Holly Madison Joins Million Dollar Quartet For One-Night-Only Guest Performance at Harrah’s Las Vegas – Dec. 4

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E! Reality Star Holly Madison Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET For
One-Night-Only Guest Performance on Wednesday, Dec. 4
at Harrah’s Las Vegas

For the first time in more than a year, Holly Madison takes the stage in Las Vegas during a special encore performance of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET on Dec. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Harrah’s Las Vegas Showroom. For one-night-only, Madison will perform the Elvis Presley and Ann-Margret duet “The Lady Loves Me” from the hit movie “Viva Las Vegas” alongside the cast during the finale. Tickets are available at the Showroom box office, by visiting www.HarrahsLasVegas.com or by calling (702) 777-2782.

“I am very excited for my upcoming performance with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET,” says Madison. “I’ve truly missed being onstage in front of a live audience, so I was thrilled to be invited to perform with the talented cast for one night.”

Best known for starring in the successful E! reality television seriesHolly’s World” andThe Girls Next Door,” Madison was also the headliner in PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino for three and a half years. Madison not only played the title character Bo Peep, but eventually took on the singing role of Goldie Locks in the production.

The Las Vegas company of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET continues to welcome fellow performers to the stage to celebrate the music of the production’s era through live jam sessions. Madison will join the ranks of past guest stars including Bally’s Las Vegas headliner and one-woman vocal phenomenon, Véronic DiCaire, “American Idol” winner, Paris Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks, and Stratosphere performer Frankie Moreno.

The Vegas cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET features Benjamin D. Hale (Johnny Cash), Justin Shandor (Elvis Presley), Martin Kaye (Jerry Lee Lewis), Robert Britton Lyons (Carl Perkins), Marc D. Donovan (Sam Phillips) and Felice Garcia (Dyanne).

The Tony® Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET takes place on December 4, 1956, when Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll,” brought iconic musicians Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins together at the Sun Records storefront studio in Memphis for the first and only time.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary December night to life with the extraordinary story of secrets, betrayal, and the once in a lifetime celebration of four friends that is both poignant and funny.  Relive the era with the smash-hit sensation featuring an incredible score of rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians. Showcased hit songs include: “Blue Suede Shoes,” “I Walk the Line,” “Great Balls of Fire,”“Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,”  “Fever,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog,” and more.  For more information on MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, please visit www.MDQVegas.com

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET performs Monday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m., Tuesday-Wednesday, Friday and Sunday at 7 p.m.; dark Saturday. Ticket prices range from $62.70 – 86.90 plus all applicable fees and are available at the Harrah’s Showroom box office, by visiting Ticketmaster.com or by calling (702) 777-2782. For groups of 10 or more, please call (866) 633-0195 or (702) 853-5950.

UPDATE: ENTERTAINMENT AT THE D LAS VEGAS

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UPDATE: ENTERTAINMENT AT THE D LAS VEGAS

LaughterNoon starring Adam London

4:00 p.m. daily
Phone Number: (702) 388-2111

Comic-magician Adam London, known for his side-splitting antics, comical magic and appearances in comedy clubs throughout Las Vegas for more than 12 years, will have guests of all ages coming back for more. This high-energy show features everything from stunning magic to hilarious comedy and asks for lots of audience participation.

Marriage Can Be Murder

6:30 p.m. nightly
Phone Number: (702) 388-2111

“Marriage Can Be Murder,” an award-winning interactive comedy and murder-mystery dinner experience, invites audience members to become a part of the show every night. Enjoy a three-course meal while you try to figure out who among you is the murderer.

The Scintas

9 p.m. Wednesday – Sunday (three weeks per month)
Phone Number: (702) 388-2111

Known for their dynamic music, comedic antics and spot-on impersonations, the group introduces a new show featuring a mix a Scinta favorites alongside new material and musical elements. Joining the Scintas for their new downtown show is popular Las Vegas entertainer and former PEEPSHOW star Janien Valentine.

Upcoming Dates:
OCTOBER 16 – 20, 2013
OCTOBER 23 – 27, 2013

NOVEMBER 1 – 3, 2013
NOVEMBER 6 – 10, 2013
NOVEMBER 13 – 17, 2013
NOVEMBER 20 – 24, 2013

NOVEMBER 29 – DECEMBER 1, 2013

 

Raack N Roll

10:30 p.m. Thursday – Monday
Phone Number: (702) 388-2111

From the producers of X-Burlesque comes Raack N Roll, an adult topless revue featuring a scintillating cast of Las Vegas’ sexiest showgirls, dressed as everything from naughty nurses to tantalizing teachers dancing to some of the greatest rock songs of all time. Tickets can be purchased at the D Showroom box office, through Ticketmaster, Vegas.com or by visiting www.thed.com. Guests must be 18 years or older.

