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December 21, 2014

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Photo: The exterior of Hakkasan at MGM Grand on Thursday,
Nightclub operator Hakkasan acquiring Light Group in $36 million deal
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Hakkasan Group initiated a major shakeup of the Strip’s nightlife business today with plans to acquire another prominent nightlife company, The Light Group, for $36 million. Morgans Hotel Group ...
Photo: Grand marshal and Caesars Palace headliner Shania
Celebrity preview: Shania, Smashing Pumpkins, Bush, Jeff Foxworthy, Brody Jenner, NFR
Friday, December 12, 2014
Las Vegas:
Is country entertainment taking an ever-bigger role in the Las Vegas headliner scene? Tickets go on sale today for Kenny Chesney’s two-night stand at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel in April. We’ve loved having the cowboys and cowgirls in town for the rodeo.
Photo: Jimmy Johnson, Terry Fator, Troy Aikman and Taylor
It’s Jeff Dunham and Terry Fator in voice-throwing throwdown on the Strip
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Comedy Ventriloquism:
“I started doing this when I was 10 years old, and I really had an obsession with it. When I was about 15, I told myself that I wanted to be one of the greatest ventriloquists ever,” Terry Fator once said during an episode of “Kats With the Dish.”
Photo: Jimmy Johnson, Terry Fator, Troy Aikman and Taylor
Jeff Dunham, Terry Fator in voice-throwing throwdown on the Strip
Thursday, December 11, 2014
“I started doing this when I was 10 years old, and I really had an obsession with it. When I was about 15, I told myself that I wanted to be one of the greatest ventriloquists ever,” Terry Fator once said ...
Photo: Zach Swon and Colton Swon of The Swon Brothers.
Q+A: The Swon Brothers headline NFR at MGM Grand, tour with Brad Paisley in 2015
Monday, December 8, 2014
Music:
The Swon Brothers — siblings Colton Swon, 26, and Zach Swon, 29 — who placed third on Season 4 of NBC’s “The Voice,” are about to realize a dream in the New Year when they go on tour with country superstar Brad Paisley.
Photo: Trevor Brazile of Decatur, Texas, competes in tie-
2014 Wrangler NFR: Concerts galore, fan fest, Night 1 competition
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Rodeo:
Tonight is the first performance of the 2014 Wrangler Nationals Final Rodeo cowboys and cowgirls as they face bucking broncos, steer wrestling, saddle bronc riding and other competitions at the Thomas & Mack Center.
Photo: Terry Fator and Winston the Impersonating Turtle p
Terry Fator’s Christmas show promotes peace and good will to all
Thursday, December 4, 2014
The MIrage:
Remember when Andy Williams, Perry Como and The Osmond Family welcomed guests to their home to sing around the Christmas tree, or as Terry Fator’s beautiful wife Taylor jokes, “I am too young to remember them.”
Photo: Country singer Easton Corbin.
Q+A: Easton Corbin releases ‘Baby Be My Love Song,’ looks forward to album in new year
Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Music:
Country singer and Florida native Easton Corbin is back at the Mirage this weekend to perform during the Wrangler National Finals Rodeo 10-day extravaganza for the second consecutive year.
Photo: Tom Colicchio and Andrew Zimmern, pictured here at
Tom Colicchio stars in Gordon Ramsay-produced ‘Best New Restaurant’ on Bravo
Tuesday, December 2, 2014
Television:
Tom travels America as host, judge and executive producer to find the best new U.S. restaurant. In the end, only one of the 16 restaurants discovered in four foodie cities will be crowned Best New Restaurant with a $100,000 prize.
Photo: Caesars Palace headliner Shania Twain attends Roun
Wrangler NFR: 280 consecutive sellouts; renewed through 2024; $90 million
Monday, December 1, 2014
Rodeo:
The world’s richest and most prestigious rodeo has called Las Vegas home for 30 years, and now it’s going to be here for at least another decade. It’s time to celebrate in a big way!
Downtown café has patriotic meaning; restaurants on way to Station properties
Downtown café has patriotic meaning; restaurants on way to Station properties
Monday, December 1, 2014
Openings & Closings:
Dougie J’s Café will host a ribbon cutting Dec. 7, National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The café, created by Suni Chabrow, is named in honor of her son, Army Spc. Douglas J. Green, who died serving in Afghanistan in 2011. The cafe will join a host of other restaurants opening in the valley ...
Photo: Terry Fator and Winston the Impersonating Turtle p
Q+A: Terry Fator discusses holiday show, says ‘there’s nothing but pure joy at Christmas’
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
The Mirage:
For Mirage headline entertainer Terry Fator, his show becomes a major change from the normal when he throws out the old and brings in the new with an entirely different Christmas act.
Photo: Le Reve  The Dream unveils its $3 million show ele
Fire and rain usher in ‘Le Reve’s’ 10th anniversary
Monday, November 24, 2014
This $3 million upgrade to the show is titled “Denouement,” itself a mini-production lasting about four minutes. Sixty designers worked 3,000 hours over 18 months, developing first an idea that has exploded ...
Photo: Usher performs during the 2012 Billboard Music Awa
Celebrity preview: Usher, Jane’s Addiction, Steve Angello, Scott Disick, Miss Nevada
Friday, November 21, 2014
Las Vegas:
Is anybody skating on thin ice this pre-Thanksgiving Weekend? Perhaps so! Macau is far away, but beloved boxer Manny Pacquiao is expected to have a tough fight against Chris Algieri, who has been training the past month here at the Venetian.
How the Mirage remade Las Vegas
How the Mirage remade Las Vegas
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Here’s a chilling thought, courtesy of the man who made it all possible: “Ask yourself, if there was no Mirage on the Strip, what would’ve happened?”

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