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July 7, 2015

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: In this Nov. 8, 2012, file photo, actor and comedi
George Wallace reveals his favorite new (and old) things in Las Vegas
Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Hello, family! It’s me again, George Wallace, here to talk about what’s new in my favorite city. Las Vegas is always changing, and there’s always something new to experience. Let’s start with my five kids, Mo5aic.
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: Michael Morton.
Michael Morton: It’s just a great big party — that’s what we do best in L.V.
Monday, July 6, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Hard to believe, but, 20 years ago this month, Las Vegas had little to no real nightlife as we know it today. Yes, there were a couple of locals spots like the Shark Bar, but not one hotel on the strip had a nightclub.
Photo: Guest columnist Dirk Arthurs baby snow leopard Kal
Animal illusionist Dirk Arthur: Preserving wildlife every day is important
Monday, July 6, 2015
Guest Columnist:
I carefully eyed the green, jungle-like, sloping field, slid the metal door open and watched Namaste, a majestic white Bengal tiger, bolt forward and run free. He was running into the only natural tropical rainforest zoo with a tiger habitat in Hilo, Hawaii.
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: The Supernaturalists by Criss Angel.
Criss Angel’s ‘Supernaturalists’ the ‘standard bearer for a first-class touring ensemble magic show’
Monday, July 6, 2015
Luxor:
I didn’t get to the Northeast to see any of the opening week of Criss Angel’s new show “The Supernaturalists” for its four-week, world-premiere run at Foxwoods resort casino in Connecticut.
Photo: The 2015 Tropic Beauty Model Search world finals w
Tropic Beauty winner Elise Duncan looks forward to yearlong reign
Monday, July 6, 2015
MGM Grand:
Stunning 2015 Tropic Beauty Model Search winner Elise Duncan of Perth, Australia, says she was ecstatic to win the Las Vegas-based pageant and is ready for her year of appearances and charity work.
Photo: Val Chmerkovskiy, Rumer Willis and Melissa Rycroft
Photos: Rumer Willis shines, Val Chmerkovskiy sizzles in ‘DWTS’ at Venetian
Monday, July 6, 2015
Television:
The touring group of dancers features six mirror-ball champs, including Rumer Willis’ Season 20 partner, Val Chmerkovskiy. Chmerkovskiy, never shy to take off his shirt to show off his muscular body, spent most of the nearly 2-hour show topless as expected.
Photo: Fantasy at the Luxor.
‘Fantasy’ dancers are ready to heat up summer in Las Vegas
Sunday, July 5, 2015
Guest Columnist:
We feel blessed to be heading into our Sweet 16 year in Las Vegas. We’re no strangers to spicing things up as the Strip’s “Biggest Tease,” so as our beloved friend Robin Leach goes on his yearly trip, we’re here to give you a glimpse into a life of a showgirl.
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: The Gazillionaire of Absinthe at Caesars Palace.
The Gazillionaire: How I made my gazillions, and how you can, too
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Guest Columnist:
You could get in line with all the chumps queued outside “Pawn Stars” and/or Tony Hsieh’s office desperately hoping your Grandpappy’s war medals/downtown doggy ice cream startup idea has some value. Guess what? They don’t.
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: A Riviera neon sign ($395.00) is shown during the
Strip Scribbles: Riviera moves east; L.V. on ‘AGT’; Bound bartenders; Gordie Brown
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
The iconic Riviera sign that was once a staple on the Strip now has a new home at the Playground in rival Atlantic City. It marks the opening of an outdoor beer garden just in time for the Fourth of July weekend.
Photo: Fireworks erupt over Cashman Field as the Las Vega
Weekend Best Bets: Las Vegas 51s, Boulder City Damboree and Night of Fire
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Fourth of July:
Time to get out your flags and sparklers — the Fourth of July holiday weekend is upon us. Looking to cool off from the heat, check out a show or enjoy a favorite American pastime? There are plenty of options to celebrate the long weekend ahead.

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