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A Taste of Las Vegas, Nevada

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT LAS VEGAS?

  1. Las Vegas is the most populous city in Nevada, United States, and an internationally renowned major resort city for gambling, shopping and fine dining. It is the 28th most populous city in the United States with an estimated population by the U.S. Census Bureau of 567,641 as of 2009.

  2. The primary drivers of the Las Vegas economy have been the confluence of tourism, gaming and conventions, which in turn feed the retail and restaurant industries. The city serves as world headquarters for the world's two largest Fortune 500 gaming companies, Harrah's Entertainment and MGM Resorts International. Several companies involved in the manufacture of electronic gaming machines, such as slot machines, are located in the Las Vegas area. In the first decade of the 21st century retail and dining have become attractions of their own. Tourism marketing and promotion are handled by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, a county wide agency. Its annual Visitors Survey provides detailed information on visitor numbers, spending patterns and resulting revenues.

  3. Las Vegas has one of the highest suicide and divorce rates of the U.S. A research study that found Las Vegas residents are 40% less likely to commit suicide if they leave Las Vegas and visitors are more than twice as likely to commit suicide there as elsewhere was published in the Las Vegas Sun newspaper in 2008, breaking a long-time taboo on discussion of suicide in Las Vegas. The city's high divorce rate is not wholly due to Las Vegans themselves getting divorced. Since divorce is easier in Nevada than most other states, many people come from across the country for the easier process. For similar reasons, Las Vegas has also one of the highest marriage rates of U.S. cities as well, with many licenses issued to people from outside the area.

  4. Las Vegas' climate is a subtropical arid climate, typical of the Mojave Desert in which it lies. The city enjoys abundant sunshine year-round and has an average of about 300 sunny days per year and more than 3800 hours of sunshine, with about 4.2 inches of rainfall, which on average occurs on 29 days per year. The summer months of June through September are very hot and mostly dry with average daytime highs of 94 to 104 °F and night-time lows of 69–78 °F. Las Vegas' winters are of short duration and the season is generally mild, with daytime highs near 60 °F and nighttime lows around 40 °F. The mountains surrounding Las Vegas accumulate snow during the winter but snow is rare in the Las Vegas Valley itself.

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Demographics of Las Vegas, Nevada

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

70.8%

10.3%

0.6%

5.5%

30.0%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Motown Stars Including Jackie Jackson of the Jackson 5 To Open Catfish Alley Restaurant On The Las Vegas Strip

Las Vegas, NV, April 12, 2012 – The celebration and national grand opening of Catfish Alley takes place on April 14, beginning at Noon on the Las Vegas Strip at 3743 South Las Vegas Boulevard in the Hawaiian Marketplace across from City Center. With many favorite celebrities in attendance and live music and entertainment, this promises to be ‘one heck of a party!’

Attendees will want to bring their cameras because the guest list of owners who will be in attendance include: Otis Williams of the Temptations, Jackie Jackson of the Jackson 5, Mary Wilson of the Supremes, Bubba Knight of Gladys Knight and the Pips, LaMonte McLemore, Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis of The 5th Dimension, J. D. Nicholas of The Commodores, Harry Elston of The Friends of Distinction, Clarence Collins of Little Anthony and The Imperials, Farrah Gray, international bestselling author, Richard Roundtree, Star of the Movie “Shaft,” London-based Concert Promoter David Gest, and Jason Winters, Manager of Janet Jackson.

Catfish Alley features old-fashioned, southern style cooking; serving up mouth-watering fried catfish, cooked-to-order shrimp and chicken, with home-cooked side dishes from recipes passed down for generations. Catfish Alley puts the ‘soul back into food’ with tantalizing treats like fried green beans, corn nuggets, black-eyed peas – oh, and did we mention the peach cobbler and sweet potato pie? One bite of any of these luscious dishes and you’re hooked!

Along with great food, this group of Motown moguls will provide live musical acts to entertain guests and there’s even a dance floor for people moved by the tunes. Four television screens broadcast performances by the Supremes, Marvin Gaye and Smokey Robinson and, according to managing member Rod Gaines, “The goal is to have an event every night and make it a fun, happening place to be!” Adding, “We’re trying to open 300 locations around the country in the next five years. We want to have fun and create jobs.”

“We decided that the best catfish in the country should be available on the Las Vegas Strip,” says Otis Williams, and judging by the menu – it will be!

