Performing for a purpose

Imani Milele is Swahili for “Always believe.” Always believe that the power of education can change just about everything. Housing, education and skill training is what the dedicated team of individuals strives to provide for roughly 3,500 at risk … [Read more...]

The Mousetrap that’s sure to kill

You’ll never be able to listen to the nursery rhyme “Three Blind Mice” quite the same way after you see the Virgin Valley Theatre Group’s version of Agatha Christie’s world’s longest running play “The Mousetrap” but putting first things first, they … [Read more...]

Best little theater around

One hundred ninety-nine bodies are what it takes to fill the seats in the Mesquite Community Theatre, the best little theater around and still improving. Whether one seat or all 199 are filled the Virgin Valley Theatre Group, the new MCT managing … [Read more...]

Car show moving from Henderson to Mesquite

After more than 10 years of being held in Henderson, the Super Run car show is moving to Mesquite. The show will take place Sept. 22-24 at Mesquite Gaming properties: the Casablanca Hotel, Virgin River Hotel and the Oasis parking lot. “We’ve … [Read more...]

How do you obtain help in Mesquite? The answer is simple; you ask.

A few weeks ago, Bunny Wiseman came in to the office in tears. She had been asked if GMAF could donate money from the organization to help a family in need. Wiseman desperately wanted to help but had to say, “no.” The organization simply wasn’t … [Read more...]

Washington tops field at Casa

The Eighth Annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite Competition was held at the CasaBlanca Showroom on June 17 with preliminary rounds held earlier. Elvis Tribute Artists came from all over the country to compete for a total of $10,000 in prize money. Tribute … [Read more...]

“Phoenix” (Rising from the ashes) benefit

On Monday, May 22, a Scenic, Arizona, mobile home was devoured by flames causing the Sierra/Grubb family to lose everything they owned. Community members were generous and came to the aid immediately with clothes and necessities but two community … [Read more...]

Casablanca Resort Holds ‘Elvis Rocks Mesquite’ Tribute Artist Competition with Artists from Throughout The World

CasaBlanca Resort will once again host Elvis tribute artists from throughout the world Friday, June 16 – Saturday, June 17 in the CasaBlanca Showroom at CasaBlanca Resort. Hosted by Las Vegas favorite, Kelly Clinton-Holmes, the annual event draws … [Read more...]

Phoenix (Rising from the Ashes) Benefit

  Some of our community members lost their home and everything they own. The family needs to raise funds to move a mobile home that has been donated to them. The cost of moving the home can range from $3,000-$5,000. We're asking the community … [Read more...]

Mayhem in Mesquite was action packed

It was high-paced action at the CasaBlanca Event Center on Saturday, May 20 when Mesquite Gaming, in partnership with Barry Meyer’s World-Famous Tuff-N-Uff, The Future Stars of MMA, held its mixed martial arts amateur fighting championship event … [Read more...]