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April 29, 2016

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Celebrity Sightings

Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

The grand opening of Human Nature’s “Jukebox” on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Venetian with Human Nature and cast members of Excalibur headliners Thunder From Down Under.
Human Nature’s ‘Jukebox’ opens up request line at the Venetian
Friday, April 29, 2016
During opening night of their new production “Jukebox” at the Venetian’s Sands Showroom, the guys from Human Nature ask the audience to call out some of their favorite songs. At one point, the affable foursome ...
Hakkasan Group brings Jewel Nightclub to Aria in May.
Intrigue, Jewel delivering some extreme club makeover
Friday, April 29, 2016
I visited Jewel at Aria on Tuesday, which was just a hard-hat tour amid a skyscape of LED lights, but it does represent a club experience. ...
James Algate, vice president of music at Hakkasan Group; Nick McCabe, president, Hakkasan Group; Shawn Sullivan, partner and studio manager, Rockwell Group (the designer of new nightclub Jewel at Aria); and Derek Silberstein, executive vice president of operations at Hakkasan Group take part in a panel discussion Tuesday, April 26, 2016, outside Jewel.
New Jewel nightclub at Aria ‘will deliver unparalleled experience’
Friday, April 29, 2016
The main takeaway from the hard-hat tour Tuesday afternoon of the new nightclub Jewel, the latest nightlife offering by Hakkasan Group scheduled to open May 19 at Aria, is that ...
Britney Spears is flanked by A.J. McLean and Kevin Richardson of the Backstreet Boys on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Hey, Britney Spears fans: Calm down, take a deep breath and be patient
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Friday, April 29, 2016
Fans of pop princess and Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears are a zealous bunch. They keep begging me for more inside news on the “Britney: Piece of Me” headliner at Axis at Planet Hollywood whenever I toss them a gem.
Opening night of Lionel Richie’s residency “All the Hits” on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Lionel Richie has fans dancing on the ceiling all night long at Axis
Planet Hollywood:
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Superstar singer-songwriter supreme Lionel Richie is the consummate entertainment professional, so much so that he has his audience of 4,200 at Axis at Planet Hollywood in the palm of his hand.
Charlotte McKinney, with Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Nick Cannon, hosts the grand opening of Encore Players Club on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, at Encore.
Intrigue at Wynn Las Vegas to open with star-studded parties
Nightlife:
Thursday, April 28, 2016
The never-ending battle for nightlife supremacy in Las Vegas rages on, and hotel tycoon Steve Wynn with nightclub king Sean Christie up the ante this weekend. It’s the opening of their venue Intrigue.
The saber-off ceremony led by Daniel Boulud kicking off Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at the Venetian.
2016 Vegas Uncork’d: $1,000 Nobu dinner, outdoor dining, Container Park
Food:
Thursday, April 28, 2016
It’s an incredible kickoff for the 10th anniversary Vegas Uncork’d four-day food festival of superstar chefs, and it started at lunchtime today with the sabering of a magnum of Mionetto Prosecco.
2013 Tiger Jam with headliner Kid Rock and host Tiger Woods at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, May 18, 2013.
Tonight in L.V.: Tiger Jam, Naughty By Nature, Intrigue, Calvin Harris, Skrillex
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Golf great Tiger Woods hosts his Tiger Jam fundraising celebrity golf invitational at Shadow Creek ahead of other Tiger Jam festivities this weekend. Naughty by Nature headlines Throwback Thursday at LAX in the Luxor.
The Band Perry — siblings Kimberly, Neil and Reid Perry.
Neil Perry of The Band Perry talks accordion, Miss Universe and Justin Bieber
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Neil Perry, at age 25, is the baby of the award-winning country trio The Band Perry that also includes sister Kimberly Perry, 32, and brother Reid Perry, 27. How does working with family play out in the band — and in life?
Derrick Barry of Las Vegas is competing in Season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race” on Logo.
Strip Scribbles: Helldorado Days, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race,’ ‘Ink Master,’ Honey Salt
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
PBR’s Last Cowboy Standing, the last stop in the first half of the 2016 PBR Built Ford Tough Series, joins Helldorado Days for two days May 13-14. PBR is now one of America’s 10 most popular sports.
Justin Bieber hosts and performs at Rehab on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Billboard Music Awards, with Justin Bieber and Pink, to air live from T-Mobile
Las Vegas Strip:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
The three-hour 2016 Billboard Awards on May 22 with Ludacris and Ciara hosting from T-Mobile Arena will air simultaneously across all time zones in the USA, no three-hour delay between Eastern and Pacific times.
Britney Spears and Lionel Richie on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Tonight in L.V.: Lionel Richie, Wayne Newton, Brett Maly, Panevino, Devil Driver, Holy Grail
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
“Pawn Stars” art expert Brett Maly from the History Channel will showcase amazing art by masters Picasso, Da Vinci, Dali, Warhol and Basquiat at a unique Art Encounter dinner at Panevino.
Lisa Marie Smith
Lisa Marie Smith of ‘Pin Up’ flips calendar for spin with ‘Baz’
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
When Lisa Marie Smith first saw “For The Record: Baz” at Light in Mandalay Bay last June, she gazed at the stage and said, “I am going to be in that show.” She is now in that show. The ...
