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May 25, 2016

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Photo: Auditions for Cherry Boom Boom Live on Tuesday, Ma
Adult burlesque Cherry Boom Boom blasts off at Tropicana on Sept. 8
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
There will be plenty of sexy mixed with classic rock and roll when the new adult burlesque Cherry Boom Boom opens at the Tropicana on Sept. 8. Producer Lynn Garlock told me: “Half of the cast of 12 girls will be topless.”
Photo: Chris Harrison, host of ABCs The Bachelor, unveils
Strip Scribbles: ‘Millionaire’ at Bally’s Sept. 12; Cherry Boom Boom; The Avengers
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Las Vegas:
The summer-long tapings of “Who Wants To Be a Millionaire” at Jubilee Theater in Bally’s hosted by Chris Harrison (“The Bachelor”) premiere Monday, Sept. 12.
Photo: Food Network host and star chef Robert Irvine at T
A cool hang with Robert Irvine is just the start at ‘re-energized’ Tropicana
Friday, May 20, 2016
Say this for Robert Irvine: When he hangs out at the Trop, he really hangs out at the Trop. The star chef who hosts Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” made the ultimate delivery order Monday ...
Photo: Auditions for Cherry Boom Boom Live on Tuesday, Ma
Photos: Tropicana begins makeover with new restaurant and rock show
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Las Vegas Strip:
It was an explosive entrance to signify that big change is on the way for the venerable Tropicana on the Las Vegas Strip. Food Network celebrity chef Robert Irvine braved danger to rappel 220 feet down the side of the Tropicana on Monday night.
Photo: Robert Irvine of Restaurant: Impossible on the Foo
The Food Network’s Robert Irvine to open restaurant at Tropicana
Monday, May 16, 2016
TV celebrity chef Robert Irvine, host of the Food Network’s “Restaurant: Impossible” who has tackled some of the toughest culinary challenges, is opening his first signature restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip in a partnership with the Tropicana.
Photo: Impressionist Rich Little, wife Catherine Brown an
Rich Little to release his first book, ‘People I Have Known and Been’
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Legendary impressionist and entertainer of a thousand voices and Tropicana headliner Rich Little has penned his first book appropriately titled “Little By Little: People I Have Known and Been.”
Photo: The 2016 Miss Nevada America Pageant on Friday, Ma
2016 Miss Nevada America Bailey Gumm: ‘It’s sink or swim with that onstage question’
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Determination must be Bailey Gumm’s middle name. She ignored the time-honored expression “third time’s a charm” and finally on her fourth attempt realized her dream to become our Silver State representative at the Miss America Pageant.
Photo: Mick Jagger sings as The Rolling Stones perform du
Strip Scribbles: Rolling Stones, ‘Masterchef,’ Toby Keith, James Maslow, Wanya Morris
Monday, May 9, 2016
Las Vegas:
It took less than 30 minutes today to sell out tickets for the Oct. 7-9 “Desert Trip” festival with The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and The Who as headliners.
Photo: Andrew Dice Clay stars in Dice on Showtime.
It’s show time — and Showtime — for ‘Dice’
Monday, April 18, 2016
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 ...
Photo: Andrew Dice Clay, now starring in
Monday By the Numbers: Dice rolls to Showtime and looks to fill Tropicana Theater
Monday, April 11, 2016
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 ...
Tropicana acts quickly on cutting loose Jan Rouven
Tropicana acts quickly on cutting loose Jan Rouven
Thursday, March 17, 2016
This might be the fastest vanishing act in the history of Strip entertainment. Having been arrested by the FBI on child pornography charges, illusionist Jan Rouven has been ...
Pedestrian overpasses at Tropicana and L.V. Boulevard to be overhauled
Monday, March 7, 2016
The pedestrian overpasses at Tropicana Avenue and South Las Vegas Boulevard are about to get an overhaul. The Nevada Department of Transportation announced today that work would begin in ...
Humble lesson: Once an Olympian, always an Olympian
Saturday, February 20, 2016
While speaking with members of the U.S. Olympians and Paralympians Association who are in town for today’s Reunion 2016 banquet at the Tropicana Hotel, I unintentionally referred to one of them as a “former Olympian.” Lesson ...
Photo: Longtime friends U.S. Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.) and
Mr. Las Vegas grateful to serve those who serve
Sunday, February 14, 2016
John Katsilometes checks in with Wayne Newton, a longtime supporter of the USO who recently celebrated the organization’s 75th anniversary.
Photo: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the world p
Angelina Jolie to produce film about Celine Dion? NASCAR, Wynn, Tropicana, ‘Top Chef’
Monday, February 8, 2016
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Would Angelina Jolie’s husband, fellow Oscar winner Brad Pitt, star as impresario showman Rene Angelil, who guided Celine and his rags-to-riches journey to global stardom? Rene died last month here at age 73.