WEEK AHEAD – AUG. 13-19

Aug. 13

• “Sex & the City” actress Sarah Jessica Parker plans two days of shopping while opening her new store at the Bellagio.

• More than 1,600 magicians from around the world arrive for their four-day Magic Live convention, presented by Vegas magic mastermind Stan Allen, at The Orleans. In addition to a sprawling sales and demonstration floor, each night there are on-stage performances by surprise stars. It’s a feast of conjuring, sleight-of-hand and illusions.

Aug. 14

Reality star Rick Harrison from the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars” series concludes his own “chase” of O.J.Simpson’s infamous white Bronco and faces a decision to say “no sale” or pony up big bucks for the $1 vehicle as “The Juice’s” former sports agent Mike Gilbert puts it up for sale.

• Fashion Week returns to Vegas with parties galore up and down the Strip. Steve Wynn’s XS nightclub kicks it off with the annual fashion industry party with DJ RL Grime and fashion guru Virgil Abloh.

• Justin Carder presents a three-night run of “Acoustic After Dark” at the Hard Rock Live Café on the Strip.

Aug. 15

• Singer, songwriter and record producer Richard Marx debuts his “Only the Hits: Satisfied” mini-residency at the Donny & Marie Osmond showroom in the Flamingo through Sept. 2. Marx has sold more than 30 million albums worldwide during his three-decade career that includes Grammy wins and four Top 5 singles including “Hold On To The Nights” and “Don’t Mean Nothing.” To this day, he is the only male artist in history to have his first seven singles reach Top 5 on the Billboard charts.

• The Las Vegas food and beverage community celebrates its monthly fundraiser Family Meal series with local chefs, mixologists and nightlife professionals at Andre’s Bistro & Bar with chef Johnny Church from Aureole at Mandalay Bay and host chef Mark Purdy.

Aug. 16

Today marks the 40th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death when he suffered a drug-fueled heart attack at his Graceland Mansion in Memphis. There’s an estimated 35,000 Elvis impersonators active around the world. Many of them in Las Vegas will be on the streets and in the hotels of our city to salute the one-time rock-star, sex symbol. The cultural phenomenon of rock ‘n’ roll that he launched; and influenced everyone from Michael Jackson to the Beatles to Fleetwood Mac is still alive today. You can even stay — Airbnb style — in his one-time 5,400-square-foot Beverly Hills home, which rents for $20,000 for five nights on HomeAway. Elvis lived there with Priscilla and their daughter, Lisa Marie, in the early 1970s.

• Local performers, “Absinthe’s” Gazillionaire, Chippendales hunk James Davis and sultry Mariah Rivera from “Fantasy” join forces as judges of the Trevi Restaurant’s third annual media pizza-making competition when Vegas TV and magazine personalities raise money for charity.

Aug. 17

• The third Thursday of the month in downtown Las Vegas is now the official kickoff night to a “foodtastic” weekend. The three-hour block party features food trucks, live art, music and entertainment, street games and a live illustration battle by the artists of Secret Walls. It all takes place on Third Street between The Ogden high-rise and Stewart Avenue.

• An evening of Phat Pack entertainment showcases debuts at Mark Shunock’s charity community theater The Space.

Aug. 18

• It’s the kickoff for the yearlong 25th silver anniversary for the Las Vegas Academy of the Arts and Mayor Carolyn Goodman will be there to welcome the students back to school with juggling entertainer Jeff Civillico hosting.

• The Hard Rock Live Café on the Strip presents Latin Night.

Aug. 19

• Niki Crawford, DT and the Soul Joos Band entertain with funk and soul at the Hard Rock Live Café on the Strip.

