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National Book Award Winner AGE OF AMBITION: CHASING FORTUNE, TRUTH, AND FAITH IN THE NEW CHINA – Now On Audible.Com Narrated By Author Evan Osnos And George Backman

10 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, books, News, Reviews, Travel

    This year, Audible Studios released the audiobook version of AGE OF AMBITION: CHASING FORTUNE, TRUTH, AND FAITH IN THE NEW CHINA by journalist Evan Osnos, narrated by the author and George Backman. Last month, the masterful print edition won the National Book Award. In audio, the fascinating findings of Osnos, the longtime Beijing correspondent for the New Yorker, become clearer and more understandable as they are read directly…

BLACKLIST UNION SIGNS WITH DOUG GOLDSTEIN AND WHEN PIGS FLY ENTERTAINMENT – NEW SINGLE, VIDEO AND ALBUM IN THE WORKS

09 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

BAND READIES NEW SINGLE, VIDEO, AND ALBUM Los Angeles hard rock act Blacklist Union have signed a management deal with Doug Goldstein and When Pigs Fly Entertainment.  Goldstein, who famously took on Guns N’ Roses in 1991 and Blind Melon, amongst others, will guide Blacklist Union through the next phase of their career. The band has also brought in Alison “MetalBabe” Cohen to fill the role of Creative Director and…

Jimmy Osmond: Where Is He Now? New Kids Book, Still Performing, Successful As Always

06 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in books, Celebrity, Entertainment, Family, Music, News, Reviews, Travel

Jimmy is committed to children’s literacy and is doing his part to further the cause. He is also on the Board of the Children’s Miracle Network (https://giveamiracle.childrensmiraclenetworkhospitals.org/), an organization started by his mother, which has to date raised more than $5 billion – most of it, one dollar at a time — for 170 children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada, which, in turn, use the money where it’s…

Driving to Las Vegas This Holiday? Tim Robbins narrates Fahrenheit 451 for Audible – perfect for Thanksgiving Travel! Audiobook Review

18 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, books, Entertainment, Family, Holiday, News, Reviews, Shopping, Travel, Video

  Tim Robbins’s Performance of Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 Now Available as an Audio Download at Audible.com I just finished listening to the Audible.com classic Ray Bradbury Fahrenheit 451 narrated by Tim Robbins. It’s been about 40 years since I read this book and I don’t think I understood it well at that time. Tim Robbins is one of my favorite actors and the way he presents this book gives…

Book Review – One Of The First Women In Punk – Viv Albertine Memoir Book – CLOTHES, CLOTHES, CLOTHES. MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC. BOYS, BOYS, BOYS

15 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in books, Entertainment, Music, News, Reviews, Travel, Video

  CLOTHES, CLOTHES, CLOTHES. MUSIC, MUSIC, MUSIC. BOYS, BOYS, BOYS. A courageous memoir by Viv Albertine (Thomas Dunne, on sale 11/25) lead guitarist of the seminal punk band, The Slits. What a great read. Once you start you can’t put it down. As a music lover and bit of a misfit I can relate with the refreshing candor of this book. It’s like a “History of Punk” reference book direct…

English Laundry Notting Hill Eau de Parfum

31 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Fragrance and Beauty, Reviews

English Laundry Notting Hill Eau de Parfum – 3.4 oz     The Ultimate in Culture & Elegance. Notting Hill is the premier fragrance for men, an enticing scent that will capture anyone’s attention. With nuances of bergamot, lemon, and lime, natural scents unfold into a luxuriant body of jasmine and peppercorn. Cedarwood, sandalwood, and amber wrap into a sensual musk to emulate an instant classic that will absolutely stand…

Party A Little Too Hard In Vegas Last Night? Revive With BioTerra Herbs. Get Back In The Game! Product Info And Review

26 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Fitness, Health, News, Nightlife, Reviews, Shopping, Video

So did you stay out a little late last night? Did you maybe drink or party more than you are used to? Or are you just awesome and want to be more awesome? BioTerra has a complete line of natural products formulated to take you where ever you want to go. We reviewed these three products and are quite impressed with their effectiveness. BioTerra Herbs sent us the Energy (boing)…

Callista and Newt Gingrich Book Signing at The Venetian Resort Casino – November 3rd – From Sea to Shining Sea Book Review

