Shaqs
03/19/2022 The Tale of Tampa’s Two Shaqs03/19/2022
How the Tampa Bay Buccaneers came to have two players—Shaquil Akeem Barrett and Shaquille Olajuwon Mason—named for the same two NBA Hall of Famers.
Piero’s 40th
Piero’s Italian Cuisine—a favorite Vegas haunt of everyone from the Rat Pack to the Rolling Stones—was packed to the rafters with local notables who had come to toast the iconic eatery’s 40th anniversary
Billy Joel
03/13/2022 The Piano Man Rocketh03/13/2022
With a bravura concert at Allegiant Stadium, the legendary Billy Joel rocked the house for 38,000 fans with a fantastic set of favorites, classics, covers, and, of course, his iconic hit, “Piano Man”
Lisa Fischer
03/10/2022 Lisa Fischer Speaks! Part 303/10/2022
On the 10th anniversary of The Smith Center, the incredible Lisa Fischer takes a walk down Memory Lane. Part 3 – inside the music industry, word association, and the voices Lisa Fischer loves. [Part 3 of 3]
Lisa Fischer
03/07/2022 Lisa Fischer Speaks! Part 203/07/2022
On the 10th anniversary of The Smith Center, the incredible Lisa Fischer takes a walk down Memory Lane. Part 2 – the appeal of silence, singing with Dolly Parton, and picking a set-list while touring. [Part 2 of 3]
Lisa Fischer
03/04/2022 Lisa Fischer Speaks! Part 103/04/2022
On the 10th anniversary of The Smith Center, the incredible Lisa Fischer takes a walk down Memory Lane. Part 1 – lessons learned from Luther Vandross, recording for Melba Moore, and singing “Gimme Shelter” with The Rolling Stones. [Part 1 of 3]
12 Fave Albums
Recently, I was asked to share some of my all-time favorite albums, on social media (you know how those things go). Here’s a rundown of what I picked, for Days 9 and 10 (and two Bonus Albums); and the rationale behind each [Part 3 of 3]
12 Fave Albums
Recently, I was asked to share some of my all-time favorite albums, on social media (you know how those things go). Here’s a rundown of what I picked, for Days 5 through 8, and the rationale behind each [Part 2 of 3]
12 Fave Albums
Recently, I was asked to share some of my all-time favorite albums, on social media (you know how those things go). Here’s a rundown of what I picked, for Days 1 through 4, and the rationale behind each. [Part 1 of 3]

Back at Wynn Las Vegas for six nights, as part of her Thank You Tour, the iconic Diana Ross presents a show worth seeing again and again