Alternative synth-pop superstars Phoenix are headed to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas at The Linq Promenade on Wednesday, June 14 at 8:30 p.m. The popular French group is teasing new music for the first time in four years and will begin an international tour on May 12 in Florida.
The quartet – Thomas Mars (vocals), Deck d’Arcy (bass, keyboards), Chris Mazzalai (guitar) and Laurent Brancowitz (guitar, keyboards) – began alluding to new music, as they so often do, by updating their social media channels. In a 30-second video released on March 1, 2017, Phoenix made their first announcement of upcoming tour dates. Another, released on Monday, March 27, announced more dates, including the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas stop.
Fans can expect a litany of Phoenix favorites like “Lisztomania,” and “1901” from 2009’s “Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix,” as well as the aforementioned new music the band continues to tease.
Doors for Phoenix at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas open at 7:30 p.m. This show is for ages 18+. General admission tickets start at $35 (plus applicable service fees) and are on sale to the public on Friday, March 31, at 10 a.m. PT at the Brooklyn Bowl box office, by calling 877.987.6487 or online at http://ticketf.ly/2oa0yo9.
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, the brand’s third location, boasts three levels spanning over 80,000 square feet and is one of the largest performance venues of its class in America. Early on, People Magazine projected the venue as “on the fast path to being Vegas’ über cool place” and in 2015, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas cracked the top 20 in Pollstar’s Top 200 Club Venues for Worldwide Ticket Sales. Since, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has been voted “Best Music Venue” in the 2016 Las Vegas Weekly “Best of Vegas” awards and was honored with the distinction of “Best Music Booking” by Vegas Seven magazine.
Located on The LINQ Promenade, the open-air district in the center of the Las Vegas Strip, the multi-dimensional space boasts 32 lanes of bowling, six on-site bars and rockin’ comfort food by the world-renowned Bromberg Brothers’ Blue Ribbon Restaurants, including their iconic Fried Chicken celebrated on Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate.” On any given night, more than 2,000 concertgoers can enjoy live music programming from the general admission area, the luxurious bowlers’ lounges adjacent to the lanes, or the private lounge boxes overlooking it all. Since opening in March 2014, Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has seen notable performances by Bryson Tiller, Jack White, Disclosure, Alabama Shakes, Modest Mouse, Chance the Rapper, Robert Plant, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Roots and Jane’s Addiction.
Football Fans Get Fired Up For The Big Game, Desert Duel Party at Silverton Casino Hotel
Silverton Casino Hotel
Silverton Casino Hotel’s Big Game, Desert Duel Party is the number one way to get a front row seat to the most anticipated football game of the year. Guests can enjoy all-you-can-eat while watching the Big Game with their fellow football fans and family. This year’s Big Game will be held in the desert oasis of Phoenix, Arizona where downtown will be transformed into the epicenter of all things football, including an autograph stage, interactive and experimental activity zones, beer gardens, concert stages and fireworks shows. For the fans that are not able to make it to Arizona, they can experience the next best thing, right here in Las Vegas inside Veil Pavilion. The $55 entry includes all-you-can-eat and two drink tickets which include draft beer, house wine, and well cocktails. This year’s Big Game Party is featuring a beer garden to keep the tailgate party going, as well as multiple giveaways including a 60″ HDTV. The game will be broadcast on massive screens in high definition and you won’t miss a second of the action while placing bets, thanks to CG Technology Mobile Gaming. Tickets are available at the Silverton Box Office, by calling 702.263.7777 or online at silvertoncasino.com. Guests must be 21 years of age or older.
Sunday, February 1
Doors open at 2:30 p.m.
