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October 30, 2014

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Martin Kaye (Oct. 27)

John Katsilometes and Tricia McCrone talk to who Martin Kaye, who plays Jerry Lee Lewis in "Million Dollar Quartet" at Harrah's. Listen »

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Mayweather-Maidana rematch leads to another fan stampede at MGM Grand

Fans streamed back into the arena about 9:20 p.m., as the crowd had largely emptied out of the venue. Hotel officials said initial reports of shots being fired and guns being drawn were false …

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Facing down the ’Zilla thrillas on Fremont Street

First, you merely stare in suspended belief. You stare at the crowd massed far below as you are harnessed into a contraption hooked to a metal wire more than 100 feet above Fremont Street Experience. And you stare at …

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Bingo! Life Is Beautiful sets its gallery, street program in downtown Las Vegas

Patrick Duffy sounds as if he’s on top of the world, and maybe he is, metaphorically. But in fact, he’s on top of an old hotel in downtown Las Vegas. “I’ve spent the day on the roof of the Western,” says the city’s great art collector …

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Pia Zadora suffers head injury in golf cart accident

Las Vegas entertainer Pia Zadora suffered a head injury Thursday evening when she fell from a golf cart near her home in Summerlin, her husband, Mike Jeffries, said. Zadora, 60, is in intensive …

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Need a few bath towels? Styrofoam stage props? A chandelier? Hit the Clarion

It’s the Crazy Clarion Liquidation Sale, one time only, happening at 10 a.m. today at the hotel on Convention Center Drive just west of the Marriott, east of the Royal Resort and … in the middle of our hearts. …

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Truck barrels through Stratosphere front entrance

In what officials believe is the first such incident at the hotel, a vehicle crashed through the glass doors at the front entrance of the Stratosphere late Wednesday. Witnesses said …

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The pit is closed for the Dealertainers at the Quad

The show’s closed for the Dealertainer lineup at the Quad. The approximately 30 dealers and performers who worked the Dealertainer pit at the hotel were reportedly told in a meeting Monday that the program would be ending …

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‘Purple Reign’ to shake up the scene at Westgate

:Purple Reign,” one of the best and longest-running tribute acts in VegasVille, is moving to this neighborhood.

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Like SLS, Delano Las Vegas seeks a new sense of self

The objective at Delano Las Vegas is to be entirely unique from its former title. But it’s not as simple to achieve as it was at SLS. There is this niggling matter of a resort partnership with all of the other MGM Resorts properties, especially …

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Sole sisters come out in droves as ‘Kinky Boots’ opens at Smith Center

“Kinky Boots” is that kind of scene, a festival of drag not experienced in this fashion since the opening of “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” at the Venetian last summer. Unlike that show, which struggled to sustain ticket sales and closed early, “Kinky Boots” has … legs. …

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Crazy Horse Too closed again: What went wrong?

One of the most famous, and infamous, gentlemen’s clubs in Las Vegas reopened last year after a long hiatus, but on a temporary license. A mix of unexpected tragedy and bad behavior conspired to prevent the establishment from earning a permanent license — for now.

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A night with ‘Elvis’ helped Cyndi Lauper embrace Las Vegas

Elvis changed Cyndi Lauper’s view of Vegas. It wasn’t really Elvis, of course. It never is. But the man in the jumpsuit braying “Suspicious Minds” was actually Lauper’s cousin Johnny Edwards …

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Joan Rivers’ influence is felt in the careers of Frank Marino and Clint Holmes

Frank Marino and Clint Holmes are stars in Las Vegas but otherwise seem not to have a whole lot in common. In his act, Marino dresses as a woman. Holmes … doesn’t. But the two longtime Las Vegas favorites were …

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David Perrico’s departure trumpets end of era at ‘Pin Up’

David Perrico, the highly regarded and extensively experienced music director of the production show at the Stratosphere, has told the show’s producers that he would be …

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Jerry Mitchell laces up ‘Boots’ in his return to Las Vegas

“Kinky Boots” won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Musical, Best Choreography (marking Jerry Mitchell’s second Tony Award in a 25-year career, the first being for “La Cage Aux Follies” in 2005) and also for Best Score. …

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