Friday, September 19, 2014

Get Ready! Official Casting Call For Miss Chateau USA Coming Up!

Nia Sanchez Being Crowned
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop will host an official casting call to crown the very first Miss Chateau USA on Wednesday, Oct. 1, who will go on to compete at the Miss Nevada USA pageant on Sunday, Nov. 23.

Ladies will get the opportunity of a lifetime with the chance to compete at the Miss Nevada USA pageant, the official preliminary competition to the Miss USA pageant, owned by Donald Trump and broadcasted live on NBC. Recently, Miss Nevada USA 2014 Nia Sanchez brought nationwide attention to the Miss Nevada USA organization as the first Nevada titleholder to capture the Miss USA crown.

Prospective contestants will compete in a runway walking competition at the lavish club, and Miss Chateau USA will be chosen by a panel of judges for her beauty, poise and personality. In addition to representing the nightclub at the Miss Nevada USA pageant, the winner of Miss Chateau USA will get her entry fee to Miss Nevada USA pageant sponsored by Chateau, a value of $799.

To compete in the Miss Chateau USA competition, applicants are asked to send their resume and head shot to tara.woodall@wickedcreative.com. For Miss Nevada USA eligibility requirements, contestants can visit new.missnevadausa.com/apply/.

About Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop
Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop is located at Paris Las Vegas, 3655 Las Vegas Boulevard South, directly above Sugar Factory American Brasserie. The nightclub is open Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday nights from 10:30 p.m. to close. Chateau’s industry night, Chateau Wednesdays, offers complimentary admission to locals with ID on Wednesday nights. Free cover for locals, excluding special events, general admission starts at $20 for women and $30 for men. Dress code is strictly enforced. For table reservations and VIP bottle service, call 702.776.7777 or email reservations@chateaunightclublv.com. For general information and updates, call 702.776.7770, become a fan on Facebook or follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/chateaulv.


Watch Tiesto's Music Set For The Bellagio Water Fountains!

  On Wednesday, September 17, the beat dropped and water soared when world-renowned DJ/producer Tiësto brought the iconic Fountains of Bellagio to life with a never-before-heard medley of three songs off his new album, A Town Called Paradise. “Footprints,” “Rocky” and “Red Lights” serve as the soundtrack to the newest show choreographed by WET, the original fountain creators.
For high-res photos and videos, please click here.

“Las Vegas is like my second home and I’m excited to leave a permanent mark on the city I love,” said Tiësto. “The Fountains of Bellagio bring my songs to life in a new and dynamic way that I can’t wait for my fans to experience.”

The medley is the first compilation created specifically for the Fountains of Bellagio and the only show set to electronic dance music. This is also the first time a composer has collaborated with WET on show choreography for the Bellagio Fountains.

Randy Morton, President and COO of Bellagio, said, “We’re thrilled to have Tiësto contribute his talent to our very special Fountains. The collaboration of these two Las Vegas icons will introduce Bellagio to an entirely new audience.”

The show was taken from inception to completion by Peter Kopik, Executive Designer & Director of Choreography at WET, with Tiësto and Kopik spending time at the company’s California studio as well as on site programming at Bellagio. The mix includes elements exclusively added for the Fountains show and is a spectacle that will appeal to all.

Kopik said, “It was a new challenge to translate Tiësto’s fast-paced beats in to Fountain choreography. Instead of starting off slow as the other shows do, this performance begins with an explosive burst from the Fountains, bringing a new energy to the show.”

The Fountains of Bellagio is complimentary with daily performances that rotate more than 30 songs.  The schedule is:

o   Every 30 minutes:  Monday – Friday, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday and holidays, noon – 8 p.m.
Sunday, 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.
o   Every 15 minutes:  Daily, 8 p.m. – midnight
Sunday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.




(Credit Matt McColl for Bellagio)

“Tower of Jewels Day” Day Declared By The Mayor On 9/18/14

In celebration of its monumental 50th anniversary this year, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn G. Goodman declared today, Thursday, Sept. 18 as “Tower of Jewels Day” in Las Vegas. Led by the vision of Jack Weinstein, Nevada’s largest family-owned manufacturing jeweler, Tower of Jewels, has secured an iconic place in Las Vegas with values based on customer service, community involvement and excellence in manufacturing, since its inception in 1964.

The celebration included live music, guest book signing, complimentary food, refreshments and a celebratory toast.

Opening the doors to the first location in 1964 on Fremont Street, Tower of Jewels has become Nevada's largest manufacturing jeweler and direct diamond importer and cutter. Tower of Jewels manufactures its own pieces, passing savings to its customers, ultimately creating exquisite jewelry pieces without sacrificing quality and service.

