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GWEN STEFANI CONFIRMS HER RESIDENCY AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD!
It's been talked about for months and is now a reality, multi-platinum recording artist Gwen Stefani will have an exclusive headlining residency show, Gwen Stefani - Just a Girl,” inside Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood beginning Wednesday, June 27. 

Her 25 dates go through March 2019. 

General ticket prices begin at $59.

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Her show like others before will be designed exclusively for Zappos Theater and be spectacularly staged. 

In addition, a partnership with Cure 4 The Kids Foundation has been established, where $1 of every show ticket purchased will be donated to the Las Vegas-based nonprofit organization, which provides medical treatment to children facing life-threatening conditions.

The three-time Grammy Award winner, Stefani has been a coach three times on the singing competition TV show “The Voice.” 

She is also a trendsetter and widely recognized as an accomplished fashion designer and entrepreneur, having created lifestyle brands L.A.M.B. and Harajuku Lovers. 

In addition, another venture for Stefani has been to co-create and executive produce her first children's animated television series “Kuu Kuu Harajuku” on Nickelodeon. The show follows the adventures of the all-girl band HJ5 -- Love, Angel, Music, Baby and G -- through their super cute fantasy world of music, fashion and style.
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GOO GOO DOLLS 20TH ANNIVERSARY TOUR WILL STOP AT HARD ROCK

Multi-platinum Grammy-nominated band Goo Goo Dolls will stop at The Joint at Hard Rock on Saturday, Nov. 10 with their “Goo Goo Dolls - Dizzy Up The Girl 20th Anniversary Tour.” 

The tour will be celebrating the 20th anniversary of their music album, “Dizzy Up The Girl” with the band performing the record in its entirety at each show, along with additional surprises and more of their many memorable hits. 

Tickets start at $35.

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The album was first released on Sept. 22, 1998, via Warner Bros. Records and catapulted the band into mainstream success. 

The record sold six million albums worldwide and had five top 10 singles.
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STAR WARS ATTRACTION OPENS AT GRAND CANAL SHOPPES

The VOID, the global leader of a new category of immersive location-based experiences, has teamed up with ILMxLAB, a Lucasfilm's Immersive Entertainment division, to create "Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire". 

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This attraction opened in the Grand Canal Shoppes at St. Mark's Square at The Venetian and The Palazzo

This fully immersive VR fantasy adventure in Las Vegas will be the second Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire location following the success of the first in Glendale Galleria in California. 

Hours are daily opening at 10 a.m. and closing at 11 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and midnight on Friday-Saturday.

The multi-sensory interactive adventure will transport guests deep into the Star Wars universe virtual world: where they can walk freely untethered; see, touch and interact with the environment; feel the turbulence of the skiff below their feet; and smell the smoke. 

Under the rebellion's order, teams of four must work together to infiltrate an Imperial base with help from familiar Star Wars characters along the way.
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FRANK MARINO'S ‘DIVAS’ SHOW INITIATES INTERACTIVE SHOW

LINQ headliner Frank Marino with his “Divas Las Vegas” cast of female impersonators will become an interactive show allowing the audience to give direction. 

For each performance, Marino will give a behind-the-scenes look from his dressing room via Facebook Live, and give the audience an opportunity to vote who in his cast will perform that night. 

No two shows will be identical.

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Marino and cast debuted their reality show, “Last Laugh in Vegas” on ITV One Tuesday, April 3. 

In the show, Marino mentors a group of British celebrities to transform them into Las Vegas headliners. 

In May, Marino will debut his newest book, “Drags to Riches," an in-depth look at the life of the “Queen of the Strip.”

The Divas show features 17 different performers nightly and later this spring, there will be new cast members such as Beyoncé, Gwen Stefani and a new Cher number.

Divas performs daily at 4 and 9:30 p.m

Tickets start at $24.99.
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OPIUM BLASTS OFF AT THE COSMOPOLITAN

The galactic premiere of "OPIUM” at The Cosmopolitan....

