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May 6, 2016

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Photo: Charlotte McKinney, with Andrea Wynn, Steve Wynn a
Strip Scribbles: Steve Wynn’s $2B hotel in Boston, James Corden, Criss Angel, ACM Awards
Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Las Vegas:
Casino mogul Steve Wynn has increased the budget of his proposed Wynn Boston Harbor hotel to $2 billion, from $1.7 billion, with a 30-month timeline starting in July to open in late 2018.
Photo: John Katsilometes and Criss Angel take part in the
Criss Angel sends a buzz through St. Baldrick’s with $100K donation
Monday, March 7, 2016
McMullan’s Irish Pub:
Sometimes the biggest gestures start in a small way. A little boy. A modest goal. A short conversation. And soon … boom. We saw this unfold over the weekend, or over two weekends, with Elann Saula and his family’s fundraising effort ...
Photo: Criss Angel, with Maestro and Nathan Burton, celeb
Who will win Merlin Award for Best Sleight-of-Hand Artist?
Thursday, March 3, 2016
I don’t want to spoil the surprise, but one Las Vegas magician will receive the Merlin Award for Best Sleight-of-Hand Artist of 2016 on Monday. Past Las Vegas winners include David Copperfield, Siegfried & Roy, Penn & Teller and Criss Angel.
Photo: Comedian and magician Mike Hammer headlines at the
Comic-magician Mike Hammer: From six years of struggle to his own show, theater
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Four Queens:
His sarcasm is stunning. His magic mystifies. Put the two together with a healthy helping of irreverence, toss in sassy and rude humor, and you have Mike Hammer, the Don Rickles of charismatic conjuring. Or the George Carlin of the unexplained.
Photo: Britney Spears hit resident show Britney: Piece of
Backstreet Boys’ Kevin Richardson, A.J. McLean attend Britney Spears’ show
Monday, February 29, 2016
Planet Hollywood:
Backstreet Boys’ A.J. McLean and Kevin Richardson attended “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis at Planet Hollywood over the weekend and met the pop princess pre-show. Britney brought A.J., who appeared on “Lip Sync Battle” last Thursday, onstage during the show.
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Strip Scribbles: Cover Edge political news, Oscar odds, Britney Spears, Penn
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
Las Vegas:
Our local Cover Edge TV satellite studio operated from 2 a.m. Sunday to midnight Monday and will even be longer tonight servicing national cable news networks. The candidates have literally been bumping into one another at the studios.
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New Criss Angel show at Luxor? ‘Believe’ it
Monday, February 22, 2016
Though not confirmed yet by the headliner or Cirque du Soleil officials, I’m hearing that the date for “Believe” to shut down is April 17, as the crew was notified over the weekend. This move is expected, as Criss Angel and Cirque have long planned to rename and ...
Photo: Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon and Liz E. Morgan as
Strip Scribbles: Norman Reedus, Balthazar Getty, James Harden, Larry Rudolph, Murray Sawchuck
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Las Vegas:
Larry Rudolph, manager of Planet Hollywood headliner Britney Spears and Miley Cyrus, among many more, is telling friends that he’s engaged to girlfriend Jenn, who’s opening an X Cycle fitness center in Boca Park in April.
Photo: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the world p
Angelina Jolie to produce film about Celine Dion? NASCAR, Wynn, Tropicana, ‘Top Chef’
Monday, February 8, 2016
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Would Angelina Jolie’s husband, fellow Oscar winner Brad Pitt, star as impresario showman Rene Angelil, who guided Celine and his rags-to-riches journey to global stardom? Rene died last month here at age 73.
Photo: Olivia Newton-John and Mat Franco on Wednesday, Ja
Strip Scribbles: Celine Dion, ONJ, Mat Franco, Alice Cooper, Sammy Hagar, Vince Neil
Thursday, January 28, 2016
Las Vegas:
A “Celebration of Life” in honor of the late Rene Angelil, the husband and former manager of singer Celine Dion, will be at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace next Wednesday at 7 p.m. per his request just as he organized his funeral services in Montreal last week.
Cirque du Soleil plans changes for ‘Believe,’ ‘Love’ and ‘O’
Monday, January 18, 2016
“We’re going to be major overhauling the Criss Angel ‘Believe’ show with him. He’s bringing in all-new illusions, new lighting, new costumes, and we’re probably going to do ...
Photo: Bradley Lords, Ash Armand, Brace Land, Vin Armani
Strip Scribbles: ‘Gigolos’ returns for Season 6 on Showtime on March 17
Monday, January 18, 2016
Las Vegas:
Our hometown handsome hunks return to Showtime with Season 6 of “Gigolos” on March 17. The reality-TV shows focus on the male escort agency Cowboys4Angels run by Garren James.
Photo: Murray Sawchuck.
Ta-da! Murray Sawchuck closes, reopens without missing a beat
Monday, January 4, 2016
One thing about magicians: Keeping track of them away from the stage is like trying to follow some serious misdirection: My show is canceled? Hey, over here! Britney Spears is in the audience! Thus, ...
Photo: Tracey, Mariah and Yesi at the 2013
‘Fantasy’ news: Magician Seth Grabel joins cast; Mariah new fashion ambassador
Monday, January 4, 2016
Adult Entertainment:
Until now, the 15 years of topless temptresses in “Fantasy” at the Luxor have had to deal with only one man on their stage: Ace comedian Sean E. Cooper. Now he’s about to get some company in the form of acrobatic magician and illusionist Seth Grabel.
Photo: Christian Hodgson, Sabrina Plaisance Sia (Carol),
Monday By the Numbers: Penn & Teller hits 15; ‘50 Shades’ hits 69
Monday, January 4, 2016
The 2016 lid-lifter for Monday By the Numbers actually starts with a 15 thanks to one of our very favorite entertainment teams. Also in play is a “joke” dish as described by the staff at the Omelet House and ...