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Entertainment Bargains for Sun City Anthem Residents




JAZZ IN THE PARK RETURNS

 Clark County Parks and Recreation’s 30th annual Jazz in the Park Concert Series...

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... will feature:

Raul Midon 
May 25

Althea Rene, Selina Albright & Kayla Waterson 
June 1

Paul Taylor
June 15 

Seating with picnic baskets, blankets and low-back chairs begins at 5 p.m. with performances as early as 6:30 p.m. at the Clark County Government Center Amphitheater, 500 S. Grand Central Parkway

Admission and parking are free

Food and drinks will be available on site.
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THE STYLISTICS PERFORM AT M RESORT

 M Resort welcomes Philadelphia soul group The Stylistics...

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...to the M Pavilion for a performance on Saturday, May 25 at 8 p.m

Known for their chart-topping hits, the group had 12 consecutive Top 10 singles including :
  
You’re a Big Girl Now
You Are Everything” 
I’m Stone in Love with You
You Make Me Feel Brand New” 
The Stylistics, who got their start in 1966 after merging two Philadelphia soul groups, The Percussions and The Monarchs, will take the stage for a full-length concert as part of the resort’s Memorial Day Weekend celebration. 

Tickets start at $15.
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LAKE LAS VEGAS SPORTS CLUB PLAY DAY

The second Lake Las Vegas Sports Club Holiday Play Day...

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...will be an all-day celebration at Lake Las Vegas on Saturday, May 25 beginning at 8 a.m

Festivities will start with a Lennar pancake breakfast, followed by a pet parade at 10 a.m. to benefit the local K9 departments, and a Blue Heron pool party and Woodside barbecue at noon. 
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HEALTH, HEALING & HAPPINESS EXPO IS TOP WELLNESS EVENT

 The 8th annual Health, Healing & Happiness Expo...

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...the largest event in Nevada for nutrition and natural solutions for the whole body, mind and spirit, will be held June 1-2 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Enclave Las Vegas

The two-day holistic world expo will feature 50-plus presentations on three stages, 100-plus exhibitors and chef demos. 

New this year for the revamped experience is the Vegan Taste Experience. 

The Expo Only Pass is $25 and entitles participants access to all exhibits, the Vegan Taste Experience with 16-plus food vendors and samples, and vendor stage presentations and chef demos. 

Different this year, the Healthy Inspirations Speakers Program has been reimaged like a TEDx Talk Series featuring 18 experts speaking on nutritional science, energy healing, scientific innovations and sustainable living. 

Cost for the speakers’ program starts at $59 for a day pass and includes the expo.
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MARSHALL'S WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS SHOPS CELEBRATES "WELCOME TO LAS VEGAS" 60th BIRTHDAY

In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the iconic "Welcome to Las Vegas" sign on Las Vegas Boulevard...

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... one of the most photographed locations in the world, Marshall Retail Group’s Welcome to Las Vegas Gift Shops, are honoring the landmark with Welcome to Las Vegas-branded memorabilia. 

Eleven participating stores are commemorating the month-long May celebration with anniversary items including T-shirts, footwear, coffee mugs, souvenirs, and more. Among the collection are a select number of authenticated lightbulbs taken straight from the sign. 

The limited-edition light bulbs will be sold during the celebration at each participating store. 

The flagship Welcome to Las Vegas location at The Forum Shops at Caesars features one of the largest replicas of the original Welcome to Las Vegas sign at 80 percent of the size of the Las Vegas landmark.
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ANIMAZING GALLERY CELEBRATES ‘WIZARD OF OZ’ 80TH ANNIVERSARY

Animazing Gallery at Grand Canal Shoppes inside The Venetian...

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... is celebrating the 80th anniversary of “The Wizard of Oz” now through May 23

Multiple renowned artists will be in attendance throughout the month showcasing their themed art as well as life-sized realistic looking figures in the gallery window and inside the exhibit. The exclusive artwork, which can be viewed, will also be available for purchase. 
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JIMMY KIMMEL’S COMEDY CLUB IS OPEN

 Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The LINQ Promenade across from Brooklyn Bowl...

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... opened. Performances are Thursday-Sunday at 8 p.m. with additional 10 p.m. shows on Friday and Saturday and the bar opening at 4 p.m

Talent will range from household names to up-and-coming artists. 

The dual-level 8,000-square-foot venue has an expandable showroom seating up to 300 guests. 

The bar opens daily at 11 a.m. 

Show tickets start at $29 and include a specialty cocktail or a double drink

The lineup for this month, includes:

Dov Davidoff
May 23-26

John Heffron 
May 30-June 2.
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SUPER SUMMER THEATRE ENTERS 44TH YEAR

The Super Summer Theatre...

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...held at Spring Mountain Ranch State Park will return this month for its 44th year

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...on Wednesday, May 22

All performances are outdoors and run Wednesday–Saturday, excluding September’s production which runs Thursday–Saturday. 

Other productions for 2019 will include:

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“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 

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“Chicago” 

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“Annie” 

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"Noises Off” 
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GOLDEN RAINBOW HOLDS 33RD RIBBON OF LIFE

 Golden Rainbow’s 33rd annual Ribbon of Life...


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... will be held Sunday, June 23 at the Tropicana and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock with the theme “Summer of Love.” 

The show will feature performances inspired by the historic three-day music festival of peace, love, and music. 

Edie, the Mistress of Sensuality from “Zumanity” and Sean McAllister from local FOX 5’s “MORE” show will return as hosts and introduce talent from nearly every major show on the Strip. Co-founded in 1987, nonprofit Golden Rainbow provides housing and financial assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada.
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ROCK ‘N’ ROLL FANTASY CAMP FINISHES WITH LIVE SHOW

Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp...

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...returns for its 25th anniversary featuring special guest headliners Joe Perry (Aerosmith), Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe) and Lou Gramm (ForeignerJune 27–30 at the Hard Rock

Campers will be placed into bands led by rock star counselors where they will receive personal instruction, participate in jam sessions and Q&As, and attend Master Classes by Perry, Neil and Gramm, culminating in a live performance with Gramm at Vinyl on Sat., June 29
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CHRIS JANSON BRINGS COUNTRY SOUNDS TO SUNSET STATION

 Chris Janson with special guest Jordan Davis...


...will headline the Sunset Amphitheater on Friday, May 31 at 6 p.m

Tickets are $20 to $45

Warner Music Nashville’s Chris Janson, a viral hitmaker and Grand Ole Opry fixture, released his second album “Everybody.” 

He’s been straddling the divide between country’s past and future. 

