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St. Baldrick’s Foundation – More Than 600 Heads to be Shaved this Year In Las Vegas to raise Funds to Fight Childhood Cancer -

05 Mar 2015, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Charity Events, Family, Food & Dining, Health, Hotels, Medical, News, On The Strip

More Than 600 Heads to be Shaved this Year to raise Funds to Fight Childhood Cancer 7-year supporters to be knighted as “Knights of the Bald Table” For the ninth consecutive year, the Irish pub trade in Las Vegas is raising funds to research and conquer childhood cancer, spearheaded by a gala head-shaving party on Saturday, March 7th from 11 a.m. until 3 a.m. on Sunday, March 8th. During the…

‘LATHER UP,’ THEN ‘BATTER UP’ WITH COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTERS OF NEVADA AND THE 51s

04 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Health, News

‘LATHER UP,’ THEN ‘BATTER UP’ WITH COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTERS OF NEVADA AND THE 51s First-of-kind partnership brings skin safety to the ballpark and free sunscreen to fans   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 they have teamed up with Comprehensive Cancer Centers of Nevada…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Senior Night “White Out” Wednesday At 8 PM Vs. San Diego State

03 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  SENIOR NIGHT “WHITE OUT” WEDNESDAY AT 8 PM Giveaways include senior posters, t-shirts and rally towels; Runnin’ Rebels to face San Diego State with seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host San Diego State at the Thomas & Mack Center in its final regular-season home game of the year on Wednesday, March 4, at 8 p.m….

SONY MUSIC TO CO-HOST OPENING NIGHT PARTY FEATURING FIFTH HARMONY

03 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in Music, News, On The Strip

SONY MUSIC TO CO-HOST OPENING NIGHT PARTY FEATURING FIFTH HARMONY   Licensing Expo, the world’s largest and most influential licensing industry event, today announced that Sony Music will co-host its prestigious Opening Night Party and present Fifth Harmony as the special guest performer. The Opening Night Party at Licensing Expo is the must-attend networking event for the industry.  Sponsored by International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association and now co-hosted by Sony…

Swarovski Opens On Las Vegas Strip, Featuring Starburst Light Show

02 Mar 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

WORLD’S FIRST SWAROVSKI STARBURST LIGHT SHOW SPECTACULAR DEBUTS ON LAS VEGAS STRIP The Las Vegas Strip has welcomed its newest outdoor entertainment spectacle: the Swarovski Midnight Celebration at Grand Bazaar Shops. Created for Swarovski’s custom pavilion and six-story-tall Starburst, the Swarovski Midnight Celebration was designed to be the centerpiece of the new Grand Bazaar Shops, providing a unique retail and entertainment experience. The Swarovski Midnight Celebration is a dazzling three-minute-long…

NOW OPEN: fresh52 Farmers & Artisan Market at Tivoli Village Brings One-of-a-Kind Local and Community Purveyors to Las Vegas Every Saturday

28 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, News

NOW OPEN: fresh52 Farmers & Artisan Market at Tivoli Village Brings One-of-a-Kind Local and Community Purveyors to Las Vegas Every Saturday fresh52, Las Vegas’ largest certified farmers market, is now open for the season at Tivoli Village with even more new vendors to explore and enjoy. Ranked among the top 25 markets throughout the entire United States, fesh52 now hosts over 50 one-of-a-kind vendors offering unique products along with the…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Wyoming Visits Runnin’ Rebels Saturday At 5 PM

27 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

WYOMING VISITS UNLV SATURDAY AT 5 PM Runnin’ Rebels down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team will host Wyoming at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 28 at 5 p.m., after returning from its recent road trip – splitting games at New Mexico (W, 76-68) and at Utah State (L, 83-65). The Runnin’ Rebels, who…

Mary Poppins – The Broadway Musical – At The Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center – April 3rd to April 25th