Photos: Las Vegas’ Striptease Spectacular PEEPSHOW Concludes Four-Year Run at Planet Hollywood

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LAS VEGAS’ STRIPTEASE SPECTACULAR

PEEPSHOW

CONCLUDES FOUR-YEAR RUN AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD

 

On Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, the sexy cast of Las Vegas’ only striptease spectacular, PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood bid farewell to the audience as they tantalized the crowd with their sizzling performance one last time, receiving tremendous applause as they took their final bows.  Alongside previous PEEPSHOW performers, the cast received red roses and listened to heartfelt speeches given by headliner and TV reality vixen Coco, “Peep Diva” Cheaza, vocalist Josh Strickland and PEEPSHOW Associate Director and Co-Choreographer, Nick Kenkel.

Created and directed by Tony Award®-winner Jerry Mitchell, PEEPSHOW debuted at Planet Hollywood in March 2009 as a modern burlesque show combining sexy striptease and celebrity with top-of-the-line production values and specifically designed for the dynamic, glamorous audience that exists only in the adult playground of Las Vegas.  During its run PEEPSHOW welcomed to the stage an incomparable lineup of well-known beauties including pop sensations Mel B. and Aubrey O’Day, soap starlet Kelly Monaco and Broadway actress Shoshana Bean, blonde bombshell Holly Madison and reality siren, Coco. Since its premiere PEEPSHOW has been singled out by critics as “Sin City’s Sexiest Burlesque Act!,” “A frisky, flashy update on that Vegas staple, the topless burlesque show.,” “The Strip’s MUST SEE entertainment,” and “The sexiest show on the planet!”

PEEPSHOW came to a close after its 9:30 p.m. performance on Sunday with more than 1,500 performances completed during the four-year run.

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Photos: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas Hosts Star-Studded Parties with Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg at REHAB and Coco at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, Aug. 31

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The Labor Day weekend festivities at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino continued with non-stop, star-studded parties on Sunday, Aug. 31.

On Sunday, the full day of fun started at REHAB, Las Vegas’ original dayclub, with a performance by multi-platinum artist Snoop Lion aka Snoop Dogg. The artist wowed thousands of screaming fans with hits “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” “Gin and Juice,” “Nuthin’ but a ‘G’ Thang,” “Young, Wild & Free” and “California Girls.” Guests also went wild, showed off their best dance moves and sang along as he covered “Jamming’” by Bob Marley, “All I Do Is Win” by DJ Khaled and more. Following his performance, Snoop Lion was spotted hanging out onstage with singer Trey Songz.

The revelry continued that night as PEEPSHOW headliner and “Ice Loves Coco” reality star Coco hosted Sunday School at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours. The star was joined by her husband, actor and rapper Ice-T, family and cast mates including reality star Josh Strickland as they commemorated the conclusion of PEEPSHOW’s four and a half-year run. The group had fun dancing and hanging out at their table. During the night, Coco and Ice-T hit the stage to thank fans for all their support. Then, Ice-T grabbed the microphone and surprised the crowd by rapping a couple songs as Coco danced alongside him. Among the partiers was founding member of 98 Degrees, Jeff Timmons. He was joined by cast members of his new male revue Men of the Strip.

9.1.13 Coco and Ice-T at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo Credit:  Erik Kabik

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

Reality Star and PEEPSHOW Headliner Coco with Special Guest Ice-T Teach Sin City How To Party During Sunday School at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours, Sept. 1

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REALITY STAR AND PEEPSHOW HEADLINER COCO WITH SPECIAL GUEST ICE-T TEACH SIN CITY
HOW TO PARTY DURING SUNDAY SCHOOL AT BODY ENGLISH NIGHTCLUB & AFTERHOURS, SEPT. 1
The cast of PEEPSHOW will also be on hand to commemorate the finale performance of Las Vegas’ only striptease spectacular

What: Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas welcomes PEEPSHOW headliner and “Ice Loves Coco” reality star Coco as the host of Sunday School at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours on Sunday, Sept. 1. Watch Coco get into the school spirit, along with husband, actor Ice-T, and fellow cast members of PEEPSHOW during the Labor Day soirée. The stars will commemorate the conclusion of PEEPSHOW’s four and a half-year run immediately following the striptease’s final performance.

