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Updated Event Schedule At South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa

24 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Sports

EVENT SCHEDULE AT SOUTH POINT HOTEL, CASINO & SPA     EVENTS PRCA Convention Events – Dec. 1 & 3 To kick start “Vegas Cowboy Central” festivities, South Point Hotel will host the 6th Annual Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Hall of Fame Gold Buckle Gala in the Grand Ballroom on Monday, Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. In addition, all PRCA members and NFR competitors will be honored at the…

2015 BIG LEAGUE WEEKEND FEATURES OAKLAND A’S VS. CHICAGO CUBS ON FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MARCH 13-14 AT CASHMAN FIELD

22 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in DownTown Las Vegas, Entertainment, Family, Food & Dining, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

  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 the schedule for the 2015 Big League Weekend at Cashman Field.   The Chicago Cubs will make their 11th straight appearance to Las Vegas for two games against the Oakland A’s on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and…

Boyd Gaming Entertainment Listings Update

21 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Entertainment, Sports

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE Valid December 1 – January 31 Schedule is subject to change. The Orleans Hotel and Casino 4500 W. Tropicana Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89103 702.365.7111 www.orleanscasino.com DATES ATTRACTIONS TIMES TICKETS* December 2 Las Vegas Legends Soccer vs. Ontario Fury 7:05 p.m. Adults – $20Children** – $9 December 5 UNLV Men’s Basketball vs. Saint Katherine College 7 p.m. From $13 December 913 The Orleans Team Roping Championship Varies FREE…

Las Vegas Legends to Host “Opportunity Village Game Day” on Sunday, November 23 with Partial Proceeds Benefitting Las Vegas’ Favorite Charity

15 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Entertainment, Family, News, Sports, Travel

OVIP, Alyssa Thayler, to Sing National Anthem at Las Vegas Legends vs. San Diego Sockers Game Fans can arrive early to cheer on local high school soccer Players in All-Star Game The Las Vegas Legends, Las Vegas’ only current major league sports team, announces the team will challenge its rival, the San Diego Sockers, on November 23 at 3:05 p.m. at the Orleans Arena. The game marks a special day…

#UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Sign Jalen Poyser

15 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS SIGN POYSER DURING EARLY PERIOD Point guard from Toronto will join the UNLV men’s basketball program for the 2015-16 season as a freshman  The UNLV men’s basketball program has received a signed national letter of intent from Jalen Poyser, head coach Dave Rice announced.   Poyser, a 6-foot-4-inch, 180-pound point guard from Toronto, Canada, will enroll at UNLV next fall as a freshman.   “We are excited about…

PLAYSTUDIOS Partners with Las Vegas Motor Speedway to Provide a New Entertainment Experience for myVEGAS Players

14 Nov 2014, Posted by Jay in Casinos, Entertainment, Hotels, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

myVEGAS Players Can Redeem Loyalty Points for a Richard Petty Ultimate Driving Experience and Tickets to Events at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway   PLAYSTUDIOS, a premier game developer of free-to-play casual games for mobile and social platforms, announced a partnership with the Las Vegas Motor Speedway to provide new in-game rewards for myVEGAS players.  For the first time, players will be able to redeem their loyalty points for a Richard Petty Ultimate Driving Experience and tickets to events at the Las…

#UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Lady Rebels Announce Radio Coverage For 2014-15

13 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ANNOUNCES RADIO COVERAGE FOR 2014-15 Lady Rebels open regular season Friday against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi The UNLV Athletics Department announced details for season-long radio coverage of the Lady Rebels on Thursday, which will compliment all 14 regular-season home games being available for free via a live video stream through the Mountain West Network at UNLVRebels.com.This season’s radio package will see a total of 15 regular season games…

#UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebels Open Regular Season Friday At 7:30 PM

13 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBELS OPEN REGULAR SEASON FRIDAY AT 7:30 PMUNLV men’s basketball hosts Morehead State at Thomas & Mack Center as part of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic Coming off a win in its only exhibition game of the season, the UNLV men’s basketball team will open its 2014-15 regular season on Friday, Nov. 14, against Morehead State at 7:30 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. The lid-lifter of UNLV’s…

Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic Basketball Tournament Delivers College Hoops Action to the Orleans Arena December 22-23