Artists as diverse as Tim McGraw, Hank Williams Jr., Justin Moore, LoCash and many others have been recording his songs; but now, coming off the career-defining success of his Platinum certified get-rich smash “Buy Me a Boat” and its Top 5 album of the same name, Janson’s turning his creativity loose.
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COMEDIAN SINBAD RETURNS TO GREEN VALLEY RANCH RESORT

 Comedian Sinbad ...

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...will headline a special performance at the Grand Events Center inside Green Valley Ranch on Friday, July 5 at 8 p.m

Tickets start at $25

The Michigan native’s comedy career began in the 1980s after he appeared on “Star Search,” which led to roles on “The Redd Foxx Show” and “A Different World.” 

By the early 1990s, Sinbad was a household name, with television and film credits to his name, including “The Sinbad Show,” his first HBO special, “Sinbad: Brain Damaged,” “Necessary Roughness,” “Houseguest,” “First Kid,” “Jingle All the Way” and “Good Burger.” 

He recently lent his voice to Disney Junior’s “The Lion Guard” and currently stars in the hit series “Rel.”
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THE MOB MUSEUM ADDS NEW ARTIFACT

 The Mob Museum’s newest acquired artifact now on display in The Underground, Prohibition exhibition basement space, is a phone booth from the Four Deuces...

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... a club located in the Levee vice district south of downtown Chicago. 

Named after its address, 2222 S. Wabash Avenue, the Four Deuces...

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... served as the headquarters of the Chicago Outfit, the crime syndicate run by Johnny Torrio... 

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...followed by his protégé, Al Capone...
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...in the early 1920s. 

The building had four floors – the saloon and offices on the first with gambling and prostitution on the upper floors. 

Capone put in a furniture shop with secondhand junk next door as a front. 

His business card read: “A. Capone, Antique Dealer.” 

By 1931, the Four Deuces had been the site of 12 unsolved gangland murders

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The phone booth was removed from the Four Deuces before the building was demolished in 1966 and resided in the home of Chicago television personality Bruce Newton for more than 30 years.
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21ST CENTURY LIBRARY OPENS IN EAST LAS VEGAS

 The Las Vegas-Clark County Library District...

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...celebrated the grand opening of its new library in East Las Vegas. 

The 41,051-square-foot facility, located at 2851 East Bonanza Road, includes innovative 21st century design elements, as well as free educational resources, materials, and programs for library users of all ages. 

The old Las Vegas Library building located at 833 North Las Vegas Blvd. now belongs to the City of Las Vegas and is no longer a library site
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BEER PARK CELEBRATING MAY'S MILITARY APPRECIATION MONTH

Beer Park at Paris ...
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...will as continue its military discount throughout the month of May. 
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GLADIUS THE SHOW’ WILL VISIT SOUTH POINT ARENA

 Acrobatic equestrian production “Gladius The Show”... 

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...will stop at the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center for one day only, Sunday, July 21

The show is noted as “a theatrical experience of ultimate horsemanship,” incorporating aerialist, fire and Roman riding all in one. 

The mythology and gladiator fused show has authentic acts paired with an original rock musical score. 

General admission tickets are $25 and $45 for reserved seating, which includes a meet-and-greet with the performers and horses after the show, 

There will performances at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
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TWO NEW SHOWS AT ALEXIS PARK

Rainmaker Productions has opened two new weekly 7 p.m. shows at Alexis Park near the Strip in the intimate Pegasus Showroom

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Both highly recommended productions feature amazing local celebrity talent with great credentials. 

Tickets for both shows are available on Rainmaker Productions’ website. 

Tickets are $49.95 general admission $59.95 premium

On Friday nights, it’s “The First Ladies of Las Vegas Entertainment” with co-headliners Elisa Fiorillo and Kelly Clinton and an added plus comedian-musician Dennis Blair

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There are many costume changes with the two ladies singing together and solo. 

Saturday nights are “Frankie Scinta – One on One” with a deeply personal show revealing his colorful show biz life, which began in Buffalo with his brother Joey, fabulous comedic timing, amazing skills as a musician on multiple instruments, and singing. 

No two shows will be the same.
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VEGAS CONTINUES DEVELOPING

 AREA15...

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... unveiled the next phase of its experiential retail and entertainment complex. 

The “A” on the front entrance of the 200,000-square-foot complex will be revealed and serve as the entryway portal into the wholly reimagined world. 

The “A” made from structural steel, metal studs and exterior insulation finishing system (EIFS) will stand 42 feet tall, weigh 2.5 tons, and required more than 300-man hours to fabricate. 

Israeli hotelier and co-founder of Astral Hotels, Asher Gabary purchased the Motel 8 property on the South end of the Strip last year. 

He is working on building a 34-story, 620-room hotel-casino called Astral costing between $325 to $350 million. 

His plan is to open the hotel after the Raiders settle in Las Vegas at their 65,000-seat stadium a mile away. 

Lofty project plans are for a rooftop pool, a sky lobby on the 32nd floor, a dayclub and nightclub, and four levels of underground parking.

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2019 US BOWLING CONGRESS CHAMPIONSHIP AT SOUTH POINT

The United States Bowling Congress...

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... will return to the South Point Bowling Plaza with the 2019 USBC Open Championships now through Monday, July 8

The world’s largest amateur bowling event will host more than 10,000 teams from around the world competing in team, doubles and singles events. 
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WET 'n WILD SEASON COMMENCES 

Water park Wet’n’Wild...

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... returned for its seventh season through Sunday, Sept. 29

For a limited time, there’s a $60 savings on a Season Pass

Silver $49.99Good $69.99; and VIP $99.99.  

All three Season Pass options offer unlimited entry during operating hours and select food, beverage and retail discounts.

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Smith Center Announces 
2019-2020 Broadway Schedule

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 July 30, 2019 thru August 4, 2019


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 August 20, 2019 thru August 25, 2019


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September 11, 2019 thru September 29, 2019


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November 5, 2019 thru November 10, 2019


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 November 26, 2019 thru December 1, 2019


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 January 7, 2020 thru January 12, 2020


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February 4, 2020 thru February 9, 2020


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March 10, 2020 thru March 15, 2020


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April 14, 2020 thru April 19, 2020


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 June 23, 2010 thru June 28, 2020
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LAS VEGAS AVIATORS IS NEW NAME FOR PRO-BASEBALL TEAM

The Howard Hughes Corporation, owner of the Las Vegas 51s, the city's professional Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), last week announced the team's new name - the Las Vegas Aviators

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While the Aviators name was well received, the new logo has met with resistance. Time will tell because newly branded merchandise and apparel are available for purchase at the Las Vegas Ballpark Sales Center at Downtown Summerlin, as well as online.

