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April 26, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

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.
Las Vegas Sun founder Hank Greenspun with Priscilla and Elvis Presley at their wedding May 1, 1967, at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas.
Priscilla Presley ready to return Elvis — for real — to Las Vegas
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The core question for fans of the King of Rock ’n’ Roll has long been: “How can we bring Elvis back to Las Vegas?” Priscilla Presley has long asked that herself.
Bob Newhart, Bernadette Peters and Steve Martin at the Riviera in Las Vegas in 1978.
Photos: Sixty years of the Riviera — Steve Martin, Bernadette Peters, Comedy Implosion
The Strip:
Monday, April 20, 2015
During the 60-year history of the Riviera, comedy has been king at the iconic building that was the Strip’s first high-rise casino hotel. Comedy legend Steve Martin performed at the property throughout the 1970s.
Maksim Chmerkovskiy, center, choreographs a new scene in “Le Reve — The Dream” on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
‘Le Reve’ is named ‘Best Production Show’ for fifth consecutive year
Concierge Choice Awards:
Monday, April 20, 2015
Additionally at the 25th Anniversary Concierge Choice Awards, SNHCA presented its first-ever Lifetime Award to Steve Wynn, who was a surprise guest at the awards with wife Andrea, for his support of the Las Vegas concierge community.
Betty Willis at the "50 Years of Fabulous Neon" Bill Hanapple photo exhibit Thursday, Oct. 6, 2005, at S2 Art Factory.
To Betty Willis, Las Vegas was forever ‘Fabulous’
Monday, April 20, 2015
The word “fabulous” was chosen because it was the one word Betty Willis always used to describe Las Vegas. “It was just a word a whole lot of people liked, and we liked it, too,” Willis said. “We really thought Las Vegas was a fabulous place.”
Bradley Lords, Vin Armani and Brace Land of Showtime’s "Gigolos" set in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Lance Burton’s magic movie, ‘Gigolos,’ Sheri’s Ranch, ‘Late Night Chef Fight’
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 20, 2015
Illusionist Lance Burton is in the finishing stages of his debut film “Billy Topit: Master Magician,” and we have a first look at its poster ahead of the planned black-tie premiere this fall.
Joe Manganiello, Channing Tatum and Stephen Boss in “Magic Mike XXL.”
Preview: Schwarzenegger, Statham, Eastwood, ‘Fantastic Four,’ ‘Magic Mike XXL’ — and Tom Cruise?
2015 CinemaCon:
Monday, April 20, 2015
More than 5,000 global cinema owners — a 7 percent increase over last year and representing 72 countries — will rub shoulders with big-screen stars and studio honchos, view upcoming summer blockbusters and check out the latest innovations.
Actor David Hasselhoff speaks to a reporter as WBC/WBA welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. works out at Mayweather Boxing Club on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, in Chinatown. Mayweather Jr. will face WBO welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in a unification bout at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 2.
Monday By the Numbers: 1 dominates Pacquiao conference call; 0 prevails at Mayweather-Pacquiao ticket office
Monday, April 20, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers collects statistics from AFAN’s AIDS Walk, “Marvel Universe Live!” at the Thomas & Mack Center and the sale of Cirque du Soleil.
“Divas” night at “Mondays Dark” hosted by Mark Shunock, right, with Joey Fatone, benefiting Dress for Success on Monday, March 16, 2015, in Vinyl at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Preview: Crikey! British invasion at hunky-dory ‘Mondays Dark’ tonight
Hard Rock Hotel:
Monday, April 20, 2015
The impact of British actors, musicians, composers and singers on the U.S. entertainment scene has been massive dating back to the days of William Shakespeare.
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte speaks at a news conference Monday, April 20, 2015, in Montreal. Cirque du Soleil has signed a deal to sell a majority stake in the famed circus group to U.S. private equity firm TPG for a reported $1.5 billion.
Guy Laliberte swings deal with TPG, sells interest in Cirque for $1.5 billion
Monday, April 20, 2015
The famed founder of Cirque du Soleil has sold controlling interest in the company, and the new majority ownership company is familiar around the world and ...
Steve Wynn and choreographer Marguerite Derricks attend the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Steve Wynn revives ‘Li’l Abner’ in ‘Showstoppers’ moment at concierge gala
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau was earlier positioned at the Southern Nevada Hotel Concierge Association’s 25th Anniversary Celebration and Concierge Choice Awards.
Kourtney Kardashian celebrates her 36th birthday with Scott Disick and friends at 1 OAK on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in the Mirage.
Photos: Kourtney Kardashian toasts 36th birthday with Scott Disick at 1 OAK
The Mirage:
Monday, April 20, 2015
The mother of three started off the evening of her actual birthday at dinner in nearby Stack with Scott Disick, her boyfriend and baby daddy since 2006 and fellow Las Vegas regular, and friends including Courtenay Semel, Melissa Kolker and Sarah Howard.
Christina Aguilera and fiance Matthew Rutler at Hakkasan on Friday, April 17, 2015, in MGM Grand.
