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SAN ANTONIO CLAIMS TOP SPOT ON TEXAS HIGHWAYS READERS’ CHOICE TOP 40 TEXAS DESTINATIONS

21 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Travel

SAN ANTONIO CLAIMS TOP SPOT ON TEXAS HIGHWAYS READERS’ CHOICE TOP 40 TEXAS DESTINATIONS Throughout 2014, official travel magazine of Texas shares readers’ favorite places to visit   In celebration of its 40th anniversary, Texas Highways magazine today announced San Antonio as No. 1 in the countdown of Texas Top 40 favorite destinations as chosen by readers. The announcement was made at the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts.  …

INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTAR PITBULL RETURNS TO HOST THE 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS®

20 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

  INTERNATIONAL MUSIC SUPERSTAR PITBULL RETURNS TO HOST THE 2014MUSIC AWARDS® Pitbull Will Also Perform A Song From His Forthcoming New Album ‘Globalization’ Live on the 2014 AMAs on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC dick clark productions announced today that global music sensation Armando Christian Perez aka Pitbull will again host the American Music Awards.  The 2014 broadcast will air live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY,…

Photos/Video: Sands Cares And IMEX America Team Up To Benefit The Shade Tree Las Vegas

18 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News

SANDS CARES AND IMEX AMERICA TEAM UP TO BENEFIT THE SHADE TREE LAS VEGAS The new healing garden at The Shade Tree shelter in Las Vegas is now blossoming thanks to the IMEX Challenge, The Sands Expo and The Venetian and The Palazzo Las Vegas.   Meeting industry professionals who attended the IMEX America exhibition at the Sands Expo Oct. 14-16, along with volunteers from Sands Expo, The Venetian and…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels To Close Out Fall Season In Florida

17 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 24 UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO CLOSE OUT FALL SEASON IN FLORIDA Rebels will play at Tavistock Collegiate Invitational in Orlando, Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 19-21  2014-15 Season Statistics The No. 24 UNLV men’s golf team will close out its fall season at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational, which is being held at Lake Nona Golf and Country Club (par 72, 7,200 yards) in Orlando, Fla., Sunday-Tuesday, Oct. 19-21. Hosted by UCF and…

Rí Rá Las Vegas sets Guinness World Record after over 372 hours of nonstop live music

17 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

Rí Rá Las Vegas Sets Guinness World Record After Over 372 Hours of Nonstop Live Music   After 372 hours and 10 minutes of nonstop live music on the Las Vegas Strip, Rí Rá Las Vegas located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, set the Guinness World Record for the Longest Concert by Multiple Artists. Pending final review by Guinness World Record, the pub hosted nonstop live music with no…

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower Partnership with Las Vegas Academy Sets Graphic Design Students in Motion

17 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News, On The Strip

Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower Partnership with Las Vegas Academy Sets Graphic Design Students in Motion   Think of it as a lesson in real world experience that many high school design students never get.  Students of Las Vegas Academy of the Arts (LVAA) Graphic Design teacher Ashley Stroud are working on a special project for the Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower. The students have been asked to create a special animation…

Photo/Video: Actor Pierce Brosnan Receives Paintings from Disabled Artist who Paints by Mouth!

17 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Celebrity, News

  Pierce Brosnan Helps Raise Awareness for Mouth & Foot Painting Artists Meets Disabled, Fellow Painter at His Malibu Home Pierce Brosnan is known for his big screen acting, but your viewers may be less familiar with his talent as a painter. Brosnan’s love of painting is shared by Mariam Paré (Par-A), a disabled artist from Naperville, Illinois, and a member of the Mouth & Foot Painting Artists, who recently…

Wednesday, October 15 is Marriage Can Be Murder Day $30 Anniversary Ticket Special Kicks Off Today

16 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Casinos, Comedy, Coupons & Discounts, Entertainment, Hotels, News, Nightlife, Travel

Marriage Can Be Murder Receives Proclamation for 15 Years of Performances in Las Vegas Wednesday, October 15 is Marriage Can Be Murder Day $30 Anniversary Ticket Special Kicks Off Today Eric and Jayne Post from Marriage Can Be Murder receive a proclamation from Mayor Goodman for 15 Years of performances. Since its Las Vegas debut, Marriage Can Be Murder has committed 5,000 performances with 20,000 murders, and given 375,000+ people…

