Mexican Independence Day has grown into quite the fiesta in Las Vegas – some say even bigger than Cinco de Mayo. Whether you’re looking for some great Mexican food, live music or a boxing match starring one of Mexico’s best fighters, Las Vegas offers plenty to choose from. Events The One: Mayweather vs. Canelo Mexican boxer Saul “Canelo” [...]
Crossroads at House of Blues Las Vegas unveiled a new portrait sculpture in its gallery of stars yesterday to commemorate the start of Carlos Santana’s shows at the venue, billed “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live — Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow.” The artwork, called a “bas relief,” was placed on the ceiling where [...]
With the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers set to square off in Sunday’s highly anticipated football match-up, you’ll find a good time on tap in many of the bars and sports books in Las Vegas. But the Big Game isn’t all that’s happening this weekend. Several other sporting events are scheduled and many big [...]
This weekend sizzles with tons of parties, special appearances and the 30th anniversary of the AVN Awards. It may be January, but the next few days will be smokin’ hot like July. Events It’s AVN weekend, so you know it’s going to be naughty. For three decades, the AVN Awards show has been the adult [...]
Legendary guitarist Carlos Santana has been to Las Vegas many times, but never as a tourist. He first visited in 1967 as the opening act for the Grateful Dead. His memories of the experience — as well as the venue — are, let’s just say, more than a little hazy. “I was on acid,” he [...]
This Week on the Vegas Minute: Chippendales at the Rio, Supernatural Santana at the Hard Rock Hotel, David Copperfield at MGM Grand, Cher at the Caesars Palace, Joe Rogan at the Playboy Comedy Club inside the Palms. For more Las Vegas news, visit, the Vegas Minute website.