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July 29, 2015

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Photo: Third Eye Blind.
Q+A: Third Eye Blind’s Stephan Jenkins talks same-sex marriage, Confederate flag, ocean sanctuaries
Friday, July 10, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
It’s a busy time and a time of celebration for Third Eye Blind frontman Stephan Jenkins. The San Francisco band’s newest album, “Dopamine,” dropped June 16, with the excellent new single, “Everything Is Easy,” and much of the year is being spent on the road.
Photo: The Scoundrels at Studio at the Palms in Las Vegas
Studio at the Palms’ Zoe Thrall interviews Las Vegas-based band The Scoundrels
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Guest Columnist:
When I was 20 years old, the band Black 55 needed a new singer. We were a psychobilly band, but as band members dropped off, (guitarist) Steve (DeZarn) came into the picture, and we started writing together. The band eventually became The Scoundrels.
Photo: Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional.
Q+A: Dashboard Confessional’s Chris Carrabba talks tattoos, music, L.V. — and new album?
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
Chris Carrabba of Dashboard Confessional says, “This is probably my favorite tour in terms of the camaraderie — from the crew, every band rotating as openers, the production team. We haven’t had a bad day.”
Photo: Actress and singer Pia Zadora and her husband, Mic
Pia Zadora: Ribbon of Life reminds that life is precious and fragile
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Guest Columnist:
It’s already been a busy summer. First of all, there is the usual taking care of my men, my husband, Michael, and son, Jordan, which as any wife and mom knows can be a full-time job and is seriously interfering with my shopping time.
Photo: Performers Imagine Dragons at the 2015 Billboard M
Imagine Dragons’ ‘Radioactive’ reaches RIAA diamond status
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Imagine Dragons' "Radioactive" is the longest-running song in the history of the Billboard charts, and it continues to reach new heights: It has hit diamond status. The Recording Industry Association of America said Tuesday that ...
Photo: Murray Sawchuck and wife Chloe Crawford attend the
Strip Scribbles: ‘Wife Swap,’ ‘Ninja Warrior,’ ‘Masters of Illusion,’ Lenny Kravitz
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Las Vegas:
Hosted by Dean Cain, “Masters of Illusion” on the CW features magic performed by illusionists, escape artists and performers displaying interactive mind magic and comedy in front of a studio audience.
Photo: Becca Kotte of Rock of Ages at the Venetian with s
Becca Kotte of ‘Rock of Ages’ talks social justice, fashion and music
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Guest Columnist:
I have an album out. I released my first EP with Fervor Records on March 24. The album was a collaborative project with Andy Gerold, one of our absolutely kickass guitarists in Arsenal, the onstage band in “Rock of Ages.”
Photo: Diana Ross.
Strip Scribbles: Diana Ross returning to L.V., Kanye West, Olivia Newton-John
Monday, July 6, 2015
Las Vegas:
Back by popular demand, the legendary Diana Ross once again takes the stage and returns to the Venetian Theater for another residency in November. The exciting encore performances were announced this morning.
Photo: Kenny Chesney's
Celebrity preview: Kenny Chesney, 311, Paris Hilton, Ke$ha, ‘DWTS,’ DJs galore
Friday, July 3, 2015
Fourth of July Weekend:
There will be fireworks and festivities and pyrotechnics and parades up and down the Strip and across the valley from east to west. Temperatures for America’s 239th birthday will remain near 110 for the three-day holiday weekend, so stay cool and enjoy the pool.
Photo: John Payne sings
For John Payne, it’s EDM and smile; ‘Baz’ performs quick change at Light
Friday, July 3, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau was set up for a time Wednesday night at Barnes & Noble at Rainbow Promenade, where Holly Madison hosted a book-signing event for her new tome, “Down the Rabbit Hole: Curious Adventures ...
Photo: Rebecca Ostrega, from Oswego, Ill., talks about he
Thousands flock to Chicago for last Grateful Dead shows
Friday, July 3, 2015
The Grateful Dead is closing the lid on its storied half-century of concerts this weekend in Chicago, where a museum has captured the band's prankster heart by displaying its artifacts, skeletons-and-roses iconography included, in the shadow of a world-famous dinosaur.
Photo: Singer Kristen Hertzenberg.
Singer Kristen Hertzenberg: A heavy-hearted yet grateful goodbye to Las Vegas
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Guest Columnist:
My six years in “Phantom — the Las Vegas Spectacular” at the Venetian were a gift beyond measure, but that’s not even all of it! This town and the people in it have embraced and supported me, giving me opportunities to learn of what I’m capable.
Photo: Brody Jenner and Hannah Davis promote Las Vegas wi
Photos: Brody Jenner, Hannah Davis promote Las Vegas in Hollywood
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Tourism:
Reality-TV star and Las Vegas resident DJ Brody Jenner set a lively soundtrack for the afternoon spinning popular beats from the Vegas Season DJ booth with assistance from 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimwear Edition cover model Hannah Davis.
Photo: Dean Martin, Sammy Davis Jr. and Frank Sinatra are
New life for $1.5M Rat Pack house? Plus, Smash Mouth, Teller’s ‘Play Dead,’ Da Vinci
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Is a $1.5 million Las Vegas house where The Rat Pack members Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. used to perform and produce music with intimate concerts for their celebrity friends about to be brought back to life?
Photo: Taylor Swift performs at Rock in Rio USA on Friday
No festival action set for MGM Festival Grounds until ’16; Michael Grimm resets Vinyl schedule
Thursday, July 2, 2015
After speculation that a fall event would serve as a follow-up to Rock in Rio USA at MGM Resorts Festival Grounds, it appears that nothing will be staged at the parcel on Sahara Avenue and the Strip until next spring.

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