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August 4, 2015

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Photo: Guy Savoy, right, with Mathieu Chartron, hosts a M
Aureole, Delmonico, Joel Robuchon, Picasso, Guy Savoy win Wine Spectator top awards
Monday, July 27, 2015
Dining:
Five Las Vegas restaurants have received the highest honor, the Grand Award, in Wine Spectator’s 2015 Restaurant Awards, which highlights global restaurants that offer the best wine selections.
Photo: Sebastien Silvestri, Daniel Boulud, Buddy Valastro
Venetian, Palazzo F&B VP Sebastien Silvestri: The birth and impact of restaurants in casino resorts
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Nowadays, you cannot be in the casino-resort business without taking your food-and-beverage program seriously. Las Vegas became a breeding ground for incredible destination restaurants. New and old properties raised the culinary bar.
Buddy V’s: All about family
Buddy V’s: All about family
Friday, July 24, 2015
Cake Boss star’s restaurant gives everyone a taste of Italian favorites.
Photo: Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Calum Hood and Michae
Celebrity preview: 5 Seconds of Summer, Alice in Chains, ‘Dirty Dancing,’ J. Cole, Nervo, Sugar Ray
Friday, July 17, 2015
Las Vegas:
In the immortal words of Rihanna, “Please don’t stop the music.” And it won’t this weekend with options galore: 5 Seconds of Summer, Barenaked Ladies, Violent Femmes, Alice in Chains, J. Cole, Big Sean, Jeremih, Nervo, Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra — and more.
Photo: DJ Paris Hilton at Tao Beach on Saturday, July 4,
Photos: Romance for Paris Hilton, Mariah Carey, Khloe Kardashian in Las Vegas
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Fourth of July:
Love was in the air during Paris Hilton’s honeymoon-style visit over the weekend when she turned up with new beau Swiss multimillionaire Thomas Gross. They were seen kissing, hand holding and in warm embraces throughout their 72-hour getaway.
Photo: George Shunock, Robin Leach and Mark Shunock.
Mark Shunock of ‘Rock of Ages’: Taking time to sit, listen, talk and smile
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Robin Leach has been a major supporter of “Rock of Ages,” our nightly show at the Venetian, and “Mondays Dark,” a monthly charity event that began nearly two years ago, and our friendship continues to grow.
Photo: Becca Kotte of Rock of Ages at the Venetian with s
Becca Kotte of ‘Rock of Ages’ talks social justice, fashion and music
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Guest Columnist:
I have an album out. I released my first EP with Fervor Records on March 24. The album was a collaborative project with Andy Gerold, one of our absolutely kickass guitarists in Arsenal, the onstage band in “Rock of Ages.”
Photo: Diana Ross.
Strip Scribbles: Diana Ross returning to L.V., Kanye West, Olivia Newton-John
Monday, July 6, 2015
Las Vegas:
Back by popular demand, the legendary Diana Ross once again takes the stage and returns to the Venetian Theater for another residency in November. The exciting encore performances were announced this morning.
Photo: Val Chmerkovskiy, Rumer Willis and Melissa Rycroft
Photos: Rumer Willis shines, Val Chmerkovskiy sizzles in ‘DWTS’ at Venetian
Monday, July 6, 2015
Television:
The touring group of dancers features six mirror-ball champs, including Rumer Willis’ Season 20 partner, Val Chmerkovskiy. Chmerkovskiy, never shy to take off his shirt to show off his muscular body, spent most of the nearly 2-hour show topless as expected.
Photo: Kenny Chesney's
Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, 311, Paris Hilton, Ke$ha, ‘DWTS,’ DJs galore
Friday, July 3, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend:
There will be fireworks and festivities and pyrotechnics and parades up and down the Strip and across the valley from east to west. Temperatures for America’s 239th birthday will remain near 110 for the three-day holiday weekend, so stay cool and enjoy the pool.
Photo: Singer Kristen Hertzenberg.
Singer Kristen Hertzenberg: A heavy-hearted yet grateful goodbye to Las Vegas
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Guest Columnist:
My six years in “Phantom — the Las Vegas Spectacular” at the Venetian were a gift beyond measure, but that’s not even all of it! This town and the people in it have embraced and supported me, giving me opportunities to learn of what I’m capable.
Photo: Brody Jenner and Hannah Davis promote Las Vegas wi
Photos: Brody Jenner, Hannah Davis promote Las Vegas in Hollywood
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Tourism:
Reality-TV star and Las Vegas resident DJ Brody Jenner set a lively soundtrack for the afternoon spinning popular beats from the Vegas Season DJ booth with assistance from 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimwear Edition cover model Hannah Davis.
Photo: Channing Tatums Madame Tussauds wax figure on disp
Photos: Channing Tatum (wax figure) makes appearance at Town Square
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
Film:
The sexy male stripper sequel “Magic Mike XXL” with heartthrob Channing Tatum is one of the hotly anticipated summer box office movies, and it had a sneak preview at Town Square in Las Vegas on Tuesday night.
Photo: New Westgate Las Vegas headliner Suzanne Somers at
New regime piloting Westgate entertainment; Somers shimmies back after summer
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau is reeling from a visit to Tuscany’s T Spot lounge where I encountered for the first time the metal band Tinnitus fronted by Jeff Tortora of the Blue Man Group band.
Photo: Thomas Keller.
Q+A: ‘Old man on the block’ Thomas Keller launches spring, summer menus at Bouchon
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Venetian:
Thomas Keller is celebrating 11 years of his Bouchon at the Venetian. Bouncing off the success of his French Laundry and Per Se again being named to the World’s Top 50 Restaurants, the kitchen king came to town to launch his spring and summer menus at Bouchon.

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