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Vegas faves Piff The Magic Dragon, ‘X Country’ set for relaunch

by John Katsilometes on

Piff The Magic Dragon is the first faux-reptile to return to the Las Vegas Strip. The comic magician has moved from Bugsy’s Cabaret to the Flamingo Showroom for a limited run beginning 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29.... Read full article

Las Vegas ‘Star Trek’ convention canceled, will return in 2021

by Christopher Lawrence on

The Official “Star Trek” Convention won’t be beaming into Las Vegas this year after all.... Read full article

NCAA awards basketball regional, Frozen Four to Las Vegas

by Mark Anderson on

The NCAA awarded the Las Vegas area nine championship events Wednesday, including a men’s basketball regional in 2023 and hockey’s Frozen Four in 2026. Both will be played at T-Mobile Arena.... Read full article

$133K pai gow jackpot hits at just-reopened Strip casino

by Tony Garcia on

Surprise No. 1 for John Daley: Two friends brought him to Las Vegas for a surprise birthday trip. Surprise No. 2 for the birthday boy: hitting for more than $130,000 at pai gow.... Read full article

Vegas hit ‘Absinthe’ announces return to the Strip

by John Katsilometes on

Give it up for “Absinthe,” a Las Vegas Strip production that cleans up well. About all that hasn’t been disinfected in this raunchy circus show is the Gazillionaire’s monologue.... Read full article

Strip escalators and elevators never seem to work. Here’s why.

by Bailey Schulz on

Rarely does a day go by without a Strip elevator or escalator out of service. Between routine maintenance, cleaning and vandalism, the machines face a number of hurdles that deter smooth operations.... Read full article

Chef to bring barbecue restaurant to Arts District

by Al Mancini on

“Top Chef” alumnus Bruce Kalman plans to bring barbecue to the Arts District in 2021. The chef, who hosted a Soul Belly BBQ pop-up Saturday night at DW Bistro, says he has signed a lease for a space at 1327 Main St.... Read full article

Male revues return to Vegas with ‘Aussie Heat’

by John Katsilometes on

Having experienced some COVID interruptus in July, “Aussie Heat” finally relaunched Mosaic on the Strip theater Saturday night.... Read full article

Wynn jumps back into entertainment with new Lake of Dreams

by John Katsilometes on

Kenny Ortega, who has just finished his latest work on Lake of Dreams at Wynn Las Vegas, is a master at designing dance and movement. Ortega doesn’t just choreograph humans, either.... Read full article

New 40-acre medical campus coming to Henderson

by Eli Segall on

A hospital chain has purchased 40 acres of land in Henderson for a new medical campus.... Read full article