Posts tagged as: Bally’s

New Jubilee! director promises to honor Vegas show creator’s legacy

New Jubilee! director promises to honor Vegas show creator’s legacy

It’s been a long time coming. After 32 years, showgirl production Jubilee! is entering the contemporary world of shows on the Las Vegas Strip – and with it could lose its designation as a topless revue. To watch Jubilee! today is like stepping back in time, a “Twilight Zone” sort of experience, complete with 1970s […]

The reel world of Caesars Entertainment’s Las Vegas properties

The reel world of Caesars Entertainment’s Las Vegas properties

With the early summer release of “The Hangover Part III,” the final installment of the big-screen bro-tastic adventure series, Caesars Palace may have become even more popular than it already was – if that’s possible! Fans of the road-trip caper flick are inspired to stay in the resort’s lavish suites as well as pop onto […]

Canadian singer-comedian Véronic to launch show at Bally’s with help from Celine

Canadian singer-comedian Véronic to launch show at Bally’s with help from Celine

Singer, comedian and tribute artist Véronic DiCaire will headline a limited-time show at Bally’s this summer. The production will be co-produced by Celine Dion, who noticed Véronic’s talent early and invited her to open shows on her 2008 Taking Chances Tour. Véronic gained notoriety as a musical theater artist in her native Canada, with roles […]

Chefs set to square off in the World Food Championships in Vegas

Chefs set to square off in the World Food Championships in Vegas

Turn on a television these days and you’re likely to see one of many popular food competition shows. You’ll also find countless food festivals, chili cook-offs, barbecue events, online recipe contests and other food challenges going on every week in cities across America. That’s where the idea for the World Food Championships – which will be […]

Vegas to take a bite out of the World Food Championships

Vegas to take a bite out of the World Food Championships

If you thought you had a lot to eat on your trip to Vegas, just wait until the World Food Championships comes to Sin City. The WFC is hosting a four-day food festival and cooking competition at Bally’s, with extra events at Paris Las Vegas and Caesars Palace from Nov. 1 through 4. Food champions […]

‘Jubilee!’ showgirls bring Vegas history to audiences today

‘Jubilee!’ showgirls bring Vegas history to audiences today

The showgirls at “Jubilee!” do more than perform. They’re living relics. Adorned in sequins, feathers and Swarovski crystals, the dancers in “Jubilee!” at Bally’s are an iconic part of the city’s history. Behind the statuesque beauties are years of tradition that have shaped what the Las Vegas showgirl means to people around the world. “It’s […]

Familiar faces make these Vegas restaurants stand out

Familiar faces make these Vegas restaurants stand out

In Vegas, it seems people who hold positions in the food and beverage industry come and go as quickly as some of the tourists. But a few select people have withstood the test of time and stayed with their companies through the years — and their loyal patrons appreciate a familiar face in a quick-changing […]

Vegas remembers 100 years of Titanic

Vegas remembers 100 years of Titanic

Before the “Twilight” movie series craze with Team Jacob and Team Edward, everyone was crazy about Team Jack – as in Jack and Rose from James Cameron’s 1997 blockbuster hit, “Titanic.” I remember being a sophomore in high school, completely smitten with the love story between Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet’s fictional characters. While the […]

Ode to the Vegas showgirl: ‘Jubilee’ celebrates 30 years in Sin City

Ode to the Vegas showgirl: ‘Jubilee’ celebrates 30 years in Sin City

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Nothing epitomizes Vegas more than the showgirl. Adorned in skin-hugging sequins, flamboyant feathers and sultry stage make-up, these statuesque icons embody all of the glamour and sexy appeal that characterize Vegas. Audiences on the Las Vegas Strip got their first look at showgirls as we know them today with the opening […]

Lounging around Vegas

Lounging around Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com During the ’50s and ’60s casino lounges provided the majority of entertainment at hotels on the Las Vegas Strip. While there were some recurring production shows in operation including “The Lido” at the Stardust and “Minsky’s Follies,” which opened as the first topless show on the Strip at the Dunes in 1957,  lounges […]

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