We’re told the days of the mob in Las Vegas are long gone, but they are resurrected every Tuesday night on CBS in Vegas. Michael Chiklis, who plays mobster-turned-casino boss Vincent Savino in the fictional TV drama, was profiled in the Dec. 2 Los Angeles Times. The Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actor discusses whom his character is based on, how 1960s-era Fremont Street was re-created in Southern California and the legacy of gangsters coming to Las Vegas to become legitimized citizens.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Gorillaz are coming to Las Vegas for the first time ever. 2016’s Grammy winner for best new artist, Chance the Rapper, will return. English rockers Muse will bring their dizzying live show to the streets of Downtown. And that’s just the top of an eclectic bill that features more than 70 acts, along with comedy, interactive art installations, a group art exhibit featuring the work of Mark Ryden, Tara McPherson and Shepard Fairey and much more. Last year saw more than 137,000 attendees trod the festival footprint. Who’s ready for more?
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products