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August 4, 2015

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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.
Photo: Hall of Fame Inductee Dave Grohl and Joan Jett per
Weekend Best Bets: Kids in the Hall, Roseanne Barr and Joan Jett
Thursday, June 4, 2015
Las Vegas:
From comedy greats to music from legends and newcomers alike, the weekend ahead is packed with entertainment options you won’t want to miss. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: 2015 UNLVino included Bubble-Licious honoring star
Chefs Daniel Boulud, Thomas Keller, Alain Ducasse make Top 50 list
Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Dining:
Two Las Vegas chefs have seen their out-of-town restaurants lauded in the new list of the world’s best 50 restaurants, and a third culinary king was honored with a lifetime achievement award.
Photo: Alfonso Ribeiro, second from right, brings Wayne N
Alfonso Ribeiro to fill in for Val Chmerkovskiy on ‘DWTS Live! Tour’
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The Venetian:
Las Vegas audiences will have one shot to see Season 19 “Dancing With the Stars” champion Alfonso Ribeiro co-host and perform on “Dancing With the Stars Live! Tour” when it stops at the Venetian Theater over the Independence Day holiday weekend.
Photo: P. Diddy and Sports Illustrated swimsuit models ho
Celebrity preview: DJs galore, Bette, Diddy, T-Pain, The Eagles, Khloe, Kevin Hart, Ke$ha, Joe Jonas, UFC 187
Friday, May 22, 2015
2015 Memorial Day Weekend:
To say this four-day Memorial Day Weekend in Las Vegas is jam-packed would be a big understatement. Music and parties — all the top global DJs are in town — top the agenda this weekend. If you want music, the list is long and varied and includes the Divine Miss M herself.
Photo: Americas Got Talent Season 9 winner magician Mat F
Strip Scribbles: ‘AGT’ winners Michael Grimm, Mat Franco; BMG; Vista; ‘Mondays Dark’
Monday, May 18, 2015
Las Vegas:
Las Vegas resident and “America’s Got Talent” Season 5 winner Michael Grimm won’t have far to travel to get to work during the next three summer months. He’s landed a 90-day residency at Vinyl.
Photo: Wiz Khalifa hosts and performs at the Official 201
Photos: Wiz Khalifa hosts 2015 Billboard Music Awards pre-party at Tao
Monday, May 18, 2015
The Venetian:
Before headlining in the Strip hotspot, Wiz Khalifa, whose single “See You Again” with Charlie Puth from “Furious 7” sits atop the Billboard Hot 100, enjoyed dinner with a large group in Tao’s private dining room.
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.”

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