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April 19, 2015

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Robin Leach's Celebrity Watch

Photo: The star-studded crowd for Sammy Hagar & The Circl
Photos: Sammy Hagar & The Circle rock Downtown Las Vegas Events Center
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Music:
The planned setlist for the evening included “One Way to Rock,” “Rock Candy,” “Good Times, Bad Times,” “Pound Cake,” “I Can’t Drive (55),” “Right Now,” “Whole Lotta Love,” “Little White Lie,” “Levee Breaks,” “Moby Dick” and “ Why Can’t This Be Love.”
Photo: Steely Dan at Pearl at the Palms on Saturday, Apri
Photos: Steely Dan as hot as it gets, reels in the years at Pearl at the Palms
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Music:
Common wisdom has it that Steely Dan is just Walter Becker and Donald Fagen with an anonymous, rotating cast of backing musicians. True, Steely Dan has not been a ‟band” in the formal sense since around 1974.
Photo: Jeremy Sumpter and Christopher McDonald star in Th
Q+A: Actor Jeremy Sumpter puts ‘The Squeeze’ on the Wynn
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Film:
It’s been 12 years since P.J. Hogan’s big-budget “Peter Pan” hit movie theaters with actor Jeremy Sumpter in the lead role usually portrayed by actresses. Sumpter is now 26, 6-foot-2 and an avid golfer.
Photo: The 2011 Miss America Pageant contestants at Barry
Celebrity preview: Barry Manilow + Dave Koz, Tony Bennett + Lady Gaga, Fleetwood Mac, St. Vincent
Friday, April 10, 2015
Las Vegas:
It’s such a sensory overload of music superstars this weekend in Las Vegas, you wonder if the Strip’s casinos all decided that we had to prevent residents and visitors from going to the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, Calif.
Photo: Tyson Beckford is fitted with a bow tie for his ap
Q+A: Tyson Beckford strips down for Chippendales at the Rio
Friday, April 10, 2015
Adult Entertainment:
There’s no question that 44-year-old handsome hunk Tyson Beckford is in great shape, and as the main model for Ralph Lauren’s Polo sportswear line, he’s stripped down to his skivvies for its advertising campaigns.
Photo: Miss America Organization Chairman Sam Haskell III
Q+A: Dave Koz celebrates 25-year career, performs with Barry Manilow at MGM Grand
Friday, April 10, 2015
Music:
Celebrated smooth-jazz saxophonist Dave Koz talks touring with Barry Manilow, celebrating 25 years as a recording artist, performing “Let It Go” from Disney’s “Frozen” and the closing of the Riviera on the Strip after 60 years.
Photo: Kym Johnson and Penn Jillette competed in Season 6
Strip Scribbles: Penn’s 105-pound weight loss, Sammy Hagar, The Band Perry, Lance Burton
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Las Vegas:
The 6-foot-7 Rio magician headliner Penn Jillette took four months to drop from 330 pounds to 225. He says that he was under doctor’s orders to change his eating habits.
Photo: Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis co-host a Maste
Bobby Flay splits from third wife? Rolling Stones at Billboard Awards? SLS, ‘DWTS,’ ‘SYTYCD’
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
We have some scintillating Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors as the end of the workday and work week near, among them SLS Las Vegas launching an 18-and-older pool party at Foxtail next Thursday.
Photo: Fleetwood Mac performs at MGM Grand Garden Arena o
Weekend best bets: Fleetwood Mac, St. Vincent and Great Las Vegas Festival of Beer
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Las Vegas:
Skip holing up on the couch this weekend for some quality time with fellow Las Vegas residents. From great music (Barry Manilow, Dave Koz and Fleetwood Mac) to a slate of festivals (beer and Latino), here’s a look at our weekend best bets:
Photo: Gary Bettman, commissioner of the National Hockey
NHL franchise expansion team nears reality in Las Vegas?
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Sports:
The goal of a Las Vegas NHL franchise expansion team seems to have become a little more realistic today. Hockey Vision officials reported that the ticket drive has gone “very well” and “progress in the campaign has been phenomenal.”
Photo: Mariah Carey performs the final stop of her The An
Mariah Carey fans flood and crash Caesars Palace website
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Music:
Mariah Carey has sold more than 200 million records worldwide and surpassed Elvis Presley as the top solo artist with the most No. 1 singles in America.
Photo: Drake hosts and performs at Marquee on Wednesday,
Preview: Coachella artists also rocking Entertainment Capital of the World
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Music:
Nearly 200,000 music fans will pour into Southern California’s Coachella Valley in the Inland Empire for the next two weekends to its annual music and arts festival.
Photo: DJ brothers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike make their 2
Q+A: DJ brothers Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike make their debut at Hakkasan
Thursday, April 9, 2015
MGM Grand:
Belgian and Greek brothers Dimitri and Michael Thivaios, better known as DJ duo Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike, grace the No. 2 spot on DJ Mag’s annual Top 100 DJs poll and make their residency debut at Hakkasan in MGM Grand on Thursday night.
Photo: Paella mixta with chicken, shellfish and chorizo a
Q+A, Part 2: Chef Alex Stratta — ‘I’m going to take the food as seriously as I can’
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Dining:
“I still want to have the intensity of the basic technique and the discipline and that culture, but just stress it down a bit. Let’s just dress it down, and here’s what it’s supposed to be like without all those bells and whistles on it.”
Photo: Barbecued ribs at the Top Notch Barbeque restauran
Ben Vaughn is in awe of the perfect barbecue pit: ‘There are a lot of holes in the desert’
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Guest Columnist:
Although I am thankful for the convenience of a self-lighting stove and my speedy veggie steamer, I sometimes wonder, “Have we lost the art and possibly some of the flavor without the primitive cooking methods?”

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