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Businesses in Las Vegas, Nevada


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BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Alicia's Hair Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  4760 South Pecos Rd.suite 212, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 251-4247

  2. A Wild Hair -  Category: Hair Salons -  Stylist that offer a variety of styles. Natural, Extensions, Flat Iron, Dreads, Faux Dreads, Relaxers, Short cuts, Individuals, Braids- Call for an appointment.   4343 N. Rancho 108 & 200 Las Vegas, Nevada (702) 658-8483  - (visit website)

  3. Beauty Center -  Category: Black Hair Salons - (inside the Kohls shopping) -  6740 North Durango Dr room S13, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 210-2616

  4. Blade Masters -  Category: Black Barbers -  2245 N Decatur Blvd Ste D - Las Vegas, NV (702) 264-65212  - (visit website)

  5. Bridgette Butler Hair Styles -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  7500 W Lake Mead Blvd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 360-9700  - (visit website)

  6. Celebrity Hair Extensions And More -  Category: Black Hair Salons - Braids and more -  6584 W. Cheyenne Rd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 445-5635

  7. Classique Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  3315 W. Craig Rd, - Las Vegas, NV 89032 (702) 324-6261

  8. Crasiva Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons - relaxers, hair cuts, pressing, updos, highlights, more -  4080 Paradise Rd., - Las Vegas, NV (310) 497-2526

  9. Ethnocity -  Category: Black Hair Salons - Braids Weaves Cuts -  5016 Alta Drive - Las Vegas, NV 89107 (702) 490-2034  - (visit website)

  10. Gossip Hair & Nail Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  2222 Paradise Rd., - Las Vegas, NV (702) 735-4247

  11. Hair By Marcedes! -  Category: Black Hair Salons - Specializing in Ethnic Hair but accommodating ALL Hair Types and Textures! -  5325 S.Fort Apache Rd. - Las Vegas, NV (702) 258-4247  - (visit website)

  12. Hair Designs By Victor Tatum -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  222 S. Rainbow, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 808-4929

  13. Hair Nv -  Category: Black Hair Salons - Specializing in hair weaving extensions, hair relaxers, cuts! -  PO Box 401671 - Las Vegas, NV (702) 494-8559  - (visit website)

  14. Healthy Hair Beauty Consultants -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   Las Vegas, NV (702) 933-1414 ext-110  - (visit website)

  15. High Style Hair and Nail -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  6370 W. Sahara, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 401-7573

  16. Infiniti Creations Salon & Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  3100 S. Durango Dr #102, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 838-6922

  17. Jabez Salon & Spa - Full Service Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  5401 W. Charleston Blvd - Las Vegas, NV (702) 818-4777

  18. Kapture Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  6584 W Cheyenne Rd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 445-5635

  19. Las Vegas Braids Weaves Extensions -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   Individuals/ Cornrows/ Individual Twists/ Cornrow Twists/ French Braids / Fusions/ Sew-Ins/ Bonding/ Quick Weaves/ Tree Weave/ Highlights/ Semi-Permanent Coloring/ Relaxers/ Layer Cutting/ Trimming/ Wet Sets/ Finger Waves/ Individual Twists/ Cornrow Twists/ Variety of Thermal Styles/ etc.   4200 E.Flamingo Rd Las Vegas, NV (702) 429-6264  - (visit website)

  20. LaTrice Smith Master Hair Stylist N Make Up Artist -  Category: Black Hair Salons -   5325 S Fort Apache Rd Las Vegas, Nevada 89148 (702) 639-7926  - (visit website)

  21. Lena J at Ritual Salon & Spa -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  9480 Eastern Avenue, Suite #125 - Las Vegas, NV (702) 326-3082  - (visit website)

  22. Master Stylist -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  5980 Spring Mountain RD, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 234-7405 - (visit website)

  23. Phat Cuts -  Category: Black Barbers -  3011 W Lake Mead Boulevard Ste 103 - Las Vegas, NV (702) 647-8110

  24. Platinum Styles Beauty Supply -  Category: Black Beauty Supply -  4085 N. Rancho Dr. - Las Vegas, NV 89130 (702) 395-3525

  25. Roots Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  4418 W Charleston Bl, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 232-8829

  26. Sister Sister Braiding -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1857 Luna Alegre St, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 364-1990

  27. Studio 702 -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  1000 MLK, - Las Vegas, NV (310) 497-2523

  28. Styles by Miss Kim -  Category: Hair Salons    - MISS KIM Stylist/Educator

    Miss Kim specializes in healthy and beautiful manes. She is very passionate about her craft and has been in the business for over 25 years. Miss Kim has competed in many hair show competitions. She won 1st place with her brother who is also a stylist in the Black Gold hair show in Los Angeles, CA. She also received an award from the Beauty Supply Association of California. Miss Kim has trained with BIA, Design Essensials, Affirm, Laran, HairHunt, BKB, Goldwell, Schwarzkoff, Wella, Clariol, and Essations and also did platform work. Miss Kim has taken many new stylist under her wing and has trained them into successful stylist.

