Live Like A Ewing With New Overnight Package At Iconic Southfork Ranch

 

(Southfork Ranch Mansion; photo courtesy of Southfork Ranch)

LIVE LIKE A EWING WITH  NEW OVERNIGHT PACKAGE AT ICONIC
SOUTHFORK RANCH

 

Guests can now spend the night at the famed Southfork Ranch—made famous in the long-running “Dallas” TV series—and live like a Ewing with full access to the entire mansion and pool.

The legendary Parker, Texas, ranch–home to countless Ewing family showdowns—provides the perfect place to reminisce about the many memorable moments J.R., Sue Ellen, Bobby and Lucy Ewing delivered to captivated fans around the world during the show’s 1970s and 80s heyday. Of course, this overnight stay makes an unforgettable romantic getaway, proposal, wedding night, anniversary or other special-occasion opportunity.

Accommodations are $1,978 for two people. Amenities include:
– Access to the entire house and pool
– Optional trail ride
– Sleepover in the famous bedrooms of J.R. Ewing, Bobby Ewing and Lucy Ewing
– Private tour of the mansion and ranch
– Champagne and hors d’oeuvres followed by “J.R.’s Steak Dinner”
– Screenings of “Dallas” in the Ewing living room with popcorn and snacks
– A home-cooked Texas breakfast at the Ewing family poolside patio table
– Official Southfork wine glass souvenir

 

Additional guests may be added for $400 per person up to a total of six guests. For more information, go to https://www.southforkranch.com/southfork-packages.

ABOUT SOUTHFORK RANCH
Southfork Ranch Event and Conference Center provided the iconic backdrop for the long-running “Dallas” TV series that aired on CBS and TNT in 95 countries around the world. The legendary North Texas ranch encompasses 357 acres of groomed ranchland and is home to the famous Ewing Mansion, Southfork Ranch Event and Conference Center, Miss Ellie’s Deli and dozens of peacefully grazing Texas longhorns and American Paint horses. Today, Southfork continues to attract visitors from around the world for spectacular special events, horseback riding and property tours. www.southforkranch.com

 

Live Like a Ewing with Lavish Tour Package at Southfork Ranch

 

LIVE LIKE A EWING WITH LAVISH TOUR PACKAGE
AT SOUTHFORK RANCH

 

For the first time, Southfork Ranch invites visitors to experience the iconic residence made famous on the “Dallas” TV series in a distinctly luxurious way with its “Live Like a Ewing” package. Extremely popular around the world during its 1978 – 1991 run, “Dallas” recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of its original airdate at Southfork Ranch. The event included a fan party and cast meet-and greet with iconic “Dallas” cast members Linda Gray (Sue Ellen Ewing), Patrick Duffy (Bobby Ewing), Charlene Tilton (Lucy Ewing) and Steve Kanaly (Ray Krebbs). An estimated 1,200 fans, hailing from around the country and as far away as the United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa and Israel, attended to the event.

Priced beginning at $275 per person, the Live Like a Ewing package may be reserved for 1 – 6 people and includes:  

  • Trail ride on the 357-acre mansion grounds
  • Champagne and hors d’oeuvres
  • Private tour of the mansion
  • J.R.’s Steak Dinner featuring Prime Aged Texas beef and all the accompaniments, along with wine pairings, in the mansion dining room
  • Upgrades include a private helicopter ride or limousine transport from Dallas directly to the ranch. Guests who opt for the helicopter upgrade will see the same sweeping aerial vantage point made famous in the series’ opening credits as they approach Southfork Ranch’s 357-acre expanse.

“We created this experience to give ‘Dallas’ fans—or any fan of American pop culture and Texas hospitality—an unforgettable excursion to the ranch,” explained Janna Timm, acting general manager, Southfork Ranch. “They’ll really be able to put themselves in J.R.’s boots from the moment they board the private helicopter in Dallas, until the very last bite of steak and sip of wine served to them in the mansion’s dining room.”

For more information about the Live Like a Ewing package, click here, email info@sourthforkranch.com or call (972) 442-7800.

