Photo Recap: Golden Rainbow’s 28th Annual “Ribbon of Life” Speaks to the Continued Needs of the Southern Nevada HIV/AIDS Community

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Golden Rainbow’s 28th Annual “Ribbon of Life” Speaks to the Continued Needs of the Southern Nevada HIV/AIDS Community
Circus-themed show raises money for direct client assistance

Golden Rainbow

Golden Rainbow took guests “Under the Big Top” during its 28th annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraising production at The Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Sunday, June 22. The one-of-a-kind event helped raise awareness and funds for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS in the Southern Nevada Community.

Returning emcees TV personality Chris Saldaña and Edie of Cirque Du Soleil’s Zumanity served as ringmasters of the circus-inspired production. The two announced the extravaganza’s eclectic lineup that featured mesmerizing acrobatics, goofy clown antics, powerful vocals, remarkable dance numbers, eye-popping illusions and more. Notable performers included Clint Holmes, Josh Strickland and Reva Rice; cast members from Dancing Queen, Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, JERSEY BOYS, Jubilee, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, RagTag Entertainment, ROCK OF AGES, Zombie Burlesque and Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONETM, Mystère and Zumanity;vocal groups Sin City Opera and The Sound Collage; and many more.

In addition to the fundraising spectacular, Golden Rainbow hosted a silent auction with exclusive prizes including tickets to some of Las Vegas’ top shows, dinner at thecity’s best restaurants and trips to premier destinations. Bidders were entertained by jugglers, clowns and acrobats as they browsed the items in the lobby of the theater.

All proceeds from “Ribbon of Life” benefit the nonprofit’s efforts in providing housing and direct financial assistance to the Southern Nevada HIV/AIDS community. As a result of last year’s fundraising efforts, Golden Rainbow provided its clients with 15,720 nights of shelter; money for medications, transportation and food; among other everyday necessities.

Supporters can learn more about Golden Rainbow’s mission, donate to the cause and order DVDs from this year’s “Ribbon of Life” at www.goldenrainbow.org.

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About Golden Rainbow
Golden Rainbow is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. Founded by members of the entertainment industry in 1987, Golden Rainbow is committed to serving the HIV/AIDS community through fundraisers like “Ribbon of Life” and HIV/AIDS related education. For more information, visit goldenrainbow.org or call 702.384.2899.

Follow Golden Rainbow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

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Photo Recap: Penn & Teller Present the Key to Their Theater, Welcoming Golden Rainbow’s 28th Annual “Ribbon of Life” Fundraiser to Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino

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Penn & Teller Present the Key to Their Theater, Welcoming Golden Rainbow’s 28th Annual “Ribbon of Life” Fundraiser to Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino 

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World-famous duo and longtime local HIV/AIDS advocates Penn & Teller presented Golden Rainbow executives with the key to their theater as the nonprofit prepares for its 28th annual “Ribbon of Life” spectacular. The organization’s largest fundraiser of the year will be held on Sunday, June 22 at The Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

Golden Rainbow’s Executive Director Gary Costa, Acting President Greg Nielson, Treasurer Drew Zidzik, Vice President Pietra Sardelli and Vice President Scott Emerson were welcomed by the Las Vegas headliners in the theater’s “monkey room,” just in time for the beginning of “Ribbon of Life” rehearsals.

This year’s production, “Under the Big Top,” will be full of exhilarating circus-inspired acts with performances by entertainers Clint Holmes, Josh Strickland and Reva Rice; cast members from Dancing Queen, Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, JERSEY BOYS, Jubilee, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, RagTag Entertainment, ROCK OF AGES, Zombie Burlesque and Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONETM, Mystère and Zumanity; vocal groups Sin City Opera and The Sound Collage; and many more.

 

Guests interested in experiencing the one-of-a-kind extravaganza can now purchase tickets at the property’s box office, online at goldenrainbow.org and ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.Tickets are priced at $45, $75, $100, $175 and $200.

 

About Golden Rainbow
Golden Rainbow is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. Founded by members of the entertainment industry in 1987, Golden Rainbow is committed to serving the HIV/AIDS community through fundraisers like “Ribbon of Life” and HIV/AIDS related education. For more information, visit goldenrainbow.org or call 702.384.2899.

