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On October 13, the tantalizing ladies of FANTASY, the award-winning topless female revue at Luxor Hotel and Casino, celebrated 23 years of success on the Las Vegas Strip with a VIP party at Public House inside the iconic Las Vegas property, followed by a performance of the show. As part of the night’s revelries, the highly-anticipated annual calendar was released, titled “2023: FANTASY Has Legs,” paying tribute to the stunning cast as well as the longevity of the production, which has remained popular since its beginnings under producer, director and Emmy award-winning choreographer Anita Mann.
Chuck Bowling, President & COO of Mandalay Bay and Luxor, welcomed the audience and congratulated Mann along with the entire team at FANTASY on 23 incredible years. Bowling was joined onstage by Mann, who expressed her deep gratitude for the cast, crew and fans of FANTASY. The Nevada Donor Network Foundation was announced as the recipient of an annual donation from sales of the new “2023: FANTASY Has Legs” calendar. Steven Peralta, foundation president, and Joe Ferreira, president and CEO, as well as Rick Harrison, owner of the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop and star of “Pawn Stars” on the History Channel; comedian Sam “Tape Face” Willis, and MGM Resorts International executives were in attendance for the evening’s celebrations.
Lorena Peril, headliner of the award-winning revue, captivated the audience with her powerful vocals alongside the cast of talented dancers. Guest performer Murray Sawchuck, “Murray the Magician,” performed his noted comedy magic. The sexy production also introduced several new numbers, each sung by Peril, including the new opening number “Let’s Get Loud/Already All Ready” and “Man! I Feel Like a Woman!,” both choreographed by Yesi Burgess, dancer and in-house choreographer for FANTASY, as well as “You Can Leave Your Hat On” and the rousing new finale number, “Show Me How You Burlesque,” choreographed by superstar dancer and choreographer Sienna Lyons. The anniversary celebration also revealed two other new numbers, “Buttons,” performed by Mariah Rivera, dancer and co-producer for FANTASY, and “Good Girls,” sung by Skyla Jade, Stevie Heptig and Ashton Bray, three of the show’s striking dancers, complete with feathered fans. Both numbers were also choreographed by Lyons.
Bat Out of Hell – The Musical celebrated its highly anticipated official opening in its brand-new immersive theatre at Paris Las Vegas on Oct. 7, 2022. The sold-out audience, filled with VIPs, rock fans and musical theatre enthusiasts alike, were treated to an electrifying performance of back-to-back hit numbers from Jim Steinman and Meat Loaf’s best-selling albums including “Bat Out of Hell” and “Bat Out of Hell: Back to Hell,” punctuated by high-octane special effects, pyrotechnics and a colossal set. The 26-member ensemble, live band and larger-than-life choreography transported showgoers into an alluring post-apocalyptic city filled with forbidden love and rebellious youth.
Before curtain call, the cast of Bat Out of Hell – The Musical arrived at its new, permanent home on the Las Vegas Strip on custom motorcycles to pose for photos and greet fans. The special welcome moment marked the musical production’s official arrival at Paris Las Vegas. After the 85-minute production and standing ovation, the cast, crew, producers, creative team and invited guests enjoyed a Bat Out of Hell-themed after party fit for a rockstar at Pool á París, nestled under the hotel’s Eiffel Tower.
The Barbershop Cuts & Cocktails, Clique Hospitality’s hidden speakeasy inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, is hosting a themed Halloween weekend with live performances all weekend. The 442s will take the stage around 10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28; followed by Radio Xx on Saturday, Oct. 29; The Regulators on Sunday, Oct. 30; and Speed on Monday, Oct. 31.
The speakeasy’s transformation will be inspired by Netflix’s hit series “Stranger Things.” The lounge will also be the host of a Halloween costume contest on Sunday, Oct. 30, also known as All Hallow’s Eve, with the winner to be announced live, on-stage at midnight on Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31. The guest who is crowned the winner for “Sexiest Costume” will go home with a grand prize of $3,000.
The Barbershop is a fully operational barbershop offering a wide range of men’s grooming services. Secreted behind an inconspicuous janitor’s door, The Barbershop boasts a speakeasy-style lounge with a fully stocked bar as well leather couches and upholstered chairs arranged to draw attention to the stage with live music every night including “Faded Karaoke” every Tuesday where guests can live out their rock star dreams with a live band. The cool, intimate atmosphere has drawn music superstars including Machine Gun Kelly, Bruno Mars, Anderson .Paak, Macy Gray, DJ Ashba, Zac Brown, Gavin DeGraw, Blanco Brown, Mikkey Dee, Hardy and Dustin Lynch plus several others to the venue where they have performed surprise sets.