    Miss Kim is a big fan of short hair and is up on all the latest short hair styles. She creates beautiful styles on every mane she touches and educates her clients on the importance of healthy hair. She services women and men of all ethnicities. Book your appt today! Call Miss Kim at (702) 210-2616    - 1750 N. Buffalo Dr., Ste 108 Las Vegas, NV (702) 210-2616

  29. Styles of LA Hair Salon -  Category: Black Hair Salons Styles of L.A. offers hair 24 hour hair appointments for servies including hair weaves, hair extensions, flat iron, press n curls, straw sets, relaxers, perms, etc  - (visit website)

  30. The Braid Studio -  Category: Black Hair Salons -  2235 E. Flamingo Road #302 - Las Vegas, NV (702) 265-6754  - (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. BlackPeopleBid.com -  Category: Shopping -  A fun fast-paced new wave shopping experience. A product bidding web site designed around black people interest. It's an opportunity that invites everyone!   - Las Vegas, NV   - (visit website)

  2. Boracay Massage -  Category: Massage -  A Las Vegas massage therapist from Boracay Massage can help you unwind with Swedish massage, deep tissue massage and other wellness treatments.   - 9340 W. Tropicana Ave., Studio 11, Las Vegas, NV (702) 677-8748   - (visit website)

  3. Carolyn MacCombie -  Category: Realtor -    - 8290 West Sahara Ave Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Office (702) 871-9500 - Mobile (702) 439-7447

  4. Customer Service Network -  Category: Legal -  960 West Owens, Las Vegas, Nevada (702)266-4388

  5. Elite Heating, Cooling and Plumbing -  Category: Household -  Elite Heating, Cooling and Plumbing has carved a niche for itself by delivering satisfactory plumbing, heating and AC repair services at Las Vegas. Well equipped in terms of infrastructure, the experts of the firm have always delighted their customers in a promising way.   - 6045 Harrison Dr #2, Las Vegas, NV (702) 263-2665   - (visit website)

  6. Fox's Spy Outlet -  Category: Surveillance -  Crime Statistics Violent Crimes in General - 90 % of violent attacks happen in Key-Related situations.   - 2055 E Tropicana Ave, Las Vegas, NV (702) 262-9313   - (visit website)

  7. Gloria L Martin, MD -  Category: Obstetrics & Gynecology, Physician -  - 2011 Pinto Ln, Las Vegas, NV 89106 (702) 385-3070

  8. Jacob Crittenden III, MD -  Category: Physician, Plastic Surgery -  - 6170 W Lake Mead Blvd Las Vegas, NV 89108 (702) 648-6794

  9. Karen Gilmore -  Category: Realtor -  Coldwell Banker Premier Realty   - 6628 Sky Pointe Drive Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89131 Office (702) 987-5600 - Mobile (702) 812-2513   - (video)

  10. Kourtney Wagner -  Category: Las Vegas Realtor -     - 3042 S Durango, Las Vegas, NV 89117 (702) 237-0390

  11. Lavert Benefield -  Category: Realtor -  My full-time professional teams 1st goal is always to provide great service to our clients. Assisting clients with purchasing/selling in this market.  - 8290 West Sahara Ave Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Office (702) 871-9500 - Mobile (702) 877-6201

  12. Law Office of Kirk-Hughes & Associates -  Category: Legal -   2551 S. Fort Apache Rd. Las Vegas, Nevada (702) 233-8661

  13. Leslie M. Sims MD -  Category: Ophthalmology, Physician -  - 5380 S Rainbow Blvd #228, Las Vegas, NV 89118 (702) 998-2907

  14. Mike Ford Jr. -  Category: Realtor -   My name is Mike Ford, Jr. The trusted name in Cars is now your Short Sale Expert.  - 8290 West Sahara Ave Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Office (702) 871-9500 - Mobile (702) 480-5565

  15. Nevada AAGS -  Category: Genealogy -     - 10733 Esk Drive Las Vegas, NV 89144

  16. Olayinka F Alonge, MD -  Category: Family Practice, Physician -  - 5380 South Rainbow Boulevard Suite 228 Las Vegas, Nevada 89118 (702) 222-3478

  17. Pauline Miller, MD -  Category: Family Practice, Physician -  - 4500 Meadows Ln Las Vegas, Nevada 89107 (702) 258-8100

  18. PreneedPlanner.com -  Category: Life Planner -  PreneedPlanner.com is a website focused on the importance of planning ahead for final wishes and funeral arrangemwnts. Rhonda is a licensed insurance agent in Nevada. Although training and education in the insurance field is key to her success in helping families with their pre-arrangement needs.