ABOUT SOUTHFORK RANCH
Southfork Ranch Event and Conference Center provided the iconic backdrop for the long-running “Dallas” TV series that aired on CBS and TNT in 95 countries around the world. The legendary North Texas ranch encompasses 357 acres of groomed ranchland and is home to the famous Ewing Mansion, Southfork Ranch Event and Conference Center, Miss Ellie’s Deli, peacefully grazing Texas longhorns and American Paint horses. Today, Southfork continues to attract visitors from around the world for spectacular special events, horseback riding and property tours. www.southforkranch.com

T-Mobile Arena Scheduled to Host BIG3 Championship Finals Saturday, August 26

BIG3 Releases Inaugural Season Game Schedule;
T-Mobile Arena Scheduled to Host Championship Finals Saturday, August 26

 
Tickets For Championship Finals On Sale Saturday, May 13 on AXS.com
 
More Than 40 Elite Basketball Stars Vying for Championship Title in Intensely Competitive Professional 3-on-3 Basketball 

Following the excitement of the BIG3 Draft in Las Vegas last weekend where all eight teams finalized their five-man rosters, the BIG3 has released the full 2017 season game matchups, including the BIG3 Championship Finals at T-Mobile Arena Saturday, Aug. 26 at 5 p.m. Tickets for the Finals at T-Mobile Arena go on sale Saturday, May 13 on AXS.com.

Each Sunday this summer, BIG3 will bring competitive 3-on-3 half-court basketball to cities throughout the country, including basketball hot beds Brooklyn, Charlotte, Tulsa, Philadelphia, Nashville, Dallas, Lexington (Ky.), Los Angeles, Seattle and Las Vegas. Fans will have the opportunity to experience high-energy match-ups and witness more than 40 of the sport’s most skilled competitors battle for the title of 2017 BIG3 Champions.

BIG3 games will be played every Sunday in a quadruple header at the same venue. Games will be presented the following night in primetime at 8 p.m. EST on FOX Sports 1 in a thrilling “Monday Night Basketball” experience. The league championship will be played on Saturday, Aug. 26 and broadcast live on the FOX broadcast network at 4:30 p.m. EST.

Featuring professional basketball’s first four-point shot, BIG3 games will be packed with highly skilled, intensely competitive matchups in the world’s most popular form of basketball – 3-on-3. The winning team will be the first to score 60 points. BIG3 games highlight the biggest basketball superstars competing at the highest competitive level. The league structure encourages this incredibly, competitive group of players to vie for a revenue share based on final league standings.

For more information and to sign up for news updates, visit BIG3.com.

The full season schedule is below including team match-ups and rosters:

2017 BIG3 SEASON SCHEDULE & TEAM MATCHUPS

WEEK 1 | June 25: Barclays Center | Brooklyn, New York
GAME 1: Ghost Ballers vs. 3 Headed Monsters
GAME 2: Tri-State vs. Power
GAME 3: 3’s Company vs. Ball Hogs
GAME 4: Killer 3’s vs. Trilogy

WEEK 2 | July 2: Spectrum Center | Charlotte, North Carolina
GAME 1: Ball Hogs vs. Tri-State
GAME 2: Trilogy vs. 3 Headed Monster
GAME 3: Power vs. Killer 3s
GAME 4: 3’s Company vs. Ghost Ballers

WEEK 3 | July 9: BOK Center | Tulsa, Oklahoma
GAME 1: Power vs. 3 Headed Monsters
GAME 2: Killer 3s vs. Tri- State
GAME 3: Ball Hogs vs. Ghost Ballers
GAME 4: Trilogy vs. 3’s Company

WEEK 4 | July 16: Wells Fargo Center | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
GAME 1: Ghost Ballers vs. Power
GAME 2: Trilogy vs. Ball Hogs
GAME 3: Killer 3s vs. 3 Headed Monsters
GAME 4: 3’s Company vs. Tri-State

WEEK 5 | July 23: Bridgestone Arena | Nashville, Tennessee
GAME 1: Ball Hogs vs. Power
GAME 2: 3’s Company vs. 3 Headed Monsters
GAME 3: Tri-State vs. Trilogy
GAME 4: Killer 3s vs. Ghost Ballers

WEEK 6 | July 30: American Airlines Center | Dallas, Texas
GAME 1: Killer 3s vs. Ball Hogs
GAME 2: 3’s Company vs. Power
GAME 3: Trilogy vs. Ghost Ballers
GAME 4: Tri-State vs. 3 Headed Monsters

