ALL TIPS SUPPORT THE LIBERACE FOUNDATION, SUPPORTING THE ARTS.
Honorary Consul of the Principality of Monaco,
Chairman of the Liberace Foundation for the Performing and Creative Arts,
50 years in Las Vegas,
Citizen of the world.
Liberace's name first appears in the lyrics of popular music in 1958 with Mr. Sandman by the Chordettes, and later the Maguire Sisters. It was an innocent time, when Liberace was seen as a heartthrob. The Lyrics say it all, sung in harmony by smiling young beauties.
The influence of Liberace was evident again in 2018, when recording artist Macklemore spent a morning at Liberace Garage, during his Gemini tour.
A True Las Vegas story, told in episodes. Part 2: The Ghost and the Midnight Special Read Part 1 "I knew Bob Deiro years ago."
Background The MET Gala began in 1948, and soon became "the jewel in the City's social crown." It was created as a fundraiser for the New York Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute. Vogue Managing Editor Anna Wintour took the torch as Special Consultant running the event, after retirement of her predecessor, editor Diana Vreeland, who had run the event since 1973.
A true Las Vegas story, told in episodes. by Jonathan Warren Part 1: The Circus, the Count and the FBI “I think my old neighbor was Howard Hughes’s mistress.”
I had come to call them "The Guns of August." The thunderstorms that came to the Las Vegas valley at in last of the hot months, each year. Summer never leaves quietly, in desert.
In 1958, the first convention came to the Las Vegas Convention Center. It was a Mercedes Benz dealers' conference. It was also harbinger of things to come in the desert town, where conventions would prove to elevate what was then seen as a a mere gambling town.
"You have to know someone." "It's not open to the public, you have to be invited." "They send a car, they won't let you drive there." "They are more Covid careful than the CDC."