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Felice Garcia performs during Mark Shunock’s “Mondays Dark,” benefiting Nevada SPCA, at Vinyl on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Strip Scribbles: Ri Ra record; Felice Garcia album; Bobby Flay; Chef Artist Dinner Series; EDC
Las Vegas:
Monday, October 20, 2014
Pending final review by Guinness World Record accountants, Ri Ra Irish Pub hosted nonstop live music with no more than 25-second breaks between songs and five-minute breaks between sets for nearly 16 days ending at 1:10 a.m. Friday.
Harley-Davidson's Nevada sesquicentennial-themed motorcycle, celebrating the state's 150th anniversary
Harley-Davidson puts pedal to the metal; Fremont pizzeria calls it quits
Openings & Closings:
Monday, October 6, 2014
The motorcycle company that designed a custom Nevada sesquicentennial-themed motorcycle has opened an "attraction" on South Strip, and a Texas-based barbecue joint is settling in the northwest part of the valley …
Felice Garcia performs during opening night of “Limelight” on Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at the downtown Plaza.
Felice Garcia’s career spans Aguilera, ‘MDQ,’ Betty Boop and Laughlin — and she’s not finished yet
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Felice Garcia is a little bit country, rock ’n’ roll, pop, showgirl and now even burlesque, and she is keeping busy all over the city (Harrah’s and Plaza) and beyond (Laughlin). ...
“The Naked Magicians.”
Strip Scribbles: ‘The Naked Magicians,’ Liam Payne, Wynn, Adelson, Murren
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
It’s an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip near MGM Grand.
Las Vegas lounge legend Cook E. Jarr performs his final show at The Piano Bar in Harrah's on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.
Singing, joking and grooving to the end, Cook E. Jarr closes with a flourish at Harrah’s
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
What is to become of Cook E. Jarr, whose name brings to mind the heyday of Las Vegas lounge schmaltz? He arrived more than 30 years ago toting the act Cook E. Jarr & The Krums, ...
Olivia Newton-John and Kevin Burke in Nassau, Bahamas.
‘Defending the Caveman’ star Kevin Burke: My year away from Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, August 10, 2014
It’s been a year since Las Vegas and I broke up and I said goodbye to your sweet sexy neon and scenic vistas in infinite shades of brown — 365 days and change since I left you and my role in “Defending the Caveman” at Harrah’s.
Martin Kaye portrays Jerry Lee Lewis in “Million Dollar Quartet” on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Harrah’s.
‘Million Dollar Quartet’ star Martin Kaye: Nine attractions that I love in Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 4, 2014
Four years ago, I was plying my trade around the world on cruise ships dreaming of hitting a big stage like the one on which I currently have the honor of performing at Harrah’s. I’m grateful to be here, and not just because of the realization of a dream.
Felice Garcia performs during Mark Shunock’s “Mondays Dark,” benefiting Nevada SPCA, at Vinyl on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
‘Million Dollar Quartet’ star Felice Garcia: Girls Rock Vegas creates a band and a future
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 4, 2014
Once upon a time, I entered a local pageant and won the title of Miss Henderson. But that’s another story for another day. As part of my platform for Miss Henderson, I was a big supporter of keeping arts and music in education.
Benjamin D. Hale performs as Johnny Cash during "Million Dollar Quartet" on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2013, at Harrah's.
‘Million Dollar Quartet’ star Benjamin D. Hale: Finding my Nashville in Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Monday, August 4, 2014
In the fall of 2012, my life took an unpredictable turn when country music icons Tim McGraw and Faith Hill opened a show at the Venetian. They were to replace the wildly successful 6 1/2 year run of “Phantom — The Las Vegas Spectacular.”
Principal dancer Tara Palsha reacts to a pending kiss by a Wayne Newton character played by Josh Strickland while performing with the cast during her final night in "Vegas! The Show" on Friday, July 25, 2014, at Planet Hollywood.
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 ...
Clint Holmes, Dee Dee Bridgewater and Gregg Field discuss plans for an upcoming album in Studio A, aka the “Grammy Studio,” at Capitol Records on Thursday, July 10, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Clint Holmes sweeps through L.A.: The man is not done yet
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Clint Holmes was invited to “Jazz at the Bowl,” as he is very much a jazz singer these days, his continuing evolution as a singer having branched to that genre from his standards-driven period as a headliner at Harrah’s a decade ago. ...
Clint Holmes with Nneenna Freelon in “Georgia on My Mind: A Tribute to Ray Charles” on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014, at Reynolds Hall in the Smith Center.
Clint Holmes’ ray of sunshine is a Charles tribute at the Venetian
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
In his first residency on the Strip since leaving Harrah’s in 2006, Clint Holmes is part of the artistically robust lineup delivering “Georgia On My Mind” to the Venetian Theater from Sept. 18-Oct. 29. ...
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned 2014 Miss USA by 2013 Miss USA Erin Brady of Connecticut at the 2014 Miss USA Pageant at Baton Rouge River Center on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada returns to town July 17-20
Monday, July 7, 2014
For the first time since winning the 2014 Miss USA Pageant in Baton Rouge, La., in June, hometown beauty Nia Sanchez is returning to Las Vegas for a pageant models reunion with former Miss Nevada USA contestants.
Sammy Shore on the blue carpet for the "Viva Elvis" world premiere at Aria in CityCenter on Feb. 19, 2010.
Notes from the scene: Sammy (Shore) keeps the beat; Sammy (Hagar) pours it on
Friday, July 4, 2014
The Kats Report Bureau on this Independence Day is Terrace 1 (which is the only terrace) at our Newport Lofts office. Sirens have been blaring already today, and from our high perch, we feel the heat of another 110-degree ...
In this July 30, 2013, file photo, some of the Delta's casinos beckon players in Tunica Resorts, Miss., along Casino Strip Boulevard.
Once biggest casino between Las Vegas and Atlantic City closes its doors
Monday, June 2, 2014
The dice are no longer rolling and the slots aren’t spinning at Harrah’s Casino in Tunica. The casino lights went out for good a little after midnight Sunday, meaning...

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