Fremont Street Experience, the six-block entertainment district located in historic downtown Las Vegas, has announced the return of its iconic Rock of Horror Halloweekend celebration from Oct. 28-31. Guests can head down to Fremont Street Experience for Halloween haunts, flash mobs and free nightly entertainment including themed, theatrical musical performances by Alter Igor on 1st Street Stage, as well as an exclusive production show, “Wicked Dreams,” complete with cirque-style dazzling visuals, alluring dancers, and aerialists on 3rd Street Stage.On Halloween night, guests can enter an epic costume contest by wearing their scariest and most elaborate costumes for a chance to win first, second and third place cash prizes of $2,500, $1,000 and $500. The action-packed party will also feature epic people-watching, high-flying rides on SlotZilla and ghoulish imagery on the world-famous Viva Vison canopy.
HyperX Arena Las Vegas inside Luxor Hotel and Casino is welcoming gamers to celebrate Halloween weekend with the return of Edgeguard: Fight II Fright, the two-day regional tournament featuring multiple game genres and titles and a $10,000 prize pool. Kicking off at 11 a.m. (doors open at 10 a.m.) on both Saturday, Oct. 29 and Sunday, Oct. 30, gamers can test their skills against the top players from around the region at the Vegas Strip’s only state-of-the-art dedicated gaming facility. Elevated bites and energy drink infused cocktails will be available for players and fans throughout the weekend.
Palms Casino Resort proudly announces HalloQween, an LGBTQ+ inclusive Halloween event set to create spooky ghost stories at the iconic Ghostbar on Sunday, October 30, 2022. Ghostbar is opening the doors to its sky-high ultra-lounge on Halloween night for Thriller at Ghostbar. Following on the heels of The Pride Family Pool Party recently held at SOAK Pool, HalloQween, is the second Pride Month event at Palms Casino Resort. Set on the 55th floor high above the Las Vegas Strip, this ghostly affair features RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar Coco Montrese, as well as a Halloween costume contest, GoGo dancers, and celebrity female impersonators including Kenneth Blake as Elvira, and Jessie Tyler as Taylor Swift. Additionally, partygoers can compete in different costume categories for their chance to win cash prizes. The categories are Best Over-the-Top Drag, Best Duo, Sexiest, Scariest, and Best Impersonator.
Couples looking to add a spine-chilling feel to their big day can say “I Boo” this Halloween at The Little Vegas Chapel with special ‘To Boo or Not to Boo’ and ‘Spooky Love’ wedding packages featuring a Halloween-themed ceremony. The ‘To Boo or Not to Boo’ package priced at $699 pre-tax includes: Halloween ceremony performed by a Harley Quinn officiant in the newly-opened Imperial Chapel; choice of custom eerie music; roundtrip limousine services; Unity Candle Ceremony; Halloween-inspired, fresh six-rose bouquet and boutonniere; professional photography with 15 digital images; video recording of the ceremony and keepsake fuzzy dice.
Museum of Monsters is back with an expanded footprint full of life-sized creatures and monsters from the most popular cinematic nightmares throughout haunt history. It is the perfect opportunity to fill your social media pages with wonderfully haunted images in this unforgettable experience. Zombie Axe Kingdom is where the zombies have taken over Axe Kingdom and made it their own axe throwing medieval mayhem dungeon. Zombie Escape is a haunted maze filled with scary surprises and live actors. Enter if you dare! It’s located in Boulder City between Las Vegas and Hoover Dam.
Barry Manilow’s residency at the Westgate is right on target to break Elvis Presley’s record for total performances at the iconic hotel, once the International and later the Las Vegas Hilton. The International Theater, which Elvis made famous and where Manilow performs, is the site of the King’s 646 performances, the number that Manilow is in line to topple. The 80-year-old dynamic star has just released new dates for 2023, totaling 57dates over 19 weekends from February 16 through December 9.