27 Feb 2015, Posted by Jay in Entertainment, Family, Music, News, Nightlife

EXPECT THE WINDS TO CHANGE AS MARY POPPINS FLIES OVER THE ROOFTOPS OF CHERRY TREE LANE Expect the winds to change as Signature Productions brings everyone’s favorite practically perfect nanny to the stage for a “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” musical adventure. “Mary Poppins” is set to fly over the rooftops of London and into the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center on March 31 for a limited engagement of four weeks through April…

Only A Couple Of Weeks Until The 5th Annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival

27 Feb 2015, Posted by Jay in Design, Entertainment, Family, Fashion & Style, Food & Dining, News, Travel

5TH ANNUAL CAYUCOS SEA GLASS FESTIVAL MARCH 14-15 This year’s festival sees first ever Mermaid March Attracts sea glass enthusiasts from around the globe   Cayucos, California – The 5th annual Cayucos Sea Glass Festival takes place on March 14 –15 at the Cayucos Vet’s Hall. Over the past five years, the festival has gained international attention from world renowned sea glass aficionados. Sea glass enthusiasts and craftspeople from around…

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 40 YEARS, ELVIS IS BACK IN THE BUILDING

27 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 40 YEARS, ELVIS IS BACK IN THE BUILDING Graceland Presents the First, Permanent Elvis Exhibition Featuring Hundreds of Artifacts Never Before Displayed Outside of Graceland Live Elvis-Themed Entertainment Shows in Historic Showroom Where Elvis Performed Over 600 Sold-out Shows Set to Debut at Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino in April 2015  Elvis Presley’s Graceland and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino announced today that…

Celebrate World Wildlife Day At The Secret Garden And Dolphin Habitat At The Mirage March 3

26 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Family, News, On The Strip

CELEBRATE WORLD WILDLIFE DAY AT SIEGFRIED & ROY’S SECRET GARDEN AND DOLPHIN HABITAT AT THE MIRAGE MARCH 3 In celebration of the many beautiful wild fauna and flora around the world, Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat at The Mirage will participate in World Wildlife Day on Tuesday, March 3. Guests are invited to participate in educational activities throughout the Secret Garden that highlight the effects of conservation…

The Venue Las Vegas Continues Construction Downtown

24 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in DownTown Las Vegas, News

The Venue Las Vegas Continues Construction in Fremont East Entertainment District   The Venue Las Vegas, a 38,430-square-foot premier special event facility in Downtown Las Vegas, is currently under construction in the Fremont East Entertainment District. The multi-million dollar facility is expected to open this spring. “The Venue Las Vegas is a welcomed addition to Downtown, and we’re looking forward to it opening,” said Tony Hsieh from Downtown Project. “We…

Swarovski Midnight Celebration at Grand Bazaar Shops Debuts Feb. 26

24 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

WORLD’S FIRST SWAROVSKI CRYSTAL STARBURST LIGHT SHOW SPECTACULAR DEBUTS ON THURSDAY NIGHT, FEB. 26, 2015, AT MIDNIGHT Lighting Serves as Capstone for Soft Opening of Grand Bazaar Shops Las Vegas WHAT: Swarovski Pavilion and Starburst at Grand Bazaar Shops will open to the public on Feb. 26, 2015.  The custom pavilion and Starburst were designed to be the centerpiece of the Grand Bazaar Shops and will provide a unique retail…

Taste of Home Cooking School Comes to Las Vegas at Silverton Casino Hotel

23 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Food & Dining, News

  Taste of Home Cooking School Brings the Taste of Spring to Las Vegas Specialist Adds Culinary Kick to the Season, Sharing Delicious Recipes with Local Home Cooks The perfect recipe for creating new memories with loved ones includes good friends, good conversation and, of course, great food. As home cooks across the country head back to the kitchen to cook up spring’s flavorful dishes, the Taste of Home Cooking…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels At Utah State Tuesday Night

23 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS AT UTAH STATE TUESDAY NIGHT AT 6:30 P.M. PT UNLV men’s basketball down to seven scholarship players because of injuries, game televised by CBS Sports Network   The UNLV men’s basketball team is coming off a 76-68 win at New Mexico on Saturday, its first since leading scorer Rashad Vaughn went down to injury, and will now travel to Logan, Utah, for its second straight road game…

