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Gondoliering 101 at The Venetian Las Vegas

Gondoliering 101 at The Venetian Las Vegas

Normally, when I hear glug glug glug, it’s because I’ve poured myself an obscenely large glass of wine. But in this case, it was the sound my body made as it sank into the 11-foot-deep lagoon at the Venetian. Nope, I wasn’t under the influence; I was attending Gondolier University. And…

Giant Italian women invade the Palazzo

Ciao Bella (insert exaggerated hand gesture here). Carnival is annually marked by an over-the-top celebration with elaborate costumes and masquerades, glittering decorations and a whole lot of inebriated revelry through the streets. Wait a minute – that sounds a lot like Vegas. And because we’re always looking for a good…

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: April 28 – May 2

We are just days away from the long awaited welterweight world championship unification bout between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-man” Pacquiao. The throwdown that has been claimed to be “The Fight of the Century,” (which we think is quite presumptuous considering that we are only 15 years into…

10 must dos while you’re in Sin City

We get it, it’s Vegas. The land of so much to do and so little time to do it in. Everywhere you turn, there’s going to be something bright and shiny that grabs your attention. We know how many distractions there are, so we’ve gone ahead and waded through the…

Must dos this weekend in Vegas: March 26 – 28, 2015

Cheers to the freakin’ weekend! We will definitely drink to that and raise our liquor-filled solo cups to another action-packed Vegas bender that is just days away. What’s that you say? You don’t know what you’re going to do to make sure your Vegas trip is well spent? Well, if…

Venetian, Palazzo chefs compete in Culinary Clash

It’s time for one of the most outrageous chef competitions on the Strip. The Venetian presents its second annual Culinary Clash, a competition that pits chefs from Venetian and Palazzo restaurants against one another inside mobile food truck kitchens. James Beard Award-winning Chef Emeril Lagasse will be back as a…

Panda! director: Vegas audiences will love Chinese show

(Editor’s note: The interview with Panda! Director An Zhao was conducted with the assistance of a translator.) The director of the Chinese theater production of Panda! is banking on Las Vegas audiences’ boredom of Cirque du Soleil shows and a desire to experience Chinese culture to draw them to the…