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July 29, 2014

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Photo: Principal dancer Tara Palsha reacts to a pending k
Tara Palsha’s teary departure; SLS finds fast friend in Monorail; ‘MDQ,’ ‘Jersey Boys’ represent on tavern scene
Monday, July 28, 2014
Tara Palsha cried her way through her final performance at “Vegas! The Show” on Friday night. Palsha is leaving this week for New York, to start a new life with her fiance, model Scott Moats, and to take a shot at ...
Photo: Shawn Stockman of Boyz II Men performs on opening
Boyz II Men’s Shawn Stockman: Our job is to test the limits of how bright our spirits can shine
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Guest Columnist:
We live in a brave new world where old-fashioned customs are being challenged with fresh perspective. The world is created and driven by individuals who aren’t afraid to uncover a new route to get to the same destination — or a previously unimagined destination.
Photo: Charli XCX and Iggy Azalea perform during the 2014
Celebrity preview: Iggy Azalea, Chris Paul, Calvin Harris, Sky Blu, Boston, Cheap Trick, Styx
Friday, July 25, 2014
“Fancy” Aussie singer Iggy Azalea has “99 Problems” with Arianna Grande, but it’s no problem offering our weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview in Las Vegas. Music takes center stage in the Entertainment Capital of the World this weekend.
When FM Rock Ruled
When FM Rock Ruled
Friday, July 25, 2014
Journey, Steve MIller join forces at Mandalay Bay
Seventies stalwarts Journey, Steve Miller and Tower of Power blow into Mandalay Bay.
Photo: John Payne and Robin McAuley perform with other ba
A thunderstruck John Payne takes ‘Rock Vault’ to court
Thursday, July 24, 2014
As predictable as a rock fan shouting “Free Bird!” at a Skynyrd show, the dispute between John Payne and his former mates at “Raiding the Rock Vault” has wound up in court. That Payne sought a legal avenue in the wake of his departure from the show was ...
Photo: Styx rocks Pearl at the Palms on Sunday, Jan. 19,
Weekend best bets: Styx, ‘The Voice’ and Summer Santa Rampage
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Dust off your Santa suit and grab your air guitar: The weekend ahead is packed with entertainment options sure to please just about anyone, whether you’re a bar crawl enthusiast, a classic rock fan or just looking for a few laughs.
Photo: Jason Kappus, second from right, portrays
‘Jersey Boys’ star Jason Kappus: ‘I’ve got the wife, a kid, the dog, and the house is on its way’
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Guest Columnist:
We are all about having a dream and making it happen. That shiny ideal that dawns on you as an 8-year-old or a high schooler or in the midst of a mid-life crisis. But what if you have two dreams?
Photo: Jersey Boys at Paris Las Vegas cast members Buck H
‘Jersey Boys’ star Lauren Tartaglia: ‘This city is great — it is unique and special and insane and amazing’
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Hi, my name is Lauren Tartaglia, and I am an actress in “Jersey Boys” at Paris Las Vegas. “Jersey Boys” is my whole world. Obviously. To everyone else, though, we performers might seem a bit odd.
Photo: Jersey Boys actor and yoga instructor John Salvato
‘Jersey Boys’ star John Salvatore wears his physical and mental battle scars with pride
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Guest Columnist:
As a performer in “Jersey Boys” for six-plus years, maintaining freshness and spontaneity doing eight shows a week is always a challenge. One of the main tools I use for keeping mentally focused and present onstage is my daily yoga practice.
Photo: Opening night of Britney Spears Britney: Piece of
Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears gets intimate … with apparel
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Pop princess Britney Spears is launching a sleepwear-apparel line, the Intimate Britney Spears, with retail partner Change Lingerie, a company with more than 180 stores worldwide. Intimate Britney Spears debuts Sept. 9 with an event in New York City.
Photo: Actress and singer Pia Zadora and her husband, Mic
Singer Pia Zadora: I’m ready to fire on all cylinders again with ‘Pia Reloaded’
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Guest Columnist:
What is wrong with this picture — Robin is on vacation, and I’m doing his work?! But for him, anything! When I asked Robin what I could write about while he was away, he said, “Anything you want; it’s your column for the day.”
‘Mamma Mia!’ closes in less than three months at Tropicana
‘Mamma Mia!’ closes in less than three months at Tropicana
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The return of “Mamma Mia!” at the Tropicana lasted about six years less than the show’s original run at Mandalay Bay. The show is closing, effective ...
Photo: Back on the train: Phish hits the MGM Grand Octobe
Phish (finally) announces Vegas return: Halloween weekend
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The last time the Vermonters played Halloween here, they covered The Velvet Underground's 'Loaded.'
Photo: Lady Gaga, performing in Chicago on July 11.
Concert review: Lady Gaga’s ‘ArtRave’ is a surprisingly straightforward affair
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The crowd felt restrained, as if holding out for a moment to really let loose. For some, it never came.
Photo: Little Dragon
Chatting with Life Is Beautiful’s bookers as the fest adds six new acts
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Little Dragon, Baauer, Kimbra among latest batch of LIB names.

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