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September 20, 2014

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High-octane ‘Limelight’ at the Plaza captures spirit of The Roaring ’20s
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Review:
“Limelight” is a high-octane, frenzied entertainment package with some of the most dynamic dancing seen in Las Vegas. Some of its excitement is right in your face as the gorgeous glamor girls dance among the audience and their legs barely miss your head.
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New burlesque musical cast is ready for ‘Limelight’ at Plaza
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Preview:
In “Limelight,” black-and-white magic movie days are transformed into blazing Technicolor songs-and-dances with six female dancers and singer Felice Garcia, who has double-duty also performing in “Million Dollar Quartet” at Harrah’s.
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10 thoughts from the Red Bull BC One North American Final
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Power moves, crotch grabs and crazy acrobatics at Brooklyn Bowl.
Photo: Justin Timberlake performs at MGM Grand Garden Are
Celebrity preview: Will.I.Am, Justin Timberlake, Jake Owen, Mario, Counting Crows, Lynyrd Skynyrd
Friday, August 8, 2014
If laughter is the best medicine, we’ll have a lot of very healthy people on and off the Strip this weekend. The kings and queens of comedy are reigning along with crown prince of pop Justin Timberlake, who leads a music invasion that includes a two-day ukulele festival.
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Weekend best bets: Kathy Griffin, Nick Waterhouse and World Hip-Hop Dance Championships
Thursday, August 7, 2014
There’s good reason to step out and enjoy the mild August weather this weekend, with a colorful variety of music offerings and more highlighting the days ahead. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets.
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Jennifer Aleman, company manager of ‘Crazy Girls’ at the Riviera: What is a dancer?
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Guest Columnist:
The first type of Las Vegas dancer who comes to mind for most is the classic showgirl. These are the girls who wear elaborate costumes with feathers and rhinestones weighing as much as 40 pounds! Imagine gliding elegantly down a set of stairs in these costumes.
Photo: Tania Reis and Vartan Zakhariants dance together a
Dance studio steps in to help local schools fill budget holes
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
When Nessa Apostol first started dancing, it was to escape the monotony that came with being a full-time college student, working two jobs and mending a newly broken heart.
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Ex-‘Zumanity’ artist Wassa Coulibaly takes on the world with ‘Tribal Night’
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wassa Coulibaly was one of the standout performers in “Zumanity” at New York-New York until leaving in October at the peak of her acrobatic acumen to focus full time on her true passion, Baobab Stage at Town Square. ...
Photo: Wassa Coulibalys Tribal Night at Baobab Stage in T
Ex-‘Zumanity’ star Wassa Coulibaly takes on the world with ‘Tribal Night’ at Baobab Stage
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Wassa Coulibaly was one of the standout performers in “Zumanity” at New York-New York until leaving in October at the peak of her acrobatic acumen to focus full time on her true passion, Baobab Stage at Town Square.
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Photos: Teller’s ‘Tempest’ premiere is ‘pure brilliance’ and Broadway bound; more Shakespeare to come?
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
When our silent Rio headliner magician Teller decided to produce his vision of Shakespeare’s “The Tempest,” you knew that there’d be magic — and what incredible illusions he has created to weave naturally into the story that England’s preeminent dramatist envisioned in the 1600s.
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Photos: Cirque du Soleil looks ahead to third ‘One Night for One Drop’ benefit
Monday, March 24, 2014
I MC’d the first “One Drop” onstage auction. Criss Angel placed a winning bid of $80,000 for a week with 30 guests at Guy Laliberte’s Hawaii estate; a high-tech racecar watch raised $150,000; and two lovely ladies battled to $100,000 for Lady Kenilworth jewelry.
Photo: Jubilee! at Bally's photographed by Denis
Q+A: Frank Gatson Jr., the man behind the makeover of 32-year-old ‘Jubilee!’ at Bally’s
Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Before the final performance of “Jubilee!” at Bally’s last Thursday night, I sat with Frank Gatson Jr., who has been charged with transforming the legendary 32-year-old spectacular and bringing it up to date for a new generation of fans.
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Q+A: Florence Henderson, Nevada Ballet Theater’s Woman of the Year — her lifelong love of dance
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Growing up in a small Midwest town, poverty prevented actress Florence Henderson from fulfilling her dream to become a dancer. On Saturday, she will be honored as Woman of the Year by Nevada Ballet Theater celebrating the 30th anniversary of its glittering Black & White Ball.
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‘Newsies’ is hosting Las Vegas casting call Jan. 31 for Broadway and North American tour
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Dreaming of Disney? The company’s theatrical-production wing will hold an open-call audition in Las Vegas this month for male dancers to join the upcoming Broadway and North American touring production of "Newsies."
Photo: The Tempest by William Shakespeare.
Smith Center chief Myron Martin reveals Spring 2014 lineup of musical and theatrical superstars
Thursday, January 16, 2014
The celebrated and award-winning roster includes Renee Fleming, Patti LuPone, Diana Krall, Chris Botti, John Legend, Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Joshua Bell and William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” produced by Teller of Penn & Teller. And there is so much more.

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