When comedian-juggler Jeff Civillico felt his show, “Comedy in Action” at Imperial Palace, could benefit from a new set, he did something extraordinary. He offered his fans the chance to help pay for it. To say they rose to the occasion would be a hefty understatement. Within a week of Civillico sharing his idea for….
Technically, the first day of fall was Sep. 22, but this blog doesn’t play by society’s (or the Autumnal Equinox’s) rules, so we’re going to drag out the summer as long as humanly possible, thanks. Here’s today’s way of squeezing every last bit out of summer: Spiked Sno Cones at Margaritaville at Flamingo Las Vegas…..
We, like many, were saddened to hear about the passing of Andy Williams, who died on Sep. 25, 2012. The singer had a 75-year career in show business, and for people like this blog, his voice will forever be intertwined with some of our fondest memories, especially around the holidays. Perhaps not surprisingly, Andy Williams….
Dice are one of the most popular gambling thingamabobs (that’s the technical name) in human history. They’re an important part of craps, this blog’s favorite casino game aside from “consuming cocktails,” which may not actually be a “casino game,” per se. But did you know just how far back dice go? In fact, dice have….
The co-star of the reality series “Ice Loves Coco,” Nicole “Coco” Austin, has been named Holly Madison’s replacement in the “Peepshow” striptease show at Planet Hollywood. Madison earlier announced she’ll leave the show Oct. 21, 2012 because of her new focus on baby-making. Read more. Nicole “Coco” Austin will join the cast of “Peepshow,” playing….
The rave reviews are in, and Taylor Hicks has not only won over lots of new fans at Bally’s Las Vegas, he’s also snagged a year-long extension to perform in the hotel’s Indigo Lounge. Which this blog is now calling the Taylor Hicks International Amphitheater for the Performing Arts, just because we can. Taylor Hicks,….
If you love Las Vegas, you probably love its neon signs, too. After 15 years of planning, the much-anticipated Neon Museum has announced it will open to the public on Oct. 27, 2012. The Neon Museum is dedicated to the “preservation and celebration of some of the city’s most distinctive architectural landmarks,” specifically, more than….
Looking for a great dinner and show combo in Las Vegas? Check out the sharp-edged flair at Hyakumi Japanese restaurant at Caesars Palace. Yes, the food preparation on the restaurant’s Teppanyaki-style griddles qualifies as a show. Just watch. We asked Chef Kevin if we could call him “Kevin-san,” and he was cool with that. Right….
The Flamingo Las Vegas and soon-to-be-renamed Imperial Palace have introduced six new LGBT commitment ceremony packages at their chapels. Same-sex couples can make their commitment ceremony dreams a reality (although Nevada’s constitution still bans same-sex marriage, don’t shoot the messenger) at any of seven venues, including the Imperial Palace’s new Silver Sky chapel (which boasts….
They say mixed martial arts is the the fastest-growing sport in the world. Now, it’s putting down roots at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas. The mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, World Series of Fighting, recently announced it’s inked a deal with NBC Sports Network (the folks that broadcast the Olympics) to host a series of….
In a much-anticipated announcement, Caesars Entertainment (whose blog this is) has confirmed the popular, mid-Strip resort, the Imperial Palace, will soon be rebranded as “The Quad Resort and Casino.” Or just “The Quad.” Up to you. While the name of the Imperial Palace is changing to The Quad, it’ll still be the high-energy party place….
One of the perks of playing at Total Rewards casinos (at resorts in the Caesars Entertainment family) is achieving progressively higher tier levels as you rack up “Tier Credits.” Total Rewards “tiers” are Gold, Platinum, Diamond and Seven Stars. Each tier level has increasingly appealing benefits. See the details here. In most cases, achieving a….
Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, at the corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Flamingo Blvd. on The Strip has announced it will close its Steakhouse at Bill’s restaurant on Sep. 16, 2012. There’s no specific information about what will replace the establishment, but it’s likely to be another restaurant. The Steakhouse at Bill’s was known….
Las Vegas entertainment doesn’t get any more iconic than “Jubilee!” at Bally’s Las Vegas. For fans around the world, the long-running show (it opened in 1981) represents classic Vegas glamour at its most eye-popping. Part of the show’s reputation comes from its lavish costumes, most designed by Bob Mackie and Pete Menefee, two acclaimed fashion….
If you’ve been itching for a sneak preview of CeeLo Green’s upcoming resident show at Planet Hollywood, listen up. The “Forget You” (you know what we mean) singer, and co-star of NBC’s “The Voice,” will team up with some of his entertainment pals for a show on Oct. 10, 2012. A portion of the ticket….