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Tickets for Electric Daisy Carnival On Sale Tuesday

Tickets for Electric Daisy Carnival On Sale Tuesday

Electronic music fans can being buying tickets Tuesday for the second Las Vegas-based Electric Daisy Carnival.

Tickets go on sale at noon. The 16th Annual Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is scheduled for June 8-10 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Event organizers said last year’s on-sale date shattered records with more than 85,000 tickets purchased in the first 24 hours. More than 200,000 people reportedly attended EDC in 2011.

Three-day general admission tickets will start at $215, while three-day VIP tickets start at $500 each. There will be a very limited quantity of single-day tickets available at a later date. To purchase tickets and to receive the latest announcements related to Electric Daisy Carnival, you can visit www.electricdaisycarnival.com  and www.insomniac.com

Electric Daisy Carnival Announces Return

Electric Daisy Carnival Announces Return


After a relatively peaceful event despite fears of much larger problems, the Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas next year.

The music and art festival held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) will take place June 8-10.

“When Insomniac decided to produce EDC in Las Vegas last June, we knew we were working with the ideal venue but we weren’t sure how our fans would react,” said Insomniac President and CEO Pasquale Rotella. “But after seeing more than 230,000 people show up to enjoy our show we knew we picked a city and venue that serves as the perfect home for the largest electronic music festival in North America.”

"The promoter of EDC, Insomniac, demonstrated that it operates a well-organized, safe and secure event. The people at Insomniac are proven professionals,” said Chris Powell, president of LVMS.

Las Vegas Events will be involved in the production of the 2012 event

Speedway Walkers, Runners to Raise Money for Charity

Registration is still open for the charity event.

Ambulance Chasers 2011, an event that includes a 5K and 10K run and a 1-mile fun run/walk, will begin at 7 a.m. Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, 7000 Las Vegas Blvd. North.

Read more at the Las Vegas Review-Journal

Green Flag Fills the Skies

Green Flag Fills the Skies

Green Flag exercises over southern Nevada will continue for the next two weeks.

People will continue to see increased military aircraft activity as the Air Force flies Green Flag West 11-8.  Missions will take place at the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, Calif., and will be flown between 2 p.m. and midnight the first week and between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. the second week during the exercise, which ends June 24.

The flight path for exercise aircraft include areas within the Las Vegas valley, to and from Nellis AFB and the NTC, near Mount Charleston, and north of Pahrump.

Conducted by the 549th Combat Training Squadron located at Nellis and the 12th Combat Training Squadron located at Fort Irwin, Green Flag West provides a realistic close-air support training environment for Airmen and Soldiers preparing to deploy in support of combat operations in Southwest Asia.

Music Festival Teams with Three Local Charities

Music Festival Teams with Three Local Charities

The Electric Daisy Carnival is teaming up with three local charities to donate money from the festival back to the community.

The festival is June 24 through June 26 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The organizer of the event will give a dollar for each ticket sold and $10 for every guest list attendee to three different charities. The money will go to Clark County School Community Partnership Program which connects businesses to schools to enrich education.

Money raised will also go to the Smith Center for the Performing Arts.The center is currently under construction downtown but when finished it will be a state-of-the art home to performances big and small. It will also be a place for arts education in the valley.

A donation will also go to the Injured Police Officers Fund - Las Vegas. The fund provides support to officers hurt in the line of duty.


Tune In to See Graduation Ceremonies

Tune In to See Graduation Ceremonies

If you're looking to see your favorite student walk the graduation stage, turn to Cox Cable channel 96 or head to its website.

Cox Communications, in partnership with the Clark County School District, Orleans Arena and Thomas & Mack Center, will broadcast local high school graduation ceremonies from Monday, June 13 through Wednesday, June 29. The Cox 96 broadcasts will also be available via streaming video at www.Cox96.net and follow the broadcast schedule.

The majority of graduation ceremonies originating from the Orleans Arena (OR) will be broadcast live while ceremonies originating from the Thomas & Mack Center (TMC) will be tape delayed. The broadcast schedule is as follows:

Monday, June 13

Save Money with Early Registration for Camp Foxtail

Save Money with Early Registration for Camp Foxtail

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada is now accepting camper registrations for its 2011 resident summer camp sessions June 19 to August 14.  Download the camp book and register on-line at girlscoutsnv.org.

Established in 1949, Camp Foxtail, located in the Toiyabe National Forest, provides Girl Scouts ages 8 to 17 years old with traditional resident camp experiences.  Programs encourage leadership through activities such as hiking, biking, rock climbing, high and low adventure courses, singing, arts and crafts, campfires and much more.

Session prices range from $300 to $350 and girls must be a registered member of Girl Scouts to attend Camp Foxtail. Membership is $12 annually and can be purchased at the same time as camp sessions.

To join, volunteer, reconnect, or donate to Girl Scouts, call 385-3677 or visit girlscoutsnv.org.