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Sheila E. brings her musical message to the Golden Nugget

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Discover Sheila E. at the Golden

1980s hits”Attractive Life”and” A Love Bizarre” and for her long time connection and cooperations with Prince. However the Oakland-born artist has also worked with legends like Ringo Starr, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, Diana Ross, Lionel Richie, Gloria Estefan and more and she truly does it all as a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. She added another impressive achievement in September when she released”

Iconic: Message 4 America,”a musical call to action that landed her back on the Signboard Albums chart for the very first time given that 1991. Since she’s performing at the Golden Nugget this weekend, I took the opportunity to talk with Sheila E. about the album and how essential it is to her, and how her fans are responding to such a politically charged piece of work. We simply saw you on “American Idol “for the program’s Prince episode. How much fun was that? It was a great deal of fun and it was an important thing to do, too. Everybody wants to do Prince songs and is motivated by him and no one is trying to replace him– because you can’t– however we need to keep taking the chances to continue his tradition and commemorate it, to teach the next generation what that is. I’m really thankful” American Idol” did that. If we do not educate about him and continue to commemorate him, then individuals will forget and everything goes away. He’s done so much. It would be a pity for people to not keep in mind all the great things he left us. And you were in Las Vegas right before you did”Idol. “Did you capture a program last time you were in town? I enjoy Vegas. I have household there and I like to obtain in and out and see programs, from Cirque do Soleil to more recent ones. I saw Earth, Wind & Fire [at Venetian] however before that I saw Ricky Martin, who places on a great program. I love his songs which theater he’s performing in, & you do not even realize it’s a theater since he turns it into one enormous club. Everyone is partying, singing and dancing which’s exactly what you want music to do. Is it true that you were dealing with the”Renowned “album before the 2016 election? It was a couple years prior that I began a job called”Political correctness.”I knew the record I wanted to compose several years ago however I believed it would take at least six months to put it together due to the fact that the lyrical content needed to be quite deep. But then whatever happened so quickly. I was grieving Prince and after that I was mourning our country, with the method the election was going, so I recognized I needed to put something out right now. And so I started considering the tunes I grew up listening to in the ’60s and ’70s, terrific songs that were so relevant for that time and again today with exactly what’s taking place now. And so”Iconic”is a collection of curated covers of songs like “Come Together”with Ringo Starr and “Everyday People” with Freddie Stone from

Sly & The Household Stone and”Pusherman “by Curtis Mayfield. Right. “Pusherman,” today, that pusherman is the drug administration. We are resolving things that are taking place right away with these tunes and paying tribute to those artists. We did”One Country Under a Groove”with George Clinton. It’s time to come together through peace and love, so we picked that due to the fact that we need to unify, even though there’s so much hatred and division and even though the lyrical material can be crazy, the property is bringing individuals together. All of it suggests something. Existed any apprehension for you when you were making the album, considering this is not something your fans would necessarily expect from you? My fans are not used to me speaking about these kinds of things.

That’s why I knew it would take a while to compose it. However these songs deal with the issues I would have written about, issues like hardship and all the things about the National Anthem. And it’s going terrific when we’re playing these tunes. We open up with a funky variation of the National Anthem, our variation, and if they’re sitting they begin standing and singing and we love that. When you go to our programs, you see variety in the audience. Music brings individuals together. It does not matter what does it cost? cash you make or exactly what your status is or who you like or if you’re Republican or Democrat. Our audience is exactly what America looks like, all individuals, all of the above. Sheila E. takes the stage at 8 p.m. on May 18 at the Golden Nugget Display Room(129 E. Fremont St., 800-745-3000) and more info can be discovered at goldennugget.com.

Golden Knights to play San Jose on Thursday in Las Vegas

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/ > John Locher/AP San Jose Sharks center Tomas Hertl (48) vies for the puck with Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Nate Schmidt (88) throughout the 2nd period of an NHL hockey video game, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018|3:59 p.m.

. The Golden Knights will drop the puck for their second-round series versus the San Jose Sharks at 7 p.m. Thursday at T-Mobile Arena.

The game will be televised on NBC Sports Network (channel 220 on DirecTV, 159 on Meal, 1038 on Cox and 640 on CenturyLink Prism).

Vegas has actually waited a week for the announcement after sweeping the Los Angeles Kings 4-0 in the preliminary, which concluded April 17.

The NHL has not announced the remainder of the second-round schedule, most likely waiting for the outcome of Wednesday’s Game 7 match between the Boston Bruins and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The Golden Knights will host the Sharks for the very first 2 video games of the series before visiting San Jose for Games 3 and 4. With nine days in between video games, the team has actually practiced longer than typical in an attempt to stay in playoff form.

The Sharks are dealing with the very same issue, as they swept the Anaheim Ducks in their first-round series.

” They’re in the exact same boat, so that’s the good idea,” Golden Knights coach Gerard Gallant said. “I’m grateful we’re not playing a team that’s simply ending up the series up with just 2 or three day of rests. We’ll see what occurs.”

The Golden Knights were 3-0-1 this season versus the Sharks, with their only loss coming in overtime on March 22.

