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Paula Poundstone

 
 
January 19th
7:30pm
 
Tickets: $33.00 to $69.00 (plus fees)
 
Reynolds Hall
The Smith Center
361 Symphony Drive
Las Vegas
(702) 749-2000
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The Association


 "Cherish"
 
"Along Comes Mary"
 
"Never My Love"
 
"Windy"
 
January 19th
8:00pm
 
Tickets:  $31.61...$42.51...$107.91  (plus fees)
 
The Golden Nugget
129 E. Fremont Street
Las Vegas
(702) 385-7111
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 Celine Dion

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"My Heart Will Go On"
 
"Because You Loved Me"
 
"It's All Coming Back to Me Now"
 
"All By Myself"
 
January 19th...January 20th
7:30pm
 
Tickets: $50.00 to $500.00  (plus fees)
 
The Colosseum
Caesar's Palace
3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas
(866) 227-5938
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Donny & Marie
 
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January 19th...January 20th
7:30pm
 
Tickets:  $95.00...$109.00...$125.00  (plus fees)
 
Donny & Marie Showroom
Flamingo Hotel & Casinio
3555 Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas
(702) 733-3111
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John Fogerty
Favorite Son
 
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"Proud Mary"
 
"Fortunate Son"
 
"Bad Moon Rising"
 
"Lookin' Out My Back Door"
 
"Centerfield"
 
January 19th...January 20th
8:00pm
 
Tickets: $59.50...$85.00...$99.50...$175.00...$250.00(plus fees)
 
Encore Theater
The Wynn Hotel
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas
(702) 770-7000
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Cher
 
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"If I Could Turn Back Time"
 
"Believe"
 
"The Shoop Shoop Song"
 
Gypsies Tramps & Thieves"
 
"Strong Enough"
 
"Half Breed"
 
"Dark Lady"
 
January 19th...January 20th
8:00pm
 
Tickets: $55.05 to $435.78  (plus fees)
 
Park Theater
Monte Carlo Resort & Casino
3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas
(702) 730-7777
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Pitbull
Time of Our Lives
 
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January 19th...January 20th
9:00pm
 
Tickets: $59.00 to $355.00  (plus fees)
 
The AXIS
Planet Hollywood
3667 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas
(866) 919-7472
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 Tenors of Rock
 
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January 19th...January 20th...January 21st
8:00pm
 
Tickets: $35.00...$55.00...$75.00...$99.00  (plus fees)
 
Main Showroom
Harrah's
3475 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas
(702) 777-2782
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Katy Perry
with Special Guest
Carly Rae Jepsen



Katy Perry
Carly Rae Jepsen

January 20th
7:30pm

Tickets: $50.59 to $200.59  (plus fees)

T-Mobile Arena
3780 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las  Vegas
(702) 692-1600
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Wynonna & The Big Noise


January 20th
7:30pm
 
Tickets: $29.00 to $59.00 (plus fees)
 
Reynolds Hall
The Smith Center
361 Symphony Drive
Las Vegas
(702) 749-2000
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Piff the Magic Dragon
 
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January 21st
8:00pm
 
Tickets: $62.95...$103.00  (plus fees)
 
Bugsy's Cabaret
The Flamingo Hotel & Casino
3555 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas
(702) 733-3111
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SUPERSTAR LADY GAGA MAKES TWO-YEAR DEAL WITH PARK THEATER!


Six-time Grammy Award-winner, Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award-nominee superstar entertainer Lady Gaga is well worth the wait. 




She will bring her talent and creativity to the 5,300-seat Park Theater at Park MGM beginning in December 2018, which will launch a two-year, multi-date residency following a year that will included a Super Bowl performance and sold-out tour.




Lady Gaga has amassed an extraordinary 30 million global album sales and 150 million single sales. 



She is one of the biggest living forces in social media with more than 60 million likes on Facebook, 75.3 million followers on Twitter and 26.9 million followers on Instagram. 



Her fifth studio album “Joanne” was recently released and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200, marking her fourth consecutive No. 1 album - the first female to do so in the last seven years.



Gaga’s performance dates and ticket information will be announced in the coming months.

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A STAR WARS EXPERIENCE WILL OPEN AT GRAND CANAL SHOPPES




The VOID has plans to open two new VOID Experience Centers in partnership with retail real estate company GGP Inc. in early 2018. 







