TREVI Italian Restaurant to Host Charity Pizza Cook-Off With Local Influencers, Performers and Media

TREVI Italian Restaurant to Host Charity Pizza Cook-Off
With Local Influencers, Performers and Media  

 

 

Local performers Mariah Rivera of FANTASY, Terry Fator, James Davis of Chippendales and Miss Nevada USA 2018 Carolina Urrea will use their love of pizza for a good cause as celebrity judges at TREVI Italian Restaurant’s fourth annual media pizza making competition on Thursday, Aug. 30.

 

Local media personalities will compete to raise money for their charity of choice by creating and implementing their own recipe, including choice of ingredients and style to make the tastiest pizza. This year’s competitors include Rachel Smith, co-host of the MORE Show on FOX 5; Courtney Perna, cohost of Las Vegas NOW on KLAS Ch. 8; Shaun Burgess, Digital Content Producer for Vegas.com; and defending champion Jason Harris, contributor to VEGAS Magazine and Las Vegas Weekly, and the 2017 winner of TREVI’s annual charity event.

 

Located at The Forum Shops inside Caesars Palace, the award-winning restaurant will present the selected winner with a $500 donation to be directed to a local charity of their choice. Selected charities include the Tyler Robinson Foundation, Best Buddies Nevada, Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada and Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth.

ABOUT TREVI:
TREVI is located at the heart of The Forum Shops at Caesars next to the ‘Fountain of the Gods.’ TREVI has been voted “Best of Las Vegas” for Italian cuisine by the Las Vegas Review-Journal, as well as been awarded the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2015. The restaurant offers classic and contemporary Italian fare, a gelato bar featuring fresh gelato made daily and a dynamic atmosphere. Executive Chef Jose Navarro has designed the menu to have a homemade feel. The laid-back Landry’s, Inc. restaurant and bar is open daily for lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 11 a.m. until midnight on Friday and Saturday. More information and reservations are available at www.trevi-italian.com or by calling 702.735.4663. Follow TREVI on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TREVILV, on Instagram @TREVILV and on Twitter @TREVILV.

 

ABOUT LANDRY’S, INC.
Landry’s, Inc., wholly owned by Tilman J. Fertitta, is a multinational, diversified restaurant, hospitality, gaming and entertainment company based in Houston, Texas. The company operates more than 500 high-end and casual dining establishments around the world, including well-known concepts such as Landry’s Seafood, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Rainforest Cafe, Mitchell’s Fish Market Restaurants, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Oceanaire, McCormick &Schmick’s Seafood, Chart House, Saltgrass Steak House, Claim Jumper and Mastro’s Restaurants. Landry’s also operates a group of signature restaurants, including Vic & Anthony’s, Grotto, Willie G’s and others. Landry’s gaming division includes the renowned Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino concept, with locations in Las Vegas and Laughlin, Nev.; Atlantic City, N.J.; Biloxi, Miss.; and Lake Charles, La. Landry’s entertainment and hospitality divisions encompass popular destinations including the Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier, Kemah Boardwalk, Aquarium Restaurants and other exciting attractions, coupled with deluxe accommodations throughout the Houston and Galveston area, including the luxurious San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center on Galveston Island.

Video/Photos: Minus5 Ice Bar at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place Debuts All-New Ice Display and Ice Lounge

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MINUS5 ICE BAR AT THE SHOPPES 
AT MANDALAY PLACE DEBUTS ALL-NEW 
ICE DISPLAY AND ICE LOUNGE

Last night (Wednesday, Feb. 24), Minus5 Ice Bar at The Shoppes at Mandalay Place, America’s first ice bar which opened in 2008, debuted its all-new ice display and ice lounge. Guests experienced the revamped space featuring a 1,300 square-foot ice bar made of 120 tons of 100% pure Canadian ice and a newly expanded 3,000 square-foot ice lounge.
Celebrity appearances for the evening included cast members from the Australian Bee GeesDefending the CavemanFANTASYRaiding the Rock Vault, and many more.
Minus5 Ice Bar showcased its museum-quality carvings, designed by a team of award-winning ice carvers. Guests mixed and mingled while enjoying the eclectic mix of replica-inspired sculptures such as the Las Vegas Skyline, Las Vegas Welcome Sign, the Iron Throne from HBO’s Game of Thrones, and much more.
In addition, guests enjoyed passed hors d’oeuvres and warmed up with cocktails in the Ice Lounge, adjacent to Minus5 Ice Bar. The ice lounge features seating for up to 500 guests on a flow, including a 20-seat bar and two private rooms that can accommodate up to 80 guests each, making it a great destination for private events.
This location is open daily, Sunday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 2 a.m. and Friday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 a.m. For more information about Minus5 Ice Bar, visit www.minus5experience.com.
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LAX Nightclub Announces New and Recurring Events for September 23 – October 31, 2015

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LAX Nightclub Announces New and Recurring Events for
September 23 – October 31, 2015

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Week of September 23, 2015
Wednesday, September 23 – Aybsent Mynded
NYC-based electronic music and production duo Aybsent Mynded delivers signature beats. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Thursday, September 24 – Throwback Thursdays; Aybsent Mynded
Aybsent Mynded mixes the best beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 00’s with a nonstop set of fan-favorites that get people on the dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Friday, September 25 – DJ Corona; DJ Cass
The alluring and impressive DJ Corona is joined by DJ Cass. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Saturday, September 26 – DJ Cass; CyberKid
DJ Cass is joined by Las Vegas club scene favorite CyberKid. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Wednesday, September 30 – “FANTASY” Wednesday; DJ Cass
The stunning cast of “FANTASY,” Luxor Hotel and Casino’s tantalizing adult revue, pumps up the party every Wednesday, when they mix and mingle with fans while enjoying the nightclub’s ultra-luxurious VIP booths and high-energy dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

OCTOBER

Week of October 1, 2015
 

Thursday, October 1 – Throwback Thursdays; DJ Cass
DJ Cass mixes the best beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 00’s with a nonstop set of fan-favorites that get people on the dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Friday, October 2 – DJ Corona; Aybsent Mynded
The alluring and impressive DJ Corona is joined by NYC-based electronic music and production duo Aybsent Mynded. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Saturday, October 3 – DJ Cass; CyberKid
DJ Cass is joined by Las Vegas club scene favorite CyberKid. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Week of October 7, 2015

