Posts tagged as: Venetian

Rita Rudner dishes out sass with class

Rita Rudner dishes out sass with class

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Rita Rudner just might have the cleanest comedy show on the Las Vegas Strip. Aside from the rare swear word she doesn’t use vulgar language or offensive subjects to make people laugh. Instead she finds humor in everyday life. Dressed in her trademark sparkl ing, f loor-lengt h gown, Rudner performs [...]

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is home to great tunes and big laughs

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is home to great tunes and big laughs

Kung Hei Fat Choy! Vegas has been setting up to celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year next week, with ornate displays throughout some of the city’s nicest resorts, most of which are already on display. Make it a point to take in some of these Chinese-inspired sights during your Vegas weekend. The Venetian [...]

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving Day in Vegas

Let’s talk turkey: Thanksgiving Day in Vegas

By Nikki Neu VEGAS.com Ah, Thanksgiving…I can taste the cranberry sauce already. It wasn’t long ago when we were carving pumpkins and floating ice eyeballs in our punch bowls. Now, we’re turning pumpkins into pumpkin pie and, well, using regular ice cubes in our punch bowls. Actually, strike that. Let someone else deal with the [...]

No matter how busy Brady gets, there’s always room for Vegas

No matter how busy Brady gets, there’s always room for Vegas

Wayne Brady has made Vegas somewhat of a second home over the last three years with shows at the Venetian and now at Planet Hollywood.

Vegas Weekender: Celebrate Mexican Independence

Vegas Weekender: Celebrate Mexican Independence

Mexican Independence Day is a weekend-long celebration in Las Vegas thanks to the help of several Hispanic headliners and specials.

Vegas audiences get to spin The Wheel

Vegas audiences get to spin The Wheel

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com To kick off the show’s 28th season “Wheel of Fortune” came to Vegas to film six weeks of  episodes at the Venetian. The filming ocurred over six days with five episodes filmed each day with a live audience of about 1,800 people. During their visit VEGAS.com had an opportunity to sit down with hosts Pat [...]

Phantom celebrates its fourth anniversary in Vegas

Phantom celebrates its fourth anniversary in Vegas

Masked phantoms unite! That’s what happened on the evening of June 24 at the Venetian, and it wasn’t for a comic book convention. For one record-breaking moment 1,800 audience members wearing white masks became the largest “Phantom” gathering ever during a post-show photo to celebrate the fourth anniversary of “Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular” [...]

Reality vs. Vegas

Reality vs. Vegas

Las Vegas has reinvented itself many times over the years. The 1990s were the heyday of the themed resort in Vegas, which resulted in a building boom of megaresorts modeled after famous places and monuments. Replicas of world-famous landmarks, statues and buildings popped up all over the Strip including the pyramid-shaped Luxor, the Big Apple [...]

City of romance

City of romance

It’s Valentine’s Day weekend and you can just imagine the frenzy going on in Vegas. Historically, Valentine’s Day is the most popular day to get married in Vegas. According to the Las Vegas Marriage Bureau, 2,138 couples came to pick up their wedding license from Feb. 12 – 14, 2009. That’s more than 4,000 individuals [...]

Madame Tussauds celebrates Black History Month

Madame Tussauds celebrates Black History Month

Where else can you see Martin Luther King Jr., Halle Berry, Barack Obama, Michael Jackson and James Brown — all in the same room? Only at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas inside the Venetian. During the month of February, Madame Tussauds proudly celebrates Black History Month. Visitors can see wax sculptures of notable African-American figures in the [...]

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