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Photo: Aerosmith's
Celebrity preview: Aerosmith, Johnny Mathis, Danzig, Ziggy Marley, Chromeo, Jay Leno
Friday, July 31, 2015
Las Vegas:
When you have music legends Aerosmith and Johnny Mathis appearing in the same city in the same weekend, you know it’s going to be a blockbuster experience. Two different music formats and longtime top-of-the-charts winners.
Photo: Gordie Brown finds much of the material for his sh
Impressionist and Canadian Gordie Brown: Las Vegas is ‘The 11th Province’
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Guest Columnist:
As a longtime Las Vegas performer and proud Canadian, I would like to suggest another nickname to add to our city’s list of monikers: “The 11th Province.” I was born and raised in Montreal and got my start working as a political cartoonist for the Ottawa Sunday Herald.
Photo: Shecky Greene, Mr. Lounge in the 1970s.
Fountains incident recalls night at Caesars Palace starring Shecky Greene
Friday, July 24, 2015
In a slice of Strip lore that might be lost to time for many visitors to Las Vegas, the greatest fountain crashing ever was the 1968 drive into the Caesars Palace fountains by venerable comedian Shecky Greene ...
Photo: Kourtney Kardashian celebrates her 36th birthday w
Celebrity preview: Mariah Carey, Scott Disick, Brantley Gilbert, Joe Jonas, Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett
Friday, July 24, 2015
Las Vegas:
Are reality-TV stars Scott Disick and Kourtney Kardashian back together after their split after 10 years and three children? Who knows, but we do know that Las Vegas regular Disick — actually, most of the Kardashians are Las Vegas regulars — hosts at 1OAK in the Mirage.
Photo: Piff the Magic Dragon and Mr. Piffles.
Piff the Magic Dragon: Mr. Piffles is the greatest decision I have ever made
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Mr. Piffles is a rescue dog. Not like Lassie. There’s not much Mr. Piffles could rescue, is there? Apart from maybe a moth with a sore throat. What I mean is, I rescued Mr. Piffles.
Photo: Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Calum Hood and Michae
Celebrity preview: 5 Seconds of Summer, Alice in Chains, ‘Dirty Dancing,’ J. Cole, Nervo, Sugar Ray
Friday, July 17, 2015
Las Vegas:
In the immortal words of Rihanna, “Please don’t stop the music.” And it won’t this weekend with options galore: 5 Seconds of Summer, Barenaked Ladies, Violent Femmes, Alice in Chains, J. Cole, Big Sean, Jeremih, Nervo, Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra — and more.
Photo: David Alan Grier/Tommy Davidson
Tommy Davidson and David Alan Grier still living in color
Friday, July 17, 2015
From impressions to improvisation, the entertainers continue to create comedic treasures on and off stage.
Photo: Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Lil Jon, Penn Jillette
Of Donald Trump’s Twitter onslaught, Penn Jillette says, ‘I’m embarrassed to say I like this’
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Seemingly out of the dark, Donald Trump sent out a pair of acidic tweets this morning blasting Penn Jillette and the current version of the Penn & Teller show on Broadway at Marquis Theater.
MGM sends ripples across Strip with 5,000-seat theater at Monte Carlo; shuffling of BMG, Jabbawockeez
MGM sends ripples across Strip with 5,000-seat theater at Monte Carlo; shuffling of BMG, Jabbawockeez
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
MGM Resorts International has given its 20,000-seat Las Vegas Arena a little buddy. Announced today in a series of moves previously reported is a new theater planned for the Monte Carlo. This entertainment hub is ...
Photo: Guest columnist Nathan Burton.
Nathan Burton celebrates 10th anniversary of ‘Nathan Burton Comedy Magic’
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Guest Columnist:
I am very happy and honored to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Nathan Burton Comedy Magic” on the Strip. Las Vegas can be a tough place for a non-corporate, family-run show, which makes this anniversary all the more special.
Vegas’ favorite magic dragon is on the menu at Kuma Snow Cream
Vegas’ favorite magic dragon is on the menu at Kuma Snow Cream
Sunday, July 12, 2015
What's up with Piff, from a namesake dessert to a Kickstarter quest to flirtations with Heidi Klum.
Photo: Palms owner George Maloof and Jenny McCarthy at th
Celebrity preview: Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson, Third Eye Blind, Dashboard, 50 Cent
Friday, July 10, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s a jam-packed weekend in Las Vegas with music (Third Eye Blind, Dashboard Confessional, 50 Cent, DJ Pauly D, Smashing Pumpkins, Marilyn Manson and more) and sports (UFC 189, arm wrestling) — and even multiple Playboy parties thrown in for good measure.
Photo: Holly Madison and Claire Sinclair attend the 2015
Holly Madison has photographic memories of life with Hef; SLS Las Vegas is feeling funny
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
SLS Las Vegas is presenting standup comedy at the Sayers Club. Kathleen Dunbar, a veteran of most Las Vegas comedy clubs in operation and a few that have closed, headlined the first shows from Thursday through ...
Photo: In this Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, actor and comedi
George Wallace reveals his favorite new (and old) things in Las Vegas
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Hello, family! It’s me again, George Wallace, here to talk about what’s new in my favorite city. Las Vegas is always changing, and there’s always something new to experience. Let’s start with my five kids, Mo5aic.
Photo: Kenny Chesney's
Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, 311, Paris Hilton, Ke$ha, ‘DWTS,’ DJs galore
Friday, July 3, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend:
There will be fireworks and festivities and pyrotechnics and parades up and down the Strip and across the valley from east to west. Temperatures for America’s 239th birthday will remain near 110 for the three-day holiday weekend, so stay cool and enjoy the pool.

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