... happened on April 8 with the crew of the Orbital People Mover 4.2 (OPM 4.2) blasting off on their inaugural interplanetary flight from the planet Uranus and successfully landing on Earth. 

The revealing crew includes: commander Captain Ann Tennille; her right-hand man Lieutenant Lou Tenant; newest recruit Chip; the latest in android technology Rob the Robot; cruise director Leslie; medical team and amateur magicians Dr. Roger Regis and Nurse Raquel; and maintenance man Scottie. Onboard the voyage are entertaining guests, celebrity chanteuse Dusty Moonboots, whose alien ancestors founded Las Vegas many light-years ago, as well as the great band from Quasar System 5, The Many Moons.

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OPIUM” performances are Monday and Wednesday at 8 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday at 8 and 10 p.m

The performance schedule is subject to change without notice. 

Tickets start at $79.
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MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL’ PLANNED FOR PARIS!

Marilyn Monroe will be coming alive on stage when “Marilyn! The New Musical” opens at Paris in May with 20 original musical numbers.

 It will tell the sexy icon’s story from her days as Norma Jean with a troubled childhood to her rise to stardom and eternal fame.

Ruby Lewis as The New Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn! The New Musical” is an original musical written, directed and produced by Tegan Summer, CEO of Prospect House Entertainment, in partnership with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Estate of Marilyn Monroe. 

The resident Monroe will be played by actress-singer Ruby Lewis known for appearing in mainstream television series, “BAZ” in Las Vegas, and as The Leading Lady in Cirque du Soleil’s first Broadway show “Paramour."

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Other cast members will represent Norma Jean and important characters throughout her short life including husbands Joe DiMaggio and Arthur Miller.

Preview performances for the show will begin May 23 with the grand opening set for June 1, which is Monroe’s birth date

Performances will be Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m 

Tickets start at $49.
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HARD ROCK RESORT WILL BECOME VIRGIN BRANDED HOTEL

Billionaire Richard Branson and partners are purchasing the Hard Rock hotel and casino. 

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The property will continue as the Hard Rock through 2019 before it is transformed into Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

Plans are for the hotel to undergo “hundreds of millions of dollars” worth of renovations over multiple phases.

With the announcement, concern has been what will happen to the giant Hard Rock guitar sign. 

Branson admits it may be history at the site and not survive. He says in its place, a giant “V” may be the new look.
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JEFF DUNHAM PERFORMS FOUR SUMMER SHOWS AT CAESARS PALACE

Superstar ventriloquist Jeff Dunham...

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... will return to Las Vegas this summer for four shows of his “Passively Aggressive” tour on June 20, July 11, Aug. 29 and Sept. 12 at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace

Tickets are $49.50$60.50 and $89.50.

Recently on Netflix, Dunham released his latest standup special, “Jeff Dunham: Relative Disaster,” featuring his ill-behaved characters Walter, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, Bubba J, and Peanut considering what a new member to their already dysfunctional family could mean.

Dunham has built an entertainment empire from his non-stop touring. 

He’s a Guinness World Record holder for “Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-up Comedy Tour.” 

He’s amassed more than a million YouTube subscribers and a billion views.
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LUXOR OPENS ESPORTS ARENA LAS VEGAS

The Strip's first permanent multidimensional esports venue, Esports Arena Las Vegas

...opened at the Luxor elevating Las Vegas as a leader on the global esports stage. 

The multilevel 30,000-square-foot arena is set up to host every form of competitive gaming from daily play to high-stakes esports tournaments. 

The design features a competition stage, 50-foot two-story LED video wall, telescopic seating, PC and console gaming stations and a network TV-quality production studio.

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Accompanying elements like virtual reality platforms, retro gaming consoles and a comprehensive practical gaming environment menu by Chef José Andrés set the arena apart as an unrivaled esports entertainment experience.

A collection of arcade favorites and throwback classics create a retro vibe in the arena's first floor bar. 

