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July 1, 2015

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Photo: Divas night at Mondays Dark hosted by Mark Shunock
Mark Shunock’s ‘Mondays Dark,’ ‘Back to the Future’ 30 years later, Las Vegas Sin
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Upcoming Events:
Please support “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian star Mark Shunock’s next “Mondays Dark” charity show at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel on Monday with a beach party theme to raise funds for Keep Memory Alive.
Photo: Robert Davi.
You gotta have friends: Robert Davi, Rich Little and Peter Mullin
Monday, May 11, 2015
Music:
Award-winning singer-and-actress and former Caesars Palace headliner Bette Midler, who will be here at MGM Grand Garden Arena for three nights of shows starting May 22, sang it best: “You gotta have friends.”
Photo: Murray Sawchuck, with co-star and wife Chloe Crawf
Chloe Crawford revs up Simon Cowell in ‘BGT’; comedy showcase planned for Flamingo
Monday, May 11, 2015
Aside from the entertainment booked in relation to the Rock in Rio duel weekends, SLS is fired up about its Foxtail Pool parties. The old Sahara aquatic retreat is barely recognizable.
Photo: Tori Spelling, Dean McDermott, their four kids and
Monday By the Numbers: Human Nature’s hop across Australia; artificial turf blankets Rock in Rio USA
Monday, May 11, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers has action in Australia and Rio. Human Nature is back at Sands Showroom in the Venetian, having just finished a tour of their homeland, which happens to be Down Under.
Photo: This Oct. 5, 2005, photo shows the Anchor Bar in B
Grand Canal Shoppes to welcome Buffalo’s famed Anchor Bar, bids farewell to Postrio
Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Openings & Closings:
As a new 24-hour dry-cleaning service sets a mid-May opening date for for its second location in the valley and an East Coast landmark heads to Las Vegas, a local fine-dining restaurant …
Photo: P. Diddy hosts at Lavo on Friday, May 1, 2015, in
Fight Weekend party photos: P. Diddy at Lavo, Mark Ronson, Jeremy Lin at Marquee
Monday, May 4, 2015
Nightlife:
Who else but Sean “P. Diddy” Combs would host not one but two Big Fight Weekend parties in the Entertainment Capital of the World? Diddy hosted a private fight-weekend bash at Lavo in Palazzo on Friday night.
Photo: Fabolous hosts and performs at Tao on Thursday, Ap
Fight Weekend party photos: Fabolous hosts and performs at Tao
Saturday, May 2, 2015
The Venetian:
Fabolous hosted a special Fight Weekend Edition of Worship Thursdays at Tao in the Venetian. The rapper dined at Tao before hitting the upstairs stage in the nightclub where he treated partygoers to a performance of his hits.
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 ...

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