    She is confident that her own life experiences, ability to feel and care for others, along with her passion for making a difference in people's lives holds a great deal of weight to those she serves. Through Rhonda's own personal life experiences, she has been able to exercise her gift of comforting and encouraging people.   - 7437 S. Eastern Ave. #266 Las Vegas, NV (702) 468-2252   - (visit website)

  19. Robert Rice -  Category: Realtor -  Coldwell Banker Premier Realty   - 6628 Sky Pointe Drive Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89131 Office (702) 987-5600 - Mobile (702) 808-2605

  20. Silver State Dental -  Category: Dental -  Silver State Dental believes to offer an excellent dental care services to the residents of Las Vegas. We have a team of experienced cosmetic dentists who can meet all oral hygiene needs and demands and assist you in the best possible manner. Our services are available at an affordable price.   - 4555 South Fort Apache Road #136, Las Vegas, NV (702) 388-8979   - (visit website)

  21. Star Smiles Las Vegas -  Category: Children's Dentist -   - 6440 W. Flamingo Road Las Vegas, NV 89103 (702) 270-3047   - (visit website)

  22. Wanda Mullen -  Category: Realtor -  Wanda is a full time real estate professional; able to provide service that far exceeds the competition.  - 8290 West Sahara Ave Suite 200, Las Vegas, NV 89117 Office (702) 871-9500 - Mobile (702) 227-5354

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AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURE

  1. Annie Lee Art Gallery -  Category: Culture -   4030 E Post Rd, Las Vegas, NV (702) 387-4030   - (visit website)

  2. West Las Vegas Arts Center -  Category: Culture -   947 W Lake Mead Blvd, Las Vegas, NV (702) 229-4800   - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Angie's Soul Food Restaurant -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -  1100 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Plaza #F, Las Vegas, 89108 (702) 631-7315   - (visit website)

  2. BB King Nightclub -  Category: Southern Food/ Entertainment -   Mirage Casino on the strip - 3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 242-5464  - (visit website)

  3. Big Mama's Rib Shack & Country Cooking, Inc. -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2230 W. Bonanza Rd. - Las Vegas, NV (702) 597-1616

  4. Buzz BBQ -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   7810 W. Ann Road #130 - Las Vegas, NV (702) 294-2899

  5. CatFish Alley -  Category: Seafood/Southern -  467 E Silverado - Las Vegas, NV 89183 (702) 492-4543  - (reviews)

  6. CatFish Alley -  Category: Seafood/Southern -   3743 Las Vegas Blvd. - Las Vegas, NV (702) 431-3474  - (visit website)

  7. Cookies' Barbq & Southern Cooking -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1600 N. Martin Luther King Blvd - Las Vegas, NV (702) 450-3474

  8. Gigi's Restaurants Inc -  Category: Southern Style Restaurants -   2590 S Maryland Parkway - Las Vegas, NV (702) 939-4444

  9. Gritz Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   1911 Stella Lake #150 - Las Vegas, NV (702) 255-4748

  10. Healthy Soul Cafe & Deli -  Category: Health Food Restaurants -   1830 N Martin L King Boulevard - Las Vegas, NV (702) 310-2233

  11. H&H BBQ -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2245 Las Vegas Blvd - Las Vegas, NV (702) 358-4860

  12. Kathy's Southern Cooking -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   6407 Mountain Vista St. - Las Vegas, NV (702) 433-1005

  13. Linda's Diner -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   2530 S Decatur Blvd - Las Vegas, NV (702) 289-4677

  14. Mario's Fish & More -  Category: Seafood -   2245 Las Vegas Blvd N. - Las Vegas, NV (702) 452-1231

  15. M & M's Soul Food Cafe -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   3923 W Charleston - Las Vegas, NV (702) 453-7685

  16. Mr. J's Louisiana Kitchen -  Category: Soul Food - Cajun & Creole Restaurants -   2301 W Bonanza Road - Las Vegas, NV (702) 463-5352

