Access Vegas Insider Vibe û December 2, 2009 InsideráVibe

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Newkirk’s Notes – comments on Las Vegas from AccessVegas.Com publisher Ted Newkirk:

Ted has been off the past week mourning the loss of a very close and important relative. He will return next week. Please enjoy all of the news and information prepared by staff.

We have the very first of what will be many, many photo sets on CityCenter as it opens in stages over the next couple of weeks. Enjoy the first few!

CityCenter Las Vegas Photos

CityCenter Las Vegas Grand Opening

CityCenter Las Vegas Grand Opening

CityCenter Las Vegas Grand Opening

CityCenter Las Vegas Grand Opening

CityCenter Las Vegas News Stories

Associate Editor: Amy Rayner-Cooley
News Researcher/Editor: Mark Jacobs

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Ultimate Fighting Championship Presents UFC 108: Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva Saturday, January 2 At MGM Grand – The UFC announced that the bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans and Brazilian knockout artist Thiago Silva will headline UFC 108, a result of Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira having to pull out of his fight with Cain Velasquez due to a severe left elbow injury. UFC 108: EVANS vs. SILVA, presented by “Bayonetta,” will be held Saturday, Jan. 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

Sammy Hagar Rocks The Las Vegas Strip With Opening Of Signature Cabo Wabo Cantina – Sammy Hagar has opened his hard rockin’ dining and nightlife experience, Cabo Wabo Cantina, on the Las Vegas Strip. The two-level, 15,000-square-foot Cantina brings the best of Cabo San Lucas to Vegas, with its prime location at the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

Mandarin Oriental Opens – Prestigious Luxury Hotel And Residences In New CityCenter Development – Opening December 4, 2009, Mandarin Oriental, Las Vegas will be a sophisticated sanctuary of modern elegance in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip. Ideally located at the entrance of CityCenter, the extraordinary urban resort destination, the 47-story, non-gaming hotel is poised to bring spectacular accommodations, superlative dining, an unparalleled spa, and the legendary service of the renowned Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group to Las Vegas for the first time.

Disney’s The Lion King And Mandalay Bay Present A Special Winter Offer For Locals – Just in time for the holiday season, Disney’s THE LION KING and Mandalay Bay are now offering locals an opportunity to take advantage of the newest production on the Las Vegas Strip. Locals can enjoy 50 percent off orchestra and mezzanine seats beginning Wednesday, November 25, 2009. Offer is valid for purchases from Nov.24 – Dec. 24, 2009, and performances from Jan. 4 – Feb. 11, 2010

Back Alley Bar At The Stratosphere Hotel & Casino Goes Country For NFR – The Back Alley Bar will go country in honor of the National Finals Rodeo (NFR) held through December 12, 2009. Back Alley Bar will feature the country/rock band D-Zire, performing nightly from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., along with Jack Daniels prize giveaways, drink specials and delicious down-home dishes like pulled pork sandwiches. American Superstars show tribute artists Tim McGraw and Carrie Underwood will also make special appearances. Stratosphere patrons will also be eligible to earn drawing entries to win tickets to attend the NFR.

Barry Manilow Brings New Show To Paris Las Vegas – Celebrated Music Legend Signs Two-Year Deal With Paris Las Vegas And AEG Live – Legendary singer-songwriter Barry Manilow is making music and magic at Paris Las Vegas with a new resident show. On March 5, 2010 Manilow will throw open the doors to the Paris Theatre at Paris Las Vegas with a reimagined stage show that will be both more intimate and more exciting than ever before. Manilow will perform 78 shows each year for two years at Paris Las Vegas. The shows are produced by AEG Live in conjunction with Paris Las Vegas. Tickets for performances March 5 through July 18, 2010 are on-sale today at 9 a.m. EST.

Hash House A Go Go To Open New Location Inside Imperial Palace Dec. 10 – Restaurant Famous For Twisted Farm Food Makes Its Way To The Las Vegas StripImperial Palace is proud to announce that one of Sin City’s favorite eateries, Hash House A Go Go will open its second Las Vegas location inside the hotel-casino on Dec. 10. Hash House A Go Go is famous for its creative menu offerings, over-sized portions, unique presentation and a tradition of using only the freshest ingredients. Said Rick Mazer, President of Imperial Palace. “It’s a fresh, funky dining experience and there’s not currently anything like it on the Strip.”

Grand Opening Of Vdara Hotel & Spa Offers First Access To Spectacular Resort Destination, CityCenter – Celebratory events marked the first opening at CityCenter, the extraordinary urban resort destination destined to refine and redefine the Las Vegas Strip. Company executives and local dignitaries participated in a press event and ribbon-cutting ceremony at Vdara Hotel & Spa.

Las Vegas Deals

These are only a few of the many Easy Vegas Deals we find each and every week (many of which happen too quickly for newsletter deadline). For a complete and constantly updated listing:

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More Las Vegas News – Concerts – Events

Coming Hot Holidays – The following dates are huge times to be in Las Vegas, and rooms are in high demand. Booking in advance is the best way to save. Visit our friends at Las Vegas Hotel Deals and spend one of the following hot dates having fun in Las Vegas:

  • Hanukkah Dec. 12 – Dec. 19
  • Christmas December 25
  • New Year’s Eve-Day December 31 – January 2 (3 day weekend)
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., Day, U.S (Observed) January 16-18 (3 day weekend)
  • Super Bowl Sunday February 7
  • Lincoln’s Birthday, U.S February 12
  • President’s Day, U.S (Observed) February 13-15 (3 day weekend)
  • Chinese/Lunar New Year February 14
  • Valentine’s Day February 14
  • Mardi Gras February 16
  • Washington’s Birthday, U.S February 22
  • St. Patrick’s Day March 17
  • Easter Sunday April 4
  • Cinco de Mayo May 5
  • Mother’s Day May 9
  • Memorial Day, U.S May 29-31 (3 day weekend)
  • Father’s Day June 20
  • Independence Day July 4
  • Civic Holiday, Canada July 31-August 2 (3 day weekend)
  • Labor Day, U.S September 4-6 (3 day weekend)
  • Labour Day, Canada September 4-6 (3 day weekend)
  • Jewish New Year September 9
  • Halloween October 31
  • Veteran’s Day November 11
  • Thanksgiving Day, U.S November 25-28 (4 day weekend)
  • Hanukkah Dec. 2 – Dec. 9

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