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Paul Andrew dresses up the iconic Salvatore Ferragamo fragrances for a Limited Edition Holiday Collection

Looking for a gift for your special someone? Check out the gorgeous limited edition holiday offering from Salvatore Ferragamo Parfums. The bottles are a stunning contrast of black and gold which the brand’s creative director, Paul Andrew’s, interpretation of luxurious elegance.

These limited editions are available for both the AMO Ferragamo and UOMO Salvatore Ferragamo scents.

Amo Ferragamo and Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo have never looked so good! Paul Andrew, creative director of the Salvatore Ferragamo female fashion line, has interpreted the Holiday Limited Edition bottles as evening dresses, combining patent black with striking gold studs.
“I envisaged an unusual and particularly luxurious version of Salvatore Ferragamo fragrances for the holiday season”, explained Paul Andrew, “and in line with what have always been the Maison’s values – innovation, elegance, and always made in Italy – I could not imagine a more felicitous duo than black and gold”. Amo Ferragamo, for a passionate and optimistic young woman. The opening of the fragrance marries Blackcurrant and Rosemary with unusual Italian Bitter accords. An unexpected prelude to an equally surprising “heart”.
The heart notes combine floral accents of Jasmine Sambac with the transparency of Mate Absolute and intense, tangy Rhubarb. Finally, base notes of sweet Tahitian Vanilla and creamy Sandalwood complete this fun and adventurous Eau de Parfum. Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo, elegant, confident and irresistibly refined. The fragrance opens with striking notes of Bergamot, Black Pepper and Cardamom to create an unexpected olfactory journey. In the heart, sweet and creamy Tiramisu blends with classic accords of Orange Blossom and Ambrox. Lastly, distinctive notes of Cashmere Wood and Sandalwood emerge, followed by a touch of Tonka bean for long-lasting impact.
Amo Ferragamo Holiday Limited Edition – Eau de Parfum 50ml $100.00
UOMO Salvatore Ferragamo Holiday Limitied Edition – Eau de Toilette 100ml $100.00
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New Initiative Turns Gluttony into a Source of Power In Las Vegas

Environmental Entrepreneur Explains How “The Green Machine” Initiative Will Help Bring Energy Independence to Las Vegas
Las Vegas is the land of overindulgence and gluttony. In addition to consuming a record-breaking amount of energy (Nevada spends $700 million per year on out-of-state fossil fuels to power the flashing lights, gigantic billboards, and air conditioned casinos,) the city also has the largest landfill in America! With over 42 million tourists per day, one casino group alone, generates over 800 tons of daily food waste.

But according to environmental entrepreneur, Rosalie Bingham, if handled correctly, this gluttony and waste may actually help the city reach energy independence. 

Bingham is the founder of “The Green Machine,” an environmental initiative to increase renewable energy in Las Vegas by converting organic waste into power and water.

This forward-thinking solution uses the current hundreds of tons of daily food waste (that is now dumped into Nevada landfills,) and instead, diverts it to an Anaerobic Digester System (ADS.) The ADS converts the organic waste into clean power and water and it even utilizes all the by-product so there is no waste.

 

“We can no longer sustain the damage that has been done to our societies and planet. We need solutions that actually repair the damage that has been done…”

 

 

…says Bingham, who, as a 4th generation Vegas native, is committed to creating a sustainable future for her city and her neighbors.

The anaerobic digester energy project will utilize the NV Green Energy Program to deliver renewable energy to consumers. Bingham has had discussions with NV Energy and others interested in the project.

This project will generate energy and reduce the need for more landfill space, as well as a host of other environmental benefits. Like other renewable energy sources, this project will begin with a higher kilowatt-hour-cost than that of the existing dirty energy.  However, we expect the Anaerobic Digester kilowatt-hour-cost to decrease quickly, because it is not subject to weather like other renewable energy sources. This extra cost would either be covered by the community, charitable donors who believe in the project, and/or the casinos that see value in helping the community become energy independent.

This project will also involve building large commercial vertical farms which would offset the energy cost through food sales. This project will bring Las Vegas healthier food,reduced transportation costs, and big savings to the people in the community. But in order to do this, we need public support. If enough local people support the mission, it can move forward quickly!

 

 

Rosalie Bingham is on a mission to bring energy independence to Las Vegas. She is raising public awareness of environmental issues and has information on how people can help fuel “The Green Machine.”

