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Take four schoolmates from nearly 8,000 miles away in Australia and set them down on the Las Vegas Strip as relative unknowns, and the odds are stacked against them in their bid of hoped-for showbiz stardom. Add the fact that they are Down Under exports who sing Motown-style music.
Piff the Magic Dragon, who proudly boasts that he lost “America’s Got Talent,” starts a new 40-night run at The Flamingo through July 4. More than 80 Las Vegas restaurants and nightclubs team up with The Venetian chef Timon Balloo of Sugarcane for The Epicurean Affair poolside at neighboring The Palazzo.
Thirty signs — including iconic Las Vegas landmarks from the Stardust and Riviera — were hauled out of storage Friday as the Neon Museum worked on an expanded “Neon Boneyard.”
The increasing local presence of large, national companies and the acquisitions of local startups have boosted the credibility of Las Vegas’ tech scene, resulting in more local startups, increased upward mobility for local tech talent and a stronger draw for new tech talent.
If plans come together as envisioned in two top news stories from last week, there’s going to be one serious party in Las Vegas come 2020.
The Vegas alt-rock quartet—along with producer Jacknife Lee (U2, Snow Patrol)—recently concluded six weeks of work.
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Tuesday became the 23rd Strip property to charge customers to park in visits to resorts.
Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne’s marriage had been rocked last spring after his reported affair, but the couple renewed their vows Sunday at Wynn Las Vegas.
Las Vegas master event planner Jennifer Burbank started her successful company, FNOM Worldwide, shortly after relocating here from Florida in 2006, but her path in life began as an adoptee in Seoul, South Korea.
At the entrance to Frederic Da Silva’s penthouse stands a concrete-and-glass, lighted kiosk from Wynn Las Vegas advertising “Le Rêve – The Dream.” It’s his favorite local production and a fitting reminder that Las Vegas is a city where big dreams can come true.
The opening of Chumlee’s Candy on the Boulevard has been delayed for at least a week. The sugar shop in downtown Las Vegas, operated by Austin Russell (nickname of Chumlee, of “Pawn Stars” fame) was originally planned to open last Monday but instead has been pushed back to next week.