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NEVADA

= "Silver State"

 

BURNING MAN PICTURES
CARTOONS SONGS
CINEMA STORY
INFORMATION VIDEOS
LAS VEGAS  


(Created on 07/06/2016)

 

 

INFORMATION:


PICTURES:


LAS VEGAS:

  • Lights of Las Vegas, Nevada
    (dubbydub.skynetblogs.be)



  • Words and Their Stories: Nicknames for New Orleans and Las Vegas
    "Read, listen and learn English with this story. Double-click on any word to find the definition in the Merriam-Webster Learner's Dictionary."

    New Orleans = The Big Easy
    Las Vegas = Sin City

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • The Big Easy and Sin City - AUDIO + TRANSCRIPT : New Orleans, Louisiana and Las Vegas, Nevada.
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Audio slideshow: History of Vegas in neon
    "There is perhaps no city in the world more renowned for its neon than Las Vegas. But as times change, and as casinos and hotels come and go, many of Vegas' classic neon signs are in danger of disappearing.
    The Las Vegas Neon Museum is working to collect and restore the city's old signage, much of which is now on display in the museum's so-called Boneyard. Take a journey through the city's past with historian Michael Green and the museum's Danielle Kelly."

    (BBC)

 

  • Frank SINATRA - This Town = Las Vegas
    (YouTube)
    + the LYRICS:
    "This town is a make-you town
    Or a break-you-town and bring-you-down town...
    This town, it's a use-you town
    An abuse-you town until-you're-down town..."

    (sing365.com)

     

 

 

  • Las Vegas - An Unconventional History :
    The Film & More - Special Features -
    People & Events - Maps:Las Vegas at different scales
    Timeline:Las Vegas chronology
    Gallery:Las Vegas weddings
    Teacher's Guide:how to use this site in your classroom
    (PBS)

 

STORY:

  • 'The Outcasts of Poker Flat' by Bret Harte - Text + Audio + Video
    "Life in the American West was hard. During the California Gold Rush, it was also very dangerous.
    This story by Bret Harte tells of a small group of people forced to leave their town.
    Read about their struggle to survive a journey in the freezing Sierra Nevada mountains.
    "
    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

SONGS:

  • True Pride Reality - a song
    "True Pride Reality is a music video by hip hop mc Melodic Soul feat. In The Woods.
    The video portrays and explains Native American struggles and contemporary issues involving assimilation.
    True Pride Reality was shot in Big Pine, California and captures the beautiful scenery of the Eastern Sierra Nevada Mountain Range.
    The song has hard hitting lyrics and gives a strong voice to young Native Americans. Directed by Echota Cheyenne Killsnight."

    (vimeo.com)

 

  • Frank SINATRA - This Town = Las Vegas
    (YouTube)
    + the LYRICS:
    "This town is a make-you town
    Or a break-you-town and bring-you-down town...
    This town, it's a use-you town
    An abuse-you town until-you're-down town..."

    (sing365.com)

       

CARTOONS:

 

VIDEOS:

  • Extraterrestrial Highway
    "Visit the desert of Rachel, Nevada and explore the only Extraterrestrial Highway in this world."
    (YouTube)


CINEMA:

 

 


Nevada Smith was shot by Lucien Ballard on approximately 46 different locations
in the Inyo National Forest (in parts of southern California and south-western Nevada)
and the Owens Valley (of southern California) in the Eastern Sierra mountains.