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CityCenter\'s Aria Makes Debut

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

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.
New England Patriots strong safety Malcolm Butler (21) breaks up a pass intended for Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse (15) during the second half of Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz.
Celebrity preview: Malcolm Butler, Joanna Krupa, Alfonso Ribeiro, Lisa Lampanelli
Las Vegas:
Friday, February 6, 2015
In a sense, this week’s rundown of entertainment attractions is much like ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars”: A lot of celebrities, one clear champion, and a lot of choices for strutting. It’s certainly all about being fleet of foot.
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 ...

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