Strip Scribbles: Almost drowned escapist talks; Criss Angel denies promotion stunt; Celine fan videos


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“The Supernaturalists” by Criss Angel.

Monday, June 29, 2015|6 p.m.

‘The Supernaturalists’ By Criss Angel
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. Spencer Horsman of “The Supernaturalists” by Criss Angel.

The Las Vegas escape artist who almost drowned in a final rehearsal for a death-defying stunt in Criss Angel’s new show “The Supernaturalists” has said that he blacked out while chained in padlocks while undersea.

Spencer Horsman was re-creating a Houdini water torture while locked in 25 feet of chains and more than a lots padlocks while suspended 30 feet above the stage in a glass tank fulled of 100 gallons of water.

Spencer believes he made it to the four-minute mark with two padlocks delegated open. Spencer informed ABC News: “It was my ego wishing to press the envelope and go longer instead of signaling for help that I might not make it. I struggle with asthma, and I pushed my body too far.”

Criss stated in an e-mail to me today: “I saw someone losing the ability to be familiar with exactly what was going on.” The Cirque du Soleil “Believe” at Luxor star who is promoting a four-week run of the program at Foxwoods gambling establishment in Connecticut ran onstage, climbed up the chain to the tank, swung ahead and tore it open as frenzied crew members lowered it to the stage.

“This was no promotion stunt,” said Criss. “He owes me his life. Do not attempt this anywhere, any time at any age. I’m delighted that he recovered fully and was able to return for the 2nd night after we had to cancel the premiere. I could not be any happier with the preview opening.

“I knew this show was predestined to be great, however I was definitely elated. The cast was brilliant, the crew was precise, and the program was the most mind-blowing magic program I have actually ever seen– and I’ve seen them all. It is reinventing the magic world as we understand it.”

Former Luxor and Mirage President Felix Rappaport, who is now CEO at Foxwoods, told me: “It was a great program, and it’s getting great buzz from everybody who saw it.”

Spencer concluded: “Thinking about the occurrence that happened last Wednesday night, I could not be happier with my efficiencies because previews began. I’m strong, focused and prepared to excitement audiences every night with a presentation that they’ll never forget and in a program that will certainly delight and surprise any age.

“Thank you all so quite for your thoughts, prayers and concern for my safety.”

The two-hour-plus program features more than 40 initial, revolutionary magic tricks, illusions and leaves, more than other magic show in history. It won standing ovations from sold-out crowds that included Paula Abdul and Tony Orlando. “The Supernaturalists” plays at Foxwoods through July 23, then begins a cross-country and international trip.

Said Paula: “I was surprised.” Tony added: “The very best magic show I have actually ever seen, which’s an understatement. Believe me, I know. I had Doug Henning and David Copperfield open for me!”

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Andrea Bocelli, Matteo Bocelli and Celine Dion backstage at the 2015 Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.

CELINE FAN VIDEOS: After a year’s hiatus, Celine Dion will make her much-anticipated go back to the Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Thursday, Aug. 27, with insiders anticipating that her other half, Rene Angelil, frantically fighting the ravages of throat cancer, will be by her side.

There will be amazing modifications to her seriously acclaimed residency. One update to the production will certainly be to highlight Celine fans from worldwide in a montage composed of video they submit.

Fans can release their inner Celine and shoot a video of themselves performing their own performance of “I Drove All Night.” A limited number of videos will be selected to be consisted of in Celine’s show. Video submissions will certainly be accepted till July 25 and should include:

* An identifiable location in the fan’s hometown, and they will release a red balloon at the end of the clip.

* Fans can sing live or lip sync, alone or with friends and family.

Details: and Plus, a sample video and to send videos. Celine will certainly have 40 performances from Aug. 27 through Jan. 17.


Will the new concert hall set to take the place of the Blue Man Group theater at Monte Carlo begin a bidding war for top-name entertainers? When open, it will certainly have exactly 1,002 more seats than the current 4,200 at the competing Colosseum. Entertainment execs inform me that number is an essential limit for stars who do not want to carry out in arenas but want the largest theaters.

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The Las Vegas Outlaws take on the San Jose Sabercats during the Outlaws' first Arena Football League game Monday, March 30, 2015, at the Thomas & Mack Center.Launch slideshow “

Exist already ownership changes in the works for the new AFL group the Las Vegas Outlaws? Vince Neil and Bob Hewko commemorated Sunday night at Nobu in the Acid rock Hotel stating they are now the straight-out owners approved by the Board of Governors.

Female impersonator and Linq Hotel headliner Frank Marino is to obtain a Bravo reality-TV program with a finale wedding to long time Las Vegas partner Alex Schechter.

Brave star chef Kerry Simon battling the disabling Several System Degeneration is turning over his 50 preferred star served dishes at his Las Vegas restaurants to food writer Al Mancini to become a cookbook.

CHARITY DIFFICULTY: Celebrity chefs Rick Moonen, Johnny Church and Beni Velazquez will certainly be joined by UFC Hall of Famer Forrest Griffin, pro BMX stunt rider Ricardo Laguna and Miss Nevada U.S. Lisa Song Sutton in a brand-new Slotzilla charity difficulty across Fremont Street Experience.

On Thursday, July 16, the chefs will certainly race the stars, with 100 percent of the Slotzilla revenue that afternoon and early evening going to our Three Square food bank.


Cabanas for a Cause at Palms Swimming pool benefits our American Red Cross chapter.

Politik plays for market night at Marquee in the Cosmopolitan.

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The brand-new and extraordinary “For the Record: Baz” rocks on at Light in Mandalay Bay.


Satisfy the beautiful beauty ladies who competed in the International Model Search pageant. Which’s not Steven Tyler! That’s not Celine Dion! However it’s their exceptional lookalikes and soundalikes from “Legends in Concert” at the Flamingo, and you’re excused for doing a double take.

Robin Leach of “Lifestyles of the Rich & & Famous” popularity has actually been a journalist for more than 50 years and has actually invested the previous 15 years providing readers the within scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum play area.

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Luxor Theater Luxor Hotel and Gambling establishment showcases the best in Las Vegas entertainment with celeb entertainers, acclaimed programs and a little something for everyone. For unique circumstances and requests please call our ticket office at 702-262-4400. Available seats, assistive listening system and indication language interpreters are available in the Luxor Theater.
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Luxor Hotel & & Casino

Among the most renowned resorts on The Strip, the Luxor pyramid welcomes interest while the resort’s indoor benefits visitors with equal parts excitement, secret and intrigue.

This 4,405-room resort showcases a variety of home entertainment consisting of world-famous dance team Jabbawockeez (spring 2013), the Cirque du Soleil production CRISS ANGEL Believe, the provocative adult revue, FANTASY, the humorous comedy of Carrot Top, Menopause The Musical and the special LAX Club.

The equipment also offers a day spa and beauty salon, wedding chapel and welcoming pool complex and is linked to Mandalay Bay through The Shoppes at Mandalay Place– a collection of unique stores and restaurants.

With a 120,000-square-foot pc gaming location, delightful restaurants and superior night life and home entertainment, Luxor offers an exceptional travel location.

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