The two artistic companies that have long held sway on the Strip (metaphorically and actually) are teaming for the first time this weekend at Life is Beautiful.
It’s an embarrassment of riches: not one music festival with super music stars but two of them! It could only happen in Las Vegas! And it includes Miley Cyrus, Pink, Coldplay, Kings of Leon and Harry Styles in one lineup and Cage The Elephant, Lorde, Muse and Blink 182 for the other.
Dave Loeb has charted a deep resume, including his work with Ben Vereen for three decades, the music director of “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” and the orchestra for “Sinatra 100: An All-Star Grammy Concert” at Encore Theater.
Showgirl Jennifer Romas who is the producer and star dancer of the “SEXXY” adult revue at the Westgate has now become the jackpot attraction on a new slot machine to be unveiled there Saturday (Sept. 23).
Terry Fator helped Darci Lynne Farmer to a title in Season 12 of “America’s Got Talent,” and has offered her a spot in his holiday show lineup.
Luxor headliner Criss Angel will become the first recipient ever of the American Cancer Society’s Compassionate Heart Award, presented by Nevada mining company, Barrick. The “Mindfreak Live!” creator and star will receive the award during ceremonies at our city’s first-ever, Construction vs. Cancer event on Oct. 7 at Symphony Park. The event offers children fighting cancer the chance to operate “yellow iron” — heavy equipment — with an assist from professional operators. Many of Southern Nevada’s largest construction and mining companies have stepped forward to underwrite the event, which raises funds to provide programs and services for individuals with all types of cancer and to fund cancer research.
Among the many questions raised by “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” are: Did Kentucky manage to hurt director and co-writer Matthew Vaughn in some way as a child? And why does he think Kentucky’s stereotypes are identical to those of Texas?
Day 93 (Sept. 21) Tournament of Kings Dinner and Show — Take a step into the Middle Ages and experience a live re-enactment of a medieval tournament of kings at the Excalibur.
Celine followed with a warm rendition of “Recovery,” the ode to her late husband, Rene Angelil and written by rock artist Pink. The song was released in September 2016 and dedicated to Angelil, who died in January 2016.
Once “Friends” became a sensation in 1994, it was followed by more sitcoms about wisecracking single white New Yorkers than you could shake one of those free AOL CD-ROMs at.