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July 4, 2015

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Charcuterie.
Ben Vaughn: The unexpected joy and versatility of charcuterie
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
The art of charcuterie is fascinating in infusing flavors into meats and using a method of cure for preservation. The process of charcuterie was originally designed for preserving and extending the shelf life of meats before the advent of refrigeration.
Larry and Camille Ruvo attend 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.
NV Energy donates $1.25 million to Keep Memory Alive; $100,000 necklace
Philanthropy:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
It’s never too late to celebrate good news, especially when it concerns a million-dollar donation to our Keep Memory Alive charity that funds the work of the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in downtown’s Symphony Park.
Marlon Wayans at LAX.
Marlon Wayans talks Jonas, Scherzinger on ‘I Can Do That’; ‘Fifty Shades of Black’
Q+A:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
It’s one of the most dangerous, death-defying and jaw-dropping skating routines, and every time The Skating Aratas perform it here in their headline “V — The Ultimate Variety Show” at Planet Hollywood, wowed audiences are in disbelief.
Grand opening night of "Reba and Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas" on Friday, June 19, 2015, at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace.
Photos: Reba McEntire, Brooks & Dunn soar with Caesars Palace residency
Review:
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
It was uber-high energy from the get-go. Reba McEntire was kicking up her sequined boots, and Kix Brooks was running and jumping the complete length of the large stage. Only the quieter Ronnie Dunn stood fairly still.
Hand-balancer Oleksiy Mognlynyy performs “Dolls Love” on Season 10 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.”
Three Las Vegas acts competing on NBC’s ‘America’s Got Talent’
Television:
Monday, June 22, 2015
The acts on the new Season 10 of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” with my pal Nick Cannon are getting wilder and weirder, and naturally the talent producers came to Las Vegas to seek out the best of the wild and weird.
The Stanley Cup is delivered to MGM Grand on Monday, June 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. The 2015 NHL Awards are at nearby MGM Grand Garden Arena on Wednesday.
Strip Scribbles: Stanley Cup, Conor McGregor, Krewella at MGM; ‘SYTYCD’
Las Vegas:
Monday, June 22, 2015
The NHL’s Stanley Cup arrived at the MGM Grand lobby this afternoon. Fresh from a Chicago Blackhawks celebration parade, the Stanley Cup was on display today until 7 p.m. and returns Tuesday from 10 a.m. to noon and 4 to 7 p.m.
Performer Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 17, 2015, at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
Britney Spears and Charlie Ebersol call it quits after eight months
Couples:
Monday, June 22, 2015
US Weekly is reporting exclusively that our Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears is single again after her eight-month romance with producer Charlie Ebersol has crashed on the rocks.
The International Model Search pageant at Hakkasan on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, in MGM Grand Las Vegas.
Tropic Beauty bans its winner from Model Search; 2012 Miss Nevada among hopefuls
Pageants:
Monday, June 22, 2015
More than 50 models representing 25 countries arrive in Las Vegas today for the International Model Search pageant. In all, 52 glamor girls will compete at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Saturday after Friday’s preliminary bikini parade at Wet Republic.
Afrojack arrives at Night 1 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Tonight in L.V.: Restaurant Week, ‘Baz,’ Afrojack, Aoki, Diplo, Skrillex, Mo5aic
Entertainment:
Monday, June 22, 2015
Las Vegas Restaurant Week continues into its second week through Friday night with more than 140 restaurants taking part in the citywide prix-fixe menus benefitting our Three Square food bank.
Actor Bryan Cranston introduces Above & Beyond at Kinetic Field during Night 2 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Monday By the Numbers: Mac King’s total audience count at Harrah’s; Bryan Cranston’s set at EDC
Monday, June 22, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Beat Coffeehouse on Fremont East. I’ve written from here before, and will again, enjoying my freshly brewed coffee and the vinyl audio entertainment of “Slanted & Enchanted” by ’90s indie rockers Pavement.
Night 2 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival with Armin Van Buuren at Kinetic Field on Saturday, June 20, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
From (a) hangover (experience) to Hardwell, the world’s No. 1 DJ, at Electric Daisy Carnival
2015 EDC Las Vegas Night 2:
Sunday, June 21, 2015
No, there was actually no hangover today. It’s impossible when one sticks with only water on Night 2 of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. (Second-hand smoke from marijuana is another matter — contact high, anyone?)
Hardwell at Wet Republic in MGM Grand on Friday, April 19, 2013.
Two-time world’s No. 1 DJ Hardwell talks Dannic, Afrojack, hip-hop and EDC
Q+A:
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Twenty-seven-year-old Dutch DJ and producer Hardwell, birth name Robbert van de Corput, has a headline set at Kinetic Field from 1:15 to 2:25 a.m. Sunday at the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn kick off their residency "Reba and Brooks & Dunn: Together in Vegas" on Wednesday, June 17, 2015, in the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
Review: Reba, Brooks & Dunn scoot and boogie at Colosseum
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Some middle-of-the-road music fans will say what Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn perform at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace is a lot like rock. Heck, at one point the backing band and Brooks & Dunn are playing a half-dozen guitars. They rock it so effectively ...
