Headliners

February 26, 2001 8:58 AM
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David Copperfield
MGM Grand (632-7580) 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m., Now through March 7

Wayne Newton
Stardust (732-6325) 9 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday

The Righteous Brothers
The Orleans (365-7075) 8 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday

Dizzy Gillespie Alumni All-Stars
Blue Note Jazz (862-8307) 8 p.m. & 10:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday

Steppenwolf
Boulder’s Railhead (432-7575) 8 p.m., Saturday

Philip Kirkorov
Rio’s Samba (369-5111) 8 p.m., Sat. and 2 p.m., Sun.

Sarah Brightman
Aladdin (474-4000) 8 p.m., Saturday

Willie Barcena
Harrah’s Improv (369-5111) Tues.-Sun.

Everlast with Dexter Freebish
House of Blues (632-7580) 8 p.m. Friday

BB King
House of Blues (632-7580) 8 p.m. Sat.

Amazing Johnathan
Golden Nugget (796-9999) Tuesday through Sunday

Brett Butler
Riviera (734-5110) 8 p.m., Fri. & Sat.

David Brenner
Golden Nugget (796-9999) 8 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday

D.J. Larry Taylor
Gold Coast (367-7111) Ballroom dancing, Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Bill Kirchenbauer
Riviera Comedy Club (734-5110) Monday through Sunday

Travis Tritt
Sam’s Town (454-4048) Thur.-Sat., 8 p.m.

Production Shows

Bill Acosta: Lasting Impressions
Flamingo (733-3333)
Slick production features an 8-piece band and 12 topless dancers: 10 p.m. Saturdays through Thursdays plus 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

American Superstars
Stratosphere (380-7777)
Rock ‘n’ roll celebrity tribute with live band, dancers: 7 p.m., Sunday, Mondays and Tuesdays; 7 and 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in Broadway Showroom (Under 5 not admitted).

An Evening at La Cage
Riviera (794-9433)
Frank Marino stars as a catty Joan Rivers: 7:30 and 9:30 nightly except Tuesdays.

Blue Man Group
Luxor (262-4400)
The New York-based show blends art, comedy, improvisation and percussive music: Call for showtimes, which may vary from week to week.

Bottoms Up
Flamingo (733-3240)
A blend of vaudeville and sitcom: 2 and 4 p.m. except Sundays (18 or older).

Caesars Magical Empire
Caesars Palace (731-7333)
A multi-chambered magical mystery tour with dinner Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Crazy Girls
Riviera (794-9433)
Topless revue features eight showgirls and recorded music: 8:30 and 10:30 nightly plus midnight on Saturdays. (Must be 18).

EFX ALIVE!
MGM Grand (891-7777)
Rick Springfield stars in this rock and roll version of the long running stage extravaganza. Tuesdays through Saturdays, two shows nightly.

Folies Bergere
Tropicana (739-2714)
Tribute to the Parisian Music Hall: 7:30 and 10 nightly except Thursdays. (Early show not topless; Must be 16 to attend late show).

Forever Plaid
Flamingo (733-3333)
Musical follows a quartet after they are killed in a bus crash and get to perform that one big concert. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

Karen Denise’s Naked Angels
Plaza (386-2110)
Adult review with sensuous showgirls and special guest, comedian Pete Barbutti. Tuesday through Sundaty, 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.

Andre-Philippe Gagnon
The Venetian (948-3007)
French-Canadian singing impressionist has drop-dead renditions of pop stars: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Danny Gans
The Mirage (792-7777)
Singing impressions with 200 voices: 8 p.m. daily except Mondays and Fridays.

Hip-nosis
Flamingo O’Shea’s (737-1343)
R-rated show uses members of the audience for hilarious stunts: 9 p.m. Tuesdays — Saturdays (must be 18). (Midnight show at the Flamingo, Fridays & Saturdays.)

Honky Tonk Angels
Gold Coast (367-7111)
Tribute to top country females, including Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton, at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.

The Illusionary Magic of Rick Thomas
Tropicana (737-2515)
Charming magician performs with white tigers daily at 2 and 4 p.m except Fridays.

Jubilee!
Bally’s Las Vegas (739-4567)
Lavish production with sinking of Titanic, and other spectacular acts nightly except Tuesdays, 7:30 and 10:30.

Lance Burton: Master Magician
Monte Carlo (386-8224)
Stunning illusions are a blend of intimate cabaret and high-powered extravaganza: 7 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays — Saturdays, 7 p.m. Sundays.

