By Sandy Zimmerman
(Photos by Sandy Zimmerman)
America’s Got Talent MOSAIC’s red carpet attracts attention in front of the Tempo Lounge, in the Las Vegas Hotel (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton Hotel).
SZ: Comedian George Wallace is here, welcome. You gave MOSAIC their first start in Las Vegas?
GW: Yes, I brought MOSAIC here for three weeks and then hired them for one year.
I felt so sorry for MOSAIC; I hired them for another four years.
They were so bad I said I’m going to keep them here until they get better.
MOSAIC said that’s a deal.
They get better and better every night.
SZ: I saw MOSAIC during their appearance on America’s Got Talent and they were talented. MOSAIC created a different idea. There are no musical instruments on the stage, the group sings and performs the band sounds as well.
GW: They always come up with new stuff, that’s what I taught them. Always prepare for something new happening in the show and expect the unexpected.
SZ: The way you talk, I can tell you love the group. In fact, the members of MOSIAC call you dad.
GW: They are the nicest guys in the world.
SZ: I reviewed your show several times and noticed each show is different.
GW: Every night is different at my show because the news changes. We are going through a government shutdown. I want to be in charge of the country and shut down everything especially Congress’ salary and take their insurance away.
There’s so much to talk about. Life is fun.
My job is to make people happy. When I see happy people it makes me happy.
I am the most blessed person you have ever interviewed.
SZ: You opened for Tom Jones, Bette Midler and many others.
GW: You never know who might be in the audience at my show.
SZ: The celebrities are coming. Here is Shauna, the Bacon Lady. Shall I call you the Bacon Lady?
BL: You can call me the Bacon Lady.
SZ: You portray a ‘50s housewife in a television commercial where you go nuts for bacon.
BL: It is a spoof for One Nevada Credit Union. I’m incredibly crazed about bacon.
SZ: I had to see the commercial a few times to know what they were selling. It wasn’t bacon.
BL: They were promoting their checking accounts.
SZ: Where have you appeared in Las Vegas?
BL: I recently appeared in “Stripped, the play”, at the Planet Hollywood Hotel and am waiting for my CD and video to be released in January, 2014.
SZ: This is the Skating Aratas, one of the acts from the “V” show, in the Planet Hollywood Hotel.
SA: We perform an acrobatic roller-skating act.
It is a high-speed stunt-based act with different figure skating tricks.
I twirl my wife around for about five minutes.
SZ: Many men would like to twirl their wives around.
SA: We make the audience nervous.
SZ: It is dangerous, split-second timing. You have to catch her while you are twisting and turning.
Award winning Sandy Zimmerman has produced television programs and TV commercials for 28 years. For information about Sandy’s columns, call: (702)-735-6974.