Silverton Casino Hotel
3333 Blue Diamond Road
Las Vegas, NV 89139
About Silverton Casino Hotel
Silverton Casino Hotel offers 300 deluxe rooms and suites and world-class amenities all located within an upscale, contemporary luxury lodge-themed resort. Silverton Casino Hotel is home to a variety of restaurants and dining options, including the Seasons Buffet, the 24-hour Sundance Grill, Shady Grove Lounge, Twin Creeks Steakhouse, Mi Casa Grill Cantina, Starbucks and Johnny Rockets. In addition to the flagship 165,000-square-foot Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Silverton offers 90,000 square feet of gaming with more than 1,600 slot machines and 30 table games and the Mermaid Restaurant & Lounge. The property features a 117,000-gallon saltwater aquarium with more than 4,000 sharks, stingrays and tropical fish, which was voted “Best Free Attraction” in the Best of Citysearch®. Silverton is located at I-15 and Blue Diamond in Las Vegas. For more information, please call 702-263-7777 or visit www.silvertoncasino.com.
Experience Fourth of July Fireworks and Rockin’ Outdoor Entertainment at Mandalay Bay Beach
Tickets Now on Sale
Fourth of July Fireworks at Mandalay Bay Beach
The sky above Mandalay Bay Beach will light up red, white and blue this Independence Day with a dazzling display of fireworks and a musical performance by the local classic rock band Phoenix. Guests of all ages can dig their feet into the sand or let the waves wash over them while enjoying the extravaganza Friday, July 4. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets priced at $20 and family four-packs priced at $60, not including applicable service charges and taxes, are now on sale and available at all Las Vegas Ticketmaster locations (select Smith’s Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also are available for purchase at mandalaybay.com or ticketmaster.com.
Phoenix, a Las Vegas based classic rock band, will provide entertainment from the Mandalay Bay Beach stage. The group features five world-class musicians whose individual résumés include extensive work with major recording artists, national and international performances, songwriting and studio releases.
ABOUT MANDALAY BAY
Mandalay Bay, a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort, is set on 120 lush acres featuring the award-winning Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand and the only climate-controlled, poolside gaming in the city. The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the 1.7-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas destination. In September 2014, Delano Las Vegas, a stand-alone all-suite hotel, will come to life in place of THEhotel. Mandalay Bay is a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mandalaybay.com or call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
13,000 VOTES CAST FOR BEST OF SILVER STATE RESTAURANTS & LOUNGES AWARDS
WINNERS ANNOUNCED AND SPECIAL HONOREES FETED ON DEC. 13
More than 13,000 votes have been cast in the Best of Silver State Restaurants & Lounges Awards, and the winners will be revealed at a special ceremony from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 at the Sands Showroom inside The Venetian Las Vegas. Top restaurants, lounges and chefs will be honored at the event, which is sponsored by TMG Entertainment in partnership with the Nevada Restaurant Association Educational Foundation (NvRAEF).
The night will begin at 5 p.m. with a silent auction and Champagne reception with passed hors d’oeuvres hosted by The Venetian and Moet Hennessey and the one-hour awards ceremony will commence at 6 p.m. Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse will be a special guest presenter and the awards ceremony hosts will be Dayna Roselli, Nina Radetich, and Robin Leach.
Nominees in seventeen categories were selected by a distinguished nominating committee, comprised of industry professionals and notable figures in the community. The winners were decided by a public vote which closed Dec. 2.
In addition several notables will be honored with special awards. The “Visionary Award” will be presented to Chef Kerry Simon, Sirio Maccioni will receive the “Pioneer Award” and the “Industry Champion Award” will be presented to Alex Stokes.
Tickets to the awards ceremony are $40 and include admission to the Champagne cocktail reception as well as reserved seating for the ceremony. Tickets are available for purchase at www.nvrestaurants.com, or at any Palazzo or Venetian box office. Proceeds from the event benefit NvRAEF’s educational and scholarship programs, such as ProStart, a national high school culinary and restaurant management program that teaches students the skills and knowledge needed to enter the workforce or to continue to postsecondary after high school graduation.
ABOUT NEVADA RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION
Founded in 1982, the Nevada Restaurant Association is the leading business association serving the needs of food service operators in Nevada. As an affiliate of the National Restaurant Association, and together with the NvRA Educational Foundation, the Association’s mission is to promote, protect and educate the restaurant industry, which is comprised of more than 5,000 restaurant and foodservice outlets employing more than 150,000 people.