 

Wednesday, October 7 – “FANTASY” Wednesday; DJ Cass
The stunning cast of “FANTASY,” Luxor Hotel and Casino’s tantalizing adult revue, pumps up the party every Wednesday, when they mix and mingle with fans while enjoying the nightclub’s ultra-luxurious VIP booths and high-energy dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Thursday, October 8 – Throwback Thursdays; Aybsent Mynded
Aybsent Mynded mixes the best beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 00’s with a nonstop set of fan-favorites that get people on the dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Friday, October 9 – DJ Corona; Aybsent Mynded
The alluring and impressive DJ Corona is joined by NYC-based electronic music and production duo Aybsent Mynded. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women

 

Saturday, October 10 – CyberKid; Drop City Yacht Club
CyberKid will be joined by headliner Drop City Yacht Club. The hip hop group, which fuses hip hop, pop and ‘60s rock, recorded their hit single, “Crickets” with R&B singer Jeremih. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Week of October 14, 2015

 

Wednesday, October 14 – “FANTASY” Wednesday; DJ Cass; Making the Cut
The stunning cast of “FANTASY,” Luxor Hotel and Casino’s tantalizing adult revue, pumps up the party every Wednesday, when they mix and mingle with fans while enjoying the nightclub’s ultra-luxurious VIP booths and high-energy dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women. Locals free.

 

Thursday, October 15 – Throwback Thursdays; DJ Cass
DJ Cass mixes the best beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 00’s with a nonstop set of fan-favorites that get people on the dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Friday, October 16 – DJ Corona; DJ Cass
The alluring and impressive DJ Corona is joined by DJ Cass. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Saturday, October 17 – MMA Smackdown After Party with Rampage Jackson; CyberKid
Following MMA’s King of the Cage event, Rampage Jackson will be on hand for a special appearance and meet-and-greet with guests and fans, while CyberKid spins the night’s hottest beats. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women

Week of October 20, 2015

 

Tuesday, October 20 – “FANTASY” Official Calendar Launch Party
Stars from the Strip’s most seductive show will descend upon LAX Nightclub, which served as the location for the scintillating photo shoot, for a night of contests, drink specials, and sexy surprises, to celebrate the release of the calendar as it enters its 10th year. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Wednesday, October 21 – PBR Kick-Off Party at LAX
LAX goes country to kick off PBR Weekend. Guests will have the chance to meet and mingle with rodeo superstars including J.B. Mauney, Shane Proctor, Cooper Davis, Tanner Byrne, and Reese Cates, and enjoy a special performance by the ladies of “FANTASY.” Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Thursday, October 22 – Throwback Thursdays; Aybsent Mynded
 Aybsent Mynded mixes the best beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 00’s with a nonstop set of fan-favorites that get people on the dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Friday, October 23 –DJ Cass; D Miles
DJ Cass and the infectious energy of headliner D Miles. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Saturday, October 24 – DJ Corona; CyberKid
The alluring and impressive DJ Corona is joined by Las Vegas club scene favorite CyberKid. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Week of October 28, 2015

Wednesday, October 28 – “FANTASY” Wednesday; DJ Cass
The stunning cast of “FANTASY,” Luxor Hotel and Casino’s tantalizing adult revue, pumps up the party every Wednesday, when they mix and mingle with fans while enjoying the nightclub’s ultra-luxurious VIP booths and high-energy dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Thursday, October 29 – Throwback Thursdays; DJ Cass
DJ Cass mixes the best beats from the ‘80s, ‘90s, and 00’s with a nonstop set of fan-favorites that get people on the dance floor. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women.

 

Friday, October 30 – DJ Corona; Aybsent Mynded
The alluring and impressive DJ Corona is joined by NYC-based electronic music and production duo Aybsent Mynded. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women

 

Saturday, October 31 – Heaven & Hell Halloween; CyberKid; DJ Rhiannon and Playmates 
LAX Nightclub will transform into Heaven and Hell for its Halloween Extravaganza. Guests are encouraged to wear their most outrageous costumes and participate in that night’s contests for special prizes. Doors: 10:30 p.m.; $30 men, $20 women. Free for guests in costume and locals.

**Schedule of events is subject to change without notice. Management reserves all rights.

 

ABOUT LAX:
Recently redesigned by Kurstin Schmitz of Urbane Design in Las Vegas, LAX Nightclub boasts sleek, modern design features and bright hues throughout the venue. New programming and entertainment caters to guests seeking a fun and interactive nightlife experience. LAX is open Wednesday – Saturday from 10:30 p.m. to late. For more information, visit Luxor.com or follow LAX Nightclub on Facebook and Twitter.

 

For more information, call (702) 262-4LAX (4529). Stay updated by following LAX Nightclub on Twitter at @LAX_Nightclub.

PHOTOS: Jaime Lynch and the cast of “FANTASY” at LAX Nightclub’s “FANTASY” Wednesdays MAGIC Closing Party

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PHOTOS: Jaime Lynch and the cast of “FANTASY” at LAX Nightclub’s “FANTASY” Wednesdays MAGIC Closing Party

 

Jaime Lynch and the cast of “FANTASY” attended “FANTASY” Wednesdays MAGIC Closing Party at LAX Nightclub at Luxor Hotel and Casino on Wednesday, August 19. Lynch, who is the lead singer in the hit show, performed two songs and she and the cast mingled and took photos with guests, while enjoying Grey Goose, Crown Royal and Veuve Cliquout. “FANTASY” comedian Sean E. Cooper emceed the night as Lynch and cast members enjoyed a night out.

 

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ABOUT LAX:

Recently redesigned by Kurstin Schmitz of Urbane Design in Las Vegas, LAX Nightclub boasts sleek, modern design features and bright hues throughout the venue. New programming and entertainment caters to guests seeking a fun and interactive nightlife experience. LAX is open Wednesday – Saturday from 10:30 p.m. to late. For more information, visit Luxor.com or follow LAX Nightclub on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information, call (702) 262-4LAX (4529). Stay updated by following LAX Nightclub on Twitter at @LAX_Nightclub.