  17. Seven Seas Restaurant & Lounge -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   808 W. Lake Mead Blvd - Las Vegas, NV (702) 646-4688

  18. Soul 2 -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   3321 Big Sandy Circle - Las Vegas, NV (702) 791-2433

  19. T.C.'S Rid Crib -  Category: Soul Food Restaurants -   8470 W. Desert Inn Road - Las Vegas, NV (702) 451-7427   - (visit website)

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Community Leaders Collaborate with UNLV Libraries to Launch first-ever “portal” into African American History in Southern Nevada





Las Vegas, Nevada (January 24, 2014) – With the “click” of mouse, a portal into the history of African Americans in Southern Nevada was launched today at a gathering of prominent community leaders and UNLV administrators at UNLV’s Lied Library.

Today’s celebration marks nearly three years of collaboration between like-minded community leaders who originally converged to discuss the history and contributions of local African Americans through the years. While much attention has been paid to the growth of the gaming industry and other facets of our area, not nearly as much has documented the influences that the local black community has had and continues to have on the influence of our city’s growth and development.

That initial conversation grew into something much bigger and more focused…a collaborative research effort, named the Las Vegas African American Experience Project, to document the history of the local African American community. UNLV is pleased to be the facilitator of this important project, of which the first phase is a first of its type website portal.

First conceptualized in 2011, the portal is designed to tell the story of African American life in this city through many voices, spanning numerous generations. An essential goal of the project is to provide broader access to the many collections owned and/or housed by individuals and institutions throughout Southern Nevada via a Web portal. This unique website allows assets from various collections to be woven together to tell a more comprehensive, researchable story of the history of a people.

“With the addition of this web portal, the community including researchers now have access to the history of the African American experience in Southern Nevada,” said Patricia Iannuzzi, dean of the UNLV University Libraries. “The content can be used to develop educational materials as well as offer the information to families, individuals, and researchers worldwide. So far, there are nearly 500 items in the online digital collection, including photographers, documents, video, and sound recordings.”

“Las Vegas native and author Trish Geran approached Vegas PBS in 2011 with a request to air a play about the Las Vegas black community,” said UNLV Oral History Research Center Director Claytee White. She spearheads the efforts to collect and preserve local African American history. “It turned out, Vegas PBS thought it was a wonderful idea that should be expanded upon, and we invited community members to collaborate and began gathering the history of the black experience in Las Vegas.”

The initial phase of the site has been completed, and features a compilation and digitization of African American history in Las Vegas through the eyes of those who experienced it and are currently living it. As additional historians join the project and make their own contributions, the site will continue to grow and be updated.

The project has come to life through the efforts of a number of collaborative partners, including: the Clark County Museum; Henderson Libraries; Las Vegas Clark County Public Libraries; Nevada State Museum, Las Vegas; Oral History Research Center at UNLV Libraries; University of Nevada Las Vegas Libraries; Wiener-Rogers Law Library at William S. Boyd School of Law; and Vegas PBS.

The team of community advisors responsible for this vital project includes community activist Hannah Brown; Senior Resident Scholar Sonya Horsford, Ed.D., of The Lincy Institute at UNLV; community member Jarmilla McMillan-Arnold; urban design coordinator/historic preservation officer for the City of Las Vegas Department of Planning Courtney Mooney; UNLV Associate Professor Todd Robinson, Ph.D.; doctoral student Carrie Sampson; and Brenda Williams, founder of the Westside School Alumni Foundation.

Topics in the current collection focus on:

• People/Individuals (oral histories)

• Neighborhood history (Jackson Street/Westside School)

• Historic sites and entertainment (Moulin Rouge and black showgirls)

• Specific collections (Goynes Collection/Jay Florian Mitchell Collection)

• Research topics (migration/religion)

• History happening now (PBS roundtables)

A second phase of the project, known as Berkley Square, will focus on the history of the neighborhood with the same name. Five panel discussions about the region, as well as about its financier and namesake Thomas L. Berkeley, were held during the fall of 2013 and filmed by Vegas PBS for use on the website portal at a later date.

Funding for the Las Vegas African American Experience Project is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.

