Entertainment News

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Aerosmith will launch their “Deuces Are Wild” residency April 6, 2019, at Park Theater inside Park MGM.

Toby Keith brings his Should’ve Been A Cowboy XXV Tour to Red Rock Resort’s Poolside Stage Friday night, Oct. 26. 

Criss Angel will close his Luxor showOct. 28 after 10 years and will move to Planet Hollywood opening “Criss Angel MINDFREAK” on Dec. 19. 

David Goldrake’s final “Imaginarium” performance after a year at the Tropicana will be Sunday, Sept. 30. He’ll open a new headlining magic show next spring at a new location TBA. 

I Love The ’90s–The Vegas Show” will open at Paris Friday, Oct. 12 with a rotating lineup of headliner acts starting with Salt-N-Pepa, Rob Base and All-4-One

Barry Manilow returned with his new production “Manilow Las Vegas: The Hits Come Home” and to the stage at Westgate, where he headlined before.

New 2019 dates start in January for Carlos Santana’s seventh-year residency at House of Blues at Mandalay Bay after he returns Sept. 12 through mid-November. 

Kevin Burke after 10 years in Las Vegasleft his starring resident role in “Defending the Caveman” at the D Las Vegas for family time and touring. 

NBC’s hit series World of Dance makes its second “The World of Dance Live Tour” stop at Green Valley Ranch Friday, Nov. 2. 

Jim Gaffigan on his “Fixer Upper” tour returns a third time this year to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Friday, Nov. 30. 

Comedian George Wallace is back as a Las Vegas-headliner with his new residency at Westgate Cabaret

Lionel Richie’s final residency shows at Zappos Theater at Planet Hollywood run through
Oct. 20.

Sake Rok at Park MGM holds “Drag Supper Club” on Saturday nights at 6:30 and 9 p.m. with dinner and a show highlighting some RuPaul’s Drag Race Queens

Hooters opened “The Hilarious 7” in The Night Owl Showroom with seven comics delivering an “all punchlines” comedy bout.

Dining News

All part of Palace Station’s $192 million makeover, Boathouse Asian Eatery opened on the new casino floor where the Feast Buffet was recently unveiled.

Husband and wife co-owners, Michael and Jenna Morton will introduce Greek Sneek serving Mediterranean cuisine at the MGM Grand this fall.

Shiraz opened at Decatur and Sahara featuring authentic Persian, Indian and Pakistani halal cuisine. 

Haute Cuisine is a wine-food poolside evening affair hosted by The Master Chefs of France Friday, Oct. 5 at The Aquatic Club at
The Palazzo

Bok Bok Chicken opened its first Las Vegas Mediterranean restaurant and will open two other locations by year’s end and a fourth at Town Square next year. 

New at Silverton is Meal with a Mermaid on Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. and noon next to the 117,000-gallon aquarium with a mermaid.  

New York-based, Blue Ribbon Restaurants celebrates the Las Vegas return of Blue Ribbon Sushi when it opens at Red Rock Resort
this year. 

Rolled Ice Cream opened its fourth location with 40-plus rolled creations and the ability to create your own roll. 

Go Greek Yogurt opened its first location outside of Southern California at The Venetian and features master “yogurtiers.”  

photo courtesy Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger

Border Grill owners, Chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger, are the 2018 Julia Child Award recipients, and first female chefs/partners receiving the honor. 

About Town Items

HeadzUP is a new giant amusement center at the Boulevard Mall with the country’s first 3D Trick Art Museum, “Coat of Arms Archery Tag,” six themed escape rooms, Cornhole and DIY workshops. 

A new welcome sign featuring two 26-foot showgirls was installed by the Stratosphere where Las Vegas Blvd. and Main Street intersect.

Vdara introduced new team members Fetch and Jett, two Relay robots responsible for making deliveries to guest suites.

Temporarily entertainment at The Railhead in Boulder Station is moved to other company venues while the bingo room undergoes renovation until later this year.

The High Roller at The LINQ Promenade has re-launched the Thursday in-cabin chocolate tasting experience with Ethel M Chocolates

photo credit Denise Truscello

The Hangover Bar is the latest addition to The Hangover Experience at Madame Tussauds, joining the hotel suite, wedding chapel and
cast figures.  

The owner of Pinball Hall of Fame on East Tropicana purchased land on the Strip’s south end to build a larger building.

Israeli hoteliers bought the 1961 25-unit Motel 8 across from Mandalay Bay to clear the space for a new hotel casino.

Highway Radio Network opened a live broadcast studio on the second floor of Pawn Plaza.

JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa in Summerlin unveiled two new suites–The Aviation and The Penthouse–at the top of Palms Tower

Stance opened its newest statement socks outlet at the Fashion Show and launched its first t-shirt collection. 


Seven oh Brew Oktoberfest will be a new food-drink-music festival taking place at Craig Ranch Regional Park in North Las Vegas Sept. 27-30 and Oct. 4-7.

The Martha Stewart Wine & Food Experience 12-city culinary series has a stop at the outdoor Las Vegas Festival on Saturday, Oct. 13.

“Pawn Star” Rick Harrison will lead his 5th Annual “Pawn Stars Poker Run” Sunday, Oct. 14 to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Nevada. 

Farmers & Makers Market is held every Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Silverton featuring food and crafts vendors.

Glittering Lights outdoor holiday lights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway will run this year Nov. 9 to Jan. 6.