Ladies donning school girl attire will be labeled teacher’s pet and receive complimentary champagne until 1 a.m.  Resident DJs will transform the turntables as guests dance the night away under the venue’s iconic, vintage chandelier.

Who:
Coco
, PEEPSHOW headliner, reality TV star and entrepreneur
Ice-T, rapper and actor
PEEPSHOW cast

When:
Sunday, Sept. 1 (Monday, Sept. 2 morning)

Where:
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

4455 Paradise Road
Las Vegas, NV 89169

Details: Body English Nightclub & Afterhours is open Friday through Sunday, beginning at 10:30 p.m. Cover charge is $20 for ladies and $30 for men. Locals are free on Sundays and receive $10 off on Friday and Saturday. For table/VIP reservations, call 702.693.5555.

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.

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Marquee Nightclub Launches FREEDOM Sundays

August 4, Marquee Nightclub debuted FREEDOM Sundays, a lavish weekly party by LGBT promoter Eduardo Cordova. Celebrating equality every Sunday night, the event is the first of its kind to debut in a major nightlife venue on the Las Vegas Strip. The premier brought out Las Vegas notables including cast members from Rock of Ages as well as Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, Joshua Strickland from Peepshow, Chippendales dancers Jaymes Vaughan and James Davis and Reichen Lehmkuhl and Chip Arndt, best known for competing on The Amazing Race. Held in Marquee’s Boom Box Room, the packed crowd danced to the sound of DJ Nick Ayler under spectacular laser shows, and singer Rokelle wowed guests with a special performance of club anthem “Bullet” as they partied late into the night.

Marquee FREEDOM Sundays

Photo Credit: Gabe Zapata

Coco Austin Dines at Greens & Proteins

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Coco Austin, star of PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood, was spotted at Greens & Proteins enjoying a post-workout snack this afternoon. Austin and two of her friends shared an order of Thai Peanut Chicken Satays and a BBQ Pizza made with low-fat cheddar and mozzarella, red onion, grilled BBQ chicken and topped with cilantro.

REALITY STAR COCO CONTINUES TO CAPTIVATE AUDIENCES IN PEEPSHOW AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD

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REALITY STAR COCO CONTINUES TO CAPTIVATE AUDIENCES
IN PEEPSHOW AT PLANET HOLLYWOOD
E!’s “Ice Loves Coco” Star Extends Performances Through September 1

 

 

Las Vegas’ sexiest show, PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino is pleased to announce its curvaceous starlet, Coco of E!’s “Ice Loves Coco” will remain in the sparkling shoes of “Bo Peep” through September 1.

“I’m so excited to continue my role in PEEPSHOW,” said Coco. “I’ve loved every minute and am truly grateful for the opportunity. Everyone here at PEEPSHOW has been amazing; welcoming me to the group since day one and I thank them for all of their support.”
Already making her mark in the “Entertainment Capital of the World,” Coco continues to dazzle audiences nightly with her sensual stage presence and dancing ability. Vegas.com said “Coco Austin shines as the new star of Peepshow in Vegas.” Coco took on the “Bo Peep” role in December, quickly receiving praise from both fans and critics for her show-stopping performance.

 

Miracle Mile Shops Serves As Official Headquarters For Nevada’s Big Give, April 25

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MIRACLE MILE SHOPS SERVES AS OFFICIAL HEADQUARTERS FOR NEVADA’S BIG GIVE, APRIL 25 

WHAT: On Thursday, April 25, Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will serve as the official headquarters for Nevada’s Big Give, 24 hours of online giving supporting nonprofits serving the state of Nevada.

Throughout the day, local celebrities and community leaders, including Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman and BMX rider Ricardo Laguna, will visit Nevada’s Big Give Headquarters to make personal contributions to the campaign. Additionally, select restaurants will feature light bites at the headquarter location for guests and volunteers. All day, the center’s exterior, Strip-side LED screens will display the total amount of money raised during Nevada’s Big Give.

