Las Vegas Monorail to Stay Open 43 Hours to Bring in the New Year with $1 Fare for Locals

OPEN ALL NIGHT AND READY TO PARTY:
LAS VEGAS MONORAIL TO STAY OPEN 43 HOURS STRAIGHT FOR NEW YEAR’S
REVELERS, OFFERS $1 FARES FOR LOCALS

-Each year, the Monorail is the only motorized form of transportation available along
the Las Vegas Strip for the New Year’s Eve holiday.
-Monorail to host first-ever New Year’s Eve party at the Las Vegas Convention Center
Station, complete with front-and-center view of Strip fireworks, unlimited Monorail
rides to and from the Strip, food, drink, live entertainment and free parking.

 The Las Vegas Monorail will remain open and running around the clock from 7 a.m. New Year’s Eve, continuously through New Year’s Day and until 2 a.m. on January 2, 2017, for a total of 43 straight hours. Last year, more than 300,000 people gathered along the Las Vegas Strip, which shuts down to automobile traffic from approximately 5:45 p.m. New Year’s Eve night until 4 a.m. on New Year’s Day. With streets closed off, the Monorail is the only motorized form of transportation available along the Strip on New Year’s Eve.

In addition, locals can purchase $1 one-way local tickets on New Year’s Eve from any Monorail ticket office, which will stay open until 11 p.m. that night. Locals must present a Nevada ID to receive the discount.

“We’re happy to extend our hours so New Year’s revelers can move around well into the wee hours of New Year’s Day and beyond,” explains Ingrid Reisman, vice president and chief marketing officer, Las Vegas Monorail. “Our goal is to make it easy, convenient and safe for those who want be out and about that night without having to worry about drinking and driving.”

The Monorail has five stations along the Las Vegas Strip: MGM Grand; Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/The LINQ and SLS Las Vegas. Two more stations are located at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Westgate Resort & Casino.

In addition, the Monorail is hosting a New Year’s Eve party at the Las Vegas Convention Center Station, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. Guests will marvel at the front-and-center, panoramic view of the Strip fireworks from the elevated Third Rail Lounge, featuring a chic atmosphere and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Las Vegas skyline. This year’s fireworks will be launched directly in front of Monorail partygoers—from the rooftops of The Venetian, Treasure Island, Stratosphere, Caesars Palace, Aria, MGM Grand and Planet Hollywood. Guests will imbibe unlimited beer and wine, as well as enjoy hors d’oeuvres and live entertainment by Taj and DJ Livinh, who will lead an energetic Rock in the New Year countdown. The party includes a Champagne toast at midnight, party favors and access to a themed party photo booth complete with a souvenir print to take home. A cash bar will also be available for cocktails throughout the evening.

Best of all, the Third Rail Lounge New Year’s Eve Party includes unlimited Monorail rides for 24 hours, allowing all guests hassle-free access to and from the Strip throughout the night. Finally, every guest will receive a reusable travel cup and enjoy a specialty cocktail at each of the Monorail’s “refill stations” located at select stops along its four-mile route. Tickets for the Monorail’s New Year’s Eve Party are just $175 per person or $300 per couple and may be purchased here: lvmonorail.com/nye2017.

ABOUT THE LAS VEGAS MONORAIL
The Las Vegas Monorail provides a quick and convenient connection along the Las Vegas Strip, linking riders to world-class restaurants, shows, shops, day/nightclubs, spas, hotels and casinos. In minutes, Monorail riders can travel the famous Las Vegas Strip in a safe, comfortable and clean environment – without the hassles of traffic or wasted time. Currently, the privately funded Monorail system includes seven stations: MGM Grand; Bally’s/Paris Las Vegas; Flamingo/Caesars Palace; Harrah’s/The LINQ; Las Vegas Convention Center; Westgate Resort & Casino and SLS Las Vegas. Las Vegas’ “green” public transportation choice, the Monorail’s electric trains are zero-emission vehicles. Hours of operation are Mondays, 7 a.m. to midnight; Tuesday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.; Friday through Sunday, 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. For more information on the Las Vegas Monorail or where to purchase tickets, call 866-4-MONORAIL (866-466-6672); visit www.LVMonorail.com; or pick up a Monorail Magazine, available at all Monorail stations.

Harrah’s Las Vegas Headliner Comedy-Magician Mac King to Appear on Penn & Teller: Fool Us

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Harrah’s Las Vegas Headliner Comedy-Magician Mac King to Appear on
Penn & Teller: Fool Us

Show to broadcast at 8 p.m. on Monday, July 27 on the CW

Harrah’s Las Vegas Headliner Comedy-Magician Mac King will try to “fool” fellow magicians Penn & Teller on the CW’s Penn & Teller Fool Us. Magicians are invited to perform their best trick to try and fool the world-famous team of Penn & Teller, who will get to see the trick only once and have to immediately try to work it out. The live studio audience and the TV audience watch along with Penn & Teller as they try to figure out the secrets.  King’s episode will broadcast on Monday, July 27 from 8 p.m. – 9 p.m. Now in its second season, the show has connected with summer audiences with high ratings and is hosted by British television and radio personality Jonathan Ross.

“This was such an amazing opportunity to work with Penn & Teller since we have known each other for so long,” said King. “We have seen each other’s shows in Las Vegas a number of times so choosing a trick that they hadn’t seen before proved to be a challenge. The one that I ended up going with was one that I knew they would get a kick out of trying to figure out.”

About Mac King:
Now in his 15th year of headlining afternoons at Harrah’s Las Vegas, comedy-magician Mac King captivates audiences as he casts out a fishing line over their heads and catches live goldfish out of mid-air, performs amazing sleight-of-hand, makes his head completely disappear in a paper bag, and renders himself invisible, all while remaining unbelievably funny. Because of his quick wit and extensive audience interaction, no two shows are alike.

Sought after worldwide, King has made television appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and all five of NBC’s “The World’s Greatest Magic” TV specials. King is consistently praised by fellow magicians. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Teller, of Penn & Teller fame, called King “The best comedy magician in Vegas. He’ll fool you with his fantastically original tricks…” His numerous accolades include “Best Las Vegas Show” in the 2012 About.com Reader’s Choice Awards. Las Vegas Review-Journal named his show the “Best Bargain Show” for 10 straight years (2003-2013), “Best Family Attraction” in 2012, and “Favorite Male Las Vegan” in 2008. In 2011, he was deemed “Best Strip Headliner” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s “Best Of” Awards. King also has been voted as Magic Magazine’s “Funniest Act in Magic,” the World Magic Awards’ “Best Comedy Magician” and the Magic Castle’s “Magician of the Year.”

Friend King on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mackingshow.
Follow Mac King Show on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mackingshow (@mackingshow).
Find The Mac King Comedy Magic Show on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-mac-king-comedy-magic-show-las-vegas.

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Book Drive Raises 3,500 Books to Donate to Four At-Risk Schools for Nevada Reading Week

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Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Book Drive Raises 3,500 Books to Donate
to Four At-Risk Schools for Nevada Reading Week

Every Student at the Four Schools Received a Book of Their Own
Courtesy of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour

Harrah’s Comedy-Magician Mac King made a special visit to four local elementary schools as part of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2015. King held assemblies at each school, reading short stories to the students, performing tricks from his show and discussing the importance of reading. During his scheduled visits, King hand-delivered books collected from book drives held throughout February of this year with Savers of Las Vegas, the YMCA of Southern Nevada, Egg Works, The Egg & I, The Toy Box and Splashville. Donations benefitted The Public Education Foundation.

“I’d like to thank the community partners that helped make Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2015 really special,” said King. “I greatly enjoyed sharing the love of reading with my new pals and the enthusiasm was priceless. I look forward to making new pals next year.”

Mac King has been a long-time supporter of childhood literacy. For years, King has visited Las Vegas elementary schools to highlight the importance of literacy to students. In 2011, King launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy program to encourage reading for Las Vegas school children. Since then, Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour has collected more than 20,000 books for local elementary school students.

