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May 25, 2015

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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 ...
Photo: Kenny Chesney performs at The Joint in The Hard Ro
Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, Diana Ross, Uncle Kracker, Brody Jenner, Jay Cutler Classic
Friday, April 3, 2015
Las Vegas:
Music rules this Easter Weekend with the sensational Diana Ross soaring at the Venetian with the first weekend of her new Venetian residency and country king Kenny Chesney at the Joint for two nights, with two days of pool parties with Uncle Kracker at nearby Rehab.
Photo: Diana Ross performs during the 2004 Billboard Musi
Review: Diana Ross is a soaring angel in ‘Memories’ debut at Venetian
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Music:
Miss Ross is a perfectionist when it comes to music, and she was absolutely perfect on opening night. Her new show is a bare-bones, no-distraction production. There are no acrobats or athletes leaping across the stage, no stripped-down sexy dancers.
Photo: Meizhou Dongpo.
Strip Scribbles: Large Chinese restaurant at Venetian; Rockabilly Weekend; SLS; Imagine Dragons
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
At just under 19,000 square feet, the new Meizhou Dongpo restaurant opening around New Year’s at the Venetian’s Grand Canal Shops is likely to be one of the largest in America, if not the largest. It’s gigantic and will be the flagship of the brand.
Photo: Diana Ross presents the Dick Clark Award for Excel
Weekend Best Bets: Diana Ross, Hannibal Buress and Pinoy Pride Festival
Thursday, April 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
The weekend ahead is packed with star power, from the original diva Diana Ross to top comedians and bodybuilding kings. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Diana Ross.
Diana Ross: ‘All my songs are really about love’
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The Venetian:
Diva songbird Diana Ross doesn’t do red carpets or media interviews. She prefers to let her fans hear her songs for themselves. Her music of love dominates the new show at the Venetian titled “The Essential Diana Ross: Some Memories Never Fade.”
Photo: Danica Patrick, Britney Spears and Rachel Rupert a
Strip Scribbles: Britney Spears’ fairy-tale life, Diana Ross, L.V. Outlaws, Michael Boychuck
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Las Vegas:
Pop princess Britney Spears says that “life has never been better” in a new People magazine at-home cover story to be distributed Friday. “I’m the happiest I’ve ever been,” she says.
Photo: Kourtney Kardashian, center, hosts Marquee Dayclub
Photos: Kourtney Kardashian hosts Marquee Dayclub, says Scott Disick is ‘doing well’ in rehab
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Australian singer-songwriter Sia joined the festivities at Marquee Dayclub in support of Whole World Water. Sia showcased one of her face-obscuring headpieces and wore a red Whole World Water bracelet.
Photo: Brody Jenner, William Lifestyle and Jerry Rice at
Star Surveillance: Dakota Fanning, Sia, Bradley Cooper, Jerry Rice, Shaun White, Warren Moon
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The Strip:
Actress Dakota Fanning (“Twilight,” “War of the Worlds”) made a belated 21st birthday trip to Las Vegas and celebrated by watching Mirage ventriloquism impressionist headliner Terry Fator with her parents Thursday night.
Photo: Jeff Dunham and Peanut.
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Dunham extends run; Penn & Teller AIDS Walk grand marshals for 14th year
Monday, March 23, 2015
Las Vegas:
Comedian Jeff Dunham had added four months to his Planet Hollywood residency “Jeff Dunham: Not Playing With a Full Deck,” and tickets for the new shows from June 10 through Oct. 4 go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Photo: A wax figure of Miley Cyrus is unveiled at Madame
Photos: Madame Tussauds unveils Miley Cyrus atop wrecking ball
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
The Venetian:
It’s likely one of the wildest wax figures ever created by Madame Tussauds at the Venetian, and it’s understandably stopping traffic. It shows pop superstar Miley Cyrus balanced provocatively on a wrecking ball.
Photo: DJ Martin Garrix at Omnia on Saturday, March 14, 2
Monday By the Numbers: Jerry Lewis’ age (and long-ago sleeping habits); Omnia at Caesars; wax figure Miley Cyrus
Monday, March 16, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers marks the birthday of Jerry Lewis, breaks down Omnia at Caesars Palace and notes an anniversary worth noting for Matt Goss. Read on, stat geeks.
Photo: Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Justin Bieber celebrate M
Celebrity preview: Justin Bieber, Jason Mraz, Korn, Whitney Cummings, Ludacris, Ringo Starr
Friday, March 13, 2015
Las Vegas:
All eyes this weekend will be on the madness and mayhem that Justin Bieber is certain to cause with his Bieber Fever fans when he celebrates his belated 21st birthday in tandem with the opening of the $100 million-plus Omnia nightclub at Caesars Palace.

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