lewis is a finalist in the governor’s 11th Annual Point of Light Awards, to be held Jan. 18 at noon inside the Bellagio Hotel. For more information, call (775) 825-1900.

Jan. 19: Dr. Martin Luther King Committee Banquet/The Orleans Hotel & Casino/6 p.m.

Jan. 21: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, Downtown Las Vegas. 10 a.m. For more information, visit or call (702) 498-5888


Feb. 1-2: 12th Annual Taste and Sounds of Soul Food & Music Festival, on the Fremont Street Experience. 11 a.m.-midnight. Food and cultural vendor registration has begun. Interested parties can contact the festival coordinators at (702) 615-8216

EVERY TUESDAY AT 9 A.M.: Tune in to “Enterprising People,” with host Kimberly Bailey-Tureaud, or listen online at (click “Listen Live”). To share comments, call in to the show at (702) 647-3688.

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