Stops on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour 2011
Tuesday, March 3, 2015 – Howard Hollingsworth Elementary School
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 – Berkeley L. Elementary School
Thursday, March 5, 2015 – Ruby S. Thomas Elementary School
Friday, March 6, 2015 – Jim Thorpe Elementary School

Mac King reading an excerpt from The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak to the students at Hollingsworth ES during Nevada Reading Week on March 3, 2015. Each student at the school was able to take a book home to keep courtesy of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour.
Mac King reading an excerpt from The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak to the students at Hollingsworth ES during Nevada Reading Week on March 3, 2015. Each student at the school was able to take a book home to keep courtesy of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour.
Mac King posing with students at Bunker ES during Nevada Reading Week on March 4, 2015. Each student at the school was able to take a book home to keep courtesy of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour.
Mac King posing with students at Bunker ES during Nevada Reading Week on March 4, 2015. Each student at the school was able to take a book home to keep courtesy of Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour.

About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour:
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.

For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.

The tour kicked off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 10,000 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, Winder Farms, Sky Zone Las Vegas, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Las Vegas 51’s Baseball Team.

About The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation, founded in 1991, continues to drive change and improve outcomes through educational programs that support literacy, learning, leadership, the arts and sustainability. For more information about the Foundation, go to thepef.org. “Like” us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ThePublicEducationFoundation. “Follow” us on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/ThePEFOutLoud.

Egg Works and The Egg & I Family Restaurants Join Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour as Book Drive Partners

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Hop on Board Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour in Conjunction with Nevada Reading Week 2015

Donate new and gently used children’s books at partnering locations
throughout the valley to receive great offers this February

Book Donations Benefit the Public Education Foundation

Harrah’s Headliner and Comedy-Magician Mac King invites the public to jump on board this February as he embarks on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2015, benefiting the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation. Throughout the month of February, King is partnering with the YMCA of Southern Nevada, Egg Works, The Egg & I, The Toy Box and Splash Studios LLC to collect books for elementary school children in local at-risk schools. Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at any of the locations below to receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and special offers from the host venue.  King will personally deliver the books to kids in at-risk schools on March 2 – March 6, during Nevada Reading Week 2015.

Book Drop Locations:
YMCA of Southern Nevada Book Drive (www.lasvegasymca.org)
·     Heinrich YMCA
4141 Meadows Lane, Las Vegas, NV 89107
·     Durango Hills YMCA
3521 N. Durango Drive, Las Vegas, NV 89129
·     Centennial Hills YMCA
6601 N. Buffalo, Las Vegas, NV 89131
·      SkyView YMCA
3050 E. Centennial Pkwy, North Las Vegas, NV 89081
***Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books during the month of February at any of the four Y locations to receive:
·     A pair of tickets to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (Limit one per person)
·     One-week Y Family Pass to all the facilities including children and adult exercise classes, indoor pools, exercise/weight equipment and rock wall (Limit one per person)

Egg Works/Egg & I Family Restaurants Book Drive (www.theeggworks.com/)
·      Egg Works
2025 Village Center Dr. Las Vegas NV, 89134
·      Egg Works
9355 W. Flamingo Rd., Las Vegas, NV. 89147
·      Egg Works
2490 E. Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, NV, 89120
·      Egg Works
6960 S. Rainbow Blvd, Las VEgas, NV, 89103
·      Egg Works
10839 S. Eastern Blvd, Las Vegas, NV, 89052
·      Egg & I
4533 W. Sahara Ave., Las Vegas, NV, 89134
***Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books during the month of February at any of the six Egg Works and Egg & I locations to receive:
·     A pair of tickets to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (Limit one per person)
·     Buy one entrée, get the second half off (Limit one per person, up to a $4 value)

The Toy Box Book Drive (www.ToyBoxLasVegas.com/)
·     The Toy Box
Downtown Summerlin
1980 Festival Plaza Dr #175, Las Vegas, NV 89135
***Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books during the month of February at this location to receive:
·     A pair of tickets to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (Limit one per person)
·     15% off any one regularly priced item at The Toy Box (Limit one per person)

Splash Studios, LLC Book Drive (www.Facebook.com/SplashLasVegas)
·     Splash Studios, LLC
9700 W. Tropicana Ave, Suite 105, Las Vegas, NV, 89147
***Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books during the month of February at this location to receive:
·     A pair of tickets to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (Limit one per person)
·     20% off any purchase at Splash Studios, LLC (Limit one per person)

Preferred Public Relations, LLC Book Drive (http://www.preferredpublicrelations.com)
·     Preferred Public Relations, LLC
2630 S. Jones Blvd, Suite 1, Las Vegas, NV, 89146
***Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at this location to receive:
·     A pair of tickets to the Mac King Comedy Magic Show (Limit one per person)

Nevada Reading Week 2015 March 2 – 6
Donated books will be personally delivered by King to kids in at-risk schools during Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2015. Each year during Nevada Reading Week, King visits students at local elementary schools to teach the importance of literacy by reading stories and performing tricks from his show. Thanks to book drives held throughout the year, at the end of the assembly, each child is able to take a book home with them. For many kids this is the first book they can call their own. Local businesses and organizations interested in joining forces with Mac King by hosting a book drive to benefit Nevada Reading Week 2015 can email Lauren@preferredpublicrelations.com for more information.

About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour:
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.

For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.

The tour kicked off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 10,000 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, Winder Farms, Sky Zone Las Vegas, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Las Vegas 51’s Baseball Team.

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About The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation, founded in 1991, continues to drive change and improve outcomes through educational programs that support literacy, learning, leadership, the arts and sustainability. For more information about the Foundation, go to thepef.org. “Like” us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ThePublicEducationFoundation. “Follow” us on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/ThePEFOutLoud.

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About the Y
The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across the U.S., 2,700 Ys engage 21 million men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. The YMCA of Southern Nevada, established in 1944, invites community members to stay active at the Bill & Lillie Heinrich YMCA, 4141 Meadows Lane; the City of Las Vegas’ Durango Hills Community Center, 3521 N. Durango Drive and Centennial Hills Community Center, 6601 N. Buffalo Drive, both operated by the YMCA; and the City of North Las Vegas SkyView Multi-Generational Center, 3050 E. Centennial Parkway, operated by the YMCA. No one is turned away because of an inability to pay. Visit www.lasvegasymca.org or call (702) 877-9622.
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About Egg Works and The Egg & I
“A Family Tradition of Fine American Food.”
Established in 1988 as The Egg & I, and recently expanded into it’s sister restaurants called The Egg Works in 2005. Egg Works is now the flagship breakfast joint in the Las Vegas area. Egg Works is passionate about serving good food and satisfying the customers all over the valley.
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About The Toy Box
The Toy Box, situated in the heart of Downtown Summerlin, features rare toys, collectibles, unique brands and the latest pop-culture crazes. Located at 1980 Festival Plaza Dr #175, Las Vegas, the store is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. For more information, call 702-776-TOY-0 (702-776 8690) or visit The Toy Box online at www.ToyBoxLasVegas.com or on Facebook at ToyBoxLasVegas, Twitter at @ToyBoxLasVegas, Instagram at @ToyBoxLasVegas  and Pinterest at @ToyBoxLasVegas

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About Splash Studios, LLC
Splash is a paint-your-own interactive pottery studio with two party rooms, a plush television lounge, Karaoke stage, game room, and nearly 3,000 square feet of creative fun painting areas. Splash is located at 9700 W. Tropicana Ave, Suite 105, Las Vegas, NV, 89147. Studio hours are open daily from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with additional hours upon request. Call (702) 868-1606 for reservations. “Like” Splash on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SplashLasVegas.