Fans get a better view as the beat picks up while watching Arty at Circuit Grounds during the first night of the 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 19, 2015, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
A bigger and better — the best yet? — Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas
2015 EDC Las Vegas Night 1:
Saturday, June 20, 2015
The new Carnival Square with multiple options for food and beverages, meet-and-greets, photo opps and services (cell phone charging, massages) — plus, bathrooms instead of outhouses — is a terrific and smart addition this year.
Lance Bass parties with Us Weekly at Foxtail Pool Club on Saturday, May 30, 2015, in SLS Las Vegas.
All about that Bass, no treble
Foxtail Pool Club:
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Lance Bass, largely known for his membership in the boyband ’N Sync, has moved from the back of the class to the front simply by being true to himself.
Night 1 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Celebrity preview: Electric Daisy Carnival, Reba + Brooks & Dunn, Chris Brown, Sean Paul, Warriors
Las Vegas:
Friday, June 19, 2015
The three-night 2015 Electric Daisy Carnival dominates this weekend’s entertainment offerings. More than 400,000 total ravers are expected at Las Vegas Motor Speedway fighting hotter-than-Hades 112-degree weather but enjoying an incredible lineup of superstar DJs.
Holly Madison and Claire Sinclair attend the 2015 Keep Memory Alive “Power of Love” gala Saturday, June 13, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Holly Madison signs off on ‘Rabbit Hole’; numbers crunch led to Grimm decision at Vinyl
Friday, June 19, 2015
Holly Madison is to promote her new book “Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures and Cautionary Tales of a Former Playboy Bunny” on July 1 with a book signing at ...
The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers performs solo at Bunkhouse Saloon on Saturday, March 21, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Celebrities you didn’t know graduated from Las Vegas high schools
Friday, June 19, 2015
Tennis legend Andre Agassi, who was born, raised and still lives in Las Vegas, is among many celebrities who spent their high school years here. Some of the others ...
The coast in La Jolla, Calif.
La Jolla is the ‘Riviera of the West’ in Southern California
Weekend Getaway:
Friday, June 19, 2015
La Jolla, Calif., is nicknamed “The Riviera of the West” and “The Jewel of San Diego” for a reason: With its ocean views and beaches, fine dining, outdoor activities aplenty and ...
Actress Madeleine Stowe.
Settling the score: ‘Revenge’ star Madeleine Stowe fights MS that took her father
Q+A:
Friday, June 19, 2015
“It was troubling because we lived very much on hope. At the time, people would say a cure would be around the corner. He was pretty much robbed of everything — of his mental faculties, of his physical capabilities.”
Barbara Eden and Larry Hagman in “I Dream of Jeannie” in 1969.
‘I Dream of Jeannie’ star Barbara Eden continues her magic carpet ride
Q+A:
Friday, June 19, 2015
It’s an extraordinary TV success story, and, forevermore, vivacious Barbara Eden will be known as the genie on “I Dream of Jeannie.” The Sidney Sheldon sitcom, which starred Larry Hagman as USAF Major Tony Nelson, ran for five seasons with 139 episodes.
Troy Burgess of “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian and his wife, Yesi Burgess of “Fantasy” at the Luxor.
‘Rock’ star Troy Burgess a dad-to-be, ‘Absinthe’ acrobat Almas Meirmanov a new dad
Father’s Day:
Thursday, June 18, 2015
Today, we meet with Troy Burgess, who plays Bourbon Room club owner Dennis Dupree in “Rock of Ages” at the Venetian, and Frat Pack high-wire artist Almas Meirmanov of “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace.
Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins with his Ted Lindsay, Art Ross and Hart Memorial trophies at the 2014 NHL Awards in Encore Theater on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at Wynn Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: NHL Awards, International Model Search, Electric Daisy Carnival
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 18, 2015
For lovers of beautiful girls, 52 models from 20 countries arrive Sunday to compete in the International Model Search at MGM Grand. A behind-the-scenes drama has erupted because Elise Duncan, after winning last weekend’s Tropic Beauty, has been banned from competing.
Night 1 of the 2014 Electric Daisy Carnival on Friday, June 20, 2014, at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Weekend Best Bets: EDC, Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con and Django Vegas!
Las Vegas:
Thursday, June 18, 2015
It's that time of year again — the Electric Daisy Carnival returns for a fifth year at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. But if the neon revelry isn't your cup of tea, there are still plenty of other events in town to make your weekend memorable — no raving required.
A rendering shows a renovated Center Bar at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Final notes being played at famed Center Bar in Hard Rock Hotel
Thursday, June 18, 2015
That Hard Rock Hotel's Center Bar is long overdue of an overhaul, and this week hotel officials announced plans to redesign that space beginning June 29.

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