Entertainment/Nightlife / Sports

               "Las Vegas the Entertainment Capital of the World"   Las Vegas is a city where inhibitions are not welcome:  Every night, Las Vegas draws pleasure mongers to the brightly lit Las Vegas Strip like moths to a flame. While you may not want to go as far as to re-enact "The Hangover," you certainly don't want to leave without experiencing a bit of "Viva Las Vegas." Just remember:   What happens here, stays here.

                 THE BRIEF at Las Vegas.....

The Buddha in the lobby of the Aria Resort and Casino

            This Buddha statute sits in the lobby of the Aria Resort & Casino
            When in Las Vegas stop by and touch it for a little extra good luck and karma.  The ARIA Fine Art Collection features work by acclaimed painters, sculptors and installation artists.

The Bellagio Cirque du Soleil Celebration

              The Bellagio will Celebrate 10,000 performances of  Cirque du Soleil with FREE "SPECIAL SHOWS” at the Bellagio Fountain .  The Free Shows will be performed at the Bellagio Fountain at 3:30 PM on September 28&29 and again October 12&13.

FREE Exhibit At the Bellagio

Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Garden
FREE EXHIBIT!! At the Bellagio Las Vegas.
Harvest: September 14, 2019 - November 30, 2019


             Each season, the enormously talented horticulturalists and designers who make up the Bellagio Conservatory team transform this 14,000-square-foot floral playground into a showcase of the distinctive sights and colors of spring, summer, fall and winter. 

The Fountains at the Bellagio

               The Fountains of Bellagio is a FREE don’t miss. “An awesome water show takes place set to some of your favorite songs – from Michael Jackson, Faith Hill and The Beatles.” Starting at 3pm Mon –Fri and about noon on Sat-Sun every 30 minutes.

FREE TOUR!! At the MGM KÁ by Cirque du Soleil at the MGM
Complimentary Theatre Experience

            Get an up-close look at how the KA team combines awe-inspiring artistry with one-of-a-kind technology to create this 165 million dollar production.    For additional questions, please contact the Ticket Office at 702.531.3826 or Concierge at 877.660.0660.

No reservations required.
Tuesdays:   12:00 PM and 12:30 PM
Saturdays:   12:00 PM and 12:30 PM

Barry Manilow @ The Westgate Las Vegas
Check Dates

Wayne Newton @ Caesars Cleopatra’s Barge

Check Dates: July - September

Dionne Warwick @ Caesars Cleopatra’s Barge

September 2019: 12,  13, 14. 15, 26,27 28, 29 
October 2019: 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31.

Gwen Stefani @ Planet Hollywood

Check Dates: Mar 6-Nov2

Aerosmith @ Park MGM

Check Dates:: Apr – Dec 4

Jimmy Buffett @MGM Grand
Oct 19,


Criss Angel Mindfreak
               Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino brings Criss Angel’s visually stunning MINDFREAK production to the Criss Angel Theater (formerly PH Showroom).
              This latest incarnation of MINDFREAK will showcase more than 75 illusions, including 20 never-before-seen spectacles that will be sure to surprise even long-time fans of Criss Angel.

Jimmy Kimmel Comedy Club @ LINQ Promenade  /   The Comedy Works @ Plaza Hotel & Casino,    Jokesters Comedy Club @ D Las Vegas,Laugh Factory Comedy Club @ Tropicana,  /  Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club @ MGM,  Grand Comedy Cellar @ Rio Hotel & Casino.

            Las Vegas native  Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club is  on the Linq Promenade.  Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club is  next to the Yardhouse.
            Jimmy Kimmel's Comedy Club is an 18+ venue.    All tickets include a specialty cocktail or a double drink (must be 21+ to be served alcohol)c
            The Club's Showroom seats up to 300 guests,  open seven nights a week, with a bar open daily at 4PM and shows offered nightly.       Check  Show Dates.


"BEST Comedy Club" in Las Vegas, located at the MGM Grand


          Aerosmith: Deuces are Wild, America's all-time top-selling rock ‘n’ roll band

September 2019 | 21, 23, 26, 28
October 2019 | 1, 3, 6, 8
...........For additional dates thru November 2019.. VISIT


Bruno Mars at Park Theater

Bruno Mars at ParkMGM Theater

               Sep 3, Tues 9PM /  Sep 4, Wed 9PM /  Sep 7,  Sat 9PM  / Sep 9, Mon 9PM  / Sep 10, Tues 9PM /   Sep 13, Fri 9PM
...........For additional dates thru November 2019.. VISIT

             Featuring a state of the art music hall, a VIP lounge (Foundation Room) and soul to spare, HOUSE OF BLUES is Las Vegas' premier live entertainment venue.
             Rock- & Blues-themed featuring Southern dishes such as po' boys & jambalaya, plus live music. Located in the shoppes at Mandalay Place.


52 Fridays at the Golden Nugget

            Golden Nugget knows how to get you excited and on your feet. You won’t find a better spot to see live performances from renowned rock, pop, country and R&B stars. Check the upcoming highlights and showstoppers, and get ready to make some memories.


............PETE VALLEE stars as BIG ELVIS in this classic Las Vegas impersonator show.  Big Elvis is one of the BEST FREE LAS VEGAS SHOWS on the Strip. Hear all your favorite Elvis hits
Performing inside The Piano Bar at Harrah’s, steps away from the bustling Carnaval Court.
            Big Elvis interacts with his audience, takes song requests and invites them to participate. Vallee is a multiple Best of Las Vegas winner who has performed more than 7,000 performances on the Strip, making this Las Vegas Elvis show an institution.
2pm-3pm / 3:30pm -4:30pm / 5pm-6pm

Caesars Palace

…………..At Caesars,  stroll over to Cleopatra’s Barge.  Opened  October 1970 the Barge is a piece of classic Las Vegas.  The Barge an Egyptian-styled vessel at Caesars Palace offers  a full bar & dancing plus DJs & live music.
               Music legend Dionne Warwick returns to the Las Vegas Strip for a  limited engagement, “An Evening with Dionne Warwick,” at Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace starting September 5, 2019. ... October 2019: 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31.