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, in Partnership with The Public Education Foundation, Announces “Why Reading is Magical” Essay Contest

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Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, in Partnership with The Public Education Foundation, Announces “Why Reading is Magical” Essay Contest

Essay contest involving fifth grade students across the Clark County School District to enhance their passion for reading

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, in Partnership with The Public Education Foundation, Announces “Why Reading is Magical” Essay Contest

Harrah’s Comedy-Magician Mac King and The Public Education Foundation announce an essay contest involving all Clark County School District fifth grade students. The essay challenge, “Why Reading is Magical”, will kick off this year’s Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour. The contest hopes to encourage young students’ passion for reading.

“Early on my grandfather passed along his love of books and reading,” says King. “I noticed pretty quickly that everyone I met who was a happy, successful adult loved to read. I look forward to hearing how reading makes these student’s lives magical.”

Each student is to turn in their essay by the end of Friday, October 3, to be reviewed by three judges. Once judged, three students will be selected as the first-, second-, and third-place winners. All three winning students will be given the chance to present their essays on stage with Mac King at the Vegas Valley Book Festival on Thursday, October 18, located at the Historic Fifth Street School in downtown Las Vegas. The first-place winner, along with his/her entire fifth grade class, will be awarded a trip to see The Mac King Comedy Magic Show at Harrah’s. This will include a meet-and-greet and photos with Mac King after the show.

Students can either email or mail their entries. If emailed, essays are to be sent to essay@preferredpublicrelations.com by October 3 at 11:59 p.m. If mailed, all essays are to be sent to 2630 S. Jones Blvd, Las Vegas, Nevada 89146 and postmarked by October 3 at 11:59 p.m.

Launched in 2011, Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour is in its fourth year of providing reading opportunities to local elementary school students. As well as performing at various schools across the valley, Mac King has created a book drive as the heart of the Literacy Tour, collecting and distributing more than 10,000 books. These books are gathered with the goal of making sure each student in the Clark County School District has at least one book of his or her very own.

About Mac King:
Now in his 15th year of headlining afternoons at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Comedy-Magician Mac King captivates audiences as he casts out a fishing line over their heads and catches live goldfish out of mid-air, performs amazing sleights-of-hand, makes his head completely disappear in a paper bag, and renders himself invisible, all while remaining unbelievably funny. Because of his quick wit and extensive audience interaction, no two shows are alike.

Sought after worldwide, King has made television appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and all five of NBC’s “The World’s Greatest Magic” TV specials. King is consistently praised by fellow magicians. In a recent Wall Street Journal article, Teller, of Penn & Teller fame, called King “The best comedy magician in Vegas. He’ll fool you with his fantastically original tricks…” His numerous accolades include “Best Las Vegas Show” in the 2012 About.com Reader’s Choice Awards. Las Vegas Review-Journal named his show the “Best Bargain Show” for ten straight years (2003-2013), “Best Family Attraction” in 2012, and “Favorite Male Las Vegan” in 2008. In 2011, he was deemed “Best Strip Headliner” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s “Best Of” Awards. King has also been voted as Magic Magazine’s “Funniest Act in Magic,” the World Magic Awards’ “Best Comedy Magician” and the Magic Castle’s “Magician of the Year.”

King, one of today’s brightest and most talented magicians, takes the stage twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at Harrah’s Las Vegas at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Showroom Theatre.  Tickets are between $30.00 and $45.00 plus tax. Additional information on The Mac King Comedy Magic Show can be found by visiting www.mackingshow.com.

Friend Mac King on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mackingshow
Follow Mac King Show on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mackingshow
Find The Mac King Comedy Magic Show on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-mac-king-comedy-magic-show-las-vegas

About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour:
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.

For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.

The tour kicked off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 10,000 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, Winder Farms, Sky Zone Las Vegas, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Las Vegas 51’s Baseball Team.

About The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation, founded in 1991, continues to drive change and improve outcomes through educational programs that support literacy, learning, leadership, the arts and sustainability. For more information about the Foundation, go to thepef.org. “Like” us on Facebook: www.Facebook.com/ThePublicEducationFoundation. “Follow” us on Twitter: www.Twitter.com/ThePEFOutLoud.

 

 

Jump On Board Mac King¹s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2014

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Jump On Board Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2014

Donate new and gently used children’s books at partnering locations throughout the valley
to receive great offers this February

Harrah’s Headliner and Comedy-Magician Mac King invites the public to jump on board Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2014, benefiting Clark County READS, the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation. Throughout the month of February, King is partnering with the Las Vegas Wranglers, Sky Zone Las Vegas, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Galaxy Theatres locations in Las Vegas to collect books for elementary school children in local at-risk schools. Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at partnering locations to receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show in addition to other exclusive rewards from the host venue.

For four days beginning March 4–7, during Nevada Reading Week 2014, King will make appearances at four select local elementary schools to teach the importance of reading and personally deliver the books collected from the book drive. During the tour’s scheduled stops, King will perform tricks from his show, read a few short stories and deliver a book to each student to keep.

“Since the tour began in 2011, my pals from around the Las Vegas community and I have put more than 7,500 books in the hands of kids in at-risk schools in the Valley. This year the tour has grown bigger than ever with even more of my partners on-board to collect books and further enrich the lives of children through reading,” said King. “Join Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour by making a donation and help us make 2014 a year for the books!”

Book Drive Locations and Details

Las Vegas Wranglers Book Drive – Saturday, February 8 at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday, February 9 at 2:05 p.m.
The Las Vegas Wranglers hockey team will host a book drive during back-to-back home games, on Saturday, February 8 at 7:05 p.m. and Sunday, February 9 at 2:05 p.m. at the Orleans Arena. Anyone who donates three or more new or gently used children’s books will receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and a “Good Deed” voucher to be traded in at the Las Vegas Wranglers box office for a $1 ticket to any of the home games this season (Limit one per person. “Good Deed” vouchers valid through April 1, 2014).

Sky Zone Las Vegas – February
Sky Zone Las Vegas, creator of the world’s first indoor trampoline park, has joined forces once again with Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour and will collect books during the entire month of February. Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at this location to receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show, a free fountain drink and buy-one-get-one 60-minute jump pass at Sky Zone Las Vegas (Limit one per person. Jump pass may be used on the same day, subject to availability of jump time).

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria – February
During the month of February, guests who donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at any of the five Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Las Vegas locations will receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and a $5 Off Card for Grimaldi’s Pizzeria (Limit one per person. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria $5 Off Card good for future visit only).

Galaxy Theatres Las Vegas – February
For the entire month of February, moviegoers who donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at Galaxy Cannery Luxury+ Theatre or Galaxy Green Valley Luxury+ Theatre, will receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and a free large popcorn to enjoy (Limit one per person).

Preferred Public Relations – February
Donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at the Preferred Public Relations office during the month of February and receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show.

About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour:
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.

For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.

The tour kicked off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 7,500 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, Winder Farms, Sky Zone Las Vegas, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and Las Vegas 51’s Baseball Team.

About Mac King:
Now in his 14th year of headlining afternoons at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Comedy-Magician Mac King captivates audiences as he casts out a fishing line over their heads and catches live goldfish out of mid-air, performs amazing sleights-of-hand, makes his head completely disappear in a paper bag, and renders himself invisible, all while remaining unbelievably funny. Because of his quick wit and extensive audience interaction, no two shows are alike.

Sought after worldwide, King has made television appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and all five of NBC’s “The World’s Greatest Magic” TV specials. Consistently recommended by fellow magicians, Teller of Penn & Teller fame, said about King “The best comedy magician in Vegas. He’ll fool you with his fantastically original tricks…” in a recent Wall Street Journal article. He has been recognized with numerous accolades including “Best Las Vegas Show” in the 2012 About.com Reader’s Choice Awards. Las Vegas Review-Journal named his show the “Best Bargain Show” for ten straight years (2003-2013), “Best Family Attraction” in 2012, and “Favorite Male Las Vegan” in 2008. In 2011, he was deemed “Best Strip Headliner” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s “Best Of” Awards. King, a past NBC-TV “The World’s Greatest Magic Shows” regular, has also been decorated as Magic Magazine’s “Funniest Act in Magic,” the World Magic Awards’ “Best Comedy Magician” and the Magic Castle’s “Magician of the Year.”

