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July 5, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Rain Hannah and Vince Neil attend the last hurrah at Center Bar on Sunday, June 28, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photos: Rowdy, raucous ‘Final Toast’ and ‘Last Call’ at Center Bar
Hard Rock Hotel:
Monday, June 29, 2015
What a party it was as the Hard Rock Hotel said farewell to the original and infamous Center Bar in true rock-and-roll fashion on Sunday, and I gave the “Final Toast,” a countdown and then pulled a giant switch to turn off the globe light above the bar.
Miss Summerlin Katherine Kelley is crowned the new Miss Nevada by outgoing winner Ellie Smith during the pageant at the Smith Center on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
Photos: Teacher Katherine Kelley of North Las Vegas wins Miss Nevada Pageant
The Smith Center:
Monday, June 29, 2015
Jenna Holdrige, 19, from Reno was asked, “If you were a Kardashian, what would you say to Caitlyn?” It took less than a second of thought, and she answered, “I love you, Dad.”
Opening night of “For the Record: Baz” at Light on Friday, June 26, 2015, in Mandalay Bay.
Review: Extraordinary ‘Baz’ shines bright at Light in Mandalay Bay
Photos:
Monday, June 29, 2015
What an extraordinary production. It isn’t theater, yet it’s the best spectacular you might ever sit down two hours for to watch. Call it the ultimate cabaret-style musical. Call it the party before the nightclub-DJ parties. The music, dancing and energy are frenzied.
Las Vegas headliner Frank Marino transforms himself into Joan Rivers for his return to the stage after his most recent plastic surgery procedure Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, at the Quad.
Frank Marino relishes victory in ‘the fight’ for same-sex marriage
Monday, June 29, 2015
“What we have been fighting for, aside from the paper making it legal, is for people who are in gay relationships to have the same benefits of anyone who is in a straight relationship,” Linq Hotel headliner Frank Marino said during a phone conversation Sunday.
“Melody Sweets’ Big Top Circus & Burlesque!” on Friday, June 26, 2015, outside Caesars Palace.
Monday By the Numbers: Action at ‘Melody Sweets’ Big Top Circus & Burlesque!’ at Caesars
Monday, June 29, 2015
Monday By the Numbers focuses principally on the Spiegelworld Tent at Caesars Palace, where Melody Sweets of “Absinthe” performed her latest headlining show, “Melody Sweets’ Big Top Circus & Burlesque!”
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 3: The aquatic spectacular’s secrets, obstacles and required skills
Wynn Las Vegas:
Sunday, June 28, 2015
The astounding athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas are celebrating a decade of thrilling global audiences with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill on the Strip.
Edie, Mistress of Ceremonies, in Zumanity at New York-New York.
‘The Mistress of Sensuality’ enlivens Golden ‘Ribbon of Life’ charity show
Saturday, June 27, 2015
We know HIV/AIDS by that title, but there are millions of other names connected to the disease. For performer Edie of “Zumanity” at New York-New York, Joe is ...
Robin Leach interviews 10 of the original “Le Reve — The Dream” cast members at Le Reve Theater on Tuesday, June 2, 2015, at Wynn Las Vegas. The show now has more than 50 cast members. Front row, from left: Ludivine Perrin-Stsepaniuk and Genevieve Garneau. Back row: Benoit Beaufils and Alberto del Campo.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 2: The most magical moments of 10 successful years
Wynn Las Vegas:
Saturday, June 27, 2015
For 10 years, the amazing athletic performers of the aquatic spectacular “Le Reve — The Dream” at Wynn Las Vegas have thrilled audiences from around the world with their daring dives, synchronized swimming and fabulous feats of skill in, out of and under the water.
International Model Search contestants at The D Las Vegas and Fremont Street Experience on Thursday, June 25, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: Shaq, Model Search, Marlon Wayans, Jay Mohr, Smash Mouth and Toad
Las Vegas:
Friday, June 26, 2015
It’s a quieter than normal weekend in the Entertainment Capital of the World, so it’s perfect timing for “For the Record: Baz” to premiere at Light in Mandalay Bay.
“Le Reve — The Dream” at Le Reve Theater in Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ 10th anniversary, Part 1: Ten remarkable performers from Day 1
Wynn Las Vegas:
Friday, June 26, 2015
They are the nightly warriors of the water: fearless, brave and filled with unique courage. For 10 years, the stars of Steve Wynn’s aquatic masterpiece “Le Reve — The Dream” have thrilled more than 5.2 million people from around the world.
The 2015 Hooters Swimsuit Pageant at the Joint on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel. The winner of Miss Hooters International was Meagan Pastorchik (#69) from Charleston, S.C.
Photos: 2015 Miss Hooters International crowns two winners at Hard Rock
Pageants:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The winner of the 2015 Miss Hooters World was Lydia Hipkiss (#34) from England in a blue bikini, and the victor of the 2015 Miss Hooters International title was Meagan Pastorchik (#69) from Charleston, S.C.
Jonathan Scott, left, celebrates winning HGTV's “Brother vs. Brother” Season 3 on Wednesday, June 24, 2015, over twin brother Drew Scott, with girlfriend Linda Phan.
