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“I loved finding out about the relationship between Elvis and Liberace. When Elvis was struggling in that 1956 show, Liberace came over, saw Elvis’ show, took some publicity photos with him and gave him one piece of advice: ‘Your show needs more glitz.’”

On the 50th anniversary of his Sin City comeback, a new book explores Elvis’ Vegas reign

August 1st, 2019

“I loved finding out about the relationship between Elvis and Liberace. When Elvis was struggling in that 1956 show, Liberace came over, saw Elvis’ show, took some publicity photos with him and gave him one piece of advice: ‘Your show needs more glitz.’”

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    ‘Elvis in Vegas,’ ‘Lost Restaurants of Henderson,’ ‘Life Is a Country Western Song’ and more.

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    He began documenting the 1950s-vintage motels of Fremont Street, Boulder Highway and North Las Vegas in the mid-1990s, using a conspicuously bulky large-format view camera ...

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    The new location will have a larger staff, a more versatile events space (with a baby grand piano) and possible outdoor seating. Plus, they’re adding ...

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    From memoir to biography to novels, your options are blooming.

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    The acclaimed comic and Seattle cabaret star join what's already a must-see literary, musical and cultural bill.

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    “Coming from out of state, I’d heard a lot of bad things about Nevada beer,” author Pat Evans says. “I found that very quickly to ...

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    This literary, arts and music fest is bringing together not merely a who’s-who, but a who’s-what of cultural figures.

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    The author especially loves the koshari at POTs, the brunch at Tacotarian and Good Pie’s Detroit pizza.

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    Here's a roundup of Las Vegas or Nevada-related books that you may have missed in 2018.

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    In her new chapbook, I Was the Girl With the Moon-Shaped Face, Cassera’s world is filled with desert imagery, youthful nostalgia and a relatable realm ...

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    Listen, discuss, workshop and, of course, buy books.

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    Two days after chef José Andrés released his book, We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time, ...

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    He’ll celebrate the release of Fire Escapes September 10 at the Bunkhouse.

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    “We’re trying to build the idea that this is another literary destination.”

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    More than 150 writers and artists explore themes, causes and responses to gun violence, with all proceeds benefiting the nonprofit Route 91 Strong.

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    See photos of the Valley’s vanished bars, movie theaters and more—and hear their stories.

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    New work from comedian Louie Anderson, poet Claudia Keelan and more.

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    It unfolds leisurely over just two days and four events—with no overlaps.

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    There was little doubt Def Leppard’s new engagement at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater would be successful. The British band, newly inducted into the Rock and ...

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    She recalls waking up crying in the middle of the night, stressing whether anyone would show up when the doors opened. “Now it’s about me. ...

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    It's a good time to be an accountant for North Las Vegas. At least, it is for CFO Darren Adair, who was named CFO of ...

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    Breakfast speciality Green Eggs & Spam ($13), with verdant Thai sauce and Filipino-style garlic rice on the side, is a super-fun dish.

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    William Carrier is a bruising power forward who stumbled his way into some goals last season, but his league-leading hits-per-game and physical presence is the ...

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    “When I heard they were doing a display of the Jubilee! showgirl costumes at Nevada State Museum, and then seeing those Bob Mackie and Pete ...

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    Nicole Brisson, Gina Marinelli, Leticia Nunez, Megan Shaver and Jamie Tran participated in a roundtable discussion at the ‘Weekly’ offices.

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    The show is designing motorcycle stunts like you’d see at extreme sports competitions in large arenas that will have to fit onstage in the 1,500-seat ...

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    As much as any ear-pummeling number or head-spinning light show, the friendly, accommodating atmosphere created by resort staffers helped Psycho extend its streak of success ...

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    As the son of a registered nurse, Brian Kleven — CFO of Dignity Health-St. Rose Dominican Hospitals’ Siena and San Martín campuses — aspired to ...

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    Turning around the finances of a city is no easy task, but that’s what Darren Adair and his team helped do for North Las Vegas. ...

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    Meth and Red appeared together this year on E-40’s “Keep on Gassin,” but you might better remember the magical 2017 weed rap collaboration “Mount Kushmore” ...

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    Sonia Barcelona, aka Sonia Seelinger, releases new album ‘Bitter Melon’ on her birthday, September 7.

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    Michael Pearse joined Westgate Las Vegas as CFO and executive vice president of finance in 2015. He is responsible for oversight of all accounting and ...

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    Jennifer LaFrance’s co-workers credit her commitment to the craft of accounting for many of her successes.

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    Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Electric Wizard, Beach House, Opeth and more.

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    Bryan Coy, CFO of the Vegas Golden Knights, believes that accounting and finance are the language of business.

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    Cirque du Soleil visionary Guy Laliberté celebrates his 60th birthday with a DJ performance at Light.

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    From the Strip to the suburbs, from dinner to dessert, these chefs and restaurateurs are serving up some of the most exciting cuisine in the ...