King, one of today’s brightest and most talented magicians, takes the stage twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at Harrah’s Las Vegas at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Showroom Theatre. Tickets are $29.95 plus tax. Additional information on The Mac King Comedy Magic Show can be found by visiting www.mackingshow.com.

Friend Mac King on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mackingshow
Follow Mac King Show on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mackingshow  (@mackingshow)
Find The Mac King Comedy Magic Show on Yelp: http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-mac-king-comedy-magic-show-las-vegas

About Clark County READS
Clark County READS is the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation, in partnership with the Clark County School District. Clark County READS was launched in 2001 to improve student achievement by recruiting volunteer reading partners and providing books to schools and their students.

About The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation brings together business and community leaders to support smart, bold initiatives that will improve our public schools – initiatives that champion excellence and produce significant gains in student achievement. For more information about the Foundation, go to thepef.org.

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Additional Iconic Las Vegas Landmarks Join AFAN to Commemorate World AIDS Day Dec. 1

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Additional Iconic Las Vegas Landmarks Join AFAN to Commemorate World AIDS Day Dec. 1

 

Additional Las Vegas landmarks have joined with Aid for AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) to show their support in the fight against HIV and AIDS in remembering those who have died and honoring the ones living with HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day on Sunday, Dec. 1. Caesars Palace, Bally’s, Paris, Harrah’s, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino and Miracle Mile Shops will all show a special message of support on their LED marquee screens throughout the day, joining City Hall, Keep Memory Alive Event Center, The Venetian and The Palazzo and MEET Las Vegas, all lighting up red.

The day’s events kick off with “Every Piggy Counts Piggy Herding” from 3-6 p.m. at The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) located on 401 S. Maryland Pkwy, followed by a special 20th anniversary screening of the Academy Award-winning movie “Philadelphia” starring Tom Hanks, as part of LGBTQ+, the collaborative effort by AFAN and The Center. Popcorn will be provided and viewers are encouraged to come early to reserve their spot and BYOB – “bring your own blanket.” Following the movie at 6:30 p.m., AFAN will start their annual candlelight memorial walk from the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV to the AIDS Memorial Garden located by the Rod Lee Bigelow Health Sciences building. Candles and all necessary items will be provided. There is no cost to attend either event.

The first World AIDS Day was held in 1988 and was the first-ever health awareness day to be recognized globally. Today, an estimated 34 million people live with HIV worldwide and AFAN helps approximately 3,500 adults and children in Southern Nevada through direct client service programs, food programs, prevention and education programs and community outreach.

For more information, please visit afanlv.org.

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Returns for Back To School 2013

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Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour Returns for Back To School 2013

Comedy-Magician Mac King Teams Up with Las Vegas 51s and Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
To Host Book Drives in August

Donate books for free show tickets and other prizes

 

Comedy-Magician and Harrah’s Headliner Mac King is hitting the road again to collect books for kids in at-risk schools during Back to School 2013. King is teaming up with the Las Vegas 51s baseball team and Grimaldi’s Pizzeria in Las Vegas to host book drives this August for Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Back to School 2013, benefiting Clark County READS, the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation.

“I am proud to see the literacy tour grow in the past few years as more community partners jump on board. Thanks to these organizations and to the people who donate books, we are able to provide more reading opportunities to kids,” said King. “This August, Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and the Las Vegas 51s are making it easy for the Las Vegas community to do their part by donating books while enjoying a tasty pizza and an all-American baseball game.”

Throughout the month of August donate three or more new or gently used children’s books to receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and special offers from the host venue.

Las Vegas 51s Book Drive and First Pitch – Saturday, August 24
The Las Vegas 51s baseball team will host a book drive during the home game on Saturday, August 24, at 7 p.m. at Cashman Field. Anyone who donates three or more new or gently used children’s books will receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and will be entered into a raffle to win autographed Las Vegas 51s merchandise (Limit one pair of show tickets and one raffle ticket per person. Must be present to win. Winner will be announced during the 7th inning stretch).

Additionally, Mac King will be on-site to collect donations, meet and greet with fans and sign autographs from 6-6:30 p.m. and throw out the first pitch beginning at 6:40 p.m.

Grimaldi’s Pizzeria – August 2013
During the month of August, guests who donate three or more new or gently used children’s books at any of the five Grimaldi’s Pizzeria Las Vegas locations will receive a pair of tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show and a $5 Off Card for Grimaldi’s Pizzeria (Limit one per person. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria $5 Off Card good for future visit only).

Additionally, Mac King is a fan of Grimaldi’s Pizzeria and has created his own signature pizza, Mac King’s Magic Pizza. Stop by any Grimaldi’s Pizzeria location in Las Vegas to make a book donation and try Mac King’s Magic Pizza.

“Unlike my comedy magic show, my pizza is probably not for everyone. I like Anchovies and Kalamata Olives. Combine that with Grimaldi’s famous secret recipe sauce, handmade mozzarella, and coal fired crispy crust and you have a salty, savory, magical treat,” King added.

Nevada Reading Week 2014
Donated books will be personally delivered by King to kids in at-risk schools during Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2014. Each year during Nevada Reading Week, King visits students at local elementary schools to teach the importance of literacy by reading stories and performing tricks from his show. Thanks to book drives held throughout the year, at the end of the assembly, each child is able to take a book home with them. For many kids this is the first book they can call their own. Local businesses and organizations interested in joining forces with Mac King by hosting a book drive to benefit Nevada Reading Week 2014 can email macking@preferredpublicrelations.com for more information.

About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.

For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.

The tour kicked-off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 5,000 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, and Winder Farms.

About Mac King
Now in his 14th year of headlining afternoons at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Mac King has been consistently lauded throughout his impressive run, including recently being named “Best Strip headliner” in the Las Vegas Weekly’s 2011 annual Vegas’ best awards. Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” readers’ poll named his show the “Best Bargain Show” for ten straight years (2003-2013) and deemed him “Favorite Male Las Vegan” in 2008. King has also been honored as Magic Magazine’s “Funniest Act in Magic,” the World Magic Awards’ “Best Comedy Magician” and the Magic Castle’s “Magician of the Year.”

Sought after worldwide, King has made television appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” and all five of NBC’s “The World’s Greatest Magic” TV specials. King has also made several appearances at the “Just For Laughs” comedy festival in Montreal, and was a featured performer in the “Masters of Magic” series at the Luminato Festival in Toronto, Canada.

King, one of today’s brightest and most talented magicians, takes the stage twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at Harrah’s Las Vegas at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Showroom Theatre. Tickets are $29.95 plus tax. Additional information on The Mac King Comedy Magic Show can be found by visiting www.mackingshow.com.

Friend Mac King on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/mackingshow
Follow Mac King Show on Twitter: http://twitter.com/mackingshow (@mackingshow)

About Clark County READS
Clark County READS is the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation, in partnership with the Clark County School District. Clark County READS was launched in 2001 to improve student achievement by recruiting volunteer reading partners and providing books to schools and their students.

About The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation brings together business and community leaders to support smart, bold initiatives that will improve our public schools – initiatives that champion excellence and produce significant gains in student achievement. The Foundation, a nonprofit organization, empowers innovative education strategies and the best of private sector thinking. Since 1991, the Foundation has raised nearly $80 million to improve teaching and learning in Southern Nevada’s public schools. For more information about the Foundation, go to thepef.org.

About Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
In the world of pizza, Grimaldi’s is an institution that has garnered more awards than any other pizzeria in the country with more celebrity sightings than most 5-star restaurants. Using only the freshest ingredients, a “secret recipe” pizza sauce, handmade mozzarella cheese and dough, Grimaldi’s serves traditional pizza (as it began in Naples, Italy) in an upscale yet casual, family oriented pizzeria. The intense heat of the oven evenly bakes the pies to create Grimaldi’s famous crispy and smoky thin crust that Zagat has voted best pizza year after year. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria has five locations in Las Vegas and one in Sparks, Nev. Las Vegas locations include The Shoppes at The Palazzo, Rainbow and 215, Boca Park, Fashion Village, The Fashion Show Mall and Richmar Plaza. The Sparks restaurant is located in The Legends at Sparks Marina.

