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Egg Works and The Egg & I Family Restaurants Join Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour as Book Drive Partners

30 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in books, Charity Events, News

Hop on Board Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour in Conjunction with Nevada Reading Week 2015 Donate new and gently used children’s books at partnering locations throughout the valley to receive great offers this February Book Donations Benefit the Public Education Foundation Harrah’s Headliner and Comedy-Magician Mac King invites the public to jump on board this February as he embarks on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2015, benefiting…

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS

30 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 50th ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS COUNTRY MUSIC’S PARTY OF THE YEAR® ACM AWARDS TO AIR LIVE FROM AT&T STADIUM IN NORTH TEXAS Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network Miranda Lambert leads with 8 nominations; Dierks Bentley receives 7 nominations; Florida Georgia Line receives 5 nominations; Luke Bryan, Kenny Chesney, and Eric Church each receive 4 nominations  …

Caesars Entertainment Debuts FIRST Mobile Key on the Strip at The Cromwell Hotel

29 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Casinos, Hotels, News, On The Strip

Caesars Entertainment Debuts the First Mobile Key Technology on the Las Vegas Strip at the Cromwell Hotel Self check-in experience is the first step in digital hospitality transformation at Caesars Entertainments’ resorts and casinos Guests at Caesars Entertainment’s newest boutique hotel will now be able to take advantage of entering their hotel rooms with only their phone. All 188 rooms at The Cromwell, the Strip’s only standalone luxury boutique hotel,…

The Papillon Group offering limited helicopter seats for this Sunday’s Big Game

29 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

LIMITED SEATS REMAIN FOR SUNDAY’S BIG GAME VIA PAPILLON GRAND CANYON HELICOPTERS Need a ride for Sunday’s Big Game? A few seats remain for The Papillon Group’s privatized helicopter experience. The Seattle Seahawks will face the New England Patriots this Sunday at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz. and there is a small window of opportunity to book this incredible ride to the biggest game of the year….

Tune-In Alert: 50th ACM Awards Nominations Announcement – 1/30

29 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS TO BE ANNOUNCED ON FRIDAY, JANUARY 30TH VIA www.facebook.com/AcademyOfCountryMusic, WWW.INSTAGRAM.COM/acmawards AND www.twitter.com/ACMAwards 50TH ACM AWARDS TO AIR LIVE FROM AT&T STADIUM, HOME OF THE DALLAS COWBOYS, ON SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015 AT 8:00 PM ET/DELAYED PT ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK FOURTH ANNUAL ACM DIGITAL PRESS CONFERENCE TO FEATURE SPECIAL VIP GUESTS TO ANNOUNCE CATEGORIES VIA SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTO POSTS  …

A Killer Date Night – Valentine’s Experience with Marriage Can Be Murder

29 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Comedy, Entertainment, Hotels, News, Nightlife

  Love is in the air, and murder on the menu for Valentine’s week 2015, at Marriage Can Be Murder. The “killer” date night starts with a glass of champagne, and includes a rose, and box chocolates. To complete the evening of murderous fun, a three-course meal, tax and server gratuity is included in the $74.98 per person price. Online promo code: VDay15. The “killer” date night experience will be available from February…

Safe and Natural Winter Detox: SuperFood for the Super Bowl and Beyond – Guacamole Recipe

29 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Food & Dining, Health, Medical, News, Sports

Detox the Natural Way This Winter with a Little Help from PINES “Oh Baby, it’s cold outside!” For most of us in the snowbelt, we can say that almost every day during this coldest time of the year (January and February). The thought of hibernation frequently enters into our minds, especially those of us who may not be winter sports enthusiasts. Just the thought of stepping outside to face the…