October Rage New Release “Fallout, Dust and Guns” Info and On Tour Supporting BOBAFLEX and Royal Bliss

16 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife, Travel, Video

  New Ep, Fallout, Guns and Dust from Australian rock powerhouse October Rage. Fallout, Guns and Dust includes the new single, “Valkyrie” as well as their chart topping single from 2012, “White Walkers” which was recorded and released after the quartet’s debut full length effort, ‘Outrage.’ October Rage is currently on tour in the US supporting Royal Bliss and (on select dates) Bobaflex. OCTOBER RAGE – Fallout, Dust and Guns…

Photos/Video: The Venetian And The Palazzo Ends Waiting List For Veteran Care Through Donation To UNLV Dental Clinic

16 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

THE VENETIAN AND THE PALAZZO ENDS WAITING LIST FOR VETERAN CARE THROUGH DONATION TO UNLV DENTAL CLINIC Pete Boyd, SVP of Operations, Ceremoniously ‘Ripped Up’ Waiting List; Presented $70,000 Check for Supplies and Services     The team members of The Venetian, The Palazzo and Sands Expo presented a check for $70,000 today to The Sgt. Clint Ferrin Dental Clinic for Veterans at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine to…

Westgate Resorts Raises Minimum Pay to $10 per Hour

16 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News

Westgate Resorts Raises Minimum Pay to $10 per Hour David Siegel, founder and CEO of Westgate Resorts, announced today a company-wide increase in minimum pay for its team members, including those at Westgate’s Las Vegas resorts, to $10 per hour, effective Jan. 1, 2015. All employees currently earning less than $10 per hour will receive a pay increase to the new level, with the exception of commissioned and tipped employees…

Celebs, Puppy Fashion Show, Pet Mansion Auction Hit Town Square – Friday

15 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Fido, Mr. Wiggles and many more pups are bringing their swagger and snazziest get-ups … all for a very good cause. This Friday (October 17), HomeAid Southern Nevada will host its pet fashion show and live pet house auction at The Green at Town Square (located adjacent to Guitar Center and Pot Liquor CAS). Pups from Hot Diggity Dachshund Club and A Home 4 Spot will show off the latest…

Photos/Video: Stratosphere Headliner Frankie Moreno Inflight Concert

15 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Celebrity, News

Las Vegas partnered with Southwest Airlines to host a surprise “Live at 35″ concert on board flight 4305 (Dallas to Las Vegas) with Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower headliner, Frankie Moreno in honor of the end of the Wright Amendment.  Moreno along with two of his bandmates performed two songs, and gave away complimentary tickets to his hit show, “Frankie Moreno LIVE!” at the Stratosphere.  The surprise and impromptu concert delighted passengers as they made their way to “The Entertainment…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Picked Sixth In MW Preseason Poll

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PICKED SIXTH IN MOUNTAIN WEST PRESEASON POLLLady Rebels bring back three starters from last season The UNLV women’s basketball team was picked to finish sixth in the 2013-14 Mountain West preseason poll, which was released by the league office on Tuesday morning. Voting on the preseason poll, as well as the preseason all-conference team, were all 11 head coaches as well as select media members.   Colorado…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Take Over As Region’s Top Squad

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER RISES TO No. 1 RANKING IN WEST REGION Rebels host key contest Friday night with Air Force UNLV men’s soccer made an impressive jump in the NSCAA West Region rankings on Tuesday, jumping all the way from sixth to No. 1 after a 2-0 weekend on the road against a pair of regionally ranked WAC opponents.   The Rebels also nearly broke into the NSCAA Top 25…

Future Stars of Wrestling Comes to Sam’s Town Live! on Friday, October 24

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Future Stars of Wrestling Comes to Sam’s Town Live! on Friday, October 24 WHAT/WHEN:  Professional wrestler Matt Hardy brings his Future Stars of Wrestling to Sam’s Town Live! for the “Moment of Truth” show. FSW stars Tyshaun Prince, Brian Cage, Willie Mack, Disco Inferno and more will appear for a smack down of entertainment. This show is all ages. Doors open at 6 p.m. and a meet & greet opportunity (available for $15 in addition to price of admission)…

