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Tom Zaller: Las Vegas wants daytime cultural entertainment and great event spaces
Sunday, August 3, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Seeing the success of Las Vegas exhibitions, it is clear that locals and tourists in Las Vegas want more access to arts and culture. To meet their demand, I opened Imagine Exhibitions Gallery in June 2012 in partnership with the Venetian.
A Time to Tango
A Time to Tango
Friday, August 1, 2014
Mojitos and cigars abound
Transport yourself back to a time when the sultry island was a spicy playground.
Photo: A portrait of Andy Warhol taken with and beside th
Photos: Oh, snap(shot)! Polaroid Fotobar and Museum are ready for their close-up at the Linq
Thursday, April 24, 2014
The fourth location in the country (the first three are in Florida), Las Vegas’ Polaroid Fotobar — where you take it, and they make it — at the Linq is the largest and flagship store and the only location with a museum.
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Mob Museum makes huge payment in cash, mafia style
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman took a cue from the mob in making a huge payment on behalf of the city's Mob Museum. Goodman presented $1.5 million in cash to...
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Strip Scribbles: Frank Cullotta to lead Mob tours in L.V.; Matt Goss’s new music; Andrea’s anniversary
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Remember the 1995 film “Casino” with Robert De Niro, Sharon Stone and Joe Pesci? It was a fact-based dramatization of an era when organized crime controlled many of the Strip casinos. The Frank Vincent character was based on enforcer Tony Spilotro’s street lieutenant.
Photo: Penn Jillette, Paris Hilton and Teller at the Rio
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette, William Shatner, World of Concrete and women at the Mob Museum
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Call it a Supermarket Smackdown in the shopping aisles, and our Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette was in the thick of it Monday night on Season 3 of the Food Network’s charity cook-off competition “Rachael vs. Guy.”
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Cosmopolitan to display Liberace Museum collection for six weeks
Friday, November 15, 2013
The title of the new exhibit of the legendary pianist’s personal and professional artifacts at the Cosmopolitan fits the Liberace image ideally. “Too Much of a Good Thing Is Wonderful: Liberace and the Art of Costume” opens at 3 p.m. Nov. 25 and runs through Jan. 2.
Photo: Liberaces custom-car collection was on display dur
Liberace Foundation collection returns to the spotlight at the Cosmopolitan
Friday, November 15, 2013
Liberace's famed collection has not been open to the public since the Liberace Museum closed three years ago.
Private group announces plans for downtown cultural center, art museum
Private group announces plans for downtown cultural center, art museum
Thursday, November 14, 2013
A new, multimillion-dollar cultural arts center is planned for the burgeoning downtown arts district.
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: Steve Cutler poses with a small sampling of his co
All that’s missing from Steve Cutler’s Casino Legends Hall of Fame is a hall
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
LIVING LAS VEGAS:
Steve Cutler’s multimillion-dollar casino-memorabilia collection has been in storage for years. He’s making another push to put it on display in Las Vegas.
Free admission to museums, half-price train rides kick off Discover Nevada campaign
Wednesday, July 3, 2013
Recreation:
There will be free admission to the state museums this Saturday and again on July 12 as the Discover Nevada campaign kicks off.
Photo: The work of Andy Warhol, such as
Another 15 minutes: Bellagio's 'Warhol Out West' extended through 2014
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Due to its continuing popularity with visitors, the "Warhol Out West” exhibit at the Bellagio Gallery of Fine Arts has extended its exhibition run through Jan. 2.
Photo: A view of the Mob Museum, the National Museum of O
Work put into Mob Museum's building honored for protecting history
Thursday, June 6, 2013
The Mob Museum has been recognized as one of the top public works projects of the year by a national organization, the city announced Thursday.
Photo: Oscar Goodman's
Photos: Oscar Goodman’s whirlwind book launch for 'Being Oscar' ends with burgers at Smashburger
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
By now, everybody from New York to Las Vegas knows that our former three-term Mayor Oscar Goodman has a bestseller on his hands with the publication of his memoir “Being Oscar.”

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