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February 12, 2016

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Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond celebrate the renaming of their showroom to Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas on Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013.
Donny and Marie Osmond to unveil Madame Tussauds wax figures
Las Vegas Strip:
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Next Tuesday, popular Flamingo headliners Donny and Marie Osmond will unveil their Madame Tussauds wax figures onstage at Donny & Marie Showroom instead of at the museum in the Venetian.
Guns N' Roses' "An Evening of Destruction: No Trickery!" at the Joint on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at Hard Rock Hotel Las Vegas. Nicolas Cage, pictured here, introduces the band.
Las Vegas veteran aims to pitch film to Nicolas Cage
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Purple Heart recipient and U.S. Army Vietnam veteran Chuck N. Baker hopes to sign up Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage to turn his documentary about veterans into a larger dramatic project.
Joan Collins, Evie Bricusse and Leslie Bricusse at the Vanity Fair Oscars Party in 2011.
Longtime friend Leslie Bricusse toasts 85th birthday in Las Vegas
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Legendary and award-winning songwriter and show creator Leslie Bricusse celebrated his 85th birthday on the Las Vegas Strip as a guest of Sir Elton John and after a series of other reunions may well be a part of our future entertainment scene.
Celine Dion hugs her husband, Rene Angelil.
Celine Dion to pay tribute to late husband Rene Angelil tonight at Caesars Palace
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
A casting of Rene Angelil’s hand will remain under the spotlight during the “Celebration of Life” event at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace that has been organized by Celine Dion at tonight’s tribute to her late husband and manager. Last Nov. 18, I reported it as the most loving and romantic story I’d heard in ...
Gordon Ramsay, Nobu Matsuhisa and Guy Savoy 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.
Gordon Ramsay receives Michelin star; Herbs & Rye award; Alex Stratta; Sushi Samba
Counter Intelligence:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Las Vegas celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay became the first English chef to win his first star from the Michelin Guide for his restaurant Le Pressoir d’Argent in Bordeaux, France, a nearly impossible achievement knowing the culinary rivalry between the two countries.
“Rock of Ages” at the Venetian star Mark Shunock has his mullet applied by hair, wig and makeup supervisor Robin Lee as part of preparations for the show Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at the Venetian Theater.
Rocking in Rio with ‘Ages’ changes; L.V. Phil takes on pink hue
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
One performer who will not rock in Rio for long is Mark Shunock, the magnanimous actor who portrays Lonny who has announced on his Facebook page that he is leaving ...
The new Davidoff of Geneva cigar bar at Fashion Show.
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams — now add cigar pleasures
Davidoff of Geneva:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Champagne wishes and caviar dreams became my TV slogan at the end of every episode of “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous.” Now I can add “cigar pleasures” for the hat trick thanks to last week’s arrival of the first Davidoff of Geneva cigar bar on the Strip.
A star for Elvis Presley in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Elvis Presley star, KMA, Mariah Carey, Mark Shunock, Big Boi
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
The late Elvis Presley received new recognition on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars this morning when the Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley Fan Club installed a new star for the King of Rock and Roll outside Mon Ami Gabi at Paris Las Vegas.
Claire Sinclair (Nice in white) and Sabina Kelley (Naughty in red) rehearse for "Pin Up" on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, in the Stratosphere.
Sabina Kelley + beau Nixx 383; Rod Stewart; Soolin of ‘Fantasy’ in Playboy
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Gorgeous international pinup model and Oxygen’s “Best Ink” judge Sabina Kelley is enjoying a 7,400-mile long-distance relationship commuting between her Las Vegas home and the Surfer’s Paradise area of Australia’s Gold Coast.
Mariah Carey hosts at 1 OAK on Saturday, July 25, 2015, in the Mirage.
Tonight in L.V.: Mariah Carey, Carla Pellegrino, Rita Lim, Improv comedy
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Newly engaged superstar Mariah Carey resumes her “#1 to Infinity” residency at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace with nine shows through Feb. 20, including Feb. 13 and Valentine’s Day.
Jared Leto, center, arrives with his mother Constance and brother Shannon at the Oscars on Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles.
Star Surveillance: Jared Leto, Tito Ortiz, Chumlee, Melissa + Joe Gorga, Dorothy Wang
Monday, February 1, 2016
Thirty Seconds to Mars frontman and Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto attended a performance of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace. Also at “Absinthe,” Slayer co-founder and guitarist Kerry King.
Dignitaries with Beer Park enjoy a toast to help celebrate the grand opening of the venue Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Paris Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Clydesdales at new Beer Park; Thomas Keller responds to criticism
Las Vegas:
Monday, February 1, 2016
Horses used to roam the land where today’s Las Vegas Strip takes center stage. Superstar Shania Twain re-created those days of old when she rode up Las Vegas Boulevard to debut her residency at Caesars Palace in November 2012.
Chris Stapleton accepts the award for new artist of the year at the 49th Annual CMA Awards at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn.
