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Kiko Miyasato

Las Vegas Magazine staff writer Kiko Miyasato is a Valley girl by birth and a new millennium hippie by practice. She studied English literature at Northeastern University and Cambridge University and was an ad copywriter before joining Las Vegas Magazine. She also writes for the National Museum of Hip-Hop and enjoys writing poetry and spending quality time with her husband.

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Water world: Vegas’ dayclubs back for the season
Friday, May 22, 2015
Finding a good party is easy with Sin City's sun-soaked pool scene.
Daylight Beach Club VIP table hostess Victoria Tran more than meets the eye
Friday, May 22, 2015
It's her first season at the Mandalay Bay dayclub, and Tran considers every guest her friend for the day.
House-music pioneer Erick Morillo talks shop
Friday, May 15, 2015
DJ goes deep into the conversation on his genre of music—past, present and future.
General manager shares in the history of Old Homestead Steakhouse
Friday, May 15, 2015
At Caesars Palace outpost, Gary Nelson upholds the New York City eatery's high standards for meat.
For Revolver bartender, it’s all about love of country
Friday, May 8, 2015
Tourists and locals alike turn on to music and dancing scene at Santa Fe Station.
Mariah Carey back in the spotlight for highly anticipated Vegas residency
Friday, May 8, 2015
The ever-evolving diva has more No. 1 singles than any other solo artist.
Britney Spears superfan makes a Vegas pilgrimage for her idol
Friday, May 1, 2015
Karis Burns wanted a piece of the singer. Miracle Mile Shops had just the store.
Hairstylist Jennifer Pollock performs the magical Seven-Brush Blowout
Friday, April 24, 2015
Recharge Salon at Palms offers the gorgeous hairstyle that transforms over three days.
Food and beverage industry is a natural fit for Josef Wagner
Friday, April 17, 2015
Executive director feels right at home at The Venetian and The Palazzo.
Wet Republic’s Jen Mateo is turning up the heat for pool season
Friday, April 10, 2015
Is it getting warm in here or is it just us?
Rao’s general manager leads a double life
Friday, April 3, 2015
Balancing two careers keeps Marie-Joe Tabet on the move.
Beyond comedy and burlesque, it’s acrobatics that keep ‘Absinthe’ flying high
Friday, April 3, 2015
Four years on, the theatrical wonder is still going strong.
Take a dip, don’t be one: Pool clubs to start the season right
Friday, March 27, 2015
Summer is still a few months away, but the deluge has already begun.
SLS Las Vegas host continues down the road to success
Friday, March 27, 2015
In addition to tending to high rollers, Jung Kim also DJs on the property.
Eat your way across the country while staying in Vegas
Friday, March 20, 2015
Some of the U.S.'s hottest eateries have extended their offerings to Sin City.
It’s all for the love of the industry for Public House general manager
Friday, March 20, 2015
Mark Del Monte proudly serves as the gastropub’s cicerone, too.
Drai’s marketing director has many tales to tell
Friday, March 13, 2015
Neal Harris aims for the top with the 11th-story beach club and nightclub.
A lead aesthetician or an artist?
Friday, March 6, 2015
Alisa Vidaurri's passion for art inspires her work at Vdara's spa.
Affectionate Sinatra tribute resurrects the magic of the Copa Room
Friday, March 6, 2015
Impersonator Bob Anderson teamed with Hollywood makeup artist Kazu Tsuji to bring Frank to life.
9 ways to taste top cuisine without breaking the bank
Friday, Feb. 27, 2015
Nosh at some of the city's highest-priced rooms for a fraction of the cost.
Beer has been a lifelong passion for Sin City Brewing Co. founder
Friday, Feb. 20, 2015
Meet Rich Johnson, the man who turned hops and barley into a lucrative local franchise.
Caesars Palace bartender makes the lobby a place to be
Friday, Feb. 13, 2015
For longtime Las Vegan Lucas Montano, it’s all about pleasing his guests.
Nine places to kick it with the kids
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
Families find plenty of options for vacation amusements despite Vegas' adults-only reputation.
Vegas shows’ scene stealers command the spotlight
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Some of the biggest personalities on the stages of the Strip have supporting roles.
Want to see the Big Game in Las Vegas? There’s no shortage of spots
Friday, Jan. 30, 2015
Whether you're with friends or family, we've got you covered.
Travel back in time, without gunning the DeLorean to 88
Friday, Jan. 23, 2015
Journey through the decades with the city's most nostalgic shows.
The city welcomes four days of sex, sex and more sex
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
