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.
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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.
Tryst nightclub shut down after its last bit of business Saturday night and in its place, come April 28, will be club Intrigue.
Here's a rare journalistic event, a feel-good story about a lawyer who saved someone's career from the seventh layer of hell.
At 17, Tasha Reign was watching "The Girls Next Door," the show starring Playmates Holly Madison, Kendra Wilkinson and Bridget Marquardt, and she turned to her parents and said, "That's what I want to do."
Canadian pop rapper Drake won the Internet last week by showing everyone his subdued dance moves in the music video for "Hotline Bling."
The New York Mets are on their way to the World Series with help from a pitcher who is apparently very happy to be out of Las Vegas.
This is an instructive Vegas story about the business acumen of free limo rides, $20 lap dances and celebrity red carpets.
Fortune Feimster describes herself as a gay woman who favors Democratic politicians, but if she were locked in a room with Donald Trump, is there anything he could say to tempt her vote?
Mia Mastroianni has been working with the Palms for months, revamping the hotel's center bar, called the Social bar.
Remember Haze nightclub, the one in the Aria hotel, the one that closed after a Haze patron left the club and, allegedly, drove after a fellow patron in anger, causing a car crash to explode a taxi and kill three people in 2013?'
UB40 just finished one-third of a world tour (South America, New Guinea, Dubai, South Africa), and political music was missing everywhere, says singer Terrence "Astro" Wilson.
If you are a tourist, and you brought your driver's license and medical marijuana card (or your California doctor's recommendation), then you are moments from a Vegas dispensary that will legally sell you your medicine.
Allman (who rocks the Palms' Pearl Friday night) says self-critical musicians worry they'll be inadequate, and that goes for him, too.
The World Gay Rodeo Finals run Thursday through Sunday at South Point, the event's first Vegas stand, after four years of doing up Fort Worth, Texas.