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The Culture Club of No Return

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

(Editorial by Christine McKellar) Subcultures and trends There are cultures and subcultures within any society. There are trends and fashions that flit and flutter in and out of   generation after generation. There is also a fabric that adheres to each generation and its culture. A definitive, and yes, historic testament as to what defined that era and the collective consciousness …

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A Vampire in Vegas Part III “It’s Lonely Out There”

In Christine on The Scene, Vegas Only Bookstore by Christine McKellar

(Each week in October as a “treat”  I post a segment of this four-part “fictional” short story. Happy Halloween!) Since my original self died and I became a new and revised entity on October 1, does that mean I am no longer an impulsive, optimistic, happy-go-lucky Aries? Am I now becoming more of a moderate, well-balanced and inanimate Libra? This could actually …

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Reach For The Stars–and The Crossbows

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

Two Tantalizing Summer Shows Make Vegas Debut This summer, The STRAT Hotel Casino & Sky Pod   (formerly the Stratosphere) in conjunction with a comprehensive property remodel, is featuring a one-of-a-kind immersive and otherworldly production aptly titled “Celestia”. Housed in a 30,000 square-foot tent, an elite ensemble of highly trained and skilled acrobats, aerialists and contortionists carry the audience along in …

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Brute Force, Art, Energy and Ambition

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

The 3,800-square foot tent recently erected at the SE corner of the Excalibur Hotel seems to be a natural fit for the medieval-themed property on the Las Vegas Strip.  The tent is not for jousting or a circus: rather it’s home to a theatrical spectacle that has critics raving and audiences wanting more. Fuerza Bruta (Sp. brute force) engages a …