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May 31, 2016

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Photo: Justin Timberlake performs at MGM Grand Garden Are
Justin Timberlake to headline new, 5,000-seat Monte Carlo theater?
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
What a Wicked Whisper & Racy Rumor we have this first workday after Memorial Day Weekend! As the new, 5,000-seat theater at Monte Carlo nears the final stage of construction and interior decoration, buzz has begun as to which stars will headline there.
Photo: Joe McKeehen of Philadelphia with stacks of cash a
Tonight in L.V.: World Series of Poker, DJ Burns, DJ Mike Attack, M Town
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Las Vegas:
Registration and warm-up for the 47th Annual World Series of Poker begin at the Rio. There are 68 events through July 12, when the charity One Drop match takes place, followed by the Main Event, which winds down to the Final Nine players July 18.
Photo: Emily Ratajkowski celebrates her 25th birthday at
2016 MDW photos: Emily Ratajkowski toasts 25th birthday at Andrea’s, Intrigue
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Wynn and Encore:
Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski (“We Are Your Friends,” “Gone Girl,” Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” video) celebrated her 25th birthday Saturday night at Intrigue in Wynn Las Vegas and Andrea’s in the adjacent Encore Las Vegas.
Photo: Joe Jonas on Friday, May 27, 2016, at Hyde Bellagi
2016 MDW photos: Joe Jonas spins at Hyde Bellagio
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Nightlife:
Grammy Award-nominated musician, singer and actor Joe Jonas, frontman of new pop quartet DNCE, kicked off Memorial Day Weekend with a DJ set at Hyde Bellagio on Friday night.
Photo: British rock legends The Who headlines the Colosse
Who cares? Yes, the rockers do, in electrifying show at the Colosseum
Tuesday, May 31, 2016
Being a legend affords a certain latitude: You get to make fun of whatever and whomever whenever you like. Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend reminded of that status Sunday night at the Colosseum ...
Photo: Jennifer Lopez hosts Carnival Del Sol at Drais Bea
2016 MDW photos: J.Lo kicks off ‘Carnival Del Sol’ at Drai’s Beach Club
Monday, May 30, 2016
The Cromwell:
It was the party highlight of Memorial Day Weekend when superstar and Axis at Planet Hollywood headliner Jennifer Lopez (“All I Have”) made her Strip-hosting debut at her pool party “Carnival Del Sol” at Drai’s Beach Club atop the Cromwell on Sunday.
Photo: The Used at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on Tuesday, Ma
Review: The Used performs its strongest L.V. shows in years at Brooklyn Bowl
Monday, May 30, 2016
Linq Promenade:
The Used drew capacity crowds both shows at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in the Linq Promenade as it celebrated its 15th anniversary. Those type of throngs had become uncommon for the band during a middling last decade.
Photo: President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb o
Strip Scribbles: My grandson Brandon, 13, makes me especially proud this Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2016
Las Vegas:
My 13-year-old grandson Brandon Leach has some impressive writing skills! He was moved by stories of D-Day and the servicemen slain on the beaches of France, so much so that he wrote a letter to President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande.
Photo: British rock legends The Who headlines the Colosse
Celebrity preview: The Who, Chris Tucker, Joan Jett, Punk Rock Bowling, MDW parties
Friday, May 27, 2016
Las Vegas:
The big blast of the weekend is when The Who hits 50 at the Colosseum in Caesars Palace as Roger Daltrey pops the cork on his new champagne to celebrate a half-century of the British rockers’ incredible run.
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: Chris Phillips
It’s Vegas … Straight Up as Chris Phillips opens gig at South Point
Friday, May 27, 2016
Sometimes we refer to him as Zowie Bowie, other times just Chris, but regardless he always brings the party. Chris Phillips-as-Zowie Bowie filled ...
Photo: Opening night of Jennifer Lopezs All I Have on Wed
2016 MDW preview: J.Lo, Rob Kardashian + Blac Chyna, Joe Jonas, Puff Daddy, Pauly D
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Las Vegas Strip:
When you put Jennifer Lopez into the mix with her debut “Carnival del Sol” rooftop poolside party at Drai’s and such stars as Joe Jonas, Travis Barker and Puff Daddy competing on the Strip, you know that this is no ordinary weekend of turntable techniques.
Photo: Executive chef David Middleton of DB Brasserie at
Tonight in L.V.: Epicurean Affair, Encore Poker Room, Erik Kabik, Fermin Jamon dinner
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Las Vegas:
Eighty of our city’s finest restaurants, nightclubs, chefs and restaurateurs take part in the Epicurean Affair around Palazzo pool to benefit Nevada Restaurant Association’s scholarship programs.
Photo: The Season 7 finale of Ink Master on Tuesday, May
Strip Scribbles: ‘Ink Master,’ Red Nose Day, Blake + Gwen and Robert Earl
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Las Vegas:
Las Vegas tattoo titans Cleen Rock One and Christian Buckingham fought hard during Season 7 to make it to the finals of “Ink Master” on Spike TV, and they wound up as two of three finalists on Tuesday night’s live finale in New York.
Photo: Auditions for Cherry Boom Boom Live on Tuesday, Ma
Adult burlesque Cherry Boom Boom blasts off at Tropicana on Sept. 8
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Entertainment:
There will be plenty of sexy mixed with classic rock and roll when the new adult burlesque Cherry Boom Boom opens at the Tropicana on Sept. 8. Producer Lynn Garlock told me: “Half of the cast of 12 girls will be topless.”