Beneath a 360-degree video wall and custom-built gaming controller chandelier is the History of Gaming exhibit. Eight generations of consoles give visitors the chance to play history's most beloved games for free.

Available for renting are five VIP rooms with their own gaming systems, dedicated server and catering as well as other areas including the front lobby, second floor, main hall and the entire arena.

For daily gamers there are more than 100 gaming stations housing PCs and consoles. 

All-day gaming passes are $25 and local discounts are available.

The arena hours are: noon to 1 a.m. Monday-Thursday; 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday

There is no fee to enter the arena during standard operating hours, excluding ticketed events.
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MYSTÈRE’ OFFERS OPEN SATURDAY REHEARSALS



Beginning April 21 the new open rehearsal schedule for Cirque du Soleil's original must-see production “Mystère” at Treasure Island...



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... will be every Saturday 3-3:30 p.m



in the showroom. Fans will have the opportunity to watch cast members rehearsing for the evening's performance and receive a special show voucher. 



Spectators are encouraged to post photos on social media, but video and flash photography will not be permitted. 



Note open rehearsals are subject to cancellation so confirm with the box office at (702) 894-7722.

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30-PIECE ORCHESTRA PERFORM ROCK TUNES AT DOWNTOWN LAS VEGAS EVENTS CENTER

The Las Vegas Rock & Roll Orchestra...

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... will feature the 30-piece symphonic powerhouse ensemble performing iconic rock hits this from Led Zeppelin, The EaglesPink FloydThe BeatlesBruno Mars, and many more under the musical direction of Emmy-nominated Las Vegas headliner Lon Bronson on April 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. 

Tickets start at $20.19.
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CELINE DION CANCELLING PERFORMANCES DUE TO SURGERY

Celine Dion...

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... due to a middle ear condition is postponing her March 27 to April 18 concert dates to undergo a minimally invasive surgical procedure to correct the problem. 

She is set to return to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on May 22.
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BLINK-182 ANNOUNCES ROCK RESIDENCY AT THE PALMS

The Grammy-nominated trio blink-182 will perform their first-ever Las Vegas rock residency “Kings of the Weekend” at the newly renovated Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms with 16 dates from May 26 on Memorial Day weekend through November. 

Tickets start at $59 for their 9 p.m. shows.

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Blurring the lines between rock, punk, and pop, the trio with Mark Hoppus, Travis Barker and Matt Skiba, will bring a nearly 25-year history of hit songs, inappropriate tales, and nonsensical antics to life. The band's seventh studio release “California,” features the chart-topping:

"Bored to Death"
"She's Out of Her Mind"
"King of the Weekend"
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GONDOLA DISPLAY IS NEW AT THE VENETIAN

There is a new seasonal display at the waterfall atrium inside The Venetian / The Palazzo featuring one of the world's oldest Venetian gondolas thought to be constructed around 1850.

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The gondola includes a felze or cabin, which was used for protection and privacy with windows having louvered shutters, or what is now known as Venetian blinds. 

An icon of Venice, the elongated boat spanning 36 feet and nearly five feet wide is showcased among a collection of hundreds of flowers creating a wonderful photo op.

Annually more than half a million visitors experience a gondola ride at The Venetian and some guests even learn to be a gondolier through the Gondola University program.
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PURPLE REIGN ADDS SHOWS AND TALENT AT TROPICANA

Purple Reign...

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...the amazing Prince tribute show at the Tropicana is adding two more weekly shows to its Las Vegas-residency. 

The show runs Tuesday through Sunday, six days a week at 9 p.m

Tickets start at $49.99.

Another change will have a second Prince tribute artist Julian Stefoni... 

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...headlining along with Jason Tenner, who originated the role. 

Stefoni isn't new to the scene and since Prince's death, demand has been high. 

Portland-based musician Stefoni has been leading the Erotic City Prince Tribute band.

