Las Vegas Sun

May 2, 2016

Currently: 60° — Complete forecast

Kats Report Radio Show — Clint Holmes (Apr. 19)

Clint Holmes reunites with Santa Fe. The resident headliner at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center recalls his days at Harrah’s, from 2000-2006. His backing band in those days was Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns, and he reunites with Jerry Lopez and “the guys” on Saturday night at M Resort. Listen »

Hear all episodes »

Brad Garrett remembers ‘vibrant’ Doris Roberts; Jimmy and Robin Slonina ‘a Las Vegas weirdo power couple’

Brad Garrett is in a bittersweet mood this week, celebrating the fourth anniversary of his club at MGM Grand Underground while feeling the loss of his friend and “Everybody Loves Raymond” co-star Doris Roberts. …

Continue reading...

Monday By the Numbers: Point spread (for entertainment purposes only) of Tuesday’s Globetrotters game is …

On Tuesday night, the Harlem Globetrotters play the World All-Stars, formerly known as the Washington Generals, at T-Mobile Arena. I asked Jay Rood, sports book director for MGM Resorts, to establish a point spread …

Continue reading...

It’s show time — and Showtime — for ‘Dice’

Andrew Dice Clay is in full stride at the moment, a TV star once more with a booking on the Strip. His sitcom “Dice” debuted April 10 on Showtime and has banked two of its six first-season episodes …

Continue reading...

Steve Wynn takes a mulligan on his golf course

It was a conversation about a new show, to be called “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers.” But as is the case with so many conversations with Wynn, this one required every club in the bag. It was …

Continue reading...

Penn & Teller again play the ‘Fool’; Globetrotter recalls unseen win

The Kats Report Bureau returned to the Rio on Friday night to witness the final taping of the third season of “Penn & Teller: Fool Us.” As John Lennon once said, “I play guitar, and sometimes I play the fool,” which fits some …

Continue reading...

‘Bathroom law’ prompts Cirque to pull productions from N.C.

Springsteen. Starr. Now Cirque. Saying it “believes in diversity and equality for every individual and is opposed to discrimination in any form,” the Strip’s favorite theatrical company has pulled its touring …

Continue reading...

A ‘Vegas Nocturne’ movie? Yes — but not for you

The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is the Bourbon Room at the Venetian, and isn’t it funny how we discover some of these cool hangs just a little too late. I’ve been in here twice in the past couple of weeks …

Continue reading...

Clint Holmes reunites with Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns

It will mark the first ticketed show featuring Holmes and Santa Fe since his headlining Harrah’s run ended a decade ago.

Continue reading...

Maybe Carrot Top should have opted for ‘Zoolander 2’; Intrigue seals Seal deal

The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is the food court at the atrium level of the Luxor, and from this position I can see the entry of the “Bodies” exhibit. So, I won’t be ordering any jerky (#sheckykats). …

Continue reading...

Wayne Newton’s flu means ‘Tonight Show’ appearance won’t fly

Wayne Newton’s jam session with The Roots on “The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon” will have to wait for another night. Curtailed by a high fever and bronchitis, Newton had to …

Continue reading...

Perplexing decision: Clint Holmes-Santa Fe at M Resort or Frankie Moreno at Planet Hollywood

Well, this is a tough call between two “must” shows. First, before identifying that tough call, we’ll give props to the esteemed Clint Holmes. Over the weekend, Holmes unveiled a few songs from his upcoming CD during …

Continue reading...

Monday By the Numbers: Dice rolls to Showtime and looks to fill Tropicana Theater

Today, Monday By the Numbers hits the remote for “Dice,” the series starring Andrew Dice Clay set to premiere Sunday at 9:30 p.m. on Showtime. Following up on what we’ll call a “lingering” scoop, Clay is planning a one-off show at Tropicana Theater at 10 p.m. May 28 as part of …

Continue reading...

A pair of hot Las Vegas celebs? Wayne Newton and Jerry Lewis

Hey, idea time: Wayne Newton and Jerry Lewis might be able to parlay their Las Vegas affiliation into some genuine notoriety. It has been a whopper of a stretch for this pair of Las Vegas legends who see no need to cede the spotlight any time soon. Newton has helped open T-Mobile Arena and is set for a pair of …

Continue reading...

The Park delivers as the Strip’s new playground

Having put T-Mobile Arena and The Park to the test over the weekend, I can first say the place is gorgeous and furnished to handle any arena-styled event. A stunner, I know. …

Continue reading...

Survey describes Las Vegas’ average tourist

If you’re on the Strip, there’s a good chance you’re going to run into a married 47-year-old from California who booked a hotel room online and earns more than $40,000 a year.

Continue reading...