Often mislabeled as “high tea,” which is actually a working-class evening meal, afternoon tea is an elaborate mid-day snack service. While it’s usually associated with England, the Irish are also enamored with this elegant and refined tradition, as evidenced by the recent introduction of two presentations at Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place: the […]
Group of ‘thirsty revivalists’ aims to preserve classic cocktail culture To know where you are going, you must know where you have been.” That quote, or some derivate thereof, has been uttered by numerus great minds and deep thinkers, but it also applies to drinking! At least that’s the belief of Collectif 1806, a small group […]
Shakespeare wrote “Hamlet” in 1601. All these centuries later, however, anyone who wants to stage the play has a starting point: the script. Similarly, all you need is a score to bring an 18th-century musical masterwork — Handel’s “Messiah,” say, or a Bach Brandenburg Concerto — back to life. But dance, that most ephemeral of […]
Meghan Markle, who will be joining Britain’s royal family next year, has proved throughout the years that her style is fit for a modern princess. Here are some of Meghan Markle’s most stylish moments.
On Wednesday, Instagram released its 2017 Year in Review which included the most popular cities on Instagram that people were visiting and geotagging. Here are the top five.
Hop aboard and meet Las Vegan Kate McCue – the first U.S. woman to captain a cruise ship On her most recent visit home, Kate McCue planned a relaxing afternoon at Mount Charleston but ended up hiking 17 miles and climbing about 5,000 feet. That’s the kind of determination that helped chart her course to […]
Wayne Newton’s former home provided the perfect backdrop for wedding of her dreams When the bride arrives at Casa de Shenandoah for her nuptials in a horse-drawn carriage wearing a couture gown and a tiara studded with 20 carats of diamonds with Wayne Newton serving as a groomsman, it’s obvious an only-in-Las Vegas event is […]
Joan Rivers’ laugh-out-loud career revealed in book of her relevant, irreverent humor A long time ago, when Las Vegas was a different kind of town, Joan Rivers mapped out the Strip’s entertainment echelon. She assigned performers to five classes: lounge acts, opening acts, co-stars, stars and superstars. A performer who understood all of those levels, […]
Robert Deyber’s surrealist-inspired paintings are known for visual twists on witticisms, euphemisms, aphorisms, clichés and other turns of phrase. The one above, titled “On Top of His Game,” is one of six limited-edition Deyber lithographs newly available at Martin Lawrence Gallery. “It’s reflective of my life in a way, because I did end up on […]