One will be located at the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and The Palazzo. 



Each new VEC will feature the critically acclaimed hyper-reality experience “Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire,” which allows up to four players to immerse themselves in the world of “Star Wars,” complete with customized VR headsets and a stage with walls, doors and props that can be explored without being tethered to a computer.
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'IMAGINARIUM’ SHOW CELEBRATES THE MAGIC OF THE HOLIDAYS

Headlining illusionist David Goldrake at the Tropicana...

... is incorporating special holiday magic into his new show “Imaginarium.” 

The new holiday-themed show “Imaginarium - Celebrate the Magic of the Holidays”...



 includes special costumes, music, lighting effects, and stage décor inspired by the season through Dec. 30 and dark Christmas Day with shows at 4 and 7 p.m

Goldrake features a special illusion with a child from the audience evoking the spirit of Christmas and ends the show by producing snow on stage. 

Tickets start at $49.98.
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The turn-of-the-century circus production “Circus 1903 will end its Las Vegas engagement, which began on July 25 this year, on Jan. 7, 2018, at Paris 

 

A love letter to the traditions of the circus, the production made its world debut  at the Sydney Opera House in Australia last year before embarking on a USA National tour with limited engagements.

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NEW SHOW ‘OPIUM’ WILL OPEN AT COSMOPOLITAN IN MARCH



Spiegelworld the creators of Vegas' long-running hit show “Absinthe” with special arrangement with promoter Harry M. Howie will launch the world premiere of another show “Opium” at The Cosmopolitan on March 13, 2018.



So far the show's description is sketchy. It appears the aim is to create an intimate parlor of idiocy in the showroom Rose.Rabbit. Lie. with a close encounter with a spaceship of fools. Not really sure what that tells us; however, tickets are on sale now.
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MEL BROOKS COMING BACK TO WYNN

After his successful appearances at Wynn this year, Mel Brooks...



...will return for two exclusive performances on April 27th and April 28th, 2018.
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CHMERKOVSKIY BROTHERS BRING DANCE TOUR TO SMITH CENTER!

Following a hit first tour, Maks and Val Chmerkovskiy, stars of ABC's “Dancing With The Stars” are back with an all new show and this time the family has grown with Peta Murgatroyd

Maks, Val & Peta Live On Tour: Confidential” will make a Las Vegas-stop at The Smith Center on May 16, 2018

Tickets start at $35.50.


6Maks Val Peta confidental tour


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 With The Stars” trio, along with a dazzling cast of the industry's best dancers, will be performing in 49 cities across America.

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‘THE VOICE: NEON DREAMS’ WILL DEBUT AT HARD ROCK HOTEL



The Voice: Neon Dreams”...



... is a brand new show coming to the Hard Rock Hotel in June 2018

The live concert event will be the next step in the musical journey of the multi-talented artists of “The Voice,” combined with an interactive pre-show experience allowing guests to begin their very own Voice journey. 

In this 360-degree live production, a dream cast of Voice stars accompanied by versatile musicians, will deliver a wide-ranging performance through timeless hits and current chart toppers.

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LUCKY DRAGON CELEBRATES FIRST ANNIVERSARY

North Strip resort Lucky Dragon...



... which was the first brand new resort to open in more than six years, is celebrating its first anniversary.

Beginning at noon the casino will be giving away Lucky Dragon t-shirts and have live music from resident favorite DJ Sojourner.

Lucky Dragon will be offering a two-for-one special on all entrées from the recently updated menu at the property's luxury dining room, Phoenix...



... through the entire month of December.
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Elvis Costello...



... is bringing his brand new show, “NOW/NOT NOW,” to Wynn for a six-night run in the Encore Theater on select dates from Feb. 28-March 10, 2018.
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ADAM SANDLER HAS EXCLUSIVE RESIDENCY AT COSMOPOLITAN

Adam Sandler will be the first exclusive resident comedic performer at The Chelsea theatre in The Cosmopolitan.

His series of dates will start Jan.27, 2018, with future engagement TBA.

Tickets start at $49.

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Sandler is a successful actor, writer, producer and musician.

His films have grossed more than $3 billion worldwide.

