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John Katsilometes

Columnist
Phone: 702-204-6176
Twitter: @johnnykats

John Katsilometes’ man-about-town column appears on daily on page 3A. Katsilometes moved to Las Vegas from Northern California in 1996 and spent two years with the RJ before moving to the Greenspun Media Group in 1998, where he served as an editor, magazine writer and columnist. He returned to the RJ in August 2016. He has won numerous state and regional awards, including the 2013 Nevada Press Association Journalist of the Year honor, and has been awarded three times for column writing by the Best of the West contest.

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Piff summons Penn to breathe fire into TV project

Mariachi musicians accompanied comic magician Piff the Magic Dragon and Pop the Magic Dragon (as portrayed by Penn Jillette) on Thursday night during Piff’s performance of “The Dragon Song” at the Flamingo.

Elvis fans celebrate the legend’s 83rd birthday

Monday marks the 83rd anniversary of the birth of Elvis Presley. It’s a moment to note that the Presley brand has tempered over the past several years, a periodic point of conversation around VegasVille.

A nightclub convo helped ‘Sex Tips’ fill its cast

Producers scan the great urban landscape to find the right star for a stage show. They review hours of YouTube clips, review video submissions and read reams of material to enlist the perfect performer. But sometimes, you really can’t top a Vegas alternative nightclub.