This week, Ira spoke with veteran journalist Ron Futrell, 8NewsNow sports anchor/reporter. In this episode of “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira,” Ron talks about the burgeoning sports tourism in Las Vegas; the success of Formula 1 in its first year; the A’s coming to Las Vegas; future prospects of Rebel football; can an NBA team find a home here?; and prospects for a third championship for the Las Vegas Aces.
This week, Ira spoke with country artist Craig Campbell, performing in Gilley’s Saloon, Dance Hall & BBQ at Treasure Island December 7-8. In this episode of “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira,” Craig talks about his early years in music; moving to Nashville; what he sees as the worst side of country music; going independent as an artist; working with some of his idols; what The Grand Ole Opry means to him; and the one song that fans expect to hear at all of his live shows.
This week, Ira spoke with Murray Langston, “The Unknown Comic,” performing in the Ahern Live Comedy Showroom at the Ahern Luxury Boutique Hotel November 24-25. In this episode of “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira,” Murray talks about why he caught the bug to get into show business by watching Jerry Lewis films as a kid; how he became “The Unknown Comic”; why this may be his last gig; how he learned to leave life modestly; and his prescription for happiness.
This week, Ira spoke with Sky Directs, director of the Las Vegas based urban thriller, “Run Nixon” (which follows a determined mother as she takes drastic measures to save her son’s life), releasing in AMC Theaters on November 22. In this episode of “Talk About Las Vegas With Ira,” Sky talks about how he got his start in the film industry; how he came up with the idea for the movie; the crazy challenge of raising money for his film; location scouting in Las Vegas; and the unique deal he worked out with AMC Theaters.