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Wednesday, May 27, 2015
“We’re still chipping away, like Michelangelo chipped away at David."
Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Catching up with the America's Got Talent winner.
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Mariah’s performance is generous, fulfilling and familiar. If it’s a dance party you’re after, you’ll find it across the street.
- Stadiums and Arenas
Thursday, May 7, 2015
NHL hockey remains a distinct possibility, but the venue will go beyond the puck.
Thursday, May 7, 2015
It was built for Rock in Rio, but the 50-acre parcel will live on and host many different future events.
Thursday, April 30, 2015
At last, the main event has arrived. Find out why it took so long to get Manny vs. Floyd, what records will be broken, and what's at stake Saturday Night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
“What could be a better Vegas show than this? It’s family-friendly, it’s funny, it’s musical and my audience spans every demographic imaginable."
Monday, April 20, 2015
The famed founder of Cirque du Soleil has sold controlling interest in the company, and the new majority ownership company is familiar around the world and ...
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Priscilla is ready to unveil the only authorized Graceland exhibit to open outside of the Memphis estate.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Curious about backstage? Sometimes you gotta talk to the band.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
A Blue Man does not readily warm to a woman, especially if the woman is a robot.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
The adult-oriented Zumanity gets an update.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Puppetry of the Penis hopes to expand the brand in the U.S.
- John Katsilometes
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Cabaret Jazz has bolstered its lineup of local headliners over the past year.
Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015
“I am always, always trying to reinvent myself."
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2015
"You have to work to be noticed. ... Maybe I should change the name of my show to Cirque du So Gay.”
Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015
In a world where resort sales are not official until the involved parties sign documents, it’s safe to say that one famous Las Vegas hotel might not survive the summer. That hotel is the Riviera.
Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015
Perez leaves this month for a tour with Finnish cello/metal rock outfit Apocalyptica.
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
“Honestly, what they’re going to see is nothing they have ever seen before, let alone in Las Vegas. We wanted an adventure.”
- As We See It
Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
Also, artificial bird adoptions (?!) at the Writer's Block.
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
In the end, the Las Vegas Wranglers skated full circle. Vanquished from their home ice at Orleans Arena in December 2013, the team crisscrossed the Las Vegas Valley in search of a new home.
- The Strip
Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015
“I can’t keep up with what’s going on. I have no idea. We have no plan. It’s management by haphazard luck.”
Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015
This was a one-night-only production that was not built for one night. It’s very title, “The Best Is Yet to Come,” is practically an announcement that Jennifer Lopez is in the plans for 2015 — and perhaps beyond — at Caesars Entertainment.
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
Half of the long-running and market-topping KXMB 94.1 “The Mix” morning radio team has announced a departure. Mark DiCiero, who teamed with Mercedes Martinez for 18 years ...
Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014
If anything, he says he spoils his cats to a fault.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014
It was inspired by the 50th birthday party he threw for his his wife.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014
Chatting with Mike Tyson: “I want to stay home and stay away from all the bullsh*t because I’ve been there before. I know what that fall feels like, and I don’t want to ever experience that again.”
- SLS Las Vegas
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
Sam Nazarian has created just what he thinks Las Vegas deserves with SLS: A shiny new playground (that locals might be able to afford!).
Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
The lawsuit issued by Beauty Bar co-owner Darin Feinstein against club patron Megan Trivette has been withdrawn. The settlement was reached as Trivette, a customer who had posted on her personal Facebook page ...
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
On the night “Vegas Nocturne” closed at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Spiegelworld founder and self-styled impresario Ross Mollison raised a champagne glass and proclaimed, “ ‘Vegas Nocturne’ is a hit!” Since that night on July 12, the show has not been heard from ...
Thursday, July 24, 2014
“I am not surprised you ended up there,” she says, and I know she’s not kidding. “You always were kind of a Vegas guy.”
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Made official this morning with a release from the show’s host hotel, the Cosmopolitan, is that “Vegas Nocturne” indeed played its last shows Saturday night at the restaurant, lounge and entertainment fortress Rose. Rabbit. Lie. ...
Monday, July 7, 2014
Amid chatter about the unsteady future of “Vegas Nocturne” at Rose. Rabbit. Lie. in the Cosmopolitan, an online report posted today says the show is effectively being put to sleep. The same story said the show might surface at the soon-to-open SLS. ...
Weekly Q&A: 'Jersey Boys' star Erich Bergen on leaving Las Vegas and how Clint Eastwood made him a better actor
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
He's really looking forward to a movie role where he doesn't sing.
Entertainers can park it at the Park; Broadway Bares braces for its fifth-annual performance at Planet Hollywood
Friday, May 2, 2014
The new pedestrian project the Park will be filled with wondrous effects and, we are told, a lot of live entertainment.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Indulge your nostalgia, take a spin on the dancefloor or just rock out with a cocktail.
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The lounge singer strides onstage for his 4 o’clock gig, and man does he look good. The light hits his tuxedoed, 6-foot-3 frame so that he appears in black and white.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
A big fan of the UNLV team who won the 1989-90 NCAA national championship, Brandon Flowers of The Killers wore Rebel red during a performance Saturday at Reunion Park at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Comedian Tom Green talks his new show at Vinyl, why he loves performing in Vegas and how a universal sense of humor is "a sad thing."
Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014
It has the casual air of a parlor party, the slap-dash coordination of a barn dance and the frenetic pace of a rock show at Whisky a Go Go. It is Frankie Moreno's Stifler, and you never know who'll take the stage.
Monday, Jan. 27, 2014
Elvis Costello & The Roots are the first in an impressive list of acts set to open the 2,000-seat music venue at Brooklyn Bowl at the Linq. The 80,000-square-foot bowling and live-music venue wonderland is throwing a heavyweight opening party March 15-16.
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014
Brian "Paco" Alvarez took over as chairman of the Liberace Foundation in 2011 but resigned abruptly today after three years of service when a no-confidence vote was taken among his fellow board members.
Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014
Jeff Ray played multiple roles as a musician in “Jersey Boys.” He died, tragically and inexplicably, after being struck by a train Saturday afternoon in Washington state.
Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013
An elephant blasting little people out of its butt? Yeah, it has that.
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013
Expect a soaring, unscripted night for Las Vegas Weekly's 15th Anniversary Party!
Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013
Anthony Bourdain caught up with a famous former mayor and a not-so-famous, but terrific, lounge performer during his sweep of Vegas. Bourdain also stopped at Atomic Liquors, Lotus of Siam in the Commercial Center and Raku in Chinatown on Spring Mountain Road. His take on the quick tour? “I think snarky food writers are wary of the fact that (Lotus) has been overpraised, but it has not been overpraised. I’ve been to Northern Thailand, and it’s a very specifically delicious type of Thai food. It really is a great restaurant. It’s as good as they say.”
Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
The "Wheel of Death" in "Zarkana" is, as its name indicates, one of Cirque du Soleil’s riskier acts. The injuries do not seem serious, and Cirque says “Wheel of Death” is to return to the show upon the artist’s return.
Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013
Nevada OSHA has concluded that “Ka” artist Sarah Guillot-Guyard fell after the wire rope suspending her during the show’s Final Battle scene broke, causing her to fall a reported 94 feet to the floor.
Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013
There was a moment when entering a downtown speakeasy was not so easy, but Life Is Beautiful has opened the door to downtown to everyone.
Friday, Oct. 25, 2013
The women behind the Life Is Beautiful speaker series are doing their part to help Downtown make you smarter.