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AND THEY WENT ON TOGETHER WITH AUSPICIOUS TIMES: How Elvis and Las Vegas saved each other

As we approach the 50th anniversary of that famous run of shows that kicked off July 31, 1969, journalist Richard Zoglin argues that Elvis Presley’s white-hot, two-week concert series was a watershed event for both performer and city.

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Celebrating the red, white and blue

Boulder City’s 71st Annual Damboree parade and fireworks on the Strip were highlights of a festive Fourth of July celebration for residents and visitors across …

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Photo Gallery: Bellagio botanical gardens welcome summer Italiano

Welcome to summer, Italian-style — right here in Las Vegas. Courtesy of Bellagio’s flowerful Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, visitors can visually luxuriate in the romantic, …

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SHE’S GOT THAT GLOWIN’ FEELING: Neon Museum welcomes artist-in-residence

Now in its fourth year, the Neon Museum residency, funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, also builds in benefits for locals. It features opportunities to interact with and learn from the resident artist, along with a public-engagement project.

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RIDESHARE – THE NEXT GENERATION: RTC unveils Trip to Strip transportation innovation

Hey, can we offer you — and you, you, you, you, you, you, you, you, you and you — a lift? Yep, all 11 of …

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VIDEO: Kids get demonstration of Olympic mettle at Orleans Arena

Instilling Olympian values — and imparting the many benefits that sports have to offer — was the major takeaway for around 300 children from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Nevada at Olympic Day 2019 on June 18 at the Orleans Arena.

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RUNS, FUNDS & FUN: Celebrity softball ‘Battle for Vegas’ raises $136K to combat pediatric cancer

Sports stars and media personalities — including members and ex-players of the Vegas Golden Knights, Las Vegas Raiders, New York Rangers, the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels and Major League Baseball — took some giant swings against a pernicious disease at the inaugural “Battle for Vegas” charity softball competition at the new Las Vegas Ballpark.

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VIDEO: Blockbuster film franchise ‘Hunger Games’ inspires new interactive exhibition

“The Hunger Games: The Exhibition” celebrates the epic, dystopian journey undertaken by young Katniss Everdeen in “The Hunger Games” series, from her humble beginnings in District 12 to her rise as the heroic Mockingjay.

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COPPING A STRAT-TITUDE: ‘Celestia’ production newest addition to rebranded Strat resort

Why is a short blond man in a flame-red sport coat bopping my foot with a rubber mallet while I nibble a cocktail hot dog …

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