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December 19, 2014

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Mark Shunock (Dec. 15)

John Katsilometes and Tricia McCrone talk to Mark Shunock, who is celebrating a full year of "Mondays after Dark" performances Monday night at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel. Listen »

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SLS off to rough start but looking forward to 2015

Scott Kreeger talks with John Katsilometes about the struggles experienced at the north Strip’s newest resort, as well as plans for next year.

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How many presidents have played golf at Shadow Creek? Four!

Today’s reported golf round at Shadow Creek Golf Course involving President Barack Obama, ex-Yankee Derek Jeter, Diamond Resorts International founder Stephen Cloobeck and Greenspun Media Group owner Brian Greenspun is …

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In ‘Pippin,’ Lucie Arnaz has finally run off with the circus

Lucie Arnaz will always be known and recognized for being the daughter of entertainment legends, the reality of being born to Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. But around the production of “Pippin,” the touring musical in which Lucie Arnaz appears, …

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Imagine Dragons gives something back; Oscar Goodman sticks his neck out

Imagine Dragons hit Sunrise Hospital on Friday afternoon. Not as patients, mind you, but to meet with that hospital’s board to discuss a partnership with the band’s chosen charity, the Tyler Robinson Foundation. …

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Clint Holmes returns to Harrah’s — for a song — in ‘Million Dollar Quartet’

Clint Holmes is the latest in the line of guest vocalists to join “Million Dollar Quartet,” as he’ll sing “All Shook Up,” the Elvis classic, at the end of the performance on Dec. 4. Holmes closed out …

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The quack attack uproots ‘MJ’ and ‘Rat Pack,’ but they’ll be back

This is a full-scale, authorized, licensed and big-budget musical in which the Robertsons are to be played by actors who can sing and dance. One of the show’s producers is Tommy Mottola, the Sony music exec and former husband of Mariah Carey. So this is a show that has some serious …

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Jeff Civillico’s greatest juggling act: The annual Win-Win ‘Headliners’ Bash’

Jeff Civillico is finding it easier to stage a charity production for his Win-Win Entertainment Foundation than it was a couple of years ago. …

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Perry Farrell: ‘We are never breaking up’ Jane’s Addiction

After a hiatus of about three months, Jane’s Addiction is back onstage, playing Friday night at 9 at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade. The band most recently performed at the Bowl in May. …

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David Perrico’s imprint is on powerful Tuscany lineup; change in cast brings a Fenton to ‘Showstoppers’

The scene tonight is twofold, with Mark Shunock hosting the latest installment of “Mondays Dark” at nearby Vinyl benefiting Vegas Shepherd Rescue. Shunock’s next charity event is …

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If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, it’s probably ‘Raiding the Rock Vault’ at Trop

Now at the Tropicana, “Raiding the Rock Vault” is comfortably familiar, ever-rocking and absent the notorious “Orkin Scene.” …

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Clint Holmes and Santa Fe christen the Quantum

Clearly, all of this was a direct rip-off of how we announce major happenings in Las Vegas and as such should be richly applauded. …

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Wynn a cheerleader for new Strip projects

Anything would be better than the empty lot across the street from his properties, he said.

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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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