            Live bands and DJs play a variety of music Thursday through Saturday nights on Cleopatra's Barge. With no cover charge unless otherwise noted, guests are invited to take advantage of open seating or dance in a notable Vegas institution.

            This 70-minute musical revue is designed to enhance your cocktail experience as a prelude to dinner, the theatre or fun night on the town. Performing Wednesday – Saturday at 5 p.m. inside Cleopatra’s Barge.

.......for a complete list of the SMITH CENTER EVENTS


              A one of a kind technology ,  CIRQUE DU SOLEIL @ the Bellagio,  New York-New York, MGM Grand, The Mirage, and Mandalay Bay.


JEWEL Nightclub Spanning 24,000 sq ft of precisely designed space. Night  spot hosting well-known DJs and performers Open Fri, Sat and Mon 10PM-4AM       *****

Lily Bar & Lounge
Leather couches & mirrored walls outfit this intimate Bellagio lounge for cocktails & DJ-spun tunes.

Caesars Palace
OMNIA Nightclub
High-energy nightclub OMNIA keeps the Vegas party going with a massive dance floor.  Top 40/hip-hop DJs *****

The Cromwell
Drai's Beachclub
At Drai’s Beachclub Nightclub you can party the night away in a spectacular rooftop club in the heart of the Strip.
The night doesn’t have to end when Drai’s Nightclub closes. Head to Drai’s After Hours in The Cromwell’s basement level for non-stop partying until the sun comes up

Marquee Nightclub and Dayclub
Trendy, happening casino club with global DJs, high-tech effects, multiple dance floors & pool deck.
Swanky supper club in The Cosmopolitan offering American fare & cocktails in a loungelike space.

Lavish, gold-accented dance club in Encore featuring dance floor, poolside patio & headliner DJs.  (Fri,Sat,Sun)
Encore Beach Club

Encore Beach Club is home to artists like David Guetta, Kygo and The Chainsmokers
The Strip's favorite late-night pool party happens Wednesday, Friday and Saturday all summer long.

Carnaval Court
Open-air hangout adjacent to Harrah's featuring cover bands, DJs & bottle-flipping bartenders.
(11AM to 3AM)

Mandalay Bay
Ri Ra Irish Pub
Buzzy Irish tavern boasts a fine seIection of whiskey & beer, hearty pub fare & live music nightly
Red Square
Lenin-era Soviet-themed gourmet room at Mandalay Bay featuring ice-covered bar & private vodka room.
Light Nightclub
Electronic music hot spot at Mandalay Bay featuring giant video walls & Cirque du Soleil acrobatics
1923 Bourbon & Burlesque
Premium spirits & specialty cocktails served in a swanky speakeasy at the Mandalay Bay hotel

MGM Grand
Hakkasan Nightclub
Renowned London-based Asian-fusion brand presents this massive MGM Grand nightclub, lounge & eatery  *****
Modern, sophisticated cocktail lounge turning inventive drinks in hip, splashy surroundings.

1 Oak (Wed,Fri,Sat
Fashionable nightclub catering to celebrity entertainers & upscale-chic crowds in a ritzy scene.
Stylish cocktail bar with intimate indoor space & an open, outdoor terrace overlooking the Strip

New York New York
Coyote Ugly
Outpost of a festive saloon chain with female bartenders, bartop dancing & body shots.
The Bar at Times Square
Lively bar in middle of New York-New York, with rollicking dueling piano show & daily happy hour.

Chateau Nightclub
Dance under twinkling lights and garden-style atmosphere at Chateau Rooftop Nightclub. Spanning over 35,000 square feet.
Napeoleon’s Lounge
Relaxed bar at the Paris Las Vegas has old-world decor offering dueling pianos, comedy & live music.
Le Cabaret
Fashionable nightspot with bistro tables, velvet draperies & opulent decor with a French twist

Park MGM Las Vegas
Craft beer & light snacks are served in a rustic space with games, live music & a spacious patio Daytime venue, fun place, reasonable prices..
Juniper Cocktail Lounge
Home to the largest collection of gin in Las Vegas.

Planet Hollywood
Cabo Wabo
Lively chain outpost from rocker Sammy Hagar offering Mexican grub, beach cocktails & outdoor patio.  Overlooking the Las Vegas Strip.
EXTRA Lounge
Boisterous music venue & cocktail spot inside the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
Heart Bar
DJs & servers in go-go gear keep this lively lounge in the heart of Planet Hollywood pumping 24/7

Air Bar
You can be part of the highest party on the Strip, if not the country, seven days a week. Located on the 108th floor of the Stratosphere
107 SkyLounge
DJ-fueled lounge offering drinks, food & Vegas views from the 107th floor of the Stratosphere Tower

The Linq
Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas
Lounge with 30+ bowling lanes, a live music stage & gourmet comfort food by NYC's Blue Ribbon group

The Palazzo
Ultrachic, high-energy Italian eatery with a private entrance to a thumping dance floor upstairs.

The Venetian
The Dorsey Lounge
The Dorsey Chic lounge inside the Venetian for craft cocktails, wines & punches served in posh surrounds.

Treasure Island
Gilley's Saloon