In 2014, he signed a deal with Netflix to produce and star in four original movies. The first three to date are the most-watched movies on Netflix.
Sandler is in production on the Netflix comedy, “The Week Of,” which co-stars Chris Rock and premieres in 2018.

Sandler will co-star in Noah Baumbach's “The Meyerowitz Stories,” this October in theatres and on Netflix.
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‘THE COCKTAIL CABARET’ AT CLEOPATRA'S BARGE!



The Cocktail Cabaret,” a new live 70-minute musical show, opened at the famed 140-seat Cleopatra's Barge in Caesars Palace


This will be the first show on the Strip created and produced by Las Vegas-based PK Entertainment founded by musical team Keith Thompson (“Jersey Boys,” “Idaho! The Comedy-Musical” and “The Composers Showcase” at The Smith Center) and pianist Philip Fortenberry with multiple Broadway credits and who was also the Liberace hand/body double in HBO's biopic, “Behind the Candelabra.”


The Cocktail Cabaret

The 5 p.m. cocktail hour experience Wednesday through Saturday will feature a combination of live original music and well-known stylized and re-imagined modern standards. 

The singers will be joined on stage by a four-piece band led by Fortenberry.

Philip Fortenberry

The singing talent will include: Broadway veterans Niki Scalera (“Hairspray,” “Tarzan,” “Footloose”) and Eric Jordan Young (“Rock of Ages,” “Vegas! The Show,” “Ragtime,” “CHICAGO,” “Seussical the Musical,” “Look of Love,” “Dreamgirls”); rising multilingual classical/pop cross-over vocalist Daniel Emmet who has commanded stages from The Staples Center in Los Angeles to the Palais Todesco in Vienna; and also Maren Wade (“America's Got Talent,” “Confessions of a Showgirl,” “Pin Up,” “50 Shades! The Parody”).

Tickets are $55

Locals are offered two-for-one-tickets with Nevada ID through Dec. 23 using promo code CKLOCAL.
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THE LINQ WILL INTRODUCE FIRST ZIPLINE ON THE STRIP



The LINQ Promenade...



 plans to build the approximately $20 million Fly LINQ with 10 side-by-side zip lines, capable of simultaneously launching all riders. Construction is expected to begin next spring with completion in late 2018.

Fly LINQ will be constructed at the open-air shopping, dining and entertainment district. 

Guests are expected to begin their ride experience by taking an elevator designed to provide open Strip views from the Vortex at The LINQ Hotel & Casino to the top of the 122-foot-tall launch tower. Riders will be able to ride in either a “superman” or seated position and will travel 1,080 feet above The LINQ Promenade.
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‘MASTERS OF ILLUSION’ WILL OPEN IN JUBILEE THEATER AT BALLY'S



Masters of Illusion,” the hit CW television series and America's largest touring magic stage show...



...debuted a limited engagement in the Jubilee Theater at Bally's

The show features a rotating cast of veteran and rising star magicians and has been performed around the United States and in more than 125 other countries over the past six years. 

The initial ensemble cast will include: Jason BirdTommy WindFarrell DillonGreg Gleason and Chris Randall

Tickets start at $34.
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ROD STEWART WILL RETURN TO CAESARS PALACE IN JUNE 2018

Music legend Rod Stewart...



...will return to Las Vegas in June 2018 to resume his ongoing residency “Rod Stewart: The Hits” at Caesars Palace.

The two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee's dates on June 12, 15, 16, 19, 22 and 23 will mark the eighth year of the residency at The Colosseum.

Stewart is one of the best-selling artists in the history of recorded music with over 200 million records sold worldwide.
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PURPLE REIGN STARTS A NEW RESIDENCY AT THE TROPICANA

Purple Reign,” the world's No. 1 Prince tribute-show starring Jason Tenner, closed at the Westgate and started a new Strip residency at the Tropicana headlining 9 p.m. shows Wednesday through Saturday in the showroom.
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Tickets start at $49.99.

Tenner opened at the Westage Cabaret in October 2014 and moved into the larger International Theater in August 2016.