Celebrate Your Freedom on Independence Day in Las Vegas at MGM Resorts

Independence Day is just around the corner and it’s time to let your freedom flag wave. Whether that means having one last hoorah before the baby arrives, celebrating the kids moving out of the house or vacationing with your besties before tying the knot, MGM Resorts is ready to help you embrace your life, liberty and Sin City desires.
Two is a party, three is a crowd.

Soon you’ll be knee deep in diapers and braving sleepless nights, so it’s time to get in one last adults-only adventure.

· Indulge with a stay at Vdara – a non-smoking, non-gaming, all-suite hotel – for a health-conscious start to your vacation. Each suite includes a living room, fully equipped kitchen and modern bathroom, complete with a large soaking tub, for a luxurious retreat.

· The Spa at ARIA offers the Expecting Mothers Massage, designed to provide the ultimate relaxation for pregnant women. Dads-to-be can also feel pampered with The Royal Shave, a barber service fit for the king of the growing family.

· After a rejuvenating day full of “me time,” expectant couples can satisfy cravings at Lago at Bellagio, where they will find an array of exciting small plate Italian dishes fit for expecting mothers including Gnocchi alla Romana, Polpette di Carne and more.

· Take advantage of the opportunity to participate in an adults-only experiences and see ZUMANITY by Cirque du Soleil. Located at New York-New York, this seductive show is filled with impressive acrobatic acts and erotic fun.

Reverse empty nest syndrome.

There is no better way to celebrate the children flying the coop than a trip to Las Vegas.

· Gone are the days of planning your schedule around others. It’s your turn to spend a peaceful, kid-free day under the sun at the private Cypress Pool at Bellagio. Couples can lounge poolside via chaise lounge chairs and enjoy luxurious complimentary amenities such as chilled towels and Evian misters at this retreat reserved exclusively for adults.

· Reminisce about the good ol’ days of music with Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil. Located at Mandalay Bay, the show takes viewers on a journey through the music and spirit of the King of Pop.

· Instead of spending money on the kids, treat yourself to a little retail therapy at The Shops at Crystals, the country’s only shopping destination dedicated exclusively to luxury brands. Rejoice in your freedom by filling your closet with duds from the hottest designers such as TOM FORD, Donna Karan, Paul Smith and more.

Almost hitched.

You have the rest of your life to spend with your fiancé, so celebrate the joys of singlehood by joining your BFFs for one last weekend getaway.

· Bachelors and bachelorettes alike can feel like true VIPs at ARIA Sky Suites, an exclusive hotel-within-a-hotel. Amenities fit for royalty include complimentary airport transportation, a private entrance, 24-hour concierge service and exclusive access to Sky Pool – the newest pool scene on the Las Vegas Strip.

· Kick off your ladies’ weekend at ARIA’s Lobby Bar with an unmatched collection of Special Club champagne from France’s most elite wineries. Guys don’t fret – The Pub at Monte Carlo offers more than 300 beers on tap, dueling pianos and plenty of big screen TVs for the coolest dude hangout.

· Spice up your night with some steamy entertainment, Sin City-style. Thunder from Down Under at Excalibur is the ideal show for a girls night filled with handsome men, sensual dancing routines and lots of humor. For the gentleman, FANTASY at Luxor provides men with an unforgettable night full of provocative dancing, singing and more.

CSI: The Experience celebrated its Fifth Anniversary with a Star-Studded Red Carpet Event

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CSI: The Experience celebrated its Fifth Anniversary with a Star-Studded Red Carpet Event

LAS VEGAS (Oct. 21, 2014) – CSI: The Experience at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino celebrated its fifth anniversary with a special red carpet event, where Las Vegas celebrities came together at the scene of the crime to put their sleuthing skills to work. Among the guests in attendance were EMS Entertainment CEO Christoph Rahofer, Jaymes Vaughan (Chippendales), Dirk Vermin (A&E’s Bad Ink), Jabbawockeez, Thunder From Down Under, FANTASY, Ricardo Laguna, Paul Shortino (Raiding the Rock Vault), Jen Mateo (Top Rank’s Knockout Girls), Michael Godard and more.

“I am proud that we have made CSI: The Experience a landmark of the Las Vegas market,” said EMS Entertainment CEO Christoph Rahofer.

As October is also Domestic Violence Awareness Month, $3 from every full-priced ticket sold to CSI: The Experience during the month will benefit S.A.F.E. House, which is committed to stop violence and abuse in the family environment by providing safe shelter, support, advocacy, counseling and education.

A challenging and fun multi-sensory attraction, CSI: The Experience places guests in the role of a crime scene investigator as they solve one of three true-to-life mysteries. Spanning 12,000 square feet and featuring thousands of hand-made props, CSI: The Experience comes to life through a captivating multimedia environment featuring dazzling special effects, meticulous crime scene recreations and two state-of-the-art crime labs.

Developed by the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and produced by EMS Entertainment, Inc. in partnership with Key Brand Entertainment under a license from CBS Consumer Products, CSI: The Experience at MGM Grand combines the entertainment of the hit show with real-life scientific principles and investigative techniques – from DNA and fingerprint analysis to forensic anthropology and toxicology. The Experience has welcomed more than 700,000 guests and thanks to its national and international popularity, the numbers continue to grow.

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About CSI: The Experience
Located in The District at MGM Grand, CSI: The Experience is open daily from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m., with the last entry at 8 p.m. Tickets can be purchased at CSI: The Experience or by phone at (702) 891-7006 or (877) 660-0660. Special group pricing is available for parties of 15 or more. Advance ticket purchases are recommended. CSI: The Experience is designed for guests 12 years of age or older. Multimedia portions of the exhibit are presented in English with Spanish subtitles. For more information, call MGM Grand at (702) 891-1111 or go online to mgmgrand.com or csiexhibit.com..

LIMELIGHT Brings the Wild Side of the Roaring 20s to The Plaza with a Limited Engagement

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LIMELIGHT Brings the Wild Side of the Roaring 20s to The Plaza with a Limited Engagement

Tickets on Sale Now

LIMELIGHT brings the world of black and white silent films to vivid technicolor life through the art of contemporary burlesque. Tickets are on sale now for a limited engagement at The Plaza Hotel & Casino downtown from Sept. 12 through Nov. 1 every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night at 10 p.m. Named after one of Charlie Chaplin’s most famous films, LIMELIGHT’s mix of singing, dancing, comedy and magic rekindles the feel and energy of the roaring 20s with a seductive edge.