WEEK 7 | August 6: Rupp Arena | Lexington, Kentucky
GAME 1: Tri-State vs. Ghost Ballers
GAME 2: Trilogy vs. Power
GAME 3: Ball Hogs vs. 3 Headed Monsters
GAME 4: Killer 3s vs. 3’s Company

WEEK 8 | August 13: Staples Center | Los Angeles, California
GAME 1: Ghost Ballers vs. 3 Headed Monsters
GAME 2: Tri- State vs. Power
GAME 3: 3’s Company vs. Ball Hogs
GAME 4: Killer 3s vs. Trilogy

WEEK 9 | August 20: Key Arena | Seattle, Washington (Playoffs)
GAME 1: 1st Place vs. 4th Place
GAME 2: 2nd Place vs. 3rd Place
GAME 3: 5th Place vs. 6th Place
GAME 4: 7th Place vs. 8th Place

WEEK 10 | August 26: T-Mobile Arena | Las Vegas, Nevada (Championship Finals)
Championship Finals: Winner of Playoff Game 1 vs. Winner of Playoff Game 2
Consolation Finals: Loser of Playoff Game 1 vs. Loser of Playoff Game 2

2017 BIG3 TEAM ROSTERS:

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ABOUT BIG3:
BIG3 (www.BIG3.com) is where basketball superstars play. The premier half-court, 3-on-3 basketball league, BIG3 features many of the greatest, most popular and skilled NBA players of all time, including Allen Iverson, Chauncey Billups, Gary Payton, Kenyon Martin, Charles Oakley and more. Founded by producer, actor and music legend Ice Cube and entertainment executive Jeff Kwatinetz, the BIG3 will combine highly competitive, physical, fast basketball and incredible fan experiences. Comprising of eight teams of five, the league will tip off its 10-week season at Barclays Center on June 25 with games airing on Fox Sports in primetime on Monday nights. Tickets are on sale at TicketMaster.com and BarclaysCenter.com.

About T-Mobile Arena:
T-Mobile Arena, the new 20,000-seat venue located on the Las Vegas Strip between New York-New York and Monte Carlo, opened April 6, 2016. The arena hosts more than 100 events annually including major headline entertainment, awards shows, UFC, boxing, basketball and other sporting events, family shows and special events. This fall T-Mobile Arena will welcome the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League expansion team and the city’s first professional sports team. The city’s newest landmark features 50 luxury suites, more than two dozen private loge boxes, complete broadcast facilities, and other specially designed exclusive hospitality offerings and fan amenities destined to create a guest experience second to none. Toshiba Plaza, an adjacent two-acre outdoor entertainment space, features performance stages, a variety of video screens and other interactive content and display areas. Industry-leading architect Populous designed T-Mobile Arena to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s standards for LEED® Gold Certification. T-Mobile Arena is a privately funded joint venture between AEG and MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information, visit the T-Mobile Arena website at t-mobilearena.com.

Southfork Ranch Introduces “A Day on the Ranch,” Full-Day Guest Experience

SOUTHFORK RANCH NOW OFFERS GUESTS AN IMMERSIVE FULL-DAY RANCH
EXPERIENCE

“A Day on the Ranch” Features Horse Education Course, Horseback Trail Ride and Tour of
the World-Famous Ewing Mansion

Time to don your cowboy hat and heave on your riding boots. Southfork Ranch now offers guests the opportunity to experience “The World’s Most Famous Ranch” with an immersive all-day tour of the 357-acre iconic property. The new “Day on the Ranch” package includes a two-hour horse education segment, a relaxing horseback trail ride, a tour of the famous Ewing Mansion, a delicious deli lunch, end of day snack and gift shop credit. The package is perfect for group or family outings and allows guests to enjoy an exclusive, hands-on tour of the legendary North Texas ranch.

Heightened to popularity as the set of the acclaimed, long-running television drama, “Dallas,” Southfork Ranch is one of Texas’ most popular tourist destinations. But, beyond the intrigue of its TV fame, the ranch is a sprawling and serene property that embodies the spirit of Texas – complete with grazing longhorns and rolling green fields. Guests can now spend a full day exploring the wonders of the legendary ranch and its storied history.