Over 20-some years, the Prince tribute-artist has appeared all around town in venues at such locations as House of Blues, Monte Carlo, Hooters, various Station Casinos, Planet Hollywood and the D Las Vegas.
On Nov. 17, 2008, Tenner became the first-ever tribute/impersonator act to appear as the musical guest on “Late Show with David Letterman.”
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JEFF FOXWORTHY WILL PERFORM TWO SHOWS AT THE VENETIAN

Renowned comedian widely known for his redneck jokes and bestselling author Jeff Foxworthy will headline a two-show limited engagement at The Venetian Theatre on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 24-25 at 8 p.m.

Tickets on sale Nov. 2 start at $69.

Jeff Foxworthy
 
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Foxworthy, whose style has been compared to Mark Twain's, holds the record as the biggest selling comedy-recording artist in history.

The multi-Grammy Award nominee has also released more than 26 books and in 2014 was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. Foxworthy was the host of the hit FOX game show “Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?”

Foxworthy recently toured with Larry the Cable Guy on the “We've Been Thinking Tour,” which featured all new material from both comedians.

The live show filmed as a comedy special in the spring of 2016 is available on Netflix.

Foxworthy also has his own comedy channel “Jeff and Larry's Comedy Roundup” on Sirius XM.
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Tickets for Elton John's final 14 performances of “The Million Dollar Piano” at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace...

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...scheduled April 28–May 19, 2018, are on sale now.
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CAESARS PALACE HONORS LINE RENAUD WITH STREET SIGN

Caesars Palace recently honored legendary French performer and activist Line Renaud with a namesake street sign at the Las Vegas resort.

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Led by Caesars Palace President Gary Selesner, the street naming ceremony included a proclamation by Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak, who also presented Renaud with the Key to the Las Vegas Strip.

Line Renaud Road is located near the resort's Augustus Tower valet entrance, off Flamingo Road.

Renaud boasts a versatile career as a recording artist, performer and actress spanning more than 70 years.

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Her contributions to the Strip include assisting the founders of Caesars Palace with designing various aspects of the resort's guest rooms and showroom before it opened in 1966, including the selection of linens, marble, flooring and stage platforms.

In addition to her partnership with Caesars Palace, Renaud starred in “Casino de Paris” at the Dunes in the 1960s.

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She was also instrumental in the creation of a second Caesars Entertainment resort, Paris Las Vegas, and its Eiffel Tower replica in the late 1990s.
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GERTIE, THE GIMP IN A BLIMP, JOINS ‘ABSINTHE’!


The raucous cast of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace has a new act, Gertie, The Gimp In a Blimp.

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Since the show's debut in 2011, a string of showgirls have cavorted with he giant weather balloon.

Continuing to push boundaries and the wild side, Gertie exhibits her flexibility and jaw-dropping sensuality in strips of black PVC.
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STYX & DON FELDER SECURE EARLY 2018 DATES AT THE VENETIAN

Styx and Don Felder will appear five nights at The Venetian Theatre with their “Styx & Don Felder: Renegades In The Fast Lane” show presented by SiriusXM on Jan. 26-27, 31 and Feb. 2-3.

Styx

The multi-show run will pay tribute to both Styx's and Don Felder's combined 45-plus years as one of the most successful rock and roll bands and one of rock's most illustrious guitar legends.
Tickets start at $59.
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PIFF’S DRAGON POWER IS CONTAGIOUS AND STICKS AROUND

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....who bills himself as the Loser of Season 10 of “America’s Got Talent,” has been touring with dates across the United States while having a popular residency since November 2015 at the Flamingo, which has been extended through the end of 2018.

Along with Mr. Piffles...

...the World’s First Magic Performing Chihuahua, Piff will perform at the Flamingo five days a week with a brand new show.

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MATT GOSS GOING TO THE MIRAGE

Matt Goss...

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... after closing his headlining gig at Caesars Palace, will return this fall to the Strip with an extended residency at The Mirage in the 1 Oak nightclub, which is undergoing renovations to allow for his live show .
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BRUNO MARS EXTENDS LAS VEGAS  RESIDENCY

Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Bruno Mars...

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... has added six performance dates for his Park Theater at Monte Carlo residency Feb. 14, 16, 17 and 19, 2018.
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Global superstar Jennifer Lopez ...

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...has added 32 performances in 2018 from February through August for her record-breaking headlining residency, “Jennifer Lopez: All I Have” at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood.

General ticket prices range from $59 to $229.

In addition, Lopez recently released her single, “Ni Tú Ni Yo,” featuring Gente de Zona.


