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October 4, 2015

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: Actress and comedienne Jennifer Coolidge stars in
Q+A: Jennifer Coolidge talks glue allergy, ‘Best in Show’ and Donald Trump
Saturday, October 3, 2015
The Venetian:
Actress Jennifer Coolidge’s voice and voluptuous curves have been memorable in numerous film and TV roles, among them “American Pie,” “Best in Show,” “Legally Blonde,” “Friends” and currently “2 Broke Girls” on CBS.
Photo: Country singer-songwriter Jake Owen.
Q+A: Ten years on, Jake Owen says, ‘I feel like the same guy with the same love and passion for music’
Saturday, October 3, 2015
Route 91 Harvest Country Music Fest:
Country singer-songwriter Jake Owen is having a challenging year, as it has included a marital split. He made an emotional public statement onstage in Detroit Lakes, Minn., on Aug. 8, but when asked about it last week, he replied, “I’m fine. I appreciate it, man.”
Photo: Blake Shelton performs with his band during the Ro
Celebrity preview: Florida Georgia Line, Lady A, Keith Urban, Tim McGraw, Jake Owen at Route 91
Friday, October 2, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s only in its second year, but the Route 91 Harvest Country Music Fest has already established itself with superstars and their fans. More than 25,000 country enthusiasts have already guaranteed its success this weekend with a sellout each of the three days.
Photo: Buffalo chicken sandwich at Pete Rose Bar & Grill
Q+A: Pete Rose reveals plans for Strip restaurant opening in two weeks
Friday, October 2, 2015
MLB legend Pete Rose has confirmed that he’s bringing an all-American restaurant and sports bar to the center of the Las Vegas Strip. He plans a mid-October opening of the 9,000-square-foot property opposite CityCenter and Aria.
Photo: Country singer-songwriter Brett Eldredge.
Q+A: Brett Eldredge talks being No. 1, Taylor Swift, Darius Rucker and Miss America
Friday, October 2, 2015
Route 91 Harvest Country Music Fest:
Brett Eldredge, 29, is the reigning CMA New Artist of the Year; his last three singles, “Don’t Ya,” “Beat of the Music” and “Mean to Me,” all hit No. 1, and his latest, “Lose My Mind,” is on its way to the top; and his new album, “Illinois,” released Sept. 11, debuted at No. 1.
Photo: Vincent Pouessel recently took the helm of Daniel
Strip Scribbles: G2E Culinary Challenge winner, Buddy Valastro, Fright Dome
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Las Vegas:
New DB Brasserie at the Venetian chef Vincent Pouessel won the G2E Culinary Challenge today, defeating 15 chefs over three days during four rounds of competition. At each round, the chefs were given mystery baskets each containing four ingredients.
Photo: Sebastien Silvestri, Daniel Boulud, Buddy Valastro
Bocuse D’Or — world Olympics of food — launches 4-day Ultimo at Venetian
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Fine Dining:
More than 400 culinary elite will be welcomed to the Venetian on Dec. 17 by celebrity chefs Thomas Keller and Daniel Boulud. The competition will determine who represents the United States at the 2017 Bocuse D’Or in Lyon, France.
Photo: NASCAR driver Spencer Gallagher, 25, of Las Vegas.
NASCAR driver Spencer Gallagher of Las Vegas is ready to race at LVMS
Thursday, October 1, 2015
It’s so great to be back home,” said Spencer Gallagher, a Palo Verde High grad. “You always mark it down on your calendar when you get to run at your home track, and I’m lucky because not a lot of guys have a big NASCAR-sanctioned track where they grew up.”
Photo: Casino Entertainer of the Year award winners Penn
Photos: G2E’s Casino Entertainment Awards honor Penn & Teller, Jerry Lewis
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Hard Rock Hotel:
Magic duo and Rio headliners Penn & Teller were named Casino Entertainers of the Year on Wednesday night at the Global Gaming Expo’s third-annual Casino Entertainment Awards at Vinyl in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photo: Joe Nichols.
Q+A: Joe Nichols talks new single ‘Freaks Like Me,’ being a freak himself
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Route 91 Harvest Country Music Fest:
While interviewing Joe Nichols, the country singer-songwriter describes himself as a “freak” in discussing his new single “Freaks Like Me.” Nichols also is in a jovial mood, chuckling often while answering questions.
Photo: Sammi Bieggar, aka DJ Samtrakk, of Los Angeles is
Photos: America’s next top DJ? Winner of Tiesto and 7Up Your Shot contest is …
Thursday, October 1, 2015
“I like her passion for music and passion to entertain people,” said Tiesto, who, as a resident DJ, will be performing at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on New Year’s Eve. “I am very impressed,” he said in the latest episode of the young winner who hails from Los Angeles.
Photo: Illeana Douglas attends the 40th anniversary resto
Q+A: Illeana Douglas discusses ‘Trailblazing Women,’ ‘I Blame Dennis Hopper’
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Film + Television:
On Thursday, actress and director Illeana Douglas hosts a fascinating new cable TV series for Turner Classic Movies titled “Trailblazing Women,” which turns the spotlight on female directors in the movie industry.
Photo: Tony Sacca, entertainment director, stands near th
Tony Sacca looks back at his 30 years of Las Vegas entertainment
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Tony Sacca is a staple here on television and as host of the annual San Gennaro Feast of food, fun and entertainment. This month, he became the 23rd recipient of the Las Vegas Star of Fame for his outstanding achievements and service to the community.
Photo: Chef Buddy Valastro, Venetian and Palazzo Food and
Strip Scribbles: G2E, The Judds, Alesso, Lydia Ansel and Tracii Guns
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Las Vegas:
The new James Bond spy thriller “Spectre,” the 24th in the movie franchise, premieres mid-November, but G2E delegates got caught up in 007 excitement at their welcome reception. Former “Splash” director Jeff Kutash staged an elaborate 50th anniversary salute.
Photo: George Strait announces an exclusive engagement in
George Strait: ‘We’ll probably do more than four shows in 2016’ at Las Vegas Arena
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Country king and new Las Vegas Arena regular star George Strait says there will be more dates than just the four he’s announced here, but he doesn’t think of it as a residency. He also revealed that his new record, “Cold Beer Conversations,” was titled after he recorded it.

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