EVENT RECAP: Las Vegas’ Top Industry Leaders Rock Out on Downtown Grand Hotel’s Picnic Roof During Las Vegas Business Academy’s Third Annual Fundraiser

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News

Vegas’ Top Industry Leaders Rock Out on Downtown Grand Hotel’s Picnic Roof During Las Vegas Business Academy’s Third Annual Fundraiser On Saturday, Oct. 11, Las Vegas’ top hospitality executives, chefs and community leaders gathered for “Rockin’ on the Roof,” Las Vegas Business Academy’s third annual fundraising event, on the scenic picnic rooftop of the Downtown Grand Hotel in an effort to raise scholarship funds for University of Nevada, Las Vegas…

Las Vegas Invitational Basketball Tournament Brings Select College Teams to Orleans Arena November 27-28

14 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

Las Vegas Invitational Basketball Tournament Brings Select College Teams to Orleans Arena November 27-28 TICKETS ON-SALE NOW WHAT/WHEN:  The action-packed Continental Tire Las Vegas Invitational basketball tournament returns to the Orleans Arena November 27-28. This year’s teams include Illinois, Baylor, Memphis, Indiana State, Stephen F. Austin, Brown, Austin Peay and Prairie View. To view the complete game schedule, please visit www.orleansarena.com/event-calendar/lvi. WHERE:    Orleans Arena 4500 West Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89103 TICKETS:    Tournament package prices range…

Mystic Falls Park Celebrates 20 Years of Winter Wonderland at Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall

14 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, Holiday, Hotels, News, Nightlife

  Annual tree lighting ceremony set for Wednesday, November 26 Sam’s Town Hotel and Gambling Hall will light up the celebrated winter display at Mystic Falls Park for the 20th time on Wednesday, November 26, at 5:45 p.m.“For the past 20 years, we have looked forward to starting off a holiday season of giving and celebration with this tradition, and are always so honored to share it with families from…

Photos: Markus Schulz Accepts America’s Best DJ Award; Marquee Dayclub Dome Debut

13 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News

Sunday afternoon, Marquee Nightclub & Dayclub debuted its 22,000-square-foot, climate-controlled Dayclub Dome for the winter season with a blowout bash to celebrate its launch as well as America’s Best DJ winner and Marquee resident, Markus Schulz. DJs Lema, Kennedy Jones and Cash Cash were all on-hand to set the soundtrack for the wild afternoon affair, leading up to a set from the man of the hour. Shortly before kicking off…

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF BLUES FOUNDATION GRANT STRENGTHENS MUSIC PROGRAMS AT WILLIAM E. ORR MIDDLE SCHOOL

13 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, Music, News

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF BLUES FOUNDATION GRANT STRENGTHENS MUSIC PROGRAMS AT WILLIAM E. ORR MIDDLE SCHOOL $2,496 Grant and Instrument Award Set for Delivery Thursday, Oct. 23   International House of Blues Foundation has awarded  a $2,496.35 grant in support of William E. Orr Middle School’s marching band as part of the 2014 Action for the Arts Grants.  The school will receive their new instruments and equipment on Thursday, Oct. 23 at…

RECAP/PHOTOS: Nick Cannon Takes Over Drai’s Nightclub at The Cromwell for Colossal 34th Birthday Celebration

13 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Celebrity, News, On The Strip

NICK CANNON TAKES OVER DRAI’S NIGHTCLUB AT THE CROMWELL FOR COLOSSAL 34TH BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION Turning 34 never looked as good as it did last night when superstar actor, DJ, comedian, rapper, record producer and entrepreneur Nick Cannon celebrated his birthday with a special DJ set at Drai’s Nightclub – Las Vegas’ top new nightlife destination located on the rooftop of The Cromwell, the first stand-alone boutique hotel on the Strip….

