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. The holiday season has arrived in Las Vegas. Shop, consume, consume and be merry as you can, but conserve some energy for these impressive night home entertainment choices on and off the Strip.
THE COMEDY COME DOWN Recurring Vegas comedians Eddie Griffin (at SLS) and George Lopez (at the Mirage) are signed up with by fellow stand-up stars Cedric the Performer and D.L. Hughley for a nonstop night of make fun of Mandalay Bay Events Center. November 23, information at < a href="
https://www.axs.com/events/360388/the-comedy-get-down-tickets?skin=mandalaybay” target=” _ blank” rel=” noopener” > mgmresorts.com. LANCE BURTON AND BUDDIES Among Las Vegas’ all-time preferred headliners go back to the phase together with fellow magicians Fielding West, Keith West and the Illusioneers and juggler Michael Goudeau at the Orleans Display room. A part of the proceeds from these two shows benefits the Variety Children’s Charity of Southern Nevada. November 23-24, info at < a href=" https://www.orleanscasino.com/whats-new/events/2018-lance-burton-master-magician-and-friends" target=" _ blank
” rel =” noopener” > orleanscasino.com. ROD STEWART The unique rocker simply dropped another original album, “Blood Red Roses,” in September and he’s been utilizing his ongoing residency at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace to break in a few of those brand-new tunes. November 23-34, details at < a href=" https://www.thecolosseum.com/events/detail/342020" target=“
_ blank” rel =” noopener” > thecolosseum.com. TOURNAMENT OF KINGS: ‘T WAS THE KNIGHT Previously this week, the household friendly preferred at the Excalibur transformed into a holiday dinner show (through December 27) total with an unique three-course feast and even some snowfall while you enjoy Merlin, King Arthur and all your favorite knights joust, draw swords and battle for supremacy. November 23-25, information at < a href="
https://www.excalibur.com/en/entertainment/tournament-of-kings-holiday-show.html” target=” _ blank” rel =” noopener” > excalibur.com. SNOOP DOGG’S TURKEY JAM The Doggfather himself brings a stocked lineup of West Coast hip-hop stars to the Orleans Arena Saturday for a holiday weekend rap party. Joining Snoop onstage are E-40, DJ Quik, Warren G, Kurupt, Afroman and more. November 24, details at orleansarena.com.
With Elton John left to begin his retirement trip and Mariah Carey returning next month, the Colosseum at Caesars Palace is going through some modification. However there’s more than one rock-solid headliner program still running efficiently for its abundantly affectionate audience at this place, which was proven on June 15 with the return of Rod Stewart.
The 73-year-old superstar exploded onto the stage in fancy black and gold Friday night after his powerhouse 12-piece band and backups got the crowd going with the Bar-Kays’ cool classic, “Soul Finger.” Stewart squandered no time or scream of adulation, ripping right into ’80s hit “Infatuation” and dashing out some endearingly silly dance moves. Then he thanked everybody for pertaining to his 137th program at the Colosseum, guaranteed he would stick mostly to the hits however alerted he wished to perform 2 tracks from his upcoming 30th studio album “Blood Red Roses,” then demanded everyone keep dancing while he covered Sam Cooke’s “Having a Celebration.” And dance they did.
Those two brand-new tunes aren’t totally brand-new. To begin with was “There’s a Hole in My Heart,” a legally new production all about a bachelor who’s lost his method when he loses his lady. It was positive, emotional and a little doo-wop-ish. Later in the show, when Stewart had donned an electrical red suit for an acoustic set at the front of the stage, he performed the heart-wrenching 1922 rebellion hymn “Grace,” which informs the story of Irish artist Grace Gifford, who married her fiancé Joseph Plunkett hours before he was executed for his management function in the Easter Rising, a failed insurrection in 1916. It appears like that rendition will be on the new album, too.
Stewart’s clearly scratchy, warmly emotive vocals took control of throughout this song and this part of his program, which likewise consisted of the Feline Stevens-penned hit “The Very first cut is the Deepest” and Van Morrison’s “Have I Informed You Recently.” It likewise showcased Stewart’s capability to take widely known and well-worn tunes and genuinely make them his own.
If that wasn’t the musical and emotional high point of the evening, perhaps it was Stewart’s jaunt through the audience throughout “Maggie May” or the soccer-specific version of “Rhythm of My Heart.” Whether crooning, shuffling across the phase or booting soccer balls into the seats, Stewart never lacked energy, and his fans returned the strength. You ought to have seen these folks defending those balls.
