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Lines between ‘club’ and ‘show’ keep blurring, perhaps with growing pains

Holly Madison says it’s time for Vegas to think small. Madison, who starred in “Peepshow,” sees those empty seats for most ticketed shows are a sign of something else missing in the bigger entertainment picture. So she’s opening a new club, 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque, that will offer burlesque acts but not a traditionally ticketed show.

Fremont Street freebies end as ACM goes benefit route

Country music fans will have the new High Roller observation wheel to steer them to this year’s events surrounding the Academy of Country Music awards, but they will need to show up with some cash. And not show up on Fremont Street, unless they are willing to settle for less-famous bands.