ollowing is a bit of what's
happening on the Las Vegas entertainment scene:
"Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance," which opened in July 1998
at the New York-New York Hotel & Casino, extended its run
The show is performed in the 1,000-seat Broadway Theater at 7
p.m. and 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays; 9 p.m. Thursdays and
Fridays, and 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets cost $59 Tuesdays through Thursdays, $68 Fridays and
Saturdays and $50 for the Saturday afternoon matinee.
To purchase tickets, call the New York-New York Broadway Theater
Box Office at (800) 693-6763 or (702) 740-6815.
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"The Rat Pack is Back!" is extending its run -- through March 31
-- in the 550-seat Congo Room at the Sahara Hotel and Casino.
Show times are 8 p.m. on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and
Sundays with 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. shows on Mondays and
Ticket prices are $34.95 and $40.95 for Golden Circle seating
plus tax and service charge.
Reservations and ticket purchases can be made through the Sahara
Box Office at (702) 737-2515.
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The Paris-Las Vegas Resort opened a nightclub, Vamp, within
Napoleons, a cigar and pipe lounge on Le Boulevard.
Napoleons will continue to operate as a cigar lounge featuring
live entertainment from 2 p.m. to 2 a.m., except on Fridays and
Saturdays, when the venue reopens as Vamp from 10 p.m. to 4
During Vamp's operating hours, there will be a $15 per person
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Illusionist David Darkstone and entertainer Will Roya have
teamed up to create "The Magic of David Darkstone: Illusions &
Beyond," which is at the New Frontier Hotel & Casino for an
The show is performed at noon and 2 p.m. Tuesdays through
Sundays in the New Frontier Showroom.
Tickets cost $12.95 per person, which includes two drinks, and
can be purchased at the New Frontier Box Office.
To contact the box office, call (702) 794-8200.
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The MGM Grand welcomed a new act to its Studio 54 nightclub,
which is transformed every Tuesday into Erotically Delicious
The Wall Walking Duo climb up two pillars that serve as the
framework for the main dance floor and then head back down, all the
while performing flips and turns.
The Wall Walkers perform at 2:45 a.m., right after The Living
Art of Armando and Stephanie, an adagio act that starts at 2
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Through Sept. 16, the Las Vegas Art Museum will feature "Rodin's
Obsession: The Gates of Hell, Selections from the Iris and B.
Gerald Cantor Collection."
"The Gates of Hell" originally was conceived as the entrance
portal for a never-realized museum of decorative arts in Paris.
Although "The Gates of Hell" was never cast in bronze during
sculptor Auguste Rodin's lifetime, several casts were made after
As part of the exhibition, the museum will display 30 studies
for the "Gates," including some of the sculptor's most famous
images -- "The Kiss," "The Thinker" and "The Three Shades."
The museum also will install a special education area in an
adjacent gallery during the exhibition that will include books and
materials about Rodin, "The Gates of Hell" and the Iris and B.
Gerald Cantor Collection.
Hands-on activities for children, large photomurals of Rodin at
work and illustrations of the "lost wax" process used in creating
the sculptures also are planned.
Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and $2 for
For more information, contact the museum at (702) 360-8000.