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Show your mama the Vegas way to do Mother’s Day

Show your mama the Vegas way to do Mother’s Day

The sun is shining, the birds are chirping and your mother’s voice is loudly filling your thoughts, reminding you exactly why you shouldn’t put things (like Mother’s Day gifts) off until the last minute. “Darling, this is why you should never put off for tomorrow what you could get done…

Vegas is ‘showing’ the love this Valentine’s Day

A pairing as perfect as chocolate on Valentine’s Day, Sin City also happens to be the Entertainment Capital of the World, meaning whether you’re single or madly in love, your Valentine’s Day weekend will be anything but boring. Whether your goal is to have a hot holiday, an innocent laugh,…

50 years later, Beatles still rockin’ Vegas Strip

Fifty years after Beatlemania washed ashore on U.S. soil, The Beatles’ musical influence has not waned. Even some of the most youthful artists today credit the Beatles for being a major influence on their work. A few of the acrobats from Cirque du Soleil’s LOVE show performed Sunday night during…

Cirque du Soleil celebrates 20 years in Las Vegas

Twenty years after opening “Mystère” at Treasure Island, Cirque du Soleil continues to thrill audiences with gravity-defying acrobatics, amusing and risqué clowns and gymnasts with superhuman strength. Cirque’s first show in Las Vegas, though, was not on a stage, but in a tent set up in Treasure Island’s parking lot.…

Cirque shows to benefit ONE DROP charity

Cirque du Soleil is committing the energy and inspiration behind its breathtaking shows toward the goal of improving quality of life for people around the world by helping to make clean water available everywhere. In its effort “One Week for ONE DROP,” Cirque du Soleil will donate proceeds from 10…

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,…

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,…

Second annual Cirque Week in Vegas

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Cirque du Soleil draws back the curtain and gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at their shows in Vegas for the second annual Cirque Week on December 1 – 10. With seven ongoing shows in the Entertainment Capital of the World and one touring production, this week-long…

A Melting Pot of Cultures

Travel around the world without leaving Las Vegas By Renée LiButti Vegas.com Like the all-you-can-eat extravaganza that is a Las Vegas buffet, the city itself  is filled with a smorgasbord of cultural offerings. Wander the ever-busy Strip and its outlying areas and you’ll discover pubs, bistros and beer halls that…

Vegas Weekender: Close out summer with one last Las Vegas stand

Summer is coming to a close. Soon you’ll be back in your regular grind, whether it be going back to school, the no-vacations-through-the-New-Year policy your boss invoked or saving for that Christmas vacation with family members you don’t even like. Such is life. One last summer stand in Las Vegas,…

John Lennon’s legacy lives on wheels

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Most kids would do anything to avoid getting on the bus. There’s nothing cool about riding  the cheese wagon to school. Unless of course, the bus happens to be a state-of-the-art recording and music video production studio on wheels. That’s what students get to experience when they hop aboard the…

Seductive Shows for Valentine’s Day in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, but don’t worry if you’re still trying to plan your night. There are plenty of things to do in Las Vegas to celebrate. You can dine at the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas, take a romantic gondola right at the…

Wigging Out in Las Vegas

Welcome to the city of fabulous stage hair By Renée LiButtiVEGAS.com The wigs you see onstage in Las Vegas have no equal in the world of theater. Some are like works of art, while others are the results of ongoing experiments in mane technology. Long or cropped, gleaming or streaming,…

American Idol contestants get some “LOVE” in Vegas

In place of Hollywood week for season 10 of American Idol, contestants are getting a chance to compete on a stage in Vegas inside the LOVE Theater at the Mirage. The competition is taking place this week with the remaining 60 contestants performing only Beatles songs on the same stage…

Behind the big top: Cirque Week in Vegas

Everyone who has seen a Cirque du Soleil show knows that they are spectacular productions filled with amazing costumes, sets and performers. If you’ve ever wondered just how these shows are created and staged every night, Cirque has decided to satisfy your curiosity by presenting “Cirque Week” Nov. 29 –…

LOVE BLOOMS IN VEGAS: The Beatles’ music takes center stage

By Caroline Fontein (caroline.fontein@vegas.com) Vegas.com The Beatles may have only performed in Vegas in 1964, but their music continues to be a huge hit on the Las Vegas Strip with Cirque du Soleil’s “LOVE ” at the Mirage. The show opened in 2006 and amazes audiences with its stunning performances,…

Dance takes center stage in Vegas

Hip-hop, ballroom, burlesque – dance moves from chorus line to headline act In Las Vegas, dancing isn’t reserved exclusively for nightclubs. Showcasing everything from b-boy style and ballroom tomodern burlesque and African dance, Vegas offers an array of shows with unusual and creative routines. With popular television shows like “So…