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David Osborne Wins ‘Concert Performer of the Year’ at 24th Annual LA Music Awards

22 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

DAVID OSBORNE WINS ‘CONCERT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR’ AT 24TH ANNUAL LA MUSIC AWARDS  Award-Winning Pianist to Perform at Rockefeller Center in New York City During Holidays Bellagio Resort & Casino’s nationally recognized pianist David Osborne recently won “Concert Performer of the Year” at the 24th Annual Los Angeles Music Awards (LAMA). Osborne was nominated for two awards and performed for guests at a private dinner for the award recipients….

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Host No. 3 Arizona Tuesday Night At TMC

22 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS TO HOST NO. 3 ARIZONA TUESDAY NIGHT AT TMCUNLV in midst of playing three top-15 teams in 16 days, toughest stretch in program history   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host No. 3 Arizona on Tuesday, Dec. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. The Runnin’ Rebels are in the mist of their toughest stretch of schedule in program history as they are facing…

The Rockstar Remedy – A Rock & Roll Doctor’s Prescription for Living a Long, Healthy Life – Available For Pre-Order Now and For Purchase December 31st

20 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in books, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife

Sex, Drugs and Rock ‘n’ Roll can take their toll, but in reality, most rock musicians work at staying healthy and staving off age-it is the only way they can survive their grueling tour schedules. No one knows this best kept secret of the music industry better than Dr. Gabrielle Francis, the “Rock n’ Roll Doctor” who has treated many of today’s most celebrated artists with her holistic strategies for…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels To Face No. 14 Utah At MGM Grand Saturday Night

19 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TO FACE NO. 14 UTAH AT MGM GRAND SATURDAY NIGHTUNLV men’s basketball’s first game on Las Vegas Strip begins toughest stretch in program history   For the first time in program history, the UNLV men’s basketball team will be playing on the Las Vegas Strip as it competes in the 2014 MGM Grand Showcase on Saturday, Dec. 20. The event, which also features No. 15 Oklahoma and…

Goodwill Preps for End of Year Giving Rush: Donation Hours Extended December 27 to December 31

19 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Goodwill Preps for End of Year Giving Rush Donation Hours Extended December 27 to December 31 ’Tis the season to donate and Goodwill of Southern Nevada is busy preparing for the end of year giving rush. The last week and a half of December is historically Goodwill of Southern Nevada’s busiest time of the year for donations, with about 20% more people dropping off items at Goodwill donation centers between…

PHOTOS: HARD ROCK’S TOP BARTENDERS DUKE IT OUT FOR CHANCE TO TAKE TOP SPOT IN BARocker BATTLE

19 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

HARD ROCK’S TOP BARTENDERS DUKE IT OUT FOR CHANCE TO TAKE TOP SPOT IN BARocker BATTLE Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas Hosts Regional Round of Global Bartending Competition     Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas hosted the second annual regional BARocker competition last night, Wednesday, December 17. Hundreds of people packed the third level of the strip location of the famous cafe to cheer on their favorite bartender from cities…

BRANTLEY GILBERT, ELLA HENDERSON, NICK JONAS, NICO & VINZ AND TRAIN JOIN NEW YEAR’S LINE UP

18 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

BRANTLEY GILBERT, ELLA HENDERSON, NICK JONAS, NICO & VINZ AND TRAIN JOIN NEW YEAR’S LINE UP WITH PERFORMANCES FROM BILLBOARD HOLLYWOOD PARTY“Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015″ Begins Live at 8pm ET/PT on ABC from New York’s Times Square    Brantley Gilbert, Ella Henderson, Nick Jonas, Nico & Vinz and Train join the biggest music celebration of the year with special performances from the Billboard Hollywood…

“SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” AUDITIONS FOR SEASON 12 BEGIN

17 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE” HITS THE ROAD LOOKING FOR STAGE AND STREET DANCERS AS AUDITIONS FOR SEASON 12 BEGIN IN NEW YORK SATURDAY, JANUARY 24 Dallas, Detroit, Memphis and Los Angeles To Also Host Auditions SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s newest season features an intensified competition between dancers from stage and street, and is about to head out on the audition trail to five cities, including New York, Dallas, Detroit, Memphis and…