25 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in books, Celebrity, Entertainment, Family, Hotels, News, On The Strip, Reviews, Shopping

  Vegas24Seven.com “From Sea To Shining Sea” Review What an awesome book! My 10 year old nephew and I had a great time reading From Sea To Shining Sea together to our family. This narrative poetic depiction of early American history and the Lewis and Clark adventure is fun and easy to understand for all. We had quite a laugh when I explained why Ellis the Elephant was the main…

Wake Up With Craft Coffee and Vegas24Seven.com – Order Now With Discount Coupon Code

12 Sep 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Coupons & Discounts, Food & Dining, News, Reviews, Travel

Wake up and smell the coffee. Savor it too. If you like coffee like Vegas24Seven.com likes coffee then you will LOVE Craft Coffee and their DNA program. We completed the DNA process, told them about ourselves and what coffee we liked and custom blended Craft Coffee arrived at our doorstep. Not just any coffee, but three great and completely different coffees from Columbia, Ethiopia and Indonesia. It was a bold,…

Kit Brennans Whip Smart – True Story of the Sexy Dancer / Beauty Icon Who Changed Europe

16 Jul 2014, Posted by Jay in books, Entertainment, News, Reviews

Whip Smart: Wild, Sexy, Flamboyant History Fact-Based Adventures of Historic Muse Delivers Bodacious Fun     “Whip Smart is a sexy, adventurous and intelligent tale that I would dare name a bodice ripper for the literary mind!” — Marisa Lancione, NOW, Montreal   “A fun and sexy romp! I can’t wait for the sequel!” — Gwyn Cready, RITA Award winning author of Seducing Mr. Darcy, A Novel Seduction and Timeless…

Review/Photos: Poppy Den Vegas by Chef Angelo Sosa!

18 Oct 2013, Posted by admin in Celebrity, Food & Dining, Reviews

  Next time you go to Tivoli Village you HAVE to try Chef Angelo Sosa’s Poppy Den Vegas. This is a great restaurant with an awesome menu and incredible food. Vegas24Seven.com visitied Poppy Den Vegas on a Friday night and right away you could tell that this was a happening place. The bar at the entrance had a great feel with just the right volume of bumping music and a…

Review: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar Las Vegas

11 Aug 2013, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, Reviews

Vegas24Seven entered the culinary world known as Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar and exited as one of their biggest fans. This place has everything. Great facilities and ambiance, a happy hour to die for, an excellent menu packed with all our favorites, exceptional service and the food oooooh the food. Almost beyond description. And they’ll help you choose just the right wine to go with it from their huge wine…

TruFusion teams up with Summerlin Yoga to offer new hot classes

30 Jul 2013, Posted by admin in Fragrance and Beauty, News, Reviews, Salons and Spas

If you haven’t been to Summerlin Yoga in awhile this is the perfect time to come back or check out the former Bikram studio for the first time. The studio has partnered with TruFusion Yoga and change is in the air – literally! A new floor in the yoga room means students can breathe easy while taking one of the many new TruFusion signature classes on offer. There is a…

Vic’s – New American Cuisine Review

24 Apr 2013, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, Reviews

  Some journeys are worth the reward and this is true of Vic’s New American Cuisine restaurant in Henderson. When you Google or MapQuest “2450 Hamptom Road 89052″ you will see what I mean. But Vegas24Seven.com took the trip and found that it was well worth it. Located at the top of Anthem and the base of the Black Mountain range this restaurant has a magnificent view of the city…

Michael Jordan 2013 Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament Results

08 Apr 2013, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Charity Events, Entertainment, Family, Fashion & Style, Hotels, Interviews & Coverage, On The Strip, Reviews, Sports

After 4 days of fantatsic golf and celebrity entertainment at the famous Shadow Creek Golf Course winners were anounced Sunday after the final round. Coming in at -11 under par baseball legends Ozzie Smith and Vince Coleman walked away as the 2013 winners. The dynamic baseball duo join other previous MLB winners John Smoltz and Rollie Fingers. It was Coleman’s third win as he won the rain shortened 2008 event…

R Steak & Seafood at the Riviera Hotel & Casino Review

18 Feb 2013, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, On The Strip, Reviews

  Vegas24Seven.com was honored to partake in the new dinner menu put together by Riviera Casino & Hotels new chef, Matthew Bosek. R Steak & Seafood, has added some mouthwatering items to its daily dinner menu. The newest entrée selections include a 16oz Dry-aged New York Steak, 20oz Dry-aged Ribeye, Smoked Duck Breast, Alaskan King Crab Legs, larger Filet Mignon options, a Cedar Plank Salmon, and most notably, a 45oz…

