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Golden Rainbow’s annual Ribbon of Life show goes on at SLS

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Image”/ > Christopher DeVargas Dancers rehearse for Golden Rainbow’s approaching annual Ribbon of Life advantage program, happening on June 24 at the Foundry at SLS Las Vegas.

Friday, June 22, 2018|2 a.m.

. When the folks at Golden Rainbow, the grass-roots nonprofit company that provides housing, monetary support and other assistance to Southern Nevadans coping with HIV and HELP, got together to plan this year’s Ribbon of Life fundraising production, the focus was on a Broadway program. After all, last year’s occasion was a Vegas all-star version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

However the many different local performers who line up to offer their time and take part in Ribbon of Life– integrated with this year’s place, the contemporary display room and concert hall the Foundry at SLS– dictated that the production must return to its variety show-style traditions.

” Doing a Broadway program was consulted with fantastic anticipation and excitement, but all the magicians, jugglers and comedians were wondering, where do we fit in?” states Gary Costa, Golden Rainbow’s executive director. “So we said let’s return to the range show format and actually highlight the talent and incredible variety of performers who put in their time every year.”

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Dancers reherse on stage for Golden Rainbow's upcoming annual Ribbon of Life benifit show, Wed June 20, 2018. This year's show takes place on Sunday June 24th, at The Foundry inside SLS Las Vegas. Practice Sessions for Golden Rainbow’s Ribbon of Life Thumbnails Gallery The result is called “The Program Should Go On,” an original show with all live music (and a British Intrusion style) set for Sunday afternoon at SLS. Entertainers from”Baz”at Palazzo, Human Nature at Venetian,”Zombie Burlesque”at Planet Hollywood, Spiegelworld’s programs “Opium” and “Absinthe,” Cirque du Soleil’s “Zumanity, “Mystere” and “The Beatles LOVE,” “Tenors of Rock,” Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, “Dream” at Luxor, burlesque programs “X Country” and “X Rocks” and much more will take part in the show, featuring music by George Michael, the Beatles, David Bowie, Elton John and Queen.

The cast of 150 includes performers from approximately 30 various programs. Las Vegas entertainers from on and off the Strip love to take part in the annual fundraising production because it provides the chance to step out of the box, to do something different from their daily onstage grind.

“It’s likewise fantastic to view how they integrate and join a cast with their buddies,” states Ribbon of Life producer Pietra Sardelli. “Without exception the performers have actually constantly been so grateful to us for putting on the show and enabling them to carry out, and it’s fascinating because we cannot do this show without [them] and here they are thanking us.”

Ribbon of Life is likewise a great way to construct awareness for Golden Rainbow’s mission, which continues to evolve. Costa states the company wased established as a way to supply financial support for those who had fallen on hard times due to managing HIV and AIDS, and as medication and treatment strategies have actually enhanced and kept clients alive longer, the need for other services has grown.

“We are seeing an increase in the variety of individuals who wish to return to society. Their bodies have actually recuperated after they might have been on disability for a number of years and numerous need to go back to work,” he says. “So Golden Rainbow has expanded our objective to just offer real estate and financial help but programs designed to help individuals take part in much healthier practices and preserve their health and augment their medications, as well as meditation and yoga and classes like that, and programs that offer chances to return to work. There are job training programs that can help spend for extra education or specific types of training.”

The 32nd annual Ribbon of Life “The Program Need To Go On” production will be performed at 1 p.m. June 24 (the red carpet reception and silent auction starts at 11 a.m.) at the Foundry at SLS Las Vegas (2535 Las Vegas Blvd., 702-761-7000). Tickets start at $45 with proceeds going to Golden Rainbow and more info can be discovered at goldenrainbow.org.

Vegas Golden Knights hosting event in downtown Las Vegas to thank fans


The renowned “D” marquee of The D Las Vegas appears at night in this undated image. (File/FOX5).

LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -.

The Vegas Golden Knights said the organization is hosting an occasion Wednesday night to thank fans for their support during their inaugural season.

Called “Stick Salute to Vegas and Our Fans,” the occasion is complimentary and available to the general public. It’s arranged to happen under the Fremont Street Experience canopy outside the D Las Vegas.

The group stated there will be unique looks from select gamers, General Supervisor George McPhee and Head Coach George Gallant.

Other appearances include the Drumbots, Possibility and Golden Aces.

Stick Salute is arranged to run from 5:30 p.m.– 7:00 p.m. near the 3rd Street Phase.

