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April 20, 2015

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Photo: Tom Green and Criss Angel arrive at the 2014 Billb
Criss Angel’s ‘Mindfreak’ DVDs include disappearing elephant, Mark McGrath, Carrot Top
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel has released a three-set DVD of highlights from his Season 2 of “Mindfreak” on A&E, and it is edge-of-the-seat viewing for 7 1/2 hours from the Cirque du Soleil “Believe” star.
Photo: Liaison at Ballys.
Even without a gay bar, LGBT tourists have options on Strip
Monday, March 30, 2015
The fate of Liaison, the Strip’s first gay nightclub inside a casino, exemplifies how difficult it is for a gay venue to become a hit on Las Vegas Boulevard. Liaison closed after less than a year. But that doesn’t mean the Strip has given up catering to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender tourists. In fact, Strip resorts long have found success with events geared toward the LGBT market ...
Photo: Carrot Top, second from right, with Gary LeVox, Ja
At Rascal Flatts show: Vince Neil, Carrot Top, Dakota Meyer proposes to Bristol Palin
Monday, March 16, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
USMC veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Dakota Meyer proposed to his girlfriend, Bristol Palin, during the second-to-last Rascal Flatts “Vegas Riot!” residency show at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Friday night.
Photo: Vince Neil and Carrot Top attend the Kobalt 400 vi
Photos: Maverick Helicopter flies Rascal Flatts, Vince Neil, Carrot Top to Kobalt 400
Monday, March 9, 2015
Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
Traffic could have been a two-hour nightmare to reach Las Vegas Motor Speedway for the weekend’s Boyd Gaming 300 and Kobalt 400 NASCAR races, but it was just a 12-minute flight via Maverick Helicopter for celebrities and VIPs.
Photo: Mariah from
No prom for Oregon teenager + ‘Fantasy’ dancer, principal says
Thursday, March 5, 2015
“All prom guests have to be 19 and under,” said Regis High School principal Scott Coulter. “Austin is not in trouble, but after we laughed about it, I said this just isn’t going to happen.”
Photo: Holly Madison rides the High Roller on Sunday, Aug
Handwriting analyses of Celine Dion, Holly Madison, Criss Angel, Carrot Top and Rick Harrison
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Las Vegas:
We all know that you shouldn’t — or can’t — judge a book by its cover. But when it comes to your handwriting, that’s a different story. There are experts who can read you fully by what you write, how you sign your name and how you scribble.
Photo: Mariah from
Strip Scribbles: ‘Fantasy’ star Mariah invited to Oregon teenager’s prom
Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Las Vegas:
Beautiful dancer Mariah Rivera told me that Austin Moore reached out to her via Twitter on Monday with an invitation to join him and his guy group as their date for the May 16 graduation event.
Photo: Day 2 of the inaugural Route 91 Harvest country mu
Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Lady A to headline second-annual Route 91 Harvest
Friday, February 27, 2015
Jake Owen, A Thousand Horses, Frankie Ballard, Mark Chesnutt, Easton Corbin, Clare Dunn, Brett Eldredge, Gloriana, Joe Nichols, Jon Pardi, Chase Rice, The Cadillac Three, Thomas Rhett, Austin Webb and Drake White also will join the all-star lineup.
Photo: Joey Logano celebrates in Victory Lane after winni
Strip Scribbles: TSA, FAA cause high-roller headaches for NASCAR race; Carrot Top turns 50
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Las Vegas:
Celebrities and high-rollers planning to fly helicopters to and from the NASCAR races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway from March 7-8 had their plans go awry because of new TSA and FAA flight regulations.
Photo: The remodeled LAX at Luxor.
Remodeled LAX at Luxor reopens with new artists, music programming
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Not only is there a new and sleek modern design to LAX Nightclub at the Luxor, but also there will be new music programs and ...
Photo: Trisha Yearwood and Garth Brooks.
Strip Scribbles: Pussycat Dolls, ‘Fantasy’ and Garth Brooks + Trisha Yearwood
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Las Vegas:
Ex-Pussycat Dolls singer-dancer Kaya Jones, who grew up in Las Vegas, is developing a reality-TV show with my pal Peter Brennan of “Current Affair” fame who produces “Judge Judy” among other shows.
Photo: Matt Snyder, exhibition general manager, and Alex
‘Titanic’ displays a long-lost piece; Sammy Shore splashes down at Laugh Factory
Friday, February 6, 2015
A rarity among rarities has been installed at “Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition” at Luxor. A cherub that was one of two such pieces flanking the grand staircase leading to the ship’s first-class deck has been restored …
Photo: Bob Anderson during ENTSpeaks at Inspire Theater o
Andy Walmsley’s inspired talk series ‘ENTSpeaks’ speaks for itself
Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Monday’s show starred “Fantasy” producer Anita Mann; Smith Center President Myron Martin; Harrah’s comedy magician headliner Mac King; “Frank: The Man, The Music” star Bob Anderson; “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” singer Nicole Kaplan; and my colleague the Ubiquitous Robin Leach.
Photo: Paige OHara.
Q+A: Paige O’Hara talks ‘Menopause the Musical’ moving to Harrah’s
Tuesday, February 3, 2015
Today, another major change as “Menopause the Musical” gets a new home at the Improv in Harrah’s, moving up the Strip from the Luxor. Previews with an expanded stage, upgraded sound and lighting, a fresh set and new costumes start tonight.
Photo: John Travolta is seen onstage during rehearsals fo
Strip Scribbles: John Travolta, Elling Halvorson, Britney Spears, Carrot Top
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Las Vegas:
Las Vegas helicopter hero and Papillon Group founder and Chairman Elling Halvorson received the Vertical Flight Hall of Fame Award during the 12th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards hosted in Los Angeles by actor John Travolta.

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