ABOUT TMG ENTERTAINMENT
Founded in 1991, TMG Entertainment is headquartered in Las Vegas with offices in Miami, Beverly Hills, Houston and Phoenix. Throughout the last two decades, the name TMG has become synonymous with the creation and development of unique and high-profile signature projects. TMG’s internationally acclaimed projects have earned their reputation as some of the world’s most well-known and respected events.
TMG has produced a wide range of projects from world-class fashion shows to entertainment events and nonprofit projects in Las Vegas, Hollywood, South Beach, Houston, Phoenix, Cannes, Monte Carlo, Venice and many more renowned destinations.
AT CLEAR CHANNEL’S IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL 2013
WHAT: Clear Channel Media and Entertainment today announced that Grammy® Award-winning, multi-platinum selling recording artist Drake has been added to the line-up for the iHeartRadio Music Festival, the two-day music event hosted by Ryan Seacrest at MGM Grand Las Vegas. Drake joins an extraordinary line-up including Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, J. Cole, Elton John, Muse, Tiësto, Chris Brown, Keith Urban, fun., Miguel, Bruno Mars, Phoenix, Zedd, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Ke$ha, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Benny Benassi, plus a rare live appearance by legendary rock band Queen + Adam Lambert, this year’s Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, The Summer Set and other special surprise guests to be announced later.
Drake’s performance at the iHeartRadio Music Festival comes on the heels of his highly anticipated Sept. 17 release of NOTHING WAS THE SAME. NOTHING WAS THE SAME follows the critically acclaimed and platinum-selling TAKE CARE (Young Money/Cash Money/Universal Republic), which earned Drake his first Grammy® Award for “Best Rap Album” and debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top 200 chart in 2011.
This year, the Festival gets even bigger with the addition of the “iHeartRadio Music Festival Village” on Saturday afternoon. The Festival Village will feature live performances on two stages by nearly a dozen popular and up-and-coming artists, including Miley Cyrus, The Wanted, Jason Derulo, The Band Perry, Avril Lavigne, Krewella, Cher Lloyd, twenty one pilots, Pete Tong, AWOLNATION and a special guest appearance by Ne-Yo.
WHEN: iHeartRadio Music Festival takes place Sept. 20 and 21, 2013. Drake will perform on Saturday evening, Sept. 21.
The iHeartRadio Village will take place at The Lot across from Luxor Hotel on Saturday, Sept. 21.
CLEAR CHANNEL ANNOUNCES THE 2013 IHEARTRADIO MUSIC FESTIVAL LINE-UP — AND ADDS NEW DAYTIME ‘FESTIVAL VILLAGE’ FOR MUSIC FANS
Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, J. Cole, Elton John, Muse, Tiësto, Chris Brown, Keith Urban, fun., Miguel, Bruno Mars, Phoenix, Zedd, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Ke$ha, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Benny Benassi, Plus a Rare Live Appearance by Queen + Adam Lambert And Other Special Surprise Guests Will Rewrite Music History in Las Vegas September 20 and 21
And Adding Even More Excitement This Year, New Daytime
“iHeartRadio Music Festival Village” Will Feature Multi-stage Live Performances by Miley Cyrus, The Wanted, Jason Derulo, The Band Perry, Avril Lavigne, Krewella, Cher Lloyd, twenty one pilots, Pete Tong, AWOLNATION and a special guest appearance by Ne-Yo
Clear Channel today announced the artist line-up for the biggest live concert event in radio history, the iHeartRadio Music Festival, taking place in Las Vegas on September 20 and 21. This year’s extraordinary line-up includes Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, J. Cole, Elton John, Muse, Tiësto, Chris Brown, Keith Urban, fun., Miguel, Bruno Mars, Phoenix, Zedd, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, Ke$ha, Thirty Seconds to Mars and Benny Benassi, plus a rare live appearance by legendary rock band Queen + Adam Lambert, this year’s Macy’s iHeartRadio Rising Star winner, The Summer Set and other special surprise guests to be announced later. Ryan Seacrest, host and producer of the top-rated nationally syndicated LA Morning drive-time show – “On Air with Ryan Seacrest” on Clear Channel’s 102.7 KIIS-FM, will return for a third record-breaking year to host the Festival, kicking off the two-day event on the evening of Friday, September 20 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
The Festival will broadcast LIVE across Clear Channel radio stations in 150 markets nationwide, and this year will air as a two night special on The CW Network on Sept. 30 (night one) at 8-10 p.m. ET/PT and Oct. 1 (night two) at 8-10 p.m. ET/PT, to launch the network’s fall season.