” It’s going to be tough, however the gamers are going to be fired up,” Gallant stated. “It’s a championship game, so I believe both teams will come out playing well.”

Golden Knights announce free fan events prior to Video game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Playoffs versus the L.A. Kings Wednesday, but fans won't need to buy a ticket to get in on the excitement.
 The Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Playoffs versus the L.A. Kings Wednesday, however fans won't need to buy a ticket to get in on the excitement.

The Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Playoffs versus the L.A. Kings Wednesday, however fans won’t have to buy a ticket to get in on the enjoyment. LAS VEGAS (FOX5)- The Vegas Golden Knights open the Stanley Cup Playoffs versus the L.A. Kings Wednesday, but fans will not need a ticket to obtain in on the excitement. At 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, the National Hockey League will host a complimentary

concert headlined by Grammy-nominated rapper Reasoning in Toshiba Plaza. No ticket will be needed to view the performance. The March to the Fortress begins at 5:45 p.m. outside New York-New York and concludes at about 6:00 p.m. at Toshiba Plaza.

Other activities and destinations prior to the video game start at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Toshiba Plaza including:

A barber shaving Vegas Golden Knights logosA tattoo artist tattooing free Vegas Golden Knights logo designs (up to a specific size) An airbrush artistFace and hair paintersCorn tossA shooting cageIce sculpturesA Topgolf interactive gameVegas Program Women taking images with a small ‘Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas’ sign

Stay with FOX5 for information on further celebrations!

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Marketing group wants to match Golden Knights’ success on the ice

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Steve Marcus Kristopher Knief, director of organisation intelligence for the Vegas Golden Knights, positions in a suite at T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

Witness states off-duty Metro officer who eliminated golden retriever may have been consuming

A Metro officer has been under investigation for shooting and killing a pet golden retriever.
 A Metro officer has actually been under examination for shooting and eliminating a pet golden retriever.

A Metro officer has been under investigation for shooting and eliminating an animal golden retriever. LAS VEGAS( FOX5)- An officer with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Cops Department has

been under investigation after shooting and killing a golden retriever last Friday near Nellis Blvd and Gold Mine Road. Some witnesses stated the canine” viciously assaulted” a dachshund before he was shot, but animal control officers stated they did not notice any injuries to the smaller canine.

Another witness stated she thinks the officer, “Matt,” was drinking however was not evaluated by his coworkers when they showed up to examine. No further details has actually been offered from Metro Authorities.

The owner of the golden retriever, Maureen Schorn, described “Moto” as extremely calm and loving.

” It’s totally wrong. I’m hearing words like ‘viciously attacked.’ That was not in his nature whatsoever,” she stated. “Your house is bare, empty without him.”

Schorn dealt with Moto and the golden retriever’s mom and sibling, Chloe and Abby. She described Moto as the “male of the home.” On Thursday, she said the entire household was distressed.

” He did not bite. He did not bite anyone. I know that,” Schorn said. “I know there’s no damage at all on that little dog that they declare was ‘viciously assaulted.'”

Schorn said the daughter of a family good friend was strolling the golden retriever when the little lady lost control of Moto’s leash. The off-duty officer shot Moto twice in the back.

” If he’s afraid of dogs, I do not believe he must carry a weapon … He killed my kid. He’s my member of the family. He’s my everything,” Schorn said. “I believe he’s trigger happy. Just shooting out like that? There were a couple of kids around!”

The owner stated she was still aiming to determine exactly what her options are. She stated at least one lawyer informed her she might not have a case due to the fact that the little lady strolling Moto was not keeping the leash at the time of the shooting.

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Golden Knights will offer jerseys to fans after final house game

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Steve Marcus Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson (71)commemorates with teammate Brayden McNabb (3) after scoring a hat technique objective during a game Sunday, March 18, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Monday, March 19, 2018|2:31 p.m.

. The Golden Knights will provide fans the jerseys off their backs after the last home game of the season on March 31 as a part of fan appreciation week.

It’s a custom observed by lots of other NHL groups, too.

The last week of the regular season, March 26 to 31, has been designated fan appreciation week, the team announced today. There will be giveaways for all fans at each of the 4 games that week.

Fans will get a Golden Knights flag March 26, a guard window cling on March 28, a car flag on March 30 and an image from the home opener on March 31.

The Golden Knights will also provide team awards after the last house video game. They will provide a Very first Star Award as determined by voting at home video games, a Vegas Strong Service Award for the player most involved in serving and returning to the community and a Seventh Player Award for the employee who most exceeded expectations on the ice.

Fans can elect Marc-Andre Fleury, William Karlsson, Deryk Engelland or Reilly Smith for the Seventh Player Award online at vegasgoldenknights.com/awards. As a finale, the

group will take the ice and provide their game-worn jerseys to select fans.

Nearing 36, Golden Knights' ' Engelland playing finest hockey of his life

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Steve Marcus Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Deryk Engelland(5) is shown during a video game against the Columbus Blue Jackets at T-Mobile Arena Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2017.

