Monday, October 2, 2023

Animal Instinct

September 13, 2023 by  
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Dr. Aaron Bivens was one of the world’s most cherished veterinarians, and his loss is deeply felt in the community of animal lovers and beyond. Las Vegas recently lost one of the world’s most admired, respected, and impactful veterinarians.  Dr. Aaron Bivens died July 30 from injuries sustained in a drowning accident at Lake Mead. […]


August 13, 2023 by  
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‘It’s about inclusion, not exclusion’ Sharon Braddy-McKoy made history as the first Black woman to serve in a director capacity at Southwest Gas Corporation. She has been Vice President of Human Resources since 2012 and was promoted to Senior Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer in 2022, — responsible for company-wide oversight and strategic direction for […]


Legendary singer Gladys Knight will make her Smith Center debut in August. Seven-time Grammy-winning superstar Gladys Knight will perform her many hits — spanning pop, R&B, gospel and adult contemporary — at the Smith Center on August 18. Tickets are available now at  The celebrated singer of the iconic melody “Midnight Train to Georgia,” […]

Simply The Best

Tina Turner was more than the Queen of Rock & Roll. A survivor and inimitable performer, she inspired countless people across the world with her raw talent and limitless resilience.  The light that shines on the entertainment industry is a bit dimmer today in the wake of Tina Turner’s passing. Known in every corner of […]

‘BNPL’: Friend or Foe?

December 14, 2022 by  
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By Craig Kirkland, EVP/Director of Retail Banking, Nevada State Bank If you have made a recent online purchase, you may have been given a BNPL (Buy Now Pay Later) offer. The name is self-explanatory — you are given the opportunity to purchase the item and pay at a future date, often through installment payments. While […]

Can’t stop her reign

December 12, 2021 by  
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Beyoncé has been a global superstar for a generation, and she continues to climb higher into the stratosphere. As the years go by, we are still captivated by Beyoncé’s every move. To put it plainly, she has become the standard of excellence in entertainment. According to Forbes, her estimated fortune is $440 million — and […]

Excellence Personified

November 6, 2021 by  
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The passing of Colin Powell reminds us why role models are so powerful in our lives. There was a day when role models were not very difficult to find in the world at large. While these examples remain in abundance within our families and communities, there is a growing sense that the values of character, […]

Sound Decisions

October 14, 2021 by  
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Jayson Sawyer is bringing back live music and changing the game while he’s at it. BY TYRA BELL-HOLLAND Even a year of canceled and postponed live entertainment couldn’t deter JABM founder and CEO Jayson Sawyer, who remains on a trajectory to become a leading force in live music for Las Vegas and throughout California.  The […]

Smokey Robinson Honored in Vegas!

September 15, 2021 by  
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The extraordinary Keep Memory Alive organization will honor legendary musicians Smokey Robinson and Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds at the 25th Annual Power of Love gala, set for Oct. 16 at Resorts World Las Vegas. Tickets are on sale now at Considered one of the most prominent events in Las Vegas, Power of Love raises much-needed […]

Casting Her Spell

Jennifer Hudson mesmerizes in a new biopic about the legendary Queen of Soul. Her songs are firmly ensconced in the canon of American music, and her remarkable voice and larger-than-life personality are forever woven into the fabric of our popular culture. So ever since it was announced that Hollywood was bringing the story of Aretha […]

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