For more information on Grimaldi’s Pizzeria visit www.grimaldispizzeria.com.
“Like” Grimaldi’s Pizzeria on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/GrimaldisPizzeria
Follow Grimaldi’s Pizzeria on Twitter: www.twitter.com/grimaldispizza

SUGAR FACTORY AMERICAN BRASSERIE INTRODUCES NEW MENU SELECTIONS

SUGAR FACTORY AMERICAN BRASSERIE INTRODUCES NEW MENU SELECTIONS

Sugar Factory American Brasserie at Paris Las Vegas has introduced a new menu complete with dozens of new dining and cocktail selections.

Sugar Factory’s new executive chef, Matthew Piekarski, has added an array of selections to the entire menu, starting with two savory appetizers. The crispy Popcorn Shrimp is paired deliciously with remoulade slaw and classic horseradish cocktail sauce, and the spiced honey glazed chicken wings are tossed in house-made sauce.

Piekarski has also created a variety of hearty sandwiches including the Grilled Ham and Brie Sandwich, made with oven-roasted shaved ham, imported brie, arugula and fig preserves; the Double Grilled Cheese BLT Sandwich, made with applewood smoked bacon, butter lettuce, Muenster and American cheeses; and the Grilled Prime Steak Sandwich, made with prime top sirloin steak, sautéed onions, roasted peppers and Muenster cheese on whole grain bread.

New pizza selections include the flavorful Prosciutto Pizza, topped with spiced pear chutney, imported brie, fennel and roasted peppers and finished with truffle oil; and the Bacon and Artichoke Pizza, made with roasted garlic, mozzarella, fontina and parmesan.

New entrees include Sugar Factory’s Bouillabaisse made with mussels, clams, fresh white fish, gulf shrimp, calamari, scallops, saffron, tomato broth and grilled crostini; and Spicy Shrimp Pasta, made with gulf shrimp, sautéed in oil and chili flakes, a spicy tomato broth, lemon, baby spinach and dried chilies.

Known for its decadent desserts, Sugar Factory has added the S’Mores Crepe, topped with toasted marshmallows, crushed graham crackers, melted chocolate chunks, dark chocolate and vanilla bean ice cream; and the Rocky Road Pizza, made with milk chocolate chunks, dark chocolate sauce, marshmallow fluff and graham crackers. Other new dessert selections include Mexican Hot Chocolate fondue, complete with dark chocolate, cinnamon and almonds and served with cajeta stuffed churros, and the Dulce Delicious sundae, made with dulce de leche ice cream, hot caramel sauce, pecans, whipped cream and waffle cone pieces.

Sugar Factory has added several new cocktails to its sweet treat-inspired cocktail list, as well. The Almond Joy Martini is made with Bacardi Coconut, Godiva Milk Chocolate Liqueur and Toschi Nocello Walnut Liqueur, and the Cherry Tootsie Pop cocktail is a potent concoction made of Godiva Milk Chocolate Liqueur, Three Olives Chocolate Vodka, Three Olives Cherry Vodka and a special cherry puree.

Situated in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, with direct access from Las Vegas Boulevard, Sugar Factory American Brasserie’s sizeable menu features an array of savory items including pizzas, pastas, salads, sandwiches, burgers and more. Breakfast selections include gourmet waffles, omelets, pancakes and crepes. Sugar Factory American Brasserie’s over-the-top dessert menu includes signature sweet treats such as fondue selections and the King Kong Sundae with 16 different scoops of ice cream, along with homemade gelato, milkshakes, ice cream sundaes, pastries and more. Open 24-hours-a-day and seven-days-a-week, guests can indulge in their cravings anytime they want at this confectionary and gourmet emporium.

Sugar Factory American Brasserie is a favorite among the world’s hottest celebrities, including Kim Kardashian, Drake, Holly Madison, Brody Jenner, Nicki Minaj, Rupert Grint, Charlie Sheen, Eva Longoria, Nick Cannon, Ke$ha and many more. With faces like these popping up at a moment’s notice, patrons have the chance to make their experience at Sugar Factory, even sweeter than imagined. For more information please visit www.SugarFactory.com, become a fan on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SugarFactoryLV and follow on Twitter at @SugarFactory.

 

Paris Las Vegas

Paris Las Vegas brings the passion and sophistication of the City of Light to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, transporting guests to Europe’s most romantic city.  Distinctive for its dramatic 50-story replica Eiffel Tower and authentic architectural reproductions, Paris Las Vegas features more than 2,900 hotel rooms and suites, an 85,000 square-foot casino, 140,000 square feet of meeting and convention space, European-inspired boutiques and shops, The Paris Spa by Mandara, a picturesque wedding chapel . Eleven restaurants include a distinctive array of fine cuisine such as Chef Joho’s acclaimed Eiffel Tower Restaurant, French-bistro Mon Ami Gabi and internationally-renowned Chef Gordon Ramsay’s first Las Vegas restaurant, Gordon Ramsay Steak, opening in spring 2012. Performing in the 1,477-seat Paris Théâtre is the award-winning musical Jersey Boys. For more information, please visit www.parislasvegas.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Paris Las Vegas on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

Paris, along with all Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts, including Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s, Bally’s, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Imperial Palace and Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, proudly prohibit adding hidden resort fees to hotel guest room rates. For information on No Resort Fees visit www.caesars.com/vegasnoresortfees.

 

Get On-Board With Mac King¹s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2012


 

Get On-Board With Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour:
Nevada Reading Week 2012

Book drive to be held at the Las Vegas Wranglers home games on Feb. 17 and 18

Donate books for free Mac King Comedy Magic Show and hockey tickets

 

Comedy-magician and Harrah’s, Las Vegas Headliner Mac King is preparing to embark on Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour: Nevada Reading Week 2012, benefiting Clark County READS, the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation. The tour kicks-off with a book drive hosted by the Las Vegas Wranglers hockey team on Feb. 17 and 18. King will hand-deliver the books to five local elementary schools during Nevada Reading Week on Feb. 27 – Mar. 2.
 
Donations of three or more new or gently used elementary-school aged books can be made at the home games on Feb. 17 and 18 beginning at 7:05 p.m. at the Orleans Arena. Those who donate a minimum of three books will receive two free tickets to The Mac King Comedy Magic Show at Harrah’s Las Vegas and one ticket to a future Wranglers game on either Mar. 18, 20 or 27 (limit one per person).
 
Additionally, Mac King will be on-site to collect donations, meet and greet with fans and sign autographs during the game on Feb. 17.
 
“I want to say thank you to the Las Vegas community and fans of The Las Vegas Wranglers who helped to make last year’s Nevada Reading Week tour a success. Because of your generosity we have been able to touch thousands of children’s lives, but there’s still more work to be done,” said King. “That’s why I’m calling upon my pals once again to continue to support literacy in Las Vegas. With your help, we can change the lives of even more children.”
 
Nevada Reading Week
During Nevada Reading Week, Feb. 27 – Mar. 2, Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour will be making stops at five local elementary schools where King will personally deliver books collected from the book drive. During the tour’s scheduled stops King will also perform tricks from his show and read a few short stories.
 
In the past, King has visited local elementary schools to perform some of his magic tricks and to engage the students by reading a few short stories.  At the end of each visit he donates an autographed copy of his book to the school library.

Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour – Mac King and Las Vegas Wranglers’ mascot The Duke pose with the more than 2,000 books collected at the 2011 inaugural book drive.

**PHOTO COURTESY OF PREFERRED PUBLIC RELATIONS**

About Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour:
Comedy-Magician Mac King has been a life-long advocate for childhood literacy and since settling down in Las Vegas, has made it his mission to promote literacy in Southern Nevada.