12 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

Delivers College Hoops Action to the Orleans Arena December 22-23   WHAT:   The Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic basketball tournament returns to the Orleans Arena, featuring action-packed college basketball team match-ups. This year teams include Texas Tech, Boise State, Houston, Loyola-Chicago, Abilene Christian, South Carolina State, Southern Utah and Arkansas-Pine Bluff. WHEN:    Games will take place on Monday, December 22 and Tuesday, December 23, beginning at 12 p.m. Game schedules will be available online closer to event…

Friday Night Fights, 1984 Olympic Boxing Team Reunion to come to Orleans Casino beginning November 21

10 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Sports

Friday Night Fights, 1984 Olympic Boxing Team Reunion to come to Orleans Casino beginning November 21 Presented by Platinum Entertainment in association with Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing, “Friday Night Fights” will be held at the Orleans Hotel & Casino on Friday, November 21. The main event will feature two former female World Champions: Layla “Amazing” McCarter of Las Vegas will square off against Miami’s Melissa “Huracan” Hernandez. Next on the card is Roy Jones, Jr. Boxing’s own undefeated prospect, Eric…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Khamvongsa Named WAC Defensive Player Of The Week

10 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV’S JASON KHAMVONGSA NAMED WAC MEN’S SOCCER DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Rebel junior had an assist and a goal in UNLV’s 2-1 victory at Grand Canyon on Sunday UNLV’s Jason Khamvongsa has been named the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. This is the first weekly honor of Khamvongsa’s career, and he is the fourth Rebel to earn weekly honors…

The Venetian® And The Palazzo® Present Las Vegas’ Exclusive Viewing Parties For The Clash In Cotai II: Pacquiao Vs Algieri

04 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

THE VENETIAN® AND THE PALAZZO® PRESENT LAS VEGAS’ EXCLUSIVE VIEWING PARTIES FOR THE CLASH IN COTAI II: PACQUIAO VS ALGIERI     WHAT: The Venetian and The Palazzo will be the only resorts on the Las Vegas Strip to offer the real-time closed-circuit HBO Pay-Per-View broadcast of The Clash in Cotai II: Pacquiao vs. Algieri, live from the Cotai Arena at The Venetian Macao. The bout will be available for…

Las Vegas Legends to Challenge Monterrey, Mexico this Sunday During Military Appreciation Game

04 Nov 2014, Posted by admin in Sports

Las Vegas Legends to Challenge Monterrey, Mexico this Weekend Public Meet-and-Greet this Saturday, November 8; Game Sunday, November 9 In Honor of Veterans Day all Military Can Purchase 2-for-1 Tickets and All Military Children Get in for Free The Las Vegas Legends, Las Vegas’ only current major league sports team, announces the team will challenge Monterrey Express from Mexico on November 9 at 3:05 p.m. at Orleans Arena. In honor…

Alexis DeJoria Unveils ‘Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness’ Race Car – Kicks-Off Free Mammograms for the Fans Campaign – FREE MAMMOGRAMS FOR FEMALE RACE FANS AT NHRA TOYOTA NATIONALS IN LAS VEGAS

30 Oct 2014, Posted by Jay in Charity Events, Health, Medical, News, Nightlife, On The Strip, Sports, Travel

         NHRA Funny Car racer Alexis DeJoria, in partnership with Nevada Health Centers and The Patrón Spirits Company Three time race winner and quickest female in NHRA Funny Car history, drag racer Alexis DeJoria will kick-off her ‘Free Mammograms for the Fans’ program by unveiling a special one-weekend-only ‘Go Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness’ livery on her 10,000-horespower Patrón XO Cafe Toyota champion race car The unique hot pink,…

UNLV ATHLETICS NEWS: NCAA Releases Graduation Rates

28 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NCAA RELEASES GRADUATION RATES    UNLV Athletics’ most recent numbers reflect GSR of 76 percent and FGR of 60 percent  The NCAA released its most recent Graduation Success Rate and Federal Graduation Rate data on Tuesday. UNLV’s GSR for student-athletes in 2013-14 was 76 percent and its FGR for student-athletes was 60 percent. FGR assesses first-time, full-time freshmen in a given cohort and only counts them as academic successes if they…

The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Entertainment Listings

20 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in Comedy, Music, On The Strip, Sports

Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Entertainment Listings **Just Added** World Championship Boxing: Timothy Bradley vs. Diego Chaves and Herrera vs. Benavidez – Dec. 13 Eric Church with special guest Halestorm – Jan. 16 & 17 Billy Idol with special guest Broncho – Feb. 21 Tickets on sale Friday, Oct. 24 at 10 a.m. PDT The Chelsea Inspired by some of the world’s most iconic venues, The Chelsea is a 40,000 square-foot…

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…

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)…

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…

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…

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…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 24 Rebels Back In Action Monday-Tuesday

03 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 24 UNLV MEN’S GOLF BACK IN ACTION ON MONDAY-TUESDAY Rebels travel to Alabama for the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, Oct. 6-7 2014-15 UNLV Men’s Golf Statistics The UNLV men’s golf team, ranked 24th in the country in both the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings as well as the Golf Coaches Association of America Poll, will be back in action Monday-Tuesday, Oct. 6-7, at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate. The tournament will be…

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Begin Conference Play Sunday, Hosts Grand Canyon

03 Oct 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV MEN’S SOCCER BEGINS WAC PLAY SUNDAY, HOSTS GRAND CANYON Rebels are 4-1-1 on their home field this season The UNLV men’s soccer team looks to continue its recent success as it hosts Grand Canyon in the WAC season opener for both teams on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 1 pm at Peter Johann Memorial Field. The game is part of a doubleheader with the UNLV women’s team, who will play…

UNLV MEN’S GOLF NEWS: No. 11 Rebels To Play At Tucker Intercollegiate

25 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

NO. 11 UNLV MEN’S GOLF TO PLAY AT TUCKER INTERCOLLEGIATE Tournament at UNM Championship Course in Albuquerque, N.M., set for Friday and Saturday Video Preview  | Season Statistics The No. 11 UNLV men’s golf team will return to action this weekend as it competes at the 60th Annual William H. Tucker Intercollegiate at the UNM Championship Course (par 72, 7,562 yards) in Albuquerque, N.M. The two-day, 54-hole stroke-play tournament hosted…

UNLV MEN’S BASKETBALL NEWS: Runnin’ Rebel Scarlet & Gray Showcase Set For Oct. 16

25 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Family, News, Sports

RUNNIN’ REBEL SCARLET & GRAY SHOWCASE SET FOR OCT. 16 Free fan event to feature skills challenges, Scarlet & Gray Scrimmage, Legends game, autographs and more; Special season-ticket holder event also scheduled for earlier in the evening The UNLV men’s basketball team will hold its annual free fan event on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. at the Thomas & Mack Center. All fans are invited to the Runnin’ Rebel…

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Monthly Entertainment Listings

24 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, On The Strip, Sports

Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Monthly Entertainment Listings MANDALAY BAY EVENTS CENTER AZIZ ANSARI Recently embarking on his Modern Romance North American Tour, comedian Aziz Ansari will perform at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Saturday, Oct. 4. Last year, Ansari released his third hour-long stand-up special titled “Buried Alive” on Netflix, a follow-up to “Dangerously Delicious” and his debut “Intimate Moments for a Sensual Evening.” The actor also has kept…

MGM GRAND Monthly Entertainment Listings

24 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in Entertainment, Music, On The Strip, Sports

MGM GRAND Monthly Entertainment Listings MGM GRAND GARDEN ARENA FROZEN FURY XVI: LOS ANGELES KINGS VS. COLORADO AVALANCHE The NHL returns to the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday, Oct. 4 for Frozen Fury XVI, when the 2014 Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings take on the Colorado Avalanche. The game will be played as part of the 2014 preseason schedule. Date: Saturday, Oct. 4 Time: 8 p.m. Prices: $39, $53…

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER NEWS: Rebels Claim Second Straight Road Win, 3-2 At New Mexico State

22 Sep 2014, Posted by admin in News, Sports

UNLV WOMEN’S SOCCER CLAIMS SECOND STRAIGHT ROAD WIN, 3-2 AT NEW MEXICO STATE All three scores came in the first half  UNLV scored three times in a 17-minute burst midway through the first half to claim its second straight road win, 3-2 at New Mexico State in women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at the Soccer Athletic Complex on the NMSU campus. The victory improved UNLV to 5-2-1 overall, while the…