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May 3, 2016

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Celebrity Sightings

Agassi Serves an Ace

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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Entertainer Clint Holmes 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.
Star trek from Clint Holmes-Santa Fe to Frankie Moreno is Uber-eventful
Tuesday, April 26, 2016
There is a saying in my VegasVille universe that helps keep all this activity in perspective. It is, “What could possibly go wrong?” This phrase, always recited facetiously, came to mind ...
Billy Joel at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, June 7, 2014, in Las Vegas. Gavin DeGraw was the opening act.
Monday By the Numbers: Billy Joel, with a dash of ‘Zark’
Monday, April 25, 2016
This week, Monday By the Numbers reminds, “I love you just the way you are,” in honor of William Martin Joel. ...
Burt Jenner and his mother, Caitlyn Jenner, at Exotics Racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Strip Scribbles: Lance Burton, Caitlyn Jenner, Kerry Simon, Nathan’s hot dogs
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 25, 2016
Magician Lance Burton’s first foray into filmmaking has been recognized for his self-financed “Billy Topit: Master Magician” shot entirely in Las Vegas. The movie has been honored as an official selection in the Wild Rose Independent Film Festival in Des Moines.
In this Feb. 12, 2016, photo, Rihanna attends the Jfenty Puma by Rihanna fashion show in New York. Rihanna will receive the Rock Star Award at the annual event honoring black women, BET announced Monday, March 14.
Rihanna turns down $500,000 to appear at beach club season opening?
Wicked Whisper & Racy Rumor:
Monday, April 25, 2016
It really isn’t all about “Work,” work, work, work, work for scorching and sexy superstar singer Rihanna. The 28-year-old Barbados beauty turned down an extra $500,000 payday during this weekend’s visit to Las Vegas. Read on!
Victor Drai weds Yolanda Krupiarz on Sunday, April 24, 2016, at Drai’s atop the Cromwell.
Photos: Victor Drai weds Yolanda Krupiarz in ceremony atop the Cromwell
Couples:
Monday, April 25, 2016
It was a beautiful wedding ceremony on the rooftop Drai’s Beach Club and Nightclub at the Cromwell on Sunday. The bride, Yolanda Krupiarz, looked stunning, and nightlife czar Victor Drai was the handsome groom in gray.
Jason Tenner and Jennifer Romas perform in “Purple Reign” on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at Westgate Las Vegas.
Jason Tenner’s ‘Purple Reign,’ with Jennifer Romas, pays tribute to Prince
Westgate Las Vegas:
Monday, April 25, 2016
While meeting with Westgate timeshare king David Siegel, “Sexxy” star Jennifer Romas suggested that Jason Tenner’s Prince tribute “Purple Reign” memorialize his passing with a bigger production in the International Showroom.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood.
Tonight in L.V.: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, ‘Mondays Dark,’ Doris Kearns Goodwin, Big Elvis
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 25, 2016
American blues band the Chris Robinson Brotherhood headlines at Brooklyn Bowl in the Linq Promenade in support of its new, third, full-length album “Phosphorescent Harvest.”
Drake and Kevin Hart at Marquee on Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Drake, guest Future to headline T-Mobile Arena on Sept. 11
Music:
Monday, April 25, 2016
Canadian rapper, songwriter, producer and actor Drake and guest Future are bringing their “Summer Sixteen Tour” to T-Mobile Arena on Sunday, Sept. 11, it was announced Sunday.
Bruce Johnston and Mike Love of The Beach Boys perform at American Music Theater on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015, in Lancaster, Pa.
The Beach Boys’ Mike Love on 50+ years of good vibrations, L.V. residency
The Smith Center:
Monday, April 25, 2016
Think of The Beach Boys, and images of the ocean, surfing and sunny spots in the shadows of palm trees come to mind with sounds of crashing waves and the music of “Good Vibrations.”
Prince performs during the Super Bowl 41 Halftime Show media day. Super Bowl 41 between the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears took place Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, in Miami. The Colts won 29-17. Prince died Thursday, April 21, 2016, at his home near Minneapolis.
Prince’s final shows: Intimate, playful and with Bowie tribute
Sunday, April 24, 2016
There aren't many musicians who could pull together a night of music the way Prince did the one at Atlanta's Fox Theater— both spontaneous and meticulously planned.
In this Feb. 8, 2015, file photo, Prince presents the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles. Beyond dance parties and hit songs, Prince’s legacy included black activism. He said black lives matter before presenting a 2015 Grammy.
Beyond music, Prince’s legacy includes black activism
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Prince accepted a standing ovation as he strolled out carrying a cane and rocking an Afro to present the 2015 Grammy for album of the year. Then he stole the show with a line that reminded everyone he was more than just a pop superstar ...
Chvrches headlines at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Thursday, April 21, 2016, at the Linq Promenade.
Review: Chvrches singer (and Britney Spears fan) Lauren Mayberry, band transfix at BBLV
Music:
Sunday, April 24, 2016
Scottish trio Chvrches, the world’s potential next definitive pop band, spent a night off in Las Vegas exactly how one might hope it would: Chvrches went to see Britney Spears at Planet Hollywood.