He's performed Prince tributes for the past 26 years, and in 2000, he met the late artist and appeared on stage with him.
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ALICE COOPER BRINGS ‘A PARANORMAL NIGHT’ TO THE PEARL
Alice Cooper released his 27th album “Paranormal” last July via earMUSIC and now plans a summer tour “A Paranormal Night with Alice Cooper” with a stop at the Pearl Concert Theater in the Palms on Friday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m

The Vegas stop is one of two on the tour featuring special guest guitarist Ace Frehley. 

Tickets start at $59.

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KIND HEAVEN EXPECTED TO TRANSFORM LINQ PROMENADE

Kind Heaven...

 will be a new family-friendly entertainment venture opening at The LINQ Promenade in 2019 and it is expected to transform the attraction's streetscape. 

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The new project is a three-way partnership with Perry Farrell creator of Lollapalooza, Immersive Artistry and Caesars Entertainment.

Farrell created the touring festival Lollapalooza in 1991 and brought the underground to the forefront of popular culture. The Grammy nominated singer-songwriter is best known as the lead man for the legendary alternative rock band Jane's Addiction formed in 1986. He will curate the soundscape for Kind Heaven.

Los Angeles-based Immersive Artistry (IA) creates immersive, multisensory, communal experiences for audiences taking them on journeys by combining state-of-the-art technology with Hollywood storytelling and 360-degree experiences involving all the senses.

Kind Heaven is supposed to be a sensual exotic journey featuring the best of Southeast Asian culture, music, food, drink and fashion, etc. It will leverage RF technology and advanced wearable tech to create a personalized experience, and cash free environment.
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HOLMES AND TURNER CONFIRM THE MAGIC OF COLLABORATION

When two of Las Vegas' best entertainers team up on stage, it can mean only one thing “music magic” at its very best. 

Both tenors Clint Holmes, who was nominated for two Grammy Awards in 2018 for his latest album “Rendezvous,” and Earl Turner have been headliners in town for years, appeared onstage in each other's shows, and been buddies. 

In addition to both being great singers, they pour so much energy out on stage in their performances that as an audience member, you're even exhausted. 

Putting these two tornado-like forces together in the Westgate International Theater Thursday-Sunday in “SOUNDTRACK: Your Songs. Our Stories. The Show.” at 7 p.m. is ingenious and possibly long overdue.

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The amazing chemistry, camaraderie and showmanship begins with the first song “The Boys are Back in Town” followed by “Lovely Day/Just the Two of Us.” 

Each performer takes a compelling solo turn on stage and receives standing ovations. 

There are many standout special moments throughout the show with “Hallelujah” and “Mr. Bojangles” being a couple.

As always, the men are backed by great musicians under the musical direction of Christian Tamburr, a three-time Down Beat Magazine Music Award winner, along with backup singer Serena Henry. 

Tickets are $48$58$78 and $98.
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COLOSSEUM LINES UP COMPELLING COMEDIANS
The Colosseum at Caesars Palace has top-of-the-line resident headliners including CélineElton John, Rod Stewart and country greats Reba McEntire with pals Brooks & Dunn

On the other side of the coin some powerhouse comedians will be visiting this year.

People Magazine's “The People's Comedian” Sebastian Maniscalco is hitting the road with his new “Stay Hungry Tour” and making a stop on Sunday, April 15 at 8 p.m

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Maniscalco has a new popular radio show on Sirius XM and was included on Forbes' 2017 “The World's Highest Paid Comedians” list. “

Stay Hungry” is the name of his forthcoming 2018 book for Simon & Schuster, as well as his personal motto. 

Tickets are $39.50 to $95.

Jim Gaffigan...

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... three-time Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer and best-selling author, will visit on May 27 and July 20 as part of “The Fixer Upper Tour.” 

Tickets for his 8 p.m. shows range from $55 to $99.50.

The comedy pairing of Steve Martin and Martin Short...

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...will return on July 1 with “An Evening You Will Forget For The Rest Of Your Life featuring the Steep Canyon Rangers and Jeff Babko.” 