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Intergenerational Art Exhibition

Ryan Elisabeth Reid and the Sprat Artistic Ensemble Present: GENERATION – an Intergenerational Art Exhibition featuring the Art of Teens and Senior Citizens from the Las Vegas Community

Created by Las Vegas teens from non-profit Core and senior residents from Ovations Senior Communities, artworks in a variety of mediums will be on display and for sale at the Sprat Classes Year-Two Exhibition entitled Re: Generation. Free and open to the public, the art exhibit will take place at Suite 250 in The Arts Factory on November 8 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm.
Re: Generation, features artworks made by senior and teen participants from the Las Vegas community in a variety of medium, including; cyanotype, collage, sculpture, drawing, photography, and interactive arts. Senior participants come from Ovation Senior Living and Veteran’s Village and teen participants are Core scholars.
Started three years ago as the brilliant vision of Ryan Elisabeth Reid and the Sprat Artistic Ensemble, Sprat Classes are unique to Las Vegas and greatly impact the lives of those involved by connecting teens and seniors through various artistic subjects and mediums. Supported by the Outside Agency Grant and the Vitality Arts Grant, Sprat Classes are art and theatre workshops for seniors and teens in the Las Vegas valley facilitated by teaching artists from the cast and crew of “Henri”. The monthly classes focus on creating dynamic intergenerational interactions, communication and new experiences to further engagement of the community. 
WHO:
  • Ryan Elisabeth Reid
  • Teen participants from non-profit Core
  • Senior participants from Ovations Senior Communities
  • Lindsay Harper, Core executive director
WHEN:
Thursday, Nov. 8 | 5:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
WHERE:

Suite 250
The Arts Factory
107 E. Charleston Blvd
Las Vegas, NV 89104
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Home Decor Updates

We have been in our new house for nearly 6 months and we love it! We got some new items like a dining table, a new bed, a new sofa set, and some chairs too. Decorating a house takes time and we spent a lot of our budget on the floors, the ceiling and painting so we are taking our time in getting decorations!

A really easy to way to bring some ‘life’ into a room is with art, and with Christmas coming up – if you don’t want to put up a tree and all that, you can actually do that spending less than $50!  Christmas backdrops are all the craze now. These are photographs that are high quality and brings a cool decorative element into any living space. I think it will be awesome to have this set up for a baby or pet photoshoot if you are into making family Christmas cards! They have various sizes available too.

Photography backdrops are going to be something I will definitely be investing in since we have baby on the way in the next 9 short weeks! What a cool way to make your home Insta-ready and have some fun backgrounds for month-by-month pic of baby and Cami.  Isn’t this one so pretty?

Also we are waiting to redo/retile our fireplace next year so maybe in the meantime, we can fill the space with Brick Backdrops?  Which one do you like? I do miss the exposed brick look that is so New York City but these pretty options really stand out to me.

 

 

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LAS VEGAS’ FIRST “BARK AND BARRE” CLASS TO TAKE PLACE THIS SUNDAY, OCT. 14

 

barre3 at The District at Green Valley Ranch to Host One-Day-Only Class
to Benefit The Animal Foundation

WHAT:
For the first time in Las Vegas, barre3 will host “Bark and Barre.” Think goat yoga… but instead of goats, there will be lovable dogs. Instead of yoga… it will be barre.

barre3 will host this unique, canine-friendly fitness class. Participants are invited to bring their dogs to play freely and roam during class, which will take place in a fenced off area located in front of the main stage at The District at Green Valley Ranch.

barre3 is a 60-minute class combining the techniques of ballet, yoga and Pilates. This special class will be taught by barre3 Henderson Founder Jackie Edlund. No shoes are required; participants are encouraged to bring their own mats and towels.

The price per participant is $23 with proceeds benefiting The Animal Foundation.

Following the class, The Animal Foundation will have cute dogs available for adoption.

TO REGISTER:
Interested guests must register here – limited space still available.  Only 25 participants will be allowed; space is extremely limited. A limited number of dogs will be allowed, so participants are encouraged to sign up their fur-friends as soon as possible. Participating dogs must be accompanied by current vaccination records.

ABOUT BARRE3: 
barre3 is a boutique fitness studio located at The District at Green Valley Ranch.  Barre3 is a unique 3-step, 60-minute program that “creates the strength of an athlete with the long, lean graceful lines of a dancer.” Isometric holds serve to align and strengthen muscles, while precise movements involving a small range of motion help dig deep into the muscles for maximum toning results. The barre3 program is low impact yet involves dynamic movement that energizes the body and elevates the heart rate. barre3 benefits those looking to get in shape and those already fit but looking to break plateaus while staying motivated.

ABOUT THE ANIMAL FOUNDATION:
The Animal Foundation is a private, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to saving the lives of all healthy and treatable animals in the Las Vegas Valley. The Animal Foundation operates the highest volume single-site animal shelter in America, saving more than 25,000 pets last year. Founded in 1978, The Animal Foundation’s lifesaving programs are designed to address the root causes of pet overpopulation and homelessness and include: adoptions; low-cost spay/neuter, microchipping and vaccination services; lost & found pets; Community Cats and more. In June 2015, The Animal Foundation announced Mission: Possible 2020, a strategic initiative to save the lives of all healthy and treatable animals who come to them in need by the end of the year 2020.

