Paul Lichter's new book 'Elvis in Vegas', published through Overlook Press, should be out next week.
From the publisher:
If Elvis Presley had been a painter, his canvas would have been Las Vegas. From his first appearance there at the age of twenty-one, to his marriage to Priscilla in 1967 at the Aladdin Hotel, to the annual "Elvis Festivals" of the 1970s, Las Vegas witnessed the triumphs and tragedies of his life. With hundreds of never before-seen photographs of Elvis's Vegas years, this book is the key volume in any Elvis aficionado's collection. In addition to the 375 images published here for the first time, noted expert Paul Lichter has compiled setlists, news clippings, and interviews to fully tell the story of when the King came to Vegas.
l'intégrale Des Années 50
The RDM Edition budget label released the 4-disc set 'Elvis Presley, l'intégrale des années 50' containing recordings from 1954 to 1957.
Elvis Plus ... Marylin
Presley and Monroe are both "starring" characters in Entertainment Games' episodic, free-to-play adventures of "Retro World," which will launch on Facebook on November 8 before expanding to Google+ and tablet devices. But in an unusual twist, Presley and Monroe won't play themselves. Just like in Hollywood, they play characters within the serialized point-and-click adventure games.
Entertainment Games is banking on nostalgia and story driven content to connect with the older demographic communing on Facebook and adopting new technology like tablets.
In the "Owl Files," the first "Retro World" launch, Monroe plays a 1960s-era spy. Another series features Presley as a doctor -- just as he was in his final film, "Change of Habit."
The format allows the stars to appear in multiple games over time as different characters, and both icons will also be available for purchase as custom avatars for players to explore the game world with.
Besides adventure games, players can buy, customize and race classic cars, or join in arcade-style mini-games like Mahjong with friends.
The games all run on the Heyday platform, which allows developers to take licensed images from Spiegel, Corbis and Getty and create interactive experiences in decades ranging from the 1950s to the 1980s.
Entertainment Games has partnered with Dick Clark to serve as the game world's host -- appearing as he did in the '70s -- and also available as a premium avatar. Clark will also deliver content that players can purchase as "Retro World" expands.
Elvis Presley in Concert is coming to the Le Zenith in Paris, France, on Thursday, March 29, 2012 according to an update from EPE. Ticket pre-sale to Elvis Insiders will begin Monday, November 7, 2011, and go through Tuesday, November 8, 2011. General on-sale tickets will be available Wednesday, November 9, 2011. Elvis Presley In Concert reunites former Elvis band mates live on stage with a state of the art video-projected Elvis.
EPE also added Elvis to the new Google Plus service. By adding Elvis’ page to your Google+ circles, you will be able to enjoy exciting updates and announcements, exclusive photos and videos, and get updates on everything Elvis delivered directly to your page so you don’t miss a beat.
Elvis' Christmas Songs
The RDM Edition budget label released the Christmas compilation 'Elvis' Christmas Songs (Elvis' Christmas Album)'.
(Source: Elvis Information Network / EPE / Reuters / Amazon)