Articles Written By: Caroline Fontein

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A sneak peak at Eli Roth’s Goretorium in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com At the end of September, the Las Vegas Strip will be home to a haunted hotel and casino, The Delmont. You’ve probably never heard of it. That’s because guests who checked into the now defunct property never left. The hotel owners, Mr. and Mrs. Delmont, had…

Celebrate Mexican Independence Day in Vegas

  Where’s the fiesta at? Whether you’re actually from Mexico or just looking for another excuse to let loose, Vegas offers plenty of reasons to party this Mexican Independence Day weekend Sept. 14 – 16, also known as El Grito. From Mexican restaurants to cool bars and nightclubs, Vegas venues…

Top 10 shows in Vegas with tickets under $50

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Finding a great show to see in Vegas is easy. Getting the funds to pay for your tickets is the tricky part. Show tickets can get expensive, especially when you’re paying for several people to attend. But don’t change your plans just yet. Not all show…

Celebrate the 4th of July in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The 4th of July may be on a Wednesday this year, but there’s still plenty going on in Vegas to celebrate our independence.  From fireworks to food specials here’s a listing of events in honor of Independence Day and the nation’s 236th birthday. Fireworks This year…

Jimmy Cliff brings ‘Rebirth’ to fans in Vegas

Many great music artists can be described as legendary. The Honourable Jimmy Cliff is a living legend. With a legacy spanning nearly 50 years, Cliff continues to help shape modern music with his distinguishable voice, classic reggae rhythms and powerful lyrics. People typically think of Bob Marley anytime reggae music is…

Carnevale comes to The Venetian and Palazzo in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The start of June means it’s time for Carnevale at the Venetian and Palazzo. The three-month festival runs through Sept. 9 and features classic Italian festivities focused on art, music, live entertainment, food and wine. There are three stages of Carnevale starting with art in June followed by music in July and food…

Vegas Weekender: An electronic music celebration

It’s the weekend of the Electric Daisy Carnival and the Las Vegas Strip is alive with special guest appearances by some of the top DJs in the world. It’s also the start of Carnevale at the Venetian, a three-month festival focusing on music, live entertainment, food and wine. Let the…

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…

Vegas Weekender: Daylife, nightlife and Santana

This weekend in Vegas is all about variety. Start off your day with some sun and fun at one of the pool parties on the Las Vegas Strip followed by an action-packed UFC fight. In the evening your options are vast — from seeing a famous entertainer like Santana to…

Dancing with the Stars finds a home in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Fans of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” have a friend in Vegas. For a limited time the Entertainment Capital of the World is home to a live version of the show. Featuring dances from past seasons, new routines and DWTS alumni from previous shows, “Dancing with…

Vegas Weekender: Memorial Day holiday sizzles in Las Vegas

It’s Memorial Day weekend, and that means three days of non-stop parties and other special events in Vegas. Cabo Wabo Cantina at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood kicks things off on May 25 with a party on the patio featuring $15 pitchers and $25 buckets of Dos Equis, the sexy Cazadores tequila girls, and a prime spot to enjoy the warm…

Vegas Weekender: Dive into summer fun

From pool clubs to nightlife the party scene doesn’t stop this weekend in Vegas. Shows: Run away with the circus Cirque du Soleil’s “Mystère” at Treasure Island is a wondrous world of  mystifying creatures who perform a series of incredible acrobatic and gymnastic feats. Catch the show at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday…

‘Jubilee!’ showgirls bring Vegas history to audiences today

The showgirls at “Jubilee!” do more than perform. They’re living relics. Adorned in sequins, feathers and Swarovski crystals, the dancers in “Jubilee!” at Bally’s are an iconic part of the city’s history. Behind the statuesque beauties are years of tradition that have shaped what the Las Vegas showgirl means to…

Interview with Incubus drummer Jose Pasillas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Some people have to practice their whole life before they get their big break. Others grow into it. The latter was the case for Jose Pasillas. For the past 20 years, Pasillas has been the drummer for the rock band Incubus. He’s been playing the drums…