With 5,000 people moving here each month, somebody had to spill the beans!

#216: Keep or Kill – Las Vegas Version

May 27, 2015

Quick chat: Brett Rants. Inventing a new drink. Cornhole and bocce ball tips. Javier’s at ARIA. Keep or Kill — Las Vegas Version. Live Chat Questions. Have a Drink on Me. Listener Email. Show notes:

Have a Drink on ME!


Guess the NAME OF THE BAR where Scott took this picture. One random winner will be selected from all the correct answers. Hints included in episode. Winner receives a drink from Scott OR a GROOVY CD OR a Vegas Video Network visor!

** Send your answer to HaveADrink@VegasVideoNetwork.com **

WINNER: Erik Hansen
LOCATION: Lift Bar (Aria)



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July 16, 2010

My friend Jay, who runs promotion for a variety of shows in Las Vegas (including the LA Comedy Club) sent me the following email.  Looks like he’s looking for an assistant for a comedy magic show on Fremont Street.  Here’s the email:

Are you looking to be part of a fun show or know someone who is? If so then forward this to them.

Looking for an assistant in a comedy magic show on Fremont Street. Must be attractive, friendly and outgoing (very good with people).

Job duties include: Pitch the show 2 hours before the show, Work along-side the shows performers in a one-hour show.

Experience a huge plus, however if you’re a natural we would love to take a look.

Hours: Approximately 2:00pm- 5:30pm. Wed-Sun

Flat fee ($60) for your appearance plus commissions on sales of tickets.

Please send any information you think may be helpful in addition to a headshot (photo), plus full length photo, number to reach you at and resume. We will not even take a look without a photo. You will be performing on stage and must look presentable to the public.

This is a fun environment however we are also very hard workers.

Call 702.287.0915 to set up an interview on Friday

His email address (for the headshot, resume, etc.) is screamoutloudmarketing@yahoo.com

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February 12, 2010

 

Here’s a quicky video I took when Melissa and I met a few friends downtown for dinner, drinks and live comedy.  This video is from Firefly, which is located within the Plaza Hotel and Casino.  As you’ll see, they’ve got a GREAT view of Fremont Street.

For A TON of other videos, visit the new Living in Las Vegas YouTube Channel.

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August 14, 2009

As I was playing around with my iPod Touch, I stumbled upon Time Magazine’s iPod-based website.  The first article I found was a cover-piece about Las Vegas.  It was a very interesting article.  Here’s the link:

Article: http://www.time.com/time/nation/article/0,8599,1915962,00.html

Along with the article, there was an associated video that followed a local real estate agent to two foreclosed properties, one of which was in Newport Lofts [recent blog post].  You’ve got to see this video.  Half of the units are empty, according to the real estate agent.  It’s startling what somebody was able to do at one of the lofts (change the locks?!?!).  They sneak into house later in the video to see the shape it’s in.  Here’s the video link:

Video: http://www.time.com/time/video/?bcpid=1485842900&bctid=33598672001

Have a great weekend everybody!

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December 30, 2008

Just heard that the New Year’s Eve celebration at the Fremont Street Experience will be free to local Las Vegans who have a valid Nevada ID and are at least 21 years old.  They are calling this year’s festivities “TributePalooza” as there will be a bunch of tribute bands playing throughout the evening:

  • Eagles
  • Kiss
  • Aerosmith
  • Billy Joel
  • David Bowie
  • Queen
  • Rolling Stones
  • U2

If it wasn’t for the fact that we will be hosting 15 or so kids at the Whitney Villa, I think we’d be heading down that way.  We spent a NYE at Fremont Street a couple years ago and had a very good time (saw Cheap Trick. . .which was the least impressive part of the evening).  They will also be unveiling a new Viva Vision video, “KISS Rocks Vegas”.

Here’s the Fremont Street Experience website for all the details: http://www.vegasexperience.com/  For those traveling from out of town, tickets are $20.

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