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May 29, 2015

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Photo: Tony Hawk arrives in Ibiza.
Q+A: Legendary Tony Hawk to present skate demo at Gumball 3000
Friday, May 29, 2015
MGM Resorts Village:
Skateboarding legend, entrepreneur and philanthropist Tony Hawk is among the participants in this year’s Gumball 3000 celebration of adventure, luxury and high-speed vehicles, music and partying. But Gumball 3000 isn’t all about fun.
Photo: Frog legs and alligator meatballs at Emerils New O
Strip Scribbles: Emeril’s seafood fest, Twizzlers, Rubio, Franco and Grimm
Friday, May 29, 2015
Las Vegas:
To the uninitiated, the thought of fried Florida frog legs might be off-putting, but not when Emeril Lagasse’s chef Heath Cicerelli at Emeril’s New Orleans Fish House in MGM Grand uses buttermilk to cook them with spicy Creole tomato glaze.
Photo: Gumball 3000 Ferrari
Gumball 3000 heads to homestretch in Death Valley and ends in Las Vegas
Thursday, May 28, 2015
MGM Resorts Village:
More than 100 vehicles valued at more than $200 million are en route to Las Vegas as the seven-day Gumball 3000 road rally nears the end of an exhausting journey that began last Saturday in Stockholm, Sweden.
Photo: Shania Twain and Robin Leach on Friday, Oct. 10, 2
Shania Twain finishes two weeks of rehearsals in L.V. ahead of final tour
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Music:
After two weeks of rehearsals here in Las Vegas, pop and country superstar Shania Twain is about to set off on her final road tour of 67 dates starting next Friday, June 5, and ending in Toronto in October.
Photo: Cage the Elephant at Boulevard Pool at the Cosmopo
Tonight in L.V.: Gipsy Kings, Robert Plant, Cage the Elephant, Juice Standard
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Entertainment:
The legendary Gipsy Kings and their flamenco rhythms mix their blistering guitar traditions from the South of France and Spanish vocals at the Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Photo: A gold cake created by Kailava of Las Vegas for Mo
Two buzzed-about L.V. businesses: Kailava’s cakes, Cobra Culture’s ‘second skin’ dresses
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Photos:
Two new local businesses are creating buzz with their overnight success stories. Cake-baker Kailava moved her extreme sugar sculptures and cakes here from Utah just last month.
Photo: Jay Ohrberg and his famous pink limousine.
World’s longest limo with lap pool, helipad to be built in Las Vegas
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Automobiles:
Every episode of my TV series “Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous” started with a remarkable shot of an even more remarkable car — a record-setting 100-foot limousine.
Photo: Billy Currington.
Q+A: Billy Currington toasts 10th No. 1, headlines at Boulevard Pool
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas:
Billy Currington’s new single “Drinkin’ Town With a Football Problem” ships to country radio Monday, sixth studio album “Summer Forever” drops Tuesday, and “Shotgun Rider Tour” with Tim McGraw kicks off June 5 in Little Rock, Ark.
Photo: Fresh tofu with scallions, grated ginger and bonit
Ben Vaughn shares five ways to expand summer grilling horizons
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Columnist:
As summer beams right around the corner, outdoor cooking becomes more prevalent. We love our grills, pits and smokers. Why? Maybe it’s a fascination with open flames.
Photo: Deana Martin and her father, Dean Martin.
Q+A: Deana Martin talks Dean Martin, Old Vegas, The Rat Pack, big-band show
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
South Point:
It’s just days away now for when Deana Martin returns to Las Vegas and all the memories of being here as a youngster with her dad, Dean Martin, and his The Rat Pack friends Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jr. will come flooding back.
Photo: Gumball 3000 is noted for its high-end vehicles.
Gumball 3000, with Tony Hawk, Diplo, Skrillex, arrives in L.V. on Friday
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
MGM Resorts Village:
It’s a large feat: More than $200 million in precious cars are being airlifted on an 11-hour flight from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Reno for the final drive of the Gumball 3000 rally into Las Vegas.
Photo: Le Cirque at Bellagio offers this surf and turf sp
Surf-and-turf special at Le Cirque in Bellagio — for $325
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Dining:
Created by executive chef Wilfried Bergerhausen, it is a Japanese Kobe steak wrapped in truffle perigourdine sauce topped with foie gras and shaved truffles paired with 2-pound butter poached Maine lobster tail topped with lobster caviar sauce and edible 24-karat gold leaf.
Photo: Rodrigo Alves.
Strip Scribbles: Human Ken doll Rodrigo Alves undergoes 30 plastic surgeries
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s taken Rodrigo Alves 30 body-changing operations including four rhinoplasties, liposuction and six-pack implants over 10 years to look like Barbie’s mate, a human Ken doll.
Photo: Martin Jacobson, 27, of Sweden stands with cash af
$200 million to be awarded in 46th Annual World Series of Poker at Rio
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Las Vegas:
Fifty days of around-the-clock, high-stakes action is underway for the prestigious 46th Annual World Series of Poker, which began with cards in the air at noon today at the Rio.
Photo: Jeff Ehret, president of Penta Building Group, sig
Photos: MGM Resorts, AEG commemorate topping off at new arena
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Construction:
More than 300 construction workers and ironworkers celebrated with MGM Resorts International officials this morning as a giant crane lifted into place the last of some 7,000 steel beams weighing a total of 7,100 tons.

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