Scores, the first strip club inside an Atlantic City casino, will be showing the Manny Pacquiao vs. Brandon Rios fight beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 23.
WHAT IS IT: The “Tropicana Holiday Extravaganza” is a lavish yuletide production featuring two singers, ten dancers, hundreds of costumes and elaborate set designs. The show features a good mixture of the classic Christmas songs everyone knows and loves along with more modern tunes.
WHAT IS IT: “A Dickens of a Murder” is produced by Without a Cue Productions and written and directed by Traci Connaughton. The murder mystery show is an interactive, audience participation experience that brings together two legendary fictional characters in Ebeneezer Scrooge and Sherlock Holmes. Dinner is included in the price of admission.
The weird, the bizarre and the odd are getting ready to gather for a weekend of entertainment, education, commerce and camaraderie to celebrate all things horror and beyond, and make it the first weekend of its kind in the history of Atlantic City.
The 'Atlantic City Beer Fest' returns to the Atlantic City Convention Center for the ninth straight year on April 4 and 5.
If you collect casino chips, slot club cards, room keys and other casino memorabilia, you might want to check out the latest meeting of the Atlantic City Casino Collectibles Club 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 17, at Bally’s Atlantic City. For information, call 516-458-3080 or Gaming-Chips.com.
WHO ARE THEY: Bellator Fighting Championships is a mixed martial arts organization which formed in 2008 and organizes its events into different seasons. The fights are often broadcast live. Past champions include Hector Lombard, Eddie Alvarez, Pat Curran, Alexander Shlemenko and Cole Konrad.
WHO ARE THEY: The Fat Pack consists of Ernie Bruno, Johnny Dell and Bobby Parrella. The show is a mixture of music and comedy presented by the three portly entertainers as they stroll down memory lane.
To outsiders, New Jersey is best known for three things: tomatoes, awesome dirt roads and independent rappers. The first two may not be on hand, but Le Grande Fromage in Atlantic City will have an over-abundance of the third, as South Jersey’s own JE Double F returns to the local stage on Saturday, Nov. 9.
WHO ARE THEY: Asylum Fight League is an amateur mixed martial arts league dedicated to nurturing, preparing and showcasing east coast talent. Several Asylum fighters have gone on to successful professional careers. “The goal has always been that today’s Asylum stars are tomorrow’s UFC stars,” said AFL promoter Carl Mascarenhas. “That’s what the Asylum is all about.”
For Al Amoroso, preparing to ink a new customer never gets old. “First and foremost, it’s the biggest respect anybody can give you,” says Amoroso, a tattoo artist with AC Inked, located on Atlantic Avenue in Atlantic City. “It’s something permanent for the rest of their life. It’s an honor, definitely. Of course, with that comes the pressure of meeting their expectations.”
For the past seven years, Paul Baroli, Jr. has been fronting Steal Your Face, a group heavily inspired by the sounds of seminal California rockers the Grateful Dead.
While many of Atlantic City’s Halloween events occurred last week, there are a few worth checking out this weekend.
Enjoy a special concert celebrating the release of jazz singer Melanie Rice's new album “This Love of Mine” on Sunday, Nov. 3, in the Screening Room at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
IBF Light Heavyweight Champion Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins will become the oldest fighter in history to make his initial title defense when he faces highest rated light heavyweight challenger Karo Murat in a rescheduled championship event on Saturday, Oct. 26 at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.
Flyers legend, and current Comcast SportsNet TV hockey analyst, Bill Clement will be bringing his weekly radio show to Chickie's and Pete's inside the Tropicana Casino and Resort Wednesday, Oct. 30.
The national finals for the 2013 Ms. Senior America Pageant will be held 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in the theater at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
The apocalypse begins this Saturday, in Atlantic City of all places. Luckily, Vonnie Clark already ordered her all-white contact lenses to blend in with any undead.
Bally's Atlantic City announced a massive new renovation for their casino floor set to begin around Tuesday, Oct. 15.
WHAT TO EXPECT: After a successful show last year, “Amore Italiano” returns to the Golden Nugget Atlantic City for an encore performance. The show pays tribute to the Italian Tenors and does so in grand fashion with some incredible talent. Amore Italiano features a stellar lineup of international stars such as tenor Augusto Celsi, soprano Andrea Ferreira, violinist Marco Santini and pianist MarcoRiciotti. These virtuoso musicians will be performing classic Italian songs to the delight of audience members. Amore Italiano is a perfect show for those planning a romantic evening.
