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July 24, 2016

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Photo: Potential
Photos: 'Jeopardy!' auditions look for contestants with intellect, poise
Saturday, July 16, 2016
"Jeopardy!" is in its 32nd season of syndication. Judging by the crowd of hopefuls, the show’s popularity seems as strong as ever ...
Photo: Steven Tyler performs July 2, 2016, with Marti Fre
Steven Tyler’s life-and-limb show a great fit for Vegas
Sunday, July 3, 2016
As Saturday’s one-off performance of “Out on a Limb” opened, the appeal of Steven Tyler as a Strip headliner was evident in about seven seconds, as he arrived onstage with a showgirl on his arm. “This is how you do it in Vegas, right?” he said. I was half-expecting an Elvis impersonator to show up to duet on “Walk This Way,” but Tyler did invoke just enough Vegas flair. He should be recruited for a quick-shot run, if he hasn’t been already ...
Photo: Brian Henson, center and son of the late Jim Henso
Q+A: ‘Puppet Up!’ mastermind Patrick Bristow — ‘Trading one insanity for the other’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The Venetian:
Sixty naughty and outrageous puppets from Jim Henson’s collection of misfits are getting ready to travel from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for stardom on the Strip. But as with all things in show business, the actual date for the relocation is in the hands of their agents.
Photo: Sidney Crosby of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsbur
Strip Scribbles: Sidney Crosby, Pascal Dupuis at Fizz; Facebook; Beer Pong; Hip-Hop; Circus Circus
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Las Vegas:
Sidney Crosby, captain of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, celebrated his ice hockey team’s championship win against the San Jose Sharks in the NHL Finals with a stop at Fizz champagne lounge at Caesars Palace on Tuesday night.
Photo: Clint Holmes performs during the Nevada Sesquicent
Q+A, Part 2: Clint Holmes, co-producer Ken Henderson open Palazzo show July 16
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Music:
“I am very excited about this project with Clint Holmes. It is not often in my business that you are friends before you work together. I have known Clint for many years and even collaborated and performed with him on a song.”
Photo: Britney Spears performs at the 2016 Billboard Musi
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears, Monty Python, Steve Wynn, Marvel STATION
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Las Vegas:
Britney Spears’ best friend is getting married, and it is timed for Britney’s return to her Axis at Planet Hollywood hit show “Britney: Piece of Me” resuming Friday through July 13.
Photo: The Books for Kids/Mario Batali Foundation Library
Mario Batali’s dinners tonight benefit Red in global fight against AIDS
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
Philanthropy:
In 2006, U2 lead singer Bono and Bobby Shriver teamed up in the fight against AIDS with their nonprofit organization Red, and to date it has generated more than $350 million for the global battle.
Photo: Constantine Rousouli performs during opening night
‘Baz’ backs up its opening at Palazzo; ‘Showstoppers’ invokes Danny and Sandy
Wednesday, June 15, 2016
We begin with a great quote from Tala Marie, the lone remaining original member of Matt Goss’s dance troupe The Dirty Virgins at the Gossy Room in Caesars Palace. Marie is leaving the act because her hubby, Jim Yancey, and she are ...
Photo: Electronic violinist Lydia Ansel, pianist Reuel an
Christina Grimmie of ‘The Voice’ is remembered in L.V. for her Venetian debut
Monday, June 13, 2016
Music:
The senseless tragedy of the death of “The Voice” Season 6 singer Christina Grimmie hit home hard over the weekend. The 22-year-old mesmerized with a performance in December at the Venetian’s Ultimo dinner as she made her Las Vegas debut.
Photo: Chefs and collaborators Mary Sue Milliken and Susa
Strip Scribbles: ‘Nude’ chef Mary Sue Milliken’s 3-day, 300-mile bike ride
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Las Vegas:
Rock superstar Vince Neil and TV celebrity chef Mary Sue Milliken of Border Grill at Mandalay Bay and the Forum Shops of Caesars Palace are making news with two separate charitable events. Ladies first!
Photo: Sebastien Silvestri takes part in an Iron Man 70 r
Venetian and Palazzo F&B exec Sebastien Silvestri completes Iron Man 70 in N.C.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
Las Vegas:
The Venetian and Palazzo food-and-beverage kingpin Sebastien Silvestri is normally in a very smart business suit and tie for his Strip duties, but after work for the last five months, he’s shed the corporate image to train for the Iron Man 70.
Photo: Calvin Harris arrives at the 2015 Billboard Music
Celebrity preview: Miss USA, Calvin Harris, Wayne Brady, Dwight Yoakam, Heart, Pauly D, burlesque
Friday, June 3, 2016
Las Vegas:
Thanks to 52 gorgeous girls of glamour, it’s going to be a beautiful weekend in Las Vegas, albeit with temperatures as sky high as the pageant contestants’ miniskirts. The National Weather Service emergency heat warning predicts temperatures at 110, so be careful out there.
Photo: The 2015 Carnival of Cuisine hosted by Mario Batal
Strip Scribbles: Restaurant Week, Surrender’s 6th, ‘Fantasy,’ Kerry Washington
Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Las Vegas:
Celebrity chefs are taking part in our Las Vegas Restaurant Week from June 6-17 and serving $20 and $30 lunches and $30 to $80 dinners to benefit our Three Square food bank.
Photo: British rock legends The Who headlines the Colosse
Celebrity preview: The Who, Chris Tucker, Joan Jett, Punk Rock Bowling, MDW parties
Friday, May 27, 2016
Las Vegas:
The big blast of the weekend is when The Who hits 50 at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace as Roger Daltrey pops the cork on his new champagne to celebrate a half-century of the British rockers’ incredible run.
Photo: Opening night of Jennifer Lopezs All I Have on Wed
2016 MDW preview: J.Lo, Rob Kardashian + Blac Chyna, Joe Jonas, Puff Daddy, Pauly D
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Las Vegas Strip:
When you put Jennifer Lopez into the mix with her debut “Carnival del Sol” rooftop poolside party at Drai’s and such stars as Joe Jonas, Travis Barker and Puff Daddy competing on the Strip, you know that this is no ordinary weekend of turntable techniques.