The tour begins with an expert-led two-hour horse education program, teaching folks the basics of horse handling and riding. The education program is followed by a relaxing horseback trail ride through the beautifully manicured Southfork grounds and a tour of the famous Ewing Mansion. Lunch and snacks are provided by the property’s onsite restaurant, Ms. Ellie’s Deli, and guests will receive a credit to the onsite gift shop. By the end of the tour, visitors will have experienced Southfork Ranch as if they were tried and true residents of the famed Texas property.

Guests interested in booking the package must be at least 8 years of age, 48 inches tall and not exceed 240 pounds in weight. Closed toe shoes and long pants are required for riding. Reservations must be made at least 48 hours in advance. Payment is due upon booking and is non-refundable. However, cancellations can be rescheduled if notice is given at least 24 hours in advance.

“A Day on the Ranch” pricing is as follows:
Groups of 2: $230 per person, plus tax
Groups of 3: $170 per person, plus tax
Groups of 4: $135 per person plus tax
Groups of 5: $125 per person plus tax
Groups of 6: $115 per person plus tax

Southfork Ranch is located in Parker, Texas – 30 miles north of Dallas in Collin County.

To reserve a tour, call (972) 442-7800 ext. 215 or email jwilliams@southforkranch.com.

More information about Southfork Ranch can be found here.

ABOUT SOUTHFORK RANCH EVENT & CONFERENCE CENTER
Southfork Ranch, today owned and operated by Forever Resorts, provided the iconic backdrop for the 1978 to 1991 “Dallas” TV series that aired on CBS and in 95 countries around the world, and again from 2012 to 2014 on TNT. Southfork encompasses 357 acres and the recognizable Southfork Mansion, plus the Ranch Roundup Visitor’s Center, Southfork Ranch Event and Conference Center, Lincolns & Longhorns Texas apparel boutique, Miss Ellie’s Deli and manicured grounds replete with peacefully grazing Texas longhorns and American Paint horses.

Andrea Bocelli Announces U.S. Tour Beginning at MGM Grand Garden Arena This December

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Andrea Bocelli Announces U.S. Tour This December 

DATES ANNOUCNED FOR LAS VEGAS, DALLAS, HOUSTON, NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND BOSTON  

 ANDREA BOCELLI
This December, legendary tenor Andrea Bocelli will be returning to the U.S. for seven special concert dates in select cities, starting at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday Dec. 3, with additional dates in, Dallas, Houston, New York City, New Jersey and Bocelli’s first appearance in Boston in more than six years. The unique performances will feature a new popular repertoire from Bocelli’s latest album, Cinema along with Bocelli’s beloved repertoire of Arias, love songs, and crossover hits. Bocelli will be joined onstage by conductor Eugene Kohn, guest artist Katharine McPhee and soprano Ana Maria Martinez at each stop on the tour.

American Express card members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets for the Las Vegas show prior to the general public beginning on Monday, March 28 at 10 a.m. PST. General on sale will begin April 4 at 10 a.m. PST. Visit axs.com and andreabocelli.com for more information.

Describing a recent performance, The Morning Call raved, “The purity and precision of Bocelli’s tenor was, indeed, otherworldly,” while The Columbus Dispatch calls the tenor “absolutely amazing.” 

Bocelli’s latest album, Cinema, was released this fall, and highlights a collection of movie songs etched in the culture and hearts of several generations, including epic theme songs featured in films such as “Doctor Zhivago,” “Love Story,” “The Godfather,” “Life is Beautiful,” “Gladiator” and many more. The album includes duets with international superstars Ariana Grande and Nicole Scherzinger. Local PBS affiliates in each tour market will begin airing the television performance of Cinema throughout March, giving fans the opportunity to pledge support to the station and receive great seats to the upcoming 2016 performances.

Thrilling audiences for over 20 years, Andrea Bocelli exploded onto the world’s stage with his hit, “Con te Partiro” (and later it’s arrangement as a duet with Sarah Brightman with the title “Time To Say Goodbye”) and has since sold 80 million records and performed countless worldwide tours. Today, Bocelli is known for being one of the greatest singing talents in the world.