‘THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS’ ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL CELEBRITIES

17 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

‘THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS’ ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL CELEBRITIES FOR NBC’S SPECIAL TWO-HOUR LIVE TELECAST SET FOR THURSDAY, DEC. 18 AT 9 P.M. ET/PTKaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Sean Hayes, Karlie Kloss, John Krasinski, Lisa Kudrow, Elisabeth Moss and Ryan Phillippe to Appear   “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards” announced additional celebrities scheduled to appear for the star-studded event special and snapshot of the year in pop culture. Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Sean Hayes, Karlie Kloss, John Krasinski,…

NOW OPEN: School of Rock Green Valley Enrolling Students for Performance-Based Music Education Programs; Open Houses & Complimentary Trial Lessons Underway

17 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Music, News, Uncategorized

***NOW OPEN***NOW OPEN***NOW OPEN*** SCHOOL OF ROCK GREEN VALLEY NOW ENROLLING STUDENTS FOR PERFORMANCE-BASED MUSIC EDUCATION PROGRAMS Open Houses and Complimentary Trial Lessons Currently Underway  School of Rock, the leader in performance-based music education inspiring the world to rock on stage and in life, is now operating a second location in Nevada: School of Rock Green Valley at 55 S. Valle Verde Dr. #470 in the heart of Henderson. Arriving…

TERRY CREWS TO HOST NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES “WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS”

17 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, News

TERRY CREWS TO HOST  NEW UNSCRIPTED SERIES “WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS,” PREMIERING FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, ON FOX Star of the hit series BROOKLYN NINE-NINE, Terry Crews, has been tapped to host the new unscripted comedy WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS, premiering Friday, Jan. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Crews also hosts the syndicated game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.” “Terry Crews is already a cherished member of the FOX family. He’s larger than life,…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Back At Thomas & Mack Center Wednesday Against Portland

16 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS BACK AT THOMAS & MACK CENTER ON WEDNESDAYUNLV will host Portland at 7:30 p.m. in first game at home arena since Nov. 29, part of doubleheader with women’s basketball   Now that the National Finals Rodeo has completed, the UNLV men’s basketball team (6-2) will be back in the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. against Portland (7-2). The game is part of…

MORGANS HOTEL GROUP ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO SELL THE LIGHT GROUP TO HAKKASAN GROUP FOR $36 MILLION

16 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

MORGANS HOTEL GROUP ANNOUNCES AGREEMENT TO SELL THE LIGHT GROUP TO HAKKASAN GROUP FOR $36 MILLION   Morgans Hotel Group Co. (NASDAQ: MHGC) (the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its 90% controlling interest in The Light Group (“TLG”), a leading lifestyle food & beverage company, to Hakkasan Group, a worldwide dining, entertainment, and hospitality company, for a total enterprise value of $36 million. …

Jordin Sparks Signs To New Label ‘Louder Than Life,’ releases new single ‘It Ain’t You’

16 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Celebrity, Entertainment, Music, News, Nightlife

GRAMMY® NOMINATED ARTIST JORDIN SPARKS SIGNS TO LOUDER THAN LIFE RECORD LABEL VIA SONY MUSIC —– RELEASES MIXTAPE #BYEFELICIA FEATURING NEW MUSIC —– NEW SINGLE ‘IT AIN’T YOU’ ON SALE 12/15 —– Third studio album ‘Right Here, Right Now’ scheduled for release in 2015 GRAMMY® Nominated and multi-platinum album selling artist Jordin Sparks has signed to Louder Than Life record label via Sony Music, founded by music executive and GRAMMY®…

Eric Jordan Young Ends Successful Run of Shakin’ Inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 27

15 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

    Eric Jordan Young Ends Successful Run of Shakin’ Inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on December 27   Eric Jordan Young announces the end of a successful run of his headlining production, Shakin’, at the Sin City Theatre inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The 90-day engagement showcased Young as a triple threat who has transformed into a staple of Las Vegas talent. Shakin’ received amazing media support…

