He's been amusing Americans since the 1960s with his stand-up routines,
television shows and innumerable guest appearances on the talk show circuit. He's coming to Treasure Island this Saturday for one performance.
Most of know that sake is a rice wine but there are varietals that suit some foods better than others. Las Vegas' only sake sommelier, Yuji Matsumoto brings his sample case and some glasses into the studio for us to try the Japanese wine.
This Las Vegas band describes itself as "a world-beat experimental pop band
that formed in the winter of 2006 as a collective where different musicians
from many genres can come together to create music not found anywhere else."
So they came to the studio to show us what that means.
If it's Christmas it must be time for time for Tchaikovsky's favorite
holiday ballet - the Nutcracker. The Nevada Ballet is presenting the classic
at the Paris Las Vegas from Friday through Christmas Eve.
Since the late 1990s, Mike Kelley has been managing editor of the Las Vegas
Sun. He's seen it through its last days as a separate newspaper and he was
present at the creation of the current Review-Journal insert.
In 2004, he was the champion and by 2005 he was the bad boy of NASCAR. We
talk with NASCAR driver and one-time Las Vegan Kurt Busch about how he's
changed and how NASCAR is dealing with diminished sponsorships.
It's only one day to the big turkey, so we thought we'd help with some
advice from Las Vegas' best chefs. Three of them recount their best
interpretations of the traditional fare and what the Thanksgiving holiday means to them.
The second masterworks concert is set for this Saturday at Artemus Ham Hall.
The philharmonic will be playing Bela Bartok's Concerto for Orchestra and
Pianist Joel Fan will be playing George Gershwin's Concerto in F.
The City of Las Vegas has finally been forced to lay off workers as it
grapples with falling tax revenues. We talk with City Manager about the
deteriorating city budget and what can be done to remedy the fiscal mess.
On Saturday, Review-Journal columnist Jane Ann Morrison reported that spine
surgeon Mark Kabins is likely to take a plea deal in the so-called medical
mafia case. We talk with Fortune contributor Katherine Eban about the future
of this case that could involve numerous doctors and lawyers.