The Strip is once more riding high as the entertainment epicentre of the world. While Elvis may have left the building, headliners such as Celine Dion and Elton John attract thousands of big-spending fans night after night, and all the major touring acts pass through. Meanwhile the old-style feathers-and-sequins revues have been supplanted by a never-ending stream of jaw-droppingly lavish shows by the Cirque du Soleil, plus the postmodern likes of the Blue Men.

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