WHEN:
Thursday, April 25

WHO:
10 a.m.: BMX rider and TV personality Ricardo Laguna
Noon: Comedian Jeff Civillico
1 p.m.: Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Interim Superintendent Pat Skorkowsky
3 p.m.: Million Dollar Quartet – Benjamin D. Hale
4 p.m.: cast from Chippendales
5 p.m.: Jersey Boys – Graham Fenton and Rob Marnell
6 p.m.: Absinthe – Angel Porrino
7 p.m.: cast from Frank Marino’s Divas
8 p.m.: PEEPSHOW – Josh Strickland and cast
9 p.m.: X Burlesque dancers cast members

WHERE:
Miracle Mile Shops

Nevada’s Big Give Headquarters, between House of Hoops by Foot Locker and Las Vegas Fight Shop
3663 Las Vegas Blvd., S.
Las Vegas, NV 89109

 

ABOUT:  In its inaugural year, Nevada’s Big Give raised more than $413,000 for local nonprofits. This year, the organization hopes to raise $1 million for Nevada charities within one day. The initiative, launched by NevadaGIVES, is a unique, high-visibility promotion of personal giving designed to bring new donors and dollars to nonprofit organizations throughout the state.

Miracle Mile Shops’ partnership with Nevada’s Big Give is part of the center’s Caring, Giving, Changing campaign, celebrating a year of change in 2013.

PHOTOS – Vegas’ Sexiest Show, PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood Celebrates Four Years!

Vegas’ only striptease spectacular featuring the sexiest performers, PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood celebrated four successful years on the Strip on April 19! PEEPSHOW cast members including headliner Coco, Josh Strickland and Cheaza were on-hand to partake in the show’s achievement with sparkly, baby blue cupcakes and cake pops provided by CupKates by Kate. PEEPSHOW is Las Vegas’ mega-hit show and only striptease spectacular. Combining the Las Vegas staple – topless burlesque – and celebrity power, PEEPSHOW presents a highly stylized and intricately choreographed show unlike any other in Las Vegas. In its fourth year, critics have hailed PEEPSHOW as “Über-sexy!” and “The sexiest show on the planet!” Voted “Best Showgirls” in the 30th annual Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best-Of” awards, PEEPSHOW delivers tantalizing fun, taking audiences through a glamorous enchanted adult playground. Conceived and created by Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and produced by Las Vegas entertainment pacesetter BASE Entertainment (ABSINTHE, JERSEY BOYS, ROCK OF AGES), PEEPSHOW is a perfectly naughty night out for men, women and couples!

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Photos: Ice-T and Coco Austin Hang Out at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours in Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, March 28

Ice-T and Coco Austin of E!’s “Ice Loves Coco” were spotted hanging out at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours in Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Thursday, March 28. The couple nuzzled up in a VIP booth while hanging out with friends including the club’s headlining resident DJ 12th Planet. Coco is currently headlining in PEEPSHOW on the Las Vegas Strip, Las Vegas’ only striptease spectacular, as “Bo Peep.”

Coco Austin, Ice-T and 12th Planet hang out at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours
Coco Austin, Ice-T and 12th Planet hang out at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours

 

Coco Austin and Ice-T at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours
Coco Austin and Ice-T at Body English Nightclub & Afterhours

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, a division of Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) 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 and Rocks The Jewelers.  For room availability and additional information call 800.HRD.ROCK (800.473.7625) or visit www.hardrockhotel.com.

Rí Rá Las Vegas Raises $12,500 For St. Baldrick’s Foundation

Rí Rá Las Vegas Raises $12,500 for  St. Baldrick’s Foundation

On Saturday, March 2, Rí Rá Las Vegas raised more than $12,500 at its second head-shaving fundraiser for St. Baldrick’s Foundation, which funds the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and help survivors lead long and healthy lives.

 

Starting at 1 p.m., participants shed their locks at Rí Rá to support the fight against childhood cancer. The haircuts continued throughout the day, as local barbers from The Art of Shaving volunteered their time to shave heads. Stars from PEEPSHOW, including Josh Strickland and Cheaza, and local food critic Al Mancini took turns as guest barbers by shaving locks off several volunteers. One brave woman shed 26 inches of hair. In addition to raising money for St. Baldrick’s, she also donated her hair to Locks of Love. More than 40 heads were shaved on the day. During the event, guests enjoyed commentary from emcee Paul Cray.

About St. Baldrick’s Foundation
The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. Since 2005, St. Baldrick’s has awarded more than $100 million to support lifesaving research, making the Foundation the largest private funder of childhood cancer research grants. St. Baldrick’s funds are granted to some of the most brilliant childhood cancer research experts in the world and to younger professionals who will be the experts of tomorrow. Funds awarded also enable hundreds of local institutions to participate in national pediatric cancer clinical trials. For more information about the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, please call 1.888.899.BALD or visit www.StBaldricks.org.

