Photos: Pentatonix make a cappella cool at sold-out Chelsea concert

Erik Kabik / Pentatonix at the Chelsea on Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. By Sun Staff Monday, March 2, 2015 | 1:56 a.m. Pentatonix at the Chelsea Launch slideshow » A sold-out crowd at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas waited anxiously Saturday night for Pentatonix. The crowd ranged from middle-age choir teachers to choir students and everyone in between. Pentatonix, the … Read the rest

Redevelopment planned for casino on Paradise Road

4 February 2015By Howard StutzLAS VEGAS — A local real estate developer asserted Tuesday he acquired majority ownership of the Mardi Gras Hotel & Casino on Paradise Road and plans to redevelop the property.Daniel Grimm of DG Development Corp. didn’t give a price for the purchase. The hotel currently has 314 hotel rooms. He plans to remodel the property in to a 700-room resort with a 35,000-square-foot casino.In a statement, … Read the rest

A bit of Graceland moves to Vegas

Graceland will always be home, yet Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley’s home away from home yet again. The King 1st played Vegas almost 59 years of time ago and spent many months as a Sin City resident. Now, the Westgate Las Vegas hotel-casino will house a rotating display of Elvis memorabilia and artifacts rarely seen outside his famed Memphis, Tenn., Graceland mansion. Feel like getting married? Graceland … Read the rest

UD Factory Signs Multi-Platinum Selling Artist Plain White T's

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The well-known, multi-platinum selling band Plain White T’s has signed with UD Factory as its management company. The move furthers UD Factory’s goal of bringing the management of more nationally visible artists to the budding music scene of Las Vegas.<!– –>”We are very excited to be working with the Plain White T’s,” says UD Factory partner Lani Sarem. “They are … Read the rest

For The First Time In 40 Years, Elvis Is Back In The Building

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Elvis Presley’s Graceland and Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino formally announced today in that they will bring the authentic Elvis Presley back to Las Vegas for the 1st time in 40 years. “Graceland Presents ELVIS: The Exhibition – The Show – The Experience” will contain an expansive, new permanent exhibition featuring hundreds of artifacts never before exhibited outside of Graceland, and live … Read the rest

CNBC won't be at the must-attend Wall Street conference of the year

<!– (S) –> View photo.Twitter, @scaramucci Kevin Spacey and SkyBridge CEO Anthony Scaramucci at SALT 2014. CNBC will not be covering SALT Las Vegas this year, the hedge fund conference in that has become a must-attend event on Wall Street since investment firm SkyBridge capital started it 7 years of time ago. “We have no plans to cover SALT,” asserted a source with knowledge of the situation. CNBC used to … Read the rest

Ben Vaughn’s art of the bar: Characteristics that make a watering hole great

Ben Vaughn Atomic Liquors in downtown Las Vegas. By Ben Vaughn Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015 | 6:30 p.m. Anthony Bourdain at Atomic Liquors Launch slideshow » Courtesy Food Network star chef and restaurateur Ben Vaughn. Food Network Star Ben Vaughn Launch slideshow » As you might or might not already know, I’m opening a restaurant here in Las Vegas this year. My restaurant will sit next door to the iconic … Read the rest

Liberace’s Razzle Dazzle Returns to Las Vegas Mansion

<!– (S) –> LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — This Saturday night at 8 p.m., absolutely 28 years of time to the month after the passing of Wladziu Valentino Liberace, old friends, former show business colleagues and admirers of the flamboyantly affable entertainer, widely known as Mr. Showmanship, will once again light the candelabra and return music and frivolity in to his home. The former Walter Busterkeys inspired the … Read the rest

GEM Tang gets heckled by the audience

By Heidi Hsia | From Cinema Online Exclusively for Yahoo Newsroom – <!– (S) –>25 Feb – There is no peaceful moment for Hong Kong’s newest diva GEM Tang, who was heckled by the audiences during her concert in Las Vegas recently. As reported on Asian Universe, the singer, who performed at The Venetian in Las Vegas last Saturday, reportedly sparked the anger of some audience members for interacting in … Read the rest