Producers Jodie McDonald and Danial Brown have joined forces to form their production company Ridicula Imitatio and create LIMELIGHT, as well as choreograph, design costumes for and appear in the show. Brown, who has performed on Broadway and danced with Michael Jackson, steps into the shoes (and bowler hat) of the legendary Charlie Chaplin while McDonald, a former Los Angeles Laker Girl and worldwide choreographer, dances in the vibrant burlesque numbers. Betty Boop is portrayed by Felice Singer, who currently stars in Million Dollar Quartet and has performed in Les Folies Bergere and Fantasy. Rounding out the talented cast are dancers Priscilla Trammel, Carlynn Mazon, Amy Toliver, Kaitlin Morgan and Taylor Huggins.

“LIMELIGHT is a tribute to the artists, like Chaplin, who pioneered the arts of facial expression, body language and movement in telling a story, ” said Brown. “The performers literally jump off the screen and onto the stage in a magical marriage of the old and new that’s sexy, smart, elegant and edgy all at once.”

For more information on LIMELIGHT, visit limelightshow.com.

Tickets are $30, exclusive of taxes, or $40 VIP with priority seating and a meet and greet with the cast. To purchase tickets, visit the Plaza’s box office, plazahotelcasino.com or call 702.386.2507. Must be 21 years of age or older.

Check out behind the scenes photos on Facebook at facebook.com/limelightshow, Twitter at twitter.com/limelightvegas and Instagram at instagram.com/limelightvegas.

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About the Plaza Hotel & Casino

The Plaza Hotel & Casino opened in 1971 at 1 Main Street, at the intersection of Main and Fremont Street, and was a fashionable stop on the first train service through Las Vegas. Anchoring the Fremont Street Experience, the Plaza has been an iconic hotel in the heart of downtown Las Vegas for more than 40 years. It sits on 16.5 acres of land and has more than 1,000 rooms and suites, making it one of the largest hotel-casinos in downtown Las Vegas. Renovations have updated and improved the Plaza’s ambiance throughout, creating a stylish and comfortable new experience for its guests. It has earned it the distinction of being named “Best Downtown Hotel” by the Las Vegas Review-Journal. For more information and reservations: http://www.plazahotelcasino.com.

Ladies of FANTASY Tap Maibock Keg at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas

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Ladies of FANTASY Tap Maibock Keg at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas

 

WHAT: Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas welcomes the sexy ladies of Luxor’s hottest show, FANTASY, during a keg tapping of Munich’s oldest beer, Maibock. Along with the keg tapping, the night will be filled with Jägermeister spankings, traditional music and stein-holding contests where competitors will have their chance to prove they have what it takes to hold out their stein the longest.

Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is the first German/Bavarian beer hall and restaurant in Las Vegas. This faithful reproduction of the world’s most famous beer hall, the original, centuries-old Hofbräuhaus in Munich, Germany, is an authentic and entertaining blend of tradition and fun.

From its hand-painted ceilings and live bands, to its imported beer and delicious food, Bavarian hospitality abounds. Guests can savor schnitzels, sausages, sauerbraten, pretzels and much more, all accompanied by traditional music and the finest Hofbräu beer imported from Munich, Germany.

WHEN:
Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7 p.m.

WHERE:
Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas
4510 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169

 

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THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW CELEBRATES 1,000 PERFORMANCES IN LAS VEGAS

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THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW CELEBRATES 1,000 PERFORMANCES
IN LAS VEGAS

IN ADDITION TO THIS ACHIEVEMENT, NEW SONGS, VIDEO PROJECTIONS AND COSTUMES HAVE BEEN
ADDED

THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW celebrated its 1,000th performance in Las Vegas on Thursday, March 20 with a pre-show event to celebrate the production’s accomplishments, including new songs, arrangements, video projections and costumes. Local celebrities and notables in attendance included President and COO of Excalibur Hotel & Casino Renee West, Chris Phillips (Zowie Bowie), comedian Jeff Civillico, all-girl rock band Doll Face, as well as cast members from Thunder From Down Under, FANTASY, Tournament of Kings and JABBAWOCKEEZ.

“We are very proud of this show, and we are excited for the audience to see the new elements that have been added.” said Adam Steck, founder and CEO of SPI Entertainment, Inc.  “The 1,000 show milestone is a tribute to the quality of the performers on stage as well as a testament to the timeless music of the Bee Gees.”

THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW channels Maurice, Robin and Barry Gibb with their spot-on vocals, striking visual resemblance and captivating stage presence. The group has performed in over 40 countries and in front of more than 1 million people. The show has been in residency at The Excalibur since February 2011.

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THE AUSTRALIAN BEE GEES SHOW performs Saturday through Thursday nights at 7 p.m. in the Thunder From Down Under Showroom at Excalibur Hotel & Casino. Ticket prices range from $44.95 to $59.95 plus taxes and fees. Tickets can be purchased by visiting the Excalibur Box Office, or by visiting abgshow.com or ticketmaster.com  Tickets can also be purchased by calling 702-597-7600.

 

About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature – The Motown Show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under, Divas – Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, Boyz II Men and RockTellz & CockTails Presents Meat Loaf and The Jacksons. www.SPIentertainment.com

Spice Up this Valentine’s Day at Night School 4 Girls in Las Vegas

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Spice Up this Valentine’s Day at Night School 4 Girls

Ladies looking to learn the art of seduction this Valentine’s Day are invited to attend Night School 4 Girls for only $20.14 plus tax. Whether celebrating the day with girlfriends or wanting to pick up a few new moves before spending a romantic night out, this fun and frisky class is the perfect way for women to unleash their inner bombshell.

Located inside the Hard Rock Café on the Strip, the 70-minute lesson teaches students sexy moves, pole dancing tricks and a burlesque routine, complete with chairs and feather boas. Demonstrating the hottest moves on the Strip, instructors are none other than real Vegas showgirls, who headline in sexy productions such as FANTASY and Jubilee!