The song will be featured on her upcoming Spanish-language album.

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LIONEL RICHIE ANNOUNCES NEW DATES AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD

Lionel Richie...

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... has released 14 additional performances for his exclusive headlining residency “Lionel Richie – All the Hits” at The AXIS in Planet Hollywood, which premiered in 2016.

New dates are: March 7-10, 13, 16-17, and 20.

Richie will be one of five honorees receiving the 2017 Kennedy Center Honors at the 40th annual national celebration in December.
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Human Nature...

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... headliners in the Sands Showroom at The Venetian, has extended their contract to perform their “Jukebox” show through March 2019.

Soon they will add a new segment called “Juke Joint” and turn the stage into a little tavern with the band moving closer to the audience and let some folks call out song choices.
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NEW SHOW ‘WOW SPLASH’ OPENS AT THE RIO

The new show in the Rio Showroom...featuring a custom-built stage and pool.  

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This will mark the North American debut for a show that has been seen by more than 2.5 million people in Israel.

The long-running, circus-styled show on water was created and directed by famed director Hanoch Rosènn, known globally for his extravagant and large-scale production including “Festigal” where he directed “Wonder Woman” star Gal Gadot in her stage-acting debut in 2008.

The WOW cast with more than 30 international performing artists, acrobats and dancers will include “America’s Got Talent: semi-finalist, archery act Sylvia Sylvia.

The water spectacular will play Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m. with additional shows at 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday.

Tickets range from $49-$169.
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CARLOS SANTANA’S RESIDENCY AT HOUSE OF BLUES EXTENDED

House of Blues at Mandalay Bay has been home to Carlos Santana’s live concert since 2012.



His residency, “An Intimate Evening with Santana: Greatest Hits Live”...


...is extended into 2018 with just added dates Jan. 24, 26-28, 31 and Feb. 1-3.
Tickets start at $99.50.

A portion of ticket sales are donated to Santana’s charitable foundation The Milagro Foundation to benefit children worldwide.

Another contribution is made to the House of Blues Music Forward Foundation.
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WYNN AND ENCORE UNVEIL RACE AND SPORTS BOOKS
The Race & Sports Book at Wynn...

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... has completed a full renovation with state-of-the-art technology.

The space is luxurious, yet comfortable and custom designed for functionality with an adjacent Charlie’s Bar + Grill for a casual bite.

Following the reopening of Wynn’s Race & Sports Book and new restaurant, Encore opened its own permanent Race & Sports Book

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Located adjacent to Encore Players Lounge and Surrender Nightclub, the new space features three betting stations, 21 televisions ranging from 60 to 120 inch screens, and some VIP seats with USB ports and multimedia capabilities.
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CIRQUE REVEALS NEW MAGICAL TECHNICAL TOUR FOR ‘LOVE

It’s been 10 years since Cirque du Soleil opened “The Beatles LOVE” at The Mirage in 2006, and now folks can get a free peek behind the curtain to see the creative process.
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LOVE’s new Magical Technical Tour is a complimentary open house held every Saturday from 1-1:30 p.m. showcasing the production’s state-of-the-art technology, one-of-a-kind set pieces, epic sound system and more.

Attendees get a demonstration of the show’s powerhouse opening number “Get Back” without the artists to highlight the production’s immense capabilities.

Guests receive an exclusive ticket offer, which may be redeemed at the box office.

All ages are welcome.
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International Magician David Goldrake...

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...began his residency at the Tropicana with 7 p.m. performances.
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COMEDY & DOLLS’ HAS NEW FEATURED TALENT

Since opening in January, “Comedy & Dolls” ...

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...at The Cabaret Show Lounge at Planet Hollywood has featured a wide array of headline comics and variety acts.

The show has two veteran acts joining the recurring cast, “The TV Guy” – Mr. Joe Trammel and acrobatic comedian Uber Macaggi Rossi

Trammel and Rossi will continue to be joined by an ever-changing lineup of comedians and the sexy dolls for the nightly 9 p.m. shows. 

Joe Trammel has a reputation as being a staple performer on the Strip including 10 successful years as the closing act in “V” The Ultimate Variety Show and three years as the marquee star of “Crazy Girls” when it was at the Riviera. 

