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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 [...]

Chinese New Year – Vegas style

Chinese New Year – Vegas style

In Vegas, we go all out for everything. And while we’re not in China, we sure celebrate like we are! Below are events for Chinese New Year (Year of the Tiger) you don’t want to miss. Palazzo and Venetian The Palazzo and Venetian celebrate Chinese New Year and the Year of the Tiger with a bang. [...]

The fashion behind the Phantom

The fashion behind the Phantom

Extravagant doesn’t begin to describe the costumes in “Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular” at the Venetian. Associate Costume Designer Sam Fleming revealed some of the secrets behind the show’s style in a workshop during the hotel’s “Phantom Fans Week” last month. There are 229 costumes worn by people in the show including actors, stagehands [...]

Take home a dinosaur

Take home a dinosaur

If you have millions of dollars to spare, you can actually take home a Tyrannosaurus Rex fossil, yours to keep forever. But even if you don’t, you can see “Samson,” the T-Rex skeleton at the Venetian for free. In addition to Samson, other prehistoric fossils are available for viewing until the auction on Saturday, Oct. 3. [...]

Fans celebrate the Music of the Night

Fans celebrate the Music of the Night

There aren’t many musicals that are so popular fans from all over the world will gather for a convention to celebrate them, but “Phantom of the Opera” is one of those shows that can pull it off. “Phantom of the Opera” fans have converged on Vegas for the first “Phantom Fans Week,” at the Venetian. [...]

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