 

About Rí Rá Las Vegas
Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is the 12th pub the trio has opened in the U.S.

 

Follow Rí Rá Las Vegas on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

Celebrity Shavers Kick Off Rí Rá Las Vegas’ St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser March 2

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CELEBRITY SHAVERS KICK OFF RI RA LAS VEGAS’
ST. BALDRICK’S FUNDRAISER MARCH 2

WHAT:  Rí Rá Las Vegas will host its second St. Baldrick’s Foundation signature head-shaving event to raise money for lifesaving childhood cancer research.

WHO: Celebrity shavers from PEEPSHOW, including “Peep Diva” Cheaza and Josh Strickland

WHEN:
Saturday, March 2
1 p.m. – The stars of PEEPSHOW will serve as guest hairdressers and shave the first volunteer shavee heads at Rí Rá’s St. Baldrick’s event.

WHERE:
Rí Rá Irish Pub, The Shoppes at Mandalay Place
3930 Las Vegas Boulevard South
Las Vegas, NV 89119

DETAILS: As celebrity shavers, the stars of PEEPSHOW will help the first round of shavees go bald. The head-shaving event supports the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven and donor-centered charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research.. Local hairdressers will volunteer their time to assist the ladies of PEEPSHOW and give additional haircuts throughout the day. Those wishing to support a shavee or keep their hair can donate funds on the Rí Rá  St. Baldrick’s event page  and at the pub. During the event, guests will enjoy live music and other festivities.                                                                            

ABOUT:  Crafted in the warm pub style of 19th century Ireland, Rí Rá Las Vegas is located inside The Shoppes at Mandalay Place.  The authentic Irish pub features a multitude of artifacts that were carefully restored in Wicklow, Ireland and shipped to their new home in Las Vegas.  Rí Rá Las Vegas contains an authentic Victorian Shop bar that began its life in Ireland in the 1880s, a whiskey bar adorned with an original glazed jewelry cabinet from 1900, an oak floor from a whiskey distillery and an 8-foot-tall, 500-pound carved plaster statue of St. Patrick dating back to 1850.  The pub hosts live entertainment seven nights a week in a music room constructed with artifacts dating back to 1890 from the Olympia Theater in Dublin, Ireland. Born and raised in Dublin, Rí Rá Las Vegas owners David Kelly and Ciaran Sheehan have been close friends since they were 14-years-old. Kelly and Sheehan later partnered with Jay Luther, whom Kelly met while working for Guinness. Rí Rá Las Vegas is the 12th pub the trio has opened in the U.S.

Follow Rí Rá Las Vegas on Facebook and Twitter for the latest news and updates.

 

Starlet Angel Porrino Guest Stars as Bo Peep in PEEPSHOW October 22-December 2

STARLET ANGEL PORRINO GUEST STARS
AS BO PEEP IN PEEPSHOW OCTOBER 22 – DECEMBER 2

Co-Star of E!’s “Holly’s World” and “ABSINTHE” Performer Angel Porrino Joins the Cast Until the
Debut of New Headliner Coco Austin of E!’s “Ice Loves Coco”

PEEPSHOW, Las Vegas’ only striptease spectacular, welcomes local starlet, co-star in E!’s “Holly’s World” and featured “ABSINTHE” performer Angel Porrino, who will take on the guest starring role of “Bo Peep” from October 22-December 2, 2012. A highly-trained dancer, Porrino will perform alongside a sizzling ensemble of sexy showgirls handpicked from Broadway, TV and film.

Porrino will join the cast of PEEPSHOW until the highly-anticipated debut of new headliner Coco Austin from E!’s, “Ice Loves Coco” takes over the lead role as “Bo Peep” on December 3.

“I am thrilled and honored to have the opportunity to join such an amazing pool of talented performers in PEEPSHOW,” says Porrino. “This will be an incredible experience and I cannot thank PEEPSHOW enough for making my dreams come true.”

Conceived and created by Tony award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and produced by Las Vegas entertainment pacesetter BASE Entertainment (Rock of Ages, JERSEY BOYS, and Absinthe), PEEPSHOW is a perfectly naughty night out for men, women, and couples too. Critics are calling PEEPSHOW “Spectacular!,”  “A frisky, flashy update on that Vegas staple, the topless burlesque show.,” and “The sexiest show on the planet!”

PEEPSHOW performs Sunday-Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 9:30 p.m., and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., with no show on Wednesday. For ticketholders, an exclusive meet & greet with Angel Porrino takes place in the lobby following all Sunday-Friday performances and following the 10:30 p.m. performance on Saturday, with the exception of Wednesday.