Uber Macaggi Rossi is a third generation variety entertainer with a lifetime of experience on stage. He began his acrobatic and comedic career performing at the Lido De Paris at the age of 12.
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 TROPICANA'S HAVANA ROOM WILL OPEN ‘MEN OF THE STRIP’ REVUE

This spring the Tropicana will be following the entertainment trend in Las Vegas and launching the multi-faceted all-male cabaret show “Men of the Strip” in the resort's Havana Room.
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Tickets will be $49.99 for general admission, $59.99 for a table, and $79.99 for a VIP table.

“Men of the Strip” first emerged in 2012 with Jeff Timmons, Emmy nominated celebrity choreographer Glenn Douglas Packard, and Mike “Money Mike” Foland.

Their male revue toured to 42 cities while cameras followed to create a sexy two-hour docu-movie special that aired on the E! Network and garnered more than a half-million viewers.

Timmons was part of the internationally-renowned boy band 98 Degrees.
Packard worked with legendary performers like Michael Jackson, Pink, Usher, and Ricky Martin.
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DIVAS LAS VEGAS’ UNVEILS NEW PRODUCTION AT THE LINQ

Las Vegas’ longest-running headliner Frank Marino...

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...who impersonates comedic icon Joan Rivers, and his cast of female impersonators in “Divas Las Vegas” are introducing an all-new show at The LINQ Theater at The LINQ. Shows are Monday – Sunday at 9:30 p.m.

Tickets range from $77.70 to $97.88.

“Divas” has continually evolved throughout the years and will now bring a brand-new production to the stage with the addition of female impersonators taking on the roles of Pat Benatar, Barbra Streisand and Adele.

The show will also feature a new opening and new songs.

The show features 17 different performers a night all sporting new costumes.

There’s also a new exotic number showcasing Shannel, from “Ru Paul’s Drag Race,” performing a routine from the Broadway musical, “Jekyll & Hyde.”
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TERRY FATOR STARTS MEET AND GREET OPPORTUNITIES

Celebrity impressionist and Las Vegas headliner Terry Fator is started exclusive meet and greets in his private dressing room at The Mirage for the first time.
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Fans will meet Fator and his puppets from the show and receive a complimentary commemorative photo.

 Meet and greets will be available on select Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays

Visit
...for availability.

Note meet and greet tickets are $64 and sold separately.

They do not include admission to the 7:30 p.m. show, which starts at $59.
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‘SPY ESCAPE & EVASION’ SHOW RETURNS TO STRATOSPHERE

Jason Hanson, a former CIA officer, performed his life-saving skills show “Spy Escape & Evasion” at the Stratosphere this year with much success. He's back with 75-minute shows weekly Thursday through Saturday at 5 p.m. inside the Stratosphere Theater.

Ticket prices start at $25 for general admission and $49 for special VIP seating.

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Hanson teaches fascinating life-saving skills to protect yourself and your family from danger.

After almost a decade in the CIA, Hanson incorporates his real-world spy safety experience and techniques directly into an entertaining stage show with valuable information.

Hanson has been featured on dozens of national and international news outlets and ABC's reality business show “The Shark Tank.”

Some of the things you can learn include:

...how to escape duct tape, rope, and zip ties, in five seconds or less; tactical pen self-defense techniques; how to become a human lie detector; and how to protect your identity.

It performs Saturday to Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $69.
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JOKESTERS COMEDY CLUB OPENS AT D HOTEL


Jokesters Comedy Club...

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... formerly at the Windows Showroom at Bally's, is now getting down and dirty downtown at the D Las Vegas with nightly 10:30 p.m. performances by Las Vegas' top comedians.


The show is a carnival of comedy with a rotating list of comedians presenting racy, raunchy, and dirty bits weekly.


Doors open at 10 p.m. for a pre-party with music, drink specials, games and giveaways hosted by house M.C., Mario Z.


Tickets start at $29.95.


Rotating laugh masters will include: Don Barnhart, award-winning comedian and bestselling author; Derek Richards, a veteran of several USO tours; Rob Sherwood, 15-plus years of headlining national comedy clubs; Heath Harmison, trained Improv performer and veteran stand-up comedian; Linda Vu, Las Vegas Comedy Institute co-founder; Keith Lyle, craps dealer and actor as seen in “The Hangover” as the blackjack dealer; and Ron Coleman, veteran to comedy stages including The Improv and Catch A Rising Star.

