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August 29, 2015

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Photo: Christina Milian at the official grand-opening wee
Q+A: Christina Milian has dayclub double duty at Flamingo, Linq
Friday, August 7, 2015
Las Vegas Strip:
Paris Morgan from 2003’s “Love Don’t Cost a Thing” would approve. “Dip It Low” singer-songwriter and actress Christina Milian, who starred opposite Nick Cannon in the remake of “Can’t Buy Me Love,” hosts twice this weekend on the Strip.
Photo: Brazil-born and Miami-based DJ Henrix.
Q+A: DJ Henrix, at Light on Saturday, talks Las Vegas vs. Miami, Kaskade and EDM
Friday, August 7, 2015
Mandalay Bay:
DJ Henrix is bringing the Heat from Miami to the desert heat of Las Vegas this weekend, as the Brazil-born and Miami-based DJ and producer is a die-hard Miami Heat fan.
Photo: Lucinda Williams' singing was consistently strong
Concert review: Singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams starts shaky but finishes strong
Friday, August 7, 2015
There wasn’t much of an audience for Williams at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, but she got plenty of appreciation from the people that did show up.
Q&A: Ann Wilson covering all bases
Q&A: Ann Wilson covering all bases
Friday, August 7, 2015
Heart singer heads into new territory with solo work, recent marriage.
Photo: Guest columnist Franky Perez on tour with Apocalyp
Franky Perez: Hour-by-hour account of touring band’s life
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Currently, I am the new singer of “your favorite Finnish cello metal band” Apocalyptica (man, that’s a mouthful!). Our new album, “Shadowmaker,” was released April 21, and we’ve hit the road to promote it!
Photo: Taylor Dayne.
Q+A: Taylor Dayne discusses her voice, big hair and ‘Millionaire Matchmaker’
Thursday, August 6, 2015
Music:
Taylor Dayne knows that she’s been blessed with an extraordinary voice. “It’s just as thrilling to me as it is to the audience that tells me they get so emotionally wrapped up in it,” she told me ahead of her appearance at Orleans Arena on Friday.
Photo: The Sayers Club, which has already played host to
The Bunkhouse Series revives that venue’s concert calendar at the Sayers Club on Strip
Thursday, August 6, 2015
When Downtown’s Bunkhouse Saloon closed without warning on July 20, the loss of a key off-Strip music space brought with it a more immediate concern: What would become of the venue’s slate of upcoming shows? Vegas music fans now have their ...
Photo: Chris Van Dahl as Steven Tyler in Legends in Conce
It’s Chris Van Dahl as Steven Tyler and Elisa Furr as Celine Dion in ‘Legends’
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Guest Columnists:
Where else on the Strip can you see Michael Jackson, Faith Hill, Tina Turner, Christina Aguilera, Elvis Presley and soon Taylor Swift perform live all in one star-studded show? Nowhere else but in “Legends in Concert” at the Flamingo.
Photo: Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler attends Absinthe o
Sean & John back in the saddle with Steven Tyler; Elvis residency in Las Vegas still a possibility
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
The ever-scurrying tap-dance tandem of Sean and John Scott were among the members of “Absinthe” to meet Steven Tyler on Sunday night after the show’s performance at Caesars Palace. This was not the first meeting among the twins and Tyler, but it was ...
Photo: Opening night of Britney Spears Britney: Piece of
Handwriting analysis of Britney, Mariah, J.Lo, Elton John, Rod Stewart
Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Celebrities:
We’ve invited back handwriting analyst Grace Thompson to take a look at five of our beloved Strip entertainers who are residents for Caesars Entertainment.
Photo: Michael Monge.
Singer Michael Monge: I’m grateful for the little things that have made me feel at home here
Monday, August 3, 2015
Guest Columnist:
I’m not much of a writer. When someone asks me to talk about myself, I typically break into song. “For Once in My Life,” “My Way” or “I’ve Got the World on a String” would be likely numbers.
Photo: Ethan Walker listens to The Black Donnellys perfor
Ri Ra Irish Pub’s Paula McKenna: How we broke a Guinness World Record
Monday, August 3, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Our little Ri Ra Irish Pub in Mandalay Place completed the unthinkable on Friday, Oct. 17. We set a Guinness World Record. As I look back at the mammoth task we undertook, I can’t help but ask myself if it was worth it.
Photo: Johnny Mathis performs at the Smith Center on Frid
Review: Johnny Mathis, 79, still reigns supreme after 60 years of love songs
Monday, August 3, 2015
The Smith Center:
In a day and age of thumping electronic backbeats and vocal contortions manipulated by recording studio engineers, it’s refreshing to hear a superb singer thrilling a 2,000-strong audience in a spectacular concert hall where you could hear a pin drop in between songs.
Photo: Raiding the Rock Vault stars Hugh McDonald, Howard
Guitar great Doug Aldrich vaults from ‘Vault’; Wall of Sound encloses Rocks Lounge
Monday, August 3, 2015
“Raiding the Rock Vault,” still tirelessly churning out the classics at Tropicana Theater, is seeking to replace one of its real rockers in guitarist Doug Aldrich.
Photo: Rock star couple Gavin Rossdale and Gwen Stefani a
Gwen Stefani, Gavin Rossdale file for divorce after 12 years
Monday, August 3, 2015
Los Angeles Superior Court spokeswoman Mary Hearn says singer Gwen Stefani filed her petition Monday and husband singer Gavin Rossdale filed a response shortly thereafter. Stefani cited irreconcilable differences.

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