The Mob Hits Vegas Tonight
New York and Chicago invade Las Vegas tonight, with a touch of tinsletown for good measure. Wanna take part?
If you, like many in Hollywood, have an obsission with the well-dressed thugs who populate films such as Casino or Goodfellas, tonight is your night. As part of mob month, the Clark County Library is hosting an event that you’ll go to, if you know what’s good for ya!
Former Chicago mobster Frank Cullotta and gangster Henry Hill will headline tonights panel. Cullotta was the technical advisor for the film Casino, and Hill’s life was the basis for the movie Goodfellas.
The panel will include actor/producer Craig Vincent, author Dennis Griffin, and Mob Museum curator Kathleen Hickey Barrie. The discussion will touch on Hollywood’s influence on mob life, and the difference between real and make believe mob business.
Mob Month continues tonight at 7p.m. at the Clark County Library’s branch at 1401 E Flamingo Road.