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Party Pics: Preview Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce welcomed the business community to its annual signature forecasting event Preview Las Vegas, at the Thomas & Mack Center, where nearly 2,000 attendees connected with one another on the exhibit floor and heard from business experts on how to level up in 2018.

Barrick’s BaTTleborn Series

Saturday, March 3
Rob Roy’s Innevation Center, 6795 S Edmond Street, 3rd Floor, Las Vegas

Barrick Gold Corporation has joined forces with Cisco, Switch and Unearthed to provide Nevada’s innovation and tech community with a premier opportunity to build skills, scale ventures and engage with great talent.

“Barrick is excited to host the state’s first global mining hackathon in Las Vegas,” said Michael Brown, President, Barrick USA. “We are at the forefront of revolutionizing traditional mining through digital integration, and we look forward to bringing our technology partners to Las Vegas and to working with talented innovators to generate fresh ideas for our industry.”

BattleBorn, a name inspired by the Nevada state flag, was created by the world’s leading gold mining company to infuse the resource industry with bold ideas and exponential technologies. BattleBorn includes a series of boot camps, a 54-hour hackathon, and a startup exchange, that will bring together competitors, observers, industry leaders, and startups.

Hackathon – A 54-hour high-intensity programming competition for participants, over the weekend of March 9 – 11, to solve innovation challenges in the mining industry. A panel of judges will evaluate the potential applicability to real-world industry. Prizes, totaling $20,000, will be awarded to the top teams. Silicon Foundry, an innovation platform with deep ties in Silicon Valley, will be offering a winning team exposure to its network and startup best practices.

“Hackathons like BattleBorn are a key initiator of outside the box digital thinking that will drive future success in the mining industry. We are delighted to support Barrick as they transform mining,” said Brad Bechtold, National Director, Mining Transformation, Cisco Canada.

Boot Camps – On March 3, challenge descriptions will be shared during a session where participants will engage mentors in a question and answer session. On March 7, Amazon Web Services, Barrick, Cisco, Silicon Foundry and Unearthed will lead a tech onboarding session. The workshops will provide participants with the tools and techniques they will need to succeed over the hackathon weekend.

Startup Exchange – On March 12, an exhibition-style event will be held to showcase early-stage ventures from around the world. The Startup Exchange is a platform for industry leaders to engage with these ventures and find ways to deploy their solutions.

“Globally, Unearthed is driving a mission for the resources sector – to innovate the way it operates and introduce new technologies with the ability to improve current practices. The hackathon events we’ve produced with Barrick continue this mission,” said Zane Prickett, Director, Unearthed.

The ultimate goal of BattleBorn is to have a distinctive impact on Nevada’s growing technology and innovation community. Individuals can get involved by competing in a hackathon, exhibiting a startup, learning about developments in the resource sector or networking with industry leaders.

All events will take place from March 3 – 12 at Rob Roy’s Innevation Center, powered by Switch, located at 6795 S Edmond Street, 3rd Floor, Las Vegas, NV 89118.

For more information about the BattleBorn series of events, including participant registration and ticket purchase, visit www.battleborn.tech.

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Paint the Town

Friday, January 19 at 6:00 PM
Zappos, 400 Stewart Avenue, Las Vegas

Always an evening to remember, Paint the Town is an annual one evening only “pop up” fine art exhibit where philanthropists, artists, and art lovers converge to celebrate fine art and give back to their community.

Guests are invited to bid on the artists’ curated pieces with a very generous portion of the proceeds being donated to Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN). Paint the Town was founded on the idea that artists and charity alike can benefit from the creations that artists so often provide to charitable events benefitting our community. By donating the portion of the sale proceeds normally earned by a gallery to AFAN, Paint the Town creates a win-win exhibit for both artist and AFAN.

Early ticket price is $25.00.
Prices go up to $30.00 at the door.

VIP Tickets are $50.00. VIP guests enjoy the VIP reception (6:00 – 7:00); an intimate meeting and champagne toast with the artists, and first chance to “buy it now.”

All Ticket price is applied toward the purchase of art with a value over $250.

