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Suzanne Somers and Tony Dovolani during Week 5 of Season 20 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, April 13, 2015, on ABC.
Tuesday, Might 19, 2015|11:30 p.m.
Suzanne Somers at Westgate Las Vegas
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The Kats Report Bureau is ensconced in a favorite haunt, Fortuna coffee and wine bar at Westgate Las Vegas. This weekend at the hotel, Suzanne Somers starts her run in “Suzanne Sizzles” at the relabelled Westgate Cabaret.
The name of this theater has actually been altered, however not for Somers’ program, as was anticipated. The old name, Shimmer Cabaret, was a fantastic name and is now open for pilfering for anyone planning to slap a name onto something.
Somers’ show opens Saturday night (and that night is sold out), with prices set at $79 basic admission, $99 for VIP and a $350 “ultra VIP package,” that includes a meet-and-greet with the star after the show.
Throughout the casino, the production “Elvis: The Experience” starring Martin Fontaine as the King, ends May 27. There are prepare for added, limited-run productions in a place also just recently renamed, the Elvis Presley Theater at Westgate, but absolutely nothing has actually been validated or revealed.
That leaves it to us citizens to rock it out:
Through the looking glass: The BBR gang is visited the Hard Rock.
– Wednesday’s latest efficiency of “Alice: A Steampunk Rock Performance Fantasy” at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel is an advantage for “Vegas! The Program” dancer Lauren Clark (where she is Hershey-riffic in the “Sweet Guy” scene). The 29-year-old Clark, a favorite in the city’s home entertainment scene, is battling breast cancer, and follows the show will assist her pay medical bills (the program is at 11 p.m., and tickets are $30, $10 for residents with a valid Nevada ID). Donations likewise can be made to Clark at GoFundMe.com/ ForLauren.
The “Alice” production is permanently progressing, and Wednesday’s show will include for the very first time a Red Queen in Lora Kelsey of “Zombie Burlesque” at V Theater and a Red King in Curtis Goodman of “50 Tones! The Parody” at Bally’s. “Alice” founder Anne Martinez is figured out to discover an irreversible house for this production, and Vinyl seems not that location. 2 programs remain at the Acid rock place, June 17 and July 15. Meantime, suitors with suitable spaces are having a look at “Alice” with fantastic interest.
Las Vegas singer-songwriter Michael Grimm carries out on Brooklyn Bridge at New York-New York on Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.
– On the topic of Vinyl, Michael Grimm’s CD release celebration for “Grimm,” his newest effort, is 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Acid rock. The champ of Season 4 of “America’s Got Talent” is embarking on a series of programs at Vinyl running Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from May 29 through completion of August. This stretch marks Grimm’s most significant residency given that he beat Jackie Evancho for the “AGT” title.
Turning up Thursday in Las Vegas Weekly is my most current chat with Grimm, who talks of the difficulties he has actually dealt with and gotten rid of since winning that program’s leading reward.
– Frankie Scinta has closed at The D Las Vegas, the last show carried out Saturday night. The act once and long known as The Scintas has a July 25 look reserved at the M Structure at M Resort. The act drew a capability crowd of about 2,000 at the M a number of years earlier. Tickets are $19.99, $24.99 and $29.99 and offered through the hotel website and Ticketmaster.com.
– Leave it to Lon Bronson to outlive the hotel that introduced his band on the Strip. The Riviera, where The Lon Bronson All-Star Band debuted in 1990, disappears. However Bronson powers on and appears again Friday night at Cabaret Jazz in the Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Bronson is showcasing his normal lineup of incredible vocalists in Lisa Mayer, Tony Davich, Lannie Counts and Eric Sean. A homage to the late B.B. King is planned.
Tickets are $30 VIP, $15 for MIP (Moderately Essential People) and worth every scent. Er, cent.
Acid rock Hotel & & Casino
Arguably one the coolest joints in town, the Acid rock Hotel & & Casino houses some of Vegas’ best entertainment, dining establishments and nightlife.
At Acid rock, it’s all about the music. From the lights made out of drum cymbals and guitar shaped door handles to phase outfits and devices of the trade of legendary musicians showed on the walls, the hotel screams rock and roll. The Acid rock’s Joint has actually hosted some the greatest names in music– from The Who to Bob Dylan to hometown heroes, The Killers.
Aside from the music locations, the pool at the Acid rock is one of its greatest destinations. Expand over 4.7 acres, the pool area features swim-up blackjack, a bar and grill, personal cabanas, a bunch of secluded nooks, a waterfall and an extensive live music venue with a dance floor. Throughout the summertime, the swimming pool transforms into the Rehabilitation club on Sunday afternoons.
The resident nightclub Body English fuses European beauty with a rock star bachelor pad and it often a hot spot for going to celebs and popular DJs. Vintage rock memorabilia lines the walls at Wasted Area, Acid rock’s anti-club.
Dining establishments at Hard Rock are just as hip as the remainder of the gambling establishment. Pink Taco serves up Mexican meals, as well as a Main American and Caribbean menu. Nobu, among 5 around the world Japanese-specialty dining establishments from famed Nobu Matsuhisa, pleases a various taste. For day-and-night cuisine, Mr. Lucky’s 24/7, makes certain to ease your hunger even after a Vegas-all-nighter.
4455 Paradise Road Las Vegas, NV 89169 702-693-5000 Vinyl Vinyl, which opened in August 2012, is the intimate live home entertainment location at the Acid rock Hotel & & Casino, showcasing a diversity of genres, consisting of rock ‘n’ roll, jazz, blues, pop as well as nation.
The multifunctional space provides an intimate setting that puts the audience within an arm’s reach of the entertainers.
The area, which is just under 7,000 square feet, can accommodate 650 guests. With a speakeasy environment, Vinyl has an industrial look from its Chicago-common brick and cinderblock, distressed wood floors and an exposed, sky-high ceiling.
A raised VIP area houses leather banquette seating and provides guests their own wait personnel and an exclusive bar. The border showcases a bar where guests can watch all the action. A state-of-the-art entertainment system provides high-definition screens on both sides of the major stage.
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