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The family-friendly side of downtown Las Vegas

The family-friendly side of downtown Las Vegas

We can’t quite pinpoint when the Fremont Street Experience crossed over to being an adult-only playground. It used to be an OK place to take your kids to enjoy the light show and concerts until it became an erotic freak show of nakedness and unlicensed street “performances.” But that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of other family-friendly […]

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Comedian Rita Rudner

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Comedian Rita Rudner

I called Rita Rudner at home on a Thursday morning. I had already seen her show, so I knew I wanted to ask her about making jokes about marriage — something she does well and that is a trademark of her comedy. She tells me that a lot couples come to her show, and I […]

‘Naughty Mommy’ wins Riviera Comedy Club headliner contest

‘Naughty Mommy’ wins Riviera Comedy Club headliner contest

“Naughty Mommy” Maria Walsh beat out 225 comics to win a week headlining at the Riviera Comedy Club. Walsh’s hilarious commentary on parenting and marriage kept judges laughing through every round of the contest, which lasted more than a month. The Long Island, N.Y. resident has toured the country, driving crowds to hysterics by declaring […]

Riviera Comedy Club contest seeks best new comic

Riviera Comedy Club contest seeks best new comic

The Riviera Comedy Club is holding open auditions to find the next Las Vegas Strip comic headliner. A total of 16 comedians will be selected from submitted entries and invited to perform in a weekly, live competition each Saturday from March 23 – April 13 at 10 p.m. The winner of each of the four […]

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