Jay Mohr brings laughs to Paris

Nov 6, 2001 3:32 AM

Jay Mohr, comedian, actor, NFL pre-game entertainer and sports radio talk show host will bring his act to Paris Las Vegas for three nights, Friday through Sunday at 9 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling (702) 946-4567 or (877) 374-7469.

First gaining national attention while a cast member of “Saturday Night Live.” His movie breakthrough came in the role of the nemesis agent, opposite Tom Cruise, in the critically acclaimed Jerry Maguire.

Mohr played a role in Pay it Forward with Oscar-winners Kevin Spacey and Helen Hunt, which was recently released for home viewing. He also completed filming Simone starring Al Pacino. Last year, Mohr filmed a futuristic comedy called Pluto Nash starring with Eddie Murphy along with another comedy entitled Speaking of Sex starring Bill Murray, James Spader and Lara Flynn Boyle. Both movies are scheduled for release later this year.

Andrew ”˜Dice’ Clay’s Bad Boy Comedy Club

Andrew ”˜Dice’ Clay, the controversial comedian who has been called “the King of Political Incorrectness,” will headline a special benefit show at the Stardust Resort and Casino on Saturday.

The Brooklyn-born entertainer will donate proceeds from the show to the New York City Police Department’s Detectives Endowment Association (Widows and Children’s Fund).

Clay will also star in his own show at the Stardust on November 11, 12 and 13.

Billed as “Andrew ”˜Dice’ Clay’s Bad Boy Comedy Club,” the November 10 show will also feature comedians Jim Norton, Bobby Lee and Uncle Joe Diaz.

“Everyone who comes to the show will donate to a great cause and have lots of laughs,” Clay said. “But, on a serious note, we’re doing this benefit because I feel everyone, including entertainers, must do their part to help the country heal during this time.”

Clay is the definitive “bad boy” of comedy, following creative trails blazed by Lenny Bruce, Richard Pryor and other humorists who explored the outer limits of comedic language and content.

“The Diceman” has attained rock-star status, playing to capacity crowds in arenas throughout America. Immensely popular in his hometown, he has sold out Madison Square Garden on three occasions.

Performances at the Stardust will begin at 8 p.m. Ticket information can be obtained by calling the Stardust box office at (702) 732-6325.

Eddie Money takes the stage at The Suncoast

Rock ”˜n’ roll artist Eddie Money will perform Friday through Sunday at 7 p.m. in the Suncoast showroom. Tickets are available by calling (702) 636-7075.

Eddie Money has recorded 12 albums and sold over 12 million records worldwide. His career dates back to the mid 70s when rock impresario Bill Graham discovered him. Bill managed Eddie for many years while Eddie had over ten Top 40 hit singles and became one of the most successful touring artists of all time.

As a child in Brooklyn, Eddie was the lead singer in his church choir. After graduating in 1967, Eddie decided to go his father’s way, enrolling in the New York Police Academy. But he was still moonlighting as a singer. At age 19, he quit the academy moved to Berkeley and a few years later he wrote, “Two Tickets to Paradise.”

In 1986, Eddie made a comeback with “Can’t Hold Back.” The album featured “Take Me Home Tonight” a duet with Ronnie Spector. The album became a Top Ten smash, re-establishing Eddie as a successful blue-collar rocker. In 1988, Eddie followed with “Nothing to Lose” which featured the Top Ten song, “Walk on Water.” Two years later, “Peace in Our Time” reached number eleven on the charts.