Travel Weeklys Las Vegas E-letter: April 11, 2006

GAME SHOW HOPEFULS, come on down! The Price is Right -- Live stage show is set to begin a two-year run April 25 in the Jubilee Theater at Ballys Las Vegas. The interactive show will feature host Todd Newton and favorite games such as Plinko, Cliff Hangers, The Big Wheel, Hole in One and The Showcase. The production will be presented at 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and at 8 p.m. Fridays. Tickets are priced at $39.95 and are available at Ballys and Paris-Las Vegas box offices, by phone at (877) 374-7469 and (702) 967-4567, or online at and There is no age requirement for ticket holders, but contestants must be at least 21 years old.

THE LAS VEGAS HILTON extended Barry Manilows engagement there through 2008. Manilow: Music and Passion is performed Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. and Saturdays at 10 p.m. in the Hilton Theater. Ticket prices range from $95 to $225 and can be purchased at the Las Vegas Hilton box office, by phone at (800) 222-5361 and (702) 732-5755 or online at

THE RITZ-CARLTON LAKE LAS VEGAS will host a winemaker dinner April 27. The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with a reception followed by a four-course dinner at 6:30 p.m. Alan Phillips, general manager and director of wine operations for Foley Estates, will offer his comments on the wine pairings. The cost is $95 per person. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting the hotel directly at (702) 567-4600.

GENERAL MOTORS opened The Drive, a hands-on driving experience, on April 10. As previously reported, the new attraction is located on 11 acres at the base of the Sahara Hotel & Casinos monorail station and features two professionally-designed driving courses: a high-performance loop and an off-road adventure with two trails over dirt terrain. The Drive is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily; a single driver ticket costs $10 and entitles the bearer to four laps around the Performance course, two laps around the Off-Road course or two laps around the Performance course plus one lap around the Off-Road course. GM will be a marketing and advertising partner of the Las Vegas Monorail Company for the duration of the project. is the exclusive ticketing source for The Drive.

Las Vegas Editor:

Amy Baratta

Phone: (908) 879-8492

[email protected]

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