3 Inches of Blood Interview and Las Vegas Cheyenne Saloon Show Review and Pictures

09 Dec 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

Canadian METAL monsters 3 INCHES OF BLOOD Headlined a show at The Cheyenne Saloon on Friday December 7th. Also performing was Huntress, Hookers, Exmortus, A Sinners Confession, Fenrir and Tyrants of Torment. Before the show they took time out of their hectic touring schedule to answer some questions for Vegas24Seven. We found out that they love coming to Vegas to party and perform. They played with Lamb of God and…

THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE IN LAS VEGAS, HOME TO THE GREATEST ENTERTAINERS IN THE WORLD SHANIA TWAIN

09 Dec 2012, Posted by admin in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Music, On The Strip, Reviews

THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE IN LAS VEGAS, HOME TO THE GREATEST ENTERTAINERS IN THE WORLD Preparing to mark its tenth milestone anniversary in March 2013, The Colosseum at Caesars Palace is welcoming international superstar Shania Twain as its newest resident artist this month. As the “Home to the Greatest Entertainers in the World,” The Colosseum enters 2013 and beyond ready to continue to provide a global audience with not…

A Rocking Evening at Vinyl in the Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel Casino with In This Moment, Butcher Babies, Systemec, First Class Trash

22 Nov 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Fashion & Style, Food & Dining, Hotels, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Reviews

In This Moment, Butcher Babies, Systemec Pictures I’m not sure why it took so long but www.Vegas24Seven.com  finally got to a show at the Hard Rock Hotel Casino most recent addition Vinyl. My buddy Gee Silver from Vegas Metal/Rock band extraordinaire OUTTA THE BLACK and I checked out First Class Trash, Systemec, Butcher Babies and headliners In This Moment. Turns out Vinyl is a rocking venue that’s small enough for…

Vegas Rockers JACK AND THE B-FISH Debut Album “Retro Radio” Available – ORDER NOW!!

17 Nov 2012, Posted by Jay in Celebrity, Entertainment, Fashion & Style, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

Debut album “Retro Radio” now available at jackandtheb-fish.bandcamp.com and features 18 classic original tracks The Cosmic five-headed super beast, also known as Jack and the B-Fish, is an electrifying Rock and Roll band who currently reside in Las Vegas, NV. With many influences in Rock, Blues, Funk, and Psychedelic music, they fuse together a collision of colorful and brutal sounds that brings Rock and Roll back from the dead. Jack and…

Heavy Metal 3 INCHES OF BLOOD Set to Destroy The Cheyenne Saloon on Friday December 7th with Huntress, Hookers, Exmortus, A Sinners Confession, Fenrir, Tyrants of Torment

10 Nov 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

3 INCHES OF BLOOD Headlining The Cheyenne Saloon on Friday December 7th with Huntress, Hookers, Exmortus, A Sinners Confession, Fenrir, Tyrants of Torment Friday, December 7, 2012. 8:00pm. $12 tickets, $15 day of show, 21+, 8pm Buy online at: www.brownpapertickets.com/event/294359 Proud defenders of the faith 3 Inches of Blood entered Vogville Studios and Profile Studios in Vancouver and created their latest album. Entitled Long Live Heavy Metal, 3IOB’s highly anticipated…

Don’t miss this Huge Halloween Show at Counts Vamp’d with Zito77, Danny Count Koker, John Zito, Stoney Curtis, Barry Barnes, Paul DiSibio

29 Oct 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Fashion & Style, Food & Dining, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

ZITO 77 consists of Danny “The Count” Koker on lead vocals, John Zito on lead guitar, harmonica and vocals, Stoney Curtis on lead guitar and vocals, Barry Barnes on bass and vocals and Paul DiSibio on drums.     John Zito’s slide and dobro guitars give the band its unique sound, with the virtuosity of Jimi Hendrix and the soul of Johnny Winter.      Stoney Curtis’ trio has toured the U.S….

