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John Katsilometes

Editor at Large

Story Archive

  • Wednesday, July 3, 2013

    "Ka" remains dark as OSHA investigates Saturday's tragedy that claimed the life of artist Sarah Guyard-Guillot.

  • As We See It

    Wednesday, July 3, 2013

    Sarah Guyard-Guillot was an ideal fit for Cirque du Soleil.

  • A&E

    Tuesday, July 2, 2013

    MJ himself appears in a stunning hologram near the end of the production.

  • Monday, July 1, 2013

    Among the passions of Sarah Guyard-Guillot was teaching the art of acrobatics to children. Comments on the memorial website launched Monday morning bubble over with parents praising her gift for teaching.

  • Monday, July 1, 2013

    Nick Hissom has a lot going for him, and yet sings, "If I Die Young."

  • Sunday, June 30, 2013

    Two days after "Ka" artist Sarah Guyard-Guillot died after a fall during a performance Saturday night at MGM Grand, OSHA is beginning an investigation as to why the 31-year-old artist plummeted from the show's stage in front of a stunned audience.

  • Sunday, June 30, 2013

    Terry Bradshaw cannot tell his life story in four quarters without reliving The Immaculate Reception. “It was the play of my life,” Bradshaw says.

  • Friday, June 28, 2013

    Reva Rice laced up the "quads" during her run in "Starlight Express" at Las Vegas Hilton.

  • Thursday, June 27, 2013

    A performer on a "slack rope" fell and suffered a mild concussion in Wednesday's "Michael Jackson One" show at Mandalay Bay.

  • Thursday, June 27, 2013

    Terry Bradshaw has performed for stadiums full of football fans, but his gig in a Las Vegas theater is a different sort of challenge.

  • A&E

    Wednesday, June 26, 2013

    Terry Bradshaw telling jokes. Terry Bradshaw singing. Are you ready for this?

  • Wednesday, June 26, 2013

    Veronic was a country/folk artist until expanding her list of impressions from five to more than 50.

  • Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    Claire Sinclair wants to play a more revealing role in "Pin Up" at Stratosphere. On Friday night, she made it happen.

  • Monday, June 24, 2013

    EDC ended its third run at Las Vegas Motor Speedway early this morning, and LVMS officials are fairly electric about its return.

  • Thursday, June 20, 2013

    James Gandolfini often enjoyed Vegas with his friend and "Sopranos" co-star Steve Schirripa, onetime entertainment director at the Riviera.

  • Wednesday, June 19, 2013

    The relationship between Andre Agassi and Jimmy Connors has always been terse, and Agassi is not happy with Connors' new book.

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2013

    Jim Caruso has long sought a Vegas home for Cast Party, and seems to have found on at Smith Center.

  • Tuesday, June 18, 2013

    Maria Walsh has never headlined in Vegas before, but won a national contest to earn her right to the Riviera stage.

  • Monday, June 17, 2013

    "Priscilla — Queen of the Desert" is, shall we say, unambiguous in its sensibilities.

  • Monday, June 17, 2013

    There are few “firsts” left in the world’s oldest profession, but never before has Sunset Thomas experienced this: She is being sued for not having sex.

  • Sunday, June 16, 2013

    Marshall Sylver once professed to have a plan to make millions at PH Live. Instead, his comp-heavy show at Peepshow theater is closing.

  • Saturday, June 15, 2013

    Sunset Thomas has worked exclusively at Chicken Ranch since the fall of 2011. In her long career, she's never been sued.

  • Friday, June 14, 2013

    Richard Cheese & Lounge Against the Machine are bringing the swing back to Vegas, where they have headlined for 13 years.

  • Thursday, June 13, 2013

    Oscar Goodman has been approached to make a musical of "Being Oscar."

  • Comedy

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    There is more comedy being performed in Las Vegas today—at any and every level—than in any other time during the city’s history. From new clubs to resident headliners and touring names, comedy is booming here. The wealth of options is great for fans, but for the comedians plying their trade around town, competition is heating up.

  • Saturday, June 8, 2013

    Sammy Shore is a famed comic and dog lover and has recruited a host of performers for Sunday's Funny Bones charity show at The Orleans.

  • Friday, June 7, 2013

    Ian Ziering is showing he can take on risque roles as his stint with Chippendales at The Rio proves.

  • Noise

    Friday, June 7, 2013

    The window of opportunity to purchase the least-expensive tickets to the Life Is Beautiful festival was about as narrow as a mail slot. The $99.50 tickets for the two-day festival offered today at 10 a.m. were listed as sold out almost instantly.

  • Features

    Thursday, June 6, 2013

    The former mayor and Mob lawyer talks wiretaps, fame and life after office.

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013

    Jabbawockeez have grown up considerably since opening at MGM Grand five years ago.

  • Wednesday, June 5, 2013

    Carlos Santana was asked by The Rolling Stones to be in "Gimme Shelter," an offer he turned down.

  • Sunday, June 2, 2013

    Tennis legend and Las Vegas native Andre Agassi returned to Nike after a personal overture from company chief Phil Knight. “We talked it out. We shared many tears together, talking to each other across a desk,” recalls Agassi.

  • Wednesday, May 29, 2013

    Oscar Goodman follows Zowie Bowie in the throne for "Showbiz Roast" at the Stratosphere in July.

  • Saturday, May 25, 2013

    Oscar Goodman has been busy promoting "Being Oscar," but the former Las Vegas mayor also has found time for Broadway and fine dining.

  • Friday, May 24, 2013

    The Scintas bring a family vibe to The D, replacing the old Irish vibe of Fitzgeralds.

  • Thursday, May 23, 2013

    Debbie Reynolds has just a few significant scenes in "Behind the Candelabra" but relished the chance to play Liberace's mother, Frances.

  • Wednesday, May 22, 2013

    Mike Galam's effort to resurrect the name Crazy Horse Too was thwarted today by a judge in Las Vegas.

  • Tuesday, May 21, 2013

    Justin Bieber spent 57 seconds in silence as fans booed him after he won the Milestone Award at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday night.

  • Monday, May 20, 2013

    Penn Jillette was uncertain about returning to "Celebrity Apprentice" but has won nearly $1 million for Opportunity Village on the NBC show.

  • Sunday, May 19, 2013

    The 2013 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena kicked off with a great performance by Bruno Mars and some jokes from host Tracy Morgan.

  • Sunday, May 19, 2013

    Together for a decade, Jabbawockeez continue to develop their act and have developed a wide-ranging show with "Prism."

  • Friday, May 17, 2013

    Penn Jillette and Trace Adkins have become close friends during NBC's all-star season of "Celebrity Apprentice."

  • Friday, May 17, 2013

    "Raiding the Rock Vault" is a classic-rock production show, but Led ZepAgain is in town this weekend.

  • Thursday, May 16, 2013

    The famous gentlemen's club on Industrial opens next week, but what will it be called?

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013

    In the first week of "Raiding the Rock Vault" at LVH, Heart guitarist Howard Leese landed one of his greatest hits.

  • Entertainment

    Wednesday, May 15, 2013

    There are plenty of exciting things happening, on and off the Strip.

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2013

    Chad Collins topped a field of 19 Elvis Tribute Artists, but the brother-sister combo of Sam and Linda Thompson picked up some cash, too.

  • Tuesday, May 14, 2013

    "Model Employee" is a contest among eight models competing to be the spokeswoman for Mandalay Bay.

  • Monday, May 13, 2013

    Jerry Lewis appeared solo, without musicians, but made ample use of humor and clips at South Point.

  • Sunday, May 12, 2013

    The Rolling Stones' aura was never more powerful than during a hits-loaded show Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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