This year, the Festival gets even bigger with the addition of the “iHeartRadio Music Festival Village” on Saturday afternoon. The Festival Village will feature live performances on two stages by nearly a dozen popular and up-and-coming artists, including Miley Cyrus, The Wanted, Jason Derulo, The Band Perry, Avril Lavigne, Krewella, Cher Lloyd, twenty one pilots, Pete Tong, AWOLNATION and a special guest appearance by Ne-Yo. The Village will also feature fan zones, games, concessions and interactive experiences hosted by the iHeartRadio Music Festival and Festival Village brand partners including Macy’s, AT&T, Pepsi, Fruttare™, State Farm®, MGM Grand, The CW Network, Matador Snacks, Smirnoff and Regency Enterprise’s RUNNER RUNNER, released by 20th Century Fox. The Village will take place at The Lot, which spans 15 acres along the Las Vegas Strip located across from Luxor Hotel and Casino.
“The iHeartRadio Music Festival truly captures the essence of what music is all about — excitement, energy and the deep connection between artists and fans,” said John Hogan, Chairman and CEO of Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. “Every year, we try to push the boundaries of what live music events can be by showcasing the hottest artists across all genres and radio formats all on one stage. And year after year, the iHeartRadio Music Festival produces more and more of music’s most memorable moments. Now, with the addition of the iHeartRadio Music Festival Village featuring even more artists, this year will push those limits even further — it’s going to be incredible.”
Promotion of 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival kicked off this morning with a simultaneous roadblock announcement by all 850 Clear Channel radio stations nationwide, their websites and iHeartRadio. In addition, throughout a summer-long on-air and online promotion, Clear Channel station listeners across the country will have the chance to win one-of-a-kind, all-expense paid dream trips to Las Vegas where they will join thousands of other dedicated music fans to experience the 2013 iHeartRadio Music Festival at the legendary MGM Grand.
“Last year, the iHeartRadio Music Festival sold out in minutes, trended worldwide on Twitter, dominated the media and ruled the airwaves, and inspired fans from all around the world,” said Ryan Seacrest, the host of the iHeartRadio Music Festival. “This year, the iHeartRadio Music Festival becomes a trilogy — remixing, redefining and rewriting music history. I couldn’t be more excited to be a part of this must-see, one-of-a-kind total music experience.”
The iHeartRadio Music Festival is co-produced by John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for Clear Channel and Tom Poleman, President of National Programming Platforms for Clear Channel Media and Entertainment. For more details about the iHeartRadio Music Festival visit iHeartRadio.com/vegas. Tickets are available via Ticketmaster beginning Saturday, July 20 at 10 a.m. PT/1 p.m. ET. The iHeartRadio Music Festival is a Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Production.
Artists and/or event are subject to change or cancellation without notice
About Clear Channel Media and Entertainment
With 243 million monthly listeners in the U.S., Clear Channel Media and Entertainment has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others.
The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is a division of CC Media Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB: CCMO), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at clearchannel.com, clearchanneloutdoor.com and ccmediaholdings.com.