Legends in Concert
Imperial Palace(794-3261)
Venerable celebrity-impersonation revue features believable performers: Featuring Elvis, Rod Stewart and more, 7 and 10:30 Mondays — Saturdays.

Legends of Comedy
Frontier (794-8200)
A tribute to America’s classic comics, including Jack Benny, Rosanne, Jay Leno, George Burns, Rodney Dangerfield; 7:00 and 10:30 p.m. nightly except Tuesday.

Les Trix
San Remo (597-6428)
An eclectic blend of magic, comedy, cockatoos and cleavage: 8 and 10:30 nightly except Mondays. Late show topless, (must be 18).

Melinda, First Lady of Magic
The Venetian (948-3007)
Sultry Melinda mesmerizes the audience with large-scale illusions: 6:30 Mondays Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 6:30 and 8:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
Flamingo (733-3333)
Broadway quality music theater based on the best-seller: 10 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance
New York-New York (740-6815)
This high-energy River Dance clone is ignited by talented young performers tapping their way as good and evil match wits: 7 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m.

Midnight Fantasy
Luxor (262-4400)
Tasteful topless revue: 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 8:30 p.m. Sunday (Must be 21 or older).

Mystère
Treasure Island (894-7722)
An offshoot of the genre-stretching Cirque du Soleil: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.

Houdini Lives Again
The Plaza (386-2110)

Dixie Dooley performs re-creations of Houdini’s greatest magic and escapes. Showtime at 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday.

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Bellagio (693-7722)
The spectacular production by Cirque du Soleil showcases a cast of 74 synchronized swimmers, trapeze artists, contortionists and others: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Fridays through Tuesdays. (Dark through Dec. 20).

The Rat Pack is Back
Sahara Hotel (737-2515)
An entertaining and nostalgic trip back to Las Vegas’ Golden Age with Steve Lippia starring as the show’s charismatic ringleader. Co-stars include Tony Tillman,m Rick Michel and Mark Cohen. Show times are 6:30 and 9 p.m. on Monday and Wednesday, with 8 p.m. shows on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Tuesday.

The Scintas
Las Vegas Hilton (732-5755)
Family affair with musical variety and comedy: 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

Siegfried & Roy
The Mirage (791-7111)
Where else can you find a fire-breathing dragon, white tigers and a vanishing (and reappearing) elephant? 7:30 and 11 p.m. Fridays through Tuesdays. (Dark through Thursday, Dec. 28)

Skintight
Harrah’s Las Vegas (369-5222)
A late-night adult review: 10:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Saturdays, 7:30 and 10:30 Wednesdays. (Must be 18).

Splash 2000
Riviera (794-9433)
Features ice skaters and specialty acts: 7:30 and 10:30 nightly. (Sunday early show is covered, must be 18 for all other shows.).

Clint Holmes
Harrah’s (369-5111)
Clint Holmes stars in this popular laissez faire production: 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays; 7:30 and 10 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

Tournament of Kings
Excalibur (597-7600)
Medieval-theme dinner show has magic acts, mounted knights, singers and laser effects: 6 and 8:30 nightly.

Viva Las Vegas
Stratosphere (380-7777)
Show features singers and dancers, and occasional specialty acts: 2 and 4 p.m. daily except Sundays, those under 21 must be accompanied by adult (must be 5 or older).

Steve Wyrick, World Class Magician
Sahara (737-2515)
Tightly-knit magic show features large-scale illusions: 7 and 10 p.m. Wednesdays through Monday.

Comedy Clubs

Bourbon Street Comedy
Bourbon Street (737-7200)
Dr. Naughty, the X-rated comedy hypnotist, performs at 10:15 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

Comedy Stop
Tropicana (739-2714)
One of the oldest and largest venues for comedy in town. Three comics are presented twice nightly at 8 and 10:30.

The Improv
Harrah’s (369-5111)
The Budd Friedman club traces its roots to the old cellar comedy stores of New York. It presents three or four national comics twice a night (Except Mondays).

Riviera Comedy Club
Riviera (794-9433)
The Club presents three comics twice nightly at 8 and 10. (An 11:45 show is added Fridays and Saturdays nights).

Carolee’s Comedy Club
Buffalo Bill’s Resort at Primm (382-1111)
Various comedians are featured at 9:30 p.m., Friday and Saturdays in Carolee’s Theater.

Casablanca Comedy
Casablanca Resort in Mesquite (800-459-7529)
Comedy series features comics on Friday and Saturday nights.