Comedians

Carlos Mencia to push boundaries at Treasure Island

Stand-up master Carlos Mencia will return to Las Vegas for a one-night-only show that promises countless laughs. His hilarious approach to political and social comedy — especially issues of race and class — promises to bring down the house at Treasure Island on May 9. Famous for pushing the boundaries…

Penn & Teller to join Hollywood Walk of Fame

Six-time Las Vegas Magicians of the Year and Emmy Award winners Penn & Teller will be inducted on Friday into an exclusive club of entertainers. The stars from the Rio will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Magic Castle, located down Hollywood Boulevard from…

Chris Tucker to play the Pearl

Stand-up master and film star Chris Tucker will visit Vegas this summer to perform in the Pearl at Palms. Best known for his role as detective James Carter in the “Rush Hour” movies, Tucker made his silver screen debut in “House Party 3” in 1994. But even before he had…

Bill Maher to stay on for residency at Palms

After a successful first round of shows this weekend, comedian, political commentator and best-selling author Bill Maher will be making The Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms his home for 2013. Maher has pushed the envelope for the last 20 years, challenging the boundaries of political talk on TV and…

Andrew Dice Clay to rock Vegas at Vinyl

Rock ‘n’ roll comic Andrew Dice Clay is settling down in style. Today he launched his three-month residency at Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel by unveiling a display case that shows off five of his famous leather jackets. Clay, a master of politically and socially incorrect humor, will shock…

David Spade shows his cards

By Aleza Freeman Vegas.com The interview begins 15 minutes late. Comedian David Spade has just finished rehearsing for the CBS sitcom, “Rules of Engagement,” and is heading home when he calls from his car. The voice and the laugh are recognizably his, though tinged with an audible air of exhaustion.…