The duo captivates audiences as they recall their careers, creative influences and most memorable encounters though a blend of conversation, banter, singing and banjo playing. 

Tickets range is $49.50 to $185.
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ZAPPOS AND CAESARS ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER

Zappos.com is teaming up with Caesars Entertainment, beginning with the renaming of The AXIS 7,000-seat live entertainment venue at Planet Hollywood. 

The second-highest grossing theater in the United States will now be known as Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood.

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The theater boasts one of the largest video and projection installations in the world. 

Projections come from 60 ultra-high-definition projectors covering more than 200 degrees of the audience chamber.
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LIONEL RICHIE ANNOUNCES NEW 2018 DATES

Multi-platinum-selling artist and four-time Grammy Award winner Lionel Richie...

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"Dancin on the Ceiling"
"Hello"
"Stuck on You"

... has announced additional 2018 dates of his residency, “Lionel Richie - All the Hits” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Aug. 15 through Oct. 20

General ticket prices begin at $59.
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"OPIUM" OPENING AT THE COSMOPOLITAN

Tickets are on sale now for the new show “Opium” ...

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...coming to the Spiegelworld Ballroom at The Cosmopolitan

Reserved category tickets are available at the special price of $30 using promo code VEGAS on the Spiegelworld website.
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COMEDY CELLAR DEBUTS AT THE RIO!
Comedy Cellar...

...the longest-running comedy club in New York City opened its first West Coast location at the Rio

After 36 years, The Cellar as insiders call it, will bring its underground Greenwich Village vibe with brick wall, stained glass, and low ceiling design to its new, intimate 300-seat club inside Rio. 
Food and bar service will be provided by Rio's chefs and bartenders.

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The Comedy Cellar discovered household names such as Dave ChapelleRay RomanoJon StewartDave AtellAmy Schumer and Chris Rock as well as virtually every important comedian of the last 30 years. 

This club uses a showcase format featuring five headliner-level comics, each doing their best 15-20 minutes. 

Shows are Thursday - Sunday at 7 and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturdays

General tickets begin at $45.

The comedians lined up to open the club April 8 include

Mo Amer who toured with Dave Chappelle; Kyle Dunnigan, a regular on Howard Stern; Jessica Kirson who starred in “The Comedian;” and Nathan McIntosh known from appearances on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
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ENGLISH SINGER DUA LIPA WILL PERFORM AT THE COSMOPOLITAN

English singer and songwriter Dua Lipa...

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...has been added to the entertainment lineup at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan on Thursday, June 28 at 8 p.m

Lipa began posting videos of herself covering other artists' songs online at age 14 and signed with Warner Music Group and released her first single shortly thereafter. 

She released her self-titled debut studio album last June and was recently nominated in five categories at the 2018 Brit Awards. 

Tickets start at $39.
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DITA VON TEESE WILL BRING BURLESQUE TO HOUSE OF BLUES

Burlesque queen Dita Von Teese...

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...will bring her new sparkling “2018 Dita Von Teese and the Copper Coupe” tour, which is in partnership with luxury vodka Absolut Elyx, to House of Blues at Mandalay Bay on Thursday, June 28

Tickets start at $50.

The new show will be infused with glimmering copper elements including the grand finale act “Copper Coupe” inspired by Absolut Elyx and its unique copper distilling process. 

The new Copper Coupe is part of her stunning signature cocktail glass act with a new giant shimmering copper filigree cocktail coupe adorned with Swarovski crystal.

In addition, Von Teese will appear in a giant-sized seashell with 1,200 pearl balloons and dance with a six-foot bubble pearl. The sparkling star will also debut her most extravagant fully crystallized gown to date, a Catherine D'Lish creation with copper embellishments and extra-large, fancy-cut Aurora Borealis Swarovski crystal. 

Always captivating, Von Teese will ride astride a giant red lipstick featuring the namesake song “Lipteese.”

