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January 25, 2015

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

“Teen Mom” star Farrah Abraham hosts and parties at Crazy Horse III Gentlemen's Club on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, in Las Vegas.
Q+A: ‘Teen Mom’ turned porn star Farrah Abraham hosts at Ghostbar DayClub
Palms:
Saturday, January 24, 2015
Farrah Abraham, 23, gained notoriety when she became pregnant at age 16, starred in “16 and Pregnant” and then “Teen Mom,” then made “Farrah Superstar: Backdoor Teen Mom” with adult-film star James Deen, then followed up with “Farrah 2: Backdoor and More.”
The 2013 AVN Awards red carpet at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
Celebrity preview: AVN Awards, ‘Joseph,’ ‘Frank,’ Debbie Allen, Farrah Abraham
Las Vegas:
Friday, January 23, 2015
S is for sophistication, songs of Sinatra, spicy Southern food and the sexy starlets of the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo and 2015 AVN Awards. Yes, it’s an S for a sizzling weekend in the Las Vegas entertainment scene.
“Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” starring “American Idol” alumni Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo, is at the Smith Center starting Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, and continues through Sunday.
Q+A: Diana DeGarmo, Ace Young talk ‘Joseph,’ marriage and Bacchanal Buffet
The Smith Center:
Friday, January 23, 2015
Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young’s paths crossed when they were cast as boyfriend and girlfriend in “Hair” on Broadway in 2010, and they wed on June 1, 2013, at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard hotel in Los Angeles.
VIP tickets flying fast at Rock in Rio; Michael Grimm expands his playground
VIP tickets flying fast at Rock in Rio; Michael Grimm expands his playground
Friday, January 23, 2015
The Season 4 champion of “America’s Got Talent,” Michael Grimm has always said he just wants a place to play, and he has found that.
Tim Allen
Q&A: Tim Allen continues to find success in a changing world
Friday, January 23, 2015
He's older and wiser, but still searching for answers.
Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada competes in the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant preliminaries Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Miami.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada dazzles in national costume
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
There were raves Wednesday night at the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant preliminaries for our hometown beauty Nia Sanchez, who after winning Miss Nevada USA went on to win Miss USA for our Silver State for the first time.
Carlos Santana during a ceremony at House of Blues on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Mandalay Bay. Santana and Hermes Music U.S. were honored for their donation of 80 guitars to Monaco Middle School's music programs.
No ‘Mr. Roboto’ for Santana; Brad Garrett turns cool in ‘Fargo’; ice follies at Sin City Theater
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Carlos Santana, given the Key to the Strip during a ceremony at House of Blues in Mandalay Bay on Wednesday, said work is continuing with the long-anticipated album “Santana IV.”
Kayden Kross, Stoya, Jesse Jane, Selena Rose and Bibi Jones arrive at the 2013 AVN Awards red carpet at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013.
Sex Scribbles at 2015 AVN/AEE: Jesse Jane, Kayden Kross, Joanna Angel, Tera Patrick
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Tattooed actress and film director Joanna Angel had her Burning Angel starlet Kleio Valentien on hand to promote her video “Vampire Cheerleaders.” She handed out copies of the DVD and displayed her Bondage Essentials line.
Cast members, including Ace Young as Joseph, Joseph's mother, played by Tricia Tanguy, and his father, played by William Thomas Evans, perform during "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Weekend best bets: ‘Joseph,’ Daniel Tosh and Big City Showdown
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo and AVN Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel may be dominating Las Vegas’ entertainment headlines this weekend, but if that’s not quite your cup of tea, there are still plenty of options to enjoy in town.
Shania Twain and Robin Leach on Friday, Oct. 10, 2014, at Caesars Palace.
Shania Twain to release CD-DVD of Caesars Palace show March 3
Music:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
“This show has been my labor of love for over three years,” Shania said. “It has meant so much to me and was such a privilege to live out my visions on that stage, and it is so exciting to now get to share the whole experience with the fans all over the world!”
Wicked Girls Jessica Drake, Alektra Blue, Kaylani Lei and Samantha Saint at Tao in The Venetian on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013.
2015 AVN/AEE: Chatting with Jessica Drake, Joslyn James, Carter Cruise, Dana DeArmond
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Jessica Drake, who co-hosted the 2007 AVN Awards and was inducted into the AVN Hall of Fame in 2010, is nominated as Best Actress at Saturday’s awards. Her “Guide to Wicked Sex” and the major, big-budget feature “Aftermath” also are nominated.
Brody Jenner and "X Rocks" at the Rio cast members attend the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
2015 AVN/AEE: Brody Jenner, ‘X Rocks’ girls, James Deen, tonight’s parties
Adult Entertainment:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
The distractions at the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo are 44DD-sized — some even larger — as porn princesses wearing only stockings, high heels and very little else pose for fan photos and conduct their autograph sessions.
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Calvin Harris to get $400K a night at Hakkasan, Omnia? Pharrell at Hakkasan, too?
Nightlife:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
Las Vegas insiders are agog this morning with rumors that in the continuing war among rival Strip nightclubs, The Hakkasan Group is about to announce that it has locked up 31-year-old superstar DJ Calvin Harris for a new, three-year exclusive deal on the Strip.
