Piff The Magic Dragon loves to perform. “The show should look a little different, lighter brighter and more colorful.”. By agreeing to the use of cookies on our site, you direct us to disclose your personal information to our third party service providers for the purposes for which we collect your information. Veteran Vegas producer Pat Caddick was heading up “This Is Christmas,” which had been scheduled to open Friday. Sign up for our free daily Morning and Afternoon Update newsletters. Mat Franco says of his plans to return to Linq Hotel: “We’re making changes as changes are happening around us.”. Follow @johnnykats on Twitter, @JohnnyKats1 on Instagram. By continuing to browse or by clicking “I Accept Cookies” you agree to the storing of first-party and third-party cookies on your device. Since opening in 2015, MAT FRANCO -MAGIC REINVENTED NIGHTLY has been honored with seven Best of Las Vegas Awards. During his down time, Franco has delved into meditation. At age 32, Franco is at once youthful and a Veteran of the Vegas stage. The headlining magician and champion of “America’s Got Talent” is back onstage at his eponymous theater on Dec. 17. The younger Siegel died June 6, 2015, of what coroners ruled an accidental overdose of methadone and sertraline. “Crowd work is the operative term. The magician will need to become accustomed to looking into an audience of masked faces. He is less fond of losing money. (Mat Franco Magic Facebook), Linq headliner Mat Franco is shown during a taping of "Live with Kelly and Ryan" at Paris Theater on Sunday, November 17, 2019. Contact him at [email protected] Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. (Ronda Churchill/ABC Entertainment), Linq Hotel headliner Mat Franco celebrates his 1,000th show at the theater named for him on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. Later this month, the couple will host the first-ever "Evening to Save Lives" to benefit the Victoria's Voice Foundation. I’m thankful we have found a safe way to do that.”. How can we all have a great time together and give that one-a-kind experience that I’m there to provide, given the situation we’re in.”. Come see me LIVE in Vegas! Follow me on IG & Twitter: @MatFrancoMagic Please sign in below. Tourismus Las Vegas; Hotels Las Vegas; Pensionen Las Vegas; Ferienwohnungen Las Vegas; Pauschalreisen Las Vegas; Flüge Las Vegas; Reiseforum Las Vegas; Restaurants Las Vegas Mat Franco (born May 10, 1988) is an American magician and the winner of the ninth season of America's Got Talent.Franco rose above hundreds of thousands of acts to become the first magician in history to win, including the $1 million prize. 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Erleben Sie es selbst – bei Mat Franco – Mag Cirque’s CEO Daniel Lamarre says the company will be back on the Strip a year from now. Don't miss the big stories. The adult revue “X Country” is continuing at Harrah’s Cabaret, adding second performances at 7 p.m. Mat Franco’s interactive magic acts move at a frantic pace, with clever twists on classics and brand new creations that keep you awed. (Bill Hughes Las Vegas Business Press), Former Zappos CEO, downtown Las Vegas visionary Tony Hsieh dies at 46, Nevada workforce agency starts paying next round of jobless benefits. He refers generally to new elements in the show, but specifics will come into focus depending on the venue’s pandemic requirements. Who’s getting sick in Nevada’s latest COVID surge? As Gov. Franco rose above hundreds of thousands of acts to become the first magician in history to win, including the $1 million prize. The Siegels subsequently published “Victoria’s Voice,” the younger Siegel’s personal diary, as a glimpse into the world of teen drug addiction. “It seemed like an appropriate time to do a healthy refresh of the production,” he says. “It’s guess it’s kind of a hobby, I guess you could say, but I meditate every day and I’ve meditated for 215 days, straight,” Franco says. Hopefully it’s the meditation.”. The charity gala debuted October 2019, intended to serve as an annual event. Column faves Dan and Judy Del Rossi of Tiffany Cleaners report they have closed their Maryland Parkway location. Mat Franco. Tony Hsieh’s fellow downtown Las Vegas visionary Derek Stevens and his wife, Nicole, are taking lead on a Viva Vision tribute. This is the store that five years ago moved from its original Commercial Center location, which opened in 1970. (Stacey Torma), David and Jackie Siegel in their home in Windermere, Fla. on Oct. 17, 2019. Exclusive Offers for Caesars Rewards Members, Get the Best Deals and Members-only Offers. Circa co-owner Derek Stevens wants to “get the party started early” with a Dec. 26 room deal. I… MAGIC REINVENTED NIGHTLY at The LINQ Hotel + Experience in Las Vegas is an improvisation-fueled stage production offering boundless fun and a stunning sense of thrill and wonder. John Katsilometes’ column runs daily in the A section. I’ve only done it for 200-some consecutive days, but from what I’m reading and learning, this is only the beginning of the journey.”. America’s Got Talent was just the start. The company continues to run its main facility on Spencer Street in Henderson, and also drop-off shops on Flamingo and Fort Apache. Mat Franco to reppear on Las Vegas Strip after 9-month COVID hiatus By John Katsilometes / Las Vegas Review-Journal. The gala supports the organization founded by Westgate owner David Siegel and his wife, Jackie, in honor of their late daughter Victoria “Rikki” Siegel. Welcome to Caesars Rewards, the casino industry's most popular loyalty program! As the first magician ever to win NBC’s America’s Got Talent, Mat Franco takes an innovative approach to magic-making that’s driven by pure joy. The Victoria Siegel Foundation event being planned for Nov. 28 at Westgate Las Vegas has been postponed to April 17, with the hotel bowing to COVID safety concerns. Franco will not have performed for a live audience in nine months when he reopens. Franco has reached this positive headspace with Headspace, which is a meditation app. By Brock Radke (contact) Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 | 6:45 a.m. He’s the magician who can make a person vanish, and tension disappear. Named “Best Show” by Las Vegas Weekly and twice voted “Best Magic Show” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s Best of Las Vegas Awards, the show has continued to receive rave reviews from fans and critics alike, paving the way for the renaming of the LINQ Theater to The Mat Franco Theater in summer 2017.