Tuesday, April 03, 2007

First Friday & Las Vegas Grand Prix - The Xtine Report

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The very latest post from the talented local personality Xtine from Global Peace GrooVes Christine - she is a very knowledgeable insider on the local Vegas club scene, and nightlife.





Las Vegas Grand Prix

The streets of downtown Las Vegas will host the first Las Vegas Grand Prix the first weekend of April. (April 6th - 8th ).

They've already put up fencing around many parts of the downtown Las Vegas area which will serve as barricades.

General admission tickets start at $12 and VIP are approximately $175.

Las Vegas Grand Prix will feature a FREE concert at The Freemont Street Experience on Friday from 6 PM until 11 PM.

The Teddybears, Army of Anyone, Chris Cornell, Big & Rich, Cowboy Troy, and 'Riders of the Thunderdome' a professional motocross group will ride in Freemont St. Experience.

TEXT VGP to # 30364 for further updates.

On Thursday evening at the Bellagio, Jay Leno, Jon Bon Jovi, Big and Rich, and Cowboy Troy will host a "Keep the Memory Alive" benefit for ALS for the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute. Tickets range from $1,000 to $250,000.

Cedric the Entertainer is expected to be in attendance for the Vegas Grand Prix as well as Paul Newman.

The Vegas Grand Prix race is actually three days: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Sunday's race will be televised (Easter Sunday) on NBC nationally (locally KVBC channel 3) from 1 PM until 3 PM.

Celebrity poker tournaments, entertainment, and racing revenue are expected to be in the $75 million range for Las Vegas Grand Prix.

Friday evening at Body English "# 13" Frankie Muniz" will host the Frankie B clothing party. Rockstar Supernova's Gilby Clarke's wife, Daniella Clarke founded the upscale clothing line. There will be $20,000 worth of Frankie B's line given away at the event.

Women dressed in racing gear drink free champagne all night long.


First Friday

Passover and Easter week also bring in the April edition of First Friday on April 6th. First Friday began four years ago with 200 people in attendance and has grown to as many as 10,000 people. The arts district of Las Vegas is the Charleston & Main St. area and the surrounding art galleries, antique shops, restaurants, and theatres. Street performances are in every corner. The First Friday event is free. Food vendors sell everything from hot dogs to baked goods. Artwork is for sale. There is a free shuttle service. Parking is free.

April Fools Day has come and gone, but for those of you who want to see what they missed or to review recent history, read on! The Beatle's Revolution Lounge April First events are covered here.

The Beatles Revolution Lounge April First

Sunday, April 1st in Las Vegas clubland offers Kaskade as Luca aka Digital Boy's special guest @ The Beatles Revolution lounge in The Mirage.

The Sunday party at Revolution is called "Hacienda" or "House" so be prepared for some smooth & slamming San Francisco style house grooves.

Visit Luca aka Digital Boy's Myspace page for guest list info.,dress code, and vip info.

April Fool's Day is a party @ Club Barcode for Make A Wish!

Click above poster for a larger image!

April Fool's Dj's Joey Mazzola, Justin Sayne, Buckley, and Digital Boy will spin, Joe Vargas will host. Vegas United Presents: The Ultimate Charity Event for Make A Wish Foundation "Spring Fling all White Party"

  • When: April 1, 2007

  • Where: Club Barcode - 5150 Spring Mountain Rd.

  • Time: 8pm-9pm Red Carpet for VIP's and celebrity guests with coverage from local news, magazine's and other media outlets. 9pm-3am Main Event 3am-till ??? AFTERHOURS

  • Dress code: Wear all white. (Semi formal)

  • Silent Raffle: We are collecting items from businesses that would be worth $20 or more and will be holding a silent raffle the next day of our event and will contact all the winners by phone. A large portion of the proceeds made at the door will be going to Make a Wish Foundation. Help grant a wish or 2! It will be free admission, but we will be asking for a minimum donation of $20.00 or more at the door.

ALL entertainment will be announced on the flyer! I look forward to seeing all of you out there! Don't be a fool on April fools day and NOT be there! ;)

Visit Vegas United's MySpace page, or the party's host Joe Vargas' MySpace page.

More nightlife info. and announcement of a new set from DJ Zen Monk for the Global Peace GrooVes podcast soon!

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