Fried chicken, cheddar waffles and cubed watermelon at Yardbird in the Venetian.
Ben Vaughn discovers Southern cooking treasure in Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Southern food is simple. It’s not pretentious. It doesn’t attempt to try to be something it’s not. Its spirit is rooted in the generational passing down of recipes and techniques that, above all, taste great. Simple, classic, universal tastes that are not trendy.
Andy Walmsley, an Emmy Award-winning set designer and founder and producer of the "ENTSpeaks" entertainers' speaker series in Las Vegas, is shown meeting Queen Elizabeth II at the Royal Command Performance in the Dominion Theater in London's West End in 1995. Walmsley was the production designer of that production and also worked on the show in 1997 and 1999. To his right is British lighting designer Brian Pearce.
A royal meet-and-greet: ‘ENTSpeaks’ producer Andy Walmsley and Queen Elizabeth II
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Ever have one of those text exchanges where a friend and you are playing “top this,” and you suddenly receive a photo of your friend shaking hands with Queen Elizabeth II?
Todd Bowman and Jesse Jane arrive on the red carpet for the 2014 AVN Awards on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas.
Porn princess invasion begins for 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo
Hard Rock Hotel:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Day 1 of the 2015 AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo is today at the Hard Rock Hotel, and an estimated 500 sex starlets have arrived to primp, then pose for fans while selling their videos, sex toys and other porn paraphernalia.
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez, with Shanna Moakler, is crowned 2014 Miss USA at the 2014 Miss USA Pageant at Baton Rouge River Center on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La.
Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada preps for Miss Universe in Miami
Pageants:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
The next 72 hours will be a nerve-wracking time for Miss Nevada USA beauty queen Nia Sanchez who went on to become the first Las Vegas and Silver State glamour girl to win Miss USA last year.
Carlos Santana and Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak with a proclamation and the Key to the Las Vegas Strip during a ceremony at House of Blues on Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Mandalay Bay. Santana and Hermes Music U.S. were honored for their donation of 80 guitars to Monaco Middle School's music programs.
Strip Scribbles: Santana, ‘Caveman,’ NASCAR testing, Super Spartan Race
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Legendary guitar guru Carlos Santana is being rewarded for his Las Vegas contributions with a Key to the Strip before he resumes his House of Blues at Mandalay Bay residency tonight.
Cast members, including Ace Young as Joseph, Joseph's mother, played by Tricia Tanguy, and his father, played by William Thomas Evans, perform during "Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Review: Joseph’s amazing ‘Technicolor Dreamcoat’ shines at Smith Center
Theater:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
“Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” got off to a strong start and a standing ovation at the Smith Center on Tuesday night, with husband-and-wife “American Idol” finalists Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo shining in the lead roles.
Chef Shirley Chung.
Q+A: ‘Top Chef’ star Shirley Chung plans to bring Restaurant 28 to L.V.
Dining:
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Dinner at “Top Chef” contestant Shirley Chung’s new Restaurant 28 in Irvine, Calif., is worth every moment of the journey. The former Las Vegas chef jumped from relative anonymity here to national fame as a finalist on Season 11 of the hit Bravo cooking challenge.
Belladonna, Joanna Angel and Phil Varone at Deja Vu Adult Emporium in Las Vegas on Saturday, June 16, 2012.
Can’t make it to the porn expo? Check out Vivid Radio on Sirius XM
2015 AVN/AEE:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Top XXX stars hosting four talk shows daily include Monique Alexander, Joanna Angel, Annie Cruz, Brandy Aniston, Dani Daniels, April Flores, Ash Hollywood, Veruca James, Tera Patrick and Tanya Tate.
Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan on the set of "Fifty Shades of Grey" due out Feb. 14, 2015.
Director of ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ parody is ready to shock, surprise Sin City sensibilities
Bally’s:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The newly assembled cast for the upcoming “Fifty Shades of Grey” parody “50 Shades! The Parody” meets today for its first script reading in advance of its opening next month at Bally’s.
Up-and-coming adult entertainer Carter Cruise.
Carter Cruise, ‘the Meryl Streep of Porn,’ leads AVN Awards with 9 nods
Adult Entertainment:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The past year has exploded for porn princess Carter Cruise. Twelve months ago, she hit Las Vegas for the annual AVN/Adult Entertainment Expo and was barely known by anybody in the XXX-rated video business. This year is very different.
John Travolta is seen onstage during rehearsals for the 86th Academy Awards on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Strip Scribbles: John Travolta, Elling Halvorson, Britney Spears, Carrot Top
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Las Vegas helicopter hero and Papillon Group founder and Chairman Elling Halvorson received the Vertical Flight Hall of Fame Award during the 12th Annual Living Legends of Aviation Awards hosted in Los Angeles by actor John Travolta.
A rendering of the rooftop at Omnia in Caesars Palace. The nightlife space was formerly Pure.
Omnia at Caesars Palace announces DJ lineup ahead of spring opening
Nightlife:
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
The top headliner DJs announced today are Afrojack, Armin Van Buuren, Chuckie, Martin Garrix, Oliver Heldens, Krewella, Nervo, Nicky Romero and Showtek.

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