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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 …

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Christine’s Vegas Carousel: A Week in Review

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

From 9 to 90! Vegas is a twelve-month, twenty-four-hour, seven-days-a-week playground that covers a broad spectrum of entertainment that includes something for everybody: from toddlers to tottering retirees. Here’s a brief summary of three shows recommend for all age groups; followed by a show for adults only. Where, oh where, can you go from “9” to “90” within just a …

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Marriage, Mobsters and Mayhem: Las Vegas Style

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

The House Always Wins: A Vegas Ghost Story If only sand dunes could talk. As a long-time Sin City resident, I’ve heard more rumors about bodies in the nearby desert than I’ve hit four-of-a-kinds in casinos. In The House Always Wins, author Brian Rouff adroitly avoids the cookie cutter mob boneyard of dust and cacti. Instead he unearths a ghostly, …