Folk Favorites

Peter, Paul and Mary were more than one of the most popular groups emerging from the folk music scene in the early 1960s, they carried the torch for social change. Their contributions More»

Memphis to Mexico

Imagine Ceasar Chavez fronting a punk rock band, Liberace teaching Chicano studies, and Tom Jones singing about the Virgin de Guadalupe. Toss in multiple costumes changes, mixed with dancing back up singers More»

Distilling Dreams

Desert Diamond Distillery is proving its versatility yet again, with the upcoming release of its very first batch of whiskey. The Kingman distillery is known for its award-winning rums and has also More»

Cracking Up Crowds

Humor was in Tobe Hixx’s tool box long before he had any idea what his career choice would be. The skinny kid from Omaha, Nebraska learned early that levity was an important More»

The Man Under the Hat

Dwight Yoakam is all about the hat — and those practically “painted on,” worn-in-the-right-places blue jeans. Sometimes the hat hides a man of mystery, sometimes it reveals a man who bares his soul in his work.
The hat has become part and parcel of who he is. It is his signature look, that Stetson set low over his brow, turned up on the sides. It’s also symbolic of the many hats he wears when it comes to the parts he plays in his life and in his career no matter whether he’s on the stage, on the silver screen, in the studio, or when he’s walking on the “streets of Bakersfield.”

Carpenters Christmas

Karen and Richard Carpenter didn’t have the loudest sound on the radio dial when they emerged on the scene, but the brother-sister duo cut one of the biggest swarthy paths on the musical landscape, creating a lasting impact that continues to this day.

Dashing over the Dam

With a tagline of, “Two States, Two Time Zones – One DAM Great Race,” the 4th Annual Run Laughlin/Bullhead Half Marathon, 10K and 5K presented by Laughlin/Bullhead International Airport takes to the hills, scenic trails, and byways of the area on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Meet the Manager

Blake Segal, who took over as Harrah’s general manager at the beginning of August, is the former GM of the Cromwell, Las Vegas, and he has been with Caesar’s Entertainment for 15 years.
Segal grew up in a small town in western Pennsylvania, and from there went to Tulane University in New Orleans, graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in management with a concentration in finance. He broke into the casino industry with Caesars in New Orleans, starting in analytics and finance. He transitioned to the role of vice president of operations, later transferring to Las Vegas.