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#984245 - 11/16/12 03:16 AM Shania Twain is back!  
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Shania Twain makes horseback arrival for Vegas gig
http://news.yahoo.com/shania-twain-makes-horseback-arrival-vegas-gig-001726081.html

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Country music star Shania Twain arrived on horseback Wednesday for a two-year headline gig at Caesars Palace, parading up the Las Vegas Strip with a herd of 40 horses.

Promoters called the event a stampede, but hooves were kept to a steady, slow gait by nine wranglers who escorted Twain to a reception crowd of several hundred people in front of the famous Caesars fountains. Dozens more people watched from the sidewalk of the Flamingo resort across Las Vegas Boulevard.

"We could either lose a few hundred dollars inside or come out and see what kind of spectacle she puts on," said Steve Huffman, a UPS manager from Charleston, W.Va., who watched with his wife, Debi, from an overhead pedestrian walkway.

The couple was in town for his 52nd birthday and learned through a Twitter message that Twain planned to arrive on a horse. They identified Twain's hit, "Man, I Feel Like a Woman," as the country singer rode up the street, and they said they'll plan to see the show next year.

"Still The One" blasted on speakers as Twain stepped onto a temporary outdoor stage near fountains made famous by events including daredevil Evel Knievel's motorcycle crash during a stunt on New Year's Eve 1967.

To some, Twain's arrival echoed singer Frank Sinatra's heralded arrival on a camel at the old Dunes hotel in September 1955.

Twain's show titled "Shania: Still the One" opens Dec. 1 at the nearly 4,300-seat Colosseum at Caesars Palace. The venue also hosts entertainers Celine Dion, Elton John, Jerry Seinfeld and others.

Twain, 47, is touted as one of the best-selling female country artists of all time. The Canadian singer-songwriter has sold more than 75 million albums worldwide.

Las Vegas police, including several on horseback, diverted traffic on the busy casino corridor for about 30 minutes for the spectacle.

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#984293 - 11/16/12 01:45 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Jim Colyer]  
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Ride Shania and save a horse!

#984295 - 11/16/12 01:47 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Michael LeBlanc]  
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Shania's black?

#984301 - 11/16/12 01:54 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: December X]  
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I wish her all the luck in the world. Now that she's ditched "Mutt" maybe she'll make a stunning comeback.

I've never been a big fan but she does have talent.

Dave

#984304 - 11/16/12 02:30 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Dave Rice]  
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40 horses were trotted
Then Shania was spotted
The marketers plotted quite well
Her show will draw many
The money made plenty
Shania’s a story to tell
Although she’s been rattled
She’s back in the saddle
Her feet once again back on stage
I wish her the best
She’s survived quite a mess
And she’s ready to turn a new page!!
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#984327 - 11/16/12 05:28 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Lynn Orloff]  
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I bought all of Shania's stuff, her CDs: "The Woman In Me," "Come On Over," and "Up!" along with her videos, magazines and books. Her posters and calendars were on my walls. I saw her in concert twice, once in Nashville and once in Louisville. I will make my way to Vegas and Caesar's Palace. The female Elvis is back!

#984330 - 11/16/12 06:36 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Jim Colyer]  
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Of all things I was in Vegas, and at Caesar's, on Wednesday afternoon, but saw no sign of this at all.

Oh well...



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#984374 - 11/17/12 03:34 AM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: John Voorpostel]  
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She's one of only Two Gal Singers I've ever bought Concert Seats for...(Heart's the other one..heh!)

& the UP! Tour WAS definitely an Upper...she sure CAN Sing AND write! (Her "Still-Tbe-One"'s BIG Wedding-Song Material, to this day..heh!)

Glad to hear she's making a Comeback...& lotta fine Vegas Entertainment is for-sure En-Route!

Thanks for Sharin' the Good News, Brother Jimmy!

Best Wishes & a Big Guy-Hug,
Stan

#984884 - 11/21/12 04:50 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: "Tampa Stan" Good (D)]  
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Originally Posted by "Tampa Stan" Good
She's one of only Two Gal Singers I've ever bought Concert Seats for...(Heart's the other one..heh!)

& the UP! Tour WAS definitely an Upper...she sure CAN Sing AND write! (Her "Still-Tbe-One"'s BIG Wedding-Song Material, to this day..heh!)

Glad to hear she's making a Comeback...& lotta fine Vegas Entertainment is for-sure En-Route!

Thanks for Sharin' the Good News, Brother Jimmy!

Best Wishes & a Big Guy-Hug,
Stan


Thanks, Stan!
Shania may be 47, but she is still a good-looking woman. She's still the one!

#985460 - 11/26/12 10:46 AM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Jim Colyer]  
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It's great to see her back in action. She has a Great Voice. She sings some great songs...beautiful ones that reach the heart and soul.

#985531 - 11/26/12 06:35 PM Re: Shania Twain is back! [Re: Passinwind]  
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5 more days!

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