Monday, July 27, 2015

Try The Cocktail Of The Month At The Cromwell! The Maestro

Experience a taste of what’s new in the world of mixology with Caesars Entertainment’s Cocktail of the Month Program, debuting August 1. Each month, cocktail connoisseurs will have the opportunity to try new creations throughout the city without breaking the bank. Guests can experience The Maestro at Bound by Salvatore at The Cromwell for $12 throughout the month of August.
Named after world-renowned barman Salvatore Calabrese, The Maestro is a wonderful combination of sweet, sour and savory flavors. The cocktail is composed of Ciroc Red Berry Vodka, strawberry liqueur, fresh orange juice and maple syrup with a hint of balsamic vinegar.

Recently named Best New Cocktails on the Strip by Las Vegas Weekly and home to The World’s Oldest Martini, Bound by Salvatore continues to push limits with creative concoctions and twists on classic cocktails. Bound offers visitors a vast array of cocktails including several that are exclusive to The Cromwell.

Future Cocktails of the Month will include creations from 3535 at The LINQ Hotel & Casino, GIADA at The Cromwell, Le Central at Paris Las Vegas and Lobby Bar at Caesars Palace.

www.caesars.com/cromwell
3595 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
1-844-I-AM-CROM
702-777-3777

Handsome Country Singer Brantley Gilbert Onstage At The Chelsea



In Vegas on Friday, July 24, country singer and songwriter Brantley Gilbert performed at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Special guest Carter Winter warmed up the crowd before Gilbert took the stage playing fan-favorites including “My Kinda Party,” “Bottoms Up” and “One Hell Of An Amen.” In 2014, Gilbert released his third studio album Just as I Am, gripping his first No. 1 on the Billboard Country Albums.

Upcoming performances at The Chelsea include Willie Nelson with special guest Emi Sunshine (July 26); D’Angelo & The Vanguard (Aug. 21); Kevin Hart & Friends Comedy All-Stars Hosted by Kevin Hart (Sept. 5); and Lenny Kravitz (Sept. 8).

www.cosmopolitanlasvegas.com/
3708 S Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
(702) 698-7000

 Credit: © Erik Kabik/ erikkabik.com

Alien Ant Farm's Dryden Mitchell Proposes While On Stage In Vegas!

Dryden Mitchell
Grammy nominated alternative rock band Alien Ant Farm delivered a performance at Foxtail® Pool inside SLS Las Vegas® during the Vegas Beer & Music Festival. The band took the stage around 8 p.m. and performed a series of hits including “Wish,” “Movies,” “Attitude” and “Glow,” followed by hit single “Let Em Know.” Partygoers immediately went wild as lead singer Dryden Mitchell paused the performance, knelt down on one knee and proposed to his longtime girlfriend Cassie in front of the packed crowd. After the surprise proposal, Alien Ant Farm concluded their set with hit single “Smooth Criminal.”

Hoobastank
At 9:30 p.m., highly acclaimed rock band Hoobastank performed an hour-long set featuring a medley of classics including “The Reason,” “Crawling in the Dark” and “Running Away.” After their performance, P.O.D. took the stage and performed their latest hit single “This Goes Out To You,” followed by “Murdered Love,” “Panic and Run,” “Youth of the Nation” and “Alive.”

Throughout the festival, partygoers enjoyed unlimited samples of more than 50 craft beers from world-famous vendors such as Barleys, Big Dogs, Bangers, Ellis Island, Gordon Biersch, Guinness, Red Stripe, New Belgium, Lees Liquor, Habla Diablo and more.