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The MGM Grand Garden Arena
The MGM Grand Garden Arena is home to concerts, championship boxing and premier sporting and special events. The Arena offers comfortable seating for as many as 16,800 with excellent sightlines and state-of-the-art acoustics, lighting and sound. Prominent events to date have included world championship fights between Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson as well as Oscar de la Hoya vs. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez; and concerts by The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Paul McCartney, Bette Midler, George Strait, Janet Jackson, Phil Collins, Billy Joel, U2, Lady Gaga, Sting, Coldplay, Alicia Keys, Jimmy Buffett and the Barbra Streisand Millennium Concert. The MGM Grand Garden Arena also is home to the annual shows including Academy of Country Music Awards, Billboard Music Awards, iHeartRadio Music Festival and the Frozen Fury NHL pre-season game which features the Los Angeles Kings vs. Colorado Avalanche.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals providing a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment. CTCA serves patients with complex cancer from all 50 states at facilities located in suburban Chicago, Philadelphia, Tulsa and suburban Phoenix. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can
control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.
Cancer Treatment Centers of America Identifies the Top 10 Advancements in Cancer Research for 2012
At the start of the new year oncologists at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA) have taken a look back at 2012 to identify the year’s top 10 advancements in cancer research. Jeffrey Chen, MD, radiation oncologist; Robert Wascher, MD, surgical oncologist; and Madappa Kundranda, MD, PhD medical oncologist at CTCA at Western Regional Medical Center worked together to identify and rank the following top 10 cancer breakthroughs for 2012.
“Every year there are incredible breakthroughs in cancer screening, prevention, research treatments and therapies, says Robert Wascher, MD, surgical oncologist.” “Before every case of cancer can be prevented or cured, CTCA® is hopeful that these advancements will help to save the lives of the millions of people who are diagnosed with cancer each year.”
CTCA has identified the following as the Top 10 Advancements in Cancer Research for 2012:
1. Personalized Cancer Medicine: An increasing number of groundbreaking “targeted” cancer therapies are available. This new generation of cancer therapies is able to block abnormal genes or proteins that cause cancer cells to grow and spread.
2. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approves the first breast ultrasound specifically designed for dense breast tissue. Dense breast tissue can increase breast cancer risk, and can make it difficult to identify small breast cancers once they occur (40% of women who undergo screening mammograms have dense breasts).
3. Computerized cognitive training that may be able to improve “chemo brain,” a term that refers to the cognitive problems women suffer during and after cancer treatment. This form of therapy may help to improve memory and mental health. (Clinical study published in Breast Cancer Research and Treatment)
4. Evidence that higher levels of vitamin D may improve survival in patients with breast cancer. (2012 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium)
5. Preoperative chemotherapy and radiation therapy double overall survival for esophageal and gastroesophageal junction cancers. Researchers report that preoperative treatment with chemotherapy and radiation therapy resulted in significant benefits: 29% of patients experienced complete remission of their cancer; median overall survival was longer (49 months versus 24 months), and the death rate was 35% lower in patients who underwent preoperative treatment compared with those who had surgery alone. (Clinical study published in The New England Journal of Medicine)
6. The identification of four distinct genetic types of breast cancer, which could accelerate the search for better treatments for each of these subtypes of breast cancer, instead of the “one size fits all” approach to cancer treatment. (Research from the Cancer Genome Atlas, part of the National Institutes of Health)
7. A new vaccine has been tested for advanced kidney cancer, and early results suggest that this vaccine may increase survival. (Developed by Dr. Howard Kaufman, formerly at Columbia University and now at Mount Sinai University)
8. Two new cancer drugs, ziv-aflibercept (Zaltrap) and regorafenib (Stivarga), were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of patients with metastatic colorectal cancer. These new “targeted” cancer drugs offer patients with advanced colorectal cancer important new treatment options.
9. A new “smart bra” has shown to be more than 90% accurate at detecting breast abnormalities using sensors to detect small changes in breast tissue temperature over time, based upon preliminary research data. In three clinical trials involving a total of 650 women, the bra was able to detect the presence of breast tumors as many as six years before conventional breast imaging would have. (Developed and being tested by Nevada company, First Warning Systems. At this time, this device is not yet approved for sale in the United States, and additional research will need to be carried out before the findings of preliminary studies can be validated.)
