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Hip Hop International returns to Las Vegas, featuring 2,500
dancers from 40 countries August 1 - 5.
Earlier this week, USA crews competed for the chance to
advance to the World Hip Hop Dance Championship. Come cheer on your favorite dancers as these hip-hop enthusiasts compete for the World Hip Hop Dance Championship title. Plus, don't miss the Jabbawockeez, the hip-hop dance crew best known for winning the first season of "Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew." This mega-popular dance troupe is now headlining their own show at the Monte Carlo Resort, and they will be accepting the 2012 Hip Hop International Living Legend award at the championships on Sunday at the Orleans Arena.
World Hip Hop Dance Championship (Red Rock Hotel)
Varsity Division: Wednesday, August 1 from 6-11 p.m.
MegaCrew Division: Thursday, August 2 from 1-4:30 p.m.
Adult Division: Thursday, August 2 from 6-11 p.m.
Varsity Division: Friday, August 3 from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Adult Division: Friday, August 3 from 6:30-11 p.m.
Championships (Orleans Arena)
MegaCrew Division: Friday, August 3 from 4-6 p.m.
Varsity and Adult divisions: Sunday, August 5 from 7:30-11 p.m.
For more information about the World Hip Hop Dance Championship and to purchase tickets, click here.
'Tis the season for a Vegas getaway! The holidays are a great time to check out special events that you'll only find in Vegas!
Start with a little holiday shopping. With everything from extravagant malls to specialty shops, you're sure to find something for everyone on your list. Bring along our shopping passport for even bigger savings!
Enjoy a little seasonal spirit at any of Las Vegas' holiday displays, including the Ethel M Chocolates and Cactus Garden, the Conservatory at the Bellagio and the Waterfall, Atrium & Gardens at The Palazzo, which feature hand-designed snowflakes suspended midair in the three-floor-high atrium.
Ice branches and glittering birch and pine trees will transform the resort into a winter wonderland as part of The Venetian and The Palazzo's 49-day Winter n Venice Holiday Celebration. And this year, you can ice skate on the Las Vegas Strip, as a synthetic rink will be open day and night for the coolest experience in town!
If you're a sports fan, you can catch two of college football's top team at the MAACO Bowl Las Vegas on Dec. 22 or some spirited college hoops action at the iBN Sports Classic on Dec. 22-23 at the Orleans.
This holiday season, Vegas is the place to be jolly!
Not everyone can be a world traveler, but when you take a trip to Las Vegas, you can see the world all within a few blocks!
You'll feel like you're in the City of Lights when you visit Paris Las Vegas. The resort has detailed replicas of the Arc de Triomphe, Louvre façade, Paris Opera House and Hotel de Ville. And you certainly can't miss the 50-story, half-scale replica of the Eiffel Tower, now one of Las Vegas' most visible landmarks.
Take a guided tour on an authentic gondola through the Venetian's Grand Canal Shoppes in this re-creation of the Italian city of Venice. Famous landmarks including St. Marks Square and winding canals add to the experience. For more Italian elegance, celebrate the glory of Rome at Caesars Palace with its famous fountains, dramatic gabled pediments and Corinthian columns. Catch the stars of stage and screen with a performance at the Caesars Colosseum.
Step inside the world's largest open atrium as the Luxor takes you back to ancient Egypt with its identifiable pyramid. The illuminating spotlight emanating from its apex makes the Luxor one of the few man-made structures visible from space. Relax at the luxurious Monte Carlo Resort, where you'll feel as though you just pulled up to the famed Casino de Monte Carlo in the South of France. Experience the cool breezes and tropical atmosphere of the South Pacific with a weekend at Mandalay Bay resort.
Sushi is the ultimate three-dimensional visual art, rooted in thousands of years of history and tradition. In Las Vegas, we take our sushi seriously, and you can enjoy the best and tastiest sushi options in many Vegas restaurants.
Take Sushi Roku inside Caesars Palace for example. Indulge in exceptional specialty sushi and modern Asian cuisine in this tranquil, serene setting. Or head over to Bellagio and try the delicacies at Yellowtail Sushi Restaurant & Bar, where you can overlook the breathtaking lake and enjoy seasonal fish and ingredients flown in daily. From the finest world markets, seafood is prepared and elevated to exquisite sushi by the best chefs in town.
Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill at The Cosmopolitan features a variety of bistro favorites and RA Sushi Bar Restaurant at the Fashion Show Las Vegas serves fresh sushi, Japanese-fusion cuisine and signature dishes.
Off the Strip, find a magnificent presentation of sashimi and nigiri at Sushi + Sake inside Green Valley Ranch Resort. Koji Sushi Bar & Chinese Bistro at the Orleans features a variety of Oriental delicacies.
Wherever you go for sushi in Vegas, you're sure to have a memorable meal!