For years King has visited local elementary schools, spreading the importance of literacy to local students. In 2011 King decided to take his philanthropic efforts to the next level and launched Mac King’s Magical Literacy Tour, a citywide literacy initiative to foster the love of reading and rally community organizations to raise books for Las Vegas school children.

The tour kicked-off during Nevada Reading Week 2011 and since then has collected more than 5,000 books by partnering with several local organizations including: Las Vegas Wranglers, Springs Preserve, and Winder Farms.

About Mac King
Mac King has been recognized with numerous accolades including “Favorite Male Las Vegan,” and “Best Bargain Show” by the Las Vegas-Review Journal 2009 “Best of Las Vegas” readers’ poll, “Funniest Act in Magic Today” by Magic Magazine, Magician of the Year by The Magic Castle, and “Entertainer of the Year” by the Las Vegas Weekly “Readers Choice Awards.” King, one of today’s brightest and most talented magicians, takes the stage twice daily, Tuesday through Saturday, at Harrah’s Las Vegas at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Showroom Theatre. Tickets are $24.95 plus tax. Additional information on The Mac King Comedy Magic Show can be found by visiting mackingshow.com .

About Clark County READS
Clark County READS is the literacy initiative of The Public Education Foundation, in partnership with Clark County and the Clark County School District. Clark County READS was launched in 2001 to improve student achievement by recruiting volunteer reading partners and providing books to schools and their students. Clark County READS’ programs include Reading Is Fundamental, Reach Out and Read, Reading Partner Program, Library Enhancement, Book Re-Use and Reading Buddy Book Club. For more information about Clark County READS, call 799-KIDS (5437).

About The Public Education Foundation
The Public Education Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to mobilizing community and global resources to meet the challenges of educating a growing and diverse Southern Nevada population. The Foundation’s programs and initiatives are designed to improve student performance and advance quality educational opportunities for all children. Since 1991, the Foundation has raised more than $75 million to improve teaching and learning in Southern Nevada’s public schools. For more information about the Foundation, go to thepef.org .

About The Las Vegas Wranglers
The Wranglers are currently playing their ninth season in Las Vegas. In addition to bringing exciting hockey action to the desert, the Wranglers work to support and enrich the local community through volunteer efforts, educational programs and supply drives for local non-profit organizations. 2011-12 season seat packages, starting at $30, are on sale now at (702) 471-PUCK. Individual tickets to Wranglers games are available by phone at (702) 284-7777, and can be purchased in person at all Coast Casino properties, Town Square shopping center or online at www.orleansarena.com. The Wranglers play all 36 regular season home games at the Orleans Arena, located next to the Orleans Hotel and Casino at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave.

New Monday Night Rocks and DJ Franzen, DJ Quik and M.A.N.N. perform at Crown Theater and Nightclub

Updated schedule of events for Crown Theater & Nightclub
inside Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino – concerts and nightlife

WEEKLY ENTERTAINMENT:
Mondays – Monday Night Rocks concert series. Big name acts perform live. Tickets are free while supplies last by clicking on the Monday Night Rocks icon at http://www.vegashotspots.com/.
Wednesdays – Latin Libido Night; 10:30 p.m.
Thursdays – Thirst Thursdays; 10:30 p.m. doors. A weekly night of top 40, hip-hop and dance music. DJs to be announced. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Cover is $20 (subject to change to $30 for guys).
Ladies Night – Fridays – Upscale hip-hop and R&B. Hosted by Mia Amore from Hot 97.5. 10:30 p.m.; Cover $20. Free champagne for ladies until midnight.
Sinful Saturday – DJs spin upscale hip-hop and R&B with Hot 97.5 resident DJ Dre Dae, along with special guest appearances and performances; 10:30 p.m.; Cover $30.
Sundays – Closed except for special events which will be listed below.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, July 2, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.
A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Saturday, July 2, 2011
Sinful Saturday featuring M.A.N.N.
10:30 p.m. Doors

M.A.N.N., the hip-hop artist from Los Angeles who has worked with talents, such as 50 cent and Sean Kingston, is sure to get the club “buzzin” when he hits the stage. DJs spin upscale hip-hop and R&B with Hot 97.5 resident DJ Dre Dae and DJ D-Money, along with special guest appearances and performances. The night is emceed by Mr. B.O.B. Cover $30.

Sunday, July 3, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Sunday, July 3, 2011
DJ Quik

DJ Quik, the R&B artist who has multiple platinum and gold albums, will bring the music to Crown Nightclub as he performs a DJ set. He has worked with the legendary 2Pac, Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg to name just a few. His work producing and creating the music that people love has made him a name to remember. Cover is $30.

Monday, July 4, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 4, 2011
George Lynch featuring Sin City Sinners – Monday Night Rocks
10:30 p.m.
George Lynch, famed songwriter and rock guitarist, will showcase his extraordinary guitar playing skills at Crown Theater alongside Sin City Sinners. In addition to his musical success, Lynch is known as an endorser of famous guitars, including ESP Guitars that he has endorsed for about 20 years. In the ‘70s he formed two bands after moving to Los Angeles, The Boyz and Xciter. He then joined the legendary band Dokken in the early ‘80s and earned a Grammy nomination in 1989 for Best Rock Instrumental. After leaving the band, he began work with the Lynch Mob, which experienced much success through multiple tours and performances. Lynch eventually got back together with former Dokken band mate Jeff Pilson to work on a collaborative album Wicked Underground. Lynch continues to create memorable hits with his latest solo record, Furious George, and has been working on Lost Lynch, a collection that showcases his work as a songwriter and musician.

Lynch will join the Sin City Sinners, a band comprised of lead rock musicians that perform at different venues around Las Vegas. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Guests can visit http://www.mondaynightrocks.com/ for complimentary tickets.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Latin Libido Night
10:30 p.m. Doors
Latin music will heat up the dance floor at Crown Theater. Ladies receive free entry until midnight and half price cover after. Cover $10 for local guys and $20 for out-of-state guys.

Friday, July 8, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.
A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Friday, July 8, 2011
Ladies Night
10:30 p.m. Doors
Upscale hip-hop and R&B with DJs including DJs Mizzy Matt and Dre Dae. The night is hosted by Mia Amore from Hot 97.5. Ladies receive free roses and free champagne until midnight. Cover $20.

Saturday, July 9, 2011
Sinful Saturday
10:30 p.m. Doors
DJs spin upscale hip-hop and R&B with Hot 97.5 resident DJ Dre Dae and DJ D-Money, along with special guest appearances and performances. The night is emceed by Mr. B.O.B. Cover $30.

Sunday, July 10, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 11, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 11, 2011
Kip Winger featuring Sin City Sinners – Monday Night Rocks
10:30 p.m.
Multi-platinum recording artist Kip Winger will perform at Crown Theater alongside Sin City Sinners. Winger is best known for his work performing bass and vocals for the band Winger, and as the former bass player with Alice Cooper. He has also worked with other successful artists as Bob Dylan and Mark Farner. Winger has found great success as a composer and his compositions led London’s Classic Rock to call him “One of the most gifted composers and arrangers in the rock genre.” One of his compositions was even performed by the Tucson Symphony Orchestra during the 2009-2010 season.

Winger will join the Sin City Sinners, a band comprised of lead rock musicians that perform at different venues around Las Vegas. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Guests can visit http://www.mondaynightrocks.com/ for complimentary tickets.

Tuesday, July 12, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
Latin Libido Night
10:30 p.m. Doors
Latin music will heat up the dance floor at Crown Theater. Ladies receive free entry until midnight and half price cover after. Cover $10 for local guys and $20 for out-of-state guys.

Friday, July 15, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.
A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Friday, July 15, 2011
Ladies Night
10:30 p.m. Doors

Upscale hip-hop and R&B with DJs including DJs Mizzy Matt and Dre Dae. The night is hosted by Mia Amore from Hot 97.5. Ladies receive free roses and free champagne until midnight. Cover $20.

