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August 28, 2016

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Photo: Jennifer Lopez performs during Day 2 of the 2015 i
Monday By the Numbers: J.Lo’s dates, a legendarily rich magician … and puppets
Monday, July 18, 2016
This week, Monday By the Numbers hits on Jennifer Lopez (wait, that came out wrong) and her added added dates at Planet Hollywood, David Copperfield and his untrammeled wealth and some puppet action at …
VIP list at Criss Angel’s opening-night ‘Mindfreak Live!’ has eclectic Flavor
VIP list at Criss Angel’s opening-night ‘Mindfreak Live!’ has eclectic Flavor
Saturday, July 2, 2016
To the right was Tony Orlando. Behind him, Andrew Dice Clay. A few rows below, actor Gary Oldman. This was the partial list of celebs who turned out for Criss Angel’s premiere of “Mindfreak Live!” at Luxor. Angel certainly …
Photo: Criss Angel and his 20-month-old son Johnny.
Criss Angel’s 2-year-old son Johnny is in remission
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Luxor:
Great news to report today: Luxor headliner magician Criss Angel’s 2-year-old son Johnny is in remission after tough cancer treatments, and Criss believes that he will eventually be healed. This is a miracle — not magic!
Photo: Celebrity chef Bobby Flay visits Three Square food
Strip Scribbles: Bobby Flay, Leonardo Da Vinci, WSOP, Restaurant Week, EDC
Monday, June 13, 2016
Las Vegas:
A win is a win — even if only by a nose. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay, who has outposts at Caesars Palace and Mandarin Oriental, bought a minority share of Creator, the horse that won the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
Photo: Penn Jillette plays the role of Herbert Blount in
Penn Jillette’s ‘Director’s Cut’ should carve cult following; Ron White hosts righteous hang
Saturday, June 11, 2016
Penn Jillette’s appearance at the Reason Rally last weekend didn’t go off without a hitch, or a Hitchens. An uncommonly long soundcheck on the Washington Mall kept Jillette in the grassy expanse for ...
Photo: DJs Diplo and Skrillex accept an award during the
Tonight in L.V.: Penn film, Skrillex, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Los Van Van
Thursday, June 9, 2016
Las Vegas:
Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette hosts a midnight premiere of his film “Director’s Cut” at Brenden Theaters at the Palms after leading a pre-party at nearby Ghostbar with CineVegas and filmmakers of the Las Vegas Film Festival.
Photo: Michael Mina and Charlie Palmer host the Culinary
Tonight in L.V.: L.V. Restaurant Week, Unlock Your Mondays, ‘Casino,’ ‘Dream,’ Frankie Moreno
Monday, June 6, 2016
Las Vegas:
The 10th year of Las Vegas Restaurant Week to benefit our Three Square food bank’s largest fundraiser of the year begins. Since 2007, more than $1 million has been raised and 2.5 million meals served to the needy.
Photo: Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn, Guy Laliberte and Claudia
Strip Scribbles: Guy Laliberte’s $10M golf tourney, Jerry Lewis + Celine, ‘Now You See Me 2’
Thursday, June 2, 2016
Las Vegas:
Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte is producing one of the largest putting tournaments in golf history to debut here next March with the total prize money expected to exceed $10 million.
Photo: Penn Jillette attends the 10th anniversary celebra
Penn Jillette unplugged ... in acoustic debut at Smith Center
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Rio headliner magician Penn Jillette performed an original song, “No Martyrs, No Saints,” a tribute to late author and social critic Christopher Hitchens. ...
Photo: Celine Dion, with her son Rene-Charles, 15, attend
Strip Scribbles: Poker prince Rene-Charles Angelil, Caesars’ 50th, ‘Mindfreak Live!’
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Las Vegas:
In an interview with Paris-Match, our Caesars Palace songbird Celine Dion has admitted that her 15-year-old son Rene-Charles Angelil is following in his late father Rene Angelil’s footsteps with his own poker prowess.
Photo: Bill Medley of The Righteous Brothers performs dur
Bill Medley totally righteous at Composers Showcase; Penn Jillette’s latest book to diet for
Friday, May 27, 2016
The Kats Report Bureau once again was ensconced at Composers Showcase of Las Vegas on Wednesday night, and it was a genuine Hall of Fame experience. For the first time, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame performed ...
Photo: Tommy Wind, his mother Arlene Riccardo and Frank M
Unshakable Tommy Wind stays steady as Vinnie Favorito bolts for Hooters
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Tommy Wind Theater is a cozy family operation housed in the 21,000-square-foot fortress that was once Club Utopia and most recently Boulevard Theater across from Monte Carlo in the strip mall ...
Photo: Celine Dion returns to the Colosseum on Tuesday, F
Strip Scribbles: Celine returns to Caesars; crazy state laws; Shake Shack sale; April Leopardi
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Las Vegas:
It was a moving, heart-tugging start to Celine Dion’s resumed residency Tuesday night at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace. Celine walked quietly onstage and said she wanted the audience to know, “Everything is fine — I’m fine, and the kids are fine.”
Photo: Harry, Hermione and Ron (Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Wa
Our own Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in Las Vegas?
Monday, May 16, 2016
Magic:
Harry Potter attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry — for free. Now thanks to the Las Vegas-headquartered Institute for Magic Education Inc., students of magic performance will have the same advantage.
Photo: Criss Angel and Chloe Crawford at the Cleveland Cl
Q+A, Part 2: ‘This is a long time in the making for me,’ Criss Angel says of ‘Mindfreak Live!’
Friday, May 13, 2016
Magic:
“Cirque du Soleil has given me complete creative license. That means creating, that means directing, that means going through the cast, going through the costuming, the pyrotechnics. Every creative element that’s on that stage, it’s Criss Angel.”