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August 4, 2015

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Photo: Penn Jillette, Seth Green and Teller at the Rio in
Penn & Mac? Holding cell? Jillette’s ties to the now-shuttered Riviera
Monday, May 18, 2015
Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette has revealed that at a charity event in the Riviera long before it closed last week, Harrah’s headliner comedy magician Mac King stood in for Teller, who was on a trip to Italy.
Photo: The home of Penn Jillette from Penn and Teller, Mo
Clearance sale, sizzling party in the works as Penn Jillette vacates the Slammer
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Penn Jillette and his family have moved out of his famous Las Vegas home, where the verbose half of Penn & Teller has lived since relocating to the city in 1994.
Photo: Tyson Beckford, center, guest hosts and performs i
Photos: Tyson Beckford sizzles in Chippendales, hits the town during guest run
Monday, May 11, 2015
The Rio:
Fans of Tyson Beckford will not leave the show disappointed, as he not only flexes his buff bod throughout the adult male revue, but also bares his backside in a solo act with a female member of the audience.
Photo: Tyson Beckford, center, guest hosts and performs i
Mariah Carey: ‘I have no idea how I wound up’ at Chippendales with Tyson Beckford
Friday, May 8, 2015
The Rio:
Gossip magazines and sensational tabloids are in overdrive for their Monday post-weekend headlines trying to link a new romance between recently separated superstar songbird Mariah Carey and newly single actor, model and hunk Tyson Beckford.
Photo: Justin Bieber and Shanina Shaik at Rehab on Saturd
Photos: Justin Bieber + Tyson Beckford’s ex? Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s $1M necklace
Monday, May 4, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
Did partygoers at Rehab on Sunday get so out of control during an appearance by Ludacris that Hard Rock Hotel management had to close the party pool early and evict daytime revelers?
Photo: Korie Robertson, Willie Robertson, Jason Aldean an
What’s next for ‘Duck Commander Musical’ after it closes May 17 at the Rio?
Monday, May 4, 2015
Willie Robertson, who wrote the bestselling book “The Duck Commander Family” with wife Korie, tells me after its six-week engagement here at the Rio, he’s taking the show on the road.
Photo: Chef Steve Martorano and 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Camp
Q+A: Steve Martorano finds star chef, author success, sets sights on TV
Thursday, April 30, 2015
From the mean streets of South Philadelphia to the bright lights of the Las Vegas Strip, Italian cook Steve Martorano admits that he would have wound up in jail if he hadn’t started a culinary career.
Photo: The grand opening of Duck Commander Musical on Wed
‘Duck Commander Musical’ facing May 17 closing at the Rio
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Sources in the show and those close to the production team said today that calls were made to the crew today informing them the show would close.
Photo: Journey at the Joint on Wednesday, April 29, 2015,
Strip Scribbles: Journey at the Joint; Helene Neville’s journey; expensive ice cream
Thursday, April 30, 2015
Las Vegas:
There was a wild and enthusiastic packed crowd for Journey’s debut of a nine-show mini-residency at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Wednesday night, and contributing photographer Tom Donoghue was onsite for his great photo gallery.
Photo: Rat Pack Is Back
‘The Rat Pack Is Back’ eyeing new spot — T Spot at Tuscany; Penn shops ‘The Slammer’
Monday, April 27, 2015
I’ve been writing about T Spot quite a lot over the past several months, or even year, with good reason. There is a lot happening in that entertainment den just off the casino floor.
Photo: Mariah Carey performs the final stop of her The An
Strip Scribbles: Mariah Carey, Andy Walmsley, ‘Love Boat,’ ‘Idaho,’ Penn & Teller
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Las Vegas:
Diva songstress Mariah Carey is filming the video for her new single “Infinity” today in Los Angeles with director Brett Ratner. Mariah arrives on the Strip on Monday evening for a welcome ceremony in advance of her May 6 premiere.
Photo: Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman, second from r
Weekend Best Bets: UNLVino, Las Vegas 51s and Pure Aloha Festival
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Las Vegas:
From a champagne kick-off party at UNLVino to a celebration of local Hawaiian heritage, 'tis indeed a weekend to eat, drink and be merry. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: The grand opening of Duck Commander Musical on Wed
‘Duck’ is an odd dish at the Rio, but it is well prepared
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The enormous investment of resources, experience and ingenuity bubbles over in “Duck Commander Musical,” which is based on the Robertson family of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” reality-rooted TV series.
Photo: Korie Robertson, Willie Robertson, Jason Aldean an
‘Duck Commander Musical’ review: Before fame, money and beards
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The Rio:
Executive producer and entertainment mogul Tommy Mottola was 100 percent correct when he told me: “This is as good as any other Broadway musical. I’ll put it up alongside anything else, and it’ll win. It has everything — and then some — you’d want in a hit musical.”
Photo: The Robertson family of Duck Dynasty on A&E.
Off-Strip theater clash: ‘Duck Commander Musical’ vs. ‘Puppetry of the Penis’
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Las Vegas:
About 80 members of the “Duck Dynasty” family along with country superstar Jason Aldean, celebrity chef Guy Fieri, actress Candace Cameron Burse, Weezer bass player Scott Shriner and others, including televangelist Joel Osteen, will be on the camouflage carpet.

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