Wally Backman Returns For Third Season As Manager of the Las Vegas 51s

29 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports

  WALLY BACKMAN RETURNS FOR THIRD SEASON AS MANAGER OF THE LAS VEGAS 51S FOR THE 2015 CAMPAIGN JACK VOIGT NAMED HITTING COACH FRANK VIOLA RETURNS AS PITCHING COACH     The Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets and the 2013 & 2014 Pacific Conference Southern Division Champions, announced today, in conjunction with the Mets Media Relations…

Saxophonist ShaShaty set to embark upon a “Dream Ride” leading to a “Brighter Day”

28 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Music, News

Saxophonist ShaShaty set to embark upon a “Dream Ride” leading to a “Brighter Day”  Vibrant radio single precedes the artist’s Steve Oliver-produced album, due March 3.   It’s a new dawn for veteran contemporary jazz saxophonist ShaShaty, who will release his sixth album entitled “Brighter Day,” on March 3 on the newly formed A.H.I. Records. His first collection comprised entirely of original songs in more than a decade, the set…

Family and Friends Shave Day Supports St Baldrick’s Foundation

28 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Family and Friends Shave Day to Support St. Baldrick’s Foundation on February 22 Public Encouraged to Support Volunteer Shavees! Clients, parents, friends and supporters of the Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada will gather on Sunday, February 22, 2015 in support of the lifesaving childhood cancer research provided through St. Baldrick’s Foundation and the many warriors who have undergone treatment. Family and Friends Shave Day is an annual fundraiser where individuals and teams who have…

The Ultimate “Souper” Bowl Pulled Pork – Make Your Super Bowl Party A Big Hit With This Easy Recipe From Boulder Organic

28 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Entertainment, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, Sports

It’s the week before the Super Bowl and you’ve been tasked with bringing a dish to pass around for the Sunday afternoon festivities. While bringing a bag of chips and a jar of salsa is your typical M.O., the Super Bowl calls for a little more sustenance. Boulder Organic! (www.boulderorganicfoods.com) knows that for busy families, professionals and football fans, it can be hard to find the time to track down…

The Beauty in Helping Avoid Cold and Flu Season Comes With The New ‘It’ Ingredient Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil

28 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Fragrance and Beauty, Health, Medical, News, Shopping

Ah, winter! How we love the dry skin, cracked nails, and brittle hair you bring. And let’s not forget the weakened immune system to welcome in the cold and flu season! There are a multitude of products to help combat the winter skin, hair, nails and cold-and-flu season blues, but you really only need ONE –  Himalayan-harvested “miracle berry” sea buckthorn, found in products like SeabuckWonders’ Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil….

Goodwill Receives $200,000 Grant for Veteran Program from Bank of America: January 29 at 8:30am

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Goodwill Receives $200,000 Bank of America Grant to Fund Veteran Integration Program (VIP) Ceremony Planned for Thursday, January 29 at 8:30 a.m. Goodwill of Southern Nevada will continue to provide life changing job placement help to local veterans and their immediate family members, thanks to the Bank of America Charitable Foundation’s $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant. This grant is expected to assist approximately 225 veterans and/or family members find work in Southern…

Recap/Photos: School of Rock Green Valley Grand Opening Weekend

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Family, Music, News

SCHOOL OF ROCK GREEN VALLEY CELEBRATES GRAND OPENING IN THE HEART OF HENDERSON Now Enrolling New Students for Performance-Based Music Programs School of Rock Green Valley, Nevada’s second School of Rock location at 55 S. Valle Verde Dr. #470, celebrated its Grand Opening Weekend with a VIP Night on Jan. 23 and a Community Day on Jan. 24. The area’s leading performance-based music education program, School of Rock has already…

THE 73RD ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARDS WILL AIR LIVE ON NBC ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2016

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

HOLLYWOOD FOREIGN PRESS ASSOCIATION AND PRODUCER DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS WILL BRING THE 73RD ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARDS LIVE COAST-TO-COAST ON NBC ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 10, 2016 The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and dick clark productions (dcp) will present the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, January 10, 2016. The ceremony will air on NBC LIVE coast-to-coast from 5-8 p.m (PT) and 8-11 p.m. (ET) from the Beverly Hilton in…

