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Kristine W's Guide to Las Vegas

Kristine W's Guide to Las Vegas

The recording artists, songwriter, and musician chats about a few of her favorite places, events and things in good, ol' Las Vegas.


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Name: Kristine W
Age: Appropriate
Profession: Recording Artist, Songwriter, Musician, Label Owner, Dream Weaver
City: Where I lay my hat is home (usually Las Vegas)
Relationship Status: Pending
Sexuality: Yes please

What is the best date you ever had in this town?
I had a date with a Professional Wrestler and he showed me some moves I had never tried.

What are some of the things you love most about your city/town?
It never sleeps so you can always find things to do and a club open to dance and carry on.

What are some of your least favorite things about it?
That it is very transient so it's hard to form lasting friendships at times.

What gym do you like most?
The Las Vegas Athletic Club (LVAC) because it is open 24 hours and there is lots of eye candy.

Kristine W

What are some great restaurants for a night out with gay friends there?
Las Vegas does not have many gay restaurants. A fun restaurant is at the top of The Rio called The Voodoo Lounge - you can see the whole city. Also the Top Of The World at The Stratosphere is very romantic and my friend Mark is the Food and Beverage Manager so the service is always spot on.

What are some great restaurants for a romantic gay date? What about these restaurants appeals to you?
The Steak House at The Bellagio is fabulous because you can watch the dancing water show. Ask for Robert Andrich to be your waiter he also a dear friend.

Is there a particular best place to "people watch" that most people not familiar with your town would find helpful?
Town Square is the new favorite hang for checking out peeps. Sit outside on the terrace of TRIO and you will see some craziness go by.

Are there any famous people from your town?
Lots including the not so famous like Kristine W LOL. My neighbour is Pink's man - Corey Hart. And of course, Las Vegas is home to the infamous entertainer, Wayne Newton. He lives on Sunset Road. A lot of artists are moving to Las Vegas or have second homes and spend a lot of time here.

What are your favorite gay bars and/or dance clubs? What do you like about them?
Spalsh in NYC is my favorite because it has the real New York vibe. I played it last week and had a blast.


What are your favorite gay parties or events, if any? What is the crowd or scene like at those places?
Any party on Fire Island because everyone is always in a great mood. That Island takes your mind to a peaceful relaxed place.

Where is the best public place for a gay person to make out?
Anywhere they want these days.

What is the gay community like in your city? Do you consider yourself to be part of any particular "scene"?
They know how to have fun here that is for sure. I have a lot of gay and straight friends in Vegas and they all hang out together.

Do gay men and lesbians hang out in the same places in your town, or is that just a ridiculous notion?!
Not a ridiculous notion - They actually all hang out together especially at Charlie's for some reason.

Are you involved with any LGBT community organizations there? Which ones? What do you like about those groups?
I Love" The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence " they do a lot of great things for the community. Also, I am a big supporter of the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) and they have a chapter here along with several other big cities.

Does your town have a LGBT pride celebration? Do you usually attend?
Yes They have a great pride but I am always booked somewhere else. I have performed twice and had a blast.

What are the highlights for you? What do you like least about it?
Every Pride is fun. The downside is none of the hot guys are interested in this straight girl. LOL

Do you have a particular fashion style? Where do you shop for clothes?
I shop everywhere for clothes and I call my style "Slap It." Which means "Slap It together and go".

Where do you go for other forms of entertainment -- live theater, concerts, movies, art exhibits? Are there any local gay performance groups, bands, or artists that you're a fan of?
There are so many gay friendly artists that perform here it's crazy. A lot of artists perform at Piranha and Krave.

If you had gay friends visiting from out of town for the first time, what are some "musts" that you'd recommend they see or do?
If you want to do Gay Bars : Krave, Charlies, and Piranha

What city (or cities) in America would you most like to visit next, and why? Are there any specific spots there (theaters, nightclubs, historic sites, etc.) that you'd really like to see?
I want to visit the Carolina's soon - gorgeous part of the country with lots of history.

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