Luckily for the Colosseum, Rod the Mod isn’t going anywhere. New dates were simply revealed for November and early December and those tickets are on sale June 22, when he takes the phase again.
” Rod Stewart: The Hits” will be performed at 7:30 p.m. June 22, 29 and 30 at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace (3570 Las Vegas Blvd. South, 866-320-9763) and more info can be discovered at thecolosseum.com.
Las Vegas police said 4 people were shot after a” running weapon battle” in the east valley Tuesday afternoon. (Photo: Abby Theodros/ FOX5).
LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -.
Las Vegas authorities said 4 people were shot after a “running gun battle” in the east valley Tuesday afternoon.
Lt. Grant Rogers of Metro cops said at least 20 rounds were fired after 4:00 p.m. at 354 N. Nellis Boulevard in a parking area between a SuperPawn and Denny’s restaurant.
Authorities stated 2 adults were contending each other. One guy was required to Sunrise by a woman who left the cars and truck and removed on foot.
Three bystanders were also shot, including a 10-year-old lady and her mom, who was shot in the shoulder. The third was lady driving north on Nellis, pulling into Walmart when a bullet came through her cars and truck and hit her, authorities said.
” I heard the shooting. I looked across the street by the Denny’s. 2 guys ranging from the side of the Denny’s shooting at each other. One had a gun the other lagged chasing him,” witness Levina Robinson stated. ” Right here is where they got my car. (A bullet) went through and lodged at the top of the roofing system. And that essentially was it. I took off, I was terrified.”
Police said it was potentially gang-related.
Nellis Boulevard was closed from Stewart Avenue to Charleston Boulevard.
Stay with FOX5 for updates.
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Is the Floyd Mayweather-Conor McGregor superfight such a huge offer that it sucks up all the oxygen on the Strip? Yes, however no– there are plenty of other home entertainment alternatives to check out whether you enjoy the big bout or not, and you do not have to strike Las Vegas Boulevard to have some enjoyable.
RANCID & & DROPKICK MURPHYS These 2 famous hard rock bands– from San Francisco’s East Bay and Boston’s equally rowdy music scene, respectively– are only the top of the costs for this excellent show at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center Friday. Likewise bringing the noise are ska attire The Selecter and Reno singer-songwriter Kevin Seconds. Aug. 25, information at 800-745-3000 or < a href="
http://dlvec.com/event/rancid-dropkick-murphys/” target=” _ blank” > dlvec.com. ROD STEWART: THE HITS If you’re considering catching the British rock icon at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace this weekend, consider the Sunday night show, when he’ll be joined by pop band DNCE for “Do Ya Believe I’m Sexy?” in an efficiency that will become part of the MTV Video Music Awards broadcast. Aug. 26 & & 27 (and continuing Aug. 29 and Sept. 2 & & 3), info at 866-227-5938 or < a href=" http://www.thecolosseum.com/events" target=“
_ blank” > thecolosseum.com. BIG3 BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIP The first-year, three-on-three, half-court professional basketball league including previous NBA players wraps it up with the championship game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena Saturday. The unbeaten Trilogy, captained by Kenyon Martin and Al Harrington, take on the 3 Headed Beasts, including Rashard Lewis and Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, while the 3rd- and fourth-ranked teams battle it out in an earlier alleviation video game. Aug. 26, details at 866-740-7711 or < a href="
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” > axs.com. Related content GIPSY KINGS The best-known Flamenco band worldwide drops in at the Red Rock Resort for a poolside performance Saturday night, 25 years after launching album “Allegria” made the group popular. The Gypsy Kings’ latest album, 2013’s “Appreciate Flamenco,” won a Grammy for Best World Music Album. New york city vocalist, songwriter and violinist Simi Stone opens. Aug. 26, info at 702-797-7777 or < a href=" https://www.stationcasinosevents.com/event/gipsy-kings/?gclid=CLzwtsPC8NUCFZSIfgodpAwF8g" target=" _ blank“
> stationcasinosevents.com. IMMIGRANT & CHEAP TRICK The Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea concert hall is packing all of this into one program: “Seems like the First Time,” “Urgent,” “Hot Blooded,” and all the other hits from multiplatinum rockers Foreigner; “I Desired You to Desire Me,” “Surrender,” “The Flame,” and all the other hits from genre-spanning rock organization Low-cost Technique; and “Whole Lotta Love,” “Black Dog,” “Kashmir,” and all the other Led Zeppelin strikes performed by drummer John Bonham’s drummer son Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Experience. That’s a lot. Aug. 27, info at 702-698-7778 or thecosmopolitanlasvegas.com.