Follow Golden Rainbow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

Headliners and Cast Members from Las Vegas’ Biggest Shows Star in Golden Rainbow’s 28th Annual “Ribbon of Life” at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, June 22

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HEADLINERS AND CAST MEMBERS FROM LAS VEGAS’ BIGGEST SHOWS STAR IN GOLDEN RAINBOW’S 28TH ANNUAL “RIBBON OF lIFE” AT RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO, JUNE 22

Tickets on sale now at goldenrainbow.org, ticketmaster.com, Rio’s box office and 800.745.3000

Golden Rainbow reveals the thrilling lineup for its 28th annual “Ribbon of Life” production at The Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Sunday, June 22 at 1 p.m.

 

This year’s production, “Under the Big Top,” will be full of exhilarating circus-inspired acts with performances by entertainers Clint Holmes, Josh Strickland and Reva Rice; cast members from Dancing Queen, Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, JERSEY BOYS, Jubilee, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, RagTag Entertainment, ROCK OF AGES, Zombie Burlesque and Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONETM, Mystère and Zumanity;vocal groups Sin City Opera and The Sound Collage; and many more.

 

For nearly three decades, “Ribbon of Life” has featured some of the best performers from the city’s premiere shows and entertainment groups. The spectacular will be hosted by TV personality Chris Saldaña and Edie of Cirque du Soleil’s Zumanity. During last year’s production, more than 1,400 people came together and raised more than $152,000 through ticket purchases, a silent auction and monetary donations. All proceeds help support Golden Rainbow’s mission of providing housing and direct financial assistance to the Southern Nevada HIV/AIDS community.

Guests interested in experiencing the one-of-a-kind extravaganza can now purchase tickets at the property’s box office, online at goldenrainbow.org and ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.Tickets are priced at $45, $75, $100, $175 and $200.

 

About Golden Rainbow
Golden Rainbow is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS in Southern Nevada. Founded by members of the entertainment industry in 1987, Golden Rainbow is committed to serving the HIV/AIDS community through fundraisers like “Ribbon of Life” and HIV/AIDS related education. For more information, visit goldenrainbow.org or call 702.384.2899.

Follow Golden Rainbow on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

New York-New York Hotel & Casino ~ Entertainment & Nightlife Listings

NEW YORK-NEW YORK

ZUMANITY THEATRE

ZUMANITY, THE SENSUAL SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
ZUMANITY, THE SENSUAL SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL is a provocative cabaret-style production with a Cirque du Soleil twist. Celebrating its 10-year anniversary in September, ZUMANITY blends playful innuendo with daring eroticism in the intimate ZUMANITY Theatre at New York-New York. Created for an adult audience 18 years and older, ZUMANITY explores different perspectives of love and contains explicit and provocative content.

Dates: Friday – Tuesday
Dark: Wednesday and Thursday
Times: 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Zumanity box office, online at cirquedusoleil.com/zumanity or newyorknewyork.com, or by calling (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6815.

THE BROADWAY THEATER – To close effective Sunday, July 21.

***See two of the three Broadway Theater shows for only $69. Choose from Broadway Celebration, Dancing Queen and Shades of Temptation (not including applicable service charges and taxes).

BROADWAY CELEBRATION
Broadway Celebration brings all the hottest Broadway show tunes into one dazzling New York-style extravaganza. Featuring a fabulous cast of singers and dancers, this breathtaking show takes the audience to Broadway to enjoy the greatest show tunes. The non-stop celebration includes hits from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Chicago,” “Grease,” “Mamma Mia” and “Hairspray,” among other classic Broadway shows.

Dates:              Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:               Monday
Time:                7 p.m.
Prices:                                     Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.comor call (866) 606-7111 or
(702) 740-6815. 

DANCING QUEEN
Filling The Broadway Theater’s evening time slot is Dancing Queen, a non-stop, fun-filled tribute to Swedish pop group ABBA. Featuring music from the hit Broadway show “Mamma Mia,” this high-octane, musical extravaganza has a dynamic cast of singers and dancers performing ABBA’s greatest hits including “Money Money Money,” “Waterloo” and “Dancing Queen,” among others.

Dates:                      Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:                             Monday
Time:                 8:30 p.m.
Prices:   Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.comor call (866) 606-7111 or
(702) 740-6815. 

SHADES OF TEMPTATION
Shades of Temptation is a sophisticated chic take on the world of fetish and fantasy. This show takes guests on a whirlwind of impulse and enticement. With modern music and exquisite dancers this is a must see for anyone looking to have their wildest desires performed live in front of their eyes.

