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April 19, 2014

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Photo: Foster the People performs at Boulevard Pool at Th
Celebrity preview: Foster the People, Aloe Blacc, Bastille, Jason Derulo, Claire Sinclair, Jay Cutler, Phil Lesh
Friday, April 18, 2014
Happy Easter Weekend, everyone! Viva Las Vegas — it’s also a rockabilly pin-up party weekend, plus a lot of music high notes. The Strip plays host to Foster the People and Phil Lesh, the founding member of The Grateful Dead, while Tyler Farr takes care of ...
Photo: Guy Fieri and Lee Brice attend Day 2 of the 2014 A
Chefs Week Q+A: UNLV graduate turned star chef Guy Fieri returns home to open his first Strip spot
Friday, April 18, 2014
It’s been an incredible journey for spiky-blond-haired New York Times-bestselling author Guy Fieri, who began his love affair with food at age 10 selling soft pretzels from “The Awesome Pretzel,” a three-wheeled bicycle cart he built with his father.
Photo: Naked City Pizza Shop chef/owner Chris Palmeri is
Las Vegas locales featured on Guy Fieri’s ‘Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives’
Friday, April 18, 2014
Food television personality Guy Fieri opened his first restaurant in Las Vegas on Thursday, bringing his Guy Fieri’s Vegas Kitchen & Bar to the Quad on the Strip. The UNLV graduate is best known for hosting “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” on the Food Network.
Photo: Pawn Stars parody Pawn Shop Live! officially moves
Photos: ‘Pawn Stars’ parody ‘Pawn Shop Live!’ moves from Golden Nugget to Riviera
Thursday, April 17, 2014
“Pawn Stars” patriarch Richard “Old Man” Harrison on Wednesday pulled out his famous Chrysler Imperial convertible to drive his family, including Austin “Chumlee” Russell, and the cast of the parody “Pawn Shop Live!” to their new home at the Riviera,
Photo: Jason Alexander prepares for his one-man show at H
Jason Alexander’s new one-man show at Harrah’s reveals ‘Seinfeld’ secrets, pokes fun at Las Vegas
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Producer Seth Yudof told me: “He also does a Q+A session with the audience about the 14 years of ‘Seinfeld.’ It’s really funny. He’s really good off the cuff and with his improv material. He’ll answer any question about that show.”
Photo: Absinthe celebrates its third anniversary Wednesda
Photos: ‘Absinthe’ is sexier, raunchier than ever on third anniversary at Caesars
Thursday, April 17, 2014
There was no better way for the cast of “Absinthe” to celebrate its milestone third anniversary and 1,500-plus shows Wednesday night in the Spiegelworld tent outside Caesars Palace — with a giant cake, buckets of bubbly and more good news.
Photo: The Killers open the new Joint.
Strip Scribbles: The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel turns 5; Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman proclaimed today as “The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel Day” to mark the fifth anniversary of the entertainment venue. The showroom opened April 17, 2009, with five sold-out shows over two opening weekends.
Holly Madison again delays opening of burlesque speakeasy, talks baby and reality TV show plans
Holly Madison again delays opening of burlesque speakeasy, talks baby and reality TV show plans
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Holly, who is the creator and producer of 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque, told me: “We’re ready to go, but construction hiccups are out of my control. When we open now in two weeks, it will be a very special venue and unlike anything Las Vegas has right now. It will be super fun.”
Photo: Kerry Simon and Bill Murray attend the Simon Says
Chefs Week: Kerry Simon to open downtown Las Vegas restaurant next month
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Kerry has taken over the old John E. Carson Hotel for his innovative cuisine at Carson Kitchen: “I have long wanted to open a true neighborhood restaurant, and, as downtown is now the social center for locals, it is the perfect spot for this concept.”
Photo: The 2014 UNLVino Founders Grand Tasting on Saturda
Photos: First four-day UNLVino is a sparkling scholarship-fundraising success
Thursday, April 17, 2014
More than 7,500 enthusiasts turned up for the largest-ever Founder’s Grand Tasting, which capped the expanded four days of wine-and-food experiences marking the 40th annual scholarship fundraiser UNLVino.
Photo: The 550 foot-tall High Roller observation wheel, t
Strip Scribbles: $100,000 cocktail servers; High Roller at Linq; Broadway Bares’ ‘Get Wood’
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
I am reliably told that several — if not many — of our summer pool season cocktail servers will make more than $100,000 by the time dayclubs shutter for the year in late October, and some may surpass $200,000. Most of it comes from tips.
Photo: Penny Pibbets, Frankie Moreno and Melody Sweets at
Wild, wacky and sexy ‘Absinthe’ celebrates third anniversary, 1,500-plus shows
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Now tonight almost miraculously, the provocative show that successfully marries offensive language and filthy jokes with off-kilter circus acts and one of the sexiest singer stripteases of all time celebrates its third anniversary at Caesars Palace.
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Las Vegas’ Walter ‘Sausage’ Frank wins ‘Ink Master’ episode amid feud between judge, tattoo artist
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Our Las Vegas artist Walter “Sausage” Frank from Club Tattoo at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood watched with mouth wide open as the men almost came to fisticuffs before security sent Kyle Dunbar packing. Walter won the episode’s contest.
Photo: Jermaine Jackson and his wife, Halima, on ABC's
Jermaine Jackson’s reality TV fireworks on ‘Celebrity Wife Swap’
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
When Jermaine Jackson’s wife Halima was swapped with actor Daniel Baldwin’s ex Isabella Hoffman, she exposed his OCD tendencies and extraordinary hoarding of luggage, clothing, shoes and cologne — more than 100 bottles.
Photo: George Clooney at Hyde Bellagio on Wednesday, Apri
Q+A: George Clooney talks Las Vegas memories, Italy and his Casamigos tequila
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Academy Award winner George Clooney is no stranger to our Entertainment Capital of the World. He told me that he was here many times before film and TV stardom with his aunt, singer Rosemary Clooney, who performed here.

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