ENTERTAINMENT

Spiegelworld’s third Strip production will be the adults-only, circus-variety “Atomic Saloon Show” with character Boozy Skunkton opening Sept. 8 at the Kraken Music Hall in the Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox (PMJ) is a new world-toured show starting mid-April at The Mirage running Tuesdays–Saturdays weekly in the 1 OAK Nightclub. Bradlee calls PMJ “pop music in a time machine.” 

Jennifer Lopez’s first tour in more than six years, “It’s My Party: The Live Celebration,” will honor her 50th birthday and have a Las Vegas stop Saturday, June 8 at T-Mobile Arena.

International show “Fuerza Bruta” opened in the tent in the Excalibur parking lot for a six-month limited engagement. Audiences stand while experiencing an immersive interactive large-scale theatrical production happening overhead and around them.

KAOS opening at the Palms with a dayclub and nightclub has lined up exclusive powerhouse residencies with recording artists including J. BalvinOzunaAbove & BeyondCardi BG-EAZYJauzKaskadeMarshmelloSkrillexSlushii and Southside.

Magician Shin Lim, current champion of America’s Got Talentand of the Champions challenge has residency dates at The Mirage May 31–June 2, July 26–28 and Aug. 30-Sept. 2. 

Ventriloquist Terry Fator celebrated his 10th anniversary as a headliner at The Mirage last month with his new show “An Evening with the Stars.” His newest puppet is Dean Martin.

Space-ship-themed “OPIUM” at The Cosmopolitan celebrated its first anniversary with an off-planet Martian party held in the adjacent Rose.Rabbit.Lie. supper club. 

George Clinton will visit Brooklyn Bowl with his “One Nation Under a Grove” tour Sunday, Aug. 18. This will be the last stop on his final tour before he retires after 50+ years.

Actor–comedian Kevin James returns to The Mirage Saturday, April 27 at 10 p.m. as part of the Aces of Comedy Series held in the Terry Fator Theatre

The Downtown Las Vegas Events Center will partner with Insomniac Events during Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) week and hold a techno show featuring Adam Beyer and Cirez D Thursday, May 16. EDC will be held at Las Vegas Motor Speedway May 17-19. 

Filipina powerhouse vocalists Pops Fernandez and Vina Moraleswill perform Saturday, May 25 at the M Resort. Fernandez recently became part of the 50 “Wall of the World” global entertainment experts on CBS’s new talent show, The World’s Best.

The Tony Award-winning hit Broadway comedy, “The Play That Goes Wrong,” will make its Las Vegas debut at The Smith CenterApril 18-24.  

DINING

Maxie’s, withcontemporary modern diner décor, opened last month at The LINQ Promenade next to the High Rollerobservation wheel serving breakfast, lunch, dinner and Grab-and-Go menu 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.

Phoenix-based Macayo’s Mexican Restaurants,after nearly 60 years, closed its Sahara location and will do the same with the Charleston Blvd. location in the future.

Triple 7 Restaurant and Microbrewery inside Main Street Station Casino Brewery and Hotel offers unique beers monthly and started a new “Brewtifully Crafted Collection” rewards program. 

Executive Chef Partner Gina Marinelli opened her first dinner restaurant, La Strega, in Summerlin. Marinelli’s Italian culinary journey started in her family’s kitchen. 

Celebrated chefs Antonio Nunez and Scott Commings have introduced a boozy-brunch concept Thursday-Sunday at their restaurant The Stove in Henderson. 

NoMad Restaurant inside the NoMad hotelepitomizes “grandeur” with a majestic library setting-dining room featuring 23-foot ceilings and walls completely covered with bookshelves packed with 25,000 books. 

Hugo’s Cellar at the Four Queens and Joe Vicari’s Andiamo Italian Steakhouse at The D Las Vegas made OpenTable’s 100 Most Romantic Restaurants in America for 2019.

ABOUT TOWN

Paris Las Vegas, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, unveiled a $1.7 million nightly free light show at the Eiffel Tower occurringevery 30 minutes from sunset to midnight with synchronized and choreographed twinkling and colored lights. 

Trago Lounge is the new 24-hour contemporary bar and lounge at the Tropicana accommodating up to 120 guests with 10 televisions, 22 video poker machines and DJ music nightly 8 p.m. to midnight. 

BLVD & MAIN Taphouse and View Lounge opened at The Strat on the casino floor. Both places honor the nearby Downtown Las Vegas Arts District with pieces commissioned by local artists. 

AREA15 unveiled the next phase of its experiential 200,000-square-foot retail and entertainment complex, which is the 43-foot-tall “A” on the front entrance.

The Hard Rock Café guitar sign, located in front of the Hard Rock Café for 27 years, is newly restored, re-electrified and now displayed at the Neon Museum.

Allied Esports’ PlayTime with KittyPlaysstarted the original monthly event series hosted by popular gamer, Kristen “KittyPlays” Michaela at HyperX Esports Arena Las Vegas. Each show will include celebrity guests, competitive game play, fan participation and be streamed in front of a live studio audience. 

A portion of Clark Avenue connecting Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health and The Smith Center is being renamed Robin Leach Lane to honor the veteran journalist. 

Believer Festival 2019 will investigate dire concerns of modern life in five locations including over a three-day event April 25-27.

Affluent international womenswear brand Joseph Ribkoff has partnered with Marshall Retail Group and opened its first stand-alone boutique at the Forum Shops at Caesars Palace