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Weird & wacky: The statuesque side of Vegas

Weird & wacky: The statuesque side of Vegas

Vegas gets a bad rap for not having much culture, like wearing a yard-long version of the Eiffel Tower around your neck should be considered a faux pas or something. We have tons of culture, especially art. Just look at all the graffiti painted frescos, living sculptures, delicate cuisine and…
The 59th anniversary of a million-dollar day

The 59th anniversary of a million-dollar day

What happens when an impromptu jam session between Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash breaks out on an unexpected evening in December? History. You get positively iconic, musical history. Tomorrow marks the 59th anniversary of the night that these four music moguls of the ’50s all happened…
Top 5 Las Vegas comedy shows

Top 5 Las Vegas comedy shows

If you know anything about Vegas at all, you know that we love to have a good time. As a matter of fact, we are pros at that. And among out favorite ways to get our good time rocking is by laughing our asses off with some of the funniest…
Secrets of a ‘Jubilee’ showgirl

Secrets of a ‘Jubilee’ showgirl

If we had a time machine, you can bet that our first trip back in time would find us in Vegas in the ’50s… all 10 years of the decade. Why? It was an era laced with magic that ignited the golden age of our beloved Sin City. During this…
More than just your typical song and dance

More than just your typical song and dance

Nothing screams “Vegas show” more than a good old-fashioned Sin City production. With the glitz and glamour of jeweled costumes, live orchestras and casts that just ooze talent from every pore (yeah, we’re jealous), no other place in the world does Vegas quite like we do…obviously. With world-class performers, live…
The best hotels in Vegas for: Bargain hunters

The best hotels in Vegas for: Bargain hunters

It’s time again to return to our series about finding the best hotels in Vegas for various types of visitors. This week’s topic strikes a personal chord with me because I like to make the most of my money whenever I travel. I’m not ashamed to admit it. I’m a…

‘MDQ Vegas Day’ is the reason to celebrate Feb. 19

Dec. 4, 1956 marks the date that one of the greatest musical moments in history took place and today, Feb. 19, 2015 marks the date that Vegas will officially celebrate the headlining Strip musical that recreates that renowned wrinkle in time. Honoring the second anniversary of the resident “Million Dollar…

Get lucky in Las Vegas at these sexy party pits

Some things are meant to go together. Like movies and popcorn. Or hot summer days and ice cream. Each enhances the other to create an amazing experience. The same can be said about clubbing and gambling. In Las Vegas, these two hot pursuits are often combined to form what’s known…

A vital Linq for Las Vegas

Today, the Irish-themed O’Sheas Casino will close. It has had a rollicking presence at the center of the Las Vegas Strip since opening in 1989. But the shutdown is not a cause for sadness because fans of O’Sheas will see it return in 2013 as part of The Linq, Caesars…

It’s March Madness in Vegas, baby!

So, you’ve been diagnosed with a case of March Madness, where side effects include a distinct change in wardrobe color choices in and a bad case of bracketology. Aside from catching the action at the plethora of sports books in this town, the only known cure is to come down and…

Step into the spotlight with karaoke in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Are you tired of listening to Vegas lounge acts cover songs that you know you can sing better? Does seeing the marquees on the Las Vegas Strip make you long for your time in the spotlight? Do you secretly fantasize about being a rock star every time…

The Ultimate Illusions in Vegas

  Everywhere you look on the Las Vegas Strip you’ll see something that isn’t what it seems. Hotels look like famous landmarks and everyday people can look like high rollers. Entertainers are in on it too. Show girls captivate audiences with sequins and feathers while magicians mystify by making cars…

Mac King attendance at one million

It’s no small accomplishment to amass a million of anything — baseball cards, Twitter followers, dates — but packing one million people into a showroom in Vegas is exceptionally tough. Shows open and close, resorts are blown up — basically there’s a lot working against a performer. Which is why…