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The Kats Report Podcast

“The Kats Report” is an entertainment radio show hosted by John Katsilometes, columnist and editor-at-large for Greenspun Media Group. The half-hour show airs weekly on KUNV 91.5 FM at 8 p.m. Fridays. Kats interviews the top Las Vegas celebrities, performers and executives in the Entertainment Capital of the World.

The Kats Report Podcast — Kelly’s Vision
Tue, Jun 21, 2016 (5:54 p.m.)
Kelly Clinton-Holmes made her stage debut with Wayne Newton in the 1980s and has been a Las Vegas favorite ever since. She is currently hosting her long-running, open-mic nights at Bootlegger Bistro and has also just started a Wednesday night series at Tuscany Suites. She talked of her hubby (the great Clint Holmes), her years with Wayne and even performs a couple of spot-on impressions.

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The Kats Report Podcast — Confessions of the Maren
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 (6:56 p.m.)
Maren Wade is at once a Strip performer as a cast member in “50 Shades: A Parody” at Windows Showroom at Bally’s, and also a columnist for Las Vegas Sun sister publication Las Vegas Weekly. The column is called “Confessions of a Showgirl,” and Wade talks of that column and the production.

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The Kats Report Podcast — A new twist for Cloer
Mon, Jun 13, 2016 (6:40 p.m.)
As the closing of “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas on Sept. 18 has been announced, Travis Cloer is already prepping for life beyond the show. His “With a Twist” show, a collaboration with Chris Lash, is set to debut July 25 at 7:30 p.m. At Grandview Lounge at South Point.

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The Kats Report Podcast — Purple Forever
Wed, May 25, 2016 (5 p.m.)
Las Vegas vocalist Michelle Johnson has quickly put together a powerhouse lineup of Vegas entertainers for the June 7 “Forever Purple” tribute to Prince at Cabaret Jazz, on what would have been his 58th birthday. Johnson talks of that effort, and of her years in town as Las Vegas’ First Lady of Jazz.

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Kats Report Radio Show — Return of Bell
Thu, May 19, 2016 (8:59 a.m.)
This week, Kats is joined by Las Vegas Weekly film critic Josh Bell of Josh Bell Hates Everything, who talks of the summer movie releases, led by “Captain America: Civil War.”

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Kats Report Radio Show — A Sudden Reign
Tue, May 3, 2016 (11:53 a.m.)
Jason Tenner has been the front man for the Prince tribute band Purple Reign since the late-1990s, performing at several Las Vegas clubs and lounges. His world turned upside down on the morning of April 21, when Prince died and the attention on Purple Reign’s show at Westgate Cabaret erupted. The show has since moved into the larger International Theater at Westgate Cabaret, and Tenner talks of what the artist’s death meant to him and the act.

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Kats Report Radio Show — Clint Holmes
Tue, Apr 19, 2016 (5:44 p.m.)
Clint Holmes reunites with Santa Fe. The resident headliner at Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center recalls his days at Harrah’s, from 2000-2006. His backing band in those days was Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns, and he reunites with Jerry Lopez and “the guys” on Saturday night at M Resort.

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Kats Report Radio Show — Ross Mollison
Mon, Apr 4, 2016 (2:38 p.m.)
Spiegelworld founder Ross Mollison discusses the touring version of “Absinthe” with Kats.


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Kats Report Radio Show — Rita Rudner
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 (3:08 p.m.)
Comedian Rita Rudner, who performs starting in April at Red Rock Resort, stops by to chat with Kats about her history in Las Vegas, which dates to Riviera and includes a famous run at New York-New York (where the rumblings of the Manhattan Express roller-coaster needed to be muted so she could perform uninterrupted).

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Kats Report Radio Show — Larry Blackmon from Cameo
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 (10:42 a.m.)
Larry Blackmon, frontman for Cameo, stops by to talk about his group's 40th anniversary, their show at Westgate Cabaret and that famous/infamous red codpiece.

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