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Rock in Rio USA is a ball of confusion

Rock in Rio USA is a ball of confusion

— Who in their right minds would get married during the debut of a Las Vegas music festival? A few couples took the leap at Rock in Rio USA. The extravaganza closed the first of two weekends Saturday night on a plot of undeveloped real estate next to Circus Circus at the far end of the Vegas strip. On one piece of asphalt, a heart-shaped stage served as chapel. To absolutely no one's surprise, an Elvis impersonator provided accompaniment. That's quite the gamble. What if this Brazilian-produced festival, an offshoot of the massive 10-day Rio de Janeiro event, doesn't gain traction? Are the vows still enforceable? If so, in future decades, how will Grandma recall...

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