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Andre Agassi Foundation for Education red carpet.

Theory of a Deadman performs at Fremont Street Experience on Saturday, July 18, 2015, in downtown Las Vegas.
Photos: Theory of a Deadman at Fremont Street Experience
Downtown Las Vegas:
Monday, July 20, 2015
Saturday night’s setlist as posted onstage: “So Happy,” “Panic,” “Low Life,” “All or Nothing,” “Blow,” “Bitch Came Back,” “Santa Monica,” “Hurricane,” “Better Off,” “No Surprise,” “Not Mean to Be,” “Drown,” their big hit “Angel” and “Hate My Life.”
“Zombie Burlesque” at V Theater in Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.
Monday By the Numbers: Inside the David Saxe Productions empire
Monday, July 20, 2015
This week, Monday By the Numbers crunches the stats related to the shows in David Saxe Productions. Its signature production, “Vegas! The Show,” celebrates its fifth anniversary this month at Saxe Theater at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.
The 2015 Vegas Uncork’d saber-off led by Julian Serrano on Thursday, April 23, 2015, at his new Italian restaurant Lago in Bellagio. Star chefs Guy Savoy, Susan Feniger, Francois Payard and Mary Sue Milliken are pictured here.
Border Grill at Mandalay Bay to host ‘Top Chef Masters’ reunion dinner
Monday, July 20, 2015
Guest chefs include Hugh Acheson (5&10, The National, Empire State South, The Florence) and neighbor Rick Moonen (RM Seafood and Rx Boiler Room at Mandalay Bay). The all-star lineup also will include cocktails by the Modern Mixologist Tony Abou-Ganim.
Steve Aoki, Steve Martorano, Michael Phelps and Shaquille O’Neal.
Yo Cuz! Star chef Steve Martorano shares his recipe for Sunday Gravy
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 19, 2015
If there’s one thing I’ve learned about cooking, it’s that there’s no right or wrong. If you love cheese, add more cheese! Cook what you love.
Ruby Lewis in “For the Record: Baz.” Constantine Rousouli is at lower right.
Ruby Lewis of ‘For the Record: Baz’: Las Vegas is ready to embrace future of entertainment
Guest Columnist:
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Oftentimes the life of an actor is a nomadic one. I love adapting to new environments and have become quite good at it. In fact, I call my prior decade (RIP) my “touring 20s” because I spent the majority of them in hotel bars.
Drew Carey and friends at Surrender in Encore Las Vegas.
Lon Bronson trumpets reunion with Drew Carey; Penn Jillette has one word for The Donald
Sunday, July 19, 2015
Lon Bronson’s All-Star Band played its latest sold-out show at Cabaret Jazz on Saturday night. During the performance, “The Price Is Right” host Drew Carey, a longtime friend of Bronson’s, strode onstage and sang ...
Alan Ritchson, a Blue Man and Joe Jonas at Blue Man Group in Monte Carlo for “I Can Do That” on NBC.
Return to Luxor adds years to lives of the timeless Blue Men
Saturday, July 18, 2015
The Blue Men are timeless. They defy the advancement of age. There are no Blue Babies, Blue Teens or Blue Geezers. No Blue Man Group puberty or ...
Luke Hemmings, Ashton Irwin, Calum Hood and Michael Clifford of 5 Seconds of Summer accept the award for New Artist of the Year at the 42nd Annual American Music Awards at Nokia Theater L.A. Live on Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, in Los Angeles.
Celebrity preview: 5 Seconds of Summer, Alice in Chains, ‘Dirty Dancing,’ J. Cole, Nervo, Sugar Ray
Las Vegas:
Friday, July 17, 2015
In the immortal words of Rihanna, “Please don’t stop the music.” And it won’t this weekend with options galore: 5 Seconds of Summer, Barenaked Ladies, Violent Femmes, Alice in Chains, J. Cole, Big Sean, Jeremih, Nervo, Sugar Ray, Better Than Ezra — and more.
Guest columnist star chef Rick Moonen, second from left, and counterparts in Milan, Italy.
Star chef Rick Moonen: Healthy, safe, sufficient food and respecting Planet Earth
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
In 2012, I was selected by the State Department as one of the U.S. chefs to serve as a culinary ambassador abroad, part of an ambitious new undertaking to use food as a diplomatic tool. I was honored to represent Las Vegas as a U.S. region.
Call It Spring.
Wendy Albert of Miracle Mile Shops: Five summer fashion must-haves in L.V.
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Partying at a dayclub? Working on your tan? Having lunch and cocktails with your friends by the pool? Here are five summer must-haves to look hot while staying cool during your trip to Las Vegas.
Bo Brownstein in his spare office Monday, May 11, 2015, in Denver. Brownstein is staging the first Fantasy Sports Combine in Las Vegas.
Fantasy Sports Combine founder Bo Brownstein: FSC delivers premium live experience
Guest Columnist:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
As one might expect, fantasy football leads the way in popularity; however, there are millions playing others sports ranging from baseball and basketball to golf, NASCAR and MMA.
Carmine's serves an eggplant lasagna during the Epicurean Affair presented by the Nevada Restaurant Association at the Palazzo on Thursday, May 22, 2014.
Weekend best bets: Barenaked Ladies, Violent Femmes, Italian Festival, Jurassic 5
Las Vegas:
Thursday, July 16, 2015
If you think this summer has been a bit thin on concert bookings, this weekend more than makes up for it. From classic hip-hop to R&B to jazz, it’s all about great live music during the days ahead in Las Vegas. Here are our weekend best bets.
Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump, Lil Jon, Penn Jillette and Trace Adkins on the finale of "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" on NBC on Sunday, May 19, 2013.
Of Donald Trump’s Twitter onslaught, Penn Jillette says, ‘I’m embarrassed to say I like this’
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Seemingly out of the dark, Donald Trump sent out a pair of acidic tweets this morning blasting Penn Jillette and the current version of the Penn & Teller show on Broadway at Marquis Theater.
An artist’s rendering of MGM Resorts International’s project the Park, which will connect New York-New York and Monte Carlo with an eight-acre outdoor experience.
It’s ‘L.V. Live,’ and a new Monte Carlo, as MGM Resorts reshapes the Strip
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Monte Carlo theater is to be positioned adjacent to a gleaming arena (Las Vegas Arena) in the same way Microsoft Theater has been built adjacent to Staples Center. MGM Resorts also is developing the Park, an 8-acre entertainment ...
Angela Stabile, fifth from right, and her sexy "X Burlesque" cast at the Flamingo.
James Bean: The ‘X’-traordinary career and life of Angela Stabile
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
She’s literally had millions of Las Vegas visitors touch her perfectly sculpted derriere for good luck, and lady luck has shined brightly for 13 years for “X Burlesque” at the Flamingo and “X Rocks” at the Rio producer Angela Stabile.
Guest columnist Ricardo Laguna.
Ricardo Laguna: Summertime is a great time to give back to Las Vegas
Guest Columnist:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Summertime is my favorite time of the year in our amazing city. While it does get hot with the triple-digit heat, Las Vegas really comes alive with the energy of great summertime events.
Red Rock Resort in Las Vegas.
Red Rock Resort makes USA Today’s Top 10 list of best U.S. casinos
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Red Rock Resort has made the Top 10 Best U.S. Casinos list chosen by USA Today’s 10Best Readers’ Choice travel awards contest. The casino resort, awarded No. 8, was the only Las Vegas casino to make the Top 10. Nominees are chosen by ...
The Smashing Pumpkins, with frontman Billy Corgan, at the Joint on Friday, July 10, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Review + photos: Marilyn Manson, Smashing Pumpkins join forces at the Joint
Hard Rock Hotel:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Differences aside, this paradoxical heaven-and-hell duo of The Smashing Pumpkins and Marilyn Manson reconciled with Manson taking the first leg as the audience was dispatched into the Pale Emperor’s inferno.
Brian Wilson, with guests Rodriguez and Al Jardine, at the Chelsea on Friday, July 10, 2015, in the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
Review + photos: Brian Wilson, with Al Jardine and Rodriguez, pleases at the Chelsea
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The conquest narrative endures, as The Beach Boys’ Brian Wilson’s chatty, enthusiastic performance in Las Vegas on Friday night suggested that at 73, the revered singer-songwriter is in one of the more comfortable grooves of his long career.
MGM Resorts International on Wednesday, July 15, 2015, announced plans for an approximately 5,000-seat theater at the Monte Carlo. The theater is expected to open in late 2016.
MGM sends ripples across Strip with 5,000-seat theater at Monte Carlo; shuffling of BMG, Jabbawockeez
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
MGM Resorts International has given its 20,000-seat Las Vegas Arena a little buddy. Announced today in a series of moves previously reported is a new theater planned for the Monte Carlo. This entertainment hub is ...
Guest columnist Nathan Burton.
Nathan Burton celebrates 10th anniversary of ‘Nathan Burton Comedy Magic’
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
I am very happy and honored to be celebrating the 10th anniversary of “Nathan Burton Comedy Magic” on the Strip. Las Vegas can be a tough place for a non-corporate, family-run show, which makes this anniversary all the more special.
Taylor Makakoa, Walter T. Airedale and Terry Fator arrive at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, April 1, 2012.
Taylor Makakoa: I am stronger now than I have ever been in my life
Guest Columnist:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
I wanted to share with you my experience over the last year and my attempt (successful, BTW, but nonetheless a daily challenge!) at getting the body in shape as you need to each night you are onstage or traveling.
Ben Vaughn: Duck, duck — tacos? Give duck a chance
Contributing Columnist:
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
I am a big fan of duck. That being said, the last place I expected to find it was stuffed in a flour tortilla on the beaches of the Outer Banks of North Carolina. I decided to take the plunge and go for the special. I was so glad that I did!
Penn Jillette and Teller perform in "Penn & Teller on Broadway," a six-week engagement playing at Marquis Theater in New York through Aug. 16, 2015.
Call it magic, or not, but Penn & Teller are fired up in return to New York
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
NEW YORK — The nightly objective for Penn & Teller is to generate a mix of feelings. Through a blend of spectacle and silence, they concurrently hope to amaze and deceive but understand that the audience yearns to figure out what’s up their sleeves.
GOP presidential candidate Marco Rubio is introduced by Rick Harrison at World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop on Tuesday, May 28, 2015, during his first visit to Las Vegas as a declared candidate.
Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’: My vote is going to Marco Rubio
Guest Columnist:
Monday, July 13, 2015
It’s amazing that a $500 gift to one nonprofit can be legitimizing and empowering and move them to the next level, while a $10,000 check to another one doesn’t even merit a thank-you note. We are happy to give to as many groups as possible each year as much as we can.

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