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Le Reve's Drummer Has Never Missed A Beat

Where: 3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South [map], 89109
February 12, 2015 at 6:20 PM | by | Comments (2)

Unlike sculptures and other works of art, live productions are organic creations. They grow and evolve over time. This is especially true inside the showrooms at Wynn Las Vegas.

The Broadway-themed ShowStoppers has promised a frequently changing experience and the aquatic Le Reve - The Dream has been especially fluid (we’re so punny) throughout its lengthy run. As much as this self-proclaimed Le Reve junkie (26 times and counting) would like to boast about having seen it all, those bragging rights belong firmly to the show's drummer, Jean Ainsley.

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Rock In Rio Sells Out VIP Tickets For Second Date

February 10, 2015 at 2:54 PM | by | Comments (0)

Almost three weeks after VIP tickets for Rock in Rio's Metallica date sold out, another swath of upgraded passes are gone. Organizers now say all the single-day, $498-per-person tickets for its Bruno Mars date have been spoken for as well (4,000 in all).

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Check-Out Folio: Life To Be Beautiful Again, The Sound Of Music In Primm, And More

February 6, 2015 at 8:34 PM | by | Comments (0)

There's a lot of sh*t that happens in Vegas and not all of it can make it on our site. So, every Friday, we take note of some of the smaller announcements around town that may be of interest, too. Here's the rundown for the week of February 2:

Love is in the air at the Titanic Exhibit: Just in time for Valentine's Day, a cherub sculpture is on display at Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition inside Luxor. The rare artifact will be on display through February 28. While there were many cherub statues on the ship, this bronze is the only one to have been recovered. It is suspected that this specific piece was part of a light fixture on one of the staircases. The exhibit is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily and tickets are $32 ($29 with local ID).

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Rock In Rio Begins Selling Shuttle, Monorail Passes

January 30, 2015 at 3:12 PM | by | Comment (1)

Not Rock in Rio Vegas, but still Rock in Rio.

With no on-site parking and nearby garages at SLS Las Vegas, Circus Circus, Stratosphere and Riviera likely to already be packed by guests, the majority of Rock in Rio ticket holders will need to consider public transportation options before they rock out on the north Strip.

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Diana Ross. Venetian. OMG.

January 26, 2015 at 12:23 PM | by | Comments (3)



Venetian is seeing Caesars' Mariah Carey residency announcement and raising it with a supreme diva of its own, the incomparable Diana Ross.

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Rock In Rio Sells Out VIP Tickets For Metallica Date

January 22, 2015 at 2:25 PM | by | Comments (5)

For many, the most rockin' part of Rock in Rio's lineup will be the appearance of Metallica.

Set to span two weekends this May as part of the mega-concert event's first US production, Rock in Rio will be the inaugural event for the MGM Resorts Festival Grounds currently under construction across from SLS on the north Strip (recent photos above and below). Today, officials released proof (in a roundabout way) that the most buzz is for Metallica out of a lineup that also touts No Doubt, Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars as additional marquee acts -- they've sold out of VIP tickets for the day Metallica will perform, May 9.

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Check-Out Folio: More Mob, A Taco Challenge And Where Noodles Are In The House

January 16, 2015 at 9:30 PM | by | Comments (3)

There's a lot of sh*t that happens in Vegas and not all of it can make it on our site. So, every Friday, we take note of some of the smaller announcements around town that may be of interest, too. Here's the rundown for the week of January 12:

Downtown: Now With More Mob: The Mob Museum is on the move in Downtown Vegas. Kinda. A traveling exhibit, basically a 1972 Jaguar XKE convertible once owned by John Gotti, can now be found at the Plaza through June 30.

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Caesars Files For Bankruptcy, Announces Mariah Carey Residency On Same Day

January 15, 2015 at 1:05 PM | by | Comments (13)

After months of negotiations and even longer of speculation, Caesars Entertainment has finally filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Paperwork placing its operating unit, Caesars Entertainment Operating Co., into bankruptcy was filed in Chicago.

The casino giant is billions upon billions in debt, but while some creditors are on board with the bankruptcy, others are fighting against it. Bloomberg reports that "lower-ranking creditors.. say the restructuring accord Caesars worked out with a select noteholder group unfairly protects the company's interest at their expense." Caesars listed about $20 billion in liabilities and is looking to halve that.

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Rock In Rio Announces More Acts, Facebook Not Impressed

January 14, 2015 at 1:14 PM | by | Comments (13)

Rock in Rio is having a tough time satisfying with its first US lineup. A new round of artists was announced on Tuesday, but the response likely wasn't what organizers had hoped.

Sam Smith, Magic!, Jessie J, Empire of the Sun, Foster The People, Charli XCX, Gary Clark Jr, Echosmith, Hollywood Undead, Ivete Sangalo, Bleachers, Tove Lo, Saints of Valory, Of Mice & Men, James Bay, Mikky Ekko, Sepultura and The Pretty Reckless will all join the two-weekend mega-concert event in Vegas. Those artists will join already announced headliners, No Doubt, Metallica, Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Joss Stone, Deftones, Mana, Coheed and Cambria and Ed Sheeran.

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For 2015, Pick A Music Festival, Any Music Festival

January 5, 2015 at 8:41 PM | by | Comments (0)

Though, the Vans Warped Tour isn’t coming through Vegas this year and Extreme Thing has come to an end (sorry, pop punksters), there will be plenty of music festivals and events to keep music lovers of all varieties busy on and off the Vegas Strip in 2015.

Rock in Rio

Where: Rock in Rio’s Las Vegas edition takes place at the City of Rock at the north end of the Strip across from SLS.

When: May 8-9, 15-16

Details: MGM Resorts is building a massive festival space and will launch it with Rock in Rio. For the two-weekend, mega-concert event, the space will feature a “Rock Street” with different areas dedicated to the sights, sounds and tastes of various parts of the world like London and Brazil. Headliners announced so far include No Doubt, Metallica, Linkin Park, Rise Against and Mana (first weekend) plus Taylor Swift, Bruno Mars and Ed Sheeran (second weekend). Stay tuned for another round of performers to be announced soon.

Tickets: Start at $298 per weekend, per person

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JLo Show At Caesars Promises 'Best Is Yet To Come'

Where: 3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South [map], 89109
December 22, 2014 at 7:48 PM | by | Comments (7)

The rumor about a JLo residency for Las Vegas has been around forever, but Jenny might be closer than ever to hanging around the block of 3500 Las Vegas Boulevard South.

It's been announced that Jennifer Lopez will perform a one-night-only concert at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on New Year's Eve entitled, "The Best Is Yet To Come." I haven't checked Twitter yet, but that might come with a hashtag of #residencytest. A press release states Lopez will perform all her smash hits with the help of 25 musicians and dancers.

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Olivia Newton-John To Have More Summer Nights In Vegas

Where: 89109
December 9, 2014 at 12:56 PM | by | Comments (0)

Olivia Newton-John is proving how devoted she is to Vegas. The songstress/actress is extending her residency at Flamingo through September 2015.

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