Las Vegas Sun

May 4, 2016

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Photo: Alex Goude and his Twisted Vegas cast arrive Wedne
‘Twisted Vegas’ halted at Westgate; Lionel Richie marks ‘crazy’ start at Axis
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
On Sunday, Lionel Richie was justifiably impressed by audience reaction to a show on the Strip — his own. “The crowd, last night, was crazy,” Richie said before taking the stage to close ...
Photo: Alex Goude and his Twisted Vegas cast arrive Wedne
‘Twisted Vegas’ closes at Westgate Las Vegas, might return in fall
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
French-TV personality Alex Goude has confirmed that he’s brought his variety show “Twisted Vegas” to an end after 70 performances at Westgate Las Vegas. It officially premiered here Feb. 18.
Photo: Lisa Marie Smith
Lisa Marie Smith of ‘Pin Up’ flips calendar for spin with ‘Baz’
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
When Lisa Marie Smith first saw “For The Record: Baz” at Light in Mandalay Bay last June, she gazed at the stage and said, “I am going to be in that show.” She is now in that show. The ...
Photo: Cassiopees sand painting in Cirque du Soleils Zark
Sad end of Cirque’s ‘Zarkana’ makes way for convention space at Aria
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
When the curtain comes down on Cirque du Soleil’s “Zarkana” at Aria on April 30, it will mark the end of 2,053 performances. The production played 381 in New York, Madrid and Moscow and 1,672 here on the Strip.
Photo: Robin Slonina, right, of Skin City Body Painting i
Tonight in L.V.: ‘Skin Wars’ premiere party, Suzanne Lequeux, Alvin Ailey, Down & Derby
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Las Vegas:
Hands Like Houses, Enter Shikari and White Noise raise the roof at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel. Punk rockers Sheer Mag are at Bunkhouse Saloon downtown. It’s the new and weekly Industry Night at Barrymore in Royal Resort.
Photo: Cirque du Soleils Mystere at Treasure Island.
These shows have legs in Las Vegas
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
Gambling has lost much of the spotlight in recent years in Las Vegas as visitors have turned their attention — and wallets — to world-class spas, mega-nightclubs and star DJs, celebrity chefs and their restaurants and more.
Photo: Jubilee! at Ballys photographed by Denise Truscell
Strip Scribbles: Showgirl Museum, Alvin Ailey, NAB, Prima Jr., fireworks
Monday, April 18, 2016
Las Vegas:
The more than 20,000 items in the Showgirl Museum are valued at more than $50 million, having been repaired and restored to their original beauty. Designer Grant Philipo assembled the treasured collection over the last 30 years.
Photo: 50 Shades! The Parody
‘50 Shades the Parody’—Between a Whip and a Hard Place
Friday, April 15, 2016
Hilarious take on popular novel bound to leave audiences in stitches.
Photo: Beauty and the Beast.
Lumiere and Gaston glow in ‘Beauty and the Beast’ at the Smith Center
Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The beloved musical “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast,” now at the Smith Center through Sunday, is a tail — get it? — as old as time and an absolute delight onstage at Reynolds Hall in Symphony Park.
Photo: Rehearsal for Cirque du Soleil's
Dramatic changes continue in Cirque’s ‘The Beatles Love’ at the Mirage
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Dramatic changes are continuing in Cirque du Soleil’s “The Beatles Love” at the Mirage in advance of the now-set 10th anniversary celebration July 14 with Sir Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and widows Yoko Ono and Olivia Harrison.
Photo: Las Vegas illusionist Dan Sperry.
Q+A: Shock illusionist Dan Sperry talks L.V. return, Zombie coffee company
Friday, April 8, 2016
Las Vegas illusionist Dan Sperry’s magic is so disturbingly confrontational, he was once banned by Dubai authorities from performing his Russian roulette trick with shards of glass. Now on Broadway in “The Illusionists,” Dan is about to embark on his own show.
Photo: Constantine Rousouli performs during opening night
‘Baz’ and ‘Puppets’ shack up at Venetian; Skye Dee Miles ready for some ‘53X’
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau this morning wound through T-Mobile Arena for early TV action with Kim Wagner of “Wake Up With the Wagners” on Channel 3. The arena was still undergoing final prep work for ...
Photo: The Bliss Dance sculpture by artist Marco Cochrane
Clean, green and serene: The Park transforms the Strip
Monday, April 4, 2016
MGM Resorts:
The world-famous Las Vegas Strip was transformed today! Just 50 steps from the hustle and bustle of the rebellious 2.2 miles of hotels, casinos and neon lights now lies a park of tranquility and peace, truly an oasis in the desert.
Photo: Josh Strickland performs during Mondays Dark, bene
Tonight in L.V.: Josh Strickland at Smith Center, Star Trek, Cook E Jarr, Marshmello, Technicolor
Monday, April 4, 2016
Las Vegas:
The Smith Center hosts its third-annual Disney Musicals in School Share celebration. Former “Tarzan” on Broadway star Josh Strickland (“Peepshow,” “Vegas! The Show”) hosts with Smith Center President Myron Martin.
Photo: The first anniversary of 50 Shades! The Parody at
Maren Wade transforms from mouse to musical star in ‘50 Shades! The Parody’
Friday, April 1, 2016
Whips, chains, handcuffs and eye masks aren’t the normal props of a musical on the Strip. But if you’re presenting a parody of the provocative S&M sex book “Fifty Shades of Grey,” you’ve got to have all the Red Room accessories at the ready.