This special Valentine’s Day offer is valid for the 3:30 p.m. class on Friday, Feb. 14. Ladies looking to reserve a spot can call 702-701-7778 or visit http://www.nightschool4girls.com and use the code “ValentinesDay”.

 

About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment, Inc. is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature – The Motown Show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under, Divas – Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, and American Storm. www.SPIentertainment.com

 

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 181 venues in 58 countries, including 142 cafes, 18 hotels and 8 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands.  The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai.  HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the companies’ two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida., as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Biloxi, Chicago, Cancun, Las Vegas, San Diego and Singapore. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Melaka and San Jose.  New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Aruba, Riviera Maya, Abu Dhabi and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. New Hard Rock Casino projects in development include Hungary and Northfield, OH.  For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

Luxor Hotel & Casino ~ Entertainment Listing

Luxor Hotel & Casino Entertainment Listing

JABBAWOCKEEZ THEATER

JABBAWOCKEEZ
The world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez performs its show “PRiSM” at Luxor Hotel and Casino. A celebration of imagination, the show is an eclectic mix of awe-inspiring choreography, entertaining storylines, vivid costumes and chart-topping hits for a family-friendly production that leaves guests of all ages dancing in their seats.

Dates: Thursday – Monday
Dark: Tuesday and Wednesday
Times: Sunday – Monday; Thursday: 7 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Prices: Tickets start at $55 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Luxor box office, online at Luxor.com or by calling
(800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400.

CRISS ANGEL BELIEVE THEATRE

CRISS ANGEL BELIEVE
Criss Angel, headliner of the best-selling magic show in Vegas CRISS ANGEL BeLIEve, will debut a limited-engagement show, CRISS ANGEL MAGICjam in February and March 2014. MAGICjam, created and hosted by Angel, will present an anthology of the greatest acts and will spotlight select cast members from Angel’s current hit SPIKE TV show, also titled “Criss Angel BeLIEve,” including female magician Krystyn Lambert, comedian-illusionist Nathan Burton and Banachek, the world’s premier mentalist.

Dates: Tuesday – Saturday
Dark: Sunday and Monday
Times: Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday: 7 p.m.
Note: CRISS ANGEL MAGICjam, a new limited-engagement show, will occupy the CRISS ANGEL BeLIEve Theatre in February and March.
Prices: Tickets start at $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Believe box office, online at cirquedusoleil.com/believe or Luxor.com, or by calling (800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400.

ATRIUM SHOWROOM

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL
Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, writer and producer Jeanie Linders created the show as a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of or have survived “The Change.” From its first performance, Menopause The Musical has evolved as a “grassroots” movement of women who deal with life after 40 and all the challenges that result in the mental, physical and spiritual freedom of the post-World War II baby boomer generation.

Dates: Nightly
Time: Wednesday – Monday: 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 8 p.m.
Note: There will be an 8 p.m. performance, only, February 5 – 8.
Prices: $49.95 and $65 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Luxor box office, online at Luxor.com or by calling
(800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400.

CARROT TOP
From the fire-red curls that top his head to the props and gadgets that fill his trunk, Carrot Top is a true original. Comedian, actor, author, television host and website designer, Carrot Top has branched out in all directions leaving behind a trail of laughter wherever he goes. Guests must be 18 years of age or older.

Dates: Wednesday – Monday
Dark: Tuesday
Additional Dark Dates: February 5 – 8
Time: 8:30 p.m.
Prices: $49.95 and $59.95 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Luxor box office, online at Luxor.comor by calling
(800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400.

FANTASY
FANTASY, The Strip’s hottest adult revue, features powerhouse vocalist Jaime Lynch, new numbers, steamy choreography and the most gorgeous dancers on The Strip. Showcasing 17 sensual scenes set to a variety of contemporary music, along with comedic interludes by comedian Sean E. Cooper, FANTASY keeps audiences captivated, tempting the imagination and luring them into their wildest fantasies. Lynch recently debuted as the show’s headliner and now brings her sex appeal and sultry voice to the FANTASY stage. Guests must be 18 years of age or older.

Dates: Nightly
Time: 10:30 p.m.
Prices: $39, $50 and $55 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
VIP packages are available for $59 (not including applicable service charges and taxes)
Buy: Tickets can be purchased at the Luxor box office, online at Luxor.com or by calling
(800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400.

ATTRACTIONS

SCORE! INTERACTIVE SPORTS EXHIBIT
SCORE!, a 10,000-square-foot interactive exhibit, displays more than 300 prized pieces housed in eight galleries. At SCORE!, casual sports fans and diehards alike get a chance to “Be the Legend” by participating in challenges such as an NHL-themed stick-handling drill, college combine tests, baseball speed pitch, peripheral vision test, NASCAR-themed pit-stop challenge and a vertical leap test all designed to see how sports fans compare to the pros. In addition to the interactive exhibit, SCORE! features a Fan Shop and a broadcast studio, providing a great location to host private events and corporate outings.

Dates/Hours: Daily: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (last admission is at 9 p.m.)
Admission: Adults: $28; Children (11 and under): $15
Nevada residents (with proper photo ID): $20; Luxor hotel guests receive a 10% discount

BODIES…THE EXHIBITION
Described as a “life-changing experience,” BODIES…The Exhibition takes visitors on an adventure into the bodies that we inhabit with more than 275 full and partial specimens. The real human bodies have been meticulously dissected, preserved through an innovative process and respectfully presented, giving visitors the opportunity to view the beauty and complexity of their own organs and systems like never before.

Dates/Hours: Daily: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (last admission is at 9 p.m.)
Admission: Adults: $32; Seniors (65 and over): $30; Children (4-12 years): $24; Children (3 and
under): Complimentary; Nevada residents (with proper photo ID): $29

TITANIC: THE ARTIFACT EXHIBITION
The grand story of the “ship of dreams” is revived through Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition. Viewed by more than 20 million people, the Exhibition is one of the highest attended in history. With over 300 real artifacts, guests embark on a journey to feel what it was like aboard the famous luxury liner. The Exhibition includes dramatic recreations of first and third class cabins, a replica of the Grand Staircase and also houses a 15-ton section of the Titanic’s starboard hull, appropriately called the ‘Big Piece.’