Today, the 20,000 square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing and design center is largest structure of its kind in the United States, serving as headquarters for the company and employs an experienced team of jewelers, goldsmiths, designers and diamond cutters all under one roof.

For additional information, please visit www.towerofjewels.com. Follow Tower of Jewels on Facebook- www.facebook.com/towerofjewels and Twitter - twitter.com/towerofjewels

*Photo Credit: Quillin Advertising, Public Relations & Social Media

It's Almost Over!! Fireball Fridays At Sapphire Pool! #SelfiesSaturday & More!


Las Vegas, Nevada! Here's what's coming up this weekend at Sapphire Pool & Day Club 
Just two #FireballFriday’s left this summer at Sapphire Dayclub. Whether you’ve never been here before or you’re a local favorite, Sapphire #Dayclub offers the perfect Las Vegas setting from birthday bashes to end of summer blowout parties. Sapphire Pool & Dayclub has everything you want to end the summer the Las Vegas way!
- RES: Call (702) 637-0790 bit.ly/SdmUnq #Vegas — at Sapphire Pool & Day Club.

Join Phil "The Gift" Heath At XS With David Guetta Spinning!

Following the highly anticipated 50th anniversary of the Mr. Olympia competition, Phil “The Gift” Heath will host his official after-party at XS Nightclub. The three-time Mr. Olympia winner will celebrate at the No. 1 nightclub in the country along with his friends and family. The party will feature music by award-winning producer and DJ David Guetta.

Phil “The Gift” Heath                        
Saturday, Sept. 20 (Sunday morning)

XS Nightclub
Wynn Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Tickets are available for purchase at http://xs.wantickets.com. Table reservations can be made by calling 702-770-0097.

XS is open Friday through Monday from 10 p.m. to 4 a.m., located on Encore Esplanade. For more information, visit www.xslasvegas.com.

Get Ready For "Rouge & Booze – A Drag Brunch.” At The Hard Rock Cafe!

Hard Rock Cafe is shaking up the brunch scene in Vegas with the debut of “Rouge & Booze – A Drag Brunch.” As the only one of its kind currently in Sin City, local queen Kitty Litter and her girls will take over the Paradise location of Hard Rock Cafe on the last Sunday of every month, beginning Sunday, September 28, 2014, to entertain and delight while guests sip bottomless mimosas and dine on some of Hard Rock’s most popular breakfast items.

Bottomless Mimosa will be served from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. for only $20 per person with a wide variety of menu options, including sweet and savory New Orleans Style Chicken and Waffles, the southern classic Biscuits with Country Gravy, the sizzling South of the Border Breakfast Skillet, the deliciously decadent Hazelnut Brandy French and many more. Kitty Litter and her entourage of talented performers will take the stage at 11 a.m.

Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas presents “Rouge & Booze – A Drag Brunch”
Last Sunday of every month beginning Sunday, September 28
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. – Brunch and bottomless mimosas
11 a.m. – Show begins

Hard Rock Cafe Las Vegas
4475 Paradise Rd
Las Vegas, NV
702-733-8400

Tweet it: Drag yourself down to @HRCLVatHRH for Rouge & Booze – A Drag Brunch! Check it out the last Sunday of every month starting 9/28. Cheers!


For more information, visit www.hardrock.com/las-vegas.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Is Your Name Georgia? FREE Tix To New Show At The Venetian!

It seems that these days – everybody has Georgia on their minds.  In fact, those lucky enough to be named “Georgia” have a treat waiting for them at The Venetian® Las Vegas box office.

Throughout the run of GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles, opening today, The Venetian Las Vegas is offering anyone named Georgia one complimentary ticket to see the show.*

The name “Georgia” has a Greek origin, and means tiller of the soil, or farmer.  It peaked in popularity in the 1880s, but has seen a revival of late, with several celebrities naming their daughters “Georgia,” including:

·         Harrison Ford (born in 1990)
·         Mick Jagger (born in 1992)
·         Harry Connick Jr (born in 1996)
·         Felicity Huffman and William Macy (born in 2002)
·         Zac Brown (born in 2009)
·         Eric Dane and Rebecca Gayheart (born in 2011)
·         Kenan Thompson (born in 2014)

GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles will feature a host of esteemed stars:
·         Emmy award-winner Clint Holmes
·         10-time Grammy award-winning vocal group TAKE 6
·         6-time Grammy nominee and DownBeat Vocalist of the Year Nnenna Freelon
·         Stella Gospel Award and Grammy award-winning saxophone star Kirk Whalum.

