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April 25, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Lisa Marie Presley speaks to the media, joined by Priscilla Presley with Graceland and Westgate Resorts executives, for an official ribbon-cutting ceremony for Graceland's first-ever permanent exhibition outside of Memphis, Tenn., on Thursday, April 23, 2015.
Lisa Marie Presley, on return to Las Vegas: ‘This was like a second home’
Saturday, April 25, 2015
As Graceland was turned into an international tourist destination celebrating Elvis, Lisa Marie Presley all but forgot about the hotel where her father performed 636 consecutive sold-out shows during her childhood.
Joe Jonas, Nick Jonas and Kevin Jonas celebrate Nick Jonas’ 21st birthday at XS on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2013, in Encore.
Celebrity preview: Nick Jonas, Naomi Campbell, Paris Hilton, Flo Rida, Amy Schumer, Daniel Tosh
Las Vegas:
Friday, April 24, 2015
It’s a glorious weekend of fine food, wondrous wines and celebrity chefs as the 9th Annual Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit continues for three more days in the fun-and-feasting extravaganza.
Dutch DJ duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano at Hakkasan in MGM Grand.
Q+A: Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano bring ‘Sexy by Nature’ to Hakkasan
Music:
Friday, April 24, 2015
Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano worked with each other in a sports shop; years later, the Dutch DJ duo work with each other leading parties in nightclubs across the globe.
Actors Michael B. Jordan, Kate Mara and Jamie Bell take a selfie during Day 3 of CinemaCon, the official convention of the National Association of Theater Owners, on Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Day 3 photos: Clint Eastwood receives awards; new ‘Spider-Man,’ ‘Fantastic Four,’ James Bond films
2015 CinemaCon:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
“Dirty Harry” hero Clint Eastwood made the day for socialist filmmaker Michael Moore’s haters Wednesday at CinemaCon in Caesars Palace, and the Oscar winner’s “American Sniper” became the highest-grossing domestic release of 2014.
Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel, Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley and Graceland Holdings Managing Partner Joel Weinshanker react after cutting the ribbon at the grand opening of “Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition, The Show, The Experience” on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at Westgate Las Vegas.
Photos: Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley attend first Graceland Chapel nuptials, open exhibit
Westgate Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Priscilla Presley surprised Kaycee Satava and Cameron Baker from Portland, Ore., by offering to be the matron of honor at the 5:40 a.m. ceremony televised on the East Coast at 8:40 a.m. and also witnessed by Priscilla and Elvis’ daughter, Lisa Marie Presley.
Mariah Carey performs the final stop of her The Angels Advocate Tour at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Feb. 27, 2010.
Strip Scribbles: Mariah Carey, Andy Walmsley, ‘Love Boat,’ ‘Idaho,’ Penn & Teller
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Diva songstress Mariah Carey is filming the video for her new single “Infinity” today in Los Angeles with director Brett Ratner. Mariah arrives on the Strip on Monday evening for a welcome ceremony in advance of her May 6 premiere.
The saber-off for the eighth-annual Vegas Uncork'd by Bon Appetit on Thursday, May 8, 2014, at the Venetian.
Weekend Best Bets: Amy Schumer, Vegas Uncork’d and Chicano Batman
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
From top-notch standup to a foodie's paradise to superheros in the flesh, there’s truly a little something for everyone in the days ahead as Las Vegas kicks into high gear before the big fight weekend. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
The 2015 Vegas Uncork’d saber-off led by Julian Serrano on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at his new Italian restaurant Lago in Bellagio.
Photos: 2015 Vegas Uncork’d kicks off with saber-off at Lago in Bellagio
Food:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
2015 Vegas Uncorked, the four-day festival of food, fine dining, celebrity chefs and wondrous wines, was officially launched this afternoon at Lago in Bellagio.
Robin Leach and Lionel Richie at the Beverly Hills Hotel on Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015, in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Lionel Richie at Planet Hollywood? No Janet Jackson? Diana Ross to return?
Music:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
I’m hearing that Lionel Richie will get that proposed residency on the Strip but in Britney Spears’ Axis at Planet Hollywood rather than the Venetian’s former “Phantom — the Las Vegas Spectacular” theater.
Aerial views of the Las Vegas Strip on Friday, March 27, 2015, including the Rock in Rio USA site, MGM Arena behind New York-New York and Monte Carlo and Pawn Mall.
Cirque du Soleil is ready for some ‘multisensory’ action at Rock in Rio USA
Thursday, April 23, 2015
From the moment Rock in Rio USA was announced for Las Vegas, Cirque du Soleil has been listed solely as an equity partner in the music festival. But what about an artistic partner?
Veronic performs during “The NF Hope Concert” on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, at the Venetian.
Her voice is heard: Veronic set for May 14 return to Bally’s
Thursday, April 23, 2015
There’s been a lot of talk about Veronic’s band at Bally’s. At least, we’ve talked about it, because she doesn’t have a band. Unless you consider all those voices she uses in her act.
The statue of Elvis Presley at the Westgate lists incorrect information about the number of consecutive sold-out performances “the King” performed in the hotel’s showroom, according to Graceland’s chief archivist.
Photos: New Elvis and Graceland exhibit at Westgate features jewelry and much more
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Ahead of today’s ceremonies, Tom Donoghue and I received an advance tour of the new, 28,000-square-foot museum space to check out the Elvis Presley and Graceland collection of jewelry, artifacts, contracts and nearly half hour of concert footage.