ABOUT THE DISTRICT AT GREEN VALLEY RANCH: 
With over 385,000 square feet of retail space, the District offers a unique collection of over 70 name-brand and boutique shopping, office, and dining options including The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Shake Shack and King’s Fish House. Specialty retailers include Anthropologie, Victoria’s Secret, Brighton Collectibles, Bath & Body Works, Charming Charlie, West Elm and Athleta. The District at Green Valley Ranch features a beautiful outdoor setting complete with a fountain, splash pad for children, and a lush park, all conveniently located in Henderson, Nevada, off the I-215 at Green Valley Parkway. For more information, visithttp://shopthedistrictgvr.com/.  Follow The District at Green Valley Ranch on Facebook at
and Instagram.

WHEN:
This Sunday, Oct. 14
9:45 a.m.  Class participants to arrive with their dogs for check-in
10 a.m. barre3 class to begin
11 a.m. barre3 class concludes, The Animal Foundation adoption begins
12 p.m. Event wraps

VISUALS:

  • Men and women working out, while dogs interact and play.
  • Passersby at The District, stopping to watch the class and the dogs.
  • Dogs available for adoption.
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Cipriani Opens First West Coast Location in November 2018

Cipriani, the iconic Italian institution, is set to make its anticipated Las Vegas debut at Wynn Plaza at Wynn Las Vegas in November 2018. Following its expansion with restaurants across the globe, including New York, Dubai and the recently opened Cipriani Riyadh, Cipriani Las Vegas is the first location on the West Coast.
It all started in 1931 when Giuseppe Cipriani Sr. opened a quaint spot off a canal in Venice, Italy and called it Harry’s Bar. One family, four generations and over 85 years of history – the Cipriani name is synonymous with the type of cool glamour,  service and classic Italian recipes that attract a very eclectic international clientele, all with one thing in common; they like to have a good time.
“With restaurants and locations around the world, we want to continue to preserve and introduce to new cities our family traditions and Italian cuisine paired with warm and attentive service,” said Giuseppe Cipriani, third-generation member of the Cipriani family. “Vegas is a very exciting and ever-changing destination that attracts many of our loyal customers but also new visitors and residents every year, both for business or leisure.  We have been considering a Vegas project for a while, and this seems to be a perfect match as Wynn shares the same attention to detail, quality and service that we do.”
Designed by Florentine architect Michele Bonan, Cipriani Las Vegas will feature classic Cipriani design elements, including a nautical feel, glossy walnut and chrome accents and terrazzo floors in addition to color accents and lighting unique to the Las Vegas space.
The menu will include signature classics such as Carpaccio alla Cipriani, Baked Tagliolini with ham, and the sinfully delicious Vanilla Meringue. And for a true taste of Venice, the bar will serve the original Bellini, which was invented at legendary Harry’s Bar in Venice.
(Credit: Cipriani)

Cipriani’s classic vanilla meringue (Credit: Cipriani)

Entrance of Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy (Credit: Cipriani)
Original Drawing of Harry’s Bar in Venice, Italy (Credit: Cipriani)
About Cipriani Las Vegas
Cipriani Las Vegas is set to open its doors in November 2018 inside of Wynn Las Vegas in the new Wynn Plaza. This will be the brand’s first venue on the West Coast.
About Cipriani
The iconic brand’s roots date back to a kind act that took place in Venice by a humble bartender named Giuseppe Cipriani who loaned a tidy sum to a customer named Harry Pickering, cut off from his family fortune. Repaid for his generosity, Harry’s Bar was conceived in 1931 and its famously relaxed atmosphere, great food and warm service have catered to a very eclectic clientele that has included Hollywood legends, royalty, artists and people from all over the world throughout the years. Harry’s Bar was recognized in 2001 by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Arts as a national cultural landmark.  It is the birthplace of ‘Carpaccio’ and the ‘Bellini’, a concoction of Prosecco and white peach purée, which was named after 15th-century Venetian painter, Giovanni Bellini.
In the 87 years since and with three generations of Cipriani family members leading the growth, Arrigo, Giuseppe and his sons Ignazio and Maggio, Cipriani has developed into an international hospitality brand with restaurants, landmarked event spaces, luxury residential, hotels and clubs around the world including Venice, New York, Miami, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Monte Carlo, Ibiza, Mexico City, Dubai and Riyadh. The timeless values of love for service, lack of imposition, quality of products and luxury in simplicity are still as important today as they were in 1931. Cipriani.com

 

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