Dates:                      Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:                             Monday
Time:                 10:30 p.m.
Prices:  Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.com or call (866) 606-7111 or
(702) 740-6815. 

NIGHTLIFE

COYOTE UGLY
Owned and operated by Angel Management Group, Coyote Ugly is a southern-style bar and dance saloon featuring hot female bartenders who have elevated pouring drinks to an art form. Like its New York City namesake, each night sexy, sassy, tough talking “Coyote” bartenders ascend the bar to perform a bold show filled with stunts ranging from body shots to clogging and choreographed dance numbers, all while inviting customer interaction.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Opens at 6 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 740-6330 for more information

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES

BAR AT TIMES SQUARE
A neighborhood piano bar in the heart of the city, guests at Bar at Times Square will feel as if they are just one of the gang. This heart-pumping, foot-stomping good time comes courtesy of the world-famous Dueling Pianos, who duke it out every night to a montage of music ranging from Billy Joel to Broadway, while patrons belt out the words in a cacophony of keys. The recently added “Sax Man” is a high-energy performer who walks the Village Streets like a Pied Piper “saxing” Blues and Motown. It doesn’t matter if you can’t sing, just as long as you do. There are plenty of tasty drinks that will relax your pipes as well as your nerves.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: $10 (guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID)

THE SPORTING HOUSE
The ultimate destination for sports fans, The Sporting House is a 33,000-square-foot sports bar and restaurant located on the ground floor of New York-New York. Boasting an unrivaled atmosphere and unbeatable access to each day’s best matchups, The Sporting House has more than 130 video monitors throughout the two-story facility including two
16-foot screens inside The Screening Room. The menu features a wide variety of dishes including American classics and unique spins on sports favorites. There is a game for everyone at The Sporting House Game Center which features more than 10,000 square feet of interactive and competitive sports-themed attractions.

Dates/Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. to midnight; Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.;
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. to midnight
Contact:  Call (702) 740-6766 for more information

THE ROLLER COASTER

EXPERIENCE THE THRILLING FORCE OF “NEGATIVE GS
The Roller Coaster is located on the second floor in the Coney Island Emporium. This exciting ride twists, loops and dives around the perimeter and even through the center of the resort, allowing riders to experience the thrilling force of “Negative Gs” like never before. The Roller Coaster is the world’s first coaster to feature a 180-degree “heartline” twist and dive maneuver, and only the second “heartline” coaster to operate in the world, providing riders with heart-stopping action and thrills.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 10:30 a.m. to midnight
Restrictions: Riders must be at least 54” tall
Prices: One ride is $14. Same day re-rides are $7. The all-day Scream Pass is $25. Family Fun Flight for Four Package is available for $60 (includes four individual rides and two
5 x 7 souvenir pictures).

The Broadway Theater at New York-New York Closing Sunday, July 21

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THE BROADWAY THEATER AT NEW YORK-NEW YORK
TO CLOSE SUNDAY, JULY 21
 
The Broadway Theater, the 300-seat venue specializing in world-class performance shows including “Broadway Celebration,” “Dancing Queen” and “Shades of Temptation,” will close effective Sunday, July 21. The closure follows the resort’s recently announced front features enhancement project.

New York – New York Hotel & Casino ~ Entertainment & Nightlife Listing

 

NEW YORK-NEW YORK

 

ZUMANITY THEATRE

ZUMANITY, THE SENSUAL SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
ZUMANITY, THE SENSUAL SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL is a provocative cabaret-style production with a Cirque du Soleil twist. Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, ZUMANITY blends playful innuendo with daring eroticism in the intimate ZUMANITY Theatre at New York-New York. Created for an adult audience 18 years and older, ZUMANITY explores different perspectives of love and contains explicit and provocative content.

Dates: Friday – Tuesday
Dark: Wednesday and Thursday
Times: 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Zumanity box office, online at cirquedusoleil.com/zumanity or newyorknewyork.com, or by calling (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6815.

THE BROADWAY THEATER

***See two of the three Broadway Theater shows for only $69. Choose from Broadway Celebration, Dancing Queen and Shades of Temptation (not including applicable service charges and taxes).

BROADWAY CELEBRATION
Broadway Celebration brings all the hottest Broadway show tunes into one dazzling New York-style extravaganza. Featuring a fabulous cast of singers and dancers, this breathtaking show takes the audience to Broadway to enjoy the greatest show tunes. The non-stop celebration includes hits from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Chicago,” “Grease,” “Mamma Mia” and “Hairspray,” among other classic Broadway shows.