Tickets for PEEPSHOW can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or online at Ticketmaster.com. For groups of 10 or more, please call 702-785-5394 / 866-633-0195 or Groups@BASEentertainment.com. For more information please visit www.LasVegasPeepshow.com.

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

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

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

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

WHEN:
Sunday, June 24
1 p.m.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Confirmed performers include:

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

 

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

 

  • Chippendales, famed Las Vegas male revue

 

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

 

  • Dancing Queen, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • Performers from David Saxe Productions, local entertainment company

 

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

 

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

 

  • Jubilee!, authentic Las Vegas showgirl revue

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

  • Mo5aic, local a cappella group

 

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

 

  • PEEPSHOW, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • Phantom: The Las Vegas Spectacular, Las Vegas headliner

 

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

 

  • Performers from RagTag Entertainment, local entertainment company

 

  • Performers from Searcy Entertainment, local entertainment company

 

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

 

  • Spirit of the Dance, award-winning entertainment company

 

  • The Asian Pacific Performing Arts Alliance, local entertainment company

 

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

 

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

 

  • Viva Elvis, Las Vegas headliner

 

  • X Burlesque, Las Vegas’ hottest topless revue

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Magician Nathan Burton Hosts The Animal Foundation’s 9th Annual “Best In Show” at the Orleans Arena on Sunday, April 22

Magician Nathan Burton Hosts
The Animal Foundation’s 9th Annual “Best In Show”
at the Orleans Arena on Sunday, April 22

 

 

WHAT:  On Sunday, April 22, cuddly canines in need compete in The Animal Foundation’s 9th annual “Best in Show,” Las Vegas’ most famous dog show at Orleans Arena. Magician Nathan Burton hosts the event as 50 furry contestants from The Animal Foundation’s Lied Animal Shelter participate in the highly anticipated American Kennel Club-style dog show.

 

As The Animal Foundation’s largest event, “Best In Show” is Southern Nevada’s premier fundraiser for benefitting the more than 50,000 lost, unwanted and abandoned animals passing through Lied Animal Shelter’s doors each year. The dogs compete for the audience’s hearts in several categories, and pups with the most crowd applause will advance to compete for the title of “Best In Show.” Even though there is only one winner, all handsome hounds will be available for adoption immediately following the show.

 

WHO: Nathan Burton, Flamingo headliner and famed magician
Holly Madison, star of PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood
50 adoptable dogs from The Animal Foundation’s Lied Animal Shelter
                               
WHEN: 
Saturday, April 22, 2012
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
 
WHERE: 
 Orleans Arena
4500 West Tropicana Avenue 
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Third Annual Las Vegas Broadway Bares: Barelesque at PEEPSHOW, April 15

PEEPSHOW JOINS THE FIGHT AGAINT AIDS WITH THIRD ANNUAL
LAS VEGAS BROADWAY BARES: BARELESQUE ON APRIL 15
Hosted by ABSINTHE’s The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets
With A Special Performance by PEEPSHOW’s Josh Strickland

PEEPSHOW, Las Vegas’ mega-hit striptease spectacular is pleased to announce the Third Annual Las Vegas Broadway Bares: Barelesque on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 11:59 p.m., which will be held on the PEEPSHOW stage at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.  Hosted by ABSINTHE’s dynamic duo The Gazillionaire and his assistant Penny Pibbets, the show will feature the sexiest entertainers from across the Las Vegas Strip, with a special performance by PEEPSHOW’s Josh Strickland.

Tickets are available for $20. VIP tickets, which include a $20 tax deduction, are also available for $50. All tickets can be purchased in-person at the CHI Showroom and online at www.Ticketmaster.com.

All proceeds from Las Vegas Broadway Bares: Barelesque will be donated directly to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, which is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations.  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has drawn upon the talents, resources and generosity of the American theatre community to raise more than $195 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States.  Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS also awards annual grants to more than 400 AIDS and family service organizations nationwide.

Based off Tony Award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell’s Broadway Bares in New York City, which is one of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS annual signature performances and the inspiration for PEEPSHOW, Las Vegas Broadway Bares: Barelesque will feature the hottest dancers from the Strip’s top shows and performance groups, including PEEPSHOW, Matt Goss, The Pussycat Dolls, Show in the Sky, Jubilee! LOVE, Divas of Las Vegas, Vegas! The Show and the Sirens of TI among many others.