Photo credit: Andrew Dang & Tony Tran

Uber Talented Singer Mariah Carey Glams It Up At 1 Oak



On Saturday, July 25, GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and actress Mariah Carey hosted a celebratory evening at 1 OAK Nightclub inside the Mirage Hotel & Casino with special event sponsor, beGlammed. Taking time out of her busy schedule, the “Infinity” singer and Las Vegas resident arrived to the nightspot a little after midnight where she stopped on the red carpet and wowed photographers and hundreds of fans in a stunning black gown. Once inside, Carey and her guests got settled at a VIP table located behind the DJ booth while DJ Suss One appropriately started playing her smash hit ”It’s Like that” to greet the record-breaking songstress in true Vegas fashion. Shocked at her warm welcome, the beautiful mother of two had no choice but to get on the mic and sing along to a few of her hit songs, giving guests an exclusive performance. The talented star had the venue fully transformed and the energy in the room at an all-time high as her chart-topping hits including “Heartbreaker,” “Don’t Forget About Us,” “Shake It Off,” “Honey” and many more played throughout the evening.  Thousands of fans filled the dance floor to catch a glimpse of the blonde beauty and to sing along with their favorite songs.

As the night went on, the pop icon was surprised as a parade of beautiful cocktail waitresses greeted her with an eye-catching four-tiered cake decorated in true butterfly fashion and topped with a gold tiara, a spectacle fit for music royalty. Filled with excitement, the talented bombshell held up her cake for all to see and posed for pictures as guests chanted her name. Throughout the evening, the group was seen in high spirits, dancing and laughing the night away with one another as Carey partook in a champagne toast to celebrate the evening before leaving the nightspot around 2:00 a.m.

Also spotted celebrating his birthday at the nightspot was basketball player DeAndre Jordan with a few close friends including fellow athlete Kevin Durant.

Photo credit Denise Truscello of Wire Image


Join The Evil Dead For "Out of the Gutters" To Benefit NSPCA

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL will be at the NSPCA "Out of the Gutters" Celebrity Bowling Tournament on 8/2, taking pics with fans, giving away tickets, entertaining the masses, and competing to prove who is the true kings of the gutters.

"This is our third year participating in this event, and it is always a blast to work with NVSPCA," said Sirc Michaels, the producer and director of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL. "Most of us have pets of one kind or another, and we feel a responsibility to help this great cause however we can. Team EVIL DEAD is ready to make this a fun and successful event."
 
Fans are encouraged to come out and join the fun at this all-ages event. There will be raffles, giveaways for Strip shows, and photo opportunities galore with Las Vegas celebrities.

Tickets can be purchased and donations can be made by visiting: outofgutters2015.auction-bid.org/micro2.php

NSPCA "Out of the Gutters" Celebrity Bowling Tournament
Sunday 8/2/15 from 12pm to 2:30pm
Red carpet starts at 12pm
Sam's Town Bowling Center
5111 Boulder Highway  
Las Vegas NV  

About Evil Dead: The Musical 
Endorsed by Bruce Campbell and embraced by Sam Raimi, EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL is the official live stage show of the cult classic film trilogy. This unique 4D experience has been painting Las Vegas BLOODY since October of 2011. Performances can be seen at the V Theater inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino nightly. For more information, visit www.EvilDeadVegas.com.  

Finding NEMO Under The Stars At Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas

Saturday, August 1 at 1:00pm

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Catch great movies while floating under the stars at the Red Rock Bay wave pool every Friday night from June 5th - August 21st! Movie nights are FREE with the price of admission and are an added benefit for Season Pass holders.

The wizards at Pixar take us under the sea to the world of clownfish Marlin and his son Nemo. When the defiant Nemo takes off from his dad and gets captured by a tropical fish seeker he finds himself stuck in a fishbowl in a dentist’s office. Marlin and his well meaning, but wacky, friend Dory embark on an epic journey to find his son.

Wet 'n' Wild Las Vegas
7055 S Fort Apache Rd,
Las Vegas, Nevada 89148

Tickets Available - shop.omniticket.com

Media Maven Oprah Brings Students To Las Vegas!



In Las Vegas, the world famous Oprah Winfrey treated six students from her South African school to an unforgettable evening in Las Vegas, where they celebrated the 21st birthday for one of the girls in the group at two of the hottest shows on the Las Vegas Strip. At 7 p.m., the group kicked off the special occasion at Mandalay Bay, where they enjoyed the critically acclaimed Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil. Throughout the show, Winfrey and the girls danced in their seats while the incredible performers of Cirque du Soleil paid tribute to the King of Pop. After the performance, the girls went backstage, where the cast welcomed them with cheers and shouts of “Happy birthday.”