Slipknot, Lamb Of God, Bullet For My Valentine and Motionless In White – Summer’s Last Stand Tour Info – In Las Vegas August 28th At The MGM Resort Festival Lot

27 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Hotels, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Travel

“Summer’s Last Stand Tour” kicks off in July with Slipknot special guests Lamb of God, Bullet for My Valentine, and Motionless In White. Access the OT9 pre-sale tomorrow: http://www.slipknot1.com/events MGM RESORTS FESTIVAL GROUNDS This versatile outdoor venue is on the North end of the Las Vegas Strip and expands 33-acres of space. In 2015, this new venue will house the Rock in Rio festival with over 120 acts spanning two…

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Posts Another Record-Breaking Year of Annual SuperContest

27 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Casinos, News

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Posts Another Record-Breaking Year of Annual SuperContest First place team out of Los Angeles takes home $736,575 prize The Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino announced another record-breaking year of its annual ultimate pro football handicapping contest, the SuperContest. This year, 1,403 contestants competed for a chance to win a share of the $2,104,500 prize pool. “CH Ballers” clinched first place and collected the…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Travel To Reno For Tuesday Governor’s Series Game

26 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TRAVEL TO RENO FOR TUESDAY GAME Governor’s Series contest set for 7 p.m. on ESPN3   Coming off a 79-77 overtime win at home against Utah State on Saturday, the UNLV men’s basketball team will head north to Reno to face the Wolf Pack of Nevada, Reno, on Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 7 p.m. at Lawlor Events Center. The game is part of the Governor’s Series, presented by…

Audible.Com Just Released “Dirty Chick: Adventures of an Unlikely Farmer” – Written And Narrated By Antonia Murphy

25 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Audio, books, News

  This month, Audible Studios released the audiobook for DIRTY CHICK: ADVENTURES OF AN UNLIKELY FARMER, a hilarious and shocking memoir both written and narrated by Antonia Murphy. The audiobook chronicles the first year of Antonia’s life as an artisan farmer in New Zealand – having bought into the myth that farming is a peaceful, fulfilling endeavor that allows one to commune with nature and live the way humans were…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Host Utah State Saturday At 5 PM

23 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS HOST UTAH STATE SATURDAY Game scheduled for 5 p.m. at Thomas & Mack Center   The UNLV men’s basketball team will be at home at the Thomas & Mack Center for the second straight game as it hosts Utah State on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 5 p.m. The Runnin’ Rebels have lost three straight games – at Boise State on Jan. 13 in overtime (82-73), at San…

No Deflated Balls Here – Why Not Let Ole Smoky Moonshine Quarterback Your Super Bowl Party

23 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Food & Dining, Marketing, News, Nightlife, Sports

  OLE SMOKY MOONSHINE QUARTERBACKS YOUR SUPER BOWL PARTY Super Bowl XLIX is making its way to the Southwest this year, but Ole Smoky Moonshine is ready to tackle the party. Ole Smoky has come up with the perfect party drink to keep your crew going strong through all four quarters – The Phoenix Fumble!   The Phoenix Fumble Recipe: 1.5 oz. of Ole Smoky Apple Pie Moonshine dropped in…

Mastodon and Clutch Co-Headline “The Missing Link Tour” – At Las Vegas House Of Blues Friday May 1st – Presale Tickets Available

23 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Audio, Casinos, Entertainment, Hotels, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip

Mastodon back in Vegas on a co-headline tour with Clutch that kicks off in St. Paul, MN on April 16! Pre-sale tickets will be available through mailing list starting Thursday, January 22. Be sure to sign up for the mailing list at MastodonRocks.com and check your email on Thursday for pre-sale info. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, January 23. Check out the dates below and we’ll see you…

Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens Boasts a Picturesque Display Honoring Chinese New Year

