Mat Franco attended veteran magician Jeff McBride’s classes when he was just 12 years old.
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If big, bold experiments in Las Vegas entertainment were unraveling this week, smaller but still-encouraging ones continue.
The billboards make them look like magic’s version of “The Avengers.” And they fight their way out of a basement like superheroes, too.
Kenny Loggins is a summer tradition in Las Vegas. And he is all-American enough that he doesn’t even have to sing “America the Beautiful” this Fourth of July weekend, although surely no one could stop him.
Easiest summer job of all time? It’s got to go to Ian Ziering, teaming up with a Chippendales show that doesn’t really need any help. It’s a self-sustaining machine that gives the ladies what they scream for, and quite sensibly, doesn’t give Ziering much to do.
In the late 1990s, Cherry Poppin’ Daddies were part of a wave of retro-swing revivalists sporting tattoos and zoot suits, playing places like the Huntridge Theater to take Las Vegas back to its Louis Prima years.
If your Fourth of July songbook begins with “The Stars and Stripes Forever” and ends with “America the Beautiful,” Clint Holmes, The Smith Center’s resident headliner at Cabaret Jazz, has a few other suggestions for you.
Donnie Wahlberg says the New Kids On The Block don’t mind tire-kicking the idea of becoming Las Vegas headliners.
Watching the rehearsal in front of him, show producer Adam Steck declares, “You gotta have an Aboriginal routine in an Australian show.”
The legal dispute between Mirage headliner Terry Fator and former manager John McEntee is back in court, nearly four years after they reached a settlement.
Figuring out how to get the club demographic to buy show tickets is still a bit of a mystery. But one thing isn’t.
New York City rockers The Strokes come to The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Aug. 20, with Albert Hammond Jr.
Last summer, Ian Ziering explained that a secondary motive of getting his body ripped to guest host the Rio’s Chippendales revue was the ability to audition for superhero movies.
NeNe Leakes is the first celebrity to be billed in a Cirque du Soleil show in the company’s 30-year history, and 1.58 million Twitter followers helps explain why.
“What happens in this business is you don’t get it at all and then you get it all at once and then it goes away. It’s terrifying,” says the comedian.
There comes a point in every Celine Dion show where the waterworks open and you can’t stop a tear from running down your face.
I approached NeNe Leakes in the lobby of “Zumanity.” She sat tall in her latex costume and Christian Louboutin heels. We were surrounded by a phalanx of “Real Housewives” cameras, microphones and crew workers.
NeNe Leakes, best known as one of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta,” makes Cirque history on Friday with a week as the guest host of “Zumanity.”
Comedian Kevin Hart’s box-office hit “Think Like A Man Too” is set in Vegas. He’ll return to the scene Sept. 5-6, bringing his “Hartbeat Weekend” with comedy shows, a performance by Kendrick Lamar and even a blackjack tourney at The Cosmopolitan.
Annual Golden Rainbow brings different show casts together to raise money in fight against AIDS/HIV
You saw ’em back in the day. You probably just didn’t realize it.
Erich Bergen had the last laugh. Or maybe it was Clint Eastwood.
Indie dance pop troupe Grouplove joins Portugal. The Man at Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq on Aug. 16. Tickets are $35 in advance, $40 day of show and go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Brooklyn Bowl box office, 3545 Las Vegas Blvd. South, and www.ticketfly.com .