DECEMBER 2016 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES

               Date                                       City                           Venue                            General On Sale Date
Saturday, December 3, 2016              Las Vegas, NV       MGM Grand Garden Arena                April 4th
Saturday, December 10, 2016            Dallas, TX             American Airlines Center                   April 4th
Sunday, December 11, 2016              Houston, TX          Toyota Center                                   April 4th
Thursday, December 15, 2016           New York, NY       Madison Square Garden                      March 21st
Saturday, December 17, 2016            Boston, MA           TD Garden                                        April 4th
Sunday, December 18, 2016              Newark, NJ            Prudential Center                              March 21st  

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

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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

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TICKETS AVAILABLE NOW, PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT ACM LIFTING LIVES,
CHILDREN’S HEALTH OF DALLAS AND COOK CHILDREN’S OF FORT WORTH

The Academy of Country Music’s philanthropic arm, ACM Lifting Lives®, announced today that country music luminaries Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will host its first-ever fundraising gala on April 17, 2015, just two days before the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala presented by Mattress Firm will consist of two shows taking place simultaneously at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the Fort Worth Zoo. The Omni Dallas Hotel gala will feature headliner and ACM Awards nominees Lady Antebellum, and a special performance by Hunter Hayes. Fort Worth Zoo will feature ACM Awards nominees including headliner Keith Urban, and a special performance by Little Big Town. Nancy O’Dell, Emmy®-award winning journalist and co-host of Entertainment Tonight, will join Brooks and Yearwood to co-host the Fort Worth gala.

 

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood will alternate between both locations throughout the evening to entertain attendees in Dallas and Fort Worth. A host of celebrities along with prominent music industry and entertainment executives are scheduled to attend. The inaugural gala will kick off with a cocktail reception, followed by a dinner, live auction and a stellar line-up of performances by country music’s most celebrated artists.

 

ACM Lifting Lives will be donating funds raised from the gala to several Texas-based organizations including Garth Brooks’ charity, Teammates for Kids and the Child Life Zones in Children’s Health of Dallas and Cook Children’s of Fort Worth.

 

“The Academy has an almost 50-year history of charitable giving and wonderful relationships with Garth and Trisha. When Garth called about hosting this event, it was the culmination of years of hard work, and furthers the missions of our organizations – healing through the power of music, and improving lives by connecting fans, artists and the industry,” said Bob Romeo, CEO of the Academy of Country Music.

 

“Mattress Firm is passionate about improving lives and we are excited to partner with ACM Lifting Lives and their commitment to help others through music,” said Karrie Forbes, Mattress Firm Foundation Board Member and Chief Marketing Officer of Mattress Firm.

 

The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala is among the highly-anticipated events held during the ACM Awards week culminating with the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music’s Party of the Year®. The ceremony, co-hosted by Blake Shelton and Luke Bryan, will broadcast LIVE from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Sunday, April 19, 2015 at 8:00 PM live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network.

 

For more information on the gala, including ticket inquiries and sponsorship opportunities, please contact ACM Lifting Lives at gala@acmcountry.com. The “One Night, Two Cities, All Music” gala presented by Mattress Firm is produced by ACM Lifting Lives and Encore Live (www.EncoreLive.com), an event production company based in Fort Worth, Texas.

GARTH BROOKSTRISHA YEARWOOD

About ACM Lifting Lives®
ACM Lifting Lives® is the philanthropic arm of the Academy of Country Music dedicated to improving lives through the power of music. Through partnerships with artists and strong ties in the music industry, ACM Lifting Lives develops and funds music-related therapy and education programs, and serves members of the community who face unexpected hardships through its Diane Holcomb Emergency Relief Fund. Through generous donations and the support of artists and fans, ACM Lifting Lives is able to fund everything from disaster relief and helping communities in need, to music education in schools and music camps for those with disabilities, to supporting programs that use music therapy as a means to help our veterans and wounded warriors, while providing grants to help them ease back into life. For more information, please visit www.ACMLiftingLives.org.

Southfork Ranch Presents “A Southfork Christmas,” Nov. 28 – Dec. 20

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A SOUTHFORK CHRISTMAS

SOUTHFORK RANCH PRESENTS “A SOUTHFORK CHRISTMAS,” A TEXAS CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION FOR ALL AGES, NOV. 28 THROUGH DEC. 20

Holiday Extravaganza Featuring Decorative Displays, Live Music, Santa’s Village and More to Be Held Friday and Saturday Nights, 5 to 8 p.m.

