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September 21, 2014

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Photo: The Quad headliner Jeff Civillico atop his unicycl
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Civillico jumping off Planet Hollywood; Elvis returns to ‘Legends’
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Las Vegas:
Juggler Jeff Civillico, who has a residency at the Quad, is determined to go one better than his two previous “insane” rappelling jumps with “Over the Edge” off the roof of Planet Hollywood to benefit Special Olympics Nevada.
Photo: Physical therapist Jen Nash and Kerry Simon laugh
Strip Scribbles: Lou Ruvo Center 5th anniversary, Donny & Marie, Matt Goss, ‘Ink Master,’ Nobu Villa
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
In just five years, our Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health has hosted more than 55,000 patient visits, and 30 clinical trials to end neurological brain diseases are underway at the facility in downtown’s Symphony Park.
Photo: Olivia Newton-John makes her official Las Vegas ar
Flamingo headliner Olivia Newton-John opens cancer research center in Australia
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
The Olivia Newton-John Cancer Research Institute was founded at Melbourne’s Austin Hospital on Monday with former Premier John Brumby at Olivia’s personal request as chairman. The research center is attached to Olivia’s own cancer treatment center at the hospital.
Child, 3, nearly drowns at Las Vegas Strip hotel, officials say
Child, 3, nearly drowns at Las Vegas Strip hotel, officials say
Monday, August 11, 2014
A 3-year-old child was taken to the hospital after nearly drowning today at the Flamingo hotel pool on the Las Vegas Strip, the Clark County Fire Department reported. At 1:15 p.m., the child was reported ...
Photo: Casino Sign Quiz
How well do you know the casino signs of Las Vegas? Here’s a test
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
No city does signage like Las Vegas. Signs are part of our DNA, to the point we have a museum dedicated to preserving our neon heritage. So how well do you know the casinos of Las Vegas? See if you can identify these signs using only ...
Photo: Dancers take the stage as X Burlesque celebrates i
‘X Burlesque’ star Shakeera Onstead: L.V. ‘is always opening something bigger and better’
Monday, July 28, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Working in “X Burlesque” at the Flamingo has allowed me to really appreciate all that Las Vegas has to offer. Las Vegas is far smaller than most people realize, and for the most part the entertainment industry really isn’t as cutthroat as most other cities.
Photo: Comedian John Bizarre entertains the crowd as X Bu
‘X Rocks’ comic John Bizarre: Zen and the art of jocular maintenance in Las Vegas
Monday, July 28, 2014
Guest Columnist:
When a standup comic walks onstage at a burlesque show, as I found out the first night I filled in for my wife Nancy Ryan, the audience isn’t really sure what’s happening, and you can clearly see that confusion on their faces.
Photo: Saks Fifth Avenue Chairman and CEO Steve Sadove, r
Flamingo headliner Donny Osmond: The soundtrack of my life is half a century
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Guest Columnist:
Celebrating 50 years in show business is a milestone few in this industry experience. I’m grateful to those who have afforded me this opportunity — especially the Las Vegas community, who have embraced our show at Flamingo Las Vegas. ...
Photo: Ian Ziering with Olivia Newton-John on Tuesday, Ju
Photos: Olivia Newton-John and Ian Ziering duet on ‘Summer Nights’ at the Flamingo
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Actor Ian Ziering (“Beverly Hills 90210,” “Sharknado”) joined singer Olivia Newton-John onstage Tuesday night during her resident show “Summer Nights” at Flamingo Las Vegas, where together they sang — what else? — the “Grease” mega-hit “Summer Nights.”
Photo: Best-picture winners George Clooney, Grant Heslov
Will George Clooney’s wedding create hiccup during annual Italian vacation?
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The Oscar-winning actor and heartthrob is planning to marry his British lawyer fiancee Amal Alamuddin at his Lake Como home, but this week new regulations were enforced to punish paparazzi and gawkers getting near his luxurious villa.
Photo: Encore, Wynn and Palazzo are seen Thursday, July 1
Going after deep pockets: Six employee lawsuits against Strip casinos
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Workplace lawsuits are a common headache for most large employers, including Las Vegas' booming Strip casinos. Last year alone, 18,492 lawsuits were filed in federal courts nationwide over perceived labor law violations. The total makes up nearly 7 percent of all civil cases submitted. From Mandalay Bay to Circus Circus, each Strip casino gets caught up in...
Photo: John Nelson, Rod Stewart, John Meglen and H.C. Row
Strip Scribbles: Rod returns and renews; ‘Chow Masters’; ‘X’ marks the spot for 12th year; Boo the dog
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Rod Stewart debuted at Caesars in 2011 and returns for a spring run Wednesday through May 17. At 69, he’s going stronger than ever and will extend his 2014 run with 18 shows starting Sept. 17.
Photo: Dancers perform to a country song as X Burlesque c
Photos: ‘X Burlesque’ takes it off for the 12th year in Las Vegas
Thursday, April 24, 2014
“X Burlesque,” having seen it for work about a half-dozen times, remains a high-energy and quick-paced 75-minute show. Among its counterparts on the Strip (“Fantasy” at the Luxor,” “Crazy Girls” at the Riviera), “X Burlesque” is a music video come to life.
Photo: Michael Caprio, John Easterling, Olivia Newton-Joh
Photos: Olivia Newton-John: ‘I’m enjoying everything about Las Vegas’
Monday, April 14, 2014
It’s a no-frills show, so nothing distracts from the British-born, Australia-raised singer and her songs — just an all-white set to contrast with the mainly black outfits Olivia wears for the easygoing, comfortable musical romp through her life’s journey.
Photo: Adam Gregory and Marie Osmond at the 38th Annual D
Strip Scribbles: Penn Jillette’s restaurant; Marie Osmond’s movies; Victor Drai’s palm trees
Monday, April 14, 2014
Guy Fieri said of Penn Jillette: “He surprised you, he surprised everybody — no B.S. If Penn Jillette wanted to open a restaurant tomorrow, he could. He’s not just good; he’s great. There’s no reason for me to say that because he wasn’t even on my team.”

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