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Photo: Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates his 38th birthday
Photos: Floyd Mayweather Jr. toasts his 38th birthday at Hyde Bellagio
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Strip:
Staying in tip-top shape for the highly anticipated fight against Manny Pacquiao on May 2 at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Floyd Mayweather Jr. didn’t drink alcohol at Hyde, instead sipping Coke during the evening.
Photo: Kindergarten and fifth-grade students from the Mea
Chinese New Year in L.V.: Dragon dances, parades, floral displays, feasts
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Celebrations:
Our valley-wide hotels all have dynamic dragon dances and traditional parades planned to mark the turning of the Chinese calendar for the Year of the Yang honoring goats, sheep and rams.
Photo: Vice Media CEO and co-founder Shane Smith appears
Big blackjack win prompted Shane Smith’s $300K dinner tab at Bellagio
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Vice Media:
Japanese Wagyu beef sells at Prime for $50 an ounce; order 10 ounces, and it’s a $500 filet. Wine can easily surpass $2,000 a bottle. So if it was a large group, from 12 to 25, as reported, you can understand how the bill and tip hit $300K.
Photo: Actor Chris McKenna.
Valentine’s Day preview: Date-A-Thon with Chris McKenna, $30K dinner, romantic meals, guns
Friday, February 13, 2015
Las Vegas:
As gorgeous as blonde-bombshell newlywed Jenny McCarthy is, I have a feeling that she’s going to take second place to the giant Date-A-Thon this Valentine’s Day Weekend at the Downtown Las Vegas Events Center.
Photo: Cirque du Soleil's
‘One Night for One Drop’ preview: ‘We’re going to see things that will blow your mind’
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Cirque du Soleil:
“Robin, let me emphasize this again. We do ‘One Night for One Drop’ because the fact is one child dies every 20 seconds somewhere in the world going without water. It’s 4,000 a day. That’s more than five filled jumbo jets falling out of the sky a day.”
Photo: DJ Avicii performs for a record-size crowd at XS o
Seven of Top 10 U.S. nightclubs are in Las Vegas; XS is No. 1 again
Monday, February 9, 2015
Nightlife:
For the fifth consecutive year, XS at Steve Wynn’s Encore Las Vegas has been ranked as the top-grossing nightclub in the country based on $100 million-plus annual revenue in Nightclub & Bar’s new Top 100 list for 2015.
Photo: Cirque du Soleil's
‘One Night for One Drop’ preview: Third — and longer? — production at Mirage
Monday, February 9, 2015
Cirque du Soleil:
We received a sneak preview over the weekend of this year’s annual charity production helmed for the second consecutive time by Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar, who started with Cirque du Soleil as a performer in “Love” at the Mirage.
Architect who designed Fremont Street Experience, Bellagio dies
Architect who designed Fremont Street Experience, Bellagio dies
Monday, February 9, 2015
The architect who designed the Fremont Street Experience, Bellagio and Treasure Island died today at 75. Steve Wynn, who collaborated with Jerde for several years, described him as ...
Photo: The Sex and Love World Tour of co-headliners Enriq
Celebrity preview: Enrique Iglesias + Pitbull, Jackie Evancho, Burt Bacharach, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Tinashe
Friday, January 30, 2015
Las Vegas:
Yes, our streets will be deserted as 185 million viewers tune in to watch the Seattle Seahawks take on the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 49, as well as John Legend, Idina Menzel, Katy Perry and Lenny Kravitz perform before The Big Game and at halftime in Phoenix.
Photo: Vanderpump Rules  star Katie Maloney celebrates he
Photos: Katie Maloney of ‘Vanderpump Rules’ toasts 29th birthday at SBE hotspots
Monday, January 19, 2015
The Strip:
The cast of the hit Bravo reality-TV series “Vanderpump Rules” turned out to celebrate an all-weekend Las Vegas birthday bash for their onscreen pal Katie Maloney marking her 29th.
Photo: Rob Schneider and Joyce Van Patten in Columbia Pic
Q+A: Father-figure comedian Rob Schneider brings the laughs to South Point
Friday, January 16, 2015
Comedy:
Forget “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo.” It should be “Deuce Bigalow: Father of the Year, Yo.” When I hopped on the phone Wednesday to chat with longtime comedian and actor Rob Schneider, I apologized in advance for my coughing from a cold.
Photo: Gordon Ramsay and his Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill st
2015 Vegas Uncork’d announces chef lineup for April 23-26
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Food:
Tickets have been selling fast for the ninth edition of Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit from April 23-26, and that’s before the full list of headlining chefs was known and which we can now reveal.
Photo: Alice Cooper at Pearl Concert Theater on Wednesday
Monday By the Numbers: Alice Cooper’s golf handicap and lapse in shows at Versailles Theater
Monday, January 12, 2015
The latest installment of our Kats Report Monday By the Numbers column culled from our scampering in VegasVille. Ring ’em up.
Photo: Miguel, with girlfriend Nazanin Mandi, hosts and p
Photos: Miguel toasts New Year with Nazanin Mandi at Hyde Bellagio
Sunday, January 11, 2015
2014 NYE:
Looking sharp in a black blazer, black T-shirt and gold pants, Miguel arrived at the nightspot in the shadows of the Bellagio Fountains alongside girlfriend Nazanin Mandi.
Photo: Rock legend Alice Cooper is shown with a guitar up
Imagine Dragons, Killers kill it for Alice Cooper; Roger Clemens shakes off HoF questions
Saturday, January 10, 2015
The Kats Report:
On the topic of work, talent and imagination — at legendary levels — Alice Cooper likes to say, “There are not a lot of great rock bands out there. If you have a banjo and an accordion in your band, you’re probably not a rock band."

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