Back bar USA will be providing complimentary beer, wine, and a specialty cocktail

Chronic Tacos will be on site serving their authentic Mexican cuisine.

For more information about Paint the Town or if you are an artist interested in exhibiting, please contact:
Michael Stein
Attorney at Law and Patron of the Arts
T: 702-521-5792
E-mail: lasvegaslawyer@yahoo.com

For more information about AFAN please contact:
Garrett Pattiani | Director of Events
1120 Almond Tree Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89104
T: 702.383.8095 | F: 702.366.1609
E-mail: garrett@afanlv.org | www.afanlv.org

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EXHIBITIONISM – THE ROLLING STONES

Saturday, September 23 from 10:00 AM to February 25, 2018
The Palazzo Las Vegas, 3325 South Las Vegas Boulevard, Las Vegas

Exhibitionism is the largest touring experience of its kind ever to be staged, and the first time in history the band has unlocked their vast private archive exploring the very beginning of their history to the Stones’ superstardom of today. The exhibition is proudly brought to the U.S. by Jackson National Life Insurance Company® (Jackson®), in conjunction with global promoter TEG and producer iEC Exhibitions!

Exhibitionism is open daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets for Exhibitionism are available online at www.stonesexhibit.com, or in person at the Exhibitionism box office, which is located in The Palazzo Lower Lobby.

“Fans can’t seem to get enough ‘Satisfaction’ with Exhibitionism, so we are thrilled to announce that this world-class immersive Rolling Stones experience is extending for one more month!” said Adam Steck, founder and CEO of SPI Entertainment, Inc., the official marketing partner and local promoter of the exhibition.

ABOUT EXHIBITIONISM
Exhibitionism tells the story of the most influential rock ‘n’ roll band in history, allowing visitors to experience first- hand their incredible journey from early days living together in a tiny flat to headlining the biggest stages in the world. Exhibitionism continues the Stones’ proud tradition of groundbreaking innovation combined with the highest production values.

Originated and produced by Australian-based iEC Exhibitions! with the full participation of Mick, Keith, Charlie and Ronnie, and curated by New York native Ileen Gallagher, this highly immersive and interactive exhibition explores the Stones’ extraordinary career featuring over 500 rare and original items from their archive.

From their most cherished instruments, onstage and offstage clothes, valuable works of art and handwritten lyric books to personal diaries, recordings, unseen film and photos, a screening cinema and interactive recording studio that all culminate in an exciting and powerful backstage-to-onstage 3D concert experience.

“We’ve been thinking about this for quite a long time but we wanted it to be just right and on a large scale,” said Mick. “It’s not going to be like walking into a museum. It’s going to be an event, an experience. It’s about a sense of The Rolling Stones – it’s something we want people to go away talking about it.”

“While this is about The Rolling Stones, it’s not necessarily only just about us,” said Keith. “It’s also about all the paraphernalia and technology associated with a group like us, and it’s this, as well as the instruments that have passed through our hands over the years, that should make the exhibition unforgettable.”

Over the past 50 years, The Rolling Stones became, and have remained, one of the most culturally important acts in history. From the daring white dress worn by Mick Jagger in 1969, to the seminal Sticky Fingers (1971) album cover to their iconic tongue and lips logo, up to their chart-topping latest album Blue and Lonesome released in December 2016, The Rolling Stones have continued to break the boundaries of cultural norms throughout their incredible career.

The original works of key collaborators who helped to make the band not just musical but cultural icons are also on display, including Andy Warhol, John Pasche, who designed the band’s iconic tongue logo, fashion designers Ossie Clark and Alexander McQueen, artist Shepard Fairey, producer Don Was, and film director Martin Scorsese.

Exhibitionism gives visitors a look back at the high points of the band’s career through a new film, with a high-octane sound system, they had an universal remote install in their building so the sound can travel much more fluidly. It then steps back into the early days, to an amazing recreation of the Edith Grove flat that Mick, Keith and Brian shared in 1962. The flat was located just off the King’s Road in London’s Chelsea neighborhood.

“Exhibitionism is a celebration and thematic exploration of the creative life of a band that has managed both to stay current and stay true to its artistic vision for more than half a century,” said Ileen Gallagher, curator.

