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May 4, 2015

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Monday By the Numbers: 1 dominates Pacquiao conference call; 0 prevails at Mayweather-Pacquiao ticket office

This week, Monday By the Numbers collects statistics from AFAN’s AIDS Walk, “Marvel Universe Live!” at the Thomas & Mack Center and the sale of Cirque du Soleil.

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Guy Laliberte swings deal with TPG, sells interest in Cirque for $1.5 billion

The famed founder of Cirque du Soleil has sold controlling interest in the company, and the new majority ownership company is familiar around the world and …

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Steve Wynn revives ‘Li’l Abner’ in ‘Showstoppers’ moment at concierge gala

The Kats Report Bureau was earlier positioned at the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and Concierge Choice Awards.

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Entering 25th annual AFAN AIDS Walk, Penn Jillette talks ‘Duck,’ ‘Fool Us,’ Broadway plans

Lately, Penn Jillette has been musing about curtailing Penn & Teller’s long commitment to AFAN, as the organization preps for its 25th annual AIDS Walk. When checking the dates in the duo’s performance calendar, …

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‘Duck’ is an odd dish at the Rio, but it is well prepared

The enormous investment of resources, experience and ingenuity bubbles over in “Duck Commander Musical,” which is based on the Robertson family of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” reality-rooted TV series.

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Ready to ruffle feathers, ‘Duck Commander Musical’ sets down at the Rio

The oddly matched musical features the family famous on A&E’s reality-TV series “Duck Dynasty” and is based on Willie and Korie Robertson’s book, “The Duck Commander Family — How Faith, Family and Ducks Built a Dynasty.”

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Monday By the Numbers: Taking a drag at Hard Rock Cafe; welcoming expensive equines to the Thomas & Mack

This week, Monday By the Numbers celebrates one of the great civic achievements ever in VegasVille, the Guinness World Record for the largest staged drag show.

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Frankie Moreno cuts loose in Carnegie Hall debut

The Frank Sinatra tribute show is titled “Let’s Be Frank” featuring the New York Pops orchestra, 80 musicians strong, with a quartet of guest stars, among them Las Vegas headliner Frankie Moreno.

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Dominoes are falling into place for Las Vegas’ tourism industry

May 5 is a pivotal point in our city. The groundbreaking of Resorts World Las Vegas is scheduled for that day, more than two years after plans for the resort development were announced.

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The Act space looks like ‘Dead’ zone; Priscilla Presley recalls discarded items that helped inspire Graceland

During a walk through Times Square, we took notice of a Mazda commercial starring Penn & Teller running on an endless loop on a giant Sony LED screen.

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Unique Vladimir Kush-Tommy Ward event to raise money, and awareness, for Lou Ruvo Center

In the latest fundraising effort for Keep Memory Alive, artist Vladimir Kush is partnering with Las Vegas singer-songwriter Tommy Ward for an event billed “Kush & Ward: Sights & Sounds” set for April 25 at Kush Fine Art Gallery.

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DJ Ashba is deep into Sixx:A.M., but GNR is not finished; record-setting drag event is taking over the Strip

Guns N’ Roses guitarist DJ Ashba is not the GNR guitarist this weekend. Rather, he’s performing with SIXX:A.M. at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday night.

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Frankie Moreno to evoke Frank Sinatra in first Carnegie Hall appearance

Frankie Moreno is scheduled to perform at Carnegie Hall’s main hall, the Isaac Stern Auditorium and Ronald O. Perelman Stage, as a guest star in the Frank Sinatra tribute show “Let’s Be Frank.”

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Monday By the Numbers: Sir Elton John and his 12 standing O’s

This week’s Monday By the Numbers statistical raking centers on Sir Elton John and his “Million Dollar Piano” show at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace. He needs no further introduction. Let’s play.

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Uber controversy highlights complaints about cabs

John Katsilometes talks with a limo driver who loves the ride-sharing app …

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