Strip Scribbles: L.V. stars on TV, Playboy, Last Call, Lipshtick, Tyga, NHL stars
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Millions of viewers saw Motley Crue frontman and Las Vegas resident Vince Neil and his makeup artist girlfriend Rain Hannah in tears at the end of ABC’s “Celebrity Wife Swap” when he presented her with a diamond-laden eternity ring.
“The Supernaturalists” by Criss Angel.
Criss Angel rescues ‘Supernaturalists’ star in near drowning, postpones opening
Illusions:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Las Vegas headliner magician Criss Angel has postponed tonight’s planned opening of his show “The Supernaturalists” after a water-escape illusion went horribly wrong in the final dress rehearsal. The incident nearly ended with Spencer Horsman in “a watery grave.”
New Westgate Las Vegas headliner Suzanne Somers attends the 19th annual Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala for the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health honoring Andrea Bocelli and wife Veronica Bocelli on Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
New regime piloting Westgate entertainment; Somers shimmies back after summer
Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau is reeling from a visit to Tuscany’s T Spot lounge where I encountered for the first time the metal band Tinnitus fronted by Jeff Tortora of the Blue Man Group band.
Steve Angello performs in 2014.
Steve Angello is newest resident DJ at Omnia in Caesars Palace
Nightlife:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
New Las Vegas mega-club hotspot Omnia at Caesars Palace announced this morning the addition of Grammy Award-nominated and multiplatinum-selling artist Steve Angello to its list of highly acclaimed and superstar-DJ roster.
Thomas Keller.
Q+A: ‘Old man on the block’ Thomas Keller launches spring, summer menus at Bouchon
The Venetian:
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Thomas Keller is celebrating 11 years of his Bouchon at the Venetian. Bouncing off the success of his French Laundry and Per Se again being named to the World’s Top 50 Restaurants, the kitchen king came to town to launch his spring and summer menus at Bouchon.
“The Supernaturalists” by Criss Angel.
Q+A: Criss Angel premieres third magic show ‘The Supernaturalists’
Illusions:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
“This is my creation, and my DNA is all over this, so if you’re a fan of Criss Angel, it is really an experience you have to have because you can see me all over it, yet you can see these individual artists and their unique qualities that they bring to the table.”
Celine Dion and Andrea Bocelli perform “The Prayer“ during the 2015 Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Strip Scribbles: Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion, ‘American Ninja Warrior,’ Helene Neville
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Italian tenor superstar Andrea Bocelli helped sell 12 tours of Italy and a concert at his estate in northern Tuscany that drew $2.4 million for our Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health at the recent “Power of Love” gala at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
A preview of Rock in Rio USA on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, in Las Vegas. Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn and Roberto Medina, Rock in Rio founder, are pictured here.
Steve Wynn flips Bel Air mansion, now on market for $17.45 million
Real Estate:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Less than six months after buying a $16.25 million mansion in Bel Air, Calif., casino mogul Steve Wynn has put it back up for sale in a flip for $17.45 million — and he might have never even spent a night there.
2014 Miss Nevada Ellie Smith performs the national anthem during the Clark County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner on Wednesday, May 13, 2015, at the Orleans. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush spoke at the event.
Circus action with Incredible Shrinking Jeff Beacher at MGM and Flying Wallenda at Caesars
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is bracing for a barnburner of a weekend, though the actual burning of a barn seems not in the offing.
Holly Madison, Claire Sinclair, Hugh Hefner and Crystal Harris backstage at Crazy Horse Paris at MGM Grand on Oct. 21, 2010.
War of words escalates between Hugh Hefner and Holly Madison
Entertainment:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The war of words between our Electric Daisy Carnival queen Holly Madison and her ex-boyfriend Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner has escalated harshly. Hef on Monday blasted Holly’s new memoir.
Daughtry, with frontman Chris Daughtry, performs at The Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel on Thursday, May 24, 2012.
Tonight in L.V.: NHL Awards, Daughtry, Thomas Keller and Made L.V.
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Daughtry is in concert at MGM Grand after appearing at the 2015 NHL Awards hosted by Rob Riggle and broadcast live from MGM Grand Garden Arena. It’s the sixth time that the NHL has honored the world’s best hockey players in Las Vegas.
Fireworks explode from the Kinetic Field main stage during the final night of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Sunday, June 21, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival ends with Calvin Harris, eight stages, Maverick Helicopters VIPs
2015 EDC Las Vegas Night 3:
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The fifth-annual Electric Daisy Carnival has ended after three nights at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and an estimated 404,000 attendees gathered to celebrate music, art, creativity, self-expression and peace, love, unity and respect. #PLUR
Andrew Lowes competes on NBC’s “America Ninja Warrior” Season 6 in Las Vegas.
‘American Ninja Warrior’ finals filming in Las Vegas this week
Television:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The action-packed, heart-racing “American Ninja Warrior” Season 7 finals with a $1 million prize will be filmed here in Las Vegas on Wednesday and Thursday for broadcast in late August and early September on NBC.
The Stanley Cup on the High Roller on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, at the Linq Promenade.
Preview: 2015 NHL Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Wednesday
Sports:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
NHL stars past and present — including members of the 2015 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks — join hockey fans from the world of entertainment with host Rob Riggle and musical performer Daughtry for the 2015 NHL Awards on Wednesday.

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