The Academy of Country Music Awards shown often expands beyond its rustic roots. Over the years, the ceremony has featured Kiss as presenters and paired odd-fitting but fascinating performers such as Pitbull with Tim McGraw, and at Sunday night’s event at T-Mobile Arena, Florida Georgia Line with Backstreet Boys.
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Steve Martin once asked Martin Short about his worst job, leading to an unexpected exchange about a pilot.
The Twitter race is on between Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak and Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, thanks to a post by a county public information official.
Before she filled arenas around the world, Lady Gaga brought her “Monster Ball” tour to the Pearl in 2009.
Jon Taffer has enlisted the support, and shown his own, in efforts backed by Larry Ruvo, Mike Severino and the hierarchy at UNLV.
Nerds, and even non-nerds, can bowl and shoot pool and enjoy a night of revelry at The Nerd at Neonopolis.
Gordie Brown is playing a 185-seat room and working on a Bruno Mars act as he hits The Cabaret at Planet Hollywood in May.
Chumlee has become a pop-culture icon on “Pawn Stars,” but he is back at McDonald’s for a shift to raise money for charity.
Channing Tatum starred as Magic Mike on film, but is not expected to resume the role during the live show at Hard Rock Hotel.
Carolyn Goodman was joking when she suggested moving the Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas into the city limits, but the boundary issue between City Hall and Clark County Commission is very real.
Mark Walhlberg was late, but the scene was great as Wahlburgers opened with a couple hundred fans whooping it up on the Strip.
Appearing at CinemaCon at Caesars Palace, Ryan Gosling spoke about shooting “Blade Runner 2049.”
Las Vegas Events President Pat Christenson talks of “a big hole,” that has prevented the city from enticing top sport and entertainment event. Now, he says, “That hole has been filled.”
Jon Gray was known to hang with such stars as Kanye West and Jay-Z at the Palms a decade ago. Today he’s responsible for reenergizing the hotel-casinos nightlife spaces.
Vincent Falcone was a tough perfectionist, but was a passionate artist who befriended some of the greatest peformers in the entertianment industry.
Marty Allen is a World War II hero and one of the most enduring comedians ever. He showed again he can fill a room with laughs at South Point Showroom to celebrate his 95th birthday.
Comedy legend Shecky Greene, less than a month from his 91st birthday, tumbled and was taken by ambulance from the Italian American Club on Wednesday night.
Wayne Newton thrilled the Penn & Teller Theater audience on Wednesday with an unbilled appearance at a taping of “Fool Us.”
Martin Nievera has played assorted Vegas venues on and off the Strip. Saturday, he tests the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Pitbull’s party at Axis resumes in July, and he’s hoping for a longer stay at Planet Hollywood.
Rod Stewart has played “Sweet Little Rock ‘n’ Roller” during his residency at Caesars Palace, but the song took on new meaning Saturday night.
The Vegas Golden Knights expect to be a betting focal point at such enclaves as the Westgate Superbook, while “Bar Rescue” host Jon Taffer is making his own power play on Las Vegas.
Mr. Las Vegas says “Danke Schoen” to a songwriting partnership with Nirvana’s “Nevermind” producer and Garbage drummer and co-producer, Butch Vig.
The new Wynn Las Vegas sports book will be ready by Aug. 1, shutting down for four months for renovations.
Many months ago, I told Jerry Lewis of a performer in Las Vegas who had perfected the art of clowning. The gentleman was, and is, a featured performer in “Mystere” at Treasure Island.
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