September 29, 2023


Arts Eternal

Curtain Up: Carlos Santana, Magic Mike Live and more Vegas showbiz news

Jerry Metellus

The guys of “Magic Mike Live” are back onstage this week.

It’s been one particular unforgettable week at Mandalay Bay. Right after Cirque du Soleil reopened “Michael Jackson 1” to wonderful acclaim from a bought-out crowd on August 19, the close by Property of Blues welcomed again longtime headlining resident Carlos Santana Wednesday night. His free of charge-flowing funk, jazz and rock live performance, “An Personal Night with Santana: Best Hits Are living,” carries on August 27-29 and September 1-4 before a quick crack he returns in November.

3 additional enormous openings and reopenings are continue to to appear this 7 days. Cirque preferred “The Beatles Enjoy” returns to the Mirage tonight. The dance bash “iLuminate” eventually can make its Las Vegas Strip debut tonight as effectively, at the STRAT Theater. And “Magic Mike Stay” would make its grand comeback Friday evening in its new household at Sahara Las Vegas. The following blockbuster arrival will be Donny Osmond’s 1st solo residency display in Las Vegas, opening at Harrah’s on August 31.

Woman Gaga’s huge return to Park Theater is not the only new exhibit announcement this 7 days. Comic and actor Marlon Wayans will do a stand-up established at the M Vacation resort Pavilion on November 13 Recording artist Josh Turner will conduct at the Venetian Theatre on December 4 and new Wynn common Jim Gaffigan is back for much more laughs within Encore Theater with two demonstrates on December 8.

A brand name-new piano bar and cocktail lounge focused to showcasing some marvelous area expertise is set to open up Monday, August 30, in the former Sonny’s Saloon room just off the Strip on Sammy Davis Jr. Generate. Star Piano Cocktail Lounge was conceptualized by nightlife impresario Eduardo Cordova, whose downtown location the Garden has quickly develop into a single of the most well-known homosexual bars in Las Vegas. Star will carry vibes from the Rat Pack era and finely crafted cocktails, but dwell audio will acquire the highlight as curated by Chris Lash. The Labor Working day weekend lineup will incorporate the Moonshiners, Ruby Lewis and Josh Strickland.

Opera Las Vegas will kick off its 22nd season October 1-3 at the Space with “The Ghosts of Gatsby,” a chamber opera from composer Evan Mack and librettist Joshua McGuire. The overall performance is a journey into the marriage of Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald in 1924 as the latter struggles to end “The Terrific Gatsby.” The 4-man or woman cast capabilities Kimberly Gratland James, Athena Mertes, Kayla Wilkens and Rob McGinness, with Joshua Horsch conducting. Tickets are priced at $25 and $45 and more information is accessible at