10. The Baylor College of Medicine, Australian Pancreatic Center Genome Initiative, and the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research Pancreatic Cancer Genome Study recently carried out detailed genetic studies on 99 pancreatic cancer tumors, and identified almost 2,000 specific gene mutations associated with this deadly form of cancer. This detailed genetic information may lead to important new discoveries related to both the prevention and treatment of pancreatic cancer.
About Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Inc. (CTCA) is a national network of hospitals focusing on complex and advanced stage cancer. CTCA offers a comprehensive, fully integrated approach to cancer treatment and serves patients from all 50 states at facilities located in Atlanta, Chicago, Philadelphia, Phoenix and Tulsa. Known for delivering the Mother Standard® of care and Patient Empowerment Medicine®, CTCA provides patients with information about cancer and their treatment options so they can control their treatment decisions. For more information about CTCA, go to www.cancercenter.com.
UFC® CHAMP DOMINICK CRUZ KICKING OFF THIS SEASON’S THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER® LIVE IN HIGH GEAR AS HONORARY PACE CAR DRIVER AT THE SUBWAY FRESH FIT 500™
Race to air Sunday, March 4 at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX
The Ultimate Fighting Championship®’s bantamweight champion, and one of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter® Live coaches, Dominick Cruz, is headed to Phoenix to act as Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500™ on Sunday, March 4 at Phoenix International Raceway.
The champ will participate in pre-race ceremonies and will make appearances onsite at PIR. The race is slated to air at 2:30 p.m. ET on FOX.
Cruz then heads back to Las Vegas to kick off his newest challenge as head coach of Team Cruz on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter® Live, premiering on FX on March 9, with a special two-and-a-half-hour LIVE premiere airing at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT, and tape-delayed on the Pacific and Mountaintime zones at 9 p.m. PT/10 p.m. MT.
Additional information on race weekend activities is available on Phoenix International Raceway’s official website at www.phoenixraceway.com.
The Ultimate Fighting Championship®
Universally recognized for its action-packed, can’t-miss events that have sold out some of the biggest arenas and stadiums across the globe, the UFC® is the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization. Owned and operated by Zuffa, LLC, headquartered in Las Vegas,Nevada, and with offices in London, England, Toronto, Canada and Beijing, China, UFC® produces more than 30 live events annually and is the largest Pay-Per-View event provider in the world.
In 2011, the UFC burst into the mainstream with a landmark seven-year broadcast agreement with FOX Sports Media Group. The agreement includes four live events broadcast on the FOX network annually, with additional fight cards and thousands of hours of programming broadcast on FOX properties FX and FUEL TV. This includes the longest-running sports realityshow on television, The Ultimate Fighter®, which now air on FX in an exciting new live format.
In addition to its reach on FOX, UFC programming is broadcast in over 149 countries and territories, to nearly one billion homes worldwide, in 20 different languages. UFC content is also distributed commercially in the United States to bars and restaurants through Joe Hand Promotions. The UFC also connects with tens of millions of fans through its website, UFC.com, as well as social media sites Facebook and Twitter. UFC President Dana White is considered one of the most accessible and followed executives in sports, with nearly two million followers on Twitter.
Ancillary UFC businesses include best-selling DVDs, an internationally distributed UFC Magazine, the best-selling UFC Undisputed® video game franchise distributed by THQ, UFC GYM®, UFC Fight Club affinity program, UFC Fan Expo® festivals, branded apparel, trading cards, and JAAKS articulated action figures.