WHO ARE THEY: Hank Lundy is a 29-year old boxer from Philadelphia who is the former NABF and NABO lightweight champion. He holds a professional record of 23-3-1 with 11 knockouts and is currently ranked number five by the WBC.
Celebrate one of America’s most famous Italian artists and one of his all-time favorite songs with a special free performance of “My Way, The Music and Spirit of Frank Sinatra,” on Thursday, Oct. 10, at Dante Hall in Atlantic City.
The 55th Annual Atlantic City Marathon will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13, beginning on the Boardwalk in front of Bally’s Atlantic City Hotel & Casino.
Eating well, enjoying a spa day and relaxing at a casino has never felt so guilt-free as the Spa and Spirits charity event returns to Golden Nugget Atlantic City on Thursday, Oct. 10.
“Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Melissa Gorga will host a book signing of “Love Italian Style” at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City. The Bravo reality star will sign her books in the Main Atrium of the casino 6 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, plus fans can also see her play blackjack against four Facebook contest winners at 11 p.m. on the Veranda in Haven Nightlcub. The book can be purchased on site for $25.99 at the Nugget.
“Children of Men” director Alfonso Cuaron’s much-anticipated “Gravity” opens at the IMAX at the Tropicana on Friday, Oct. 4, with a special screening 10 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3.
WHO IS HE: T-Fox was born in Brooklyn but made a name for himself in Las Vegas where was initially hired for a two-week engagement at the Tropicana in 1999, performing on a small sitting booth as his stage. Within a year, Fox has built up such a rabid following that he had his own lounge and stage constructed for him. In 2002 he was presented with a key to the city from Mayor Oscar Goodman as well as a day honored in his name. Eventually T-Fox came to Atlantic City where he began generating the same sort of excitement amongst audiences that he did in Las Vegas.
The IMAX at the Tropicana Casino and Resort will host its first ever concert-based film — “Metallica: Through the Never” — in 3D for a limited, one-week run from Friday, Sept. 27, through Oct. 3.
Four former New York Jets will be inside Ego Bar and Lounge at Trump Taj Mahal on Sunday, Sept. 29, as the bar televises the Jets vs. Titans game from Tennessee. Freeman McNeil, Fred Baxter, Bobby Jackson and Randy Beverly will appear 3 to 5 p.m. and pose for pictures and sign autographs with fans free of charge.
Climb aboard the hottest 2014 boat models and check out this year’s sport cruisers, express yachts, sport fishing yachts and bow riders at the 29th Atlantic City In-Water Power Boat Show, running Thursday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 29 at the Farley State Marina.
KingBee Media and FashionSTYLE Magazine will bring four days of high-end fashion to the shore with Atlantic City Fashion Week, beginning Thursday, Sept. 26, and running through Sunday, Sept. 29, at The Pier Shops at Caesars.
WHO ARE THEY: Asylum Fight League is an amateur mixed martial arts league dedicated to nurturing, preparing and showcasing east coast talent. Several Asylum fighters have gone on to successful professional careers. “The goal has always been that today’s Asylum stars are tomorrow’s UFC stars,” says AFL promoter Carl Mascarenhas. “That’s what the Asylum is all about.”
WHAT IS IT: Top Rank is one of the country’s premier boxing promotions company. It is based out of Las Vegas and has been around for over fifty years promoting over 9,000 fights in 22 countries around the world. The current roster includes 50 of the top boxers including 12 world champions.
With enormous hair, tons of attitude and a fox tail on the back of her over-the-top swimsuit, Sabel Scities was the standout queen who easily walked away with the Miss’d America 2012 crown.
Former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb will be in town this weekend as Caesars Entertainment hosts retirement parties for the former All-Pro athlete. On Friday, Sept. 20, Caesars Atlantic City will host a private event with food being prepared by Roble Ali of Bravo’s hit series “Chef Roble & Co.”
You’re walking down the street, minding your own business, and suddenly the earth opens up forming a giant, gaping hole that exposes an intense, fiery inferno below. Or perhaps the hole leads to a tranquil underground water world, filled with beautiful, serenely floating sea creatures. Or maybe what lies beneath the sidewalk upon which you stand are the secrets of an ancient civilization thought to have vanished centuries ago.
