Is this what passes for Vegas hate these days?
Wed, Jul 21, 2010 (2:15 p.m.)
It’s a distressing measure of Las Vegas’ declining pop-cultural relevance that Catherine Price gets off exactly one inspired zinger at the city’s expense in her new book, 101 Places Not to See Before You Die. Luxor, she writes in the chapter devoted to Nevada, “combines the despair of an existential crisis with the ambiance of a parking garage.” Not bad! But the rest of Chapter 84 is all wan shots at atomic testing, Yucca Mountain and, uh, space aliens ...? Really? Time was, the city attracted world-class haters, your Tom Wolfes and A.A. Gills, writers of eloquent spleen. Now we get Price. Recession, indeed.
One of the most iconic resorts on The Strip, the Luxor pyramid invites curiosity while the resort’s interior rewards visitors with equal parts excitement, mystery and intrigue.
This 4,405-room resort features a wide variety of entertainment including world-famous dance crew Jabbawockeez (spring 2013), the Cirque du Soleil production CRISS ANGEL Believe, the provocative adult revue, FANTASY, the hilarious comedy of Carrot Top, Menopause The Musical and the exclusive LAX Nightclub.
The property also offers a spa and salon, wedding chapel and inviting pool complex and is connected to Mandalay Bay through The Shoppes at Mandalay Place — a collection of unique boutiques and restaurants.
With a 120,000-square-foot gaming area, delectable restaurants and top-notch nightlife and entertainment, Luxor provides an unparalleled travel destination.