Dates:              Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:               Monday
Time:                7 p.m.
Prices:                                     Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.com or call (866) 606-7111 or
(702) 740-6815. 

DANCING QUEEN
Filling The Broadway Theater’s evening time slot is Dancing Queen, a non-stop, fun-filled tribute to Swedish pop group ABBA. Featuring music from the hit Broadway show “Mamma Mia,” this high-octane, musical extravaganza has a dynamic cast of singers and dancers performing ABBA’s greatest hits including “Money Money Money,” “Waterloo” and “Dancing Queen,” among others.

Dates:                      Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:                             Monday
Time:                 8:30 p.m.
Prices:                                     Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.com or call (866) 606-7111 or
(702) 740-6815. 

SHADES OF TEMPTATION
Shades of Temptation is a sophisticated chic take on the world of fetish and fantasy. This show takes guests on a whirlwind of impulse and enticement. With modern music and exquisite dancers this is a must see for anyone looking to have their wildest desires performed live in front of their eyes.

Dates:                      Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:                             Monday
Time:                 10:30 p.m.
Prices:                                     Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit newyorknewyork.com or call (866) 606-7111 or
(702) 740-6815. 

NIGHTLIFE

COYOTE UGLY
Owned and operated by Angel Management Group, Coyote Ugly is a southern-style bar and dance saloon featuring hot female bartenders who have elevated pouring drinks to an art form. Like its New York City namesake, each night sexy, sassy, tough talking “Coyote” bartenders ascend the bar to perform a bold show filled with stunts ranging from body shots to clogging and choreographed dance numbers, all while inviting customer interaction.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Opens at 6 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 740-6330 for more information

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES

BAR AT TIMES SQUARE
A neighborhood piano bar in the heart of the city, guests at Bar at Times Square will feel as if they are just one of the gang. This heart-pumping, foot-stomping good time comes courtesy of the world-famous Dueling Pianos, who duke it out every night to a montage of music ranging from Billy Joel to Broadway, while patrons belt out the words in a cacophony of keys. The recently added “Sax Man” is a high-energy performer who walks the Village Streets like a Pied Piper “saxing” Blues and Motown. It doesn’t matter if you can’t sing, just as long as you do. There are plenty of tasty drinks that will relax your pipes as well as your nerves.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: $10 (guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID)

THE SPORTING HOUSE
The ultimate destination for sports fans, The Sporting House is a 33,000-square-foot sports bar and restaurant located on the ground floor of New York-New York. Boasting an unrivaled atmosphere and unbeatable access to each day’s best matchups, The Sporting House has more than 130 video monitors throughout the two-story facility including two
16-foot screens inside The Screening Room. The menu features a wide variety of dishes including American classics and unique spins on sports favorites. There is a game for everyone at The Sporting House Game Center which features more than 10,000-square-feet of interactive and competitive sports-themed attractions.

Dates/Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. to midnight; Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.;
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. to midnight
Contact:  Call (702) 740-6766 for more information

THE ROLLER COASTER

EXPERIENCE THE THRILLING FORCE OF “NEGATIVE GS
The Roller Coaster is located on the second floor in the Coney Island Emporium. This exciting ride twists, loops and dives around the perimeter and even through the center of the resort, allowing riders to experience the thrilling force of “Negative Gs” like never before. The Roller Coaster is the world’s first coaster to feature a 180-degree “heartline” twist and dive maneuver, and only the second “heartline” coaster to operate in the world, providing riders with heart-stopping action and thrills.

Dates/Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to midnight
Restrictions: Riders must be at least 54” tall
Prices: One ride is $14. Same day re-rides are $7. The all-day Scream Pass is $25. Family Fun Flight for Four Package is available for $60 (includes four individual rides and two
5 x 7 souvenir pictures).

Photos: New York-New York St. Baldrick’s Event Raises $53,000 for Childhood Cancer Research

On Saturday, March 2, courageous people across Las Vegas made a bold move in the fight against cancer by shaving their heads for New York-New York Hotel & Casino’s fourth annual St. Baldrick’s Day event. With the support of the community, New York-New York and Nine Fine Irishmen were able to raise $53,000 to fund childhood cancer research for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation.

 

Guests enjoyed a heartfelt and fun-filled day on the Brooklyn Bridge with family-friendly activities like face painting, raffles and live performances by bands like the Spazmatics. The excitement continued late into the night with local entertainers including the Jersey Boys, Rock of Ages cast, members of Dancing Queen/Broadway Celebration, Angel Porrino of Absinthe and more lending their support for the cause by volunteering as celebrity head shavers.