On Saturday, Oct. 15, the cast of “O™” by Cirque du Soleil celebrated its 24th anniversary of nightly impressing audiences ever since the flagship production made its debut at Bellagio Resort & Casino in 1998. As one of the first Cirque du Soleil shows in Las Vegas, “O” has captivated more than 18 million guests from around the world and is eager to continue its legacy as a one of the most must-see iconic productions on the Las Vegas Strip. The aquatic masterpiece, created by the late Franco Dragone and his incomparable artistic vision, pays tribute to the beauty of live theater with a wondrous display of artistic swimmers, Olympic divers and acrobats performing in, on and above water. Ahead of the sold-out performance, the illustrious characters took a dive into the 1.5-million-gallon custom pool creating a fun visual forming the number “24” in honor of the anniversary.
Star Trek Icon, movie and television actor William Shatner (center) returned to The Bootlegger Bistro to enjoy some of his favorite Italian Specialties with friends, family patriarch Dennis Bono and CRN Network President & Founder Mike Horn. This coming Saturday night, Octpber 22, the Bootlegger . A Classic Evening of Song, Stories, Video Clips & More With Movie Star, Author and Entertainer Gianni Russo. There will be a show, book signing and afterparty.
Actor and stand-up comedian Rachel Feinstein will bring plenty of laughs to the Suncoast Showroom as part of Bonkerz Comedy Night at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino on Saturday, November 12, with shows at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.Feinstein grew up in Bethesda, Maryland and moved to New York City at 17 years old to develop her character-driven standup act. In addition to being a finalist on NBC’s seventh season of “Last Comic Standing,” Feinstein has appeared in countless comedy specials, TV shows and movies, including “Her Composition,” Comedy Central’s “Inside Amy Schumer,” “Trainwreck,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Only Whores Wear Purple.”
Comedian, actor and television host Bill Maher has announced 2023 show dates inside the David Copperfield Theater at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. Maher will bring his honest and hilarious comedy to Las Vegas February 17 – 18 and June 16 – 17. For more than 25 years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny political talk happens on American television. His combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs can be watched across notable television performances such as “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC, 1993 – 2002) and “Real Time with Bill Maher” (HBO 2003 – present). Maher has been recognized with numerous Emmy nominations for “Real Time with Bill Maher” and “Politically Incorrect” as well as several of his 12 solo HBO stand-up specials. His most recent special, “#Adulting,” aired in Spring 2022.
Golden Globe and Academy Award-nominated actress, Kirsten Dunst, who recently starred in the critically acclaimed “The Power of the Dog,” made a brief visit to CliQue Bar & Lounge, the upscale cocktail lounge inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Monday, Oct. 10. Dunst and a friend arrived at the lounge shortly after 11 p.m. Dressed casually in a black skirt with a black top and sandals, Dunst and her guest enjoyed sipping on Casa Del Sol Tequila and were seen socializing amongst themselves before departing the lounge just before midnight.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is thrilled to announce the return of its beloved Ice Rink for the eleventh year, open to the public daily starting Tuesday, Nov. 15 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. The Boulevard Pool will once again transform into the only rooftop winter wonderland overlooking the Las Vegas Strip featuring a 4,200-square-foot rink made of real ice, and the return of The Chalet, a holiday village with open-air fire pits perfect for cocktails and s’mores making while classic holiday films display above the rink on the resort’s 65-foot marquee. Back by popular demand, the Ice Rink’s famed Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony returns this year hosted by Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders.
On Wednesday, Dec. 7, 6-8 p.m., the Ice Rink’s annual Christmas Tree lighting returns to kick off the holiday season with special guest Josh Jacobs of the Las Vegas Raiders. Football fans, locals and guests alike are invited to join in on the family-friendly event featuring an autograph signing, photo, and meet & greet opportunities
Sundays Nov. 20 & 27, Dec. 4, 11 & 18 | 8 – 11 p.m., Marquee Nightclub takes over the Ice Rink with its iconic Night Circus-themed party on select Sundays this winter with surprise appearances by over-the-top carnival characters, Instagram-worthy photo moments, and performances by Tao Group’s hottest DJs. On Thursday, December 1,from 6-8 p.m., it will be Benny the Ice Skating Dog & Photos with Santa. Benny the Labrador was rescued from a shelter and has since transformed into a national ice-skating sensation, immediately taking to the ice after his rescuer fashioned him a custom pair of ice skates. With over 100 tricks in his repertoire, Benny returns to The Cosmopolitan’s Ice Rink to show off some new skating skills. For every skate rental purchased during the event, $2 will be donated to the NSPCA.
