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Las Vegas is known for its spectacular shows, from comedic antics of “Absinthe” and “Piff The Magic Dragon” to the magical “Penn & Teller” and high-energy adult shows like “X Burlesque” and “Chippendales.” The Backstreet Boys light up the stage at Planet Hollywood, while singers such as Celine Dion and Rod Stewart perform at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Whether wanting concerts, magic shows, full-scale productions, impersonators or tribute acts, there are plenty of sizzling Las Vegas shows to enjoy.

Las Vegas Shows, Rio Las Vegas

Be a Chippendale's Dancer!

OK, so maybe you don’t exactly have the mojo (or abs) to be a real Chippendales dancer. That doesn’t mean you can’t give it a try! The wacky geniuses at Jib Jab have created a fun “Starring You” animation that simulates being a performer in this world-renowned band of muscle men. Just upload photos of….

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Harrah's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

Mac King Unharmed After Incident

We’re pleased to report that Mac King, renowned comedy-magician and Guinness World Record holder*, was unharmed during a recent incident involving a brown paper bag. * Thanks for asking about the asterisk! Actually, Mac King is the World Record holder for organizing the world’s longest game of Telephone (with 614 participants). The record was broken at Harrah’s Las Vegas,….

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Las Vegas Shows, Rio Las Vegas

Top Five Obscure Facts About Penn Jillette

1) Penn Jillette is a graduate of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College. 2) He can play the bass guitar. 3) Penn calls his home in Las Vegas “The Slammer.” 4) He’s never used recreational drugs or alcohol. 5) Penn was, at one time, romantically linked to singer Debbie Harry, of the….

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Las Vegas Shows, The Cromwell

We Have a Winner!

We’re proud to announce our winner of the “Most Ornate Parking Sign EVER” Award. This lovely “Parking” sign was spotted at Bill’s Gambling Hall & Saloon, at the tranquil intersection of Flamingo and Las Vegas Blvd. Of course, gloriously adorned parking signs are just the beginning when it comes to things to see (and hear)….

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

There's Only One Fluff

Donn Arden’s Jubilee! at Bally’s Las Vegas celebrates its 29th birthday today! This costume-tacular show originally opened in July, 1981. One of the people behind the success of “Jubilee!” is “Fluff” LeCoque. Get a glimpse behind the sequins and feathers with this Q&A. Why not stay where the showgirls play? Get a room.

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

Two More Years of Country and/or Rock 'n' Roll

Donny & Marie have extended their contract two years! Read more.

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Bally's Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

Jubilee! Showgirls Revealed

A little factoid about Don Arden’s Jubilee! at Bally’s. We have it on good authority that the showgirls in this lavish show have a nickname for the “covered” performers (as opposed to the topless kind). The name? “Bluebells.” Get up-close and personal with the showgirl experience by taking a backstage tour of the show. Learn more about….

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Las Vegas Shows, Paris Las Vegas

I Spy a Star from "CSI"

Everybody loves a little hypnosis action. Our sources say they spotted Lauren Lee Smith, who plays Riley Adams on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” attending the Anthony Cools show at Paris Las Vegas. Check out some unsolicited raves about Anthony Cools’ show.

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Gaming, Las Vegas Hotels, Las Vegas Shows

We Wanna Know: iPhone App Wishlist

This is not a loaded question. (Probably.) If you could wish into existence any Vegas or gaming or entertainment-related iPhone app, maybe one that could be created by, oh, the biggest gaming company on Earth, what would it be? No promises that we can make it happen, of course, but we’d love to hear more about….

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Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

Our Vote

Our vote for George Wallace’s best joke (and there are many): “Thanks for coming to see my show. I really do appreciate it. You have a lot of choices here in town. You could have gone to see ‘Blue Man.’ Blue man? Thanks for coming to see a black man.” See George Wallace in all his….

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Charity, Flamingo Las Vegas, Las Vegas Shows

Vegas Celeb Sighting

As you might suspect, Donny Osmond, currently at the Flamingo with his sister Marie, is very involved with local Las Vegas charities. He was spotted at a recent event supporting a children’s literacy effort, Spread the Word Nevada: Kids to Kids. We love our local Vegas nonprofits! Harrah’s has an ongoing relationship with Spread the….

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