This week, Ira spoke with Keith Thompson, Founder/Host of The Composers Showcase, which is celebrating its 17th anniversary on April 5 in Myron’s at The Smith Center. In this episode of “Talk About Las Vegas,” Keith talks about the beginnings of the showcase; how it grew over the years; his process for auditioning talent; why the showcase has become an important part of his life; and how he balances it with his own career.
Talking With Lindsay Glazer – March 20, 2023
This week, Ira spoke with Las Vegas based comedian Lindsay Glazer. In this episode of Talk About Las Vegas, Lindsay talks about why she became an attorney and then decided to become a comedian; why she thinks she’s the only comic who didn’t move to Los Angeles for comedy; the recording of her new album, “Thanks, Dad.”(which comes out April 14); her decision to make Las Vegas a permanent home; and how she got her 10,000 hours of performing done without staying at a comedy condo!
Talking With Colin Cloud – March 13, 2023
This week, Ira spoke with Colin Cloud, known as a “Real Life Sherlock Holmes,” starring with Shim Lim in “LIMITLESS” at The Mirage (Mondays and Thursdays through Sundays at 7:30PM). In this episode of Talk About Las Vegas, Colin talks about why he developed an interest in Sherlock Holmes at an early age; how he realized that stand-up comedians are the real Sherlock Holmes; why he creates the illusion that he can read someone’s mind; his first mentors, who were comedians more than magicians; why his show is fast and high energy; his need to be challenged; and why he won’t enter the World Series of Poker!
‘Top Gun: Vegas’ – just in time for the oscars!
My latest column for Global Gaming Business: https://ggbnews.com/article/and-the-winner-is-vegas/