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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…
Spots to enjoy a Vegas pool experience year round

Spots to enjoy a Vegas pool experience year round

Waaah. Summer is already over and just thinking about these past few months makes us want to relive the season all over again. (In the words of  Uncle Rico, “Oh man. I wish I could go back in time.”) But unlike Uncle Rico from the popular 2005 “Napoleon Dynamite” movie, we…
Top 10 Vegas shows

Top 10 Vegas shows

Las Vegas, also known as The Entertainment Capital of the World, is home to dozens of incredible shows with something for just about everyone. While the endless selection is great for us locals, for those of you who are only in town for a few days it can be difficult…
Where to find yoga on the Las Vegas Strip

Where to find yoga on the Las Vegas Strip

You can achieve Savasana in Vegas without drinking so much you happen to collapse in that position. We definitely know how to party, but we also know how to unwind and stay fit (come on, we’re in bathing suits year-round). There’s more than one way to purify your mind, detoxify your polluted…

Family fun on the Las Vegas Strip

School’s out for summer and you know what that means: Your kids are going to expect a vacation. We might be a playground for adults, but that doesn’t mean we don’t appeal to the underagers. Yeah, their eyes are probably going to pop out of their heads a couple times…
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…
Betcha didn’t know this about Vegas’ acrobatic shows

Betcha didn’t know this about Vegas’ acrobatic shows

OK, so you’re at the bar and somehow have managed to find yourself buying a drink for a seemingly-out-of-your-league eight whose caramel brown eyes have miraculously chosen to lock in on your baby blues and you’re definitely not mad about it. Your drinks have been served and you’re about to…

R2-DWho? Rusty the Robot makes Vegas debut

“When I was a kid, you could make a phone call and talk to a human and nowadays, it’s all automated,” explained Terry Fator of the inspiration behind his newest character Rusty the Robot who he introduced into his show, “Terry Fator: The Voice of Entertainment,” last week. “So, I…

Mexican Independence Day a fiesta in Las Vegas

Mexican Independence Day has grown into quite the fiesta in Las Vegas – some say even bigger than Cinco de Mayo. Whether you’re looking for some great Mexican food, live music or a boxing match starring one of Mexico’s best fighters, Las Vegas offers plenty to choose from. Events The One: Mayweather vs.…

Boyz II Men brings down the house in Vegas

One of the great trios in American musical history took the stage in Vegas this weekend and proved that their sultry, soulful sound is here to stay. Boyz II Men’s signature mix of R&B, Motown and pop is definitively Philly, but the opening of their new resident show at the…

Mirage becomes Motownphilly with new Boyz II Men show

Boyz II Men have joined the ranks of Celine Dion, Shania Twain, Faith Hill and Tim McGraw, Santana, Guns N’ Roses, Celine Dion and CeeLo Green in announcing an extended residency in Las Vegas. Beginning March 1, the four-time Grammy Award-winning R&B group (now composed of Shawn Stockman, Nathan Morris…

Bring on the beer: Oktoberfest 2012 in Las Vegas

Ready for Oktoberfest? The 16-day festival originating in Munich is celebrated all around the world with varying versions and in different parts of autumn. Some even take place in Las Vegas.  We’ve gathered some of the biggest celebrations, but you can always have your own Oktoberfest at any of these…

A taste of Italy in Vegas

Onda is a gem, tucked away in the corner of restaurant row in the Mirage. The restaurant offers a few terrific deals, sure to leave your both your stomach and your wallet full. This Italian eatery is featuring a “Discover Italy” series every month from now through June 2012. For…

1OAK set to take over JET Nightclub in time for New Year

JET Nightclub inside the Mirage has seen it all during its nearly five-year run; outlandish parties like “Pole-a-palooza,” a stripper pole competition with a large cash prize, and celebs from Justin Timberlake to Britney Spears and Kim Kardashian. Like every nightclub in Vegas, though, the excitement must come to an…

Hangin’ with Rodney Carrington

 By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Texas native Rodney Carrington has been making audiences laugh with his unique brand of stand-up comedy for almost 20 years. He doesn’t just tell jokes. A singer and songwriter, Carrington incorporates his repertoire of hilarious songs into his act. Carrington released his debut album “Hangin’ with…

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…