Articles Written By: Jennifer Whitehair

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Under the Influence of Frankie Moreno

Under the Influence of Frankie Moreno

I admit it, I’ve fallen under the influence of Frankie Moreno. I should have recognized the warning signs when my toes started tapping at his dress rehearsal two weeks ago. Then came the head bobbing during an interview with Moreno last week when he described his passion for music and…
Lionel Richie spans the generations

Lionel Richie spans the generations

It’s a show for the generations. When Lionel Richie took the stage Wednesday night at Planet Hollywood’s Axis Theater, everyone from Millennials to the Greatest Generation filled the capacity audience, ready to party all night long (yep, we went there). That cross-generational appeal comes as no surprise to Richie. He…

Five ways Vegas pours on the romance

What? You thought Las Vegas was just filled with boozy bachelor / bachelorette parties, guys handing out flyers for “in-room dancers” and women in g-strings posing for pictures on the Strip. Sure, that’s why we got the moniker “Sin City.” But underneath our rhinestones and makeup beats a romantic heart…

A do-it-yourself job

Part of a Cirque du Soleil performer’s job is to do their own makeup, so workshops in makeup techniques are part of the training provided to artists. Guitar player Lionel Hamel has one of the more complicated makeup designs in “KÀ” and it takes him about an hour and a…

Flashback Friday: When The Atom Was King

As the world marks the 64th anniversary of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima (Aug. 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (Aug. 9, 1945), Flashback Friday looks at a period in the 1950s when the world and Las Vegas enjoyed a fascination with all things atomic. Today’s Flashback Friday photo features Sands Copa…