by Z.Z. Zorn
Tony Bennett, the 19 time GRAMMY Award-winning musician whose music
spans over six decades, will headline an exclusive Las Vegas engagement, “I
Left My Heart in Las Vegas,” at The Venetian inside The Venetian
Theatre September 25, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. Tony Bennett’s daughter,
Antonia Bennett, will open the performance with a collection of jazz/pop
Tony Bennett's life and philosophy is the embodiment of the Great
American Story. Now just celebrating his 93rd birthday on August 3, his career
as the pre-eminent singer of the 20th and 21st centuries is unprecedented. He
continues to be embraced and loved by audiences of all generations.
Tony Bennett has performed for eleven U.S. Presidents, is a World
War II veteran who fought in the Battle of the Bulge, participated in the
liberation of a concentration camp and marched side by side with Dr. Martin
Luther King in Selma to support civil rights. Throughout his life he has been
a dedicated pacifist and proactive humanitarian supporting many causes whose
goals benefit the lives of millions. In 1999, Tony Bennett, with his wife
Susan Benedetto, a former public school teacher, founded Exploring the Arts
(ETA) to strengthen the role of the arts in public high school education. ETA
continues and by the end of 2019, ETA will partner with 44 public high schools
in all five boroughs of New York City and in Los Angeles. For every ticket
sold to “I Left My Heart in Las Vegas,” Tony Bennett will donate $1 to to
Exploring The Arts, Inc.
A visual artist all his life, Tony has exhibited his artwork in
museums and galleries around the world and three of his paintings are part of
the permanent collection of the Smithsonian Institute. He has authored six
books, including his most recent, “Tony Bennett: On Stage and In The
Pete Davidson, “Saturday Night Live’s” youngest
cast member, will join the Aces of Comedy series at The Mirage Sunday, Aug. 25
at 10 p.m. Tickets to see the famous comedian’s debut at Terry Fator Theatre
are on sale now.
Pete Davidson is the first “Saturday Night Live”
cast member born in the 1990s and the youngest member of the current cast. In
2015, Davidson made headlines as one of the featured comedians during Comedy
Central’s “Roast of Justin Bieber.” In 2016, he shot his first stand-up
special for Comedy Central and was named one of Forbes’ “30 Under 30.” He can
be seen in the Netflix comedy “Set It Up,” the independent film “Big Time
Adolescence” and Paramount Players’ “What Men Want.” Most recently he appeared
in Netflix’s Mötley Crüe biopic “The Dirt.”
Cherry Boom Boom, an immersive rock ‘n’ roll and
go-go live dance show, will return to Las Vegas with the launch of a new
residency at the Night Owl Showroom at Hooters Casino Hotel. Previews will
begin on Thursday, Aug. 15 with a grand opening on Thursday, Sept. 5.
Redesigned specifically for Las Vegas, the interactive show
features more than 15 numbers performed by five professional dancers and one
bawdy host swinging above you. With an unforgettable soundtrack and
distinctive style, Cherry Boom Boom unleashes the sensual, bold and fearless
dance performances from an all-female cast.
Creator, director and supervising choreographer, Lindsley Allen,
was a founding member of female performer group and dance ensemble, The
Pussycat Dolls, as well a dancer for legendary performer, Prince. Allen now
brings her talent and expertise to Cherry Boom Boom, creating
a standout show that mixes rock ‘n’ roll Americana roots with sexy
choreography. Cherry Boom Boom is a full-production dance show that combines
dance, theatricality and specialty acts. With previous residencies at King
King Hollywood, Tropicana Vegas, The Sayers Club Los Angeles and Harvelles.
Cherry Boom Boom celebrates music, dance and the sexy, bold and fearless
Cherry Boom Boom will perform shows starting at 11 p.m. from
Thursday through Saturday at the Night Owl Showroom at Hooters Casino Hotel .