The show also introduces the Las Vegas Mass Choir, under the direction of James R. Smith and Edie Aikels, and features the Las Vegas All-Star Big Band, under the direction of pianist and conductor, David Loeb.

This dynamic ensemble of all-star performers will celebrate the genius of American music, Mr. Ray Charles, through GEORGIA ON MY MIND, in The Venetian Theatre Sept. 18 through Oct. 29, 2014.

Tickets are on sale and can be purchased by calling The Venetian Box Office at 702-414-9000 or online at www.venetian.com. For more information on GEORGIA ON MY MIND: Celebrating the Music of Ray Charles and the musical performers, please visit bit.ly/VenetianGOMM.

*Must present valid form of legal photo identification at Venetian Box Office  that names individual “Georgia.”  No other forms of the name are acceptable. Only one complimentary ticket per person. Blackout dates apply. Non-refundable, non-transferrable, and non-negotiable. May not be used in conjunction with any other discount or offer or redeemed for cash. The Venetian management reserves all rights.


Fall Arrives Today At The Bellagio's Conservatory & Botanical Gardens!

Celebrate fall with scenery, scents and sounds that mark the arrival of the crisp season. The centerpiece of the display, a 40-foot-tall watermill, creates a soothing environment as a 10-foot-tall papa bear and 6-foot-tall baby bear frolic in a pumpkin patch nearby. Other highlights of the display include an enchanted talking tree surrounded by animated squirrels and horses covered in floral hydrangeas, yarrow and dune grass. Two glittering pergolas, complemented by twinkling birch trees and water arches, are illuminated with fall colors. 

A total of 51,000 fresh seasonal flowers and live pumpkins ranging from 450 to 1,200 pounds will be placed on display throughout the duration of the exhibit.

On view through November 30, the fall display within Bellagio’s Conservatory is complimentary to the public and open seven days a week, 24 hours a day. 

Bellagio’s Conservatory & Botanical Gardens
3600 Las Vegas Boulevard S.

Party With The Paper Tigers At Double Barrell Roadhouse!


Saturday

Paper Tigers return to the Double Barrel Roadhouse on the Las Vegas strip! Their friends Rob and Pure Joy open the show. Double Barrel is at the Monte Carlo Hotel Casino and faces the strip.

Double Barrel Roadhouse

3770 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109

Indie Electro Group Capital Cities Concert 9/20 At Downtown Las Vegas Events Center

The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center invites guest to experience live music under the desert sky with its first headlining concert featuring Capital Cities with special guest Joywave. The hit indie bands will take the stage at Downtown Las Vegas’ newest concert and events venue for an energetic live show Saturday, September 20.

Indie electro group Capital Cities shot to fame with the release of its debut EP “Safe and Sound,” which went multi-platinum across several continents. Ryan Merchant and Sebu Simonian are the frontmen behind the breakout alt-dance group. The six-member ensemble has made a name for itself delivering interactive live sets that ignite the audience in dance with its innovative sound. After opening for Katy Perry during her hit world tour and playing at music festivals around the country, including Coachella and SXSW, Capital Cities is embarking on a headlining world tour in fall 2014. Best known for the hit single “Tongues” featuring KOPPS, indie rock group Joywave will open the show in Downtown Las Vegas.

General admission tickets are $25 and VIP tickets are $35. VIP ticket holders will have exclusive access to a “Party Pit” where they will enjoy prime views of the stage.

Guests may purchase tickets here: dlvec.com

Located at the corner of Third St. and Carson Ave., the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center can accommodate up to 15,000 guests and features state-of-the-art sound, lighting and audio equipment. The open-air design is inviting to both tourists and locals and offers the perfect spot for concerts, conventions and other large-scale events.

“I wanted to create an outdoor events center that brings people together to enjoy the world’s best entertainment while being immersed in the energy of Downtown Las Vegas,” said owner Derek Stevens. “I’m thrilled to have Capital Cities as our first headlining concert and I’m looking forward to sharing additional information about the surprise elements of the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center and other upcoming events in the near future.” Embracing the uninhibited spirit of Downtown Las Vegas, the new venue will play host to a line-up of curated events including premier concerts, food festivals and more.

MTV's Late Night Show's Nikki & Sara Coming To Lipshtick On 9/27

LIPSHTICK – THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP continues to bring the best names in comedy to Las Vegas with the announcement of a new show to the all-female comedy series. Hosts of MTV’s late night show Nikki & Sara Live, Nikki Glaser and Sara Schaefer are set to co-headline the Lipshtick stage Saturday, Sept. 27.

Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand-up comedian and writer currently based in Los Angeles. Sara has appeared on @Midnight, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Best Week Ever and Inside Amy Schumer. She won two Emmy awards for her work as the head blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, and was named one of Comedy Central's Comics To Watch in 2010.

Nikki Glaser is one of the hottest comedians working today. She has performed stand up on The Tonight Show, CONAN, Late Night with Seth Meyers, @Midnight and Showtime and hosted her own Comedy Central half-hour stand-up special.

Since her early start in television as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing while still a senior in college, Nikki has honed a refreshing, honest, and quick-wit that makes her one of the stand-out stand-ups on the scene today.

LIPSHTICK - THE PERFECT SHADE OF STAND UP is a resident comedy series that marks the first time in the storied entertainment history of Las Vegas that the comedy stage will be taken exclusively by female performers. The new series brings regular stand-up comedy performances to The Sands Showroom from an opening slate of 14 critically acclaimed comediennes.
Ticket prices range from $37.50 to $77.50, not including tax and fees. A limited number of suite packages that include a meal at select Venetian and Palazzo restaurants, as well as VIP packages that include preferred front-row seating and a meet-and-greet with the comedienne, will be available.

Tickets are available for purchase by calling The Venetian Box Office at 702-414-9000 or online at www.lipshtick.com or www.venetian.com. Tickets are also available through Ticketmaster.

Performance dates, times and prices are subject to change.

"Sunday Supper" To Benefit Max Jacobson Coming Up At Carson Kitchen On 9/28

Chefs to the Max will host ‘Sunday Supper’ from 6 to 9 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, at Celebrity Chef Kerry Simon’s new Carson Kitchen in Downtown Las Vegas. The mini dine-around will feature a collaboration of neighborhood off-Strip chefs with 100 percent of proceeds going toward the recovery of Max Jacobson, a popular local food writer from Vegas Seven who was critically injured last December.

“Max Jacobson is, and always will be, an iconic part of the Las Vegas dining family,” said Cory Harwell, managing partner of Simon Hospitality Group. “Kerry and I are excited to host this benefit at our new Downtown restaurant and look forward to supporting Chefs to the Max.”

‘Sunday Supper,’ priced at $75 per person, will be hosted by Carson Kitchen Executive Chef Matt Andrews and feature the cuisine of celebrated local chefs including: Vic "Vegas" Moea of V’s Café; Luciano Pellegrini and José Aleman of Marche Bacchus French Bistro and Wine Shop; Ming See Woo of Fú Asian Kitchen inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino; Paloma Cuellar of La Comida; and Chris Palmeri of Naked City Pizza and Desnudo Tacos. O Face Doughnuts, which shares the old John E. Carson Hotel with Carson Kitchen, will also offer tasty treats.

“Max and his wife, Setu, are hopeful that they will be in Las Vegas in time to attend the dinner,” said Al Mancini, a longtime friend and colleague at Vegas Seven. “They are grateful to the local community for all of their support, both emotional and financial.”

Jacobson suffered traumatic brain injuries when he was struck by a car on Dec. 23 of last year while walking home from the gym. Since April, he has been undergoing rehabilitation in Denver and Omaha, where he has seen tremendous improvements. Jacobson is currently walking and dining out once again and his speech continues to improve.

‘Sunday Supper’ is sponsored by Southern Wine & Spirits. Tickets and more information is available by calling (702) 473-9523 or by email at ChefstotheMax@gmail.com.


Coming Up! The Dave Austin Memorial Poker Run!

The Dave Austin Memorial (DAM) Poker Run will be held on Saturday, September 27, beginning and ending at the Boulevard Brew Fest located at the MGM Resort Festival Village. This year, 100% of the event’s proceeds are being donated to local law enforcement and military related  501(c)3 organizations Henry’s Place Foundation, formed in 2006 to honor Las Vegas Metro Sergeant Henry Prendes who gave his life protecting his hometown community, the Injured Police Officers Fund (IPOF) on behalf of fallen Metro officers Soldo and Beck, and the US Air Force’s That Others May Live Foundation.

The entry fee is $30 per driver and $30 per passenger. Each entry includes a DAM Poker Run commemorative t-shirt and ride pin and an individual meal during the event. Additional hands can be purchased for $10. The first 200 registrants also receive a complimentary ticket to the Boulevard Brew Fest which features more than 50 Oregon brews and live music from Kings of Leon, Young The Giant and more.