A woman writes on memorial sheet adorned with the symbol Prince once used to identify himself outside Paisley Park in Chanhassen, Minn., on Saturday.
Prince’s family members and friends bid a loving goodbye to pop icon
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Some of Prince's "most beloved" family, friends and musicians celebrated his life in a small, private service on Saturday after his remains had been cremated. His publicist Yvette Noel-Schure said in a statement that …
Pentatonix.
Kevin Olusola of Pentatonix: ‘I really love what I do, and I’ll do it to the best of my abilities’
Mandalay Bay:
Saturday, April 23, 2016
Kevin Olusola of a cappella group Pentatonix is a modern-day Renaissance man: The 27-year-old is a cellist, saxophonist, pianist, beatboxer, songwriter, producer, singer and rapper. So what’s his favorite aspect of his wide-ranging career?
George Strait performs onstage at the 49th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Las Vegas.
Celebrity preview: George Strait, Pentatonix, Nervo, Frankie Moreno, Clint Holmes, ‘Purple Rain,’ UFC 197
Las Vegas:
Friday, April 22, 2016
No show could’ve kicked off our star-studded weekend better than Thursday night’s grand opening of Human Nature’s “Jukebox” at the Venetian. They also celebrated news of their new three-year contract during their explosion of hits.
The Spring Break Clam Bake at Border Grill on Monday, March 21, 2016, at Mandalay Bay.
Photos: Border Grill hosts Farm Fresh Market dinner; Clam Bake a success
Mandalay Bay:
Friday, April 22, 2016
Delightful “Top Chef” cheftestants and star chefs Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger’s Border Grill hosts Farm Fresh Market, its second Border Grill Patio Series dinner, from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Mandalay Bay.
George Strait performs during his “The Cowboy Rides Away Tour” stop at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.
George Strait rocks T-Mobile box office; Prince artist Jason Tenner ‘shocked’ but plays on
Friday, April 22, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Grand Luxe Cafe at Palazzo just ahead of the media night for Human Nature’s “Jukebox” show across the walkway at Sands Showroom. The difference between a media night and all the shows leading to ...
Billy Joel: Starting the Vegas fire at T-Mobile Arena
Billy Joel: Starting the Vegas fire at T-Mobile Arena
Friday, April 22, 2016
With a huge catalog of hits, the musical legend is sure to satiate fans.
Criss Angel takes part in the 2016 St. Baldrick’s Day fundraiser Saturday, March 5, 2016, at McMullan’s Irish Pub.
Strip Scribbles: Criss Angel, Miss USA Pageant, Krista White, Britney Spears
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
“Mindfreak Live!” headliner magician Criss Angel sat in his darkened Luxor theater Wednesday looking at the last remnants of his show “Believe” being taken away. Moments later, he watched as new lights for his new “Mindfreak Live” were loaded in and hung.
Prince performs during the Super Bowl 41 Halftime Show media day. Super Bowl 41 between the Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears took place Sunday, Feb. 4, 2007, in Miami. The Colts won 29-17. Prince died Thursday, April 21, 2016, at his home near Minneapolis.
We have Celine Dion to thank for Prince’s residency at the Rio
Music:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
I remember standing for hours on the balcony of Studio 54 (now Hakkasan) at MGM Grand to watch a 1 a.m. performance by Prince. It was a night of music that didn’t end until 4 a.m. and one that I will never forget.
In this Feb. 18, 1985, file photo, Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif.
Tonight in L.V.: Prince tributes, Chvrches, Human Nature, Wayne Newton
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Pop superstar Prince, who died this morning, will be honored at the downtown Fremont Street Experience with a audio/pictorial retrospective on the Viva Vision canopy, North America’s largest graphic display system.
Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton performs on opening night of T-Mobile Arena on Wednesday, April 6, 2016, on the Las Vegas Strip.
Premieres preview: Wayne Newton, Human Nature, Frankie Moreno, George Strait
Music:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
It’s a star-studded clash as the king of country arrives on the Strip for his debut Las Vegas concerts at T-Mobile Arena. Incredibly, three other acts premiere shows in the same 72-hour period. Las Vegas has never seen such a celebrity overload all at once!
In this Feb. 8, 2015, photo, Prince presents the award for album of the year at the 57th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Remembering Prince and his breathtaking run at the Rio
Thursday, April 21, 2016
The night Prince opened as a Las Vegas headliner was actually the morning, past midnight in a retrofitted showroom at the Rio. It was dubbed Club 3121 for this series of shows, which began in November 2006 ...
Prince performs during the 2013 Billboard Music Awards on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Prince, hugely inventive, influential musician, dies at 57
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis, according ...
Florian Kohler, trick shot pool player ace.
Trick shot pool ace Florian Kohler films video with Mayweather boxers, me
Las Vegas:
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Amazingly, trick shot pool ace Florian Kohler is using his cue to fire balls under and over the boxing rope without tangling or hitting the boxers’ faster and faster feet jumps. I am watching in disbelief as Florian racks up dozens of balls.