About UNLV
UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of more than 27,000 students and 2,900 faculty and staff. Founded in 1957, the university offers more than 220 undergraduate, master, and doctoral degree programs. UNLV is located on a 332-acre campus in dynamic Southern Nevada and is classified in the category of Research Universities (high research activity) by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

**Photo Credit UNLV University Libraries, pictured (L to R Senator Joe Neal, Senator Joe Neal, First African American Senator of Nevada, Sarann Knight Preddy, First African American to hold a Gaming License and owner of the Moulin Rouge)

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CHURCHES



  1. Calvary Southern Baptist -  1600 E. Cartier Ave - Las Vegas, NV (702) 649-7230  - (visit website)

  2. First African Methodist Episcopal -  2450 Revere Street - Las Vegas, NV (702) 649-1774  - (visit website)

  3. Fountain of Hope Ame Church -  2955 East Russell Road - Las Vegas, NV (702) 798-3949

  4. Greater Evergreen Missionary Baptist Church -  1915 Lexington Avenue - Las Vegas, NV (702) 647-3071  - (visit website)

  5. Greater St. Paul COGIC -  2929 Cedar Avenue - Las Vegas, NV (702) 648-4230  - (visit website)

  6. Holy Trinity AME -  700 Lola Avenue - Las Vegas, NV (702) 877-0790  - (visit website)

  7. Tabernacle of Praise -  7550 Constantinople - Las Vegas, NV (702) 655-3867  - (visit website)

  8. Unity Baptist Church -  545 Marion Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89110 (702) 459-2263

  9. Vegas View -  1919 Glider Street - Las Vegas, NV (702) 642-6211  - (visit website)

  10. Victory Missionary Baptist Church -  500 West Monroe Ave. - Las Vegas, NV (702) 648-2286  - (visit website)

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ENTERTAINMENT



  1. BB King Nightclub -  Category: Southern Food/ Entertainment -   Mirage Casino on the strip - 3400 Las Vegas Boulevard South Las Vegas, NV 89109 (702) 242-5464  - (visit website)

  2. Blush Boutique Nightclub -  Category: Nightclub (Wynn Las Vegas) -  3131 Las Vegas Blvd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 770-3900

  3. Circus Acts -  Category: Circus Performers (free) -  2880 Las Vegas Blvd, - Las Vegas, NV - Circus Circus

  4. Famous Daves -  Category: Dating - meet-n-greet -  1951 N. Rainbow Blvd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 787-0896  - (visit website)

  5. Firefly -  Category: nightclub -  3900 Paradise Rd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 369-3971  - (visit website)

  6. Forbes KTV Ultra Lounge -  Category: Spoken, Word -  3400 S. Jones, Las Vegas, Nevada   - (visit website)

  7. Garfield's on the Lake in Desert Shores -  Category: Entertainment -  2620 Regatta Dr., - Las Vegas, NV (702) 240-5216

  8. HAZE Nightclub -  Category: Night Club - Dance Club - Bar -  3730 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV. (702) 590-8000   - (visit website)

  9. House of Blues -  Category: Blues Club -  3950 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada (702) 632–7600   - (visit website)

  10. Neo-Soul Happy Hour -  Category: Nightclub - Happy Hour Thursdays 5:30pm to 9:30pm -  6605 Las Vegas Blvd South, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 518-3531  - (visit website)

  11. Studio 54 -  Category: Nightclub - Hip Hop, R&B, House, and even some Disco -  3799 South Las Vegas Blvd, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 891-7254   - (visit website)

  12. The Next Movement -  Category: R&B Group -   The Next Movement is an R&B vocal group formed in 1971 on Chicago’s south side.   - Performs at different venues. Las Vegas, NV   - (visit website)

  13. XS Nightclub - Encore Hotel & Casino -  Category: nightclub -  3131 Las Vegas Blvd S, - Las Vegas, NV (702) 770-0097  - (visit website)

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival
    Cannery Casino and Hotel, North Las Vegas (JUNE)     - (visit website)

    Hotel brings the best of summer together during the Annual Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival


  2. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration
    (January)  (702) 352-6722   - (visit website)

    "Living the Dream: Rebuilding America's Promise, Freedom and Liberty”


  3. Kwanzaa
    This is a free event. (DEC)   Location: Reed Whipple Cultural Center 821 Las Vegas Boulevard North

    Discusses the history, principles and symbols of the African-American celebration of Kwanzaa.


  4. Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival
    (April)   1- (800) 969- 83427  - (visit website)

    10 Hours of jazz music at the Government Amphitheater.


  5. The Hoodie Awards
    (August)   Hosted by Steve Harvey.  - (visit website)

    The awards show highlights small businesses in communities throughout the United States. Each year the show grows larger and more exciting.


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