Ray Maker/ Las Vegas Sun A stack of$50,000 tournament chips wait for a poker gamer prior to the start of the 2017 World of Series of Poker Centerpiece at the Rio Convention Center on Saturday, July 8, 2017.
The event’s executive director happily states it started as a one-table competition in downtown with just seven players. Standing inside the Brasilia ballroom, which was embellished with floor-to-ceiling posters of the past 6 Centerpiece champs, Stewart revealed a 10-year deal with Tencent Limited Holding to bring the WSOP brand name to Asia. That, he enhances, brings the currently tremendously popular WSOP to another level.
“Luckily, they actually like poker,” he joked about Tencent, a tech company which is considered China’s most valuable corporation and offers mobile video games among other services.
Saturday, naturally, had other significance. It was arguably the most crucial day of the WSOP calendar: the start of the Main Event. One of the 5,000 approximately players who pony up the $10,000 entry charge on the first of three beginning days of this year’s competition, going through Monday, could be poker’s next millionaire star.
That truth wasn’t lost on Stewart.
The poker boom, began more than 10 years back when amateur Chris Moneymaker outdueled many of the video games notables for the championship, is accountable for producing a brand-new star each summer at the Rio. Who’s next?
“I call our occasion the Las Vegas variation of the American dream,” Stewart said. “You put in a little work, you have a little luck and amazing things can happen to you, and happen in an immediate.”
Stewart took a seat with the Sun minutes after the Main Event started. Here are some highlights of the conversation, which were edited for clarity.
As a local, it touched house when you were talking about the history of WSOP. I keep in mind when you could increase and down Fremont Street, and of course you men had the Centerpiece one year outside, right?.
TS: A lot of people keep in mind when Stu Ungar won that event exterior (in 1997). That was insane.
There are many people who come to play the Centerpiece with that dream of being the next champ. How remarkable is knowing some wait all year for their chance at this one competition?
TS: It is actually special to see the feelings and the believers. That is what we do all year around is building to this day, where all the potential Moneymakers and prospective champions appear.
Poker rooms all throughout town have struggled; many have actually closed. How were you guys able to make it through and continue with the stable growth?
TS: I have to be honest. I want I might tell you. I wish I understood what exactly what the secret sauce is. There is one World Series of Poker and the gamers love this brand so much. If you planning to any other indication, whether that be the action live poker rooms around the city or country, whether that be other semi-prestigious live competitions, everybody would anticipate us to be trending down. However this will be our fifth consecutive year of all-time presence record. The centerpiece has shown to be Teflon.
I have actually enjoyed the final table the past few years on ESPN. Seeing the cheering sections and enjoyment advises me of a college-basketball small conference tournament game with trainees storming the court. How has that environment contributed to the growth?
TS: That would be (unusual) years ago to believe there would be cheering and disruption around the poker table. But there are a big group of individuals who truly like it. It is a big part of our differentiation in the television protection. We are delighted about that. Much of our success is because we can spread out the hope around the globe that people still can get fortunate in Las Vegas.
I overheard you reciting some numbers– players from 100 countries, 2,000 staff members, 500 tables, ect. That’s a lot to manage. Where do you start?
TS: For the city, this has ended up being the most crucial bettors’ convention. We have a great deal of other attractions and events, however as far as certified gamblers, we are generating 10s of countless folks to the city which are creating numerous thousands of room nights. We are truly lifting the city in the summer. It is an excellent obligation and we feel an immense amount of pride.
The reality you cannot go play online like you could have throughout the boom. Have you guys seen that type of taper off a little bit the impacts of it?
TS: It is tough to tell. The gut reaction would be, naturally it has impact because there were so a lot more individuals able to bet more moderate stakes via the web. Poker is a numbers game, so the more people you have playing, the better. However, if you really look at event statistics, you would see no impact. We have not dropped off in Main Event at all and all the other occasions are growing. It is like the demand to play poker just manifests itself here in Las Vegas. They get it all in during the summer season time.
China is huge for you guys. Game-changer. More than when you went to Europe?
TS: It’s definitely big. (Tencent) is the most powerful internet business on the planet. Practically immediately the World Series of Poker become appropriate across Asia, and an entire brand-new market will hopefully purchase into the exact same imagine the World Series of Poker and we see a Chinese champ in the not-so-distant future.
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