Don Gavin, Flip Schultz and Dave Russo at the Tropicana Laugh Factory

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Don Gavin, Boston’s “Godfather of Comedy”, is headlining this week at the Laugh Factory, located on the mezzanine level of The Tropicana Las Vegas.  Gavin is sharing the stage with two veterans of Comedy, Flip Shultz and Dave Russo. Gavin has performed in 25 different countries, at over 150 colleges, and more than 200 corporate […]

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NASCAR Weekend 2020 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway

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Well, gang the “Boys of Thunder” will be arriving this week, forsaking the annual “Parade of NASCAR Haulers on the Las Vegas Strip,” due to the Daytona 500 being moved to Monday afternoon, thereby making the cross-country journey running a wee bit to-tight for the parade. And since you already know where I’ll be I […]

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Brendan Gaughan, Las Vegas NASCAR Driver, Returns to Daytona, Plus the New Bill McAnally Racing Team

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With the season of my favorite sport getting underway this week, I figured I would bring you two special stories dealing with auto racing. One a about a Vegas raised son of a prominent hotel/casino owner, and the other about four-rookies starting their career in auto racing.   One of my favorite NASCAR race car […]

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Loretta St. John at ‘My Mother’s House’ January 12th 2020

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Longtime friend, a wonderful entertainer, and a personal favorite of this writer, Loretta St. John will be appearing this Sunday, Jan.12, at My Mother’s House,  Las Vegas’ quintessential Supper Club in Sun City, with a show that’s bringing back the ambiance of the “old days” of the dinner shows on the strip, with tickets priced […]

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First Friday Presents “Roar in the ‘20’s” January 3rd 2020

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First Friday Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, announced that the January 3rd First Friday’s theme is “Roar in the ‘20’s.” Start the new year off right by enjoying the first First Friday of 2020. Flash back to flappers, long gloves & fancy hats, speakeasy and jazz moods. The featured artist for this event is local […]

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Bob Anderson at the Italian American Club December 27th and 28th

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In the 55 years this reporter has lived in Las Vegas, I have had the privilege of meeting and getting to know various entertainers, ranging from Frank Sinatra and the rest of the Rat Pack gang, to Lola Falana, Robert Goulet,  Wayne Newton, and a whole bunch of stars in between.  I’ve worked for so […]

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