The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas Ring In The Year Of The Goat With Traditional Lion

20 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, On The Strip

The Venetian® and The Palazzo® Las Vegas Ring in the Year of the Goat with Traditional Lion Dance and Firecrackers The Venetian and The Palazzo welcomed the Year of the Goat on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, with a traditional lion dance and eye ceremony. Mr. Sheldon Adelson, chairman and CEO of Las Vegas Sands Corporation, along with his wife, Dr. Miriam Adelson were in attendance to paint the eyes of…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Vaughn A Finalist For Jerry West Award

19 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RASHAD VAUGHN A FINALIST FOR JERRY WEST AWARD UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard on watch list for new honor that will go to nation’s top shooting guard   UNLV men’s basketball freshman guard Rashad Vaughn is one of 16 candidates named to the watch list for the 2015 Jerry West Shooting Guard of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Thursday. Named after Hall of…

Holborn and TA Global Bring Internationally Renowned Restaurant, Nightclub and Fitness Club to Trump International Hotel & Tower® Vancouver

19 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Hotels, News

  Holborn and TA Global Bring Internationally Renowned Restaurant, Nightclub and Fitness Club to Trump International Hotel & Tower® Vancouver Together with world-class brands, Trump Vancouver will redefine entertainment in Canada’s most livable city Holborn Group and TA Global Bhd. announced today that they have signed new business partnerships for Trump International Hotel & Tower Vancouver, securing the management of the development’s restaurant and nightclub, as well as access to…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Christian Wood A Finalist For Karl Malone Award

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News

  CHRISTIAN WOOD A FINALIST FOR KARL MALONE AWARD UNLV men’s basketball sophomore forward on watch list for new honor that will go to nation’s top collegiate power forward   UNLV men’s basketball sophomore forward Christian Wood is one of 16 candidates named to the watch list for the 2015 Karl Malone Power Forward of the Year Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced. Named after Hall of…

PHOTOS: Local Nonprofit That Supports Veterans Gets $200K from Bank of America

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

Last night, Bank of America announced Goodwill of Southern Nevada as the recipient of its $200,000 Neighborhood Builders grant during an annual community celebration at The Smith Center. The Neighborhood Builders grant will provide a financial boost to Goodwill’s Veteran Integration Program (VIP) – which provides coordinated job training and employment services tailored to veterans, and their families’, unique needs.  Since its inception two years ago, Goodwill’s VIP has helped…

Country Artists The Washers Give Back to the Snowdrop Foundation

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Charity Events, News

COUNTRY ARTISTS GIVE BACK   Country band The Washers hosted their 5th Annual WashFest in January featuring live music and a washer tournament, which raised over $41,000 for Snowdrop Foundation.   The event, created by local band The Washers, is designed as a community event and Texas music showcase all for the purpose of raising money for charity.  Kevin Kline, The New 93Q Country Morning Co-Host and President of Snowdrop…

Sam Hunt, Thomas Rhett & Cole Swindell To Compete for ACM New Artist of the Year Presented by Kohl’s

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

SAM HUNT, THOMAS RHETT AND COLE SWINDELL VOTED BY FANS AT CMT.COM TO COMPETE FOR ACM NEW ARTIST OF THE YEAR PRESENTED BY KOHL’S WINNER TO BE ANNOUNCED DURING LIVE TELECAST OF THE 50TH ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC® AWARDS BROADCAST LIVE FROM AT&T STADIUM IN NORTH TEXAS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 19, 2015 ON THE CBS TELEVISION NETWORK Final Round Fan Voting Begins April 8 at VOTEACM.com The Academy of Country…

Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood to Host ACM Lifting Lives Benefit Gala | April 17 – Dallas/Fort Worth