New York-New York Hotel & Casino Proudly Presents ‘Shades of Temptation’

New York-New York Hotel & Casino Proudly Presents ‘Shades of Temptation’

 

New York New York Hotel & Casino welcomes “Shades of Temptation,” a sinfully sexy show that explores the forbidden and ignites excitement, to The Broadway Theater beginning Friday, Oct. 12. The sizzling show will perform Tuesday – Sunday (dark Monday) at 10:30 p.m.

Produced by David King for Spirit Productions, “Shades of Temptation” brings a new definition to sexuality as it transports audiences to a world of pleasure. The erotic and glamorous show will unleash the wildest of passionate desires while encouraging guests to free their inhibitions.

The cast of stunning women and gorgeous men includes American Idol vocalist David Hernandez. A sophisticated and chic production, “Shades of Temptation” takes guests on an erotic journey like no show in Las Vegas has done before.

The Broadway Theater also is home to “Dancing Queen,” the hottest ‘70s party on The Strip featuring ABBA’s greatest hits, and “Broadway Celebration,” an all-singing, all-dancing celebration of the hits from Broadway’s greatest shows.

Tickets for “Shades of Temptation,” “Dancing Queen,” and “Broadway Celebration” start at $49.95 each, plus tax and service charges. Tickets are now on sale at the Zumanity box office at New York-New York. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call New York-New York at (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6969.  Tickets also are available for purchase at newyorknewyork.com.

About New York-New York:
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of New York City, New York-New York Hotel & Casino features 12 New York-style skyscrapers showcasing 2,023 guest rooms and suites.  Other featured Big Apple icons include a 150-foot-tall replica of the Statue of Liberty and a 300-foot-long replica of the Brooklyn Bridge.  Within the resort, guests discover all the energy and excitement of the city that never sleeps, from enticing entertainment including the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil® production, Zumanity, the thrilling Roller Coaster and the fun-filled dueling pianos of Bar at Times Square to tantalizing restaurants such as The Sporting House Bar & Grill, Gallagher’s Steakhouse, Il Fornaio and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music.  Additionally, New York-New York offers more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space and a rejuvenating spa and salon.  New York-New York is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit newyorknewyork.com or call toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Spirit Productions:
Spirit Productions is one of the most successful theatrical production companies in the world today.  Executive producer, British-born David King, heads  the company, which has more than 20 hit shows touring the world. Its flagship show, “Spirit of the Dance” has received nine global awards and has been seen by more than 30 million people worldwide. Spirit Productions provides a unique portfolio of shows to theaters, casinos and corporate events across the country and worldwide.

NEW YORK-NEW YORK Hotel and Casino ~ October Entertainment and Nightlife Listings

NEW YORK-NEW YORK

ZUMANITY THEATRE

ZUMANITY, THE SENSUAL SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL
ZUMANITY, THE SENSUAL SIDE OF CIRQUE DU SOLEIL is a provocative cabaret-style production with a Cirque du Soleil twist. On the cutting edge of contemporary Las Vegas entertainment, ZUMANITY blends playful innuendo with daring eroticism in the intimate ZUMANITY Theatre at New York-New York. Created for an adult audience 18 years and older, ZUMANITY explores different perspectives of love and contains explicit and provocative content.

Dates: Friday – Tuesday
Dark: Wednesday and Thursday
Times: 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Zumanity box office, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/zumanity or www.nynyhotelcasino.com, or by calling
(866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6815.

THE BROADWAY THEATER

BROADWAY CELEBRATION
Broadway Celebration brings all the hottest Broadway show tunes into one dazzling New York-style extravaganza. Featuring a fabulous cast of singers and dancers, this breathtaking show takes the audience to Broadway to enjoy the greatest show tunes. The non-stop celebration includes hits from “Phantom of the Opera,” “Chicago,” “Grease,” “Mamma Mia” and “Hairspray,” among other classic Broadway shows.

Dates:              Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:               Monday
Time:                6 p.m.
Time Change Note: Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 16, “Broadway Celebration” will perform at 7 p.m.
Prices:                                     Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit www.nynyhotelcasino.comor call (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6815.
Note: See Broadway Celebration and Dancing Queen for only $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).