Brunched By An Angel, the first-ever Las Vegas production show that will allow guests to brunch with their dearly departed, will make its spiritual debut at KAOS inside Palms Casino Resort Las Vegas on November 12-13, 2022, with additional shows in the limited-engagement residency set for December 10-11, 2022, and January 14-15, 2023. Each weekend will feature two shows per day. Created and brought to life by four-time Emmy Award winning Executive Producer Shane Farley, Brunched By An Angel is spearheaded by three of the world’s best psychic mediums who will connect with the spirits of the audience’s loved ones who have passed away. Each medium possesses their own special gifts to reach the departed, and the trio includes Reginald Lewis, along with friends Loriann Mans and Christopher Allan.
The two-hour show is limited to only 272 guests to ensure an intimate experience, as well as produce the best odds for anyone that has ever hoped to get a reading from a celebrity medium. Each show will begin with a musical set and brunch, followed by a live gallery read whereby Lewis, Mans and Allan will connect directly with audience members. For those looking for an even better chance to be read, a VIP experience will be available for eight tables per show and a seat will be left empty for one of the psychic mediums to sit with a group guaranteeing someone at that table will be read.
BetMGM, a leading sports betting and iGaming operator, premiered its newest commercial campaign spot bringing together two of hockey’s iconic captains – Wayne Gretzky and Connor McDavid. The content debuted in advance of the start of the National Hockey League (NHL®) season. The tongue-in-cheek spot features Gretzky as he stops by McDavid’s on-ice practice session. The growing tension between McDavid’s focus on perfecting his craft and Gretzky’s excitement as he previews the BetMGM app comically builds throughout the spot. The campaign was created by 72andSunny New York and directed by Peter Berg, Executive Producer of Entourage and Ballers.
The Original MISFITS, featuring original singer/songwriter Glenn Danzig and original bassist Jerry Only with Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein on guitar, will perform at the Michelob ULTRA Arena at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas Saturday, Dec. 31. One of the most crucially influential, genre-defying bands to ever emerge from North America, the MISFITS and their iconic imagery went on to become one of the most crucially influential, genre-defying bands to ever emerge from North America. The MISFITS significance extends well beyond the narrowed path of punk rock, metal & hardcore. Although not cognizant of how significant they would become, what the Original MISFITS achieved in their initial seven-year window deconstructed and redefined rock music.
“The Cocktail Cabaret” returns to the stage to present two showcase performances at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in the Concierge Lounge on Nevada Day, Oct. 28, and Oct. 29. Doors open for cocktails at 5 p.m. and show time is 6 p.m. The Cocktail Cabaret” features musical virtuosity and humor brought to life by a small cast of power-house musical performers: Original cast members Niki Scalera (“Hairspray,” “Tarzan,” “Footloose”) and Maren Wade (“America’s Got Talent,” “Confessions of a Showgirl,” “Pin Up,” “50 Shades! The Parody”) will welcome sensational baritone-tenor Doug Carpenter (“Baz,” “Dirty Dancing, “Beautiful, the Carol King Musical”) and veteran singer Arias as emcee. The fantastic four-piece band is led by co-producer and renowned pianist Dr. Philip Fortenberry (“Behind the Candelabra”), drummer Don Meoli (“Jersey Boys”), bassist Josh Jones (“Million Dollar Quartet”) and saxophonist John Summers (“Lady Gaga”).
Presented by AG Entertainment Touring and Mammoth, American singer and songwriter Rod Wave will bring his Beautiful Mind Tour to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Friday, Dec. 16, 2022. Special guests Toosii and Mariah the Scientist are also scheduled to perform. The Rod Wave – Beautiful Mind Tour celebrates his third album Beautiful Mind, which is his second consecutive No. 1 on the Billboard 200 charts. The album boasts features from Jack Harlow and December Joy and has over 750M streams to date. The album’s lead single “By Your Side” is certified platinum.
