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Las Vegas. Need I say more?

About 3 weeks ago, I went to Las Vegas. Las Vegas is not my favorite place. In fact, it’s one of my least favorite places. But I had to go for work, and so it goes. 1,047 more words


Sizzling flamenco singer Estrella Morente at Strathmore March 19

Estrella Morente carries the torch of great flamenco tradition, having released four albums and been featured singing the title track to Pedro Almodóvar’s film, Volver.  501 more words


Winning the Jackpot Without Betting a Dime

I’ve never seen the odds in cards or craps or slots. Too little control, too much to lose.

Too little control when it comes to sucking the marrow out of the Las Vegas experience… 518 more words

June Mirassou

A Crystal City Renaissance

When I lived in the Washington, DC area, Arlington’s Crystal City was not a place where I’d spend my free time. After all, the thin strip of corporate offices and street side eateries offered very little by way of the “authentic” experience in DC. 836 more words

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