Experience Las Vegas – Entertainment Capital of The World – Las Vegas Insider
The latest happenings in America’s entertainment capital, Las Vegas:
NY’s Famed NoMad Hotel, NoMad Restaurant and Eataly Headed to Vegas
MGM Resorts International and New York-based Sydell Group have announced a partnership to reimagine and rebrand Monte Carlo Resort and Casino. The approximately $450 million transformation, which will touch every element of the property, will include two distinct hotel experiences: A Las Vegas version of Sydell’s widely acclaimed NoMad Hotel, and the launch of a new luxury hotel named Park MGM. In addition to fully redesigned and renovated hotel guest rooms, each hotel will feature innovative and exciting food & beverage experiences unique to the Las Vegas market, including the award-winning NoMad restaurant by Chef Daniel Humm and restaurateur Will Guidara; and Eataly’s vibrant Italian marketplace with cafes, to-go counters and full-service restaurants interspersed with high-quality products from sustainable Italian and local producers. Park MGM and The NoMad Las Vegas become the final pieces of MGM Resorts’ complete neighborhood redesign of the central Las Vegas Strip neighborhood, which began in 2009 with the introduction of CityCenter and saw the recent unveiling of The Park, a spectacular outdoor dining and entertainment district, and the stunning new T-Mobile Arena.
Caesars Palace Celebrates 50th Anniversary
Marking an amazing half-century, the world-renowned Caesars Palace Las Vegas is celebrating its golden anniversary with a weekend of exciting events highlighted by a free, public fireworks display at 10:20 PM on Friday, August 5. The milestone anniversary weekend also includes a variety of events, specials and amenities to celebrate including resort-wide champagne specials, anniversary room packages, decadent menu offerings and specialty cocktails. The legendary resort first opened its doors on August 5, therefore, the big weekend of celebration kicks off exactly five decades later on Friday, August 5 with a special birthday pool party for hotel guests hosted by award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay at the picturesque Garden of The Gods pool oasis.
Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. Immersive Attraction Opens in Las Vegas
Victory Hill Exhibitions’ (VHE) global, interactive experience – Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. (Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network) – is now open to the public at Treasure Island Hotel and Casino on the world-famous Las Vegas Strip. The Las Vegas opening comes shortly after Marvel’s movie smash “Captain America: Civil War” took the world by storm, debuting in the United States on May 6 and grossing more than $1 billion worldwide to date. The Las Vegas attraction includes an interactive journey through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, allowing guests to engage with the Hulk, Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and additional Avengers icons throughout. The experience also includes original props and costumes from legendary Marvel films, including a ten-foot Hulkbuster, Bruce Banner’s laboratory, Captain America’s motorcycle and much more.
Clint Holmes: Between The Lines Opens at The Palazzo Las Vegas
The Palazzo Las Vegas’ newest resident production, “Clint Holmes: Between The Lines” has opened. The show features original music, and anecdotes from the singer’s legendary career in the intimate and newly redesigned Palazzo Theatre. The show was designed to “connect with the soul of the audience,” regardless of age or musical preference and features songs including “Imagine” by John Lennon, “Can’t Stop the Feeling” by Justin Timberlake, “Lean on Me” by Bill Withers,” and “Just the Way You Are” by Bruno Mars, mashed up with Billy Joel. Holmes also appeals to audiences with a wide range of stories from his parents’ musical backgrounds to ways his own children inspire him.
Wynn Resorts Announces Plans for Resort Expansion
Steve Wynn and Wynn Resorts discussed plans at an investor conference recently for a new entertainment destination built around a first-ever recreational lake concept. The development is subject to approval by the company’s Board of Directors and will include a 38-acre lagoon, surrounded by premium meetings and convention space, a 1,000 room hotel tower, a small casino and extensive dining and nightlife. The elaborate water attraction will include both daytime and nighttime entertainment elements. Tentatively called Wynn Paradise Park, the expansion will be constructed on approximately 130 acres of real estate that currently houses the Wynn Golf Club. The proposed lagoon will be lined by a pristine white sand beach and boardwalk and feature an array of daytime activities including water skiing, paddle boarding and parasailing. At night, the space will transform with an elaborate fireworks display that is launched from the 120 ft. center island and surrounding areas. Wynn Paradise Park will add 260,000 square feet of premium meetings space with unobstructed views of the waterfront, spacious guest rooms with a separate bedroom, living room and balcony, and a variety of restaurants, including an expansion of the current Country Club restaurant.
Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay to Open
James Beard Award-winning chef Shawn McClain will introduce the world to his latest concept, Libertine Social at Mandalay Bay, this August. The restaurant’s convivial New American bar fare will be matched by a duel-faceted cocktail program from one of the great innovators in Las Vegas’ cocktail culture, Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim. Two distinct spaces, the energetic Main Bar and more intimate Arcade Bar, will capture contrasting vibes, defining the eclectic and energetic spirit of the restaurant.