Golden Knights assisting bring street hockey to middle schools

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L.E. Baskow Trainees from After School All-Stars delight in some street hockey while the Vegas Golden Knights host a Youth Hockey Center at AutoNation Toyota on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Monday, Feb. 12, 2018|2:55 p.m.

Move over dodgeball. Street hockey will quickly be contributed to physical education classes at Southern Nevada intermediate schools.

Today, the Clark County School District revealed an initiative to bring the sport to 63 intermediate schools in collaboration with the Golden Knights and the NHL.

“This partnership is a terrific opportunity to assist grow youth hockey and produce enjoyment for the sport amongst middle schoolers in Clark County,” Vegas Golden Knights President Kerry Bubolz said. “We wish to thank our partners at Clark County School District, NV Energy, NHL and the NHL Gamers’ Association for assisting make this program possible.”

The effort, announced at Walter Johnson Junior High, will supply participating schools with a full set of street hockey equipment, teaching guides and a student curriculum book to execute the street hockey program.

Educators will go through hockey training supplied by the Golden Knights youth hockey development personnel to better teach the sport to their trainees.

Our hometown hockey pub: MacKenzie River Pizza is Golden Knights central

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Steve Marcus Fans chant “Go Knights Go!”as they enjoy a live broadcast of the Vegas Golden Knights against the Pittsburgh Penguins at MacKenzie River Pizza, a bar and grill inside the groups practice center at City National Arena, Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018. From left: Jim Canada, Bryan Cannon, and David Byer.

contact)Monday, Feb. 12, 2018|2 a.m. The Las Vegas Valley is definitely cluttered with sports bars, vibrant places you can discover your fellow fans and cheer for almost any pro team out there– that old saying that Las Vegans all originated from some other city is still mainly true, and we bring our house groups in addition to us.

Obviously, these days we have a genuine home team– a winning one– and naturally plenty of local sports bars have adopted the Vegas Golden Knights. It’s all part of the neighborhood coming together to support its very first big league expert sports franchise, an exciting movement that deserves to be described as a phenomenon.

Unless the Knights are at house and you have actually got tickets to T-Mobile Arena, it is difficult to find a more distinctively electrical atmosphere to view the video game than MacKenzie River Pizza. The restaurant and bar lies on the second floor at the $30 million City National Arena, the Golden Knights’ practice facility and head office in Downtown Summerlin.

The arena is a home-away-from-home for the gamers, and fans are starting to feel the same method about the comfortable tavern upstairs. If you want to get a table or perhaps a seat at the bar during a Golden Knights video game, plan to get to the pub a minimum of a few hours before the puck drops.

VGK Fans at MacKenzie River Pizza Introduce slideshow””We began pretty hectic but gradually,

the crowds during video games have actually gotten bigger, “says MacKenzie River General Manager Jason Anderson.”We do not have outdoors signage or anything like that so we rely totally on word-of-mouth. Very first individuals started concerning the team’s practices and finding their way here, then we were only truly hectic throughout away video games. But now it’s packed no matter what, and things are just continuing to get crazier. “Anderson was operating in a great dining restaurant across the street, T-bones Chophouse at the Red

Rock Resort, when he found out about the hockey happenings coming to Downtown Summerlin. Expense Foley, the owner of the Golden Knights and the Montana-based Glacier Dining establishment Group that consists of the MacKenzie River Pizza chain, was a frequent guest at T-bones.”It was a combination of the NHL side of things and seeing Mr. Foley be available in at Red Rock and seeing exactly what he was all about, and belonging of something brand new that the community could get thrilled about,”Anderson says. “And originating from the Midwest– I was born in Wisconsin– the hockey component was attracting me. I think it was something to gravitate to for a lot of individuals in Las Vegas. “The hockey pub certainly is a force of gravity. Every seat in the extensive dining room and around the rectangular bar provides fantastic views of numerous hi-def TELEVISION screens, and the seats along both sides examine City National Arena’s twin ice rinks. The restaurant cranks the volume when the Knights are on those screens, but you still can’t hear the video game when the house group scores and the capability crowd emerges. Chants of”Go Knights Go!”follow, similar to in the house games at T-Mobile. The most popular game-time meals and drinks are enormous plates of Cowboy Nachos, Good Ol’ Boy( pepperoni)and MacKenzie River(veggie )pizzas and the made-in-Henderson Golden Nites Bohemian Pilsner

from Lovelady Developing.”That constantly turns into our top selling beer on game nights, “Anderson says. It’s a popular place to work, too, as the personnel hasn’t seen much turnover considering that opening in early September– a rare accomplishment for a brand-new dining establishment. It’s all hands on deck for game-night crowds, however

the MacKenzie River group seems to have actually discovered its groove, and in the nick of time. With more youth hockey programs, adult leagues and other events filling up the rinks at the arena, the restaurant is busier than ever. And the more time you spend hanging out at this friendly neighborhood sports bar, the more possibility you have of facing among the Golden Knights, who spend a lot of time at the arena and dining establishment when they’re not on the ice. “A great deal of them will spend time after practice or go skating with their families then pop in and have a pizza. You can run into anyone whenever,” states Anderson.