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How to get faster bar service in Vegas

How to get faster bar service in Vegas

“Don’t use seven words when four will do. Don’t shift your weight. Look always at your mark but don’t stare. Be specific but not memorable. Be funny but don’t make him laugh. He’s got to like you then forget you the moment you’ve left his side.” Getting a drink at a crowded Vegas bar takes [...]

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 [...]

Las Vegas’ own Jo Koy returns to TI Theatre

Las Vegas’ own Jo Koy returns to TI Theatre

Las Vegas is where comedian Jo Koy got his start in stand-up. Though living in Los Angeles these days, he still returns to his comedy roots often. “Back when I lived here, there were no comedy clubs here for me,” Koy said. “There were comedy clubs, but they only hired headliners. You had to be [...]

One Drop walk in Las Vegas to raise awareness about lack of water

One Drop walk in Las Vegas to raise awareness about lack of water

Help turn the Las Vegas Strip blue this weekend and help raise awareness for the millions of women and girls who are forced to walk miles and risk their lives to haul water to their families. Nonprofit organization One Drop is organizing the Oct. 5 charity walk, which starts at 8 a.m. at South Point [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

The Big Game, Sports Books & More Las Vegas News

This Week on the Vegas Minute: Mandalay Bay Race and Sports Book, Lagasses Stadium at the Palazzo, MGM Grand Race and Sports Book, Las Vegas Hilton Race and Sports SuperBook, Led Zepagain at Las Vegas Hilton.

Cover bands keep the old times rolling in Vegas

Cover bands keep the old times rolling in Vegas

Musically speaking, Vegas has a tradition of looking both backward and forward at the same time. New acts may come through town on a regular basis, but old acts never die. In recent years, cover bands have been gaining acceptance to the point where several play on a regular basis at local venues. Some of [...]

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