WHO ARE THEY: The Sweat A.C. Festival is a two-day event being held at Bally’s Atlantic City, Caesars Atlantic City, Harrah’s Resort and Showboat Casino-Hotel that includes celebrity fitness trainers, DJ workout sessions and fashion shows. Attendees will get the chance to work out with Jilian Michaels of “The Biggest Loser,” Shaun T of Hip Hop Abs, Denise Warren of Body By Denise and Pilates instructors Nicole Sweet and Marisa Thrasher.
WHO ARE THEY: The Bay-Atlantic Symphony is the resident orchestra of the Stockton College Performing Arts Center, the Guaracini Fine and Performing Arts Center at Cumberland County College and the Cape May Music Festival. It is currently in its 30th year and has appeared on National Public Radio’s “Weekend Edition,” “Voice of America” and WWFM’s “Celebrating our Musical Community.” The music director is Jed Gaylin who is in his 17th year. “Live and Let Die” features Tony Kishman who has played in Beatlemania and toured with Legends in Concert.
WHO ARE THEY: Ring of Combat is a mixed martial arts competition organized by world kickboxing champion Louis Neglia. The events have proven to be quite popular and successful in Atlantic City. Past events have been set up as a Tournament of Champions, with the winners receiving cash prizes. Several top fighters including Matt Serra, Frank Edgar, Josh Koscheck and Kurt Pellegrino began their careers with Ring of Combat.
WHO ARE THEY: Legends in Concert began in Las Vegas in the 1980s and has been running strong ever since as the world’s most successful tribute show. The show has been so successful in fact that Bally’s renovated the Palace Theater and renamed it Legends in Concert Theater in order to host the show on an ongoing basis long term. It features new seats, more booths and cocktail tables and walls of memorabilia. The show will present five different lineups of entertainers throughout the year.
Miss New Jersey Cara McCullum has a way with timing. The 21-year-old Princeton University student had zero pageant experience when, on a whim, she decided to enter her local Miss Island Resort Pageant to help raise the profile of a reading charity she founded.
Participating in this year’s Atlantic City Seafood Festival was a no-brainer for Paul Tonacci, who opened his Atlantic City Bottle Company across the street from Bader Field just last month.
UFC Hall of Famer Dan ‘The Beast’ Severn will spend the weekend at Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City.
A 1-mile swim, a 20-mile bike ride and a 10K run ... the 3rd Annual Atlantic City International Triathlon returns to the resort on Sunday, Sept. 15, in conjunction with the Atlantic City Seafood Festival at Bader Field.
Borgata also kicked off its Borgata Poker Open in grand fashion, shattering its previous records and this year’s expectations with 4,482 participants in the $2 million Guaranteed Deep Stack No Limit Hold ’Em event, which generated $2,241,000 in prize money and was the largest attendance in the history of not just Borgata, but East Coast poker.
WHO ARE THEY: Andrei Arlovski is a former UFC heavyweight champion who holds a record of 19 wins, 10 losses and 1 no decision. In 2005, Arlovski battled Tim Sylvia for the UFC heavyweight title and came away with a submission victory 47 seconds into the first round. He went on to defend his title against Justin Eilers and Paul Buentello.
WHAT IS IT: Lucy I’m Dead is a dinner theater, murder mystery show which is a parody of the famous television comedy “I Love Lucy.” The show includes dinner, dessert and a cash bar and is an interactive experience with the audience getting the opportunity to participate in the show. There is also a prize awarded for the most correct answer at the end of the night.
John Kuper of Villages, Fla., had an extra special Labor Day weekend when he was picked to participate in Trump Taj Mahal Casino and Resort’s $200,000 “Grand in the Sand” promotion and dug deep and fast to unearth a bag containing $50,000.
The Association of Volleyball Professionals Tour will make its fourth stop this weekend in Atlantic City as the Atlantic City Alliance and global sports and media company IMG partner to host the DO AC Pro Beach Volleyball Invitational from Friday, Sept. 6, through Sunday, Sept. 8.
The traditional Boardwalk art shows of years past will be revived once again when the Atlantic City Arts Commission and The Noyes Museum of Art of Richard Stockton College host the Atlantic City Boardwalk Art Show, right, taking place 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.