Kabuki Spectacular at Bellagio
Coming up this weekend, Aug. 14-16, at the Bellagio is the Japanese art form of Kabuki, which will be displayed in a 30-minute spectacular animation and stunning water choreography production featuring Japanese actor Ichikawa Somegoro clashing with a giant carp from an impressive 165-foot stage constructed inside Lake Bellagio. Performances will be Aug. 14, 9:15 p.m. and Aug. 15-16, 9:15 and 11:30 p.m.
Calling All Bunco Fans
Roll those bones! Aliante Casino will hold a Bunco tournament this Sat., Aug. 15, with proceeds going to the Goodie Two Shoes Foundation. Seating begins at 6 p.m. and the dice games get underway at 7 p.m. Players may enter as singles, pairs or in teams and all players bringing in a pair of new boxed shoes will entered into a drawing for an Aliante Staycation Package. Entry fees are $35 per person. Call 702-692-7530. Ask for group code BUNCO for discounted room rates.
National Roller Coaster Day at New York-New York and Circus Circus
In celebration of National Roller Coaster Day on Sun., Aug. 16, thrillseekers are invited to hop-on-board for heart-pumping rides at New York-New York (10:30 a.m.-noon) and Circus Circus (10 a.m.-midnight) with a buy-one, get-one free offer.
Catch host Bart Torres’ Las Vegas Connection for your key to the city every Friday, 7-10 p.m., on the Highway Vibe 98.1/98.9/99.7 FM. Former Mayor Oscar Goodman, now Chairman of the LVCVA Host Committee, is an exclusive guest sharing his inside tips about Sin City. Find archives and current shows at thelasvegasconnection.com. Follow @Bart_Torres on Twitter.