Vegas Magazine Articles

cpMichaelBubleFeb2008 Image

What do Freddie Mercury, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and The Beatles have in common with Dean Martin, Dame Shirley Bassey, Bing Crosby, Otis Redding and the Bee Gees? Well, for one thing they represent some of the biggest names in the history of recorded music. And they all sang songs that have been covered in the past 10 years with both critical and commercial success by Grammy-nominated Canadian crooner Michael Bublé. The baby-faced boy from British Columbia has used the past decade to introduce a new generation to the music that we Las Vegans can trace back to our city's genesis.

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cpBobSinclairNov2007 Image

When LAX nightclub opened at Luxor late this past summer, it was world-renowned house-music deity Bob Sinclar (born Christophe Le Friant) who took to the tables to inaugurate the weekly LAX Wednesday party. According to Pure Management Group managing partner Steve Davidovici, PMG received "trillions of e-mails requesting him." Combined with the fact that he had never before played Las Vegas, Sinclar was the obvious choice.

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SuiteLife Red Rock-Viva Suite Sept 2007 Image

The Viva Suite at Red Rock Casino, Resort and Spa is nothing short of delicious. A symphony of sumptuous greens ranging from moss and mint to sage and pine and everything in between, it offers a nearly orgasmic medley of textures that just makes guests want to touch every surface in sight. Lavishly enormous slabs of green onyx with swirls of peach and periwinkle make up everything from the bar to the bathroom, as well as some of the walls, while supple green leather covers the rest.

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CP Smashing Pumpkins Sept 2007 Image

In his semi-autobiographical rant "Bullet With Butterfly Wings," The Smashing Pumpkins' front man, Billy Corgan, screamed that despite all his rage he was still just a rat in a cage. Considering that as of 2006 his band had sold upwards of 18 million albums domestically, that's one gilded friggin' cage built on the angst of the biggest rock band to come out of the '90s post-grunge music scene.

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