Site not look beautiful? Click here

Weekly Q&A

He’s played a mascot and worked for local hockey, baseball and football teams. Now he's ready to boost our local bowl game.

John Saccenti takes the reins of the Las Vegas Bowl

August 20th, 2014

He’s played a mascot and worked for local hockey, baseball and football teams. Now he's ready to boost our local bowl game.

  • Weekly Q&A

    Weekly Q&A: The new conductor discusses exposing audiences to new music, his background in opera and more.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "That’s the part I probably will miss the most: being at the center of the flame for a red-hot genre."

  • Weekly Q&A

    “I have been featured on Madonna’s YouTube channel for six years, and it’s kind of fun to see her manager like my Instagram posts.”

  • OpinionArts & Entertainment

    "I think activism through art is the best way," says the budding playwright (and granddaughter of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid).

  • Weekly Q&A

    The former Springsteen road manager and Hard Rock Live's special events manager discusses life on tour, the challenges of the Vegas market and the future ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    Iranda Dyer, 28, could safely be called a horse nut. Growing up in San Diego, she fell in love with riding at age 7 and ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    Stomach issues, brutal blisters, 20-hour runs where your mind plays tricks and the only guarantee is that it’s going to hurt. Why would anyone endure ...

  • Music

    The band returns to Las Vegas for residency No. 2.

  • Weekly Q&A

    The openly gay journalist receives HRC Las Vegas' Equality in the Community Award this weekend.

  • Weekly Q&A

    You want to buy a round for your recently engaged friends in New York? No problem.

  • Weekly Q&A

    "Sip, Savor and Socialize" at the Strip's latest coffee shop.

  • Weekly Q&A

    As managing director of Wynn and Encore salons since 2013, Claude Baruk is working on a massive reinvention of the former while transforming hair at ...

  • Weekly Q&A

    Talking Broadway, jazz, Las Vegas talent and Laurie Anderson

  • Music

    He featured Vegas on one of his album covers—and now he's performing here.

  • Get More Weekly Q&A Stories
  • Dining

    Believe it: Las Vegas has come into its own as a legit pie zone. Witness the savory slices that put us on the map. ...

  • Dining

    Is it too much to ask to have one great big list of all the notable slices and pies all around the Las Vegas Valley? ...

  • As We See It

    MGM's Gold Strike casino in Tunica, Miss., recently opened a nonsmoking area.

  • Arts & EntertainmentNightlife

    The new SBE club opens at the freshly minted resort this weekend.

  • FeaturedArts & EntertainmentCulture

    Sam Nazarian has created just what he thinks Las Vegas deserves with SLS: A shiny new playground (that locals might be able to afford!).

  • A&E

    It all started with a list of notes on the Director’s desk ...

  • BusinessFeatured

    Like why your favorite place may be the parking garage.

  • Dining

    Before Ping Pang Pong, the Gold Coast's Monterey Room was serving pot stickers and egg foo young alongside chicken fried steak and BLTs.

  • Joe Downtown

    Does manufacturing project Factorli's demise signify a lack of planning on Downtown Project's part?

  • Dining News

    The Honey Salt team doubles down in the Summerlin area with its new Tivoli Village tavern.

  • Dining

    Let your voice (and taste buds) be heard!

  • FeaturedDining

    From varieties at Settebello to Naked City Pizza, pies that prove Vegas pizza rocks.

  • Booze Blog

    Mandalay Bay is taking brews to a higher level in September.

  • Dining

    Make the trek to North Las Vegas for a slab from Old School Pizzeria.

  • As We See It

    For some, it might be the biggest, coolest single event ever to happen in Las Vegas.

  • AP

    Don't know what "vaping" is? How about "listicle"?

  • CultureArts & EntertainmentMusic

    Did the Fab Four see anything besides the Sahara and the Las Vegas Convention Center?

  • Breaking News

    A couple accused of leaving their severely injured 2-year-old daughter at a hospital have been arrested after a five-year manhunt.

  • Music

    Outdoor concert should be the first of many at the new Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.