Over the years, family, friends and bike enthusiasts have gathered to celebrate the life and passions of Dave Austin, a well-known security executive with the Las Vegas Hilton and MGM Grand Resort & Casino. Since he was so respected and revered in the gaming industry and local law enforcement agencies, The Dave Austin Memorial Fund, a 501(c)3 charity, was established as a way to give back to those on his behalf in his memory.

Registration on September 27 begins at 11 a.m. with the last bike out at 1 p.m. The route is approximately two hours and the last bike is expected back by 3 p.m. Prizes will be awarded to “Best Hand” and “Worst Hand” and a raffle will be held for a variety of items totaling more than $25,000. To register now or for more information, call 702-499-2488 or visit austinride.org.            

Mob Com Is Coming! Rub Elbows With The Mob & The Law! Only In Vegas!

Many mobsters have written books or been the subject of TV shows or movies, but how often does the general public have the opportunity to meet the real deals and the lawmen who chased them face-to-face and hear stories that might not have been documented?

Mob-Con 2014 is a presentation of Las Vegas entertainer and businessman Robert George Allen and former mobster Frank Cullotta of the Chicago Outfit and infamous Hole in the Wall Gang of Las Vegas. Cullotta and Allen also produce Frank Cullotta’s “Casino” Tour—The Real Story Behind the Movie.

Mob-Con launched in 2013 and was filled to capacity with fans of true crime and Mob history. Las Vegas is famous for its glitz, entertainment and gambling, but also just as famous for its past ties to the Mob, as depicted in books, movies and TV. Sin City, renowned to be like no other, has added its own Mob Convention, Mob-Con, to the unique attractions.

Robert George Allen has spent more than 30 years in show business. He’s been featured on the famous Vegas Strip as a guitarist/vocalist, comedian and hypnotist and appeared as an actor in numerous theater productions, films and on television. For several years he has owned a tour company conducting Mob tours and Haunted Vegas tours.

When asked how this conference came about, Allen said, “I’ve been a part of Las Vegas for many years and Las Vegas is the ideal city to host something like Mob-Con. People are fascinated with the Mob and, without the Mob Las Vegas would not be what it is today.”

Featured speakers include former mobsters, lawmen, true crime writers and historians as well as and people from the entertainment industry. Mob-Con 2014 sets up shop at Palace Station Hotel & Casino on September 27 and 28. Many of the speakers have written at least one book, and they will all be together in the same place at the same time to talk about "the day." Attendees will have the opportunity to hear what these speakers have to say and meet the very people in person they used to read about in the papers or see portrayed on the big screen. It is also an opportunity to acquire signed books and add a piece of Mob history to your personal library.

“Anyone who has an interest in the Mob will not want to miss this event,” Allen added “Mob-Con gives the general public unprecedented access to the individuals who were a part of this history.”

Frank Cullotta, has two books to his name as well as consultant and acting credits for the iconic film “Casino.” When he teamed up with Allen the idea of hosting a Mob conference became a reality.

The lineup of speakers includes: Frank Cullotta (Chicago Outfit associate & author), Tony Montana (Chicago Outfit associate & author), Dennis Arnoldy (retired FBI), Denny Griffin (Mob historian & Author), Gary Jenkins (Law Enforcement), Ronald Fino (former FBI & CIA), Jon D’Amore (author & screenwriter), Stan Hunterton (attorney and former DOJ Organized Crime Strike Force lawyer), Larry Leavitt (retired federal judge and former DOJ Organized Crime Strike Force attorney), John L. Smith (columnist & author) and a special Mob Women panel comprised of Susan Ferritto (Mafia widow and author), Lisa Caserta (fiancé of the late Henry Hill), Denyce Franzese (former wife of John Franzese, Jr.) and Georgia Durante (former Mafia wife, stunt driver and author).

Free Performance Of The Magic Flute Is Tonight At The Container Park In Vegas!


September 18 - September 21
Sep 18 at 8:00pm to Sep 21 at 5:00pm

Sin City Opera presents a modern day version of Mozart’s, The Magic Flute titled “The Magic Flute On Fremont” Sponsored by Zappos Family of Companies. With the characters and story inspired by historic Las Vegas, The Magic Flute On Fremont will be a family friendly introduction to this operatic classic. Sung in English by the top operatic talent of the Las Vegas valley this free event is part of SCO’s dedication to educating the Las Vegas community in the operatic arts.

Downtown Container Park

707 Fremont St, Las Vegas, Nevada 89101