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Weekend Rewind: Golden Knights commemorate at the Palms, Chadwick Boseman parties at Drai’s and more

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Tuesday, June 12, 2018|2 a.m.

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Danny Mahoney/Wynn Nightlife Pia Mia, Alesso and Austin Mahone at XS. So there probably won’t be an official, public event for the best growth team in the history of big league sports, our Vegas Golden Knights– thanks a lot, Clark County Commission– but absolutely nothing could stop the gamers from getting together to party one last time. Their picked location? The Palms, specifically the new Scotch 80 Prime dining establishment on Friday night where the Knights delighted in flaming seafood towers, steak and crab mixed drinks. After the meal and a tour of the kitchen area, some crossed the gambling establishment to capture Blink-182 in performance at the Pearl then up to the 55th floor for a nightcap at Pinnacle Social Club.

Golden Knights star forward William Karlsson celebrated his high-scoring season with a Wynn Night life double-header on Friday. He hit Encore Beach Club throughout Afrojack’s daytime set and checked out XS Friday night when Alesso was on the decks and musicians Austin Mahone and Pia Mia were also in the crowd. Mahone took the phase Saturday at the Flamingo’s Go Pool.

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Andrew Dang/Tony Tran Photography T.I. and Chadwick Boseman at Drai’s

. More clubbin’ athletes were spotted at Drai’s Friday night, including the Seattle Seahawks’ Brandon Marshall, the Arizona Cardinals’ Patrick Peterson, the Houston Rockets’ James Harden and Chelsea FC’s Ross Barkley. At the roof location on Saturday night, none other than T’Challa himself Chadwick Boseman stopped by to catch a live efficiency from Tip “T.I.” Harris. New WBO welterweight champ Terence Crawford remained in your home, too, commemorating his victory over Jeff Horn at MGM Grand Garden Arena previously that night.

Previous NHL all-star Colby Armstrong and his spouse Mel Armstrong hosted three of the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team disaster survivors, Nick Shumlanski, Brayden Camrud and Tyler Smith, for an efficiency of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace on June 8. It was the grand ending of a memorable week in Las Vegas for the players, who likewise participate in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals at T-Mobile Arena. Fifteen individuals died and 14 more were injured in a bus crash carrying the group in Saskatchewan, Canada, in April.

A quick upgrade on the Strip’s most recent show: “Marilyn! The New Musical” is formally taking a summertime hiatus. After debuting at the Paris Theater last month and tossing a big grand opening efficiency and celebration on June 1, the program will continue nighttime at 7 p.m. through June 17. After that, it will break up until September “in order to more fine-tune the program and prepare … to launch a nationwide tour.” We’ll wait and see what occurs.

Female strikes $1.4 million jackpot at Golden Gate Hotel & & Gambling establishment

Rhonda L. from Wisconsin won the largest jackpot payout in the history of the Golden Gate Hotel & Casino June5, 2018 (Derek Stevens / Twitter).
Rhonda L. from Wisconsin won the largest jackpot payout in the history of the Golden Gate Hotel & Gambling Establishment June5, 2018 (Derek Stevens/ Twitter). A fortunate tourist is going home with a story to tell after hitting the largest jackpot payment in the history of the Golden Gate Hotel & Gambling Establishment. A Wisconsin lady, identified as Rhonda L., won a whopping $ 1.4 million at the downtown property on June 5. She played the Million Degrees game by Scientific Games on the gambling establishment floor, inning accordance with a media release. The gambling establishment said Rhonda was in town for a bingo tournament when she struck it rich.

Even Golden Gate’s owner and CEO Derek Stevens was gladly shocked by the win.

“She is a big fan of the D and Golden Gate so we really couldn’t have actually requested a better winner,” Stevens stated. “This is the greatest payment of my profession in Las Vegas and our lucky gambling establishment player has actually made the experience memorable.”

Golden Gate plans to post the winner’s image on the Million Degrees machine.

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Female strikes $1.4 million prize at downtown Golden Gate

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Steve Marcus A view of the Golden Gate hotel-casino in downtown Las Vegas Friday, Jan. 24, 2015.

Tuesday, June 5, 2018|11:46 a.m.

. A Wisconsin lady is leaving Las Vegas a millionaire.

The female, who remained in town for a bingo competition, hit a $1.4 million prize Tuesday morning on the Million Degrees video game at the Golden Gate in downtown Las Vegas.