Before posing for photos, Winfrey praised the cast for their outstanding performance, saying things like “that was the best show I’ve ever seen” and “I’ve never seen anything like that before,” referring to the amazing dedication of the cast and crew members behind the scenes. She was blown away by the special effects featured during “Man in the Mirror,” raving about the stunning hologram after the show. “That was WICKED! I can’t wait to tell everyone about this show,” she exclaimed. Following photos, she hugged Valerie Kimani, calling the inspirational singer a Goddess, and Trent Jeray, the famed soloist in the “Human Nature” act.

Winfrey then took her students down the street to the Bellagio, where they enjoyed the rest of their evening watching the aquatic masterpiece “O” by Cirque du Soleil.

DJ Joe Jonas Takes Over Hyde Las Vegas!

Joe & Nick
On July 25, GRAMMY nominated musician Joe Jonas delivered a dynamic DJ set at Hyde Bellagio in Las Vegas. Before his arrival, Joe tweeted about the party, posting, “Don’t be the Bishhhh that doesn’t come to Vegas when I DJ @HydeBellagio this Saturday, July 25!”

Once inside, Jonas and his entourage made their way to a luxurious VIP table as Hyde’s sexual servers greeted them with flashing lights and giant letters spelling out “J-O-E.” Partygoers’ immediately went wild as Jonas took the stage and showed off his signature blend of urban genres by incorporating electronic house and R&B remixing hit songs like “Watch Me” and “Post To Be.” Soon after, Nick Jonas joined his brother on stage for an unforgettable remix of “Jealous.”

Cuba Gooding Jr.
Later in the evening, Jonas and his group of friends were joined in their VIP booth by Academy Award-winning actor, Cuba Gooding Jr. The party raged on into the early morning hours, as DJ Derrick Anthony kept the beats pumping from behind the turntables.

Photo credit: Hyde Bellagio

LV's Tommy Ward Will Host Benefit Show For LV Family At Kahunaville!

Tommy Ward to host special benefit show for Las Vegas family affected by cancer

Las Vegas singer and entertainer Tommy Ward, managed by Grammy winning producer Quincy Jones, will host a special benefit show for the family of a local man who has been affected by cancer. Proceeds from the one-night-only show will support William Thompson’s battle with lymphoma by offsetting his family’s medical expenses. Ward graduated from Faith Lutheran High School, where Thompson’s son is a current student.

At just 19 years old, singer/songwriter Tommy Ward is making his mark as a critically acclaimed entertainer with a take on modern music that is rooted in his love and appreciation of great musicians. In just two short years, Tommy has conquered stages and established a headlining name in arenas generally reserved for those who are generations older. Tommy performed as the opening act for Louie Anderson at The Plaza Hotel & Casino, and spent 10 months opening for Frankie Moreno: LIVE at the Stratosphere. Tommy has been featured in shows with Clint Holmes, Matt Goss, Robert Torti, Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kristen Hertzenberg, Kelly Clinton, Take 5, Paul Shortino, All-4-1, Esteban, Veronique, Earl Turner, Bill Fayne, Ronnie Rose, cast members of The Million Dollar Quartet, Rat Pack Live, Nunsense, Menopause the Musical, Jersey Boys, Phantom of the Opera, and Rock of Ages, and even comedians like Jeff Civillico, Rich Little, and Mac King.

Wednesday, July 29
Doors: 7 p.m.
Show: 8 p.m.

Kahunaville at Treasure Island TI Hotel Casino and Resort
3300 Las Vegas Blvd S

The event is open to the public and tickets are now on sale for $20 at www.MUSICBYTOMMYWARD.com. Dining options are available for an additional cost.


Are You In The Doghouse? Here Is A Way Out At CRUSH!