Go Bald for St. Baldrick’s Foundation with Nine Fine Irishmen at New York-New York Hotel & Casino
3rd annual event on Las Vegas Strip
Set for March 3 to raise money for children with cancer
Nine Fine Irishmen at New York-New York Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip invites the public to go bald during the 3rd Annual St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 1 p.m. – 11 p.m. People of all ages are invited to attend the festive outdoor event, where the bravest volunteers will shave their heads on the Brooklyn Bridge to raise money for St. Baldrick’s Foundation for Cancer Research and bring attention to the many children battling cancer. “Shaving your head is a very compassionate way to show support for those who are fighting this deadly disease. Every year I look forward to shaving my head and showing my solidarity,” said Michael Kennedy, executive director of food & beverage at New York-New York. “In the past we have had such a great turnout but there is still more work to be done. This year we are looking to make a larger impact by setting a goal to raise $100,000 to help shave the way to a cure.” Over the past two years, 290 people have raised more than $124,000 at Nine Fine Irishmen during St. Baldrick’s Day events. Prior to event day, shavees can raise money by forming a team and requesting donations through the St. Baldrick’s website or an individual can simply register at the event with the $50 minimum required donation. As a thank you for participating, shavees receive a free pint of Guinness or a Jameson Cocktail (must be 21 years or older) from Nine Fine Irishmen along with a goody bag that includes a complimentary rollercoaster ride, t-shirt and hat as well as other special offers. Donors who love their locks don’t have to shave their heads. There are many other ways you can show your support: · Sponsor a shavee through the website (www.newyorknewyork.com/stbaldricks12 ) or in person during the event
· Purchase a St. Baldrick’s Shamrock, which can be signed and posted on the wall at Nine Fine Irishmen to show support
· Purchase merchandise at the event All proceeds from these sales benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation for Cancer Research.
The free event will feature entertainment the entire family can enjoy including a live shaving station on the Brooklyn Bridge; food and beverage specials; live music; face painting and balloon animals for children.
Live Entertainment Schedule: · 1 p.m.– 3 p.m. – The Spazmatics · 3 p.m.– 6 p.m. –Phoenix
· 6 p.m.– 9 p.m. –Sin É Rí – Ra
· 9 p.m. – 11 p.m. –Ashley Red
For the Kiddies: · 1 p.m.– 6 p.m. – Face painting and balloon animals
In January 2012, St. Baldrick’s awarded an infrastructure grant of $250,000 to the Alliance for Childhood Diseases doing business as Cure 4 The Kids Foundation at Children’s Specialty Center of Nevada, which is located in Las Vegas. These infrastructure grants provide institutions with resources to enable them to conduct more research and enroll more kids in ongoing clinical trials – their best hope for a cure.
For more information on the event or to sponsor a team log-on to newyorknewyork.com/stbaldricks12.
About Nine Fine Irishmen: This authentic Irish pub features Irish food, drinks and uniquely Irish song, dance and storytelling. Based on the adventurous lives of nine Irishmen in the 1800s, Nine Fine Irishmen is located directly on the Strip at New York-New York Hotel & Casino and offers an outside balcony, an authentic décor and feel, as well as traditional Irish entertainment. The menu delivers natural, fresh Irish flavors by offering everything from pub favorites to a more sophisticated cuisine. A full range of authentic Irish stouts, lagers, and creamy ales such as Guinness and Smithwick’s are available. Traditional Irish drinks are made with premium spirits such as Jameson and Bushmill Whiskey. The interior décor was designed and built by the best of Ireland’s craftsmen and shipped directly to Las Vegas. Private dining and meeting rooms are available for parties and business functions seven days a week and the restaurant is open seven days a week at 11 a.m. The bar is open daily until 2:45 a.m. For more information, visit www.ninefineirishmen.com or www.newyorknewyork.com.
About St. Baldrick’s Foundation: The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-driven charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long and healthy lives. The Foundation funds more in childhood cancer research grants than any organization except the U.S. government. 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, a child’s best hope for a cure. Since the Foundation’s first grants as an independent charity in 2005; it has funded over $56.9 million in childhood cancer research. For more information about St. Baldrick’s, call 1.888.899.BALD or visit stbaldricks.org.