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August 28, 2015

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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.
Photo: Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs a
Tonight in L.V.: NHL Awards, Daughtry, Thomas Keller and Made L.V.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Las Vegas:
Daughtry is in concert at MGM Grand after appearing at the 2015 NHL Awards hosted by Rob Riggle and broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena. It’s the sixth time that the NHL has honored the world’s best hockey players in Las Vegas.
Photo: Night 1 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Fri
Celebrity preview: Electric Daisy Carnival, Reba + Brooks & Dunn, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, Warriors
Friday, June 19, 2015
Las Vegas:
The three-night 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival dominates this weekend’s entertainment offerings. More than 400,000 total ravers are expected at Las Vegas Motor Speedway fighting hotter-than-Hades 112-degree weather but enjoying an incredible lineup of superstar DJs.
Photo: Troy Burgess of Rock of Ages at the Venetian and h
‘Rock’ star Troy Burgess a dad-to-be, ‘Absinthe’ acrobat Almas Meirmanov a new dad
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Father’s Day:
Today, we meet with Troy Burgess, who plays Bourbon Room club owner Dennis Dupree in “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian, and Frat Pack high-wire artist Almas Meirmanov of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace.
Photo: The 2015 Carnival of Cuisine hosted by Mario Batal
Photos: Mario Batali’s 60 hours in L.V. includes golf classic, Carnival of Cuisine
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Venetian + Palazzo:
Celebrity chef and TV personality Mario Batali of ABC’s “The Chew” wore two hats as chef and golfer in a rush 60-hour visit here. His first duty was to host the Venetian and Palazzo’s 7th Annual Carnivale of Cuisine.
Photo: Olivia Newton-John and Donny Osmond at the Flaming
Star Surveillance: Imagine Dragons, Debbie Gibson, Olivia, Donny, Mario
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Celebrities:
From 109 floors above the Strip, Imagine Dragons frontman Dan Reynolds and band mates slid, spun and shot into the night sky from X Scream, Insanity and Big Shot, then suited up for SkyJump and plunged 855 feet to the base of the Stratosphere.
Photo: Director Doug Ellin, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connoll
Celebrity preview: Kevin Dillon, Taryn Manning, Lee Brice, Mario Batali, Ciara, Roseanne
Friday, June 5, 2015
Las Vegas:
There will be heavy betting action in Las Vegas sports books for the final Triple Crown race of the season at the Belmont Stakes, but the odds-on favorite American Pharoah is not tipped to win — if that makes sense.
Photo: Performer Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol at th
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears wedding? Rumer, Shania, WSOP Colossus winner
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Las Vegas:
Life & Style magazine is reporting that Britney Spears is planning a Las Vegas wedding to her beau of eight months, Charlie Ebersol, but no date for now. I’m still betting that it will be a Hawaii wedding as it has become their favorite getaway spot.

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