‘THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS’ ANNOUNCE GLOBAL SUPERSTARS GWEN STEFANI AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS TO PERFORM

15 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

‘THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS’ ANNOUNCE GLOBAL SUPERSTARS GWEN STEFANI AND PHARRELL WILLIAMS TO PERFORMNBC’S SPECIAL TWO-HOUR LIVE TELECAST SET FOR THURSDAY, DEC. 18 AT 9 P.M. ET/PT   “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards” announced today that global superstars and Grammy Award winners Gwen Stefani and Pharrell Williams will perform Stefani’s new single “Spark The Fire” together on the two-hour special. Stefani and Williams join previously announced performers 5 Seconds of Summer…

The Year of Reading Dangerously – An Audiobook For Book Lovers!

13 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, books, Comedy, Entertainment, News, Shopping

  This week, Audible Studios released THE YEAR OF READING DANGEROUSLY, an inspirational and very funny account of the author and narrator’s expedition through literature, classic, cult, and every kind of book in between. This fresh, funny, and enlightening audiobook is an absolute must-have for book lovers everywhere. Andy Miller, the author, narrates this memoir himself, explaining to readers how fifty great books saved his life. A working father whose…

Win Private Concert from Recording Artist Aloe Blacc in Starkey Hearing Foundation’s Video Contest – New PSA From Seattle Seahawks Fullback Derrick Coleman

13 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Celebrity, Charity Events, Family, Giveaway, Medical, News, Sports, Video

Listen Carefully Contest Challenges Students to Create a PSA About Noise-Induced Hearing Loss, Which Affects 1 in 6 American teens   To raise awareness about noise-induced hearing loss in teens, Listen Carefully, a Starkey Hearing Foundation program, launched a national video contest today challenging middle school and high school students (ages 13-18) to create public service announcements (PSAs) about the importance of hearing protection. The winning student(s) and their school…

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: Rebels Ready For Tuesday’s Winter Commencement

12 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

REBELS READY FOR TUESDAY’S WINTER COMMENCEMENT 19 UNLV student-athletes eligible to walk in graduation ceremony at Thomas & Mack Center  Nineteen UNLV student-athletes are eligible to take part in Tuesday’s annual Winter Commencement Ceremonies on campus. The list includes Rebels who wrapped up their course work this semester or will in Spring 2015. Some graduates, such as Andrew Oberg (football) and Jordan Hardy (track & field), have remaining eligibility and…

Cowabunga Bay Waterpark Benefitting Boys & Girls Club

12 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Cowabunga Bay Waterpark Splashing Holiday Cheer Season Pass Sales to Benefit Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada   Cowabunga Bay Waterpark is splashing holiday cheer in the community by donating $5 of all season pass sales now thru Dec. 31 to the local non-profit, Boys & Girls Club of Southern Nevada. Nevada’s newest waterpark is scheduled to open for its second season March 28 with two new giant water…

‘THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS’ ANNOUNCE NICK CANNON AS HOST

12 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

THE PEOPLE MAGAZINE AWARDS’ ANNOUNCE NICK CANNON AS HOST FOR NBC’S TWO-HOUR LIVE TELECAST SET FOR THURSDAY, DEC. 18 AT 9 P.M. ET/PTAdditional Attendees Include Josh Groban, Ryan Guzman, Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina and Kate Upton  “The PEOPLE Magazine Awards” announced today that comedian, entrepreneur and entertainer Nick Cannon will host the inaugural “PEOPLE Magazine Awards.”  It was also announced that Josh Groban, Ryan Guzman, Mindy Kaling, Chris Messina and Kate…

HELLYEAH BLOOD FOR BLOOD TOUR KICKS OFF IN LAS VEGAS FEBRUARY 6TH 2015 AT BROOKLYN BOWL WITH SPECIAL GUESTS DEVOUR THE DAY AND LIKE A STORM