The 70-minute production features a cast of five dancers and specialty acts as
well as a host. Tickets start at $45 and are available now online at
www.ticketkite.com/cherryboomboom or by calling the Box Office at 702-483-
In celebration of the grand reopening of The Colosseum at Caesars
Palace, four-time GRAMMY Award winner Keith Urban will bring
his acclaimed “GRAFFITI U WORLD TOUR” to Las Vegas for the
first time with back-to-back evenings on Sept. 6 and 7. The performances from
Keith Urban, the reigning CMA and ACM Entertainer of the Year, will mark the
debut of the newly-enhanced Colosseum, as well as the first performances to
utilize the venue’s new general admission capability on the main floor,
creating a high-energy entertainment experience for fans. The shows are
scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
Keith Urban is one of the most explosive live
performers in music today. His concerts are critically hailed the world over
and feature many of his 24 chart-topping songs including Graffiti U’s “Coming
Home,” RIPCORD’s “Wasted Time,” “The Fighter,” his mega hit “Blue Ain’t Your
Color,” and seminal No. 1’s including “Somebody Like You,” “Days Go By,” “Long
Hot Summer” and “Stupid Boy.” His now legendary unpredictability has seen
Urban performing with fans, with special guests, giving away used show guitars
and performing solos perched atop audience seating. General ticket prices
begin at $59 and are now on sale.
The+Source, with dispensary locations at 9480 S. Eastern Ave. in
Henderson, Nev. and 2550 S. Rainbow Blvd. in Las Vegas will offer product
specials and complimentary massages using Seventh Sense
products in celebration of National CBD (cannabidiol) Day from 11 a.m. to
3 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 8.
Seventh Sense will invite patients and customers to learn about
their complete line of CBD-infused personal care and beauty products. All
purchases on National CBD Day will come with a complimentary 2-ounce sample of
Seventh Sense muscle balm, while supplies last.
Ribbon Cutting for Chosun Hwaro and Nara Tapan opening
Z.Z. with costumed Chosun and Nara models walking around invited event
Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan, the
first authentic Korean BBQ experience on the Las Vegas Strip and the largest
in the state of Nevada opened July 31 inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet
Hollywood. This is the first U.S. restaurant from parent company Ebadom. The
restauranteurs bring more than 20 years of experience and operate more than
200 world-class dining destinations in Korea, China and beyond.
Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan is a unique and authentic dining
experience with Las Vegas flair from teppanyaki shows to unique items
exclusive to this restaurant.
Guests can choose from
two dining experiences; barbecue selections grilled at their seats, or a
teppanyaki show at custom cooking tables. Both options can be complemented by
Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan’s curated sushi menu.
The expansive 13,000-square-foot dining space boasts 30 Korean BBQ
tables, 12 teppanyaki tables, with seating for up to 485 guests. The
restaurant also offers VIP private dining rooms, equipped with their own
Korean BBQ tables and a special VIP menu for diners. Guests on the go can stop
by Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan’s outdoor patio and walk-up bar area
adjacent to Harmon Avenue.
Guests looking to dine on
less meat, there is a full sushi menu to choose. To complete the
Chosun Hwaro & Nara Teppan experience, a full
soju and sake menu is available. Guests can also indulge in specialty
Media and special guests were invited the
day before the opening to the great surroundings and menu of this
establishment. Individual raffles tickets were given to each person attending
for many prizes, and a media colleague won the Grand Prize of a 35 inch
Local golf enthusiasts can show off their golf skills during the
Topgolf Regional Tournament on Wednesday, Aug. 14 and compete against fellow
players to claim the regional winning spot. The winner of the Regional
Tournament will go on to compete against 18 other teams from the U.S., U.K.,
Australia and Military Division in the ultimate Topgolf Tour Championships at
Topgolf Las Vegas on Saturday, Aug. 24 and Sunday, Aug. 25, where one winning
team will win the prize of $50,000 in cash and the title of Best Topgolf Team.
The Topgolf Tour is a two-person competition that
offers the everyday golfer a chance at glory and fame as they test golfers on
their strategy and accuracy by playing a variety of Topgolf signatures games.
Amateurs and non-status teaching professionals are welcome to participate and
must be 21 years or older. Teams and “free agents” can register now at
If you are a VEGAN this will be of extreme interest to you. Vegan
Baby will recreate the recent James Beard dinner in Las Vegas on August 21.
Following an incredible dinner at the James Beard House in New York
City, Vegans Baby will feature the same five celebrated chefs and five
extravagant dishes and wine pairings for an innovative plant-based experience.