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, News

GARTH BROOKS AND TRISHA YEARWOOD TO HOST ACM LIFTING LIVES® “ONE NIGHT, TWO CITIES, ALL MUSIC” BENEFIT GALA PRESENTED BY MATTRESS FIRM IN DALLAS AND FORT WORTH, TEXAS ON APRIL 17, 2015 GALA TO FEATURE HEADLINERS KEITH URBAN & LADY ANTEBELLUM PLUS SPECIAL PERFORMANCES BY HUNTER HAYES AND LITTLE BIG TOWN ENTERTAINMENT TONIGHT’S NANCY O’DELL TO CO-HOST FORT WORTH GALA *** TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW, PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT ACM LIFTING LIVES,…

OV Nation Announces Goals and Direction to Engage New Members in 2015

18 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Celebrity, News

OV Nation Announces Goals and Direction to Engage New Members in 2015 First Fundraising and Mixer Event of 2015 Saturday, February 21, 2015 – Tour of The Booze District to Benefit Opportunity Village Registration open now at: http://OVNationBoozeDistrict.eventbrite.com OV Nation, a new generation of Opportunity Village supporters, announces its goals and direction for engaging and activating new members and supporters in 2015. Formed in September of 2013, OV Nation is…

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING NEWS: Rebels Open Conference Championship Action Wednesday

17 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SWIMMING AND DIVING COMPETES IN THIS WEEK’S MOUNTAIN WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS   Rebels looking to improve on last year’s finish   Thanks to a strong underclassmen group, the UNLV women’s swimming and diving team has high hopes on improving on its finish from a year ago as the Rebels start competition in the 2015 Mountain West Championships on Wednesday in San Antonio. This year’s conference meet will once again…

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Contracts with BeyondTV® Wireless Streaming Player for Installation in 3,000 Guest Rooms

17 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Hotels, News

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino Contracts with BeyondTV® Wireless Streaming Player for Installation in 3,000 Guest Rooms First-ever hotel with video streaming capabilities for its guests Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino has partnered with Hotel Internet Services for the installation of its BeyondTV Wireless Streaming Player, allowing guests to experience the Internet, live TV, video-on-demand, personal media sharing, Internet radio and social media via their guest room TV…

Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada Joins New Sickle Cell Disease Collaborative

16 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Medical, News

Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada Joins New Sickle Cell Disease Collaborative Partnership Brings Better and Consistent Care To Those With Sickle Cell Disease The Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada will join other well-known regional treatment centers in the Western United States to improve available services, as well as the long-term health, of those affected by sickle cell disease (SCD), the most common inherited blood disorder in the United States. The Pacific…

Alternative Trading Partners advises on the sale of a controlling interest in Pinnacle Sports

16 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Casinos, News

Alternative Trading Partners advises on the sale of a controlling interest in Pinnacle Sports Alternative Trading Partners, a Las Vegas based boutique M&A firm specializing in the gaming industry, advises the existing shareholders of the online sports betting operator, Pinnacle Sports, on the sale of a controlling interest in the business. Curacao based Pinnacle Sports is one of the world’s largest, licensed, online sportsbooks and also offers casino products. The company has customers…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Travel To Air Force Shorthanded

13 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in News, Sports

  RUNNIN’ REBELS TRAVEL TO AIR FORCE SHORTHANDED UNLV men’s basketball to play Falcons in early Saturday game without leading scorer Rashad Vaughn   The UNLV men’s basketball team, winner of four of its last five games, is coming off a 73-61 win vs. Fresno State on Tuesday and will now travel to Colorado Springs, Colo., to face Air Force on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 12 p.m. MST/11 a.m. PST…

FOX ORDERS EIGHT ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF “WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS”

13 Feb 2015, Posted by admin in Entertainment, News

FOX ORDERS EIGHT ADDITIONAL EPISODES OF “WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS”  All-New Episode Airs Tonight on FOX  FOX has ordered an additional eight episodes of the irreverent unscripted comedy series WORLD’S FUNNIEST FAILS. Hosted by Terry Crews (BROOKLYN NINE-NINE), the series is inspired by the hit YouTube channel, FailArmy, and showcases the best “epic fail” viral videos in the most entertaining ways possible. Each week a panel of comedians choose their favorite “fail”…