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January 31, 2015

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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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

Joan Collins and Judy Bryer.
Strip Scribbles: London calling with Joan Collins; Oksana Baiul; and Janet Jackson
Las Vegas:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Congratulations to my friend Judy Bryer of Summerlin who has been invited to London by her actress gal pal Dame Joan Collins for Queen Elizabeth II’s investiture on March 26.
Derek Jeter.
Derek Jeter takes over for Michael Jordan on the links at Shadow Creek
Golf:
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational Pro-Am Golf Tournament organized by Aria execs every spring is no more, but the games continue, and I’ve learned exclusively that MLB superstar Derek Jeter will take over the mantle at CityCenter and Shadow Creek.
The 2015 Nevada Ballet Theater Black and White Ball honors Woman of the Year Debbie Allen, flanked here by Robin Leach and Frankie Moreno, on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, in Aria.
Photos: Nevada Ballet Theater honors Debbie Allen as Woman of the Year
Dance:
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
It was a glittering and glamorous gala, and honoree Debbie Allen of “Fame” notoriety was cool as a cucumber as she was praised and lauded as Woman of the Year — but she almost didn’t make it.
Vocalists Kerry O’Malley, Lindsay Roginski, Nicole Kaplan, David Burnham, Randal Keith and Andrew Ragone flank Steve Wynn during the press conference for “Steve Wynn’s Showstoppers” in Encore Theater on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Wynn Las Vegas.
Monday By the Numbers: NBT’s live-music outlay; ticket targets for ‘Showstoppers’ and ‘Frank’
Monday, January 26, 2015
The latest data culled from our scrambling around the scene. This week’s Monday By the Numbers column touches on ballet and a helicopter. Enjoy this stat parade:
Off the Strip, a bistro and bar, opened last week at the Linq.
White Castle makes Las Vegas debut; restaurants open at Lou Ruvo Center, Linq, Aria
Monday, January 26, 2015
New restaurants are making their way downtown and on the Strip, from upscale dining to healthy to-go options. A local clothing boutique, Haute Chix, is closing, and White Castle lovers can celebrate as ...
Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada competes in the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant preliminaries Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, in Miami.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Nevada dazzles in national costume
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 22, 2015
There were raves Wednesday night at the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant preliminaries for our hometown beauty Nia Sanchez, who after winning Miss Nevada USA went on to win Miss USA for our Silver State for the first time.
Holly Madison, seated, backstage with other performers at the grand opening of 1923 Bourbon & Burlesque by Holly Madison at Mandalay Bay on Thursday, May 1, 2014, in Las Vegas.
1923 edges back toward Ivan Kane vibe; Gold Coast pulling apart showroom
Monday, January 19, 2015
The Kats Report Bureau at this writing is Yard House at Town Square, just a handspring from Baobab Stage Theater, where the venue’s proprietor, Wassa Coulibaly, is heading up another of her “Midnight Cabaret” burlesque shows.
Miss Nevada USA turned Miss USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson preps for the 2015 Miss Universe Pageant in Miami this week.
Strip Scribbles: Miss USA at Miss Universe; Rio turns 25; Justin Timberlake with gum
Las Vegas:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Miss Nevada USA Nia Sanchez of Henderson, who went on to become our first Miss USA, has been on a whirlwind schedule with her 87 Miss Universe Pageant rivals in Florida.
Michael Mina at the All-Star Feast on Saturday, May 10, 2014, in the Buffet at Aria.
Q+A: Star chef Michael Mina toasts opening of Bardot Brasserie at Aria
Dining:
Thursday, January 15, 2015
“It was time to change it up,” explained Michael. “This is my 26th restaurant, but I’ve never done a truly Parisian one. I have RN 74 in San Francisco, which is a salute to the Burgundy countryside, but that’s modern interpretations of regional French cuisine. I wanted the real deal.”
Gordon Ramsay and his Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill staff attend the Grand Tasting of 2014 Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit on Friday, May 9, 2014, at Garden of the Gods in Caesars Palace.
2015 Vegas Uncork’d announces chef lineup for April 23-26
Food:
Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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.
Frankie Moreno performs at the Stratosphere on Thursday, April 5, 2012.
Frankie Moreno hitting Carnegie Hall in 2015; Wynn gives ‘Showstoppers’ dancers room to stretch legs
Friday, December 19, 2014
The Kats Report Bureau this week made a stop at an open terrace just outside the 50th-floor Voodoo Steakhouse at the Rio for announcement of the New Year’s Eve fireworks show on the Strip. Seven hotels will fire pyrotechnics during …
The Las Vegas Strip.
NYE in Las Vegas: 80,000 fireworks, music of Whitney, One Republic, Pitbull
The Strip:
Thursday, December 18, 2014
The lucky numbered 7-minute-11-second “America’s Party” performance will be fired from the rooftops of MGM Grand, Aria, Planet Hollywood, Caesars Palace, Treasure Island, the Venetian and Stratosphere.
Kris Jenner celebrates her 59th birthday at 1 OAK on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, in the Mirage.
Are lights dimmed for Light Group at MGM Resorts? Plus, Bill McBeath to Cosmo?
Wicked Whispers & Racy Rumors:
Friday, December 12, 2014
Have the lights dimmed for the Light Group at MGM Resorts? There are major rumblings tonight that TLG has been booted from MGM Resorts properties in Las Vegas.
Gordon Ramsay mans the grill 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.
2015 Vegas Uncork’d preview: Gordon Ramsay, new chefs and attractions
Dining:
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Vegas Uncork’d by Bon Appetit returns to the Strip from April 23-26. Star chefs including Michael Mina, Masa Takayama, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Guy Savoy will join Gordon Ramsay. Julian Serrano also will debut his restaurant Lago at Bellagio.
"Tabloid Junkies" menace "Sneaky," center, played by Xavier Mortimer, during a sneak preview of the "Michael Jackson One" show at Mandalay Bay Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
Cirque du Soleil discusses recent financial obstacles in expansions
Entertainment:
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
In an extraordinarily candid interview, top Cirque du Soleil executives admit that expansion plans have dramatically slowed in recent years. Now after three decades of high-flying — and, in some cases, dangerous — aerial stunts, it’s going to be less clowns and acrobats.

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