All Ivy Plus Board hosts the Seventh Annual Holiday Extravaganza & Toy Drive.

Please bring an unwrapped toy for donation to a local charity!

Location: Chayo’s Mexican Kitchen and Tequila Bar

(near the Linq)

Wednesday, December 14, 2016. 6:30-9:30pm (bar closes at 8:30pm).

Cost: $45 includes food (taco bar) and beverages.

Must prepay to attend. Registration is on the Harvard site:

Purchase your ticket on this site (click on the “buy tickets” link below and complete your payment and rsvp in one simple transaction).

NO CASH accepted at the door.

Meet Kevin Cardiff,

Master Violin Maker.


Violin Making Today & Yesterday:A 400-Year Perspective

DATE: December 4, 2016 at 3pm

LOCATION: Sperling Kronberg Mack Holocaust Resource Library

4794 S Eastern Ave A, Las Vegas, NV 8911

Free to Members and Students. $10 to NonMembers. Please RSVP by emailing Yaleclubnv at gmail dot com

NOTE: We’ll celebrate a bit of holiday cheer with Kevin with wine and cheese.


Kevin Cardiff received his Master of Music at Yale. He has performed with the Rochester Philharmonic under David Zinman, New Haven Symphony under Murry Sidlin, Chautauqua (NY) Symphony, Baltimore Symphony under Sergiu Commissiona and David Zinman, and was a member of the Las Vegas Philharmonic Guild until 2015. He is speaker at many events involving stringed instruments and is the owner and proprietor of Kevin Cardiff, Violinmaker, specializing in handmade violins, restoration and repair.

Mr. Cardiff was awarded Best Custom Made Violins by the Baltimore Magazine in 1993 and Best String Repair Shop in 2003. He was one of twelve professionals featured in the book Working in Music by Barbara Lee. He also repaired the “ex Kosman” G.B. Guadagnini violin immediately prior to its setting a world record auction price at Christie’s, London, in November, 1993. He worked in appraisal, restoration and repair of the Peabody Institute Stringed Instrument Collection at Johns Hopkins University from 1991 to 2008.

In addition, Mr. Cardiff was featured in a Youtube video titled “Las Vegas Violinmaker” by Las Vegas Review-Journal videographer Michael Quine in 2009. He also appeared as a guest expert on the History Channel TV Series “Pawn Stars” in 2011.

You can read more about Kevin in this article.


Watch the 133rd playing of The Yale Harvard Game

Cheer on the Bulldogs with fellow Yale & Harvard alumni at

Parlour Bar & Lounge at the El Cortez Hotel.


We have partnered with the Harvard Club for this event. Alumni, parents, and friends are welcome to attend. Join us at the El Cortez Hotel for brunch, snacks, beverages and unparalleled rivalry.

Don’t forget to wear your Yale Blue!

Cost: $20 (Payment can be made on the Harvard website.)

Registration can be made here:

If you can’t join us, you can still tune in to CNBC. Kickoff time for The Game is 9:30 p.m. PST, and the broadcast will air nationally on CNBC and will stream internationally via the Ivy League Digital Network.