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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, …

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Marine’s Tenacity Outs Inner Corruption

In Christine on The Scene by Christine McKellar

From Corruption to Cancer with Doses of Courage Las Vegas business entrepreneur, Ron Coury, dishes out doses of courage throughout his nearly tell-all personal handbook, “Tenacity.” His mentions of the vanquished Mob might make you, like many Sin City townies, wish for their continued presence in the city. Rather than engage in bloody retribution, Coury takes the high and extremely …