Joe Manganiello, Kevin Nash, Adam Rodriguez, Matt Bomer and Channing Tatum attend Day 2 of CinemaCon on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Day 2 photos: Cruise, Schwarzenegger, ‘Magic Mike XXL,’ ‘Entourage,’ Theron
2015 CinemaCon:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Action hero Tom Cruise was the surprise “Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation” star at Tuesday’s preview of the movie to the National Association of Theater Owners’ CinemaCon meetings at Caesars Palace.
2015 UNLVino included Sake Fever honoring Don Snyder on Friday, April 17, 2015, at Red Rock Resort. Naked Sushi chefs are pictured here with bluefin tuna.
Photos: Eat, drink, be merry at Bubble-Licious, Sake Fever, Grand Tasting
2015 UNLVino:
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Eat, drink and be merry were the watchwords for the 41st Annual UNLVino with its three nights of hospitality excellence with wondrous wines, bountiful beer, sparkling spirits and sake.
Joan Severance, Eliza Roberts, Eric Roberts and Robin Leach on ABC’s "Celebrity Wife Swap."
Strip Scribbles: ‘Celebrity Wife Swap,’ ‘Caveman,’ ‘So You Think You Can Dance’
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Which star’s dressing room flooded so badly that the water went all the way to the stage, ruining costumes and props, and the night’s show had to be canceled?
Nobu Matsuhisa, Frank Pellegrino Jr., Marc Sherry, Guy Savoy, Giada De Laurentiis, Francois Payard and Greg Sherry arrive at the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
Preview: Vegas Uncork’d returns to Caesars, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Aria
Food:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Now known as America’s No.1 food-and-wine festival, Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit kicks off Thursday with four days and nights of feasting on the Strip.
Iggy Azalea hosts and performs at Drai's on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, atop the Cromwell.
Britney Spears and Iggy Azalea in ‘epic’ duet at Billboard Music Awards
MGM Grand:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The 2015 Billboard Music Awards producers confirmed this morning that our Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears will duet with Australian rapper Iggy Azalea on “Pretty Girls” during the May 17 ABC broadcast from MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Navarone Garibaldi, Priscilla Presley and Lisa Marie Presley at the Cartier VIP reception at MGM CityCenter's Crystals for Nevada Ballet Theatre's 27th Annual Black and White Ball on Jan. 29, 2011. Priscilla Presley was honored as NBT's Woman of the Year.
Priscilla Presley, Lisa Marie Presley to witness first wedding in Westgate chapel
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Millions of TV viewers will be tuned in Thursday morning to NBC’s “Today” with Matt Lauer to watch the live broadcast of the first couple to be married here at the new Elvis Presley Graceland Wedding Chapel at Westgate Las Vegas.
Jennifer Lopez performs at the Colosseum on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in Caesars Palace.
J.Lo to follow Mariah Carey in Caesars Entertainment’s super-diva lineup
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Set for a mid-May announcement is Jennifer Lopez’s headlining run at Axis, which has been anticipated with great zeal ever since her knockout performance at the Colosseum on New Year’s Eve.
Manny Pacquiao, right, takes a photo with actor Mario Lopez as he celebrates his unanimous decision over WBO welterweight champion Timothy Bradley during their title fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, April 12, 2014. Bradley was previously undefeated.
$10 tickets for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao bout May 2 at MGM Grand?
Boxing:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
The hype is really starting to build, to say the least, for the boxing match between Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pac-Man” Pacquiao on May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Sarah Jessica Parker launches SJP Pop-Up with Zappos Couture in the Shops at Crystals on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Aria.
Sarah Jessica Parker talks stilettos, ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Divorce’
The Shops at Crystals:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Gorgeous actress and fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker, who propelled the mega-sales of stilettos with her wardrobe on HBO’s “Sex and the City,” surprisingly doesn’t consider herself much of a shopper.
Ben Vaughn enjoys squid ink vermicelli and prawns at Mi Casa by star chef Jose Andres at the Ritz-Carlton in Puerto Rico in April 2015.
Ben Vaughn discovers Puerto Rican food has same roots as his Southern cooking
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
In the last 10 to 12 years, chefs across the United States have started a movement to reclaim the roots of their regional food. Young but seasoned and impassioned chefs have made it their mission to learn about their region’s food.
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” blue carpet Friday, March 20, 2015, at 1 OAK in the Mirage.
Strip Scribbles: Cirque du Soleil, Britney Spears, Justin Bieber, ‘Paul Blart, Mall Cop 2’
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Cirque du Soleil’s “One Night for One Drop” spectacular staged at the Mirage on March 20 will get big-screen premiere treatment nationwide in movie theaters June 10.The news was revealed by Fathom Events execs at CinemaCon.
Lago at Bellagio by star chef Julian Serrano.
Review: Julian Serrano opens Lago at Bellagio to raves
Dining:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Foodies have long supported the kitchen genius of acclaimed chef and restaurateur Julian Serrano with his Picasso at Bellagio and his namesake Spanish tapas and molecular gastronomy bistro at Aria.
Vince Neil, Mick Mars and Nikki Sixx of Motley Crue perform during the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Festival at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Vince Neil, Motley Crue add L.V. date to farewell tour; 2016 ACM Awards
Music:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Rock legends Motley Crue will stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Dec. 27 on their final tour “All Bad Things Must Come to an End.” Tickets for the band’s final Las Vegas concert go on sale Friday.

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