Author: Dave Nourse

Kats! (June 06, 2018): On a Roll

Sam Wills, aka Tape Face, has achieved marquee status on the Strip with his own venue — House of Tape — and stage show at Harrah’s. The finalist from “America’s Got Talent” explains why he wears tape over his mouth in his performances and possible development of new shows at more »

Kats! (May 30, 2018): His Laugh Factory

Veteran standup comic Harry Basil has operated Laugh Factory at Tropicana since the club opened in 2012. Know for his spoofs of famous movies and a wide range of impressions, Basil talks of a close call in the attempt at booking Roseanne Barr at the Tropicana the day her sitcom more »

Kats! (May 16, 2018): Diamond suits him

Rob Garrett has been portraying Neil Diamond since joining “Legends in Concert” in Hawaii in 1995. He is at Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday, and also at Green Valley Ranch’s Grand Events Center at 8 p.m. May 25. He talks of seeing Diamond’s last show more »

Kats! (May 09, 2018): The Empire of X

Matt and Angela Stabile and their Stabile Productions operate a variety of shows on the Strip, including Piff the Magic Dragon and a trio of adult revues under the “X” brand. Their signature show, “X Burlesque,” is celebrating its 16th anniversary this month. The couple talk of how they met more »