Whether it’s live music or standup comedy, casinos in Southern California have plenty of options to choose from. You may also have noticed that Yamawa Resort & Casino is now a part of our entertainment quiz. Last month, the casino opened its new theater, so you can see more of them in the future.
Now let’s test that knowledge and learn some fun facts.
Which Actress Played Mama and Other Characters in “The Carol Burnett Show”?
Vicki Lawrence played the iconic role of Mama and other characters in the television series and subsequent spinoff, “Mama’s Family”. Lawrence got the gig after sending Burnett a local newspaper clipping, pointing to similarities between the two, stating that Burnett was looking to play her younger sister in “The Carol Burnett Show”. Was.
Lawrence will bring Mama on stage at Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage on Saturday, June 4 at 8 p.m. 32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage. $45-$75. 800-514-3849, aguacalientecasinos.com.
The singer starred alongside Charlize Theron in the ’90s film adaptation of the John Irving novel. what is his name?
Erica Badu played Rose Rose in 1999’s “The Cider House Rules”. Badu has also starred in several other roles, but she is best known for her Grammy Award-winning soul and R&B music. Badu’s hit songs include “On and On,” “Did Not Cha No” and “Next Lifetime.”
Badu will perform at Yamawa Resort & Casino on Saturday, June 11.777 San Manuel Boulevard, Highland at 8 p.m. $40-$300. Only 21 and over. 909-864-5050. yaamava.com.
Which pop star was briefly managed by Sex Pistols manager Malcolm McLaren?
Before becoming Boy George, he was known as Lieutenant Lush in Bow Wow Wow. He was introduced to the group by McLaren, but after a conflict with the band’s lead singer, he left and started another group called Culture Club. Boy George and the Culture Club known for hits such as “Karma Chameleon,” “Do You Really Want to Hurt Me” and “Time (Clock of the Heart)”.
Boy George and the Culture Club will perform at Pechanga Resort Casino on Sunday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula. Tickets start at $49. 888-810-9971, pechanga.com.
Which country star from South Carolina wrote his first single after listening to the Hank Williams box set?
Josh Turner wrote “Long Black Train” after listening to Williams one night at the Belmont University Library. The single was essential to further his country music career. The star is best known for hits such as “Your Man,” “Will You Go With Me” and “Why Don’t We Just Dance.”
Turner will perform Friday, June 17 at 8 p.m. at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. 84-245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio. $29-$59. 800-827-2946, fantasyspringsresort.com.
This stand-up comedian used to write for the reality television show “Extreme Makeover”. what is his name?
If you answered Tom Segura, then you are correct. Segura began writing for reality television shows before becoming a stand-up comedian. He has had several Netflix specials, including “Tom Segura: Mostly Stories,” “Tom Segura: Disgraceful” and “Tom Segura: Ball Hog.”
Segura will present his comedy performance at Spotlight 29 Casino on Saturday, June 18 at 8 p.m. 46-200 Harrison Place, Coachella. $69-$99. Only 21 and over. 760-775-5566, spotlight29.com.
Which Mexican singer known as “La Reina del Pueblo (The Queen of the Village)” was a television drama based on her life?
Paquita was a one-season drama series from La Del Barrio, which was also named after him. The singer is known for her strong personality and hit songs such as “Rata De Dos Pata,” “Ni To Ni Yo,” and “Cheque En Blanco.”
Paquita will perform with singer Luis Angel at the Pala Casino Spa & Resort on Sunday, June 26 at 6 p.m. 11154 Highway 76, Pala. $45-$85. Only 21 and over. 877-946-7252. palcasino.com.