The reward was the largest payout in the home’s history.

“She is a big fan of the D and Golden Gate, so we really could not have actually requested a much better winner,” said Derek Stevens, chief executive officer and owner of the Golden Gate and The D homes. “This is the most significant payout of my career in Las Vegas and our lucky casino player has actually made the experience extraordinary.”

After posturing for an image with Stevens, Golden Gate plans to publish the winner’s picture on the Million Degrees maker.

Golden sound: VGK music director spins soundtrack to a winning season

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=” Image”/ > Patrick Ruhilg Vegas Golden Knights Music Director Jake Wagner is shown at T-Mobile Arena.

Wednesday, May 30, 2018|2 a.m.

During the first round of the playoffs versus the Kings, the Beach Boys struck “Surfin’ U.S.A” played over the mammoth stereo at T-Mobile Arena. The audience did the wave in time to the music and Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury took part with the crowd, making for a remarkable moment.

Golden Knights Music Director Jake Wagner has many memories from the team’s debut season, however the Fleury-wave is among his favorites. That and the Oct. 10 house opener. “I still get chills considering it,” Wagner states.

” It’s been truly special, like soundtracking a movie in real time,” Wagner states about picking the music for the Knights’ astronomical increase. He likewise plays organ/keyboard, books several DJs throughout the arena and aids with production material when needed. “( It’s) among the best stories in the history of sports.”

So how does he choose music for video games? It’s an art that happens in genuine time.

Jake Wagner’s favorite tunes to play at Golden Knights’ video games

Arcade Fire, “Signs of Life”

Avicii, “The Nights”

ASAP Rocky & & Skrillex, “Wild For The Nights”

Greta Van Fleet, “Highway Tune”

Tiesto + The Chainsmokers, “Split (Only U)”

The Black Keys, “Gold On The Ceiling”

Papa Roach, “Born For Achievement”

Gizzle, “Get Loud For Me”

Alice Merton, “No Roots”

Steve Aoki, “Delirious (Boneless)”

Envision Dragons, “Whatever It Takes”

John Wick Mode, “Le Castle Vania” (group entryway track)

DJ Shadow ft. Run The Jewels, “No one Speak (important)” (team walk-off track)

WWE Introduction Styles (Bobby Roode, Shinsuke Nakamura, AJ Styles and more)

Penguin Jail, “All Night Long” (Lionel Richie cover)

Welshly Arms, “Famous”

Thirty Seconds to Mars, “Hail To The Victor”

Jax Jones, “Yeah Yeah Yeah”

Wolfmother, “Victorious/The Joker and The Burglar”

J Balvin, “Mi Gente (remix)”

Ball game, “Unstoppable”

Junior Senior Citizen, “Move Your Feet”

Major Lazer, “Light It Up (remix)”

Poolside, “Do You Believe” (intermission track)

Classic anthems by artists such as DJ Casper, DJ Kool, Queen, House of Pain, Led Zeppelin, The Bee Gees, The Ramones, Michael Jackson, The Isley Brothers, Kanye West, Black Sabbath, The Clash, ACDC, The Village Individuals and Lil Jon.

” I attempt my finest to match the in-game scenarios and love informing a lyrical story when possible,” Wagner states. “You definitely desire tunes that have a lot of energy and make you move. The main objective is to leave everyone with a favorable experience, regardless the outcome of the game.”

Some tunes are already tradition. When the Knights score an objective, expect to hear Panic! at the Disco’s “Vegas Lights.” When the Knights win, naturally it’s Elvis’ classic ode to Sin City: “Viva Las Vegas.” And when Fleury makes a fantastic save, “The Guy” by Las Vegas’ own The Killers helps fans commemorate.

On video game days, Wagner takes demands via Twitter (@jakewagnermusic), attempting to work a couple of fan selects into each game.

” It’s actually cool to see exactly what everyone wants to hear,” Wagner says. The “timeless stadium stompers” are most requested, however other favorites consist of Black Sabbath’s “Neon Knights,” Kiss’ “Crazy Nights” and Scorpions’ “Big City Nights.”

The Golden Knights are known for their deep connection to the regional neighborhood, and the video game music is no exception. A variety of local artists have actually been played: Trade Voorhees, The Dirty Hooks, Mercy Music, Chop 808, Sober Junkie, Silversage and more. Throughout pregame warmups, local DJ Joe Green spins.

