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April 26, 2015

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Celebrity Sightings

Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Hozier performs at the Chelsea on Thursday, April 9, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan.
Photos: Less is more with Hozier at the Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan
Music:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The eponymous debut by Irish musician Andrew Hozier-Byrne is doing well, but in the U.S. he has yet to step out from beyond the shadow of his big hit “Take Me To Church.”
Bubble-Licious for 2014 UNLVino on Friday, April 11, 2014, at the Venetian.
For love of grape: UNLVino is three nonstop nights of champagne, sake, wine
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
It’s the annual orgy of drinking champagne, sake and wines over three nights to celebrate more than 40 years of hospitality excellence in Las Vegas. UNLVino continues the long tradition “to take a sip for scholarship.”
Guy Fieri’s Guy’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar first-anniversary celebration Monday, April 13, 2015, at the Linq Hotel. Fieri, left, is pictured here with Julian Edelman of the New England Patriots.
Strip Scribbles: Guy Fieri celebrates first Strip anniversary; Amy Purdy, Billy Bob Thornton films
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
It was a Monday night of amazing fun and celebration as Emmy Award-winning TV host and star chef Guy Fieri celebrated the first anniversary of his first and acclaimed Strip restaurant Guy’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar at the Linq Hotel.
The Robertson family of “Duck Dynasty” on A&E.
Off-Strip theater clash: ‘Duck Commander Musical’ vs. ‘Puppetry of the Penis’
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
About 80 members of the “Duck Dynasty” family along with country superstar Jason Aldean, celebrity chef Guy Fieri, actress Candace Cameron Burse, Weezer bass player Scott Shriner and others, including televangelist Joel Osteen, will be on the camouflage carpet.
Willie Robertson and Korie Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” and Jimmy Fallon.
Ready to ruffle feathers, ‘Duck Commander Musical’ sets down at the Rio
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
The oddly matched musical features the family famous on A&E’s reality-TV series “Duck Dynasty” and is based on Willie and Korie Robertson’s book, “The Duck Commander Family — How Faith, Family and Ducks Built a Dynasty.”
Steve Cyr in FHM in June 2010.
Steve Cyr spills secrets, payouts, big-time wins and losses of ‘whales’ in Las Vegas
Q+A:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
For decades, high-stakes gaming was the backbone of the Las Vegas casino industry. Competition among the resorts was furious as marketing VPs and super-hosts hunted down the world’s wealthiest players known as “whales.”
Fountains Brunch at Jasmine in Bellagio.
Four decadent and fabulous brunches on the Strip
Dining:
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Brunch, usually reserved for Sundays, runs the gamut on and off the Las Vegas Strip, and our colleagues at Las Vegas Weekly produced the ultimate Las Vegas brunch guide last Thursday.
Motley Brews’ 2015 Great Vegas Festival of Beer on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Ben Vaughn talks wasted food, serves his Southern food at Motley Brews
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
In the United States, 40 percent of all edible food goes uneaten and is thrown away. Or, to put it another way, nearly half of all the edible food in this country is feeding our nation’s landfills. That statistic is unbelievable.
Lago at Bellagio by star chef Julian Serrano.
Photos: Star chef Julian Serrano opens stunning Lago at Bellagio
Dining:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
How do you top two masterpieces? If you’re Julian Serrano, you bring a new approach to Italian cuisine, and tonight he opens Lago in the former Circo at Bellagio.
Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion.
Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli to reunite at Keep Memory Alive gala
Music:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Las Vegas will see Celine Dion ahead of her headliner return to Caesars Palace on Aug. 27 when she reunites with Italian opera superstar Andrea Bocelli at this year’s 19th Annual Power of Love gala for Keep Memory Alive at MGM Grand on June 13.
Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao face off during a news conference at Nokia Theater on Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The welterweights are scheduled to fight Saturday, May 2, at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Strip Scribbles: Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao + $400 million; Teller’s ‘Play Dead’ to return to L.V.; Mariah’s arrival
Las Vegas:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
New York magician and self-proclaimed carnival huckster Todd Robbins co-wrote “Play Dead” with our silent magician Teller, who headlines with partner Penn Jillette at the Rio.
Rich Little, Pia Zadora, Lorraine Hunt-Bono, Dennis Bono and Murray Sawchuck attend the Vintage Vegas party hosted by Sawchuck and wife Chloe Crawford on Thursday, April 9, 2015, at the Riviera.
Sixty years of the Riviera: Holmes vs. Spinks; Murray Sawchuck hosts last hurrah
The Strip:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Las Vegas has always had a rich history with boxing, and one of its historical bouts was the IBF World Championship Boxing heavyweight match between four-time defending champion Larry Holmes and then-undefeated Olympic gold medalist Michael Spinks.
Suzanne Somers and Tony Dovolani during Week 5 of Season 20 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, April 13, 2015, on ABC.
Suzanne Somers’ ‘DWTS’ run ends; she preps for Westgate residency