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The Las Vegas Aviators name was chosen from hundreds of names submitted by the general public through a competition in which the community participated. Aviators was a popular nominated name.
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FRIENDS” MUSICAL SET OPENS

FRIENDS! The Musical Parody” ....

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...which is a comedic spin-off of the hit TV show, made its Las Vegas-premiere at the D downtown.

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FLY LINQ OPENS


Time is approaching for Fly LINQ...

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... the 10 side-by-side ziplines, opened at The LINQ Promenade. 

Advance tickets are available online.

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DATES AND NEW LOGO ANNOUNCED FOR ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL

Insomniac has announced next year's dates for the Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC), North America's largest dance music festival, will be May 17, 18 and 19

The massive three-night dusk-to-dawn music event will again be held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Last year was the inaugural Camp EDC, which was sold out and will return this year providing a fully-immersive camping program situated next to the Speedway. 

At the heart of Camp EDC will lie the Mesa, a bustling hub of entertainment, activities and amenities including daytime pool parties, a curated guest speaker series, group classes for exercising the mind, body, and spirit, etc.
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M RESORT OPENS FIRST TOPGOLF SWING SUITE IN VEGAS

Teaming up with Topgolf Swing Suite, M Resort opened the first indoor interactive, two-bay Topgolf Swing Suite virtual gaming experience. 

Guests will be able to play hitting at a screen in a spacious, temperature-controlled room with comfortable lounge seating.

Players will be offered various golf and multi-sport games including TopContender, modeled after Topgolf's signature game, which tracks shot accuracy while awarding players points for hitting targets and playing some of the world's best golf courses.

Located across from Baby Cakes Artisan Bakery, Topgolf Swing Suite's food and drink menu will offer burgers, pizza, craft beer, specialty cocktails and gourmet milkshakes.

All equipment will be provided

Hourly pricing starts at $30

Opening hours will be Monday - Friday at 10 a.m. and 9 a.m. Saturday and Sunday. Closing will be 10 p.m. Sunday - Thursday and 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
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HEADZUP IS OPEN AT BOULEVARD MALL

HeadzUP...

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... which took over space at the Boulevard Mall formerly occupied by a major department store, is open with more than 40,000 square feet making up an amusement center environment. 

The massive area features the first 3D Trick Art Museum in the United States with more than 40 fun Trick-Art interactive original paintings making ideal optical illusions for taking selfies or portraits. 

Admission is $10 and $20 general admission for 12 years and older.

Inside HeadzUP there are several themed activity arenas. 

In the “Coat of Arms Archery Tag,” players can put on armor and hone their knight skills in the forest, shooting and dodging foam-tipped arrows with friends. 

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Archery Tag is $25.

Especially intriguing are six interactive themed escape rooms adjoining the museum. 

Participants have 60 minutes to solve the mystery to get out of a themed room wearing costumes and role-playing. 

There are themes like “The smoking gun” Wild West Room, and the “High Roller” Casino Room. 

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Cost is $30.
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NEON MUSEUM RESTORES SILVER SLIPPER SIGN 
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The Silver Slipper...

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...one of the Neon Museum's cherished signs, has been repainted to its original color combination. 

The eye-catching bulb-studded high heel had its original home on top of the Silver Slipper casino. 

First appearing in the mid-1950s, the shoe was painted silver, gold and blue and remained that way into the early 60s. Then it was painted silver, gold and red.

Today, the Silver Slipper resides in the median on Las Vegas Boulevard North just west of the Neon Museum Boneyard

It is part of nine restored and operational signs included in the Neon Museum's Las Vegas Signs Project and located on a street designated as a National Scenic Byway.
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FARMERS & MAKERS MARKET AT SILVERTON

The Farmers and Makers Market...

...is held every Sunday at The Green at the Silverton featuring more than 30 food and crafts vendors, plus live music from 9 a.m.-3 p.m

Parking and admission are free.
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TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING OPENS AT BUCA DI BEPPO AT BALLY'S



"Tony N' Tina's Wedding”...



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... is an interact dinner show, which has been around what seems like forever. 



The wedding-themed satire has appeared in many different locations in Las Vegas over the past couple decades; however, this new location at the Buca de Beppo Italian Restaurant in Bally's is a winner.



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While the dinner event is held in an elongated dining room away from the main restaurant, it's the confined area making it a fun environment. 



There is no way to be left out of the ad lib action taking place all the time. 



Participants are treated like guests at a real wedding reception, but this is anything but normal. 



The cast helps makes it fun with characters such as a stripper girlfriend, pregnant bridesmaid and drunken priest.



The dinner show is Friday through Wednesday at 7 p.m



Tickets start at $119.75.

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NEON MUSEUM NEWS AND ELVIS' STAR



With the Neon Museum garnering national and international attention, it has gotten to the point where visitors have been turned away because tours have been sold out.



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This prompted in early June, offering self-guided tours with Historical Interpreters (guides) on hand to answer questions regarding the collection from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a one-time admission of $19.



There was a significant change made to peak-time nightly tours. 



Late night tours, previously available only on weekends, are now available seven nights a week



The last tour begins at midnight and finishes at 1 a.m.



Hot Yoga has returned to the Neon Boneyard on Saturdays with an expanded schedule this summer. 



The cost is $18 with Neon Museum members receiving $8 off



Starting time is 4:30 p.m. for all sessions.



Elvis Presley's star has been installed on the Electric Promenade donor's walk, which leads from the distinctive La Concha visitor's center to the main Neon Museum Boneyard. 



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The star was originally part of the Las Vegas Walk of Stars in front of the now-demolished Riviera. 



When the Riviera's sidewalk portion of the Las Vegas Walk of Stars was dismantled in early 2015, the Viva Las Vegas Club received possession of the Elvis star, which was slightly damaged. 



Club members decided to donate the original star to the Neon Museum, while a new star was created and reinstalled along the Walk of Stars.


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MARVEL AVENGERS  S.T.A.T.I.O.N

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... inside Treasure Island has launched the first-ever Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Super Hero shuttle bus

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The complimentary 25-person decked-out bus picks up S.TA.T.I.O.N. ticket holders and transports them directly to the attraction. 

The shuttle bus runs every Friday through Sunday from noon until 6 p.m

In addition, the bus will also sell tickets to the attraction, so fans can avoid box office lines and go straight into the exhibit from the bus.
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CINDY WILLIAMS RETURNS AS ‘MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL’



Actress Cindy Williams, of the famous “Laverne and Shirley” television duo...



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... has once again returned as the guest star of “Menopause The Musical” at Harrah's



Her return coincides with the 13th anniversary of the celebrated production, which is the longest-running scripted musical in the city's history. 