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.

A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Sinful Saturday
10:30 p.m. Doors
DJs spin upscale hip-hop and R&B with Hot 97.5 resident DJ Dre Dae and DJ D-Money, along with special guest appearances and performances. The night is emceed by Mr. B.O.B. Cover $30.

Sunday, July 17, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 18, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 18, 2011
Bruce Kulick featuring Sin City Sinners – Monday Night Rocks
10:30 p.m.

Former lead guitarist for KISS, Bruce Kulick will perform at Crown Theater alongside Sin City Sinners. Kulick has been playing guitar professionally since 1975 and has worked with a variety of bands and artists throughout his successful career. In the early years of his career, Kulick formed the band Blackjack with singer Michael Bolton. Afterwards, he joined the band KISS and continued as the lead guitarist for 12 years, where he won numerous Platinum and Gold awards. After his time with KISS, Kulick went on to focus on other projects, including the development of the band UNION with John Corabi in 1997 and later teamed up with Corabi and Eric Singer to form the Eric Singer Project. Throughout his career, he stayed connected with KISS by contributing to the band’s album Psycho Circus and helping Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley launch successful solo careers. Kulick released a solo album in 2001 entitled Audio Dog. That same year, he joined the band Grand Funk Railroad as its lead guitarist. He has continued to make strides with his newest album BK3 in 2010.

Kulick will join the Sin City Sinners, a band comprised of lead rock musicians that perform at different venues around Las Vegas. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Guests can visit http://www.mondaynightrocks.com/ for complimentary tickets.

Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors

Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Latin Libido Night
10:30 p.m. Doors

Latin music will heat up the dance floor at Crown Theater. Ladies receive free entry until midnight and half price cover after. Cover $10 for local guys and $20 for out-of-state guys.

Friday, July 22, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.
A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Friday, July 22, 2011
Ladies Night
10:30 p.m. Doors
Upscale hip-hop and R&B with DJs including DJs Mizzy Matt and Dre Dae. The night is hosted by Mia Amore from Hot 97.5. Ladies receive free roses and free champagne until midnight. Cover $20.

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.
A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Saturday, July 23, 2011
Sinful Saturday
10:30 p.m. Doors
DJs spin upscale hip-hop and R&B with Hot 97.5 resident DJ Dre Dae and DJ D-Money, along with special guest appearances and performances. The night is emceed by Mr. B.O.B. Cover $30.
Sunday, July 24, 2011

Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 25, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show

9 p.m. Doors
Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Monday, July 25, 2011
Phil Lewis featuring Sin City Sinners – Monday Night Rocks
10:30 p.m.
Singer for the LA Guns and rock guitarist, Phil Lewis, will perform at Crown Theater alongside Sin City Sinners. Lewis started in the music industry when he formed a glam rock band called Girl, which signed with Jet Records in 1979 under Don Arden’s label, who happened to be Sharon Osbourne’s father. The group toured with acts such as Ozzy Osbourne and ZZ Top. Lewis eventually began working with guitarist Bernie Torme, touring and playing to sold-out audiences across England in 1985. In 1987, Lewis auditioned for the band L.A. Guns and was quickly picked up as the lead singer. After a lot of hard work, the band signed to Polygram Records and released their self-titled debut album in 1988. L.A. Guns opened for AC/DC and Def Leppard, among others, and sold more than half a million copies of the album in America alone. The song, “The Ballad of Jayne,” from their second album Cocked and Loaded, was a top 20 hit and was the most requested song on MTV for two weeks. Lewis took a break from the band and in 1994 he built a recording studio to start producing local bands. During this time, he also recorded his first solo album, More Purple Than Black. Between 1996 and 1998 he showed how multi-talented he was when he worked as the recording engineer/editor for the Fox Sports Network. A year later in 1999, the L.A. Guns reunited to record another album and tour Europe and Japan. In 2005, Lewis worked with producer Andy Johns and another friend to record Tales From The Strip, which received great reviews. He recently released the instrumental album, Green Room, which was released in 2010.

Lewis will join the Sin City Sinners, a band comprised of lead rock musicians that perform at different venues around Las Vegas. Guests must be 21 years or older to attend. Guests can visit http://www.mondaynightrocks.com/ for complimentary tickets.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Exxtreme Comedy Show
9 p.m. Doors

Wheels Parise will perform his side-splitting comedy routine at Crown Theater. Recognized for his appearances on HBO and VH1 alongside Geechy Guy and as the opener for Andrew Dice Clay, Parise guarantees a rousing performance. Tickets start at $39.50.

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
Latin Libido Night
10:30 p.m. Doors
Latin music will heat up the dance floor at Crown Theater. Ladies receive free entry until midnight and half price cover after. Cover $10 for local guys and $20 for out-of-state guys.

Friday, July 29, 2011
Ladies Night
10:30 p.m. Doors
Upscale hip-hop and R&B with DJs including DJs Mizzy Matt and Dre Dae. The night is hosted by Mia Amore from Hot 97.5. Ladies receive free roses and free champagne until midnight. Cover $20.

Saturday, July 30, 2011
Crown Comedy Jam
9 p.m.
A variety of comedic acts will perform. Tickets start at $39.50.

Saturday, July 30, 2011
Sinful Saturday
10:30 p.m. Doors
DJs spin upscale hip-hop and R&B with Hot 97.5 resident DJ Dre Dae and DJ D-Money, along with special guest appearances and performances. The night is emceed by Mr. B.O.B. Cover $30.

General Venue Information
All concert tickets are available at http://www.thecrownvegas.com/ or by calling the Rio Box Office at 1-888-746-7784. Additional ticket charges may apply. The Rio Box Office is open daily from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. All events listed are 21 and over.

About Crown Las Vegas
Crown Las Vegas is the moniker that houses Crown Theater & Nightclub. The company is overseen by attorney and entertainment veteran Darin Feinstein who has owned and operated music venues, nightclubs and entertainment outlets for more than 10 years. In addition to purchasing the world famous The Viper Room from actor Johnny Depp, Feinstein’s companies have produced thousands of live shows and events in multiple cities nationwide
. http://www.thecrownvegas.com/.

About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip, and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn and Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the Show in the Sky. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including, the famous Voodoo Lounge, Martorano’s, McFadden’s, iBar and VooDoo Beach. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World,” Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, visit
http://www.riolasvegas.com/, find us on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

Rio, along with all Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts, including Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Paris Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s, Bally’s, Imperial Palace and Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, proudly prohibit adding hidden resort fees to hotel guest room rates. For information on No Resort Fees visit www.caesars.com/vegasnoresortfees.

The Las Vegas Showgirl Turns 30: Jubilee! Celebrates 30-Year Run this July

THE SHOWGIRL TURNS 30…JUBILEE! AT BALLY’S LAS VEGAS CELEBRATES HISTORIC 30-YEAR RUN THIS JULY

After 18,720 Shows, Entertaining More Than 18 Million Guests and Dancing
Through Over 500,000 Pairs of Tights, Jubilee! is the Longest Running Show
on the Las Vegas Strip

All anniversaries are special, but on July 30, 2011, Jubilee! at Bally’s Las Vegas will not only celebrate its Pearl anniversary; it will secure a place in Las Vegas history as the longest-running show on the famous Las Vegas Strip. The iconic and ultra-glamorous Showgirl has become synonymous with Las Vegas, and Jubilee! proudly stands as the last production show of its kind. Conceived, staged and directed by the legendary Donn Arden, the elaborate retro-glam extravaganza features lavish costumes, dazzling scenery, world-renowned specialty acts, dynamic music, graceful pageantry and of course, gorgeous showgirls wearing their trademark bright shade of red lipstick.

While dancing shows have taken American television by storm and regenerated interest in dance as entertainment, Jubilee! at Bally’s Las Vegas put the spotlight on intricate dance moves back in 1981—the same time that Michael Jackson’s Thriller started its record-breaking run and “I Want My MTV” became a pop culture phenomenon. With 85 dancers of amazing stature (the true showgirl must be at least 5’8” and the men 6’0” and over), accomplished singers, and three specialty performances, Jubilee! is set in seven acts featuring original songs, dances and productions.

