Articles Written By: Caroline Fontein

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Brad Garrett talks about his new comedy club at the MGM Grand

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Las Vegas Strip has a new premiere comedy club with the opening of Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club at the MGM Grand. While most other comedy clubs, including Garrett’s old location at the Tropicana, are hosted in a bar, lounge or meeting space that has been repurposed, the new…

Specialty acts in Vegas: the Skating Aratas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com While some relationships can get on the rocks, husband and wife Victor and Jenny Arata are always on a roll. Better known as, the Skating Aratas, these performers put their lives in each other’s hands every time they get on stage. The duo performers as one…

The best Cirque du Soleil show for you in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com You’re in Vegas, and you want to see a Cirque du Soleil show. With seven productions on the Las Vegas Strip, it can be hard to figure out which one you’ll like the best. All of their shows are amazing, but they each offer something different,…

Jersey Boys in Paris

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Jersey Boys have a new home on the Las Vegas Strip. In 2008 the show opened at the Palazzo. After a successful run, the four blue-collar kids packed their bags, hit the road and headed west to Paris Las Vegas. “Jersey Boys” opened at its…

Cirque du Soleil’s KÀ ups the ante in battle

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Action-packed adventure stories don’t just end. The plot always culminates to an epic battle scene where the characters go up against all odds to defeat evil. Movies like “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers,” “Return of the Jedi” and “Matrix Reloaded” are perfect examples.…

Lucy in the Sky with Fire: First Friday Flames of Change

On the First Friday of every month downtown Las Vegas transforms into a vibrant hotspot where local artists, performers and vendors showcase their talents and wares. This month, First Friday Las Vegas, in combination with the Lucky Lady Lucy team and the city of Las Vegas, are hosting the city’s…

Specialty Acts in Vegas: Wally Eastwood has his hands full

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The Energizer Bunny keeps going and going and so does Wally Eastwood. Every night, while bouncing around the stage, he can’t stop throwing items like bowling pins and top hats in the air and catching them. Sometimes, he doesn’t even use his hands. When it comes…

Penn Jillette talks ‘Celebrity Apprentice’

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com The new season of NBC’s “Celebrity Apprentice” premieres Feb. 19, and this time Las Vegas magician Pen Jillette is one of the 18 celebrities competing on the show. For those of you unfamiliar with the reality TV show, “Celebrity Apprentice” features a group of contestants (musicians,…

Photos of Mötley Crüe at the Hard Rock Hotel in Vegas

Mötley Crüe kickstarted everyone’s heart on Feb. 4 at their second show in Vegas as part of their month-long residency at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel. With explosive pyrotechnics, sexy dancers, a performance area that hovers over the audience and Tommy Lee’s famous 360-degree drum roller coaster, their show…

Valentine’s Day: Romantic Shows in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com On Valentine’s Day, nothing says date night better than dinner and a show. It’s the quintessential combination for a romantic night out on the town. However, selecting the right show is crucial. For instance, seeing a stand-up comic might seem like a good idea at first,…

Weekender: Vegas is ready for some football

Watch the Big Game on Feb. 5 in comfort and style at The Lounge at the Palms. Here guests can enjoy high-definition viewing of the game while having a view of all the action on the casino floor. Along with lounge-style seating, this party features a football tailgate buffet including Buffalo wings,…

‘Absinthe’ one refreshing show

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com A highly potent spirit, Absinthe packs a punch for those who indulge in it. The show of the same name is just as intoxicating. Guests do more than spectate. They’re absorbed into a world of colorful performers whose reality feels surreal to the unknowing outsider. If you’ve…

The First Lady of Magic reappears in Vegas

Almost every magician disappears as part of their act. Most of them reappear within seconds, but not if you’re Melinda Saxe. Better known by her stage name, “Melinda – First Lady of Magic,” she was the only female magician to have her own headlining magic show on the Las Vegas Strip during…

The best Strip views in Vegas

It’s the only place in the world where you can you see a pyramid, medieval castle, erupting volcano, pirate ship, the Statue of Liberty and the Eiffel Tower in the same place. Stretching out over four miles, the Las Vegas Strip is a greatest hits album in the form of…

New Vegas magic show has lots of variety

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Last night, Vegas Magic Theatre officially opened at the Gold Coast. Magic celebrities Lance Burton and Siegfried of the famed Seigfried and Roy magic duo were some of the attendees in the audience to welcome the city’s newest magic revue. Vegas Magic Theatre has a variety…

Interview with Dizzy Reed from Guns N’ Roses

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com One of the most controversial and iconic rock bands, Guns N’ Roses are taking the stage in Vegas for two incredible shows at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel on Dec. 30 – 31. The Vegas shows are part of GNR’s first U.S. tour in five…

Big laughs in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com When you feel like all odds are against you in Vegas there’s only one thing that can help, aside from booze — laughter. Let’s face it, whoever said “laughter is the best medicine” was clearly low on alcohol. However, according to research, their words of wisdom are…

Michael Jackson Fan Fest photos

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com As The King of Pop, Michael Jackson always put on a good show. He’s no longer here to entertain us, but his belongings on display for Michael Jackson Fan Fest at Mandalay Bay are a spectacle unto themselves. Everything from his outfits to the performer’s cars…

Michael Jackson Fan Fest a real Thriller

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Through December 14 the Mandalay Bay is home to Michael Jackson Fan Fest. The exhibit features some of Jackon’s iconic outfits and accessories, set pieces from his music videos, awards, items from Neverland Ranch, artwork and letters that the performer received from fans during his illustrious career and other…