ACM Awards returns to MGM Grand with all-star nominees, lineup
Monday, February 1, 2016
This will be the debut for Las Vegas regular Dierks Bentley as co-host and the fourth consecutive year for Luke Bryan. As reigning Entertainer of the Year, Luke has earned his fourth consecutive Entertainer of the Year nomination.
Las Vegas runner and five-time cancer survivor Helene Neville on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Buca di Beppo.
Cancer survivor Helene Neville of L.V. sets new world record for running
Las Vegas Strip:
Monday, February 1, 2016
Five-time cancer survivor and Las Vegas grandmother Helene Neville, 55, conquered the impossible with her nonstop weekend run of 135 miles up and down the Strip. She set a world record for covering the laps between the two Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas signs.
Dita Von Teese is flanked by “Jubilee” showgirls Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at Bally’s.
Dita Von Teese attends ‘Jubilee’ at Bally’s
Adult Entertainment:
Monday, February 1, 2016
A legendary burlesque performer met legendary showgirls on the Las Vegas Strip on Saturday night. Burlesque dancer and model Dita Von Teese attended “Jubilee” at Bally’s on Saturday evening.
Eric Church performs at the Chelsea on Saturday, April 26, 2014, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Eric Church, Chris Stapleton lead 2016 ACM Awards nominations
MGM Grand:
Monday, February 1, 2016
The nominations for the 51st Academy of Country Music Awards were announced by Dierks Bentley today on “CBS This Morning,” and Las Vegas regular Eric Church and country It Boy Chris Stapleton lead the pack with five nods apiece.
Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning is chased out of the pocket by New England Patriots defenders Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, in Denver.
Monday By the Numbers: A statistical summary of Super Bowl 50
Monday, February 1, 2016
This week, Monday By the Numbers focuses on Super Bowl 50, where we finally drop the Roman numerals and ask the question, “In how many Super Bowls did Roman Gabriel of the Rams play?” ...
Angela Renee White, 27, a model known as Blac Chyna, was arrested Friday, Jan. 29, 2016.
Model Blac Chyna kicked off Texas flight, arrested
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Texas authorities say a model known as Blac Chyna was arrested after being kicked off a flight for allegedly being intoxicated and causing a disturbance.
Beyond Bowie, other notables left distinctive requests
Saturday, January 30, 2016
David Bowie's wish to have his ashes scattered in a Buddhist ritual in Bali is the latest in a series of distinctive provisions in celebrities' wills. Surprising specifics, and curiosity about them, go back at least as far as Shakespeare's bequest to his wife of his "second-best bed." Here's a look at some other luminaries whose final instructions had uncommon features.
The cast of “Orange is the New Black” poses in the press room with awards for outstanding ensemble in a comedy series.
Cable, streaming, Viola Davis star at the SAG Awards
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Television was praised as gutsy and bold as the Screen Actors Guild Awards honored shows that illuminate the lives of transgender parents and imprisoned women. That's TV as in cable channels and streaming services, with …
Psychic Tanya, played by Penny Wiggins, and The Amazing Johnathan appear Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Baobab Stage at Town Square.
The Amazing Johnathan, Psychic Tanya and ‘Mondays Dark’ prove Las Vegas charity knows no bounds
Saturday, January 30, 2016
Sometimes you don’t see the busy weeks coming. The week just passed was one of those in VegasVille, a weeklong rollout of parties, performances and events that was almost impossible for even this scribe to …
Bryson Tiller.
Celebrity preview: Bryson Tiller, Beer Park, Santana, Elton John, Helene Neville
Las Vegas:
Friday, January 29, 2016
In this quiet weekend, a few unique events bubble to the surface. The first is the new residency of King Billy at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country in Town Square. Whoever thought we’d kick off our weekly Weekend Celebrity Preview with an under-the-radar country band?
Celine Dion performs at the Colosseum on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Caesars Palace.
Celine Dion: ‘My family and I are deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support’
Friday, January 29, 2016
For the first time since the death of her husband and former manager, Rene Angelil, and the two-day funeral observances last week in Montreal, Caesars Palace headliner and global superstar singer Celine Dion has reached out to fans and friends.
Helene Neville, a world record-holder for running the perimeter of the United States, is welcomed home to Las Vegas on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015, at Buca di Beppo on Flamingo Road.
Helene Neville embarks on another record run: ‘It’s all about inspiring others’
Las Vegas Strip:
Thursday, January 28, 2016
It sounds impossible, a superhuman challenge that defies logic. Yet 55-year-old Las Vegas cancer survivor and grandmother Helene Neville is convinced that she has the stamina and willpower to run nonstop back and forth on the Las Vegas Strip for 135 miles.
Las Vegas restaurateur Elizabeth Blau, center, guest stars on “Restaurant Startup” on CNBC.
Vince Neil sets $1M target on ‘Apprentice’; Elizabeth Blau pays $1.25M for Peli Peli
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Also participating in Season 8 of “Celebrity Apprentice” will be familiar Las Vegas names: retired UFC fighter Chael Sonnen, Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi of “Jersey Shore” fame, Muhammad Ali’s daughter Laila Ali and Kyle Richards of “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills.”

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