The Full Monti | Last week the royal Disney crown of Belle from “Beauty and The Beast” was placed upon Paige O’Hara’s successor, Emma Watson, at the Hollywood premiere of the newest version of the animated film – now, a live action fantasy that has been beautifully updated and slightly reworked.view
The dynamic a capella group MO5AIC will bring sweet harmonies to Access Showroom at Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa on Saturday, May 13.view
The Full Monti | The Smith Center reached its five year mark and showed it’s better than ever by booking the huge Broadway smash Hamilton for the 2017-2018 season. The dates haven’t been announced by officials but they say it will be here at least a week and likely longer.view
The Full Monti | I could not attend, but was invited to a surprise party for one of my favorites, Frankie Scinta. Frankie turned 60 and was given a wonderful birthday surprise party at the Italian-American club, with all local stars attending.view
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and St. Paul & The Broken Bones have been added to the entertainment lineup at The Chelsea inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas on Saturday, August 26.view
The Full Monti | The divine Diana Ross was a symbol of the quintessential diva at The Venetian. This woman is incredible.view
Fulfilling many teenage dreams, the Backstreet Boys will make their debut on the Las Vegas Strip with their exclusive headlining residency and will be partying at Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop at Paris Las Vegas after select performances starting Wednesday, March 1.view
Night Ranger and special guest Survivor will perform NASCAR Weekend in Las Vegas at the 14th Annual RaceJam concert at Fremont Street Experience on Saturday, March 11 starting with Survivor at 8 p.m. followed by Night Ranger, both on the 3rd Street Stage.view
The Full Monti | I have been to many memorial services during my lifetime and the one for Tony Sacca was a true celebration of life and the way he would have wanted to go out. The room at the Stratosphere was SRO and all 650 seats occupied.view
Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino is Las Vegas’ first casino resort designed from the ground up to create an authentic Asian cultural and gaming experience. The resort, located at the north end of the Las Vegas Strip, is scheduled to open late 2016.view
The Full Monti | I had the pleasure of meeting Mary Tyler Moore when she was going to do the Broadway show “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” We all know she started on “The Dick Van Dyke show” and was the first actress to wear capri pants on television. She was so charming, and I did her hair for the Broadway appearance.view
The hallmark of downtown Las Vegas’ 61-acre urban development known as Symphony Park, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is a public-private partnership that opened in March 2012.view
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is a luxury casino and resort offering a decidedly different perspective from its commitment to integrating art into every experience to the world renowned Restaurant Collection and distinct entertainment venues.view
The Full Monti | I called producer Adam Steck, who is one of the successful producers with multi shows on the Strip. Saw the Australian Bee Gees again at the Excalibur. The Bee Gees were the soundtrack from my career film highlight, “Saturday Night Fever.”view
Superstar Diana Ross, reprising her two sold out nine-show concert series in 2015 at The Venetian Las Vegas, starts another Las Vegas residency in February.view
The Full Monti | The Bellagio recently hosted Canon’s 17th Annual Customer Appreciation Reception/Fundraiser and Celebrity Red Carpet Event to benefit John Walsh’s National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.view
It isn’t quite Wyatt Earp taking on the Cowboys in the famed 1881 gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, but 2017 March Madness has brought a version of a good old fashioned shootout among two prominent Las Vegas casino owners.
EquiLottery has announced an agreement with Mountaineer Park, the thoroughbred and casino complex New Cumberland, West Virginia, that allows its lottery game based on the results of live horse racing to use video feeds from Mountaineer’s annual racing calendar.
In New Hampshire, another effort is underway to legalize casino gambling. Major casino proponent Manchester Sen. Lou D’Allesandro has championed the effort to authorize casinos in the state for the past 18 years.
Iowa’s State Senate, heeding advice from behavioral health specialists, passed legislation last week that would allow problem gamblers to enter a gaming floor five years after the initial issuance of a gambling ban.
Arrogate, the best horse in the world according to international rankings, will head a very representative group of U.S.-based runners on the Dubai World Cup program this Saturday.