Articles Written By: Haley Etchison

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Burlesque experts to open new show

The minds behind the popular topless revues “X Burlesque” and “Raack ‘N’ Roll” are unveiling a new sexy show. “X Rocks” will premier at the Rio on Thursday, Aug. 29. Husband-and-wife team Matt and Angela Stabile have created and produced striptease spectaculars on the Strip and downtown ever since Angela…

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Marie Osmond

During the month of July, this series has introduced you to five incredible artists who represent the women who perform in theaters and showrooms in Las Vegas every night. From the comic to the showgirl, these women have given you a window on their lives on-stage and off. The series…

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Showgirl Kat Day

Kat Day is a living testament to the glamour that built the Las Vegas Strip and to the power and perfection that allowed Vegas showgirls to become icons of feminine strength and beauty. “When they opened the El Rancho, they really didn’t have anything but a dirt road to pull…

Kid Rock to headline The D’s birthday celebration

Five-time Grammy nominee Kid Rock will take a short hiatus from his summer tour to headline The D Las Vegas‘ anniversary celebration in September. The D in downtown Vegas will celebrate its first birthday with a three-concert series at the Third Street Stage. Country rocker Uncle Kracker, who recorded hits…

Spinning a spectacle: Gen Cleary designs dreams for DJs

When Calvin Harris performed at Hakkasan on May 4, he was backed by a crew of dancers wearing TVs on their heads. “I don’t know what I did there,” said production designer Gen Cleary,” but I really created a monster.” Cleary’s company, Belluscious, creates stage performance spectacles for everything from…

Women on the Las Vegas stage: ‘Jersey Girls’

Like all professional musical theater performers, the actors in the Las Vegas production of “Jersey Boys” spend their lives becoming lots of different people on stage. But the changes come faster for the four women in this show than for most. “Within the first act, I get shot out of…

Rock star tell-all show to replace ‘Peepshow’ at Planet Hollywood

An intimate, interactive show that features true stories from rock ‘n’ roll stars will replace “Peepshow” at Planet Hollywood beginning in September. “RockTellz & CockTails” will deconstruct the lives and careers of some of the world’s greatest musicians, in a stripped-down setting. The show will include live performances, and the…