The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on October 18, 1987 · 388
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The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California · 388

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Sunday, October 18, 1987
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ADV't 8 1 I S I NG SPECIAL I S M M I j M E H I LvVS VEGAS Antique autos again will hit the road in Las Vegas Season opening at Dance Theatre The romantic ballet "Giselle" will open the Nevada Dance Theatre's 16th season Thursday. Nevada Dance Theatre is a professional ballet company in residence at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. The "Giselle" production features NDT principal dancer Tamara Lohrenz and Ballet West's Bruce Caldwell as guest artist. "Giselle" will be performed at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 25. Performances will be in the Judy Bayley Theatre at UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway. Tickets cost $17.50, $12.50 and $8. The Performing Arts Box Office at UNLV can be reached at (702) 739-3801. t5 Large crowds of spectators are expected outside the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino on Saturday at 7 a.m. to join in the opening ceremonies of the sixth annual Imperial Palace Antique Auto Run. . Art Vargas, who portrays legendary superstar Bobby Darin, will sing the "National Anthem" to mark the beginning of the auto run. Johnny Jay's Ragtime Band will provide the music. Hundreds of balloons will be let loose . The lowering of the green flag by Imperial Palace President Owner Ralph Engelstad and Las Vegas Mayor Ron Lurie will mark the moment for the first starting class of cars to begin their 150.5-mile run. Cars leaving the Imperial Palace at 7 a.m. will be ones built between 1900 and 1925; at 7:30 a.m. cars built between 1926 and 1929 will leave; cars built in 1930 will leave the hotel at 8 a.m., and those built between 1931 and 1936 will leave at 8:30 a.m. There will be many photographic opportunities, and spectators are welcome to watch and take pictures as the cars head north on Las Vegas Boulevard from the Imperial Palace Hotel & Casino and continue on Las Vegas Boulevard past Nellis Air Force Base. Just past the base, auto run participants will travel on 1-15 north to the Valley of Fire exit. The autos will turn right and continue through the Valley of Fire State Park. At the end of the park, a sign will direct traffic to turn left toward Overton. The cars will pass Overton and continue to Grant Bowler Park in Logandale, where the participants will be served a bar becued dinner catered by the Im- perial Palace, receive awards and be entertained by Johnny Jay's Band and the cast of "Legends in Concert," as well as play games. After the barbecue, the cars will backtrack 14.5 miles to the Overton cutoff. They will continue straight past Echo Bay, Callville Bay and Las Vegas Wash on Lake Mead Drive. At Boulder Highway, they will turn right onto Sunset Road to Eastern Avenue. Continuing straight to Las Vegas Boulevard South, the cars will then turn right and continue back to the Imperial Palace, where they will cross the finish line by 4 p.m. In addition to the colorful antique autos, photo buffs can also take photos of the many participants wearing period costumes complementing their autos. Gary Laurent, a daring biker in Jeff Kutash's "Splash" at the Riviera Hotel & Casino, makes sparks fly atop his eight-foot ramp built especially for his After the long Thanksgiving weekend, you have one more thing to be thankful for 4 Hjj) AdJSS PER PERSON "Avf PER NIGHT & PLas 'JSJ: . 1 IMPERIAL J TJgTREASURES BONUS BOOK mimMaariim TheLas Vegas Hilton $500,000 SuperSlotClassicII,Nov.29Dec.2. Luxurious Room Accommodations FREE Welcome Cocktail FREE Slot Pull (Win Special Prizes) FREE Keno Ticket (Win up to $50,000) FREE Gaming School Admission $2.00 Discount to "Legends In Concert" Auto Collection Admission Discount Once you've had your fill of turkey, football and in-laws this Thanksgiving, you'll be starved for a few days of fun and relaxation. Lucky for you, the Las Vegas Hilton is serving it up in abundance. Our $500,000 SuperSlot Classic II offers a complete vacation package. And a chance to win a bundle of Christmas spending money, as well. It includes four nights in a luxurious room. Three delicious meals a day. Two complimentary f asses to see Superstar entertainment in the lilton Showroom. And our magnificent awards dinner party. Send in the coupon below. And reserve your slot in the $500,000 SuperSlot Classic II, It's sure to satisfy your hunger for excitement. orvy, mbjod to m Douett occupancy, Sunday thru Tbundjy G Reserve a slot for me. or conwntloni. Ono froo Bonus Book psr onry. not food for pinoni MMntfbiQ pcnon dot puy. Offer wbjoct to Name. $ 1 ,000 entry fee enclosed. $250 deposit enclosed ($750 balance due on arrival). Cashier1 Check Money Order DVISA MasterCard American Express Diner's Club Carte Blanche Card Address . X LAS VEGAS HILTON P.O. Box 93147 Las Vegas, NV 89193 (702) 732-5516 (800) 547-2600 'Based on 700 entrants. CityStateZip . Phone ( ). Bus. ( ). Expiration Date . Signature Rooming Requests . test ?M LOS ANGELES TIMESCALENDAR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18. 1987PAGE 87

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