DANCING QUEEN
Filling The Broadway Theater’s evening time slot is Dancing Queen, a non-stop, fun-filled tribute to Swedish pop group ABBA.  Featuring music from the hit Broadway show “Mamma Mia,” this high-octane, musical extravaganza has a dynamic cast of singers and dancers performing ABBA’s greatest hits including “Money Money Money,” “Waterloo” and “Dancing Queen,” among others.

Dates:                      Tuesday – Sunday
Dark:                             Monday
Time:                 8 p.m.
Time Change Note: Beginning Tuesday, Oct. 16, “Broadway Celebration” will perform at 8:30 p.m.
Prices:               Tickets start at $49.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).
For more information, visit www.nynyhotelcasino.com or call (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6815.
Note: See Broadway Celebration and Dancing Queen for only $69 (not including applicable service charges and taxes).

 

NIGHTLIFE

COYOTE UGLY
Owned and operated by Angel Management Group, Coyote Ugly is a southern-style bar and dance saloon featuring hot female bartenders who have elevated pouring drinks to an art form. Like its New York City namesake, each night sexy, sassy, tough talking “Coyote” bartenders ascend the bar to perform a bold show filled with stunts ranging from body shots to clogging and choreographed dance numbers, all while inviting customer interaction.

Dates: Nightly
Hours: Opens at 6 p.m.
Happy Hour: Monday – Friday: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Admission: Cover charges apply pending day and special events. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 740-6330 for more information

 

ENTERTAINMENT AND SHOWBAR LOUNGES

BAR AT TIMES SQUARE
A neighborhood piano bar in the heart of the city, guests at the Bar At Times Square will feel as if they are just one of the gang. This heart-pumping, foot-stomping good time comes courtesy of the world-famous Dueling Pianos, who duke it out every night to a montage of music ranging from Billy Joel to Broadway, while patrons belt out the words in a cacophony of keys. The recently added “Sax Man” is a high-energy performer who walks the Village Streets like a Pied Piper “saxing” Blues and Motown. It doesn’t matter if you can’t sing, just as long as you do. There are plenty of tasty drinks that will relax your pipes as well as your nerves.

Dates: Monday – Wednesday: 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Thursday and Sunday: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.; 8 p.m. to 3 a.m.
Admission: $10 (guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID)

THE SPORTING HOUSE
The ultimate destination for sports fans, The Sporting House is a 33,000-square-foot sports bar and restaurant located on the ground floor of New York-New York. Boasting an unrivaled atmosphere and unbeatable access to each day’s best matchups, The Sporting House has more than 130 video monitors throughout the two-story facility including two
16-foot screens inside The Screening Room. The menu features a wide variety of dishes including American classics and unique spins on sports favorites. There is a game for everyone at The Sporting House Game Center which features more than 10,000-square-feet of interactive and competitive sports-themed attractions.

Dates/Hours: Monday – Thursday: 4 p.m. to midnight; Friday: 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.;
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. to midnight
Contact:  Call (702) 740-6766 for more information

 

THE ROLLER COASTER

EXPERIENCE THE THRILLING FORCE OF “NEGATIVE GS”
The Roller Coaster is located on the second floor in the Coney Island Emporium. This exciting ride twists, loops and dives around the perimeter and even through the center of the resort, allowing riders to experience the thrilling force of “Negative Gs” like never before. The Roller Coaster is the world’s first coaster to feature a 180-degree “heartline” twist and dive maneuver, and only the second “heartline” coaster to operate in the world, providing riders with heart-stopping action and thrills.

Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday: 10:30 a.m. to midnight
Restrictions: Riders must be at least 54” tall
Prices: One ride is $14. Same day re-rides are $7. The all-day Scream Pass is $25. Family Fun Flight for Four Package is available for $60 (includes four individual rides and two
5 x 7 souvenir pictures).

***Guests can choose three attractions from five venues at MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at participating MGM Resorts International box offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling (866) 606-7111.

Enjoy Two Spectacular Shows for One Low Price with Special Offer from The Broadway Theater at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

Enjoy Two Spectacular Shows for One Low Price with Special Offer from
The Broadway Theater at New York-New York Hotel & Casino

The Broadway Theater at New York New York Hotel & Casino is now offering two spellbinding shows for one low price. For only $69, not including tax and service charges, audiences can revel in two unforgettable, high-energy productions: “Spirit of the Dance” and “Dancing Queen.”  This limited-time offer is available through Sunday, Aug. 26.

