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November 27, 2014

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Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia wins the overall title at the 2014 World Food Championships on Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, in downtown Las Vegas.
World Food Championships winner Ricardo Heredia is a rising star
Guest Columnist Ben Vaughn:
Friday, November 21, 2014
This year’s top honors went to San Diego chef Ricardo Heredia. A two-time finalist at the event, when Ricardo is asked about how he got into the business of food, he likes to say he “hustled” his way into the kitchen.
2014 Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez is crowned 2014 Miss USA at the 2014 Miss USA Pageant at Baton Rouge River Center on Sunday, June 8, 2014, in Baton Rouge, La. Runner-up 2014 Miss North Dakota Audra Mari is at center and 2013 Miss USA Erin Brady is at right.
Miss Nevada (and Miss USA) Nia Sanchez crowns successor Sunday at UNLV
Pageant:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Nia Sanchez never thought that she would win the Miss Nevada USA Pageant a year ago, but then she went on to become the first Nevada delegate in history to win the ultimate crown of Miss USA.
Singer and actress Pia Zadora performs during a guest stint in "Million Dollar Quartet" on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, at Harrah’s.
Strip Scribbles: Pia Zadora, Rick Moonen, Burt Reynolds, Vegas Rocks! Awards
Las Vegas:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
It’s not quite a performance from a hospital bed, but pretty darn close. Feisty singer Pia Zadora has a miracle return to her cabaret shows at Piero’s this weekend a few months after serious injuries sustained when her golf cart overturned.
Jane's Addiction at Brooklyn Bowl on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Linq.
Weekend best bets: Jane’s Addiction, David Sedaris and Anjelah Johnson
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Before the holidays hit, get in one last weekend of fall festivities with entertainment options ranging from top-notch comedy and concerts to homegrown Las Vegas talent.
People stroll through Opportunity Village's Magical Forest Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012.
Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest opens Friday; official tree lighting Nov. 28
Holidays:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman will flip the switch to reveal a brilliantly lit forest announcing the official start to the holiday season in Las Vegas. Mirage headliners Boyz II Men, Venetian headliners Human Nature, yours truly and many more will join Madame Mayor.
The Quad headliner comedy juggler Jeff Civillico performs at the closing-night party for IPW 2013 at Garden of the Gods pool at Caesars Palace on June 12, 2013.
Jeff Civillico’s fundraising Headliners Bash takes over Penn & Teller Theater
Philanthropy:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Our Strip showbiz stars have big and generous hearts, and Linq Hotel headliner comedy juggler Jeff Civillico on Friday brings them all together at Penn & Teller Theater in the Rio for his annual Headliners Bash.
President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.
Obama’s immigration speech to cut into 2014 Latin Grammys on Univision
Television:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
President Barack Obama’s immigration speech will officially cut into as many as 40 minutes of today’s live Univision telecast of the 2014 Latin Grammy Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Clint Holmes performs during the Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas.
Clint Holmes returns to Harrah’s — for a song — in ‘Million Dollar Quartet’
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Clint Holmes is the latest in the line of guest vocalists to join “Million Dollar Quartet,” as he’ll sing “All Shook Up,” the Elvis classic, at the end of the performance on Dec. 4. Holmes closed out ...
Santa Claus, Jace Crispin of Chippendales at the Rio, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and Gavin McHale attend the 2013 Great Santa Run on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013, in downtown Las Vegas.
Great Santa Run: Hostess Holly Madison, mayor’s $10K challenge, grand marshals Chippendales
Opportunity Village:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Along with marking 10 years of the Great Santa Run, Opportunity Village is commemorating its 60th anniversary. The beloved nonprofit provides unparalleled opportunities, enrichment and support to nearly 3,000 valley residents with disabilities and their families.
Wolfgang Puck.
Q+A: Wolfgang Puck’s 22 years on the Strip and first suburban bistro
Dining:
Thursday, November 20, 2014
This week, Wolfgang Puck came to town to officially open his Bar & Grill and sign copies of his cookbook “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life” for fans.
Billy Hufsey’s “Celebrity Idols” at Sin City Theater in Planet Hollywood.
Preview: Billy Hufsey’s exuberant ‘Celebrity Idols’ at Planet Hollywood
Theater:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Billy Hufsey’s “Celebrity Idols” is a wild, exuberant, frenzied and furious party with more than 30 musical numbers and 50 flashy, super-sexy costume changes celebrating movies and music and their stars who became celebrity idols.
Ashley Monroe, Angaleena Presley, Miranda Lambert, Shania Twain, Kelly Clarkson, Faith Hill and Reba McEntire backstage after Twain's "Still the One" at The Colosseum in Caesars Palace on Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Strip Scribbles: Reba McEntire at Caesars? Derek Jeter, Jessica Alba, Mac King
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Former Las Vegas builder and developer Ron Pratte built up one of the world’s greatest collections of automobilia and collector cars over the past two decades. Now he’s selling more than 1,500 pieces and 140 cars.
Willie Robertson, his wife Korie Robertson, Missy Robertson and her husband Jase Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" arrive at the BMI Country Awards on Nov. 5, 2013, in Nashville.
