On Friday, as Celine Dion grieved the loss of Rene Angelil, her true love for three decades, news came out that her brother Daniel Dion might also die of cancer in "a matter of days or hours."
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There were a couple of famous women on Monday's Golden Globes that Las Vegas male escort Vin Armani (not his real name) was "familiar with," he says.
Pot tourism is heating up in Las Vegas, the only major city in America where dispensaries sell weed to patients carrying out-of-state medical cards.
One of the first albums I bought with my own money was David Bowie's "Let's Dance" (to pay for it, I racked up $3.35 an hour saying, "Welcome to Burger King") — then I went to college, worked hard, and 21 years later, I was interviewing David Bowie.
Tired of ironing your clothes? Then perhaps you would be interested in buying the $1,600 ironing machine from electronics maker LG, now at CES, where clothes hang in a refrigerator-looking rectangle, swaying away wrinkles and germs.
Just in case you ever break your neck and wish to avoid death, here's a potentially helpful story from Robert Hays, the "Airplane!" star who is a walking "miracle."
Will there be a Ronda Rousey-Holly Holm rematch in Vegas? Will Floyd Mayweather Jr. come out of retirement? Will a hockey team and a second NASCAR race be announced for 2017? These questions are on the mind of Ken Solky.
Britney Spears used to be known for getting drunk then getting married, partying with Paris Hilton, and reportedly getting carried out of club Pure.
Two generations ago, one of the most iconic jokes on American TV was Henny Youngman's marriage gag, "Take my wife — please!" That oft-repeated sentence suggested everyone agreed, "Aren't wives the worst?" and comedy consumers of a different era laughed.
What are we supposed to do about nostalgia? Today's media is an online turbine constantly spinning out new content, new social media, new video clips. Is there room for remembrance?
Today I'd like to share something simple, delectable and helpful for pesky pescatarians, such as myself.
The Jedis and the Rebel Alliance are facing huge odds as 25-to-1 underdogs to defeat the Empire — although those are better odds than Batman's 99-to-1 long shot to kill Superman next year.
We live in an age of anxious questions: "Which new phone do I want?" "Which video game system would make the best gift?" "Which crazy person should I vote against?"
The portrait of Anita Mann (legendary choreographer) takes shape on the day long ago when her father (starving artist, bleeding ulcer) painted little Anita's tap shoes silver for dance class.
By late 2014, Andy Masi had overseen 26 nightclubs, restaurants and a topless pool in Las Vegas in a dozen years. But this mammoth venture, the Light Group, weighed heavy on his mind.
On more than one occasion, Maynard James Keenan has been described as a nihilist for his persona. This one time, in his old band Tool, he stood on a stage, on top of a super big toilet prop, 30 feet tall, and he sang, "Here in this hopeless (expletive) hole we call L.A., the only way to fix it is to flush it all away."
The haters have won. Nightclub detractors inside and outside of Las Vegas have bemoaned the burgeoning-cum-bloated club scene on the Strip for years.
Drones — they kill for the government; they film movies; and now the rock group Muse is using them to loom menacingly above the heads of thousands of fans in concert, but fans are cheering them instead of fearing them.
Are you one of those Las Vegans who lives here to get away from family so you can enjoy your life? Do you have zero interest in Thanksgiving or Black Friday?
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.
Joseph Griffin, famous for one week, has a commercial pilot license but no fliers will put their lives in his goofy hands.
One of the visually spectacular things to do in Las Vegas has come upon us once more — ice skating on the roof of The Cosmopolitan hotel, with s'mores over a fire pit, and "snow" on the half-hour.
We live in a strange time when women are more empowered than ever, and running for president, but they're still dealing with unwanted weirdness.
Did Elvis Presley ever light a public Christmas tree in Las Vegas? Did the Rat Pack? I can't find answers to these questions, but I can tell you Britney Spears will light a 30-footer this Saturday at The Linq.
For the past six years, guitar god Tom Morello would be on tour with Rage Against the Machine or Bruce Springsteen, and afterward he would wander into a local rock bar and wonder where all the rock music was.