Dates/Hours: Daily: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (last admission at 9 p.m.)
Admission: Adults: $32; Seniors (65 and over): $30; Children (4 – 12 years): $24; Children (3 and
under): Complimentary; Nevada residents (with proper photo ID): $29

NIGHTCLUBS AND LOUNGES

LAX NIGHTCLUB
LAX Nightclub combines the best of its Los Angeles namesake with the energy and excitement that only Las Vegas’ most dynamic entertainment company, Angel Management Group, can create. With unrivaled decadent décor, heart-pumping live performances and an incomparable DJ line-up featuring resident DJs Wellman and Gusto, nightlife aficionados rejoice at Las Vegas’ hottest night spot.

Dates: Wednesday – Saturday
Hours: Doors open at 10:30 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) 262-4LAX (4529) for more information and (702) 280-3600 for table
reservations.

SAVILE ROW
Angel Management Group redefines exclusivity with Savile Row, an intimate 2,000-square-foot haven where only members and invited guests are granted access. Reminiscent of the infamous street in London, Savile Row caters to an eclectic group with a “made-to-measure” experience. Specialized VIP services, a creative mixology program and a seductive atmosphere are the standard. Those lucky enough to enter will be the envy of all partygoers.

Dates/Hours: Saturday – Sunday: Opens at 10:30 p.m.
Monday: Opens at 9:30 p.m.
Contact: Visit savilerowlv.com for more information

CENTRA BAR & LOUNGE
Centra Bar & Lounge, a centrally located social scene, is an exotic yet welcoming escape. Surrounded by all the casino action and offering the ideal locale for mingling with friends new and old, Centra is a warm and inviting area guests can call their own.

Dates/Hours: Sunday – Thursday: 11 a.m. to 3 a.m.
Friday and Saturday: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 262-4000 for more information

FLIGHT
Luxor takes off with Flight, adjacent to LAX Nightclub. Designed by Thomas Schoos to carry LAX’s unique design onto the casino floor, Flight offers a 40-seat lounge as well as a full bar serving the latest in premium cocktails, beer, wine and non-alcoholic selections.

Dates: Daily
Hours: 24 hours
Admission: Admission is complimentary. Guests must be 21 years of age or older with a valid ID.
Contact: Call (702) 262-4000 for more information

Recap/Photos: BODIES…The Exhibition hosts Nevada Health Centers’ Mammovan to provide mammogram screenings

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In support of early detection awareness, cast members from FANTASY and Menopause The Musical greeted patients and posed for photos, bringing attention to the fight against breast cancer. A few of the Menopause The Musical performers took advantage of the opportunity and had their own mammograms performed. The entertainers cheered each other on as they entered the van to receive their screenings.

Walk-ins were welcome throughout the day and guests received educational material about the life threatening disease. Any patient who entered the Mammovan was offered a complimentary audio –tour to BODIES…The Exhibition. To further spread prevention awareness, breast cancer awareness facts were on display inside the Exhibition, highlighting the importance of seeking preventive care.

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Photo Credit: BODIES…The Exhibition

 

LAX Nightclub Pulls Out the Stops for Two Sinful Halloween Celebrations Friday, October 25 and Wednesday, October 30

LAX NIGHTCLUB PULLS OUT THE STOPS FOR TWO SINFUL HALLOWEEN CELEBRATIONS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 AND WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30 

Nightlife Destination Welcomes Calendar Release Party and Sizzling Costume Contest

 

LAX Nightclub inside Luxor Hotel & Casino will pull out all of the stops this sinful time of year when it hosts two of the most exhilarating Halloween parties on The Strip Friday, Oct. 25 and Wednesday, Oct. 30.

With an unbeatable lineup, including the sultry cast of FANTASY hosting a special “Frisky Friday” Halloween edition and an out-of-this-world costume contest with chilling beats spun by resident DJ Gusto, LAX Nightclub will transform into a fright-filled playground for all to experience.

Halloween event lineup includes:

Friday, Oct. 25 Special FANTASY Cast Calendar Release Party: Guests are encouraged to come dressed in festive costumes to party the night away as the sizzling cast of FANTASY hosts its monthly event with a Halloween twist. The cast will celebrate the release of its 2014 “Unleash Your Fantasy” calendar.

Wednesday, Oct. 30 Halloween Costume Contest: Adding to the Halloween madness, LAX Nightclub invites all guests to compete for the chance to win $10,000 in cash and prizes as they search for the Best Halloween Costume. Resident DJ Gusto will keep the music pumping when he takes over the turntables and spins the sickest beats for ghouls and goblins ready to party into the early morning hours.

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About LAX Nightclub
Owned and operated by the largest Las Vegas based nightlife company Angel Management Group, LAX Nightclub combines the best of its Los Angeles namesake with extreme energy and excitement. Catering to a sophisticated Hollywood crowd, LAX is the destination of choice for discriminating clubgoers, A-list celebrities and the social jet set. The intimate surroundings and incomparable DJ lineup have nightlife aficionados itching to catch a glimpse of the Las Vegas hot spot. With polished hip décor created by chic Los Angeles designer Thomas Schoos, LAX has raised the bar for the Las Vegas nightlife scene.

LAX Nightclub is open Wednesday through Monday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. For more information, call (702) 262-4LAX. Stay updated by following LAX Nightclub on Twitter @LAX_Nightclub and @AMGNightlife.

Photos: FANTASY Cast and New Lead Singer Hit LAX Nightclub for Second Installment of ‘FANTASY Fridays’ – Friday, September 6

Last night (Friday, Sept. 6), the cast of FANTASY hit Las Vegas hot spot LAX Nightclub at Luxor Hotel and Casino where they hosted the second installment of its monthly “FANTASY Fridays” party. The show’s newly announced headliner, Jaime Lynch along with the stunning ladies of The Luxor’s most seductive revue arrived just after 12:30 a.m. making their grand entrance in front of hundreds of clubgoers. The beautiful cast along with their newest member nestled into their VIP booth before they were presented with bottles of champagne to celebrate Lynch’s addition to the group.