The quack attack uproots ‘MJ’ and ‘Rat Pack,’ but they’ll be back
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
This is a full-scale, authorized, licensed and big-budget musical in which the Robertsons are to be played by actors who can sing and dance. One of the show’s producers is Tommy Mottola, the Sony music exec and former husband of Mariah Carey. So this is a show that has some serious ...
Comedy juggler Jeff Civillico serves up laughs at the Quad.
Jeff Civillico’s greatest juggling act: The annual Win-Win ‘Headliners’ Bash’
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Jeff Civillico is finding it easier to stage a charity production for his Win-Win Entertainment Foundation than it was a couple of years ago. ...
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas works on a human canvas in Season 5 of “Ink Master” on Spike TV.
Cleen Rock One of Las Vegas wins twice on ‘Ink Master’
Television:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Our Las Vegas tattoo artist and salon owner Cleen Rock One scored a double victory on Tuesday night’s “Ink Master” on Spike TV and moved one step closer to winning the $100,000 grand prize.
Attendees dance to the music of Kaskade during Night 2 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 21, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Electric Daisy Carnival returns to Las Vegas from June 19 to 21, 2015
Music:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tickets ranging from $329 for a three-day pass to $699 for a VIP pass go on sale Monday, Dec. 1. Once again, there will be no single-day tickets for the fifth-annual festival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Imperial Red Cross Easter Egg with portraits (1915) on display in the exhibit “Faberge Revealed” at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.
Exquisite, breathtaking and splendid ‘Faberge Revealed’ at Bellagio
Art:
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
This is the ultimate in bling. The gold-and-diamond-encrusted Faberge eggs first crafted for the czars of Russia and dating back to the 19th century are priceless works of art. They are exquisite, breathtakingly beautiful and super splendid.
Perry Farrell of Jane’s Addiction performs at Brooklyn Bowl on Friday, May 9, 2014, in the Linq.
Perry Farrell: ‘We are never breaking up’ Jane’s Addiction
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
After a hiatus of about three months, Jane’s Addiction is back onstage, playing Friday night at 9 at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade. The band most recently performed at the Bowl in May. ...
Angelica Bridges stars in “Hollywood Bombshells” at Sin City Theater in Planet Hollywood.
Q+A: Bombshell Angelica Bridges talks ‘Hollywood Bombshells’ at Planet Hollywood
Adult:
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Angelica Bridges will work with comedienne Kathleen Dunbar as her mother in the show, plus eight hot dancers. Rehearsals start in a week, and Angelica is training for her own aerial choreography.
In this image released by Sony Pictures, Kevin James is shown in the comedy "Paul Blart: Mall Cop."
Strip Scribbles: ‘Mall Cop 2,’ Frank Marino, ‘Ink Master’ and Celine Dion
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
“Divas Las Vegas” at the Linq Hotel headliner Frank Marino is keeping a secret project with Oprah Winfrey under wraps after their weekend in California where the Strip headliner was part of her show “Life You Want to Live.”
Paris Hilton and Michael Boychuck at his Color salon in Caesars Palace on Aug. 27, 2010.
Michael Boychuck’s online Hair Academy goes global
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Hair guru Michael Boychuck has become a worldwide phenomenon since he began last year signing up students from as far away as Australia, Japan and Europe for his new online Hair Academy at OnlineHairCourses.com.
Band leader and trumpet player David Perrico after a media preview of "Pin Up," a new show at the Stratosphere, Monday, Feb. 25, 2013. The show, featuring Claire Sinclair, Playboy's 2011 Playmate of the Year, is scheduled to open March 2.
David Perrico’s imprint is on powerful Tuscany lineup; change in cast brings a Fenton to ‘Showstoppers’
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The scene tonight is twofold, with Mark Shunock hosting the latest installment of “Mondays Dark” at nearby Vinyl benefiting Vegas Shepherd Rescue. Shunock’s next charity event is ...
Wolfgang Puck signs copies of his newly released cookbook "Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light, Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life," on Wednesday,  April 9, 2014, in front of his restaurant Spago at the Forum Shops in Caesars Palace.
Wolfgang Puck opens his Bar and Grill at Downtown Summerlin
Dining:
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Award-winning celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck officially opens his new Bar and Grill at Downtown Summerlin today with a book signing for “Wolfgang Puck Makes It Healthy: Light Delicious Recipes and Easy Exercises for a Better Life.”
Rene Angelil and Celine Dion arrive at the "Veronic Voices" premiere at Bally's on Friday, June 28, 2013.
Celine Dion’s return delayed? Plus, new stars to be announced for the New Year
Las Vegas:
Monday, November 17, 2014
Plans are in progress for Celine Dion’s return to her residency at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace, but because that’s now not likely to resume until May instead of the earlier expected March date, two stars are being added to the lineup.
Colby Lemmo performs with John Cartin during “Le Reve — The Dream” on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Bigger and better ‘Le Reve’ to include new $3 million element at Wynn
Entertainment:
Monday, November 17, 2014
It’s a show I recommend to all of my friends visiting Las Vegas since it’s a production that simply could not be duplicated or presented anywhere else. The acrobatics will keep you breathless.

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