The international smash hit “Spirit of the Dance” has been seen by more than 30 million people worldwide, breaking box office records in more than 20 countries. World champion dancers entrance audiences with explosive choreography showcasing traditional Irish dance. The production also features the phenomenally talented Dublin’s Irish Tenors, who perform several styles of music including Irish classics, opera, pop and swing. Delighting the eyes and ears, “Spirit of the Dance” leaves audiences wanting more.

“Dancing Queen” is the hottest ‘70s party on the Strip. Transporting audiences back to a time when disco ruled and the fun was non-stop, the dance celebration features timeless songs of the era including favorites by the legendary group ABBA such as “Dancing Queen” and “Waterloo.” The show also celebrates highlights from the blockbuster ‘70s film “Saturday Night Fever.” The glittering production stars singers and dancers clad in beautiful costumes stepping to dazzling choreography. Prepare to have fun and boogie with a show that gets audiences on their feet.

Located next to Nine Fine Irishman, The Broadway Theater offers audiences the rare opportunity to see the Strip’s most extraordinary dance productions up-close. The intimate venue, where the neon lights shine as bright as in the Big Apple itself, is home to renowned shows presented by famed producer David King and Spirit Productions.

“Spirit of the Dance” performs nightly at 6 p.m. and “Dancing Queen” performs nightly at 8 p.m., Tuesday – Sunday (both shows are dark Monday). Tickets for each show start at $49.95, plus tax and service charges.

Tickets are now on sale at the Zumanity box office at New York-New York. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call New York-New York at (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6969. Tickets are also available for purchase at www.newyorknewyork.com.

About New York-New York:
Inspired by the famous energy and landmarks of New York City, New York-New York Hotel & Casino features 12 New York-style skyscrapers showcasing 2,023 guest rooms and suites.  Other featured Big Apple icons include a 150-foot-tall replica of the Statue of Liberty and a 300-foot-long replica of the Brooklyn Bridge.  Within the resort, guests discover all the energy and excitement of the city that never sleeps, from enticing entertainment including the provocative and sensuous Cirque du Soleil® production, Zumanity, the thrilling Roller Coaster and the fun-filled dueling pianos of Bar at Times Square to tantalizing restaurants such as The Sporting House Bar & Grill, Gallagher’s Steakhouse, Il Fornaio and Nine Fine Irishmen, an authentic pub offering the best of Irish drink, food and music.  Additionally, New York-New York offers more than 24,000 square feet of meeting space and a rejuvenating spa and salon.  New York-New York is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International™ (NYSE: MGM).  For more information and reservations, visit newyorknewyork.comor call toll free at (866) 815-4365 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Spirit Productions:
Spirit Productions is one of the most successful theatrical production companies in the world today. The company has more than 20 hit shows touring the world to critical acclaim.  Its flagship show “Spirit of the Dance” has received nine global awards and has been seen by more than 30 million people worldwide. Spirit Productions provides a unique portfolio of shows to theaters, casino and corporate events across the country and worldwide.

Golden Rainbow Presents 26th Annual “Ribbon of Life” Spectacular at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts June 24

GOLDEN RAINBOW PRESENTS 26TH ANNUAL “RIBBON OF LIFE” SPECTACULAR AT
THE SMITH CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS JUNE 24

WHAT: Golden Rainbow presents its 26th annual “Ribbon of Life” fundraiser at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, June 24.

WHO:   Hosted by 8 News NOW anchor Chris Saldaña, this year’s show includes Broadway in the Hood, performers from Centrifuge, Chippendales, Clint Holmes, Dancing Queen, performers from David Saxe Productions, performers from Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, George Wallace, Jubilee!, Las Vegas City Ballet, Las Vegas Deaf Theatre, Las Vegas Men’s Chorus, Mo5aic, Nevada Ballet Theatre, performers from PEEPSHOW, performers from Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular, Reva Rice and the cast of VEGAS! The Show, performers from RagTag Entertainment, performers from Searcy Entertainment, Showgirls Across America, Spirit of the Dance, The Asian Pacific Performing Arts Alliance, The Desert Angels Gospel Choir, The Las Vegas Tenors, performers from Viva Elvis and more.

WHEN:
Sunday, June 24
1 p.m.