The AVN Adult Entertainment Expo and Awards Show is a time to party, play and even, learn.
‘Million Dollar Quartet’ re-creates an immortal rock ’n’ roll moment
Friday, Jan. 16, 2015
One recording studio. Four musical giants. One unforgettable jam session.
Elvis Presley: What would have been?
Friday, Jan. 2, 2015
Looking at the King of Rock 'n' Roll's relevancy in Las Vegas' brave new era.
Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Mystere’ offers insight into the human experience
Friday, Dec. 19, 2014
We can learn a lot about ourselves from the long-running Treasure Island production.
How does the ocean’s fish become the desert’s sushi?
Aria's Bar Masa and its Michelin-starred chef pull back the curtain on the process
Friday, Nov. 28, 2014
Getting seafood to the Strip is a process that begins halfway around the world.
The Forum Shops at Caesars is a mix of retail creativity and exclusivity
Friday, Nov. 21, 2014
Nearly every influential fashion brand is housed all under one roof
A megaresort is born: How The Mirage changed the landscape of the Strip
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
The hotel marked the first time that one spot offered so many luxuries and amenities.
9 Ways to Party in Sin City
Friday, Nov. 14, 2014
We’ve taken the temperature of the night, and it ranges from ice-cold (literally!) to smokin’-hot.
Sweet November: Nine battle for glory in WSOP’s Main Event
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
A rich pot doesn't hurt in bringing out poker's luckiest players year after year.
Q&A: Wendy Williams
The Soul Train Awards host puts a comedic stamp on a music tradition
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Daytime TV’s fireball takes on the “hippest trip in America” at the Soul Train Awards.
Moving Comedy
Juggling and balancing acts are the easy parts for Jeff Civillico
Friday, Oct. 31, 2014
Jeff Civillico throws a knack for juggling into show that hinges on audience interaction.
9 Ways to Celebrate Fall
Changing of the seasons means food and fun
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Turn over a new leaf by trying some of Las Vegas' most bountiful autumn offerings.
Savor a Different Flavor
Built with many interests in mind, Umami Burger, Beer Garden & Sports Book creates a well-rounded experience
Friday, Oct. 24, 2014
Umami Burger puts the focus on craft brews just in time for football season.
Pump Up the Volume
Downtown event gives music lovers an alternative
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Later! Louder! gets in the festival weekend spirit with music and plenty of booze.
Yellow-Brick Ode
Blockbuster musical Wicked brings Oz’s unknown story to light
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014
Broadway favorite Wicked brings the broom back to Sin City for an extended flight.
Craic Around the Clock
Musicians at Rí Rá attempt to break Guinness World Record
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Venue attempts to break the current Guinness World Record for the longest concert by multiple artists.
Q&A: Scott Commings
New head chef gets things cooking at Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Fresh off his Hell's Kitchen win, Caesars Palace's newest chef gets to work.
9 Brunches To Wake Up To
The morning after becomes the star of the show
Friday, Oct. 3, 2014
Nurse your hangover or just help your weekend start right.
9 Ways to Get Your Thrills in Las Vegas
Embrace your wild side with heart-pounding attractions
Friday, Sept. 19, 2014
Prove your mettle and test your resolve with Las Vegas' out-of-the-ordinary attractions.
World of Wonder
The Forum Shos at Caesars is no ordinary shopping experience
Friday, Sept. 12, 2014
The Forum Shops at Caesars latest retail experiences combine high-class environment with fall freshness.
Erica Lowe
It’s all about the personal touch for sociable Double Barrel Roadhouse bartender
Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
Double Barrel Roadhouse bartender's got a talent for turning a normal night into a party.
9 Moments That Defined Sin City
Remembering the events in Las Vegas history that took the city from dusty desert town to worldwide destination
Friday, Sept. 5, 2014
From marriage laws to megaclubs, the things that have made Las Vegas, Las Vegas.
Let Your True Colors Shine
It’s a week full of celebrations leading up to Las Vegas’ annual PRIDE parade and festival
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
PRIDE week is filled with all things LGBT-related, but everyone’s welcome to celebrate.
Q&A: Deepak Chopra
Call him doctor, guru, teacher, healer …
Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Chopra explains Stay Well's "wellness real estate."

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