THE 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

13 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Music, News

THE 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED Iggy Azalea Leads This Year with Six Nominations 2014 Artist of the Year Nominees include Iggy Azalea, Beyoncé, Luke Bryan, Eminem, Imagine Dragons, John Legend, Lorde, One Direction, Katy Perry and Pharrell Williams Charli XCX to Perform Live on the 2014 AMA Awards from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd (8:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) on ABC The American Music Awards, the…

Copper Mountain Launches the Ultimate Beginner Deal: Ski and Ride School University

12 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Entertainment, Family, Fitness, News, Sports, Travel

Includes three lessons plus lift tickets, rentals, close-in parking and lunch for $199 Complementary 2014/2015 Copper Mountain Season Pass upon graduation Bonus: upon graduation guests receive 50 percent off the 2015/2016 Copper Mountain Season Pass COPPER MOUNTAIN, Colo. Just in time for winter season, Copper Mountain complements its beginner terrain-based teaching offerings with the launch of Ski and Ride School University. Ski and Ride U offers newbies a hassle-free way…

Mastadon Returns to Nevada – On Tour With Gojira and Kverlertak – Supporting Recent Release – Once More Round The Sun

11 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife, Travel

  Starting next week, Mastodon, the globally celebrated hard rock masters are going on tour in support of their new album, Once More Round The Sun. The tour will once again feature the celebrated and previously sold-out lineup with the main support, Gojira and Kverlertak opening each show.    North American Tour(Mastodon / Gojira / Kverlertak):   10/15     Boise, ID                                               Revolution Center 10/16     Reno, NV                                              Grand Sierra Theater 10/17     Pomona, CA                                         Fox…

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS:Lady Rebel Head Coach Kathy Olivier Kicks Off CCSD Coaches Challenge

11 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL HEAD COACH KATHY OLIVIER KICKS OFF CCSD COACHES CHALLENGE OCT. 20Over 10,000 students in the district will participate in the program   UNLV Women’s Basketball head coach Kathy Olivier will help the Clark County School District kick off the 8th annual UNLV Coaches Challenge, with an event on Monday, Oct. 20 at 9 am at Elise Wolff Elementary School in Henderson. The annual Coaches Challenge is a…

Rock in Rio USA Will Host Five Weddings Per Day During May 2015 Festival in Las Vegas

10 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News, On The Strip

ROCK IN RIO USA WILL HOST FIVE WEDDINGS PER DAY IN AN UNPRECEDENTED SETTING DURING MAY 2015 FESTIVAL IN LAS VEGAS COUPLES CAN SUBMIT THEIR LOVE STORIES NOW TO BE CONSIDERED FOR ONE OF THE FREE CEREMONIES AT THE ROCK IN RIO CHAPEL     Rock in Rio, the legendary music festival, will host five weddings per day at the upcoming Rock in Rio USA in Las Vegas May 8 –…

Circus Couture “Unlocked” – Record Breaking Fundraiser

08 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

It’s a Record Breaker! Circus Couture’s “Unlocked” Raises $162,770 for Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada Circus Couture Surpasses $500,000 in Donation History Circus Couture’s “Unlocked”, a celebration of extravagant performance, art and fashion, raised a record amount of money during its fifth anniversary performance on October 5, 2014, at The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. Thanks to the generosity of several hundred guests who attended, Circus Couture’s “Unlocked”…

First National Goodwill Halloween Poll Reveals Top DIY Costumes for Halloween 2014 & More

08 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News

First National Goodwill Halloween Poll Reveals Top “Do-It-Yourself” Costumes for Halloween 2014 & More Goodwill’s First National Halloween Poll in partnership with ORC International research Get out your scissors, glue guns and use your imagination.   According to a random national poll of American adults commissioned by Goodwills across the country, including Goodwill of Southern Nevada, 62% of women and 57% of men prefer “Do-It-Yourself” costumes over packaged products.  …

JASON DERULO & CHARLI XCX TO ANNOUNCE AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMINEES ON GOOD MORNING AMERICA OCT 13

08 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Music, News

JASON DERULO AND CHARLI XCX TO ANNOUNCE  2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS® NOMINEES LIVE ON  “GOOD MORNING AMERICA” ON MONDAY, OCTOBER 13ABC AND DICK CLARK PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCE DATE FOR THE 2014 AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS   The 2014 American Music Awards will broadcast live from the NOKIA Theatre L.A. LIVE on SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 23rd (8:00-11:00 pm ET/PT) on ABC. New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s, Artist of the Year, and “Single…