Admirers flocked to the main stage to catch a glimpse of the dynamic lead singer who was in high spirits as FANTASY comedian Sean E. Cooper stayed true to his personality, providing his non-stop comedic antics for Lynch and the girls who couldn’t stop laughing throughout the evening. DJ Wellman signaled to the cast as he welcomed them into the DJ booth to greet FANTASY’s newest member for the first time and posed for pictures with the bevy of bombshells.

Also spotted at LAX nightclub was Jabbawockeez performer, Joe “Punkee” Larot, who made a surprise appearance at the hot spot to visit with his fellow Luxor residents. Together Larot and the cast toasted to Lynch in their lavish VIP booth where they partied into the early hours of the morning.

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Photo credit: Karl Larson

Photos: AFAN’s 27th Annual Black & White Party – Aug 24, 2013

AFAN’s 27th Annual Black & White Party
Saturday August 24, 2013

 

Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) hosted its 27th Annual Black & White Party at The Joint in The Hard Rock Hotel last night. Nearly 3500 guests dressed head to toe in monochromatic fashion (including balloons, feathers and sequins) filled the space, dancing, drinking, eating and partying for a good cause while raising $130,000, approximately 10% over last years event.

The soiree was hosted by Chris Saldaña, former television anchor, Lauren Michaels from 98.5 KLUC’s “Chet Buchannan and The Morning Zoo,” and Jaymes and James, “Team Chippendales” from CBS’ “The Amazing Race,” who also performed their recent song, “Light Up the Skies.”

Vocal impressionist Veronic was the highlight of the night, channeling divas including Celine Dion, Lady Gaga, Madonna and more. Other standout performances included the cast of “The D*Word-A Musical,’ Britney Spears impersonator Derrick Barry from Divas Las Vegas, FANTASY, Maren Wade from NBC’s “America’s Got Talent,” Recycled Percussion, The Skating Aratas, Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding, VEGAS! The Show” and Zodiac Dragon, a multi-genre multimedia immersion.

Strolling entertainers including sword swallowers, hand magicians and impromptu performances from the Nevada Ballet Theatre added to the revelry.

Guests enjoyed food and beverage from a multitude of vendors including Aliante, Avion Tequila, Brio, Culinary Dropout, Double Helix, Ferraro’s, Mr. Lucky’s, Pink Taco, Sugar Factory and Trader Joe’s.

Proceeds from the event benefitted AFAN, the largest and longest running AIDs service organization in Nevada.

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27th Annual Black & White Party 2013

Photo credit: Erik Kabik

Night School 4 Girls Celebrates Two Years of Red Hot Fun

Night School 4 Girls

Night School 4 Girls Celebrates Two Years of Red Hot Fun

Showcasing education at its finest, Night School 4 Girls at the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip is excited to celebrate two years of teaching sexy moves and the art of sensuality. To celebrate in style, guests will receive a free ticket upgrade from GA to Preferred when they visit www.nightschool4girls.com and enter the code “Birthday” for the weekend of August 16. The Preferred package includes an official diploma, souvenir photo, and VIP access and free-flowing drinks at Vegas’ top clubs.

“Time flies when you’re having fun,” said Bri Steck, Founding Partner and COO of Night School 4 Girls. “I’m thrilled with the success we’ve had over these past two years. We look forward to continuing to providing Vegas with the finest in education for many years to come!”

As seen on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills,” the 70-minute class encourages students to channel their inner bombshells as they learn sultry moves, pole dancing tricks and a burlesque routine, complete with chairs and feather boas. Demonstrating the hottest moves on the Strip, instructors are none other than real Vegas showgirls, who headline in sexy shows such as FANTASY and Jubilee!

Appealing to every age, Night School 4 Girls is perfect for bachelorette parties, girls nights out, divorce parties or just for ladies looking to “further” their education. After completing the course, students graduate as Vegas lifestyle pros, gaining a new set of skills and new found confidence.

Produced by SPI Entertainment, the leading Las Vegas provider of world-class, female-targeted entertainment, which also produces the hit show Thunder From Down Under, Night School 4 Girls promises the best ladies-only experience on the Strip.

Night School 4 Girls takes place at the Hard Rock Cafe on the Strip Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Tickets start at $39 for general admission, with specialty packages available. For more information on packages, schedules and more, visit: http://www.nightschool4girls.com or call 702-701-7778.

 

About SPI Entertainment
SPI Entertainment is a leading Production Company & Talent Agency with six successful resident award-winning shows in the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, and more than 10 shows touring internationally. With a successful track record of building entertainment brands and partnering with world class entertainers, SPI has become the preeminent Theatrical Producer & Talent Agency in Las Vegas and beyond. Current Productions include Smokey Robinson Presents: Human Nature – The Motown Show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth, Australia’s Thunder From Down Under, Divas – Starring Frank Marino, The Australian Bee Gees Show, Boyz II Men and RockTellz & CockTails Presents Meat Loaf. www.SPIentertainment.com

 

About Hard Rock International
With a total of 174 venues in 54 countries, including 138 cafes, 17 hotels and 7 casinos, Hard Rock International (HRI) is one of the most globally recognized companies. Beginning with an Eric Clapton guitar, Hard Rock owns the world’s greatest collection of music memorabilia, which is displayed at its locations around the globe. Hard Rock is also known for its collectible fashion and music-related merchandise, Hard Rock Live performance venues and an award-winning website. HRI owns the global trademark for all Hard Rock brands. The company owns, operates and franchises Cafes in iconic cities including London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney and Dubai. HRI also owns, licenses and/or manages hotel/casino properties worldwide. Destinations include the company’s two most successful Hotel and Casino properties in Tampa and Hollywood, Fl., both owned and operated by HRI parent company The Seminole Tribe of Florida., as well as other exciting locations including Bali, Biloxi, Chicago, Cancun, Las Vegas, San Diego and Singapore. Upcoming new Hard Rock Cafe locations include Johannesburg, San José, Chennai, Istanbul and Tenerife. New Hard Rock Hotel projects include Ibiza, Daytona Beach, Palm Springs, Aruba, Riviera Maya, Abu Dhabi and Shenzhen and Haikou in China. New Hard Rock Casino projects in development include Hungary and Northfield, OH. For more information on Hard Rock International, visit www.hardrock.com.

