The Sin City Comedy Club may be the launch pad for Eric Jordan Young’s self-produced showcase “Shakin’,” but it’s clearly not the endgame. Young isn’t a cabaret singer scaling down to his environment, but a musical theater veteran with a voice to match his outsized stage presence.
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Any time local musicians get together for a bluegrass jam session, there’s no set lineup of songs and no featured player with a backup band. Instead, there is plenty of picking and plucking and a whole lot of smiling. That’s what to expect at the Ward 5 Bluegrass in the Park concert, a free, monthly, two-hour event planned at the Lorenzi Park Lake Band Shell.
Frank Sivero, a character actor who played Frankie Carbone in “Goodfellas,” filed a $250 million lawsuit against Fox on Tuesday, claiming that his likeness was ripped off for use as the wiseguy Louie character on “The Simpsons.”
Terry Fator’s house full of rescued dogs has grown to seven. The Mirage headliner said he considers this one “a miracle.”
Whist Stove and Spirits opened earlier this month in The District at Green Valley Ranch. It’s from the team behind Commonwealth and Park in downtown Las Vegas and Blvd. Cocktail Co. at The Linq on the Strip.
Renée Zellweger, who hasn’t appeared on screen since 2010, appeared in public recently and was nearly unrecognizable.
Nielsen and Adobe Systems Inc announced an alliance on Tuesday that aims to measure the viewership of digital video across all Internet-connected platforms including TVs, smartphones and tablets.
New batch of shows continuing the superstar’s 11-year run on the Strip includes dates canceled by Celine Dion.
UNLV Opera director Linda Lister wins the 2014 American Prize for directing “Sancta Susanna” and “Suor Angelica.”
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Garrison Keillor and Jackie Evancho among the many names coming to The Smith Center for the Performing Arts during the first half of 2015.
Jazz guitarist Dirk Kleutgens, who performs as Dirk K, has 14 CDs under his belt, a standing gig through the end of the year at Marche Bacchus and an upcoming tour planned. The busy musician also works as a sound engineer for Cirque du Soleil’s “Zumanity.”
James Gunn didn’t shy away from teasing spoilers about his “Guardians of the Galaxy” sequel at Variety’s Entertainment & Technology Summit Tuesday.
For nine years, Josh Radnor played a hopeless romantic on TV’s “How I Met Your Mother.” So he’s the perfect person to ask if his latest project is a good for a date night.
“Saturday Night Live” is giving its on-screen diversity another boost. NBC says the comic institution is adding Leslie Jones to its cast.
Legendary fashion designer Oscar de la Renta, who dressed generations of celebrities in red carpet and evening gowns, has died after battling cancer at 82.
Eric Trump. Thirty. Blond. Suit. Tie. Breitling wristwatch. Strong handshake. Unapologetic smile. Eye contact. Deep voice.
Is a la carte streaming a better deal than monthly cable or satellite TV service?
Joining the singer and pianist for the year-end show: Broadway star Laura Osnes along with “American Idol’s” Jessica Sanchez.
Table 8 Productions’ moody presentation of Jennifer Haley’s potent play “Breadcrumbs,” now at Las Vegas Little Theatre, takes us to a place of great emotional depth, though the journey there feels vague. Like the disease around which the drama unfolds, the crumbs that should guide us are sometimes scattered in disarray.
Singer and model Joanne Borgella, who was a contestant on “American Idol” in 2008, died Saturday after battling cancer, according to a Facebook post from her family. She was 32.
The second child of Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate is due to be born in April, his office announced on Monday.
The daughter of Hustler publisher Larry Flynt has been seriously injured in an Ohio car accident and is hospitalized in critical condition.