With her on the tour will be Gia Genevieve, Playboy cover girl and Guess model, and a cast including Dirty Martini, Ginger Valentine, Jett Adore, Zelia Rose and more. 

The evening's host will be comedian and singer Jonny McGovern, creator of the popular YouTube channel “Hey Qween!”
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THE FONTAINEBLEAU WILL BECOME THE DREW

New York developer Steve Witkoff, who last summer bought the never-completed blue-tinted Fontainebleau on the Strip for $600 million, plans to turn it into The Drew Las Vegas 

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...and open in late 2020. 

When completed, it's reported the 3,900-room resort will offer three different hotel experiences: The JW Marriott; the exclusive boutique chain Edition; and the Drew

More amenities will include 20 restaurants, a large pool deck, casino, convention space, and connection to the Las Vegas Convention Center expansion to the south.
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ALANIS MORISSETTE SET FOR APPEARANCE AT THE PEARL

Contemporary music singer-songwriter-musician, Alanis Morissette...

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... has set a performance date at the intimate Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms on Friday, June 22 at 8 p.m

Tickets start at $59.

Morissette became a household name in the early '90s with the release of her third album “Jagged Little Pill” in 1995, which gave her multiple Grammy awards, including Album of the Year, Best Rock Album, and Best Rock Song for “You Oughta Know.” 


With more than 60 million albums sold worldwide, Morissette has earned 14 Canadian Juno Awards, seven Grammy Awards plus 14 nominations, a Golden Globe nomination, and in 2015, was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. 

Alanis has had acting roles in “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Dogma,” “Sex and the City,” “Weeds,” “Up All Night,” and appeared as a celebrity guest mentor on “The Voice.”
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ELECTRIC DAISY CARNIVAL ANNOUNCES - ‘KINETIC LOVE’ THEME

Pasquale Rotella, Founder and CEO of Insomniac, the production company behind North America's largest three-day dance music festival EDC (Electric Daisy Carnival), has declared this year's theme “Kinetic Love,” and also revealed the special artwork.

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Electric Dairy Carnival will return for three nights May 18-20 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway with new and over-the-top stage designs, whimsical costumed performers, full-sized carnival rides, interactive art installations, firework displays and more.

The 22nd edition of the festival will feature a lineup of more than 250 top dance music artists from across the globe on eight stages. 

Headliners will include Armin Van Buuren, Afrojack, Diplo, Kaskade, Marshmello, Martin Garrix, Tiësto, Zedd and many more acts. 

Check the website for the full lineup.

EDC this year will feature the inaugural Camp EDC program, where camping ticket holders will have the unique opportunity to join an expanded festival experience with full lodging, interactive activities, and an exclusive Thursday night kickoff party featuring Excision, Habstrakt and G Jones before the gates officially open.

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ROLLER COASTER AT NEW YORK-NEW YORK ADDS VIRTUAL REALITY

At New York-New York, the 21-year-old Big Apple Roller Coaster ride...



... has been modernized with a new 3½-minute Virtual Reality Experience

Riders can now choose to wear wireless virtual reality headsets, which transport them via immersive 3D graphics (in 4K resolution) through a remarkably synchronized virtual experience. 

The Big Apple coaster trains and track are equipped with sensors synchronizing the visuals with the ride to reduce the chances of motion sickness while wearing the headset. 

The Big Apple Virtual Reality Experience costs $20, while a regular ride is still available at $15.
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PORTUGAL THE MAN AT COSMOPOLITAN IN APRIL

Portugal...The Man...



...will appear at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan on Friday, April 13 at 8 p.m. Since releasing its first record in 2006, Portugal. 

The Man has become a household name releasing eight albums, four EPs, and 11 singles, such as the latest “Feel it Still.” 


Tickets are $28 and reserved seats start at $55.
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ZZ TOP AT VENETIAN IN APRIL


ZZ TOP...