In addition, the show will celebrate its 5,000th Las Vegas performance at the end of this month.



Williams first appeared as the Las Vegas show's special guest star in July 2016 playing the fifth girlfriend.



She joins current cast members: Vita Corimbi, Earth Mother; Jacquelyn Holland Wright, Soap Star; Lori Legacy, Iowa Housewife; and Lisa Mack, Professional Woman. 



Another note, Williams recently released her book, “Shirley, I Jest!: A Storied Life.”



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VIRGINIA STILL’ IS NAME FOR MOB MUSEUM'S MOONSHINE STILL

Following an Instagram still-naming contest, The Mob Museum downtown announced The Underground distillery's artisan copper-pot moonshine still will be called “Virginia Still”...

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... which is a playful twist on the name of one of the more intriguing and notorious organized crime figures with a Las Vegas connection, Virginia Hill.
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Referred to as the “Queen of the Mob,” Hill was a courtesan and entrusted cash courier for American gangsters in the 1930s and '40s. In 1945, she joined Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel for the historic Flamingo opening and turmoil on the Strip. 

Rumors by 1947 were Siegel had skimmed $2 million of the Flamingo's building “costs” of $6 million and gave the money to Hill to hide in a Swiss bank.

The Underground's still was custom-made for the Museum by CARL Artisan Distilleries and Brewing Systems in Germany, the country's oldest fabricator. 

The system distills corn-mash moonshine, which is available at the speakeasy bar and for sale in The Underground.
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SCENIC AIRLINES OFFERS NEW EXCLUSIVE GRAND CANYON TOUR

Grand Canyon Scenic Airlines new year-round Antelope Canyon Expedition tour is the first and only excursion now offering nonstop flights to Antelope Canyon and Horseshoe Bend from Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. 

From Las Vegas, guests fly to Page, Ariz., where they experience a guided tour of Antelope Canyon...

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...followed by seeing the famous Horseshoe Bend...

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... from the edge of the Colorado River. 

The adventure lasts approximately 11 hours, including transportation, flights and time in the canyon

Cost is $499 and $479 for children 11 years old and under.
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THE COMEDY LINEUP RECRUITS JOHN CAPARULO AND TOM GREEN

Comedians John “Cap” Caparulo and Tom Green are now The Comedy Lineup regulars at Harrah's performing 10 p.m. shows

Caparulo is Thursday-Saturday and Tom Green every Sunday and Monday. 

Tickets start at $36.99.

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Caparulo is known as the “under-dressed every man” and presents a sarcastic and often self-deprecating view on topics such as marriage and fatherhood with a quick-witted approach to reflections on daily life. 

Green is recognized for his uncensored rants on everything from the economy and politics to the pitfalls of social media and technology with a sharp wit and “anything goes” attitude. He incorporates videos and music into his act.
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NEW LOCATION FOR THE BURLESQUE HALL OF FAME

Moving from the Emergency Arts building, the Burlesque Hall of Fame downtown has a new much larger location at 1027 S. Main Street

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The traditional ribbon cutting for the grand opening was a pink boa.
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THE UNDERGROUND AT THE MOB MUSEUM

Zappos.com has signed on to serve as the sponsor of The Underground, the new Prohibition history exhibition at The Mob Museum.

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As The Underground's signature sponsor, Zappos will enjoy other unique privileges and onsite exposure. 

For example, one of The Underground's monthly beer selections available to the public will be crafted in collaboration with the Zappos team and will be known as “Zap on Tap.”
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R&B AND NEO SOUL SERIES STARTS UP AT BROOKLYN BOWL

Brooklyn Bowl...

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...in partnership with entertainment company Neo Soul Vegas, is starting an ongoing concert series featuring the best Neo soul and R&B talent. 
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NEW OFFER AT NEON MUSEUM

The Neon Museum...

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... is now offering paired tickets, which combine a tour of the Boneyard with a museum interpreter, followed by the 30-minute presentation of “Brilliant!” in the outside North Gallery. 

Up to 50 guests are transported directly at one time into Las Vegas' history.
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MINT TAVERN REVISES VINTAGE VEGAS

The MINT Tavern has opened at 332 W. Sahara Ave., a few doors down from the Golden Steer, which is the oldest operating steakhouse in town, with a classic Las Vegas-lounge atmosphere. 

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The local-friendly spot offers time-honored libations, a variety of live entertainment and 24-hour gaming.

The establishment has been conceived by nightlife mogul Todd Worz and Jonathan Fine, owner of FINE Entertainment. Both men conceptualized the space based on their mutual appreciation for the roots of Las Vegas, blending classic hospitality with a progressive tavern experience. 

The name is inspired by The Mint, which originally opened its doors downtown as a hotel and casino in 1957.

Currently, The MINT Tavern is featuring free weekly swing dancing lessons on Fridays from 7:30-9 p.m. and will have a rotation of other entertainment such as a pianist and vocalist, three-piece band, acoustic guitarist, comedy shows and big bands.
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Smith Center Announces 2018-2019 Broadway Musicals Series

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(June 4-9, 2019)

Tony-winning director Bartlett Sher and team (“The King and I”) work their magic on Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick’s Broadway classic about the travails of Jewish milkman Tevye, his family and his neighbors in an early 20th-century Russian shtetl named Anatevka. 


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(June 18-30, 2019)

Roald Dahl’s beloved tale inspires a stage adaptation of the beloved 1971 movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory,” with a new score augmenting such favorites as “Pure Imagination” and “The Candy Man.” 

Current Broadway Las Vegas season subscribers may renew for the 2018-19 season now at

...or by telephone (702)749-2847 or at the box office at 361 Symphony Park Ave. 

Sales for new subscriptions will be announced this spring.

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MOB MUSEUM REVEALS MAJOR FIRST-FLOOR RENOVATION!
The Mob Museum downtown has debuted its major first-floor renovation, which includes a brand-new exhibition space called Organized Crime Today, focusing on the modernization and evolution of organized crime in the present day. 

Also new are two experiential spaces:

Use of Force Training Experience and Crime Lab, which present methods employed by law enforcement to apprehend and prosecute criminals and their organizations. 

These new exhibits and experiences represent the first phase of the Museum's largest capital improvement project since opening on Feb. 14, 2012.

Mob Museum - Organized Crime Today exhibition

The Organized Crime Today Exhibition, which is included in the general admission price, features artifacts, graphics and a large, interactive, 17-foot-wide Global Networks touchscreen wall, bringing the story of organized crime into the present day. In addition to covering present-day rackets, 

Organized Crime Today explores active crime groups such as outlaw motorcycle gangs, Yakuza, Mexican cartels, Eastern European mafias and MS-13—and the international array of law enforcement agencies that seek to eradicate them. Exhibits and corresponding digital content on the Museum's website will be regularly updated to reflect the latest global organized crime developments.