In anticipation of remorseful spouses, Michael and Jenna Morton’s CRUSH inside MGM Grand Hotel & Casino will welcome all with a guilty-conscious to an over-the-top make-up meal by offering a special four-course ‘Forgive Me’ prix fixe menu sure to ease the pain.

Priced at $1,000 per duo, and prepared by Corporate Executive Chef Billy DeMarco, the apologetic make-up menu will begin with chilled Oh Toro tuna with white Alba truffles. The second course will follow offering Loup de Mer sea bass with Russian beluga caviar.

The main entrée course will offer diners the Kobe beef ribeye and spiny lobster tail.  The ‘Forgive Me’ menu will conclude with a final dessert course of Dom Pérignon Rosé Champagne and gold leaf covered chocolate strawberries.

Located inside MGM Grand, CRUSH is open daily for dinner, starting at 5:30 p.m. For more information or reservations, guests may call 702-891-3222 or visit the website at Crushmgm.com, become a friend on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/CrushMGM, follow on Twitter at https://twitter.com/CrushMGM and on Instagram at CrushMGM.  CRUSH introduces an entirely new concept to The Morton Group repertoire, which also includes: La Cave Wine and Food Hideaway inside Wynn Las Vegas and La Comida, a Mexican restaurant in Downtown Las Vegas just off the corner of Sixth St. and Fremont St.

Photo Credit - Brian Brown

Today! Cabanas For A Cause At Palms Pool & Dayclub! Support The Andson Organization


Leave Las Vegas & Spend Some Time In Pahrump! List Of Activities

Celebrate summertime this August in the town of Pahrump with a plethora of fun-filled events that you don’t want to miss. Learn about the geological history of the Pahrump Valley by attending the Pahrump Valley Museum lecture, rock out and dance the night away with concerts under the stars or watch cars speed around the dirt track before summer speeds away from you. There is plenty of fun to be had in Pahrump this summer at the following events:

Second Saturday of the month; Aug. 8
1 p.m.

Pahrump Valley Museum Lecture Series: Calling all history buffs: the Pahrump Valley Museum is dedicated to inspiring curiosity and teaching the rich history and culture of Pahrump through its one-of-a-kind exhibits that include early farming and mining equipment, early relics from cowboys and pioneers, and Native American artifacts. In addition to the historic items on display, the Pahrump Valley Museum offers a monthly lecture series that covers a wide range of topics.
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Dr. Voegele, a 30-year resident of Southern Nevada and a former Chief Scientist of the Yucca Mountain project, will be speaking about the geological history of the Pahrump Valley.
“The Goodfellas”: Enjoy music of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s with Jerry Clark, Phil Ricco and Danny Rome as “The Goodfellas.” If you thought it can’t get better than that, think again, this concert is accompanied by complimentary wine tasting. This festive trio will give you the ultimate blast from the past, but for one night only.

Friday, Aug. 7
Gates open at 6:00 p.m.; show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale now for $20; Call (775) 727-1776 to make reservations.

Sanders Family Winery; 3780 E. Kellog Rd., Pahrump, NV 89061
Great Jazz Standards: Kick back and relax with wine tasting and the soothing sounds of jazz music from Great Jazz Standards, staring the Woody Woods Trio with vocalist Gracie Dileo, for their special one night only performance.

Saturday, Aug. 8
Gates open at 6:00 p.m.; show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale now for $20; Call (775) 727-1776 to make reservations.

Sanders Family Winery; 3780 E. Kellog Rd., Pahrump, NV 89061
Laurence “T”: Get ready to get your groove on with Laurence “T” playing Rock, Blues, Jazz Soul and Funk music while you taste some wine and show off your best dance moves.

Friday, Aug. 21 and Saturday, Aug. 22
Gates open at 6:00 p.m.; show begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets on sale now for $20; Call (775) 727-1776 to make reservations.