Bortolami announces the new edition of its Artist / City initiative to be held in downtown Las Vegas with New York–based Japanese painters Koichi Sato and Susumu Kamijo, and Los Angeles–based artist Jonas Wood. Expanding exhibition programming outside the gallery’s walls, the Artist / City initiative pairs artists with an unconventional space in an American city for a longer duration than a standard gallery exhibition, granting artists freedom to push the boundaries of their creative practices. On the occasion of this site-responsive exhibition in Las Vegas, the artists have each worked on a series of new paintings, which will occupy the vacant site of a former Greyhound bus terminal adjacent to the Plaza Hotel & Casino.
In the context of Las Vegas’ status as an over-the-top icon of America, the three artists have created new works based on their individual experiences of “Americana,” responding to the project individually and collaboratively. Koichi Sato, a self-taught painter known for his vibrant and cartoon-like figures, worked on new portraits of individuals and groups of people representing a wide spectrum of characters and identities in American culture. Susumu Kamijo continued his signature explorations of animals’ physical and behavioral peculiarities, presenting heavily abstract canvases of poodles. The exhibition will be completed with never-before-seen works by internationally acclaimed artist Jonas Wood, including a large-scale landscape painting that will serve as a pictorial, boldly graphic background of the show. Visitors will enter the once-abandoned bus station and immerse themselves in a surreal, yet ordinary scenario imagined by the three artists, reminiscent of travelers waiting for their bus.
It will soon be the most wonderful time of the year on the Las Vegas Strip with the return of “A Very Terry Christmas,” a holiday-themed show from famed singer, comedian, ventriloquist and “America’s Got Talent” winner Terry Fator. A popular and highly anticipated tradition every holiday season over the past several years, guests will enjoy the festive performances from Friday, Nov. 25 through Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022 at Liberty Loft inside New York-New York Hotel & Casino.
“A Very Terry Christmas” celebrates the joy of the holidays with comedy, singing, celebrity impersonations and ventriloquism, featuring such classics as “Winter Wonderland,” “Sleigh Ride” and “White Christmas.” Plus, audiences will learn all about “Juana,” a new holiday guaranteed to make you laugh.
The holiday shows will showcase Terry’s unique singing ability and laugh out loud comedy, brought to you through the “voices” of America’s favorite puppet characters. Among those taking the stage with Terry are Maynard Thompkins, the world’s greatest Elvis Impersonator who performs “Blue Christmas;” Julius, the Apollo Theater legend with his unique Barry White version of “Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel;” Duggie the slackers’ one-of-a-kind rendition of “The Night Before Christmas;” and Winston the Impersonating Turtle who can perform any voice, any style and any song!
Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art has announced the extension of its current exhibit, Caldonia: Concert and Film Posters from The Ralph DeLuca Collection, through Sunday, Jan. 22, 2023.Caldonia features 44 vintage posters marketing performances and films starring African American musicians and acts from the 1920s to the 1970s. Many of the posters exhibited are rare with their historical context being their true value. Collectively the posters highlight the Chitlin’ Circuit—a series of performance venues that gave Black musicians the opportunity to play their music for live audiences. Named after a love song by Louis Jordan, Caldonia exhibits film posters such as “Cabin in the Sky” (1943) featuring Ethel Waters and Lena Horne; and “St. Louis Blues” (1929), the only cinematic presentation of Bessie Smith. Debuted in New York’s Salon 94, Caldonia includes video footage and examples of the iconic music that shaped American sound.
X Country at Harrah’s Las Vegas is celebrating its seventh anniversary on the famed Las Vegas Strip. A Kick’n Topless Revue featuring a combination of traditional and modern country music chart toppers, X Country celebrates “lucky number seven” with four racy, new dance numbers at Harrah’s Las Vegas. True to the “X” brand, the X Country Girls are some of the most beautiful and talented dancers in Las Vegas, who will tease and seduce the audience to country music’s most popular songs, including a new opening number to Carrie Underwood’s “Poor Everybody Else,” a reverse striptease to “Last Name” by Underwood, a new solo to Walker Hayes’ “Fancy Like,” “a spinning chair duet to Shania Twain’s “You’re Still The One,” and more. X County is created, produced, and directed by husband-and-wife team, Matt and Angela Stabile, alongside co-producer Tiffany Mondell and co-producer/choreographer Anthony Cardella
Tickets for Snow Carnival Holiday Forest are now on sale for the one-of-a-kind winter-themed attraction, produced by International Special Attractions, Ltd. (ISA) in partnership with M Resort Spa Casino. Snow Carnival will welcome guests beginning Wednesday, November 23. Snow Since announcing the upcoming event, locals and Las Vegas visitors have been flurrying with excitement to experience it all. From snowball throwing to snowman building, this celebratory attraction will offer a variety of seasonal favorites. Coast down the snowy inclines of the “Mini Matterhorn” snow slide, visit the Candy Cane forest, or stop by a snow play area for winter games and more! Snow Carnival will create a storybook experience of exploration, wonder and fun for the entire family.
