Steve Judkins and Mary Callanan in "Mamma Mia!" at the Tropicana in May.
‘Mamma Mia!’ star Mary Callanan: ‘I am lucky enough to play one of my dream roles here in Las Vegas’
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Monday, July 21, 2014
We’ve now been here six weeks or so; the bags and boxes are emptied, pictures put up, dressing room decorated. Now what? Routine becomes your friend here. Wake up, coffee and breakfast, then a phone call home.
The official grand opening night of "Mamma Mia!" on Friday, May 16, 2014, at Tropicana Las Vegas.
‘Mamma Mia!’ star Joe Moeller: 10 Things That Make a New Yorker Feel at Home in Las Vegas
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Monday, July 21, 2014
Moving to Las Vegas from New York City is a bit abrupt, to say the least, but these Las Vegas staples make living here feel more like home every day. First of all, Las Vegas puts NYC to shame when it comes to 24-hour options.
Lady Gaga performs during her “ArtRave: The ArtPop Ball” tour stop at United Center on Friday, July 11, 2014, in Chicago.
Lady Gaga proves that she’s the ultimate showgirl at MGM Grand
Review:
Monday, July 21, 2014
Lady Gaga was the very center of attention during every moment of the first of two Las Vegas shows in her “ArtRave: The ArtPop Ball” tour Saturday night (Gaga returns to MGM Grand Garden on Friday, Aug. 1). “I’m like the ultimate showgirl!” a glittering Gaga shouted.
Lao Sze Chuan's signature three chili chicken packs serious heat.
Chicago chef Tony Hu brings Lao Sze Chuan to Palms
Monday, July 21, 2014
The space where Little Buddha once thrived finally gets filled.
Shania Twain introduces the nominees for Top Rock Album during the 2014 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 18, 2014. Twain announced Monday, July 21, 2014, that her two-year residency at Caesars Palace will wrap up in December.
Shania Twain announces end of Caesars Palace residency
Monday, July 21, 2014
The last installment of the “Shania: Still the One” show at the Colosseum will be Dec. 13, ending the 100-show residency for the country music star that began in December 2012.
Frontman Chris Cornell of Soundgarden performs Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Soundgarden’s Chris Cornell is pure audio gold; innovative Trent Reznor commands Axis stage
Review:
Sunday, July 20, 2014
What is up with Chris Cornell’s voice? How is the Soundgarden frontman still so strong, still that good? Pure audio gold that has the same magic that it always has carries on today two decades after Soundgarden’s bestselling album, “Superunknown,” was released.
Myron Martin, president and CEO of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts, wears kinky boots while announcing the 2014-15 Broadway Las Vegas Series at the center Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014. The Tony Award-winning "Kinky Boots" is coming to the Smith Center in September.
Smith Center’s Myron Martin: Performing arts center is ‘the living room’ for Las Vegas
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Sunday, July 20, 2014
It’s amazing to think that nearly two decades ago, with little more than the “can-do” spirit for which Las Vegas is known, community leaders set out to bring a performing arts center to our city, and two years ago the Smith Center opened with great fanfare.
Jack Colton.
Nightlife guru Jack Colton: How to survive and thrive after moving to Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Now that I’ve long sailed past my 10th anniversary of moving back to Las Vegas and working in the nightlife industry, I’ve seen my fair share of people who have moved here only to leave after a short time once they’ve decided that Las Vegas wasn’t ...
Zoe Thrall and Qiana Conley present a Grammy Signature Schools Gold Award to Las Vegas Academy of the Arts for achieving Grammy Signature Schools Gold status Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Thrall is director of Studio at the Palms and Conley is governor of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy.
Music producer Zoe Thrall: Behind these walls of Studio at the Palms
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 20, 2014
Behind the doors of the city’s premier recording studio, things happen. Amazing things happen. Crazy, amazing and insanely cool things happen. These are some of my favorite moments in history since Studio at the Palms opened in December 2005.
Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails at the Joint on Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Lady Gaga, NIN, Soundgarden, Brody Jenner, Miss USA, Jesse McCartney
Friday, July 18, 2014
“Don’t be a drag, just be a queen.” “Head like a hole, black as your soul, I’d rather die than give you control.” “Black hole sun, won’t you come and wash away the rain.” Turning off the iPod now. For now. Music is in the forefront in Las Vegas this weekend.
Interior designer Melissa Roche of Las Vegas competes in Season 2 of “Brother vs. Brother” on HGTV. Drew Scott, left, talks with his team, from left, Eric Eremita, Rick Schwarz and Roche about their renovation options in the family room of the Heravi home in Sherman Oaks, Calif. Roche was crowned the champion on the finale Sunday, July 13, 2014.
‘Brother vs. Brother’ winner Melissa Roche of Las Vegas talks Scott twins, SLS, $50K
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Friday, July 18, 2014
Interior designer and Minnesota native Melissa Roche, now based in Las Vegas with her company Parlor 430 on East Sahara, was crowned Season 2 champion of HGTV’s “Brother vs. Brother” on Sunday night.
Michael Boychuck, 2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez, Matt Goss and 2014 Miss Nevada Teen USA Alexa Taylor at Color in Caesars Palace.
Michael Boychuck talks Online Hair Academy, Hairdreams Laserbeamer, new LifeSpa + Salon
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Thursday, July 17, 2014
It’s that time of year again when my longtime friend Robin Leach enjoys his annual trip to Italy. I am happy to take this opportunity to reflect on the past year and look forward to what’s to come while Robin enjoys some well-deserved R&R!
Veronic DiCaire and Shania Twain on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace.
Bally’s headliner Veronic DiCaire: ‘Las Vegas has been so good to me’
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 17, 2014
When Robin Leach approached me about writing a guest column for him, my first thought was, “OMG, replace Robin Leach? How will I do that?!” Then I said to myself, “Veronic, you re-create the voices of others for a living. You’ve got this, girl!”
Bill Murray, center, takes a selfie with Lady Gaga and David Letterman during "The Late Show With David Letterman" on Wednesday, April 2, 2014, in New York. The singer had Murray, Letterman and the entire audience over to the Roseland Ballroom for her performance.
Weekend best bets: Monty Python, ‘Lipshtick,’ Lady Gaga and Nine Inch Nails
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Need cheering up? This weekend’s entertainment options will give you plenty to smile — and laugh — about with an array of comedic theater and standup offerings, as well as music heavy-hitters.
Siegfried Fischbacher holds a white lion cub at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at the Mirage. Las Vegas residents Fischbacher and Roy Horn introduced the three 14-week-old cubs born in South Africa on April 14.
Photos: Siegfried & Roy welcome three white lion cubs to Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat at Mirage
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Siegfried Fischbacher, Roy Horn and Franz Kallao, VP of hotel operations at the Mirage, presented the three brothers to VIPs and media this morning. The 14-week-old cubs were born in South Africa on April 14 and transported to the Strip last month.