Posts tagged as: Las Vegas

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 [...]

Blue Man Group and Steve Aoki pair up for EDC in Vegas

Blue Man Group and Steve Aoki pair up for EDC in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com This weekend the party scene in Las Vegas is moving to the desert. For the second year in a row the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is transforming into a nightlife carnival featuring more than 150 electronic DJs, 500 theatrical performers, large-scale interactive art displays, amusement rides and other surprises for the [...]

Ten bars not to miss in downtown Las Vegas

Ten bars not to miss in downtown Las Vegas

The vibrancy of downtown Las Vegas has been growing steadily. The Downtown & 3rd Farmer’s Market allows people to get artisanal foods and fresh produce every Friday morning. Restaurants like Le Thai have been popping up here and there. The freestanding bars and lounges opening downtown make nightlife and barhopping fun and easy. These bars [...]

Celebrities, parties help Vegas ring in new year

Celebrities, parties help Vegas ring in new year

Are you ready for 2012? You should be! Vegas brings in the New Year in style with a weekend full of clubbing, fireworks and great food that will make certain that you welcome the new year with a bang. Vegas is putting on a big show with “America’s Party,” launching fireworks from the roofs of Tropicana, [...]

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