Access Vegas Insider Vibe – October 24, 2007 Insider Vibe

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Ted is taking a well deserved rest and celebrating his birthday this week. Please enjoy this report prepared by staff:

Associate Editor: Amy Rayner-Cooley
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Good Luck Tikis Appear On The Las Vegas Strip To Mark Opening Of Trader Vic’s Restaurant – The famed four-mile stretch of the glittering Las Vegas Strip was reminiscent of Easter Island today, as one hundred tiki statues “mysteriously” appeared to mark the opening of the Trader Vic’s restaurant at the Miracle Mile Shops at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. Origins unknown, the tikis are definitely friendly. Tourists are invited to take pictures with the tikis and rub them for good luck. Casino gamblers infused with tiki-power can expect much good fortune, and Trader Vic’s apologizes in advance to casino operators who can expect payouts of record jackpots today. Click to Read The Full Story …

David Copperfield’s An Intimate Evening Of Grand Illusion Announces Special Holiday Engagements At MGM Grand’s Hollywood Theatre – Master magician and illusionist David Copperfield will return to MGM Grand’s intimate 740-seat Hollywood Theatre for special holiday performances scheduled from November 15 through November 28, and December 20 through January 2. (Tickets) Copperfield will ring-in 2008 with a special midnight balloon drop following his 10:30 performance on December 31. David Copperfield, whom the New York Times calls “our era’s giant of magic,” is touting An Intimate Evening Of Grand Illusion as his most spectacular stage show ever. Dazzling new illusions include “Lottery,” one of the most incredible predictions in the history of magic. Click to Read The Full Story …

Tabu Presents Premier DJ, Aaron Lacrate, To Tear It Up With A Spine-Chilling Performance On The Spookiest Night Of The Year, October 31 – “Get Your Wig On” At The Hottest Hair-Raising Halloween Bash On The Strip – On Halloween night, October 31, DJ Aaron LaCrate will bring pure madness to the seductive Tab· Ultra Lounge. With his pulsating hard-dance beats, LaCrate will captivate the masses and rip-up the dance floor as club goers celebrate the fright-filled evening. (Table reservations/bottle service: 800-696-5721). All-star DJ and producer Aaron LaCrate has become the most envied talent in the industry threatening to take over with his distinguishable music. Click to Read The Full Story …

Studio 54’s Legendary Spookfest, Nightmare On 54th Street, Haunts Again October 26-31 – Las Vegas’ Premier Nightclub Transforms Into A Haunted Haven For A Wicked Weekend Of Costume Parties, Spooktacular Performances And Cash Prizes – This ghoulish season, legendary nightclub Studio 54 inside of MGM Grand presents its 10th annual Halloween celebration: Nightmare on 54th Street. Beginning Friday, October 26 through Wednesday, October 31, Studio 54 will host the spookiest Halloween soirees on The Strip as the illustrious nightclub transforms into a frightful playground complete with scintillating devils and seductive angels. (Table reservations/bottle service: 800-696-5721). From spine-chilling costume contests and cash prizes totaling nearly $10,000 to eerie special live performances and acts, Studio 54 will be the place to party for the scariest time of year. Click to Read The Full Story …

REO Speedwagon Set To Perform At Buffalo Bill’s Star Of The Desert Arena – REO Speedwagon is best known for their classic hits such as “Can’t Fight This Feeling,” “Keep On Loving You,” “Time For Me To Fly” and “Take It On The Run.” REO Speedwagon has sold more than 40 million records and scored 13 Top 40 singles, two of which topped the charts. REO Speedwagon will perform at Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, Nevada on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 8 p.m. (Tickets) Click to Read The Full Story …

Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino To Host 2008 Miss America Live! – Two-Hour Event Returns To Las Vegas And Will Air Live On TLC Saturday, January 26, 2008 – The 2008 Miss America Live! event returns to Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas for a week of preliminary competitions, culminating in a totally revamped live telecast on TLC, Saturday, January 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The announcement was made in a joint release by Planet Hollywood, the Miss America Organization and TLC. “We think it is only fitting that 52 of the most beautiful girls on the planet should be here at Planet Hollywood,” said Michael Mecca, president and CEO of Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. “We are delighted to have the Miss America Live! event returning to our property and we look forward to wowing the contestants with the property’s complete transformation.” Click to Read The Full Story …

Inspirada Holds Fall Festival For People And Their Pups – The New Henderson Community To Hold Dog Walk To Raise Money For Henderson Police K-9 Organization – Inspirada, a new master-planned community in Henderson will hold its first Fall Festival and Howl at the Moon Dog Walk on Saturday, October 27, 2007 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. The free Fall Festival, which will be held throughout Inspirada’s first village, Solista, and its park, will include trick-or-treating at the community’s model homes, free pumpkins and decorating, professional pumpkin carving demonstrations, Halloween-inspired face painting, crafts, games, music and delicious food and treats. Click to Read The Full Story …

Dr. Constantine George Offers Experts Tips On How To Stay Healthy While Traveling This Holiday Season – With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, you may find yourself stranded in an airport with crowds of sneezing and wheezing travelers, enduring long commutes on a bus or train or having to touch the not-so-sanitary taxi door handle. Constantine George, MD of Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada advises travelers how to stay health during flu season while traveling. Q: What is my risk for acquiring the influenza during my travels? Click to Read The Full Story …

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Celebrates Halloween with Spooktacular Events – Body English is gearing up for Halloween by inviting partygoers to flaunt their best costumes and awarding prizes and cash giveaways to the best dressed individuals. (Table reservations/bottle service: 800-696-5721). Body English, along with sponsor Leg Avenue, will be giving away over 150 costumes. Ladies entering before midnight drink free champagne. Click to Read The Full Story …

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