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On May 23, “Michael Jackson ONE” will make its highly anticipated debut in Las Vegas’ Mandalay Bay theater, formerly home to the smash hit Disney’s “The Lion King.“
Four-time Grammy-winning group Boyz II Men will headline at The Mirage in Las Vegas starting March 1. Shows are slated as far out as December 29. Best known for its ballads and a capella melodies such as “I’ll Make Love To You” and “One Sweet Day,” the trio will perform on Fridays and weekends at the Terry Fator Theatre.
More of a spectacle than a show, CeeLo, the conductor/ringmaster “LOBERACE,” will take you on a ride through the colorful decades of music, stopping at legendary moments in time, from Prince to Blue Magic to The Rolling Stones, new wave to disco and beyond.
Collectively, Tim McGraw and Faith Hill have sold 70 million albums and won eight Grammy Awards. Starting in December, country music’s most famous couple will bring its Soul2Soul act to The Venetian Las Vegas for a limited engagement through April 2013.
Blue Man Group, the international entertainment phenomenon, unveils its newest production complete with electrifying music, sensational technology, a captivating nightly procession, and its signature interactive audience experiences.
The third annual Elvis Rocks Mesquite event returns to the CasaBlanca Resort, June 21-23. Fittingly, three days of singing Elvis Presley songs from the ‘50s, ’60s, and ’70s is capped by an Elvis look-alike (and sing-alike) competition.
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, a centerpiece of Las Vegas’ reemerging downtown and reenergized dedication to cultural offerings in the city, is set to open March 10 following more than a decade of conceptualization, design, and construction. Performances range from Broadway productions to local and national musical and dance talent.
At some shows, the stage itself is part of the entertainment. That’s the case at three northwestern Nevada venues—Brewery Arts Center in Carson City, Pioneer Center in Reno, and Piper’s Opera House in Virginia City—where history and community share the spotlight with actors and musicians.
Jeanne Dini died in 1994, but before that she was instrumental in restoring the building that now bears her name in golden letters. In the early 1980s, Dini, her husband, Joe, and others in the community couldn’t accept the disheveled condition of the former Yerington Grammar School No. 9 that had been boarded up since 1978.
Talk about the Amargosa Opera House and Hotel, and you have to talk about Marta Becket. In fact, the attraction’s official website reads, “Marta Becket’s Amargosa Opera House and Hotel.” Becket stumbled upon the facility—part of an old Pacific Coast Borax Company town near the southern Nevada border—nearly 45 years ago.
The 1,000-seat Peppermill Concert Hall is as intimate as many theaters only a fraction its size, and every section, from the front row to the back of the room, feels like you could reach out and touch the stage.
The Eureka Opera House is one place that may have been torn down had it been located in any state other than Nevada. A few hours west on U.S. Highway 50, in Fallon, is another unexpected venue dedicated to the arts—the Oats Park Art Center.
In honor of the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation, Nevada Magazine has compiled a list of the 10 most influential acts in Las Vegas history—in no particular order but alphabetical.
As I sit in the Lance Burton Theatre inside the Monte Carlo, watching what will be one of the Las Vegas entertainer’s final 75 performances, I fondly remember 20 years ago when I first watched this promising magician.
Similar to a network-television cooking show, “Martini Time with Tina Martini” blends meal preparation, nutrition, fitness, and wellness for an experience that is as educational as it is entertaining.
Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow is making music and magic at Paris Las Vegas with a new resident show. On March 5, Manilow will throw open the doors to the Paris Théâtre at Paris Las Vegas with a stage show that he assures will be more intimate and exciting than ever.
Elvis Presley is synonymous with Las Vegas. His legacy can be seen in the city’s gift shops and wedding chapels and felt throughout Nevada’s entertainment capital. Now, at long last, the King returns.
Impressionist, actor, stand-up comedian, and family man Frank Caliendo is settling down in the entertainment capital of the world—at least for the next 10 years.
Greg London, master impressionist, actor, comedian, musician, and star of ICONMAN, one of the longest-running shows in the history of Sammy’s Showroom at Harrah’s Reno, is fast becoming just that—an icon. ICONMAN is a comedic story about an entertainer who wants to find his own voice but has other voices inside him.
“One of the most unique human beings and entertainers in the world has been taken from us,” says Steve Wynn of the unexpected death of entertainer Danny Gans. Gans, 52, passed away in his sleep on May 1.