... has a limited engagement coming up at The Venetian Theatre inside The Venetian at 8 p.m. on April 20, 21, 25, 27 and 28



Tickets range from $59 to $299.

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PINK COMING BACK TO VEGAS



Pink...





...has set a second date at T-Mobile Arena. 



She'll be appearing there on May 25 and 26.

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WYNN RESORTS ACQUIRES SMILING KING BEAR SCULPTURE

Wynn Resorts has added Smiling King Bear... 



...a pop-surreal sculpture created by the famed Spanish contemporary artist Okuda San Miguel, to its world-class art collection. 

The towering 16-feet tall creation executed in the artist's signature prismatic style is a multicolored geometric masterpiece featuring a whimsical bear with a spiked crown, holding an equally imposing smiling ball.

Fashioned from fiberglass, aluminum, and highly pigmented synthetic enamel, Smiling King Bear originally arrived from Spain as part of an outdoor art exhibition in Downtown Las Vegas curated by global creative house, Justkids. 

The sculpture is now on display in the Wynn Plaza rotunda as part of the resort's continued appreciation and commitment to public art.
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IN MAY ‘ABSINTHE’ WILL START PERFORMING TWO SHOWS DAILY

In celebration of seven record-breaking years on the Strip, Las Vegas' No. 1 show, “Absinthe”...



... will now perform two shows per night, seven days a week, and 365 days a year at Caesars Palace

This will take the performance schedule from 10 to 14 shows per week.
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STEVE WYNN IS BUILDING ANOTHER HOTEL

Casino magnate Steve Wynn is planning for another 2,500-room hotel in Las Vegas to be built on the site of the former Frontier hotel and across the Strip from his two existing properties Wynn and Encore. The new property, Wynn West...



...will feature 24-foot-wide window views, his-and-her bathrooms and 80-inch TVs. 

It will connect via an “air conditioned umbilical hallway” over Las Vegas Blvd. to the Beach Club outside of Encore and Wynn

In December, Wynn Resorts Ltd. acquired the 38-acre parcel for $336 million.

Meanwhile, his company is also building a 47-story, 1,500-room hotel, convention center and lake resort, Paradise Park...


...behind the current properties. 

A lagoon surrounded by a one-mile boardwalk and white-sands beach is going to replace the 130-acre Wynn Golf Club land.

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‘LEGENDS IN CONCERT’ STARTS 35th SEASON ON THE VEGAS STRIP

Legends in Concert” at the Flamingo, now the longest-running show in Las Vegas, will begin its record-breaking 35th season with a cast of music legends paying tribute to Elvis PresleyAretha FranklinSting and a young Michael Jackson now through May 17.

Initially “Legends in Concert” debuted at the Imperial Palace as a limited six-week engagement in 1983 and later moved next door to the Flamingo in 2013 in conjunction with the show's 30-year anniversary. 

The show's winning formula includes the tribute artists performing with their own natural voices, a live on stage band, as well as hard working back-up singers and dancers.

The era of the Jackson Five hits like “ABC” and “I'll Be There,” as well as “Dancing Machine” will be performed by 16-year-old Nathanial Cullors, who is a Broadway veteran. He was recently seen performing on “Steve Harvey's Little Big Shots” and “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”

Showing “Respect” for the Queen of Soul will be Cynthia Minx while Andy K's tribute will get into the 80s spirit with the music of Sting & The Police. 

Back by popular demand will be Matt Lewis returning as the King playing Elvis after a five-year hiatus from the show.
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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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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.


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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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ADAM SANDLER HAS EXCLUSIVE RESIDENCY AT COSMOPOLITAN
Adam Sandler will be the first exclusive resident comedic performer at The Chelsea theatre in The Cosmopolitan.


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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.

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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
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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’ OPENS IN JUBILEE THEATER AT BALLY'S



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



...debuted 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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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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Global superstar Jennifer Lopez ...

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...has added 32 performances in 2018 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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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.

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

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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...





... 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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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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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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