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November 30, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Linq Hotel headliner magician Mat Franco.
Strip Scribbles: ‘AGT’ auditions in L.V.; Garth Brooks’ promise; ‘Idaho’ discount
Las Vegas:
Monday, November 30, 2015
Las Vegas entertainers with unique acts have a shot at auditioning for the $1 million first-place prize and Strip headliner residency — following in the winning footsteps of Terry Fator at the Mirage and Mat Franco at the Linq Hotel.
Human Nature and Ruby Lewis rehearse for their show “Christmas, Motown and More” at Sands Showroom on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, at the Venetian. The show runs Saturday through Dec. 22.
Human Nature awaits word on theater, performs holiday show with Ruby Lewis
The Venetian:
Monday, November 30, 2015
In the Human Nature show, Ruby Lewis runs a video of her first-ever singing engagement as a 2-year-old in church attempting Christmas carols. Then she performs a gospel medley of those favorites, including a rocking version of “Hark! The Herald Angels Sing.”
The wedding of Angie Fiore and Terry Fator on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, at Lake Las Vegas Hilton.
Photos: Terry Fator’s wedding — ‘It’s so beautiful to be truly in love’
The Mirage:
Monday, November 30, 2015
It could not have been a more magical and romantic wedding ceremony, even though for Terry Fator and new bride Angie Fiore, it was their second time in three months exchanging vows. “Terry is my dream come true — a blessing from God,” said Angie.
Garth Brooks.
Garth Brooks sets four-pack at Las Vegas Arena for July ’16
Monday, November 30, 2015
Garth Brooks is the third country superstar act to be booked at Las Vegas Arena, following the announcements of George Strait, who performs six shows April, September and December; and Dixie Chicks, set for a July 16 stop ...
Dead & Company — Grateful Dead members Bob Weir on rhythm guitar and vocals and Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann on drums; John Mayer on lead guitar and vocals; Oteil Burbridge on bass guitar; and Jeff Chimenti on keyboards — on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photos: Dead & Company featuring Grateful Dead, John Mayer at MGM
Sunday, November 29, 2015
While in town, Grammy-winning John Mayer enjoyed Thanksgiving dinner at Bazaar Meat by Jose Andres at SLS Las Vegas. Dining with three friends, the group feasted on the Thanksgiving menu.
Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Johnson in the drama "Creed."
Michael B. Jordan eager for 'Creed' sequel
Saturday, November 28, 2015
With "Creed" knocking out audiences and critics alike, Michael B. Jordan acknowledges he would love to lace up the gloves again for a sequel.
Michael B. Jordan plays Adonis Johnson in the drama "Creed."
Michael B. Jordan eager for 'Creed' sequel
Saturday, November 28, 2015
With "Creed" knocking out audiences and critics alike, Michael B. Jordan acknowledges he would love to lace up the gloves again for a sequel.
Jerry Lewis with his daughter Danielle, The Gazillionaire, Melody Sweets and Joy Jenkins after a performance of “Absinthe” on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
It’s a spin through the circus as Jerry Lewis hits ‘Absinthe’
Saturday, November 28, 2015
This Friday night visit has been long in the making, and Jerry Lewis brings along his wife, Sam, and daughter Danielle, who works for David Saxe Productions. Lewis recently watched the DSP production “Vegas! The Show” and came away impressed ...
John Mayer performs at a Rock in Rio USA event in Times Square on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in New York.
Celebrity preview: John Mayer and Grateful Dead, ‘Elf,’ Billy Gardell, Whitney Cummings, Ratt
Thanksgiving Weekend:
Thursday, November 26, 2015
As we recuperate from an overindulgence of turkey and all the trimmings, we have much to be thankful for this holiday weekend: Family, friends, health and being able to live the good life in The Entertainment Capital of the World.
The Venetian headliners Human Nature — Phil Burton, Michael Tierney, Toby Allen and Andrew Tierney —are ready for the holidays.
Review: Human Nature, Ruby Lewis offer holiday cheer at Venetian
Thursday, November 26, 2015
For a big helping of infectious holiday spirit in The Entertainment Capital of the World, it doesn’t get much better than Human Nature’s “Motown, Christmas & More” at the Venetian with Broadway-bound guest Ruby Lewis.
Channing Tatum in “Battle in Seattle.”
Six movies to stream after Thanksgiving Day’s food coma
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Six (modern-day-classic, under-the-radar) movies to watch courtesy of, a free movie and television streaming app, after the turkey, ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, rolls, pumpkin pie, eggnog and Pepto have been consumed.
The husband-wife team of Clint Holmes and Kelly Clinton emcee the Miss Nevada Pageant and crowning at the Smith Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Bathtubs, bass solos and ‘Bang Bang’: What to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
A list, off the top of my noodle, about what makes me so thankful to call VegasVille my home. ...
The Las Vegas Strip.
Q+A: Las Vegas hotel exec moonlights as bestselling sex story author
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
“1,001 Las Vegas Nights” by author Angelique St. Chase Jr. contains multiple detailed and unconventional erotic scenes. Angelique describes it as a “gourmet romance novel” because she’s a longtime foodie and has set some of her stories at celebrity chef restaurants.