The price for admission to the Use of Force Training Experience, which places guests in the shoes of law enforcement officers, is $12 in addition to regular admission

Admission to the Crime Lab, which is a hands-on, interactive exploration of five different forensic science topics, is $7 plus regular admission

An All-Access Pass, combining general admission and both experiences, is $41.95, with special reduced pricing for Nevada residents, law enforcement, military, teachers, seniors and students.
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WRECK ROOM OPENS DESTRUCTION EXPERIENCE

A new rage room destruction experience opened in Las Vegas called Wreck Room offering guests a 30-minute “smashing good time” in a controlled hassle-free environment. 

Wreck Room has four separate rooms available for gatherings of one to six participants.

Items to be pulverized are provided along with full suit, face mask, gloves and bootie protection and a wrecking weapon. 

Participants must be 18 years or older, provide identification, wear closed toe shoes, and sign a waiver.

Operating hours are daily from 2 to 10 p.m

Standard packages start from: $35 single packages$75 double packages; and group of six $165

Custom Wreck sessions are available.

Wreck Room is in Chinatown at 4090 Schiff Drive

Bookings can be made by calling (702) 405-6408, emailing nfo@wreckvegas.com, or online.

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BRILLIANT!’ EXPERIENCE IS NEW AT THE NEON MUSEUM

The Neon Museum unveiled “Brilliant!” audiovisual immersion experience using technology advances to re-electrify 40 monumental examples of the museum's vintage signs. 

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The 30-minute experience is open to the public nightly except Tuesday with shows at 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m

Guests are escorted to the newly opened Neon Museum North Gallery, which is an open-air outdoor theater with famous signs all around. After gathering in the first walkway inside, folks are escorted around the corner to where the light show takes place.

Not knowing what to expect, it was indeed a pleasant surprise to first-hand experience the show's superb visual and sound execution created by noted artist Craig Winslow. 

The standing audience is transported directly into the history of Las Vegas through sight and 3D sound

Static signs come to life, splashed with iconic Las Vegas images and accompanied by the soundtrack of some of the greatest musical performers in history with a Vegas-connection such as Liberace, Elvis and members of The Rat Pack

After the show, visitors have about 10 minutes to take photos of the signs and to view them up close.

Note that shows times may change in summer months. 

Tickets are sold separately for “Brilliant!” 

Tickets are $23, and $15 locals, seniors, students, and military

Museum members have free access.
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FORMER ‘VOICE’ CONTESTANT JOINS TUSCANY'S ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

Ryan Whyte Maloney...






...a contestant on season six of the hit series “The Voice,” has joined the weekly entertainment lineup at Tuscany becoming a regular performer at Piazza Lounge on Thursdays at 7:30 p.m



He joins regulars including Kenny DavidsenKelly Clinton and Michael Grimm.



Maloney is an accomplished singer, songwriter and producer. At age 21, he self-produced and engineered his first album before joining the band "Indulge" in 2005. 



Maloney spent 10 years touring the band before breaking off as a solo artist and songwriter and auditioning for “The Voice” in 2014. 



With a four-chair turn, Maloney chose Team Blake and made it to the team's top five. 



He has shared the stage with big names including Tim McGraw, Coldplay, Ed Sheeran, Rascal Flatts and others.

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NEVADA STATE FOSSILS RETURNED FROM CALIFORNIA


More than 20,000 Ice Age Fossils with some dating back 190,000 years, which were excavated from Las Vegas' own Tule Springs Fossil Beds National Monument and surrounding areas in Nevada, have been stored in California museums for the past 20 years. 







The artifacts came back to Nevada and to the Las Vegas Natural History Museum



The Las Vegas Natural History Museum will house these excavated materials to be used for research and learning purposes as well as to be included in exhibits.

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       BUILDING BOOM CONTINUES WITH AREA 15!

While traditional shopping malls are struggling, a new 126,000-square-foot retail/entertainment venture called AREA 15 is on the horizon aligning with the current cultural shift into new dimensions of experience. 

A new entertainment and retail complex will come to life in mid-2019 with a concept of a wholly re-imagined world weaving immersive experiences, themed events, art installations, restaurants, bars, and nightlife together. 

AREA 15 is a development project led by a joint venture between real estate development firm Fisher Brothers and creative agency Beneville Studios, both of New York.


Area 15 Complex Las Vegas

Meow Wolf, a multimedia-production company based in Santa Fe, N.M., has signed on as the anchor tenant. 

Game of Thrones author and Santa Fe resident George RR Martin is one of Meow Wolf's biggest investors. 

The business creates immersive, interactive experiences that transport audiences of all ages into fantastic realms of story and exploration. 

Meow Wolf's first permanent exhibition, House of Eternal Return, in Santa Fe has welcomed nearly a million visitors its first two years.

Complementing the retail and event space and tying elements together will be the interconnected 30,000-square-foot “Spine,” an immersive bizarre and promenade destination as well as a canvas for artists to showcase their work. 

One example is Las Vegas-based sculptor Henry Chang who has found a permanent home in AREA 15 for “The Flux Capacitor,” one of his cars originally built for the Burning Man festival.

AREA 15 will be located on vacant land at the southwest corner of Sirius Avenue and Rancho Drive near Palace Station

A sales and marketing center is open at 3230 W. Desert Inn Road, Suite 180, for leasing and sales inquiries
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THE DOWNTOWN GRAND AND TENAYA CREEK BREWERY PARTNER

The Downtown Grand has created the city's first “Bed & Brewski” hotel room package, which offers private tours of the nearby Tenaya Creek Brewery



Guests who book the experiential package will be greeted with a six-pack of their chosen brewski upon check-in, as well as a ticket to privately tour Tenaya Creek Brewery.

The tour will include a five-beer sampler and 25% off additional food and beverage at the Tenaya Creek bar plus 25% off all Tenaya Creek beers at Downtown Grand's Freedom BeatTriple George Grill, and Citrus Grand Pool Deck during their stay.
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‘THE VOICE: NEON DREAMS’ WILL BE A LAS VEGAS PRODUCTION

A cast of past contestants are the headliners in “The Voice: Neon Dreams”  at The Voice Theater located at 4455 Paradise Road. 



The innovative concert experience will be the continuation of the musical journey for some of the show’s hottest contestants, bringing fans up-close to their favorite performers and right into the world of “The Voice,” allowing them, through an interactive pre-show experience, to take the first steps on their very own “Voice” journey.

