By Sandy Zimmerman
(Photos by Sandy Zimmerman unless indicated)
Champaign was served in an open lounge where everyone had the chance to meet before they walked the Red Carpet. The Academy Awards Las Vegas-Style attracted so many celebrities from the strip shows as well as those in films.
Sexy James Davis, one of the dancers from the famous Chippendales Show (Rio Suites Hotel), commented, “We show a little skin but the cast does more than just taking our clothes off. I dance and also play the guitar while several of the dancers are involved in other aspects of the show.
This past season, I went through a casting process and was chosen with my team mate Jaymes Vaughan, the lead singer in Chippendales, to appear on CBS’s Emmy-award winning “The Amazing Race” television program. We came in second, almost, almost won. We were very close.
The race was very challenging and super exciting. It was a once in a lifetime experience. We did a global trek around the world for a $1 million prize. They paid all of our expenses. The race was super exciting the rush, the adrenalin, you can’t beat it.
We became part of a special group of people who participated in this race around the world. You make life- long friends with the other participants. You can’t top appearing on the “Amazing Race”. Awesome;”
I never know who is going to appear along the Red Carpet.
When you see Kathy Coleman there is something familiar about her. She was the young actress portraying Holly Marshall on NBC’s “Land of the Lost” television program (1974-1076).
Kathy reminisced, “I was proud that “Land of the Lost” played on PBS last year. It is a moralistic story which helps keep kids off the street and gives good moral values. This is the program’s 38th anniversary and it is still appearing like a cult classic.
As for the Academy Awards, “Daniel-Day Lewis should win. I would love for him to read me a bed time story. Wouldn’t he be the best bed time story reader?
How do the beautiful ladies of “Fantasy” (Luxor) keep their figures because they don’t wear much on stage? One answered, “We work hard every night and really do dance.
It’s a review so you have a fantasy for every taste with a bed number and country number. We have 8 dancers, a comedian and an amazing singer.
Variety, The Children’s Charity of Southern Nevada, (a 501 (c) 3 organization), serves special needs children in the Las Vegas Valley.
Award winning Sandy Zimmerman has been involved in producing television programs, TV commercials, and travel specials for 28 years. Sandy is a syndicated Show and Dining Reviewer, travel writer, professional photographer and talk show host of the Las Vegas Today Show and Discover the Ultimate Vacation travel specials. For information or questions about Sandy’s columns, contact Sandy Zimmerman at (702)-731-6491.