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Photo: A child Chinelo, dancer, looks on during rehearsal
Las Vegas dance troupe to perform in Inaugural Parade
Thursday, January 10, 2013
community: In two years, Comparza Morelense goes from birthday parties to prestigious invites
In the past two years the Las Vegas dance troupe Comparza Morelense has quadrupled in size and gone from dancing at birthday parties and first communions to winning multiple parade trophies and performing in November at the Latin Grammys. Despite the rapid rise in the group’s popularity, no one expected the invite that arrived Dec. 20. In fact, some members of the group demanded to see proof the White House had indeed requested they participate in the parade at the 57th presidential inauguration.
Photo: In this photo taken Nov. 25, 2012, Filipino slum d
From a Manila slum emerges an unlikely ballerina
Wednesday, December 26, 2012
The ghetto called Aroma reeks of putrefying trash collected by its residents for recycling. Half-naked children with grimy faces play on muddy dirt roads lined by crumbling shanties of tarpaulin walls, cracked tin roofs and communal toilets. From this Manila slum of garbage collectors emerged an unlikely Cinderella: ballerina Jessa Balote who at the age of 10 was plucked out of her grubby life by a ballet school to prepare her for a life on stage.
Photo: Nevada School of Dance students rehearse Tchaikovs
Photos: Young talent shines in Nevada School of Dance’s 'Nutcracker' this weekend
Friday, December 21, 2012
The Nevada School of Dance will bring "The Nutcracker" to life today and Saturday with Las Vegas’ only full-length professional production featuring an all-youth cast.
Photo: Deadmau5 (Joel Zimmerman) and Kat Von D arrive at
DJ megabucks war breaking out as contracts surpass $20 million?
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Owners at Hakkasan have, according to reliable insider reports, signed newly engaged Deadmau5 to a staggering 2-year-deal worth $20 million. ...
Photo: New Nutcracker: No more painted mural bac
Nevada Ballet Theatre gives 'The Nutcracker' a Smith Center makeover
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
With a new set, new costumes and more, this is a whole new Nutcracker.
Photo: Balanchines Jewels displays three styles
Balanchine’s abstract ballet 'Jewels' leaps into the Smith Center
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Jewels represents different historical styles of dance, complete with costumes.
Photo: Celine Dion's 100th show in her current run at the
Strip Scribbles: Magazine has it covered when Celine Dion doffs top
Thursday, August 23, 2012
FIrst it was "full Monty" Prince Harry making world headlines with his randy romp in a Las Vegas hotel room. Now — as hard as it is to believe — even Celine Dion has gone topless!
Photo: Pitbull celebrates his 31st birthday at 1OAK in th
Celebrity preview: Pitbull, Toby Keith, Motley Crue, KISS, Bloc Party, Star Trek
Friday, August 10, 2012
It’s a rock-and-roll, hip-hop and country music weekend as hometown rocker Vince Neil leads his Motley Crue and KISS into Mandalay Bay ...
Photo: Palms owner George Maloof and Jenny McCarthy at th
Celebrity preview: Minaj, Cobra, Seal, EWF, McBride, ICandy, Macy, lingerie
Friday, August 3, 2012
For six years, the Midsummer Lingerie Masquerade poolside extravaganza at the Palms has raised temperatures -- and eyebrows -- with the ...
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Las Vegas dance crew continues success
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Entertainment: The Prodigy seeks to improve on last year’s trip to world semifinals
Hip-hop dance crew The Prodigy have advanced to the World Hip-Hop Dance Championship after taking silver earlier this week in the USA Hip-Hop Dance Championship. The Prodigy became the first Las Vegas dance crew to win any category at the dance competition last year, when the seven-member team of youths ages 7 to 12 took the top prize in the 10-team juniors division at the 2011 national competition.
Photo: The Mexican crew Neutral Zone performs in the vars
Olympic spirit permeates Las Vegas in World Hip-Hop Dance Championship
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Entertainment:
Across the Atlantic Ocean, thousands of athletes are representing more than 200 countries in the 30th Summer Olympics this month. This week in the west valley, there is a smaller, but just as passionate, international event taking place. On Wednesday, Las Vegas had its own parade of nations at Red Rock Resort, where representatives of 43 countries carried their flags onto the convention center stage in the opening ceremony of the World Hip-Hop Dance Championship.
Photo: SaraAnne Fahey performs in The Lalas Burlesque Sho
Photos: Lalas Burlesque Show brings pasties, power tools, classic rock to Palms
Monday, July 30, 2012
In a city where salacious spectacles are a dime a dozen, Friday night’s debut performance by the Los Angeles-based burlesque troupe elevated the Lalas to a league of their own.
Photo: Ben Chung of Monte Carlo headliners the Jabbawocke
Jabbawockeez: From dancing in the streets to stardom on the Strip
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Hello, esteemed readers! It’s your friendly, local masked crusader Ben “B-TEK” Chung of the Jabbawockeez standing in for “Mr. Lifestyles of the Rich ...
Photo: The Imperial Twins of Cirque du Soleil's
‘Cirque Mom’ Jeana Blackman and stage manager Stacey Myers of ‘Ka’ at MGM Grand
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
It's “Tales From a Cirque Mom,” a story of a mother by day and by night the keeper of the “Ka” twins. Plus, the woman who keeps Cirque’s most spectacular ...
Photo: Jubilee! at Bally's photographed by Denis
Diane Palm keeps the showgirls of ‘Jubilee!’ at the right height and in line
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Six nights a week, 52 weeks a year, the red velvet main curtain rises promptly at 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. to present the longest-running Las ...

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