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Images: Sneak peek at 2016 ‘Dream’ calendar; Mandy Moore to direct opening


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The 2016 “Dream” calendar shoot with Kristin Ratatori at LAX on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in the Luxor.

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2016 ‘Fantasy’ Calendar Shoot
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The 2016 “Dream” calendar shoot with Chloe Crawford at LAX on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, in the Luxor.

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“Fantasy” at the Luxor.

Party planning for the 16th anniversary of the adult burlesque revue “Dream” at the Luxor is underway. In reality, the stunning beauty ladies shot their sexy pictures for the 2016 calendar last week.

Producer-director Anita Mann tells me that there will certainly be a calendar launch party Oct. 20 to mark the 10th year of the cheeky calendar, and the curvy cast will certainly commemorate their real 16th anniversary Nov. 1.

“This year, we selected a genuine after-dark dream,” stated Anita. “A dream underwear shoot inside LAX at our home hotel.” Our thanks to contributing photographer Tom Donoghue, who was welcomed to catch our saucy preview. A DVD from the calendar shoot likewise will be launched.

Looking back over 16 amazing years, Anita said: “I count my true blessings every day. I’m so extremely thankful that we’ve had this excellent run, and I still get thrilled with every program every night.

“On our birthday, we will introduce 4 brand-new numbers. We have 12 girls in rotation in the cast. 8 are always in the show, and four are swing dancers due to the fact that we are seven nights a week, 52 weeks a year.

“Jaime Lynch is still our major vocalist performing four or five nights a week, and then our former lead Lorena Peril is back with us, along with Lily Arce on the other nights of the week.

“It’s interesting to have Lorena return after her European show trip. She’s singing with her hubby now in Las Vegas, and we have her back in between times.

I asked Anita why her show has actually had such a long, successful run.

“Our audiences actually associate with the cast more than any other show with an intimacy, an experience not found anywhere else. There’s a great deal of adult cabaret to choose from in Las Vegas, but we’ve been continuous with the showgirl part.

“The big shows lost. We lost ‘Folies Bergere,’ we lost ‘Into the Night.’ ‘Peepshow’ was a great adult program, but it, too, was in a bigger showroom.

” ‘Jubilee’ is still there, and I hope permanently, but our ‘Dream’ dancers are much closer having fun with our audience. The adult shows that have lasted for many years are because of being more intimate.

“Our cast gets better and better, and their talents actually reveal individually. Their interaction also gets better weekly. It works because it’s my mommy’s preferred show, and she’s 89!

“So ‘Dream’ is for audiences of any ages and certainly for couples. The people and the ladies enjoy the show, so both leave as winners.

“I believe our biggest obstacle with time was when MGM took over the Luxor. We needed to alter from ‘Midnight Fantasy’ to just ‘Fantasy,’ so we had to alter the whole show. We ‘d rehearse by day and slowly alter the show each night.

“When we opened 16 years earlier as a ‘family-friendly adult show,’ we understood that it wasn’t going to be all over-the-top sex. We’ve kept the variety home entertainment element that couples could associate with conveniently.

“We carefully keep a balance. It’s not just in-your-face nudity right from the start. We keep it attractive, not outright. I never ever desire it to be in your face. It’s everything about the showgirls’ effort and devotion to real show-business home entertainment skills.

“The other programs don’t a lot copy us but have a various design in providing it. The copycats don’t disturb me. Our show exists solely to please the audience and not worry about the so-called competitors.

“Dancing has actually come back so much on mainstream tv, and TELEVISION has helped preserve dancing, so our opening number is all dance. I want to do the same with our showgirl dancers.The women do not go topless up until the 2nd number.

“Over 16 years, they have actually become part of the fabric of Las Vegas. We’re closing in on a 20th anniversary. That would be fantastic to strike that number and continue onward from there.”

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Two-time Emmy Award candidate Mandy Moore is sprucing up the “Fantasy” phase by choreographing the show’s new opening number. Moore (“So You Believe You Can Dance”) is a director, choreographer and dancer. She will take a trip right here to teach the “Fantasy” girls a brand-new regular set to a mashup of Little Mix’s “Salute” and Jordin Stimulates’ “I Am Lady.”

Our guest columns resume Tuesday with Food Network star Ben Vaughn’s weekly tome, “Top Chef” and Border Grill chef Susan Feniger and vocalist Bob Torti, who stars in “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian and offstage has actually won creative kudos for his sculptures.

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

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Follow Las Vegas Sun Entertainment + Luxury Senior citizen Editor Don Chareunsy on Twitter at Twitter.com/ VDLXEditorDon.

Luxor Hotel & & Gambling establishment

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

This 4,405-room resort includes a wide range of home entertainment including world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez (spring 2013), the Cirque du Soleil production CRISS ANGEL Believe, the intriguing adult revue, DREAM, the hilarious funny of Carrot Top, Menopause The Musical and the exclusive LAX Club.

The property likewise offers a day spa and salon, wedding event chapel and welcoming swimming pool complex and is linked to Mandalay Bay through The Shoppes at Mandalay Location– a collection of unique shops and dining establishments.

With a 120,000-square-foot gaming area, delicious restaurants and first-class night life and home entertainment, Luxor supplies an unrivaled travel destination.

3900 S. Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89119

LAX Nightclub Vast, packed and an intense sensory overload, LAX ensures the ultimate Vegas club experience (although it’s called after the L.a airport). Filled with swank design information and an uber stylish crowd, this Strip bar is everything we’ve come to expect from Pure Management homes. Located inside the Luxor, LAX has a sister property in Hollywood, and both locations are favorites of the stars. Celebrities frequently host the party, and the guest list is a genuine who’s who of tabloid beloveds: Paris and Nicky Hilton, Wilmer Valderrama, Brody Jenner, Dave Navarro, Kristin Cavallari, Heidi Montag, Spencer Pratt, Britney Spears … the list goes on. Celebrities in their own right, DJ AM and DJ Vice keep the revelers captivated, as do regular contests like the current Miss LAX swimsuit pageant.
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