The show’s all-star cast of vocalists will be led by season 10 winner Alisan Porter and feature Chris Mann (season two), Mary Sarah (season 10), Matthew Schuler (season five), and Matt McAndrew (season seven). 

They will be joined by future winners of “The Voice” and backed by a versatile band led by Michael Sanchez (season 11) that collectively plays more than 50 instruments.

The Voice: Neon Dreams” will be performed Sunday through Wednesday at 8 p.m. with 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. shows Friday and Saturday in a custom built, state of the art venue

Tickets will start at $42.

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THE TWILIGHT ZONE BY MONSTER MINI GOLF IS OPEN AT BALLY'S



The indoor monster themed glow in the dark 18-hole miniature golf course is open now at Bally's and called The Twilight Zone by Monster Mini Golf



Patrons can play the course with custom and animated props at every turn. 

The venue also offers arcade games, four lanes of candle pin bowling, a DJ to keep spirits uplifted, a small gift shop area, and a private event room. 

Pricing is $11.95 and $9.95 for locals.

The other glow in the dark themed miniature golf course is KISS by Monster Mini Golf at the Rio.
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Television personality, actor and designer Carson Kressley, best known  “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” recently took in his former co-star Jai Rodriguez’s comedy “Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man” at Paris. 



The show was a surprise smash-hit in New York City, before making its Las Vegas debut with reality TV star Kendra Wilkinson and Rodriguez earlier this year.
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Classic Lounge Wednesday
with
Wes Winters

6:00pm to 9:30pm

 FREE

Roxy's 
Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
5111 Boulder Hwy.
Las Vegas
(702) 456-7777
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MICHAEL GRIMM JOINS TUSCANY'S ENTERTAINMENT LINE-UP


Michael Grimm...


... winner of “America's Got Talent” season five, has joined the weekly entertainment lineup at Tuscany performing every Tuesday night starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Piazza Lounge

Grimm has toured with Stevie Nicks, Heart and Bill Medley of the Righteous Brothers in addition to opening for BB King, Doobie Brothers and Little River Band.
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The Las Vegas Connection Live Radio/stage Show...



...taking place every Thursday from 3:30-5 p.m. in the Grandview Lounge at South Point is free and open to the public with new guests being interviewed each week. 

Audience members have a chance to ask questions and to win prizes.
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LAS VEGAS LIGHTS FOOTBALL CLUB UNVEILS TEAM LOGO

The Las Vegas Lights Football Club (FC) unveiled its logo...


...with elements inspired by hundreds of fan submissions and team colors – blue, yellow and pink.

The result is a logo capturing the essence of the city that Lights FC will represent when it begins play in the United Soccer League (USL) in February 2018.

Season tickets start at $200, with each full season ticket purchased receiving a free Lights FC jersey.
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RTC BIKE SHARE DOWNTOWN CELEBRATES FIRST BIRTHDAY

The Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) launched RTC Bike Share last year and is celebrating its first birthday.



There are 21 stations and 180 bikes located throughout downtown Las Vegas.

RTC Bike Share sold more than 9,000 passes in its inaugural year with riders completing more than 18,000 rides.

The Southern Nevada Health District (SNHD) took notice of the healthy benefits and last month partnered with the RTC for a one-year sponsorship to brand 10 RTC Bike Share bikes.

To celebrate Bike Share's first birthday, a special gold bike has been introduced.

The RTC offers clues to its location on its social media accounts encouraging Bike Share users to find the gold bike.

Users who post a photo of themselves riding the gold bike with the hashtags #RTCBikeShare #VegasGoesGold will be entered to win prizes.

Also, riders can purchase a 30-day Bike Share pass for $1 through Dec. 31 on the RTC Bike Share website for the first month when selecting the auto-renew option and using promo code: BDAY1 at check out to receive the first month's discount.

All subsequent months will be charged the regular $20 per month.
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EXCALIBUR LAUNCHES ‘ULTIMATE 4-D EXPERIENCE’ ATTRACTION

Excalibur added the "Ultimate 4-D Experience" to its Fun Dungeon entertainment portfolio.

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The 72-seat special effects theater is created by SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment, the market leader in cinematic attractions specializing in 4-D Theaters.

The Ultimate 4-D Experience will open with three 15-minute film shows created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products.

The initial lineup putting guests in the middle of the action will include: San Andreas; Journey 2; The Mysterious Island; and The LEGO Movie, a custom-made animated film taking place in the world of The LEGO Movie.

The Ultimate 4-D Experience will be open daily from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Shows will run every 20 minutes, with each experience playing once an hour.

Guests can see one show for $9.99, two shows for $12.99, or three shows for $14.99.
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VEGAS ACES VOLLEYBALL CLUB UNVEILS FIRST TRAINING CENTRE

Vegas Aces Training Centre...

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 ...which recently opened, is Southern Nevada's first dedicated volleyball facility and the first-of-its-kind facility in the region.

It is the new home of the Vegas Aces Volleyball Club...


... which despite lacking a dedicated training facility until now has nonetheless amassed impressive accolades and rankings.

Located in Henderson, the new two-story facility began construction in October 2016.

It features 28-foot-high ceilings with three courts on the first floor, dedicated viewing areas for guests from the second floor balcony and office space.

The court features the same padded faux wood floors used at the Beijing Olympics.
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 ‘BRUNCH TO BROADWAY’ IS NEW EXPERIENCE AT RED ROCK RESORT

Brunch to Broadway,” which is a 50-minute journey through the history of Broadway with live renditions of some prevalent and celebrated hits, debuted at Red Rock Resort.
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The show is performed by a six-person, Broadway-caliber cast and live five-piece band at noon and 2 p.m. on alternating Sundays in the Rocks Lounge.

Tickets for the show are $20 and the brunch/show ticket combo, which includes a ticket to the Feast Brunch Buffet, is $32.
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ZAK BAGANS WILL OPEN HAUNTED MUSEUM

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...who hosts the Travel Channel's “Ghost Adventures” series and with his team investigate the paranormal, opened his Haunted Museum, where otherworldly aficionados can see his extensive collection of macabre, bizarre and haunted objects and artifacts.

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Museum visitors will explore his collection via hour-long guided tours through a 30-room, 11,000-square-foot mansion built in 1938 in the historic downtown Las Vegas district.
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FREMONT STREET EXPERIENCE OPENS ZOMBIE ATTRACTION

The new zombie-themed walk-through attraction “Fear the Walking Dead Survival,” inspired by AMC’s hit TV series, “Fear the Walking Dead™,” opened downtown at the Fremont Street Experience.

