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Viva Las Vegas! Sign at Charlie's

Worth repeating!

Online auctions are a way to make money, but they’re more than that. These creative fund-raising websites introduce participants to a worldwide marketplace of buyers and collectors. www.lvnmauction.com invites you to sign up and bid for a number of items from its selection of art and other services. Below is a Q&A with Linda Anderle,… Read More ›

What makes Las Vegas special?

I’ve been giving this a lot of thought, especially since I have accepted an assignment to write an article about that very thing. Face it, if you live here you are in one of two camps: There’s nothing special about Las Vegas! There’s everything special about Las Vegas! What I want to know, is what… Read More ›

ORP: An online local magazine

One Roof Publishing Magazine will continue to provide local events and activities news in addition to features like Q&A articles about interesting people, book reviews, arts news and what journalists refer to as “soft news,” which is why ORP is a magazine and not a news site. I have no interest in covering city, county… Read More ›

Jim Terr

Q&A With Cinematic Entrepreneur

And promoter of Las Vegas: Jim Terr Promoting the community can sometimes feel like a thankless job. It requires hard work, a sweeping understanding of the area, discerning what makes the area appealing locally and to visitors, and an ability to connect with readers and viewers in interesting ways. Jim Terr continues to be a… Read More ›

Beth the columnist

ActYourAge! Beth Urech

Beth Urech is serious about her comedy and serious about her work, but you would not get that impression upon meeting her. A vivacious and engaging woman of “a certain age” who doesn’t pay much attention to the stereotype of how an older woman should act or live. She’s a bundle of energy on speed,… Read More ›

Old Men and Hats

First Town and Gown Photography Show at Highlands, Reception April 9

Las Vegas, N.M. – Highlands University presents the first Town and Gown Photography Show with an opening reception April 9 from 1 – 3 p.m. in Kennedy Alumni Hall, 905 University Ave. The exhibit features the work of the university’s Media Arts and Technology Department students and faculty as well as the Meadow City Camera… Read More ›

The Big Picture

Great Blocks in a Great Place

Last week MainStreet de Las Vegas hosted an Open House to inform the public about the Great Blocks on Mainstreet Project. Presenters included three professionals with outstanding credentials. Their commitment to excellence informs the process as MSLV begins planning for future improvements in the target areas of Railroad and Lincoln. Charlie Deans, AICP, is a… Read More ›

Wine and Paint

Artistic Adventure

Note: I don’t have names of the people in these photos, but they were having as much fun as we were at the “Wine and Paint” event held on Saturday at the El Fidel Restaurant. Lots of interpretations and lots of laughs. More years ago than I want to remember I took painting lessons. I… Read More ›

Understanding

Give Me Understanding

Psalm 119:34: Give me understanding, so that I may keep your law and obey it with all my heart. In our desire to be self-sufficient, we forget that on our own we are alive but lifeless. We have no purpose except to please ourselves. When we seek to understand others, we find ways to help… Read More ›

Something Different

If  you’ve never been to my site before you won’t see anything different, other than the fact I haven’t done much since my marathon poetry writing self-challenge in which I wrote a poem a day from Dec. 1 – 25. I’ve written a couple of other blogs since January 1, but that’s it. If, however,… Read More ›

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