WHERE:
The Smith Center for the Performing Arts
361 Symphony Park Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89106

DETAILS: Golden Rainbow’s “Ribbon of Life” is a completely original show unlike any other in the city, giving guests the opportunity to fight for a cause and get a taste of exclusive Las Vegas local and headlining acts. The spectacular is one of the largest HIV/AIDS fundraisers in the state of Nevada and Golden Rainbow’s main source of revenue. All proceeds directly benefit the nonprofit’s Direct Financial Assistance and Affordable Housing programs.

The “Ribbon of Life” silent auction is now available and features show tickets, vacation packages, gift cards, jewelry and more at http://ribbon.auction-bid.org/.  Bidding is open to the public and ends at 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 24.

TICKETS:Tickets start at $38 and are available for purchase at thesmithcenter.com, goldenrainbow.org and The Smith Center box office at 702.749.2000.

ABOUT GOLDEN RAINBOW: Celebrating 25 years of service to the Southern Nevada area, Golden Rainbow is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Founded by members of the entertainment industry in 1987, Golden Rainbow is committed to serving the HIV/AIDS community through fundraisers like Ribbon of Life and HIV/AIDS related education. For more information, visit www.goldenrainbow.org or call 702.384.2899.

Golden Rainbow Unveils Talented Lineup For 26th “Ribbon of Life” Spectacular

Golden Rainbow UNVEILS TALENTED LINEUP FOR 26th “Ribbon Of Life” Spectacular
Las Vegas Strip Cast Members and Legendary Headliners Confirmed to Perform at Local HIV/AIDS Nonprofit’s Annual Fundraiser

Golden Rainbow reveals the talent lineup for the 26th “Ribbon of Life” fundraising production taking place at 1 p.m. inside The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, June 24.

 

Confirmed performers include:

  • Broadway in the Hood, nonprofit theatrical program for inner-city youth

 

  • Performers from Centrifuge, one of MGM Grand Hotel & Casino’s illustrious bars

 

  • Chippendales, famed Las Vegas male revue

 

  • Clint Holmes, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts headliner and award-winning singer

 

  • Dancing Queen, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • Performers from David Saxe Productions, local entertainment company

 

  • Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • Human Nature, Las Vegas headliner and Australia’s lead pop vocal group

 

  • Jubilee!, authentic Las Vegas showgirl revue

 

  • Las Vegas City Ballet, Tara Foy’s elite ballet company

 

  • Las Vegas Deaf Theatre, local deaf entertainment group that stages unique performances for the hard of hearing

 

  • Las Vegas Men’s Chorus, community-based men’s organization that promotes acceptance and tolerance through performing arts

 

  • Mo5aic, local a cappella group

 

  • Nevada Ballet Theatre, the largest ballet and dance company in Nevada

 

  • PEEPSHOW, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • Reva Rice and the cast of VEGAS! The Show, Las Vegas headliners

 

  • Performers from RagTag Entertainment, local entertainment company

 

  • Performers from Searcy Entertainment, local entertainment company

 

  • Showgirls Across America, U.S. kick line tour featuring Las Vegas showgirls

 

  • Spirit of the Dance, award-winning entertainment company

 

  • The Asian Pacific Performing Arts Alliance, local entertainment company

 

  • The Desert Angels Gospel Choir, world-renowned performance choir

 

  • The Las Vegas Tenors, one of the city’s most recognizable musical groups

 

  • Viva Elvis, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • X Burlesque, Las Vegas’ hottest topless revue

 

“Ribbon of Life” is one of the largest HIV/AIDS fundraisers in the state of Nevada and Golden Rainbow’s main source of revenue. The fundraiser is a completely original show unlike any other in the city, featuring some of the best artists from shows on the Las Vegas Strip as well as local entertainment companies like RagTag Entertainment and the Las Vegas Deaf Theatre performing never-before-seen, one-of-a-kind acts.

 

Tickets start at $38 and are available for purchase at thesmithcenter.com, goldenrainbow.org and The Smith Center box office at 702-749-2000. All proceeds directly benefit the nonprofit’s Direct Financial Assistance and Affordable Housing programs.  Keep up with the latest news on the 26th annual “Ribbon of Life” event on Facebook or Twitter.

 

About Golden Rainbow
Celebrating 25 years of service to the Southern Nevada area, Golden Rainbow is a nonprofit organization that provides housing and direct financial assistance to men, women and children living with HIV/AIDS. Founded by members of the entertainment industry in 1987, Golden Rainbow is committed to serving the HIV/AIDS community through fundraisers like Ribbon of Life and HIV/AIDS related education. For more information, visit www.goldenrainbow.org or call 702-384-2899.