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November 26, 2014

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Golden Nugget sparks some Friday night lights; Harrah’s to remain Mac King’s magic castle

Golden Nugget also is adding to its schedule in the Grand, its renovated ballroom that fills out to a pretty healthy concert venue. Ending this year and entering 2015, the hotel has …

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A rocker from ‘Pin Up’s’ Lisa Marie; Martin Kaye a doctor on the keys; Jillette’s O.V. event worth a Reed

The party at Opportunity Village honoring Penn and Emily Jillette was spiced by some gritty rock from Lon Bronson, his band — and Jillette. …

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Living a ‘Fantasy,’ Anita Mann marks No. 15 at Luxor

The secret to the longevity of “Fantasy,” marking its 15th year at Luxor, can be found in Anita Mann’s passion for choreography, creating and directing. …

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Murray Sawchuck’s new focus: Sin City Theater at Planet Hollywood

In the end, Murray Sawchuck had to be more than a poser. Not that it wasn’t a great deal of fun following Sawchuck canvas the valley mugging for photos in front of hotel-casino marquees with such self-written captions as, …

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Duck! The Robertsons are heading for the Rio in ‘Dynasty’ musical

The most famous bearded entertainers to hit the national scene since ZZ Top released “Eliminator” are beating a path to VegasVille. The gentlemen from the A&E reality-TV series “Duck Dynasty” are reportedly backing a musical based on …

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Talk has become the talk of Las Vegas; Penny Pibbets and Gaz focusing on solo scenes

Fashioned after the TED Talks series of brief monologues, “ENTSpeaks” is part stage presentation, part party at Inspire. In each instance, it’s a groovy way to learn more about those among us who are ubiquitous, yet …

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Santana’s journey might well include Journey

Carlos Santana says, “Everything I do with my energy, regardless of the form, is about inspiring people. It’s about inspiring another human being to see an aerial view and the big picture.” …

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Uber’s first rider in Las Vegas sings its praises

We get the scoop on which of Las Vegas’ favorite native sons has embraced the ride-sharing app right away, which Las Vegas shows are making appearances in Massachusetts, and what’s wrong with that new Ickey Woods commercial …

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KISS gives away the house; Steve Wynn recalls the days of going full throttle

During a rare quiet moment in the KISS opening-night performance Wednesday night at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel, the band broke between “Detroit Rock City” and “Rock and Roll All Nite” to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. …

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‘Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers,’ a show full of encores, is moving into Encore

Steve Wynn is standing and performs something akin to a jig, kicking his heels and pointing his elbows out to his sides. He sings along, in low and laughing voice. He happily beams like a kid on a farm, gazing off …

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You might not know who Jimmy McIntosh is … but Ronnie Wood does

Jimmy McIntosh once tracked down Mick Jagger, asking for something unexpected, and is collaborating with another Rolling Stone on his new CD. …

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Backstage pass? Paul Stanley needs no such pass

Then, as if drawing attention to a work of art, Franky Perez motioned to his face with his hand. “And Paul Stanley says, ‘This … is my pass.’ And walks in.” …

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‘Mondays Dark,’ Mark Shunock’s charity juggernaut, to spotlight 24 charities

Surviving an inauspicious start in which he scrambled to find a suitable venue for his monthly philanthropic shows, Mark Shunock is celebrating the first year of “Mondays Dark” on Dec. 15 with his largest show yet. …

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Once again, talk of racing on the Strip is revving up

In 1998, Bernie Ecclestone was one vote shy of bringing open-wheel racing to the Strip. Word is, he’s trying again, but can his idea gain any traction this time?

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Criss Angel hits 6th anniversary at Luxor, expands empire with ‘The Supernaturalists’

Criss Angel navigates his career in the same way he rides the Skeleton or Insanity or any of the custom motorcycles lining the entrance of his show at Luxor. He’s full-throttle, focused on the road …

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