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  • Las Vegas: 'Viva Veracruz!' showcases life, music of the Mexican state

    Las Vegas: 'Viva Veracruz!' showcases life, music of the Mexican state
    Las Vegas visitors may want to plan a trip to Veracruz, Mexico, after seeing a new music and dance production opening next month. At least, that’s the hope of government officials. “Viva Veracruz! The Show,” which debuts Aug. 11, was...
  • Las Vegas: Quad hotel changing to the Linq after $223-million redo

    Las Vegas: Quad hotel changing to the Linq after $223-million redo
    The Linq, Las Vegas' trendy newish shopping, dining and night life center, is gaining a namesake hotel and casino, owner Caesars Entertainment announced Tuesday.  The company is transforming the current Quad Resort & Casino into what will be the Linq...
  • Las Vegas: Al Pacino to bring one-man show to the Mirage

    Las Vegas: Al Pacino to bring one-man show to the Mirage
    If you'd like a chance to chat with acting legend Al Pacino, you can do so but for one night only as he brings his one-man show to Las Vegas. Pacino, who won an Oscar for his performance as a blind man in "Scent of a Woman," will appear Aug. 16 at the...
  • Las Vegas: Three white lion cubs take up residence at the Mirage

    Las Vegas: Three white lion cubs take up residence at the Mirage
    Three white lion cubs are the newest residents of Siegfried & Roy’s open-air wildlife habitat on the Strip. The brothers, named Freedom, Madiba (in honor of Nelson Mandela’s tribal name) and Timba-Masai, were born April 14 near Johannesburg,...
  • Bob Bailey, singer and Las Vegas civil rights pioneer, dies at 87

    Bob Bailey, singer and Las Vegas civil rights pioneer, dies at 87
    William "Bob" Bailey, a singer, TV host and Las Vegas civil rights trailblazer who was the first chairman of the Nevada Equal Rights Commission, has died. He was 87. Bailey, who suffered from Parkinson's disease, died May 24 under hospice care in Las...
  • Gordon Ramsay, Nobu, Bobby Flay, Thomas Keller at Vegas Uncork'd

    Gordon Ramsay, Nobu, Bobby Flay, Thomas Keller at Vegas Uncork'd
    Star chefs will align in Las Vegas this weekend for the eighth and largest Vegas Uncork'd, a four-day event that allows mere mortals to sip, sample and rub elbows with epic kitchen royalty. And there's still room at the Grand Tasting on Friday night...
  • Las Vegas' Huntridge Theater triggers time-machine memories

    Las Vegas' Huntridge Theater triggers time-machine memories
    When Karie Lawson looks at the set list from the band the Deftones’ 1997 concert at the Huntridge Theater here, the music isn’t what transports her back to her punk rocker days. Instead, she thinks of her first – and last – crowd-...
  • GOP picks 4 finalists for 2016 convention; Vegas, Cincinnati bow out

    GOP picks 4 finalists for 2016 convention; Vegas, Cincinnati bow out
    The Republican Party on Thursday announced four finalists to host its 2016 national convention -- Cleveland, Dallas, Denver and Kansas City, Mo. -- after Las Vegas withdrew its bid in the face of strong opposition from some conservatives in the GOP....
  • With federal money gone, parties scramble for convention cash

    With federal money gone, parties scramble for convention cash
    When Las Vegas pulled the plug this week on its bid to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, the move had the distinct feel of you can’t fire me, I quit. The city, which has been the country’s No. 1 convention destination for 20...
  • Las Vegas: New zip line takes flight at Rio just west of the Strip

    Las Vegas: New zip line takes flight at Rio just west of the Strip
    A new zip line just west of the Las Vegas Strip offers what some guests may consider an added degree of comfort and safety while dangling from a cable nearly 500 feet in the air. Riders on the VooDoo ZipLine¬†at the Rio don’t get strapped into a...
  • Las Vegas tries new tactic to improve city's notorious healthcare

    Teresa Garcia, weak and in pain, had all but given up on doctors when she came to a small clinic next to a former wedding chapel on the Strip. "I never thought I would get better," the 55-year-old housekeeper said, recalling years of perfunctory...