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November 26, 2014

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Photo: Katy Perry performs at the American Music Awards a
Strip Scribbles: Katy Perry following in Britney Spears’ stilettos? Plus, Meat Loaf and ‘Mamma Mia’ return
Thursday, January 2, 2014
Katy Perry listened to serious overtures from Caesars Entertainment execs on New Year’s Eve about performing in a mini-residency at the new theater the Axis at Planet Hollywood when pop princess gal pal Britney Spears is on break from her 100 dates.
Photo: Day 1 of the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show on Tue
NYE preview: Maroon 5, Bruno Mars, Imagine Dragons, Britney Spears, Celine Dion, Fleetwood Mac
Monday, December 30, 2013
The stellar, jam-packed lineup also includes John Legend, Kristin Chenoweth, J. Cole, Miguel, Icona Pop, Wale, Juicy J, Ne-Yo, Paris Hilton, Ryan Lochte, The Swon Brothers, Vince Neil, Keri Hilson, Common, Papa Roach, Forte, Rose.Rabbit.Lie and more.
Photo: Americas Got Talent host Nick Cannon with tenor tr
Q+A: ‘America’s Got Talent’ finalist Forte brings popera to the forefront at Tropicana
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Part pop, part opera, tenor trio and “America’s Got Talent” Season 8 finalist Forte headlines the Tropicana Theater for three nights of performances Saturday through Monday to ring in the New Year.
Photo: Gavin McHale, Jaymes Vaughan, James Davis and Ryan
Party Patrol photos: Panic! At the Disco, Krewella, more at Light; Las Vegas Weekly soiree at Tropicana
Thursday, December 19, 2013
Panic! at the Disco with frontman Brendon Urie, hip-hop star J. Cole, New Politics performing their hit “Harlem” with Cirque du Soleil artists and EDM trio Krewella turned out to help The Light Group staffers celebrate the holiday season.
Photo: Members of Chippendales at the Rio perform during
Congratulations to Steve Wynn, ‘Rock of Ages,’ Las Vegas Weekly and MGM Grand
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Grand applause for Steve Wynn and his Wynn Las Vegas staff recognized today by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine as the top Nevada resort on its 2014 Gold List. Additionally, Steve’s hotel was included in the prestigious Platinum Circle.
Photo: Recyclables are sorted at the Republic Services re
Sales tax plan, proposed recycling changes on tap for discussion Tuesday
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Clark County Commission:
After a month's absence, the More Cops sales tax debate returns Tuesday to the Clark County Commission, although the initiative’s chances haven’t improved since commissioners voted down a pair of competing proposals in October.
Photo: An up-close look at Cirque du Soleil's
OSHA investigating ‘Zarkana’ accident; Strip entertainers boost Las Vegas Academy; Lacey Schwimmer back onstage
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
OSHA is conducting another investigation into a Cirque du Soleil show after a "Wheel of Death" artist was injured Friday night at Aria.
Photo: Steve Cutler poses with a small sampling of his co
Photos: All that’s missing from Steve Cutler’s Casino Legends Hall of Fame is a hall
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Steve Cutler’s multimillion-dollar casino-memorabilia collection has been in storage for years, and he’s making another push to put it on display in Las Vegas.
Photo: An ink-stained towel, which was ruined by a secret
Unsolved mystery: Who is sabotaging the Strip’s sheets and towels with dye bombs?
Friday, November 1, 2013
Business:
For three months, someone has been dropping dye bombs into Marty Martin’s dirty laundry. Martin is the guy in charge of laundering thousands of pounds of sheets and towels soiled in Strip hotels. The culprit’s identity remains a mystery, but the message is clear.
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Strip Scribbles: Boyz II Men, ‘Crazy Girls,’ ‘Mamma Mia!’ and Veronic DiCaire
Monday, October 21, 2013
Congratulations to my Grammy Award-winning pals Boyz II Men on the renewal of their Mirage contract through 2014. I was away in New York as they got the news that I’d rumored weeks ago.
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‘Mamma Mia!’ returning to Las Vegas Strip at the Tropicana
Friday, October 18, 2013
The renovated Tropicana Theater is hosting that hotel’s first resident musical production since “Folies Bergere” closed four years ago, and it’s a proven hit on the Strip. “Mamma Mia!” is returning to Las Vegas, set to open at the Trop in the spring of 2014.
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Hit musical ‘Mamma Mia!’ is returning to the Strip at Tropicana
Friday, October 18, 2013
The renovated Tropicana Theater is hosting that hotel’s first resident musical production since “Folies Bergere” closed four years ago, and it’s a proven hit on the Strip. “Mamma Mia!” is returning to Las Vegas, set to open at the Trop in the spring of 2014.
Photo: Day 2 of the 2012 Food & Wine All-Star Weekend on
Celebrity preview: Depeche Mode, Avett Brothers, Temptations, Sensation, Food & Wine, Lucky Rice, ‘Showbiz Roast’
Friday, October 4, 2013
As we change from summer heat to cooler fall weather, it’s a weekend for doing good. But Frank Marino, the ultimate Strip Diva and star of “Divas Las Vegas” at the Quad, will still feel the heat as he’s roasted in an all-star showdown at the Stratosphere tonight.
Photo: The exterior of the Tropicana on Thursday, June 6,
Tropicana offers first-of-its-kind locals deal: dedicated parking
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Business:
The Tropicana opened a locals-only parking lot today. The Strip resort recently launched a rewards program stacked with locals-only deals, including 20 percent cash return on all losses — and the dedicated locals lot just off Tropicana Avenue.
Mob Attraction moving out of Tropicana on Nov. 3 for a new home on the Strip
Mob Attraction moving out of Tropicana on Nov. 3 for a new home on the Strip
Monday, September 30, 2013
The Mob Experience opened with a grand party in March 2011, but soon became bogged down in lawsuits and financial losses, as well as a rebranding.

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