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October 25, 2014

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: Kim Kardashian, second from left, celebrates her 3
Celebrity preview: Kim Kardashian, Brody Jenner, Steve Aoki, Joe Jonas, Jimmy Buffett, LIB
Friday, October 24, 2014
Las Vegas:
Weekend highlights include Kanye’s wife, Kim Kardashian West, who celebrates her birthday at Tao. There’s Five Finger Death Punch at the Joint and another NBA preseason game, this one between the L.A. Lakers and Sacramento Kings at MGM Grand.
Photo: Round 2 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series Wo
PBR World Finals Round 2: Matt Triplett of Montana rules second night
Friday, October 24, 2014
Thomas & Mack:
The dismal first-round showing by PBR World Finals leader Joao Ricardo Viera obviously stung because Thursday night, the Brazilian beat back all the pressures and his competition to place second in Round 2 and increased his overall lead.
Photo: Creative director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar gives a thu
Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar talks ‘One Night for One Drop’ at Mirage in March
Friday, October 24, 2014
Cirque du Soleil:
Cirque du Soleil’s ambitious voluntary cast effort for the annual, one-night-only “One Night for Drop” benefit performance is underway for the third consecutive year, and at the helm again for the second time is “The Beatles Love” performer Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar.
Photo: The grand opening of Eric Jordan Youngs Shakin  in
Four new shows in only 48 hours on the Las Vegas Strip, downtown
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Theater:
I was emotionally moved and drained by the heart-wrenching play “Henri” at the Smith Center that dealt with elderly patients battling dementia. The production by former Clark County Commissioner Rory Reid’s daughter Ryan Elisabeth Reid stars actor James Williams.
Photo: Sauber driver Adrian Sutil of Germany, left, and C
Strip Scribbles: Grand Prix street race, Santana, UFC, Buffalo Trace Whiskey
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Las Vegas:
Motorsports insiders are whispering that a Grand Prix race may well be organized for the streets of our city. Pitpass and Autoweek blogs report that F1 track designer Hermann Tilke has already visited Las Vegas several times.
Photo: Life Is Beautiful Highlights
Weekend best bets: Life Is Beautiful, Jimmy Buffett and ALS Walk and Roll
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Las Vegas:
Life is beautiful, indeed. Downtown Las Vegas’ astutely named festival hits town for a second year this weekend, with the stars and up-and-comers of music, food and learning convening for three days of festivities.
Photo: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian celebrate New Year's
Preview: Life Is Beautiful’s music, chefs and solar-powered, block-long restaurant
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Downtown Las Vegas:
There are three days of exciting pop-up events, culinary demonstrations and hands-on appearances by some of the world’s best chefs and our own Las Vegas celebrity kitchen kings and queens.
Photo: Who needs snow when you can have real ice and the
Cosmopolitan’s Ice Rink to feature snow, ice skating, lodge
Thursday, October 23, 2014
The Strip:
It’s a winter wonderland again at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas starting Nov. 21 when it once again transforms Boulevard Pool into the Ice Rink. This year it will feature falling snow, ice skating, fire pits and an intimate lodge experience.
Photo: Round 1 of the 2014 PBR Built Ford Tough Series Wo
PBR World Finals Round 1: Four of Top Six riders move up leaderboard
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Thomas & Mack:
More than 10,000 fans were on their feet at the Thomas & Mack Center to watch 2011 and 2012 world champion Silvano Alves jump into the No. 2 slot on the leaderboard — now just 399 points behind and ever closer to the $1 million payday bonus.
Photo: Britney Spears celebrates her official arrival at
Star of the year Britney Spears to receive her day, key to the Strip
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Planet Hollywood:
To recognize Britney Spears’ incredible success story, I can report that on Nov. 5, Clark County commissioners will proclaim it “Britney Spears Day,” and commission Chairman Steve Sisolak will present her with an official proclamation and the key to the Las Vegas Strip.
Photo: Eric Trump hosts a party at Trump International Ho
Eric Trump talks Atlantic City, ‘Apprentice,’ return of pageants to Las Vegas
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Real Estate:
“What did Las Vegas do that Atlantic City didn’t? You built the best restaurants, you built the best shows, you have Red Rock Canyon, you have an unbelievable airport and the best convention facilities in the world.”
Photo: Jennifer Lopez performs at Mandalay Bay Events Cen
Will it be Jennifer Lopez vs. Britney Spears on the Strip?
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Music:
The rumor mill in Hollywood is in overdrive with Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors that “Booty” pop diva Jennifer Lopez is about to sign a mini-residency for 72 shows in Axis at Planet Hollywood, home of Britney Spears’ “Britney: Piece of Me.”
Photo: Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says
Strip Scribbles: Jimmy Kimmel, Kerry Simon, Cleen Rock One on ‘Ink Master’
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Las Vegas:
Bill Murray and Kerry Simon have remained firm friends over the years, and the actor turned up for a fundraiser organized for Kerry at our Keep Memory Alive events center at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health.
Photo: Bushwacker at South Point on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 201
2014 PBR World Finals: Parties galore and Bushwacker set to retire
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
South Point:
Cowboy riders have long regarded 8-year-old bull Bushwacker as the meanest, ugliest, fiercest and rankest of them all. He retires finally after this week’s BFTS PBR World Finals.
Photo: The Killers, with frontman Brandon Flowers, close
Sticker shock: Life Is Beautiful’s $249 festival and $40 parking passes
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Downtown Las Vegas:
Is the $40 parking fee that Life Is Beautiful festival organizers are charging to visit the cordoned-off downtown area outrageously high? Is it a steep price that is best described as gouging?

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