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2011-07-07 11:57:00

LAS VEGAS, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct from Europe, world-renowned Master Illusionist Jan Rouven brings a new hair-raising, death-defying show to Las Vegas with ILLUSIONS at the FAME Theater inside Clarion Hotel & Casino on July 1. Not for the faint of heart, ILLUSIONS will astound audiences Thursdays - Tuesdays (dark Wednesdays) at 7 p.m. with his original nail-biting inducing illusions. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110707/LA31444) "A show in Las Vegas is...

2010-08-16 08:15:00

LAS VEGAS, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mirage introduced its newest additions, two 7-week-old, white-striped tiger cubs, to Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat this week. Guests can see these rare and adorable cubs in a special nursery created just for them. The sibling brothers, Mohan and Majestic, were born June 22 and weighed approximately two pounds each at birth. Their mother and father, part of Siegfried & Roy's breeding program, are carriers of...

2009-03-01 13:28:27

The magic act Siegfried & Roy made a brief farewell appearance on a Las Vegas stage this weekend with Montecore, the white tiger that almost killed Roy Horn. The Las Vegas Sun reported Sunday that Horn and Siegfried Fischbacher reunited Saturday for a one-time-only show on behalf of the Lou Ruvo Brain Institute. The two illusionists, who retired in October 2003 after Horn was attacked by Montecore, performed in front of nearly 1,000 people at the Keep Memory Alive fundraiser. The event...

2009-02-09 20:55:53

Iconic Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried & Roy have agreed to allow ABC to interview them and tape their farewell performance for a special edition of 20/20. Elizabeth Vargas is to anchor the one-hour ABC News program, Siegfried & Roy: The Magic Returns, which is scheduled to air March 6 on the network. A one-night, one-time illusion, for one cause. Siegfried & Roy, whom no one expected to ever see onstage again, are coming back one last time for a night of magic from the Power of...

2008-12-07 10:35:20

Illusionist Roy Horn said he was determined not to disappoint Las Vegas stargazers by skipping this year's Great Santa Run. The Roy half of the legendary Siegfried and Roy rode walked 2 miles in the procession through downtown Vegas Saturday, despite doctor's advise that he stay home and recover from a recent bout of the flu, the Las Vegas Sun reported Sunday. Back on two feet, Horn had been restricted to a wheelchair after nearly being killed at the Mirage in 2003 by one of the famed white...

2008-09-30 06:00:24

By Norm Clarke Siegfried and Roy are in London this week for some royal recognition. They were honored Sunday with a video tribute at London's famed Palladium for the launch of MAGICARES, an international charity. The legendary Las Vegas illusionists were honored for their contribution in the world of magic, their Las Vegas achievements, humanitarian contributions and work in animal conservation. In attendance was their friend and royal author, Princess Michael of Kent, who is hosting...

2008-09-04 06:00:14

By Norm Clarke We have a winner in the Las Vegas steakhouse wars. In fact, we're No. 1 - and No. 3 in Esquire's September issue that features the 20 Best Steaks in America. Chef Michael Mina's butter-poached bone-in top loin with truffled-macaroni and cheese at Strip Steak at Mandalay Bay gets top billing and No. 3 went to SW Steakhouse chef Dave Walzog for his barbecue-spice-rubbed skirt steak with charred onions and jalapenos. Also honored in the top 20: the Hilton's Benihana,...

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