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Thought I’d share a sneak peak of some of the merchandise coming to the CRISS ANGEL Believe Retail Store. Each poster is $20 and can be purchased in the store or via email at LuxorShopping@Luxor.com. Enjoy!

CRISS ANGEL Believe Poster - White Shirt

CRISS ANGEL Believe Poster

CRISS ANGEL Believe Poster - Glimmer Eye

CRISS ANGEL Believe Poster - Kayala

CRISS ANGEL Believe Poster - Crimson


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Because Luxor is so diverse, from its staff to its venues, hearing only one “voice” on this blog would be an inaccurate portral of Luxor. So, I plan to work with employees and various departments to get as many different voices and Guest Posts as possible. Below is one from Kussette who works at Liquidity, the center bar at Luxor.
Luxor was known for its Egyptian theme, hieroglyphics on the wall, mummies, pharaoh, sphinx, obelisk, RA, Nile and Nefertiti’s. Now, those were things of the past. The Luxor is reborn. There is a whole new different experience from what was ancient. We’re now more living in the present with a more lively and provocative atmosphere in the center bar, Liquidity and restaurant and nightclubs like LAX and CatHouse. We got the perfect hang out to talk and meet new people in Aurora– lobby bar. Why not try some refreshing cocktails on your first landing to Vegas. I recommend the Liquid Lemonade as one of the most refreshing cocktails invented. How about something different like a Strawberry Caprioskasfor the sweet tooth drinker or the popular signature drink Aurora which is fresh blueberries martini. It would be best to have it on Thurs-Mon from 8pm-6am. Don’t ask why, just take my word on it 😉

Not to mention, Flight, the best hang out while waiting for flights departure in LAS airport or to go to LAX nightclub on Wed, Thurs, Fri or Sat. One should definitely try the flights such as the First Class Whiskey or First Class Tequila. You’ll be paying much less to try ultra premium spirits in this bar than any other bar ever. Such as Patron Platinum and Crown XR plus it comes with the most creative garnishes ever like beef jerky for whiskeys and butterscotch candies for apple martinis. You name it they have the most eclectic menu out there.

In Liquidity, which is the center bar of it all, you can taste the slow dripping Absinthe.

Lastly, Criss Angel or Carrot Top might be the next person you see hanging out in one of the lounge or nightclubs mentioned. There is more to come at Luxor, like escalators, Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition and BODIES… The Exhibition and a whole bunch more for the ecstatic, energetic and full spirit crowd.

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This past Friday (Halloween) was the official opening of our newest show, CRISS ANGEL Believe! It was an amazing experience and I plan to share it over the next few posts. To start, I thought I’d list some of the celebs that were present and walked the Black Carpet (our version of a Red Carpet):

  1. Adam Shankman (So You Think You Can Dance)
  2. AJ Buckley (CSI NY)
  3. Alan Thicke (Growing Pains)
  4. Alizma (Violin)
  5. Amazing Jonathan (stand-up comedian/magician)
  6. Anthony Cools (Hypnotist)
  7. Bridget Marquardt (Girls Next Door)
  8. Carrot Top (Comedian)
  9. Christina Hendricks (Mad Men)
  10. Clint Holmes (Singer/Songwriter)
  11. Deborah Gibson (Singer/Songwriter)
  12. Dirk Arthur (Xtreme Magic)
  13. Evangeline Lilly (LOST)
  14. Dominic Monaghan (LOST)
  15. Fantasy Girls
  16. Frank Marino (Le Cage)
  17. Gerry McCambridge (The Mentalist)
  18. Hinder
  19. Holly Madison (Girls Next Door)
  20. Jeff Beacher &  Ooompaloompas
  21. Jeremy Jackson (Baywatch)
  22. John Thompson (The Great Tomsoni)
  23. Jonathan Togo (CSI Miami)
  24. Justin Long (Apple’s Mac Campaign)
  25. Keir O’Donnell (Wedding Crashers)
  26. Ken Baumann (The Secret Life of an American Teenager)
  27. Kerry Simon (Chef)
  28. Louie Anderson (Comedian)
  29. Marie Osmond
  30. Michael Goddard (Artist)
  31. Michael Johns (American Idol 7)
  32. Michael Strahan (NFL)
  33. Mike Tyson
  34. Neil Patrick Harris (How I Met Your Mother)
  35. Nathan Burton (Comedian Magician)
  36. Penn & Teller (Illusion and Comedy Headliners, Rio Hotel)
  37. Rasheda Ali (Daughter of Muhammad Ali)
  38. Reid Scott (It’s All Relative)
  39. Vanessa Branch (Orbitz Gum)
  40. Robert Hoffman (Dancer, Step Up)
  41. Siegfried Fischbacher (Siegfried & Roy)
  42. Sully Erna (Godsmack)
  43. Tanya Roberts (That 70s Show, Charlie’s Angels)
  44. Tera Patrick
  45. Evan Seinfeld (The Spyderz)
  46. Tila Tequila (MTV)
  47. Tony Curtis (Some Like It Hot)
  48. Victor Webster (The Lot)
  49. Vince Neil (Mötley Crüe)
  50. Wilmer Valderrama (That 70s Show)
  51. Zowie Bowie (Red Rock Casino Nightclub Act)

WOAH! That’s a lot of celebs. You can see some of the candid pictures from the Black Carpet here. Check back later as I continue to add pictures (there were A LOT!)

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For the first week it opened, I saw CRISS ANGEL Believe every night. Some thought I was crazy, others were jealous. But, I really enjoyed watching the show change, evolve and how each audience reacted differently.

If you didn’t realize it, CRISS ANGEL Believe is currently in a “Preview Period”. Before most shows open, they travel around and perform on smaller stages before debuting on Broadway, etc. But, Cirque du Soleil performances don’t do that; they open on the stage they’ll perform on forever. Because of this, there’s usually a five week Preview Period before the show “officially” opens. During this time, the audience helps the cast and crew refine their timing, understand what the audience likes and dislikes and how they will react.

By seeing the show every night for a week, I could really see some of the show’s evolution. It also gave me a chance to pick my favorite part; although, I’m a little torn. I LOVE the stage, the music and the costumes (especially those for the rabbits). In fact, I like the music so much that I started listening to it at work. And the costumes? Well, they’re just cool, especially because every rabbit has a completely different one; almost like they’re people, with totally different personalities. What about the stage you wonder? Well, that will have to wait for another post… I haven’t figured out a way to describe it while still doing it justice. However, those aren’t really scenes, just pieces. I guess you’ll have to wait until a future post to learn my favorite scene 🙂

In the meantime, below are links to a few recent reviews:

Review by Robin Leach

Criss Angel talks about the show with the Las Vegas Sun.

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