Photos: Christina Aguilera, fiance Matthew Rutler party at Hakkasan
MGM Grand:
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, TV personality and actress Christina Aguilera, fiance Matthew Rutler and friends partied at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Friday during the five-level restaurant and nightclub’s second-anniversary weekend.
The Tapas by Alex Stratta grand opening Wednesday, April 15, 2015, in Tivoli Village.
Photos: Tapas by Alex Stratta celebrates grand opening in Tivoli Village
Dining:
Sunday, April 19, 2015
Servers passed contemporary small plates including fried oyster cups, albondigas, bunuelos, fried kale, seafood ceviche, gazpacho, octopus, desserts (including light cream puffs and fruit soaked in sangria) and signature sangria and wine.
New Three Days Grace frontman Matt Walst.
Review: Three Days Grace graces the Joint with new frontman Matt Walst
Hard Rock Hotel:
Sunday, April 19, 2015
With a recent transition in the band’s architecture as frontman Matt Walst became the official replacement for former singer-songwriter Adam Gontier in 2014, critics wondered what structure would be built with their 2015 album “Human” and subsequent tour.
Scott Disick, fifth from right — with Kourtney Kardashian, fourth from right, and friends — hosts at 1 OAK on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in the Mirage.
Celebrity preview: Kourtney Kardashian, SJP, Kathy Griffin, Jennifer Coolidge, Wayne Brady
Las Vegas:
Friday, April 17, 2015
Maybe the music scene is quiet because country music fans have left the Strip en masse for this year’s 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. It has moved — thankfully for only one year — from MGM Grand Garden Arena to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Penn & Teller at the 21st AFAN AIDS Walk on April 17, 2011.
Entering 25th annual AFAN AIDS Walk, Penn Jillette talks ‘Duck,’ ‘Fool Us,’ Broadway plans
Friday, April 17, 2015
Lately, Penn Jillette has been musing about curtailing Penn & Teller’s long commitment to AFAN, as the organization preps for its 25th annual AIDS Walk. When checking the dates in the duo’s performance calendar, ...
Calvin Harris spins at Hakkasan on Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2014, in MGM Grand.
Strip Scribbles: Hakkasan’s second anniversary; Jordin Sparks; Weird Al; Foxtail’s 18-and-older party
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The four-day celebration weekend to mark the second anniversary of Hakkasan at MGM Grand begins tonight and runs through Sunday with performances by global superstar DJs Tiesto, Hardwell and Steve Aoki, plus Kyroman, the part-man, part-machine phenomenon.
Las Vegas 51s manager Wally Backman, second from right, talks with players during the 51s' season opener Thursday, April 3, 2014, against the Fresno Grizzlies.
Weekend Best Bets: UNLVino, Las Vegas 51s and Pure Aloha Festival
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
From a champagne kick-off party at UNLVino to a celebration of local Hawaiian heritage, 'tis indeed a weekend to eat, drink and be merry. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Britney Spears celebrates “Britney Day” at the High Roller in the Linq Promenade on Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Britney Spears puts heckling hater in his place at Planet Hollywood
Music:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
I’m giving a high-five to pop princess Britney Spears not only because of her return Wednesday night to her Axis at Planet Hollywood residency “Britney: Piece of Me,” but also for the fact that she lambasted a heckling hater in the audience near the stage.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis at the 2010 ShoWest Awards at the Paris on March 18, 2010.
Shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker at Crystals in CityCenter
Fashion:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
“Sex and the City” with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis was a Sunday night TV-viewing phenomenon on HBO that began in 1998 and ended in 2004.
Las Vegas runner and cancer survivor Helene Neville.
Helene Neville of Henderson preps for final marathon run around U.S. perimeter
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Four-time cancer survivor Helene Neville of Henderson has battled three brain surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. Yet incredibly she is about to embark on the biggest challenge of her amazing life. This is an extraordinary story of courage and bravery.
The grand opening of “Duck Commander Musical” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Rio.
‘Duck’ is an odd dish at the Rio, but it is well prepared
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The enormous investment of resources, experience and ingenuity bubbles over in “Duck Commander Musical,” which is based on the Robertson family of A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” reality-rooted TV series.
Korie Robertson, Willie Robertson, Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr attend the grand opening of “Duck Commander Musical” on Wednesday, April 15, 2015, at the Rio.
‘Duck Commander Musical’ review: Before fame, money and beards
The Rio:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Executive producer and entertainment mogul Tommy Mottola was 100 percent correct when he told me: “This is as good as any other Broadway musical. I’ll put it up alongside anything else, and it’ll win. It has everything — and then some — you’d want in a hit musical.”
“Time Traveling With Brian Unger” on the Travel Channel. Unger is at left.
Q+A: Brian Unger talks new Travel Channel series ‘Time Traveling’
Television:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The early days of quickie Las Vegas divorces and wedding chapel marriages of Hollywood stars will be brought back to life on a new Travel Channel series premiering Monday.

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