Viva Las Vegas Turns 50
The “Viva Las Vegas” movie turns 50 and Sin City is celebrating in style as you can hear from Catherine Hamm, LATimes Travel Editor:
As Catherine said, the movie will be screened at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Clark County Library, on Flamingo Road about two miles east of the Strip.
Pete Vallee, also known as Big Elvis, will perform three special shows Tuesday in tribute to the 50th anniversary of the release of “Viva Las Vegas.” The free show is at Harrah’s. Plus check out Crush at MGM Grand for their version of the King’s Fools Gold. All this and more can be found on latimes.com.
NOT an Elvis fan? There are other things to do like head to Dana Point for the annual Doheny Blues Festival on Saturday and Sunday. Some categories of tickets are sold out but there are some other packages available.
Here’s the lineup:
Saturday, May 17, 2014
John Németh & The Bo-Keys
The Mannish Boys Revue
David “Kid” Ramos
Smokin’ Joe Kubek & Bnois King
The Forty Fours
Earl Thomas & The Rhumboogies
Sunday, May 18, 2014
The Doobie Brothers
James Cotton Blues Band & Friends
Charles Bradley & The Extraordinaires
The California Honeydrops
To hear more about the Festival, here’s an interview with Tom Johnston from the Doobie Brothers that aired on LA’s Afternoon News:
And of course, there’s always the beach! (Don’t forget the sunscreen!)