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‘BAND OF MAGICIANS’ OPEN AT TROPICANA 

Coming from a recent tour across Australia and New Zealand, the world's first magic super-group, “Band of Magicians” took up residency at the Tropicana Las Vegas and perform Wednesday through Monday at 7 p.m.

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The production brings together four of the brightest young magicians from across the globe including James Galea of Australia, Stuart MacLeod from the UK, and Brett Loudermilk and Joel Ward of the United States.

The quartet of magicians have been featured on “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” “TODAY,” “Access Hollywood,” “The Late Late Show,” and “Tosh.O.”

Collectively they have had many viral hits on YouTube with their signature tricks racking up more than 50 million hits.
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THE VENETIAN STARTS GONDOLA UNIVERSITY FOR VISITORS

Guests now have the opportunity to pilot a gondola at The Venetian through the resort's new Gondola University. The new program, limited to nine participants per day, begins with a primer on the history of Venice followed by the “ins and outs” of piloting a gondola, “Rowing 101,” and the hands-on experience actually rowing a vessel.


The experience ends with an official Sash and Scarf Ceremony, modeled after the actual ritual used by The Venetian for new gondoliers after their training.


Participants also receive a gondola hat and t-shirt, a souvenir photo and a degree certificate from Gondola University.



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Here are a couple fun gondola facts at The Venetian:



...there is an indoor ride and outdoor ride with 14 gondolas used between the two canals; each gondolier knows about a dozen songs to serenade their guests and make about 20 rotations per sift; and more than 500,000 visitors annually ride the gondolas at The Venetian.


Gondola University is in session daily between 8 and 10 a.m.


Enrollment begins 48-72 hours in advance of class and costs $199 plus tax.


Students must be 13 years of age or older, call (702)607-3982.

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MARVEL'S AVENGERS S.T.A.T.I.O.N. IS NEW ATTRACTION!



Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) is a new immersive and educational experience at Treasure Island allowing guests of all ages to gain access to intelligence files, classified studies and experiments that explore the history and scientific origins of the characters.

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Visitors are taken deep into the Marvel Cinematic Universe. On display is an extensive range of Avengers special equipment. There's also an opportunity to map out the stars to Asgard and to learn to operate Iron Man's suit.
Attraction is open daily at 10 a.m. with the last ticket sold at 9 p.m.

Admission is $34 adults, $24 children.

Open Daily 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
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 'X BURLESQUE' AT FLAMINGO CELEBRATES 14 YEARS

The topless revue“X Burlesque” at the Flamingo is celebrating 14th seductive years in Las Vegas.


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New costumes and dance numbers have been added to the show, including “The Buzz” by New World Sound & Timmy Trumpet, “Trndsttr” by Black Coast featuring M. Maggie, and “I'm a Good Girl” by Christina Aguilera. The show also includes new visuals and continues to use innovative new projection mapping.

The show is created and produced by husband and wife team, Matt and Angela Stabile.

“X Burlesque” is performed nightly at 10 p.m. inside the X Showroom.

Tickets are $55.95, $79.95 and $86.27.
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Rockhouse Las Vegas at The Venetian added stand-up comedy from Bonkerz Comedy Club at 8 p.m. four nights a week, Wednesday through Saturday.

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Rockhouse transforms into a comedy club for an hour of laughs with a talented rotation of comedians.

Dinner and a Show packages are $50, with dinner hour from 7-8 p.m. and comedy from 8-9 p.m.

General admission tickets for the show are available at the door for $20 plus a two drink minimum.


In addition, Rockhouse also features live music during their Sunday Rock Brunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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NEVADA'S GAS CHAMBER CHAIR IS ON DISPLAY AT THE MOB MUSEUM



The newest exhibit at The Mob Museum downtown is the execution chair from Nevada's gas chamber, which is on loan from the Nevada State Museum in Carson City, Nevada.




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The first state to execute criminals using lethal gas was Nevada.

Its last gas chamber, built in 1951, was modeled on California's gas chamber at San Quentin.



Nevada executed a total of 32 people in its gas chamber through 1983, when the state switched to lethal injection as its method of execution.


