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The Entertainment Capital: How Singers and Showgirls Shaped Las Vegas
January 24 @ 7:00 pm
THE ENTERTAINMENT CAPITAL: HOW SINGERS AND SHOWGIRLS SHAPED LAS VEGAS
Date: January 24, 2019
Time: 7 p.m. in The Underground
Cost: FREE ENTRY at speakeasy side door with password “Old Fashioned.”
Showgirls, crooners and larger-than-life headliners. What would Las Vegas be without its world-class entertainment? Discover how this remote desert town became the capital of live entertainment in the 1950s and ’60s. Claire White, educational programs manager for The Mob Museum, shares audio and video clips that highlight the biggest names in Las Vegas history, including Liberace, Louis Prima, the Rat Pack and Elvis Presley. Learn where the stars performed and how their big shows (and bigger paychecks) shaped Las Vegas.