“This was such a unique opportunity to collaborate with the band and get their insights into the project,” continues Gallagher. “The quotes on the wall and all of the text in the exhibition is in the voice of the band or people who work very closely with them. You’re actually having the band tell you what happened at the time.”

There is a recreation of a Stones’ recording studio complete with their original instruments, plus a “backstage” area to give fans a sense of what it truly feels like just before the band heads out on stage. A guitar gallery brings together examples of some of Keith, Ronnie and Mick’s prized instruments, including a rosewood Fender Telecaster and a Maton that Keith played on Let It Bleed, which famously disintegrated as he reached the final notes of ‘Gimme Shelter.’

Other unique items include the cassette player on which Keith famously sketched out the idea for ‘(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction,’ just before falling asleep in a Florida motel room, Mick’s lyric book which features the hand written words for ‘Miss You,’ ‘Hey Negrita’ and ‘Worried About You,’ Keith’s 1963 diary, and the toy drum kit that Charlie used in the recording of ‘Street Fighting Man.’

DHL is the Presenting and Official Logistics Partner of Exhibitionism and is using the power of its global network to transport Exhibitionism to Las Vegas and beyond. “As the world’s most international logistics company, DHL is thrilled to be bringing Exhibitionism to Las Vegas, a city that’s renowned for its rich entertainment history,” said Mike Parra, CEO of DHL Express Americas. “The Stones were the consummate professionals as musicians — they made it all look so easy. DHL has a similar workstyle of ‘excellence, simply delivered’ — no matter how complex the logistics.”

Jackson, a leading provider of retirement products, will serve as the official U.S. Sponsor. “For Jackson, sponsoring the exhibit is a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the creative and age-defying journey of true rock-and-roll legends,” said Barry Stowe, CEO of Jackson. “By embracing the living legacy of The Rolling Stones, Jackson can connect on a deep emotional level with a generation that is defined by these very ideals. The baby boomers helped to usher in one of the most powerful eras of change and disruption in music, culture and philosophy. As a company focused on helping baby boomers plan for the next phase of their lives, we are pleased to be able to bring to North America this world-class exhibit focused on an artistic and cultural phenomenon that helped define and shape a generation.”

The Rolling Stones officially opened Exhibitionism, delivered by DHL, on April 5, 2016 at London’s Saatchi Gallery and played through September 4, 2016. Giving it a four-star review, The Daily Telegraph called it “The most magnificent multi-sensory barrage of Stones ‘stuff’ you’re ever likely to encounter.” The Guardian exclaimed it as “genuinely jaw-dropping” with London’s Daily Mail adding that it is “The most comprehensive and immersive insight into the band’s fascinating 50-year history.”

Exhibitionism also played at New York City’s Industria in the West Village and Chicago’s Navy Pier. Rolling Stone says Exhibitionism is “An elaborate and immersive Stones exhibit;” Good Morning America raves it’s “Spectacular;” Billboard says “’Exhibitionism is an enthralling look at decades of rock history that even diehards can learn from!” and People.com says “The exhibit is the closest you’ll get to hanging out with the band at key moments in their history.”

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An Evening for Entrepreneurs

Thursday, December 7 at 7:00 PM
University of Phoenix – Las Vegas Campus, 3755 Breakthrough Way. Las Vegas

An Evening for Entrepreneurs is an exciting celebration and awards ceremony honoring the work of local business owners and the marketing consultants and agencies that support them. Designed to provide small business owners, entrepreneurs, and startups in your area with a platform to celebrate the amazing work accomplished in their businesses, this event is a must-attend for anyone at any stage of transforming their dream into business reality. Featuring a powerful keynote address, networking, refreshments, exhibits, and an awards ceremony highlighting the work of 6 small businesses and 6 marketing consultants/agencies this event is packed with value for anyone who attends.