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COMEDIAN CARROT TOP GETS FIVE-YEAR EXTENSION AT THE LUXOR

After an unprecedented 10-year run, the Luxor has signed a contract renewal through 2020 with resident comedian Scott “Carrot Top” Thompson.

Carrot Top performs six nights a week inside the Atrium Showroom.


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Carrot Top's storied career has allowed him to develop a genre of comedy that is self-explained as a combination of George Carlin for his “observational humor,” Steven Wright for his “dark, sick humor,” and Gallagher for his use of props.

His resident show is ever-evolving reflecting current headlines, consistently poking fun at pop culture, politics and music.
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‘X COUNTRY’ REVUE AT HARRAH'S

Producers of “X Burlesque,” “X Rocks” and “X Comedy” have announced the newest addition to their “X” brand with the premiere of “X Country,” a kick'n topless revue at Harrah's.

The new show will feature a combination of traditional and modern chart topping country music and X Country Girls dancers.

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“X Country” is created and produced by husband and wife team, Matt and Angela Stabile.

Performances will be Thursday through Sunday at 10:30 p.m. inside The Improv at Harrah's.

Tickets are $44.95 general admission, $55.95 for VIP, $65.95 for Front Porch, and $200 for the Country Star package, which includes a trip on stage during the show, where the X Girls will transform you into a country star.
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JENNIFER ROMAS STARS IN ‘SEXXY’ AT WESTGATE

Jennifer Romas stars in the topless revue, “Sexxy” in the Westgate Cabaret at the Westgate Hotel.

The show features six “sexy” ladies, plus Romas who absolutely stands out with her incredible Pole Dance routine.

“Sexxy” is performed at 10:45 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

General Admission is $32.95, VIP $65.95.

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After months of Romas proposing various entertainment opportunities to Westgate's owner David Siegel, she got the opportunity to produce this show after he watched her perform in the hotel's “Purple Reign” show.

However, the challenge was she only had three weeks to create “Sexxy.”

Romas with the help of many completed the task as creator, producer, choreographer and star of the show.

Since moving to Las Vegas in 1997, Romas has never stopped dancing.
She was the lead dancer in “Splash,” and danced in numerous other shows including “Xposed,” “Striptease the Show,” and “Monster Circus.”

 She also danced with the lounge band “Kristine W &The Sting” when it was at the Shimmer Cabaret.

Ramos garnered national exposure when she competed with then-husband Mario Ferreira on NBC'sAmerica's Got Talent” as the Mario & Jenny, Sexy & Dangerous acrobatic, chainsaw, fire act duo, finishing in 11th place.

More recently, she created the choreography for the arrival of Britney Spears' at Planet Hollywood for her “Britney: Piece of Me” residency show.
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MANDY MOORE CREATES FANTASY'S NEW OPENING NUMBER

Fantasy” at the Luxor celebrating more than 15 successful years on the Strip will have two-time Emmy Award-nominee Mandy Moore jazzing up the show by choreographing a new opening number.

Moore, best known for her and role as a guest judge on TV's “So You Think You Can Dance,” is a world-class director, choreographer and dancer.

Her new routine will be set to a music mash-up of Little Mix's “Salute” and Jordin Sparks' “I Am Woman.”


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Moore's most recent work can be seen in Target and Amazon commercials and she is currently choreographing routines for the upcoming musical comedy “La La Land,” starring Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling and J.K. Simmons.

In addition, “Fantasy” will also introduce three fresh routines.

Headliner Jaime Lynch will sing “Try a Little Tenderness” by Otis Redding accompanied by a graceful solo number.

There will be a new country number set to Miranda Lambert's “Little Red Wagon,” with vocals by Lynch.


The show's director and producer, Anita Mann, will add new staging to Elvis Presley's “Viva Las Vegas” performed by the entire cast.

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Comedy magician Mac King has had his show at Harrah's extended until 2019, which will make a record-breaking 19 years for a solo performer at the same property.
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1 comment:

  1. It will be interesting to see what happens on/after April 1 when the Strip casinos start charging $10 to park in their lots......of course MGM says they are charging the $10 to "enhance the parking experience" - what a lot of crap. AND it will cost $17 to valet park - so I wonder how many of the valet parking attendants will ever get another tip. Let's see if the casinos just slit their own throats!

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