Who can replace old-school Las Vegas entertainers such as Carme Pitrello?

Mar 02, 2017 855

BY: Mike Weatherford

Stories and memories? You’d have as much luck holding them back Sunday at the Italian-American Club as you would reining in Carme Pitrello, the outsized Las Vegas entertainer whose life will be celebrated there that day.

But two stories — told by Pitrello’s girlfriend and business partner — look forward, not back. They get to these questions: How do you replace the likes of the 82-year-old Pitrello, who died Dec. 4 in Florida? What happens when the rest of the ’60s-era entertainers from the classic Vegas lounge days have left us?

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