ENDS

ad-high_impact_4
Entertainment
Get a sneak peak of Palace Station's newest renovations
Station Casinos spokesperson Lori Nelson gives a first look at what Palace Station's $192 million renovation will bring. Some areas will begin opening to the public next week according to Nelson. (Marcus Villagran/Las Vegas Review-Journal) @brokejournalist
You Can Only Get The 11-pound 8-person Burger In Las Vegas
You Can Only Get The 11-pound 8-person Burger In Las Vegas (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Paul McCartney is worth over $1 billion
Sir Paul McCartney is one of the most celebrated and accomplished musicians in history. He just turned 76 on June 18. McCartney grew to international fame with the Beatles and went on to become a wildly successful solo musician. Paul McCartney’s net worth is estimated at $1.2 billion, according to Celebrity Net Worth. In 2017, McCartney landed the No. 13 spot on Forbes’ list of the world’s highest-paid musicians, earning $54 million for the year. On Thursday, June 20, McCartney will release a double A-side single featuring two new songs, "I Don't Know" and "Come On to Me." McCartney has yet to announce a title of his new album or when it will be released. Th album is expected to be released before he headlines the Austin City Limits Music fest in October.
Bellagio's New Conservatory Brings Italian Summer To Las Vegas
Bellagio's New Conservatory Brings Italian Summer To Las Vegas (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Kari Curletto of Las Vegas put over 500 hours into making her toilet paper wedding dress. (Courtesy Kari Curletto)
Kari Curletto of Las Vegas put over 500 hours into making her toilet paper wedding dress. (Courtesy Kari Curletto)
The Real Crepe In Las Vegas Serves Authentic Crepes In The Style Of Brittany, France
The Real Crepe In Las Vegas Serves Authentic Crepes In The Style Of Brittany, France. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-journal)
New Marilyn Musical Brings Screen Icons Life To Strip
Paris Las Vegas hosts musical bio featuring new, old tunes. (Carol Cling Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Vegas' hottest concerts of the summer
Vegas' hottest concerts of the summer
We Taste-tested The Best Doughnut Shops In Las Vegas
We Taste-tested The Best Doughnut Shops In Las Vegas. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
5 must-see bands at Punk Rock Bowling 2018
5 must-see bands at Punk Rock Bowling 2018
Gabi Coffee & Bakery Is Like A Korean Speakeasy From The 1920s
Gabi Coffee & Bakery Is Like A Korean Speakeasy From The 1920s (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Five must-see acts at the Electric Daisy Carnival 2018
Five must-see acts at the Electric Daisy Carnival 2018
The "13 Reasons Why" mustang cruises down the Las Vegas Strip (Courtesy Netflix)
4 fun and fascinating museums in Las Vegas
U2 in Vegas through the years
U2 in Vegas through the years
Dirt Dog In Las Vegas Makes Crazy L.A. Street Food
Dirt Dog In Las Vegas Makes Crazy L.A. Street Food (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-journal)
Black Tap In Las Vegas Makes This Instagram-ready Golden Knights Shake (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-journal)
Nevada Ballet Theatre Premieres Until December
‘Until December’ debuts at ‘Ballet & Broadway’ season finale (Carol Cling Las Vegas
Celebrate The Golden Knights With Knights-inpired Latte Art (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Yodeling Boy Mason Ramsey Signs With Atlantic Records, Debuts First Single
Yodeling Boy Mason Ramsey Signs With Atlantic Records, Debuts First Single Ramsey, who shot to fame after a viral video of him yodeling at an Illinois Walmart surfaced, just debuted “Famous.” “If I'm gonna be famous for somethin'/I wanna be famous for lovin' you/If I'm gonna be known around the world/I wanna because of you, girl” Mason Ramsey, “Famous” It’s been quite the rush to stardom for the 11-year-old, who appeared on The Ellen Show and performed at Coachella earlier this month. “I’d been to Nashville a few times before, but never thought something like this would happen. It’s a dream to sign with Atlantic and Big Loud.” Mason Ramsey “I loved recording ‘Famous’ and can’t wait for everyone to hear it.”
Steve Aoki, Pitbull And Other Stars Make An Apperance At The "Keep Memory Alive" Gala
Steve Aoki, Pitbull And Other Stars Make An Apperance At The "Keep Memory Alive" Gala. (Janna Karel Las Vegas review-Journal)
"Hamilton" Fans Line Up Overnight At Smith Center To Get Tickets
"Hamilton" fans line up overnight at Smith Center to get tickets. (Janna Karel Las Vegas Review-Journal)
5 concerts to see in Las Vegas this week
You can visit the speakeasy in The Mob Museum's basement... if you know the password
6 new foods hitting movie theaters in 2018
Lip Smacking Foodie Tours takes you where the locals go
Donald Contursi talks about Lip Smacking Foodie Tours, which offers walking tours of restaurants on and off Las Vegas Boulevard with food samples and tidbits of history about the places they visit.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Welcomes New Baby Girl!
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Welcomes New Baby Girl! The 45-year-old actor posted an adorable photo on Instagram, celebrating his newborn baby girl, Tiana Gia Johnson. Dwayne Johnson, via Instagram Dwayne Johnson, via Instagram Dwayne Johnson, via Instagram This is Johnson’s second daughter with his girlfriend, Lauren Hashian. His oldest daughter, Simone Garcia Johnson, came from his previous marriage. Johnson and Hashian first announced they were expecting another child back in January. Congratulations!!
Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend Car Show celebrates 21st year
The Stray Cats, Jerry Lee Lewis, Duane Eddy, Elvira and Mitch Polzak make appearances the 21st Annual Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend car show at the Orleans hotel and casino on Saturday, April 21, 2018.
This "Alice in Wonderland" cocktail changes colors and flavors while you sip
Take a tour of The Underground at The Mob Museum
TOP NEWS
News Headlines
ad-infeed_1
ads_infeed_2
Local Spotlight
Home Front Page Footer Listing
Circular
You May Like

You May Like