Mario Catone to Hit Nugget Stage
Wednesday, March 6, 2013 • 1:37pm
Mario Catone, celebrated New York stage actor and stand-up comedian brings his cheeky humor to the Golden Nugget Atlantic City Grand Events Center on April 20 at 9 PM.
Catone originally gained critical acclaim with his Tony-nominated one-man show Laugh Whore, from its appearance at the Cort Theatre on Broadway to the Showtime special. An accomplished stage actor, Catone has appeared on Broadway in the role of “Buzz” in Terrence McNally's award-winning dramatic comedy, Love! Valor! Compassion! and “Stephano” in Shakespeare's The Tempest at the Public Theater. On television, Catone can currently be seen as Anthony, Charlotte's wedding-planner-with-attitude, now that HBO’s Sex and the City is in syndication on TBS, as well as the Sex and the City movie franchise.
Tickets may be purchased by calling 800.736.1420, or visiting http://www.goldennugget.com/AtlanticCity/show_performers.asp.
Nanking Entertainment Inc. has announced the return of Ustad Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to Boardwalk Hall on Saturday, May 25, 2013 at 8PM. This will be an enchanted evening filled with the inspiring and exhilarating music of Qawwali, ghazals, and other light music. Rahat is an acclaimed singer and composer who has collaborated with numerous artists from his native Pakistan as well as Western pop musicians. He has more than 50 albums released, has sung 30+ title tracks of TV serials, over 70 film songs, and dozens of super hits songs in last few years.
Rahat contributed to the soundtrack of the 1995 Hollywood film, Dead Man Walking. In 2002, he worked on the soundtrack of The Four Feathers in collaboration with the American composer of orchestral and film music, James Horner. In 2002, Rahat performed with The Derek Trucks Band on the song Maki Madni for Trucks' album, Joyful Noise. In 2011, his vocals were featured on the soundtrack of Mel Gibson's Apocalypto. The May 25 date marks Rahat’s third time performing at Boardwalk Hall.
Tickets are on sale now and are priced at $250, $175, $125, $85, $65 and $45. Tickets can be purchased at the Boardwalk Hall Box Office, all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com, desiclub.com, or by phone at 800-736-1420.
Single-Session tickets for the 2013 ECAC Hockey Men’s Championship will go on sale Monday, February 18, 2013 at noon. The NCAA Division 1 event skates into Boardwalk Hall for a two-day Championship beginning Friday, March 22 at 4 p.m. and continues Saturday, March 23. 2013 marks the 52nd anniversary of ECAC Hockey and will be the third year that the championship will be held at Boardwalk Hall, presented by the Atlantic City Convention & Visitors Authority. The top four as determined by the outcome of quarterfinals action will come to Atlantic City to compete in the two-day championship. There will be two semifinal games Friday, followed by the third-place and championship games Saturday. The 2013 League champion will receive an automatic bid to continue down the road to the Frozen Four
Enjoy the games from any of the great seats in beautiful Historic Boardwalk Hall, recognized as one of the world’s top mid-sized arenas. And only Atlantic City can offer the hottest action on and off the ice, from 24/7 gaming at our twelve world class casino hotels, to our endless variety of dining, shopping, spas and more. Make it a foursome at one of a dozen nearby championship golf courses, and after the sun sets find your groove in our nightlife. Best of all, we’re within an easy day’s drive for one-third of the nation’s population and accessible by air, Amtrak and N.J. Transit. Check out www.doatlanticcity.com for complete destination information.
It’s salsa, spice and everything nice as vocal powerhouse Víctor Manuelle takes the stage on Saturday, March 30, 2013 at Tropicana Casino and Resort.
Víctor Manuelle’s commercial success is obvious to anyone who’s turned on Latin radio since 1993. He has sixteen studio albums to his credit, all of them hits, and three live albums. Mentored in his early career by Gilberto Santa Rosa, Manuelle is known as a formidable repentista, or improviser of rhymes.
You won’t be able to control your hips at this live performance by Víctor Manuelle in the Tropicana Showroom at 8 p.m. on Saturday, March 30, 2012. Tickets are $45, $55 and $75 and are available through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or via phone at 1.800.736.1420, or at the Tropicana Box Office.
Tropicana also will be adding some new flavor to The Quarter this spring, and it comes served between two buns. Broadway Burgers is expected to open its doors to the public in April 2013.
Broadway Burgers, a gourmet burger bar, will have you salivating with its unique menu items including a selection of fresh ground beef hamburgers cooked over an open flame for the traditional meat lover and a wide range of healthier options for those who prefer to pass on the beef. And, with an array of 15 toppings to choose from, your taste buds will never be happier.
This will be the second Broadway Burger location, following the highly successful original restaurant at the New York, New York Casino in Las Vegas. The new Atlantic City restaurant will be located in the space formerly dedicated to Red Square. The heavenly burger haven is 6,800 square feet and holds 225 seats. Its contemporary dining room is peppered with flat screen televisions for your viewing pleasure. Open seven days a week starting at 11:30am, the restaurant will close at 11pm Sunday through Wednesday and close into early morning hours Thursday through Saturday
Former Nucky Johnson lawyer Frank J. Ferry will discuss his book, "Nucky: The Real Story of the Atlantic City Boardwalk Boss," at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 9, in the Main Library's second-floor meeting room. Johnson was an Atlantic City political boss and racketeer who unofficially ran the Republican political machine that controlled Atlantic City and Atlantic County from the 1910s-30s. Nucky Thompson, the lead character on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire," is a fictionalized version of Johnson. Ferry met Johnson in '64 and represented him in the U.S. Department of Justice's case against him. Ferry successfully halted the government's action to collect on a $20,000 fine stemming from Johnson's previous conviction for tax evasion in '41. They remained friends until Johnson's death in '68. This program is free and open to people of all ages. Registration is not required. Please call (609) 345-2269, ext. 3112, for more information.
The season's most famous rabbit is making a special appearance at the Atlantic City Aquarium! Children and their families are invited to have "Breakfast with the Easter Bunny" on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. Advance reservations are now being taken. The event will start with an Easter Egg Hunt for children up to age 12, where they will search for candy-filled eggs. One lucky recipient will find the golden egg, which comes with a free family membership to the Atlantic City Aquarium. Breakfast will follow, and guests can enjoy pancakes, fresh fruit, bagels, juice and coffee with the Easter Bunny and the aquarium's mascot, Seaweed the Sea Turtle. Bring your cameras. Both the Easter Bunny and Seaweed the Sea Turtle will be available to pose for photos. All children will receive a free holiday-themed gift
Reservations are required and space is limited. A 50% deposit is required to hold your place, and is nonrefundable. RSVP to email@example.com or call in your reservation to (609) 348-2880, ext. 25, by Saturday, March 16. No discount coupons will be accepted for this event.
Enjoy a climb to the top of NJ's tallest lighthouse for FREE on Sunday, March 17th, in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Those celebrating the day by wearing something green will be treated to a free climb to see the best 360 degree views of Atlantic City. Leaving a little green behind in the donation jar is OK too! Lighthouse and gift shop hours of operation are 11am to 4pm with the last climb at 3:30pm.
Absecon Lighthouse is a state-owned historic property administered by the non-profit Inlet Public/Private Association. Located at 31 So. Rhode Island Avenue in Atlantic City, it is open to visitors Thursday through Monday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Absecon Lighthouse received a general operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of Cultural Affairs in the Department of State. For more information about Absecon Lighthouse and its programs call (609) 449-1360 or visit us on the web at www.abseconlighthouse.org.