For Wagner, the very best part of this dream gig is seeing the delight on the faces of young fans.

” It’s so cool to understand they might grow up and end up taking their kids to a Knights game,” Wagner states. “It’s constructing a custom that’ll be felt in the neighborhood for years to come.”

In the ’90s, Wagner was one such young fan. He discovered how to like hockey from enjoying the now-defunct Las Vegas Thunder play. He states it’s the factor he ended up being interested in soundtracking live sports. “They ‘d play ‘Thunderstruck’ each time the team took the ice and it blew my mind,” Wagner says.

His path to the Golden Knights has been a life-long journey. He learned piano and guitar in school and played in local bands around town. He worked as a stage manager for the Taxi and was the music organizer for the Life is Stunning celebration in its early years. Thanks to his enthusiasm for sharing brand-new music and artists, he has actually dealt with the radio station KUNV as well as with Nevada Public Radio’s music discovery channel in Reno (NV89). Before the Knights, Wagner curated music for the Las Vegas 51s baseball team and he will likewise be soundtracking the Las Vegas Aces’ WNBA basketball video games for their 2018 season.

What music can we expect to hear throughout the rest of the brief season? “I can’t state much about the final playlist,” Wagner says. “Each video game has an unique feel and I do not usually select music ahead of time. I can state that we’ve got a few surprises in store.”

Vegas Golden Knights to host scavenger hunt for tickets

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180″/ > LAS VEGAS( FOX5) – Vegas Golden Knights fans who were not able to buy tickets to a Stanley Cup Final game versus the Washington Capitals still have a chance to secure tickets!

The group revealed it will host a #VGKWorldwide scavenger hunt contest Tuesday afternoon in Las Vegas for two tickets to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup FInal.

The hunt will feature six stops throughout the Valley. The very first individual to come to the sixth area after finishing the previous 5 stops will get a ticket to Wednesday night’s video game.

The Golden Knights stated the ideas will be exposed on the team’s Twitter account beginning in the afternoon.

In addition, the Vegas Golden Knights will host road video game watch celebrations in the Valley. A watch celebration for Game 3 will occur Saturday at Toshiba Plaza and a watch party for Video game 4 will happen at the Downtown Las Vegas Occasions Center on June 4. Puck drop for both video games is set for 5 p.m. Admission is totally free for both watch celebrations and fans are motivated to get here early.

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What'' s a ' Winnipeg? ' Time to brush up on the Golden Knights' ' Canadian competition

It's about 1,600 miles away from the Las Vegas Valley, but this weekend all eyes in southern Nevada will be on Winnipeg as the Golden Knights take on the Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference Final.
 It's about 1,600 miles far from the Las Vegas Valley, however this weekend all eyes in southern Nevada will be on Winnipeg as the Golden Knights handle the Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference Final.

It’s about 1,600 miles away from the Las Vegas Valley, however this weekend all eyes in southern Nevada will be on Winnipeg as the Golden Knights take on the Winnipeg Jets

in the Western Conference Final. HENDERSON, NV( FOX5)- It’s about 1,600 miles away from the Las Vegas Valley, but this weekend all eyes in southern Nevada will be on Winnipeg as the Golden Knights handle the Winnipeg Jets in the Western Conference Final. However just how much do you know about the city where Games 1 and 2 will be played? We’ll begin with the fundamentals: Winnipeg is the capital of the province of Manitoba.

It’s near the center of Canada, and north of North Dakota. Winnipeg has a population of about 750,000 individuals, compared with a Las Vegas’ city population of about two million.” We’re going to provide you the very best, hardest hockey market that you’re ever visiting,” Matt Schaubroeck with Tourist Winnipeg

said. If Golden Knights fans are making the trip up North, exactly what can they do to kill time when the team isn’t taking the ice?

” I would take a look at the Assiniboine Park Zoo, you can view the polar bears going for a swim right on top of your head,” Schaubroeck stated. “Another thing you can do: I would head over to the Canadian Museum for Human Rights. It’s a gorgeous structure, you cant miss it.”

However let’s get real, the reason middle ages maniacs are venturing north this week is the hockey, as well as though Winnipeggers enjoy their Jets, Schaubroeck stated they’ll still be typically Canadian: respectful to visitors, even those sporting the black and gold.

” You’ll get some good-natured heckling, but at the end of the day, we like our hockey, however we’re referred to as ‘friendly Manitoba’ and you’ll see it come through if you come appear for a visit.”

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