Multi-GRAMMY Award-winning superstar Bruno Mars will perform two New Year’s Eve weekend shows at Dolby Live at Park MGM in Las Vegas December 30 – 31. Both shows are scheduled to begin at 9 p.m.
Grab your boots and cowboy hats! “Wild, Wild Drai’s,” a western themed shindig, kicks off the theme-party series with a bang. The monthly “Imagine” parties, previously hosted on the first Wednesday of each month, invite guests to dress with the theme of the night. Thursday, Nov. 3 – “Black Light Project Volume II,” let your imagination loose in outfits with neons and whites for a black light crazy evening; Thursday, Dec. 1 – “Pillow Talk,” cozy up in your seductive sleep attire and lingerie for an evening of sexy beats and entertainment.
The Las Vegas Holiday Classic basketball tournament is returning to the Orleans Arena on Friday, Nov. 25 and Saturday, Nov. 26. Beginning this year, a number of women’s collegiate basketball teams from across the country will take part in the competition, including The University of Washington, Fordham University, Santa Clara University and the University of South Dakota. The men’s basketball teams include The University of San Diego, New Mexico State University, University of California Irvine and Nicholls State University.
Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Garden “Artfully Autumn” display welcomes guests as they embark on a feast for the senses with dramatic sculptural pieces and an abundance of fall floral, foliage and pumpkins, all while being captivated by a new custom fragrance. Open through November 12, this season’s masterpiece was envisioned by designer Ed Libby and Bellagio’s Horticulture team. The experience pays homage to modern architecture and artists such as Frank Lloyd Wright, Christo and Jeanne-Claude and Louis Comfort Tiffany, incorporating reverence to their designs in unexpected and imaginative ways. Throughout the Conservatory journey, guests will enjoy botanical works of art nestled within a palette of rich golden hues and crisp oranges and reds as a new festive fall “cornucopia” scent fills the air with the aroma of cranberry and orange mixed with rich cinnamon, setting the mood for the season,
Building upon a history of successful events where the One Drop Foundation has raised significant funds in Las Vegas, the Foundation is pleased to announce La Cuvée One Drop 2022, a philanthropic event benefiting its critical mission of ensuring sustainable access to safe water to communities facing extreme barriers, locally and globally. The One Drop Foundation will celebrate its 15th anniversary with a gastronomic dinner designed by the team of Rivea by Alain Ducasse followed by an exciting performance from Cirque du Soleil and other surprise celebrity guests, an exclusive auction, and after-party at Skyfall Lounge at Delano Las Vegas on Saturday, November 12, 2022.
Three-time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum band Maroon 5 will headline a new Las Vegas residency at Dolby Live at Park MGM beginning March 24. Presented in partnership by Live Nation and MGM Resorts International, M5LV The Residency will be custom-designed for Dolby Live, giving fans an intimate concert experience in the 5,200-seat entertainment venue.
Before "Hamilton" or "In the Heights" there was FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME. From producer Lin-Manuel Miranda and fresh from Broadway, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME brings hip-hop improv to The Summit Showroom inside The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas beginning Nov. 10. Recipient of a 2020 Special Tony Award®, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, directed by Thomas Kail, is a non-stop blend of hip-hop, improvisational comedy, music, and vocal stylings. The cast of talented performers will provide non-stop action throughout the 90-minute show, spinning suggestions from the audience into humorous bits, instantaneous songs and riffs, and fully realized musical numbers. No two shows are ever the same. The electrifying vocals of the performers – from singing to rapping to beat-boxing with harmonies and freestyle flow – are backed by tight tunes from keyboards and human percussion. Conceived by Anthony Veneziale and created by Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and Anthony Veneziale, FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME pays homage to John Coltrane's "A Love Supreme," with a nod to musical roots in jazz, soul, blues and hip-hop.