Lionel Richie and CeeLo Green at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, June 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Lionel Richie on his Planet Hollywood run: ‘It’s going to be absolutely crazy’
Music:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
On Monday afternoon, fulfilling a promise from about a year ago, Lionel Richie arrived for his first rehearsal at Axis at Planet Hollywood and sat with me for his first interview about the show, “All the Hits,” that opens tonight.
Pentatonix performs at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday, April 23, 2016.
Photos: Pentatonix pleases Pentaholics at Mandalay Bay Events Center
Music:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Pentatonix, who gained fame in winning Season 3 of NBC’s “The Sing-Off” on Nov. 28, 2011, headlined Mandalay Bay Events Center on Saturday night, and “Pentaholics” were given exactly what they have come to expect from the five talented vocalists.
Model and actress Christie Brinkley stands with Bellissima, an organic Italian Prosecco, during the Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of America convention Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at Caesars Palace. Brinkley is a partner in the company, which was officially launched at the convention Tuesday.
Christie Brinkley, 62, spills beauty secrets — and bubbly is one of them
Interviews:
Wednesday, April 27, 2016
Christie Brinkley is the ultimate supermodel who has reigned at the top of her career since debuting in the late 1970s with three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue covers. For 25 years, she was the face of Cover Girl, a record.
Jon Jones celebrates his UFC 197 victory with an after-party at Ling Ling Club on Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Hakkasan at MGM Grand.
Photos: Jon Jones toasts UFC 197 victory with party at Hakkasan
MGM Grand:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
MMA star Jon Jones celebrated his UFC 197 victory over Ovince St. Preux at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday night partying at nearby Hakkasan Las Vegas in MGM Grand.
Ellie Smith of Henderson waves after being crowned 2014 Miss Nevada at the Miss Nevada and Miss Nevada Outstanding Teen Pageant at the Las Vegas Academy Theater Sunday, June 1, 2014. Her sister Amy Smith was crowned 2014 Miss Nevada Outstanding Teen.
2014 Miss Nevada Ellie Smith lands Disney contract on boat cruise
Pageants:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Our 2014 Miss Nevada Pageant queen Ellie Smith of Henderson has landed a one-year contract from Disney to play the three lead roles of Ariel, Snow White and Rapunzel in the Dream Boat Cruise Musical Spectacular sailing from Orlando.
A view of Mandalay Bay as seen from Rivea at Delano Las Vegas on Feb. 2, 2016.
Strip Scribbles: Mandalay Bay completes $100M remodel; EDC; Derek Jeter; XXX film; drag brunch
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The final phase of the resort-wide remodel of more than 3,000 guest rooms and suites costing $100 million has been completed at Mandalay Bay. The redesigned accommodations feature modern designs in three collections.
The grand opening of Human Nature’s “Jukebox” on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Venetian.
Human Nature’s new ‘Jukebox’: Party with pop classics, boyband hits, favorites
The Venetian:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
The odds of winning big showbiz success are stacked against you at the best of times, but gambling on a move from 7,500 miles away in Australia to Los Angeles where you arrive as unknowns is the ultimate risk.
Wanya Morris of Mirage headliners Boyz II Men performs during “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, April 25, 2016, on ABC.
Photos: Mirage star Wanya Morris of Boyz II Men back atop ‘DWTS’
Television:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Wanya Morris put to rest — at least for the moment — the doubts of sports book executives who for entertainment purposes only had lowered his odds of winning the mirrored ball trophy ball on Season 22.
Chris Brown performs during the 2015 iHeartRadio Summer Pool Party on Saturday, May 30, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Tonight in L.V.: Chris Brown, Frankie Moreno, Whiffenpoofs, Improv comedy
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Chris Brown makes a splash as DJ and performer at the grand opening of newly married Victor Drai’s Nightsplash Beach Club party as the 35,000-square-foot, sky-high paradise atop the Cromwell transforms into a nighttime oasis.
Seth MacFarlane, shown in the recording studio, has a passion for orchestral music dating as far back as the 1930s.
Seth MacFarlane hits Las Vegas and is ready to swing
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
You try to cross this bridge with Seth MacFarlane, linking his affection for the crude/brilliant humor in “Family Guy” — where the highbrow canine Brian will talk of his in-progress novel and suddenly scratch at his fleas with his hind leg — and love of ...
Frankie Moreno’s “Under the Influence” on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Planet Hollywood.
Despite back brace, show goes on for Frankie Moreno at Planet Hollywood
Music:
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
Only 48 hours before his dream of performing at center Strip came true, singer-musician Frankie Moreno threw out his back with a pulled disc. He was in pain, barely able to move.
Elisa Fiorillo performs at Club Madrid at Sunset Station with the Lon Bronson All-Star Band on Thursday, April 21, 2014. She’s shown with a tambourine from her tours with Prince.
Elisa Fiorillo summons Princely spirit in ‘Purple Rain’ performance
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
To ask Elisa Fiorillo that question late Thursday night would have been pointless. She had just walked offstage after singing “Purple Rain,” bravely and beautifully, at Sunset Station’s Club Madrid.