had the chance to interview a great performer for my web site
Vargas. And as a lead to the piece, I made an attempt at
connecting to his efforts and classic Las Vegas, and to bring
the interview’s reader to a classic atmosphere.
the opening passage…
two words, and yet I would imagine everyone immediately created
some sort of imagery in their mind. A haze hangs in the air
of a dimly lit lounge. Round tables spread throughout the
room, with candles at the center of each one. Two or four
people are seated together at every table, drinks in front
of them. And the attention of the 500 or so in the room is
directed at a stage.
band is playing… crisp, tight, and perfectly tuned. In front
of that band stands a man, impeccably dressed in formal attire.
And whether you hear jazz, blues, swing or the golden standards
filling the air, the joint is rocking.
That… is Vegas Cool.
a state of mind. An image that transcends time. A powerful
connection between people and a laid back emotion.
person that visits Vegas is going to find something completely
different. If for no other reason… free alcohol and losing money
creates an amazing kaleidoscope of chaos and emotions. Believe
me though… there are countless other reasons.
about anything you are looking for… short of taking a boat out
on the ocean… you can find here. (Including beaches, water and
sandcasltes.) Some of the greatest shopping, biggest names in
the culinary world, and greatest performers and productions
in entertainment -- all can be found in Las Vegas.
are dreams of riches… fantasies of scantily clad women… realities
of drive-thru wedding chapels.
to Las Vegas."