In the first notable expansion of the immersive art exhibition since opening, Meow Wolf’s Omega Mart recently launched the Mega Art Zone. Adjacent to the Omega Mart box office, Meow Wolf has created an energetic showcase for a whole host of local artists. The Mega Art Zone is a graffitied spot that deepens the existing Omega Mart narrative while showcasing the talents of more than 40 local Las Vegas artists. Meow Wolf founders and artists traveled from Santa Fe, New Mexico to Las Vegas to work in collaboration with local artists. The creative team worked overnight and into the early morning hours over four consecutive nights while AREA15 was closed to create the new Mega Art Zone. The finished installation features two functioning vending machines filled with mini art available for the public to purchase, so everyone can take home a little piece of local art
Luke Bryan recently announced 2023 dates for his Las Vegas headlining engagement at Resorts World Theatre. The five-time entertainer of the year added twelve more dates for “Luke Bryan: Vegas” due to ticket demand for the must-see, high-energy show. “Luke Bryan: Vegas” features only-in-Las Vegas production elements including a shifting stage that lifts the country superstar and his band to the rhythms of his hit songs as well as a catwalk that descends from the ceiling and elevates Bryan to eye-level with the mezzanine seats.
FlyOver in Las Vegas, the Strip’s premier flight ride attraction, is celebrated its first anniversary with the launch of its newest flight ride experience, Windborne: Call of the Canadian Rockies. Featuring incredible footage captured in remote areas of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, the film spotlights areas unreachable to most, providing a rare glimpse into the most isolated and untouched areas of the mountain range. Las Vegas visitors will explore Canada’s snow-capped peaks, turquoise lakes, picturesque valleys and dramatic vistas as they travel over Banff, Jasper and Yoho National Parks amongst other spectacular locales. For more information, contact Sam Elliott, Kirvin Doak Communications,
Legendary entertainer and music icon Donny Osmond has extended his award-winning solo residency inside Harrah’s Las Vegas Showroom at Harrah’s Las Vegas into 2023. Winner of Best Show, Best Headliner and Best Singer for the 2021 Best of Vegas awards, Osmond’s show is a dynamic, energy-filled musical journey of his unparalleled life as one of the most recognized entertainers in the world. Fans are treated to Osmond’s engaging performances throughout the show including the fan favorite and showstopping "Auto-rap-ography" – a rap song accompanied by milestone photos and videos from his impressive career of six decades. Donny also does a full Broadway production of his classic Disney hit from Mulan, "I'll Make A Man Out Of You." The show also includes an audience interactive segment where anyone can request any song he's ever recorded
Enchant, producers of the world’s largest Christmas light experience, and Resorts World Las Vegas, the Strip’s newest resort, plan to brighten the holiday season in Las Vegas with over four million outdoor lights—bringing a special edition of America’s fastest-growing live-holiday event to Las Vegas Boulevard for the first time billed as “Enchant on the Strip.” The event officially opens on Saturday, Nov. 19 and will continue operation through Jan. 1. The spectacle will span over ten acres—more than three football fields— across the Resorts World Las Vegas property. In addition to featuring a one-of-a-kind immersive walk-thru light maze experience and a 100-foot-tall holiday tree, the event will also include ice skating, live entertainment, Santa visits, interactive games and a holiday marketplace featuring local artisans. Specialty cocktails and culinary offerings will also be available from the array of Resorts World restaurants. Legendary rockers TESLA are returning to Las Vegas for a special five-night residency, in celebration of their 36 years of entertaining rock audiences around the world. Show dates: March 17, 18, 22, 24, 25 inside House of Blues Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the famed Las Vegas Strip. During their exclusive five-night run of shows, TESLA will touch all sides of their unique discography including the heavier edge of electric songs like “Modern Day Cowboy”, “Hang Tough” and “Edison’s Medicine”, as well as their acoustic driven songs such as “Signs” and “Love Song” (two Top 10 Billboard charting hits).
Miranda Lambert Celebrates Sold-Out Opening of Velvet Rodeo Residency Reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and current CMA triple-nominee Miranda Lambert recently celebrated the launch of “Miranda Lambert: Velvet Rodeo The Las Vegas Residency” at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The headlining residency debut featured high-energy entertainment and poignant stripped-back moments spanning the three-time GRAMMY winner’s iconic career from her 2005 debut, Kerosene, to this year’s critically acclaimed Palomino.