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Las Vegas Cultural Happenings (Oct. 10, 2003)

If your arm is a bit fatigued from pulling the one-armed bandit handles, there is no shortage of non-gambling activities in Las Vegas. Letís just say Vegas has an active cultural life. Check out the links below:

Interested in the Arts?
"Cinderella" at The Nevada Ballet Theatre. The theater is now in its 32nd season.
www.nevadaballet.com

A review of The Nevada Ballet Theatreís "Cinderella," in "Las Vegas CityLife"
www.lasvegascitylife.com

The Las Vegas Natural History Museum
www.vegaswebworld.com

The Guggenheim Hermitage "American Pop Icons" exhibit at The Venetian
www.guggenheimlasvegas.org

The Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art
www.bellagiolasvegas.com

The Las Vegas Philharmonic plays year-round.
www.lasvegasphilharmonic.com

UNLV Woodwinds
www.unlv.edu

The West Las Vegas Arts Centerís Poetís corner (events list. on Yahoo! Groups page)
groups.yahoo.com

How about some Hiking / Nature / Modern Wonders?
Need a break from the neon? Hike through Cathedral Gorge, one of Nevadaís oldest state parks.

Cathedral Gorge State Park info., on the Nevada Division of State Parks site
parks.nv.gov

Park info. on the Desert USA site
www.desertusa.com or www.americansouthwest.net

If you want to see the sort of stars you wonít find on The Strip, thereís always the Las Vegas Astronomical Society
www.ccsn.nevada.edu

You can rent bikes and hike at the spectacular Red Rock Canyon. Rock climbers from all over the world do their thing here, too.

Info. on Red Rock Canyon, part of the Bureau of Land Management site
www.redrockcanyon.blm.gov

More info. on Red Rock Canyon, on SunsetCities.com
www.sunsetcities.com

The Hoover Dam -- there is no substitute. Itís rated by the American Society of Civil Engineers as one of America's Seven Modern Civil Engineering Wonders.
Info. on the Bureau of Reclamation site
www.usbr.gov

Hoover Dam info., as part of the PBS special "The American Experience"
www.pbs.org

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