11 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel, Video

Heavy hitting HELLYEAH is headling their 2015 BLOOD FOR BLOOD tour in support of their 2104 release. Working on the undercard last year HELLYEAH will come out swinging hard in 2015 with support from Devour The Day and Like A Storm. There’s no better way to get this raucous tour started than to kick it off at Brooklyn Bowl in Sin City February 6th 2015. Presale tickets are available from http://hellyeahband.com/ and http://vegas.brooklynbowl.com/ and…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Head Back Out On Road To Play South Dakota Saturday

10 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS HEAD BACK OUT ON ROAD TO PLAY SOUTH DAKOTAUNLV and Coyotes will play at Sioux Falls’ Sanford Pentagon on Saturday   After defeating Saint Katherine, 113-53, on Friday, Dec. 5, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, the UNLV men’s basketball team (5-2) has had a week without games to concentrate on final exams. The Runnin’ Rebels’ “Rodeo Road Trip” will continue this weekend with a game in…

IGGY AZALEA, BASTILLE, JASON DERULO, PENTATONIX AND RIXTON JOIN THE NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION FROM THE BILLBOARD HOLLYWOOD PARTY

10 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

  IGGY AZALEA, BASTILLE, JASON DERULO, PENTATONIX AND RIXTON JOIN THE NEW YEAR’S CELEBRATION FROM THE BILLBOARD HOLLYWOOD PARTY “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015″ Begins Live at 8pm ET/PT on ABC from New York’s Times Square    Iggy Azalea, Bastille, Jason Derulo, Pentatonix and Rixton join the biggest music celebration of the year on “.” Fergie hosts the Billboard Hollywood Party and also performs along…

$950,000 raised to support pediatric cancer research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center

10 Dec 2014, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

$950,000 raised to support pediatric cancer research at Texas Children’s Cancer Center   Snowdrop Foundation presented a check to Texas Children’s Cancer Center for $120,000 at the 11th annual Cure Kid’s Cancer Radiothon.  This donation brings the total funds donated by Snowdrop Foundation to $950,000 over the past 8.5 years.   “We are proud to support Texas Children’s Cancer Center.  We are inspired by the children and their strength.” Kevin Kline,…

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…

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Hosts 6th Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Benefit Concert Featuring All Star Local Entertainment – Presented By Cadillac Of Las Vegas

10 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Business, Casinos, Celebrity, Charity Events, Comedy, Entertainment, Holiday, Hotels, Music, News, Nightlife

  Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Hosts 6th Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Benefit Concert Featuring Many Local Entertainers Free admission for active and retired military personnel and for those who bring a new and unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino will host the 6th Annual U.S. Marine Corps Toys For Tots Benefit Concert, sponsored by Cadillac of Las Vegas,…

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…

10 Years, Otherwise, The Glorious Sons, Luminoth – From Birth To Burial Tour Ticket Pre-Sale – At Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas February 18th With Awaken the Empire and Systemec

07 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Audio, Casinos, Entertainment, Hotels, Music, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Radio

Pre-sale for From Birth To Burial Tour presented by REVOLVER Magazine  NOW! Pick up tickets to the 2015 tour  10 Years, OTHERWISE, The Glorious Sons, Luminoth At Vinyl in Hard Rock Hotel Casino with Awaken The Empire and Systemec PRE-SALE TICKET LINK 10 Years Jesse Hasek – Lead Vocals Brian Vodinh – Drums/Guitar Ryan “Tater” Johnson – Guitar/Screams Ryan Collier – Bass Chad Huff – Guitar Kyle Mayer – Drummer http://10yearsmusic.com/wordpress/ Otherwise…

Isabelle Armstrong Bridal Teams Up With BCRF to Give Away $14,000 Bridal Gown In Support Of Breast Cancer Research

06 Dec 2014, Posted by Jay in Business, Design, Fashion & Style, Giveaway, News, Shopping, Travel

Luxury bridal designer Isabelle Armstrong is proud to announce their partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation® for “Isabelle Armstrong Vows To Support Breast Cancer Research.” Together, they are giving away a wedding dress to a deserving bride-to-be who has been touched by breast cancer. Isabelle Armstrong has a strong history of supporting breast cancer research and is proud to be partnering with BCRF to help find a cure.  …