As she arrives in Las Vegas for a series of performances at The Venetian, legendary entertainer Diana Ross reflects on her standing as an American icon.
Whether thinking about individuals, businesses or organizations, one thing is certain about Las Vegas’ black community: it has a rich history, and a tradition of excellence, that has endured for generations. In this special edition of Las Vegas Black Image, we honor that greatness by showcasing those who not only exemplify our powerful heritage, but [...]
BY LOUIE OVERSTREET You might be asking yourself: Why use “we” to describe our sorry lot? Well, folks — “we” means black civic organizations, individuals and elected officials. Our combined failure to work together has plunged us to what, just a decade ago, would have been unimaginable depths. My belief is that 2005 was the apex [...]
One of the world’s most successful entertainers returns to the city where a legendary career began.
Soul singer Will Downing brought the house down with a masterful set at the recent Las Vegas Jazz Festival, giving local audiences a performance that will not soon be forgotten.
Making the Cut
As the first African-American to be named principal dancer of the renowned American Ballet Theatre, Misty Copeland has become one of the highest-profile performers in the world.
Las Vegas Culture Fest returning to Fremont Street Experience