23 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens Boasts a Picturesque Display Honoring Chinese New Year Vivid Display Heralds the Year of the Yang   Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens invites guests to celebrate Chinese New Year with a captivating display commemorating the Year of the Yang, now through March 15. Brought to life by 22,000 flowers in vibrant hues of red and gold, the display features an assortment of silk-lantern chandeliers and unique…

RAISE YOUR STEINS – JANUARY 31ST IS HOFBRÄUHAUS LAS VEGAS DAY

22 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, News

RAISE YOUR STEINS – JANUARY 31ST IS HOFBRÄUHAUS LAS VEGAS DAY 11 Years of German Tradition Started with One Man’s Vision   What do Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Vladimir Lenin and Empress Sissi of Austria have in common? They all visited Hofbräuhaus Munich during their lifetimes. Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas opened near the famous Las Vegas Strip on January 31, 2004 bringing a piece of “real Munich” to the scenery and has…

PAULA ABDUL AND JASON DERULO JOIN NIGEL LYTHGOE AT THE “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” JUDGES’ TABLE

22 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

TWO-TIME EMMY AWARD-WINNING CHOREOGRAPHER AND MULTI-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST PAULA ABDUL AND PLATINUM-SELLING RECORDING ARTIST JASON DERULO JOIN NIGEL LYTHGOE AT THE “SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” JUDGES’ TABLE Cat Deeley Returns as Host for the 12th Season; Season Features New “Stage vs. Street” FormatAuditions Begin in New York, Saturday, Jan. 24; Dallas, Saturday, Feb. 14; Detroit, Sunday, Feb. 22; Memphis, Sunday, March 8; and Los Angeles, Sunday, March 15  …

BollyDoll Launches Accessories Collection With M·A·C Cosmetics

22 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in Business, Celebrity, Design, Fashion & Style, Fragrance and Beauty, News, Shopping

BOLLYDOLL LAUNCHES ACCESSORIES COLLECTION  WITH M·A·C COSMETICS BollyDoll is an imaginative, colourful world created by visual artist and singer Amrita Sen and her illustrations tell the story of a magic land filled with music and art, drawing inspiration from Indian prints of the Moghul era. BollyDoll is a prismatic entertainment and fashion lifestyle brand that is being distributed in national and international markets as well as through a collaboration with…

THE COUNTDOWN TO VALENTINE’S HAS BEGUN: The Perfect Proposal Toolkit Returns with New Tips For Planning an Unforgettable Marriage Proposal

21 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Fashion & Style, News

THE COUNTDOWN TO VALENTINE’S HAS BEGUN The Perfect Proposal Toolkit Returns with New Tips  For Planning an Unforgettable Marriage Proposal Preparing to pop the question on Valentine’s Day, but not sure how to plan the perfect moment? The clock is ticking, but there is still time. Planning the perfect proposal can seem like a daunting task, as coming up with the right way to ask those four little words (“Will…

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Rolls Out “Vote to Win a Westgate Las Vegas Vacation” Facebook Contest

21 Jan 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Rolls Out “Vote to Win a Westgate Las Vegas Vacation” Facebook Contest Grand prize winner will receive a three-day, two-night stay in signature room, dinner for two at Benihana and more Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino launched a social media contest asking Facebookers to vote for their favorite new experience at the property. Voting choices include the newly remodeled signature rooms, Purple Reign:…

Big League Weekend – Oakland A’s vs Chicago Cubs, March 13-14 Individual Game Tickets On Sale Monday January 26th

21 Jan 2015, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

  2015 BIG LEAGUE WEEKEND OAKLAND A’S VS. CHICAGO CUBS FRIDAY-SATURDAY MARCH 13-14 CASHMAN FIELD INDIVIDUAL GAME TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, JANUARY 26 AT NOON   The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and the Las Vegas 51s professional baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL), Triple-A affiliate of the New York Mets, announced today that individual game tickets for the Major League Baseball exhibition games featuring the…