Television:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Suzanne Somers’ frustration showed in the rehearsal footage shot last week at Westgate. “I don’t think I can stay on the show,” she winced. But the judges praised her efforts despite a dress disaster.
DJ Pauly D kicks off his summer residency at Rehab on Sunday, April 12, 2015, at the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photos: DJ Pauly D kicks off summer at Hard Rock Hotel’s Rehab
Music:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
DJ Pauly D was dressed for work in a backward red cap, black muscle T, camouflage shorts, red sneakers, tattoos, guns and pearly whites. (My work attire is surprisingly not the same.)
Fleetwood Mac performs Saturday, April 11, 2015, at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Photos: Full lineup of Fleetwood Mac takes MGM Grand Garden Arena stage
Music:
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Reunited — and it feels so good. The full lineup of Fleetwood Mac — Mick Fleetwood, Stevie Nicks, Lindsey Buckingham, John McVie and Christine McVie — performed Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Boxers Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao attend a news conference Wednesday, March 11, 2015, in Los Angeles. The two are scheduled to fight in Las Vegas on May 2.
How much for Mayweather Jr.-Pacquiao ringside tickets? $75,000?
Boxing:
Monday, April 13, 2015
After two weeks of drama over a contract, tickets and rooms, the ducats have finally been printed for the May 2 fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at MGM Grand Garden Arena.
Chef Kerry Simon at the Epicurean Charitable Foundation's 11th Annual M.E.N.U.S. scholarship fundraiser at the M Resort on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Kerry Simon’s medical marijuana controversy; ‘Caveman’ wedding
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 13, 2015
A report in a new medical marijuana magazine reprinted in a daily newspaper has rankled supporters of ailing star chef Kerry Simon, who is fighting Multiple System Atrophy, which has caused the loss of his movement and speech.
Tom Bergeron, Suzanne Somers and Tony Dovolani during Week 4 of Season 20 of “Dancing With the Stars” on Monday, April 6, 2015, on ABC.
‘DWTS’ preview: Will Suzanne Somers or Chris Soules go home?
Television:
Monday, April 13, 2015
There’s Disney magic on tonight’s episode of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars,” the second-ever Disney night with the entire cast sharing the dance floor with their favorite live-action Disney characters.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett perform classic jazz standards from their album “Cheek to Cheek” on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Review: Tony Bennett + Lady Gaga — charismatic chemistry between legend, pop star
Planet Hollywood:
Monday, April 13, 2015
With genuine admiration and respect for each another, I’d swear that Lady Gaga and crooner Tony Bennett were flirting with each other while onstage here over the weekend at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Jerry Lewis addresses the audience during the Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert on Monday, Sept. 22, 2014, at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Las Vegas.
NAB convention draws celebrities, politicians; Jerry Lewis receives top honor
Las Vegas:
Monday, April 13, 2015
The world craves content, and NAB is a big source for professionals who create, deliver and buy it. It’s six days of feeding the need of next-generation content for attendees from broadcast, digital media, film, entertainment, telecom and more.
The Las Vegas Outlaws battle the L.A. Kiss on Saturday, April 11, 2015, in Anaheim, Calif. The Outlaws won 61-48.
Photos: Las Vegas Outlaws defeat L.A. Kiss 61-48, lead Western Division
Arena Football League:
Monday, April 13, 2015
Sweet revenge? Las Vegas Outlaws quarterback J.J. Raterink threw nine touchdown passes — four in the fourth quarter alone — in the rock star rivalry with the L.A. Kiss when Vince Neil’s team rampaged the house of opposition’s Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley.
Drag queens and kings at Hard Rock Cafe on Paradise Road on Sunday, April 12, 2015, in Las Vegas.
Monday By the Numbers: Taking a drag at Hard Rock Cafe; welcoming expensive equines to the Thomas & Mack
Monday, April 13, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers celebrates one of the great civic achievements ever in VegasVille, the Guinness World Record for the largest staged drag show.
Jennifer Lopez at Hakkasan on Friday, April 10, 2015, in MGM Grand.
Photos: Jennifer Lopez celebrates ex-boyfriend Casper Smart’s 28th birthday at Hakkasan
MGM Grand:
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Singer and actress Jennifer Lopez and ex-boyfriend Casper Smart were seen together at Hakkasan in MGM Grand as they enjoyed a Friday night on the town with close friends.
The Gazillionaire, Melody Sweets, Channing Tatum and Joy Jenkins at “Absinthe” on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Caesars Palace.
Channing Tatum attends ‘Absinthe’ at Caesars Palace
The Strip:
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Channing Tatum’s “Magic Mike” sequel “Magic Mike XXL” arrives in theaters July 1, and the second sequel to “21 Jump Street,” creatively titled “23 Jump Street,” has been green-lighted.
The star-studded crowd for Sammy Hagar & The Circle included Horny Mike, Derek Stevens, Hagar, Corey Harrison, Randy Couture and Richard Wilk on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Photos: Sammy Hagar & The Circle rock Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
Music:
Sunday, April 12, 2015
The planned setlist for the evening included “One Way to Rock,” “Rock Candy,” “Good Times, Bad Times,” “Pound Cake,” “I Can’t Drive (55),” “Right Now,” “Whole Lotta Love,” “Little White Lie,” “Levee Breaks,” “Moby Dick” and “ Why Can’t This Be Love.”

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