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Lindsey Buckingham, Playing Aliante, Talks About Love, Calluses and Music

Lindsey Buckingham, Playing Aliante, Talks About Love, Calluses and Music

The musician, who is lampooned from time to time on "Saturday Night Live," hits the north end of the valley.

If you know the lore of Fleetwood Mac, you know all about Lindsey Buckingham's messy relationship with Stevie Nicks. It helped them write their classic album "Rumours," yada yada.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Assisted Living Facility Readies Grand Opening

Assisted Living Facility Readies Grand Opening

 

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will join local leaders Thursday, Oct. 27 to celebrate the grand opening of Silver Sky at Deer Springs, a 90-unit affordable assisted living facility at 6741 N. Decatur Blvd.

The facility was developed by Nevada H.A.N.D., Inc. in partnership with the city of Las Vegas, the State of Nevada Housing Division, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the city of North Las Vegas and Clark County. The city of Las Vegas provided land valued at $500,000 for the project.

Silver Sky offers services including a full-service dining room serving three meals daily, beauty shop, movie theatre, country store, recreation room, medical exam room for visiting medical professionals, transportation services and assistance with personal needs. 

Lineup Announced for Agassi Foundation Benefit

Lineup Announced for Agassi Foundation Benefit

Artists and comedians from across a wide spectrum will highlight this year’s Andre Agassi Foundation for Education benefit.

Michael Bublé, Jimmy Kimmel, Martina McBride, Smokey Robinson and Train will headline the 16th Grand Slam for Children benefit concert Saturday, October 29 at Wynn Las Vegas. The event supports the Foundation’s efforts to transform education and benefits the Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy, a tuition-free, K-12 public charter school in Las Vegas.

"It's amazing what can be accomplished when people come together to change lives and make the world a better place for children," Agassi said.

Street Closures for Independence Day Parade

Street Closures for Independence Day Parade

The City of North Las Vegas will be holding its Independence Day Jubilee on Saturday.  Road closures for event parking will be in effect between 10 a.m. and midnight. The event will be held at Seastrand Park, 6330 Camino Eldorado.

Parking access to the event will be at the intersection of Revere Street and Centennial Parkway. The following roads will be closed:

Free Health and Fitness Event Friday

Free Health and Fitness Event Friday

 

County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly is hosting his annual “Walking With Weekly” health and fitness fair from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Friday at Pearson Community Center, 1625 W. Carey Ave., near Martin Luther King Boulevard.

The event is free to attend and will feature fitness trainers, health screenings and refreshments. The commissioner also will lead a walk around the track outside the Pearson Center soon after the event starts.

“Too many people don’t take the time to take care of their own health,” Weekly said. “This health and fitness fair will bring some fun into the mix to encourage our friends and neighbors to take a first step toward taking better care of themselves.”

Staff from University Medical Center will provide free blood pressure checks and health information, and other health and fitness organizations will also be on hand during the event.

Public Comment Invited on Commission Boundaries

Public Comment Invited on Commission Boundaries

 

 

New district boundaries will be the topic of discussion at upcoming county workshops.

Clark County is hosting meeting during the next two weeks to solicit comments and suggestions for changes to commission district electoral boundaries.

The workshops will be held throughout the Las Vegas Valley:

Doom in June Metal, Rock Festival Returns to Cheyenne Saloon with Bigger Lineup

The sounds of serious metal returns to the valley with the Doom in June Festival.

It was one of those shows that you didn't want to end, and in many ways it seriously felt like it wouldn't.

The inaugural Doom in June festival, which took place at the Cheyenne Saloon around this time last year, was a 12-hour marathon of epic doom, fuzzed-out stoner rock, toe-curling retro jams, blackened sludge and more, all posited on gargantuan guitars and seismic groove.

Read more in the Las Vegas Review-Journal