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Photo: The group poses for a photo in front of the ZERO-G
Flight-styles of the rich and weightless
Saturday, July 18, 2009
One might argue that M&Ms are tastier when gobbled up out of mid air, Pac-Man style. Only a small number of people, besides astronauts, have ever had such an opportunity to try this in zero gravity. A select few boarded the specially modified Boeing 727-200 ZERO-G aircraft Saturday morning at the Signature Air Terminal at McCarran International Airport for the ultimate adult space camp adventure.
Photo: UFC fighter Chuck Liddell's post-UFC 100 pedicure.
UFC's Chuck Liddell toes the line
Monday, July 13, 2009
Chuck Liddell is a UFC fighter, not a fashion icon, and here’s why: The Affliction-loving Iceman showed up for his post-UFC 100 party on Saturday wearing flip-flops.
Photo: Brock Lesnar, left, and Frank Mir square off at a
A Las Vegas guide to watching UFC 100
Friday, July 10, 2009
UFC 100 is one fight card you will not want to miss. With championship bouts between heavyweights Frank Mir and Brock Lesnar and welterweights Georges St. Pierre and Thiago Alves, so much is on the line at this landmark event. As if that isn’t enough, you can watch Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping settle their score from their time as coaches on The Ultimate Fighter.
'As You Like It' leaves pleasant taste
Thursday, July 9, 2009
CEDAR CITY, Utah -- Director David Darlow came to the Utah Shakespearean Festival for the first time this summer and chose the romantic comedy, "As You Like It."
Photo: The Girls Next Door stars Kendra Wilkinso
Holly Madison to serve as honorary Octagon girl
Tuesday, July 7, 2009
Former Playboy model Holly Madison will be making yet another costume change in Las Vegas. The star of the newly-premiered “Peepshow” production at Planet Hollywood will serve as an honorary Octagon Girl at this Saturday’s UFC 100 event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center.
Photo: Spectators look on as a fireworks explode during H
Las Vegas guide to the Fourth of July
Wednesday, July 1, 2009
This Fourth of July weekend will offer ample opportunity to catch fireworks on display throughout the Valley. Boulder City will be shooting them off at Veteran’s Memorial Park at 9 p.m. as part of the 60th annual Boulder City Damboree. Festivities at the Henderson Events Plaza will begin at 6 p.m. while Henderson’s Eldorado Casino will wait until 7:30 p.m.
Michelin: Bad economy means no 2010 guide in Las Vegas
Friday, June 26, 2009
Count Las Vegas out for the Michelin Guide in 2010. A spokeswoman for the company said it will temporarily discontinue guides for Las Vegas and Los Angeles next year because of the economy, though it has plans to resume publishing for both cities in 2011.
By coincidence, Michael Jackson items up for auction
Thursday, June 25, 2009
Photo: Ties
A Las Vegas guide to Father's Day
Thursday, June 18, 2009
If you're looking for fun things to do with your dad over the weekend to celebrate Father's Day, Las Vegas offers a lot — from barbeque festivals to fights to even fishing.
When the phone cops arrive
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
Remember the phone cops episode from the "WKRP" TV comedy? And Dr. Johnny Fever's unfounded 1980s paranoid rant, "Don't you people get it? It was the phone cops!" I had a flashback to that episode Wednesday night at my apartment in Henderson.
Photo: Jack
Zen and the art of spotting faux celebrities
Saturday, June 13, 2009
So far I am three for three. I’ve been volunteering and working at the CineVegas Film Festival for the past three years and each year I have had a celebrity sighting psych out.
Small talk dominates as CineVegas gets under way
Thursday, June 11, 2009
The first night of CineVegas is like a high school reunion. There are familiar faces and not so familiar ones, a lot of introductions and re-introductions and many rounds of catch up small talk as people jostle for position at the bar, getting friendlier with each glass of Stella Artois.
Photo: Chef Tim Walsh of Sonrisa Grill stirs up batch at
Chili cook-off spices up Lake Las Vegas
Monday, June 8, 2009
It doesn’t get any better than chili and beer. Add in a salsa competition and some live music and you’ve got the perfect weekend activity.
Photo: Barbie, who celebrates her 50th birthday this year
The Palms unveils Barbie-themed suite
Wednesday, June 3, 2009
Girls spend countless hours with their Barbie dolls; brushing their hair, dressing them in fancy gowns, and living out their little girl fantasies through Barbie and her plastic prince charming, Ken.
It's official: Bravo confirms 'Top Chef' in Vegas
Tuesday, June 2, 2009

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