Las Vegas tech events on the rise!

When I organized the first WordCamp Las Vegas event back in January 2009, I was really hoping to parlay the excitement in to an ongoing series of tech events. It worked for a while. We started up a Beer n Blog event that went strong for a while, but then turned in to Beer, hold…

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But it’s a dry heat

I’m not from Las Vegas originally. I grew up in Southern California and spent most of my team in the beach cities. If you’ve ever spent a summer on the coast you know just how humid it can get. 95 degree weather in Redondo Beach with high humidity can feel like it’s own form of…

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First Friday in Las Vegas

Yesterday was another first for our family. We headed on down to Downtown Las Vegas to check out First Friday, an art & music festival that takes place on the… wait for it… First Friday of every month. From the First Friday website: First Friday is produced by Whirlygig, Inc., a Nevada non-profit arts organization…

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WordCamp:Las Vegas, January 10-11, 2009

Last month I was really bummed out when I wasn’t able to attend WordCamp:San Francisco. I’ve been using WordPress for a number of years and have always told anybody who would listen that if they plan on blogging, WordPress is the way to go. Last month’s wasn’t the first WordCamp I had heard about, but…

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Grand Opening, Casino Style

When it comes to Las Vegas, everything is done in extremes. Hell, even when they demolish a casino, they pull out all the stops. So this weekend when the Eastside Cannery was set to have their grand opening Thursday night, I was expecting an “over the top” spectacle. Since this was my first time attending…

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WordCamp Las Vegas. You interested?

I’ve been a long time user of WordPress and could probably be considered a glorified fanboy at this point. Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to make it to any of the WordCamp events as they have all taken place a little too far away. I was lucky enough to attend the first Blog World Expo…

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