The iconic Southfork Ranch of TV’s “Dallas” series fame will present its second annual “A Southfork Christmas” on Fridays and Saturdays from 5 to 8 p.m. this holiday season. The event, which will feature tours of the Ewing Mansion, themed displays, stagecoach rides for children and a live animal manger and more, begins Friday, Nov. 28 and runs through Saturday, Dec. 20. A Southfork Christmas is appropriate for all ages.

Additional activities include at A Southfork Christmas include:

  • Appearances by Santa, Mrs. Claus and Happy the Elf in the Santa’s Village
  • Face painting
  • Cookie decorating
  • Scenes from iconic Christmas movies
  • Letter-writing to Santa
  • Live Texas “Reinsteer”
  • Toys for Tots collection (guests encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift to donate)
  • Pet photos with Santa on Saturdays throughout the event

Scheduled live entertainment includes:

  • Friday, Nov. 28: Jake and Elwood Blues from “Briefcase Blues,” a tribute to the Blues Brothers with the Texas Bluesmobile
  • Friday, Dec. 5: Cherish Lee (daughter of “Dallas” star Charlene Tilton) and Matt Dunn perform country and classic Christmas tunes
  • Friday, Dec. 12: “Cowboy Christmas” Yancey, Singing Cowboy and s’mores over an open fire

Tickets for A Southfork Christmas are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, $5 for children (ages 6-12) and free for children under 6. Call (972) 442-7800 for group pricing.

ABOUT SOUTHFORK RANCH
Southfork Ranch provided the iconic backdrop for the 1978 to 1991 “Dallas” TV series that aired on CBS and in 95 countries around the world.  Today, it is once again an iconic part of the new “Dallas” series. Southfork encompasses 340 acres and the recognizable Southfork Mansion, plus the Ranch Roundup Visitor’s Center, Southfork Ranch Event and Conference Center, Lincolns & Longhorns Texas apparel boutique, Miss Ellie’s Deli and manicured grounds replete with peacefully grazing Texas longhorns and American Paint horses.

Southfork is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Christmas Eve until 3 p.m.), except for Christmas Day and Thanksgiving Day.  Tours depart the Visitor’s Center every 30 to 45 minutes and run continuously throughout the day.  The last guided tour of the day begins at 4:30 p.m. daily (2:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve).  Chuckwagon barbecue dinners may be arranged for groups of 20 or more.  Admission rates are $13.50 for adults, $11.50 for senior citizens, $8.50 for children 6 to 12, and free for children 5 and under.  Prices are exclusive of applicable tax.  To inquire about group tour bookings, call (972) 442-7800.  For more information, go to www.Southfork.com or www.Facebook.com/Southfork.

ABOUT FOREVER RESORTS
Forever Resorts is an exceptional collection of destinations providing hospitality services throughout the world.  The company focuses on properties with access to nature and one-of-a-kind surroundings for vacations, including houseboating adventures.  For more information, go to www.ForeverResorts.com or www.Facebook.com/ForeverResorts.

 

ABC’S NEW GROUNDBREAKING SUMMER REALITY SERIES “RISING STAR” KICKS OFF

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ABC’S NEW GROUNDBREAKING SUMMER REALITY SERIES “RISING STAR” KICKS OFF NATIONWIDE AUDITIONS ON SATURDAY, MARCH 29th

VISIT WWW.ABC.COM/RISINGSTAR FOR MORE INFORMATION

ABC’s innovative new series “Rising Star,” which opens the gate to a new era in reality competition, kicks off its nationwide search for talent on Saturday, March 29th. The U.S. series is helmed by executive producers Ken Warwick (“American Idol”) and Nicolle Yaron (“The Voice”). Aspiring singers are encouraged to visit www.abc.com/risingstar  for more information on the audition process. Solo vocalists, duos and vocal groups (up to five members) can register to audition in person, online or nominate a friend/family member.

“Rising Star” completely reinvents the traditional singing competition as–for the first time ever–the audience has the final say in real time. The show follows a group of aspiring singers as they perform live. During the performances, viewers vote in real time via an App to determine if the singer will advance in the competition. If the voting reaches a certain threshold, the performer moves on. In addition, the performer can see how the voting is going throughout the performance, so the feedback is immediate and dramatic.

