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September 27, 2016

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: A rehearsal for Idaho! The Comedy Musical at the S
Photos: Rehearsals begin for ‘Idaho! The Comedy Musical’ at Smith Center
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Theater:
During the opening number of “Idaho! The Comedy Musical,” at the Smith Center for its first preview night July 6 and its gala celebrity premiere July 9, a bare-bottomed young man runs across the stage.
Photo: Women look over items in the silent auction during
Woman assisted by The Shade Tree: ‘My life has a new purpose’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Charity:
Las Vegas is a very charitable city and its residents generous to a fault. But it also is a brutal and tough place, and the charity The Shade Tree plays a key role in helping victims of domestic violence and homelessness.
Photo: Pat Christenson, president of Las Vegas Events, co
Strip Scribbles: Garth Brooks, Faith Hill, Mark Shunock and Playboy Playmates
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Las Vegas:
Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter and musician Tim McGraw is returning to town at MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, Dec. 10. Tickets go on sale Friday.
Photo: Auditions for Cherry Boom Boom Live on Tuesday, Ma
Photos: Cherry Boom Boom at Tropicana ‘fierce and strong, sexy and sultry’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Adult Entertainment:
At Nevada Ballet Theatre studios in Summerlin, I sat watching seven of the 12 dancers of the new show Cherry Boom Boom arriving at the Tropicana in September. This is ferocious, fiery and fierce dancing.
Photo: Ke$ha at Mandalay Bay
Tonight in L.V.: Kesha at Intrigue, Arrested Development, Sublime tribute, Plaza pool
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Las Vegas:
Kesha starts her mini-mini-residency at Intrigue in Wynn Las Vegas. She is back at Intrigue on Saturday and July 23, as well. Arrested Development headlines Throwback Thursdays at LAX in the Luxor.
Photo: Brian Henson, center and son of the late Jim Henso
Q+A: ‘Puppet Up!’ mastermind Patrick Bristow — ‘Trading one insanity for the other’
Thursday, June 23, 2016
The Venetian:
Sixty naughty and outrageous puppets from Jim Henson’s collection of misfits are getting ready to travel from Los Angeles to Las Vegas for stardom on the Strip. But as with all things in show business, the actual date for the relocation is in the hands of their agents.
Photo: Grand opening of The Mixx Grill & Lounge by chef B
Photos: Chef Bryan Ogden opens The Mixx Grill & Lounge
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Dining:
It has to be one of the largest circular grill centerpieces in America, a whopping 4,400-pound steel surface (a giant griddle ) called “The Iron.” It has a massive circular vent built into the ceiling.
Photo: Sidney Crosby of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsbur
Strip Scribbles: Sidney Crosby, Pascal Dupuis at Fizz; Facebook; Beer Pong; Hip-Hop; Circus Circus
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Las Vegas:
Sidney Crosby, captain of the Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, celebrated his ice hockey team’s championship win against the San Jose Sharks in the NHL Finals with a stop at Fizz champagne lounge at Caesars Palace on Tuesday night.
Photo: Britney Spears performs at the 2016 Billboard Musi
Tonight in L.V.: Britney Spears, George Clinton, DJs Slander and Neva, Miss Asian Pageant
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Las Vegas:
Pop princess Britney Spears is back with her hit “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis at Planet Hollywood. Funkadelic furor from George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic with Fishbone is at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas in the Linq Promenade.
Photo: David Saxe.
Q+A: David Saxe celebrates sixth anniversary of ‘Vegas! The Show’
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Planet Hollywood:
When prolific producer David Saxe decided to risk everything on his project “Vegas! The Show,” even he thought that he was insane. He had to sell out every single show every day and still could lose money. Now six years later, he’s celebrating its anniversary all month long.
Photo: Caesars Palace General Manager and VP Sean McBurne
Jim Dunbar: Caesars Palace’s only employee from first day 50 years ago
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Las Vegas Strip:
Jim Dunbar has been right at the front door of Caesars Palace for five decades meeting and greeting hotel guests, and he’s helping Caesars celebrate its 50th anniversary this summer. Jim is the only employee there from Day 1.
Photo: Michael Steven Sandford is removed by Metro Police
Witnessing attempted attack on Donald Trump at T.I. was surreal
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Politics:
Metro Police officers were the epitome of arrest perfection when they took down 20-year-old Michael Steven Sandford at Donald Trump’s rally Saturday at Mystere theater in Treasure Island, and it all happened mere feet from where I was sitting.
Photo: Celine Dion, with her son Rene-Charles, 15, attend
Celine Dion’s concerts in Belgium and France are sold out
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Music:
The summer tour of our Caesars Palace headliner superstar Celine Dion kicked off Monday in Antwerp, Belgium. Celine is ignoring heightened security in Europe due to ISIS terrorists thought to live there en masse.
Photo: Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins with his
NHL preview: Countdown to awards — and expansion team announcement?
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Hard Rock Hotel:
The clock is ticking with two times for Wednesday when history will be made: 1 and 2 p.m. The countdown is on, and we are now 24 hours from knowing the result of one of the biggest bets ever made in Las Vegas sports history.
Photo: A couple looks at images as weddings are being con
‘Rave on together forever’: EDC weddings make tying the knot a party
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
Maria Sisneros, 29, and Evangelina Alcantar, 30, of San Jose, Calif., have spent the last decade dating, waiting patiently for their chance to get married. When their home state of California legalized same-sex marriage in 2013, the lesbian couple considered tying the knot.