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September 19, 2014

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Photo: The Quad headliner Jeff Civillico atop his unicycl
Strip Scribbles: Jeff Civillico jumping off Planet Hollywood; Elvis returns to ‘Legends’
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Las Vegas:
Juggler Jeff Civillico, who has a residency at the Quad, is determined to go one better than his two previous “insane” rappelling jumps with “Over the Edge” off the roof of Planet Hollywood to benefit Special Olympics Nevada.
Photo: Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine performs during t
Weekend best bets: iHeartRadio, Wu-Tang Clan, Nevada Ballet and Jennifer Coolidge
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Whether you’re a pop enthusiast or prefer to kick back with some live jazz, music fans of all tastes and styles can take their pick of live shows with a bevy of offerings in Las Vegas this weekend. Here’s a look at our weekend best bets: ...
Photo: Emily West, Mat Franco and host Nick Cannon on the
Magician Mat Franco wins Season 9 of ‘America’s Got Talent,’ to headline on the Strip
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Television:
Las Vegas magic is hotter than ever on television and with U.S. viewers thanks in part to Henderson masked magician and teacher Jeff McBride, who taught Mat Franco ahead of his $1 million win on Wednesday night’s “America’s Got Talent” on NBC.
Photo: Tiesto unveils a Bellagio Fountains show choreogra
Photos: Tiesto unveils exclusive three-song show at Bellagio Fountains
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Strip:
DJ and producer Tiesto, a resident headliner at Hakkasan Las Vegas, brought the Bellagio Fountains to life with an exclusive three-song medley of “Footprints,” “Rocky” and “Red Lights” from his new album “A Town Called Paradise.”
Photo: Zayn Malik, Harry Styles and Niall Horan of One Di
Iggy Azalea, One Direction, Ariana Grande, Coldplay, Calvin Harris lead iHeart lineup
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Music:
It’s a bigger blast than New Year’s Eve as the kings and queens of music show their love for the three massive iHeartRadio Music Festival concerts this weekend. Be it pop, country, EDM, R&B, rock and rap, every genre is covered in the superstar lineup.
Photo: A look at the eclectic lounge Franklin at the new
Delano Las Vegas, with its hot desert theme, is cool, hip and South Beach chic
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The Strip:
The influence of our neighboring 54,000-square-mile, hot, hot, hot Mojave Desert with 120-degree temperatures in Death Valley permeates much of the new Delano Las Vegas, yet the renovated property is as cool — and hip and South Beach chic — as can be.
Photo: Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff compete in Seaso
Strip Scribbles: Randy Couture, Cleen Rock One, Motley Crue and First Friday
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s difficult to believe that the ginormous Bacchanal Buffet at Caesars Palace is celebrating not only its second anniversary but also its 2 millionth guest. The venue serves a mind-boggling 3,500 guests on average every day.
Photo: Kerry Simon and Elizabeth Blau attend the Simon Sa
Lou Ruvo Center news: Expansion, Michael Buble, NIH meetings + Kerry Simon MSA project
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Health:
Ambitious expansions plans are on the drawing board over the next five years at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health now celebrating its fifth anniversary in downtown’s Symphony Park.
Photo: Westgate Resorts founder David Siegel is joined by
Westgate Las Vegas renovations are underway; timeshares selling well
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
David Siegel:
“Our nightclub plans are a work in progress, but we’re getting ready to welcome our award-winning Edge Steakhouse from our Westgate resort and spa in Park City. It’s a cutting-edge culinary experience that won three best-of awards last year statewide in Utah.”
Photo: 2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho, front and
2013 Miss Asian Las Vegas Catherine Ho describes herself as role model, mentor
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Q+A:
Our Asian community is abuzz now that the 2014 Miss Asian Las Vegas Pageant, the second one, is Sept. 28 at Palazzo. It brings to an end the reign of the first winner, UNLV student Catherine Ho, 21, who will crown the new titleholder.
Photo: Chefs Jose Andres and Ferran Adria.
Counter Intelligence: Jose Andres, Border Grill, Taste of the Nation, Nobu, World Food Championships
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Dining:
Hot off the grill! Celebrity chef Jose Andres, who is revolutionizing Las Vegas dining at SLS Las Vegas and the Cosmopolitan, has more ambitious plans for the future. He’ll take over a downtown block for his Life Is Beautiful restaurant setup.
Photo: Jodie McDonald, Kevin Burke, Sabina Kelley and Dan
High-octane ‘Limelight’ at the Plaza captures spirit of The Roaring ’20s
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Review:
“Limelight” is a high-octane, frenzied entertainment package with some of the most dynamic dancing seen in Las Vegas. Some of its excitement is right in your face as the gorgeous glamor girls dance among the audience and their legs barely miss your head.
Photo: The Naked Magicians.
Strip Scribbles: ‘The Naked Magicians,’ Liam Payne, Wynn, Adelson, Murren
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Las Vegas:
It’s an eye-grabbing title, among other body parts, and, yes, three close-up magicians and an improv comedienne could lose their clothes while performing close-up magic in a new show coming to the Strip near MGM Grand.
Photo: Britney Spears arrives at Planet Hollywood on Tues
Two-year contract extension for Britney Spears at Planet Hollywood?
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Music:
Pop princess Britney Spears is racking up such impressive ticket sales with her resident show “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis Powered By Monster at Planet Hollywood that she’s become the top-selling Strip artist for Caesars Entertainment.
Photo: Randy Couture and Karina Smirnoff compete in Seaso
Photos: ‘Dandy’ Randy Couture foxtrots into fifth place on Night 1 of ‘DWTS’
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Television:
UFC legend Randy “The Natural” Couture proved his skills outside the Octagon and on the ballroom floor on the first night of the new Season 19 of ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars.”

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