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August 27, 2015

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Photo: Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original Le Reve
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 3: The aquatic spectacular’s secrets, obstacles and required skills
Sunday, June 28, 2015
Wynn Las Vegas:
The astounding athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas are celebrating a decade of thrilling global audiences with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill on the Strip.
Photo: Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original Le Reve
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 2: The most magical moments of 10 successful years
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Wynn Las Vegas:
For 10 years, the amazing athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas have thrilled audiences from around the world with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill in, out of and under the water.
Photo: Bradley Lords, Ash Armand, Brace Land, Vin Armani
Strip Scribbles: Brace Land to retire from ‘Gigolos’? Plus, NBT and Journey
Wednesday, May 13, 2015
Las Vegas:
Did “Gigolos” stud Brace Land fall for a Las Vegas showgirl while filming his new season of episodes for Showtime? Did she make him promise to give up his bedroom-work duties and retire?
Photo: Beauty and pain: Giselle lands at Reynold
Love conquers all in ‘Giselle’
Thursday, May 7, 2015
Nevada Ballet Theatre puts on the story ballet for its final performance of the season.
Photo: Ballerina Monika Haczkiewicz, 17, extends a pose w
A local 17-year-old reps the Vegas ballet scene on a national stage
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Local ballerina Monika Haczkiewicz dances at the Youth America Grand Prix this month, in front of artistic directors from many of the top ballet companies in the world.
Photo: Chris Brown celebrates his 24th birthday at 1OAK i
Strip Scribbles: Chris Brown, Giada, new Westgate execs, Miss Nevada, Alex Stratta
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Las Vegas:
Chris Brown, who has ended his legal saga after the attack on then-girlfriend Rihanna before the 2009 Grammy Awards, has signed a residency artist agreement with Victor Drai to perform at Drai’s Beach Club and Nightclub atop the Cromwell.
Photo: Chaz Wolcott.
Q+A: Henderson-raised Chaz Wolcott is living his dream onstage in ‘Newsies’
Sunday, March 22, 2015
The Smith Center:
“Newsies” is absolutely one of the best shows, in a sea of many wonderful shows, to grace the Smith Center stage since the performing arts center opened three years ago. The story is captivating, and the choreography is jaw-dropping and awe-inspiring.
Photo: Rehearsal for
‘One Night for One Drop’ preview: Third production is a genius achievement
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Cirque du Soleil:
Just 24 hours remain now until the curtain goes up on the third-annual Cirque du Soleil “One Night for One Drop” spectacular featuring the largest cast of any Cirque show anywhere in the world.
Photo: No stranger to Broadway or Hollywood, choreographe
From ‘Austin Powers’ to Gap ads and ‘ShowStoppers,’ choreographer Marguerite Derricks has done it all
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Weekly Q&A:
The choreographer extraordinaire talks working on Steve Wynn's ShowStoppers, researching for Showgirls and teaching Tom Cruise to spank some air booty in Tropic Thunder.
Photo: Beth Barbre, Nancy Houssels, Florence Henderson, B
Preview: Smith Center to toast Nancy Houssels’ 80th birthday with gala
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Nevada Ballet Theater:
“I’m lucky to have gotten here this far,” Nancy Houssels laughed this morning when I talked with her. “I can’t lie about my age anymore, as it’s so public, but I will tell you that I feel the same as I did when I was … 79!”
Photo: Valentin Chmerkovskiy and Emma Slater perform duri
Photos: Alfonso Ribeiro, Mark Ballas, Val Chmerkovskiy shine in ‘DWTS Live’
Friday, February 13, 2015
The Venetian:
Ribeiro’s comedic timing was perfect, and he impressively kept up with the talented pro dancers — one can’t help but root for him. The costumes and choreography sparkled and shined on the Strip stage. This was a night for the pro dancers of “DWTS” to soar.
Photo: Matt Snyder, exhibition general manager, and Alex
‘Titanic’ displays a long-lost piece; Sammy Shore splashes down at Laugh Factory
Friday, February 6, 2015
A rarity among rarities has been installed at “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at Luxor. A cherub that was one of two such pieces flanking the grand staircase leading to the ship’s first-class deck has been restored …
Photo: The 2015 Nevada Ballet Theater Black and White Bal
Photos: Nevada Ballet Theater honors Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Dance:
It was a glittering and glamorous gala, and honoree Debbie Allen of “Fame” notoriety was cool as a cucumber as she was praised and lauded as Woman of the Year — but she almost didn’t make it.
Photo: Maksim Chmerkovskiy, center, choreographs a new sc
Photos: Maksim Chmerkovskiy choreographs new scene in ‘Le Reve’
Sunday, January 25, 2015
Wynn Las Vegas:
After more than five years away, award-winning dancer and choreographer Maksim Chmerkovskiy returned to Wynn Las Vegas to create the newest, multimillion-dollar scene in “Le Reve — The Dream” in honor of the celebrated show’s 10th anniversary.
Photo: Rehearsals for Jennifer Romas'
Review: Stripper pole, bathtub dancing win raves in ‘Sexxy’s’ first night
Monday, January 5, 2015
Westgate Las Vegas:
Westgate Las Vegas CEO David Siegel was first to his feet Sunday night to lead the midnight standing ovation for dancer Jennifer Romas and the cast of her new adult burlesque “Sexxy” at his hotel. “Bravo,” he told me.

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