The multi-sensory experience is a combination of motion rides, mazes, and interactive video games transporting visitors into a zombie apocalyptic world.

Tickets start at $30.

Hours of operation are daily Sunday–Thursday 1 p.m.–1 a.m. and weekends until 2 a.m

The collaborative project is by the Fremont Street Experience, AMC and Triotech, a Canadian company known for producing technologically advanced, interactive award-winning attractions.
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Celebrity Cars...

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... hosts a car show every Saturday morning with 200-plus cars gathering from 7-10 a.m. at 9500 S Eastern Ave. in front of Twin Peaks. 

 It’s free to attend and proceeds benefit Rotary Club of Las Vegas. 
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DOWNTOWN OFFERS FREE LOOP SHUTTLE SERVICE

The city of Las Vegas started a free six-month pilot shuttle service program, dubbed the Downtown Loop, running daily and stopping at seven downtown spots: Bonneville Transit Center; The Arts District; Pawn Plaza; Fremont East Entertainment District; Mob Museum; Fremont Street Experience; and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets.

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The Loop runs 11:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 3 p.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Sunday.
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BALLY’S WILL INTEGRATE MINI-GOLF AND BOWLING INTO RESORT MIX

The operator of the Rio mini-golf course, which is themed for the Kiss rock band, will open a second Las Vegas location at Bally’s with a different theme to-be-determined.

Opening this fall in the property’s lower level with retail shops, the project will include the 10,000-square-foot mini-golf, arcade and bowling attraction. 
The Monster Mini Golf operator has 30 18-hole miniature golf courses nationwide and has plans for a third location in the Las Vegas area.
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TOM DEVLIN’S MONSTER MUSEUM OPENS IN BOULDER CITY

 You can now visit Boulder City to see Tom Devlin’s Monster Museum...

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... at 1310 Nevada Highway.

Devlin is a professional makeup and special effects artist who wants to preserve the art form and feature information and artwork on practical effects artists like John Chambers, who created the prosthetics for the original “Planet of the Apes” movies.  

Some of the displays include Devlin’s original artwork, highlighting television shows and films including “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Creature of the Black Lagoon,” “Planet of the Apes,” “Army of Darkness,” “Poultrygeist,” “The Walking Dead,” “Child’s Play,” and “Puppet Master.”

Admission is $13.
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Mondays Dark

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The Space


New Las Vegas Entertainment Venues

by
Norm Johnson
A little information about Mark Shunock, founder and creator of the Mondays Dark program, and his new venue The Space.
 A native of Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario Canada, Shunock spent almost 10 years in New York City performing on America’s premiere stages and has even earned himself a Helen Hayes Nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his role as "Timon" in Disney’s “The Lion King.” 
Mark recently starred in the Broadway hit “Rock of Ages” originally at The Venetian in Las Vegas, but can now be seen nightly as the emcee in “Magic Mike Live” at The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino.
Instead of settling within Las Vegas, performing, and living the good life, Shunock had the desire to change the theatrical landscape of Las Vegas and in November 2013, created Mondays Dark.
Twice a month, Shunock gathers an eclectic cast of guests including stars from Hollywood, The Strip, musical acts, and celebrity chefs for mingling, entertainment, and a lot of laughs, with the goal of raising $10,000 in 90 minutes.
Since its launch, Mondays Dark has collaborated with over 40 local charities including Opportunity Village, Nevada SPCA, Orion Cancer Foundation, Keep Memory Alive, AFAN Aid for Aids of Nevada, and Habitat for Humanity to name a few and has raised over $400,000, one event and ticket at a time.
It was Shunock’s other goal to provide the community with a sizzling mix of entertainment, music, and comedy to benefit local charities.
Shunock took his theatrical concept even further in 2017 with the opening of The Space, Vegas’ new community-driven, charity-based arts complex.

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It is set to be the haven of all arts and artists in Las Vegas and designed to accommodate a wide variety of events including the award-winning Mondays Dark, plays, musicals, intimate concerts, readings, workshops of all kinds, ancillary fundraising events, parties, and photo shoots.
The new arts complex features a 3,000-sq. ft. raw performance space, a black box theater, two rehearsal studios, podcast/recording studio, and a vintage piano bar and lounge.
For additional information on Mondays Dark, including updates on The Space, programming and charitable events, please visit:
                                           https://www.mondaysdark.com/
Mondays Dark is a 501(c)3 organization, located at:
3460 Cavaretta Ct., La Vegas

(702) 903-1070                                   

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RETIRED PALACE STATION SIGNS MOVE TO NEON MUSEUM

Palace Station Hotel & Casino, Station Casinos’ first casino, is currently undergoing a property-wide modernization and eliminating its well-established, 30-plus year train theme.

As part of that effort, several signs are being retired to the Neon Museum.
Retired Palace Station signs, which adorned the exterior of the property beginning in 1983, were officially unveiled in the museum’s new Boulevard Gallery exhibit and event space.

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Signage includes the train, which is approximately 8 feet wide by 17 feet tall and weighing 1,800 pounds, and the Palace Station letters, which measured approximately 50 feet in total length.
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THE MOB MUSEUM’S NEW DISPLAY IS ‘MOB AT THE MOVIES

Now on display at The Mob Museum is a new exhibit “Mob at the Movies,” which explores how organized crime has been portrayed in popular culture.

One artifact with an interesting local connection is a 1952 poster from the film “The Captive City” featuring John Forsythe and Joan Camden.

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Senator Estes Kefauver, who held one of the 1950s U.S. Senate hearings into organized crime in the Museum’s courtroom, provided the epilogue to the film, which was filmed entirely in Reno.

Other artifacts on display include "The Godfathermemorabilia; screen-worn suit from the television show “The Sopranos;” and posters from mob movies, movie lobby cards and more.
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NEON MUSEUM’S RED BARN SIGN ON DISPLAY AT FASHION SHOW

A new partnership will now have restored historic signs from the Neon Museum’s collection displayed for the first time on the Las Vegas Strip.

First on display is the Red Barn neon sign...

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... on the Fashion Show’s newly renovated Plaza on a platform near   Neiman Marcus. 

After several months, the Red Barn sign will be replaced with a different restored sign from the Neon Museum’s collection.

The Red Barn opened in the late 1950s as an antique store at 1317 Tropicana Avenue and was converted into a bar in the early 1960s.

By 1969, it had evolved into one of the first openly gay bars in Las Vegas featuring drag shows, such as “RB Follies.” The bar closed in March 1988.
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The Neon Museum just updated its pricing schedule and night tours are $26 for regular admission.