Sanders Family Winery; 3780 E. Kellog Rd., Pahrump, NV 89061
The HUBB Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet: Located at the gates of Death Valley in Pahrump, Nevada, The HUBB is the perfect place to unwind after a long day of work or travel.  Held every second Saturday of the month, the HUBB Classic Car & Parts Swap Meet is the premier monthly automotive swap meet in Pahrump Valley.  Buy antique, vintage, classic and or high-end cars and parts at bargain prices.  For more information visit www.thehubbnevada.com.

Every second Saturday of the Month, Aug. 8.
8 a.m.
The HUBB; 3720 W. Bell Vista Ave, Pahrump, NV 89060

Pahrump Valley Speedway: Race season is in full effect at the Pahrump Valley Speedway. One of the only clay-based, high-banked, quarter-mile dirt tracks remaining in the U.S., Pahrump Valley Speedway promises action and thrills galore.  Bring the family for a day of racing and cheer on different classes of cars including Modifieds, Super Stocks, Dwarf Cars, Coupes, Bombers, Mod Minis, and more.

Saturday, Aug. 1, 15 and 29
7 p.m.
Tickets can be purchased at the speedway.  General adult tickets cost $10 and children between 6 – 14 years of age are $6.  Children age 5 and under are FREE.  Family six packs are available for $30 (two adults and four kids under 14).
 Pahrump Valley Speedway; 1881 Grieco Way, Pahrump, NV 89041

For more information about the town of Pahrump, visit www.visitpahrump.com


Have Some Fun At Drink Dine & Paint At Crazy Pita

Tomorrow 7/28 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm

MUST RSVP 702-778-3310 to reserve your seat! Limited spaces. Crazy Pita Town Square & Paint and Party Las Vegas gives guests Paint.Drink.Dine. Guests paint with local artists and create beautiful pieces of artwork to take home and cherish. The cost per person is $30, 16 and under $20 and includes painting materials, supplies, and hummus or eggplant dip with pita bread. No experience necessary, beginner artists welcome. Reservations required. This is a family friendly all ages event. Guests who plan to consume alcohol must be 21 years old with valid ID.

Crazy Pita At Town Square
6587 S Las Vegas Blvd,
Enterprise, Nevada 89119

Saturday, July 25, 2015

Living Legend Engelbert Humperdinck Films Special At Westgate Las Vegas

Legendary international superstar Engelbert Humperdinck was at the Westgate for three days last week filming segments for a documentary being produced about his life and his 50-year career. The handsome entertainer with the golden voice, who still tours the world playing to sold-out crowds, filmed scenes on the stage of the main showroom, where he was a major headliner attraction for nearly a decade when the hotel was the Las Vegas Hilton.

Engelbert also toured the Elvis Museum at the hotel and filmed a segment there as well. He and Elvis were good friends and they often attended each other's shows and spent time together backstage. Elvis confided to his bodyguard that Engelbert was "like the twin brother he had lost at birth." Indeed, the two bore a striking resemblance to each other and even dressed similarly on stage. But Engelbert had the unique hairstyle first -- he came on the music scene and gained recognition with his unusual name and his long black sideburns, the latter of which Elvis "stole" from Engelbert, which Engelbert enjoys teasing about today. The tour of the museum was very nostalgic for him and he enjoyed it immensely.

Engelbert just returned from a tour of England, Israel, and Belgium and he heads to Chile next week to perform.

RuPaul Contestant Laganja Stops By ABSINTHE In Vegas

On Wednesday, July 22, Laganja Estranja, a season six contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, stopped by ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace for the 8 p.m. performance. Following the show, the reality TV star met with The Gazillionaire and his assistant Joy Jenkins for a photo and to express his enjoyment of the production.

Audiences are treated to a night of imagination and excess as the cast of eccentrics perform amazing feats of strength, balance, danger and unfathomable flexibility within mere feet of the audience surrounding the intimate stage. ABSINTHE show times are Wednesday-Sunday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., with no show on Monday and Tuesday. The schedule is subject to change without notice. For tickets and more information, visit www.AbsintheVegas.com.

Photos: Courtesy of Joseph Sanders/Spiegelworld