Articles Written By: Jennifer Whitehair

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Winter in Venice at The Venetian Las Vegas in pictures

The decorations are up and the performers are ready as Winter in Venice kicks off at The Venetian and The Palazzo now through Jan. 5, 2014. The two resorts will be offering a variety of attractions and entertainment including top name entertainment, a skating rink, character performances, a fantasy scene…

Grand Canyon South Rim re-opens

Under a deal between state and federal governments, limited areas of national parks have re-opened including portions of the Grand Canyon. President Obama’s administration has OK’d the re-opening with the caveat that the states must pay for the operation of the parks. Arizona has agreed to pay $651,000 to re-open…

Tips on tipping in Las Vegas

Tipping, like politics and religion, is a verboten subject if you ever want to get through a holiday dinner without an argument. It is a highly personal decision, impacted by your own experiences, morals and even social guilt. No one wants to be perceived as stingy, but no one wants…

Glowing return: GlowRun revisits downtown Las Vegas

At night, Las Vegas glows with light of hundreds of neon, incandescent and LED signs. But on Oct. 13, 2013, the city will be a little bit brighter when the GlowRun returns to downtown Las Vegas. Created by Insomniac, the company behind Electric Daisy Carnival, and Wendoh Media, GlowRun combines…

An early Christmas for Michael Jackson Fans in Vegas

Christmas comes early for Michael Jackson fans in Las Vegas. At 4 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 14, Michael Bush, longtime costume designer and personal friend of Jackson, will be signing copies of his new book “The King of Style: Dressing Michael Jackson” at Planet Hollywood Restaurant. In addition to meeting…

Avast, ye mateys – here be gingerbread!

Through the many holiday seasons I have attempted to build a gingerbread house. But despite my best festive intentions, they all ended up looking like a shantytown for laid-off elves. Where I may be gingerbread-challenged, Treasure Island’s executive pastry chef Debra Mitchell and her team are the five-star contractors of the holiday…

A thoroughly ‘Wicked’ Rocky Horror Show

Las Vegas is currently enjoying a wickedly good time with the five-week run of the Tony-Award winning musical “Wicked” at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, but it’s about to get a little bit naughtier. The cast of “Wicked” will host a staged concert performance of Richard O’Brien’s cult…