Open Casting Call for Las Vegas Metal Band ShrapNull Music Video Short Film at SikInk Tattoo on Halloween

28 Oct 2012, Posted by Jay in Celebrity, Entertainment, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

Want To Be In ShrapNull’s Next Music Video/Short Film?!?! Check This Out! Join The Event, Invite Your Friends…. Gonna Be SIK! To all friends and family- we will begin filming Halloween night and we need ALL of you for characters/victims for our new music video/short film! Shot in HD by Gary Sauer and Area 7 Image and Directed by R.H. McClurg. Victims chosen will be credited in the film –…

Friendly Ford & The Animal Foundation Present the Fall “Paws for the Cause” Adoption Event this Sat., Oct. 27

24 Oct 2012, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, News, Reviews

Friendly Ford and The Animal Foundation Present the Fall “Paws for the Cause” Pet Adoption Event, Saturday, October 27th 10am – 3pm Friendly Ford and The Animal Foundation have teamed up once again for the “Paws for the Cause” Pet Adoption Event this Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. All pets adopted at Friendly Ford during the event are already spayed or neutered and up to date…

Silverton Casino Hotel offers tasty Thanksgiving menus and more in the November Dining Listing

24 Oct 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Comedy, Food & Dining, Hotels, News, Reviews

Silverton Casino Hotel announces November dining listing Silverton Casino Hotel is the perfect place for delicious food and a weekend escape from the hustle and bustle of the Las Vegas Strip. For more information on dining options at Silverton Casino Hotel please visit www.silvertoncasino.com . Thanksgiving Day Specialty Menus Venue: Twin Creeks Steakhouse Info: A three-course menu includes: Smoked Duck Breast Salad or Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Free Range Turkey…

ZZ TOP December 5th and December 7th at Las Vegas House of Blues

20 Oct 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Fashion & Style, Food & Dining, Hotels, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Reviews

House of Blues presents ZZ Top Wednesday, December 5th and Saturday, December 7th, 2012 @ 9:00pm Tickets are on sale Friday, October 19th @ 10am starting at $89.50 Lil Ol’ Band From Texas play two nights House of Blues Las Vegas: http://www.zztop.com ZZ TOP a/k/a “That Little Ol’ Band From Texas,” lay undisputed claim to being the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact and in 2004 the…

Chocolate & Spice: November Cooking Class

17 Oct 2012, Posted by Jay in Food & Dining, News, Reviews

CHOCOLATE & SPICE BAKERY CALENDAR LISTING WHEN: Wednesday, November 7 from 5 pm to 6:30 pm WHAT: Seasonal Holiday Pies Cooking Class Just in time for the holiday season, Chef Megan Romano will share her personal recipe and demonstrate tips and tricks on how to bake the perfect holiday pie during her Seasonal Holiday Pies Cooking Class at Chocolate & Spice. A signature item on the bakery’s menu, Megan will…

September Mourning kicks off Rock Vegas Festival Saturday with Sizzling Set – Pics, Review, Interview

30 Sep 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Hotels, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Reviews

September Mourning kicks off Rock Vegas Festival with Sizzling Set   Emily Lazar and September Mourning kicked off Rock Vegas Music Festival Saturday on the Jägermeister Stage with a brilliant opening set on this HOT Saturday afternoon. Emily was dazzling with a theatrical performance full of screaming passion missing from rock/metal front-women these days. You can tell she loves what she’s doing and puts every ounce of her soul in…

Joe Walsh Photos and Review from Pearl at Palms show September 22nd

23 Sep 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Celebrity, Entertainment, Fashion & Style, Food & Dining, Hotels, Interviews & Coverage, Music, News, Nightlife, Reviews

Photo Credit is Joseph Connell   WOW, another great show at the Pearl Theater at Palms Resort Casino. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Joe Walsh put on a great show. The place was packed with GenX’s. Instead of the usual concert aromas there was an odd blend of booze, rogaine, metamucil and ben-gay. The crowd awoke from their slumber and finally called the band out to the stage…

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria at the Palazzo Shoppes Pictures

26 Aug 2012, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Family, Food & Dining, Hotels, News, Reviews

Vegas24seven had a wonderful time at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in The Palazzo Shoppes. Everyone treated us great and the food was terrific. We started with our usual sodas because if you know us then you know we don’t consume alcohol right. To make up for us you should try several bottles of their wine though. Right into a Caesar salad and a huge Grimaldi’s salad. Love our salad, it was goo-ood….