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October 26, 2014

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Eric Jordan Young (Oct. 23)

John Katsilometes and Tricia McCrone talk to Eric Jordan Young, who is headlining the new show "Shakin'" at Planet Hollywood. Listen »

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Andy Walmsley hopes ‘ENTSpeaks’ will be the talk of the town

Those who live and work in the Las Vegas entertainment industry have fascinating, and in many cases untold, stories. But don’t take my word for it. …

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Lewis Black’s week: Comedian drops Tom Brady, preps for headliner gig at Mirage

Lewis Black is a veteran of the Las Vegas stage, having performed at various venues in the city for better than 10 years, including Hollywood Theater at MGM Grand and House of Blues …

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Master teacher Jerry Lewis is once more Nutty Professor at Reynolds Hall

I think Jerry Lewis performs these shows as a public service announcement to people who might have forgotten, or have never been exposed to, real entertainment. He’s the last of a generation of showmen …

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Giles Martin, Cirque and L.V. Phil ready for another Beatles ‘Get Back’ effort

George Martin’s son Giles is mastering the master recordings of The Beatles. And he’s performing his own version of cutting, flinging and reconnecting.

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Sinatra returns to the Strip as Bob Anderson signs for a year at Palazzo

Bob Anderson’s “Frank, The Man, The Music,” opens Jan. 24 for a scheduled yearlong run at Palazzo Theater. The schedule is Tuesdays through Saturdays with all shows set for 8 p.m. aside from the Friday performances, …

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What’s ‘Shakin’? Eric Jordan Young’s fiery show at Sin City Theater

Where driven and talented Eric Jordan Young resides today is the home where all artistic streets meet. …

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As mass gatherings go, Las Vegas is the place to be

The theme this weekend is crowds, mass gatherings as they are now known, and how to lure and entertain such. I am reminded of this as waves of people …

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Dress up, sit down and settle in: Jerry Lewis is playing the Smith Center

As usual, Jerry Lewis is wearing the famous red shirt with the cursive “JL” stitched into the pocket. He’s fired up on this particular afternoon, lively and forceful, and he seems not to have shaved for at least one day. …

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Rock in Rio, the ‘City of Rock,’ lures Taylor Swift, Metallica, No Doubt, Linkin Park to L.V.

If the Rock in Rio festival staging is anything like what we saw in Manhattan today, this should be a remarkably impressive event. Efficient, too. The Rock in Rio team built a fully functional, LED screen-backed stage with a booming sound system …

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Mike Tyson makes a scene — as a Good Samaritan in L.V. and animated TV star in L.A.

On Sept. 16 in Las Vegas, Mike Tyson came to the assistance of a motorcyclist who was injured on I-15 after being cut off by a taxicab. And, no, this was no cartoon. …

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Taylor Williamson talks ‘Last Comic Standing’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’

Taylor Williamson is one quirky individual. He’s even quirky on the phone. You wonder, “Is this quirkiness an act?” and the answer would be, “I feel it is not.” …

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Jerry Lewis is no fan of rent in Las Vegas showrooms

We’ll be running a lengthy piece about J.L. over the next few days, but one of his many memorable and pointed comments: “If I owned a joint, there would be a star in the showroom, and I would pay for it.” …

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In one magic stroke, Trop lures ‘Rock Vault’ and Jan Rouven

In a sweep affecting three hotel-casinos — so far — “Raiding the Rock Vault” is vacating the theater at Westgate Las Vegas and moving to Tropicana Theater. …

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Elvis meets Jerry Lewis, Wayner talks of the Fremont, Cirque bounds, and Sinatra returns at 150th anniversary show

The night opened with a greeting from Penn & Teller and a burst of artistic acrobatics from Cirque. It ended with Clint Holmes’ ascending version of “Hallelujah” backed by the Las Vegas Mass Choir and Wayne Newton remembering …

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‘Georgia on My Mind’ deserves a full house, but will it get one?

The sound of singers is fueled by the band behind, and the artists turn to one another as if carrying on an animated conversation rather than singing a song in the Ray Charles tribute show “Georgia on My Mind” at …

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