The Broadway meets Vegas Glitz production numbers are astounding in size and scope. The stage itself is 190 feet in length and 73 feet deep – making it half the size of a football field and 15 stories tall from the bottom of the orchestra pit to the roof. The show contains sequences not found on any other stage in the world, including amazing aerial stunts and memorable scenes such as “The Sinking of the Titanic” (where 5,000 gallons of recycled water cascade across the stage during the “iceberg” scene) and “The Destruction of the Temple by Samson.” The finale, which includes the famous Red Feather Fan number with the songs, “In the Still of the Night,” “Night and Day,” “Begin the Beguine,” and “Smoke Gets in Your Eyes,” has remained a show-stopper for the 30-year run. From beginning to end, Jubilee! features 100 different sets and backdrops,100,000 light bulbs and more than 125 miles of wiring. Additionally, 4,200 pounds of dry ice are used every week to create the smoke effects, and 10 pounds of explosives are used nightly in the 50 different pyrotechnical effects

The 85 showgirls and showboys who make up the historic cast are selected via casting calls held throughout the country several times a year. Not unlike the famed Rockettes, Jubilee! dancers are in a class by themselves, and over the 30-year history the show has featured more than a thousand dancers. With countless hours of rehearsals, choreography and mastering large productions and dance routines, what really separates the Jubilee! Showgirl is her ability to wear the world-renowned head dress, which can weigh up to 22 pounds.

With more than 1,000 costumes worn during the show, Jubilee! has also created 30 years of brilliant stage couture, with many of the costumes having been designed by famed designer Pete Menefee. The original cost for the costumes was $3.5 million, and 18 people currently work in wardrobe every night keeping the costumes in excellent shape. The rhinestones used on the costumers are silver plated Austrian Swarovski crystals, the highest quality rhinestone in the world. There was actually a worldwide shortage of rhinestones in 1981 because they were all being used to create the original Jubilee! costumes. Topaz, crystal, sapphire, emerald, ruby, amethyst and aurora borealis rhinestones are also used, and if all the jewelry from the show were weighed together, it would weigh 10,000 pounds. Mostly ostrich and pheasant feathers are used on the costumes, as well as rooster, turkey and vulture feathers.

“We know a woman never likes to tell her age, but we are so proud of the Showgirl turning 30,” laughs David Hoenemeyer, Bally’s Las Vegas regional president. “To now be reaching our 30th Anniversary is an amazing feat. It’s such an exciting time because there is obviously a renewed interest in dance and the dancers themselves. I think Jubilee! is a great example of how something unique, distinctive and extraordinary really never goes out of style. Big productions, concerts and special events come and go in Las Vegas, but only one show has outlived them all, and it’s Jubilee! We feel that we are bringing a bit of classic Las Vegas to our guests every night we perform.”

Tickets
Witness the mesmerizing special effects and pageantry of one of the longest running shows on the Las Vegas Strip nightly at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Jubilee! is dark on Fridays. Tickets can be purchased at the Bally’s Box office for $57.50 – $117.50.

In addition, the All-Access Backstage Walking Tour gives guests the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get behind the scenes of Las Vegas’ longest-running and most popular showgirl production. The tour is given by a Jubilee! showgirl or showboy. The tours, which are open to the public, are offered at 11 a.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Tickets can be purchased at the Bally’s Box Office for $17 or $12 with the purchase of a Jubilee! show ticket. Bally’s also offers private backstage tours for groups of 25 or more. The private tours include a make-up demonstration and a more in-depth look at the show. Private tours can be arranged seven days a week and are priced at $20 per person.

Bally’s Las Vegas
Bally’s Las Vegas is one of the strip’s most exciting resorts, offering guests a “classic Las Vegas” experience. The 44-acre property is located on the center of the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, across from Caesars Palace and next to Paris Las Vegas. Bally’s features two 26-story hotel towers, offering 2,814 guestrooms, including 265 suites. The resort features a first-class Sports Book, known for its stadium-style seating and abundance of TV screens. Bally Las Vegas is home to Donn Arden’s Jubilee!, the production that has been thrilling audiences since 1981 with its beautiful showgirls, music, lavish sets and spectacular choreography. Guests my also indulge in the world-famous “Sterling Brunch” each Sunday, featuring the finest array of food from around the world, including caviar, sushi, lobster and champagne.

Bally’s, along with all Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts, including Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Paris Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s, Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, Imperial Palace and Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, proudly prohibit adding hidden resort fees to hotel guest room rates. For more information, please visit. Find Bally’s on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

Check out Jubilee! here: http://vimeo.com/25420575

Jeff Timmons extends Chippendales run as special musical guest and emcee through Labor Day 2011

“98 DEGREES” STAR JEFF TIMMONS BREAKS BOX OFFICE RECORDS
AT CHIPPENDALES®! EXTENDS CONTRACT AT THE RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL
& CASINO IN LAS VEGAS THROUGH LABOR DAY 2011

It’s going to get even hotter this summer at Chippendales® at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas thanks to former 98 Degrees star, Jeff Timmons. Not only has he made the temperature rise as the show’s Special Musical Guest Star and Emcee but, the popstar has been breaking box office records. Due to this enormous audience and critical acclaim, Chippendales has announced that Timmons will continue to heat up the stage through Labor Day weekend. Timmons’ initial four-week engagement was already extended two weeks through June 19, and now, the singer will spend the summer with the Chippendales through Sept. 4, 2011.

“Being a part of Chippendales has been the most fun I have had in my 17-year career in show business,” says Timmons. “I am truly blessed that Las Vegas audiences and critics have embraced me and made me feel so welcomed in this amazing city. I am thrilled to be spending the summer on stage singing with these great guys and having the chance to perform each week for my fans both old and new!”

In addition to selling more than 15 million albums worldwide, 98 Degrees produced such mega-hits as “The Hardest Thing,” “I Do (Cherish You),” “Give Me Just One Night (Una Noche),” “Because of You,” and the number one hit single featuring Mariah Carey, “Thank God I Found You.” 98 Degrees’ albums have reached gold or platinum status in more than sixty countries around the world.

Named “Best Male Strip Show in Las Vegas 2011” by the Las Vegas Review Journal, Chippendales has earned the reputation as the premier, high-energy male revue, featuring a cast of 10 magnificently sexy men. Capturing the perfect balance of sex appeal and tasteful teasing, the show’s steamy vignettes portray everything from men in uniform to dusty cowboys as the men perform and play out multiple fantasies in a full production show – there is guaranteed to be something for every woman!

Chippendales, one of the world’s most recognized brand names and the premier provider of entertainment for women, was established in 1979 and has headquarters in New York, with offices in Las Vegas and London. For additional information visit http://www.chippendales.com/, find us on Facebook and Twitter @Chippendales.

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino:
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms, the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip, and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn and Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the Show in the Sky. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including, the famous Voodoo Lounge, Martorano’s, McFadden’s, iBar and VooDoo Beach. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World,” Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, visit http://www.riolasvegas.com/, find us on Facebook and follow on Twitter.

Rio, along with all Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts, including Caesars Palace, Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, Paris Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, Harrah’s, Bally’s, Imperial Palace and Bill’s Gamblin’ Hall & Saloon, proudly prohibit adding hidden resort fees to hotel guest room rates. For information on No Resort Fees visit www.caesars.com/vegasnoresortfees.

Chippendales Performance Schedule at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino:
Chippendales performs nightly at 8:00 p.m., with additional shows on Friday and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $39.95 and $49.95 (Monday through Wednesday); $49.95 and $59.95 (Thursday through Sunday). For tickets, call (702) 777-7776. Jeff Timmons will perform as the Special Musical Guest and Emcee Thursday through Sunday nights, June 30 through September 4, 2011.