The 2014 Ultimo Grand Banquet hosted by star chefs Daniel Boulud, Emeril Lagasse and Buddy Valastro on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at the Venetian.
Ultimo’s Grand Banquet — ‘the grandest meal ever served in Las Vegas’
Fine Dining:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
One of our city’s top culinary events of the year, Ultimo: A Weekend of Excellence is set for Dec. 17-20 at the Venetian and Palazzo. Now in its third year, Ultimo celebrates the romance of Italy with lavish feasts and exceptional culinary experiences.
Hubert Keller approaches burgers the same way as fine dining: like  a boss.
Q+A: French star chef Hubert Keller talks five years with Vegas PBS
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
For the first time in five years of filming, Mandalay Bay and “Top Chef” star chef Hubert Keller is taking his Vegas PBS cameras back to his French hometown of Ribeauville in Alsace for two one-hour specials recording the 600-year-old Christmas festival.
“Elf: The Musical.”
Preview: ‘Elf: The Musical’ provides holiday cheer at the Smith Center
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Based on the 2003 movie starring Will Ferrell, “Elf” is the hilarious tale of a young orphan who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole.
Rihanna's "Diamonds" tour concert at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, April 13, 2013.
Rihanna in concert at Mandalay Bay on April 29; Nick Jonas at Foxtail on NYE
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Grammy Award-winning singer Rihanna announced today her “The Anti World Tour” with Live Nation, and the tour with more than 35 stops across North America includes a show at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, April 29.
Rehearsals for Jennifer Romas' "Sexxy" at Westgate Las Vegas on Saturday, Jan. 3, 2015.
‘Sexxy’ lands one-night HOB showcase for potential touring show
Adult Entertainment:
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
For the first time, on Friday, Dec. 11, House of Blues and Live Nation, in conjunction with Jennifer Romas Enterprises, will present her hot, sizzling “Sexxy” at HOB in Mandalay Bay as a precursor to a possible touring show.
Rise Against headlines Downtown Las Vegas Events Center on Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015.
Review: Rise! Rise! Rise! Rise Against rocks DLVEC
Downtown Las Vegas:
Monday, November 23, 2015
A chilly 50-degree evening greeted Rise Against concertgoers at the outdoor Downtown Las Vegas Events Center. Decades of Rise Against fans were bundled in coats and scarves flocking around the grounds’ singular heat lamp.
Blue Man Group returns to the Luxor on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.
At Luxor, Blue Man Group fulfills expectations by filling its new room
Monday, November 23, 2015
Luxor, the pointy resort, is where Blue Man Group spent five successful and substantive years before being turned loose just as MGM Mirage (now MGM Resorts) took over hotel operations ...
“Alice — A Steampunk Concert Fantasy.”
April comes early for Sin City Theater; ‘Alice’ bounds back to Brooklyn Bowl
Monday, November 23, 2015
On the topic of shows featuring Leopardi, “Alice: A Steampunk Rock Concert” has a date for its next performance: Jan. 12 at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade. ...
Blue Man Group returns to the Luxor on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015, on the Las Vegas Strip.
Review: Brash Blue Man Group turns up noise, gale-force winds
Monday, November 23, 2015
There’s no question the new Blue Man Group show back in its Luxor home is a sensory experience. It’s not just them pounding on PVC pipes or beating big drums. It’s not just the fiery, ferocious two-band sections going full belt on upper-stage risers.
Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears lights a 30-foot Christmas tree Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, at the Linq Promenade. The holiday event also included young Christmas carolers and dancers.
Photos: Britney Spears lights Christmas tree, hosts Jay Z + Beyonce, plans ‘Piece of Me’ changes
Las Vegas Strip:
Monday, November 23, 2015
It was a wow and wonderful weekend for pop princess Britney Spears as she wrapped the last of her “Piece of Me” resident shows at Axis at Planet Hollywood before her Christmas break. She returns Dec. 27 for New Year’s Eve Weekend performances.
The 2016 Miss Nevada USA and Miss Nevada Teen USA pageants Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV. Seven Hills Teen Carissa Morrow was crowned Miss Nevada Teen USA, and Miss Henderson USA Emelina Adams won the Miss Nevada USA title. Pageant host and 2011 Miss USA Alyssa Campanella is at center.
Photos: Henderson, Seven Hills win Miss Nevada USA, Miss Nevada Teen USA
Monday, November 23, 2015
“It’s unreal — I am in shock. I can’t believe I won,” 23-year-old Las Vegas model Emelina Adams, nickname Emmy, told me seconds after the tiara was placed on her brunette locks Sunday night as the new 2016 Miss Nevada USA at Artemus W. Ham Concert Hall at UNLV.
Steve Wynn address attendees at the “Sinatra 100” book-release dinner at Sinatra on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015, in Encore.
Monday By the Numbers: Steve Wynn and 23; Carrot Top’s spin with Jeff Gordon; brunch at Giada
Monday, November 23, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers makes the turn with stats related to Steve Wynn and his first Frank Sinatra experience, Carrot Top’s long-running gag about Jeff Gordon, the Great Santa Run and brunch action at Giada ...

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