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April 27, 2015

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Photo: Wolfgang Puck hosts a cooking demonstration at Pos
Wolfgang Puck closes Postrio at the Venetian after 16-year run
Monday, April 27, 2015
Dining:
Sunday’s dinner service was his final bow, but the restaurant — the second-largest space in the Venetian — has a private party there tonight and then shuts its doors.
Photo: Robin Leach and Lionel Richie at the Beverly Hills
Lionel Richie at Planet Hollywood? No Janet Jackson? Diana Ross to return?
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Music:
I’m hearing that Lionel Richie will get that proposed residency on the Strip but in Britney Spears’ Axis at Planet Hollywood rather than the Venetian’s former “Phantom — the Las Vegas Spectacular” theater.
Photo: 2015 UNLVino included Sake Fever honoring Don Snyd
Photos: Eat, drink, be merry at Bubble-Licious, Sake Fever, Grand Tasting
Thursday, April 23, 2015
2015 UNLVino:
Eat, drink and be merry were the watchwords for the 41st Annual UNLVino with its three nights of hospitality excellence with wondrous wines, bountiful beer, sparkling spirits and sake.
Photo: Scott Disick, fifth from right  with Kourtney Kard
Celebrity preview: Kourtney Kardashian, SJP, Kathy Griffin, Jennifer Coolidge, Wayne Brady
Friday, April 17, 2015
Las Vegas:
Maybe the music scene is quiet because country music fans have left the Strip en masse for this year’s 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. It has moved — thankfully for only one year — from MGM Grand Garden Arena to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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: Bubble-Licious for 2014 UNLVino on Friday, April 1
For love of grape: UNLVino is three nonstop nights of champagne, sake, wine
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s the annual orgy of drinking champagne, sake and wines over three nights to celebrate more than 40 years of hospitality excellence in Las Vegas. UNLVino continues the long tradition “to take a sip for scholarship.”
Photo: The 2011 Miss America Pageant contestants at Barry
Celebrity preview: Barry Manilow + Dave Koz, Tony Bennett + Lady Gaga, Fleetwood Mac, St. Vincent
Friday, April 10, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s such a sensory overload of music superstars this weekend in Las Vegas, you wonder if the Strip’s casinos all decided that we had to prevent residents and visitors from going to the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, Calif.
Exotic jewelry shop opens on the Strip, shopping center planned for summer
Exotic jewelry shop opens on the Strip, shopping center planned for summer
Monday, April 6, 2015
Openings & Closings:
A restaurant franchise expands its Las Vegas presence with a second location, while a new jewelry store may have just the thing for those interested in exotic fashion. Plus: A shopping plaza makes moves to ...
Photo: Kenny Chesney performs at The Joint in The Hard Ro
Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, Diana Ross, Uncle Kracker, Brody Jenner, Jay Cutler Classic
Friday, April 3, 2015
Las Vegas:
Music rules this Easter Weekend with the sensational Diana Ross soaring at the Venetian with the first weekend of her new Venetian residency and country king Kenny Chesney at the Joint for two nights, with two days of pool parties with Uncle Kracker at nearby Rehab.
Photo: Diana Ross performs during the 2004 Billboard Musi
Review: Diana Ross is a soaring angel in ‘Memories’ debut at Venetian
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Music:
Miss Ross is a perfectionist when it comes to music, and she was absolutely perfect on opening night. Her new show is a bare-bones, no-distraction production. There are no acrobats or athletes leaping across the stage, no stripped-down sexy dancers.
Photo: Meizhou Dongpo.
Strip Scribbles: Large Chinese restaurant at Venetian; Rockabilly Weekend; SLS; Imagine Dragons
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
At just under 19,000 square feet, the new Meizhou Dongpo restaurant opening around New Year’s at the Venetian’s Grand Canal Shops is likely to be one of the largest in America, if not the largest. It’s gigantic and will be the flagship of the brand.
Photo: Diana Ross presents the Dick Clark Award for Excel
Weekend Best Bets: Diana Ross, Hannibal Buress and Pinoy Pride Festival
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
The weekend ahead is packed with star power, from the original diva Diana Ross to top comedians and bodybuilding kings. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Diana Ross.
Diana Ross: ‘All my songs are really about love’
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Venetian:
Diva songbird Diana Ross doesn’t do red carpets or media interviews. She prefers to let her fans hear her songs for themselves. Her music of love dominates the new show at the Venetian titled “The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade.”
Photo: Danica Patrick, Britney Spears and Rachel Rupert a
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears’ fairy-tale life, Diana Ross, L.V. Outlaws, Michael Boychuck
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Las Vegas:
Pop princess Britney Spears says that “life has never been better” in a new People magazine at-home cover story to be distributed Friday. “I’m the happiest I’ve ever been,” she says.
Photo: Kourtney Kardashian, center, hosts Marquee Dayclub
Photos: Kourtney Kardashian hosts Marquee Dayclub, says Scott Disick is ‘doing well’ in rehab
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Australian singer-songwriter Sia joined the festivities at Marquee Dayclub in support of Whole World Water. Sia showcased one of her face-obscuring headpieces and wore a red Whole World Water bracelet.

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