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The Neon Museum/The Mob Museum ticket combination is now $32 for daytime and $39 for nighttime - online sales and in lobby purchase only.

Last week in preparation for its expansion, the Neon Museum demolished the L.A. Street Market building, which was adjacent to the La Concha visitor's center and museum store.

The expanded space will house 30 more signs, which have been in storage, including those from the Las Vegas Club, Spearmint Rhino, Longhorn Casino, Sahara Saloon, Opera House Saloon and Riviera.

Once construction on the 0.27-acre parcel is completed later this year, the new outdoor exhibit area and events center will host a variety of private events and public programs.
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Boomtown 1905
Exhibit
at
Springs Preserve

Be transported back to the era of Las Vegas as a burgeoning railroad town at the new Boomtown 1905 exhibits.

 Walk through historic re-creations of the original train depot, Arizona Club, Majestic Theatre, First State Bank, Lincoln Hotel and a mercantile.


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Encounter interpretive, interactive exhibits and period décor to learn about life in 1905 - 1920 Las Vegas.

Take the Preserve’s trackless train to tour an original restored cottage, built by the railroad in 1910, and visit early businesses as you explore the faces and the places of Las Vegas’ past.


9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Watch this video:

Springs Preserve
333 S.  Valley View Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV  89107
(702) 822-7700
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Red Rock Canyon
A Natural Beauty in Your Own Backyard

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Have you ever visited Red Rock Canyon? 

If you haven't, or if you're new to the community, or if you have a guest in town and looking for something "different" to experience, it's a "must see" for any one.
Red Rock Canyon offers a scenic drive, miles of hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing, horseback riding, road biking, picnic areas and nature observing opportunities.
Here's a peak at what you can expect if you visit this magnificent aspect of Las Vegas ! 
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For full information including hours of operation.....
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 CITY OF LAS VEGAS UNVEILS NEW LOGO AND BRAND

For the first time since 1979, the city of Las Vegas has a new logo.

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It will be used throughout the city of Las Vegas on all new signs, work wear, vehicles, online and digital media as well as in all collateral and promotional materials to market the city.

The new logo does not replace the existing official city seal but as items are replaced they will reflect the new look designed by Victoria Hart, president and creative director of Pink Kitty Creative, after an extensive vetted logo search and challenge.
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NEON MUSEUM ADDS SELF-GUIDED TOUR

The Neon Museum...

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... is now offering a brand-new tour option allowing visitors to get up-close-and-personal with part of its iconic neon sign collection at their leisure Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

The new, self-guided tour option is in the museum's North Gallery, which is home to 60 historic signs.

Tickets are $10 as an add-on to the Neon Boneyard tour or $19 as a standalone tour.

The following two tours depart on the hour and half-hour:

Neon Boneyard Guided Day Tours are 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Boneyard Guided Night Tours 6:30-9 p.m.

For information, call (702)387-6366.
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Genevieve Dew performs on Wednesday nights from 8-11 p.m. at Trattoria Reggiano's outdoor experience at Downtown Summerlin.
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Variety Toast of the Town Show 

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Every Sunday afternoon
1:00pm

FREE

Sam's Town Hotel & Gambling Hall
5111 Boulder Hwy.
Las Vegas
(702) 456-7777
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LIBERACE GARAGE OPENS AT THE HOLLYWOOD CARS MUSEUM

The new Liberace Garage museum opened to the public last week at The Hollywood Cars Museum located at 5115 Dean Martin Drive.

The Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts unveiled legendary automobiles from his stage acts.

The new experience features vehicles such as the 1961 Rolls Royce Phantom V limousine, which was used for his acts at the Las Vegas Hilton and shown in the award-winning HBO movie, “Behind the Candelabra.”

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The idea for the Liberace Garage grew out of the success of an exhibit of the entertainer's famous costumes and cars at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas in 2014.

Due to overwhelming public demand, the expected six-week run of “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful” was held over for nine months.

Liberace is the only person recognized by the Library of Congress as being a cultural influence on Las Vegas, a city he came to define.

The new 5,000-square-foot space also includes event space.

Hollywood Cars Museum is open seven days per week from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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SMITH CENTER OFFERS FREE GUIDED TOURS

The Smith Center offers free, guided walking tours throughout the year, where visitors can learn about the center's art, architecture, and history.

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Tours are typically available Wednesday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m., limited to 20 patrons, and last approximately one hour.

The tours are FREE.

Participants must register online and tours are listed about 30 days prior to the tour date.

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HISTORIC KIEL RANCH BEING PRESERVED AS A PARK

A groundbreaking was held for the first phase of construction at Kiel Ranch Historic Park, a seven-acre historic site near the corner of Carey Avenue and Commerce Street that is the last remnant of the original 240-acre homestead settled by Conrad Kiel in the mid-1800s.

With $2 million in construction funding, the site will eventually include the preserved historic site, a park and open space area.

Kiel Ranch was placed on the list of the National Register of Historic Places in October 1975.

The present-day site has an adobe structure that is one of the oldest buildings still standing in Nevada, a shed referred to as the “Doll House,” and a natural artesian pond.
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Wes Winters

 Don't forget, Wes Winters performs from 6 to 9 p.m. in Addison's Lounge at the Rampart, every Tuesday.  

To see Wes' performance dates, please visit www.weswinters.com, and click on Shows & Schedule.
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Orleans Showroom...A Hidden Local's Deal

Like various forms of musical and comedy entertainment ?  When was the last time you visited The Orleans Hotel & Casino, off the Strip, located at:

4500 Tropicana Avenue
Las Vegas
(corner of Tropicana and Decatur Ave.)

Did you know that LOCALS CAN RECEIVE A 30% DISCOUNT on Showroom tickets?

...but there is something you have to do when you buy them.

First,  this deal applies to purchases made AT THE BOX OFFICE only.

Second, just mentioning you're a "local" will get you nothing but a BLANK STARE...you have to say "I'm a Local, and the Promotion Code is the word....STAY".  

No, it doesn't mean you have to be a hotel guest, it's just a PROMO WORD that has to be used when you buy the tickets.

No promo word "Stay"...No discount.

Third, have your Players Card and Nevada ID handy.

That's all there's to it.

If you've never been to their Showroom, the acoustics are great and you can't get a bad seat, no matter where you it's located....and you won't find a more comfortable seat in Las Vegas.

..and the entertainment venues are the best ! 

Here's a virtual tour of the Orleans showroom. and their upcoming guests.

Just another reason to get out of here...and see entertainment available, only in this great town we live it.....Las Vegas !
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1 comment:

  1. My wife and I took our family to Chris Angel and it was HORRIBLE...not Cirque style show AT ALL.

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