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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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CityCenter's Aria makes it long awaited debut to the public.

Magician Murray Sawchuck waits to pay for chandeliers from the Frank Sinatra Suite during the first day of a liquidation sale Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Riviera. Sawchuck performs at Planet Hollywood.
Strip Scribbles: Carbone at Aria, Murray Sawchuck’s chandelier, PMOY Raquel Pomplun
Las Vegas:
Thursday, May 14, 2015
Carbone at Aria won’t be an exact duplicate of the New York venue, which has won numerous stars since opening in 2013 and getting a nod as a finalist in the James Beard Foundation Awards for “Best New Restaurant in America.”
Christina Wilson, Gordon Ramsay and Scott Commings.
Photos: Gordon Ramsay promotes Christina Wilson; new Aria restaurant, club; sous chef computer
2015 Vegas Uncork’d:
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Five years to the day executive chef Christina Wilson won Season 10 of “Hell’s Kitchen,” star chef Gordon Ramsay appointed her the top executive of his worldwide restaurant empire.
Nobu Matsuhisa, Frank Pellegrino Jr., Marc Sherry, Guy Savoy, Giada De Laurentiis, Francois Payard and Greg Sherry arrive at the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
Preview: Vegas Uncork’d returns to Caesars, Bellagio, MGM Grand, Aria
Food:
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Now known as America’s No.1 food-and-wine festival, Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit kicks off Thursday with four days and nights of feasting on the Strip.
Sarah Jessica Parker launches SJP Pop-Up with Zappos Couture in the Shops at Crystals on Thursday, April 16, 2015, in Aria.
Sarah Jessica Parker talks stilettos, ‘Sex and the City’ and ‘Divorce’
The Shops at Crystals:
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Gorgeous actress and fashionista Sarah Jessica Parker, who propelled the mega-sales of stilettos with her wardrobe on HBO’s “Sex and the City,” surprisingly doesn’t consider herself much of a shopper.
Scott Disick, fifth from right — with Kourtney Kardashian, fourth from right, and friends — hosts at 1 OAK on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in the Mirage.
Celebrity preview: Kourtney Kardashian, SJP, Kathy Griffin, Jennifer Coolidge, Wayne Brady
Las Vegas:
Friday, April 17, 2015
Maybe the music scene is quiet because country music fans have left the Strip en masse for this year’s 50th Academy of Country Music Awards. It has moved — thankfully for only one year — from MGM Grand Garden Arena to AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Sarah Jessica Parker, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis at the 2010 ShoWest Awards at the Paris on March 18, 2010.
Shopping with Sarah Jessica Parker at Crystals in CityCenter
Fashion:
Thursday, April 16, 2015
“Sex and the City” with Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon and Kristin Davis was a Sunday night TV-viewing phenomenon on HBO that began in 1998 and ended in 2004.
The 2015 Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational red carpet on Friday, March 13, 2015, in Aria.
Photos: Derek Jeter Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament red carpet at Aria
Sports:
Tuesday, March 17, 2015
MLB star Derek Jeter’s first Celebrity Invitational Golf Tournament at our prestigious Shadow Creek Gold Course for his Turn 2 Foundation brought out a slew of stars last week and over the weekend.
Celebrity chef Bobby Flay goes over the menu with guests during a Vegas Uncork’d Master Series Dinner at his Mesa Grill in Caesars Palace on Thursday May 20, 2012. Adam Rapoport, editor in chief of Bon Appetit, is at right.
Vegas Uncork’d is ‘here to stay’; Adam Rapoport predicts fine-dining changes
Q+A:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
The lineup of chefs includes Emeril Lagasse, Wolfgang Puck, Gordon Ramsay, Jean-Georges Vongerichten, Susan Feniger, Mary Sue Milliken, Guy Savoy, Hubert Keller, Michael Mina, Rick Moonen, Steve Martorano, Julian Serrano, Masa Takayama and Frank Pellegrino Jr.
Derek Jeter.
Derek Jeter takes over for Michael Jordan at Shadow Creek, Aria
Sports:
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Derek Jeter has taken over the Michael Jordan mantle at the Celebrity Golf Invitational at Aria, and none other than the NBA great himself is here to turn over the clubs to the MLB star.
Derek Jeter.
Derek Jeter prepares for first L.V. golf tournament; will Tom Brady compete?
Shadow Creek:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Among the star names being mentioned to attend is Kardashian family member Brody Jenner with his dad Bruce Jenner, who is reportedly undergoing treatment for a transgender sex change. The Jenners have competed in previous years.
"Crazy Girls" 25th anniversary celebrations at the Riviera from Oct. 1-3, 2012.
Strip Scribbles: Riviera’s 60th anniversary; new Strip dining and nightlife
Las Vegas:
Thursday, March 5, 2015
The noon May 4 closing of the doors to the Riviera, which is becoming part of the expanded Las Vegas Convention Center district, isn’t stopping the Diamond Jubilee 60th Anniversary celebrations there next month.
Nancy Rubins' "Big Edge" at CityCenter
CityCenter is a walkable, drinkable art museum
The Incidental Tourist:
Wednesday, March 4, 2015
A different, slightly blurry way of looking at the expansive Strip development.
The cast of “Raiding the Rock Vault” arrives at Mark Shunock’s “Mondays Dark,” benefiting Nevada SPCA, at Vinyl on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
Kudos to ‘Raiding the Rock Vault,’ Rick Moonen, Stacey Linde, Tiffany Masters
The Strip:
Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Congratulations to the cast of “Raiding the Rock Vault” for raising $3,500 for the Cultural Arts Training Foundation during a Rock and Rise charity performance to support the foundation’s programs for the One Billion Rising global campaign to empower women.
DJ Pauly D hosts his Super Bowl 49 pre-party at Vanity on Saturday, Jan. 31, 2015, in the Hard Rock Hotel.
DJ Pauly D becomes Britney Spears’ sex slave — onstage at Planet Hollywood
Music:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
DJ Pauly D, of “Jersey Shore” fame and a headliner DJ here in Las Vegas for years now, has become a full-time Las Vegas resident and watched Britney Spears’ hit resident show “Britney: Piece of Me” on Monday night at Axis at Planet Hollywood.
Cirque du Soleil's "One Night for One Drop" rehearsal with director Mukhtar O.S. Mukhtar and twin U.K. brothers Kevin and Andrew Atherton, of "Zarkana" at Aria, on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at the Mirage.
‘One Night for One Drop’ preview: Third — and longer? — production at Mirage
Cirque du Soleil:
Monday, February 9, 2015
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.

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