Posts tagged as: Las Vegas

Year of the Horse on display in Las Vegas

Year of the Horse on display in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is preparing to kick off Chinese New Year 2014 with a ton of festivities in honor of the Year of the Horse. Although the New Year doesn’t officially start until Jan. 31, you can already find quite a few celebratory decorations and displays on the Las Vegas Strip and downtown, as well as [...]

Behind the 50 voices of Vegas headliner Véronic

Behind the 50 voices of Vegas headliner Véronic

Véronic DiCaire wows audiences with her spot-on impressions of such legendary singers as Billie Holiday, Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Madonna, Cher, Whitney Houston and Annie Lennox, along with pop stars Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Pink and Katy Perry. During her performance inside the Jubilee! Theatre at Bally’s, she effortlessly moves from voice to voice, stunning [...]

Slackliner breaks world record during highline walk along Las Vegas Strip

Slackliner breaks world record during highline walk along Las Vegas Strip

“Yeah, Mandalay Bay!” That was the victorious cry on Wednesday by daredevil Andy Lewis after walking across a 360-feet long slackline stretched between Mandalay Bay and the House of Blues’ Foundation Room 480 feet above the Las Vegas Strip. Lewis’ stunt kicked off the 2013 World Slackline Federation’s Slackline World Cup Finals being held in the [...]

Meat Loaf opens residency show in true Vegas style

Meat Loaf opens residency show in true Vegas style

Always the actor, rock star Meat Loaf offered more than a sampling of his vast catalog of operatic rock songs during the opening night of his RockTellz & CockTails residency at Planet Hollywood Sept. 26. Meat poked fun at some of the more elaborate shows on the Las Vegas Strip, including Cirque du Soleil. A [...]

Actor Robert Davi to sing Sinatra at Orleans in Las Vegas

Actor Robert Davi to sing Sinatra at Orleans in Las Vegas

From a bad guy on screen to a Frank Sinatra crooner, Robert Davi performs this weekend at the Orleans in Las Vegas, opening for comedian Don Rickles. Davi’s break came in 1977, when he shared the screen with star Frank Sinatra in the TV movie “Contract on Cherry Street.” He later starred as the villain [...]

Grateful Dead drummer Hart’s brain part of 70th birthday show in Las Vegas

Grateful Dead drummer Hart’s brain part of 70th birthday show in Las Vegas

Using science and music, former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart will don an EEG cap and create a rhythm using nothing but the sounds of his brain. Hart, stopping in Las Vegas with his band as part of the Superorganism tour, is convinced that if science can break the human brain’s rhythm code, we can then harness its [...]

Welcome to the neighborhood, Commonwealth

Welcome to the neighborhood, Commonwealth

I had the chance to attend a tasting at Fremont East newcomer Commonwealth last night and, though one could wax poetic forever about the flourishes and character of the joint (and oh, I will), it all boils down to one thing: This is a very worthy addition to the popular downtown bar district. The place [...]

The Liquor Library, your next first stop in Vegas

The Liquor Library, your next first stop in Vegas

Who wants to go to the library when they first come to Vegas? Everyone, when the library’s catalog is full of alcohol. Later this month, McCarran International Airport will be home to Liquor Library, the first and only packaged liquor store located within the baggage claim area of any airport in the country. Liquor Library is [...]

Chuck Jones Experience gives you a chance to meet animators

Chuck Jones Experience gives you a chance to meet animators

There’s no shortage to the joys of watching cartoons. Characters like Bugs Bunny and Fred Flintstone are funny, rambunctious and they remind us of the care-free days of our youth. Young or old, who doesn’t smile when they see their favorite cartoon character? For animation fans old enough to remember shows like “The Jetsons” or [...]

Favorite Vegas TV Shows

Favorite Vegas TV Shows

Las Vegas is known as the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” so it makes perfect sense that lots of great TV shows are intimately tied to the city. In fact, this fall a new CBS drama – simply titled “Vegas” – will hit the airwaves on Tuesday nights at 10 p.m.  The series is inspired [...]

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