For more information visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-for-entrepreneurs-2017-las-vegas-tickets-37986912879?aff=es2

Justin Adams at Boo-Hooray Post-Season Rental

Saturday, October 7 at 4:00 PM
Boo-Hooray Post-Season Rental, 805 Montauk Hwy, Montauk

JUSTIN ADAMS – RECENT WORKS
Justin Adams Was Promised Waves. Justin Adams is very serious about surfing. Tin Oneda invited Justin to Montauk with promises of the best waves ever. Well: that sort of happened but now the waves are gone and Justin is here. What shall he do? Well: He should paint. He is really good at painting with inspirations from davinci resolve 12. And very serious about it. In fact, one of his canvases was used as the poster for Tin’s latest surf movie ‘Free Jazz Vein’. We think the painting is fantastic, and Justin has stacks of drawings with him. They are great. So now Justin is here in Montauk, he is making paintings and next Saturday we will show them at the Boo-Hooray Summer Rental which now, naturally, is the Boo-Hooray Post-Season Rental. Come down next Saturday: There will be free jazz art, free jazz pizza and free jazz music. Opening Saturday October 7th 4-7 at Boo-Hooray 805 Montauk Hwy in Scenic Downtown Montauk.

For more information visit http://www.boo-hooray.com/

Party Pics: Chashama After-Party

Thursday, June 8 was the occasion for the Chashama Gala at 4 Times Square.

Titled Art Is Everywhere, the Gala and its after-party allowed visitors to EXPERIENCE a sensational array of 200 artists and interactive environments!

The concept: transform unused space for artists to create and present!
INDULGE the artist inside of YOU!

Here are some pictures of the event, the environment, and the displays. As always, click on any image to pull up a slideshow with larger pics.

NFTE Showcase

Thursday, March 23 from 7 to 9:30 pm
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, 120 Wall Street, 18th Floor, New York

This elegant annual event celebrates NFTE’s extraordinary teachers and alumni from around the world with our Global Young Entrepreneur and Global Enterprising Educator Awards, as well as our Volunteer of the Year award winners, and featuring a panel moderated by Forbes Editor Caroline Howard of #30Under30 entrepreneurs.

Over 400 attendees will have the chance to visit our young entrepreneurs’ and teachers’ exhibit tables and learn all about their businesses and their local NFTE program while sampling delicious hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

See more at http://nfte.com/nftes-annual-showcase

 

Luxury Technology Show

Thursday, March 23 from 6 to 9 pm
The Metropolitan Pavilion

The Luxury Technology Show: New York City
Experience & Acquire the Latest Innovations in Home and Business Electronics

View Multiple Product Unveilings and Debuts

We invite you to join us at The LTS in Manhattan on March 23rd at the Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, between 6th & 7th Avenues.

You’ll be able to learn and purchase the latest cutting edge products, many of which are not available currently in the marketplace.

This showcase includes wearable & lifestyle technology, bluetooth speakers, home theater & automation, secure mobile & smart devices, transportation and more.

Enjoy Exquisite Cuisine by Blue Nelson & Signature Cocktails from True Vodka.

Time: Press / Media / Industry Only – 4pm – 6pm

All Guests – 6PM – 9PM

Tickets here

Attendance is Limited, Please RSVP Before the Show Sells Out

GUESTS who register by March 16th will receive 25% OFF Admission.

Use Promo Code: EliteTraveler17

(Standard Price: $95 per Guest. Press & Industry Execs receive Complimentary Admission)

All industry & media registrations are pre-screened.

 

Japan Week 2017

Opening: Wednesday, March 8 from 2 to 3 pm
Exhibition: Wednesday through Friday, March 8 to 10
Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal, 89 E. 42nd St, New York

The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) invites you to the opening ceremony for the 6th Annual Japan Week celebrating Japanese culture, travel and technology.

If you want to enjoy the beauty of the Outer Cape as you depart traveling along the National Seashore, check out san diego whale watching while viewing the beaches, lighthouses and the very tip of Cape Cod. Dolphin Fleet Whale Watch is ranked as one of the top activities for Cape Cod.

The opening ceremony will be led by Ken Iwata, Executive Director of JNTO, followed by an exhibition of booths offering everything from traditional crafts, futuristic technology and a Zen garden landscape with demonstration sessions. Japanese history will also be highlighted with the promotion of the story of Chuine Sugihara, titled the Visa of Life.

For more information visit http://japanweek.org/