The Discovery Children’s Museum in downtown Las Vegas hosted about 3,800 people for “Star Wars Day” on Saturday.
Las Vegas City Council members unanimously approved an ordinance Wednesday that sets out the ground rules for standalone theaters that serve beer and wine, several of which have already set up shop in Henderson and unincorporated Clark County.
Ruth Robinson Duccini, the last of the original female Munchkins from the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died in Las Vegas. She was 95.
Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak presented the stars of “Last Vegas” with a key to the Strip on Friday. Kevin Kline, Mary Steenburgen, Morgan Freeman, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas and the film’s director, Jon Turteltaub, each received a key during a ceremony in front of the fountains at Bellagio. Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman also presented each of the cast with the key to the city of Las Vegas.
Something happens when the big movie names are working in Las Vegas. The city’s film industry professionals get work, location fees are paid and production rentals are secured.