Tropicana Las Vegas President Alex Yemenidjian says he was “not proud” of his hotel’s vintage showroom, which perhaps had a subconscious effect on how it underperformed in recent years.
The “Full Chicken Poetry Slam” returns to the Double Down. The winner gets $100 and The People’s Whiskey will perform. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the saloon at 4640 Paradise Road. The show is free; call 791-5775.
Las Vegas resident Herb Hardesty toured with R&B legend Fats Domino for more than 30 years and has performed with the likes of Tony Bennett, B.B. King and Ella Fitzgerald.
Among the things you really don’t want to hear after putting your name on a restaurant waiting list and killing time for 45 minutes: “I can’t find it. Go ahead and seat them.”
A Lenten fish fry will be offered from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and every Friday throughout Lent at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Newman Center, 4765 Brussels St. It’s $7, and all proceeds will go to the St. Therese Center, which serves people affected by HIV/AIDS. Call 736-0887. ...
Each week Neon spotlights a different cuisine in the Dining Guide, with New American restaurants this week. Restaurants are rated on a letter-grade scale, from A to F. Opinions by R-J critic Heidi Knapp Rinella (H.K.R.) are indicated by initials. Price symbols are based on the cost of an average entree: $ = entrees less than $10; $$ = entrees $10 to $20; $$$ = entrees $20 to $30; and $$$$ = entrees more than $30.
“Who is that?”
Bing Hitler could never get his name on a Las Vegas marquee, but Las Vegas casinos can’t book Craig Ferguson often enough.
Where do Australia and Canada meet?
Hey look. The “American Idol” who beat Adam Lambert is playing just down the street from the “American Idol” who beat Katharine McPhee and Chris Daughtry.
Dan Reynolds is jet-lagged and tired, his voice slowly leaking energy like a punctured tire losing air.
Save money on Zoloft and get some natural mood enhancement via reggae rockers Rebelution.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas has announced a spring concert series featuring many acts who will also be playing Coachella this year. Tickets to all the Cosmo shows go on sale at 10 a.m. today at www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com and Ticketmaster outlets.
“You’re Not Pretty Buy You Got it Goin’ On.”
It's a bright, crisp Wednesday afternoon, and Elvis' voice floats on the breeze that intermittently blows by. "This is probably the most modern music you'll hear at this place," notes James Adams, singer-guitarist for Same Sex Mary, sitting at a...
Penn & Teller are bumping up there with Vegas greats such as Tom Jones and Siegfried & Roy in the number of shows they have logged on the Strip. But next month, it's all about Busey.