Founder, Diana Edelman, will host her Vegas Vegan dinner in Las Vegas, in
partnership with Hearts Alive Village.
The evening will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception featuring
passed appetizers and champagne, followed by a five-course dinner, presented
by Las Vegas chefs Andrew Carroll of CATCH Las Vegas, Brian Howard of Sparrow
+ Wolf, Oscar Amador of EDO Gastro Tapas & Wine, Vincent Pellerin of
Partage and Yuri Szarzewski of Eatt Gourmet Bistro.
Tickets are $140 (including sales tax and gratuity) and can be
purchased on Eventbrite. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Hearts
Alive Village Las Vegas, a non-profit organization dedicated to rescuing and
rehabilitating homeless dogs and cats.
Shin Lim, the only person to win “America’s Got
Talent” twice returns to The Mirage with his acclaimed show
Limitless at the Terry Fator Theatre. Although he is respected
for his skill and poetic performance by esteemed magicians and is considered
an inspiration to many young magicians, Shin Lim admits that
he is not a magician nor a wizard and has no intention of lying to the
audience. He performs carefully self-choreographed routines rather than
pretending to defy the laws of physics. Combining dexterity, precision and
grace, he has distilled a lifetime of training into a devious display of
dancing digits. His mind-boggling finger moves are so masterful that the
audience is left to wonder if what they have seen is truly possible.
Shin Lim’s shows begin at 7:30 p.m. and show
dates at The Mirage are: Aug. 30, 31. Sept. 1, 27, 28, 29. Oct. 28, 29,
30,Oct. 31. Nov. 1 thru Nov. 10. Dec. 6,7,8, and 9. Dec. 20,21 and 22. All
shows are at 7:30 pm except for Sept. 8 and Nov. 2 at 10 pm.
Oscar Goodman 80th Birthday
Everyone, not only Las Vegas, knows former Las Vegas Mayor and mob
attorney Oscar B. Goodman. Well, Oscar just reached his 80th
Birthday and the downtown Las Vegas community came together and hosted a
special birthday celebration for him with entertainment and a birthday
In honor of Goodman’s 80th birthday, the special event
included a memorable 80 martini salute poured by 80 bartenders in coordination
with the United States Bartenders’ Guild Las Vegas Chapter and Bombay
Sapphire, the Mayor’s Gin of choice for his iconic cocktail. Las Vegas legend
Frankie Scinta emceed the event that welcomed local entertainers and special
After the Fremont Street Experience birthday event, guests walked
across the street to Oscar’s Steakhouse at the Plaza Hotel to continue the
party with Oscar and his friends and family as they celebrated over dinner
with live music, showgirls, and a special surprise at the end of the evening.
In addition, the Hizzoner martini was featured as “What Oscar Drinks.” Of
course, Oscar’s Steakhouse was named after Oscar Goodman. Happy Birthday
Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream at Bally’s will offer
complimentary general admission tickets to teachers
for any show in August in honor of National Back to
School Month. All educational professionals will receive complimentary
admission to one show in August when purchasing tickets with their Clark
County School District I.D. in-person at the box office.
The 70-minute, 14 act show is comprised of scenes from Xavier
Mortimer’s own dream world and combines comedy, illusions, acrobatics, and
original music composed by the illusionist himself. Xavier Mortimer takes
audiences through a journey with captivating visuals, clever characters and
unexpected twists. Allie Sparks performs alongside Mortimer as Belle, his
dream girl and love interest.
Xavier Mortimer’s Magical Dream performs at 6 p.m. Friday through
Wednesday, with tickets starting at $49 for general admission and $69 for VIP.
“O” by Cirque du Soleil
will, for the first time ever, offer guests the chance to experience the
wonder every night of the week at Bellagio. The breathtaking spectacular will
add performances on Mondays and Tuesdays beginning in January 2020; tickets
for the additional performances are on sale now.
Since its debut in 1998, “O” has been viewed by more than 17
million audiences. Featuring incredible acrobats and synchronized swimmers
including nine Olympians, performing 60-foot high dives in a 1.5-million-
gallon pool, “O” offers a must-see experience in Las Vegas. The timeless
masterpiece now includes 85 additional cast and crew members to accommodate
the new schedule.
