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Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo Written by Nikki Artale I first learned about the artist Frida Kahlo in 2002 when Salma Hayek portrayed her in the movie “Frida.” Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon was born on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacan, Mexico. Her life began and ended in Mexico City. Her life was tragic and full of […]

Shaman Ron Wheelock

Shaman Ron Wheelock Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale Victoria & John Alexander hosted a cocktail party in the honor of Shaman Ron Wheelock from Iquitos, Peru at their home on Friday February 18th. Victoria, a long time advocate of the plant medicine Ayahuasca invited Shaman Ron to meet her friends in Las […]

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models

Genevieve Morton, Kenza Fourat & Cintia Dicker Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale

Gold & Silver Pawn

Written by Nikki Artale There is a new tourist attraction Gold & Silver Pawn Shop at 713 S Las Vegas Blvd that is owned and operated by Richard Harrison and his son Rick. The pawn shop has been featured on the History Channel, Travel Channel and ABC TV. It is open 24 hours a day […]

McKee Ranch & The Secret Garden

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale McKee Ranch McKee Ranch is only a stones throw away from the Las Vegas strip but the ranch brings you back to the days of the old west. Max McKee and his wife Christi bought the 2.5 acre ranch in 1999 and it took over 2 years […]

Zika

Zika and Nikki Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale Zika has always had a love for animals since she was a young girl growing up in Russia. Every opportunity she had, she brought home stray animals. That was the start of her rescue and it continues until today. She started the nonprofit organization, […]

Meatballs of Martorano

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale You haven’t eaten the best meatball of your life until you eat a meatball from Martorano’s Restaurant. Steve Martorano is the owner of the Italian Restaurant and he attributes his fabulous food to the teachings of his grandmother. As a young boy, Steve would spend many days […]

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Miss America Parade of Shoes

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale The Miss America Organization brought back the “DSW Show Us Your Shoes Parade” which showcased the shoes and costumes of the 53 Miss America Contestants. The parade had been a tradition in Atlantic City NJ and was dropped when the pageant moved to Las Vegas. Now after […]

Ruel James & The Mob Experience

Written by Nikki Artale Photos by Nikki Artale There is an artistic genius living amongst us in Las Vegas. He is a soft spoken man who exudes his gentleness in his work. His love, respect and admiration of women show through in his paintings and sculptures of the women’s bodies that he creates. The artist […]

Kungfu Revelations 9 Scrolls

Written by Nikki Artale The Kung Fu Star Performing Group made its debut at The Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on December 10, 2010 to a standing ovation on their opening night. “Kungfu Revelations: 9 Scrolls” tells the story of the nine virtues of man’s spiritual struggle, Purity, Sutra, Diligence, Spirit, Listening, Shape, Devotion, Serenity […]

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