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Photo: Chazz Palminteri, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and former
Chazz Palminteri at Italian American Club; new Guy Savoy chef; Libre at Red Rock
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Counter Intelligence:
Actor Chazz Palminteri hosts dinner at Italian American Club on March 9 to talk about his career and Bivi Sicilian vodka, for which he credits Frank Sinatra. Restaurateur Guy Savoy has appointed Julien Asseo as his executive chef at Restaurant Guy Savoy.
Photo: There's a reason why Tony Abou-Ganim is one of wor
Tonight in L.V.: ‘For the Love of Cocktails,’ Dam Short Film Festival, Alder & Birch, DJ Eric D-Lux
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Las Vegas:
The three-day “For the Love of Cocktails” party gets underway with Tony Abou-Ganim and Francesco Lafranconi at Salvatore Calabrese’s bar Bound in the Cromwell. DJ Eric D-Lux spins at Light in Mandalay Bay. Alder & Birch Steakhouse opens at the Orleans.
Photo: X Country at Harrahs.
Tonight in L.V.: ‘X Country’ grand opening, ‘Cat in the Hat,’ Burton Cummings, curling cup
Thursday, January 14, 2016
Las Vegas:
“The Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss continues at the Smith Center through Sunday. Burton Cummings debuts his show at Orleans Showroom. The Continental Cup of Curling is at Orleans Arena. Gypsy Road is at Lounge at the Palms.
Photo: Omarion hosts Halloween on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2015
Tonight in L.V.: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Omarion, R5, Paws on the Patio
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
Las Vegas:
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy begins two nights at Orleans Showroom. Steve White, Daniel Kinno and Anyi Malik headline at the Improv at Harrah’s through Sunday. Omarion kicks off Hyde Bellagio’s weeklong NYE celebrations.
Photo: Meadowlark Lemon attends the Tony LaRussa Animal R
Strip Scribbles: Taylor Swift + Calvin Harris, Penn & Teller, Wiz Khalifa, Meadowlark Lemon
Monday, December 28, 2015
Las Vegas:
Two romances have become must-watch New Year’s Eve events here on the Strip: DJ Calvin Harris and singer Taylor Swift and rapper Nicki Minaj and her fellow rapper beau Meek Mill.
Photo: Rehearsal for Nevada Ballet Theatres The Nutcracke
James Canfield ‘Drossed’ up for ‘Nutcracker’; Toy time at Orleans; David Saxe still hits the notes
Sunday, December 20, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Starbucks at the Forum Food Court at the Palace of Caesars, where a heavy complement of families have turned out to enjoy some late-night, pre-holiday noshes. We have ...
Photo: Marine Cpl. Baker, Sgt. Yommalat, Santa Claus and
A question for the holidays: Is two Toys for Tots too many?
Thursday, December 10, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is researching the prices of toys for the holidays. I’m learning so much. For instance, a “Star Wars: The Force Awakens Kylo Ren Deluxe Electronic Lightsaber” goes for $29.95 at Toys R Us ...
Photo: Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Musical on Wednesday,
Review + photos: At Orleans Arena, it’s Alvin, Simon … Theodore!
Monday, December 7, 2015
Early selections in the show included Owl City and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Good Time” and “I Love Rock ’n’ Roll” popularized by Joan Jett & The Blackhearts. (Sample Chipmunk lyric: “I love rock ’n’ roll, so feed me another acorn, baby!”)
Photo: The 2014 Opportunity Village Las Vegas Great Santa
Celebrity preview: Andrea Bocelli, Sam Hunt, Rob Thomas, Adam Lambert, Great Santa Run, NFR
Friday, December 4, 2015
Las Vegas:
What a wonderful mixed bag of goodies Santa Claus has dropped from his sleigh onto the Strip this first weekend of December. Entertainment runs the gamut from Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli to headliner comedian Carrot Top celebrating his 10th anniversary at Luxor.
Photo: David Foster and Andrea Bocelli arrive at the 67th
Strip Scribbles: Andrea Bocelli VIP package, Mannheim Steamroller, Circus Vargas
Thursday, December 3, 2015
Las Vegas:
In anticipation of Saturday’s Andrea Bocelli concert at MGM Grand Garden Arena, MGM Grand and Skylofts have unveiled a once-in-a-lifetime hotel package to elevate the Italian tenor’s Las Vegas date.
Photo: Thomas Arlt, 18, a local high school senior, plays
Tonight in L.V.: ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks,’ Tournament of Kings, Hoedown, Lil Jon
Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
Tonight’s lineup on Fremont Street Experience’s three stages includes Tracy Lawrence, Jackson Michelson, Chase Bryant, J.T. Hodges, Chris Janson and to close out the night Montgomery Gentry on the 3rd Street Stage.
Photo: John Mayer performs at a Rock in Rio USA event in
Celebrity preview: John Mayer and Grateful Dead, ‘Elf,’ Billy Gardell, Whitney Cummings, Ratt
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Thanksgiving Weekend:
As we recuperate from an overindulgence of turkey and all the trimmings, we have much to be thankful for this holiday weekend: Family, friends, health and being able to live the good life in The Entertainment Capital of the World.
Photo: Singer Pat Monahan of Train performs during the 20
Celebrity preview: The Fray, Train, Soul Train Awards, R. Kelly, Miss Chateau, Ferraro’s, Bacon Burlesque, WSOP
Friday, November 6, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s what you call a big money weekend for Las Vegas. Starting Sunday, one lucky and skilled poker player will leave town 72 hours later with a $7,683,346 payday. Eight others will join the winner in divvying up a prize pool of $60 million.
Photo: Rob Zombie attends Korn's induction into Guitar Ce
Celebrity preview: Rob Zombie, Danzig, Kris Kristofferson, Jim Belushi, Lisa Lampanelli, Sean Hannity
Friday, October 30, 2015
Las Vegas:
With ghouls, goblins and sex sirens at both ends of the Strip this Halloween, who better to drop into the witch’s cauldron than two of Fox News’ most conservative TV anchors? Yes, it’s that kind of a weekend in Las Vegas.
Photo: Madonna's 2012 MDNA Tour concert at MGM Grand Gard
Celebrity preview: Madonna, Korn, Bill Maher, Rick Springfield, PBR, Loverboy, ‘AGT,’ XIV Sessions
Friday, October 23, 2015
Las Vegas:
Can anybody offer competition for superstar Madonna at MGM Grand Garden Arena? Maybe the only one to dare try is the world’s first magic performing Chihuahua, Mr. Piffles, owned by new, off-the-wall Las Vegas resident magician Piff the Magic Dragon.