First, the news: Matthew Nelson told me the Elvis Presley estate persuaded the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame not to induct his dad, Ricky Nelson, during the hall's 1986 inauguration, out of an old "frienemy" rivalry.
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Girls just wanna have fun. Especially at this time of year.
Dorothy, living on a Kansas farm in the 1930s, probably never would have imagined her dress traveling to Oz -- let alone New York, where decades later it would be valued at over $1 million.
An election that was shaping up as a philosophical race of the old guard versus new blood has become less than a nailbiter for the Las Vegas Musicians Union.
Consider Carly Simon's "You're So Vain" reveal last week to be at least one rock 'n' roll mystery solved. Here, we offer a few other musical mysteries that, we believe, await definitive resolution.
The new "Star Wars" film opens next month, but the Force won't be with the Lord.
Joseph Griffin, famous for one week, has a commercial pilot license but no fliers will put their lives in his goofy hands.
Nickelodeon hopes to score a new touchdown with a favorite animated character who has a head shaped like a football.
Just when you thought the heated debate had subsided about whether Jon Snow is dead or alive on "Game of Thrones," the hit show has reigned the discussion.
A Blue Man can catch a marshmallow in his mouth just about anywhere. And that's been an adaptive skill in Las Vegas, where the Blue Man Group became a 15-year institution but carved those years among three casino theaters.
All roads lead to Vegas.
The Voice was always more than the voice.
Before he was chief operating officer for the company that produces "Legends in Concert," Brian Brigner lived and breathed race cars.
Why break up a great team?
Over the years, a few Las Vegas shows have figured out ways to warm up to the holiday season efficiently. Here's a rundown, starting with the newest and most unusual.
"ShowStoppers" has enough roof-rattling voices to fill the stockings of all your out-of-town guests, Thanksgiving and Christmas both.
Broadway and Las Vegas share a lot of talent. But to call it a two-way street is still dangerous.
Right now, Southern Nevada barbecue is in the midst of an upward trend, and one of the best of the newcomers is Bell's BBQ in Henderson.
British boy band One Direction swept the top honors at Sunday's American Music Awards, while a sorrowful tribute to the victims of the attacks in Paris lent a somber note to a night of otherwise vibrant performances.
Thirty-five years later, Clark County Fire Capt. Jon Sabol can't escape the horrific images of the MGM Grand fire.
Most made-in-Vegas movies — from "Ocean's Eleven" (1960 or 2001, take your pick) to "The Hangover" — are just like tourists. They hit the town, they gaze in wonder at the neon-bedecked excess, they survive assorted hijinks. Then they go home. But a few Vegas movies get us, really get us, right where we live. And no movie fills that bill better than "Casino."
Tony Soprano was the boss. So it's fitting the sale of his Escalade should set a record. The car that the late actor James Gandolfini drove in his role as the mob boss Soprano on the HBO hit show "The Sopranos" sold at auction for more than $119,000.
On Nov. 22, 1995, "Toy Story" hit theaters, introducing the world to Sheriff Woody and Buzz Lightyear and forever changing the way movies are made.
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