“RISING STAR” HOPEFULS CAN AUDITION IN-PERSON IN THE FOLLOWING CITIES:
DALLAS: March 29th
ATLANTA: April 1st
CHICAGO: April 8th
NASHVILLE: April 11th
LOS ANGELES: April 15th
NEW YORK: April 24th
BOSTON: April 26th

“Rising Star” is from Keshet DCP, the joint venture between Keshet International (KI), the global distribution and production arm of Keshet Media Group, and DC Media, the parent company of dick clark productions (dcp). The singing competition for ABC will mark the company’s first foray into the market since its formation in October.

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Twitter @RisingStarABC, #RisingStar @ABC_Publicity

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Nobu at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Welcomes Chef Nobu Matsuhisa for A Night of Canapés and Cocktails

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NOBU AT HARD ROCK HOTEL & CASINO LAS VEGAS WELCOMES CHEF NOBU MATSUHISA FOR A NIGHT OF CANAPéS AND COCKTAILS

Nobu at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas will host A Night of Canapés and Cocktails on Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 7 to 10 p.m. During the special event, Nobu Matsuhisa and 28 of his executive chefs from across the country will come together to present patrons with a once-in-a-lifetime culinary affair.

A Night of Canapés and Cocktails will kick off at the famed chef’s premier Las Vegas location inside Hard Rock Hotel. For the first time, talent representing Chef Nobu’s original dining concept, Matsuhisa and chefs from Nobu locations including Malibu, San Diego, Los Angeles, Dallas, Miami, New York, Next Door, Fifty Seven, Lana’i, Waikiki, Caesars Palace Las Vegas and Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas will come together to showcase the finest of Nobu cuisine.

Guests will experience the best of Nobu with light bites designed to showcase each restaurant’s unique style and palate. Some of the savory selections include grilled pork belly with amazu, pickled compressed watermelon and balsamic crema, fluke sashimi chimichurri and Wagyu short ribs topped with tomato jam and crispy shallots.

The lavish evening of delectable delights and signature cocktails will be held underneath the stars outside at the hotel’s Breathe Pool. The lounge sits above the property’s lush 4.5 acre pool landscape and overlooks the entire Las Vegas Strip.

Tickets for the event are $95 in advance, $115 at the door and may be purchased by calling 702.693.4428 or emailing Lasvegas.events@noburestaurants.com.

Nobu Las Vegas

About Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ off-strip playground, just minutes and less than three miles from McCarran International Airport. The premier destination entertainment resort is owned by Brookfield Real Estate Finance Fund II and managed by WG-Harmon, LLC, a subsidiary of Warner Gaming, LLC.  Built in 1995, the property completed a $750 million expansion in 2010. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino offers an energetic entertainment and gaming experience with the services and amenities associated with a boutique luxury resort hotel. The property is known for its innovative nightlife and music scene where acts such as The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Paul McCartney, Incubus, Foo Fighters, Carlos Santana, Mötley Crüe and Guns N’ Roses have all performed.  Features of the property include an 11-story Casino Tower with 640 guest rooms, 17-story Paradise Tower with 490 rooms and suites and the all-suite HRH Tower with 359 suites, eight spa villas and seven penthouse suites; 72,000 square feet of casino space featuring Peacock High-Limit gaming and Asian gaming amenities; 80,000 square feet of flexible meeting and convention space; more than $4 million in rare music memorabilia; Body English Nightclub & Afterhours; Reliquary Water Sanctuary, Spa & Salon; 4.5 acres of tropical pool paradise housing world-famous pool parties REHAB Sunday and RELAX Monday; live music/entertainment venues The Joint  and Vinyl; Hart & Huntington Tattoo Co.; restaurants Culinary Dropout, Nobu, The Ainsworth, 35 Steaks + Martinis, Mexican cantina Pink Taco, ‘round the clock diner Mr. Lucky’s Café and 福Fú Asian restaurant; a state-of-the-art fitness center and trendsetting retailers John Varvatos, Affliction, Love Jones, Rocks The Jewelers and Rock Paper Photo. For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit hardrockhotel.com. Follow Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for the latest news and updates.