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October 25, 2014

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Eric Jordan Young (Oct. 23)

John Katsilometes and Tricia McCrone talk to Eric Jordan Young, who is headlining the new show "Shakin'" at Planet Hollywood. Listen »

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Pussy Riot, Oscar Goodman and ‘picnic at the disco’ fire up first night of Life Is Beautiful

A general rule to follow around LIB is to understand this is a loosely framed, freewheeling life experience. It is asphalt Woodstock, and you should just go with it. That goes for whatever snag you will encounter.

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EJY summons Flip Wilson, but ‘Shakin’’ is no flippant effort

Eric Jordan Young has talent that spans all time. His goal today is to both remind and indoctrinate fans of what a multitalented entertainer looks and sounds like onstage. …

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The Amazing Johnathan stuns ‘ENTSpeaks’ audience: ‘I have a year to live’

The Amazing Johnathan is the last in line on this night after a series of five speakers at Inspire Theater on Fremont East in downtown Las Vegas. Before him, we have been regaled in …

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Rock strikes 12 at Fremont Street with a dozen tribute bands lined up for NYE

Freddie Mercury would have loved Fremont Street on New Year’s Eve. …

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‘Henri’ plays a powerful melody at the Smith Center

Henri plays the piano, but he is not really a pianist. He used to be. But today he runs his hands across a dining table at an assisted-living facility. …

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Justin Timberlake’s ‘20/20 Experience’ winds back to MGM Grand for New Year’s Day

Justin Timberlake’s shows will be directed and recorded by Jonathan Demme, who won an Oscar for “The Silence of the Lambs” and also directed “Philadelphia” and “Rachel’s Getting Married.” …

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‘ENTSpeaks’ promises to be more than just a lot of talk; Travis Cloer is lit up over Rise Lantern Festival

Andy Walmsley’s “ENTSpeaks” speaker series is set for 10 p.m. Tuesday at Inspire Theater at Fremont Street and Las Vegas Boulevard. In a rarity on that corner, a red-carpet walk is set for 8:30 p.m., and …

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New development’s rise from dust of Clarion’s impending implosion could come at right time

The recently shuttered resort is scheduled for implosion in January, and its new owner is planning to open a mixed-use development in its space, making for an exciting time in that corridor.

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Pop Evo picks up a pound of power from Danny Seraphine

There was a reason David Perrico injected the word “evolution” into his band’s name back in 2012. …

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Stratosphere ending Frankie Moreno residency this year

As of Dec. 20, Frankie Moreno and the Stratosphere are finished. Announced today in a news release, the hotel said Moreno would be ending his run …

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Jeff Leibow delivers another dash of hope with NF all-star show at Venetian

“The NF Hope Concert” has been around long enough that it has developed a genuine tradition. …

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Frankie Moreno plays cabin for ‘Live at 35’; SLS cuts include Griddle, buffet hours; ‘Mondays Dark’ targets Joint

The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is the Stratosphere, where on Tuesday the hotel’s resident headliner asked, “Coffee, tea or medley?” We are speaking, in an altitudinal sense, of showroom standout …

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He specializes in scaring people, but Fright Dome’s Jason Egan remains fearless

Jason Egan, the ghoul-oriented master of the fear fortress Fright Dome at Circus Circus, is known to wince and draw back on occasion. Show him a cat, and he’ll do that. …

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Lorenzo Doumani takes over Clarion: ‘We’re blowing it up,’ creating something ‘very cool’

Lorenzo Doumani is looking to make the ratty Clarion the happiest place on earth, or at least on Convention Center Drive. Eager for the neighborhood to develop around him …

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Music festival generating excitement on north Strip

The north side of the Strip stands to gain from Rock in Rio, which is expected to draw 300,000 fans across the street from SLS Las Vegas. …

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