AFAN Announces All-Star Lineup of Entertainment for 27th Annual Black & White Party at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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afanNearly two weeks away from one of the biggest social events in Las Vegas, Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) is honored to announce its roster of Las Vegas entertainers taking the stage at the 27th annual Black & White Party held at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday, Aug. 24 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Hosted by Chris Saldaña, television anchor/host, popular morning radio personality Lauren Michaels from 98.5 KLUC’s “Chet Buchanan and The Morning Zoo,” and Jaymes and James, “Team Chippendales,” from CBS’ “The Amazing Race,” Black & White Party will feature DJ Axis, MICS and electro pop duo Mr.J & M.A.U aka J&M spinning.

This year’s festivities will include a headline performance from vocal impressionist Véronic, currently headlining at Bally’s Las Vegas. Known for her extraordinary ability to transform her voice into those of the world’s biggest superstars, Véronic’s resident show features imitations of Celine Dion, Christina Aguilera, Madonna, Tina Turner, Lady Gaga, Whitney Houston, Katy Perry, Dolly Parton and more. The one-woman vocal phenomenon will present a vignette of her pitch-perfect impersonations to Black & White Party goers.

Other performances lined up for this year include the cast of “The D*Word-A Musical;” famed Britney Spears impersonator Derrick Barry from Divas Las Vegas; the ladies of FANTASY at Luxor; singer Maren Wade from NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”; Mark Shunock, the star of “Rock of Ages” at The Venetian; the high-energy percussion, humor and athleticism of Recycled Percussion at The Quad Resort & Casino; the sexy acrobatics of The Skating Aratas from “V-The Ultimate Variety Show” from the V Theater in Planet Hollywood; a number from Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding; headlining acts from VEGAS! The Show” from the Saxe Theater in Planet Hollywood; and Zodiac Dragon, a multi-genre multimedia immersion.

In addition to the over-the-top stage performers, guests will enjoy engaging and eye-catching atmospheric entertainers including live art painting, roaming characters, sword swallowers, hand magicians and impromptu performances by Nevada Ballet Theatre among others.

Celebrating its 27th anniversary in 2013, the Black & White Party began as a humble gathering of community members in 1986 to collect canned foods for those living with HIV/AIDS in Nevada. Held at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel, the Black & White Party will feature more than 25 unique food & beverage vendors, exciting raffle prizes, fashion contests and live entertainment.

General admission tickets are on sale for $35 per person; limited VIP tickets are available for $100 per person and include early entry to the event at 8 p.m. with first access to tastings and vendors, an exclusive gift bag and distinctive VIP party entertainment. Tickets can be purchased at www.afanlv.org. Black and white attire is required for admission.

In celebration of Black & White Weekend, Hard Rock Hotel is offering an exclusive room package with a portion of room rates benefiting AFAN from Friday, Aug. 23 to Monday, Aug. 26. Use code HAFANBW when reserving online or by telephone at 800-343-4346.

Presenting sponsors for this year’s Black & White Party include Penn & Teller, Walgreens, Findlay Cadillac and Findlay Honda Henderson. Gold sponsors include Pink Kitty Creative, Vegas Seven, Yelp, DJ Axis, one7 communications, SocialRoad media, Blown Out Productions, PDQ Printing, Spring Valley Pharmacy, David Barton Gym, AVT Event Technologies, and QVegas.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend any of the weekend events. For more information on AFAN and Black & White Party, visit www.afanlv.org.

 

About AFAN
Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) was founded in 1984 and is the oldest and largest AIDS service organization in the state of Nevada. 2009 marked AFAN’s 25th anniversary of practicing its unyielding commitment to the community by providing unparalleled health expertise, support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. Over the years, AFAN has created various programs that offer consistent and comprehensive assistance including direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach.  As part of AFAN’s mission, these client service programs assist in enhancing the physical health and psychosocial wellness of the individuals they serve, while promoting dignity and improving the quality of their lives. For more information, please visitwww.afanlv.org. Keep up with AFAN events and news on Facebook and Twitter.

 

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 www.hardrockhotel.com.

Coyote Ugly Bar & Dance Saloon Hosts Sexiest Bikini Contest – Saturday, August 10

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COYOTE UGLY BAR & DANCE SALOON HOSTS
SEXIEST BIKINI CONTEST SATURDAY, AUGUST 10

Coyote Ugly Bar & Dance Saloon at New York-New York Hotel & Casino, will host its Sexiest Bikini Contest Saturday, Aug. 10 from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Some of Sin City’s finest will go head-to-head for a chance to win up to $1,000 in cash, prizes and more while strutting their stuff atop the famed movie-inspired bar.

The bikini-clad beauties will have their chance to walk the line in front of a panel of three judges including two of the lovely ladies of FANTASY, Luxor Hotel and Casino’s seductive revue, and Dick’s Last Resort’s very own “Taco” the Entertainer. Coyote Ugly Bar & Dance Saloon will keep the party going all night, offering a selection of tantalizing specialty cocktails along with a number of drink specials including:

 

  • $5 Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee Whiskey and Jack Daniel’s® Tennessee Honey mixed drinks
  • $5 Southern Comfort® mixed drinks
  • $5 El Jimador® tequila and $3 Jell-O® shots

Interested contestants can apply at www.angelmg.com/coyoteugly-bikinicontest/ through Friday, Aug. 9. Walk-in applicants also are welcome. Guests are invited to cheer on their favorite bikini-clad bombshell at The Strip’s sassiest southern-style saloon, where after all, women have all of the control. Contestants and patrons must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Management reserves all rights.

About Coyote Ugly Bar & Dance Saloon
Coyote Ugly Bar & Dance Saloon opened at New York-New York Hotel & Casino November 2001 and immediately became The Strip’s wildest watering hole, staffed by some of Las Vegas’ sexiest, sassiest and most talented women. The 2,500-square-foot venue is designed to look like a southern-style bar and dance saloon that has endured years of partying, entrenched with southern flare. Doors open daily at 6 p.m. offering one of the best happy hours in Sin City with 2-for-1 specials every day from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and an unbeatable open bar package from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m.

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