Norm Johnson was facing a stint in a juvenile detention center when offered the option of joining the Air Force. He enlisted and served in the Korean War.
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Rachel Tyler was a principal singer in “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” for 13 months at Wynn Las Vegas, and caught a break when an opening surfaced in the aquatic production “Le Reve.”
Former Atlanta Falcons wideout Roddy White spent Super Bowl weekend partying and gambling with Charles Barkley. Similar to the Falcons’ defense in overtime, they got smoked.
Diana Ross sings, smiles and dresses beautifully. But where is that killer horn section from the first version of her show at Venetian Theater?
In the summer of 1970, Bonnie Raitt saw the light.
Joey Pero’s night was befitting a sad trombone solo as he was knocked down and suffered a broken leg after the first rehearsal of “Bandstand” in New York.
Louie Anderson won an Emmy for playing Christine Baskets on “Baskets,” and now seeks a small space to ply his craft in Las Vegas.
Freddie Glusman has thousands of friends. A couple hundred filled Piero’s on Saturday for his 80th birthday.
In 1960, Frankie Valli stopped in Las Vegas on his way to Hawthorne, met Louis Prima and learned a lot about playing the lounges.
Oscar Goodman used a big martini and oversized claims to toast the fifth anniversary of the Mob Museum on Thursday night.
Lijana Wallenda of The Flying Wallendas circus family was injured in an eight-person pyramid act to be featured at the Circus Sarasota on Wednesday.
Lacey Schwimmer, a former pro on “Dancing With the Stars,” is choreographing a new number to open the 34th season year of “Legends in Concert.”
William Shatner hails from Montreal, Cirque’s home town, and is just a couple months older than renowned “Mystere” artist Brian Dewhurst.
If the audience paying homage to Tony Sacca on Monday afternoon could have spoken with one voice, it would have said, “Tony, we’re gonna need a bigger room.”
Lady Gaga’s blazing Super Bowl halftime show (great use of the keytar, aerial straps and fishnets) has accelerated speculation about her performing having an extended residency on the Strip.
Vanilla Ice hearkened to the ’90s with a packed party at the Hard Rock Hotel; Oscar Goodman favors the Atlanta Falcons — but Mayor Carolyn is likely to hedge that bet.
Jay Kornegay had no line to Broncos coach Mike Shanahan, and he did not dial up a pair of kneel-downs from backup QB Bubby Brister.
You can thank David Perrico and Pop Strings Orchestra for the delay in the long-anticipated renovation of Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace.
Willie Nelson, returning to full health from a recent illness, unveiled his line of cannabis on Main Street in the Arts District on Tuesday night.
Tony Sacca always had something going on. He relished new projects, whether it was his Las Vegas Rocks Café restaurant and showroom downtown at Neonopolis or his musical/comedy adventure through our city’s history, “Vegas the Story.”
Tony Sacca was a well-known performer and television host, and also the headliner at the annual San Gennaro Feast, for more than 30 years in Las Vegas.
Jeff Civillico underwent knee surgery on Halloween. He ends his hiatus in March in a new room (for him) at Paris Las Vegas.
Vanessa Williams called her friend David Weinreb of the Howard Hughes Corporation to perform a couple of numbers to close the annual Nevada Ballet Theatre Black & White Ball at Aria.
Most recently a three-day event at Las Vegas Festival Grounds, the Academy of Country Music’s “Party for a Cause” is branching out to such locales as Hard Rock Hotel, Red Rock Resort and Toby Keith’s joint at Harrah’s.
Members of The Killers were once bounced from a bar by an employee of Jesse Garon, who this week portrayed Elvis in a promo clip starring … The Killers.
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