Klok (center) with Siegfried and Roy
Siegfried with Hans Klok
Legendary magicians, Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, attended
the performance of Hans Klok: The World’s Fastest Magician at the Thunderland
Showroom inside Excalibur Hotel & Casino. The renowned magicians received
a standing ovation when Hans Klok introduced them to the audience during the
show itself. Siegfried & Roy joined Klok and his Divas of Magic following
Klok’s show that debuted on July 29. Hans Klok has been longtime friends with
Siegfried and Roy after meeting them as a teen at a magic convention in
ATOMIC SALOON SHOW begins Las Vegas performances on September 8.
Madam Boozy Skunkton has returned to take over the Kraken
Music Hall, a hidden saloon bar in the heart of Grand Canal Shoppes
at The Venetian. Boozy has collected the “most abnormally sexy but
sensationally amoral” troupe of entertainers on Earth and is determined to
create the greatest saloon show the world has ever known.
With an international cast of comic actors, variety acts, and
acrobats, ATOMIC SALOON SHOW will take audiences to the Wild West as it never
was. Ensuring she can oversee the day-to-day wrangling of her band of misfits,
Madam Skunkton has enlisted the assistance of Spiegelworld and Britain’s
leading comedy director Cal McCrystal to create the new show that’s envisioned
as “Blazing Saddles” meets “America’s Got Talent” meets “Westworld.”
Spiegelworld, the same creators of the long-running hit shows
ABSINTHE and OPIUM will now for the first time have three productions playing
concurrently on the Las Vegas Strip. Atomic Saloon Show will begin preview
performances Sept. 8 and will perform Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m., Thursday
through Sunday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., with no shows on Wednesday. Madam Boozy
Skunkton has also researched a team of incredible bartenders to match the
Hakkasan Group announces its entertainment roster in support of its
Labor Day weekend festivities. The popular daylife and nightlife venues will
host a portfolio of talent beginning Thursday, Aug. 29 through Monday, Sept.
2. Holiday travelers will enjoy the extended weekend with unforgettable
performances by chart-topping artists including Tiësto, Zedd, Martin Garrix,
Steve Aoki, Lil Jon and more. The celebrations will take place at
Omnia Nightclub at Caesars Palace,
Hakkasan Nightclub and Wet Republic Ultra
Pool at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 1Oak Nightclub
at The Mirage Hotel & Casino, and Jewel Nightclub and
Liquid Pool Lounge at ARIA Resort & Casino.
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, the 16-time Emmy Award-winning show
that sparked America’s fascination with dance, is set to be live on tour.
Celebrating its momentous 16th season, members of SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s
Top 10 finalists will make their way to The Smith Center for the Performing
Arts in Las Vegas on Nov. 22 as part of Season 16’s SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE
LIVE! 2019 tour.
Along with Top 10 finalists, the Season 16 tour lineup will feature
two of DANCE's All-Stars. The live tour will feature this season’s most
popular routines, as well as original pieces created specifically for the
SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE LIVE! 2019 is directed by visionary
director Raj Kapoor and co-directed by Rita Maye Bland, with dance routines
overseen by Emmy award winning supervising choreographer Mandy Moore.
Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is taking its käsespätzle, a “spätz”-tacular
German noodle dish, to the next level. The Bavarian Beer Hall and Restaurant
has launched a four-and-a-half-pound version of the specialty
dish, which is complimentary to patrons under one condition:
the guest must finish the supersized version of the delectable dish on their
own in less than one hour.
A German classic, käsespätzle features spätzle, a very special
German noodle, cooked to perfection and served with melted Swiss cheese and
grated crisp onions. The over-the-top version at Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas,
includes three pounds of spätzle smothered in one pound of melted Swiss cheese
and peppered with a half a pound of crispy fried onions.
Participants, with no help from anyone else, will have one hour to
attempt to devour the colossal dish. If not finished within the time limit,
the courageous contender will have to whip out some cash to pay.
No ordinary restaurant, Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is a party daily,
with authentic German bands, boisterous sing-alongs, dancing in the aisles and
on the benches, and premium Hofbräu beer. Guests can savor schnitzel,
sausages, sauerbraten, pretzels and so much more. Hofbräuhaus Las Vegas is
open daily from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Fridays and Saturdays until midnight..