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Battle of the Dance Las Vegas

And Then There Was Sound

The "Battle of the Dance" rages at the Flamingo Las Vegas Theatre

I can’t describe the sound in the Flamingo Las Vegas Theatre as those feet moved. All I know is that it took over from every other sense: the visual pulse of color on the stage; the cozy feel of the lush, velvety booth; the lingering taste of an acceptable Merlot …more And Then There Was Sound

Rodeo Queens with Purses

Cowgirls Prefer Ringlets

The Miss Rodeo America pageant comes to Las Vegas

Thankfully the house was dark and the spotlights were on the exhilaratingly cheerful Miss Rodeo America contestants. No one in the packed Las Vegas theatre could see the condescending sneer on my face as I watched 28 cowgirls in rhinestone-studded paramilitary jumpsuits toprock to “Danger Zone.” If ever a group …more Cowgirls Prefer Ringlets

Las Vegas Tapestry

Vegas In Wool

Sola's Zen portrait of a city signals a trend

The Las Vegas Tapestry (2009), currently housed at the Trifecta Gallery in the downtown Vegas Arts Factory, is slow art. Perhaps it is the slowest of all art. Some radically posited but poorly understood quantum force seems to emanate from its 7′ X 11′ form. Not only did I stand …more Vegas In Wool

Polo in Vegas

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Vegas gets its own Polo Match

The Polo America Arena Open in Las Vegas was a flurry of eyes, hooves and mallets—a swish, neigh and thunk. Held at the Southpoint Arena not far from the Strip, it was the first-ever Polo match in Vegas and a first for me. Although usually I’d opt for a dusty …more 1500 Pounds Of Luxury Fur