Topgolf Opens Flagship Location in Las Vegas
Topgolf Las Vegas recently opened its doors to locals, tourists, golfers and non-golfers alike, bringing the city a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience. Sitting on eight acres just behind MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, Topgolf is the only entertainment venue of its kind, boasting 108 climate-controlled hitting bays, two pools, cabanas, a concert venue, VIP suites, five bars, special event spaces, a comfort food-inspired menu with creative beverage offerings, a Callaway Fitting Studio, a Topgolf retail shop, and more. Spanning four levels and 105,000 square feet, the Topgolf flagship location in Las Vegas stands as the biggest Topgolf venue to date. At the heart of Topgolf, guests will find interactive golf games in the hitting bays that can host up to six players at one time, featuring lounge-style seating and HDTVs. Golf games can be enjoyed by all ages and skill levels, tracking the accuracy and distance of players’ shots through Topgolf’s microchipped golf balls. Each level at Topgolf Las Vegas boasts additional areas to play – from cornhole and shuffleboard to everything in between – as well as various seating areas to hang out, have a cocktail or grab a bite to eat and enjoy the multiple views around the Las Vegas valley and the famed Las Vegas Strip.
MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS Coming to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino March 2017
Actor and producer Channing Tatum has heard the call of women everywhere, clamoring for more Magic Mike. Next spring, their dreams will come true as Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas will become the permanent home of Mike Lane, America’s favorite handyman-turned-stripper, with MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS – a complete re-imagination of the male revue based on the hit movies “Magic Mike” and “Magic Mike XXL.” Currently anticipated to open for preview performances in March 2017, MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS will recreate the mythic Club Domina with a sizzling 360-degree dance and acrobatic strip tease spectacular, guaranteed to bring on the heat.
“BAZ – Star Crossed Love” Opens at The Palazzo Las Vegas
An enthusiastic VIP audience welcomed “BAZ – Star Crossed Love” to The Palazzo Las Vegas on Tuesday, July 12 during a red carpet affair attended by celebrity and special guests. “BAZ – Star Crossed Love” is a new generation cabaret and high-energy movie-music mash-up that blends the world’s most iconic love stories as imagined by famed film visionary Baz Luhrmann. Inspired by Luhrmann’s signature take on “Romeo + Juliet,” “Moulin Rouge,” and “The Great Gatsby,” this theatrical concert features soul-stirring and stunning performances from an ensemble cast and band. The show, five years in the making, is the creation of For The Record, a genre bending theatrical company in Los Angeles with a vision of turning the soundtracks of iconic filmmakers into an immersive theatrical concert experience. The show, which has been staged in limited engagements to critical success throughout the country, has been reformulated for its grand debut at The Palazzo. This includes a venue designed around For The Record’s unique format, a reimagined storyline to tie the show’s production numbers together, and a new set list that includes a song from Luhrmann’s upcoming Netflix original series “The Get Down,” which premieres in August.
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Las Vegas. What do you think of when you hear these words? For some these words conjure up images of gaming, drinking, dancing and other naughty things. It’s true, Las Vegas has all those things but it’s also an amazing, unique place that offers a whole host of experiences that will blow your mind without blowing your budget.
Take for example the Las Vegas hotels. Where else in the world can you stay in an Egyptian pyramid, a mid-century castle, a high-end luxury hotel or even Paris or New York? Each hotel on the Las Vegas Strip is an architectural wonder that is sure to amaze you as you walk through it and discovers its unique hidden features.
Experience the majestic fountains, beautiful flower garden and the awe inspiring glass flowers that adorn the ceiling in the lobby at the Bellagio. Relax and enjoy a gondola ride on the canals at the Venetian. Get up close and personal with an erupting volcano at The Mirage. Witness a swashbuckling pirate fight at Treasure Island or experience the sights and sounds of Manhattan at New York-New York.
When you’re done marvelling at the hotels, overload your senses even further by experiencing one of the many marvellous Las Vegas shows. The Las Vegas Strip is home to some of the world’s most artistic, colorful and magical performances. There’s sure to be a show that will satisfy both young and old.
Experience the breathtaking pageantry and death-defying stunts of the eight unique Cirque du Soleil productions. In the mood for music from the King of Pop? Check out the Strip’s newest Cirque show, Michael Jackson ONE, at Mandalay Bay. Is martial arts more your thing? Get a ticket to KA at the MGM Grand. Or if jaw-dropping stunts performed over water are what you crave, be sure to experience “O” at the Bellagio.
Not in the mood for Cirque, the Las Vegas Strip offers other brilliant entertainment. Laugh out loud at the hilarious comedy of Carrot Top at the Luxor. Be dazzled by the mind-bending magic of Penn & Teller at the RIO. Sing along to your favorite Celine Dion songs at Caesars Place or the Australian Bee Gees at the Excalibur. Or fall in love with Terry Fator and his puppets at The Mirage.
By the time you’ve checked out the Las Vegas hotels and shows, you’ll be running on empty. You’re in luck. Las Vegas is home to a whole host of world-class restaurants. Tantalize your palate with the culinary creations of first-class chefs Gordon Ramsay or Wolfgang Puck. Or if variety at a reasonable price is what you desire, check out one of the Strip’s many amazing buffets.
Before you turn in for the night, take a stroll through one of the shopping malls on the Las Vegas Strip. Las Vegas has a shopping experience to satisfy everyone’s fashion sense and budget. Experience the fashion-forward, high-end stores in the malls at Caesars Palace, the Venetian and the Palazzo. Check out your favorite brand-name store at Planet Hollywood or the Fashion Show Mall. Or if it’s not too late, hop on the Deuce and head to one of the outlet malls.
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