Contrary to conventional “wisdom” espoused elsewhere, Las Vegas hasn’t been a cultural desert for quite some time.
Now that the Mayan calendar and its “end of the world” predictors have been proved wrong, it’s time to ring in the New Year with parties, entertainment and all things fun-loving. Las Vegas earns its reputation as the party capital of the world year-round but really tops the charts on New Year’s Eve.
Las Vegas has become one of the prime places to visit on New Year’s Eve, and while the activities on the Strip are well-known and televised, many locals don’t head in that direction on Dec. 31. There are many options on the east side of the valley.
There’s a sigh of relief at the Las Vegas Ballet Company. Performers had a full rehearsal schedule before this month’s show, something it wasn’t able to do for its last performance because of an increase in rental fees for Las Vegas-Clark County Library District facilities.