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Joel McHale to debut at Treasure Island this May

posted on March 22, 2017 by

Treasure Island on the Las Vegas Strip is a privately owned hotel and casino and stands alone as the only major Strip property to claim that unique market position. 

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Emma takes a 'Paige' from O'Hara

posted on March 21, 2017 by

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.

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MO5AIC to bring sweet harmonies to the Aliante Casino

posted on March 21, 2017 by

The dynamic a capella group MO5AIC will bring sweet harmonies to Access Showroom at Aliante Casino Hotel and Spa on Saturday, May 13.

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Smith Center books Hamilton for 2017-18 season; Boyz II Men big smash at Mirage

posted on March 14, 2017 by

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.

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Scinta hits 60; Cher signs on longer at The Park Theatre

posted on March 07, 2017 by

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.

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Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue come to The Chelsea

posted on March 03, 2017 by

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

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Diana Ross was the quintessential diva at Venetian

posted on February 28, 2017 by

The Full Monti | The divine Diana Ross was a symbol of the quintessential diva at The Venetian. This woman is incredible.

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March to the Championship at South Point

posted on February 24, 2017 by

Featuring more than 2,100 guestrooms, South Point Hotel, Casino & Spa overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and the serenity of the surrounding mountainscape. 

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Backstreet Boys to make their debut at Chateau Nightclub

posted on February 22, 2017 by

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.

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Najee to bring jass to the Access Showroom

posted on February 15, 2017 by

Multi-talented jazz musician Najee will bring his Grammy Award-nominated music to Access Showroom at Aliante Casino + Hotel + Spa on Saturday, April 1.

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Night Ranger and Survivor to perform at Fremont Street

posted on February 15, 2017 by

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.

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Tony Sacca memorial service was true celebration of life

posted on February 14, 2017 by

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.

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Lucky Dragon Hotel Casino releases Entertainment Schedule

posted on February 10, 2017 by

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. 

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Sacca all about Vegas until the end and we also say goodbye to Mary Tyler Moore

posted on February 07, 2017 by

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. 

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The Smith Center for performing arts entertainment calender

posted on February 03, 2017 by

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. 

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The Cosmopolitan to updates entertainment listings

posted on February 03, 2017 by

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.

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Enjoying all of the Vegas shows, Australian Bee Gees takes us back

posted on January 31, 2017 by

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.”

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Superstar Diana Ross to start another Las Vegas residency in February

posted on January 27, 2017 by

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.

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Buddy Greco will be missed

posted on January 24, 2017 by

The Full Monti | This column is devoted to my late, great friend Buddy Greco. I first met Buddy in Aruba about 40 years ago when I was performing one of my craziest acts as Disco Tex and the Sex-o-lettes.

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Bellagio sure knows how to roll out the red carpet

posted on January 17, 2017 by

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.

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